Faculty: Leigh Botwinik

Director of Graduate Programs, Fels Institute of Government

Leigh Botwinik is the Director of Graduate Programs at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government. As a member of the Fels Research and Consulting Group from 2005-2007, she managed the SchoolStat project, a collaboration between the Fels Institute and the School District of Philadelphia to support data-driven school leadership. Prior to coming to Fels, she taught first and second grade in Washington, DC. Leigh holds a BA from the University of Michigan and a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Email: leighb@sas.upenn.edu

Phone:  215-746-3700

Courses Taught

Performance Management (Spring 2012)

Spring 2012
Course Section: 
001
Monday
Wednesday
10:00-11:30 am
Instructor: 
Leigh Botwinik
McNeil Room 286-7
Full-Time
Executive

How can leaders manage performance and make decisions that lead to desired outcomes such as less crime, better education, or lower unit costs? This course examines the various ways that public sector organizations can use data to plan strategically, manage risk, and monitor performance. Students will learn about the theory behind performance measurement and risk management, as well as the benefits, challenges, and limitations of performance management. This course satisfies a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and an elective requirement in the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth programs.

Performance Management (Spring 2013)

Spring 2013
Course Section: 
001
Wednesday
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Instructor: 
Leigh Botwinik
MCNB 395
Full-Time

How can leaders manage performance and make decisions that lead to desired outcomes such as less crime, better education, or lower unit costs? This course examines the various ways that public sector organizations can use data to plan strategically, manage risk, and monitor performance. Students will learn about the theory behind performance measurement and risk management, as well as the benefits, challenges, and limitations of performance management. This course satisfies a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and an elective requirement in the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth programs.

Performance Management (Spring 2014)

Spring 2014
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Instructor: 
Leigh Botwinik
FAGN 103

How can leaders manage performance and make decisions that lead to desired outcomes such as less crime, better education, or lower unit costs? This course examines the various ways that public sector organizations can use data to plan strategically, manage risk, and monitor performance. Students will learn about the theory behind performance measurement and risk management, as well as the benefits, challenges, and limitations of performance management. This course satisfies a core requirement in the Master of Public Administration program and an elective requirement in the Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Certificate in Economic Development and Growth programs.