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Chris Mihm is the managing director for strategic issues at the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). He leads GAO’s work on government-wide governance, strategy, and transformation issues. Strategic Issues addresses such topics as performance management and collaboration, human capital management, intergovernmental issues, federal budgeting, regulatory policy, and federal tax policy and administration.

Mihm is an elected member of the United Nations Independent Audit Advisory Committee, where he advises the United Nations General Assembly on the effectiveness of the internal audit and other oversight functions and UN risk management, internal control and other issues. He chaired the committee from 2013-2016 and is the vice chair in 2017.

He is a fellow and former board chair of the National Academy of Public Administration and an adjunct lecturer in public administration at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. 

3 Credit(s)

Provides frameworks, tools, and skills to improve program results in an environment where policy challenges span organizational boundaries and third parties implement programs. Several results-oriented frameworks and case illustrations will be examined in depth, including the Government Performance and Results Act, federal, state and local Performance-Stat systems and the use of performance dashboards, executive branch performance management initiatives, and international and US initiatives to foster civic engagement through open government and web based performance reporting.
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Faculty: Chris Mihm