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April 2019

2019 TOC Annual Institute

April 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510 United States
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April 28 – May 1, 2019 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk,VA Even if you are a TOC Registrant, we still need you to register to attend the Annual Institute so we can book the hotel and make the meal arrangements for you. Thank you!

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November 2019

CLO Panel: The State of Federal Training

November 12, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The City Club of Washington DC, 555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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A Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is the highest-ranking corporate officer in charge of learning management.  CLOs may be experts in corporate or personal training, with degrees in education, instructional design, business or similar fields. Join us at the Professional Development Program on Tuesday, November 12, where you will meet and hear from our guest CLO panelists: Dr. Vicki Brown, Department of Interior Mark Kern, Federal Trade Commission Dustin Norwood, US Patent and Trade Office Suzannah Susser, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation…

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December 2019

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

December 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The City Club of Washington DC, 555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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Upward bullying (UB) is not new to the lexicon of harassment in the workplace. It is often misunderstood and unrecognizable as a viable term and construct under the harassment banner by the masses. For instance, some men and many women described to their loved ones a sickening feeling they experienced in the workplace at the hands of an unrequested love interest. As such, sexually harassed workers were unable to explain the magnitude and psychological impact the encounters had on their…

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January 2020

The Current State of Congress

January 14, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The City Club of Washington DC, 555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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  In this Professional Development Session, join Dr. Joshua Huder, Senior Fellow of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, as he discusses Congress, the presidency, its effects on the Federal workforce and American politics in 2019 and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.  Josh joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on American government, advanced legislative process, and other American politics courses. He has provided political analysis to several news outlets, including…

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February 2020

Webinar: Building the Business Case for Learning and Development

February 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

It can be challenging to gain executive buy-in for an investment in talent management process and technology improvements, especially when the return may not be immediately measurable or apparent. This can be especially frustrating when the cost of doing nothing – which may be greater than the initial investment – goes unrecognized. The key is to present a meaningful, relevant and credible business case that focuses on the measurable outcomes from a modern approach to talent management. HR leaders need…

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April 2020

Webinar: Tips for Converting ILT to Virtual Classroom Delivery

April 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

    “Deliver that training online!” It’s easy for your boss (or their boss) to say that, but successfully converting classroom training to the virtual classroom takes work. It’s just similar enough to trick you into thinking it’s easy. But your traditional learning methodologies need a makeover if they're going to work in the virtual classroom. Think about the best virtual sessions you have attended – we bet it was more than lecture and uploaded PowerPoints! This session will explore…

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**POSTPONED** 2020 Annual Institute

April 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - April 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

April 19-22, 2020 at the Clarion Fountainebleau in Ocean City, MD The 2020 Annual Institute is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the message from the TOC Executive Board for more information.    

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May 2020

Webinar: The Art and Science of the Virtual Classroom: A Deep Dive into Logistics and Facilitation

May 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event

  In a previous webinar (recording available here), we explored six key principles of successfully designing for any virtual classroom platform and a blueprint for adapting traditional classroom methodologies for live, online instruction. During this session, in partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand, we will take a closer look at two of the critical elements of the ILT to virtual conversion process: Logistics and Facilitation. This is often where you will find the biggest differences between traditional classroom and virtual classroom delivery.…

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October 2020

Professional Etiquette in a Virtual World

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Webinar

We've all been thrown into the virtual meeting world, ready or not. But what does virtual professional etiquette look like? Rather than figure this out through trial and error, we're going to review some good ideas with TOC Registrant Dina Nance. The problem this workshop will solve is the unprofessional, unorganized and lack of preparation associated with leading or attending Virtual Meetings and Conferences. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Identify Mission of Virtual Meeting…

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January 2021

The State of Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2021 and Beyond

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Webinar

2020 and the years leading up to it have created a very divisive and politically challenging environment for a number of Federal employees.  With shifting priorities, Agency consolidation recommendations, budget reductions, resignations of key senior administration officials coupled with a significant increase in departures of senior executive servants, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their work and striving towards achieving their agency’s mission.  Federal employees must remain apolitical at work, but certainly the changing political…

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