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January 2018

Webinar: Are You Ready to Lead?

January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Virtual Event
January 2018 Webinar Title: Are You Ready to Lead?

Are you ready to accept the responsibility of a leadership position? This webinar will help participants answer this question. This will start with an overview of leadership and then a discussion of four major topics to help participants gauge their readiness. Topics covered include the importance of knowing yourself and the role that courage plays in successful leadership.Two additional skills that are critical for leadership include critical thinking and change management. This interactive webinar will discuss these topics in an…

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February 2018

Webinar: How to Engage and Retain the Best and Brightest

February 27, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Virtual Event
Steve Dobberowsky

How do human resources professionals and hiring managers alike hire and retain the best and the brightest? How does government make sure that they’re staffed for the workforce of the future?

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March 2018

University Alliances with the Federal Government: The Learning Model in Higher Education and the Impact on the Federal Workforce

March 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Fort Leslie J. McNair Officers’ Club., 4th Streets, S.W.
Washington, D.C., United States
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Curious as to how a college or university can impact your workforce? Hear from Federal Academic Alliance members who will discuss the alliance and successes that have been found with agencies throughout the Federal Government. This will be a panel discussion with Federal Academic Alliance Panelists moderated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Academic Alliance Program Office. The panelists will represent Central Michigan University, Champlain College, Excelsior College, Penn State University, and University of Maryland University College, all…

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Webinar: Getting Ready for the Annual Institute: What Is a Tweet on Twitter?

March 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Virtual Event

Register Here An understanding of the dos and don’ts of using social media at work is essential to every employee in every organization. An organization’s public image and reputation depend on how well it guides its employees to exercise good judgment when using social media, and on its ability to navigate the difficult situations that arise from social media interactions. While using social media effectively requires caution and good judgment, it can also have significant benefits, such as creating loyal, long-term customers and improving…

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May 2018

Exploring the Four DiSC Styles of Behavior

May 8, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Fort Myer Officers’ Club (Patton Hall), 214 Jackson Avenue
Ft. Myer, VA 22211
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Internal clients and customers often report that conflict, misunderstandings and interpersonal difficulties take a toll. Training is an effective resource that helps individuals overcome these challenges. Additionally, having an understanding of the DiSC assessment will also help training officers andhuman resources professionals assist clients with navigating the sometimes, choppy communication waters. Astute Training Officers recognize the need to add value by offering clients resources and tools to help them to enlarge their “effective communication tool kits”. In addition to using…

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Webinar: Social Media Smarts: How Your Social Media Presence Impacts Your Professional Persona

May 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Virtual Event

Between Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you may use social media everyday. But have you ever considered the impact of social media on your professional career? What does you social media post say about you and your point of view on life, career, politics and a myriad of other topics? Just like drinking responsibly in social public settings are you posting responsible in public social settings as well. The impact has a long lasting effect on and your…

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June 2018

Webinar: Handling Prickly People with Care

June 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Virtual Event

We all encounter Prickly People - those thorny individuals whose irritating, exasperating, enraging, tiresome behaviors can wreak havoc destroying productivity and peace of mind.  This session presents various ‘prickly profiles’ (e.g., buzzer bees, back-attackers, etc.) and offers a few tips and tricks for empowering yourself to get along, make things work better, and preserve your peace in the presence of pricklies. In this webinar, we will cover: how to identify various prickly styles tips and techniques that address prickly behaviors…

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December 2018

Elevating Consciousness in the Nation’s Capital: A Local Experiment with Global Intention

December 11, 2018 @ 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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What can learning & development professionals do to create a flourishing workplace? What can the learning and development community do to address the needs and help elevate consciousness in the workplace towards flourishing?

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Connect and Collaborate, 2018 Holiday Edition

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The City Club of Washington DC, 555 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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TOC's vision is to be the premier network of skilled government learning leaders. Connect and Collaborate events serve to realize that vision and build a stronger community of Training Officers.

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January 2019

Webinar: Share your Secret Sauce By Submitting Successful Speaking Proposals

January 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. Remember that last time you had a great feeling at the end of a project? Do you have a great story to tell about overcoming the odds to deliver a course? Do you have some secret sauce that will help others be successful? There is someone, somewhere who can benefit from your experience and insights. Conferences and webinars are the easiest way to get the word out, and…

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