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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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March 2020

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

March 10, 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 an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it's measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised for success. This session explores the variables that make up resilience in the human psyche. Participants will examine the complex…

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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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June 2020

Webinar: L&D’s Opportunity to Help Engineer the Future Organization

June 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

In this session, you will learn how L&D can 1) build its constituency, 2) enhance its effectiveness, and 3) increase its ability to help shape strategy by capitalizing on the enterprise imperative to become more flexible and adaptive. The nature of work is changing. Organizations are shifting employees from low value work (computers do easily) to high value work (only human beings can do). The work is changing quickly, but leadership is often far removed from the work. Front-line employees…

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August 2020

TOC Program Year Kickoff and Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging

August 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event

Join us for the kick off the Training Officers Consortium 2020-2021 program year. In this two-part session the TOC Executive Board will reveal the plans for an incredible TOC Program Year and explain some of the revisions we’re making to deepen learning for our registrants. The second part of our session will be spent with Mike Powell and the Powell Consulting Group as they introduce the timely topic of moving from diversity and inclusion to equity and belonging. Diversity training…

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September 2020

Who Moved My Classroom? Going Completely Virtual for Government Trainers

September 18, 2020 @ 7:29 pm
FREE Webinar
Empty classroom from @9_fingers_ via Twenty20

Are you one of the hundreds of government trainers who had to shift all their training online in just a few weeks? Are you facing the challenge of helping your staff create and deliver virtual training? Are you learners suffering from "Zoom fatigue?" Dr. Bill Brantley, longtime government learning and development professional, will help you navigate the new reality of government training. Dr. Brantley will share his experiences from helping a department of 13 learning and development professionals shift rapidly…

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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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February 2021

February Roundtable Series: Creating a Coaching Culture- Part 1- Live Webinar

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PDP Roundtable- Virtual Event Series

Alan Myers, a Senior Instructional Designer at FDA and a Professional Certified Coach, combined his love of learning with his love of coaching to spearhead an effort to foster a culture of coaching across the Government. Alan pursued his vision of providing no cost coach training to create a cadre of effective and competent coaches across the Federal landscape. The Federal Internal Coach Training Program (FICTP) is the product of Alan’s vision. Under his leadership, the FICTP received approval as…

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March 2021

Take Control by Cultivating Intentional Culture

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Webinar

Looking for a way to tune up your team? Know the best way to make things stick when culture needs to evolve and change? In today's forced-virtual world, it's more important than ever for a leader to take control of culture rather than to be controlled by culture. You need a deliberate approach to crafting a solid, actionable, and intentional culture that creates opportunity for you and your team to succeed. In order to make that culture real, you need…

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