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April 2019

Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

April 9, 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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selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones

Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical tips on how to manage human relationships in an increasingly non-human world. This program covers topics in the Leadership Development track. Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)…

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TOCAI19 Pre-Institute Workshops

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510 United States
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We are excited to pilot pre-Institute workshops for the 2019 Annual Institute. Our 80th year program theme continues as we are “Learning from our past. Leading into your future.” Join us for one of two free pre-conference workshops that will prepare you for your future. Workshops will be help on Sunday, April 28 and begin promptly at 1pm. You must pre-register by 5pm April 26, and space is limited to 20 participants in each workshop. Please arrive early to get…

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May 2019

TOC Award Winners, Where Are They Now?

May 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Register now and join us Tuesday, May 28th at 12:00pm as we catch up with past TOC Distinguished Service Award winners. TOC Executive Board member and Awards Committee Chair Shanda Adams will discuss the various awards TOC gives to distinguished winners. She’ll introduce you to a few previous award winners and ask them to talk about their winning projects. They will review their projects and give updates on the progress they have made since receiving their Distinguished TOC award. You…

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September 2019

Illustrating Ideas: Simple Drawings with Big Meaning

September 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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Jeanette taking illustrated notes at TOCAI19

In order to “light the torch” we need a spark! This session is designed to spark ideas through simple drawings. You will learn six basic "seed" shapes that will help you draw anything. You will also learn how to use simple drawings to enhance your facilitation skills, boost your visuals, and create memorable and useful tools for learning!

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Webinar: Nurturing the Flame of Learning and Spreading Knowledge

September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

How do we measure and evaluate our progress towards successful answers to those questions? This webinar shows the evolution of TOC’s evaluation strategy over the years. We’ll talk about some of our goals and how we hope to track them. We’ll look at ways to assess your satisfaction, your learning, your application of learning back at your workplace, and maybe even ways TOC has made an impact for your organization and shown a return on the investment you have made in TOC.

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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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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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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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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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