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 … Read More
The Training Officers Consortium Distinguished Service Awards Program was launched by the Training Officers Consortium in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals making significant contributions to the Federal training community in the field of human resource development (training, education, and development). Awards are given in the following categories: Leadership Development: Presented to an individual, team or … Read More
Imagine a community of leaders able to surpass the limitations of traditional leadership strategies and proactively address the negative consequences inherent in today’s high stress, often conflict laden, challenging work environments. Imagine leading from a strengths-based philosophy armed with the latest research and evidence-based practices in gratitude and contemporary neuroscience, in order to create more positive, collaborative, and engaged teams. … Read More
Successful agencies hire a diverse workforce, but does that diversity of perspectives make it to the members of the public whom you serve? Does your public relations team understand how different cultures impact the mission? In this highly interactive session, you will make an action plan for bringing unconscious bias to light in your agency to better serve your mission. … Read More
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.
This session will be an immersive activity meant to give you a full cycle through the design thinking process in a 90 minute short session. This approach to learning what design thinking is all about will be exciting and fun! You will work in groups of four (two teams of two). There will be very little if any “lecture.” Instead … Read More
“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 … Read More