Webinar: Tips for Converting ILT to Virtual Classroom Delivery

Chris

    “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

Program Changes due to COVID-19

ChrisAnnual Institute, TOCAI 2020

We are suspending the Annual Institute, originally scheduled for April 19-22 in Ocean City, MD. We are actively evaluating alternatives for the Institute and our monthly Professional Development Program.

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

Chris

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 … Read More

Webinar: Building the Business Case for Learning and Development

Chris

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 … Read More

NEW! TOC Learning Fair at the Annual Institute

ChrisAnnual Institute, Innovation, TOCAI 2020

TOC Learning Fair is a showcase of learning and performance support projects with a special focus on not just the projects themselves but also the results they’ve produced. This event offers you an amazing opportunity to see a wide variety of projects and talk to the designers and developers about the tools, technologies, and processes they used to build them. … Read More

Talking to Decision Makers: What to Say and How to Say It

Chris

Government employees, as protectors of the public health, are required to communicate effectively. Working under time constraints, they must present the relevant issues and challenges of a situation and the proposed next steps. They need to speak succinctly and support their conclusions with evidence, so their words will not be misinterpreted. During a high energy, interactive session, Nancy Singer, a … Read More

Find your coach at the Annual Institute

ChrisContinual Learning, ECQ 1: Leading Change, External Awareness, Fundamental Competencies, TOCAI 2020

The theme this year is a nod to the Olympics, Workforce 2020: Lighting the Torch; Carrying the Flame. Just like Olympic athletes, we all can benefit from a coach who can give us tips to improve our performance. What if you could find that coach at the Annual Institute? At the 2020 Annual Institute in Ocean City we are offering … Read More

TOCAI20 Call for Proposals Deadline Extended

ChrisAnnual Institute, TOCAI 2020

The Annual Institute Program Committee invites you to share tools, skills, and insights on the most timely and relevant topics regarding training in the federal government by submitting a proposal to present at the 2020 Training Officers Consortium Annual Institute. The new deadline is Friday, January 31. Don’t miss your chance to share your story, accomplish a professional development goal, … Read More