The Current State of Congress

Chris

  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 … Read More

Holiday Charity Social

Chris

TOC is happy to partner with TOC Registrant Management Concepts to cordially invite you to attend Management Concepts’ 1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Event and Holiday Charity Social to Benefi­t S.O.M.E. The event will take place on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the City Club of Washington, DC. All members of Management Concepts partner organizations are … Read More

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

Chris

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 … Read More

Webinar: Unlocking Supervisor Secrets to Employee Development

Chris

This webinar will explore a process that advances the goal of accomplishing on-going employee development in a way that promises to achieve incremental long-term development based on the personal goals of the employee, and in concert with the relationship/partnership foundational agreement. Some have called this the Mutual Partnership Agreement. It establishes a relationship/partnership agreement and seeks to capture of all … Read More

CLO Panel: The State of Federal Training

Chris

A Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is the highest-ranking corporate officer in charge of learning management.  CLOs may be experts in corporate or personal training, with degrees in education, instructional design, business or similar fields. Join us at the Professional Development Program on Tuesday, November 12, where you will meet and hear from our guest CLO panelists: Dr. Vicki Brown, Department … Read More

Webinar: Beyond Ransomware and Phishing: A Leader’s Role in Creating a Cybersecurity Culture

Chris

Watch the recording. Download the slides. (.pptx) We live in a digital world where adversaries are constantly seeking ways to exploit vulnerabilities, cybersecurity initiatives don’t always produce return on investment, “when” rather than “if” is why incident response teams are a necessary, and insider threats challenge our ability to safeguard our organization’s critical assets. In this session, learn why leaders … Read More

How to Transform Workforce Zombie’s into Engaged Employees

Chris

Have you ever been, or have you seen, a zombie in the workforce? According to Gallup, approximately two-thirds of the US workforce is not engaged. Simply put, these employees are going through the motions. They are not inspired to bring their best to their jobs and often their lives. The impact on organizations is felt through lost productivity, increased turnover, … Read More

Webinar: Nurturing the Flame of Learning and Spreading Knowledge

Chris

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.

Illustrating Ideas: Simple Drawings with Big Meaning

Chris

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!

2019 TOC Distinguished Service Award Winner Series: NATO

Chris

This year, TOC was proud to award North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for its work on its development of the Protection of Civilians Virtual Reality Simulator. Its innovative development and design won the 2019 TOC’s Distinguished Service Award for Training Design and Development. In this webinar, join Tony Icaya, a NATO subject matter expert who helped build the tool, in … Read More