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Federally Employed Women

Association Partner

Management Concepts has been a Corporate Partner of Federally Employed Women (FEW)  since 2015. We are proud of our long-running Partnership, supporting FEW’s mission to improve the status of women employed by the federal government. Our activities with FEW National and regional chapters include conferences, trade shows, webinars, networking events, and scholarships to promote leadership and career advancement for FEW members.

FEW

FEATURED WEBINAR

Live Panel Discussion: Leading Organizational Change

Date: October 25, 2023
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM EST


At the heart of every thriving federal agency are dedicated employees like you who drive progress and innovation. We're thrilled to invite you to a high-impact live webinar, "Leading Organizational Change," designed to empower you with the tools and insights to supercharge your contributions to your agency's success.

In partnership with African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA), Blacks in Government (BIG), and Federally Employed Women (FEW), Management Concepts brings you key insights into Leading Organizational Change, answering questions like:

  • How do you integrate change into your organizational processes?
  • What are some best practices you’ve found around communicating change conversations?
  • Describe the impact and results of a significant organizational change initiative during their leadership career.

Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking interactive session from the perspectives of senior leaders across government.

Register

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RECENT FEATURED EVENT

FEW National Training Program

July 10-14, 2023 | Columbus, OH

Management Concepts is proud to sponsor NTP 2023, "Leveling Up For Success: Ready, Set, Grow!" With two years of virtual learning, we're looking forward to seeing FEW members in person in Columbus, Ohio. Look for us in the exhibit hall, and pre-register to attend our special sessions throughout the week.

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Attend Our Sessions

The Management Concepts Professional Government Supervisor Program prepares leaders at all levels for career growth, with 30 modules aligned to Executive Core Qualifications. Pre-registration is required through the NTP website and limited to 30 participants per session, so register early! Participants receive a certificate of continuing education following the successful completion of each session.

FEW PGSP Session

DATE TIME SESSION# TOPIC
July 11 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 1338 Fostering a Public Service Mindset

Unlike the private sector, where the focus is on generating profits and maximizing shareholder value, public-sector organizations maximize the value of taxpayer dollars by providing outstanding service to the American people. For this reason, government employees need a more externally focused mentality when approaching their careers. This commitment to the greater good is at the heart of the public service mindset. This frame of mind allows employees to better execute essential programs and provide necessary assistance to their communities. This mindset also has personal benefits, as public servants feel increased job satisfaction and engagement.

July 12 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 1238 Thinking Strategically

Spend any length of time at an organization and you will undoubtedly hear someone express the need to take a more strategic approach. Broadening our perspective in this way may seem antithetical to the ordinary tasks we need to accomplish. In fast-paced work environments, the daily pressures of our roles often force us to focus narrowly on assignments that require our immediate attention. However, this limited perspective can obscure our ability to see the bigger picture and recognize our influence over those around us. When we are able to expand our thinking to a more strategic level, we are better able to achieve long-term goals and appreciate the impact of our behaviors.

July 12 1:00 PM-5:00 PM 1337 Diagnosing Performance Issues

What causes employees to underperform? This can be one of the most difficult questions for a supervisor to answer. Performance issues often have complex causes and cannot be resolved by disciplinary action alone. As a supervisor, it is your responsibility to uncover the underlying performance issues of your employees. This requires an ability to suspend immediate judgment, check your assumptions, and identify how you can collaboratively forge a new path forward.

July 13 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 1239 Making Effective Decisions

We make countless decisions each day in our personal and professional lives. Many are subconscious decisions as we react to stimuli in our environment. Other decisions require higher-order thinking and the ability to weigh conflicting priorities. Asking "How can I get the most out of my career?" or "How can I keep my teammates engaged?" require careful reflection about how we want the future to look and what concrete steps we need to follow to achieve it. Organizational success is predicated on leaders making informed, rational decisions. By understanding how decisions are made and taking an intentional approach, leaders can maximize the positive impact they have on their teams while supporting the overall mission and vision of the organization.

MEET OUR STAFF

Find us at our exhibit booth, send an email, or schedule a meeting to discuss options available to enhance your career and help your organization achieve its mission. 

Steve Maier

Steve Maier
President

smaier@managementconcepts.com

Julia Mullins

Julia Mullins
Product Management Director,
Leadership & Management

jmullins@managementconcepts.com

Vera Medici

Vera Medici
Senior Marketing Manager,
Partnerships & Events

vmedici@managementconcepts.com

Janaya Davis

Janaya Davis
Business Development Manager

jdavis@managementconcepts.com

Gillian Clarke

Gillian Clarke
Events Operations Specialist

gclarke@managementconcepts.com

VISIT FEW NTP WEBSITE

PAST PARTNER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

FEW Virtual Leadership Summit III

July 18-22, 2022

Management Concepts was proud to support FEW as an Emerald Sponsor of the third Virtual Leadership Summit III, greeting FEW members at our virtual booth, announcing the Leadership Certificate Scholarship recipient, and presenting a special session of our Women in Leadership course. This course offers the opportunity for women to engage with other women, increase their support network, and further define their leadership style and mindset. Participants learned more about the leaders they want to be and make commitments about behavioral changes they want to implement to move their own careers forward, advocating for themselves and for other women. Attendees also had the opportunity to talk with our staff at our virtual booth and download information addressing our latest in training and professional development across  8 topic areas: Analytics, Acquisition & Contracting, Project & Program Management, Leadership & Management, Financial Management, Grants & Assistance, Professional Skills, and Human Capital & Human Resources.

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FEW Virtual Leadership Summit II

Virtual | August 9-13, 2021

Management Concepts was proud to “Soar to New Heights” at the FEW Virtual Leadership Summit II. We greeted many FEW members at our virtual booth, and presented our extremely popular exclusive two-day Leadership Course.

Read the recap “FEW Virtual Leadership Summit II: Soaring to New Heights” on our blog >>

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Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers and Forging the Future

Webinar | March 10, 2021

In partnership with Federally Employed Women, Management Concepts celebrated Women’s History Month with an interactive virtual workshop, with over 200 attendees from multiple countries participating in the discussions. Exclusive workshop content was drawn from the newly-released Women in Leadership   course.

The workshop explored:

  • The struggles and triumphs of professional women past to present
  • The unique challenges women experience in the workplace today
  • How to identify and overcome workplace biases

Read the recap on our blog >>

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2nd Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 16, 2020 | Virtual

2020 was a remarkable year, and while we couldn’t mingle in person, we were pleased that hosting the happy hour virtually enabled more of our partnership members, who are spread out across the country, to join us. Karen Rainey, President of FEW, spoke on behalf of the organization.

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FEW Virtual Leadership Summit

Virtual | July 20-24, 2020

For the sixth consecutive year, Management Concepts was proud to be an Emerald Sponsor of the Federally Employed Women (FEW) National Training Program (NTP), which was the first time the FEW Leadership Summit was held virtually.

Read the conference recap on our blog: “FEW Virtual Leadership Summit: Passing the Torch and Leading the Way.” >>


1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

Washington, DC | December 12, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication of partner organizations, such as FEW, by hosting our first-ever partnership appreciation event. All members of our partner organizations were invited to attend and enjoy an evening of refreshments, networking, and festivities while supporting a good cause while raising contributions to So Others Might Eat (SOME) including much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items to fight homelessness and poverty. FEW displayed marketing materials at a dedicated tabletop during the event and FEW National President Karen Rainey spoke on behalf of FEW.

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FEW National Training Program 2019

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FEW National Training Program 2018

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FEW National Training Program 2016

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FEW National Training Program 2015

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