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Management Concepts is proud to partner with the Senior Executives Association (SEA) and serve on the SEA Corporate Advisory Committee (CAC). We share the SEA’s passion for supporting public service leadership through programs that empower career federal executives to embrace the highest standards of integrity, professional excellence, and accountability as they accomplish their vital mission responsibilities.
February 13-15, 2024 | Washington, DC & Virtual
Management Concepts is proud to sponsor the SEA Senior Executive Leadership Summit: Leading Beyond Boundaries, presented with the Partnership for Public Service. This 3-day event for current and aspiring Senior Executive Service (SES) members will feature world-class keynote speakers, panel discussions and group breakout discussions addressing the obstacles federal leaders are facing today, and how to break boundaries and lead despite these challenges.
Management Concepts has partnered with world-class organizations in the leadership space to offer acclaimed programs tailored for those at the highest levels in government. Explore these immersive programs below:
Meet the Management Concepts executives who will be onsite at the summit.
Chief Growth Officer
December 5-9, 2022 | Virtual
Management Concepts was proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the SEA Government Executive Change Makers Summit, presented with the Partnership for Public Service. Our session , "Cultivating Today & Tomorrow’s Diverse Federal Workforce," broke down how agency leaders are connecting the dots between recruiting and hiring, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA), and workforce development in the federal government. Moderated by Debra Eshelman, managing director at Management Concepts, with distinguished panelists Kim Scarborough, Associate Director, FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health; Javier E. Inclán, Assistant Inspector General for Management and CIO, National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General; and Glorimar “Glo” Maldonado, Diversity Program Manager, USPTO.
October 20, 2022
This multigenerational panel discussion broke down diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the federal workforce in a practical sense, addressing the questions:
Watch now for a thought-provoking discussion from the perspectives of senior leaders across government.
This 5th annual across generations panel is brought to you by
Blacks in Government NOW Generation, Young Government Leaders, African American Federal Executive Association, Federally Employed Women (FEW), Senior Executives Association, and Management Concepts.
WATCH ON DEMAND
December 8-10, 2021
Management Concepts was a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2021 SEA Leadership Summit. The event boasted a record number of attendees from across the country and internationally.
Management Concepts hosted a special session with Dr. Tana Session, acclaimed public speaker and author. Our knowledgeable staff welcomed numerous attendees to the video chat in the virtual exhibit booth, where we featured workforce development content of vital importance to today’s government leaders. Materials included information on Management Concepts’ comprehensive suite of leadership offerings to help cultivate leaders at all levels, from high-potential employees to senior level executives, the eLearning Portal info sheet, and Custom Curriculum Development whitepaper.
Read the recap on the blog >>
October 21, 2021
On October 21, 2021, Management Concepts partnered with Young Government Leaders, Blacks in Government (BIG) NOW Generation, African American Federal Executive Association, Executive Women in Government, Senior Executives Association, and Management Concepts are partnering to bring together a panel of experts to address the “generation gap” in the federal workforce.
and Senior Executives Association to bring together a panel of experts to address the “generation gap” in the federal workforce.
Watch the webinar recording on the Management Concepts Vimeo page.
June 8, 2021
Exclusive to SEA members, Management Concepts sponsored speaker Angela Kochuba, Executive Leadership and Management Consultant, presented a 90-minutes session on how to:
February 23, 2021 | Virtual
Today’s Senior Executives, GS-15s and GS-14s are an important bridge between policy – which can be slow to change – and the immediate need for promoting diversity and inclusivity amongst cultures and generations to cultivate the federal leadership of the future, before these candidates fall off the diversity cliff.
The African American Federal Executive Association , Executive Women in Government, Senior Executives Association, and Management Concepts have partnered to present “It Starts with Us: Forging the Future of Federal Leadership” with keynote speaker Ambassador Susan Rice and a panel discussion of distinguished speakers to address the actions federal leaders can take today to forge the leadership of tomorrow.
Read the event summary on the blog >>
Read the transcript of Ambassador Rice’s address >>
WATCH THE RECORDING
Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Susan Rice, Director of the Domestic Policy Council of the United States
Moderator: Tyra Dent Smith, Executive Director, African American Federal Executive Association (SES Retired)
December 16, 2020
2020 was a remarkable year, and while we couldn’t mingle with SEA members in person, Management Concepts was pleased that hosting the happy hour virtually enabled more of our partnership members, who are spread out across the country, to join us.
View photos from the 2020 Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social on our Facebook page.
December 8-10, 2020 | Virtual
Management Concepts was a proud Gold Sponsor of this three-day virtual leadership summit, designed to empower federal government leaders and other participants to understand and apply ideas about the future of work.
Over 150 conference-goers attended the Management Concepts session, “Leadership in the Era of Digital Transformation: Responding to New Requirements for Success” presented by Dr. Jerry Mechling, consultant, executive educator, and subject matter expert in public policy (retired from Harvard University and Gartner Inc.). To watch the video, click here. To read the related blog by Dr. Mechling, click here.
Management Concepts president Steve Maier addressed the audience with the news of a collaboration with the Center for Creative Leadership, partnering on a new generation of leadership development solutions designed specifically for the U.S. federal government marketplace. Read the press release.
December 12, 2019
Management Concepts was pleased to recognize partner organizations’ hard work and dedication 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. We selected So Others Might Eat (SOME) to raise money and collect much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items to help fight homelessness and poverty. Jason Briefel, Director of Policy and Outreach, spoke on behalf of SEA.
View photos from the Holiday Charity Social on our Facebook page.
October 22, 2019
A changing world requires a skilled, diverse, engaged, and inclusive public workforce. Management Concepts teamed up with SEA and other partner organizations to present this one-day event featuring key government leadership speakers.
Event attendees participated in-person at the National Academy of Public Administration headquarters in Washington, DC, and via livestream.
View additional photos on our Facebook page.
Management Concepts returned to the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, to support the 2019 Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit as a Gold Sponsor and exhibitor.
Our leadership experts Debbie Eshelman, Managing Director at Management Concepts, and Elvis Cordova, Management Concepts Subject Matter Expert and President and Founder of Statecraft Strategies, presented an inaugural special session, “Innovative Strategies for Successful Leadership in Today’s Public Sector Environment.” During this session, innovative management practices to confront complex public sector organizations’ challenges of the 21st century were presented. Participant numbers were limited to facilitate optimal dialogue and collaboration.
View event photos on our Facebook page.
December 13, 2018
Management Concepts was proud to support the SEA Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit as a Platinum Sponsor and exhibitor. The event was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, where combined informative sessions and networking opportunities were plentiful. Senior career professionals’ extraordinary public service was honored with the nation’s highest civilian career leadership awards for distinguished rank and meritorious rank.
Management Concepts is recruiting experienced individuals to work on a contract basis as instructors, subject matter experts, and support client engagements. For details and available positions, visit www.ManagementConcepts.com/Careers or stop by our booth.
For over 45 years, Management Concepts has designed and delivered scalable, customized, and targeted learning solutions for the Federal Government. From individual course delivery to comprehensive organizational plans, our singular focus is identifying and addressing workforce skill gaps.
As a leading service provider for the Federal Government, Management Concepts is accessible to our customers through a number of contract vehicles including: General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Supply Schedules (FSS) contract, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts, Multi-agency Contracts (MACs), and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). For additional information, click here.