About the Course
The Executive Development Seminar, conducted by
the Office of Personnel Management's Management Development Center,
provides experienced managers the opportunity to strengthen their
ability to make sound decisions that lead to meaningful change in
critically important areas. The program strengthens the employee's
competencies in the areas of external awareness, strategic thinking,
vision, cultural awareness, integrity/honesty, accountability,
decisiveness, financial management, oral communication, partnering, and
The training requires participants to be away from
their position for 2 weeks.
- Gain enhanced knowledge of techniques and
approaches for leading change in areas critical to future mission
- Enhance skills at producing results, assuring
accountability, building coalitions, and communicating effectively
- Better understand the interrelationship of the
legislative, executive, and judicial branches in the development of
public policy and become more cognizant of roles played by special
interest groups and the media.
GS 14-15 managers, O6 managers,
and newly appointed SES
8-18 September 2014
- Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to
submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access.
Course code: 500912.
- Write a statement that describes: (a) Your
current leadership responsibilities, and
(b) a recent work experience that involved extensive collaboration.
- Include the course title and convening date
within the subject line of the e-mail.
Include your supervisor in the cc line of the e-mail and send
all documents in a pdf file and send as an e-mail attachment to
Costs are paid by Coast Guard Headquarters (AFC
56 "C" school account).
Selected individuals will be notified by record
message traffic of their selection. Alternates will be selected and will
attend the program in the event a primary candidate cannot attend.
Learn more on how to be the best Executive you can be
with OPM's Executive Development
Best Practices Guide!
See OPM's web site at http://www.leadership.opm.gov/programs/Executive-Leadership-Development/EDS/Index.aspx.
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