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Eastern Management Development Center

  • The dress code is casual: slacks, jeans, sport shirts and open collar shirts are appropriate attire. The comfort level of our participants varies, so you may want to bring a sweater or jacket for classroom use. Bring athletic wear for working out.
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  • The tuition for your course covers all meals and lodging so the per diem is $5/day for incidentals, depending upon your agency.
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  • Shepherdstown is approximately 85 miles from downtown Washington DC. A map will help you get to Shepherdstown.
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  • Yes, but it is not recommended due to the intense nature of our seminars. If you choose to bring a spouse or guest, the cost for guests 18 years and older is $20/night, children who are 13-17 years old is $10/night and children who are 12 years old and under is free.  Dining room meals cost, per person: Breakfast buffet- $8, Lunch buffet - $9, Dinner buffet - $18. For specific information please call Angie Kutcher, Clarion Hotel EMDC Liaison, at 304-870-7021.
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  • The EMDC's Technology Center has computers with internet capability. If you need to access your work email, it will need to be web-based or you may bring your laptop that is configured for VPN. There is also wifi connection at the training center and hotel. 
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  • You can find information about course content in the leadership catalog. The Program Director of the specific class can answer in depth questions about the curriculum. The Program Coordinator can answer logistical questions.  Please call 304-870-7021.
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  • Shepherdstown is located in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the weather is similar to weather in DC, but often a few degrees cooler. Even in summer the evenings can be cool, so it would be advisable to bring along a sweater during the summer.
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  • Normally there are no formal sessions in the evenings or weekends. However, participants should be prepared to meet with their presentation teams/consulting groups during evening hours. Participants often get together for sightseeing, movies, shopping, skiing or hiking in the historic Shepherdstown area.  The hotel front desk has information and the Shepherdstown Visitor's Center has a complete overview of events.
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  • Your agency can purchase a seminar several ways.  How to enroll is easy! For information about registering for MDC seminars, call 304-870-8008 or email us at register@opm.gov. You will be directed to the Customer Service Representative who works with your agency. Tuition that is covered by a training document will be billed at the end of the course. If a purchase card is used for registration it will be processed at the time of registration.
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  • For each additional night you elect to stay beyond the term of the seminar you will be charged the per diem rate,  For children who are 12 years old and under, the cost is free. For guests 13-17 years of age, the additional cost is $10 per night. For guest 18 years and older, the cost is $20 per night. Please note on your lodging and transportation sheet any additional nights. For further information please call Angie Kutcher, Clarion Hotel EMDC Liaison, at  304-870-7021.
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