(What are other organizations doing in this area?) Do your agency have any tips or ideas to share?
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Federal Executive Boards offer many training and development programs of interest to the executive and aspiring executive. The Federal Executive Boards (FEBs) are a forum for communication and collaboration among Federal agencies outside Washington, DC. The National network of 28 FEBs, located in areas of significant Federal populations, serves as the cornerstone for strategic partnering in Government.
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The Department of Energy’s NNSA has implemented the Executive Career Enrichment Initiative. This program is designed to be a comprehensive leadership program for the NNSA leadership Corps. The program helps to define NNSA’s Executive Corps (consisting of members of the SES and Excepted Service), it enriches the careers of NNSA Executives, it develops future Executives, and it enhances NNSA’s mission execution and growth. For more details on this exciting program view the attached powerpoint slides.
U.S. Department of Energy developed a Senior Executive Seminars and Courses guide. The guide contains descriptions of over 350 courses, offered by 56 colleges and universities and OPM. Each course is matched to a particular ECQ though some courses may have more than one ECQ. Please note that course descriptions and information on dates, locations, and costs are taken directly from the course catalogs of institutions of where they are offered. Please check the institution's websites prior to registering.
Department of Interior (DOI) developed a Executive Development policy and fillable EDP. DOI's policy provides guidance for continuing professional development of DOI's executives, Senior Leaders and Senior Technical staff. At the beginning of each fiscal year, all DOI executives must develop learning goals and develop their EDP. The policy also includes tips on writing an EDP.
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OPM Executive Leadership and Development Programs: OPM offers a variety of training and development opportunities online and as resident programs. To learn more about these opportunities visit the Leadership and Development site.
Here are some other organizations that help people in their quest to becoming better leaders:
Center for Creative Leadership
Senior Executives Association
Harvard University: The John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Executive Programs
Maxwell School of Syracuse University Executive Education Programs
Graduate School, USDA
Federal Executive Boards (FEBs)
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The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) establish the basic leadership skills needed to succeed in the SES.
The Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications describes these leadership skills (competencies) and the behaviors associated with the ECQs.
The Fact Book: Explore statistics on Senior Executive Service awards, positions and appointments, and member profile.
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