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Management Concepts is a long-time supporter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) . Our enlightening conversations with members at AGA conferences and training events, helping us address the challenges and needs of government financial management professionals.



Webinar: Appropriations Law and Year-End Spending Live Event

Watch the recording of our live event Appropriations Law and Year-End Spending to learn or brush up on how to:

  • Determine considerations every federal employee should know for year-end spending
  • Avoid Antideficiency Act violations
  • Recognize the Bona Fide Needs Rule and primary exceptions
  • Establish a plan to maximize funding at year end

Anyone responsible for federally appropriated funding will benefit from training on legitimate spending to ensure you are good stewards of the public’s trust.

  • Identify and mitigate risk with internal control activities
  • Design and implement internal control activities
  • Verify internal control effectiveness
  • Glean insight from other federal agencies’ experiences


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Agency Operations in the Absence of Regular Appropriation Bills (The Do’s and Don’ts of Conducting Business During a Continuing Resolution)

Join us for this complementary live event to:

  • Understand impacts of continuing resolution
  • Know its limitations
  • Recognize the key differences between CRs and appropriation
  • Learn how to operate under a CR
  • Know who works and who doesn’t during a government shutdown


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AGA Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training 2021

September 21-22, 2021 | Virtual

Management Concepts is looking forward to exhibiting at Fraud 2021, supporting government financial management professionals in making a difference in the workplace in their careers with cutting-edge training courses and professional development opportunities.

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Visit Our Virtual Booth

Management Concepts has many new developments to share with IC&FPT attendees, including new courses, updated courses, and the reintroduction of classroom courses. Make sure to check course schedules for virtual, remote, and classroom options in the Washington, DC area and other cities across the U.S.

Our newest technology suite of courses includes:

CGFM® Preparation
Management Concepts coursework can help to prepare you for the CGFM® exams  or earn CPEs to maintain your certification.

Federal Financial Management Instructor Opportunities

Management Concepts is currently recruiting individuals experienced in federal financial management and related fields to work on a contract basis as instructors, subject matter experts, and to support client engagements. For details and available positions, download the overview or visit our Careers page .

Meet Our Staff

Schedule a meeting or send us a message at the virtual booth to discuss options available to enhance your career and help your organization achieve its mission.

Tom Devine

Tom Devine
Financial Management Course
Management Director

Vera Medici

Vera Medici
Events Marketing Manager


AGA National Leadership Training 2022

February 2022

Management Concepts is saving the dates for the 2022 National Leadership Training; look for us in the expo hall.



AGA Professional Development Training 2021

July 19-21, 2021 | Virtual

AGA again “Set the Stage” for timely and informative training at the 2021 PDT. Though we weren’t all able to meet in Nashville as planned, the financial management community came together through a highly interactive experience that combined education and entertainment for a great virtual conference experience.

Find out more on the blog >>

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AGA National Leadership Training 2021

February 24–25 | Virtual

Management Concepts exhibited at the first virtual National Leadership Training, sharing our latest developments in financial management and leadership training.

Among the new initiatives, Management Concepts and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) partnered on a new generation of leadership development solutions designed specifically for the U.S. federal government marketplace. This comprehensive suite of Leadership & Management  offerings can take candidates from refining basic skills to excelling in an SES role.

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AGA Internal Control & Fraud Prevention Training 2020

September 23–24, 2020 | Virtual

The 2020 IC&FPT offered a sobering reality of the massive amount of fraud in the wake of COVID-19 relief efforts. Read our recap blog for detailed insights.

At the Management Concepts virtual booth, we shared information on our 30 courses — all available online — in multiple topic areas affected by the need for internal control and fraud prevention, including financial managementacquisition and contractinggrants and assistanceproject and program management, and leadership and management.


AGA Professional Development Training 2020

July 20–22, 2020
Virtual Conference

Management Concepts once again exhibited at the AGA Professional Development Training, in an all-virtual format.

Read the conference recap on our blog >>


AGA National Leadership Training

Washington, DC | February 12-13, 2020

Management Concepts was proud to exhibit at the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) 2020 National Leadership Training in Washington, DC, supporting financial management professionals in their leadership and career advancement.

Several key points we shared with attendees concerned our fully updated audit suite aligned with the 2018 GAO Yellow Book. We also highlighted our open enrollment training available to help CGFM® candidates prepare for the three examinations, as well as courses available that provide CPE credits for maintaining certification.

Visit our Financial Management webpage for additional information and course listings.

AGA National Leadership Training

1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 12, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication of all of our partner organizations- including AGA- 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, all while supporting a good cause. This year we selected So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.) raising money and collecting the much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items they need to fight homelessness and poverty.

1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

AGA Professional Development Training

July 21-24, 2019

Management Concepts was proud to return to AGA’s annual National Professional Development Training in New Orleans, LA. We welcomed hundreds of attendees to our booth, handing out information on our financial management training courses, and our many other training topics to cultivate well-rounded professional development.

We also handed out information on our complimentary webinars, “Agency Operations in the Absence of Regular Appropriation Bills (The Do's and Don'ts of Conducting Business During a Continuing Resolution)” and the “Fiscal Year-End Webinar.” Download the recordings in our Resource Library.

AGA Professional Development Training

AGA National Leadership Training

Feb 27-28, 2019

Management Concepts returned to exhibit at the AGA National Leadership Training in Washington, DC, highlighting our partnership with AGA as an official provider of CGFM Certification and CPE training.

Read the recap blogs from previous AGA events in our Financial Management blog.

AGA National Leadership Training

Instructor Opportunities

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 or stop by our Booth to inquire or to drop off your resume for consideration.

Who We Are

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.

How to Buy from Us

As a leading service provider for the Federal Government, Management Concepts is accessible to our customers through a number of contract vehicles including: the 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.


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