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Training Officers Consortium

Strategic Partnership

Management Concepts is proud to partner with the Training Officers Consortium (TOC) to enhance the strength and effectiveness of the Federal Government workforce through highly-effective learning communities, professional development programs, and networking forums.

Our support for monthly luncheons and participation in the Annual Institute provides us opportunities to form relationships with Federal trainers and other professionals.

Training Officers Consortium TOC


Professional Development Program Symposium Series

Management Concepts is pleased to support the Training Officers Consortium as the lead sponsor of a series of symposiums, each addressing a variety of Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). Our Professional Government Supervisor Program features 30 modules that are aligned to the Office of Personnel Management’s Supervisory Training Framework and Senior Executive Service ECQs and can be tailored for private group training for any organization.

Descriptions of each symposium are listed below. Visit the TOC website for additional details and to register.

November 10, 2020
Authentic Leadership in a Context of Crisis
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Virtual

Speaker: Jim Robinson, Executive Director, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

We each have an inner sense that tells us when we are experiencing authenticity, integrity, and congruency. However, that inner knowing can become clouded and distorted by fear. How can leaders provide assurance and confidence to move forward and through a crisis without false promises or blaming and shaming others to provide the temporary security others may be seeking? Holding the vision and promise of our highest truths in the face of our deepest fears may point a way through.

Jim Robinson, Executive Director, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

January 12, 2021
Cultivating Motivation and Engagement
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Virtual

Speaker: Angela Kochuba, Executive Leadership and Management Consultant, Management Concepts

Leaders and supervisors are often tasked with ensuring that their employees are motivated and engaged. This can be a difficult endeavor for even the most experienced leader. Individuals are driven to work by a variety of internal and external factors that can change over time. For this reason, leaders must openly communicate with the members of their team to find out more about their individual needs. It also requires building a workplace environment that allows individuals to thrive based on their own motivations. In this module, we examine the behaviors and strategies that most reliably result in motivated and engaged employees.

During this symposium, participants will:

  • Identify best practices for elevating employee motivation and engagement
  • Discover how to inspire motivation
  • Foster employee engagement
Angela Kochuba

March 9, 2021
Loving and Laughing Your Way to Leadership
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Virtual

Dr. Zina Sutch, Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Civil Rights, U.S. Small Business Administration
Professor Patrick Malone, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University

What’s missing with popular leadership models and frameworks? We’re facing a landscape of federal agencies that are constantly changing – artificial intelligence, five generations in the workplace, and matrixed organizations, to name a few. Leadership models will change. New variables, fancy graphics, and complex frameworks will be introduced every year. It’s guaranteed. But one thing will never change – the need for love and our desire to smile. The heart will never change, nor will the need for connection and the feeling of joy. Leadership is about love. A little laughter helps too!

Dr. Zina Sutch, Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Civil Rights, U.S. Small Business Administration Professor Patrick Malone, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University


TOC Annual Institute “WORKFORCE 2021: Lighting the Torch; Carrying the Flame

April 26-28, 2021

Management Concepts will return to the Annual Institute in the spring of 2021 to sponsor TOC’s signature event under the theme, “Lighting the Torch; Carrying the Flame” in honor of the Olympics. Michelle Clark will serve as a volunteer special events committee co-chair.

TOC Annual Institute “WORKFORCE 2021: Lighting the Torch; Carrying the Flame


TOC Announces NVTI as the Distinguished Service Award Recipient

September 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (US DOL VETS) was selected for the 2020 TOC Distinguished Service Award for Training Design and Development for the National Veterans’ Training Institute (NVTI) program. At the virtual awards ceremony, DOL VETS accepted the award and shared details of the NVTI program with the Training Officers Consortium. Management Concepts is particularly honored by this achievement, having provided instructional design and deployment as the NVTI program administrator.

TOC Announces NVTI as the Distinguished Service Award Recipient

CANCELED - TOC Annual Institute 2020

Management Concepts had been looking forward to sponsoring, exhibiting, and presenting a session at the 2020 Annual Institute in Ocean City, MD, which has now been canceled. We hope to see you in 2021.

CANCELED - TOC Annual Institute 2020

Monthly Luncheons

Management Concepts attends all TOC monthly luncheon meetings at the City Club of Washington, DC, and is happy to make the space available for use by TOC through our club partnership.

Monthly Lunchon

TOC Annual Institute 2019

Norfolk, VA | April 28-May 1, 2019

Management Concepts was proud to sponsor, exhibit, and present sessions at the 80th TOC Annual Institute in Norfolk, VA.

Our booth featured a lively basketball contest because Management Concepts is on your team! Following the close of the expo, we donated the game to the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Virginia.

Our two featured sessions exemplified the broad range of services that Management Concepts has to offer.

At our pre-conference workshop, expert Hannah Toney offered personal, professional development insights while presenting “Cultivating Motivation and Engagement,” a module from our Professional Government Supervisor Program. During “Gaming in Government: Using Gamification and Serious Games in Federal Training,” instructional designer Taylor Woodyard, offered insights into this growing innovation while engaging with course participants.

Visit our Custom Content  webpage for additional information on gamification and other targeted learning solutions.

TOC Boys and Girls Club Donation

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 ASMC- 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.

View photos from the Holiday Charity Social on our Facebook page.

1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

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.

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