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Since 2016, Management Concepts has been proud to support Young Government Leaders (YGL) in educating, inspiring, and transforming the current and future leaders of government with professional development and networking opportunities.

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5 Core Integrated Capabilities of Leadership and Management

Whether you’re leading a team or working independently, organizational change, budget constraints, and individual performance all require a dynamic approach. Management Concepts helps you develop the skills you need to navigate change, maximize results, and achieve agency goals.

This practical on-the-job aid provides a proven framework for more effective management and leadership techniques. You will learn about essential capabilities that will help you:

  • Achieve mission success
  • Shape your organization’s culture
  • Address the changing demands of our environment


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Public Service Recognition Week Happy Hour

May 6, 2021 | Virtual
5:30-6:30 PM EDT

Management Concepts is looking forward to our annual PSRW happy hour with Young Government Leaders and BIG NOW Generation. Join us for this complimentary virtual event, which will feature activities, prizes, and networking opportunities.


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Next Generation of Leadership Panel Event

October 21, 2021

Save the date: YGL, Blacks in Government (BIG) NOW GenerationAfrican American Federal Executive Association , Executive Women in GovernmentSenior Executives Association, and Management Concepts are partnering to bring together a panel of experts to address the “generation gap” in the federal workforce.


2nd Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 16, 2020 | Virtual

2020 was a remarkable year, and while we couldn’t mingle in person, we were pleased that hosting the happy hour virtually enabled more of our partnership members, who are spread out across the country, to join us.

For our charity selection for 2020, we encouraged our partnership members to donate to their local food banks to support those in need in their own communities.

View photos  from the 2020 Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social on our Facebook page.

Webinar: Mindfulness and Meditation in Times of Crisis

March 31, 2020

Rapidly changing circumstances in our work environment have created uncertainty and stress for many federal employees. In our quest to find innovative solutions for adapting and persevering, Management Concepts teamed up with Young Government Leaders (YGL), to present “Mindfulness and Meditation in Times of Crisis” on Tuesday, March 31. Participants explored mindfulness in leadership and learned practice tips.

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1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 12, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication of BIG and other partner organizations 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 while supporting a good cause. This year we selected So Others Might Eat (SOME) to raise money and collect much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items to combat homelessness and poverty. Region XI Council Vice President and BIG NOW Generation Coordinator Stephan Matthews spoke on behalf of BIG.

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

1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

Public Service Recognition Week Happy Hour

May 9, 2019

In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, Management Concepts thanked BIG NOW Generation members and Young Government Leaders for their service with a lively networking event at Lost Society in Washington, DC.

Public Service Recognition Week Happy Hour

Webinar: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

May 8, 2019

Management Concepts exhibited and presented two workshops at the BIG Region XI Regional Training Conference 2019 in Silver Spring, MD.

These workshops, 90-minute condensed versions of 4-hour modules from our Professional Government Supervisor Program, were tailored for early career and advanced career levels.

Hannah Toney, Director, Learning and Technology Solutions at Management Concepts, presented the “Inspiring Leaders” workshop. Debbie Eshelman, Managing Director at Management Concepts, facilitated the “Thinking Strategically —Essential Skills for Supervisor” Workshop. All participants received a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the workshops.

Webinar: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum

October 23, 2018

During a complimentary breakfast at the City Club of Washington, DC, Young Government Leaders and BIG NOW Generation presented the “Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum,” where aspiring young leaders heard from a panel of speakers about their career journeys. Ample time was provided for Q&A and networking with peers and panelists.

Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum

Summer Meet and Greet

July 12, 2018

Young Government Leaders and BIG NOW Generation members gathered to enjoy a summer evening on the rooftop terrace at Lost Society in Washington, DC. The event included networking, speakers, and a casual round-robin session.

View our BIG NTI 2018 photo album on our Facebook page.

Summer Meet and Greet

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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As a leading service provider for the Federal Government, Management Concepts is accessible to our customers through several 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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