Army Management Staff College 4th Annual Leadership Symposium

Wednesday October 22, 2008

What is it?

The Army Management Staff College (AMSC) 4th Annual Leadership Symposium is a professional development forum designed to highlight leadership topics relevant to the Army Civilian Corps. All in the federal government are invited to attend the symposium, which is Jan. 27-29, 2009. As the Army faces new challenges in times of ambiguity, AMSC has designed the 2009 symposium under the theme, "Navigating New Challenges." As the Army's premier institutions for Civilian Leadership and Management, AMSC is in tune with what civilian leaders want to hear about. The topics include Base Realignment and Closure, National Security Personnel System, Civilian Deployments and Army Civilian University. Attendees will receive updates on these topics and many more. In addition, world-renown guest speakers will conduct workshops on topics ranging from effective communication to finding balance in your life.

What has the Army done?

- AMSC Annual Leadership Symposium history
In 2006, AMSC introduced its first leadership symposium under the theme, "Leading Federal Employees in the 21st Century." In 2007, "Building the Bench . . . Developing Leaders of the 21st Century" was the theme. In 2008, the theme was "Army Strong . . . Developing Civilian Leaders." Once again, AMSC has a lineup of guest speakers from academia, industry and federal government that will address how to navigate new challenges in changing times.

- The Army launched the Civilian Education System
In January 2007, AMSC launched the Civilian Education System (CES). CES provides the Army Civilian Corps at all levels the opportunity to develop leadership skills through a progressive and sequential program through a blended learning environment, distributed Learning (dL) and resident instruction. The Army leads in the Department of Defense with the only leader development program of this kind.

Why is it important to the Army?

The Army has over 250,000 civilians. The Army is investing in civilian education, leader management and career progression "so that we have the right person in the right job at the right time to accomplish the Army's mission."

The AMSC Leadership Symposium is the only forum of this kind for the Army Civilian Corps. The symposium provides attendees an opportunity to hear new perspectives on leadership, network as they process information and apply it to their organizations and be the first to hear updates about key initiatives in the government.


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