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Posted by on May 5, 2021

Event Recap: Training Officers Consortium Annual Institute 2021

Event Recap: Training Officers Consortium Annual Institute 2021

Management Concepts was proud to sponsor the Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute, which took place online April 26-28, 2021. Inspired by the Olympic games, “Workforce 2021: Lighting the Torch; Carrying the Flame” carried the themes of leadership, dedication, and perseverance throughout the event. We greeted many new faces and old friends at our virtual […]

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Posted by on May 3, 2021

What Does Flexibility Mean for Grants Management?

What Does Flexibility Mean for Grants Management?

The word “flexibilities” appears 12 times in Promoting Public Trust in the Federal Government through Effective Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act and Stewardship of the Taxpayer Resources (M-21-20). Agencies are instructed to apply these flexibilities when appropriate and innovate with them, but what does that actually mean? Intended Purpose The purpose of these […]

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Posted by on Apr 27, 2021

Reviving Public Service Recognition Week

Reviving Public Service Recognition Week

Every year during the first full week of May, the U.S. Government and Partnership for Public Service celebrate Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) to recognize the tireless service of our federal, state, and local government employees. This year PSRW will take place May 2-8, 2021. In the not-so-distant past, PSRW was a major event, with […]

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Posted by on Apr 22, 2021

Federal Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Program Secrets of Success

Federal Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Program Secrets of Success

As a growing number of federal agencies now use Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to facilitate and streamline work, in partnership with the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), we interviewed officials from nine federal agencies about their experiences with RPA. The resulting report, RPA in Federal Agencies – How Federal Agencies Achieve More through […]

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Posted by on Apr 14, 2021

Highlights from the 2021 Virtual NGMA Annual Grants Training

Highlights from the 2021 Virtual NGMA Annual Grants Training

Management Concepts was proud to sponsor, exhibit, and present at the second virtual National Grants Management Association (NGMA) Annual Grants Training. Held on April 6-8, 2021, the conference boasted record-breaking attendance of over 1,000 participants from across the country who came together to learn and network on NGMA’s virtual platform. Our team was busy meeting […]

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Posted by on Apr 14, 2021

Preparing for the Future of Contracting

Preparing for the Future of Contracting

How can a federal hiring manager distinguish between acquisition and contracting professional candidates? Although the federal government has indicated a need for highly skilled professionals, current acquisition and contracting certification models cover basic contracting competencies, which are just that ― basic. Credentials for Acquisition and Contracting Professionals More desirable candidates are focused on developing their […]

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