"We speak ourselves into the world. We speak ourselves into transformation... or not. Into new possibilities and new results for ourselves... or not."

                 - Chalmers Brothers

Dear GW-CEPL Alumni and Friends,

We are very excited to be partnering with leadership development and language expert Chalmers Brothers to offer a new and highly-interactive training,  Powerful Conversations: Communicating for Breakthrough Results. Using individual exercises, and working in pairs and in groups, you will learn how to use your verbal and body language effectively to connect emotionally with your audiences to achieve immediate and practical results: drive home a strong message, improve workplace relationships, and boost team morale -- skills that are essential to a successful leader.

DATES:  February 1-3, 2017
LOCATION: GW Alexandria Graduate Education Cntr., 413 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, Virginia
COST: $3,220 (We offer a 10% discount for agencies contributing more than 5 individuals and 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni)
TO REGISTER:  click here

Care to learn more?  View the TEDx video below to hear Chalmers Brothers share a new and powerful way of understanding language, conversations, relationships, leadership... and ourselves. 

Chalmers Brothers at TEDxBocaRaton: "How Language Generates Your World and Mine"

Upcoming Registration Deadlines: 
Certificate Program in Enterprise Risk Management for the Public Sector
 -- Registrations Close Soon!
 
 
GW-CEPL's ERM Certificate program is designed to provide public sector professionals with the fundamental concepts, tools and techniques of ERM in the context of organizational change. The program will not only help you develop your knowledge of the ERM processes and methodologies, but enable you to address risk in your agency from a new perspective.

DATES:  March  6-10, 2017
LOCATION: GW Alexandria Graduate Education Cntr., 413 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA
COST: $6,450 (We offer a 10% discount for agencies contributing more than 5 individuals and 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni)
TO REGISTER:  click here

For more information about our customized offerings of the ERM certificate program, please contact Moe Nikbakhshian  
via phone:   703-597-5407 , or email:  mnikbakh@gwu.edu

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Emerging Leaders Workshop  -- 
 
Being promoted to a higher level of responsibility means you must move beyond technical expertise and rely on and utilize management and leadership skills. This course allows you to assess your own leadership potential, map a career management path and identify developmental opportunities to enhance your leadership competencies and potential. You will identify where you fit on the leadership spectrum and develop practical strategies to improve your leadership skills.

DATES:  March 21-22, 2017
LOCATION: GW Alexandria Graduate Education Cntr., 413 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA
COST: $1,950 (We offer a 10% discount for agencies contributing more than 5 individuals and 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni)
TO REGISTER:  click here

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Leadership Embodiment Course (Level 1&2) -- 
Registration Deadline is March 7!

This  combination Level 1&2 Leadership Embodiment (LE) course offers participants an introduction to LE, language, practices, principles and ways to deepen our awareness and explore our patterns that arise when we are in intense situations.  Working in pairs, we chunk down learning exercises to create a lasting somatic imprint in the body. Individual debrief and group discussions add to the learning dynamic. Click here for more information.

DATES: March 22-24, 2017 
LOCATION: GW Alexandria Graduate Education Cntr., Suite 250, 413 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA
COST: $1,950 (We offer a 5% discount  to GW Staff, Students and Alumni, a 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni, and a 10% discount to those agencies registering for the entire LECT program). 
OF NOTE: This part of the program offers 28 Continuing Coach Education Units and 2.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
TO REGISTER:  click here

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Step Up to the Mic: Executive Communications -  Small Group Class 

Featured in Washingtonian Magazine, GW-CEPL's Step Up to the Mic program will help individuals and teams become more effective presenters, communicators, and agency advocates. Through hands-on coaching, videotaping, and feedback sessions with a communications expert, you will walk away from the session with a set of practical tools and tactics that will enable you and your team to articulate and deliver your winning pitch anytime and anywhere. Recommended group size for this offering of the program is 4-6 people. 

DATE:  March 24, 2017
LOCATION: TBA on registration
COST:  $1,500 per person  (We offer a 10% discount for agencies contributing more than 5 individuals and 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni)
TO REGISTER:  click here

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Senior Leader Program Summer Residential Program 
 
If you are a senior manager in the federal government or a comparable level military, state or local official who wishes to enhance your leadership potential or prepare for the Senior Executive Service, the SLP program is right for you!  This residency program meets the OPM's 80-hour, interagency training requirement in the Executive Core Qualifications, focusing specifically on higher-level competencies such as external awareness, strategic thinking, political savvy and accountability. 

DATES: June 22-30, 2017
LOCATION: TBA
COST: $8,950 (We offer a 10% discount for agencies contributing more than 5 individuals and 10% discount to GW-CEPL alumni)
TO REGISTER:  click here

For more information about our executive education programs, please contact Ina Gjikondi via phone:  202-994-5313, or email:  gjikondi@gwu.edu

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