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The UMUC ED*Vantage: Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Federal Workforce

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) - Employee Services - Strategic Workforce Planning - Learning and Development

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

The UMUC ED*Vantage: Expanding Educational...

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This event will occur at 1900 E Street, NW, Room 1350, Washington, DC.
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Event Details

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Employee Services

Strategic Workforce Planning

Learning and Development

  

"The UMUC ED*Vantage: Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Federal Workforce"

 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT

 

Event Description:  

 

This free session is designed to explain the benefits of the alliance between the Federal Government (OPM) and University of Maryland University College (UMUC).  The session will provide agencies’ training officers with information regarding implementation and best practices, to be applied within their agencies. The alliance offers a discounted tuition rate on most programs to Federal employees, spouses, and dependents, who are non-Maryland residents. This alliance also allows for collaboration between Federal agencies and UMUC.

 

Target Audience:

Federal HR Training Community (Training Officers, HR Directors and Chief Learning Officers)

 

Objectives:

Learn more about how this alliance can prepare your staff and agency for the future through a commitment to lifelong learning.

 

üUnderstand the ins-and-outs of the alliance

üHear success stories from your peers about partnering with UMUC

üMeet with UMUC Academic Program Directors to learn about in-demand programs

üWork with the UMUC team to determine the best tools and resources to build awareness and interest among employees

üNetwork with your peers

 

Program Agenda:

1:00PM

Registration Opens

 

1:30PM

 

Opening Remarks

Linda Datcher, Workforce Development Manager, OPM

 

OPM and UMUC Alliance Benefits Overview: About the ED*Vantage

UMUC Corporate Learning Solutions Team

 

Learn about the details and objectives of the alliance, including how UMUC will partner with Federal Learning & Development professionals to offer valuable and career-relevant education options to the Federal workforce.

 

Federal Agency Showcase: Leveraging the UMUC ED*Vantage

 

Hear success stories from other Federal agencies about how they’ve partnered with UMUC to meet specific business objectives.

 

2:15PM

 

Networking Break

 

2:25PM

 

UMUC Academic Program Panel: The Academic ED*Vantage

UMUC Program Directors from The Undergraduate School (TUS) and The Graduate School (TGS)

 

Get the inside scoop on academic program areas that are highly relevant to the Federal workforce and how they will help employees develop cutting-edge skill sets.

 

*Representatives from the following disciplines will be present at the event to talk further about the relevance of our offerings for the Federal workforce and answer any questions you may have:  Business & Management, Cybersecurity & IT, Human Resources, Public Safety and Healthcare.

 

2:50PM

 

Networking Break

 

3:00PM

Alliance Marketing & Promotion: Communicating the ED*Vantage  

UMUC Marketing Team

 

Hear about the exciting ways UMUC and Training Officers are already spreading the word about this opportunity and share your thoughts on how we can be most effective in building awareness and interest moving forward.

 

Schedule a time in the coming weeks for UMUC to work with your agency 1:1. We will work together to determine how to best build awareness among your employees in a way that is easy and effective for you and your team.

 

3:25PM

 

Closing Remarks


Registration Information:

Seating is limited to 75 seats and on a first come, first serve basis. Light refreshments will be served.

 

For reasonable accommodation requests, contact soraya.smith@opm.gov, or call at (202) 606-1476.

 

If questions, please send them to the following email address: LearningandDevelopment@opm.gov

Have questions about The UMUC ED*Vantage: Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Federal Workforce? Contact U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) - Employee Services - Strategic Workforce Planning - Learning and Development

When & Where


OPM
1900 E Street NW
Room 1350
Washington, DC 20415

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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