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Key Executive Leadership Speaker Series

To engage our current students and alumni, the Key Executive Leadership Program presents the “Key Executive Leadership Speakers Series”. The sessions occur every other month, and are free to alumni and students.

2015 Scheduled Speakers and Topics: Transform, Integrate, Motivate

The Key Executive Leadership Program is pleased to present the following speakers and topics for the 2015 Key Executive Leadership Speaker Series under the theme "Transform, Integrate, Motivate":

Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Speaker: Ann Timmons
Topic: Presentation Skills
Title: Speaking with Powerful Clarity: Communicating Your Vision

Whether you are leading a group of hundreds, or meeting with your team of four, you need to communicate with laser-like focus. You need to cut through the static and be with your listeners. You need to discover and embrace your own authentic presence. This interactive two-hour session will show you how. My approach to speaker training is grounded in physical and vocal exercises of actor-training technique, so I offer unique insights for looking and sounding like a leader. And I will give practical tools you can incorporate into a daily routine, so that you can discover your strong, powerful presence and start using it immediately. It will be a very hands-on workshop, with lots of opportunities for people to get up, get moving, and make some noise.

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Upcoming Sessions

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Susan Collins, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Topic: Social Awareness
Title: The Way You Make Meaning Matter: Learn How to Assess the Way You, Your Boss, and Your Subordinates Perceive the Complexity of Your Challenges to Reduce Frustration and Work Together Better

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Reginald Wells, U.S. Social Security Administration
Topic: Succession Planning

Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Donald Zauderer and Dr. Patrick Malone, American University
Topic: Ethics
Title: High Integrity Political Astuteness: Employing Political Tactics for Personal and Organizational Success

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Key Reasons to Attend

  • Provides a stimulating environment for Key current students and alumni, which is conducive for continued intellectual and professional growth.
  • Cultivates professional connections between current students, alumni, faculty and staff.
  • Supplements your Key experience with subject matter relevant to improved leadership in the public sector.
  • Current students and alumni are eligible to receive a certificate of completion for attending at least six seminars within a two year period.
  • Allows the Key Executive Leadership Program to reciprocate the support and serve the public good.

Additional Information

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