The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation (www.fhwa.dot.gov).
This spring, Jackson Nickerson and Cindy Charlton each traveled 800 miles from St. Louis, MO to Washington, D.C. to teach at the Federal Highway Administration.
Professor Nickerson taught the course Visioning and Leading Change and Cindy taught the course Leaders Growing Leaders. Each course was two days in length and were attended by Federal Highway Administration employees.
Brookings Executive Education (BEE) is calling this model of training BEE with YOU. Not only does BEE with YOU provide a new way to stretch training investments, it also promotes cultural change by having teams attend the same high-quality/high-impact learning experience.
Here is what participants had to say about Visioning and Leading Change:
“Very good course—would suggest FHWA continue to offer more of these course topics. Dynamic group of participants, which made course very compelling. It was great to see how we all face similar issues in the workplace.”
“Very knowledgeable subject matter expert who takes the concepts and theories of visioning and leading change and translates them to real-world applications. Course was engaging!”
The following are quotes from Leaders Growing Leaders participants:
“Very knowledgeable of subject matter and kept the participants actively engaged throughout the two-day session.”
“Main benefit was learning about a subject (coaching) that as a new supervisor, is not easy. This coaching skill is not something that you automatically know about.”
BEE’s innovative method for training seeks to provide exceptional, yet cost-effective education at a time of controversy regarding the best use of training dollars and budgets in the federal government. Recent articles on the topic from Government Executive include titles such as:
- Acting IRS Chief Bemoans Travel and Training Cuts
By Charles S. Clark October 30, 2013
- Training Without the Training Budget
By Jackson Nickerson November 15, 2013
- Obama Budget Plan Challenges Cuts to Training, Customer Service
By Charles S. Clark March 4, 2014
- More Federal Employees View Lack of Training as Discrimination
By Charles S. Clark March 14, 2014
BEE is proud to deliver cutting-edge instruction to federal agencies in their very own classrooms. The opportunity to contribute to the improvement of one’s own government is an honor.
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