FLICC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT MA2004-21
FLICC/American Management Association Leadership Series
5-Day MBA Program
In a working climate that demands excellence every time out, you need
the variety of skills that lead to outstanding performance in every
aspect of your job. This accelerated week-long course distills the core
curriculum covered in most university-level graduate business programs.
Customized for federal participants, this accelerated learning
experience will give you the tools to link, align and integrate the
components of your performance plan into a successful business-based
system for your agency. See more detailed information below.
Monday, August 16, 2004 - Friday, August 20, 2004
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no
entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.)
Mumford Room, 6th floor, Madison Building, The Library of Congress, 101
Independence Avenue S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540
Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines)
FLICC Education Working Group
$895 -- Save $2100 Off The Regular Price!
Visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web site at
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online, or call
the FLICC office at (202) 707-4800.
Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask]
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995
Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office (202) 707-4800 48
hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee will
More Program Information
Designed for anyone interested in obtaining an effective, broad-based
overview of the functional areas often covered in university-level MBA
programs, AMA's five-day MBA course will provide you with a strong
business foundation and enable you to function more effectively and
efficiently in today's evolving government environment. You'll come
away with an effective framework of knowledge for making informed
business decisions and the ability to identify the most effective
business tools and strategies you need for your federal library or
information center to support your agency's overall mission.
The program curriculum will help you
* play a more influential role in your agency's decision-making
* develop an effective organization and successfully manage people
* broaden your overall management perspective
* achieve your personal and organizational goals
* learn the language of business and communicate effectively to any
* develop a leadership style that works for you
* refocus on the critical areas of federal appropriation and fiscal
laws, accounting, economics and finance, marketing, competitive strategy
and management leadership and organization
* hone your skills to act more strategically
* create a network of high-level peer contacts
Each of the five seminar sessions discusses key management concepts and
brings that subject to life with practical examples and case studies.
The course covers
* Understand basic accounting concepts, federal fiscal laws and their
relevance to your library or information center.
* Define your key financial performance measures and learn how to
* Understand federal appropriations laws and how these affect your
* Evaluate projects to determine if they are practical and desirable
from a financial perspective.
* Understand basic concepts and the importance of developing a
competitive strategy within your library or information center and how
it fits into your agency's planning.
* Successfully deploy and communicate your strategy to staff members
and agency decision makers.
* Learn the role of marketing and the marketing perspective for
libraries and information centers.
* Understand the 5 Ps of marketing--positioning, product, pricing,
placement (distribution) and promotion--and their importance to your
* Understand the principal roles of a manager and the basic functions
* Analyze and understand leadership styles for use in day-to-day
* Apply different approaches to motivation for back-on-the-job
* Take steps to institute more durable organizational changes.
FLICC is also offering AMA's Mastering Organizational Politics,
Influence and Alliances course on May 26 -27, 2004. Watch for FLICC
Meeting Announcement MA2004-20 for more information!