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Government SIG- February 2011

  • 23 Feb 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 12:59 PM
  • Webinar


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Government SIG

Topic: Efficiently Engaging Numerous Stakeholders In Critical Conversations

Description: The Corporation for National and Community Service needed input to its draft 2011-2015 Strategic Plan from a broad set of stakeholders. This plan will define their mission, goals, and the means by which they will measure progress for the next five years.

Understanding that this plan will affect their grantees, partners, participants, and the people and communities they serve, the Corporation wanted and needed the input from all of these stakeholder groups to make the plan as strong, smart, and useful as it can be. Given that these numerous stakeholder groups are spread across the country and have limited time to spend on this effort, the Corporation looked for ways to efficiently engage these groups in meaningful dialogue about key aspects of the plan.

This 1 hour lunch time webinar will allow you to learn about the strategy, technology and process CNCS used to facilitate this process.   There will be opportunity to engage with the presenters and other participants in learning about best practices and effective engagement strategies.


Susan Schechter
Associate Director for Leadership Development and Training
Strategy Office
Corporation for National and Community Service

Todd Erickson
Senior Consultant
CoVision, Inc

Laura Gramling 
Washington DC Manager
CoVision, Inc

CoVision is a pioneer in the field of group engagement technology consulting.  Over 19 years CoVision has developed several generations of tools and processes for maximizing participant engagement.

SIG Description: The Government SIG hosts monthly conference calls to discuss topics or techniques relevant to the practice of OD in federal or local government.

Vision: We hold ourselves accountable as life-long learners in the field to contribute to the future growth and knowledge of government and public sector OD practices.
Mission:   To share best OD practices, trends and policies in the government and publicsectors through monthly SIG meetings for both internal and external consultants.

Who would benefit from attending:  Government OD Practitioners 

Meeting Frequency & Format:  Fourth Wednesday of each month- conference call format          

Time: 12 noon – 1pm

Venue: Dial-in information available from leader

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