Meta-Leadership training for National Security Professionals, Senior Executive Service members

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OVERVIEW:  The Office of Personnel Management is sponsoring two free1-day leadership training seminars for National Security Professionals and Senior Executive Service members. The seminar topics focus on Meta-Leadership which is designed to support continual leadership development and prepare executive-level officials to meet complex challenges of the modern era. Meta-Leadership is a framework and practice method developed by faculty at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health’s Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, and the Harvard Kennedy’s School’s Center for Public Leadership. 


Leadership in Times of Crises – Designed for Federal executive-level National Security Professionals. The curriculum focus is strategic leadership during emergency situations that require coordination of activities by multiple agencies, organizations, and stakeholders to prepare and unify response efforts. 

Achievement of Administration Priorities through Enterprise Leadership – Designed for Senior Executive Service members. The curriculum focus is strategic leadership connectivity across the public, private, state/local and non-Governmental organizational sectors to ensure execution of the President’s agenda.


April 15 (Leadership in Times of Crises)

April 22 (Achievement of Administration Priorities through Enterprise Leadership)


U.S. General Service Administration
One Constitution Square
1275 First Street Northeast
Washington, D.C.

ENROLLMENT:  Space is limited to 150 Federal officials per seminar.  Interested employees must register by email at When registering, please provide your position, agency, and the date and name of the seminar of interest. Requests for special assistance (e.g., reasonable accommodations) should be made known as soon as possible via email or by phone, 202-606-8046.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Please view For specific seminar related questions, submit an email to Meta-Leadership or contact Steve Shih, Deputy Associate Director, SES and Performance Management at 202-606-8046.

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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