SES 2016

A Pivotal Moment for the Senior Executive Service

Inspired by President Obama’s December 2015 Executive Order – Strengthening the Senior Executive Service, the Partnership for Public Service and McKinsey & Company set out to identify practices to bolster the SES and provide baseline metrics on these practices.

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Managing the Tensions Between Innovation and Risk
September 1

Managing the tensions between the strong desire to be creative and the natural aversion to taking risks is challenging for all organizations. Join us for a discussion on how federal agencies can develop risk-smart cultures that foster innovation and manage vulnerabilities.

How a Case for Change Can Help Your Agency Transition to Shared Services
September 7

While implementing a shared services model is a daunting task, there are undeniable benefits that make the endeavor worthwhile for any agency. Please joinus for a workshop exploring the benefits of implementing shared services.

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Walking the Line: Inspectors General Balancing Independence and Impact
September 8

Join us for a discussion about the findings and recommendations of our new report, “Walking the Line: Inspectors General Balancing Independence and Impact.” A panel of experts will also discuss the role of IGs and how they can help improve agency operations through effective oversight.

Discussion on the Next Administration’s Management Priorities
September 13

Join us for the release of “Making Government Work for the American People: A Management Roadmap for the New Administration.” Partnership for Public Service President and CEO Max Stier will host a conversation with experts, including former NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe, on the importance of a strong management agenda for the next administration.

Live stream: 2016 Service to America Medals Gala
September 20

On September 20, the Partnership for Public Service will announce our 15th annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals honorees, including our second annual People’s Choice award winner. Join us online as we stream this year’s “Oscars of government service” live from Washington, DC.

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