The Partnership for Public Service’s Federal Financial Leaders Program strengthens the leadership, management and business skills of federal financial management professionals through a combination of innovative coursework, peer collaboration, best practice benchmarking and facilitated dialogue with industry leaders.
Financial Leaders Program participants will learn how to use political savvy, communication and strategic risk-taking to lead successful financial operations. Each session will provide participants with practical tools and guidance to incorporate lessons learned into their day-to-day work.
Graduates will leave the program better equipped to drive individual and agency performance after having developed an enterprise-wide view of financial management and the leadership skills to bring the best out of people.
Program participants will:
The program will examine leadership development at the individual, team, financial office, organizational, and, finally, the government-wide level.
Create a leadership foundation through:
Strengthen teams through:
Learn to maximize impact in finance through:
Working effectively in the finance industry by:
Strengthen your finance career by:
Synthesize lessons learned through:
Enrollment in the Financial Leaders Program is open to high-performing mid-level federal financial management professionals with at least five years of federal financial experience. Applicants’ job duties should include some variation of budgeting, financial administration, accounting, grants management, auditing or a related federal financial concentration.
During the 6-month program, participants remain in their full-time jobs, meet for a session once a month and spend a total of approximately 14.5 days with the program. Participants are expected to attend all six sessions, complete required readings and participate in interagency team action learning projects.
All sessions will take place at the Partnership’s offices in Washington, D.C.
Tuition for the Financial Leaders Program is $5,900 and includes: