Classes Without Quizzes 
Free Skills & Management Training for Federal Employees During the Shutdown
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
8AM- 6PM 
American University School of Public Affairs, Kerwin Hall 
To show appreciation for our hardworking public servants, American University and the School of Public Affairs are offering a full day of free learning and networking opportunities, including more than 10 different class options, breakfast, lunch, and an end-of-day networking reception. Federal employees can register for anything from one class to a full day of programming. Classes include a variety of skills and management trainings, from Emotional Intelligence to Mindful Leadership, and Project Management to Podcasting. Courses are open to all federal employees – registration and federal ID are required.
Breakfast/Reception  8:00AM - 9:00AM 
Yoga 8:15AM - 9:00AM
Theories of Change for Foreign Policy (Karen Baehler) 9:15AM - 10:45AM
Workplace Mindfulness (Colin Gerker) 9:15AM - 10:45AM
Managing Across Generations (Michelle Fredericks) 9:15AM - 10:45AM
Emotional Intelligence (Reginald Wells) 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Starting a Podcast ( Ron Elving and Betsy Fischer Martin) 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Networking Lunch 12:30PM - 1:30 PM
Getting to Yes/ Negotiations (Seth Grossman) 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Project Management (Chris Wilkins) 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Effective Presentations (George Hawkins) 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Dealing with Change (Ruth Wagner) 3:30PM - 5:00PM
GIS (Meagan Snow) 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Networking Happy Hour 5:00PM - 7:00PM