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Management Training Courses

I have had formal training in management practices, skills, and associated systems

I participated in FDA's Leadership Development Program which allowed me access to, and training from, nationally renown institutions such as Harvard, the Brookings Institute, and the World Health Organization. 





I received training from both the FDA and private industry as follows:

  • Effective Decision Making, Harvard, Boston, MA


  • Public Sector Negotiation, Harvard, Cambridge, MA


  • Understanding Congress, Brookings Institute, Washington DC


  • 30 Day Developmental Assignment, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Washington


  • FDA Leadership Development Program 

  • People Management, Disney Institute, Orlando, FL 

  • FDA – Personnel Practices for Supervisors & Managers Mid-Level Management Training

  • Dale Carnegie Soft Skills Training

  • Multi-Project Manager, American Mgmt. Assn., Chicago, IL

  • 60 Day Developmental Assignment, Office of International Programs, Washington DC

  • Leadership Skills I, FAME, Shepardstown, WV

  • Leadership Skills II, FAME, Fairfax, VA

  • Federal Budgetary Process, OPM, Denver, CO

  • Budgeting for Non-Budget Personnel, USDA Graduate School, Denver, CO

  • Shadowing Assignments with the Commissioner, Senior Associate​ Commissioner, and Senior Advisor for Science, Washington DC

  • Conference for Managers and Supervisors, Rockhurst College, Minneapolis, MN

  • Advanced Team Facilitation, Veterans Health Administration, Minneapolis, MN

  • Team Leader/Team Facilitator, Veterans Health Administration, Minneapolis, MN

  • Role of Manager and Supervisors in EEO, Minneapolis, MN

  • Managing Change, Tascon-Interpersonal Skills Training, Annapolis, MD

  • Team Building Tascon-Interpersonal Skills Training, Baltimore, MD

  • Leadership, Tascon – Personal Skills Training, Baltimore, MD

  • ADP Unit Instructor for Basic Supervision Management, Hagerstown, MD

  • Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act of 1982 Training, Chicago, IL

  • OPM Preventing & Resolving Disputes Seminar, Minneapolis, MN

  • Pre-Approval Inspections/Investigations, Gaithersburg, MD

  • Seminar for FDA Supervisors and Compliance Officers, Xerox Training Center, Leesburg, VA

  • Seminar for New Managers, Central Executive Seminar Center, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Bribery Awareness, Minneapolis, MN

  • New Manager Workshop, Keye Productivity Center, Minneapolis, MN

  • Investment in Excellence, Minneapolis, MN

  • Skills for the Newly Appointed Manager, Skillpath, Minneapolis, MN

  • Supervision and Group Performance

  • Legal Aspects of Enforcement

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Award by Associate Commissioner

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