Management Concepts Announces Scholarships and Sponsorship of Blacks In Government 37th Annual National Training Institute

Aug 18, 2015, 09:17 ET from Management Concepts

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Concepts Inc., the nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced its sponsorship of the Blacks In Government (BIG) 37th National Training Institute, taking place August 24-27, 2015, in Orlando, Florida.

A proud Ruby Sponsor, Management Concepts will also present the inaugural Leadership and Supervision Certificate Program Scholarships during BIG's National Training Institute. The scholarship winners are:

  • The Leadership Certificate Program winnerChristian Blackman, Acting Deputy Grants Division Director, Department of State
  • The Supervisor Certificate Program winnerAllyson Theophile, President, Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers Association Western Region

Christian Blackman is a lifetime member of BIG and president of the Carl T. Rowan Chapter. Allyson Theophile is a member of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of BIG.

"Preparing the Federal workforce to handle the near and long-term challenges of government should be a priority for building the next generation of leaders," said Steve Maier, President of Management Concepts. "Our partnership with BIG, and participation in the National Training Institute, allows us to work together to improve Federal workforce skills and further our mission to help individuals, teams, and organizations unleash their potential."  

For more information, visit or visit the booth at BIG's National Training Institute (#610).

About Management Concepts
Management Concepts is the Nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector.  Since 1973, we've collaborated with and supported every major agency in the Federal government, thousands of state and local government offices, numerous non-profit organizations and universities, and hundreds of corporations; unleashing the potential of more than one million individuals and enhancing the performance of teams and organizations.  Visit and follow us on Twitter @Mgmt_Concepts.

About BIG
Blacks In Government® (BIG) was established in 1975 and incorporated in 1976 as a non-profit organization under the District of Columbia jurisdiction in 1976. BIG has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern and use their collective strength to confront workplace and community issues. BIG's goals are to promote equity in all aspects of American life, excellence in public service, and opportunity for all Americans.

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