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2014-2015 Program Calendar


 

Unless otherwise noted, luncheons will be held at this location:

11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
SunTrust Building
1445 New York Avenue, NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
(map)

Luncheon presentation details will be added as information is made available.

NOTE: Luncheon dates are subject to change based upon speaker and venue availibility. Please visit the FAR website regularly for updates.

Luncheon dates 2014-2015 (tentative)
September 17, 2014 (Location: 1777 F Street, NW, Washington DC)
October 15, 2014
November 19, 2014
December 10, 2014
January 21, 2015
February 18, 2015
March 18, 2015
April 22, 2015
May 20, 2015
June 17, 2015

*For-profit, non-members may attend one luncheon before joining. To attend additional luncheons, FAR membership is required. 

Upcoming events

    • 17 Sep 2014
    • 11:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 1777 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
    • 69
      Registration to open soon!
    NOTE: There are two events on September 17. When you register, you must note which event(s) you are attending. The registration fee covers both, but you must RSVP for each individually. Information on each event is provided below.
     
    Luncheon

    Award-winning Keynote Speaker John Spence speaks on "Awesomely Simple"

    Speaker:

    John Spence
    (
    bio)

    Description:

    Real solutions aren't necessarily complex, but they are critical. John Spence, winner of the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award, lecturer, consultant, author and Director of Best Practice Innovation for the Best Practice Institute, joins us on September 17 as our luncheon speaker and afternoon workshop leader.  John will share the core strategies for creating and sustaining a successful organization. For a quick look at what you can expect in September hear what John has to say. (Click link below.)




    For an in depth preview you can find John's Book, Awesomely Simple, on Amazon. Published 2009 by John Wiley and Sons, ISBN: 978-0-470-49451-6.  Bring it with you to the networking session at 11:15 a.m. and John will be glad to sign it for you!

    Learning Objectives:

    Attendees will:

    • recognize patterns of leadership that build and sustain a successful organization
    • develop a formula for business excellence
    • consider the factors of culture, talent and disciplined execution and their impact on excellence

    When and Where:
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    1777 F Street, NW (2nd Floor, The Rockefeller-Peterson Room)
    Washington, DC 20006
    (map)
    (Parking)
    (Directions from Metro)

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org.

    SPECIAL EVENT

    After the luncheon, please join us for a special workshop!

    2:00 - 4:30 pm  “How to Instill a Culture of Accountability without Being a Tyrant”

    This highly interactive workshop presents and explores the tools for holding people accountable for performance in fair, calm and reasonable ways.  Attendees will leave with at least 4 actions leaders can take that will engage staff, develop a winning culture and instill accountability.

    Learning Outcomes for the Workshop:

    Attendees will: 

    • identify 6 factors of a high performing team
    • practice effective resolution for dealing with difficult people
    • recall 5 keys to accountability
    • recognize the core elements of a winning culture

    This program will be evaluated for CPE credit and for Continuing Education credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 34219-2417.  Web-site:  www.nasba.org.

    For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org).

    There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after September 12, 2014. Field of Study: Personal Development . Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation.  It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

    • 15 Oct 2014
    • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
    • SuntTrust Building 1145 New York Ave., NW, 9th floor, Washington, DC 20005
    • 109
      

    Topic:  Budgeting – building support and improving communications around budget process

    When and Where:
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    1445 New York Avenue, NW, 9th floor
    Washington, DC 20005

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org.

     

    This program will be evaluated for CPE credit and for Continuing Education credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 34219-2417.  Web-site:  www.nasba.org.

    For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org).

    There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after October 10, 2014. Field of Study: . Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation.  It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

    • 19 Nov 2014
    • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
    • SunTrust Building 1145 New York Ave., NW, 9th floor, Washington, DC 20005
    • 110
      

    Topic:  Technology (Title TBD)

    When and Where:
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    1445 New York Avenue, NW, 9th floor
    Washington, DC 20005

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon, please contact hq@far-roundtable.org.

     

    This program will be evaluated for CPE credit and for Continuing Education credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 34219-2417.  Web-site:  www.nasba.org.

    For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org).

    There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after November 14, 2014. Field of Study: . Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation.  It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395


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