AGA National Webinar

June 13 | 2–3:50 p.m. ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: PD

A fundamental challenge of our time is lack of ethical leadership. It has been discouraging to see the parade of public-sector officials epitomizing corruption and wrongdoing at the expense of taxpaying public. The breach of trust — brought about by various city, state and federal government officials — continues to fester animosity against governmental organizations. The remedy for public-sector corruption and likely socio-economic ramifications is not legislative controls but leadership values rooted in ethical choices. The essence of a leader is the soul from which character emanates; by successfully harnessing these character virtues, leaders emerge to ensure viability and sustainability of both the organization and society. A comprehensive model is used as the baseline to explore the needs and resulting benefits of ethical leadership. Join us to help build a socially responsible public-sector/professional partnership needed to shape our shared prosperity and regain the public trust!

Speaker: Kasthuri Henry, Ph.D., CTP, AGA Chicago Chapter President

Moderator: Nancy Xiong, MA, associate director, women and gender studies, George Mason University

Learning objectives: 

  • Learn the ethical leadership model to apply the six virtues to realize the public-sector goal of preserving the public trust and the public good.
  • Develop an understanding of why earning and maintaining the public trust is vital for the viability of governmental organizations, and what role accounting and finance professionals play in building that public trust.
  • Develop an understanding of the need for good governance and how it is influenced by ethical leadership for effective risk mitigation. 

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None required

Field of Study: Professional Development (PD)

Locations: AJC Federal Building NASA Glenn Research Center
  1240 East 9th Street 21000 Brookpark Rd
  Cleveland, OH 44199 Cleveland, OH 44135


DFAS Employees:  To reserve a seat for this webinar, please obtain your supervisor's approval and forward an email to Kimberly Stahley at kimberly.m.stahley.civ@mail.mil.


Non-DFAS/NASA Employees:  Please contact Haley Proszek at haley.a.proszek@nasa.gov at least one week prior to the webinar in order to attend.

Contact: Lou Ockunzzi
Email: programs@agacleveland.org

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