developing and training government financial professionals to excel as leaders

February 24–25 | Washington, DC | 14 CPEs

Registration and fees

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AGA member    
Early Bird (by Jan. 29) $525 $550
Standard (after Jan. 29) $625 $650
Early Bird (by Jan. 29) $700 $725
Standard (after Jan. 29) $800 $825

Welcome to the National Leadership Training!

National Leadership Training (NLT) is the essential event for developing and training government financial professionals to excel as leaders in today’s competitive market. Don’t miss this opportunity to share best practices, find new solutions to challenges, network with peers and learn from the top financial management leaders and industry experts. This training offers up to 14 CPE hours.

Can’t travel to Washington? NLT offers virtual attendance — from your home or office — so you don't have to miss out on this important leadership training event. Virtual attendance also offers up to 14 CPE hours.


Who should attend:

  • Senior managers and executives
  • CEOs and presidents
  • Accountants and auditors
  • Future leaders 

What to expect:

  • The overall experience, satisfaction and rating at NLT 2018 were 98 percent good to excellent. 
  • 94 percent of attendees will recommend this training to their colleagues.

NLT 2019 Keynote Speakers:

Brett Culp

Acclaimed Filmmaker
"Superhero Leadership"

Jen Shirkani

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Expert
"Brain Power: The Science of Successful Leadership"

Here's what some past NLT attendees had to say about the training:

“As a Young Professional attending the 2018 NLT, it gave me insight to the next steps in my career and provided me with resources to be successful at being a leader within my agency. NLT allowed me to connect what AGA is and why it is so important to financial managers in any government." 
—Raelynn North, CGFM, Idaho State Police

"Not only is it informative in the financial management field but (the NLT) encompasses the various government sectors as well as future things to come by having the leaders of each fields as speakers.”
—Jenny Y. Smith, CPA, DHS/OCFO/Financial Management

“Great opportunity to network and learn valuable lessons and insights from other people in government. Sessions are engaging and training has good positive energy.”
—2019 NLT Attendee

“Loved the strategic focus this year. The 2018 NLT gave me a lot of good ideas to implement back at the office!”
—Wendy Shatford, DOE-Western Area Power Administration

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