2018 National Leadership Training

Feb. 27–28 | Washington or virtual | 14 CPEs

developing and training government financial 
professionals to excel as leaders

Learn more about attending virtually.

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. Need CPEs? 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 2017 were 98 percent good to excellent. 
  • 99 percent of attendees will recommend this training to their colleagues.

Featured speakers


David DeLong
Closing the Skills Gap: Innovative Talent Management Solutions for a Changing Workforce
President of Smart Workforce Strategies, David DeLong is also a research fellow at the MIT AgeLab. He is co-author of The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management and author of Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce. He helps leaders implement practical solutions to address critical skill shortages created by major changes in workforce demographics, shifts in generational values and new technologies. 

  Mark Updegrove
Lessons in Character and Leadership from Seven American Presidents

Mark Updegrove is a historian, journalist and television commentator. He is inaugural CEO of the National Medal of Honor Museum and author of four books, including Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency; Baptism by Fire: Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of Crisis; and Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House. His latest work is The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. 

Here's what some NLT 2017 attendees had to say about the training:

“The NLT event was one of the best and most invaluable training sessions I've attended in my career. The panel was very informative, transparent and offered great advice. Anyone looking to grow, expand their leadership skills should join AGA.”
Erica Robinson, NSF

"Attend AGA NLT and see good leaders networking and sharing their knowledge.”
Barbara Ricks, BA, MS (Lead Accountant SSA)

Networking, having access to products and services with the exhibitors, getting advice from people that have been there and done, learning what worked and what did not work were the best about attending the NLT.”
Carrie Alexander, AGA Phoenix Chapter

“AGA once again provides cutting edge and value add leadership training during times of transition to a new president. AGA is a leader; a beacon of hope for the future and provides candid advice to build your career. AGA is the place to be for government accountability professionals and leaders of today and tomorrow.”

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