New Year, New You!

AGA is pleased to offer new professional development sessions from March through June 2024, designed to bring out the best in you! These one-hour virtual presentations are based on AGA’s highly rated “Professional Polish in the Public Sector” course and are delivered by Kimberly Jones.

Schedule and Registration

    Remove the Roadblocks, Reignite Your Resolve!
    • Description: We often blame others and challenging situations when we don’t achieve our personal and professional goals.  Frequently, though, we create our own roadblocks to success, preventing us from hitting our targets and becoming the best version of ourselves. Through storytelling, humor and refreshing candor, Kimberly Jones presents an entertaining and inspirational session on how to identify and remove obstacles in your life, so that you can reignite your resolve and achieve the triumph you seek!
    • March 8, 2024, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
    • $30 per person
    • Registration is closed
    • Deadline to register or cancel — March 6, 2024
  • Embracing Criticism:  Using Negative Comments to Propel You Forward
    • Description: Most people prefer compliments to complaints and, yet, negative comments can help propel us forward in ways more comforting words cannot.  Join Kimberly Jones in an amusing and enlightening session focused on how to use criticism to gain a fresh perspective on your professional life, and reach your full potential.
    • April 17, 2024, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
    • $30 per person
    • Registration is closed
    • Deadline to register or cancel — April 15, 2024
  • Increase Your Confidence, Enhance Your Career 
    • Description: Increasing your self-confidence can enrich all aspects of your professional life.  In this entertaining session, you’ll learn how to develop a greater appreciation for your own abilities and qualities, enabling you to more effectively present, communicate and interact in the business environment.  
    • May 9, 2024, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
    • $30 per person
    • Registration is closed
    • Deadline to register or cancel — May 7, 2024
  • How to Find ‘Happy’
    • Description: Everyone has moments when “happy” is hard to find.  Through humor, personal stories and step-by-step instructions, Kimberly Jones will take you on an entertaining journey, helping you gain a fresh perspective on your personal and professional lives so that your “happy” is easier to achieve.
    • June 24, 2024, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
    • $30 per person
    • Register
    • Deadline to register or cancel — June 22, 2024

Important Details

  • Registration and payment: Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until 2 days before the class start date. Space is limited. Payment is required by credit card at the time of registration. POs are not accepted.
  • Cancellation deadline: The cancellation deadline for each session is 2 days before the start date. If the registrant does not attend the presentation, AGA will not issue credit toward any future training.
  • Login instructions and connectivity: All sessions will be taught via Zoom. Upon registration, participants will receive a separate email with Zoom link information.
  • CPE credit: During the opening remarks of each presentation, AGA will explain how you can receive your CPE certificate. In compliance with NASBA, AGA employs an attendance monitoring system. You MUST be able to view the PowerPoint slides on a device to verify your attendance.

CPE Information

Learning objectives

  • Increase your personal and professional confidence
  • Learn to let go of the past, center yourself and find happiness from within
  • Recognize the importance of making and implementing a success plan to achieve your goals
  • Learn that criticism is often a form of love that can help you grow personally and professionally

Program level: Basic
Delivery method: Group internet-based (virtual)
Course prerequisite: None
Advance prep: None
CPE credit: 1 (per session)
Field of study: Personal Development


AGA 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 registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: National Registry of CPE Sponsor ID: 104201.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact CGFM staff at 800.242.7211 ext. 316 or email