Join NCMA Cape Canaveral Chapter as we host a full-day education and networking seminar. Attendees will receive extensive hands-on learning and scheduled opportunities to network with peers!
Contract management is a dynamic profession that relies on strong leaders to create solutions for organizations, customers, and end-users. Sometimes that means thinking bigger when it comes to the critical role a contract management team plays in accomplishing the mission and driving an organization forward. In this hands-on seminar, participants will explore leadership opportunities and challenges faced by contract managers, learn to leverage specific leadership skills, and develop a personal, 90-day leadership plan to hit the ground running. This seminar is perfect for anyone working in acquisition, preparing to take on a new leadership role, and current leaders ready to hone their skills! Participants will earn 7 CPE/CLPs.
Summary of Seminar Content and Objectives
Objective 1: Develop and leverage strategic relationships from a contracting leader’s unique perspective—build a plan to:
- Identify critical counterparts and key influencers,
- Build trust and credibility,
- Establish partnerships, and
- Leverage relationships to create solutions.
Objective 2: Build a reputation as a solution-maker within your organization—build a plan to:
- Take a broader, solution-oriented approach to challenges;
- Add value through your technical knowledge and career skills; and
- Connect your work to the mission.
Objective 3: Communicate to get results—build a plan to:
- Craft a results-driven message,
- Refine your message to connect with the audience, and
- Establish presence and project confidence.
Objective 4: Empower and engage a team of contract managers—build a plan to:
- Establish a shared team vision,
- Create a culture of engagement, and
- Build up other emerging leaders.
Objective 5: Lead effectively through periods of disruption, change, and innovation—build a plan to:
- Act decisively during periods of change,
- Re-evaluate vision during periods of change,
- Demonstrate emotional intelligence,
- Identify key disruptors to and innovations coming to our profession, and
- Plan for volatility.