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      Blacks In Government® (BIG) Call for BIG NTI Workshop Proposals

 The BIG Experience: Today's Vision Tomorrow's Reality is the theme of the Blacks In Government (BIG) 2017 Annual National Training Institute (NTI) in Atlantic City NJ on 21-24 August. Once again, the NTI will feature workshops, special enhancement programs, and unlimited networking opportunities. The 2017 NTI Workshop Committee is seeking proposals that reflect the best thinking in the professions based on research and practice. The committee invites proposals that include innovative and cutting edge content and foster discussion and student engagement. Highlighted topics include:

  1. Career Development
  2. Communications Skills
  3. EEO
  4. Financial Management
  5. Health Awareness
  6. Information Technology
  7. Leadership and Management
  8. Personal Effectiveness
  9. Quality of Life

10.  Resource Management

The overall intent is to have a diverse array of presenters and perspectives.

Download and fill out the workshop application and email a complete package to by April 15, 2017.

Late and incomplete submissions will not move forward for consideration. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Vera McKethan at or 334-312-1275.

2017 Workshop Presenter Application

2017 Criteria Application Preparation

2017 Executive Core Qualifications


To help prepare for your PMP certification exam, Blacks In Government is offering a 35-hr PMP training course.  In the course, attendees will gain the essential knowledge needed to understand best practices, tools, and techniques as identified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The course is provided by a Registered Education Provider (REP)®, also approved by PMI, Inc.  See attached registration form and flyer for course objectives, instructor qualifications, and relevant requirements. Applications will be accepted on a first come – first served basis. Only the first 30 pre-registered students will be allowed to attend the class. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY 31 JULY 2017.

If you have any questions, contact Dr. Vera McKethan (NTI Workshop Chair) at 334-312-1275 or email her at

Click the following links for the registration documents:

1.   BIG NTI PMP Course Registration Form
2.   BIG NTI PMP Course Marketing Flyer