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Being Realistic: Writing Good Goals and Objectives

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

Course Description

This session will demonstrate how to write clear goals and SMART objectives to set program implementers up for success in the future.  Participates will gain skills through examples and practice to improve their work plans so it is easier to evaluate progress towards the mission.  If managers want to gift their future selves, then this course can help them get on the right path. 


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If managers want to gift their future selves, then this course can help them get on the right path. 

Who Should Attend

APIPA conference sessions are intended for island government accountability professionals.  Audit, budget, finance, accounting, and related management and staff members will find interest and value in this presentation.

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With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected].










September 01, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


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CPEs - 2 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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David Rykken

David Rykken

Washington, DC

David Rykken has more than 25 years of experience in public service working with all levels of government. He has worked for HHS at headquarters in DC for the last 15 years as a Supervisory Management Analyst, a Senior Emergency Management Specialist, and a Supervisory Public Health Advisor.