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The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), is a program managed by the Graduate School USA and funded by the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. PITI-VITI supports the insular governments of American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, FSM, Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. Find out more about the PITI-VITI program on the About PITI-VITI page.

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Project Management - Identifying, Analyzing, and Managing Project Risk

Risk cannot be avoided. So, the best way to manage an unavoidable situation is to plan for and identify the potential obstacles and possible solutions. This class revolves around the advanced practices for identifying, communicating, managing, and controlling project risks. This class is very interactive and includes discussions, hands-on exercises, scenarios, and case studies.

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Grants Management Overview

The Grants Management Overview course will provide updated information about grants and cooperative agreements, including the responsibilities of recipients and key tasks that must be completed during the project period.  This course will be informative for administrative, finance and program staff from organizations that are involved with grant implementation.  It will also be relevant for new staff on existing grants who do not have extensive experience in grants management.

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Communication Skills for Leaders

Overcome barriers to effective office communications. Develop strategies to increase your ability to be understood by identifying your own communication style and that of others. Explore methods of interpreting verbal and nonverbal feedback and the use of appropriate repetition to clarify communications.  Communicating during periods of change can create conflict; participants will examine methods to best communicate during times of transition. This course uses lectures, discussions, and small group exercises focused on building the following competencies: leadership, supervisory skills, effective communication, developing effective vision, and innovation.

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United States and Palau Announce Establishment of the Palau Advisory Group on Economic Reform

Calendar iconAug 08, 2022

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The United States and Republic of Palau Governments have confirmed the nomination and selection of five individuals to fully constitute the Palau Advisory Group on Economic Reform, consistent with the Palau Compact Review Agreement, as amended. “The United States government has worked...

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Training Starts Again In-Person for Insular Area Government Finance Officers

Calendar iconJul 18, 2022

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The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs is pleased to note that the Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) has reconvened their first in-person meeting in over two years, as they ended their summer 2022 meeting. Twenty-eight finance officers and government...

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Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs Announces Executive Leadership Development Program for Public Sector Officials from the U.S. Virgin Islands

Calendar iconMay 26, 2022

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The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 - 2023 cohort of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). Public sector employees working for the U.S. Virgin Islands...

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Sixty-One American Samoa Government Ethics Officers Complete PITI-VITI’s Ethical Decision-Making Workshop

Calendar iconApr 01, 2022

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On March 21 and March 28, 2022, sixty-one American Samoa government ethics officers, representing the designated ethics officials for American Samoa Government (ASG) departments, took part in a government-wide training initiative delivered by the Pacific & Virgin Islands Training Initiatives...

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Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.