Week 1 – assignment: assess the nomination and confirmation processes

 

Week 1 – Assignment: Assess the Nomination and Confirmation Processes for Federal Agencies’ Executive Leadership

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Instructions

Executive leadership in the public sector is affected by complex challenges. Executive leaders often struggle with making decisions that affect millions of Americans. The decisions they make must be the results of sound judgment and strategies. For this assignment, you are the chairperson for a special advisory committee on executive leadership that serves at the pleasure of the President of the United States. Your goal for this assignment is to identify and recommend an individual to the President of the United States for the cabinet position of Secretary of Health and Human Services. Prepare a PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following:

  1. Describe the selectee’s professional experiences and expertise.
  2. Explain the qualities of the selected, and then explain why you recommend this person’s nomination to the President of the United States.
  3. Assess the selectee’s professional record and justify any potential reason(s) this individual might not be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
  4. Explain the confirmation process.

Length: 5-7 slides, not including title and reference slides

References: Include a minimum of 5 scholarly resources.

Your presentation should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.