APICS Toledo Leadership Improvement Seminar

Posted Jan 14th, 2008 by Mike Bunge  Category: Business


The APICS Toledo chapter will be holding a Professional Development Seminar titled “Improving Your Leadership Skills” on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Brandywine Country Club in Maumee and will be jointly sponsored with the Toledo Chapter of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

This seminar, by design, will enhance the leadership skills of each participant. Emphasis will be on specific principles that strengthen self-confidence, as well as, our relationships. Value in professional attitudes will also be highlighted.

The seminar learning objectives are:
Explore our ability to melt down indifference.
To move compliance to willing, even enthusiastic, cooperation.
Handle resistance that wins others to our way of thinking

Mr John Adams, the Dale Carnegie franchisee for Northwest Ohio and Northern Indiana will be the presenter. John has extensive leadership development experience with local companies such as, General Motors, Daimler Chrysler, Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station, and the Dana Corporation.

Dale Carnegie is a global training and consulting organization. Dale Carnegie Training has contributed to the personal and professional lives of over seven million graduates with its time-spaced training programs. Program graduates are represented by a large number of successful business and world leaders.

Dale Carnegie helps their local client companies to develop their managers, build their teams, increase their sales, and satisfy their customers.

The cost is $30 for non-members, $25.00 for APICS, Toledo Chamber, and Maumee Chamber members and $15.00 for student members. This includes a dinner choice of baked stuff chicken breast or beef a la Bourguignonne with a non-alcoholic beverage. A cash bar will also be available.

Additional information at www.apicstoledo.org or via an email to pdm@apicstoledo.org. Reservations will be accepted until Sunday, January 27 and attendance is limited.

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APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

The Toledo chapter was chartered in 1962 and supports the association’s aims by:
· Offering on-going classroom training in Toledo and surrounding areas
· Partnering with Jackson Community College to offer training in Southern Michigan
· Offering Professional Development meetings
· Organizing plant and facility tours for benchmarking
· Mentoring student chapters at Bowling Green State and University of Toledo
· Offering eight (8) $500 college scholarships per year to university students
· Supporting 3 certifications in the Operations Management field

The Toledo chapter has in excess of 340 members and is operated by local professional volunteers as a non-profit organization.


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