Thursday February 3, 2011

Inspiring Employees

February's Center for Leadership & Executive Development programs designed to ignite employee passion and improve workplace morale.

James Lucas, CEO of Luman International and author of 14 books, will discuss "Re-Igniting the Passionate Organization" 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, during the University of Dayton Center for Leadership and Executive Development's Executive Development series.

Similar themes highlight three University of Dayton CLED Successful Supervisor Series events in February: "Managing and Moving Up" 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8; "A 'More Better' Workplace: Improve the People, Team and Morale in Your Organization" 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15; and "Evaluating Performance: Planting the Seeds for Success" 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17.

The cost to attend a one-day Executive Development program is $995 for the general public, $945 for University of Dayton alumni and $870 for CLED partners.

The cost for Successful Supervisor Series program is $395 for each session for the general public, $345 for University of Dayton alumni and $290 for CLED partners.
For the first time this year, both programs presented by the University of Dayton Center for Leadership & Executive Development are open to the general public.

All sessions will be at the 1700 South Patterson Building, formerly the NCR Corp. world headquarters. For a complete schedule, list of speakers and session topics or to register, call 937-229-3115 or visit the related link.

Program topics are based on the critical business and leadership needs identified annually by executives in the Dayton region and include employee engagement, developing high potential leaders, creating passionate organizations and strategic innovation, among others.

Speakers include educators from Harvard Business School, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's Leadership Program, Dartmouth's Tuck School and the Weatherhead School at Case Western. Others are top leadership thought leaders and best-selling business book authors, including, Bruce Tulgan (It's Okay to be the Boss), David Maxfield (Change Anything), Joseph Pine (Welcome to the Experience Economy) and Barry Posner (The Leadership Challenge). University of Dayton faculty and local business leaders also teach courses.

For more information, contact Shawn Robinson, associate director of media relations, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson@udayton.edu.