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Change Management: A Competitive Advantage

Change is occurring today faster than ever! During these complimentary sessions, you will learn how to assess, lead, transition and sustain change so your organization can adapt faster with greater results.

Fox Valley Technical College has the tools to develop the talent of your workforce. Join us, the morning of February 6, 2014, and explore more.

Select up to two 60-minute overviews:
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Session 1

Session 2

Leading Change Overview

Sustaining Continuous
Improvement Change

How Social Media is Changing
the Workplace

How Social Media is Changing
the Workplace

How Does Your Business
Make Money?

Communicating Across Cultures
in Today's Changing Workplace

**Interested in 'Assessing for Change Management?',
please call (920) 738-4770 to set-up a one-on-one consultation.

These sample offerings are brief complimentary sessions which
provide a sampling of strategies and offerings.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments provided.

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Event Details

Thursday, February 6, 2014
7:30 - 11:30 AM

Fox Valley Technical College's D.J. Bordini Center
5 Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54912

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Tools for Talent Development

7:30 AM - 7:45 AM
Networking & Registration
7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
Team Building Exercise
8:20 AM - 9:20 AM
Training Session 1
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Training Session 2
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Fab Lab Tour (optional)

Training Topics

Leading Change Overview
Presented By: Dean Murzello


Change is the only constant! Change is an essential ingredient for organizations to survive and thrive!! Change success needs a leader who has the skills to lead change.
  • Why people find it so hard to change
  • The four fears of change that must be addressed
  • Leading change steps for the leader/manager

Sustaining Continuous Improvement Change
Presented By: Dean Witman

Organizations that are committed to continuous improvement often find that the results of their improvement efforts are not sustained. This session will start with a discussion of business planning in a continuous improvement setting and introduce the lean technique of policy deployment. The main focus will be about how to conduct Hoshin or breakthrough reviews that are designed to keep a business plan on track, and techniques for diagnosing and managing exceptions to the plan.
  • Planning in a Continuous Improvement Setting
  • Using Policy Deployment: An Introduction
  • Keeping the Plan on Track: Hoshin Reviews
  • Diagnosing the Results
  • Managing Exceptions to the Plan

How Does Your Business Make Money?
Presented By: Amy Pietsch

The hottest word in business may be innovation but the newest critical competency is business model innovation. Think about it. How many industries can you think of that have been made obsolete or are on their way to obsolescence because their business model was/is no longer relevant? Having the best product or service coupled with the best customer experience is no longer enough. Today’s savvy non-profits, social enterprises and businesses of all sizes are combining the best in product and service innovation with business model innovation to create a sustainable competitive advantage.

Join the FVTC Venture Center and Learn:
  • Why a business model innovation today’s critical new competency
  • How to eliminate “blah-blah-blah” and get your businesses’ key
    players pulling in the same direction
  • How to map your business model and design new business models
    for the future

How Social Media is Changing the Workplace
Presented By: Jamie Voster

We all know how social media has impacted our personal lives, it also impacts the way that people work. As it is with so many areas of life, social media is changing the nature of the workplace. Discover why you need to polish your LinkedIn Profile.
  • Optimize your LinkedIn presence
  • People are researching you, people who matter:
    Your prospects, employees, managers, clients, competition

Communicating Across Cultures in Today's Changing Workplace
Presented By: Elizabeth Mitchell Jones

In this interactive session, participants will discover how to recognize and address the four primary cultural differences that impact today’s changing workplace. At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify potential differences in workplace values between primary and secondary cultures in Northeast Wisconsin demonstrate ways to effectively address those differences,
  • Identify common intercultural business etiquette differences and demonstrate expected accommodations for those differences, and
  • Articulate recommended communication strategies to bridge cultural differences in the workplace and in global business transactions.

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