2014 Scheduled Speakers and Topics
The Key Executive Leadership Program is pleased to present the following speakers and topics for the 2014 Key Executive Leadership Speaker Series under the theme "Leadership Challenges in a Changing World":
Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Speaker: Erran Carmel, American University, Kogod School of Business
Technologies for Communication and Collaboration
With declining resources, government officials need to think smarter and more strategically about how they approach their work.
The answer for many organizations and agencies is the use of unified communications--real-time communication services integrated to optimize business processes (e.g., instant messaging, video conferencing, and desktop sharing).
The session, Technologies for Communication and Collaboration, will focus on various technologies employees and managers can deploy to create a collaborative environment.
Session discussions will include:
How collaboration technologies are improving process, workforce and business performance.
How executives can use collaboration tools to truly transform workplace performance.
Identification of contexts where greater collaboration is warranted.
A session you don't want to miss that is sure to provide ideas and approaches you can take back to the office on Monday.
Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Speaker: Patrick Barker, Defense Acquisition University
Topic: Project Management
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Topic: Global Leadership/Leadership in a Global Context/Cross-Cultural Communications
Continental breakfast will be served for morning sessions and light refreshments for evening sessions.
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Key Reasons to Attend
- Provides a stimulating environment for Key current students and alumni, which is conducive for continued intellectual and professional growth.
- Cultivates professional connections between current students, alumni, faculty and staff.
- Supplements your Key experience with subject matter relevant to improved leadership in the public sector.
- Current students and alumni are eligible to receive a certificate of completion for attending at least six seminars within a two year period.
- Allows the Key Executive Leadership Program to reciprocate the support and serve the public good.