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2012 Leadership Foundations Program

January 11-13, 2012
Lockhart Hall (Room 25)


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

7:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast outside Lockhart Hall (Room 25)
8:30 Welcome/Introduction
Professor John Matheson
Dean David Wippman
8:40 Emotional Intelligence and How It Can Enhance Your Leadership Skills
Kathleen Marron (’82), President of The Marron Alliance
11:00 Effective Leadership Through Strategic Communications
Amy Rotenberg (’92), President of Rotenberg Associates
12:00 Lunch Presentation: Leadership Skills Learned in the Trenches
Lee Mitau (’72), Executive Vice President and General Counsel of U.S. Bancorp
1:30 Practices of Integrative Leadership
Barbara Crosby, Associate Professor at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
3:15 Leadership and Negotiation
Mary Alton, Corporate Institute Program Director


Thursday, January 12, 2012

8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Leadership Strengths Quest: Challenging Leaders to Help Them Go from "Good to Great"
Tom Matson, Senior Director of Leadership Development and Programming for the Gallup Education Practice
12:00 Lunch Presentation: Communicate That!™
Roshini Rajkumar (’97), President of Roshini Performance Group
1:30 Leading by Effective Management
Phil Miller, Professional Director of the Carlson Consulting Enterprise at the Carlson School of Management
3:45 FrameBreaking Leadership Development: A Practical Approach to Developing Yourself on the Job
Mark Kizilos, Assistant Dean of Executive Education at the Carlson School of Management


Friday, January 13, 2012

8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Preparing for Act II: Becoming an Ethical Lawyer
James Hale (’65), Chairman of the Governance Committee at Tennant Company and former Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Target Corporation
10:00 Law Firm Leadership and Consolidation in a Changing Environment
Phil Garon (’72), former Chairman of the Management Committee of Faegre & Benson
11:10 The Business of Law
Tom Bradley, Chief Financial Officer of Dorsey & Whitney
Bryn Vaaler (’79), Professional Services Partner at Dorsey & Whitney
12:30 Closing