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2013 Leadership Foundations Program

January 16-18, 2013
Lockhart Hall (Room 25)


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

8:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast outside Lockhart Hall (Room 25)
8:45 Welcome/Introduction
David Fisher, Corporate Institute Executive Director
Professor John Matheson
Dean David Wippman
9:00 Authentic Leadership
Bill George, Harvard Business School Professor, Former Medtronic CEO
10:00 Leadership and the Art of Struggle
Steven Snyder, Snyder Leadership Group, Former Microsoft GM, Former Net Perceptions CEO
11:15 Secrets to Success
Al Coleman (’04), Attorney at Gray Plant Mooty
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Communication Exercise
2:30 Emotional Intelligence
Barbara Krantz Taylor, The Bailey Group
4:30 Wrap Up, Day 1


Thursday, January 17, 2013

8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30 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
11:30 Lunch
12:30 Creating Your Own Personal Brand
Ashley Bowes Johnson and Michelle Wieser, Graduate Business Career Center at the Carlson School of Management
2:45 The Asking Formula
John Baker, President of Sales and Leadership Effectiveness at READY Thinking, LLC
4:00 Wrap Up, Day 2


Friday, January 18, 2013

8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30 Negotiating in (Your) Style – A Leadership Skill
Mary Alton, Corporate Institute Program Director
10:30 Think on the Spot
Toni Halleen (’88), Fun with Law President, Attorney at The General Counsel, Ltd.
12:00 How You Lead Matters
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman, Carlson Companies
1:00 Closing