Sep 5 - 6, 2012
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Dr. Jerald Jellison has been a full professor of social psychology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles for over 30 years. He held previous appointments at Duke University, the University of Missouri, and the University of Texas, Austin. Jerry has received multiple teaching excellence awards. His notable courses are Interpersonal Relations and Applied Social Psychology.
Jerry served as president and chairman of the board of the 30,000 member USC Credit Union for twenty-three years and helped create a 100-fold increase in assets from $2 million to over $300 million. This real world experience informs his ideas on implementing change.
Jerry has been teaching his practical techniques for implementing change to business professionals throughout the world for the past 25 years. He has extensive experience consulting with all levels of management.
His book, Overcoming Resistance, published by Simon & Schuster, was a Fortune Book Club selection and named a top business book. McGraw Hill published Managing the Dynamics of Change in July 2006 and his most recent book, Life After Grad School, has been published by Oxford University Press.
A highly skilled keynote speaker, Jerry has been addressing audiences throughout the world for over 25 years. He has extensive experience connecting with all levels of management from CEOs to front line supervisors and employees.
Thursday Sep. 6 9:00AM
Human resistance is the major obstacle that blocks us from implementing innovative new practices. In this engaging presentation you will learn a practical new approach... more
Following a successful business career Cliff joined Columbia University's Graduate School of Business faculty as the Entrepreneur in Residence. In addition to teaching Launching New Ventures, he serves as faculty advisor to the Eugene M. Lang Investment Fund. In the spring of 2005, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to the study of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia and in 2007 he received the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.
During the early 90's he worked in Russia on behalf of the United Nations to assist in the privatization process by helping to identify entrepreneurial opportunities that would assist in the development of the "new economy."
Wednesday Sep. 5 12:45PM
Lunch Keynote - Creating a Pathway for Innovative Thinking and Instilling an Entrepreneurial Spirit in your Organization
This keynote will explore how creative ideas are crafted into new products, concepts and services. Content will explore the ideal working environment, motivating people, and... more