The Secrets of Managing Different Generations in the Workplace
The Secrets of Managing Different Generations in the Workplace Tues. 10/10/2017; 8:30am-10am with an additional, optional hour of small group coaching offered from 10am-11am.Speaker/Instructor: Jen VondenbrinkCost: FREETarget Audience: Business owners, senior leaders, and managers/supervisors. For the first time in history, four generations are active in the profit and nonprofit workforce. Shaped by the world in which they grew up, these four generations bring different perspectives, work ethic and abilities to learn to the workplace. All of this can create conflict, breakdowns in communication and decreased productivity. Leaders and managers must be able to understand the differences not only to communicate to their teams in a relevant fashion, but also to motivate and manage them.In this session participants can expect to learn: The characteristics, values, and communication styles of the different generations. Why traditional management practices are not always effective across generations. The secret to effectively managing multiple generations. It’s simpler than you think. About the Speaker: Jen Vondenbrink is a nationally recognized authority on moving people outside their comfort zone. From her career with Starbucks Coffee Company, she learned coloring inside the lines isn't always a formula for growth. Today she engages individuals and companies ready for change through her consulting business Life Simplified Business Solutions and as a Corporate Trainer for The Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College. She is also the co-author of the recently published, In Search of Customers.
When: Oct 10, 2017 8:30AM in West Barnstable, MA
Managing the Small Business Supply Chain: A Focus on Construction
Managing the Small Business Supply Chain: A Focus on Construction Wed. 10/25/2017; 8:30am-10am with an additional, optional hour of small group coaching offered from 10am-11am.Speaker/Instructor: Richard WeissmanCost: FREE Target Audience: Business owners, senior leaders, and managers/supervisors in the construction industry. Improve the operational and financial performance of your construction business by dynamically managing your supply chain. Transform your contractors and sub-contractors into high performing suppliers! Effectively and efficiently manage their performance by applying innovative supply chain management techniques and processes adapted for use in the construction industry. Vigorous supply chain management, in any sized business, leads to greater operational success, reduced costs, higher customer satisfaction and improved financial performance. The supply chains of small businesses are as critical to a company’s success as those in larger firms. Smaller companies often lack a comprehensive strategy to maximize their inter-firm relationships, including managing multi-level supplier performance and customer interactions. This session will allow small and growing businesses to take steps in transitioning their supply chain operations from an administrative chore to an active management process, essential to remaining competitive and relevant in today’s complex business environment. Learning Objectives: Create a long-term supply chain management strategy that will scale with your business and be relevant to your industry Strengthen the link between supplier performance and customer satisfaction
Develop the proper quantitative and qualitative metrics to manage and gain control over all levels of suppliers Increase relationship centered communication throughout the supplier community Model customer service requirements throughout the supply chain Identify the future trends in supply chain management that will have a direct impact on your
About the Speaker: Rich Weissman, an experienced supply chain management professional and educator, works with early stage companies and small businesses to create scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His areas of expertise include creating strategic sourcing plans, managing and improving supplier performance, supplier evaluation and selection, project management, contract negotiation and administration, supplier communications, and transportation and logistics management. Weissman teaches operations management, supply chain management, entrepreneurship, strategy and policy, and managerial economics for Endicott College, Northeastern University and Lesley University. He has more than twenty-five years of practical experience in all facets of procurement and supply chain management for Boston area high technology manufacturers. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman holds an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University. He writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain.
When: Oct 25, 2017 8:30AM in West Barnstable, MA
Managing the Non-Profit Using the Operating Model Canvas
Managing the Non Profit Using The Operating Model CanvasWed. 11/15/2017; 8:30am-10am with an additional, optional hour of small group coaching offered from 10am-11am. Speaker/Instructor: Marc L. GoldbergCost: FREE Target Audience: Non Profit LeadersThis interactive workshop will explore a fresh approach to planning and managing the nonprofit “enterprise” by adopting the Operating Model Canvas approach. This one page methodology to planning focuses on 9 building blocks: Value Proposition, Stakeholder segments, Customer, Beneficiaries and Stakeholder relationships, Channels to reach customer segments, Key activities, Resources and Partners and Revenue and Expenses. Participants will take away a tool to use with staff, board and beneficiaries to build stronger non profit teams. About the Speaker: Marc L. Goldberg, Certified Mentor, SCORE Cape Cod and the Islands Chapter #225As a retired seasoned executive, during the past four decades, he has worked in all facets of domestic and international marketing, strategic & business planning and General Management. His focus has been attainable performance improvement through training and measurement. For almost 30 years his company, Marketech360 specialized in exhibitor staff training and measuring exhibitor results at trade shows and events. As a SCORE Mentor, Marc serves start-ups, small businesses wanting to grow and strategic planning for nonprofits. He is the author of Small Doesn’t Mean Second Rate, Exhibiting in Mexico, Measurement Made Easy, and The Future of Healthcare Exhibit is Learning. Marc launched his ebook, Strategic Trade Show Success in 2016. In 2017, he published, for SCORE, Tips from SCORE.
When: Nov 15, 2017 8:30AM in West Barnstable, MA