Effective leadership workshop offered by UH Hilo biz college

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Date: Thursday, December 13, 2007
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The College of Business and Economics (CoBE) at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is offering a leadership workshop on “Effective Leadership: Lessons from the Top Leaders” for area businesses and organizations on Wednesday, January 9, from 8 a.m. to noon in UCB 127.

Dr. David Hyslop, professor of business education, Bowling Green State University (OH), will be the facilitator. He has extensive expertise in the field of leadership with over 25 years of providing training and consulting with over 200 firms. Hyslop has been active with coaching and mentoring employees, assisting organizations in creating a leadership culture, and providing training in leadership and performance management.

“This program will build on the works of the foremost authorities in leadership development today, including Ken Blanchard, Jack Zenger and Jim Collins,” said CoBE Dean Dr. Marcia Sakai. “It will apply principles of the best leadership organizations as reported by Fortune Magazine.”

The half-day program is designed to assist leaders in all types of organizations in understanding and applying leadership principles to 1) build core leadership values to create unity, vision and focus; 2) achieve the best performance from all employees through coaching and mentoring; 3) achieve bench strength by providing leadership development opportunities for future leaders; 4) create a culture which supports, sustains, and rewards effective leadership practices; and 5) evaluate individual leaders’ strengths and achievements.

Participants will be provided with articles and summaries of the top leadership practices, and will have the opportunity to develop strategies helpful in implementing these practices within their own organization.

The cost is $95 per person, or $350 for a table of four. For registration information, contact the CoBE office at (808) 974-7400. Registered participants may check in at 7:30 am in UCB 127.


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