Center of Excellence in Ethical and Entrepreneurial Leadership
“The Vision, Voice and Values of Leadership:
How Leaders Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results in a Global Economy.”
Hosted by: Ursuline College’s Center of Excellence for Ethical and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Lead Event Sponsor: Wells Fargo Advisors LLC
Date: Thursday, May 16th, from 9:30 to 1:30 PM
Location: Executive Caterers at Landerhaven, 6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124
Schedule of Activities
9:30 Registration and Open Networking Session with Continental Breakfast
10:00 Welcome Messages and Introduction of Speakers
10:20 Concurrent Breakout Sessions with Guest Speakers
12:30 Keynote Speaker – How Leaders Inspire, Influence and Achieve Results in a Global Economy
1:00 Open Q & A, Closing Remarks and End of Session Networking
Victoria Tifft, President and CEO, Clinical Research Management, Inc.
Example List of Awards Received: National Small Business Person of the Year, NorthCoast 99 Employer of Choice, Ohio Small Business Person of the Year, Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Innovator Award, Pillar Award for Community Service, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Top Business Diversity Award and Outstanding Leadership Award.
Topics Covered in Concurrent Breakout Sessions with Guest Speakers:
Developing Financing Strategies for Growing or Expanding a Business
Learning How to Build Relationships with International Businesses in China, India, Japan and Africa
Understanding the Importance of Ethics, Trust and Transparency in Leadership
Discovering How to Use Social Media as a Marketing and Communication Strategy
Jeff Heinen, President & CEO, Heinen's Fine Foods Inc.; Frank Albanese, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Advisors; Ed Flanagan, Attorney at Law, Flanagan & Giffels Co., L.P.A; William Sinn, President & CEO, International China Consulting; James Domingo, President, The Domingo Group and previous President Swagelok Japan, Inc., Rita N.Singh, CEO, Elite Women Around the World and CFO/CPA, S & G Consulting, LLC; and Ursuline Professors. Special Guests: MBA students from China.
Event Registration Fee*
Registration Fee for Individuals: $25.00
Registration Fee for a Business Sponsor Table of 8: $175.00
Ursuline Students, Faculty and Staff: No Charge
*Fee includes Program, Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Raffle Tickets for Door Prizes
Register online at ursuline.edu/centerofexcellence or email – email@example.com
Please note, due to limited seating, pre-registration is required to attend. Online event registration must be completed on or before May 10th, 2013. For additional information contact Dr. Debra L. Fleming in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Ursuline College (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 440.646.8120). Additional information about the May 16th event will be posted in April.
Information about the Center of Excellence in Ethical and Entrepreneurial Leadership
The Center of Excellence in Ethical and Entrepreneurial Leadership for Global Competence is an extension of several leadership activities at Ursuline. The Center’s primary purpose is to prepare individuals for further education, careers, leadership positions, and service to the community which is in direct alignment with Ursuline’s mission, vision and strategic initiatives. Enhanced by Ursuline’s vibrant heritage of educating women, the Center will strive to support future business leaders to attain their maximum creative potential. The Center is located in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
The mission of the Center of Excellence is to contribute to the development of ethical and entrepreneurial leaders of exceptional integrity who are empowered, informed, responsible and dedicated to educating others. The Center’s Vision is to become a premiere entrepreneurial, research-based learning center that focuses on leadership development from an ethical, values-based business perspective. The Center is committed to teaching individuals to contribute to the local community by leading productive and responsible lives that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment. These aspirations combined with Ursuline College’s spiritual vitality in the Catholic tradition contribute to a vision that inspires academic excellence and lifelong learning while promoting a sense of caring and of meaningful interaction among all members of the Center’s community.
The Center’s conferences, events and networking activities focus on entrepreneurship, ethical leadership, market innovation, economic and social business issues, technological advancements, international business and globalization. Ursuline’s President, Sr. Diana Stano, stated that “hearing from our expert speakers, students and members of the Northeast Ohio community will get a chance to share their own experiences and network with entrepreneurial business leaders and their supporters”.