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SAMPLE COMPANY AGENDA

THE CHICAGO NETWORK FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM

 


Wednesday, May 18, 2016
United Way of Metropolitan, Chicago 333 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL  30th floor

10:00 A.M.

ARRIVAL & REFRESHMENTS

WELCOME REMARKS BY WENDY DUBOE, PRESIDENT & CEO (TCN MEMBER)

INTRODUCTIONS/ICEBREAKER ACTIVITY

OVERVIEW OF THE DAY

Location: Boardroom A

Speaker: Wendy DuBoe, President & CEO

10:20 A.M.

BRIEF COMPANY OVERVIEW

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH DEPARTMENT HEADS

  • TOPIC: HOW INDIVIDUAL ROLES AND DEPARTMENTS ARE CRUCIAL TO THE OVERALL BUSINESS AND ITS OPERATIONAL PROCESSES

Q/A (FISHBOWL STYLE TO KEEP QUESTIONS ANONYMOUS)

Location: Boardroom A

Speakers:

Ann Manikas, EVP, Human Resources and Inclusion
Charmayne Beverly, Director, Talent Management
Jeanette Castellanos-Butt, VP, Community Investment
Valerie Waller, SVP, Marketing and Communications
John Butler, Director, Finance
Khristina Strobel, Programs Communication & Capacity Building Officer
Naomi Mastera, President, Development and Fundraising

11:15 A.M.

TABLE WORKSHOP DISCUSSIONS WITH YOUNG PROFESSIONALS (SPEED DATING STYLE/5-MINUTE INTERVALS/3 EMPLOYEES AND 4 STUDENTS PER TABLE)

  • TOPIC: EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, NETWORKING ADVICE, FIRST YEAR ON THE JOB, WORK/LIFE BALANCE, WHAT TO EXPECT, ETC. (PRE-SET QUESTIONS USED AS PROBES FOR DISCUSSION)

Location: Private Lounge Area

Speakers:

Carla Iwanski, Analyst, Business Management
Mike Jank, Specialist, Promotion
Bianca Spratt, Senior Manager, Online Marketing           
Jessica Plechaty, Researcher, Organization and Methods
Heather Poladian, Supervisor, Records Filing Systems
Johnathan Rowe, Specialist, Marketing   
Karyn Ruhl, Quality Auditor, Industrial Standards
Michael Smith, Manager, Price Management       
Valerie Barker Waller, Manager, Human Resources 


NOON

LUNCH AND HERSTORY WITH WENDY DUBOE AND Q/A (TCN MEMBER)

Location: Boardroom B

Speaker: Wendy DuBoe, President & CEO

1:00 P.M.

OFFICE TOUR GIVEN BY 2 STAFF MEMBERS

Locations: Variety of Departmental Offices

Speakers:

Ann Manikas – VP, Human Resources and Inclusion
Charmayne Beverly – Director, Talent Management

1:30 P.M.

SKIT BY MID-LEVEL WOMEN LEADERS AND Q/A

  • TOPIC(S): EARLY MID-CAREER CHOICES, WORK/LIFE INTEGRATION, DYNAMICS OF MANAGING PEOPLE, CAREER ASPIRATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT).

Location: Private Lounge Area

Speakers:

Linda Sheridan, Director, Client Relations
Tonya Black, VP, Programs

2:00 P.M.

HERSTORIES WITH SENIOR WOMEN LEADERS (10 MINS EACH) AND Q/A

Location: Boardroom A

Speakers:

Diane Cross, Senior VP, Corporate Affairs
Susan Locke, Executive VP and General Counsel
Joan Levy, Chief Financial Officer

2:45 P.M.

WRAP UP/CONCLUSION

Location: Boardroom A

Speakers:

Wendy DuBoe, President & CEO
Ann Manikas – VP, Human Resources and Inclusion

Charmayne Beverly – Director, Talent Management