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Session I of the Advanced Symposium will focus on Workforce and Leadership Development.

7/22/2014 to 7/23/2014
When: July 22-23, 2014
8:30 AM
Where: Madren Center at Clemson University
230 Madren Center Drive
Clemson, South Carolina  29634
United States
Contact: SCEDA

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Advanced Symposium

The Advanced Symposium is an advanced level course for professional economic development practitioners. The Symposium provides attendees an interactive learning environment taught by highly qualified professionals that include local practitioners, economic development experts, consultants, and private industry representatives. Successful completion of The Symposium will earn attendees the "SC Certified Economic Developer" (SCCED) certification.

The 2014-15 Advanced Symposium will be held:
July 22-23 - Madren Center at Clemson University
October 2-3 - Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology
January 15-16 - Charleston area
April 9-10 Newberry Conference Center

Session 1 will focus on Workforce & Leadership Development and will feature Kate McEnroe and Carol Johnson as speakers.

Kate McEnroe - July 22nd session

“Workforce Development:   Accepting, Creating and Documenting the Reality” 

Kate's workforce experience and knowledge will provide attendees resources to assess their local workforce of today while providing an opportunity to develop strategies for tomorrow.  She will challenge attendees to return to their local communities to meet current business needs while determining the expectations of new businesses.

Carol Johnson - July 23rd session

“Will You Lead or Follow in 2014? Your Role in Community and Economic Development Success”

Carol’s direct and truthful approach helps attendees assess  their personal leadership style, while assessing the many styles of their local leadership.  Attendees will gain confidence in their abilities to lead and will be ready to tackle many of the challenges in the local economic development arena.

About your Speakers:

Kate McEnroe formed Kate McEnroe Consulting in 1993 after spending seven years as Vice President and Principal with Fantus. Her focus has been on corporate site selection assignments, and with a particular expertise in labor-sensitive projects.

Carol Johnson is a proven sales expert and the founder of Continuous Dialog, a professional consulting company specializing in economic development, chamber and leadership sales training.  Private and Public organizations have realized tremendous success and return on investment from the Continuous Dialog proven methods, practical skills and commitment to application.  Clients include states, utilities, chambers, Fortune 500 companies, public and private partnerships, cities and associations. Carol is an outstanding trainer, speaker, coach and facilitator.

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