Leadership teleconference available to faculty, staff, students

by Dennis Brown

A leadership teleconference hosted by colleges and universities nationwide on Wednesday (Nov. 7) will be available to faculty, staff and students of the University of Notre Dame.p. Originating from Atlanta, “The New Leadership Challenge: Teaming Principles with Practice in a Time of Change” will be offered on campus from 10:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p. The program, organized by the Worldwide Lessons in Leadership Series and sponsored at Notre Dame by the Department of Human Resources, will be seen live at 150 sites in the United States and 50 other nations, with the audience expected to exceed 100,000.p. Among the featured speakers will be Michael Dell, founder of Dell Computer Corp.; Jeff Immelt, president and chair-elect of General Electric Company; Stephen R. Covey, author of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”; and Ken Blanchard, author of the “One Minute Manager.” The program will focus on topics such as attracting and keeping top employees during economic upheaval, developing leadership skills at every level of an organization, competing in a changing global economy, and developing the speed and flexibility to capitalize on opportunities.p. The cost of the program is $159 and registration is required in advance. Registration forms are available by e-mailing Kathy Fischer in human resources at fischer.26@nd.edu or on the World Wide Web at: http://www.nd.edu/~hr/forms/TrainingRegistrationCard.pdf

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