Location & Date

Michigan State University
Management Education Center
811 W. Square Lake Road
Troy, MI
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Mon. December 6, 2010
3:30 pm Check in; 4 pm workshops, 5:15 pm reception; 6:15 pm dinner; 7:15 pm keynote

Contact & Other Information

Alumni Relations
The Eli Broad College of Business
The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Michigan State University
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Price: $95 per person; $650 sponsored group of eight (8)
Guests: 100 to 500

  The 45th Annual Broad Executive Forum of Detroit  
Hosted By: The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Broad Executive Forum of Detroit: 2010
New Industry Creation in Michigan

Monday, December 6, 2010

MSU Management Education Center

811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy, Michigan


You have a unique opportunity to join local business leaders at MSU's Management Education Center, on December 6, for an exciting learning and networking experience. Expert business leaders and MSU professors invite you to an insider’s look at how public and private partnerships are investing in people and products to develop entirely new industries in Michigan.

Ravi Shanker, president and CEO of Dow-Kokam Midland, a developer and producer of lithium-ion batteries is the featured keynote speaker. Broad College Dean Stefanie Lenway — herself an authority in the creation of new industries — also welcomes MSU Engineering Dean Satish Upda as a special guest.

Presented by the Eli Broad College of Business, with sponsorship support from Plante & Moran CRESA, the Broad Executive Forum of Detroit emphasizes the connections between the theoretical and the practical through presentations from Broad College faculty and leading business executives. The Forum offers unique professor-practitioner workshops in the afternoon, a late afternoon networking reception, dinner and a keynote address.

Afternoon workshops (4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.) offer a foundational look at topics in new industry creation with concurrent sessions on creating a supply chain hub in the region and the importance of leadership development in securing a competitive business advantage.

Participants will have the opportunity to view new models of electric powered vehicles on display during the event and late afternoon reception. Dinner is served at 6:15 p.m., followed by the keynote presentation at approximately 7:15 pm.


Workshop I: Regional Innovation and Job Creation in the Supply Chain Sector

Learn how a cross-border initiative for Southeast Michigan/Northwest Ohio/Southwest Ontario can restore the region to a leadership position in the global supply chain. David Egner, executive director of the region's New Economy Initaitive will be speaking about the business and academic team, including
David Closs, chair of the Broad College's #2 ranked Supply Chain program, that collaborated to identify and quantify the opportunity for the region to create a lasting supply chain management, information technology innovation, and processing capability that can result in significant economic development and job growth and more than 66,000 new jobs.


Workshop II: The Leadership Imperative of the New Economy

Frederick Morgeson, management professor and Valade Research Scholar at the Eli Broad College of Business, leads a business panel to discuss the competitive advantage for companies that are succeeding in identifying and developing  leadership skills and behaviors. The professor and practitioner panel will also discuss why leadership development is THE most critical lever for driving business success the new economy. Key success factors for developing great general managers. What you will learn:? What works for businesses and individuals and why businesses struggle to do this well. ?Identifying roadblocks and minimizing risk. ?Corporate transition strategies.



Registration: $95 for individuals; $650 for sponsored business/group of eight persons. Note: A sponsored group registration includes full registration for eight persons plus four additional tickets for the keynote only. Sponsors also receive display signage at the event and in the Forum program.

All MSU Spartans, their clients and colleagues, and business people in
SE Michigan are invited to attend.

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