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Upcoming Events

Our team conducts online and in-person events throughout the year. We are also available to speak at conferences and seminars.


Webinars

In 2020, AEU LEAD is running a five-part webinar series for company owners, executives, and decision makers, breaking down the topic of Strategic Planning and Operational Change Management.

Change and the management of change are synonymous with success for today's organizations.  Consider the following:

  • 98% of all companies have taken on major change initiatives in the past five years.
  • The rate of change has increased by 35% in just the past two years alone. 
  • On average, change initiatives succeed in meeting desired objectives only 30% of the time.

The stakes have never been higher. Companies that experience a major stall in growth have a 10% chance of fully recovering. Small businesses (500 or fewer employees) account for 99.7% of all U.S. companies. Categorically, these organizations are most at-risk, as two-thirds of stalled companies are ultimately acquired, taken private, or forced into bankruptcy.

REGISTER

During the registration process, you will make your selection of which webinar(s) you'd like to attend.

 

Dates and themed topics of webinar series are as follows:

Introduction to Strategic Planning & Operational Change Management | February 27, 2020

In this introduction, we’ll discuss the purpose of strategic planning and the keys to launching a successful change initiative. We'll also provide an overview of the process for operational change.


Preparing Vision & Mission Statements | April 21, 2020

We’ll discuss the purpose of vision and mission statements, provide scope and essential parameters for each, and will highlight who should be involved in the process.


Establishing Strategic Goals | June 16, 2020

We’ll show you how to transition and form the strategic goals that support vision and mission statements. We’ll also address involvement of key stakeholders, which is critical for achieving desired outcomes.

 

Creating Critical Business Objectives | July 14, 2020

We’ll show you how to breakdown goals into critical business objectives. We’ll also discuss why the involvement of subject matter experts and technical resources is most critical at this point in the journey.


Developing Prioritized Work Streams and Action Items | September 22, 2020

We’ll wrap up the series with a focused discussion on developing prioritized work streams and action items  These are the defined steps that allow your organization to effectively transition from its current to a desired future state. Properly constructed, action items reflect stakeholder input and have the buy-in and support needed for organizational transformation.

 

CONFERENCES & SEMINARS

Supervisor Development Workshop: Front-Line Leadership Skills

Every supervisor deserves the opportunity to become a great leader. AEU LEAD helps them become one. Middle managers who participate in our workshops learn the skills to become highly effective leaders, which increases employee productivity, morale, and retention. This day-and-a-half workshop provides leadership development for front-line supervisors in labor-intensive industries. 

By attending this workshop, you will:
- Use assessment tools to identify areas of strength and opportunities for targeted leadership development
- Learn six critical skills needed to earn the respect of others and to grow and improve employee engagement
- Develop an individualized action plan for post-workshop follow-up and completion

Who should attend: front-line supervisors, foreman, crew leads, and middle managers

 

San Diego, CA | March 24 - 25, 2020

Space is limited to 20 people.

 

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Norfolk, VA | May 2020

Registration has not yet opened for this event.

 

Seattle, WA | June 2020

Registration has not yet opened for this event.

 

Houston, TX | August 2020

Registration has not yet opened for this event.

 

Ft. Lauderdale, FL | October 2020

Registration has not yet opened for this event.

SPEAKING INQUIRIES

AEU LEAD is available to speak at seminars or conferences. We can deliver a turn-key or customized presentation based on your needs and audience. Topics include leadership, mentorship, rapport-building, executive coaching, front-line leadership development, and more.


 

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