Developing Business Literacy in Front-Line Managers
This session will provide an affordable, creative way to develop business savvy in non-business professionals.
Track: Strategic Management
EWI, a non-profit engineering consulting firm, wanted to build business literacy in its management team as a competitive distinction. HR was tasked with the challenge. Goals: create a curriculum to train 40 managers over the course of nine months in one 4-hour session a month, develop insights into company and client business operations using internal resources to teach each class. Learn how EWI met these objectives through a unique partnering with a local business college.
Presenter:Lynn Dailey, moor chair of business & economics,
Capital University Business Department
Presenter:Mark A. Matson, SPHR, vice president, Human Resources and chief ethics officer,