Breakout Sessions, April 13-14

Confirmed breakout session presentations:

Marc Ankerman, senior lecturer of management and human resources, Fisher College of Business
Topic: Improving organizational communication to drive results

Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate professor of management sciences, Fisher College of Business
Topic: Scope Creep: Navigating major shifts in project management

Nikola Cica, director of performance excellence, Mount Carmel
Topic: The role of leader standard work in the lean management system

Mark Ehrlich, Senior Manager, NACP Procurement Planning, Honda North America
Topic: Supplier relationship management

Mrinalini Gadkari, senior lecturer in operations management, Fisher College of Business
Topic: Tips for running a successful "lean meeting"

John Gray, associate professor of operations, Fisher College of Business
Topic: Analyzing data to understand your world

Rick Guba, Executive-in-Residence, Fisher College of Business; retired Master Black Belt trainer, GE Aviation
Topic: Building a sustainable lean leader pipeline in your organization

Margie Hagene, faculty, Thedacare Center for Healthcare Value
Topic: Asking effective questions as a team member / coach

Norbert Majerus, Senior Master Black Belt, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Topic: The "pit crew" approach to lean product development

Tanya Menon, associate professor of management and human resources, Fisher College of Business
Topic: Persuasion and the art of decision making

Joe Murli, author, The Lean Management System
Topic: Everyone, Every Day: Creating and Sustaining a Continuous Improvement Culture

Jerry Solomon, ret. VP Operations, MarquipWardUnited
Topic: Making it Measurable: Operational improvements and the balance sheet

Additional speakers:

Steve DeNunzio, senior lecturer, Fisher College of Business; fmr. Technical Program Mgr., lululemon athletica

Bill Hathaway, CEO MoreSteam.com

Alberto RuoccoCIO, American Electric Power Company Inc.

Guru Vasudeva, SVP & Enterprise CTO, Nationwide