In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing upcoming and past events / resources related to achieving racial equity, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and celebrating alumni leaders who are advancing diversity in business. UPCOMING EVENTS Humanity in Leadership: The pressing need for faculty diversity in business schools February 25th | 12-1pm EST
COE’s annual Leading Through Excellence Summit is going to look a little (okay, a lot) different this year, as most events have over the past year. Trust us – we’re going to miss the face-to-face networking, the buzzing Fawcett Center, and yummy lunches, too. But, with virtual conferences on the rise, there’s a myriad of benefits and reasons to attend. If you’re on the fence about attending a virtual conference, here's why you should consider it: Learning and development is as important as ever.
What seemed like a clear-cut research project on the “secret sauce” behind the greatest teams in sports history has evolved into a multi-year endeavor and bestselling book for Sam Walker, a Wall Street Journal columnist and one-time editor. Walker, author of The Captain Class: A New Theory of Leadership, took the stage as the kickoff keynote for The Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence’s seventh-annual Leading Through Excellence summit.
Throughout the year, COE blends its line-up of big events with other sessions designed to get member companies connected on a smaller scale. The beginning of the summer has a few notable opportunities like this. June 5: Lean Leader Benchmarking
Each year, The Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence brings together hundreds of process improvement leaders from across the country for a deep dive into leadership and problem-solving best practices. This April saw the seventh run of the Leading Through Excellence summit, which launched in 2013 and remains the center’s marquee annual event. As preparations begin a busy summer and fall event slate – not to mention the 2020 summit – let’s take a look back at moments from this year’s summit …