April 9-11 | Fawcett Center, Columbus, OH

The pace of change is moving faster than ever, and organizations are becoming defined by their ability to adapt and anticipate disruption. Growing as an innovative, adaptive organization means supporting a culture of continuous learning - and each year, The Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence offers an opportunity to get your cross-functional teams offsite and in front of the latest best practices in leadership and problem solving. Join us, and 500 process excellence leaders from across North America, for Leading Through Excellence 2019. 

Member registration open! Save up to 20% through December

Looking to get your first pick on available workshops and tours at April's summit? Now through the end of December, registration is open only to employees of COE member companies and all sign-ups, including workshops and tours, are automatically discounted by 10%. Groups of 5 to 14 save 15%, while groups of 15+ save a total of 20% (discount code for all group sizes available by contacting Jackie at mcclure.92@osu.edu). Register now or check out more details on our premier annual event ...

COE summit keynotes announced

libby gillClosing out the summit on Thursday, April 11, will be Libby Gill, a sought-after executive coach and author of The Hope-Driven Leader. Over the years, has headed communications at media giants Universal, Sony, and Turner Broadcasting before leaving the corporate world to be an entrepreneur. Libby now guides clients - including Cisco, Comcast, Deloitte, Disney, Eli Lilly, Honda, Intel, Microsoft, and PayPal - to lead their teams through change, challenge, and chaos.

Libby Gill is just one of three featured keynotes at April's summit.  Head to our keynote page to read more about her and others ...

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COE accepting proposals for 2019 summit breakout sessions

summit 2018 thumb 265x150Have a story of cultural transformation or process excellence deployment you think other companies and industries could learn from? COE is now accepting proposals for breakout session presentations at its seventh-annual Leading Through Excellence summit, set for April 9-11. Now in its second year, this proposal submission process will result in up to 10 sessions at the summit. All accepted proposals come with one free admission to the summit and travel/lodging expenses for out-of-town speakers.

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Matt Burns
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
COE