ASP Chicago Presents: The Role of Mid-Level Manager in Strategy Execution
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ASP Chicago Presents: The Role of Mid-Level Manager in Strategy Execution

A fundamental organization tenant is that senior leadership largely defines the organizations strategy and staff executes the strategy. A missing element in this non-linear process is the role of middle management in helping to lead execution. The larger the organization the more important the role of the middle manager becomes. Insufficient focus has been placed on this critical role and too often results in strategy execution failure.

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When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM (CST)
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Archer Daniels Midland Headquarters
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois  60601
United States
Presenter: Larry Radowski, Gwen Nichols-White and Catherine Peskuski
Contact: Jennie Benjamins
1-844-345-2828


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ASP Chicago Presents:

The Role of the Mid-Level Manager in Strategy Execution

A fundamental organization tenant is that senior leadership largely defines the organizations strategy and staff executes the strategy. A missing element in this non-linear process is the role of middle management in helping to lead execution. The larger the organization the more important the role of the middle manager becomes. Insufficient focus has been placed on this critical role and too often results in strategy execution failure.  Mid-level managers in any organization must be able to translate the high-sounding phrases of the strategic plan into everyday talk – real people talk. They have a critical role to play in helping their team to move from the “current state” to the desired “future state”. They must be role models for their own teams. They must ensure the right actions are being taken and that everyone up and down the organization knows what is working and what is not working. As Robin Speculand, notes in his book Excellence in Execution… “Middle managers are sometimes called the thermal layer because they absorb information from above and below.  They hear the challenges people face integrating the strategy execution process into their everyday work.”

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Learn what middle managers must do to successfully lead strategy execution.
  • Understand how middle managers day-to-day activities change when they truly lead execution.
  • Find out what other organizations and their mid-level managers are doing to effectively execute their organization’s strategy.
  • Learn how to gain employee engagement throughout the execution journey.

EVENT AGENDA

5:30 PM to 5:55 PM      Registration and Networking
5:55 PM to 6:00 PM      Call to Order, Chapter Introduction and Announcements
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM      Speaker Presentation and Q&A
7:15 PM to 7:30 PM      Additional Networking and Discussion

EVENT INFO

DATE & TIME  

April 10, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM CST
PRICING       
$25 ASP Members; $45 Non-ASP Members
LOCATION    
Archer Daniels Midland Headquarters
77 West Wacker Drive Suite 4600

 ASP Chicago Panelists

Larry Radowski PMP, CSSBB

  Mr. Radowski has extensive experience in management consulting, strategic program management, operations management, engineering, business development, and marketing. In his current role with IPM, he has developed and implemented strategic solutions for numerous clients, including companies in the life sciences, consumer products, industrial products, and healthcare industries. Mr. Radowski plays a key role in the corporate management of the company, including leading national business development, the strategic analysis and interpretation of IPM's markets, and developing and implementing growth strategies for all consulting services.  Larry is a frequent speaker at national conferences about strategic program and project management, business process management, M&A integrations, and product development. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA, and is an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) and a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Gwen Nichols-White
PMP, CSM

  Ms. Nichols-White is responsible for partnering with the strategy team to create and execute strategies to achieve business objectives. Gwen has worked/consulted for major Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare, retail and food service industries. She is a strategic thinker who translates business needs into action by inspiring her teams to deliver successful execution. Gwen received her BS degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. She has earned her Project Management Professional (PMP), Change Management (CCMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications. She has been a member of the Project Management Institute since 2005.  She is currently on the Chicagoland Chapter Board of Directors as VP of Professional Development. Gwen’s focus this year at PMI is to build an ongoing partnership between strategy and execution organizations.

Catherine Peskuski
MBA

  Ms. Peskuski’ s primary role with AVMA is to work with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to facilitate the annual planning process and strategy development. To be successful amid the challenges and complexities of working with a non-profit, Catherine relies on her experience as a key problem solver and strong communicator. She is performance driven and excels at facilitating diverse groups working through tough issues. Catherine earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University and Master of Business from the University of Colorado. She is a new member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) where she is pursuing her Certificate of Association Executives (CAE).

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