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For business owners who are at or near retirement, a good succession plan is critical to continued prosperity for both the company and the owner. This seminar will focus on the factors to consider and practical steps to planning your business succession:

  • Emotionally preparing for succession
  • Defining goals and a timeline
  • Choosing your target buyer
  • Pros and cons: internal vs. external succession
  • Family succession issues
  • Business valuation
  • Preparing company records
  • Developing “goodwill” that is saleable
  • Tax considerations in a succession deal
  • What are you selling? Stocks vs. assets
  • Sale vs. installment sale vs. merger

 

Event Details

 

November 1, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

North Greenville University, Tim Brashier Campus - Greer, S.C.

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This workshop is designed to help our veterans as they transition from the military life to civilian life. The Interview Skills for Veterans workshop is a practical, hands-on seminar for our veterans, not only giving them practical guidance for interview etiquette, but also an opportunity to practice what they have learned in mock interviews conducted by our volunteer business professionals. 

 

Event Details

 

Interview Skills for Veterans

Oct. 30, 2018

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

North Greenville University, Tim Brashier Campus - Greer, S.C.

FREE

 

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The pace and scale of change continues to increase.  It's a dangerous situation if the rate of change outside your organization outpaces your ability to change internally.  Therefore, leading successful change projects can be the difference in company success and failure.

That change can come in many forms: a new team, a 'tweak' to the organization, growth, new ideas unfolding constantly...and all of these opportunities come with significant challenges and growing pains.

To get from where you are to where you want to be you need ideas and techniques you can understand and immediately apply.  In our one day Leading Change course, we'll help you:

  • Understand WHY change is so difficult
  • Learn HOW to help people understand the need for and actually embrace change!
  • Gain hands on EXPERIENCE using tools that are simple yet powerful

This course will help those from the C-suite to project managers responsible for initiatives. Our disciplined and agile approach is built on experience, benchmarking and research that we'll use together to address the opportunities in front of YOU!   During the course you'll be doing hands on work on YOUR project, not a generic test case.  If you want to turbocharge your initiative, come to this course and walk out with a new perspective, visible progress and clear next steps of what to do when you get back to your desk.  

 

Workshop Presenter:

 

Kenneth E. Fields designs, implements, and coaches others to successful organization-wide changes at local family businesses and Global 500 companies.  He is a consensus-building leader that can work globally with all levels and functions of the organization.  His interest in organizational transformation resulted in his book Visionaries, Builders, and Maintainers about the way people interact and respond to change.

Kenneth received a BS in Chemistry and Computer Science from Furman University (where he and his wife, Kelly, were lab partners) and an MBA from Clemson University.  He also has post-graduate education in environmental sustainability from Furman and customer focused innovation from Stanford University.

 

Johannes Mutzke is an explorer, creative visionary, and purpose-driven leader with a passion for inspiring people and organizations to discover their full potential, create vision and reach beyond their limits to make a difference in the world.

In addition to leading startup teams and being an executive consultant/strategist in a Global 500 company, he enjoys serving people in all walks of life through individual and group coaching, speaking & writing, as well as leading community outreach efforts.

Johannes has IMBA graduate degrees from both Wirtschaftsuniversität Vienna, Austria and the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business.  He also has extensive training in design thinking via course work and coaching from Stanford University’s design thinking institute.

 

Event Details

 

Leading Change

Nov. 13, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

North Greenville University, Tim Brashier Campus - Greer, S.C.

$695 per person

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Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this seminar, we will identify effective project management practices, processes and learn to apply these recognized practices to successfully manage projects:

  • Identify the key processes and requirements of project management
  • Initiate a project
  • Plan for time and cost
  • Plan for project risks, communication, and change control
  • Manage a project
  • Execute the project closeout phase

 

Event Details

 

Project Management Fundamentals - 2 Day Workshop

Sept. 26 - 27, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

North Greenville University, Tim Brashier Campus - Greer, S.C.

$895 per person

TBD

 

Speakers

 

Christina Tankersley has been involved with software education and project management since 1994. Her clients include but are not limited to, CCT Business, Milliken, Michelin, Augusta National Golf Club, C3i, Bigger Brains, and many other corporate organizations. Christina is a dynamic trainer focused on teaching practical hands on skills with immediate benefit to the employee and the organization. She holds a BS in Business from the University of Charleston, an MBA from North Greenville University, and certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), CompTIA A+, CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer, and Microsoft Certified Trainer.


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In our society, professionalism and the ability to engage in civil discourse are declining. This seminar focuses on developing and demonstrating workplace behaviors that lead to excellence in job performance and effective communication:

  • Integrity and the consequences of integrity failures
  • Identification of professional “gray areas,” and value-driven behaviors
  • Drawing the line between personal and professional lives
  • Use language to influence and persuade
  • Personality styles and communication
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Written communication practices

 

Event Details

 

The Dying Art of Professionalism

Oct. 9, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

North Greenville University, Tim Brashier Campus - Greer, S.C.

$199 per person

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On average, we make about 35,000 decisions a day! Couple that with the fact that we do more with less than ever before. As a result, and in hindsight we may find that often times our decisions may not yield the best outcome. In this course, we will explore the science behind effective decision making and walk through an effective approach to making solid decisions today. If you want to improve your decision-making impact and that of others join us for the conversation.  

 

EVENT DETAILS

 

October 16, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

$325 for non Chamber Members

$292.50 for Chamber Members

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