June 12, 2013 (Wednesday)
The National Association of Purchasing Management proudly presents:
"COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS"
Communication skills are one of the most important keys to success in almost all endeavors in our lives. Successful Supply Chain Managers always are good communicators. You might remember that the loss of the British to the Russians in the famous “Charge of The Light Brigade” was entirely the cause of miscommunication.
Our speaker will cover this subject in depth. His presentation “Communication Skills for the Supply Chain Professional” explains the success principles of effective communications in the services and product development business. Look at the humor, the drama, and the all-around effectiveness of communications skills in accomplishing your objectives.
Don’t miss this special presentation which will allow you to leave with some new and important tools for success in your business life.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:
Wayne Sebera brings a wealth of expertise in business management and development. His experience as vice president in two Fortune 1000 companies, as entrepreneur and consultant, and as development engineer for many complex systems is extensive. Currently, as Integrated Product Team Lead at a major contractor, he is focused on a significant product line with international use.
In the Supply Chain domain, he has conducted a Buyers’ Briefing for over 400 suppliers bidding on a contract valued at over one billion dollars. He has conducted competitive procurements for high tech electronics products. He has implemented production contracts exceeding $100 million with significant supply chain requirements.
Communications and leadership are two core values that he emphasizes. As a Distinguished Toastmaster, he was the Lt Governor of Education and Training for Los Angeles / San Fernando Valley District 52, which includes over 2000 members. He was responsible for organizing the education and training programs for this group. Building collaborative partnerships is a key focus for his work.
6:15 Welcome, Opening Comments, Intro of New Members, "Have a Job, Need a Job"
7:00 Speakers Presentation
8:00 Raffles and Prizes
Member - included with membership
Non-Member - $40 (if registered for this event)
Full-time college students - included with membership
(*****please register so we can let the restaurant know how many dinners to prepare*****)
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