2018 Mid-Level Managers' Symposium


The Mid-Level Managers' Symposium (MLMS) is a two-day, professional development seminar for more than 1,000 aspiring managers.  Participants learn from and network with leading business and education experts who are within and outside of their respective functional areas (e.g. Finance, IT, Sales and Marketing, etc.).  Managers are exposed to in-depth workshops segmented by experiential level.  MLMS speakers and presenters offer candid insight about their leadership journeys, with the goal of helping attendees achieve greater levels of success and recognition in their careers.

Standard: $395.00

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2018 MLMS Opening General Session: Keynote Address

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2018 MLMS Opening General Session: Keynote Address

Oct 10, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Oct 10, 2018 3:00pm

2018 MLMS Moderator/Emcee

2018 MLMS Opening Keynote Address featuring : Mark Tatum, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer, NBA

Learning Objective:

The Mid-Level Managers’ Symposium (MLMS) is a two-day professional development seminar for rising executives to learn and network in professional settings. At MLMS you will be joined by more than 900 participants who will interact with leading business, thought leader and education experts who will provide candid insights about their personal leadership journeys. This direct exchange at the symposium will connect participants with tools and insights, along with building an accessible MLMS network.

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Panel Discussion on Personal Lessons to Ignite Leadership Potential: A Conversation with ELC Members

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Panel Discussion on Personal Lessons to Ignite Leadership Potential: A Conversation with ELC Members

Oct 10, 2018 3:10pm ‐ Oct 10, 2018 5:00pm

Panel Discussion on Powering Up Personal Ignition: Think It, Build It, Own It: Further Your Leadership Potential: A Conversation with ELC Members

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2018 MLMS Cohort 1 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

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2018 MLMS Cohort 1 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

Oct 11, 2018 9:00am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 10:30am

Cohort 1 Workshop 1: Breakthrough Performance: New Regulations, New Rules

Learning Objective:

Early in your career, your role is a mix of mostly management practices with some leadership behaviors. Over time, your career success is determined by your ability to successfully shift to mostly leadership behaviors and some management practices. This interactive session will help you explore how best to power up your leadership capacity to meet critical, real-time business requirements in the new digital-technical workplace.

Speaker(s):
  • Eric Watson, Executive Consultant, Kaleidoscope Group

2018 MLMS Cohort 2 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

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2018 MLMS Cohort 2 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

Oct 11, 2018 9:00am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 10:30am

Cohort 2 Workshop 1: New Regulations, New Rules


Learning Objective:


As an experienced Black manager you are expected to contend with increasing disruption during unpredictable times in organizations. A requirement for achieving future success is ones’ aptitude to anticipate and adapt to new procedures, regulations, rules and alignments. Such skill and knowledge is necessary in your role as a key decision maker whose performance is being impacted by ever changing new rules and new expectations.

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2018 MLMS Cohort 3 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

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2018 MLMS Cohort 3 Workshop 1: Thinking and Action to Build Leadership 4.0: Igniting Your Future

Oct 11, 2018 9:00am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 10:30am

Cohort 3 Workshop 1: Managerial Reset: Expanding New Horizons


Learning Objective:


As a go to high influence leader you are a keeper of culture who engages direct reports, peers, and your manager and customers. Explore options in design thinking that allow for connecting across generational boundaries in the workplace. An uncertain business future requires building and sustaining trust through your leadership, advanced operational capability, and adeptness and capacity to manage ambiguity and new risks for personal sustainability. Remember you are expected to fully develop your team, group or division and process to move into the future.

Speaker(s):
  • James R. Calvin, Ph.D., Professor, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

2018 MLMS Cohort 1 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

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2018 MLMS Cohort 1 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

Oct 11, 2018 10:45am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 12:15pm

Cohort 1 Workshop 2: Managerial Reset: Expanding New Horizons


Learning Objective:


Your ability to achieve the career success you desire is largely dependent upon your skills as a leader and your effectiveness in competing with your peers for the best career-enhancing roles in your company. Leadership 4.0 requires skills in talent development; leading change; and communications which create engagement, a sense of community, and alignment. This session will help you define critical leadership behaviors which make you a preferred candidate in an environment of constant disruption and innovation.

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2018 MLMS Cohort 2 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

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2018 MLMS Cohort 2 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

Oct 11, 2018 10:45am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 12:15pm

Cohort 2 Workshop 2: Managerial Reset: Expanding New Horizons


Learning Objective:


As an acknowledged leader, how you set business direction and pace with direct reports, peers, and customers matters. In a facilitated discussion with activities that connect across generational boundaries in the workplace, the goal is to manage more effectively through change, overcome uncertainty and improve communication by employing holistic strategies to achieve goals in the workplace. Remember you are expected to prepare your team or group to run the race together into the future.

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2018 MLMS Cohort 3 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

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2018 MLMS Cohort 3 Workshop 2: Executing Leadership Driven Outcomes: Competing Boldly with Purpose

Oct 11, 2018 10:45am ‐ Oct 11, 2018 12:15pm

Cohort 3 Workshop 2: Managerial Reset: Expanding New Horizons


Learning Objective:


Prevailing trends require greater accuracy by senior managers to deliver on strategic business goals. Your capacity to anticipate as you find ways to adapt to new procedures, regulations, rules and alignments is an essential skill. Being knowledge capable will add to performance guidance that you give to a group, team or division regarding shifting new rules. As a key leader, strong and consistent business savvy underscores next level orientation that is to be shared with your people and peers in shaping collaborative direction and purpose inside the business and with customers.

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2018 MLMS Closing General Session: Everyday Mindfulness, Stress & The Black Executive

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2018 MLMS Closing General Session: Everyday Mindfulness, Stress & The Black Executive

Oct 11, 2018 12:30pm ‐ Oct 11, 2018 1:30pm

2018 MLMS Closing General Session - Janet Taylor, M.D.

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