Strategic Leadership for Sensory Programs

Personal Development for Managers and Directors

Course Description

Sensory & Consumer Science can be vital to the modern CPG environment. Knowledge of the traits of a high functioning department, testimonials of the impacts such departments have on business, and considering where you and fellow sensory professionals are along the journey of creating and implementing such a department are the starting point for this course.

By utilizing FourSight assessments & other surveys prior to attendance, this course is customized to support each attendee as you identify a personal Grand Challenge and tackle it, leaving with a customized development plan. You’ll grow as you explore the value of working both in and outside of your preferred communication styles, delve into current leadership philosophies, and get real about the challenges of leading cross generations and in managing conflict productively. To, you’ll have the opportunity to improve your skills in influencing those above you and in networking to build support for your department and initiatives through what you say and how you present it.

Course schedule will include opportunity to visit Biltmore House & Gardens.

About the Course

During this two-and-a-half-day course you will learn More: more on the importance that Sensory & Consumer Science departments can have in influencing company strategy, more on the role and impacts of leadership, more on the intentional and unintentional communication you give, more on strategies to support a productive team environment, and more on how to influence up and garner support through relationship building.

You will leave with your mind stretched and reinvigorated, ready to face work challenges with a fresh perspective.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for current managers and directors experienced in leading and managing sensory and consumer research teams as well as those recently in this role.

April 25-27, 2018

2.5 Day Course*
Course Fee: $2,500
Course Directors: Bob Baron, Gail Civille
Location: Asheville, North Carolina

Lodging

COUNTRY INN & SUITES BY CARLSON
580 Dickens Place NE
Concord, NC 28025
Phone (704) 793-6777
www.countryinns.com/concordnc

EMBASSY SUITES CHARLOTTE
Concord/Golf Resort & Spa Hotel
5400 John Q. Hammons Drive NW
Concord, NC 28027
Phone (704) 455-8200
Reservations Ext#3030 Code: NCR
www.embassysuitesconcord.com

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