Interchange, Executive Breakfast & Program Schedule

Interchanges:  Round-table discussions with a guest resource held in a vendor-free environment.  All attendees will have the opportunity to have their issues addressed as related to the topic.  Times:  7:30am – 11am (Unless stated otherwise) Breakfast is provided.

Programs:  1/2 day (7:30am – 1pm) and full day (7:30am – 5pm) instructor led training.
Breakfast and lunch provided.

Breakfasts:  7:30am – 10am.  Presentation with Q&A

May – June, 2019 Schedule


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May 7 — Managing Up – Professional Development Program
Instructor:  Rae Ann Bruno
Focus:  Understanding Your Role
Communication (up, across, and down)
Goal Management
Team Building
Continual Service Improvement
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May  — Virtual & Augmented Reality Presentation and Hands-On Demonstration
Guest Resource:  Don Locke with the CDC
Focus:  What are AR & VR
How Are They Being Used
How to Develop Them Successfully
What’s Likely to Change in the Future
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June 4 — Women in IT & Business – Interchange
Guest Resource:  TBD
Focus:  TBD

Previously Scheduled
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March 26 — Project Management – Interchange
Guest Resource:  Glenn Kuban, VP of Enterprise PMO, Randstad
Focus:  Standardizing
Communicating Need for Managers
Agile vs. Waterfall
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March 12 — Effective Vendor Management – Interchange
Guest Resources: 
John Goslin, CIO, Atlanta Mission and Larry Dudley, President of Professional Negotiations
Focus:  Managing Vendors
Enhancing Relationships
Monitor Vendor Obligations
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February 26 — Negotiating & Influencing Others – 1/2 Day Program
Instructor: 
Kathy Miller, PMP
Focus:  Styles of Negotiating
Win-Win Approach
Building Trust & Support
Dealing with Conflict
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February 5 — Service Desk – Interchange
Guest Resource: 
Krista Ciccozzi, Director of Service Desk, Nexworks
Focus:  SLA’s
What Do You Track?
How to Develop Metrics
What Does Business Want

Location:  The Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, 17th Floor, Atlanta
Registration:  Click on registration form or contact Sandy Gaston at sandy@omicron.edu

Due to the ever changing world of our IT Departments, our advisory board, consisting of CIOs and Directors from Georgia based companies, reviews and approves our schedule every six months.  This provides topics that are tailored to meet the present day needs and interests of our IT participants.