Management Track

Sun, July 31, 2016
 
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016
9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. M02. Experience Lean Accounting to become a Lean Company
 

Luis Socconini, Founder and Director Lean Six Sigma Institutes
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
This session will explore how your company can become more profitable and more competitive in the global marketplace by transforming into a Lean Enterprise. What are the basic operational metrics needed to convert to Lean accounting? Lean Six Sigma Overview, Management Tools, and a Case Study.
Course Level: Overview
Field of Study: Accounting
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
10:25 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. M03. The Future Requires Unlearning
 

Jack Uldrich
Constitution B- Constitution Level
Today we live in a world where constant change is the only constant. New advances in technology bring forth exciting discoveries every day. But often lost in this new reality is the fact that organizations must unlearn old obsolete knowledge and old ways of doing business, before they can seize tomorrow's opportunities. Jack will help explain why unlearning is a critical skill for your organization.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
CPE Hours: 1CPE

   
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. M04. Cyber Risk Management
 

 

David White, Chief Knowledge Officer, Axio Global, LLC
Bradley & Bradley Vatrt, Assistant Vice President, Cyber/Technology/Media Claims, Axio Global LLC
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
This session will discuss the evolving cyber threat and risk landscape, loss scenarios and how to navigate an incident. The discussion will include: Incident planning, Crisis response, Cyber Insurance Coverage and Cyber Claim Management.   Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
2:10 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. M05. Improve Your ability to Present Technical Information in a Public Setting

Laurie Richards, Laurie Richards & Associates
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park
This session will provide practical how to steps for attendees on how to speak in Public and deliver technical information to a non technical audience. Learn how to present facts, figures and similar data to a board of directors, shareholders and other public groups. Part of this session will be "hands on" learning. Don't miss this session if you want to learn how to be a more competent presenter of detailed information.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Personal Development
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
3:20 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. M06. Leading Four Generations in the Workplace

William Sheridan, CAE,  Business Learning Institute
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
Generational issues in the workplace are one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today. This presentation covers the latest research and ideas to successfully lead 4 generations in the workplace.The “shift change” is underway as the retiring baby boom generation makes way for Generation X. Generational issues in the workplace are one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today. This presentation covers the latest research and ideas to successfully lead 4 generations in the workplace. Participants will learn new approaches and leadership approaches to engaging the next generation of workers.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

 
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
9:15 a.m. - 10:10 a.m M07.Excel Tips, Tricks and Traps

Travis Campsey, CFO LoneStar Milk Producers
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park
This session will help you find quick and useful keystrokes and functions to maximize your use of Excel and enhance the reports you create.
Course Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Computer Science
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
10:25 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. M08. Corporate Sucession & transition planning
 

Chris Galazaka, Director of People Solutions, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park
Retirements and turnover among the “Baby Boomer” generation are causing cooperatives to evaluate their succession and transition planning. Whether at the Board, Corporate, division or department level planning and developing a plan to address transition is key for the continued success of the organization. During this session we will discuss how to get started in building and implementing a plan and the action steps needed to implement a comprehensive succession and transition plan within your organization.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Business Management & Organziation
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
1:00 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. M09. Mitigating Fraud’s Pervasiveness & Other Costly Problems:  Augmenting  Your Corporate Compliance Model Via Hotline Implementation
 

Robert Caster Herbein + Company Inc.
Raymond Dunkle II, CPA, President, Red Flag Reporting
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
Fraud, unethical behavior & unsafe activities are costly and pervasive annoyances for all businesses. With fraud alone, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that a typical organization loses 5% of revenues each year. ACFE further states that frauds are more likely to be detected by tips than by any other method. this session will show Red Flag Reporting, a robust and systematic program, will assist in the detection and deterrence of unsafe and improper behavior, augmenting your organization’s effectiveness at mitigating the related costs and negative implications. The overall goal to be the creation and maintenance of a positive “tone at the top” and throughout your organization.  
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
2:10 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. M10. Data Mining
 

Jeremy Clopton Director Forensic & Valuation Services, BKD
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
“The food and agriculture industry includes a variety of stakeholders—producers, transporters, manufacturers and distributors, retailers and consumers. Each product generates data along the journey from farm to table, and how effectively you use this data can have an impact on the profits of a cooperative and its members. Learning Objectives – - Discuss the role of analytics in the food and agriculture industry - Identify specific ways analytics can be applied for various industry stakeholders - Describe how to implement analytics in their organization.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Special Knowledge & Applications

CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
3:20 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. M11. The Capper Volstead Act – A Primer and Update on Current Developments
 

Christopher Ondeck, Partner Proskauer
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
Most agricultural cooperatives depend on the anti-trust protections provided by the Capper Volstead Act, but do you really know what it says, and what it means for your cooperative.  This session will provide a history and overview of the Act, and how it is relevant to your cooperative today.  It will also provide you with an update on current developments in this area, including several class action law suits against cooperatives where plaintiff attorneys are challenging certain practices by the cooperatives and their members.  You will learn the “best practices” to help keep your cooperative safe from these types of cases.
Course Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Business Law
CPE Hours: 1 CPE

   
4:30 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. M12. Securing Your Supply Chain in the Age of High Volatility and Radical Transparency
 

Sara Harper Principal/Director of Sustainability & Supply-Chain Solutions K Coe Isom
Farragut Square & Lafayette Park – Independence Level
The presentation will provide strategies for assisting your company in managing the sustained high market volatility affecting the food and agriculture sectors in the coming decades, including discussions about how sustainability data can and should be integrated into forward business planning to ensure greater business resilience and adaptability to challenges.
Course Level: Basic
Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
CPE Hours: 1 CPE