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    FM Thought Leader and Guest Speaker - Dr. Dean Kashiwagi

    February 20, 2018
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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    Kirkwood Community College - Horticulture/Floral Careers Lecture Hall Room141
    6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
    Cedar Rapids, IA
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    Learn how a leadership approach developed a system that utilizes expertise, knows the constraints of the staff, and doesn’t get caught up in the details. Explore how and why this model works. Basic tools and concepts will be shared on how to turn your

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    Tuesday February 20 - Guest Speaker from Arizona State University

    THE FM COMPASS TO LEADERSHIP

    Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, PE, IFMA Fellow, Director, Professor, and Professional Engineer will take a humorous approach using the family setting to relate to any role in business.   Learn how a leadership approach developed a system that utilizes expertise, knows the constraints of the staff, and doesn’t get caught up in the details.   Explore how and why this model works.  Basic tools and concepts will be shared on how to turn your organization into a winning team!

     Learning Objectives:

    •   Identify what it takes to transition from a management role to a leadership role.

    •   How to maximize the value of everyone (know who they are and their capability)

    •   Explore why demanding expectations and requirements doesn’t work among personnel.

    •   Difference between alignment (leadership) vs. influence (management).

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    January 24 - Sound Masking, Mass Notification Training

    CEUs - Sound Masking, Mass Notification and Its Impact on Safety

    Provided by Lencore and kôr - learn about adoptions of NFPA72 2010 - 2016 versions of Fire Alarm and Signaling as well as the development of UL 2572 certification of Mass Notification systems. Food, beverages and CEUs will be provided.  

     

     

    Certified Energy Manager Training - March 2018