Chief and Senior Executive Networks

Senior Operations Executives Group (10XVM) - Dallas - 2018


December 06 - December 07, 2018
Dallas, TX

Agenda

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Thursday, December 6th, 2018


8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
SEN Executive Briefing: Andrew Rush, Vice President, Carpedia International Corp

Performance and Cultural Alignment
Andrew will discuss key strategic levers related to performance and cultural alignment including (but not limited to): creating proactive and problem-solving leaders, creating core values that succeed in driving the culture of the business, improving your organizations planning tools and improved KPI’s related to cultural alignment.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
SEN Executive Briefing: Jan Rutherford - Keynote Speaker | Advisor | Author

Secrets of High Performing Teams
Jan is a former Green Beret who teaches and coaches executives, and leads expeditions with execs and special operations veterans all over the world. Jan has been a student of how adversity strengthens character to help leaders and teams realize truly heroic aspirations. He has been recognized as one of “The Top 100 Leadership Speakers for 2018” in Inc.

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
SEN Roundtable Discussions (members vote on which topics they would like to discuss):

Promoting & Developing Emotional Intelligence
  • What are some ways your company encourages and facilitates developing in any of these four components of EQ? 
  • What have others done to integrate new people into the culture and company decision making frameworks (social awareness/relationship management)? 
  • As an executive, how can I better understand the emotions, needs and concerns of those around me (social awareness)

How are you Preparing Your Current Workforce for the Future?
  • How are you preparing your teams skillsets for the future? (Automation, technological, human & machine collaboration etc.) 
  • What are some effective strategies and techniques used to ensure your employees are ready to adapt to the quickly changing environment?
  • To what extent are you identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your top talent with consideration to what skills the market with need in 5, 10 & 15 years?
  • How do you implement a process to ensure successors are being developed for these needs?

Supply Chain & Logistics in the Next 2-5 Years
  • Discussion of multiple forecasts related to SC & Purchasing: Material & Import Costs, Exchange Rates, E-Commerce, etc. 
  • Are there any "accurate" economic indicators we can check for economic forecasting that reflect supply chain management? Is there a lead or lag we can apply?
  • How can I help to support business agility through foresight? 

Manufacturing 4.0 – Human & Machine Collaboration
  • What are some of the benefits for AI in manufacturing and what are some of the hidden challenges or negative impacts it may have on your workforce or operations? 
  • This is all new to me, where should my company begin evaluating opportunities? 
  • How can I implement the two to ensure there is synergy between my talent and machine processes? 

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
SEN Ex-Officio Board Session© - In this session, each member is allowed to describe one key issue in which they would like input/advice from the group.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking Reception/Dinner

Friday, December 7th, 2018

7:15 – 7:40 a.m.
Working Breakfast

7:40 – 10:45 a.m.
SEN Ex-Officio Board Session© - Continued

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Best Practices Report
In this brief wrap up session each member will summarize their key takeaways from the meeting as a whole.

11:00 a.m.
Adjourn

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