This interactive session is effectively designed to highlight best practices to create, maintain or revolutionize a company's culture in all areas of the business.
Guest Speaker: Jim Knight, of KnightSpeaker, will use the visceral backdrop of Hard Rock International and his 21-year run with that brand as a platform to discuss key strategies to transform any organization's culture, regardless of the current state of the state.
The time allotted is chock-a-block full of visual PowerPoint slides, out-of-the-box thinking, book quotes, videos, personal stories, industry statistics and an interactive handout for some real "take-aways," all told through the spirit of Rock 'n' Roll:
If you're a fan of unpredictability & thinking about things differently, come hear what all the noise is about.
Learning Objective: By highlighting his Hard Rock Cafe successes, Jim will help participants learn how to:
Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
The event is co-sponsored by the Washtenaw Community College Department of Workforce Development and the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (A2ASTD).
Jim Knight is a 35-year veteran in the training & development world. He spent 21 years with Hard Rock International, as the Senior Director of Training for the brand’s School of Hard Rocks, which oversaw all learning initiatives for the global cafes, hotels and casinos, including their corporate university, Rock 101.
During that time, his team garnered several industry awards for print materials, video and e-learning courses and was recognized by Training Magazine as one of the Top 125 training organizations in the world.
In May 2012, Jim officially “retired from corporate life” and started Knight Speaker, his own facilitation company as a professional speaker and Hospitality On Point, a business solutions organization, supporting the restaurant & hotel industry.
Jim’s session, “Culture That Rocks,” is centered on creating, maintaining and revolutionizing an organizational culture. He is going to define what “culture” is, share specific tools that have delivered proven & effective results and talk about his philosophical approaches to developing a relevant company culture in the 21st century.
Contact Jim at:
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