FEI Detroit Dinner Meeting | Featuring Larry Brinker, Jr. | Hosted by Plante Moran

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Join FEI Detroit for the September Dinner Meeting
Featuring Larry Brinker, Jr.!

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Event Agenda

4:00-5:00 p.m. - Career Development Session 
"The Power of Having "The Real" Conversation"
Presented by Carrie Schochet & Amy Whipple (Purple Squirrel Advisors) and Karen Horan (Trinity Human Capital)

1 CPE Credit Offered

Learning Objectives
  • What prevents leaders from having "real" and transparent conversations.
  • Practical tips for leaders to create a culture/environment that fosters authentic communication.
  • How "real" communications will lead to alignment, strengthen relationships and improve performance

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session
"Moving Suppliers from Adversaries to Collaborators: Creating Additional Value in the Chain"
Presented by Daron Gifford, Partner and Automotive Practice Lead, Plante Moran; and Dave Andrea, Principal and Working Relations Index® Study Lead

1 CPE Credit Offered

Learning Objectives:

Plante Moran’s Working Relations Index® study measures the working relationships between the vehicle manufacturers and their supply bases.  While purchasing traditionally focuses on transaction efficiency and price competitiveness, companies pursuing strong relations with their supply chain benefit significant non-price benefits including product launch effectiveness, product liability and warranty risk reduction, and, generally, overall lower costs of doing business.  This session, based on 19-years of the study’s history, will cover lessons learned and improvement opportunities available to all companies.

6:00-6:45 p.m. - Networking

6:45-7:25 p.m. - Dinner

7:25-8:25 p.m. - Keynote Presentation by Larry Brinker, Jr., President, L.S. Brinker Company: "Transforming a City and Company from the Inside-Out


Learning Objectives:
  • The role leadership, culture, and values play during times of rapid growth, change, and profitability
  • A formula for success in succession planning from founder to second generation
  • The building of Detroit through stories of significant past and future commercial construction projects, including the Michigan Central Station
  • Setting new industry standards and redefining what it means to be an MBE today
  • Addressing skilled trades workforce shortage in Michigan
  • Long-term benefit of investing upfront in people, technology, community

1 CPE Credit Offered

Location
Detroit Yacht Club
1 Riverbank Dr, Detroit, MI 48207
Map/Directions
DYC is a private club - advanced registration is required.

Dress Code

Males: The preferred dress code is coat and tie, but collared shirts and/or sweaters with a jacket are acceptable, dress slacks (no blue jeans) and shoes. 
Females: The dress code is dresses or pantsuits and shoes.

Menu
House Salad
Freshly Baked Rolls with Butter,
Chicken Princess: Lightly Dusted with a White Wine Boursin Cream Sauce
Triple Mousse

For dietary restrictions please contact Katie Schanne at detroitfei@gmail.com

Event Sponsor
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Speakers

Dave Andrea

Principal
Plante Moran

Larry Brinker, Jr. Jr.

President
L.S. Brinker Company

Daron Gifford

Partner
Plante Moran

Karen Horan

Founder, Principal Coach and Consultant
Trinity Human Capital

Carrie Schochet

Founder & CEO
Purple Squirrel Advisors

Amy Whipple

Co-Founder & Vice President
Purple Squirrel Advisors

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Business Management and Organization, Non-technical

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Communications

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Business Management and Organization, Non-technical

Prerequisites

none

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