PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The skills required to grow in ones' career are constantly evolving, moreso today than at perhaps any time in the past. Facing regulatory changes, evolving consumer demands, increased competition, knowledge management issues and generational gaps, the next generation of insurance leaders is often challenged to move beyond their job requirements in order to grow into the leaders our industry needs.  Our Professional Development program will help enlighten people at all levels of the organization on issues to better prepare them for career growth and development. 

General Professional Development
The skills required to grow in ones' career are constantly evolving, more-so today than at perhaps any time in the past. Facing regulatory changes, evolving consumer demands, increased competition, knowledge management issues and generational gaps, the next generation of insurance leaders is often challenged to move beyond their job requirements in order to grow into the leaders our industry needs. Our Professional Development program will help enlighten people at all levels of the organization on issues to better prepare them for career growth and development.

Sessions Include:





Monday, June 4 - 1:45pm - 3:15 pm
121 Test Drive: 7 Speakers/7 Minutes with Attendee Discussion

Moderator
Tina Nacy, Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility

Speakers
Eleni Kelakos, The Eleni Group
David Walker, The Hartland Insurance Agency
Cathy Ellwood, Ellwood Enterprises
Margaret Resce Milkint, The Jacobson Group

Test Drive Our Professional Development Sessions - Want a taste of what’s in store our Professional Development sessions? Come sit in on this fast paced session where you will get to hear from seven of our speakers. Each speaker will spend 7 minutes presenting a unique perspective related to your professional development. We will talk Leadership, Ethics, Presentation Skills and more. You won’t want to miss out on this jammed packed session.

Objectives
  • Ethics in Leadership
  • Improvisation for Spontaneous Speaking
  • Address Issues, Reduce Conflict. Protect Relationships


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Leadership Development
The Leadership Development Track hones in on the information that leaders and executives need to better motivate teams, drive strategy, and impact the bottom line.

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Monday, June 4 - 3:30pm - 5:00 pm
222 Ethics In Leadership

Moderator
Rachel Perlmutter, Johnson Lambert

Speakers
David Walker, The Hartland Insurance Agency

This will be an interactive discussion of business ethics, specifically focused on the insurance industry and its leaders. In the session, we will discuss multiple schools of ethical academic thought with interesting, thought provoking examples.

Objectives
  • Increase awareness of ethical dilemmas
  • Discern between legal and ethical scenarios
  • Understand multiple ethical decision making theories


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