January Meeting – Annual Program Planning (01/12/12)

AnnuaL 2012 Program Year Planning Session

Program Description: 
The DFW OD Network will be having their annual Program Planning Meeting. This is an Open Space Methodology where everyone is invited to bring cutting edge program ideas for 2012. We then will facilitate a process of grouping the ideas into program themes and then prioritizing the list of themes and suggesting possible presenters or teams of presenters to plan and implement these program ideas. This is a great opportunity to take an active role in the association’s Program Calendar for the year and have lot’s of fun doing it.

Session Presenter/Facilitator:
Gene Ruckle is program director of Leading in the 21st Century ay UT Arlington’s College of Business. He has spent the last three years developing and refining the concept for this program. While developing this idea, Ruckle met with a number of associates working in corporations such as Texas Instruments, American Airlines, Lockheed-Martin, Bell Helicopter, Thomas S. Byrne, L.L.C. and the Sammons Corp. These engagements underscored the true potential for a corporate sponsorship based leadership development program. Ruckle has an organization development consulting practice. He was formerly the director of the masters program in O.D. and change management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a graduate of the American University/NTL masters program in O.D.


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