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Professional Development Workshop: Barriers & Breakthroughs to Teamwork

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Name: Professional Development Workshop: Barriers & Breakthroughs to Teamwork
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join Young Professionals Connection (YPC) and the Ivy College of Business MBA Program for a workshop on Forming & Managing Effective Teams by Dr. James K. Summers on Wednesday, February 13 at 6 pm. 

Dr. James K. Summers is the Max J. Wortman, Jr. Professor of Management at the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. He earned his Ph.D. at Florida State University in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management. At Iowa State, Dr. Summers teaches courses on leadership, negotiation, organizational behavior, and human resource management to undergraduate, MBA, and PhD students. Dr. Summers' research on team structure, nature of work relationships, and executive work design have all been published in numerous academic journals.
Dr. Summers' workshop on Forming & Managing Effective Teams will focus on barriers and breakthroughs to teamwork. The ability to work together effectively while leveraging individual knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAO) is paramount for unit and organization success. The workshop will highlight common dysfunctions that teams and individuals fall victim to as well as suggestions to overcome those dysfunctions.
Event Sponsors:
  • Iowa State University Ivy College of Business
Greater Des Moines Partnership    
700 Locust Street
(Downtown Des Moines)

Parking is available for $5/hour in the Partnership ramp or metered parking on the streets     
Contact Information:
Director of Professional Development: Peter Myers
All YPC professional development workshops are free and exclusive to YPC members only. If you are an ISU student/faculty member/alumni please contact prodevelopment@ypcDSM.com for registration assistance. 

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