Management Development for Enhanced
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, November 27, 2002--- The Paper Industry
Management Association (PIMA) and the Center for Paper Business and
Industry Studies (CPBIS) are cosponsoring a Continuing Education
course, Management Development for Enhanced Performance,
March 24 - 28, 2003, at the Institute of Paper Science and
Technology, in Atlanta, Georgia.
This course will provide a meaningful growth opportunity to managers and future leaders of pulp and paper mills and supplier facilities by supplying them with the cutting-edge knowledge, skills, techniques, and approaches needed to successfully manage their financial, human, and physical resources and enhance the overall performance of their operations. Participants will develop a knowledge and skill base on issues such as financial analysis techniques, effective management of high- performance teams, the art of leadership, management of improvement processes, and bargaining and negotiating techniques.
The course will be taught by faculty of the Georgia Institute of
Technology (GT) and experienced practitioners from the pulp and
paper and support services industries. A variety of teaching
methods, including lectures, class discussions, case studies, and
individual/group interactive exercises, will be used. Keynote
speakers will share their experiences in areas such as technology
transfer; organizational learning; operations, financial, and
supply-chain management; and business tactics/strategy development.
After the program, participants will be offered explicit follow-up
opportunities for further reinforcement, sharing, and ongoing
development through the use of distance learning
The course instructors will include:
This four-and-a-half-day course is offered at the Institute of Paper Science and Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Base price of the course is $2,500 (excluding lodging and boarding) with CPBIS or PIMA members eligible for a 15% discount off the base price.
For more information about this course offering, click on: http://www.cpbis.gatech.edu/conted/management/management_main.htm, or call CPBIS at 404-894-4908.
About CPBIS: The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS) is a globally recognized and industry-valued academic center, creating knowledge and tools that support paper industry decision-makers, and producing interdisciplinary graduates who contribute to the long-term success of the paper industry. The CPBIS is co-sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Institute of Paper Science and Technology (IPST), the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and the Paper Industry.
About PIMA: The Paper Industry Management Association (PIMA) is the premier association for management professionals in the paper and pulp industry. Our purpose is to contribute to the strength of the international pulp and paper community by providing the means for our members to address relevant industry issues and to develop their management and leadership skills.