Women in Leadership: Focusing on the Future 2018

May 23, May 24, June 13 and June 14

Black Hills State University-Rapid City, Room 112



Day One: Wednesday, May 23, 2018


7:45 Registration/Sign-in

8:00 Welcome & Introductions

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO

8:30 Leading with Vision for the Future

Dr. Helen Usera, Owner, Aspiring Business Consulting

9:45 Projects, Plan and Purpose

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO

10:15 Break

10:30 Part I: Finding/Identifying a Mentor

Leah Braun, Principal, Harney Business Group

11:00 Productivity & Time Management

Leah Braun, Principal, Harney Business Group

12:00 Lunch, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity - outdoor walk (Bring comfortable shoes)

1:00 The Emotional Edge to Emotional Intelligence: Finding Your Emotional Quotient

Dr. Priscilla Romkema, President, Regional Health Foundation

2:00 Break

2:15 Project Management

Dr. Rachel Headley, Senior Partner, The Rose Group, Intl.

3:45 Next Steps/Closing

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO



Day Two: Thursday, May 24, 2018


7:45 Registration/Sign-in

8:00 The Benefits of Blogging

Jessica Castleberry, Owner, Little Nest Preschool

2015 Women in Leadership Alumnus

9:00 Let’s Talk People: Personalities and Communication 

Meg Manke, Senior Partner, The Rose Group, Intl.

9:45 Break

10:00 Save Me:Myths and Benefits of Budgeting

Laura Prosser, Assistant Professor of Accounting, BHSU School of Business

11:00 Squalls and Gales: Weathering Change

Dr. Bobbi Looney, Assistant Professor of Management, BHSU School of Business

12:00 Lunch/Networking, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity - outdoor walk (Bring comfortable shoes)

1:00 Communicating with Credibility

Dr. Sonya Pagel, Associate Professor of Speech Communications,

BHSU School of Arts and Humanities

3:00 Break

3:15 YouTube
Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO

3:30 World Café

Dr. Helen Usera, Owner, Aspiring Business Consulting

4:30 Next Steps/Closing

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO

5:00 – 6:30 Women in Leadership Social for Alumni & 2017 Class

Hosted at the home of Ann McKay Thompson (2922 Tower Court)

Sponsored by Little Nest Preschool and Amber Lind- AFLAC



Day Three: Wednesday, June 13, 2018


7:45 Registration/Sign-in

8:00 Resolving Conflict with Competence

Dr. Sonya Pagel, Associate Professor of Speech Communications,

BHSU School of Arts and Humanities

BREAK – we will take a break around 10:00

12:00 Lunch/Networking, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity - outdoor walk (Bring comfortable shoes)

1:00 Interactive Team Building: Putting the Fun Back into Work

Lorie Vega, Deputy Director, Force Support Squadron, Ellsworth AFB

2:30 Break

2:45 Recognizing Abilities in Everyone

Catherine Greseth, Director, Workforce Diversity Network of the Black Hills

2016 Women in Leadership Alumnus

3:30 Women Empowering Women

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO

4:15 Next Steps/Closing

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO



Day Four: Thursday, June 14, 2018


8:00 Registration/Sign-in

8:15 Professional Imaging

Kathy Sazama, Owner, An Image of Excellence

9:45 BREAK

10:00 Street Smarts

Ann McKay Thompson, SD Hall of Fame Inductee

12:00 Lunch, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity - outdoor walk (Bring comfortable shoes)

1:00 Small Group Activity: Presentation of Projects

Michelle Kane, Director, SD Center for Enterprise Opportunity

2:00 Part II: Becoming a Mentor

Leah Braun, Principal, Harney Business Group

3:00 Break

3:15 Blogging

Jessica Castleberry, 2015 Women in Leadership Alumnus, Owner, Little Nest Preschool

3:30 Next Steps/Closing

Michelle Kane, Director, SD CEO


YouTube Video Taping

12:30 - 2:00 Tuesday, June 19

KEVN Black Hills Fox/KOTA Territory News, 2001 Skyline Dr, Rapid City

OR

12:30 - 2:00 Wednesday, June 20

KEVN Black Hills Fox/KOTA Territory News, 2001 Skyline Dr, Rapid City



Final Session: Friday, October 19, 2018


9:00-4:00 Graduation – SD CEO Women’s Business Conference

The Lodge at Deadwood