Black Hills State University
 

Women in Leadership: Focusing on the Future 2017 (Black Hills State University - Rapid City)


Women in Leadership Agenda

Day One: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7:45     Registration

8:00     Welcome & Introductions - Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO 

8:30     Leading with Vision for the Future - Dr. Helen Usera, Owner, Aspiring Business Consulting

9:45     Projects, Plan and Purpose - Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO

10:15   Break

10:30   Project Management - Dr. Rachel Headley, Owner, Cobblestone Science

12:00   Lunch, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity: outdoor walk (included in hour lunch break); bring comfortable shoes

1:00     The Emotional Edge to Emotional Intelligence (EI): Finding your Emotional Quotient (EQ) - Dr. Priscilla Romkema, BHSU Dean, College of Business & Natural Sciences

2:00     Break

2:15     Part I: Finding/Identifying a Mentor - Leah Braun, Principal, Harney Business Group

2:45     Productivity & Time Management - Leah Braun, Principal, Harney Business Group

3:30     Closing

 

Day Two: Thursday, May 18, 2017

8:00     The Joys of Journaling and Benefits of Blogging

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

Kayla Klein, 2016 Women in Leadership Alumnus, Director, Northern Hills Alliance for Children 

9:00     Let’s Talk People: Personalities and Communication - Meg Manke, Human Resource Generalist, Coeur -Wharf Resources

9:45     Break

10:00   Save Me:  Myths and Benefits of Budgeting - Laura Prosser, BHSU School of Business Assistant Professor, Accounting

11:00   Squalls and Gales: Weathering Change - Dr. Bobbi Looney, BHSU Assistant Professor, Management

12:00   Lunch/Networking, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity: outdoor walk (included in hour lunch break); bring comfortable shoes

1:00     Communicating with Credibility - Dr. Sonya Pagel, BHSU, Associate Professor, Speech Communications

3:00     Break

3:15     YouTube - Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO

3:30     World Café - Dr. Helen Usera, Owner, Aspiring Business Consulting  

4:30     Closing, Next Steps

 

Day Three: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

8:00     Resolving Conflict with Competence - Dr. Sonya Pagel, BHSU, Associate Professor, Speech Communications
BREAK – we will take a break around 10:00

12:00   Lunch/Networking, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity: outdoor walk (included in hour lunch break); 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, 2016 Women in Leadership Alumnus, Director, Workforce Diversity Network

3:30     Women Empowering Women - Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO

4:15     Next Steps

 

Day Four: Thursday, June 15, 2017 

8:15     Professional Imaging - Kathy Sazama, An Image of Excellence, Image Development

9:45     BREAK

10:00   Street Smarts - Ann McKay Thompson, SD Hall of Fame Inductee

11:00   Video: “Leading Your Own Transformation" - Anna Tudela, VP, Regulatory Affairs & Corporate Secretary, Goldcorp Inc.

12:00   Lunch, Room 120

Re-energizing Activity: outdoor walk (included in hour lunch break); bring comfortable shoes

1:00     Small Group Activity: Presentation of Projects - Helen Merriman, 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 - Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO

5:00 – Women in Leadership Social for Alumni & 2017 Class
6:30     at the home of Ann McKay Thompson (2922 Tower Court)
Sponsored by Little Nest Preschool, The OWN, and Amber Lind- AFLAC

 

YouTube Video Taping

10:00-1:30       Wednesday, June 21 – BHSU Rapid City, Room 201

OR

10:00-1:30       Thursday, June 22 – BHSU (Spearfish), Meier Hall Room 127 

 

Final Session: Friday, October 13, 2017

9:00-4:00     Graduation-SD CEO Women’s Business Conference (The Lodge at Deadwood)