Management Development Institute (MDI)

Event Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019 to Tuesday, August 13, 2019


The Management Development Institute (MDI) has been specifically developed to provide middle managers with the skills they need to take their careers to the next level. This program consists of three sessions during which attendees learn through lectures, case studies, roundtable discussions, expert panels and guest speakers.  

2019-20 SCHEDULE


MDI TOPICS INCLUDE:

Click on the image below to view the 2019-2020 MDI program brochure.

 

Session One

August 11-13, 2019

Chicago, IL

Sunday, August 11
4:00 p.m.  - Introduction at Chicago Marriott Northwest
                   Welcome to MDI
                   Session Logistics and News
                   Group Ice Breaker
                   Session 1 Overview
                   MDI Facilitator - Forrest Large

6:00 p.m. - Social Hour and Dinner -provided by FIA
                   Restaurant TBA

 

Monday, August 12
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast at TRUMPF Inc. - provided by FIA


8:30 a.m. -  Topic 1: Objective Setting, Delegation & Time Management

12:30 p.m. Lunch provided by FIA and Plant Tour of TRUMPF Inc.


2:00 p.m. -  Topic 2: Business Law: Contracts, Terms & Conditions


6:00 p.m. Adjourn -Dinner on Own

 

Tuesday, August 13
8:00 a.m.  - Breakfast at TRUMPF Inc. - provided by FIA


8:30 a.m. - Topic 3: Effective Business Communications

12:00 p.m.- Wrap-up and Evaluation
12:30 p.m. - Adjournment

 

PROGRAM LOCATION

Session One

The Sunday afternoon session will be held at the Chicago Marriott Northwest located at 4800 Hoffman Boulevard Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 60192. Monday and Tuesday’s sessions will be held at TRUMPF Inc. located at 1900 West Central Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 60192. 

 

Session Two

The Sunday afternoon session will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport located at 1325 E. Dyer Road Santa Ana, California, 92705. Monday and Tuesday’s sessions will be held at Aluminum Precision Products, Inc. located at 3333 W. Warner Ave. Santa Ana, California, 92704.

 

Session Three

All three days of session three will be held at the FIA headquarters building located at 1111 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44114. The session will take place in the building’s fourth floor conference center.

 

 

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Session One

Chicago Marriott Northwest

4800 Hoffman Boulevard

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

847-645-9500

 

Session Two

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport

1325 E. Dyer Road

Santa Ana, CA 92705

714-241-3800

 

Session Three

DoubleTree Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside

1111 Lakeside Avenue, East

Cleveland, OH 44114

216-241-5100

 

Session One:

A room block at the Chicago Marriott Northwest has been reserved for the first session of the Management Development Institute at a rate of $109 per night. When you place your hotel reservations, be sure to mention the Forging Industry Association to receive the special room rate. The deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rate is Sunday, July 21, 2019. You may also make your reservation online by clicking the red button below.

 

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REGISTRATION
Registration will be opening soon! Please contact Kathy Edwards at kathy@forging.org with any program questions.