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FIA Management Development Institute

FIA Management Development Institute
FIA's Management Development Institute (MDI) is a three-part series of lectures, case studies, roundtable discussions, expert panels and structured networking specifically designed to provide mid-level managers with the tools they need to advance their careers.

Session 1
: March 4-6, 2024
Session 2: June 25-27, 2024
Session 3: October 7-9, 2024

Click here to download the MDI 2024 brochure.

MDI Topics Include:
     •   Objective setting, delegation and time management
     •   Business law - contracts, terms and conditions
     •   Effective business communications
     •   Planning strategy and business models
     •   Industrial markets, marketing and sales
     •   Financial management and non-routine decision making
     •   Negotiations when developing and managing the supply chain
     •   Professional development and networking in the forging industry

Plant Tour:

Session 1: SIFCO Industries, Inc.

Please note: The plant tour facility will have the opportunity to review the list of attendees prior to the event. If the company decides that someone on the list is deemed to be in competition with them, the facility will inform FIA. The FIA staff will then contact the attendee to let them know that they may not attend the tour.

Ask your Supervisor/Boss:
Interested in joining the 2024 Class, but need permission from your boss or supervisor? Click here to download a request letter template. 

Registration Fees:
Member:                   $5,000 
Non-Member:  $9,000 

Please login at the top of this page to register. If you have questions about MDI registration, or would like to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards at [email protected].

Suggested Hotels:

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Cleveland Independence
6060 Rockside Place, Independence, OH 44131
Phone: (216) 264-4190
5-minute drive to FIA HQ

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland - Independence
6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131
Phone: (216) 447-1300
5-minute drive to FIA HQ

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations will be permitted until February 19, 2024 and will be refunded in full. After February 19, 2024 no refunds will be given, but substitutions are allowed if submitted to the FIA in writing.

Please Note:
No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.

3/4/2024 4:00 PM - 10/9/2024 12:30 PM
6363 Oak Tree Boulevard Independence, OH 44131 UNITED STATES