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AWIS-NCC Winter Workshop: Leadership by Design
Genentech, Inc.
South San Francisco, CA
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Saturday Apr 01, 2017 8:30 AM - Saturday Apr 01, 2017 2:00 PM | $35.00 - $50.00


AWIS-NCC Winter Workshop: Leadership by Design
Do you want to become a successful leader in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment? Join us for an interactive workshop on Design Thinking with Christopher Ireland, the coauthor of "Rise of the DEO". Here you will learn a unique perspective on leadership and gain the innovative strategies and skills you need to unleash your inner leader.

Workshop Leader: Christopher Ireland
Christopher Ireland worked for 20 years growing and developing Cheskin, a consultancy focused on product and market design innovation. Under her leadership as CEO, the company expanded into global markets, opened four offices, completed two successful mergers and gained a reputation for top quality performance serving a range of high growth clients including Microsoft, Intel, HP, Motorola, Pepsi and more. Christopher and her partners successfully sold Cheskin late in 2007.

Ms. Ireland has an M.B.A. from the Andersen School of Management (UCLA). She currently teaches graduate design students at California College of the Arts in San Francisco and Continuing Studies students at Stanford University. In 2013, she co-authored Rise of the DEO, (New Riders Press) a book examining contemporary leadership traits. She has lectured extensively on the topics of design, human behavior and corporate leadership.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Please note that tickets will be available at the door for walk-ins, but for $15 more than the pre-order price. Limited tickets will be available on site for $50 (members) and $65 (non-members) by check only. No refunds.


8:30-9:00          Check in and Breakfast
9:00-9:15          Opening Remarks
9:15-12:00        Leadership by Design
12:00-12:45      Networking Lunch
12:45-1:45        Leadership Panel
1:45-2:00          Closing Remarks



Genentech, Inc. (View)
Room B31-1A, 310 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
United States


Education > Business
Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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