Walsh Institute Leadership Center presents BUSINESS BRIEFINGS to assist small and family business owners in the day-to-day as well as strategic management of their companies. These one-to-two hour educational programs offer practical tips and tactics presented by Leadership Center sponsors and Walsh faculty who are experts in their fields. Business Briefings are free.*
Business Briefing: 10 stocks for 2014
Rescheduled: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Free seminar - Registration required.
Presented by: Nancy Salvia, Merrill Lynch
2014 Market and Economic Outlook
Join us for an outlook on financial markets and your investments. Tips from Savita Subvamani, head of US Equity Strategy for Merrill Lynch.
Business Briefing: Are You Building a Sellable Business?
Friday, February 14, 2014
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Free seminar - Registration required.
Presented by: Kathryn Baker and Tim Kuppler, AdviCoach of Michigan
Building EQUITY in your business should always be one of your top priorities. This session will provide everything you need to know about increasing the value of your company so that you have options in the future.
Not only will we review how to build value, each participant will get a copy of their 26-page Sellability Report. Everyone who registers will receive a link to complete a survey. In less than 15 minutes you can get your sellability "score" and you will then receive your report at the presentation, which will help identify where you need to focus in order to improve your SELLABILITY SCORE.
You may not be considering selling your business at this point, but owners must make sure that they are creating and growing sellable businesses.....don't miss this informative session!
Register today and get your link to the survey.
Business Briefings are free to attend, however registration is required.*
*BUSINESS BRIEFING NO SHOW POLICY – We understand that emergencies prevent people from attending meetings for which they have registered. If you can let us know as soon as possible that you aren’t able to attend, we would greatly appreciate it. Those individuals who don’t show with no contact will be excused the first time, but will be billed $30 for each chronic no-show.
Business Briefing: Secrets to Borrowing Money
Presenter: Lesli Matukaitis, Vice President, Business Banking, Comerica Bank
Looking to start a relationship with a bank or get a loan, but don't know where to start? Well, come to this informative session that will discuss what bankers look at during their underwriting process, why they ask for so much information and what to expect throughout the process. If you would like a free lending consultation, bring three years of business financial statements and two years of personal tax returns and you will receive a report in the weeks to come after the program.
Business Briefing: Removing the DRAMA from Culture Change
Join us for a dynamic session where you will learn leading edge approaches to:
* Engage and retain who you have
* Attract who you need
* Align culture & strategy with clarity and speed
Everyone who attends will leave with a new approach for understanding their culture and clear actionable tactics that can be driven from the any organizational role to impact performance. Attendees will also receive a link to download a book summary based on the ground-breaking culture book, Build the Culture Advantage, Sustainable Performance with Clarity & Speed! It’s written for leaders with vision, passion, and the interest in persistent focus over time to build a remarkable culture as a foundation for sustainable high performance. Learn a clear and common-sense framework for customizing your work to leverage your unique culture and improve performance.
Sit Back, Relax and Talk Tax, Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Presenter: Ursula Scroggs Jeff Mathiesen of DKSS CPAs + Advisors
Nice People Do Finish Last: Protecting Your Company Assets in the Social Media Age, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Presenter: Bernard Fuhs, Butzel Long
Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast: Removing the DRAMA from Culture Change, Wednesday April 10, 2013, Presenter: Kathryn Baker, AdviCoach
Are you building a sellable business? Friday, January 18, 2013, Presenter: Kathryn Baker, AdviCoach
Post-Election Tax Planning, Wednesday, December 5, 2012, Presenter: Ursula Scroggs, CPA, managing partner of DKSS CPAs + Advisors
Health Care Reform Part II, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, Presenter: Don Whitford, Vice President, Eastern Region, PriorityHealth (Walsh College alum)
There's an App for That, Thursday, September 13, 2012 Presenter: Paul Chambers, Core3 Solutions
Health Care Reform, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Presenter: Tina Marie Wohlfield, Benefit Review Services
Build a Board of Advisors for Your Small Business, Wednesday, June 13, 2012, Ursula Scroggs, CPA, managing partner of DKSS CPAs
$ 1 Million in Revenue - How to Get there, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, Presenter: Kathryn Baker, AdviCoach
Business Contracts, Thursday, April 26, 2012, Presenter: John Carter, Witzke, Barry, Carter & Wander