Leadership Development Workshop

Presented by IEEE Engineering Management Society

Saturday, July 29, 2006, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at

Fairlane Campus - U of M Dearborn (Map Code FCN)

University of Michigan - Dearborn
Fairlane Center - North Entrance
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
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Saturday, July 29, 2006


9:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Fairlane Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Early Deadline

July 15, 2006

Registration Includes :

Includes lunch, and handout of slides

Rates: Credit Card Payment ONLY
Early Unemployed, Retired  $      25.00
Late Unemployed, Retired+  $      35.00
Early Member  $      30.00
Late Member  $      40.00
Early Non-Member  $      45.00
Late Non-Member  $      60.00
Early Student  $      25.00
Late Student  $      35.00
Leadership Development Workshop

Presenter: Don C. Bramlett, PE, SMIEEE
Project Engineer at Detroit Edison Company, Senior Member IEEE

The Leadership Skills workshop is intended to help prepare participants in interpersonal, group, team and leadership skills. The workshop is targeted to those in management or leadership roles in business, industry, academia or volunteer activities. However, anyone interested in further developing these skills in dealing with people and working within any type of organization will benefit from the workshop. The format for the workshop includes the presentation of the core material and interactive participation; using exercises, case studies and open discussion.

Workshop Content

• Definition of Leadership
• Interpersonal Effectiveness

• Attributes of a Leader
• Difference between management skills and leadership skills
• Being a Leader
• Holistic Communications

Interpersonal Communications
• Personal Interactive Skills
• Jungian type personality indicators
• Self Evaluation
• Motivating
• Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
• Team Building
• Coaching

Conflict Management
• Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Styles
• Self Evaluation
• Situations to use conflict styles and consequences
• Confronting Conflict

Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Formal techniques, eg. KT, Alamo, Cause Mapping, etc
• Brainstorming
• Synergistic Decision Making

Speaker Bio:

Don received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a MBA, in 1973 and 1981 respectively, both from the University of Detroit. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan.

Don has spent his entire 33 year professional engineering career in the energy industry, both in the natural gas industry with Michigan Consolidated Gas and Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline Company, and then in the nuclear power and fossil power generation segments of the electric utility industry with Detroit Edison. Don is presently a Project Engineer in Fossil Power Generation with the Detroit Edison Company, a major subsidiary of DTE Energy.

Don is a Senior member of IEEE, and has been an IEEE member for 39 years.

Don has been actively involved as a volunteer with the Southeastern Michigan Section of IEEE for 22 years in various positions, including all the Section officer positions; he is presently the Section Advisor and still is intimately involved with the operation of the Section and its pre-college education programs.

Don has been actively involved as a volunteer with Region 4 of IEEE for 14 years in several roles; he is presently the Region Treasurer.

Don has also served as the Finance Chair for 6 IEEE Technical Society and Region conferences.

Don is also an active member of the ESD (Engineering Society of Detroit), NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers), and MSPE (Michigan Society of Professional Engineers). He is a Fellow of MSPE and a member of the College of Fellows of ESD.

He is involved as a leader at the troop and district level with the Boy Scouts of America and as a member of the Board of Deacons at his church.

Speaker Contact Information:
Don C. Bramlett, PE
16535 Park
Livonia, MI 48154-2209
Email: d.bramlett@ieee.org or bramlettd@dteenergy.com


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