NAPL, PIA/GATF Schedules Management Education Program for June
PARAMUS, N.J. -- The NAPL and PIA/GATF Management & Leadership Institute, the industry's most comprehensive management education and leadership development program, returns to the campus of Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, Wis., on June 19-23, 2006.
For the third consecutive year, the Management & Leadership Institute (MLI) maximizes benefits to attendees by featuring the best elements of NAPL's Management Institute and PIA/GATF's Leadership Institute.
"Hundreds of the industry's future leaders have honed their management skills at PIA/GATF's executive development programs," stresses Michael Makin, president and CEO of PIA/GATF. "And by partnering with NAPL, we can offer the industry even better opportunities to acquire the knowledge and skills that will help their managers and their companies succeed in the 21st century."
"To help their companies advance in today's increasingly challenging business environment, graphic communications managers must have top-notch leadership and management skills," says Joseph P. Truncale, CAE, NAPL president and chief executive officer. "The MLI program is unparalleled in its ability to help them develop those skills."
This year's program reflects that focus, with the addition to the program of the newly updated Graphic Communications Management: Strategic Thinking for 21st Century Printing Management course. Led by Frank Romano, noted author and professor emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology, the course focuses on how new, emerging, and veteran managers can identify and develop meaningful strategies to help their companies grow and thrive in an ever-changing marketplace.
Brand new for 2006 is Financial Management II, a graduate-level course that builds on the experience, skills, and knowledge of graphic communications industry financial professionals.
In all, the 2006 Management and Leadership Institute offers five concurrent courses:
• Graphic Communications Management: Strategic Thinking for 21st Century Printing Management: For new, emerging, or veteran managers, this course offers insights and strategies for every aspect of managing today's printing organization, including sales, customer service, workflow management, and financial analysis.