By CHRISTOPHER ORTIZ
The Salinas Californian
A one-day workshop at Tehāma Golf Club, could
help anyone who has worked their way up the corporate
The workshop in business administration will be led by
Jim Bracher and Darrel Mank. Bracher is founder and
chairman of Dimension Five Consultants Inc., a 24-year-old
leadership development firm in Monterey.
Mank lectures in technology and innovation management
at Leavey School of Business of Santa Clara University.
The workshop, "MBA Impact: The Power And Impact Of Effective Business Leadership," runs
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 at the Tehama Golf Club in Carmel.
The $950 cost of the workshop includes lunch. About 25
people are expected to attend.
"(The) workshop combines best-practice processes with business and management
experience," said Bracher. "Successful long-term contributors understand
and appreciate the skills and abilities of their associates, while acknowledging
demands and obstacles colleagues confront."
Bracher said the one-day workshop is intended for business'
"Someone you depend on when you are not around," he said. "(It's
worth) investing in their business skills."
Chris Hasegawa, dean of extended education and international
programs at CSUMB, said the workshop will help people
who have become managers without MBA training.
"I get calls from the public who are now in management positions, they worked
their way up, but have never had management training," Hasegawa said.
Hasegawa, a trained biochemist who taught at CSUMB before
becoming dean, said he could relate to needing more management
The workshop will focus on organization, motivation,
strategy, leadership, business tools, production and
Business 101, The Salinas Californian's monthly business
magazine, is a sponsor of the workshop.
Contact Christopher Ortiz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally published April 29, 2006
To attend the MBA workshop, download an application at www.mbaimpact.com