Calling all CEOs in the Austin area: I am ramping up for my annual CEO class sponsored by the Rice Alliance Austin Chapter, Austin Technology Incubator, and the Austin Technology Council. This invitation-only event starts April 3 and lasts for eight weeks. The series, now in its fifth year, is designed for CEOs of successful, growing businesses with more than 25 employees who are looking for the tools to maximize value and increase company performance. This is not a startup class but a chance to learn from and network with other accomplished CEOs. This year, we are focusing on building a world-class company.
Each session will be held over lunch (provided) and last an hour and a half with lecture and discussion mixed together. CEOs will have the opportunity to try out the first class before registering for the entire series. During the first session, everyone will receive a signed copy of my book The CEO Tightrope (the agenda of the class closely follows the book).
The class size will be limited. Here are the details plus some insights from a few CEOs who have taken the course and benefitted from it. Contact me if you are interested in more information or want to sign up!
Building a World Class Company: A CEO’s Guide to Improving Performance
Date: April 3, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration Fee: $995 (Participants may attend the first class for free!)
Session 1. Intro session, The Job of a CEO (April 3)
Session 2. Own the Vision (April 10)
Session 3. Right People on the Bus (April 17)
Session 4. Providing the Right Resources (April 24)
Session 5. Build the Culture (May 1)
Session 6. Make Good Decisions (May 8)
Session 7. Deliver Performance (May 15)
Session 8. Stories from the Journey and How to Improve as CEO (May 22)
Here is what some of the CEOs who have attended this seminar had to say about it:
Denver Fredenberg, CEO of Hyperware: “Joel Trammell’s CEO Seminar is a must, especially for any first-time CEO’s. You will learn what to expect as a CEO and the ins and outs of building a powerful team through Joel’s real life experience and candid feedback. You will also hear from and network with some of the more successful executive leaders in Austin. I pull from this experience with every challenge I face….especially the ones I never expected. Go do this!”
Chuck Gordon, CEO of SpareFoot: “CEO Summer Camp was a great experience because it gives you a chance to step back from your day-to-day and think strategically with the help of Joel Trammell. I learned tactics that I now put into action every day.”
Melanie Kalemba, former CEO of Movero Technology: “The Rice CEO seminar was not only insightful and thought provoking on leadership styles and successful business constructs it afforded a unique opportunity to interact with my peers across a variety of companies. I learned lessons I still refer to today in managing people and the culture of an organization.”
Chad Neely, CEO of Wenzel Spine: “The CEO summer camp is an excellent opportunity to learn from other CEO’s experiences and meet and share experiences with other CEO’s in Austin.”