Washington D.C. and Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2005
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a think tank and association focused on talent management strategies, and Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business Executive Education, ranked among top business schools by Business Week, Forbes and other business publications, announced today an agreement to bring human capital education and networking to the Dallas-Fort Worth business community.
"HCI's agreement with SMU Cox Executive Education is an important step towards our goal to make innovative human capital education and information readily available to individuals and organizations," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director. "SMU Cox Executive Education is recognized as having exemplary executive-level management and leadership programs, making them a perfect partner for providing talent management resources to the Dallas-Fort Worth business community."
The inaugural Human Capital Leadership session will be a breakfast program on Tuesday, October 11. The complimentary event will begin with a networking session and continental breakfast, followed by a presentation by Dr. Terry Bacon, President and CEO of Lore International Institute, author, and advisor to many Fortune 500 companies and government organizations. Dr. Bacon's presentation will be on, "The Balanced Leader." The event will be held at the university's brand new facility, the James M. Collins Executive EducationCenter
, just days after the building's grand opening.
"These are exciting times, when the shift to a global, knowledge-based economy opens new opportunities for those with the leadership skills, business acumen, and agility to capitalize on them," said Frank R. Lloyd, Associate Dean of the Cox School of Business. "We are committed to helping the local business community, including our students and alumni, remain competitive in the new world by partnering with forward-thinking groups like HCI to bring the latest human capital research, strategies and tools to leaders across business, academia, government and consulting."
This complimentary event is open to the public, however seating is limited. Interested parties may register in advance by calling toll free, 866-538-1909. To find out if the Human Capital Leadership series is coming to a university in a city near you, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org.
About SMU Cox Executive Education
In addition to Executive Education, SMU's Cox School of Business offers a full range of business education programs, including BBA, full-time MBA, Professional MBA (PMBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA). Executive Education is the premiere resource for business leaders who want to enhance their performance, advance their careers, and increase capabilities of their organizations through high-quality education. The newly-opened Collins Center is an ideal setting for business education and features high-tech classrooms and meeting rooms, informal gathering places, and amenities that accommodate the needs of busy professionals. Cox's Executive Education responds to current and evolving business needs shaped by factors such as globalization, technology, and new sources of competition. By having its finger on the pulse of the business world and leveraging more than 80 years of experience educating practicing business leaders,
Cox Executive Education programs are truly on the cutting edge. SMU Cox is ranked among the top business schools nationally and internationally by major publications, including BusinessWeek, Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report.
About The Human Capital Institute
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, consultants, human resources, strategic search, organizational development professionals, talent managers and executives.
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