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GAME - Fall 2021 Series

Wednesday, October 27 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am • Organized By Kansas SBDC at JCCC
12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210


September 8th – The Dynamic Duo: Organizational Leadership and Culture
The interdependence of leadership and culture impact the health and sustainability of every organization. The introduction to GAME focuses on the dynamic between leadership and culture so business owners can be intentional about practices that will help grow their companies. Leaving leadership or culture to chance undermines business owner’s goals and sabotages success. Kelly Byrnes, with Voyage Consulting Group, will help business owners reduce that risk and protect their revenue, retention, and reputation.

September 29th – The Link Between Organization Design and Culture
This session of GAME helps business owners understand how organization design affects, and is affected by, their company’s culture. To capitalize on culture as the competitive advantage it could be, business owners will assess whether the optimal design is in place for the next phase of their business and whether tweaks would to design would empower their culture even better. Kelly Byrnes, with Voyage Consulting Group, will help business owners capitalize on their design and culture through manageable changes.

October 27th – Get the Right People in the Right Spots
You are built to win. Is your team? Chris Lundine, Executive Advisor with Culture Index, will lead this session designed to allow your company to become a highly accountable organization focused on making your vision a reality. Culture Index was developed to help business owners access data and reliable insights to predict employees’ performance in their roles.

November 10th – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


December 1st – Strategy and Culture: Building and nurturing your company your way
Concluding the GAME series is the opportunity to synchronize all sessions. Business owners will incorporate the components of GAME sessions into their strategic plan. Build your company your way while nurturing it using modern strategies. Kelly Byrnes, with Voyage Consulting Group, will help business owners treat their culture like the strategic asset it is.

Cost of $99 is for the entire series!

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Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
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