Presenting the Consultant’s Forum, September 16th 5:40 P.M. Share, Learn, Grow
Consultants: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.
The CEO's dilemma:A CEO needs a consultant when a specific issue emerges that neither he nor his management team knows how to address. But how can a CEO determine whether a consultant will serve his needs and actually address the issue?
Making the matter worse, the world is littered with people professing to be "consultants,” but who have no clue about what they were doing – the ones who borrow the client's watch, then tell him what time it is.
How do you choose?
What experience tells a CEO about consultants
Come hear one of our community's prominent business leader share his point of view and experiences with consultants – the good, the bad and the ugly. Learn his insight into the key skill every consultant ought to master – becoming a truly trusted advisor – and what happens when that fails.
About Jan Collmer
Jan Collmer is a retired businessman with almost 50 years’ entrepreneurial and management experience and has served on over 30 Board of Directors. He has also served in many non-profit educational and civic roles including The Dallas Chamber of Commerce board, DFW Board of Directors, the American electronics Association: eventually chairman of all three. He began his career in 1954 as a jet pilot in the U.S. Navy. Following the Navy he worked at Texas Instruments, Varo Incorporated, eventually its president, and his own company, Collmer Semiconductor. He has recently written a book: "Go Start Something". He has worked with numerous consultants over the years with varying results. He has also been very active in civic and educational efforts in Dallas Texas and was a founder of the Frontiers of Flight Museum at Love Field in Dallas.
We have a terrific Forum lined up for you this year and to start this program will be held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum at Love Field. Come early and get free admission, then enjoy a terrific program.
Invited Guests from Other Professional Organizations include
About IMC Dallas Fort Worth Chapter
The Dallas Chapter of Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) conducts a monthly "Forum" designed to provide chapter members and guests with insights into current business ideas, trends through presentations and allows opportunities to share ideas and network. To learn more about IMC and our chapter, please visit www.imcusa.org or www.imcdfw.org.
$25 for IMC members, $35 for non-members (Includes buffet style dinner, soft drink and a glass of wine)Please bring cash or check if you plan to pay at the door.
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