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Speaker: Kurt Yerak, President at KEY Leadership Group, LLC

Session Title: Cultivating a Company Culture

Saturday, July 10  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description: Cultivation – “the act of caring for or raising plants.”  Similarly, leaders must care for and grow a company culture.  Culture influences how things get done in an organization. Management Consultant Peter Drucker is often credited with saying “culture can eat strategy for breakfast.”  High-performing organizations often cite culture as one of their competitive differentiators.  The challenge is:  Where to start? How do you shape the culture?  This hands-on workshop will provide business leaders with a framework and tools to begin growing a healthier  culture within their organization.   

What Topics are Covered?

  • What is company culture?
  • Why is company culture important to the bottom line?
  • How do you grow a culture?
  • What part do vision, mission, strategy, values and behaviors play in growing a culture?
  • What role do leaders play?
  • What company practices must be aligned to reinforce the desired culture?
  • How do you measure a culture?

Facilitation by Kurt Yerak of KEY Leadership Group – current/past leadership employer/client work includes:  

  • Atlantic Health, Bayer, Buckeye Health, Ohio Health, Nationwide Insurance, Owens, Covestro, Upper Arlington Leadership Academy, AmericanHort, Cardinal Health and Key Bank.  

Level: All Audiences       Type: Business Operations

Kurt Yerak

President at KEY Leadership Group, LLC 

Kurt has been training leaders, facilitating team effectiveness sessions and providing executive coaching for companies of various sizes in a wide range of industries nationwide including Bayer, Nationwide Insurance, American Heart Association, Honda, Lowe's and more. 

Before opening his own practice in 2013, Kurt worked full time in a leadership capacity for two Fortune 500 companies; Vice President of HR/Leadership Development/Culture at Key Bank and Director of Organization/Leadership Development at Cardinal Health/Care Fusion. 

Kurt holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in organization development from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

He has expertise in the following areas:
• Leadership Development/Master Trainer
• Team Effectiveness
• Executive Coaching
• Change Management & Culture/Employee Engagement
• Lean Six Sigma

Kurt holds numerous training, leadership and organization development certifications. Further information on Kurt’s background can be found at www.KEYLeadershipGroup.com. 

Unlock Your Full Potential ....
Reaching a destination can pose great challenges. There are twists and turns in the road and unexpected barriers that come in to play. It often requires a laser focus, flawless execution, and leadership skills to reach the goal. In the workplace, these challenges include: Developing leadership at all levels of the organization -- Building high performing teams -- Shaping a culture that engages and retains employees -- Creating an organization that meets customer needs -- Adapting to the fast pace of change in the marketplace.

Solving these challenges poses unique and difficult problems. Organizations will either succeed or fail as a direct result of the strength of its leaders, the qualities of its teams, and the alignment of its strategy and culture. KEY Leadership Group, LLC offers leaders, teams and organizations practical solutions and easy to apply training tools and methods to help successfully navigate the journey and realize goals quickly, profitably, and with great impact. Our solutions are customized to help you in one or a combination of the following "KEY" areas: Leadership Development -- Team Effectiveness -- Organizational Development

Address:   Westerville, Ohio 43082
Email:  kurt@keyleadershipgroup.com    
Contact:   Kurt Yerak
Phone:  (614) 316-1681   FAX: 


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