By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
This seminar is designed for executives, senior level managers, and engineering managers or technical specialists who are called upon to formulate or provide input into strategic decisions and business strategies.
"Dr. D is a SLAM DUNK! Supremely knowledgeable of material with many relative, historical examples. Learning course empowered!"
Marcus V. Washington
Engineer Specialist; Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
"This seminar touches all points of human behavior and relates them to leadership. This is a must have for anyone in business."
Chief Engineer: GKN Driveline
"A great introductory course into management concepts for engineers with no business background."
Team Manager; Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
"Dr. Doyle's expansive real-world experiences helped to align the course with real problems in our organization."
Robert N. Friedrichs
V.P. Engineering; Rassini
"This course is a very thought provoking course that I would highly recommend to executives and managers."
Staff Engineer; Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
"The ability to lead and make sound business decisions requires a complexity of knowledge and skills. This course is a very good road map in negotiating a difficult highway."
President; Intelligent Products Systems
"This was an excellent seminar at preparing engineering professionals and technical specialists for future/current leadership roles within the company/organization."
"This was an excellent course for new managers or managers who want to sharpen their focus on strategy and leadership."
"Dr. Doyle has a wealth of real world knowledge and experience to share."
"Great insight on leadership. Course was very well orchestrated to bring out the real scenarios at work and relate them to the content, materials, and examples."
Account Manager; NGK Automotive Ceramics USA Inc.
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
Joseph Doyle is the principal of Strategic Insights, Inc., a Michigan-based consulting firm, specializing in executive leadership. Mr. Doyle completed a 30-year career with General Motors Corporation, where he served in positions such as: Manager of the Corporate Executive Development Activity, Senior Research Manager with the Corporate Organization Research and Development Staff, Internal Business Consultant with General Motors University, and Lead Consultant with the Corporate Strategy and Decision Support Staff.
Prior to joining GM, Mr. Doyle held positions with the U.S. Public Health Service, Ford Motor Company and the Management and Organization Development Department of General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), where he administered Technical Staff Management Programs and taught problem solving and decision making.
During his time with General Motors, Mr. Doyle assisted divisions and staffs in the facilitation of complex decisions and development of business strategies. He established GM's Executive Development Curriculum and managed Global Task Teams in India, Indonesia, Thailand, England, and Australia. He also served as the Corporate Liaison on Leadership and Strategy to the U.S. Army War College and the National Defense University. His consulting firm (Strategic Insights, Inc.) has provided seminars and services to hundreds of senior executives in dozens of Fortune 500 firms, healthcare consortiums, and government agencies including the U.S. Military.
As an adjunct professor, Mr. Doyle taught Engineering Administration at the University of Detroit's School of Engineering, Organization Behavior at The University of Michigan Dearborn's School of Business, and Business Strategy at Oakland University's School of Business Administration. Mr. Doyle holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physical Science from Eastern Michigan University, a Master's in Statistics and Research Methodology from Wayne State University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan.