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IPMA Event - Innovation Leadership Management

Event Date and Time: 
Oct 3 2017 - 8:30am - 4:30pm


The cost to attend this seminar is $99.00 per person.  Payment is due at the time of registration and must be completed by September 29, 2017 to confirm your registration.  Space is limited. There are no refunds, however substitutions are permitted.

Register Here: Innovation Leadership Management

Intended Audience:

This seminar is targeted for managers and supervisors of state government and public sector organizations.

Abstract of Seminar Contents:

An organization’s success is predicated on its ability to develop and prepare skilled and successful leaders.  Many organizations acknowledge there is a lack of formalized leadership training designed to meet their specific needs, and recognize their own need to provide an environment where core competencies are developed and enhanced, allowing the mission of the organization to be carried out.

The organizational environment and culture has changed and leaders are facing a more volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world.  This workshop is designed to identify and address those needs and provide solutions to the challenges current and future leaders are and will encounter.  Members of an organization at all levels are encouraged to attend as these skills are applicable from line to executive levels.

Specifically you will learn:

What attendees will learn a transformational leadership model, allowing the ability to lead and manage in an ever-changing world, leading to higher performance and better outcomes by emphasizing continuous improvement as a leadership philosophy.  Leadership development is an investment in your people and your organization.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understanding leadership needs in an organization as they really are.
2. Studying past and present leders who have influenced us.
3. Knowing and understanding the challenges facing contemporary leaders.
4. Understanding contemporary issues and the leadership skills to resolve them.
5. Understanding the importance of ethics in leadership.

Event Agenda:

Registration Check-In and Refreshments

7:45am - 8:30am

Welcome / Facilities / IPMA Upcoming events /   Introductions - Ann Bruner

8:30am - 8:40am

Leadership - What it is in the 21st Century?

8:40am - 9:00am

Chararacteristics of Successful Leader

9:00am - 9:40am


9:40am - 9:55am

Leaders - Past and Present Who Influence Us Today

9:55am - 10:55am

Leadership Challenges

10:55am - 11:45pm

Lunch Break

11:45am - 1:00pm


1:10pm - 2:00pm

Communication / Listening

2:00pm - 2:45pm


2:45pm - 3:00pm

The Organizational Culture

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Change Management

3:15pm - 3:45pm

The Organizational Culture

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Leadership and Ethics

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Closing Remarks


Speaker Bio

Bill Cooper (Cooper Management Institute) - Bill Cooper spent his 44-year career in both the police and private sectors, retiring as Chief of Police, and in Senior Management in two Fortune 200 corporations. Chief Cooper introduced contemporary concepts of organizational development and high performance organizations into both.  He is the first Chief in the nation to introduce and apply Lean Six Sigma and formalized continuous improvement for the police and in his private sector management experience.

Bill holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration and is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of Public Safety Administration at Northwest University. He wrote a new and unique Bachelor’s Degree bringing management skills from business to public safety.  He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and certified trainer.  Cooper is a member of the Board of Directors of Grow Washington, a business development organization

The depth and breadth of Bill Cooper’s background has been described as being in the top 5% of the most diverse and comprehensive qualifications relevant to management.

Bill founded the widely successful Cooper Management Model that consists of Lean Six Sigma; a Business Intelligence Decision Support System; a community/employee partnership system that reduces activity levels, reduces security and safety issues significantly, all resulting in very significant time and cost savings.  The model builds credibility, improves performance, lowers cost, and serves as a financial and operational force multiplier.

He introduced the police as a Value Proposition, reporting measurable results rather than activities, deploying staff and resources based on a robust, fact-based business intelligence system.  His models resulted in millions of dollars of savings, at the same time reducing risk, vulnerability, security and safety problems, often exponentially, and sustaining the gains.  Bill was involved in organizational assessments, determining current state and designing remediation strategies.  He was also responsible for developing and implementing policy and procedures.

Bill has authored or co-authored 10 books and has created management courses including Leadership, High Performance Organizations, Organizational Development, Lean Six Sigma Simplified, the Cooper Management Model, and others, emphasizing management skills and cost effectiveness.  His models have been featured on national radio, in law enforcement strategic plans and annual reports, and in multiple post-graduate theses, and he has been a requested keynote speaker and lecturer.  His consultations with many departments have resulted in notable awards, departmental turnarounds, and millions of dollars in savings, aligned with optimized service delivery and high quality.

Bill is the founder and President of the Cooper Management Institute, LLC.  He delivers keynote addresses, lectures, and management and management training and consulting. He may be reached at (425) 232-1025 or bcooper@coopermanagementinstitute.com.


Norman Worthington Conference Center at Saint Martin's University
5300 Pacific Ave. SE
Lacey, WA 98503-1297
United States
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