Seminar on 'Building Strategic Thinking Skills' is Nov. 3

Seminar on 'Building Strategic Thinking Skills' is Nov. 3

Kim Korn, founder and president of Business Architecture Inc., will speak on "Building Strategic Thinking Skills: Examining Claims for How to Produce a Competitive Advantage" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in McNeely Hall, on the St. Paul campus. Rolls and coffee will be served. This event is part of the Saturday Strategy Seminars series.

The cost is $10 for guests and free for members of the Association for Strategic Planning.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 31. Register on the Association for Strategic Planning Web site or call (651) 999-5345.

The goal of this event is to help you make sense of what is actually true, practical and effective in producing a competitive advantage for your enterprise. Its focus is an examination of claims you may have heard on how advantage is produced. Its aim is to increase participants' ability to make sense of strategy and understand how to build their competency to pursue competitive advantage.

Korn specializes in helping business organizations develop their strategic-management competency and create a unique advantage. He has been involved with strategy, business development and enterprise transformation for more than 20 years. In his role as guide, he acts as a consultant, provocateur, educator, facilitator and coach.

In addition to strategy, Korn has been engaged to deal with product and technology development, business-unit formation, business transformation, large-scale new business development, and business viability assessment. He earned an M.B.A. in finance and information systems from the University of Iowa.