Management Training in Washington, DC, Hosted by Americans United for Life
I am determined to control events, not be controlled by them,
John Adams, 2nd president
Plan to attend this No-Charge seminar series in Washington, DC, hosted by Americans United for Life.
Who: Current managers and those staff who expect to move into a managerial role.
What: Seminars will cover the art and science of management based on relationships and the need to plan, organize, lead and control. At the conclusion the attendee will have learned how to accomplish organizational goals through the thinking support of others.
When: About once a month February to May.
February 28; April 4; May 9; and Friday June 6.
11am to 1pm. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP.
Where: Americans United for Life
655 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Why: Supervising in a non-profit organization is the most challenging role a manager can take. However, quality instruction for managers is beyond the budgets of most not-for-profits. AUL is hosting these seminars to help sister organizations to become more effective the execution of their respective goals.
How Much: The course is available at no charge, but space is limited. E-mail Cindy Key to hold your seat Cindy.Key@aul.org. Registration is needed for the lunch headcount and to clear security. Contact Jack Yoest Yoest@cua.edu for questions.
Instructor: John Wesley (Jack) Yoest Jr. teaches graduate business students as a Deltak Fellow and Clinical Associate at The School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America. He is also the president of Management Training of DC, LLC.
Printable notes from Session #1 Management_Training_Notes_Feb_AUL
Printable notes from Session #2 Management Training-AUL-Followership_April_2014 11am to 1pm 4 April 2014
Professor Yoest is a senior business mentor in high technology, medicine, non-profit and new media consulting. His expertise is in management training and development, operations, sales, and marketing. He has worked with clients across the USA and in India and East Asia.
He has been published by Scripps-Howard, National Review Online, The Business Monthly, The Women’s Quarterly and other outlets. He was a columnist for Small Business Trends, Business and Media Institute and was a finalist in the annual 2006 Weblog Awards in the Best Business Blog category for Reasoned Audacity at www.yoest.org which covers the intersection of business, culture and politics. The blog has received one and a half million unique visitors.
Professor Yoest served as a gubernatorial appointee in the Administration of Governor James Gilmore in the Commonwealth of Virginia. During his tenure in state government, he acted as the Chief Technology Officer for the Secretary of Health and Human Resources where he was responsible for the successful Year 2000 (Y2K) conversion for the 16,000-employee unit. He also served as the Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Resources, acting as the Chief Operating Officer of the $5 billion budget.
Prior to this post, Prof. Yoest managed entrepreneurial, start-up ventures, which included medical device companies, high technology, software manufacturers, and business consulting companies. His experience includes managing the transfer of patented biotechnology from the National Institutes of Health to his client, which enabled the company to raise $25 million in venture capital funding.
He served as Vice President of Certified Marketing Services International, an ISO 9000 business-consulting firm, where he assisted international companies in human resource certification.
And he also served as President of Computer Applications Development and Integration (CADI), the premier provider of software solutions for the criminal justice market. Here Prof. Yoest negotiated a strategic partnership with Behring Diagnostics, a $300 million division of Hoechst Celanese, the company’s largest contract.
Prof. Yoest served as a manager with Menlo Care, a medical device manufacturer. While at Menlo, he was a part of the team that moved sales from zero to over $12 million that resulted in a buy-out by a medical division of Johnson & Johnson.
Prof. Yoest is a former Captain in the United States Army having served in Combat Arms. He earned an MBA from George Mason University and completed graduate work in the International Operations Management Program at Oxford University.
He has been active on a number of Boards and has completed a number of 26.2-mile marathon runs.
Prof. Yoest and his wife, Charmaine Yoest, Ph.D., who is president and CEO of Americans United for Life, a public interest law firm, live in the Washington, DC area with their five children and dog, Captain America. Their two oldest children are Division I recruited athletes. Their daughter, Hannah, rows at the University of Virginia and was a member of the 2012 NCAA D-1 National Championship Team. Their son, John, pitches on the College William & Mary baseball team ranked which was ranked 28th in the nation in 2012.