Northeast Branch: October 2018 Meeting

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Where: Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing, 26 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, PA 18507

Speaker: John Juzbasich, D.Ed.(c), MLD, PMP. John Juzbasich is the Partner-in-Charge of the Human Performance Improvement Group at Merit Career Development. He earned an MLD (Master of Leadership Development) degree from Penn State University and his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. John's business experience includes a successful career at IBM and a variety of high technology firms.

Topic: Strategic Portfolio Planning  

Brief Description: Strategic Portfolio Planning is the business activity that aids organizations in determining the set of investments they will fund to achieve their business objectives. The essence of strategic portfolio is planning is to determine what to do and what not to do at the right times. Join us in September to learn more about mindful strategic portfolio management and how it can help you develop vision into project selection. John Juzbasich will also share information about a new portfolio management simulator which can help your team develop skills in strategic portfolio planning. 

Biography:  John Juzbasich is the Partner-in-Charge of the Human Performance Improvement Group at Merit Career Development. He earned an MLD (Master of Leadership Development) degree from Penn State University and his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. John's business experience includes a successful career at IBM and a variety of high technology firms. His achievements include ten consecutive IBM 100% Clubs and many awards. John attributes his successes to the development of interpersonal skills, a familiar component in Merit Career Development courses.

Beyond the business arena, John's leadership experience include positions as Scoutmaster, church committee chairs, township government, and board directorships. The MLD program at Penn State challenged John in such a way that he founded the West Africa American Trading Company (WAATCO), an enterprise dedicated to help rebuild the war-torn country of Liberia. During this leadership endeavor, John met President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and other officials on numerous occasions in the USA and Liberia, Africa. Thus far 40,000 textbooks have been delivered to schools in Monrovia, Liberia through WAATCO.

John regularly teaches leadership and lectures at conferences and universities. He maintains membership in the International Leadership Association (ILA), the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE), and on the review board of the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM).

Event Properties

Event Date 10-18-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 10-18-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-15-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 10-18-2018
Individual Price Tickets: $0.00 Keystone Members / $5.00 Non-members & Guests
Location
Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing
26 Montage Mountain Rd
Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing
$5.00