TiE Detroit To Talk Restoring Manufacturing: TiE Detroit will meet June 20 on the topic “Bringing Back Manufacturing — Getting Your Enterprise Back to Profitability and Possibility.” The speaker will be Blue Bird Corp. CEO Phil Horlock, who has had a long and successful career in the auto and manufacturing industries. He’ll share lessons from his latest endeavor, becoming CEO of Blue Bird Corporation, down from Georgia back to the Motor City. The venue is the Sheraton Novi, 12345 Haggerty Road in Novi, and TiE-Detroit starts at 6 p.m. More at http://detroit.tie.org/.
HDI Motown To Cover Pitfalls of Project Management: HDI Motown, the Michigan chapter of the Help Desk Institute, will hold its June chapter meeting on the topic “Pitfalls of Project Management.” The meeting will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 9 at ITT Technical Institute, 1522 E. Big Beaver Road in Troy. To register, visit http://hdimotownjun11.eventbrite.com/. Presenter Susan Kinch, www.linkedin.com/pub/susan-kinch/10/543/705, will discuss why projects fail and change, and offer a free project methodology, time tested for over 20 years, that flexible, scalable, consistent, predictable and customizable to any environment. Kinch has been working for ILXgroup for the past 10 years. For more on ILX Group, visit www.ilxgroup.com/about-us.asp#worldleader.