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Mission-Driven Management Summit Agenda - March 5 and 6 in DC

Posted January 18, 2013 3:00 PM by Angie Mareino

Here's the agenda for the Mission-Driven Management Summit this March. If you've attended the Active Strategy Conference in the past, we encourage you to take a look at the Summit for 2013. 

What is the Mission-Driven Management Summit?  

This two-day, learning and networking event at the National Press Club in DC reveals the proven strategy tools you need to increase your organization’s impact. The Summit, which opens with pre-Summit clinics on the Balanced Scorecard methodology, focuses on strategy and performance management implementation in the social and public sector. This year’s Summit features keynote addresses by Dr. David Norton of the Balanced Scorecard and World Bank’s Pedro Alba; plus case studies and presentations from the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, Rare, and one of the largest public school districts in the US, the Los Angeles Unified School District


Day 1 — Tuesday, March 5, 2013

8:00 — 9:00AM Registration and Breakfast

9:00 — 12:00PM Pre-Summit Clinics

Clinic A: Balanced Scorecard 101
Creating a strategy, translating the strategy to your organization, and monitoring progress are three essential functions of the Balanced Scorecard. By employing the BSC within you organization you will be able to create a transparent environment that allows you to set and monitor goals and communicate progress throughout. The BSC is a multilevel system that will track performance through financial analysis, customer satisfaction, internal process, and organizational growth. This introductory workshop for Balanced Scorecard methodology will provide insight on the following topics, and leave you with a great basis for BSC methodology to bring back to your organization:

Clinic B: Strategy Execution 
It is one thing to have a Balanced Scorecard and another thing to really use it correctly to execute your strategy. Drs. Norton and Kaplan defined what success looks like in their two books: The Strategy Focused Organization and The Execution Premium. This clinic will translate these concepts for mission-driven organizations and identify the keys to successful execution of strategy. The clinic will focus on the following topics to help your organization:

1:00 — 2:15PM Keynote
Dr. David Norton Presents Mission: Possible – Achieve Breakthrough Results with the Balanced Scorecard
As the co-founder of the Balanced Scorecard framework, used worldwide by countless organizations, large and small, Dr. Norton will discuss how to shape your organization by developing a focused strategy. Dr. Norton will unravel the mysteries to achieving the ultimate mission: breakthrough results.

2:15 — 3:00PM Keynote
The Federal Bureau of Investigation Presents Failure is Not an Option: Be Proactive, Not Reactive
In a post-9/11 world, the FBI has become a pro-active global force that fights terrorism, rather than a reactive, regionally-focused agency. In this fascinating view inside one of the federal government’s best-known agencies, you’ll learn how the FBI uses performance management techniques to perform at its top level in a high-stakes environment that can’t afford to fail.

3:00 — 3:15PM Coffee Break
Stretch your legs, caffeinate, check your emails and voicemail, or stroll the halls of the fascinating National Press Club during this 30 minute break.

3:30 — 5:00PM Concurent Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1: Join KIPP and Rare in Measuring to Win: From Activities and Outcomes to Impact
Many mission-driven organizations struggle to connect measures to impact. For one, the impact of each activity might not be understood until well into the future. Beyond that, you do not control all of the variables that produce a desired impact. Learn from the masters at KIPP and Rare about their journey in measuring impact using measures that link back to activities and outcomes.

Breakout 2: Join CFA Institute and NAIS in Change it Up: Aligning Your Strategy
What is a change agenda and how does it tie into your mission and strategy map? Barbara Higgins from CFA Institute and Donna Orem from the National Association of Independent Schools will discuss ways to communicate major changes in your organization and relate it back to your strategy.

5:00—-7:00PM Let’s Get Happy – Cocktail Hour
Drinks are on us as you enjoy the view of the Washington Monument from your perch at the National Press Club’s First Amendment Lounge.

Day 2 — Wednesday, March 6, 2013

8:00 — 9:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
The early birds get the worm. (NOTE: complimentary breakfast won’t actually consist of worms.)

9:00 — 9:45AM Keynote
Eduardo Carrera from Boys and Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Presents What’s Strategy Got To Do With It?
We recommend bringing some tissues, because this presentation is sure to make even the toughest attendees a little weepy. Emotions aside, Eduardo will outline what it takes to become a strategy focused organization. And he should know – the BGCPR proudly holds its own amongst Fortune 500 companies and household brands in the Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame.

9:45 — 10:30AM Keynote
The World Bank’s Pedro Alba Presents Ending World Poverty Deserves a Serious Strategy
Prepare to be inspired as you learn about how the Latin America and Caribbean Region of the World Bank practices strategy execution in its complex matrix environment. You’ll gain a greater appreciation for this leading NGO as it strives to link strategy with its vital mission to reduce poverty across the globe.

10:30 — 11:00AM Networking Break
Compare notes with your neighbor, work the room, sign up for a “Speed Consulting” session, or graze near the cookie and coffee table during this 30-minute break.

11:00 — 12:30PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout 3: Join the Los Angeles Unified School District in Next in Line: Alignment is Possible
Remember the saying, there is no “I” in “TEAM”? That may be true, but it still takes a lot of individuals to make a strategy work successfully. Linking your strategy down to a single department or even an individual requires diligence and keen management. Learn from one of the largest school districts in the US about why your organization should have no excuse!

Breakout 4: Join the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and SAWDC in Managing Your Workforce Beyond Tomorrow
With an economy still on the mend, training for the jobs of the future is the key for a stronger, smarter workforce of tomorrow. The Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council, who’s attracting national attention with its progress in job training and development, pairs with the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, a leading national organization in workforce development, to demonstrate how regions and the nation at large can get busy training our workforce with the skills needed for gainful employment.

12:30 — 1:30PM Networking Lunch and 15-minute “Speed Consulting” Sessions with ASMG
Get your cake and eat it too! (NOTE: Actual cake not guaranteed)

1:30 — 2:15PM Keynote
Dustin Brown of the Office of Management and Budget Presents The Executive Approach to Performance Management
It doesn’t get much more executive than this. Dustin Brown, who works for the President, knows how to demonstrate accountability and manage performance in the federal government. You can expect to learn about challenges the OMB faces and how it uses a performance management system to stay on track and encourage excellence.

2:15 — 3:00PM Keynote
The Department of Commerce Presents Change is Constant: Using the BSC During Times of Change

Just like the seasons, management occasionally comes and goes. However, that doesn’t mean your strategy should be raked away as leaders change. Christine Heflin will discuss how the Department of Commerce has proved itself as a model agency through a consistent strategy method.

3:00 — 3:30PM Afternoon Break
Check in with your team, grab a cookie, call your spouse, or learn what it means to be a ClearPoint Ninja during this 30 minute break.

3:30 — 4:15PM Keynote

Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Boston Presents Renew Your Mission by Keeping the Faith

Deborah Rambo has led her organization through the Great Recession and trying challenges, with a stronger, more productive CCAB as a result. Heed the call to renew your strategy by returning to its core mission in order to drive results and obtain accountability.

4:15 — 4:40PM Alumni Panel
Don’t be shy and ask our alumni panel your toughest questions about challenges, successes, and results in their strategy and performance management efforts.

4:40 — 5:00PM Closing
We hope you’ve enjoyed the Summit and are anxious to return to your organization to share what you’ve learned. Please don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to keep up with the latest and connect with us to ask questions or provide feedback. Thank you!

Learn more at www.missiondrivensummit.com and register today. Comment below if you have questions, or contact Angie at amareino (at) ascendantsmg.com.