S.D. (Jan. 17, 2014) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will
offer a three-part Leadership Lecture Series entitled “Getting People to Want
to Work for You” beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, for students, faculty, staff and
members of the community.
businessman Irvin Sterner, who has retired in the Black Hills, will share his
philosophy and advice to help participants develop a leadership plan. There is
no charge to attend the series, which is from 4-4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21;
Thursday, Jan. 23; and Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Classroom Building, room 204 east.
are encouraged to attend all three sessions, as they build upon each other.
· Jan. 21: Positive Communications a Leader Must Initiate in the
Jan. 23: Manage by the Numbers, Not Your Intuition
Jan. 28: Don’t Fall Victim to Managerial Clichés
spent his lifetime managing small teams, large international companies and both
engineering and non-technical personnel. He was general manager of Dale
Electronics Inc., which was purchased by Vishay and is now known as Vishay Dale
Electronics. He also owned Custom Coils Inc., which manufactures electronic
presentations will focus on “how to keep your job and advance in your career.
These presentations also make you aware of invisible things that are happening
in the workplace,” said Jason Ash, Ph.D., advisor of the Mines chapter of the
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, which is hosting the series with the
Department of Mechanical Engineering.
in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and
engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering
bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,640
students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of
14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,400 with a 98 percent
placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.