Posted by lsuggs | 09/26/2013 10:57 AM

Augusta, GA—The School of Professional Studies at Paine College is excited to announce their First Annual Transformative and Innovative Leadership Conference on Thursday, October 10, 2013.  The theme for this conference is “Leading in the 21st Century.”  The focus for this conference will be to provide cutting edge knowledge from recent scholarly research and practices that will prepare participants to be better ethical leaders in the 21st century and improve organizational processes.

The School of Professional Studies will take a progressive approach to business strategy and education with a day-long interactive forum specifically designed with participants in mind. Transformation and innovation are at the forefront where conference participants will have the opportunity to submit specific questions and topics prior to the event. The participants of this conference will have the opportunity to engage with a cadre of eminent leaders in the areas of IT, business development, finance and entrepreneurship.
The conference welcomes the entire Augusta community and all who want to transform their businesses and acquire the knowledge for positive change. Leaders in the 21st century must be prepared to compete globally and it begins at Paine College on October 10, 2013. Discussion Topics include but are not limited to:

•    Ethical Leadership
•    Six Sigma Leadership
•    Information Technology Leadership
•    Entrepreneur Spirit Leadership
•    Mergers and Acquisitions Leadership

The School of Professional Studies is committed to preparing students to become ethical leaders in their professions by building on a strong liberal arts program central to the Paine College experience. It houses the Department of Business, Education and Media Studies.

For more information about The School of Professional Studies Transformative and Innovative Leadership Conference, please visit

Those interested can also contact LaKeva Dunn at 706-432-0727 ext. 8727 or

For more information on Paine College, please visit or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at (706) 821-8322, (803) 524-3195 or


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