Hall Leadership Lessons

2nd Thursday of Each Month
Alumni Hall (Ross Auditorium)
Franklin University downtown campus 
301 E. Rich St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
7:00am - 9:00am

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The Hall Leadership Lessons program presents state-of-the-art leadership knowledge delivered monthly in one hour face-to-face sessions by local and regional leaders. These leaders focus on the skills and competencies needed by existing and upcoming leaders and managers for optimal effectiveness in the 21st century business environment. The session presenters share their years of expertise, experiences and knowledge with a focus on developing the leadership effectiveness of participants. All sessions are interactive allowing attendees to pose questions and comments to the presenters. The program is held at Franklin University's Ross Auditorium in Alumni Hall at the university's downtown campus located in Columbus, Ohio. These free sessions take place on the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. The university has free parking adjacent to Ross Auditorium for easy access to and from the sessions. A free continental breakfast is available for attendees. Doors open at 7:00 am. 

Upcoming Panel Discussion: Food Entrepreneurs of Columbus - May 10, 2018

New restaurants and food concepts are launching in Columbus all the time. After all, we're known as "Test City, USA." Join us and meet some of the most successful food entrepreneurs of Columbus who will offer their stories, their lessons on leadership, and what might be in store for Columbus foodies. 

Jeff Excell - Co-Owner of Fox in the Snow Cafe 
Christine Hawks - Events Manager at 1400 Food Lab and Owner of The Leavenry Bakehouse 
Michael Pappas - Owner of Tommy'€s Diner 

Nick Dekker - Food Blogger, aka "Dr. Breakfast" 

The event is free to attend and all are welcome. Complimentary light breakfast and coffee, plus free parking are included. We understand mornings can be crazy. If you're running a little behind you can still attend, it may just be standing room. 

7:30am: Open Networking with coffee & light breakfast 
8:00am: Introduction of Panelists and Moderator 
8:05am: Panel Discussion
8:45am: Closing Announcements

Suggest a session topic – speaker? Session questions?
Do you have a leadership topic you believe would be beneficial to see presented at the Hall Leadership Lessons series? Is there a leadership speaker you would recommend be one the series upcoming presenters? Do you have questions or comments about the Hall Leadership Sessions series? If so, please let us know, by e-mailing at leader@franklin.edu.

Our Mission 
Developing excellence in leadership through forums that share knowledge, perspectives and experiences.