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Food Industry Executive Program

  • Food Industry

Program

Taught by both faculty from USC Marshall School of Business and relevant Food Industry "Subject Matter Experts," this innovative program will enhance the participant's business mindset while providing key knowledge and the latest strategic tools. Be inspired and learn to inspire.

Topics and Sessions:

• Developing a Strategic Mindset
• Leadership, Power and Influence
• Strategic Marketing
• The Dynamic Landscape of Food Retailing
• Developing Lifetime Customer Value
• Management Priorities, Globalization, and the Future of the Food Industry

    • Date
    • Time
    • Cost
    • Location
    • Date
      September 16, 2019 - September 19, 2019
    • Time
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Cost
      $3995
    • Location
      Los Angeles, CA
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    • Date
      March 16, 2020 - March 19, 2020
    • Time
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Cost
      $3995
    • Location
      Los Angeles, CA
    • + details/register
Who Should Attend

The program is geared to food industry high potentials managers, directors, and executives seeking to grow and strengthen their leadership and strategic thinking skills. 

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Participant Testimonial

"The Food Industry Executive Program changed my outlook on my whole career. The self-confidence I've gained from learning and accepting my personal leadership style is astounding. I can't believe I learned so much in only 4 days!" 
Branch Manager, Crossmark

"This program is an impactful, fast-moving course full of diverse subjects and extremely relevant speakers. It's a must for anyone looking to advance their thinking, their business and their career." 
Strategic Account Manager, Park City Group

"This program exceeded my expectations. Although I already have an MBA, I was able to learn so many new concepts that speak specifically to our industry. There are several things that I will take back to my company and local team that can positively impact business results. Having exposure to the speakers and networking with fellow classmates was truly invaluable and I would recommend this program in a heartbeat."
Account Executive, Kellogg Company

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Faculty
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Professor Cynthia Alt

Cynthia Alt

Adjunct Professor of Clinical Business Communication

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor Diane Badame

Diane Badame

Professor of Clinical Marketing

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor Nate Fast

Nathanael Fast

Associate Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor Shon Hiatt

Shon Hiatt

Assistant Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor James Owens

James Owens

Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication

USC Marshall School of Business

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Cynthia McCloud

Cynthia McCloud

Director, Food Industry Programs, and Adjunct Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor Kyle Mayer

Kyle Mayer

Professor of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business

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Key Industry Expert

Scott Drew, Executive Vice President, Smart & Final

USC Marshall School of Business Food Industry Executive Program (FIEP) has named Scott Drew, Executive Vice President of Smart & Final, which operates 324 grocery and food service locations in eight western states, as Executive-in-Residence for FIEP 2019. Drew is a seasoned executive with over 40 years of broad retail management experience. He began his career in the grocery industry in 1977 as a courtesy clerk and held various positions such as: Department Manager, Assistant Manager, Store Manager, District Manager, Vice President, and Senior Vice President.

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Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants in order to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

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