Schedule

Management & Ethics Conference

Friday, October 4, 2019 | 8:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule of Events

Below is the schedule of events for this year's conference. Any changes to the schedule will be posted here. Please be sure to check out specific session descriptions and visit our speaker profile page.

Sessions have been approved by CLEET and the State of Oklahoma—OMES for 6 hours supervisory training.

8:00am
Registration in Bill J. Barber Center Lobby
8:30am
Opening Session
9:00am
Managing Stress in Yourself
Krista Scammahorn
MNTC

Managing Stress in Yourself

In this session, we will examine ways to relieve stress in yourself by managing your own workload, various demands, assignments, interruptions, and distractions. Focus on rationality and use stress positively to work smart. This session will introduce a methodology to stay calm in pressure situations and maintain self-control.
9:00am
Millennial Leadership: How They Lead and How to Lead Them
Breea Clark
Mayor of Norman

Millenial Leadership: How They Lead and How to Lead Them

The retirement of the Baby Boomers and the coming of age of Millennials has caused a generational shift in today’s workforce. For businesses and organizations to experience a seamless transition in leadership, we must explore and how Millennials lead and what it takes to lead them. This presentation will examine the differences between generations, what helps the millennial generation to thrive and excel, and how your organization can adapt.
9:00am
Workplace Security
Todd Gibson
Cleveland County Sheriff

Workplace Security

In today’s unsure world, what is necessary to maintain your building to ensure safety for yourself and others? What steps must you take? This session will provide practical advice on measures you can take now and in the near future.
9:00am
Leadership Training for Managers
Kevin McCullough
OMAG

Leadership Training for Managers

What is the difference in a manager and a leader? How can a good manager become a good leader? Are good leaders born or do they grow into the role? Can you become an effective leader?
10:30am
Exhibit Booth Tour
10:00am
Present like a Boss: Leadership Presentation Skills
Donna Rynda
Make it Matter

Present Like a Boss: Leadership Presentation Skills

Making an effective presentation includes several elements: voice, posture, gestures, body language, and facial expressions, to name a few. What tactics can you use to be an effective presenter, especially with your team?
10:00am
Team Building that Works
Dr. Timothy Eaton
Randall University

Team Building that Works

How do you get the best efforts from your team? How can you hold your team members accountable in a positive way? How can you avoid death by meetings? Various personalities bring various attributes to your team. Do you appreciate and value those who are different from you?
10:40am
Constitutional Carry
Matt Love
OMAG

Constitutional Carry

As of November 1, 2019, most adult Oklahomans will be allowed to carry a firearm without a permit. This session will focus on separating fact from fiction regarding this new law, as well as the impact the law will have on our traditional understanding of reasonable suspicion, probable cause, and officer safety during consensual and non-consensual encounters with armed citizens.
11:00am
Master of Public Admin. Info Session
Includes student research presentations

Master of Public Administration—Research Presentations

Master of Public Administration degree students and alums will present their evaluative research about various government and nonprofit programs. The session will also include information about the MPA Program at Randall University, which is totally online.
11:00am
Present like a Boss: Leadership Presentation Skills
Donna Rynda
Make it Matter

Present Like a Boss

Making an effective presentation includes several elements: voice, posture, gestures, body language, and facial expressions, to name a few. What tactics can you use to be an effective presenter, especially with your team?
11:00am
Courageous Change Leadership
Steve Mullins
Lytle Soulé & Curlee, P.C.

Courageous Change Leadership

Most people don’t like change. But change is an integral component of leadership. How can you help your team embrace change, pull together, and appreciate the gifts of other team members?
12:00 and 12:30pm
Lunch and Exhibit Booths
Lunch times will be staggered. Before and after lunch, participants are encouraged to visit Exhibit Booths.
1:00pm
Leadership Panel: Coaching Employees—Encouragement, Accountability, and Discipline (Barber Auditorium)
Chuck Gerhart, CLEET; Donna Hoffman, First Fidelity Bank; Tenysha Green, OMES; Frank Solomon, Noble Public Schools; and Dr. Paulette Jones, Moderator.
Dessert will be served in the Lobby. Attendees are encouraged to bring dessert to the Auditorium.

Leadership Panel: Coaching Employees—Encouragement, Accountability, and Discipline

No one likes to be “bossed,” but some people do need to be coached on their work performance, and sometimes their attitudes. How do you get your team to accomplish their goals and be productive in their work in a climate of goodwill? This panel will examine these issues and will discuss questions from the audience.
2:30pm
Social Media Communication
Anna Aguilar
Joshua Sauer
MNTC

Social Media Communication

Social media is an immediate reflection of your organization, and is an introduction to your brand. What do the current messages, visuals, and content on your social media channels say about your organization, and how can you keep them relevant, consistent, and professional? Define how your social sites are to be used, and learn how analytics should drive the decisions you make about information shared on social media.
2:30pm
Enforcement of Marijuana Laws
Matt Love
OMAG

Enforcement of Marijuana Laws

We will explore the impact of the recent medical marijuana laws on law enforcement in Oklahoma. The primary focus of this session will be the impact of these changes on issues of reasonable suspicion and probable cause in criminal investigations related to marijuana.
2:30pm
Confronting Problems and Resolving Conflict
Steve Mullins

Confronting Problems and Resolving Conflict

This session will examine how to determine the cause of conflict between employees, expand areas of agreement, and minimize those of disagreement. Discussion will also include how to encourage employees to take responsibility and rectify errors in a culture where each person is valued and respected.
2:30pm
Ethical and Legal Concepts in the Public Sector
Chuck Gerhart
CLEET

Ethical and Legal Concepts in the Public Sector

Ethical dilemmas do impact the choices one makes in work and personal environments. This session will include a comparison of ethics and morality, as well as an examination of the differences between ethical and unethical workplace behavior. We will also discuss difficult ethical decision making and examine the concepts of integrity and transparency in professional conduct.
4:00pm
Close of Conference

The Management & Ethics Conference is presented by Randall University's Master of Public Administration Department.