For the first time ever, the USC Marshall School of Business Food Industry Executive Program (FIEP) will be offered in Plano, Texas, this fall.
Taught by USC Marshall School of Business professors and food industry “subject matter” experts, the FIEP is designed for food industry executives, managers and high potentials from retail/wholesale and consumer packaged goods companies seeking to enhance their leadership and strategic thinking skills.
This four-day program, to be held Oct. 8-11, integrates lectures, group work, projects, presentations and guest speakers. Focusing on leadership development, FIEP engages attendees by strengthening skills that can be put to use immediately in the workplace. The cutting-edge lectures taught by the renowned Marshall faculty cover a variety of topics including: marketing, personal leadership, communication and understanding the financial perspective. Participants leave with stronger management skills, enhanced business acumen and a solid understanding of communication in order to better lead their organizations.
Rick Rayford, president and CEO of Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC), will be honored and serve as the Executive in Residence for the FIEP Texas program. Rayford attend the last day of FIEP as guest speaker to share with the program participants details regarding his 41-year BGC career and journey. He also will conduct a question and answer session, which program participants always find insightful and inspiring.
Registration for FIEP in Texas is now open at www.uscfieptexas.com. Discounted hotel accommodations are available on the registration site.
For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business FIEP, visit www.marshall.usc.edu/fiep, or contact Bob Hermanns at (213) 740-5552 or [email protected]
Pictured: Rick Rayford, president and CEO, Brookshire Grocery Co.