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Military to Project Management


The PMI-CIC Dinner Meeting will take place on Thursday, March 21st at 5:30. You are welcome to join us for Networking beginning at 5 at the  Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale, located at 8600 Northpark Dr, Johnston, IA 50131.

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About the Speaker: Kit Welchlin 

One of the busiest keynote speakers in the U.S., Kit Welchlin is often described as "high energy" and "entertaining." Kit weaves his light-hearted sense of humor, practical stories, and strategies into his keynote presentations and seminars, whether he's speaking about how to improve customer service, stress management in the workplace, intergenerational communication, or how to handle difficult people.

Listed among Who's Who in Professional Speaking, Kit is a born public speaker who began public speaking at the tender age of nine. By age 16, he was speaking on leadership, citizenship, community service and motivation for the 4-H and Future Farmers of America.

Kit Welchlin purchased his first manufacturing company at age 21, and by 26 was CEO and Chairman of the Board of three manufacturing companies in three states. He's been an instructor with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, where he has been repeatedly nominated Outstanding Faculty. He is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association.

Kit has a B.S. Degree in Speech Communication, Business Administration, and Political Science. He earned an M.A. Degree in Speech Communication and Business Administration.

  • In 2014, Kit was inducted into the Minnesota Speakers Association Hall of Fame.
  • He has delivered more than 3,000 speeches and seminars to more than 500,000 people over the past 26 years.

About the Session: Performance Management: Taking Your Talents and Your Team to the Top 

Performance management is a method used to measure and improve the effectiveness of people in the workplace. Performance management is composed of several activities, including goal setting, tracking changes, coaching, motivation, appraisal, and employee development. Competitiveness in many of today's industries is based on the effectiveness of human assets on the ability of employees to create, to accumulate knowledge, to apply their skills, and to work effectively together.


  1. How to set goals that get results
  2. How to move from observation to discussion
  3. The rules of providing effective feedback
  4. The skills of an effective motivator
  5. How to appraise performance and coach for improvement

Take a look at Kit's website for more information!


Joint us by registering here today!

Deadline to register is Monday, March 17th by noon.

The registration fee for Members is $20.00 and Non-Members is $30.

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