Maximizing Your Career - Professional Development Part I The intent of these programs is to present and discuss tools, strategies, and required mindsets to achieve career goals and aspirations in order to live a life by design and not by default. The audience includes Black Professionals experienced within their careers, seeking a higher purpose and level of achievement.


Gleacher Center
6th Floor
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Driving Directions:Discount Parking Available at The AMC Theatres Self Parking Garage - 300 East Illinois Ave.

Event Details

This Professional Development Event will be the first of a three-part series designed to focus your attention on growing your career and leveraging skills to maximize your professional development, and getting out of your own way. Participants of “The Taste of Efficacy” held January 2008 will be invited to attend a dinner on Friday, March 27, 2009 as a refresher to your professional presence and networking analysis.


Early Bird special (20-50% off!): General Registration - $40 CBAA Members - $30 Chicago Booth MBA Students - $25


Register Online

Deadline: 3/25/2009

Speaker Profiles

Audra Bohannon (Moderator)
Vice President Diversity & Inclusion, Novations Group, Inc.

Novations Group is devoted to building the capacity of individuals and organizations worldwide. Audra Bohannon consults and works with Fortune 500 companies and is a frequent guest speaker on the topic of leveraging diversity and inclusion to achieve business success. She is clear that while diversity is the question, development is the answer. She is regularly lauded for her insights as well as her passion and commitment to the development of all which resonate with individuals, key personnel and other leaders in organizations.


Esther Brown 
CBAA Midwest Region - Chair

Other Information

CBAA 2009 Professional Development Series: Part I Maximizing Your Career - 3/28/09 Part II - It's Time, Taking It To The Next Level - May 2009 Part III - Leveraging Your Career - September 2009 Taste of Efficacy - Refresher Dinner - March 27, 2009 Registration Information Will Be Provided Eight Weeks Prior To Each Program Date.