“It’s not the magic that makes it work; it’s the way we
work that makes it magic.” – Lee Cockerell
Executive education developed for dairy owners and managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors
2018 Managers Academy
This year we are taking dairy to Disney so you can bring back to your business the magic that inspires so many – and instills an attitude worth catching. The 2018 program focuses on how you keep the magic and passion of dairying in your business culture.
How do you create magic in business?
Lee Cockerell, Former Executive VP of Operations, Walt Disney World Resort
With proven Disney strategies, best practices and real-life examples and techniques that create a culture and environment of excellence, you will learn how to build a dairy that provides world-class culture, the kind that inspires employees delights business associates, and achieves extraordinary results. Learn more.
Keep the magic and thrive
David Kohl, PhD
Dr. David Kohl will connect the realities of domestic and global economics, trends and perspectives to the challenges and opportunities of your business, building off the first two days. Dr. Kohl will masterfully take you through a series of situations to stimulate your critical thinking and help you see new business possibilities. Learn more.
As a continuation for your training with Lee Cockerell, team up with fellow Academy attendees as you embark on a quest. Journey through the land of Disney, seeking out cast members, to learn first-hand the training, culture, protocols and systems that make Disney World world-renowned.
The Orlando Easterly Wetlands is a manmade habitat created by the City of Orlando to reuse highly treated reclaimed water from its 40-million-gallon-per day Iron Bridge Regional Water Reclamation Facility. Learn about sewage treatment, and gain insights to how the City of Orlando manages sewage generated by millions.
Thank you to the many PDPW sponsors that support dairy farmers through their generous financial contributions that allow PDPW to execute educational programming. Our list of generous sponsors can be found here.
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