Seminars & Events

First Business Bank holds several seminars with experts in various fields. These seminars are a value-added service to the business community and offered to your management team at no charge.



May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters

First Business is pleased to announce they are a keynote sponsor at Manufacturing Matters!, a day-long event, hosted by the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP). This year's event will be held on Wednesday, May 9th at the Frontier …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Manufacturing Matters - Keynote by Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan is former president and CEO of Bucyrus International, Inc., is special consultant for business and workforce development for the state of Wisconsin. Tim is credited with transforming the Bucyrus from a cash-poor company on "life …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvements by Tom Duffey

For: VPs, Directors, Managers of Operations, HR Directors & Managers Many Continuous Improvement/ Lean Initiatives are cliche' ridden, top-down programs that do not produce lasting commitment or sustained improvements. In contrast, Plastic …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Captial Finance by Dennis Winters

For: CFOs, CEOs, Presidents & Controllers Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development Chief Economist, Dennis Winters, will prognosticate the economic situation. Mr. Winters will discuss the outlook for manufacturing and provide insight into …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvement by Seth Davies

For: Operations/Manufacturing, Plant Managers, Continuous Improvement Managers, Lean Six Sigma Champions Manufacturing is changing. As part of that change, continuous improvement is an essential aspect of any business looking to stay competitive. …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Continuous Improvements by Bob Hoganson

For: CEOs, COOs, Operations/Manufacturing, Plant Managers, Continuous Improvement Managers, Lean Six Sigma Champions This session will provide a short overview of the Profitable Sustainability Inititiative, as well as the results achieved by …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - E-Business Solutions by Lori McDonald

For: CEOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Marketing Directors, IT Directors According to Gartner Research, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide by 2013. Mobile solutions are one key area innovative …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Food and Feed by Glenn Goldschmidt & Steve Ingham

For: Food Industry COO, VPs of Operations, Quality Practitioners, Managers The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reviews services for food processors. This session, presented by the Wisconsin Department of …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Food and Feed by Victor Muliyil

For: Food Industry COOs, VPs of Operations, Quality Practitioners, Managers One of the key elements within the US FDA activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act is the close communication with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Quality/Regulatory/Legal by Charles P. Stevens

For: HR VPs, Directors, & Managers And What We Can Do To Weather the Storm On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed health insurance reform legislation into law that will affect every employer and individual across the country. This interactive …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Manufacturing Matters - State Agency Update

For: Anyone who interfaces with State government agenciesWisconsin state agencies will provide short presentations on how their agencies can be accessed, what services are offered, and key legislative and regulatory issues. The session will include …

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May 09, 2012 in Milwaukee

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - OSHA Update by Mark A. Lies II

For: Corporate EHS Representatives, Risk Managers, Human ResourcesAs a manufacturer, you're constantly striving to maintain the safest possible work environment for your employees and keep worker’s comp as low as possible. But new mandates …

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