134. RDN to C-Suite: Nutrition Professionals in Executive Leadership

Monday, October 28
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: 114-Lecture Hall
CE: 1.0
Level 2- Intermediate
Activity Code: 151130

In the ever-evolving business world, companies need visionary executive leadership. Nutrition professionals seeking to advance their career may not consider applying their skills and experience toward leadership development in both traditional fields and the larger business world. Join two food and nutrition leaders who have transitioned into the C-suite as they discuss how they combined education, training, experience and opportunity in their journey from dietetics to executive leadership.

LEARNING NEED CODES:
1070 Leadership, critical and strategic thinking
1110 Risk taking
1010 Career planning, job search, goal setting

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
1.2.1 Identifies and takes the appropriate steps to maintain and enhance competence.
3.1.1 Identifies strengths and opportunities for self-improvement and improvement in others.
3.2.2 Participates in professional and personal development activities for career growth and skill enhancement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the career planning process and trajectory in transitioning from traditional dietetics to an executive role.
  • Identify potential fields and leadership positions that are particularly well suited to the education, skill set and experience of a dietitian.
  • Detail critical skills for success in executive leadership.

Learning Need Codes:

  • 1070 Leadership, critical and strategic thinking
  • 1110 Risk taking
  • 1010 Career planning, job search, goal setting

Performance Indicator:

  • 1.2.1 Identifies and takes the appropriate steps to maintain and enhance competence.
  • 3.1.1 Identifies strengths and opportunities for self-improvement and improvement in others.
  • 3.2.2 Participates in professional and personal development activities for career growth and skill enhancement.

    Moderator(s)

  • Susan Borra, RD

    Chief Health and Wellness Officer and Executive Director, FMI Foundation

    Food Marketing Institute Foundation

  • Speaker(s)

  • Susan Daugherty, RD, LDN

    CEO

    MANNA