Workshop Abstract

Who Moved My Cheese? My Cheese Workbook is designed to help participants understand and adapt to change by learning from some of the key lessons in the book Who Moved My Cheese? by Spender Johnson M.D. Registered attendees will discuss Q&A, assess their adaptiveness to change, and start writing about their own journal reactions to adapting to change at school, at work, and in their personal lives.


Speakers

Charles W. Davis, Jr., Ph.D. has been a professor at Valencia College since 2003 teaching various courses in Pre-Engineering, Mathematics, and Quality Assurance and Test Methods, Engineering Management, Communications, and Ethics and Probability and Statistics for Engineering Technology. Over 27 years of extensive experience in both public and private sector consisting of Project Management, Leadership and Quality Assurance. Earned bachelor’s degree in design engineering, Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Engineering Management and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida. The following are related professional accomplishments and community involvement.

Christopher Sanderson is a Transformational Leader, Coach and volunteer leader with IEEE, NSBE Process Improvement SIG. He is a Servant Leader with a passion for Organizational Effectiveness, Mentorship, and is well known for his creative strategies and motivational teamwork approaches. He is a proud HBCU Alum and a US Army veteran with Honorable service that expands both the Enlisted and Officer ranks. Christopher has worked in the electrical industry for more than 25 years for companies like Schneider Electric, General Electric, SIEMENS, ABB, and EATON in multidiscipline Sales & Marketing, Operations, and Quality roles. He is a Consultant and looks forward to helping Organizations win with each other while always serving their customers. He is also a recipient of several of Corporate Chairman awards.

Christopher has always brought a sense of community partnership and involvement to organizations that are devoted to young professionals mentoring, education and entrepreneurship. He believes “were measured in what we’re able to give back in the time we have been given.”

Christopher and his wife Angela have two children, Kristina and Nicolas, who sometimes share his passion for antiques but not so much of the unfinished projects.

His certifications include the following credentials:

  • CQIA – Certified Quality Improvement Associate
  • CCAPP – Certified Change Acceleration Process Practitioner
  • CASF – Certified Associate in SCRUM Fundamentals
  • LFPC – LEAN Fundamentals Professional Certification
  • CSSBB – Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
  • CLSSBB – Certified LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt