Event: Protect Your Business and Yourself

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Monday, April 06, 2015

Large corporations like American Airlines, Boeing, Johnson and Johnson, Walmart and many others share a common ally against security threats: Dr. Larry Barton.

Dr. Larry Barton has enjoyed a long and distinguished career. He is presently the highest rated instructor at The FBI Academy in Quantico, where he teaches policy and methods for the prevention of workplace violence. Dr. Barton also served as the Vice President of Crisis Management for Motorola, Inc. for five years providing critical incident and data security strategy. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, CNBC, ABC News This Morning, CNN, and profiled by The Wall Street Journal.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is honored to welcome Dr. Larry Barton for a special presentation at our May 1 First Friday Event. He’ll be sharing valuable business insights on:

  • Data breach and impact on your clients, financial condition and reputation
  • Workplace violence and threats against your people and sites
  • Community and activist attacks on key facilities, products or launches
  • Navigating the impact of a natural disaster or prolonged IT outage on your organization

One of the world’s leading experts in crisis management and threat assessment, Dr. Barton holds a BA degree, magna cum laude in speech and communications from Boston College, a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a PhD degree in public affairs and international communications from Boston University.

Dr. Barton is the author of four best-selling books educating on crisis management and the prevention of workplace violence for corporations. His most recent book, Crisis Leadership Now: A Real-World Guide to Preparing for Threats, Disaster, Sabotage, and Scandal (McGraw-Hill) was voted one of the Best Business Books of the Year by Soundview Executive Books and is used in over 340 corporate training programs globally.

The Lake Forest Graduate School of Management First Friday networking series events are typically open only for current students, Alumni and Faculty. However, this special event is also open to members of the community who work in crisis management and threat assessment. Registration is required. Please visit our website to reserve your spot!


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