Administrative Management Institute (AMI)

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Presentations from  fall 2014 session are posted below.


What is it? Administrative Management Institute (AMI) goal is to provide administrators a common platform to provide standardized resources with tools and techniques to empower them to prevent problems and create solutions, as well as a support network to call upon for advice and collaboration.  Through presentations and discussions, you will explore timely topics in the following areas:

Presenters included experienced group of individuals across campus that work in the various departments to assist administrators develop a better understanding of the resources available to them.

Who should attend

  • This program is designed for administrative managers, directors, and supervisors

Program Benefits

  • Expand your awareness of business process.
  • Understand the changes, trends and issues shaping the work of managers and KUMC.
  • Have a better understanding of your role within the larger context of KUMC.
  • Update your skills and knowledge
  • Provide you with opportunities to practice new skills immediately.
  • Assist you will collaborating with others in similar position.
  • Allow you to hear, question and interact with KUMC Administrators.

Program Sessions and Presenters

  • Financial Management
    • Mike Keeble – Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance
    • Kevin Growney – Associate Controller
    • Tim Siskey – Senior Deputy Director and CFO
    • Liz Welsh – Contracts Specialist
    • Steve Scanlon – Director of Purchasing
    • Havis Wright – Assistant Controller
  • Strategic Planning
    • Tom Field – Associate Vice Chancellor of OIO
    • Cheryl Pace – Director of Process Improvement of OIO
  • Information Resources
    • Jameson Watkins – Director of Customer Innovation and Support
  • Safe and Ethical Workplace
    • Chari Young – Associate General Counsel
  • Human Resources
    • Alex Neeland – Human Resources Business Partner
    • Jecarma Allen – Manager of Special Projects
  • International Program
    • Kim Connelly – Director of International Programs


Friday:  8/1/14

  • 7:30a.m.: Registration and Coffee
  • 8:00a.m.: Welcome
  • 8:15a.m.: Financial Management
  • 9:45a.m.: Break
  • 10:00a.m.: Financial Management
  • 11:30a.m: Break
  • 12:15p.m.: Closing

Friday:  8/8/14

  • 7:30a.m.: Registration and Coffee
  • 8:00a.m.: Welcome
  • 8:15a.m.: Strategic Planning
  • 9:45a.m.: Break
  • 10:00a.m.: Information Resources
  • 11:30a.m: Break
  • 12:15p.m.: Closing

Friday:  8/15/14

  • 7:30a.m.: Registration and Coffee
  • 8:00a.m.: Welcome
  • 8:15a.m.: Safe and Ethical Workplace
  • 8:45a.m.: Human Resources
  • 9:45a.m.: Break
  • 10:00a.m.: Human Resources
  • 11:30a.m: Break
  • 12:00p.m.: Lunch with Presentation from International Program.
  • 12:45p.m.: Closing

Last modified: Jan 13, 2015
Contact Info

For more Information about AMI, contact:

Tom Field


Michael Cole