What webinar attendees are saying:
- "Probably the best webinar during the Covid flurry of webinars."
- "Loved the topic! Eye opening, interesting, pragmatic strategies - Dr. Dams presented in a concise, engaging, and easy to follow manner- thank you!"
- "I think out of all the webinars I have attended this past month, this one was my favorite because it was so informative and helpful. It can be utilized for any business (small or big) and the presenter broke down the information with easy to follow steps."
Out of the Crisis: Developing a Rapid Recovery Roadmap to Help You Get Back on Track After COVID-19. Presented for the BHCOE April 21 2020
- "This was a fantastic presentation. I'd like to see more time devoted to this topic."
- "This was the best presentation thus far!"
- "I learned more in this session than I have in years about planning. I'd expand this to 3 sessions."
- "My colleagues and I are very enthused about Peter's methodology to clarify who we are and what we do."
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University
Overview of my Chapter of CASP Organizational Guidelines on Strategic Planning (title t.b.d.)
Invited breakout session, Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP) Annual Conference, Portland, OR, May 2-3, 2022.
Making Strategic Plans More Executable
Webinar with Dr. Carl Binder; The Performance Thinking® Network, February 16, 2022.
Replay available here.
Strategic Planning: Building a Crucial Foundation for Young ABA Businesses to Scale and Grow
Strategic Planning: An Investment in Client Outcomes and Business Health
Invited presentations, Michigan Autism Conference, Kalamazoo, MI, October 8-9, 2020.
The COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap: 3 proven steps for ABA and other business leaders to achieve sustainability in times of uncertainty.
Webinar presented for the Behavior Analysis Leadership Council, August 11, 2020.
The Rapid Recovery Roadmap: A Virtual Planning Process for Getting Your Business Back on Track after COVID-19
Webinar, ASAH, May 28, 2020
Webinar, California Association for Behavior Analysis, May 8, 2020.
Webinar, Behavior Analysis Leadership Council Business "Leadership Forum for New Business Leaders," Fourth Annual Conference, April 25, 2020.
Out of the Crisis: Developing a Rapid Recovery Roadmap to Help You Get Back on Track After COVID-19
Webinar presented for the BHCOE Virtual Academy, April 21 2020
The TPS on a Napkin: A Practical OBM Job Aid for ABA Practitioners
Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) 45th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, May 2019.
Strategic Planning for ABA Service Agencies (3-hour workshop)
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) 9th Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, April 11-13, 2019.
Strategic Planning Part 1: The Basics
Strategic Planning Part 2: Advice and Tools for DIYers
Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP) Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, January 15, 2019.
Invited Memorial Address
65th German POW Memorial Service, Fort Custer National Cemetery, Battle Creek, MI, November 18, 2018.
Expanding Your Reach: Preparing Your Organization for Growth with Strategic Planning
Behavior Analyst Leadership Council (BALC) Second Annual Conference, New Haven, CT, March 16, 2018.
Using Behavioral Systems Analysis to Improve the Performance of Organizations, Processes, and People
Business Leadership Forum, Second Annual Behavior Analyst Leadership Council Conference, New Haven, CT, March 15, 2018.
What’s Missing from Behavioral Systems Analysis: A Look at External Strategic Planning Consulting
OBM Pro Seminar, Department of Psychology, Western Michigan University. February 16, 2018.
Introduction to Organizational Behavior Management, Systems Thinking, and Strategic Planning
Melmark Expert Speaker Series for Behavior Analysts, Berwyn, PA, November 2, 2017.
Measures of Success
Dean’s Council and Academic Leadership Council, Ferris State University, December 3, 2014.
Creating a Culture of Positive Reinforcement: Practical Leadership Tools for Creating and Sustaining Desired Performance
Leadership Academy, MPI Research, Kalamazoo, June 4-5, 2014.
Applying Behavioral Systems Analysis to Strategic Planning
Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, May 2014, Chicago, IL.
More Power Tools for the Leader’s Toolbox: Compelling Missions and Clear Goal Statements
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
A Power Tool for the Leader’s Toolbox: The Total Performance System
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
Using Systems Thinking to Create a Strategy-focused HR Organization
Annual conference of the Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM), Grand Rapids, MI, October 2013. Presentation was given twice per request.
Strategic Planning: A How-to Workshop for Today’s Performance Consultants
Industrial/Organizational Graduate Student Organization, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2013.
Systems Thinking: A Powerful Leadership Tool for Planning Effectively
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2012.
The Practice of Consulting: Tips for Future Practitioners
Lecture, Advanced I/O Seminar. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2012.
Applying Systems Thinking for Anxiety-free Strategic Planning
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2011.
Leadership and Systems Thinking: Unleashing the Power of Planning at all Levels of Your Organization
New Academic Administrators Seminar Series, Office of the Provost, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2011.
Systems Thinking and Strategic Planning: Made for Each Other
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2010.
Improving Organizational Leadership and Decision-Making Through Systems Thinking
Academic Leadership Academy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2009.
Understanding Organizations as Systems: Practical Applications of Organizational Systems Theory
Guest lectures, Nonprofit Leadership Program, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2006-2011.
Flying Solo: Applying Behavioral Systems Analysis to a Small Consulting Firm and Its Clients
Colloquium. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, October 2009.
Strategic Planning for Busy Organizations
Encore presentation. 2008 Day Conference, Kalamazoo Human Resource Management Assocation (KHRMA), Kalamazoo, MI, May 2008.
Strategic Planning for Busy Organizations
Annual conference of the Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM), Kalamazoo, MI, September 2007.
A strategic planning model for county departments
With D. Nitz. Annual conference of the Michigan Association of Counties, Harbor Springs, MI, 2002.
Consulting interns: A cost-effective approach to continuous quality improvement (CQI)
With R. D. Terronez. Annual conference of the Michigan Association of Counties, Gaylord, MI, 2001.
Systems thinking: What is it and how can I do it?
With D. M. Brethower. Annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL, 1999.
Systems thinking (and systems doing)
With D. M. Brethower. Annual conference of the International Society for Performance Improvement, Long Beach, CA, 1999.