George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

George Mason University Executive Education

In Partnership With

Vanto Group

Is pleased to offer this exciting and dynamic learning experience

Leadership: Inventing the Future

May 3-6, 2016

Founders Hall, George Mason Campus, Arlington, Virginia


Motivating people to act and giving them the power to do so is one of the most important differences between companies that stagnate and those that develop and sustain a competitive edge.

Designed for individuals at all levels from top executives to emerging leaders, Leadership: Inventing the Future is a 3.5 day program that expands leadership capacity, improves corporate performance and positions organizations to thrive.

In this Program you will:

  • Gain actionable knowledge to be an effective leader
  • Address the critical factors that drive human performance and create value
  • Move beyond hidden assumptions that block personal and organizational agility
  • Create a climate of innovation and informed risk taking
  • Mobilize people to generate and implement far-reaching, substantive change
  • Earn up to 28 CPE credits.

"The session offers a process that creates new possibilities and transforms thinking within individuals and organizations, allowing for room to build a solid foundation of integrity and conversations for breakthrough performance." - L. Cacciola, Microsoft

"Helps open avenues for better communication between teams within the organization.  Will help create more effective leaders and managers." - R. Heutelou, Metlife



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Conference Leaders

Steve ZaffronSteve Zaffron
CEO, Vanto Group

As an internationally respected leadership authority, Steve Zaffron is noted for his ability to deliver provocative new perspectives on competitive advantage, organizational change, and transformational leadership. As CEO of Vanto Group, a consulting firm which designs and implements large-scale initiatives to elevate organizational performance, Zaffron has directed major corporate initiatives with dozens of Fortune 500 companies worldwide. He has spoken at the Harvard Business School, the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, and the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His groundbreaking book, The Three Laws of Performance (coauthored with David Logan), explores the underpinnings in performance in business and articulates a new theory about what underlies breakthrough results.

Olga LoffrediOlga Loffredi, PhD
Vice President of International business Development, Vanto Group
President, Vanto Group Latin America

Frequently interviewed by business media as an expert on creating high-performing organizations, Olga Loffredi’s focus is on defining and seizing growth opportunities, rapidly improving performance, and attaining specific measurable business results. Her work in the private sector ranges from privatization processes to the cultural transformation required by global competition, mergers, and productivity gains. She also has led large-scale initiatives with federal and state governments in the areas of education, public administration, and auditing. Before joining Vanto Group, Loffredi held positions as a corporate executive for Coca-Cola, Brazil, S.C. Johnson, and Lojas Americanas S/A. She was a full professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and continues to be a guest lecturer at various universities.



George Mason University School of Business is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancellation is requested by COB one week before program begins.