Consulting and Expertise

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Market Diversification:

Diversifying in a Flat World, A MANUFACTURING SYMPOSIUM American manufactures in Transition, Intro to Defense How to: Work Local, Think Global, Finding International Sales

Attracting and Retaining Talent:

  • Become an Employer of Choice™

  • Attract and Retain Top Talent in Southeast Michigan

  • Leveraging Multi Generation and Culture Workforce

  • Attracting and Retaining Multi Generation and Culture workforce

  • Seven Steps to Maximize the Enjoyment on Your Job

  • Tips and Tricks working a Job Fair™

  • Converting your resume to a 30 Second Commercial™

Diversity:

  • Middle East Conference

  • Diversity in a Box Even

  • Reel to Real

  • Understanding Arabs

  • Dealing with the Middle East

  • Engaging the Saudis

  • What to do when visiting Arabs

  • Avoiding Culture Clash

Global Education:

  • GTM (Global Trade Mission- High School)

  • University of Michigan International Entrepreneurship Activities

  • Guest Lecturer speakers at Lawrence Technological University

  • Guest speakers at the University of Michigan

  • Guest Lecturer speakers at several International Universities

Selected Professional Awards and Achievements:

  • Faris Alami- Named Diversity Business Leader by Corp! Magazine (2008)

  • Faris Alami- Member of the Year Finalist - Automation Alley (2008)

  • Faris Alami- Chair- Workforce in Transition - Automation Alley (2008)

  • Faris Alami- Co-Chair- Employer of Choice - Automation Alley (2008)

  • Faris Alami - MBA Mentor - University of Michigan - (’07- Current)

  • Faris Alami - Public Relationships Champion - Global Trade Mission- Automation Alley (07)

  • Faris Alami - Business Round table- CEO Advantage Business Coaching (’05- Current)

  • Faris Alami - Business Coaching Team member - New Enterprise Form Coaching (’07- Current)

  • Faris Alami - Chairperson – Workplace Leadership Council - Troy Chamber of Commerce (2006)

  • Faris Alami - Ambassador of the Quarter - Troy Chamber of Commerce (’05)

  • Faris Alami - Manager of the Month (May Company (14 consecutive months ) ‘00-‘01)

  • Faris Alami - Standards of Excellence - Pure Beauty (’02-’03)

  • Faris Alami - Outstanding Achievement Award - Pacific International (‘97-’00)

  • Faris Alami - Outstanding Loyalty & Dedication Award - Pacific International (‘95, ‘97-‘00)

Entrepreneurs:

  • New Enterprise Forum Mentor

  • EISEM Bi-Monthly Meetings

  • Mentor to University of Michigan Entrepreneurship

  • Helped start more than 10 Companies

  • Mentored over 1000 people

  • Mentored over 100 companies

Selected Speaking Engagements by Sector:

(Some might repeat based on the sector)

  • Automation Alley

  • The m4 Summit in Digital Arts, Film and TV Social Network

  • Arab American National Museum

  • Nomads

  • The International Council on Systems Engineering ( INCOSE)

  • Troy Chamber of Commerce

  • Oakland Leadership

  • HMS

  • Auburn Hills High School

  • Automation Alley Global Trade Mission- High Schools

  • International Academy of Design & Technology

  • Macomb Community College

  • Oakland Schools District

  • Plymouth Canton Education Park

  • Troy Schools District

  • University of Michigan- Dearborn

  • Walsh College

  • Wayne Community College

  • AMEINU

  • Annual Non-Profit Management Conference

  • First Presbyterian Churches

  • Peace and Justice in the Middle east Conference

  • Troy Business Education Round table

  • Workplace Leadership Council