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  • ADA In the Workplace - Joint Management of Disability Programs

    Description:

    In the spirit of comprehensive coverage, the Americans with Disabilities Act is often ambiguous, making the opportunity for conflict within the workplace high. ADA in the Workplace - Joint Management of Disability Programs provides participants with a set of tools that enables them to anticipate and mediate conflicts before they become disputes. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides a mechanism for protecting qualified disabled individuals from discriminatory actions on the part of employers with 15 or more employees.

  • Adaptive Leadership - Enhancing Individual and Team Performance (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 10, 2017

    Location:

    James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI, 48910

    Description:

    Research shows that there are seven critical roles that must be filled in all team contexts in order for the team to have long-term, sustained effectiveness. No one leader can fulfill all these roles but it is the leader’s responsibility to recognize his or her strengths and weaknesses in performing all the roles. Moreover, if there are roles that the leader cannot fulfill, it is his or her responsibility to either (a) personally adapt and develop the ability to perform the role or (b) make sure that the role is covered by some other member of the team.

    The skills learned in this seminar will help the attendee expand his or her leadership style beyond his or her current niche, providing long-term career survival and advancement.

  • Advanced Facilitative Leadership Workshop (December 2017)

    Dates:

    December 6 - 8, 2017

    Location:

    Kettenun Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688

    Description:

    Advanced Facilitative Leadership—Navigating Your Way Through Conflict, an experiential workshop focused on developing your comfort with leading high-heat meetings. This was initiated in response to requests from participants in our other programs (Facilitative Leadership; Conflict Smoothies; Conflict, Collaboration & Consensus) for a next-step focused on leading in conflict-ridden situations. Completion of Facilitative Leadership is a pre-requisite for attending this workshop. Completion of Conflict Smoothies is recommended prior to enrolling.  The workshop will focus on leading groups desiring collaborative action, but facing difficult situations involving differences that could potentially stop forward movement.

  • Advanced Regulatory Studies Program (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 2 - 6, 2017

     

    Location:

    Kellogg Center, MSU, 219 South Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program is a series of specialized half-day and all-day workshops designed to provide public- and private-sector regulatory professionals a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas on advanced technical, methodological, and policy issues. Each workshop provides a unique and intensive immersion experience, emphasizing both discipline-based and sector-specific learning opportunities, interactive instruction and peer-to-peer dialog, advanced analytical methodologies, and theoretical rigor coupled with practical hands-on problems and exercises. Topical areas cover: Ratemaking, Accounting and Finance, Economics and Evaluation, and Management.

  • Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Seminar Series (Spring and Fall)

    Dates:

    Please see current schedule at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Room 75, Agriculture Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824--unless otherwise noted.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics offers several seminar series each Fall and Spring semester. Please check the Website below for the current schedule.

  • Approaches to Work and Family Initiatives Seminar

    Location:

    This workshop is offered on-site at your location

    Description:

    This seminar reviews the assumptions upon which traditional and emerging work/family policies are built and identifies common and conflicting interests that labor and management have about work/family issues.

  • Basic Life Support (CPR) Courses

    Location:

    965 East Fee Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Learning and Assessment Center offers Basic Life Support courses (also known as “CPR”). Participants will receive instruction and skill training in:

    • CPR for adult, child and infant victims
    • Use of a barrier device, bag mask devices, and oxygen to ventilate a victim
    • Use of an AED
    • Management/relief of foreign body obstructions in responsive and unresponsive victims

    These courses are offered to individuals and groups. They may be taught at the Learning Assessment Center or on-site. Successful demonstration of CPR skills and completion of a written exam with a score of at least 84% is required.

  • Brand Protection in China Seminar (October 2016)

    Dates:

    October 3 - 4, 2017.  

    Location:

    Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This annual summit, presented by the Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Center at Michigan State University, is hosted exclusively for brand-owners (no vendors) and interested MSU faculty and staff. It features insight from prominent industry and law enforcement leaders, cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research from distinguished scholars, interactive and collaborative discussions on meaningful topics, and peer networking during both formal and informal social events. This year the focus will be on three themes:

    • RETURN ON INVESTMENT: How Can We Measure the Value of Brand Protection Programs?
    • E-COMMERCE: What Challenges and Opportunities Does E-commerce Pose?
    • PARTNERSHIPS: How Can Partnerships Promote Brand Integrity?
  • Building Trades Academy Courses (2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the list of 2017 course offerings and dates at the website below.

    Location:

    Please see locations at the website below.

    Description:

    The mission of the Building Trades Academy is to provide educational programs that offer useful and practical skill building for Building Trades union staff and leadership and capacity building for their unions.

    The learning objectives in the classes offered by the Academy are focused on building the skills, knowledge, and understanding necessary for participants to effectively fulfill specific staff and leadership roles within their unions. To those ends, the Academy offers classes in organizing, negotiating, teaching techniques and labor law in the construction industry.

    These four- or five-day residential seminars, led by skilled practitioners and educators, are conducted in an atmosphere of solidarity. Nearly all are conducted in conference/educational centers owned and operated by Building Trades affiliated unions and their union employer partners.

  • Business and Bagels: Bring Your "A" Game to Work (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 15, 2017.  8:00 am - 9:15 am

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    This is a motivational session designed to inspire participants to achieve maximum performance both individually and in a team setting.  The foundation of the content is specific to positive thinking which touches on high performing internal and external customer service, team dynamics, change management, conflict management and enhanced communication.

  • Business and Bagels: Disruptive Innovation - Cases and Strategies for Success (October 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, October 12, 2017.  8:00 am - 9:15 am

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    Join Dr. Clay Voorhees, Associate Professor of Marketing, for an engaging and informative discussion around strategies for identifying and exploiting opportunities to disrupt the status quo.  This session will review classic studies of disruptive innovation, so important in today’s rapidly changing business and consumer oriented landscape.

  • Business and Bagels: Getting Started with Customer Experience and Loyalty Analytics (February 2017)

    Dates:

    February 15, 2018.  8:00 am - 9:15 am.

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    The session will first review metrics for assessing customer experience and loyalty to demonstrate how firms of all sizes can start tracking these outcomes.  After establishing this baseline, we will discuss how firms can take the next step and extract additional insights from their existing databases to get started with analytics, creating an opportunity to improve decision-making in your organization.

  • Business and Bagels: How to Increase Sales with One Word - Customer-centric (March 2017)

    Dates:

    March 14, 2018.  8:00 am - 9:15 am.

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    Today’s firms face increased competition and pressure to deliver sales and profits.  Many firms are seeking strategies to get the customer more involved in the sales process, thus reducing the time and energy by companies to generate sales. While this may produce beneficial short-term benefits, what are the long-term effects on customer retention?  This session identifies ways to connect with our current customers to satisfy their needs, increase loyalty, generate positive word of mouth, and ultimately increase sales, profits, and increase our customer base.

  • Business and Bagels: Intergenerational Workplace Communication and Conflict (September 2017)

    Dates:

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    “Can’t I just text you?”  The different communication preferences between Baby Boomers, Millennials, and Gen Xer’s are a new source of conflict in the workplace.  This session will focus on how we can understand and appreciate these differences and improve successful communication across the employees in your workplace.

  • Business and Bagels: Reducing Stressors in the Workplace (January 2017)

    Dates:

    January 16, 2018.  8:00 am - 9:15 am.

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    Stress can lead to harmful and undesirable outcomes such as absenteeism, lower productivity, and substance abuse.  In this session, Angela Hall will discuss several simple and effective means for employers to lower employee stressors while increasing employee motivation and productivity.

  • Business Management Institute III: General Manager/Chief Operating Officer (2017 - 2018)

    Dates:

    Please see the website below

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Michigan State University Campus, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    MSU's School of Hospitality Business and Club Managers Association of America offers Business Management Institute III. The one-week seminar teaches participants the use of technology in country clubs, accounting and financial controls, training procedures, quality leadership, team building, change management, marketing, conducting a board meeting, and leadership. Participants must register with the Club Managers Association of America to enroll in this course.

  • Business Process Management Certificate Series (October - November 2017)

    Dates:

    October 3 - November 30, 2017.  

    • Online modules: October 3, 5, and 10, 2017 (2 hours each)
    • Classroom modules: October 19-20, November 8-9, and November 29-30, 2017

    Location:

    This program takes place both online and in a classroom. (Classroom modules: James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910)

    Description:

    With information technology redefining operations in almost every industry, managing the “business process” has become more essential than ever.  BPM is a critical skills set for analysts who redesign the way work is performed and for managers who must assure ongoing performance improvement.

    Michigan State University’s Business Process Management Certificate is compatible with the Association of Business Process Management Professionals’ (ABPMP) Comprehensive Body of Knowledge.  Via three classroom modules, it provides tools and techniques you need to transform operations to reduce costs, slash service and/or cycle times, increase capacity and provide a better customer experience.  This certificate series also includes three e-learning modules that deliver traditional process improvement knowledge (Lean, Six Sigma) and cutting edge BPM techniques.

  • Camp NARUC - Annual Regulatory Studies Program (August 2017)

    Dates:

    • Week 1 (Fundamentals): July 31 - August 4, 2017
    • Week 2 (Intermediate): August 7 - 11, 2017

     

    Location:

    Kellogg Center, MSU, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Annual Regulatory Studies Program "Camp NARUC" is grounded in sound regulatory theory and established practices. The curriculum is comprehensive and intensive and includes general sessions, topical workshops, and sector-specific tracks on the electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications sectors. The Fundamentals Course (week 1) focuses on the foundations and fundamentals of utility regulation. The program emphasizes the disciplines and skills essential for participating in an increasingly demanding and complex regulatory process. Core economic, legal, accounting, finance, and policy theories and concepts are introduced.

  • Center for Advanced Study of International Development

    Location:

    202 International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Advanced Study of International Development (CASID) promotes and coordinates the work of faculty and students interested in developing countries from the perspectives of the social sciences and liberal arts. CASID has a strong commitment to its outreach mission serving K-12 teachers and students, post-secondary institutions, government, and business.  Outreach resources include: Publications; K-12 Outreach (LATTICE); Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education; International Business Institute for Community College Faculty, and International Business Center (CIBER). 

     

  • Certified FMLA Specialist Training (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 7, 2017

    Location:

    East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Gain the confidence to manage the Family and Medical Leave Act effectively, and earn your FMLA Specialist Certification from Michigan State University, one of the most recognized programs in Human Resources advanced education. You will gain a solid understanding of the FMLA so that you can manage FMLA absences, promote attendance, and ensure compliance. Certification is achieved by participating in the class and passing the online examination.

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