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  • Job Analysis and Design (March, December 2017)

    Dates:

    March 28, 2017; December 5, 2017

    Location:

    • March 28, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • December 5, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    The importance of the job analysis process cannot be overstated – yet many human resources professionals have never had the hands-on, in-depth training needed to conduct accurate job analyses.

    This interactive workshop will prepare you to conduct job analyses that provide needed information to enhance performance and minimize risk. Once you’ve mastered the data collection and analysis process, you’re ready to explore how to enhance work processes through job design and re-design. You will learn about the different approaches to job design, when each is most appropriate, and how to apply them to the jobs in your organization.

    Finally, you will be able to write meaningful job descriptions that inform the recruiting, interviewing and selection of employees; guide employees as they perform their work, and provide managers with the information they need to lead high-performance work teams.

     

     

  • Labor Relations On-Demand Webinars

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    These webinars are available whenever you need them. The on-demand webinars deliver the same materials and audio presented during the live session and also includes the original eGuidebook, a handy resource for you to refer back to again and again.  Webinar topics include:

    • Preventing Retaliation Claims
    • Addressing Employee Absenteeism Under the FMLA and ADA
    • Accommodations for Religious Employees
    • Privacy Interests of Employees
    • Arbitration of Employee Disputes
    • Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
    • The New Family Medical Leave Act Regulations
  • Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Whether you’re looking to improve your earning potential, rise to a management role or transition to a new company, MSU’s 100% online Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality can help you meet your professional goals. This certificate series provides an overview of the hospitality industry with fundamental concepts and techniques related to staffing, purchasing, strategic planning, marketing, quality service, financial analysis, risk management and more. It is open to anyone interested in enhancing their hospitality business management skills.

  • Management Education Center (Troy, MI)

    Location:

    811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI, 48098.

    Description:

    MSU's Management Education Center is a professional conference, training, and educational facility used primarily for management education and organizational development by business, labor, government, and trade associations. Facilities include a 400-seat auditorium, two 110-seat ampitheaters, four flexible-configuration break-out rooms, three dining rooms, as well as a patio and mezzanine great for receptions and display areas. Roughly 20 percent of its activities involve the Advanced Management Program (Executive MBA) and other executive programs sponsored by The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management. The other 80 percent of the Center’s activities involve corporate and business programs outside the University.

  • Master Certificate in Business Leadership and Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This three-course online certificate program from Michigan State University equips you with an arsenal of valuable new skills and credentials that will help you impact the strategic direction of your organization. You’ll tap into the knowledge and experience of the university’s leading global research faculty, the same instructors who teach master’s level courses on campus. You’ll also explore case studies and networking opportunities, and practice applying real-world, career-enhancing strategies.  You’ll take three required eight-week courses in succession - Strategic Leadership, Strategic Decision Making and Strategic Management - and earn 10.5 Continuing Education Units (3.5 CEUs per course). These courses cover everything from business models to decision making techniques to corporate value creation. Each course builds upon the last, developing a comprehensive skill set that moves business strategies from the “idea stage” to “big picture” implementation.

  • Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Procurement (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Michigan State’s Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Procurement helps you master the supply function of supply chain management. Critical insight is gained by using real-world case studies, time-tested strategies and the knowledge of leading campus-based master’s level faculty to teach you how to manage the flow of products from sourcing and acquisition through delivery to the customer. Using an analytical hierarchy process, you’ll discover ways to effectively evaluate and select suppliers. You’ll also discover how and when to build trust between participants across the supply chain. Three courses are required for this program:

    • Supply Chain Management I
    • Supply Chain Management II
    • Strategic Sourcing
  • Master of Business Administration, Weekend Program (East Lansing, Troy, Detroit)

    Location:

    Cohorts are available at three locations:

    • James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI, 48910
    • Management Education Center, 811 West Square Lk Rd, Troy, MI, 48098
    • The Hutzel Professional Building, 4707 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201

    Description:

    The Weekend MBA’s rigorous curriculum is designed to sharpen your business expertise and give you a competitive edge in your career. Throughout these dynamic executive MBA courses, you’ll obtain the essential business knowledge, real-world skills and insights you need to excel in the workplace and contribute to your company’s bottom line. 

    The 45-credit-hour Master of Business Administration (MBA) includes nearly 30 executive MBA courses. Most Weekend MBA courses are 1.5 credit hours and consist of four compressed four-hour sessions that leverage technology to get the most out of in-class time. The program begins with a 7-day intensive academic residency in East Lansing in late summer.

     

  • Master of Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership Program (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This online master of science program is built on the latest thinking in management, strategy and leadership. The curriculum incorporates useful and practical knowledge balanced across key components of leadership excellence: human resource management and development, team and organizational leadership, and strategic management. This program was designed by top management researchers from the AACSB-accredited Broad College of Business who are dedicated to challenging students to develop forward-thinking solutions to some of the most important issues impacting organizations. The program consists of 15 five-week courses, which can be completed completely online in 20 months.

  • Maximizing Sales Team Performance: Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Sales Team Leader (April 2017)

    Dates:

    April 4 - 5, 2017.  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location:

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

    Description:

    A large percentage of sales supervisors and managers are promoted from within the ranks of the sales force.  However, the competencies required for thriving in a managerial capacity and for driving sales team success are different than that required to be an effective individual sales performer. This program is designed to build the skills that sales managers need to maximize organizational performance.

  • Measuring & Improving Processes: How to Create Better Member/Customer Experiences and Build Long-Term Relationships (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 8 - 9, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location:

    James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This seminar will arm you with tools and strategies that are fundamental to Six Sigma and other proven performance improvement methodologies.  You will learn how to 1) Identify customer requirements; 2) Measure process performance; 3) Determine root cause of business challenges; 4) Deploy process improvement strategies.

     

  • Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program (September - November 2017)

    Dates:

    September 27 - November 15, 2017.  Wednesdays, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Location:

    Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation, 715 E. Main Street, Suite 115, Midland, Michigan 48640

    Description:

    The program’s structure is based upon a portion of the graduate level Supply Chain Management concentration in The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The Broad College’s Supply Chain Management Program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country. Program content will be delivered through lectures, readings, class discussion, and interactive simulations conducted by full-time Broad College faculty. Value chain management case studies and applications will be liberally used throughout the sessions.

  • Negotiating Labor/Management Agreements for Competitive Advantage (April, July, September 2017)

    Dates:

    • April 17 - 19, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • July 12 - 14, 2017: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Alexandria Old Town, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
    • September 11 - 13, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    The primary objective of this program is to develop highly effective negotiators who can add value by crafting agreements that facilitate a positive and productive workplace. It has been designed to prepare you to think strategically about how your negotiation strategy aligns with, and best supports, your business and organizational plans. It has also been designed to give you an in-depth, contemporary understanding of how to conduct negotiations effectively.

  • Nursing Home Administration Courses (2017 - 2018)

    Dates:

    Classes run from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each Saturday.

    • Unit 1:  September 9 - October 14, 2017
    • Unit 2:  October 21 - December 2, 2017
    • Unit 3:  January 6 - February 10 , 2018
    • Unit 4:  February 17 - March 24, 2018

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each unit.

    •     Unit 1 covers leadership, labor and management contracts, affirmative action, wages, legal    issues, HIPPA
    •     Unit 2 covers aging process, gerontology and geriatric infection control, nutrition, pharmacy.
    •     Unit 3 covers General and States Rules/Regulations for Dietary Services in Long Term Care Facilities, medicare, fire safety.
    •     Unit 4 covers accounting and budget, recreational, medicaid, and insurance.
  • Onsite Training for Labor Unions: Conflict Resolution, Problems Solving Workshop

    Location:

    Onsite at your workplace

    Description:

    Michigan State University's Labor Employment & Workplace Education (LEWE), as part of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, brings together University faculty and Union leadership to provide education and training for union leaders and members.  LEWE staff offers workshops on site at your workplace.  Conflict Resolution, Problems Solving covers: styles and approaches; tools for one-on-one negotiating.  Length of program is 3 to 24 hours.  Basic and advanced options are offered.

  • Onsite Training for Labor Unions: Dealing With Difficult People Workshop

    Location:

    Onsite at your workplace

    Description:

    Michigan State University's Labor Employment & Workplace Education (LEWE), as part of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, brings together University faculty and Union leadership to provide education and training for union leaders and members.  LEWE staff offers workshops on site at your workplace.  Dealing With Difficult People looks at a variety of helpful approaches.

  • Organizational Climate Assessment Workshop

    Location:

    This customized education and training program can be provided on site at your location.

    Description:

    Organizational Climate Assessment is a joint labor-management employee opinion survey and problem-solving process. Employee opinions are a barometer of an organization's health and can be used to identify issues that can drain morale, productivity, quality, and competitiveness. Survey results can be used in a structured problem-solving process to foster constructive organizational change. PIERS facilitates a structured process to identify and resolve workplace issues and to implement changes to improve organizational functioning. PIERS staff work with a steering committee comprised of labor and management leadership within the organization to design a survey and problem-solving process tailored to the specific needs of the organization and the workforce.

  • Process Transformation: Improving and Innovating Performance (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 29 - 30, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Location:

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

    Description:

    This seminar will arm you classic process improvement skills (SPC, Lean, Six Sigma) and creative redesign techniques so you are able to deliver both continuous improvement and breakthrough solutions for your organization.

  • Professional Certificate in Change Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing - online

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Taught by MSU’s master’s-level faculty, two eight-week online courses focus on the opportunities presented by change as well as the proper timing for implementation. They reveal best practices for change management, including gaining support from the workforce, reshaping organizational culture, overcoming politics, and mobilizing individuals and teams to complete initiatives. You’ll take two required courses in succession - Leadership Effectiveness and Strategic Change Leadership - and earn 7 Continuing Education Units (3.5 CEUs per course).

  • Professional Certificate in Global Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Global strategy needs to permeate the fabric of the organization across all departments and functional levels. To successfully implement and execute a global strategy, managers across the organization not only need the ability to identify and leverage their company’s competitive advantages, but also the ability to build and manage business relationships across cultures. Earn your Master Certificate in Strategic Global Management to explore how processes, people, culture and organizational structure work together to create a winning strategy in the competitive global economy.  You’ll take two required eight-week courses in succession - Global Business Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management - and earn 7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  • Railway Management Certificate Program (August - November 2017)

    Dates:

    • Module 1: Railway Business Administration & Leadership (RMCP 201)
      August 7–11, 2017 – East Lansing, Michigan (MSU Campus)
    • Module 2: Railway Operations (RMCP 202)
      September 25-29, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois (railway “heart” of the USA)
    • Module 3: Railway Engineering and Technology (RMCP 203)
      October 16-20, 2017 – Pueblo, Colorado (Home of TTCI)
    • Module 4: Railway Regulation, Safety & The Industry (RMCP 204)
      November 13-17, 2017 – Washington, DC Area

    Location:

    Various locations

    Description:

    This comprehensive course for the railway industry (operating companies, suppliers and shippers) is designed for employees that show potential for professional growth and increased management capabilities to middle and upper management levels.  Content is predominantly focused on the needs of managers rather than operators or engineers.  The course was developed and evaluated by MSU Railway Management Program staff, working closely with Class I and Class II railroad education and training directors, as well as the AAR, ASL&RRA, and FRA decision makers, and other transportation industry leaders.  Content is regularly updated to include topical items impacting the railway industry.  The program consists of four weeks’ content that covers the breadth of today’s railway industry.  Lecture-style presentations, from distinguished MSU professors and recognized industry subject matter experts, are balanced with field visits to rail and associated sites to help put the conceptual and classroom sessions into practice.

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