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  • Business and Bagels: Creative Problem Solving (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Location:

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

    Description:

    This session will focus on how we are all born with the creative capacity to generate new ideas, how we lose that ability, what that means to our careers and our lives, and how we can get it back.

  • 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 (February - May 2017)

    Dates:

    February 1, 2017 - May 11, 2017. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  Some components are live; others are on-demand.

    Location:

    This program takes place in a variety of online and classroom formats. (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 program also includes three optional e-learning modules that deliver traditional process improvement knowledge (Lean, Six Sigma) and cutting edge BPM techniques.

  • Critical Thinking Skills in Business (October 2017)

    Dates:

    October 5 - 6, 2017

    Location:

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

    Description:

    To develop one’s critical thinking ability and maximize reasoning effectiveness, it is necessary to master the skill of ‘ingenious thinking’, which is used by successful innovators, scientists, strategists and Nobel Prize winners.  By enhancing your critical thinking ability, you are investing in your most important resource and the ultimate competitive advantage – your mind.

    Key Topics Covered:

    •     How the brain’s predisposition for pattern-seeking, pattern-finding leads to faulty thinking
    •     How beliefs and preconceived explanations influence our observations and insights
    •     The human brain as an ‘associative engine’ and our tendency to jump to conclusions and   incorrect solutions
    •     Cognitive biases that inhibit our minds and undermine our ability to reason effectively
    •     The limits of observation and memory and why a mental picture isn’t worth a 1,000 words
    •     The need to understand, value and identify cognitive errors in thinking
    •     The importance of being a skeptical and independent thinker
    •     The six-step MindLeap strategy, comprising disciplined instinctive thinking and ingenious thinking
  • Employment Law Online Course--Employee Privacy Interests

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Employment Law Online: Employee Privacy Interests focuses on employment law issues arising in connection with the privacy interests of employees. Its content covers an employer's requirements in collecting and maintaining personal information about applicants and employees. This course will also help employers in conducting investigations and other surveillance that may affect employee privacy.

  • Essential Skills for New Leaders (April, August 2017)

    Dates:

    April 28 or August 11, 2017

    Location:

    • April 28, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • August 11, 2017: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    This interactive program will provide new managers and supervisors with the broad set of skills they need to successfully transition into management.

    The experiential nature of the class will provide participants with multiple opportunities to practice using newly acquired skills such as assigning tasks, holding employees accountable, providing feedback and creating documentation, and enhancing performance.

    Participants will establish written goals and will receive a reminder of those goals in the mail 30 days after class. Participants are also welcome to follow up with the faculty through email, telephone calls, and text messages.

  • Executive Development Training Programs

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management offers leading-edge, non-credit programs that bring measurable, long-term value to organizations by leveraging skill-intensive operations learning with strategic leadership development. In open enrollment programs and in customized programs, participants master the best, cutting-edge skills that will have an immediate impact on improving operational excellence in their organizations. At the same time, participants gain leadership perspectives and techniques they need to maximize those new skills, ultimately developing each person's potential to make strategic change happen throughout the organization. There is a wide range of open enrollment programs to address the most pressing business challenges:

    • Business Strategy, Leadership and Change Management.
    • Marketing and New Product Development.
    • Financial Management and Control.
    • Supply Chain Management.
    • Business Tools & Techniques.

    Or you can partner with our faculty experts to develop your own customized program.

  • Executive Leadership for Women: Strategies to Enhance Success-Modules 1 and 2 (October, November 2017)

    Dates:

    • October 25 - 26, 2017  -- Module 1
    • November 6 - 7, 2017  -- Module 2

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The most successful women have vision, fortitude, and the ability to work in competitive environments without compromising their unique traits and skill sets. Research shows that companies with a higher percentage of women in top management also experience a higher Return on Equity and Return on Sales. This program provides critical information and leadership insights designed to help high-potential women improve performance and productivity within their unique business environments. Based on both proven research and the personal experiences of senior executives, the program develops individualized action plans and engages organizational superiors to help support implementation. This program will also create a unique network of colleagues with similar experiences to help support future growth and development.

  • Finance For Executives (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 19 - 20, 2017.  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location:

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

    Description:

    This two-day program is targeted at senior managers who are interested in expanding their knowledge of finance and the role of financial choices and financial metrics in strategic decision-making and value-creation.  The program assumes the participant has a rudimentary knowledge of finance similar to what is covered in the Broad College's Finance for the Non-Financial Manager one-day seminar.  This program will focus on several different themes including the use of financial metrics to identify areas of operational excellence and under-performance and the role of financial information in making large strategic decisions such as expanding, downsizing, and organizational restructuring.  In addition, the use of financial metrics in firms' compensation and incentive systems to guide organizations towards value maximizing decisions will be covered. Lastly, the various fundraising vehicles available to firms and the costs and benefits of different financing strategies with regard to value creation and default risk will be reviewed during the program.  Several real world cases will be used to illustrate and explore these issues a variety of different corporate settings.

  • 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 Advanced Integrated Supply Chain Management (Ongoing)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Advanced Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management provides the knowledge of leading global research faculty, case studies, real-world strategies and examples, as well as networking opportunities to help you master all facets of integrated supply chain management. The essential tools and techniques you’ll gain will take your supply chain management skills and knowledge to a higher level. They’ll also lay the foundation as you start your intensive exploration with Supply Chain Management I & II, then progress through  each eight-week focus course building on your knowledge and proficiency as you complete the program.  There are five courses in this program.

  • Master Certificate in Business Leadership and Management (Ongoing)

    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 of Business Administration, Weekend Program (Troy and Lansing, MI)

    Location:

    Cohorts are available at two 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.

    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.

    Whether you’re a current or aspiring executive, The Weekend MBA will give you the competitive edge you need to get ahead. Get ready to discover a truly life-altering, career-changing experience.

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

    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 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.

  • Professional Certificate in Global Management (Ongoing)

    Dates:

    Ongoing - online

    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).

  • Strategic Decision Making (September 2017)

    Dates:

    September 28, 2017

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Decision-making is a central element of strategic processes within firms.  A firm’s strategic position, resource sets, and degree of competitive advantage are the outcome of a string of “big-bet” strategic decisions.  Thus, these decisions are central in determining the strategic success or failure of the firm.  However, manager’s experiences, stories in the business press, and academic research all demonstrate that the strategic decisions often fail.  Are these failures an inevitable outcome due to the riskiness of the decisions, or are they predictable surprises?

    In this program, we will explore the process of strategic decision-making and will aim to identify issues that both impede and improve the likelihood of decision success.  In our discussions, we will examine how the characteristics of decision makers, the structure and dynamics of the decision team, and the steps used in the decision process all impact the likelihood of decision success.

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