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  • CW Leadership: Principles of Supervision with a Mobile Workforce: Webinar (February 2020)

    Dates:

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    Join us for this one-hour webinar that introduces the principles and concepts for supervising a mobile workforce. Learn about the impact of telecommuting on the supervisory experience. Get ideas about how to create a foundation for supervision that supports staff development with an emphasis on staff retention. This webinar will set the stage for further exploration of this topic in a follow-up three-hour face-to-face workshop that you will have the opportunity to register for once you have completed this webinar training. This training will utilize pre- and post-tests and visual displays.

    Beginning and intermediate skill levels.

    Target Audience: Children’s Protective Services Supervisors, Foster Care Supervisors, Adoption Supervisors, Family Preservation Workers
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • Academy of International Business Annual Conference (July 2020)

    Dates:

    July 2 - 6, 2020

    Location:

    Florida International University, Miami, Florida

    Description:

    The Academy of International Business is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, the AIB now has members in 89 countries. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well as consultants, researchers, government, and NGO representatives.  The objectives of the Academy of International Business, as set forth in its constitution, are to foster education and advance professional standards in the field of international business. 

  • 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.

  • Advanced Facilitative Leadership Workshop (May 2020)

    Dates:

    May 20 - 22, 2020

    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. Completion of Facilitative Leadership is a prerequisite for attending this workshop. The workshop will focus on leading groups desiring collaborative action, but facing difficult situations involving differences that could potentially stop forward movement.

  • Advanced Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management (Online)

    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.

  • Advanced Regulatory Studies Program (October 2020)

    Dates:

    October 5 - 9, 2020

    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.

  • Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists (April 2020)

    Dates:

    April 16 - 17, 2020

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Stay current with information from the source you trust and ensure that your organization is benefiting from best practices in HRM and remains compliant with recent legislative changes. As always, this year’s Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists will provide you with cutting-edge information on “hot topics” in human resources, a review of important court cases, and legislative updates regarding key employment laws.

    Learn HR strategies that you can use to meet the challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities facing your organization.

  • Agile Project Management (June 2020)

    Dates:

    June 10, 2020. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Agile has quickly become the go-to project management approach for a wide range of industries. This one-day program covers the essentials of agile project management and contrasts traditional (or waterfall) project management practices to Agile and Iterative methods. You will learn how to initiate, plan, and schedule an Agile project; how to estimate using story points and ideal days; and how to monitor performance against the plan.

    You will leave this program understanding how best to apply Agile –in concert with or instead of traditional methods– for your organization’s projects. Throughout the day, there will be interactive activities, and the day ends with a simulation that works through an actual agile project management process where you will get to apply the tools, methodologies, and philosophy of Agile.

  • Agricultural Operations Certificate Program (Battle Creek, Centreville, Dowagiac, Monroe, Muskegon, Scottville, Sidney, University Center)

    Location:

    • Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI
    • Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, MI
    • Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI
    • Monroe County Community College, Monroe, MI
    • Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI
    • West Shore Community College, Scottville, MI
    • Montcalm Community College, Sidney, MI
    • Delta College, University Center, MI

     

    Description:

    Michigan State University partners with colleges and universities across the state to offer regionally relevant agricultural training programs for careers in some of Michigan's highest demand industries. Students will benefit from dual enrollment at both institutions with all courses delivered locally at the partnering institution.

    The 55-credit Agricultural Operations program provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, entomology, plant pathology and business management. It exposes students to exciting opportunities available in the industry.

  • 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.

  • Aligning BPM With Strategy And Goals (May 2020)

    Dates:

    May 22, 2020.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The Business Process Management (BPM) life-cycle begins with developing a process-driven strategy and plan for the organization. Process managers start with an understanding of organizational strategies and goals that are designed to ensure a compelling value proposition for customers. The next step is to create strategic goals that provide structure and direction for continued customer-centric process management.

    This one-day program provides a foundation for a holistic BPM approach that ensures alignment between the organizational strategy and the people, processes, and systems across functional boundaries. You will learn how to set the direction for aligning process and process capability to your organization’s strategy.

    You will leave this program understanding how to align processes to customer objectives. You will also learn how to prioritize the processes in focus for change. Throughout the day, there will be interactive activities, and group exercises.

  • Annual Regulatory Studies Program (August 2020)

    Dates:

    • Week 1 (Fundamentals): August 10 - 14, 2020
    • Week 2 (Intermediate): August 17 - 21, 2020

     

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    This essential two-week program, known as “Camp NARUC” and NARUC endorsed, is designed specifically to meet the needs of regulatory professionals, particularly members of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. 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. The Fundamentals Course is especially suited to attendees relatively new to utility regulation. The Intermediate Course concentrates on dynamic structural and regulatory issues, including emerging methods, issues, and sector-specific market concerns. Week Two will be of interest to both new and seasoned regulatory personnel. Multiple tracks allow participants to explore various areas of interest. Interactive instruction emphasizes applied technical knowledge.

  • Anti-Counterfeit and Product Protection Criminology Graduate Certificate (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The certificate is an expanded, interdisciplinary program to assist working professionals and graduate students seeking a well-rounded foundation in anti-counterfeiting and product protection. The topics extend from intellectual infringement counterfeiting to focus on the underlying criminology theories, but also cover the broad product protection field including diversion, tamper-resistance, child-resistance, cargo theft, shoplifting, return and warranty fraud.

  • Applied Brand Protection Training Online Program

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Applied Brand Protection Training Program is currently offered 100% online through self-guided courses or instructor-led courses. The trainings will present information in a way that assumes participants have already developed a basic foundation in the topical area, which will allow for in-depth coverage of each of the topics. Utilizing a case study format, participants can readily apply lessons to real world counterfeiting/brand protection issues and will develop an advanced level of knowledge of product counterfeiting and brand protection topics.

  • 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.

  • Artisan Hands-On Basic Cheese Making Workshop (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 12 - 14, 2019

    Location:

    MSU Dairy Plant, 1135 S. Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Participants will learn about milk quality, ingredients, processes for making a variety of cheeses, techniques and requirements for aging cheese and planning to establish a farmstead or artisan cheese business. The heart of the workshop is the hands-on opportunity for participants to make a number of cheeses, that may include fresh lactic, Italian, Alpine, Dutch and American varieties from goat and cow milk. A cheese tasting, featuring locally produced cheeses, takes place Thursday evening.

  • 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.

  • Better Process Control School (March 2020)

    Dates:

    • March 3-4, 2020: Two day: Acidified Foods, Better Process Control School
    • March 3-6, 2020: Four day: Acidified Foods and Low Acid Canned Foods, Better Process Control School

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Erickson Hall, Room 226 & 228, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Federal regulations require that each processor of low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a certified supervisor on hand at all times during processing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected Michigan State University as one of the authorized schools to present the Better Process Control School. Participants may choose from the two-day acidified foods program or the four-day acidified foods and low-acid canned foods program.  Students who successfully complete this course will meet FDA certification requirements.

  • Brand Protection Strategy Summit (September 2019)

    Dates:

    September 24 - 25, 2019

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Join us in the fight for improving responses to product counterfeiting and protecting brands. Hosted for our brand owner partners, our Summit is a collaborative space for brand owners, law enforcement, and academia to strategize about the issues and their solutions in a forum that facilitates open, collaborative, meaningful, and participant-led conversations on brand protection. Through interactive panels, roundtable strategy sessions, and an evening reception, you will have the opportunity to share, learn and network with one another, as well as from world-renowned scholars and globally-recognized industry and law enforcement leaders.

  • Building Trades Academy Courses (2020)

    Dates:

    Please see the list of 2019 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.

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