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  • Introduction to Product Counterfeiting Online Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This 3-credit undergraduate course is an introductory examination of product counterfeiting, a global crime that affects people of every socio-economic class, race, gender and culture. The problem is explored through a review of popular literature (e.g., newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, social media), empirical studies, case histories, and criminological theory. Attention is given to understanding the following themes and concepts: the social and economic impacts of product counterfeiting, the transnational nature of counterfeiting organizations, offender motivation, consumer behavior, and the application of crime prevention techniques and theory. The materials presented in this course provide a global understanding of product counterfeiting including the role of brand owners, law enforcement, governments, legitimate businesses, criminal enterprises, and individual consumers.

  • Maintenance Management In The Water/Wastewater Field (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    This self-paced course is open online through December 31, 2019

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced, online program consists of five lessons that focus on the management of a maintenance department, program or function within the water/wastewater industry.  Upon registration, you will receive two textbooks specific to maintenance management and a guide to tell you which chapters and sections to read and much additional material to refer to, with detailed instructions on how to complete the program requirements.

  • 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.

  • Managing in a Unionized Organization (March, June, August 2018)

    Dates:

    • March 8-9, 2018: Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh-Downtown, 535 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    • June 7-8, 2018: DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown,1646 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    • August 9-10, 2018: East Lansing Marriott, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Through this course, you will learn to administer the labor contract, manage grievances, and prepare for arbitration. To effectively manage in a Unionized Organization, leaders must be dedicated to successful contract administration, effective management of the grievance process, and preparedness for arbitration.

  • 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 Global Supply Chain Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing 

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Taught by MSU’s expert faculty, this online certificate program consists of three required courses: Supply Chain Management I, Supply Chain Management II and Global Supply Chain Management (earning 10.5 total Continuing Education Units or CEUs). Taken in succession, each course builds upon the last in a step-by-step progression. This professional development series gives you the skills and knowledge to:

    • Successfully integrate procurement, operations and logistics management functions across the global supply chain
    • Implement the best supply chain design for your company to sustain its operations in the long term
    • Identify the dynamics of purchasing, procurement and sourcing activities and their impact on the supply chain as a whole
    • Become expert in performance measurement, benchmarking and assessment analysis
    • Develop inter-organizational relationships throughout the global supply chain
  • Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing 

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Michigan State’s Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics teaches you how to reduce costs across the supply chain, driving operational excellence throughout all levels. The program provides the insight of leading global research faculty, case studies, real-world strategies and examples, as well as valuable networking opportunities. From this wealth of information and expertise, you’ll gain an integrated perspective of procurement, operations and logistics. You’ll also learn how to develop, execute and manage a comprehensive logistics and distribution strategy.  There are three required courses for this program:

    • Supply Chain Management I
    • Supply Chain Management II
    • Distribution Fulfillment
  • Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Operations (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Michigan State’s Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Operations enables you to become proficient in supply chain management and operations by using the knowledge of leading global research faculty, case studies, real-world strategies and examples, as well as networking opportunities with other professionals. This wealth of information and expertise will help you excel in your current position, or step up to a new one in any operations capacity in the supply chain. You’ll gain the ability to identify key elements of Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC) systems, while developing proactive leadership skills that will ensure your continuous improvement. This program has three required courses:

    • Supply Chain Management I
    • Supply Chain Management II
    • Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • 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.

  • Master of Science in Packaging (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Master of Science in Packaging is a 30-credit, online program, designed to give a broad education in packaging and to strengthen skills in analyzing social, scientific, environmental, and business problems associated with packaging. The program includes classes in medical packaging, advanced packaging dynamics, permeability and shelf life, polymeric packaging materials, stability and recyclability of packaging materials, and value relationships in packaging. This Plan B (non-thesis) program requires completion of 30 credits and can be completed in about three years by averaging one course per semester including summer semesters. The time commitment for an online course averages 10 to 15 hours per week.

     

  • Master's Degree in Food Safety (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Online MS in Food Safety program is a Professional Science Masters, which means its core curriculum is based heavily in the sciences while also including leadership and food law components. Elective choices have been designed to offer students flexibility according to their interests by addressing the large number of current issues which face food safety and regulatory professionals today. The program’s courses are immediately applicable to students current positions while, at the same time, preparing them for future leadership roles within food regulation and industry. This accredited program is a non-traditional, terminal degree requiring a Plan-B Applied Project. It consists of 10 3-credit courses, pulling content from more than 80 instructors and subject experts from around the world.

  • Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program (April - June 2018)

    Dates:

    April 18 - June 6, 2018.  Wednesdays, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Location:

    The Axia Institute, 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 2018)

    Dates:

    • April 16 - 18, 2018: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • July 18 - 20, 2018: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Alexandria Old Town, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
    • September 5 - 7, 2018: 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.

  • Planning Practical and Valuable Program Evaluations in Nonprofit Organizations (Online through June 30, 2018)

    Dates:

    This online course is available 24 hours a day and will be open until June 30, 2018.

    Location:

    Online, non-interactive

    Description:

    Funding is becoming more competitive and outcomes-driven. It’s becoming increasingly important for nonprofit organizations to evaluate their programs to measure both their effectiveness and impact; however, many people are intimidated by this process and do not know where to begin. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of program evaluation and how to plan a practical program evaluation that will be valuable for your organization. You will also be given tips, resources, examples, and templates to use in your work.

    Available CECHs: 1.0

  • 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).

  • Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Taught by MSU’s master’s-level faculty and leading real-world experts in workforce management and employee development, the program covers everything from essential HR management skills to proven strategies for inspiring high-performance talent. You’ll learn to capitalize on the strategic role HR management plays in how a company survives and thrives. And you’ll develop the tools to effectively align HR processes with organizational objectives.

    This professional development program consists of two eight-week courses in succession - Human Resource Management and Workforce Management and Development - for a total of 7 Continuing Education Units (3.5 CEUs per course).

  • Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology Program (Online)

    Location:

    Courses are offered almost exclusively online.

    Description:

    The Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology is an online program designed to train individuals in whole-animal and organ systems-level pharmacology AND business skills. Unique features of this program include required professional courses in Project Management, Intellectual Property & Patent Law for Researchers, Leadership & Team Building, The Drug Development Process, and Business of Biomedical Research. Students are also required to complete a Capstone research project and associated report. The program results in a 31-credit Master of Science degree, an on-the-job capstone research project, and a paper suitable for publishing.

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