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  • Advanced Regulatory Studies Program Online (Fall 2021)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program is a series of specialized workshops designed to meet the needs of experienced public-sector and private-sector professionals in the regulatory policy community. Past participation in the Annual Regulatory Studies Program and the Accounting and Ratemaking Course is recommended. Each three-day program is eligible for 30 CCRE credits.

    • Course 1: Advanced Regulatory Accounting and Auditing (Fall 2021)
    • Course 2: Advanced Cost Allocation and Rate Design (Fall 2021)
    • Course 3: Advanced Regulatory Finance and Analysis (TBA)
    • Course 4: Advanced Evaluation Methods for Regulators (TBA)
  • Annual Regulatory Studies Program (August 2021)

    Dates:

    August 9 - 13, 2021.  10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

    Location:

    Live online program

    Description:

    This set of essential courses (affectionately known as the “Camp” program) is designed specifically to meet the educational needs of regulatory professionals, particularly those working at state and federal commissions and other public-sector and not-for-profit organizations. The Institute’s highly experienced program faculty members are drawn from various academic, governmental, and other organizations. Interactive presentations cover all aspects of the regulatory process, as applied generally and particularly to electricity, natural gas, and water sectors. Attendees receive a certificate of completion from Michigan State University and the program is consistently eligible for CLE and CPE credits in most jurisdictions, as well as credit toward IPU’s Certificate of Continuing Regulatory Education (CCRE).

  • Center for Economic Analysis

    Location:

    Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446 W. Circle Drive, Room 88, East Lansing, Michigan, 48824

    Description:

    The Center for Economic Analysis provides timely, high quality research, data, and analysis that contributes to the overall awareness of how the agricultural, natural resource, and related sectors and other community economic development activities contribute to the state economy. The CEA provides a number of services, including:

    • Economic Forecasts
    • Economic Policy Analyses
    • Demographic Profiles
    • Impact Assessments
    • Market Assessments
    • Tax Policy Impacts
    • Tourism Impacts
    • Needs and Poverty Assessments
  • IPU Ratemaking Course (April: Online, September 2020)

    Dates:

    • April 13 - 14, 2020: The program begins at 9:00 am EST on Monday (April 13) and ends at 3:00 pm EST on Tuesday (April 14).
    • September 21 - 23, 2020: The program begins at 8:15 am on Monday  (September 21) and ends at 12:30 pm on Wednesday (September 23).

    Location:

    • April 13-14, 2020: Online
    • September 21-23, 2020: Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    For everyone’s safety and comfort, IPU-MSU is offering the April 2020 IPU Accounting and Ratemaking Course in a live remote-learning format. We remain committed to providing a positive, interactive, and content-rich learning experience. We have also lowered the registration fees.

     

    This course provides a concise and comprehensive introduction to public utility accounting, financing, and pricing to ensure sustainability and protect ratepayers. Interactive exercises make use of data for an actual water company and rate case.  Eligible for continuing education credits.

  • Michigan Business Network - Michigan Economic Forecast Series

    Dates:

    Thursday, December 13, 2018

    Location:

    MSU University Club

    Description:

    MBN's Founder Chris Holman moderates a panel of guests who discuss the economic outlook for 2019 in the Mid-Michigan area as well as the investment and development currently occurring in the Lansing Metro area.

  • MSU Income Tax School Two-Day Webinar (November 2020)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 10, 2020

     

    Location:

    Online webinar

    Description:

    This webinar will follow the format of our traditional two-day schools and covers federal tax updates, law and ethics. Prior knowledge and experience in completing tax forms is expected/required. There will be 10 sessions.

    The webinar offers 16 hours of continuing education, including 3 hours federal tax law update and 2 hours of ethics. Materials for this webinar include the 700-page 2020 National Income Tax Workbook, Michigan Department of Treasury 2020 Tax Text and a 2021 Master Tax Guide by CCH.

  • Onsite Training for Labor Unions: Basic Economics 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.  Basic Economics covers: Globalization, trade, privatization/outsourcing, taxes/role of government; inequality; industry analysis. Length of program is up to 40 hours. The program may be customized based on industry.

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