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  • Managing in a Unionized Organization (September 2019)

    Dates:

    September 12 - 13, 2019

    Location:

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

    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 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.

     

  • Negotiating Labor/Management Agreements for Competitive Advantage (April, July, September 2019)

    Dates:

    • April 17-18, 2019: East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • July 11-12, 2019: Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    • September 19-20, 2019: Alexandria, VA 

    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.

  • Railway Business Administration & Leadership (RMCP 302) (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 3 - 7, 2019

    Location:

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

    Description:

    This is the second module in the Railway Management Certificate Program.  Topics covered include:

    • Principles of Marketing/Leadership
    • Introduction to Railway Management
    • Leasing/Finance
    • Railways and Supply Chain Management and Design
    • Labor-Management
    • Economics of the Rail Industry
  • Railway Management Certificate Program (April - November 2019)

    Dates:

    Entire program: April 29 - November 8, 2019

    • Module 1: Railway Regulation, Safety & the Rail Industry (RMCP 301): April 29-May 3, 2019 – Washington, DC Area
    • Module 2: Railway Business Administration (RMCP 302): June 3-7, 2019 – East Lansing, Michigan (MSU Campus)
    • Module 3: Railway Engineering and Technology (RMCP 303): Sept. 9-13, 2019 – Pueblo, Colorado (Home of TTCI)
    • Module 4: Railway Operations (RMCP 304): November 4-8, 2019 – Chicago, Illinois (railway “heart” of the USA)

    Location:

    Four U.S. 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.

  • Rethinking Staff Engagement: What Supervisors Need to Know to Retain their Staff (Child Welfare Leadership) (April, May 2019)

    Location:

    • April 11, 2019. 9:00 am - 12:15 pm: The MTG Space, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911
    • May 10, 2019: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm: WMU Beltline Conference Center 2333 E. Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    • May 30, 2019. 9:00 am - 12:15 pm: VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

     

    Description:

    Research indicates that staff don’t quit their jobs or even their agencies, they quit their supervisors. Join Cheryl and Rosemary for an interactive experience designed to help you learn how to engage your staff at all three levels of supervision: administrative, clinical, and staff development. Learn how to apply this information to staff at different levels of experience and time on the job. Learn about practical strategies to engage your staff as individuals and as part of a team. Come away with tools that will help you invest in relationship building with your staff while building team cohesion. Take this workshop to learn new ideas about staff engagement including how to apply staff engagement strategies in your supervisory practice.

    Recommended for beginning, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.

    Recommended for LMSW beginning and intermediate skill levels.
    Available SW CECHs: 3.0

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