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Our expert faculty and staff teach programs that are open to anyone looking to expand their business horizons. Programs offered range from intensive week-long sessions to morning Business and Bagels sessions.

Jan
07

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 3

January 7, 2017 - February 11, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 3:  Jan 7 - Feb. 11, 2017 Unit 4:  Feb. 18 - Mar. 25, 2017 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock…

Jan
18

Business and Bagels: Design Thinking

January 18, 2017 | 7:30 am - 9:15 am

This session will engage participants in a design thinking activity which will lead to a discussion which will insight into how the process can be used.

Jan
19

West Michigan Supply Chain Management Certificate Series

January 19, 2017 - December 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This program, ideally suited for people in West Michigan, is designed to provide strategic and operational understanding of the integrated supply chain (includes a participant project designed to generate tangible returns).

Feb
14

Business and Bagels: Organizational Change

February 14, 2017 | 7:30 am - 9:15 am

This session will focus on key principles to consider in understanding change, the change model, and strategies for successful change efforts.

Feb
18

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 4

February 18, 2017 - March 25, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 4:  Feb. 18-Mar. 25, 2017  Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each unit. Classes…

Mar
21

Finance For the Non-Financial Manager

March 21, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This program will help you understand the difference between cash flow and income statement and will improve your understanding of basic financial data.

Mar
23

Process Modeling, Analysis and Redesign

March 23, 2017 - March 24, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

I. Systems Thinking II. Process Mapping Toolkit III. Identifying “Should Be” and “Cold Be” Designs Contact: Sally Vescolani vescolan@msu.edu 517.353.5661/800.356.5705 Costs for the Program: $1295 – includes continental breakfast, lunch and course materials $995 - early bird discount (register three weeks prior to seminar)    

Apr
12

Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program

April 12, 2017 - May 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This eight-session certificate program, spread over two months, is designed to provide key insights into the latest value chain management strategies and practices.

Apr
18

Business and Bagels: Creative Problem Solving

April 18, 2017 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

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

Apr
18

Process Transformation

April 18, 2017 - April 19, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Improving and Innovating Performance Program Benefits: Innovation in Business Process Improvement Strategies Process Innovation Techniques Leveraging Process Excellence Contact: Sally Vescolani vescolanis@broad.msu.edu 517.353.5661/800.356.5705  Costs: $1,295 – includes continental breakfast, lunch and course materials $995 – Early Bird Discount (available 3 weeks prior to the seminar date)

May
06

Nursing Home Administration -Summer (Gaylord)

May 6, 2017 - August 6, 2017 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

DATES: 4 Weekends 5/6-7/2017 6/3-4/2017 7/8-9/2017 8/5-6/2017 All instructors will assign a minimum of three (3) hours of reading and assignments per 3 hour session. We will use the Allen textbook (students buy separately). Sections of book are already assigned. This counts towards the 3 hours. Students will submit homework…

May
07

Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar

May 7, 2017 - May 12, 2017 | All Day

This is among the oldest and most prestigious logistics and supply chain management seminars in the world designed for experienced executives and functional managers concerned with design and execution of global supply chains.

May
10

Implementing Performance Improvement and IT Upgrades

May 10, 2017 - May 11, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Program Introduction The last decade has seen organizations in all sectors benefit from a renewed surge in productivity. These gains are the direct result of improved process management techniques and the application of new information technology. Still, the business press reports many stories of failed reengineering efforts, insufficient ROI from…

May
12

Construction Project Management

May 12, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON! CONTACT: Sally Vescolani 517-353-5661 vescolan@msu.edu  

Jun
04

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar

June 4, 2017 - June 9, 2017 | All Day

This is among the oldest and most prestigious purchasing and supply chain management seminars in the world designed for experienced executives and functional leaders concerned with designing and executing state-of-the-art purchasing strategies (includes both faculty and industry executive speakers).

Sep
09

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 1 - 2017

September 9, 2017 - October 14, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: • Management • Industry specific Dates: Unit 1:  Sept. 9-October 14, 2017 Other Units offered: Unit 2:  Oct. 21- Dec. 2, 2017, Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17-Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives • The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of…

Sep
19

Finance For Executives

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

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.

Sep
27

Finance For the Non-Financial Manager

September 27, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This program will help you understand the difference between cash flow and income statement and will improve your understanding of basic financial data.

Sep
28

Strategic Decision Making

September 28, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This program will explore the process of strategic decision making and will aim to identify issues that both impede and improve the likelihood of decision success.

Oct
21

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 2 - 2017

October 21, 2017 - December 2, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 2:  Oct. 21 - December 2, 2017   Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10, 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17 -Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To…

Nov
01

Power, Influence and Negotiation

November 1, 2017 - November 2, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Enhance your negotiation skills, improve your ability to influence and manage conflict.

Jan
06

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 3 - 2018

January 6, 2018 - February 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10, 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17 - Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock…

Feb
17

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 4 - 2018

February 17, 2018 - March 24, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 4:  Feb. 17 - Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each…


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