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COVID-19 Update (June 29, 2020)

 As we continue to adjust to changes brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic, Executive Development Programs has modified its program portfolio to provide you with world class learning opportunities in new and innovative delivery formats. We invite you to explore our upcoming offerings, many of which will be available in a live, online format. While we pursue individual and organizational development, our first priority remains the health and safety of our faculty, staff and participants. We will not compromise on this commitment.

 If you would like to explore any of our programs, consider reaching out to us (edp@broad.msu.edu). We would welcome the opportunity to engage with you. Please continue to stay healthy and safe.

Updates from the University can be found here:
https://msu.edu/coronavirus/

Updates from the State of Michigan can be found here:
https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/

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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.

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Jan
01

Effective Communication in the Municipal Environment

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 | All Day

This self-paced, online program consists of five lessons that focus on the full range of knowledge and skills needed to communicate within the municipal environment. 

Jan
01

Maintenance Management in the Water/Wastewater Field

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 | All Day

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.

Jan
01

Supervisory Management in the Water/Wastewater Field

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 | All Day

This self-paced, online program consists of seven lessons about key management and supervisory principles specifically designed for supervisory management in the water/wastewater field.

Jun
23

Managing Through Crisis Summer Series

June 23, 2020 - September 29, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Series Introduction Over the past six months, businesses globally have experienced unprecedented and dramatic challenges. Please join us for a weekly series on various aspects of managing through crisis and the effect on business. The summer series includes live webinars and participant Q&As. Topics combine the passion and research of…

Aug
19

Knowledge Retention

August 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A 90-Minute briefing on Managing Knowledge as an Asset

Aug
25

Business and Bagels: Unconscious Bias in Virtual Meetings

August 25, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

While employees use videoconferencing now more than ever, there’s an issue happening beneath the surface with platforms like Zoom, Teams and Skype beyond stress and mental health that’s affecting its users.

Sep
12

Nursing Home Administration (Unit One) | LIVE, ONLINE

September 12, 2020 - October 17, 2020 | All Day

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%).

Sep
21

Value Chain Management Certificate Program

September 21, 2020 - November 10, 2020 | All Day

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

Sep
22

Business and Bagels: Leveraging Social Media to Build Brand Loyalty

September 22, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Tapping into your social media market and communicating with followers is no longer an option – it is a requirement. Aggressively cultivating customers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms is a critical way to create loyal customers and brand followers who continue to purchase your products and services and act as your brand ambassadors.

Oct
13

Business Process Management Certificate Series | LIVE, ONLINE

October 13, 2020 - December 11, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Michigan State University’s Business Process Management Certificate is compatible with the Association of Business Process Management Professionals’ (ABPMP) Comprehensive Body of Knowledge. We plan to offer this interactive series via via live, online learning.

Oct
20

Business and Bagels: Strategic Message Development

October 20, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

This session provides a model for designing effective marketing communication, along with ideas about topics such as conducting effective stakeholder analysis, setting outcome parameters, designing messages and engaging your audience.

Oct
22

Process Modeling, Analysis, and Redesign | LIVE, ONLINE

October 22, 2020 - October 30, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This practical, how-to-do-it seminar will arm you with the knowledge you need to analyze the way your organization really operates, to identify opportunities for dramatic improvement and to implement process changes that will have immediate impact on quality, customer service, productivity and financial performance. We plan to offer this interactive program via via live, online learning.

Oct
24

Nursing Home Administration (Unit Two) | LIVE, ONLINE

October 24, 2020 - December 5, 2020 | All Day

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%).

Oct
27

Finance for Executives

October 27, 2020 - October 28, 2020 | 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.

Nov
12

Measuring and Improving Processes | LIVE, ONLINE

November 12, 2020 - November 20, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to create better member/customer experiences and build long-term relationships through measuring and improving processes.

Nov
19

Business and Bagels: Diversity and Inclusion

November 19, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

In this session of Business and Bagels, we will discuss what diversity and multiculturalism really means and how to discuss these topics with both internal and external stakeholders. We will also discuss legal issues and the changing environment as we consider how to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Dec
08

Process Transformation | LIVE, ONLINE

December 8, 2020 - December 11, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This seminar will arm you classic process improvement skills (SPC, Lean, Six Sigma) and creative redesign techniques so you are able to deliver both continuous improvement and breakthrough solutions for your organization.

Jan
09

Nursing Home Administration (Unit Three) | LIVE, ONLINE

January 9, 2021 - February 13, 2021 | All Day

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%).

Jan
21

West Michigan Supply Chain Management Certificate Series

January 21, 2021 - December 9, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 5:30 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
20

Nursing Home Administration (Unit Four) | LIVE, ONLINE

February 20, 2021 - March 27, 2021 | All Day

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%).

May
02

Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar

May 2, 2021 - May 7, 2021 | 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.

Jun
06

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar

June 6, 2021 - June 11, 2021 | 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).