Learning Opportunities

Employee Engagement Management Skills

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/16/2019

This program clearly defines what employee engagement is and why it matters. Participants will develop communication strategies and effective performance management practices to engage their workforce as a leader.

Emotional Intelligence

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/07/2019

In today’s world it takes more than a high intelligence and solid technical and functional skills to be a successful, inspiring leader. It takes self-awareness, self-control, empathy, influence and the ability to build collaborative relationships. We call these behaviors Emotional Intelligence. They are the personal and social competencies that differentiate star performers from average ones.

Demystifying Unconscious Bias

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 04/09/2019

This program will dive into details of strategies for becoming more aware of unconscious bias, how to recognize the neuroscience behind bias and how bias impacts decisions and an organization’s bottom line.

Critical Conversations for Managing Conflict

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 03/26/2019

Critical Conversations will feature a fast-paced mixture of discussion and interactive exercises that allow participants to:

Communicating for Maximum Impact

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 04/02/2019

As a business professional, your role  involves getting things done through others.  Therefore, your most powerful tool is the ability to communicate.  This interactive workshop helps you recognize when to communicate, how to effectively communicate, and what to do when obstacles get in the way. You’ll discover how proper communication allows you to successfully provide feedback, conduct coaching, motivate your staff, resolve conflict and meet everyday workplace challenges–all with an eye toward becoming a manager who helps team members achieve results.

Analytics Certificate

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 12/20/2019

The Analytics Certificate prepares participants to dig deep into data to discover the secrets hidden within, apply the right quantitative techniques to solve problems and clearly communicate and tell data stories to enhance business decision-making.

The Analytics Certificate Fee is $10,000 per person. Any required textbooks, software and/or materials are additional at actual cost.

Accountability

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/27/2019

Accountability is the soil that feeds our growth. How we demonstrate accountability to each other is the KEY DRIVER of excellence. When we serve each other first, magic happens – better serving the customer and the bottom line all the more. We remain convinced that mutual accountability is the answer to improving performance, achieving results and building positive morale at every level in the organization.
How clear are people on what it is they need to do in their jobs on a day-to-day basis?

The Center for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) Boost

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 12/20/2019

The Center for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) Boost is a 9-week social entrepreneurship course for members of an enterprise who are creatively solving social problems within Detroit and desire to become financially sustainable through entrepreneurial best practices, mentoring, and connections to resources. Applicants must be beyond ideation; that is, their enterprise must have a product or service and a beneficiary and some exchange of revenue. The application process will be followed by an interview with CSE staff members.

Family Business Seminar Series

Type: Executive Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 12/20/2019

The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship is a network of certified family business experts, coaches and faculty committed to providing the education and resources to help family businesses stay relevant in a fast-paced, competitive marketplace.  We meet you where you are, offering a holistic approach to innovation and successful transitions.

NexGen Academy

Type: Executive Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/20/2019

Professional Development Certificate Program held twice per year. Two and a half day multi-generational, interactive workshop providing awareness, education, confidence and tools to successfully take on the next phase of involvement in the family business.

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