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Jan
19

West Michigan Supply Chain Management Certificate Series

Date/Time: Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 - Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Steelcase Learning Center, Grand Rapids MI

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Dates

January 19 – December 7, 2017
Module 1: January 19 – may 4th, 2017
Module 2:  August 24 – December 7, 2016

Location

Steelcase University Learning Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Overview

This program is based on the graduate level supply chain management concentration in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.  The seminar will be offered in two fifteen-week modules.  Module One delves into marketing and supply chain management concepts and Module Two concentrates on supply chain management processes.  Program content will be delivered through lecture, readings, class discussion and interactive simulations conducted by full-time Broad College faculty.  Supply chain management case studies and applications will be liberally used throughout both modules.  A project will tie both modules together.  It will be scoped/developed during the first module; data will be refined and analyzed in between modules; and results will be presented and reviewed at the conclusion of the second module.

Objectives

  • Provide a thorough knowledge and understanding of world class supply chain management practices and their role in developing and maintaining competitive advantage.
  • Provide experiene in viewing supply chain situations from the perspective of suppliers to and customers of manufacturers and service providers
  • Provide an introduction to the tools and applications used in supply chain process evaluation and reengineering
  • Provide experience and feedback in the use of both qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Provide a knowledge baseline documenting supply chain management best practices
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRICE OF $2497.50 IS PER MODULE; TO ENROLL FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES,INCLUDING BOTH MODULES 1 AND 2, THE PRICE IS $4995.

Special Notes

This program is offered in two parts, but participants must begin with Module One in January.  The price can be paid by module or for the full program.

Faculty & Speakers

Who Should Attend

Executives and managers who must achieve enterprise success through logistics and supply chain management excellence in the highly competitive global environment. Participants will represent the functional areas of procurement, manufacturing, materials management, logistics and customer service and the major industrial segments in western Michigan.

Cost

$4,995.00 for both modules – If register by December 1, 2015. $5,495.00 after December 1st. includes instruction, all educational materials (including the text Supply Chain Logistics Management by Donald Bowersox, David Closs and Bixby Cooper), refreshments, web support, and certificate of completion for the series.

Contact

David J. Frayer, Ph.D
frayerda@msu.edu
517/353-8711 x 71001
800/356-5705

Feb
01

Business Process Management Certificate Series

Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 - Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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With information technology redefining operations in almost every industry, managing the “business process” has become more essential than ever.  BPM is a critical skills set for analysts who redesign the way work is performed and for managers who must assure ongoing performance improvement.

Michigan State University’s Business Process Management Certificate is compatible with the Association of Business Process Management Professionals’ (ABPMP) Comprehensive Body of Knowledge.  Via three classroom modules, it provides tools and techniques you need to transform operations to reduce costs, slash service and/or cycle times, increase capacity and provide a better customer experience.  This program also includes three optional e-learning modules that deliver traditional process improvement knowledge (Lean, Six Sigma) and cutting edge BPM techniques.

 Program Benefits:

 Utilize a “toolkit” of mapping and modeling techniques to document and analyze business processes

  • Locate process flaws that are creating systemic problems
  • Evaluate which activities add value for the customer
  • Use Lean and Six Sigma tools to streamline work
  • Interpret data and graphics to manage process performance
  • Leverage technology to effectively automate and redesign processes
  • Devise innovative process designs based on customer needs
  • Identify sources of business requirements and business rules
  • Identify and prioritize issues that will impact successful process or technology change
  • Achieve buy-in from the people who must utilize new processes and technology
  • Measure the impact of change
  • Assure that new processes are sustainable
  • Deliver more value to current and future customers

 BPM Online Module Outlines -*These programs can be taken individually also*

Essentials of Business Process Management LIVE
Virtual 1, 2, 3: Mar 2, 9, 16

 BPM Classroom Module Outlines: *These programs can be taken individually also*

Process Modeling, Analysis and Redesign

 – Lansing, MI

  1. Systems Thinking
  2. Process Mapping Toolkit

III. Identifying “Should Be” and “Could Be” Designs

Process Transformation: Improving and Innovating Performance

– Lansing, MI

  1. Innovation in Business
  2. Process Improvement Strategies

III. Process Innovation Techniques

  1. Leveraging Process Excellence

Implementing Performance Improvement & IT Upgrades

– Lansing, MI

  1. Define Business Value of the project
  2. Assess Organizational Readiness

III. Create an Implementation Plan changes

  1. Integrating and Sustaining Change

Contact:

Sally Vescolani

vescolanis@broad.msu.edu

517.353.5661/800.356.5705

Costs for the ENTIRE Certificate Series:

$3,495 – includes continental breakfast, lunch and course materials

$2,995 – Early Bird Discount (available 3 weeks prior to the seminar date)

Cost for Individual programs:

$495 – for 3 Virtual sessions (2 hours each)

 

 

Mar
29

Executive MBA Information Session - Lansing

Date/Time: Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Information session events feature a presentation by Program staff, followed by a Q&A discussion with a current student and/or alumni panel.

Mar
29

Executive MBA Information Session - Troy

Date/Time: Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: MSU Management Education Center, Troy MI

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Information session events feature a presentation by Program staff, followed by a Q&A discussion with a current student and/or alumni panel.

Mar
30

Real Estate Investment Management Advisory Council Meeting

Date/Time: Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 - Friday, Mar 31, 2017 | 6:00 pm

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) Advisory Council Meeting (invitation only event).  Please email Angela Card at cardange@broad.msu.edu to confirm your attendance.

  • Thursday @ 6 p.m. – Welcome Dinner
  • Friday @ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Advisory Council Meeting
  • Friday @ 5 p.m. – Network Gathering (on your own)

Apr
04

Maximizing Sales Team Performance: Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Sales Team Leader

Date/Time: Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 - Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location: The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Dates

April 4-5, 2017

Program Introduction

A large percentage of sales supervisors and managers are promoted from within the ranks of the sales force.  However, the competencies required for thriving in a managerial capacity and for driving sales team success are different than that required to be an effective individual sales performer. This program is designed to build the skills that new sales managers need to maximize organizational performance.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Create a winning sales culture that maximizes the individual potential of sales team members
  • Motivate your sales team to reach higher sales goals
  • Increase the impact of team meetings and individual coaching sessions
  • Enhance ability to attract, develop, and retain talent
  • Strategically and tactically leverage information for sales success
  • Efficiently manage time, prioritize effectively, and excel at the many facets of the sales manager role

Faculty

Dr. Doug Hughes

Who Should Attend

Individuals recently promoted into the role of sales manager or sales supervisor in both large and small companies, as well as other individuals seeking to improve their sales management abilities or gain additional insight into sales management fundamentals.  This program is intended for people with direct reports or soon to be in a role managing and supervising sales people.

Contact

Kristin St. Marie
stmarie@broad.msu.edu
517.353.5664
800.356.5705

Cost

$2395 – full tuition (includes materials, meals and certificate of completion)

$1995 – early bird registration (deadline March 13, 2017)

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Apr
12

Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program

Date/Time: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation, Midland MI

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Location

The program will be held on Wednesdays at the Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation, which is located at 715 E. Main Street, Suite 115, Midland, Michigan 48640.

About the Program

The program’s structure is based upon a portion of the graduate level Supply Chain Management concentration in The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The Broad College’s Supply Chain Management Program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country. Program content will be delivered through lectures, readings, class discussion, and interactive simulations conducted by full-time Broad College faculty. Value chain management case studies and applications will be liberally used throughout the sessions.

Program Objectives

•Provide a thorough knowledge and understanding of world-class value chain management practices and their role in developing and maintaining competitive advantage;
• Provide experience in viewing value chain situations from the perspective of suppliers to and customers of manufacturers and service providers;
• Provide an introduction to the tools and applications used in value chain process evaluation and re-engineering;
• Provide experience and feedback in the use of both qualitative and quantitative data analysis; and
• Provide a knowledge baseline documenting value chain management best practices.

Faculty

Dave Closs

Dave Frayer

Stan Griffis

Justin Jagger

Judy Whipple

Fee $2,500.00
The fee, which includes instruction, all educational materials, refreshments, web support, and certificate of completion.

Fees can be paid by check made payable to Michigan State University or by credit card, and are due at least 10 days prior to the start of the program.

Apr
18

Business and Bagels: Creative Problem Solving

Date/Time: Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Location: The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Date

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Faculty

Karl Gude, Director, Media Sandbox, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU

Overview

Are we crippled thinkers and ineffective problem solvers?  Well, yes…

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

Schedule

7:30-8:00am Registration & Bagels

8:00-9:15am Session

Cost

$30

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