Effective communication is a critical skill all leaders and managers need to develop. What is your communication style and how can it influence your effectiveness as a leader? How do you build your credibility and manage difficult conversations through communication? This highly interactive two-day program will help you discover your leadership communication style and learn how to lead more successfully through communication. The skills and strategies you will gain from this program will provide the tools to empower you to enhance your leadership presence and communication effectiveness.
Key Learning Outcomes
Learn the principles of communication that drive all business interaction
Cultivate your leadership communication style
Understand biases that may impact communication and leadership
Recognize how to foster stronger relationships
Learn how to communicate and perform well in 5 key critical conversations
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for mid-level and emerging leaders in management such as vice presidents, general managers, division or department heads, project team leaders, director and others in leadership positions for a minimum of 3-5 years.
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center – Corniche Room). This event is for The School’s Faculty and members of The School’s Alumni Association Executive & Appointed Board of Directors Members. Invitation only.
Lincoln Room. Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program is a program in which students and alumni with similar career interests are paired with each other. During this event, students and alumni have the opportunity to meet each other for conversation. The connections made are a win-win, broadening the students’ perspectives and allowing practicing professionals to share insights and “give back” in a way that can help a young person start down a path to success.
RSVP is required. Contact the Student & Industry Resource Center at 517-353-9747.
Hospitality Business students, faculty, staff, and alumni association board members only! Join us for a quick bite to eat and for a chance to win some amazing prizes! Homecoming After-Parade Reception scheduled to be held behind the Broad College of Business (entrance off Bogue Street/behind Eppley Center). Hospitality Business only, please.
To be held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (Riverside Room, garden level). This event is for The School of Hospitality Business alumni association board of directors members, faculty, staff, and students. Join us for brunch fun during our School’s pre-game reception. Enjoy great conversation with alumni in town for the game. Cost is $45 per person. Must RSVP to Lena Loeffler, Loeffler@broad.msu.edu
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 run from 9:00am – 4:00pm each Saturday.
Unit 1 covers leadership, labor and management contracts, affirmative action, wages, legal issues, HIPPA
Unit 2 covers aging process, gerontology and geriatric infection control, nutrition, pharmacy.
Unit 3 covers General and States Rules/Regulations for Dietary Services in Long Term Care Facilities, medicare, fire safety.
Unit 4 covers accounting and budget, recreational, medicaid, and insurance.
Faculty & speakers
Ruth Ann Rye
Who should attend
Anyone interested in nursing home administration and those individuals currently involved in health care administration who wish to review and update their skills in the field.
Regular: $925.00 per unit
Comment: The above fee, which is payable in advance, includes all materials for Unit 3 and parking. Please make checks payable to Michigan State University.
October 25-26, 2017 and November 6-7, 2017 (registration includes attendance to both modules)
The most successful women have vision, fortitude, and the ability to work in competitive environments without compromising their unique traits and skill sets. Research shows that companies with a higher percentage of women in top management also experience a higher Return on Equity and Return on Sales. This program provides critical information and leadership insights designed to help high-potential women improve performance and productivity within their unique business environments. Based on both proven research and the personal experiences of senior executives, the program develops individualized action plans and engages organizational superiors to help support implementation. This program will also create a unique network of colleagues with similar experiences to help support future growth and development.
Key Learning Outcomes
Apply the skills of exceptional leadership up, down, and across your organization
Find your executive voice while gaining an understanding of real and perceived gender differences in workplace communication
Create a personal brand and message and apply it to relationships inside and outside of your organization
Build a personal and professional network to help ensure career success
Effectively negotiate deals that create lasting value for yourself and your organization
Julie Fasone Holder is a member of the board of directors of The Eastman Chemical Co. and is CEO/founder of JFH Insights, a management advising company. Julie consults with corporations and organizations on diversity and inclusion strategies, and coaches senior women executives.
She is the retired Senior Vice President of The Dow Chemical Company where she led a group of businesses with more than $2 billion in revenue. She also led Marketing and Sales, HR, and Public and Government Affairs for the company.
Julie previously served on the boards of Wolverine Bank and Intimacy Management Company until it was sold in 2012. She is the past president of the Eli Broad College of Management alumni board at Michigan State University and serves on the governing board for the Committee of 200 (C200).
Ms. Holder graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Business Administration.
Erin Wolf has worked for nationally recognized firms such as Bain & Company, Goldman Sachs, Accenture and Salomon Brothers Inc. With more than 25 years of experience, Ms. Wolf brings a diverse background in strategic consulting, change management, investment banking and finance. She is currently the Managing Partner of SuiteTrack, a firm dedicated to developing and accelerating the advancement of female professionals. She helps companies improve their bottom line by unleashing the potential of their high performing women in an increasingly diverse workplace.
SuiteTrack’s programs include mentoring/coaching, workshops and tailored case studies, all designed to develop leadership competencies. Prior to founding SuiteTrack, Ms. Wolf was a Managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal, one of the country’s top two restructuring firms, where she drove business development and content delivery in the Southeast region. As a certified DiSC® instructor, she worked with executive teams to help them better understand their corporate culture and dynamics. She also provided executive coaching, training, and development for professionals at all levels of organizations.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for high-potential female business professionals with generally 8-18 years’ experience.