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Dantonio, Izzo, MSU business faculty create a winning team for business

June 3–5 program from Eli Broad College of Business

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 16, 2014—Begin with a world-renowned, award-winning business faculty, and add championship coaches the likes of Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo, for a collaborative educational program that will prepare business professionals of all types for management success.

Michigan State University’s (MSU) Eli Broad College of Business and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will present Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence, June 3–5, on the MSU campus. “In today’s business, there is a clear need for managers to develop skills in leadership and team effectiveness,” said Stefanie Lenway, Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean. “Members of our management faculty are leaders in the field of team development and management. Combined with the winning cultures our athletic coaches have created here at MSU, the result is an exciting and innovative learning experience.”

Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio leads a session of Building Winning Teams, a collaboration with the Eli Broad College of Business's Executive Development Programs

Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio leads a session of Building Winning Teams, a collaboration with the Eli Broad College of Business's Executive Development ProgramsMSU football coach Mark Dantonio leads a session of Building Winning Teams

MSU coaches participating in the program include Mark Dantonio, football; Tom Izzo, men’s basketball; Suzy Merchant, women’s basketball; Tom Anastos, hockey; Jake Boss, baseball; Cathy George, women’s volleyball; and Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll, women’s golf. The program includes coaching moments, featuring live discussions led by MSU coaches; team activities that include action learning, planning, execution and analysis led by coaches and faculty; and firsthand exposure to cutting-edge research on teamwork and to coaching philosophies and winning approaches.

This program is designed to help managers build a strong team structure and culture, with the ability to make effective strategic and tactical decisions. It will help them build skills to select and recruit top talent, manage conflict and manage change and team development.

To learn more about this innovative program and register, visit Building Winning Teams. Take a look at the highlights of the 2013 program.

About the Eli Broad College of Business

Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business teaches students to reach across business functions, build relationships, and solve global business problems to make business happen. The college, which is home to more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, offers seven undergraduate majors, two MBA programs, seven professional master’s degrees and eight doctoral degrees, as well as a variety of executive education programs. Students can choose to enhance their education through an extensive selection of study abroad trips and by engaging in real-world projects in research centers and experiential labs.

About Michigan State University

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


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