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January - October 2022

Live, Virtual Sessions

 

Earn a certificate in Leadership and Effective Management or Tribal Leadership Certificate.

Both the Certificate of Leadership and Effective Management and the Tribal Leadership Certificate will help you learn how to build and work effectively with teams, communicate effectively with individuals inside and outside your organization, and learn to resolve various types of conflict in the workplace. You will gain practical skills in managing projects while making agile decisions on behalf of your team and organization.

Registration information:

Certificate Track (8 sessions): $2,200 (additional fee will be added for courses with simulation/assessment)
Group discounts for 3 or more registrations are available upon request.

Virtual registration fee includes digital instruction, electronic materials and CEU certificate.

To register in selected sessions, please click on the “Sessions” tab below and select each individual registration.

 

To register for a certain track, email shelby.jennings11@okstate.edu or call 405-744-5208.

 

Instructional delivery method

These live, virtual sessions will be conducted on a Zoom platform.

 

Build your program

Select 8 of the 10 sessions in a specific track to earn a certificate in one of the categories below:

 

Certificate of Leadership and Effective Management is for:

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Upper Management
  • Tribal Leadership Certificate

 

CEU and CPE credits available.

 

For CPE credit, each in-person session is worth 3.4 CPE credits and virtual sessions are 3.6 credits of personal development. If attending all sessions, participants will receive a total of 56 hours of CPE credit. Participants are required to attend and participate in the complete session to receive CPE credit.
*Please Note you have the option to view past sessions to gain your certificate. Please look in the Previous Sessions tab. (CPE credit is not available for past sessions)

 

  • Certificate Track Information
         
    Track 1 SUPERVISOR   This certificate is ideal for professionals moving into supervisor roles.
    Track 2 MANAGER

    This certificate is ideal for supervisors moving into manager roles.

    Track 3 UPPER MANAGEMENT

    This certificate is ideal for managers moving into upper level management roles.

      The above tracks are ideal for the following industries: service, corporate, banking, hospitality, healthcare, government & non-profit.  
    Track 4 TRIBAL LEADERSHIP  This certificate is ideal for tribal leaders, managers, and elected officials.
  • Sessions (Registration for Individual Sessions)

     

    DESIGN THINKING 101: DRIVING SUCCESSFUL CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS | Pearl Sumathi, Ed.D. |
    June 15, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4

     

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    LEADING GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE | Bryan Edwards, Ph.D. | June 28, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

     

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    PROFITABLE RELATIONSHIPS: OVERCOMING FEAR AND BUILDING CONFIDENCE | Andrew Urich, J.D. |
    July 12, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4

     

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    LEADING THROUGH TURMOIL | Lindsey Greco, Ph.D. |
    August 10, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

     

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    PROBLEM SOLVING | Marc Tower, Ed.D. | September 14, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4

     

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    CREATIVITY AND IMAGINATION | Jonathan Butler, Ph.D. |
    September 29, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

     

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    HOW EFFECTIVE MEETINGS CAN SAVE TIME & DRIVE RESULTS | Abbey Davis, MBA and Ph.D. Candidate | October 11, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4

     

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    BECOMING A BETTER COMMUNICATOR: INTRO TO SOCIAL STYLE AND VERSATILITY | James Stapp, MFA | October 26, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $330
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

     

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  • Previous sessions

    A MANAGER’S GUIDE TO MENTORING | Raj Basu, Ph.D. |
    January 27, 2022 | Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4

    This session focuses on the difference between mentoring and other forms of leadership. Skills, behaviors, incentives, and organizational systems necessary for successful implementation of mentoring programs are discussed. The focus is not only on what individual managers need to do to be effective mentors, but also on what organizations need to do to implement such programs.


    ACCESSING AND ENGAGING EMPLOYEES | Bryan Edwards, Ph.D. | February 9, 2022 | Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4

    This session is based upon “high Involvement Leadership”. You will focus on communication, participation, and empowerment. It does so by examining five attributes of the work place: (a) power; (b) information; (c) rewards; (d) knowledge; and (e) relationships.


    STRATEGIC PLANNING | James Pappas, Ph.D. |
    February 24, 2022 | Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4

    Strategic management facilitation may involve meeting with senior level executives to try to define the following: environmental scan, SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats), mission and values statement, setting goals and objectives and action planning.


    PROJECT MANAGEMENT | Stephanie Royce, Ph.D. |
    March 8, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4


    COMPELLING PRESENTATIONS FOR LEADERS | Maribeth Kuzmeski, Ph.D. | March 29, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4


    MOVING INTO A LEADERSHIP ROLE | Matt Bowler, Ph.D. |
    April 13, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4


    PROJECT MANAGEMENT | Stephanie Royce, Ph.D. |
    March 8, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4


    COMPELLING PRESENTATIONS FOR LEADERS | Maribeth Kuzmeski, Ph.D. | March 29, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4


    MOVING INTO A LEADERSHIP ROLE | Matt Bowler, Ph.D. |
    April 13, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 1 / 2 / 4


    MICRO BUSINESS SIMULATION: A STRATEGIC INNOVATIVE SESSION | Goutam Chakraborty, Ph.D. |
    May 2, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $315
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4


    BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT | Marc Tower, Ed.D. |
    May 4, 2022 | Live Virtual | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | $300
    Tracks: 2 / 3 / 4

     

  • Learning Objectives

    A Manager’s Guide to Mentoring
    • Identify methods to be effective mentors
    • Identify methods to implement successful mentoring programs

     

    Accessing and Engaging Employees
    • Review "High Involvement Leadership"
    • Examine five attributes of the workplace: power, information, rewards, knowledge and relationships
    • Project Management
    • Gain appreciation of project management best practices
    • Review roles and responsibilities of project managers

    Compelling Presentations for Leaders
    • Gain the blueprint for creating memorable presentations
    • Identify successful methods of presentation retention

     

    Moving into a Leadership Role
    • Identify the roles, skills and expectations of managers
    • Explore your leadership style

    Leading through Turmoil
    • Gain understanding of identifying potential problematic situations
    • Discover how to develop contingency plans
    • Profitable Relationships: Overcoming Fear and Building Confidence
    • Cultivate your people skills to aid in professional career success
    • Discover the interpersonal skills needed to develop successful connections

    Leading Generations in the Workplace

    • Examine how different generations operate in the workplace

    • Identify methods to bridge the generational divide

     

    Creativity and Imagination
    • Discover how to manage brainwave patterns and networks
    • Understand how to harness both the conscious and subconscious aspects of creativity.

    Creating Value Through Relationships
    • Numerous management philosophies have risen in an attempt to assist organizations to be on the cutting edge. In analyzing these philosophies, it is evident that each is striving to return to the basics of business.
    • Enhance awareness of the principles and techniques of reestablishing and maintaining a focus on relationships—external and internal—as a customer competitive edge.

    Ethics Under Pressure
    • Use interactive case studies to explore methods for resolving ethical dilemmas.
    • Cover obstacles to making and carrying out ethical decisions, identifies pitfalls in ethical decision making and includes questions that can help clarify appropriate routes for dealing with dilemmas.

  • Instructors

    RAJ BASU, PH.D.

    Raj Basu, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    Matt Bowler, Ph.D.
    Don R. Brattain Professor of Management, Associate Professor, and MBA Director, Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    Jonathon Butler, Ph.D.
    Jonathon Butler, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    GOUTAM CHAKRABORTY, PH.D.

    Goutam Chakraborty, Ph.D., is the Director of MS in Business Analytics and Data Science, holds the SAS Professorship in Marketing Analytics, and Professor of Marketing in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    RACHEL COX, CPA

    Rachel Cox, CPA, is an Instructor of Professional Practice for the School of Accounting in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    ABBEY DAVIS, MBA

    Abbey Davis, MBA and Ph.D. Candidate, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Eastin Fellow in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    BRYAN EDWARDS, PH.D.

    Bryan Edwards, Ph.D., is the Joe Synar Chair and a Professor of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    LINDSEY GRECO, Ph.D.

    Lindsey Greco, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    MARIBETH KUZMESKI, Ph.D.
    Maribeth Kuzmeski, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Marketing and International Business in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University and President, Red Zone Marketing.


    JAMES PAPPAS, PH.D.

    James Pappas, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Head of the Management Department in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    JAMES STAPP

    James Stapp is an adjunct instructor for the Department of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    PEARL SUMATHI, Ed.D.

    Pearl Sumathi, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    MARC TOWER, Ed.D.

    Marc Tower, MBA, is the Assistant Dean for Innovation Education and Growth, and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.


    ANDREW URICH, J.D.

    Andrew Urich, J.D., holds the Eastin Center Chair for Career Readiness and is an Associate Professor of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.

  • Program Policies

    The Center for Executive and Professional Development, Oklahoma State University, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

     

    *Please Note you have the option to view past sessions to gain your certificate. Please look in the Previous Sessions tab. (CPE credit is not available for past sessions)

     

    Cancellation Policy: If a participant would like to cancel her/his registration less than 5 days prior to the program, you are welcome to send a substitute. A refund is available given notification no later than 6 days prior to the program. If you are cancelling your registration or transferring your registration to a colleague, please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 405-744-5208 or cepd@okstate.edu. CEPD will send you an email confirming your cancellation and refund if applicable.

     

    For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, please contact the program coordinator, Maci Inselman, at 405-744-5208 or macis@okstate.edu.

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