University of Wisconsin–Madison

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BIOHEALTH

Formulation Development and Drug Delivery Conference

Monday, June 4- Thursday, June 7
UW-Madison
Developed & Conducted by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, this three-day conference focuses on the latest trends in drug formulation and tackles the challenges of drug delivery. Advance your knowledge base and network with colleagues from around the globe. More.

ENTREPRENEURS

Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

June 5-6, 2018
UW-Madison
Register now for this how to event for entrepreneurs at all levels – from those who are still developing their ideas to emerging company leaders who have already attracted angel and/or venture funding. More.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Explore UW-Madison Evening or Executive MBA Programs

Tuesday, June 5
UW-Madison
Explore your options and attend on-campus information sessions for the Wisconsin School of Business Evening MBA or the Executive MBA programs. Admissions staff will be on hand along with current students to give you insight into the program and answer questions you may have.

Course: Design Thinking in Your Organization: How to Innovate Swiftly and Systematically

Thursday, June 14
UW-Madison
This course focuses on the group or team element in organizations, and how you can lead and facilitate them through the innovation process. Enable your team of innovators to generate hundreds of ideas and identify the best concepts to develop further. Learn how to bring the best team of thinkers to the table. More.

INTERNATIONAL

Real Resources for Export Support

Tuesday, June 12
Madison, WI
MITA invites you to this session to learn how Wisconsin companies have been successful in exporting. Learn about exporting resources from both the U.S. Commercial Services and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and how companies have used these resources and understand how exporting can grow your bottom line. More.

LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT

Course: Business Strategy for Emerging Risk and Insurance Leaders

Monday, May 14 – Friday, May, 18
UW-Madison
Gain organizational leadership training tailored to the risk management and insurance industry. This course will help you learn how to successfully align and implement strategies, deepen your understanding of organizational dynamics, understand the operational aspects of executing strategy and much more. More.

Course: How to Influence Without Direct Authority

Monday, June 11-Tuesday, June 12
Monday, July 23-Tuesday, June 24
UW-Madison
Designed for operations managers and supervisors, business analysts, and members of process improvement teams, this course will help you expand your power and positive influence beyond your formal authority in order to get the job done. Learn to understand the sources of informal power and develop the persuasive skills necessary to lead. More.

Course: Trainer as Consultant & Business Partner

Tuesday, July 24
UW-Madison
Whether you’re in a training department of 20 or it’s just you, adopting the mindset of strategic business partner/consultant will help increase credibility for your organization’s training. In this program, you’ll gain strategies and techniques to meet challenges and expectations. More.

COurse: Facilitating Cross-Cultural Groups and Global Teams

Wednesday, July 25
UW-Madison
In this course, explore key causes of cross-cultural misunderstandings and how to overcome them. Learn insights, strategies, and techniques to improve your cross-cultural sensitivity and competence as a facilitator and leader in a culturally diverse context. More.

COURSE: Quantitative Methods for Process Improvement

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
With this online, self-paced course, you will develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis and business statistics important to any business problem, and especially so for Six Sigma projects. Gain the knowledge and the tools to dissect complicated business problems and provide quantitative analysis to problems instead of relying on intuition and instincts. More.

Capstone Certificate: Foundations of Professional Development

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
This online certificate provides a complete toolkit for well-rounded professionals. Graduates gain a competitive edge by learning how to lead teams, create and deliver dynamic presentations, effect change, and understand legal, financial, and marketing concepts, among other essential skills. More.

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