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Due to on-going precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Business made the decision to suspend in-person events.
As a result, this event is canceled. We feel it is the responsible decision to protect the health of our community members.

More information available at: https://covid19.unl.edu.
Please direct COVID-19 questions to covid-19@unl.edu.

Vishnu Reddi

Project Management for the 21st Century
with Vishnu Reddi

March 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Room 202, College of Business Howard L. Hawks Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska

It is commonly found that projects are deemed unsuccessful due to unforeseen events that manifest themselves during the course of the project. This course is designed specifically for managers and professionals who seek to have a better understanding of how to build successful projects and in some cases prevent existing ones from failing.

The audience will be taken through some examples and hands-on activities to understand the tools of successful project management and how he/she may apply these tools to his/her specific project.

Facilitated and instructed by Vish Reddi, PMP, this program is designed for project managers to improve their management skill set. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or skilled practitioner of project management, this course will help you take your skills to the next level. This day long program will allow to master a systematic approach to project management and move your organization from uncertainty with projects you may be considering to a bright new future.

Learning Goals:
- Define how managers and professionals think about project management
- Learn how to identify critical stakeholders for project success
- Create a communication plan for your stakeholders
- Learn what to look for in a risk matrix
- Create a risk matrix for your particular project
- Learn to establish your RLH (“Run like Hell”) number
- Identify good metrics for projects
- Evaluate the complex mechanics of good/bad projects

Program cost is $345 per person and includes lunch and parking validation at the 14th and Avery Parking Garage.


Due to on-going precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Business made the decision to suspend in-person events.
As a result, this event is canceled. We feel it is the responsible decision to protect the health of our community members.

More information available at: https://covid19.unl.edu.
Please direct COVID-19 questions to covid-19@unl.edu.

Jake Messersmith

Being a Change Agent: Applying the Principles of Adaptive Leadership
with Dr. Jake Messersmith

Friday, April 3, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Room 202, College of Business Howard L. Hawks Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska

Being a “leader” is not about a position or a title. Leadership is something that you exercise, that you practice, that you do. In fact, the most critical organizational challenges are those that cannot be resolved by dictate from the boss or fixed through technical proficiency. Critical challenges require adaptation, experimentation and change. Critical challenges require leaders from within all areas of the organization to carefully assess and identify the ways that organizational habits, routines, norms and culture are inhibiting the mission. This workshop will be a hands-on effort to identify and grapple with the adaptive challenges your organization is facing. Participants will be given the opportunity to work towards diagnosing their most critical organizational challenges and will be provided with tools and techniques to experiment with solutions, regardless of formal authority or position.

Program cost is $345 per person and includes lunch and parking validation at the 14th and Avery Parking Garage.


Due to on-going precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Business made the decision to suspend in-person events.
As a result, this event is canceled. We feel it is the responsible decision to protect the health of our community members.

More information available at: https://covid19.unl.edu.
Please direct COVID-19 questions to covid-19@unl.edu.

Dr. Kathy Castle

Dr. Aaron Duncan

Power Language
with Dr. Kathy Castle and Dr. Aaron Duncan

Friday, April 10, 2020, 8 a.m.-noon, Room 202, College of Business Howard L. Hawks Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska

Successful communicators understand the power inherent in their verbal and nonverbal messages. Power is present in all interactions, and excellent communicators understand how to analyze interactions and adapt their use of appear to achieve their goals. Facilitators Dr. Kathy Castle, director of business and professional communication, and Dr. Aaron Duncan, director of speech and debate, will help you to both analyze interactions across the three levels of communication (task, identity, and relationships) to determine the optimal level of powerful speech to engage and it will teach you specific strategies for adapting your use of power in your communication.

Learning goals:
1) Understand the three levels communication operates at: Task, Identity, and Relationship
2) Master and demonstrate powerful and less powerful verbal communication
3) Maters and demonstrate powerful and less powerful non-verbal communication
4) Develop skills to analyze the appropriate level of power to use in your communication to achieve your goals in an interaction

Program cost is $175 per person and includes lunch and parking validation at the 14th and Avery Parking Garage.


Due to on-going precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Business made the decision to suspend in-person events.
As a result, this event is canceled. We feel it is the responsible decision to protect the health of our community members.

More information available at: https://covid19.unl.edu.
Please direct COVID-19 questions to covid-19@unl.edu.

Emre Unlu

Finance and Accounting for Non-Finance Professionals
with Dr. Emre Unlu

April 17, 24 and May 1, 2020, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Room 202, College of Business Howard L. Hawks Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska

Do you need to sharpen your financial decision-making skills? Want to learn what to look for in financial statements?

Facilitated by Dr. Emre Unlu, executive director of executive education, Paul C. Burmeister professor of investments and associate professor of finance, this three-day program is designed for professionals desiring to sharpen financial decision-making skills. Attendees will review how professionals think about value, learn what to look for in financial statements, analyze potential new products or lines of service, determine how to forecast for strategic decision-making and understand how capital markets are relevant to financial decision making.

Program cost is $995 per person and includes lunch and parking validation at the 14th and Avery Parking Garage.


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Contact

Unlu, Emre
Executive Director of Executive Education
HLH 201 H
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
402-472-2353