Upcoming Courses


The Academic Chairpersons Conference is an annual forum where academic chairpersons, administrators and faculty from all areas of higher education share the most successful, innovative ideas and strategies to assist each other in becoming more effective in their positions. The conference format includes concurrent sessions of interactive workshops, best practice presentations and roundtable discussions. The emphasis of every conference is to provide practical, usable information in a climate of open discussion and collaborative exchange.

February 3-5, 2021
Course Objectives: To gain general understanding of the principles of the milling process, understanding the relationship between wheat quality and the effect of the milling process, gain knowledge of what wheat types and products each can produce, and understand flour functionality. Course Topics: Overview of the U.S. wheat production; overview of the general milling process and major milling equipment; principles of mill flow sheets; and milling math (extraction, tempering and blending); flour functionality, flour and dough testing practices and methods. Required Skill Level: No milling experience is required. Who Should Attend: New mill employees, mill HR staff and managers, grain and ingredient procurement managers, feed and flour sales representatives, production schedulers, warehousing and QA personnel, R&D staff, wheat breeders, grain inspection personnel, food program administrators, international wheat/grain traders, journalists, extension agents, wheat commission staff/board members, and agricultural and business economic analysts.

January 4-8, 2021, IGP Institute Conference Center
Students completing this course will become proficient at formulating pet foods and have a working knowledge of ingredients, processes, and the software necessary to create new products, revise existing formulas, and perform business and production analysis.

January 11-15, 2021
Empower with Tech - Virtual Conference!

Spend a Saturday morning learning about new tools and new ideas that you can immediately use to invigorate your creativity, improve your lessons, and impress your students. Tony Vincent presents two terrific topics in an interactive online workshop with built-in time to experience activities and to make your own creations.

Saturday, January 16, 2021, Virtual Event - Access instructions will be sent closer to the event date.
The objective of this training program is for the Kansas State University Cooperative Education Service to provide a broad, practical training program and to help Kansas commercial pesticide applicators meet the requirements for renewal certification.

Registration is not available at this time.
The Council for Public School Improvement is a public school/university partnership between Kansas school districts and the Kansas State University College of Education.

Thursday, February 4, 2021, Virtual Event - Access instructions will be sent closer to the event date.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, Virtual Event - Access instructions will be sent closer to the event date.
The GEAPS/K-State Grain Elevator Managers course benefits individuals that are responsible for supervising grain operations or work in grain quality management. The course focuses on the science behind the practices used in grain storage, handling and quality management. It provides operations personnel and new or current managers with the information they need to correctly interpret the experiences they have when managing grain quality, and the insight they will require when evaluating the practices used at their facility.

January 19-22, 2021, IGP Institute Conference Center
Horticulture for Health and Well-being Webinar Series Continuing Education Hours

September 16, 2020 to February 17, 2021
Kansas State University Global Campus and the College of Business Administration offer a two-day introductory Yellow Belt course as the foundation program of Lean Six Sigma and its methodologies. The main goal of the online Yellow Belt course is to learn how Lean Six Sigma can be used by individuals and teams to improve customer satisfaction, reduce errors, increase efficiencies and work more effectively to solve problems.

January 14-15, 2021
May 17-18, 2021
August 19-20, 2021