Courses & Events

This five-day program prepares new Green Belts to lead projects and contribute to improving services and manufacturing. Those who pass the exam, which is held on the final day, will receive Green Belt certification from the University of Kansas.
Don't let it be you! Don't be that person who puts an audience to sleep with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, "uh, um, you know," speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.

To avoid this all-too-common problem, register for "Say It Simply and Smartly," the successful business presentations program offered by KU Professional & Continuing Education and presented by professional leadership coach Lee Stuart.

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is an array of emotional and social competencies that determine how we relate to ourselves and others and how we deal with the demands and pressures of our work and family lives. All of us are deficient in some domain of EQ, but we can work to improve. Organizational leaders must be sensitive to EQ to communicate effectively with everyone in their organizations.
FREE ONE-HOUR WEBINAR:This webinar examines the most important asset in any organization: its human relationships.
ONE-DAY LIVE WORKSHOP: Storytelling is an essential part of leadership. In this one-day workshop, you will learn to use storytelling as a powerful strategic communications tool to inform, engage, motivate and inspire those key audiences that are critical to your success.
LIVE ONE-DAY WORKSHOP: Change is happening in your organization. Every day, new initiatives and projects are launched to improve performance, increase profits, and enhance your competitive advantage. In this program facilitated by change management expert Dr. Marilu Goodyear, you will learn the critical difference among task, relationship and identity changes.In addition to her duties as KU Edwards Campus assistant vice chancellor, Marilu Goodyear is an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration. She has a background in information technology and is the former chief information officer for KU. She is an expert in organizational change, particularly in relation to large strategic changes for organizations. Dr. Goodyear is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and has served as a consultant to many universities and federal agencies, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, FAA, and the Government Printing Office.
This on-line, self-directed program teaches several productive and time-efficient study techniques and test-taking strategies for people preparing for all kinds of academic or professional certification examinations.
Listening to your customer is the single most important thing you can do for your organization. Gather your employees around the table for this information-packed webinar.
This program teaches business leaders several tools to vet their decision making through ethical lenses.
ONE DAY LIVE WORKSHOP:Leaders with a strong professional brand are generally more impactful, influential, and effective in their roles. Having a better understanding of how your brand impacts your interactions with others can help you be a better leader.
Achieving a healthy work-life balance can be challenging. But there are tips and strategies that will bring positive impacts not only for your career but also for your family and overall well-being.
Don't be that person who puts an audience to sleep with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, "uh, um, you know," speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.

In this webinar, learn how to design and deliver great presentations.

FREE ONE-HOUR WEBINAR:Successful leaders must traverse the rapidly evolving 21st century business landscape with unrelenting focus on two dynamics: Vision and Values. Leaders must be able to clearly communicate-over and over again-their organization's vision, stated not in words of what they do or how they do it, but in words that draw employees, customers, partners, and community members into a shared belief about possibilities.
This webinar explores the principles mapped out in Tribal Leadership, the best-selling business book by Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright. Every organization is a tribe, or if it's large enough, a network of tribes. Tribes are more powerful than teams, companies, or even CEOs. In this webinar, professional leadership coach Lee Stuart will help you assess your organization's tribal culture and to implement tools to manage tribes to higher levels of performance.
FREE ONE-HOUR WEBINAR: Homeland security professionals work in an increasingly complex environment requiring high-level critical and creative thinking. Whether you're a military officer or a government or private sector employee responsible for security operations and disaster preparedness, this webinar will enhance your knowledge and your value to your organization. You'll learn:1. Standard of Care & Liability for Cyberattacks in the Public & Private Sectors2. Disclosure of Cyberattacks: Legal Issues3. Preventive Surveillance of Employees: Legal Issues
Don't let it be you! Don't be that person who loses an audience with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, uh, um, you know, speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.Through 1-on-1 presentation skills coaching, participants will learn to deliver impactful business presentations.
Tele-working is great for many people; it's flexible, convenient, and usually results in higher levels of productivity. However, it can be harmful to workplace communication and relationships
FREE ONE-HOUR WEBINAR:Tele-working is great for many people; it's flexible, convenient, and usually results in higher levels of productivity. However, it can be harmful to workplace communication and relationships.