Courses & Events

This course examines the use of accounting data by non-financial managers. Students will learn how to interpret and understand basic financial statements; how to make good decisions based on them; learn essential accounting concepts and characteristics of accounting systems; and budgeting/forecasting in a science-based organization. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to effectively communicate on financial matters within their organizations.


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An integrated lecture/laboratory exploring quality control and regulatory considerations among other topics.


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This course explores the talent management duties and responsibilities of a scientist who is placed in a supervisor/manager role. It addresses the roles of scientists and technicians as part of an integrated team, conflict management, motivating teams, and change management.


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Organizations are increasingly diverse, yet still struggle with how to facilitate authentically inclusive organizational cultures,career development, team communication & leadershipdevelopment practices.

In this practical seminar, we'll explore the history of organizational diversity -- and dig into the latest research on diversity, equity and inclusion from the fields of organizational communication, management, public policy, and education.

Guest speakers will discuss navigating work organizations as members of marginalized social group identities, such as age, race, gender, ability, sexuality, religion and immigration status - as well as profession and employment status.

We'll also explore diversity, equity and inclusion best practices from business and public sector organizations.



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This module is designed to give professionals familiarity with current project management techniques and the real world application of those techniques. Attendees will have the opportunity to apply the techniques through various group exercises.


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Managerial concepts and skills development in relation to the project-oriented business environment, project lifecycle, integrated project management, project selection, and project initiation. Focus is on management of a single project.


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Survey of management challenges in conducting international projects, emphasizing cross-culture issues. Differences across world regions and selected key countries in relation to communication and interpersonal norms, business conventions, and legal systems will receive particular attention.


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This course will examine theories of innovation and organizational change as applied to public organizations. Particular emphasis will be placed on the concepts of innovation in bureaucratic organizations, on the process of successful change in organizations, and on leadership and employees' roles.


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Certificate Programs