Management and Professional Development Seminars

Management and Professional Development Seminars
in Tulsa

Location: OSU-Tulsa, 700 N. Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, Oklahoma
The seminars will be held in Tulsa and include instruction, materials, and refreshments.

Cancellation Policy for Management and Professional Development Seminars: If circumstances prevent you from attending a program in which you have registered, we will gladly transfer your registration to a colleague. A refund is available given notification no later than 10 days prior to the program. Please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 1.866.678.3933 or cepd@okstate.edu to transfer or cancel registration.


March 29, 2016

Dr. Matt Bowler

Dr. Matt Bowler

Leadership by Question

March 29, 2016 | 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | OSU Tulsa
Dr. Matt Bowler, OSU Department of Management

Leadership is more effective when leaders ask thoughtfully-crafted, strategically-positioned and well-timed questions. These types of questions engage people, show that you value people, get people to develop their own creative solutions, and create a learning environment. In this program, participants will learn to engage followers and be a more effective leader by learning about and practicing the art of leading using questions.

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Effective Attitudes in the Workplace

March 29, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | OSU Tulsa
Dr. Lee Manzer, OSU Department of Marketing

The impact of attitudes on any work environment can be significant. Among the topics discussed in this seminar are how attitudes are formed, how they are organized, how they are changed, and how they affect one’s self-image. By having a better understanding of attitudes, you can become happier and more productive in the workplace.

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April 19, 2016

Networking and Building Profitable Relationships: The Primary Drivers of Success

April 19, 2016 | 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | OSU Tulsa
Andrew Urich, J.D., OSU Department of Management

The ability to be comfortable and confident in business settings and to make a memorable impression is an acquired skill. This vital skill will help you go farther in your career and also help your organization succeed by the profitable relationships you will create with current and potential clients. Participants will learn how to cultivate interpersonal skills, find opportunities for success, the essence of networking and much more.

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June 7, 2016

Words at Work: Business Writing for Success

Ms. Kim McCrackin

Kim McCrackin

June 7, 2016 | 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | OSU Tulsa
Ms. Kim McCrackin, OSU Department of Management

This seminar will teach you the skills and techniques of communicating information clearly, concisely and conscientiously. In addition to good writing, you will also learn persuasive, effective writing techniques that will create an impact through your selection of words and style.

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Editing and Proofreading

June 7, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | OSU Tulsa
Ms. Kim McCrackin, OSU Department of Management

Learn the importance of correctness and professionalism in business writing and be guided through strategies for improved business communications. Learn proofreading strategies, understand grammatical rules, and develop a consistent writing style.

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