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Register now for UNI workshop focused on skills for first-time managers

April 25, 2012
Contact: 

Kim Recker, program manager, UNI Executive Development Center, 319-273-5851, execdev@uni.edu

Rebecca Schultze, communications and public relations manager, UNI College of Business Administration, 319-273-3309, rebecca.schultze@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Registration is now open for the management workshop "Survival Skills for First Time Managers" hosted by the University of Northern Iowa Executive Development Center. The workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 15, in the Business and Community Services Building on the UNI campus. The registration deadline is May 8.

Becoming a manager requires a specific skill set, and this workshop is boot camp for first time managers, according to Kim Recker, program manager for the UNI Executive Development Center.

Instructor Jim Hogan will introduce the management skills and tools needed to begin a successful career as a leader. He will help participants define and understand the difference between managing people and managing work.

The workshop cost is $249 per person. UNI Alumni Association members receive a 10-percent discount. Businesses can purchase a consortium membership for $1,999, which entitles the business to 10 seats to any of the 2012 management training workshops. Half-day workshops count as a half seat. After the 10 seats are used, additional seats can be purchased at a discounted rate of $175 per person.

For more information or to register, contact the UNI Executive Development Center at 319-273-5851 or execdev@uni.edu.

The Executive Development Center is a program of Business and Community Services, a division of the UNI College of Business Administration.