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Seidman College of Business offers Executive Education programs

Posted on February 12, 2010

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business kicks off its inaugural Executive Education program with a two-day seminar focused on practical skills relating to inter-generational issues in the workplace.

The program, "Understanding and Managing Generations at Work," runs Friday, February 26 from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, February 27 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The seminar is for managers, supervisors and others who wish to gain practical insight and skills regarding the challenges of managing varied generations of employees in the workplace. Facilitators include Faye Thompson, former HR Director at Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co.; Grand Valley Business Ethics Center director Michael DeWilde; and professors Marie McKendall of the Seidman College of Business Management Department, and Erc Hanson of the Philosophy Department.

The seminar has a $595 fee with limited enrollment in order to maximize learning. A breakfast and networking lunch are included. This program has been submitted to the Human Resources Certification Institute. A Certificate of Completion and CE credit is available by program attendance.

The next program, "Understanding and Implementing Sustainability as a Real Practice," is set for April 23-24. For more information or to register, visit

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