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Change. It’s a constant in our world today. Prepare yourself to be a change leader with Beaver Nation through free webinars designed to help you navigate critical business needs. In these 60-minute sessions, OSU industry experts and faculty share case studies, frameworks, and approaches to leadership, business administration and management, diversity, equity and inclusion alongside human resources, project management and online marketing. You’ll walk away from these sessions with new skills that you can implement in your career. Stay informed with email updates on upcoming webinars and programs.

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Agile for any project

Instructor: Laszlo Retfalvi, Agile and Project Management Consultant
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Are you interested in trying out Agile project management methodology for your next team project?

Join OSU’s project management instructor, Laszlo Retfalvi for an overview of Agile project management with critical details to help you start using agile in your own projects and workflows.

This webinar will review Agile and lean practices from the beginning, and discuss how key elements of Agile developed through lean methods can be applied to all types of projects. You’ll learn how to identify stakeholders and process groups using different methodologies including Kanban, Daily short Stand Up Meetings, the use of Burn Down Charts for tracking and monitoring progress, and finally the role and ongoing involvement of agile principles.

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Planning In-House DEI Initiatives and Training

Marla Parker, Founder, Sounding Board Solutions
Erin Haywood, Founder, Powered by Purpose
Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Effective diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and justice (DEIBJ) starts with intentionality — specifically being intentional about gaps in how DEIBJ is understood and achieved at the individual and organizational level. This course provides a solid foundation that goes beyond the surface to ensure that your DEIBJ efforts are transformational for the long term and not merely superficial.

New App: Who Dis? Why using the right content on any platform wins every time

Instructor: Jeff Marcoux, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience Solutions at Teletech
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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As new platforms, technologies and devices offer innovative ways to reach consumers, the content remains the fundamental building block of marketing strategy. Led by Jeff Marcoux, our content marketing strategy essentials highlight the key principles to advance your career or business.

new to the family: introduction to family business

Instructor: Charlie Mitchell, Manager, OSU Center for Family Enterprise
Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Join our webinar to learn about our introductory family business management course. In this course, we examine the required elements of a successful enterprise, a diversified and multigenerational organization composed of multiple business lines.

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5 Key Principles to Effectively Lead Through Organizational Change

Instructor: Patricia Bravo, Leadership Development Consultant, Bravo For You
Wednesday, December 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Change might just be the resounding theme of 2020, but it's a constant in our everyday lives — personal and professional. What differentiates a successful workplace change effort from ones that don't succeed? Often, it’s the approach. In this webinar, you’ll learn the five principles needed to effectively communicate and lead through an organizational change.

Create the Perfect Project Schedule for Your Organization

Instructor: Tze-Yiu Yong, PMP, Engineer and Project Manager
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Developing a schedule that adequately meets the client’s demands and delivers results isn’t always an easy task. Learn to balance the multiple demands and priorities of a project while remaining within budget and completing deliverables on schedule.

Your Guide to Cross-Channel Content for Digital Marketing

Instructor: Hallie Janssen, Strategic Marketing Executive and Consultant
Thursday, February 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Learn about the importance of crafting a visual and written content strategy that works across the many digital marketing channels we have today. You’ll leave this course with a deep understanding of platforms, optimization, voice, tone, and a refined process for developing digital content.

Self-paced, 15-minute trainings


DEI in Remote Work Environments

This on-demand, 15-minute online training provides an overview of remote work and DEI, ways in which remote work can promote and challenge DEI efforts, and a series of practical strategies designed especially for promoting inclusion in remote workplaces.

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Recruiting Diverse Talent

This on-demand, 15-minute online training provides a refresher on why diversity, equity and inclusion makes good business sense before focusing on bias: what it is, how to identify it during the hiring process, and practical steps that can be taken to address it in order to recruit diverse, talented candidate pools.

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