OBE Events Calendar

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Leading for Racial Equity Series

Three independent full-day sessions:
Fall 2021

Madison, WI
UW-Madison Continuing Studies will transform your commitment to racial equity into anti-racist leadership in this new 3-part series. More.

Listening for a Change: Skills for Inclusivity

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Madison, WI
During this UW-Madison Continuing Studies course you will learn how dialogue shifts us from a mindset of persuading to one of learning. Listening for change invites us to engage with curiosity and openness, and to discover the shared meaning living among different perspectives. Listening deeply not only builds stronger, more trusting relationships, it supports us in doing our best thinking together and discovering more innovative solutions. More.


Aligning Strategy for Organizational Growth (Online)

October 12 – November 4, 2021
In this UW-Madison’s Center for Professional and Executive Education online course, you will  focuses on how you can successfully attain organizational alignment through thoughtful analysis, smart organizational design, and rigorous execution. More.


Business Spanish Certificate Program

September 15 – June 16, 2022
Madison, WI
In as little as six months, this course by UW-Madison Continuing Studies can greatly improve your professional proficiency in Spanish and gain the cultural knowledge you need to conduct business in Spain and Latin America. More.


Course: Manager Boot Camp

October 18 – October 22, 2021
Madison, WI
This course offered by UW-Madison’s Center for Professional & Executive Development focuses on the process and principles that characterize excellence in people management and how to successfully make the transition from contributor to manager. Participants explore six essential conversations managers must master to get the best from their people, as well as foundational skills that separate great managers from good managers. More.

Course: Intro to Business Analytics – Quantitative Methods

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison

With this online, self-paced course, you will develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis and business statistics important to any business problem, and especially so for Six Sigma projects. Gain the knowledge and the tools to dissect complicated business problems and provide quantitative analysis to problems instead of relying on intuition and instincts. More.