Tuesday, March 8, 2011

UW-Madison Academic Staff: 2011 Executive Education Course Grant Competition

Want to develop your project management skills or become a better manager? Need to know more about finance and accounting? Then consider applying for a 2011 Executive Education Course Grant. All UW-Madison academic staff is eligible to apply. 

Executive Education at the Wisconsin School of Business is offering five single-course enrollments for Academic Staff professional development. The main objectives of the grant program are individual professional development, improved program quality, and improved institutional effectiveness.
Courses are offered in the following areas:

Advanced Management                     Project Management
Financial Management                       Purchasing & Supply Management
Fundamentals of Management          Sales & Sales Management
Information Technology                     Six Sigma
Marketing Management                    Supply Chain Management
Product Management 

Individual courses – no longer than three days – may be selected from many of the 200 Executive Education programs offered. There is no cost to your department or division. Courses can be taken July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012. View the latest offerings, fees, topics and course descriptions at http://exed.wisc.edu.  

The PDRC will select five grant recipients. Criteria will be based on how the course will help you improve effectiveness in your current position.
To be considered, a single electronic file submission (PDF or DOC) must include:
 - Completed application form
 - Resume
 - One or two letters of support from your supervisor or a colleague

Please submit a single PDF or DOC file containing the above documents to:
Donna Silver
Office of the Secretary of the Academic Staff
If you have questions, please contact PDRC member Colleen Barrett at 263-6314 or barrett@epd.engr.wisc.edu.

TO:      UW-Madison Academic Staff Members
FROM: Professional Development and Recognition Committee (PDRC)
            Carol Hulland, Chair
RE:       2011 Executive Education Course Grants
DATE:  March 8, 2011

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