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Professional Development

Finance Seminar CFO Summit with Rob Knight, CFO of Union Pacific  

April 11, 2014, Noon-5 p.m.
Location: K-State Olathe

This seminar will focus on:

  • Lessons from corporate CFOs
  • Analysis of financial performance
  • How effective financial performance management drives your bottom line

Program schedule:

  • Noon-1 p.m. | Luncheon will be served
  • 1-2 p.m. | Rob Knight will be delivering a keynote focused on Driving Financial Performance
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Faculty led interactive session. Attendees will be given an interactive case where they will be able to analyze a financial performance decision, and apply tools discussed in the keynote session

Join us for a come-and-go reception immediately following the interactive session.

The cost per participant is $25.00.  Please note when registering that you are NOT required to participate in each activity. Feel free to attend as you see fit. Once registered, Jessica Fox will reach out to you regarding your luncheon attendance.

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Workforce Development Series

April 16, 2014, 5:45-8 p.m.
Location: K-State Olathe

The Art of Networking

Kansas State University Olathe and Aerotek Scientific invite you to register for the Workforce Development Series: a focus on skills needed in the Animal Health and Food Safety industries.  This series is available to high school (junior and senior only) students and early to late career adults looking to enhance their workforce skills.

Session overview/agenda

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Headliners 2025: Change and Organizational Adaptation

May 8, 2014, 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: K-State Olathe

K-State Olathe is leading a series of interactive dialogue on topics relevant to the community, industry and leadership in the region. Join us as we continue the conversation!

We are honored to present Mitzi Montoya, vice president and university dean for entrepreneurship and innovation, from Arizona State University. She will combine her presentation with a fun exercise to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation and creativity. Join us for networking and refreshments in a casual atmosphere of dialogue.

View the event flyer (pdf)

Register today! 

If you missed the inaugural Headliners 2025 presentation given by Brad Fenwick of Global Strategic Alliances-Elsevier on Feb. 27, please view the archived presentation: "Defining Competitive Advantage in Kansas City." 

Opportunities for K-12 Educators

Summer Teacher Inservice - June 9-12, 2014

This inservice is designed to provide continuing education to Kansas teachers in science and career & technical education, agricultural science, health science, biochemistry and biomedical pathways.  Graduate credit and scholarships are available. 

KC Metro Afterschool Educator Conference - March 29, 2014

The Afterschool Educator Conference is designed for traditional and non-traditional urban to rural educators who work with students in pre-K to 8th grades in school, community, and faith based organizations. The conference is designed for program directors and/or leads in three track areas of STEM, Leadership, and Curriculum.