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K-State Olathe

K-State Olathe
22201 W. Innovation Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061-1304

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Professional Development

Part of K-State Olathe's mission is education and talent development. We offer multiple professional development workshops and seminars designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of employees in Greater Kansas City. Continuing education credits are available as noted on the individual events.

Animal Health

April 1-2 | Regulatory Affairs 101 Workshop

Information to come about this workshop.


April 23| Regulatory Affairs Seminar

 The eighth workshop in the Regulatory Affairs in Animal Health in Seminar Series. Information to come about this workshop. 


Business Skills

Feb. 21 | Farmer's Market Regional Workshop 

The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are hosting a workshop on Feb. 21 to assist farmers' market vendors and managers. It will cover topics important to sellers, such as sales tax, food stamps, pest control, regulations on goods and more. | Learn more


March 20-21 | Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Information to come about this workshop. 


April 30 | Creating a Sales Culture at your Bank

Information to come about this workshop.


Leadership Skills

Jan. 23 | Critical Communication Skills for Leaders

Exceptional leaders listen well and handle difficult conversations with grace and dignity. In this interactive workshop, experiential activities and real-life scenarios will help emerging and current leaders become more mindful listeners and learn techniques and methods that will enable them to handle difficult conversation and conflict more effectively. | Register now

Feb. 27 | Engaging Across Cultural and Generational Differences

Successful leaders are able to work with and lead others in a culturally diverse workforce. Diversity crosses cultural, global and generational issues. This interactive workshop will provide ways to understand and collaborate with your colleagues by examining workplace flexibility, teamwork, feedback and leadership. This workshop will assist emerging and current leaders become more understanding and inclusive of cultural and generational differences as well as the methods to successfully lead in a globalized environment. Register now


Presentation Skills


Professional Development

Learn More

Get an overview of the professional development services we offer to Greater Kansas City.

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Connect With Us

Looking for a professional development workshop for your employees? K-State Olathe can help. Contact Angela Buzard, manager of training and development, at 913-307-7340 or abuzard@k-state.edu.



Angela Buzard

Angela Buzard
Manager, Training and Development