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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.



Oct. 8 | Managing through Crisis: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for the Future

This one-day workshop will use the recent events from COVID-19 to facilitate the capacities, resources and capabilities to create resilient organizations with sustainable performance regardless of the environmental challenges. The workshop focuses on enterprise risk identification and management strategies. It explores the short-term and long-term, and pushes participants to think about "Black Swans." | Register now



Animal Health

Oct. 21-22 | Advanced Animal Health Biologics Workshop

This workshop will cover practical issues in animal health regulatory affairs as it relates to the development of vaccines and other biologics to aid in assuring developed biologics are pure, safe, potent and effective. | Register now

Nov. 11-12 | Advanced Animal Pharmaceutical Workshop

This workshop on veterinary medicine regulations will provide attendees with a detailed, practical and experienced based review of veterinary drug approval processes. | Register now

Nov. 19 | One Health Day 

One Health Day provides an opportunity for experts and the community to unite and bring awareness about One Health in action. This year’s topic on biosensors will inform attendees about their uses in measuring biological, chemical and physical signs of health. | Register now

Dec. 9-10 | Regulatory Affairs 101 Workshop

This two-day, interactive workshop is an introductory course on the regulatory aspects of animal drug and vaccine development. The workshop provides attendees with an understanding of the veterinary drug approval processes. Content is designed for those tasked with developing and maintaining an animal health company's product portfolio and involved with a company's regulatory strategies | Register now



Sep. 17 | Leadership Essentials, Workshop 1: Professional Presence for Leaders

This workshop will teach the importance and value of professional presences for leadership development. The course will discuss ways to let your professional presence shine and be recognized by others. | Register now

Oct. 13 | Leadership Essentials, Workshop 2: Engaging Across Cultural and Generational Differences

Successful leaders are able to work with and lead others in a diverse workforce.  This interactive workshop will provide ways to understand and collaborate with your colleagues by examining workplace flexibility, teamwork, feedback and leadership. | Register now

Nov. 6 | Leading Together Education Workshop:

Details to come.

Nov. 13 | Leadership Essentials, Workshop 3: Using Strengths and eIQ to Maximize Personal and Team Performance

This workshop will help emerging and current leaders understand how to use strengths and emotional intelligence to maximize performance. Specifically, it will help participants learn how to build on both personal and team strengths in leadership roles. | Register now

Dec. 17 | Leadership Essentials, Workshop 4: Critical Communication Skills for Leaders

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




Professional Development

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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.