Management Strategies: Pathways to Leadership

Tailored to working professionals

Leading teams can be a challenge. We want to help you succeed. Our program for professionals provides the tools and skills to take your management to the next level — helping you achieve the results you and your company aspire to while guiding your team to success.


Graduation Luncheon

John LagemannWe'll celebrate those who complete this leadership series with a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 6, 2024. John Lagemann, former senior vice president of John Deere, will be the keynote speaker. The luncheon is open to all past program graduates, K-State alumni and guests.

Those who are currently not in the leadership program should register for the luncheon to ensure meal count.

Luncheon registration


Series Overview

Management Strategies: Pathways to Leadership is offered as a six-part series format, with lunch provided at each workshop and a graduation luncheon at the end of the series. Based off participant feedback, this year also will include two optional personal coaching sessions with the presenter of choice. Here's a look at the lineup:

  • Using Strengths and Emotional Intelligence | Jan. 18
  • Building and Motivating Effective Teams | Feb. 16
  • Critical Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills | March 21
  • Effectively Engaging Across Cultural and Generational Differences | April 4
  • Evaluating and Improving Team Performance | April 18
  • Developing Strategy to Achieve Results | May 16
  • Graduation Luncheon | June 6


Registration for the 2024 cohort has closed.






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Participant Testimonials

Caitlin"I highly recommend this workshop (series) if you are looking for an engaging, data-based series that forces you to reflect on your natural leadership style and challenges you to be a more direct and compassionate leader."

Caitlin Petit, event services manager, Kansas City Chiefs



Yanglin"This training provided tools and ways for the future leaders or leaders to effectively manage relationships with their peers and direct reports. The biggest gain from this session to me was to understand some strategies to work with others and carry out tough conversations if needed to."

Yanling Yin, director of research and development, Corbion


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