Professional Development

Wed
24
Oct

Rutgers Center for Management Development Changes Leadership

After helping Rutgers Center for Management Development (CMD) reach numerous milestones, Bill Bigoness has stepped down from his role as the center’s executive director. Bill Castellano, professor in Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), director of the Human Resource Management undergraduate programs, and director of the Strategic HR Leadership Council, will serve as interim director.

Castellano brings tremendous experience as an executive as well as a member of SMLR’s faculty to his position as interim CMD director. His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on the effective management of contract human capital and strategic alliances, employee engagement, and aligning business and human resource strategies to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Fri
05
Oct

Zimmerli Art Museum Offers Teacher Workshop for Non-art Classroom

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The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers offers a variety of workshops throughout the year to equip educators with the professional development opportunities needed to integrate art and aspects of the museum into the curriculum. This fall, the museum welcomes artist and educator Brian Bomeisler to lead the teacher workshop “Two Ways of Knowing: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” on Friday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The workshop is based on the legendary 1979 book “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain,” by Betty Edwards, which used the terms L-Mode and R-Mode to designate two ways of knowing and seeing: the verbal, analytic mode and the visual, perceptual mode, respectively.

Thu
04
Oct

Rutgers School of Business-Camden Earns Prestigious Award for Executive Education Program

Joseph Amabile, power systems sales and rental manager for Foley, Inc., the Piscataway-based Caterpillar dealership, participated in the management training program developed by Rutgers-School of Business-Camden Executive Education in partnership with Caterpillar. The school has been recognized by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for its work with Caterpillar.

The Rutgers School of Business-Camden has been recognized by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for its work with equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, Inc. in building a global learning solution through its Executive Education Program.
 

Mon
17
Sep

Is that a Beekeeper in Your Backyard?

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What do a public defender, a maintenance man, a flavor scientist, a corrections officer, a playwright, a nurse and an interior designer have in common? They’re all budding beekeepers in New Jersey.

The practice of beekeeping goes back thousands of years, and at least in the Garden State, interest still seems strong. Residents from towns all over the state and from nearly as many professions have caught the buzz in recent years.

Initially I just wanted to have a greener yard, a greener lifestyle,” said Seth Belson, a Cherry Hill resident and attorney with the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. But, he said, “As you get into beekeeping, there are more and more aspects that fascinate you.

Wed
12
Sep

Executive Education Slates Networking Breakfast and Course Preview on Effective Supervision, Oct. 4, in South Jersey

Executive Education Slates Networking Breakfast and Course

Managerial professionals interested in learning new strategies for developing a high performing workforce in their organizations are invited to attend a networking breakfast and seminar hosted by Executive Education at Rutgers School of Business—Camden.  The event will take place at the Holiday Inn in the Pureland Industrial Park in Swedesboro from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Thursday, October 4

A half hour for networking and breakfast will be followed by a two-hour, content-rich preview of The 7.5 Key Strategies for Being an Effective Supervisor, a new two-day course that will be offered by Executive Education at the Enterprise Center at Burlington County College in Mount Laurel, December 4-5, as part of its corporate training programming.

The seminar will explore best practices in supervision, including insight into personal supervisory styles, accomplishing goals through others, and building a high performing team.

Sat
01
Sep

Online Learning: A Smart Choice for Adult Learners

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If your concept of education has always included a classroom with students, desks and a teacher, chances are you might be someone who balks at the notion of taking an online course.

But the perception – more common among adult learners – that effective and rewarding learning cannot take place in an online environment is rapidly heading the way of cassette tapes and dial phones.   

Fri
31
Aug

School of Public Affairs and Administration Launches Certified Public Manager Program

The Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) has been awarded a contract by the the State of New Jersey to operate the Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program for New Jersey state, county and municipal sector managers, administrators, and supervisors to help them become more efficient, effective, and ethical organizational leaders.

The New Jersey CPM Program is designed around the core leadership requirements established by the National Consortium of Certified Public Managers. The curriculum was developed jointly by Rutgers University’s School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) and the State of New Jersey’s Human Resource Development Institute (HRDI) to meet the complex demands and challenges of the 21st-century public management environment. Courses are taught in four locations by Rutgers full-time faculty and qualified practitioners in their areas of competence.

Upon completion of the New Jersey CPM Program, participants will be able to:

Fri
31
Aug

Rutgers to Offer New Certificate Program for County Administrators, Professional Staff

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Rutgers’ Center for Government Services (CGS), in partnership with the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), is launching a new certificate program for county government administrators and professional staff designed to enhance their operational knowledge in key areas of responsibility.

The two-day program will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on consecutive Fridays, October 12 and 19, at CGS’ headquarters at 303 George St.

Taught by experienced professionals, sessions will focus on four areas: public procurement, labor relations, county fiscal affairs and ethics.

Fri
31
Aug

Roy A. Bowers 62nd Annual Pharmaceutical Conference Set for October 3 in Piscataway

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The Roy A. Bowers 62nd Annual Pharmaceutical Conference will take place Wednesday, October 3, at the Radisson Hotel in Piscataway. Pharmacists, pharmacy students, academic faculty, nurses, pharmaceutical and healthcare executives, and physicians are invited to attend. Pharmacists will receive continuing education (CE) credits for attendance.

The conference is named in honor of the late Roy A. Bowers, who served as dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy from 1951 to 1978. It is the longest, continuously running pharmacy conference series in the nation, and remains committed to advancing all areas of pharmacy practice in hospitals, communities and the pharmaceutical industry, as professionals strive to deliver the best possible health care for patients.

Fri
31
Aug

Mini-MPA™ Program Offers Practical Skills for Managers in Public, Nonprofit Sectors

Mini-MPA

 

Classes held on Fridays, September 14-October 12

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Administrators and managers in the public and nonprofit sectors, as well as motivated college graduates aiming for a career in these areas, can develop and enhance their leadership and management skills in Rutgers’ Mini-Master in Public Administration™ program being offered September 14-October 12.

Registration has begun for the Mini-MPA™ program, which is offered by Rutgers’ Center for Executive Leadership in Government (CELG) at its headquarters at 303 George St.

The 30-hour program is conveniently structured for working professionals, with classes conducted on five consecutive Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Participants must complete the entire program to earn the Mini-MPA™ certificate and three CEUs.

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