Positive leadership can help individuals, organizations and communities become more prosperous and sustainable. One of the core functions of Michigan State University Extension is increasing the leadership skills of individuals and organizations. MSU Extension seeks to enable each resident and community group of all sizes to participate fully in the life of our democracy. MSU Extension offers several classroom-based leadership development training programs and educational resources for those wishing to enhance their leadership skills.
March 18, 2015 | Teresa Clark-Jones | Feedback is important to be successful in relationships and in the workplace.
March 10, 2015 | Bonnie Zoia and Claire Bode | Do you need information from a diverse group of people across a wide geographic area in a short period of time? Consider conducting online focus groups.
March 10, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Professional development is an ongoing process that will help you control your own career and benefit your employer.
March 4, 2015 | Bonnie Zoia | Do you need geographic and demographic information in a short period of time? Consider conducting online focus groups.
February 23, 2015 | Frank Cox | Before the scholarship application process starts for a student, get involved in activities that will help practice the skills of record-keeping and journaling.
February 11, 2015 | Brad Neumann | Solar energy systems are increasingly common around the nation. Local governments can help this technology expand through proactive planning and reasonable regulation.
February 5, 2015 | Jodi Schulz | Have you ever heard someone say, “Let’s debrief” or “We’ll finish today by debriefing” but never really understood what that meant? In this first article about debriefing, we’ll discuss the origin, definition and techniques for effective debriefing.
January 21, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Want to be the next big thing? Join us at SPARC in Flint April 18, 2015.
January 16, 2015 | Debra Barrett | Explore resources through Michigan 4-H and Michigan State University.
December 30, 2014 | Bethany Prykucki | The silent sticky wall is a useful tool to engage quiet members during a brainstorming session.
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Date: Mar 28, 2015
Location: Cranbrook Institute of Science West Entrance, Multipurpose Room 39221 Woodward Avenue Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Date: Apr 2, 2015 - Apr 16, 2015
Location: Allegan District Library, 331 Hubbard Street, Allegan, MI 49010
Date: Apr 8, 2015 - May 27, 2015
Location: City Hall Chambers, 121 N. 4th Street, West Branch, MI 48661
- 4-H Advisory Group Support
- 4-H Citizenship & Service
- 4-H Communications
- 4-H Military Family Programs
- 4-H Teen Leadership & Community Change Conference
- 4-H Youth-Adult Partnerships
- Conflict Smoothies
- Facilitative Leadership
- Michigan Lake and Stream Leaders Institute
- National 4-H Congress
- Real Colors Personality Instrument