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K-State Today

March 1, 2012



Early registration deadline today for the K-State Leadership Seminar

By Katie Mayes

The early registration deadline for the 16th annual K-State Leadership Seminar, "Leading in Extraordinary Times," is today. The Manhattan seminar will be from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ThursdayMarch 15, at the K-State Student Union.

Also for the first time, the seminar will be videostreamed online to two additional locations, which will have breakout sessions targeted to regional needs. The sessions will be in Olathe and in Great Bend.

"Leading in Extraordinary Times" will provide the tools for participants to take on today's challenges and give them the training needed to lead the way, whatever the situation. Faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to attend.

This seminar will give participants:

  • Practical, hands-on information and tools.
  • Best practices for effective leadership.
  • Inspiration to exercise leadership when it really counts.
  • An idea of where to go for additional leadership resources.
  • A connection to others who are working to grow their leadership skills.

Keynote speaker for the Manhattan seminar is Magistrate Judge Tommy Webb of Kansas, who will present "You Can Make A Difference," which sets the stage for focused sessions on specific skills that leaders can use, such as decision-making, systems thinking, and planning and preparation.

Visit the seminar website for more speaker information, in addition to information about seminars at the other sites.