Southern Oregon University's executive and management training workshops address skills gaps identified by local employers.  Could your company's executives use just a little more confidence in making presentations to the board, the press, or the public?  Do you have good manager who struggle with some aspects of developing a work team?  Does your leadership team have a solid grasp of how to grab and spin data into a precious resource?  These skills make all the different in growing from good to GREAT.  Click on the title for more information and to register:

Developing Intelligent Teams

October 4, 2017 at 8:30AM - 11:30AM                                       $125.00 per person                 

Are you ready to enhance your team’s performance, boost productivity, and skyrocket creativity by creating intelligent teams that successfully navigate change? Intelligent teams take emotional intelligence to the next level—they develop and apply relationship systems intelligence (RSI). This hands-on workshop will explain and demonstrate the essential tools and framework to develop RSI and lead an intelligent team. You will acquire and practice tools to harness your team’s collective potential to create a “we” vs. “me” mentality. With this heightened understanding, you will be equipped to develop and optimize your team’s functioning to have constructive collaboration with tangible results.             

Data Visualization & Representation

October 25, 2017 at 8:30AM - 11:30AM                                        $125.00 per person

Do you have a desire to learn how to effectively communicate your company’s data through visual tools and techniques to increase an audience’s understanding of complex data relationships? This three-hour workshop will survey current measurement and visualization practices, and how to apply these tools so your data can tell a valuable story. The class will address measurement best practices and techniques for understanding and representing data. Workshop attendees will improve skills to interpret and communicate information using data visualization tools such as dashboards and infographics. 

Data Literacy & Application

November 14th & December 6th, 2017 at 8:30AM - 11:30         $245.00 per person

Does the thought of analyzing data have you perplexed on where to begin? This two session workshop addresses how to collect, consolidate and analyze your data and/or information already available to support your company/division goals. The workshop will present an overview of selected data analysis and presentation methods, focusing on how to select the approach that best meets your strategic planning needs and resources.  Using case studies, the presenter will develop the participants’ understanding of how industries have been transformed through the use of data and programmatic evaluation.   Participants will also improve their understanding of how to use data to draw valid conclusions and make recommendations for operational solutions.


Data Analysis Certificate - Launching in late spring 2017 - seeking employer input now to ensure effective outcome measurements!  Outcomes for Data Analysis Certificate include:

  • Understand and apply data analysis techniques to complex business challenges, with attention to financial and customer/marketing data.
  • Effectively interpret data and draw valid conclusions about an organization's production, progress and trends daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Use appropriate tools and methods to research, develop and improve analytics in an organization.
  • Visually express data to effectively convey a business case for action based on data analysis findings.

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