Human Resources

Management Development Seminars

These seminars are designated to improve one's management and leadership skills. Participants are from local higher education institutions, so you'll get a chance to meet and work with your peers from schools like Lewis and Clark, University of Portland, and Portland State. The cost is $75 per session (with the exception of Crucial Conversations).

All MDS sessions take place from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm except for Crucial Conversations, which is a 1.5 day course; Day 1 is from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm and Day 2 is from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm.

Open to supervisors of staff and/or students.

2018-2019 MDS agenda

Emotional Intelligence
Presenter: Allison Brown
Friday, December 7, 2018
Location: Lewis & Clark College
Online sign-up form

Design Thinking + Mindfulness for Leaders and Others
Presenter: Pierre Khawand
Friday, January 18, 2019
Location: University of Portland

Online sign-up form

Authority and Power at Work
Presenters: Barbara Tint
Friday, February 22, 2019
Location: Portland State University
Online sign-up form

Crucial Conversations
Presenters: Amanda Otto, Michelle Valintis, Bill Jenkins
Wednesday, March 27 & Thursday, March 28, 2019
Location: University of Portland
Cost: $235
Online sign-up form