Business and Networking Events

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PSU's Center for Executive and Professional Education offers frequent events to provide professional education and networking opportunities for the community. These condensed learning opportunities are free or low cost and provide an excellent way to preview our programs. Register for an event today!

Upcoming events

Communicating the Right Message: Connecting, Influencing, &…

In a time when everyone is on edge, meetings are virtual and we feel more disconnected than ever, our words can so easily be misconstrued. It’s not…
Add to my Calendar 2021-06-02 12:00:00 2021-06-02 13:00:00 Communicating the Right Message: Connecting, Influencing, & Changing Minds In a time when everyone is on edge, meetings are virtual and we feel more disconnected than ever, our words can so easily be misconstrued. It’s not enough to speak your mind; you need to ensure that your message is heard correctly and accepted positively.  How can we communicate for the best results? Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun will introduce four steps to break down barriers and increase your persuasiveness in professional communications. Presenter: Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun, author of Beyond Dealmaking: Five Steps to Negotiating Profitable Relationships, is an international negotiator and trainer. Her clients include the world’s leading financial institutions, consulting firms, and global brands. She teaches international business at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Studies and Portland State University's School of Business. This event is free and fully online; register here and a link to the live stream will be emailed prior to June 2.  Questions? Please contact CEPE at cepe@pdx.edu.           Online cepe@pdx.edu cepe@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Adapting Your Workplace for COVID-19

The threat of COVID-19 has brought new challenges and risks to businesses and public spaces. It can be difficult to distinguish fact from opinion…
Add to my Calendar 2021-06-09 15:30:00 2021-05-04 17:00:55 Adapting Your Workplace for COVID-19 The threat of COVID-19 has brought new challenges and risks to businesses and public spaces. It can be difficult to distinguish fact from opinion when determining which recommendations to follow to ensure safe working spaces. This course is designed for professionals and translates scientific expertise into practical application, including mitigation strategies that best reduce the risk of exposure and deliver the best return on investment.  In this fully online course, participants will learn from PSU Dean and indoor air quality expert Richard Corsi, Ph.D., P.E. Dr. Corsi will present clear and accessible knowledge of how to measure and manage air quality, as well as strategies that effectively reduce virus transmission in the workplace. Participants will gain practical knowledge of tools such as layered risk reduction strategies and a safe airspace estimator. Schedule: June 9 & 10, 2021 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm both days.  For more information on what will be covered or to register, visit the Adapting Your Workplace for COVID-19 page.   Register here   This event is fully online. Questions? Please contact CEPE at cepe@pdx.edu or register below. Questions? Please contact CEPE at cepe@pdx.edu or register below. America/Los_Angeles public