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KU Professional & Continuing Education Leadership Programs

Professional Edge 2.0

Professional Edge 2.0: On-Trend Talks on Leadership

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Tuesdays at the BEST Conference Center, KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, Kan.


Back by popular demand, these engaging, thought-provoking, always entertaining fireside-style presentations will leave you equipped with new skills that will immediately broaden your perspective and make you a better leader. Enjoy breakfast and networking opportunities while you share the room with noted leadership experts and like-minded professionals. Professional Edge 2.0 talks are hosted at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park on the first Tuesday of every other month.


Professional Edge 2.0 Series Schedule

March 7, 2017  —  Language Hacking for International Business with Marc Greenberg

Instructor: Marc Greenberg, Director of the KU School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Session Registration Fee: $15

This program is designed to help adult learners quickly grasp the main structural patterns that occur in languages of the world. Join KU School of Languages, Literature and Culture director and professor Marc L. Greenberg, Ph.D., while he shows you how sound systems are shaped, how types of writing systems render sound and meaning, how words and sentences are constructed, and how meaning is "packaged."

Language Hacking for International Business Online Registration:

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May 2, 2017  —  How Mindfully Regulating Attention Can Improve Productivity, Decision Making, and Relationships with Sydney Spears

Instructor: Sydney Spears, Program Director, KU School of Social Welfare

Session Registration Fee: $15

Through learning stress management, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and neuroscience-based skills, business professionals can advance their ability in problem solving, innovation, and engagement with employees and others with whom they need positive relationships. Learn mindfulness essentials you can use the same day you learn them taught by KU Edwards Campus Social Welfare programs director and mindfulness expert Sydney Spears, Ph.D.

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Additional Registration Options


Register online through the links above, or use these alternate methods for securing your seat:

Register Online
Click the links in the course descriptions above to register online.
Register by Mail or Fax
Download and mail the registration form to:
The University of Kansas
Professional & Continuing Education
Registration Center
1515 Saint Andrews Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047-1619 or
Fax the form to:
Download a PDF Form
Register by Phone
Call (785) 864-5823 or toll free (877) 404-5823
Register by TDD
Please note that payment is expected at time of registration.

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