Editors: Please note this version has been updated to include information on the featured speaker.
A professional development conference titled “Learning to Lead: Moving Up the Company Ladder” will be hosted by Northern Michigan University Continuing Education and Workplace Development on Thursday, Nov. 5. Participants will gain an understanding of the ins and outs of managing people and teams, learn how different leadership styles impact the workplace, and receive guidance in navigating basic employment laws.
The featured speaker is Erin Weber-Holloway, director of Organization & Leadership Communication for Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee. The NMU alumna leads a team responsible for partnering with the company’s leadership teams to achieve business goals through improved organizational communication management. She previously worked for Owens Corning, a global leader in building materials systems, where she led organizational communication strategy, planning and implementation for the company’s largest business.
The conference is designed for those in supervisory, management or middle-management positions. It will run from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Michigan Room of the University Center.
The cost is $150. To register or for more information, visit www.nmu.edu/ce. To be entered in a drawing to win an Amazon Kindle, register by Oct. 28.