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FEBRUARY 9, 2017

MS-MBA students teach professor as much as he teaches them

For Dr. Mike Gunderson, teaching in the MS-MBA program is a privilege that teaches him as much as the students.

JANUARY 18, 2017

Video: Craig Newman talks the value of professional development

Listen in as Craig Newman talks about why he's a believer in professional development.

DECEMBER 20, 2016

Is your board prepared to govern your cooperative?

Investing in development opportunities for board members in the business disciplines could be a critical differentiator for cooperatives that lead the transformation of the agricultural industry.

DECEMBER 15, 2016

Former CEO talks investing to grow

Craig Newman, recently retired CEO of AgReliant Genetics talks about why it's important to invest in professional growth.

NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Discovery in a business-to-business environment

Each company is different, of course. But in every case, understanding the strategy of a customer company and the beliefs, goals and needs of the people in it, is at the heart of managing key customer accounts. That's where the process of discovery can have exceptional payoffs.

AUGUST 1, 2016

Talent management evolves; requires deeper understanding

Associate Professor Michael Gunderson parallels his grandfather's version of talent management with the industry demands of today and delves into why managing people properly is vital to organizational success.

JULY 14, 2016

Thirty years and going strong

Founder and Executive Director Dr. David Downey reflects on the center's evolution as we celebrate 30 years of exceptional professional development for the food and agricultural business sectors.

JUNE 16, 2016

Connecting with your customers

It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that marketing is all about your organization. But sharing what you stand for has to go beyond telling customers what to think about you.