Leadership Training, Events, and Workshops

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) continues to prioritize the health and safety of our communities, clients, and staff. We have made the decision to cancel, postpone, or move online all CIRAS in-person events through the end of 2020. Webinars will continue as planned. Full refunds will be issued for canceled events and to those unable to attend rescheduled events. Please contact us at ciras@iastate.edu or 515-294-3420 with any questions.

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August 2020


COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

8/6/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

8/11/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

8/13/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

8/18/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

8/20/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

Basics of Connecting: Uniting and Producing as a Team

8/20/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: Teams are groups of individuals who come together for a common goal. The trick is uniting our employees so they can experience fulfilling and productive work.This 60-minute webinar will help you spot the roadblocks preventing you from communicating with your team. You'll learn the importance of identifying and respecting each individual's work and communication style, and you'll develop strategies for adjusting your own style to help each team member reach his or her full potential. For more information, contact Leah Barton at bartonl@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

8/25/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

8/27/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

Basics of Connecting: Leading and Caring for Your Team

8/27/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: Making your team productive means knowing how to get the best from each individual. But what does this require from you as a leader? What could you do to become more effective with your direct reports? This 60-minute webinar will show you the four kinds of connections you are making with your reports right now and the value you can get by spending time connecting with each one. For more information, contact Leah Barton at bartonl@iastate.edu.

 

Strategic Planning - Best Practices

8/27/2020, Webinar

Leadership Webinar 

Details: Doing business in times of heightened uncertainty makes it more important than ever that your company is thinking about the future in the correct way. But what does that mean? And how should you start? This one-hour webinar will help Iowa companies understand the benefits of strategic planning, how to get started, and how to maintain the process during significant change. For more, contact Steve Wilson at wilsons@iastate.edu.

 

 

September 2020


COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

9/1/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

9/3/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

Basics of Connecting: Sales and Service When Change is the Norm

9/3/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: Uncertain times can make it hard to know where you stand when dealing with others. How do you make the most of every conversation you have with a customer and meet everyone's needs? This 60-minute webinar will help you understand how to avoid getting in your own way during the sales process and how your "go-to" response can affect a customer's decisions. For more information, contact Leah Barton at bartonl@iastate.edu.?

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

9/8/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

9/10/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

9/15/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

9/17/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

9/22/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

9/24/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu

 

COVID-19 Manufacturing Roundtable

9/29/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Derek Thompson with questions at thompson@iastate.edu.

 

 

October 2020


COVID-19 Food Manufacturing Roundtable

10/1/2020, Webinar

Leadership COVID Webinar 

Details: During these times of rapid change, CIRAS is hosting a weekly food manufacturing roundtable to provide updates on COVID-19, share best practices, and host expert speakers. Participation from attendees, including sharing lessons and asking questions, is encouraged. Contact Brenda Martin with questions at bkmartin@iastate.edu