Equipping employees with the skills to listen actively, recognize the unspoken root of conflicts and initiate difficult conversations is essential to effectively tackle today’s biggest business challenges. Organizations increasingly are looking for employees with these soft skills – and with good reason.
The new Animal Health Regulatory Affairs Graduate Certificate combines animal science and veterinary medicine knowledge so workers can navigate governmental processes and regulations throughout a product’s lifecycle.
KU Edwards student Valery Villarroel (L) and Roxanne Sabatino (R), recruiting senior manager at CBIZ & Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C., connected at CareerUP. That meeting resulted in two internships and job opportunities for Valery.
When Valery Villarroel attended a networking event last year, she had no idea it would lead to two internships and job opportunities.
Collaboration. Innovation. Education. Much can be gained by working together for a common purpose and, in the Kansas City region, it’s in our blood. Our ability to be extremely effective at working together has been and will continue to be essential.
The historical differences between Kansas and Missouri date back to the early 1800s. The economic development of the regional identity and the socioeconomic profile of the Kansas City metropolitan area continue to be complicated by the state line that bisects our two states.
A 15 percent increase in JCERT-support degree and certificate programs at KUEC
reflects the area’s rising need for education and advanced knowledge in these fields.
The latest enrollment news from the KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) reveals a 15 percent year-over-year increase in its degree and certificate programs supported by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT).
Degrees and their corresponding enrollment growth from fall 2018 to fall 2019 include:
Konstantinos Batziakas earned his K-State Olathe doctorate degree in horticulture
and natural resources thanks to JCERT scholarships, and now he’s using his
education to help improve the area’s food systems.
Olga Khakova leveraged her Master's degree to land a job with an international
think tank and public policy group, The Atlantic Council.
Whether she was looking for ways the United States and European Union could collaborate on energy security or helping to expand opportunities for Kansas businesses to access clean energy sources, KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) graduate Olga Khakova began using her Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Assessment degree before she even received her diploma last May.