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About Partners?



 

Partners in Business is a unique training organization that has offered management education seminars for professionals, Utah State University (USU) faculty, and students for over 30 years. The Partners program is administered through Utah State's College of Business and is entirely staffed and managed by students. Partners is a non-profit organization that relies on income from partnerships and private donations to offer its services. For information about donating to the program, please contact Lindsay Schiess, the Assistant Director of the Partner's program at 800 472-9965.
Our Mission

The organization is dedicated to providing an educational forum for the exchange of ideas, strategies, and innovative business practices. Currently, Partners in Business offers seven seminars a year: Financial Services and Banking, Accounting, Operational Excellence, Information Technology, Customer Service and Marketing, Women in Business, and Human Resources. The Partners slogan clearly expresses the program's overall objective: Building an Academic/Corporate America.

Organizational Benefits

Partners in Business will reduce your in-house training costs and offer your employees the opportunity to:

  • network with a wide range of business innovators,
  • meet professional education and certification requirements,
  • obtain cutting-edge management education from world-class business leaders, and
  • receive training from high powered executives in leading organizations.

Former speakers include:

Alan Greenspan
Tom Peters
George Zimmer
Dave Thomas
Dan Quayle
Jon M. Huntsman
Larry H. Miller
Andrew S. Grove

 
Please contact the Partners Program at 800 472-9965 for information about purchasing a partnership.

  Seminar Series

Women in Business, March 19, 2003
This one-day seminar focuses on the role of women in today’s rapidly changing, increasingly more global business world. It focuses on the difference between the way men and women conduct business and women as a distinct, powerful decision-making body.

Human Resources, April 2-3, 2003
This two-day seminar focuses on the most recent changes in human resources management, including legislation, staffing solutions, technology solutions, and benefits.

Financial Services & Banking, September 11, 2003
A one-day seminar that focuses on the interaction between the business world and the economy. This seminar includes topics relevant to corporate financial planning as well as current trends and the outlook for the banking industry.

Productivity & Operational Excellence, October 1-2, 2003
A two-day seminar that focuses on implementing operation management concepts. This seminar examines the newest tools and their ideology. It will help sharpen existing tools and display world-class management strategies in a variety of different industries, including manufacturing, service, and corporate settings.

Accounting, October 23, 2003
A one-day seminar that provides a diversity of topics related to accounting practices and principles, including, taxation, ethics, activity-based accounting, and current trends. This seminar will enable accountants to obtain CPA certification credit.

Customer Service & Marketing, November 19-20, 2003
This two-day seminar combines these two interrelated fields through discussions about obtaining and retaining customers and improving customer satisfaction.

Women in Business,February 12, 2004
This one-day seminar focuses on the role of women in today’s rapidly changing, increasingly more global business world. It focuses on the difference between the way men and women conduct business and women as a distinct, powerful decision-making body.

Information Technology
, March 3-4, 2004
This two-day seminar focuses on the dynamic world of technology and its effects on business operations. It will provide an in-depth look at solutions for businesses.

Human Resources, March 31-April 1, 2004
This two-day seminar focuses on the most recent changes in human resources management, including legislation, staffing solutions, technology solutions, and benefits.

 

 
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