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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh MBA office announced its Spring 2015 Leadership Series.

The MBA Leadership Series is aimed at providing exceptional continuing education to business professionals and students. Sessions within the series give students and professionals an opportunity to learn from renowned speakers while engaging and networking with other professionals, entrepreneurs and executives within the greater community.


The Human Search Engine – Job Search Reinvented

Led by Chris Czarnik, CEO- Career [RE]Search Group & Manager-Employment Connections FVTC
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 | 8 a.m. – Noon
UW Oshkosh Sage Hall – $60

Chris Czarnik is a national career expert with more than 10 years of job search counseling and motivational speaking experience. In this presentation, Czarnik will share his innovative job search process that has helped thousands of people land rewarding careers over the past 10 years. This systematic “research project” approach is designed to uncover the 75 percent of jobs that are never advertised. This process is your ticket to a new job…or a better job.


Stop Selling Vanilla Ice Cream

Led by Steve Van Remortel, Author of Stop Selling Vanilla Ice Cream and a Strategy and Talent Thought Leader and Adviser
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 | 8 a.m. – Noon
UW Oshkosh Appleton Executive Education Center – $60

Steve Van Remortel educates and inspires business leaders on how to differentiate their organization and has completed over 1,000 strategy and planning process/strategies in over 350 industries. In this workshop Van Remortel will explain how to wrap the right talent around a differentiated strategy. More than 90 percent of the organizations that implement the Stop Selling Vanilla Ice Cream process experience an increase in sales and profitability in their first year. You can experience those same results by implementing the process you learn at this workshop.


Leading Game Changing Open Innovation

Led by Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President, & Patrick Clusman, COO, of Innovationedge
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 8 a.m. – Noon
UW Oshkosh Green Bay Executive Education Center – $60

The Perkinses bring more than 50 years of combined experience and will share how to help your team succeed by incorporating open innovation into your business strategy. Learn best practices from a panel of company leaders who have expertise and experience in innovation. Leave with the tools and techniques needed to have open innovation and collaboration in your company.



Leading Organizational Change

Led by Lisa Raab-Smith, MSEd, Talent Management Consultant, Right Management
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 8 – 10 a.m.
UW Oshkosh Sage Hall – $30

Lisa Raab-Smith has more than 17 years of experience and proven skills working with leaders and teams to achieve breakthrough professional results that also have significant impact in their personal lives. In this session, Raab-Smith will share how to enhance your ability to lead others through complex, organizational change. You will leave with a formula for effective change leadership as well as best practices for cascading communication to all levels. Learn how to examine existing initiatives and responsibilities and determine ways of achieving better results differently!

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