College, AMA collaborate on management courses

Three programs for leaders and managers that strive to increase their ability to manage inventories, projects and people will be offered in November at the SUNY Oswego Institute for Professional and Organizational Development in Phoenix.

The American Management Association and the institute have partnered to offer the series of non-credit certificate programs.

“Inventory Management and Control” teaches how to identify cost-cutting measures, day-to-day management principles, basics of just-in-time and lean manufacturing concepts. This program is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on two consecutive Thursdays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7.

“Project Management” focuses on the critical management skills required to plan, manage and deliver successful projects within any organizational setting. This program will be offered over the course of two days, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and Monday, Nov. 20.

How to empower and motivate employees to peak performance by learning a leadership model powered by five unique skill-sets used by the world’s most dynamic leaders will be the basis of “Leadership Skills for Managers.” This program will be offered from to 6 to 9 p.m. on five consecutive Tuesdays, Nov. 21 to Dec. 19.

All three programs will be offered at the Oswego State Education Center, 70 County Route 59 in Phoenix. The cost to attend is $319 and includes tuition, AMA books and all materials.

The SUNY Oswego Institute for Professional and Organizational Development is dedicated to partnering with business, government and non-profit organizations to develop and deliver customized employee training based on current and future business needs. Its mission, “Your Success Is Our Business,” focuses on bottom-line results.

For questions and registration information or to request a brochure, call 312-6430, e-mail or visit

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(Posted: Oct 25, 2006)