LEARNING DOESN’T END WHEN YOU LEAVE U-M. IT JUST BEGINS.

For U-M alumni, learning never ends. It doesn’t matter when you were a student here, where you live now, or what career path you chose, as an Alumni you have access to a myriad of professional and personal resources. Our Educational Enrichment portal conveniently organizes the best educational content from top universities, giving you the opportunity to explore a range of non-degree, online and in-person lectures and events for continuing education, personal enrichment, and career development.

Online Learning

Whether you need a finance refresher course or want to watch a live stream lecture, the Ross School of Business’ Alumni Advantage Program offers you executive education at discounted rates. It’s a great way to access Ross thought leadership, insights and resources from anywhere, at any time. If you’re an alumni from U-M’s College of Engineering, you can educate yourself on cutting-edge technology and catch up on the latest research via Mconnex. No matter where you are, you can see a webcast or watch a lecture on-demand from the world’s top engineering and industry experts. Not a U-M Ross or Engineering graduate? Not a problem. Coursera offers courses for anyone and everyone. Ranging from Arts and Humanities to Life Sciences to Language Learning, Coursera partners with over 130 universities, colleges and organizations around the world to bring you over 1,800 online courses.

ALUMNI ADVANTAGE

ALUMNI ADVANTAGE

As a U-M or Ross alum, you can access special Michigan Ross events, programs, courses and resources throughout your life.

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MCONNEX

MCONNEX

Make connections, educate yourself, and engage with the Engineering community via weekly video lectures on-demand, webcasts and more.

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COURSERA

COURSERA

Learning to become a digital marketer, financial analyst, an entrepreneur and more is easy—and free—through Coursera’s online courses.

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Alumni Advantage Online Course for Alumni Only

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Exclusive Offer: Learn to create a positive team culture like only Ross can show you.

This March, the Alumni Association is teaming up with Ross School of Business’ Alumni Advantage program to bring Michigan alumni exclusive access and substantial savings on an exciting online course designed to help you build a great business team. Until now, this course was only open to Ross alumni, but this special arrangement allows you to take advantage of all it has to offer.

Building a Positive Team Culture

This is a three week online course designed to help you explore new techniques to increase employee engagement, leverage empowerment to drive productivity, and share existing best practices with peers across the organization.

The results? Previous participants who completed the course have seen a significant return on their investment:

  • 25% of participants were promoted within six months of program completion
  • 15% improvement in decision-making
  • 16% improvement in teamwork

Online Course Itinerary

Welcome Kick-Off, Tuesday, March 7 at Noon

Module 1, March 9-15

The Strength of Positive Leadership

  • Explore the foundational elements of the positive leadership approach, assess current individual and organizational positive practices, identify leadership strategies for immediate implementation.
  • “Lunch with Kim” Live 1-hour Event, Wednesday, March 15, Noon – 1 p.m.

Module 2, March 16-22

Changing Your Culture

  • Analyze a culture change case study and explore new engagement strategies to drive productivity and positivity within teams.
  • “Lunch with Kim” Live 1-hour Event, Wednesday, March 22, Noon – 1 p.m.

Module 3, March 23-29

Sustaining Positive Culture

  • Learn how to empower team members to become positive leaders themselves, and submit final positive leadership consulting recommendations.
  • Lunch with Kim” Live 1-hour Event, Wednesday, March 29, Noon – 1 p.m.

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Building a Positive Team Culture is taught by Dr. Kim S. Cameron, one of Ross’ most distinguished professors. Dr. Cameron is the William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organization at the Ross School of Business, and a Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. His past research on organizational virtuousness, downsizing, effectiveness, culture, and the development of leadership excellence has been published in more than 120 articles and 16 books. His current research is on the positive dynamics that lead to spectacular organizational performance.

Exclusive Savings

Previously, Building a Positive Team Culture has been available to select corporate partners at a cost of $1,000 per person. Through this special offer, we’ve secured substantially lower pricing just for you. Alumni Association members can take this course for just $300. Non-members can take the course for $500, which also includes an annual membership.

Register Now

To enroll in Building a Positive Team Culture, simply click on the button below and fill out the registration form. You’ll be one step closer to creating that positive team culture you’ve been hoping for. Class size is small, and space is limited, so sign up today.