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Register now for UNI workshop focused on taking your organization to the next best level

April 19, 2011

Kim Recker, program manager, UNI Executive Development Center, 319-273-5851,

Rebecca Schultze, communications and public relations manager, UNI College of Business Administration, 319-273-3309,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Registration is now open for the management workshop "Many are Good, Few are Great: How to Go from a Good Organization to a Great Organization" hosted by the University of Northern Iowa Executive Development Center. The workshop is 8:30 a.m. to noon, May 9, in the Business and Community Services Building on the UNI campus. The registration deadline is May 2.

"It takes courage and determination to advance an organization to the next level," said Kim Recker, program manager for the UNI Executive Development Center. "This workshop will teach participants strategies to improve employees' performance at all levels."

Instructor Patrick Langan will use Jim Collins' best-selling book "Good to Great" to evaluate what leaders need to move their organizations forward and make them great. He also will introduce the idea that adjusting expectations can improve employee performance.

The cost is $125 per person. UNI Alumni Association members receive a 10-percent discount. Businesses can purchase a consortium membership for $1,999, which entitles the business to 10 seats to any of the 2011 management training workshops. Half-day workshops count as a half seat.

For more information or to register, contact the UNI Executive Development Center at 319-273-5851 or

The Executive Development Center is a program of Business and Community Services, a division of the UNI College of Business Administration.