Resolving organizational conflict, hiring wisely featured in November UW-Green Bay workshops

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is offering workshops in November for small business owners as well as executive team members and supervisors in any organization.

“Resolve Organizational Conflict” on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 3 and 4, is instructed by professional mediator Cheryl Stinski. In this two-day workshop participants will learn perceptions created by and emotions heightened by conflict, active listening, and prioritizing steps to implement solutions.

“Hiring Wisely” on Tuesday, November 17, will teach participants how to define job description needs and expectations, how to recruit, how to comply with employment laws, and the importance of meaningful background checks. The workshop will be led by Jana Stadtmueller, human resources consultant for small and mid-size organizations in Northeast Wisconsin, who has hiring experience in several different industries. Bill Wons of Wons Background Investigations will also be featured.

Both workshops earn credit toward a certificate in Supervisory Leadership.

Workshops start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center at 2701 Larsen Road in Green Bay and include lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments. For more information, registration deadlines and fees, and to register for the SBDC’s workforce development workshops and certificate programs, such as supervisory leadership and project management, go to the SBDC website “Upcoming Programs.” You can also email SBDC or call (920) 496-2117.


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