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October Workshops from the OSU Leadership Center - OABA Member Service Partner


The Ohio AgriBusiness Association is pleased to partner with The Ohio State University Leadership Center, granting members access to outstanding professional development workshops. Check out the upcoming offerings from the OSU Leadership Center.

October 4 - Leadership Institute

Join Jeff King on October 4 for the first session of a two session workshop. The Leadership Institute workshops will help you understand and apply the dynamics of emotional intelligence to increase your capacity as a leader, manager, and coach. As a participant, you will also have a one-on-one feedback and coaching session unique to everyone. Click here to learn more about this experience.

October 6 - CliftonStrengths (online)

Do you know your top five strengths? As a leader it is important to know your talents, with this workshop you’ll find out the top 5 strengths you bring to the table. You will also learn how to maximize your strengths and gain a better understanding of yourself. Join Beth Flynn for this October 6 online workshop to learn more about yourself. Click here for more information.

October 12 - Communication and Conflict Management (online)

How well do you manage conflict? Conflict is a part of our daily lives. How we manage conflict impact has a direct impact on the quality, our work. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles. Register today for this October 12 online workshop. For more information, or to register, click here. Jeff King, of the OSU Leadership Center is facilitating this workshop. 

October 20 - Leading from Wherever You Are (online)

You may be seen as a leader in your team, even if you don’t have leader in your job title. In addition to influence, leaders need to build positive relationships with others at all levels of the organization. Leading your boss is being aware of what is important to her/him, and helping to achieve the goals of your team. It’s easy when you have a strong relationship with your boss and much harder when you don’t. You gain the respect of those you supervise when you coach and guide them to being their best. Helping to build your peers, and building a relationship of trust a way to lead sideways. Join us on October 20 for this online workshop, to learn more, click here.

October 26 - Working with Emotional Vampires

How can you identify an emotional vampire? They are the kind of co-worker who can drain the energy and morale of everyone they encounter. Their toxic behavior can range from subtle comments to full blown drams. It is important to learn how to keep her/his negativity from affecting how you work and your attitude. Join Beth Flynn of the OSU Leadership Center for this October 26 workshop. To register or for more information click here.  

October 27 - Managing Using Your Strengths (online)

This workshop will focus on the results of your CliftonStrengths Managers Report. When we focus on our strengths and what makes us unique we can manage and lead other well. This advanced CliftonStrengths workshop will help you apply your strengths to manager others. Join Beth Flynn on October 27 for the Managing Using Your Strengths workshop. For more information, click here.

More upcoming workshops 

Foundational Leadership Certificate next cohort begins in October.

Leadership Certification Information

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Beth Flynn at or 614-292-3114. Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association is pleased to offer its members a wide variety of leadership opportunities, like our partnership with the OSU Leadership Center, through the Advancing Modern Professionals for Tomorrow Program. The program offers leadership opportunities at all levels to prepare leaders to take the next step in their professional careers. Learn more here. 

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