Oregon State University; Oregon State University - Cascades; OSU-Cascades; Rod Ray, Bend Research, Advocacy and Advisory Board

Rod Ray served at the helm of Bend Research for more than 20 years, until its purchase by Capsugel in 2014.

Oct 09, 2019

Rod Ray, a Central Oregon community leader and former president and chief executive of Bend Research, will conduct a four-session leadership course this fall at Oregon State University – Cascades for managers and team leaders working in the business or nonprofit sectors.

“Fundamentals of Leadership” starts on Oct. 16 and will be offered from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Wednesdays through Nov. 6 in Obsidian Hall, Room 204 on the OSU-Cascades campus.  Registration is $79 plus a $35 application fee.

The course will highlight dynamic aspects of leadership and include the importance of vision, the principles and values behind effective leadership, how to motivate individuals and teams, and tools for delegating.

Participants also will learn how to apply what they learn in the course into their own businesses and organizations, and into their personal management practices.

To learn more or register visit osucascades.edu/community-learning/leadership or call 541-706-2101. Interested participants can also can register in-person at the first class on Oct. 16.

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About OSU-Cascades: Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Ore. features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 30 minors and options, and three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. OSU-Cascades expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.