ABUS 4518

About This Course

An in-depth exploration of essential skills for businesspeople: change, creative problem solving, decision making, and innovation. Participants will immerse themselves in these topics and practice using them. They will ultimately use these important concepts to build a business of their own.


Ralf Schirg
Ralf Schirg

MA, management and psychology, Saint Mary’s College, Minneapolis; BA, political science and psychology, Hamline University

Ralf Schirg, a German native, is founder and president of Serenity Consulting, specializing in leadership development and cross-cultural consulting for leaders and employees. He has supported change initiatives, visioning, and human dimension-focused issues. Ralf also works as an executive coach. In the past ten years his focus has been DEI leadership and high-performing teams, and mental health in the workplace. He has worked with both Fortune 100 companies and small businesses in over 35 countries. Clients include Cargill, 3M, General Mills, EY, Honeywell, J&J, Medtronic, Zeiss, Merck, Bausch & Lomb, HP, L’Oreal, BP Amoco, Polaris, ADC, and NFL Europe.

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  • ABUS 4518 − Leadership and Innovative Decision Making in Applied Business

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