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Occupational and Industrial Orthopaedic Center's 4th Annual Ergonomics Course

JANUARY 16-18
NEW YORK
Contact: 212.255.6690, dg28@nyu.edu
www.nyu.edu/education/erbi/oioc.htm

This multidisciplinary course, "Full Spectrum of Ergonomics: From Theory to Practice," will feature discussions by safety professionals, occupational physicians and physical therapists about how proper ergonomics can deter workplace injuries. Areas of focus will include work-related musculoskeletal disorders, manual materials handling, alternative computer input devices, worker education as preventive strategy, ergonomic programs in industry and medical management of upper extremity cumulative trauma disorders.

5th Annual Conference on Risk Based Internal Auditing

JANUARY 28-3Q
PHOENIX
Contact: 800.882.8684, info@iqpc.com
www.iqpc.com

This conference, sponsored by the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), will focus on achieving internal organizational control by identifying potential risks and devising strategies for proactive measures to prevent those risks from happening. Attendees will include vice presidents, directors and managers from internal and corporate audit, treasury management, accounting, operations and financial analysis, corporate compliance, fraud, risk and quality areas.

Managing Financial Risk in Multinational Corporations

FEBRUARY 2-5
FONTAINEBLEAU, FRANCE
Contact: 33.1.60.72.40.26
mala.banerjee@insead.edu
www.insead.edu

Alliance, formed by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Fontainebleau, France-based INSEAD, will host this conference to explore the strategic financial challenges firms face in global markets. A series of multinational cases examine foreign investment decisions in Brazil, China, Indonesia, Japan, the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. Managers with global financial responsibilities (including CFOs), finance directors, vice presidents, consultants and investment bankers (particularly in mergers and acquisitions) are urged to attend.

Cornell Management Development Workshop--Legal Issues for Managers

MARCH 4
NEW YORK
Contact: 212.340.2802
www.ilr.cornell.edu/mgmtprog

This workshop will teach managers the legal framework for making nondiscriminatory employment decisions, safety and health rights and responsibilities, managing employees covered by labor agreements and wrongful discharges. …

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