Training for Challenging Conversations; Difficult People, Sensitive Meetings, Strategic Planning
Consultant - Coach - Instructor - Speaker
Laura is an independent business and organization consultant. She assists owner / managers in strengthening employee and customer relationships. Her practice includes consulting on issues of strategic planning, conflict resolution, employee motivation, team building, management development, emotional intelligence and customer service. She also facilitates meetings / retreats and provides executive coaching.

Laura is a frequent public speaker and seminar instructor. She has presented a wide range of seminars and keynotes for hundreds of organizations in industry, government, higher education, and health care; both profit and not-for-profit. She is a regular instructor for the University of Wisconsin - Madison and Milwaukee's continuing education divisions. Her teaching approach incorporates high levels of experiential learning and participant interaction.

As Manager of Counseling for UW - Madison's Small Business Development Center for three years, Laura assisted businesses with issues of new venture planning, growth, leadership, and marketing. In Chicago, Laura was a management consultant with Ernst & Young/ EY, a personnel administrator for a large national distribution company, a media analyst with Leo Burnett Advertising, and a program director at Northwestern University. Her background also includes co-ownership of a rare book sales and small press publishing corporation.

Education:
Master's in Management Development from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
From Northwestern University:
Master's in Marketing/Advertising,
Certificate in Administration, and
Bachelor's in Philosophy.
Numerous Continuing Education conferences and seminars.

Service:
Laura has been a Board Director and service award recipient of Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs Southcentral Chapter and a member of the Madison Area Quality Improvement Network. She is a member and service award recipient of ATD the Association for Talent Development (former American Society For Training and Development), a member of the Madison Area Business Consultants, the Greater Madison Area Society for Human Resource Management, CORE (Consulting for Organizational Reflection and Effectiveness) and the Midwest Facilitators' Network. Laura has been a volunteer seminar instructor and consultant for the United Way - Dane County Management Assistance Program, a volunteer adviser for UW-Madison's Business LEAP program, and a service award recipient of the American Cancer Society.


CONTACT INFORMATION:

Laura V. Page
Page Management Consulting
P.O. Box 5283
Madison, WI 53705

608/ 231-1979
e-mail: lvp@lauravpage.com

Email contact link. Inquiries welcome!