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Stress Management

Stress Management

MGMT 3700/4700 - 4 credits

Dates:   December 6-10, 2017
Location:   Aspen, Colorado
Instructors:   Diana McNab and Nancy Sampson, featuring a series of guest speakers
Registration Deadline:   October 12 or when course is full. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS. 

Description: This course will enable students to use managerial theories and practices in a way that actively leads towards "balanced living" and "holistic health". Students will engage in a comprehensive and experiential exploration of the definition of “stress”and how it manifests itself in one’s life. Each student will take a personal look into their own lives and see when, where and how stress affects them. From this self-exploration, this course will teach the latest cutting edge skills, strategies and techniques to handle stress. The methods are holistic in nature and address the whole person (mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually). Through readings, lectures and experiential opportunities, each student will interpret, create, and develop their own personal stress management and lifestyle program. In addition, a series of guest speakers and instructors will share their knowledge about stress management techniques, as well as their experiences in the business world. Students are expected to read a significant amount of material in management and stress management in preparation for the experiential portion of the course.

The course will take place at a luxury rental home in Aspen that features breathtaking views. Stress management techniques include Zen, yoga, tai chi, meditation, visualization, journaling, and guided imagery. Each afternoon students will participate in optional unique stress management adventures.  Activities range from skiing, snowboarding, creative arts, healthy cooking classes, mind/body dance experiences, etc.

Come and experience the most important class that you will ever take that totally focuses on "YOU", your life, and your dreams and goals.   

Prerequisite: Junior, senior, or graduate standing.

Approximate Travel Costs*:

Transportation: $50 - 200 (Students may drive or fly. Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
Program fee: $950 (Covers food, lodging, and required activities.)
Cancellation fee: $950 (Non-refundable, applied to student account in the event student drops the course.)

*Tuition fees apply and are in addition to travel expenses. Expenses are estimates and subject to change.

Contact: Nancy Sampson or Diana McNab

Call 303-871-4836 or Shannon Jahn to register.