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Certified Professional Facilitator Susan Nurre
To Speak at U.T. Dallas Development Forum

RICHARDSON, Texas (Feb. 18, 2002) -- “The Power of Facilitation: We’ve Got to Start Meeting Like This” will be the topic of a presentation by Susan Nurre, president of the Bagheri Group, at a Professional Development Forum Feb. 28 at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).

Nurre, a certified professional facilitator, publishes the newsletter, The Facilitator, and has 20 years of experience advising clients in strategic planning, issue identification and resolution, process improvement and organizational change readiness. Prior to starting the Bagheri Group, Nurre worked as a consultant for Arthur Andersen, American Airlines and Computer Sciences Corporation. She is a member of the International Association of Facilitators.

A breakfast will be served at 8 a.m., with the presentation scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m. There is a $10 charge for the two events, both of which will be at the UTD Conference Center, Room 1.212. To register, please contact [email protected] or call Ken Gilliam at 972-883-2204 by Feb. 22. For location information, please see (visitor parking between Conference Center and Drive H).

The UTD School of Management presents the Professional Development Forum quarterly at the UTD Conference Center. The forum series promotes training and development as an integral, bottom-line function in organizations and presents current trends and issues in employee training and professional development.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class

traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

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