OSC University

Big company training for
small(er) companies changing
the world

OSC University provides the staff of our member companies access to professional development courses throughout the year. The curriculum includes both soft skills courses, such as Leadership and Organizational Development, as well as technical skills classes, such as Excel and Finance for Non-Financial Managers.

Upcoming Courses

Cut Through the Noise: Marketing Strategies for the New Media Age

Start date: November 15, 2022

End date: November 15, 2022

Explore best practices for communicating mission and purpose to consumers while still driving meaningful results.


In a fast-changing media landscape, acquiring and retaining consumers is no longer an easy feat. How can mission-driven CPG brands stand out and ensure messaging connects with the intended audience? In this session, marketing strategist Daniella Allam will discuss how to design, implement, and optimize strategies that cut through the noise of the chaotic new media environment. Participants will learn how to use the lens of consumer insights to inform their marketing efforts and how to enhance initiatives under time and resource constraints. This session will also explore best practices for communicating mission and purpose to consumers while still driving meaningful results.

Join us November 15th 10:30AM - 12PM PST!

Sustainable Packaging for CPG Brands Series

Start date: November 3, 2022

End date: November 30, 2022

Level up on your packaging journey with this 3-part series on sustainable packaging options for CPG companies, zero waste advocacy, and consumer insights!


Join OSC's Packaging Collaborative and partners for a 3-part series on sustainable packaging options for CPG brands, zero waste policy and advocacy, and consumer insights. Featuring guest speakers from Elk Packaging, BPI, and EarthFirst Films, we'll explore basics and uses of flexible plant-based packaging, the importance of legislation, policy and advocacy as it relates to packaging, and the importance of understanding consumer trends and getting internal buy-in for packaging innovations.

Attend single sessions or join for the full series and save 25%! Series begins on November 3 - we hope to see you there!

Session dates: November 3, November 10, November 30 2022. 10:00AM-11:15AM PT

Past Courses

Facilitating Inclusive & Effective Meetings

Start date: June 29, 2022

End date: June 29, 2022

Effective facilitation not only helps with achieving goals and advancing company strategy, but also provides the necessary structure for creating an empowered and inclusive organizational culture. As a facilitator, it can be challenging to simultaneously balance meeting agendas, timelines, track assignments and progress, and keep a pulse on group dynamics. How do leaders manage all of this while also stewarding a safe, inclusive space where all voices can be heard and valued? In this interactive session, organizational strategist Monika Szamko will guide participants in developing the necessary skills leaders and facilitators need to lead inclusive meetings with confidence.

Join us 10:30AM-12PM PST for this interactive, virtual workshop.

By The Numbers: Best Practices to Plan, Measure, & Share Business Strategy

Start date: September 13, 2022

End date: September 13, 2022

For executives of startups and small and medium enterprises, business planning and measuring progress is time consuming, and often inaccurate, resulting in poor strategic decision making. Business Operations and Development leader Teasha Cable will guide participants in developing the skills and tools necessary to revamp their these processes so they can make healthy and strategic business decisions.

Join us Sept 13 10:30AM-12PM PST