Robert Braathe is a speaker, educator and mentor delivering engaging, interactive presentations on topics such as Marketing, Communications, Human Resources, Education, and more. His years in management with Disney, Gap and Apple as well as his 12 years as a business consultant and startup consultant give him unique perspectives on a wide array of topics.

Designing and facilitating customized 90 minute, 3 hour, half day or full-day workshops and training suited to your needs at your place of business or one of our training facilities.

Braathe Enterprises is available for speaking and trade show engagements worldwide on a variety of topics.   We frequently visit areas between and around Boston, Nashville, New York and Washington DC

Topics include –

Project Management – Marketing – Business Communications – Presentation Skills – Business Plan/Business Model Canvas – Entrepreneurship – Human Resources

For booking inquiries, contact us at 518-290-0812 or:  info@braatheenterprises.com

UPCOMING EVENTS and Classes

Visit us on Eventbrite at http://braatheenterprises.eventbrite.com

September – December 2017 – Advertising and Promotion Class – College of St. Rose – Albany, NY

September – December 2017 – Entrepreneurial Process – Hudson Valley Community College – Malta, NY

September – December 2017 – Principles of Management – SUNY Adirondack – Wilton, NY

September – December 2017 – Intro to Business + Intro to Business (Online) – SCCC

Customer Service Workshops (to be announced, and by request)

Project Management (to be announced and by request)

TRAVELING TRAINER STOPS

Schedule a time with Robert on one of his travels for a meeting, class or coffee.

August 9th – Columbus, OH

August 10th-14th – Nashville, TN

August 15th – Knoxville, TN

August 16th-17th – Troy and Saratoga Springs, NY

August 18th, 2017 – Portland, ME

PAST EVENTS and CLASSES

2017

  • June 2017 – August 2017 – 8 Week Business Accelerator Program, IgniteU – Troy, NY – Entrepreneur in Residence
  • January 2017 – May 2017 – Sales Management – Siena College
  • January 2017 – May 2017 – Entrepreneurship – SUNY Adirondack – Wilton, NY
  • January 2017 – May 2017 – Sports Marketing – Siena College
  • January 2017 – May 2017 – Marketing – College of St. Rose – Albany, NY
  • January 2017 – May 2017 – Intro to Business – SCCC – Schenectady, NY
  • January 2017 – March 2017 – Project Management (8 week course) – Albany, NY – Mildred Elley
  • January 2017 – Time and Task Management – Saratoga Springs Referrals Group – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • January 2017 – Entrepreneurship (3 week online course)

2016

  • September 2016 – December 2016 – Project Management – Risk Management, Communications Management, Quality Management, Time and Task Management – Schenectady, NY Not for Profit Organization – Private Training
  • August 2016 – December 2016 – Management and Professional Selling Classes at SUNY Cobleskill
  • Sept 2016 – December 2016 – Entrepreneurship Online Class at Schenectady County Community College
  • Sept 2016 – December 2016 – Entrepreneurial Process at HVCC TEC-Smart Campus – Malta, NY
  • Sept 2016 – December 2016 – Principles of Management at SUNY Adirondack Wilton Campus – Wilton, NY
  • Sept 2016 – December 2016 – Menu Planning Course – SCCC – Schenectady, NY
  • September 2016 – December 2016 – Sports Marketing – Siena College
  • September 2016 – December 2016 – Marketing – Siena College
  • May 25 – Ridgefield High School Entrepreneurship Q and A
  • May 4th – Aug 13 – 15 week class Introduction to Business at Bryant & Stratton – Malta
  • May 10/17 – Customer Service And Project Management Business Retreat, Portland ME
  • April 6 – Talk on LinkedIn and Virtual Internships – HVCC Entrepreneurship Club – Troy, NY
  • March 23-24 – Exception Customer Service Training for Retail Employees and Management – (Private Event) – New York
  • March 9 – Guest Speaking at Strategy, Human Resources and Hospitality classes at UMass Amherst
  • February 2016 – Private Client – Decision Quality and Emotional Intelligence – Albany, NY
  • February 4, 2016 – 6pm-730pm – SEFCU presents Robert Braathe The 9 Questions You Need to Answer to Launch a Product or ServiceJoin Robert Braathe of Braathe Enterprises for a 90 minute interactive Q&A and workshop to teach you ways to go from idea to inception.   Learn how to answer 9 critical questions and plan followup steps to see your idea come to life.  Visit the SEFCU Seminar site to register
  • January 5 – 15, 2016 – Nashville, TN
  • Spring 2016 Classes at Colleges – Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Math for Food Service, Human Resources for Hospitality

2015

  • Fall 2015 Classes at Colleges
  • December 15 – 17, 2015 – Train The Trainer Workshop – Private Client in New York City
  • December 9, 2015 – 9:00am Tapping into the Business of Science – Webinar
    Business is the vehicle that gets those scientific breakthroughs to the consumers. The goal of this webinar is to support the idea-generators and the innovators with customized business solutions that help them to bring their products and services to their target market and start changing the world.
  • October 27th – Situation-Behavior-Outcome – Using the SBO Model to Plan Your Interactions, Provide Feedback and Prepare Your Future – Albany, NY
  • October 9 – October 12 – Visits to Lipscomb University and Belmont University
  • September – December 2015 – Marketing in The Hospitality Industry – 15 Week College Class – SCCC – Schenectady, NY
  • September 16, 2015 – Collaborating in the Cloudy Cloud – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • September 2, 2015 – United Nations – All Day Workshop on Communicating in an Intercultural Environment – New York, NY
  • August – December 2015 – Professional Selling 15 Week College Class (Hybrid) – SUNY Cobleskill
  • August – December 2015 – Management 15 Week College Class (Hybrid) – SUNY Cobleskill
  • August 18, 2015 – Leadership Retreat on Strengths, Teamwork and LinkedIn (2 1/2 hours) – Niagara Falls, NY
  • June 29, 2015 – Webinar – Getting Out of the Starting Gate
  • June 25, 2015 – Time Management, Team Management and Temerity – Upstate Professional Women, Latham, NY
  • May – July 2015 – 8 Week Project Management Class – Mildred Elley – Albany NY
  • May 27, 2015 – From Intern to Entrepreneur – SEFCU Small Business Series – 6pm
  • January – May 2015 – 15 Week Entrepreneurship Classes at Hudson Valley Community College, Schenectady County Community College and SUNY Adirondack
  • January – May 2015 – 15 Week Online eMarketing Class at SUNY Cobleskill
  • March 4, 2015 – UMass Amherst Career Fair – Virtual Internship Opportunities
  • April 25, 2015 – Chicago, IL visit
  • April 26, 2015 – Denver, CO visit
  • April 27, 2015 – Facilitating a all-day management retreat in Denver, Colorado area

2014

  • December 2014 – January 2015 – Project Management and Event Management classes at Mildred Elley, Albany, NY
  • December 2014 – Start The Morning Business Plan Competition – Hudson Valley Community College Tec-Smart Campus, Malta, NY
  • December 2014 – Management Retreat Facilitation – Time Management and Team Building – Upstate New York Not-For-Profit
  • November 2014 – Human Resources for Real Estate – Manfred Real Estate Learning Center
  • November 2014 – Project Management for Real Estate – Manfred Real Estate Learning Center
  • November – December 2014 – 4 Part, 8 hour Customer Service Series for a Hospitality business (35 students) – Schenectady, NY
  • October 15th – 5-7pm – From Intern to Entrepreneur – How to Launch A Business While Helping Others – University of Buffalo (Natural Sciences Complex, Room 228) – SEFCU Business Series.
  • September 2 + 9, 2014 – 8:00-11:30 am – 2 day independent study course facilitation in Project Management, Latham NY
  • July 28 + 30, 2014 – Project Management for Real Estate and Business, Manfred Real Estate Learning Center
  • June 2014 – Facilitated board meeting for not-for-profit in Albany, NY area
  • May – July 2014 – Introduction to Project Management, Mildred Elley, Albany, NY (8 week course)
  • May 2014 – Attended GROWCO 2014 – Nashville TN
  • May 3, 2014 – How to Develop Your Own Internship Program – Capital Region – SEFCU Headquarters – Learn from Robert Braathe of Braathe Enterprises about how you can develop your own internship program. Braathe has worked with more than 200 interns and will teach you how to increase productivity in their work and how to launch your own internship program while keeping legal and ethical considerations in mind.
  • April 24, 2014 – Leadership Presentation and Q+A – UMASS chapter of the National Association of Leadership and Success
  • April 23, 2014 – LinkedIn and Online Communications for Business – Association of Residential Security Directors, Boston MA
  • March – May 2014 – Managerial Communications Class, SUNY Cobleskill
  • January – May 2014 – Entrepreneurship Class, Schenectady County Community College

2013

  • September – December 2013 – Entrepreneurship Online Course, Schenectady County Community College
  • September – December 2013 – Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, College in High School, Hudson Valley Community College
  • July 17, 2013 – SmAlbany Event – Albany, NY – managed trade show booth and shared information on upcoming classes from Manfred Learning CenterNew Directions Consulting and Braathe Enterprises
  • July 16 2013 Latham, NY – The Business Lab
  • July 9 – 12, 2013 – 4 Day 36 Hour Project Management Class – Albany, NY
  • April 10, 2013 – How to Take a Class – Skidmore College
  • March 28, 2013 – Leadership Management Retreat – Hospitality – (8 hour private event) – Blacksburg, VA
  • February 7, 2013 – Social Media Tips for Business (private training for team of salespeople) – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • January 31, 2013 – Marketing Skills and Best Practices for Health Coaches in New York City (private event)
  • January 24, 2013 – Business Communication Skills Training for a Hotel Company in Albany, NY (private event)
  • January 21, 2013 – Resume Critiques, Times Union Job Fair, Albany, NY

2012

  • November 28, 2012 – Emcee, The Consulting Alliance “Roadmap to Results” 20th Anniversary Dinner, Albany, NY
  • November 13, 2012 – Presentation Skills, Networking and Business Communications Workshop, Silver Spring, MD (all day event) for a technology sales leadership team
  • October 8, 2012 – Resume Critiques – Times Union Job Fair
  • July 25, 2012 – Resume Critiques – Times Union Job Fair
  • July 17, 2012 – Customer Retention – SmAlbany – Albany, NY
  • May 15, 2012 – iPad for Business, LinkedIn for Business – Tech II
  • April 4, 5, 13, 2012 – Decision Making Strategies for Business – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • March 23, 2012 – Quickbooks and Quicken for Mac – Apple Crossgates Mall
  • February 11, 2012 – Marketing for Solopreneurs, MLM and Direct Selling Businesses – Latham, NY

2011

  • March 15, 2011 –  iPad for Business Use – Saratoga Springs, NY

2010

  • November 20, 2010 – Quickbooks for Mac, PC and Online – Roundtable Training and Discussion of Use in Small Business – Round Lake, NY
  • November 9, 2010 -11:30am-1pm – Schenectady County Community College Activity Forum:   How to Research, Write, and Submit an A Paper in 90 Minutes or Less
  • November 3rd, 2010 – Skidmore College: Guest Lecture and Discussion of Nintendo’s Disruptive Strategy: Implications for the Video Game Industry (Harvard Business Review Case) and the Gaming Industry, including Microsoft XBox, Apple iPad, handheld gaming
  • June 19, 2010 – Saratoga Mac Users Group Meeting – Saratoga Springs Public Library
  • June 2, 2010 – Apple Store Crossgates – Mac, iPad and iPhone for Education
  • June 1, 2010 – PODCAST – Doing More With Less – Lessons in Corporate Digital Learning with David Levesque of Word of Mobile
  • May 26, 2010 – Apple Store Crossgates, Albany, NY – Mac, iPad, and iPhone for Business
  • March 25, 2010 – Mock First Interviews, Skidmore College “Brand Called Me” Class
  • March 24, 2010 – Apple Store, Crossgates Mall, Albany, NY – Quicken and Quickbooks and MYOB for Mac
  • March 23, 2010 –  iPhone, Mac and iPad for Business Use at Tech-II in Saratoga Springs, NY
  • March 1, 2010 – Project Management and Strategic Management for Theme Park Development, University of Central Florida (UCF) Theme Park Management and Development Class

2009

  • December 3, 2009 – Mock Interviews, Skidmore College “Brand Called Me” Class
  • November 13, 2009 – Product Pricing Strategies and Marketing, Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC)
  • October 19, 2009 –  Affordable and Efficient Technology Solutions – Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of NYS Annual Conference, Desmond Hotel and Convention Center, Albany, NY
  • October 7, 2009 – Quicken and Quickbooks and MYOB for Mac – Apple Store, Crossgates Mall, Albany, NY –
  • October 6, 2009 – Resume Critiquing, Saratoga Job Fair, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008

  • April 4-6, 2008 – Trade Show Representative and Presenter, Fish On Lures, New England Saltwater Fishing Show, Providence, RI

2007

  • April 2007 – Trade Show Representative and Presenter, Fish On Lures, New England Saltwater Fishing Show, Providence, RI

2005

  • November 2005 – Podcasting and Radio Storytelling with Emon Hassan – Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City

2000

  • February 2000 – Walt Disney World College Program Presentations and Interviews with Joe Smith, WDW College Recruiting – SUNY Cobleskill, UAlbany, SUNY Oneonta, Schenectady County Community College

1997

  • October 1997 – Walt Disney World College Program Presentations and Interviews with Joe Smith, WDW College Recruiting – Becker College, Bridgewater State College