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Interpersonal Communication

March 5  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Transportation Education Ctr

Build skills that help you to achieve interdependence. Examine interpersonal communication strategies that seek first to understand, then to be understood. By the end of the session, you’ll understand…

Training & Development

March 7  |  8:30 – 11:25 a.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Discuss training and development, job redesign and how the job characteristics approach may enhance employee performance for retention and productivity.  Explain how alternative work arrangements…

Managing DEI & Emotional Intel

March 12  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Recognize the influence of our brain's perceptual process and how that impacts our relationships and decision making. Understand the influence on our emotional intelligence, and on our ability to foster…

AI in the Workplace

March 12  |  8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

The course introduces Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the workplace. Learn the history of AI, explore various applications across industries, and analyze how AI can enhance individual and…

AI for Content Creation

March 14  |  8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

This course will highlight how AI, specifically Generative Text, Generative Images, and Generative Voice, can be used to improve work efficiency, enhance the learner experience, and facilitate instruction…

Emerging Leader Series

March 27 – May 15  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Examine concepts that support successful leadership of self, projects, processes and teams in the business environment. Expand your awareness of personal and team skills that support effective and efficient…

Employee Success Strategies

March 27  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Examine strategies to increase successful development of self, projects, processes and teams. Explore the importance of relationship building, supporting the work of others, demonstrating a leadership…

Managing Strengths

March 27  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Consider the role of managing talent and teams as it relates to organizational performance. Complete an assessment to further explore one's talents and the application of those talents in managing and…

Management Development Series

March 27 – May 15  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Explore key concepts of effective leadership and management to drive organizational results. Develop self-awareness and an awareness of team dynamics that impact organizational outcomes. Complete…

HR Basics for the New Leader

March 28 – May 16  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Examine the role and goals of human resource management in today's businesses. Supervisors will learn and apply skills related to the various functions within human resources management including equal…

Intro HR Mgmt & Employment Law

March 28  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Examine the role and goals of human resource management in today's businesses. Identify key employment laws and strategies to prevent discrimination in the workplace such as harassment, bullying and other…

Team Development

April 2  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Transportation Education Ctr

Develop team collaboration through greater understanding of others and team development dynamics. Build effectiveness leading teams in the workforce.

Generative AI for K-12

April 2  |  8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Unlock the potential of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in K-12 education with our comprehensive 8-hour Train the Trainer program. Tailored specifically for administrators, support staff and educators,…

Increasing Results

April 3  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Incorporate proactive strategies to increase efficiency and effectiveness.  Deploy proactive behaviors to empower self and others in the workforce to meet results.

Foundations of Management

April 3  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Compare and explain the key functions of managing within an organization. Consider the role one plays in executing the necessary work to carry out the key management functions and self-assess one’s ability…

Small Biz Marketing Series

April 3 – May 29  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

The practice of marketing—connecting customers to a product or service—has been around for centuries. The challenge in marketing today is that how we connect customers to our product or service is…

Managing Your Company Website

April 3  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Your company's website is the gateway for customers, partners, donors, sponsors, etc. to learn about, interact with, and buy from your company. For some businesses, the website is the only interaction…

Employee Onboarding

April 4  |  8:30 – 11:25 a.m.
EC Energy Education Center

You never get a second chance to make a first impression! New employees should feel like they belong right away and be happy they selected your organization as a place to work. In this session we will…

Diversity & Inclusion

April 4  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Explore foundational concepts of diversity, inclusion, equity and supervisory sensitivity to diverse employee populations. Summarize the impact and opportunity of diversity on organizations.

Motivation & Influence

April 9  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Explore the foundation in workplace motivation and the role the manager plays in creating an environment that may foster greater motivation. Consider ways to assess individual and team motivation and…

AI: Advanced Techniques

April 9  |  8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

This course is tailored for professionals and educators who have a beginner-level understanding on generative AI and are eager to deepen their understanding of advanced techniques and applications. Delve…

Effective Strategies

April 10  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Develop purposeful strategies to enhance an individual’s ability to envision and create meaningful outcomes at work.

Understanding Management Styles

April 10  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Explore styles of managing and how to adapt one’s style based on the needs of followers/team members. Consider styles of managing in the context of team member development and performance.

Analyzing Job Descriptions

April 11  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Examine job analysis methods and gain an understanding of the importance of job analysis as a source of information for making decisions.  Explore tools, analyze descriptions and practice creating…

Optimizing Your Online Store

April 17  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Welcome to online retail! Selling products online takes a lot of work, and while today's e-commerce platforms make it much easier than starting from scratch, there is a lot to be done to organize your…

Personal Responsibility

April 17  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Examine time management and prioritization skills that support leadership success at work. Design strategies to increase efficiency while ensuring priorities are honored.

Decision Making for Managers

April 17  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Recognize fundamental approaches to decision-making in management. Explore specific models and tools to assist in effectiveness decision-making and consider practical points of application within one’s…

Employee Selection

April 18  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Describe the recruitment and selection process and compare recruitment sources.   Explore interview types and classify interview questions and interviewer errors.

Interpersonal Engagement

April 24  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Explore the role interpersonal relationships play in the success of a business. Utilize listening and other communication skills to increase collaboration.

Managing Change

April 24  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Identify elements of change dynamics in the workplace and how people typically view and respond to change. Consider leader practices to assist people/teams in navigating through change to foster greater…

Performance Management

April 25  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Describe the purposes of performance appraisal process in organizations and differentiate among common methods used to appraise employee performance.  Explore ways to utilize performance appraisal…

SEO Basics

May 1  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Help your business' website to be discovered via search engines like Google by enhancing your Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Learn the basics of SEO and come away with a checklist to optimize new and…

Interpersonal Communication

May 1  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Build skills that help you to achieve interdependence. Examine interpersonal communication strategies that seek first to understand, then to be understood. By the end of the session, you’ll understand…

Managing DEI & Emotional Intel

May 1  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Recognize the influence of our brain's perceptual process and how that impacts our relationships and decision making. Understand the influence on our emotional intelligence, and on our ability to foster…

Creating Inclusive Workplace

May 2  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

This workshop will help employees and supervisors explore what 'inclusion' is and how it increases staff productivity and performance. It will provide tools everyone can use to make their own company…

Training & Development

May 2  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Discuss training and development, job redesign and how the job characteristics approach may enhance employee performance for retention and productivity.  Explain how alternative work arrangements…

Workplace Allyship Series

May 2 – 16  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Join us for the workplace allyship series, where we will explore equity, diversity, and inclusion topics and focus on inclusivity in the workplace, representation in a global world, and how, when left…

Organizational Culture

May 2  |  8:30 – 11:25 a.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Explore organizational culture and organizational design concepts and how they impact the success of an organization. Analyze labor relations from the employee and employer perspectives and list pros and…

Leadership: Prof Dev

May 7  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Transportation Education Ctr

Examine the role professional development plays in the workplace. Commit to ongoing development for career longevity and success at work.

Team Development

May 8  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Develop team collaboration through greater understanding of others and team development dynamics. Build effectiveness leading teams in the workforce.

Motivation & Influence

May 8  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Explore the foundation in workplace motivation and the role the manager plays in creating an environment that may foster greater motivation. Consider ways to assess individual and team motivation and…

Stereotypes and Verbal Slights

May 9  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Microaggressions and stereotype threat can create hostile and underperforming workplaces. This workshop helps participants understand what types of aggression and threats can be present in the workplace…

Employee Onboarding

May 9  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

You never get a second chance to make a first impression! New employees should feel like they belong right away and be happy they selected your organization as a place to work. In this session we will…

Managing for Team Success

May 14  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Recognize the importance of team performance as a measure of manager success. Consider the stages of team development and leadership practices that may assist team development in each of the respective…

Leadership: Prof Dev

May 15  |  9 – 11:55 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Examine the role professional development plays in the workplace. Commit to ongoing development for career longevity and success at work.

Managing for Team Success

May 15  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Business Education Center

Recognize the importance of team performance as a measure of manager success. Consider the stages of team development and leadership practices that may assist team development in each of the respective…

Social Media Marketing Basics

May 15  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Use Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other newer platforms to connect with your audience in a meaningful way. Help your audience to know, like, and trust your business and become loyal, paying customers.…

Organizational Culture

May 16  |  1 – 3:55 p.m.
EC Energy Education Center

Explore organizational culture and organizational design concepts and how they impact the success of an organization. Analyze labor relations from the employee and employer perspectives and list pros and…

Bias and Diversity Blindness

May 16  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

This workshop explores what is implicit bias, status blindness and code switch, how they operate, and the costs to the workplace. Participants explore the types of bias, how to identify them and methods…

Basic Marketing Analytics

May 29  |  8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
EC Business Education Center

Measuring marketing effectiveness is not a simple task, but there are some simple reports and data points that you can review over time to gauge performance of various campaigns, messages, or channels.…

Project Management Essentials

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Developing the project management skills employers demand can improve your marketability and may be transferrable from one industry to another, giving you a lot of flexibility. In this course, you'll learn…

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