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Developing Management Effectiveness Series

Program Overview:

The management training series offers structured resources to those directly responsible for achieving results through the management of others.

Program Consists of 3 Management and Leadership Critical Skill Areas:

  1. Managing Personal Effectiveness
  2. Managing People Individually
  3. Managing the Team

Program Format:

Certificate option:

Complete 10 of 12 courses and receive the prestigious Iowa Western “Certificate in Management Excellence.”

You can start any time! Classes scheduled throughout the year from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Non-certificate option:

Participants may register for any number of the morning training sessions in any order.

Cost:

$588 for the Certificate program.
$59 for individual classes.

June 2, 2016 Managing Effective Meetings
July 7, 2016 Conflict Management
August 4, 2016 Developing People
September 1, 2016 Developing Teams
October 6, 2016 Effective Communication
November 3, 2016 Handling Stress
December 1, 2016 Management Theories and Models
   

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Classes in Series 2017

 

  • January 5                     Planning & Organization 
  • February 2                    Delegation
  • March 2                        Performance Management *
  • April 6                          Decision Making
  • May 4                          Problem Solving
  • June 1                         Managing Effective Meetings
  • July 6                          Conflict Management
  • August 3                      Developing People
  • September 7                 Developing Teams
  • October 5                     Effective Communication
  • November 2                  Handling Stress
  • December 7                  Management Theories and Models
  • * Denotes a new course in the series

Classes:

Planning & Organization

The purpose of planning and organizing work is to ensure efficient organization of the work unit, coordination of activities, and effective utilization of resources. Assess where you are in your planning and organizing skills and learn how to take them to the next level. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*01 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 01/05/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Delegation

Knowing how to delegate effectively can be a key aspect of succeeding or failing as a manager. We'll review the dos and don'ts of effective delegation. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*02 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 02/02/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing Creativity

Innovation is where leadership and creativity intersect. Developing your creativity and others' will provide benefits in innovation, decision-making, team-building, problem-solving, etc. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*12 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 12/14/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing Teams

Whether you're developing a new team or increasing the effectiveness of a seasoned team you'll want to come to this class. We'll examine the 4 Characteristics of Effective Teams as well as the necessary stages of team development. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*03 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 09/01/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Effective Communication

The art of communication includes both verbal and non-verbal skills. Learn some of the critical tools and techniques that contribute to effective communications. Reflect on your own communications skills and discover how they may be affecting you at work. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*04 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/06/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Emotional Intelligence

Research shows a link to high Emotional Intelligence and successful leadership. By exploring this topic, you will be able to assess your current level of Emotional Intelligence. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*11 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 11/16/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Handling Stress

Stress tolerance and learning to handle stress are associated with managerial effectiveness. Learn about the different types of stress, how to analyze your own tolerance to stress, and tools for reducing stress and building recovery and resilience as you identify techniques designed to avoid stress and build resilience. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*05 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 11/03/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Integrity & Ethics

In a culture full of temptation the lines can become blurred. Discuss the ethics of leadership and bring your integrity into clear focus. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*10 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 10/19/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Personalities

How you are wired makes a difference in how you lead and others follow. Find the sweet spot within the mix of your personality and your followers. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*08 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus W 02/15/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Teams

Your role in leading teams will depend on the type of team you're leading. We'll discuss types of teams and how to lead them as well as various dysfunctions that get in the way of teamwork. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*09 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 09/21/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Management Theories and Models

Review some popular management theories & models and why they can up your game if you employ them. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*06 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 12/01/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Motivation, Empowerment, and Engagement

Leaders want empowered, highly motivated, and engaged employees. Learn about these important concepts, how they are inter-related, and some practical things you can do to increase them to achieve organizational goals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*07 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus W 01/18/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Performance Management

Creating a high-performance workforce is paramount to achieving organizational goals. Learn about best practices, tools, and techniques in performance management to improve employee productivity and increase employee retention and organizational effectiveness. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*03 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 03/02/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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You're on the Air: Webinar Online

In what could be one of the most enlightening 2 hours you've ever spent, this online class will show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! We encourage you to join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live Q & A session and voice evaluation. Fee $39

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*13 - CF16 On-line Th 10/27/2016 7:00-9:00PM To Be Announced
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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