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Mindfulness Series: Introducation to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is sweeping the country as a tool to promote greater well-being, build resilience and enhance focus, clarity, creativity and overall happiness. What is mindfulness? How do we practice it? What are its benefits? The introduction to Mindfulness series will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of mindfulness and its application to everyday living-personally and profesionally. Each course includes mindfulness and its application to everyday living - personally and professionally. Each course includes subject matter presentation, discussion and experiential practice to reinforece the learning objectives. Fee $150

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*14 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus F 05/18/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3255

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Creativity & Innovation

Innovation is where leadership and creativity intersect. Developing our creativity and others provides 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 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 12/20/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Decision Making

Making decisions is an important aspect of every manager's job, ranging from simple to highly complex. As the next step following problem-solving, learn how a systematic approach and techniques for generating alternatives can help you refine your decision making strategy. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*07 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 04/05/2018 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*03 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 02/01/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Forging an Effective Relationship With Your Manager

Know yourself and your strengths, weaknesses, work style preferences, goals, and pressures. Developing self-awareness and then learning to apply your knowledge is an important ongoing learning process. Find ways to regularly communicate your expectations to your boss, receive feedback and ask questions about his/her expectations, and influence him/her to your point of view on important issues. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*11 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 12/07/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Generational Diversity

There are currently five generations in the workforce today. This class will provide an overview of the different generations, discuss the challenges most commonly faced in the workplace and strategies for effectively communicating with each group. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*08 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 04/18/2018 9:00AM-11:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Grant Writing Boot Camp Express

This course covers the essential grant writing strategies and skills required to successfully submit competitive corporate and foundation proposals, and state and federal grant applications for funding consideration. Emphasis is placed on researching and writing. Approved for 5 Grant Professional Certification Institute(GCPI)CEUs. Fee $260

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*15 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 05/17/2018 9:00AM-4:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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Leadership Theories

Review four core leadership theories and discover how they have influenced our understanding of effective leadership. Learn how we can apply this theoretical information in becoming better leaders. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*10 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 05/16/2018 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*04 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 02/21/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Mindfulness Series: Introduction to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is sweeping the country as a tool to promote greater well-being, build resilience and enhance focus, clarity, creativity and overall happiness. What is mindfulness? How do we practice it? What are its benefits? The introduction to Mindfulness series will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of mindfulness and its application to everyday living-personally and profesionally. Each course includes mindfulness and its application to everyday living - personally and professionally. Each course includes subject matter presentation, discussion and experiential practice to reinforece the learning objectives. Fee $150

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*13 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus M 03/05/2018 6:00-8:00PM Looft Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3255

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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*02 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 01/17/2018 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*05 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 03/01/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Planning and 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. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*01 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 01/04/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Problem Solving

Examine the problem-solving process and the power of "visibility" to more effectively solve problems. Learn to break problems into manageable parts and identify root-cause. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*09 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 05/03/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Self Leadership

Leadership begins with yourself. Your behavior often speaks louder than words. Discover the importance of core values and their link to behavior. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*06 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 03/21/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Take an Online Class!

All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Visit us at www.ed2go.com/iwcc for a complete list of classes!

A to Z Grant Writing Series

Informative courses that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! Cost $174 SAVE $26

  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • A to Z Grant Writing II - Beyond the Basics 

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QuickBooks 2017 Series

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using Quickbooks 2017.
Cost $199 SAVE $15

  • Introduction to QuickBooks 2017
  • Intermediate QuickBooks 2017

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Effective Business Writing

Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word. Cost $100

Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc