Financial statements provide insight into the financial position and health of a company, all things that you need to understand to run your company. This course will walk you through balance sheets and income statements and how to use the information on them to perform financial analysis. It will give you a solid understanding of financial information to help you make smart and strategic business decisions.October 14-21, 2020, Online Course
Meetings have a bad reputation, but they are the lifeblood of communication for most organizations. This class is designed to help you leverage the benefits of meetings while avoiding their pitfalls.Monday, October 19, 2020, Online Course
The Social Media Professional Certificate is designed to provide you with the foundation and skill set needed in the evolving world of social media tools and strategies so they can be immediately applied in the workplace.November 2-23, 2020, Online Course
Learn to access affordable childcare and parenting classes. Learn how to care for aging family members. Additional information includes resources for dealing with special needs situations including military families, persons with disabilities, and limited English-speaking abilities.Tuesday, October 13, 2020, Online Course
Gain an overview of the issues that affect some residents to fully partake in the attractions and activities in our All-American City. Discover the importance of connecting residents to the cultural, entertainment and recreational activities available. In addition, learn more about city demographics and local government.Tuesday, November 10, 2020, Online Course
Understand the job search process from applications to job offers. In addition, participants will receive special information to assist with common employment barriers such as criminal history and limited computer skills. Tuesday, September 29, 2020, Online Course
Learn to access low cost medical and dental care, access wellness programs and insurance. Learn where to find healthy and nutritious family meals, including information about urban gardening projects and coupon clubs.Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Online Course
This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your business idea and prepare you to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase chances of accessing capital for your new business.September 28, 2020 to January 31, 2021, Online Course
The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strategies. Attendees will learn the basics for evaluating products and services, pricing, market potential, and competitive analysis.September 28, 2020 to January 31, 2021, Online Course
A business plan is used by entrepreneurs to manage the direction and expectations of their business as well as to solicit funding for implementing growth strategies or starting a new enterprise. This workshop covers the basic elements and includes tips for writing a business plan to fuel success.September 28, 2020 to January 31, 2021, Online Course
Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources, including commercial lenders, the SBA, and state, regional and local programs, and highlights financial terminology and borrower qualifications. The seminar is intended for individuals starting a business as well as owners of existing businesses who are investigating financing options.September 28, 2020 to January 31, 2021, Online Course
Relational trust within the context of community is the outgrowth of leaders who understand the importance of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. In this track, participants will examine diversity in the context of a pluralistic society. Organizational behaviors that contribute to inclusive cultures and the importance of belonging as an emotional outcome (associated with personal and professional purpose) are analyzed in context of community development.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
Learn the importance of lateral thinking as a means of collaboratively analyzing organizational health and effectiveness of organizational programs around four areas: growth, systems and processes, finances, and governance.January 15, 2021 to February 12, 2021
Learn how to create task tables that allow leaders to delegate responsibility, monitor task completion, and resolve issues that emerge in the process of project implementation.March 5, 2021 to April 2, 2021
The PMI-ACP® is one of the fastest growing certifications provided by Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMI-ACP® spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). Topics will provide an introduction to Agile, the different approaches to Agile, a review of recommended reading material, and real-world application for Agile principles.October 5, 2020 to November 16, 2020, Online Course
This program offers a cost-effective method to train and certify in Six Sigma techniques. Learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process aided by the advanced statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects.(Includes Green Belt.) Successful Six Sigma projects produce measurable results and help increase a company's skill in process optimization and continuous improvement.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
This comprehensive approach to developing leaders is adaptable to the needs of any organization and features three tracks developed specifically for team leaders, frontline managers, mid-level managers, and emerging leaders.The program will begin with an individual assessment to provide a framework for the curriculum and serve as the foundation for your leadership development. The tracks can be completed in one semester or across several, allowing flexibility to participants and an ability to develop their skills in a schedule that is accommodating to their personal and professional lives.Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.
This course aims at learning, understanding, and discussing several topics related to epidemiology and specifically the COVID-19 pandemic. The main tools we will use will dig into Data Analysis at different levels and participants in the course will develop tools suitable to their individual backgrounds.August 25, 2020 to December 8, 2020, Kettler Hall Rm G44