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This introduction to the human resources profession and its practices is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies, and those considering a potential change in careers.


September 1-29, 2021, Online Course
The impact of community-based organizations is the outgrowth of leaders who understand the importance of inclusion and innovation. In this track, participants will examine how leaders leverage self and team awareness around leadership preferences and personalities to achieve their mission. 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.


September 17, 2021 to October 15, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm 119
Emotional intelligence reflects the capacity of leaders to recognize their own emotions, the emotions of others, and leverage emotional awareness to guide thinking and behavior and to manage or adjust emotions to adapt one's leadership to changing environments or to achieve one's goals.


October 29, 2021 to December 3, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm 119
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 14, 2022 to February 11, 2022
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.


February 25, 2022 to March 25, 2022
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.


September 3-24, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
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.


October 8-29, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
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.


November 19, 2021 to December 10, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm G22
This program is designed to provide you with the skill and knowledge needed to be a successful project manager. The six modules are closely aligned with PMI® PMBOK© Guide and have been developed in cohort with the Northeast Indiana Chapter of PMI Professional Development group.

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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.


September 28, 2021 to November 11, 2021, 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.


September 13, 2021 to October 25, 2021, Online Course
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, Online Course
Learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process, data collection techniques, and statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects.


September 1, 2021 to October 6, 2021, 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.


September 1, 2021 to November 17, 2021, Online Course
R is a programming language and a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used in data science and statistics, machine learning, and data analytics.


August 27, 2021 to September 24, 2021, Kettler Hall, Room 216
Learn how to secure and retain affordable, decent, and safe housing. Learn about fair housing regulations and available housing programs. Also includes how to search for housing, deposits, inspections, general lease terms and the termination process.


Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 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 12, 2021, 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 9, 2021, 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 28, 2021, 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 26, 2021, Online Course
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.

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Presenting in front of an audience is one of the best ways to earn respect and share your ideas. However, many professionals either fear public speaking or lack the skills to present effectively. This two-session course is designed to help you overcome each of these challenges.

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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.

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LinkedIn is unmatched when it comes to its ability to connect users with employers and qualified business-to-business leads. This course is designed to help participants understand why LinkedIn should be at the center of their sales and marketing strategy.

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