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Iowa Western Community College

Professional Development

Conflict Management

Conflict happens! How you handle it when it happens can make the difference between a dysfunctional workplace or a positive and productive workplace. Discover valuable methods for not only resolving conflict, but managing it for productivity. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 07/06/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Creating and Communicating a Vision

Developing a clear vision is the first step you need in leadership.Develop a clear vision and clear communication that motivates and engages your followers. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*12 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus W 06/28/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing People

Employees who are able to participate in employee development plans feel valued by their employer. Learn how you can empower your employees to identify their developmental needs and take ownership for their professional and career development. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*05 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 08/03/2017 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 will want to come to this class. We will examine the four 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 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 09/07/2017 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 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/05/2017 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*10 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 11/15/2017 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. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*09 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 11/02/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Integrity & Ethics

In a culture full of temptations, the lines can become blurred. This course discusses the ethics of leadership and brings our integrity into clear focus. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*08 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 10/18/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Change

Change is a constant in our world today especially the business world. Discover and identify key components of leading for successful change. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*07 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 07/19/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Teams

Our role in leading teams will depend on the type of team we're leading. This course discusses 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*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 09/20/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Without the Title

Many of us are in leadership positions without any authority or a title. Here we will examine the inherent challenges this creates and the benefits as well as opportunities of this important position. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*06 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 08/16/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Managing Effective Meetings

Meetings, Meetings, Meetings..We spend many work hours in meetings. Learn to make your meetings efficient and MORE productive. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*06 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 06/01/2017 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!

QuickBooks 2016 Series

Master the fundamentals and more advanced functions of QuickBooks 2016. Learn everything from creating statements to using batch invoicing and managing journal entries. Cost $199 SAVE $39

Introduction to QuickBooks 2016

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2016

In this course, we'll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks' more advanced features and applications. You'll learn to manage multiple company files, export and import list data from one file to another, and make journal entries. If your business handles inventory, you'll learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. You'll even learn how to track mileage on vehicles you use in your business. This course also covers many other common topics that small business owners encounter, including creating customer statements, assessing finance charges on overdue balances, using QuickBooks' batch invoicing features to create multiple invoices, and writing off past due balances when the customer won't pay. Finally, you'll learn how to enter common owner transactions, including when the owner takes money out of the business or invests new capital. You'll even learn how to deal with those difficult situations where you may pay for a business transaction using personal cash. The course concludes with a discussion of how to track loans and use the budgeting feature to better plan and control your business.

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Effective Business Writing

Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. 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

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A-Z Grant Writing Series

Cost $174 SAVE $21

A to Z Grant Writing

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

A to Z Grant Writing II - Beyond the Basics

Are you ready to continue your journey into the world of grants?  You'll learn how to create a fundraising plan for all types of grantmakers.  In addition, you'll explore websites for finding and reviewing corporate, foundation, and government grant funding opportunities and grant application guidelines. 

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