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BUSN:745 Bringing Out the Best in People and Managing the Conflicts09/22-09/22  

Effectively managing people in an organization leads to outstanding individual performances and great organizational performance. Through interactive activities, you'll learn how to identify and address behavioral causes of performance challenges, as well as maximize success of current strong performers. You'll discover how to pinpoint key business results and significant behaviors that impact results. In addition, you'll be able to provide objective positive and constructive feedback to bring out the best in others. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70216
  • Meeting Dates= 09/22-09/22
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 211
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSN:704 Essentials of Leadership10/13-10/13  

This foundational course is designed to teach leaders how to get results through people. You'll learn a set of essential skills to meet both practical business needs and individual personal needs. Discussions will focus on acquiring a set of proven interaction skills, discovering the seven leadership imperatives for meeting today's challenges, and the role as a catalyst leader-a leader who inspires others to act. Course is approved for HRCI credit. Registration deadline is September 28. Cost for adults 60 and over $72.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70298
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications South 119
  • Instructor= Barry Schapiro
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
BPCT:701 LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt09/09-11/11  

***NOTE: ROOM CHANGED TO CORP 205 & CORP 207 on 11/4 & 11/11. ****Whether you are a member of a quality team, a quality manager, or desire to obtain a LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt noncredit certification for your own professional development, this course is appropriate for you. We blend classroom instruction and online instructor-led labs. Program highlights include: how to implement the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), how to develop reliable and valid measurements for a system, how to define the cost of poor quality, how to use the correct formula to calculate ROI and more. Materials included in cost of course. Students successfully completing this training will receive their LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt noncredit certification and 45 hours of instruction. This training includes an 18-hour capstone simulation project on the last two Wednesday sessions and 2 consecutive Saturdays. Attendance on these days is mandatory. If one of these days is missed, arrangements may be made with the instructor to complete the project and receive certification. However, should this be necessary, additional instructional costs will be charged to the student above and beyond the cost of the program. Lunch provided on Saturdays. This program is approved by DESE for WIA funding through the Missouri Career Center for qualified individuals. You must be approved for funding prior to registering for the class if using these funds. Class meets Wednesdays 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11. Saturdays 11/7, 11/14. Registration by 9/2 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,479.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70782
  • Meeting Dates= 09/09-11/11
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 1899.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSN:714 Mastering the Art of Effective Facilitation09/29-09/29  

You have to pay attention to the process elements of meetings if you want them to be effective. With its focus on asking rather than telling, and listening to build consensus, facilitation is the new leadership idea, the core competency everyone needs. Through interactive activities, you'll learn common process tools to make meetings easier and more productive, to identify the stages of team development, to identify the competencies linked to effective small group facilitation and more. Lunch on your own. Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70214
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
BPCT:703 Project Management10/06-10/27  

***ROOM Change from 211 to 209 ****Project managers are in demand when the need is for skills that include time, resource and financial management with a finite effort. Working knowledge of these skills is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) through various levels of certification. This course helps you to prepare for the PMP certification exam by presenting the critical concepts together with the core knowledge areas covered in the exam. Topics covered include the process groups and relationships, terminology and decision making practice. Session attendance in this course counts toward the project management training criteria, 35 hours, required to register for the PMP exam. This practical learning prepares the student for the PMP certification exam by lecture, online exercises, working sessions and practice exams. This program is approved by DESE for WIA funding through the Missouri Career Center for qualified individuals and presented by a Registered Educational Provider (REP). You must be approved for funding prior to registering for the program. Class meets Wednesdays: 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3 and Saturdays: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Registration by 9/28 is encouraged. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,525.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70425
  • Meeting Dates= 10/06-10/27
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 1699.00
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  Project Management Orientation09/19-09/19  

***NOTE: Room change from 211 to 209***This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in obtaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. You'll learn about the concepts, test preparation and requirements needed for certification. Presentation includes an overview of the program, a look at class materials, trends in the industry and potential job opportunities for PMPs. The orientation is free but registration is required.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70435
  • Meeting Dates= 09/19-09/19
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
BUSN:709 Reaching Agreement, Understanding Consensus10/19-10/19  

The velocity of work, the diversity of ideas and people, and the rapid flow of information make it increasingly difficult to get groups to agree and commit to action. This course focuses on the dynamics of group agreement and the importance of having everyone's commitment. It teaches seven techniques for making clear, high-quality decisions that have the buy-in and commitment of every group member. Course is approved for HRCI credit. Registration deadline: Oct 5. Cost for adults 60 and over $72.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70786
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-10/19
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Barry Schapiro
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777