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BUSN:745 Bringing Out the Best in People and Managing the Conflicts09/24-09/24  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN CORP * * * Effectively managing people in an organization leads to outstanding individual performances and great organizational performance.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 $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70156
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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BUSN:765 Building Business Confidence: Overcoming Personal Rejection to Ensure Advancement09/20-09/20  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN CORP 207* * * Are you feeling held back by concerns about what other people think of you? Your growth in business, sales, social and networking relationships can be affected by perceptions of rejection. Gaining perspective and insight is a valuable way to overcome this fear. When you follow the formula presented in this class, you will learn to increase your confidence and self-trust to improve your business advancement, sales leads and professional and social relationships. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70189
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/20
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Jean Walters
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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BUSN:705 Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace and Managing the Conflicts10/15-10/15  

Are there co-workers, subordinates or bosses in your office with whom there are conflicts? Would you like to learn how to enhance communication and build a better rapport? The relationships we have with others are important in cooperation, productivity, teamwork and support. Join Dr. Renee Huss and learn processes for interacting clearly with others in order to get what you need and want through negotiating styles, which can result in a win-win outcome. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70185
  • Meeting Dates= 10/15-10/15
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - D Tower 217A
  • Instructor= Renee Huss
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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BUSN:765 Flawless Consulting10/22-10/22  

Flawless consulting affirms the notion that authentic behavior and personal relationships are the key to achieving technical and business success. By demonstrating your ability to be truly authentic at each step in the process, as a consultant, you can aim toward creating workplaces that are more collaborative and ultimately more successful. Through interactive discussions, you will learn the elements needed to achieve flawless consulting whether you are an internal or external consultant. Topics will include: Techniques are not enough-the agonies of contracting-Understanding resistance--Dealing with resistance-Preparing for feedback-The elements of engagement-The heart of the matter--Getting your expertise used-And more. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70158
  • Meeting Dates= 10/22-10/22
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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BUSN:702 How to Get More of What You Need and Want in Negotiations10/08-10/08  

* * * DATE CHANGE NOW 10/8. WAS 10/1. ROOM CHANGE NOW SO111. WAS SO108. * * * You may not think of yourself as a negotiator, but you are. All of us negotiate every day with family, friends and co-workers, even if we don't think of what we're doing as negotiation. Negotiation is getting what we need and want through a process of interacting with others, and some of us are clearly better at it than others. Knowing how to get what you need and want from others in a principled, win-win fashion is a major life skill, and one that anyone can learn. In this class, you will learn how to identify your personal negotiating style, how to get clear on what you actually need and want, and how to use "The Magic Question" for a win-win outcome. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70186
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 111
  • Instructor= Renee Huss
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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BUSN:765 Lead with Passion09/10-09/10  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN* * * Focusing on what's important, improving execution and engaging individuals is what every organization strives to do on a daily basis. It'ís not enough that an individual's head is in the game, but their heart must be there as well. Through interactive activities, you'll learn about the four components that are essential for leading with passion including goal setting, tools and techniques to draw out the best in your team and encourage discussion, sustaining performance goals and overcoming obstacles. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70155
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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BPCT:701 LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt09/14-09/14  

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 modules. 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. Class meets Wednesdays 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 and Saturdays 11/12, 11/19. Registration by 9/6 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,479.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70994
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-09/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 208
  • Instructor= Patricia Dalton
  • Fees= $ 1899.00
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  LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt to Black Belt09/20-11/29  

Designed for individuals who have completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course, where participants learned how Lean Six Sigma methods and tools focused improvement efforts to drive significant improvements in speed, quality, profitability, productivity, defects, and variations. Lean Six Sigma projects follow a methodology which has been proven to work well in all business operations including operation, administrative and service. This Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will bring all of this together to help you become a process facilitator, natural leader, and astute problem solver who are data-driven, bottom-line agents for achieving complex project breakthroughs and powering organizational changes. The course will require pre-work to assist with a concurrent class project. Students will be required to come to the course with a pre-selected project (demonstrated with a signed project charter) that can allow them to go through the DMAIC process and show improvement demonstrating understanding of the Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge (BOK). Training includes completing with a passing grade online instruction modules outside of class. You will be required to purchase a six month mini-tab software license at an additional cost of approximately $29.99 and load onto a laptop which is required for class exercises. Class meets 10 Tuesday sessions: 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29. No class 10/18. Registration by 9/12 is encouraged. Prerequisite: LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,049.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 71013
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-11/29
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Jesse Stevenson
  • Fees= $ 1799.00
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BUSN:713 Listening Beyond the Words: Building Communication Skills10/06-10/06  

Ineffective listening can block the success of any business. Are you hearing your customers' needs and desires? Are your relationships with colleagues and co-workers harmonious? Learn to build skills that enhance your working and personal relationships. Class will focus on the fundamentals of effective listening and eliminating defensiveness in the communication process. You will discover blocks hindering good listening, build positive interaction, in-depth listening skills and appropriate feedback. Lunch on your own. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70188
  • Meeting Dates= 10/06-10/06
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Jean Walters
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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BUSN:714 Mastering the Art of Effective Facilitation10/08-10/08  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70157
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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BUSN:732 Present with Poise, Power and Punch09/27-09/27  

Want to overcome nervousness and deliver your best presentation ever? In this presentation skills course, leadership coach and professional development expert, Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs, will assist you in gaining techniques to improve your ability to confidently communicate effectively, persuasively and with presence using your own style. You'll learn how to use body language for impact and discover ways to keep the attention of your audience. You'll also learn how to develop and organize your presentation in an easy framework and respond to challenging questions. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70233
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-09/27
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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BPCT:703 Project Management10/05-10/26  

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 of 35 hours that is 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 presented by a Registered Educational Provider (REP). Class meets Wednesdays: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 and Saturdays: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Registration by 9/27 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,581.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70196
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/26
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 1799.00
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  Project Management Orientation09/17-09/17  

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= 201625 70195
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 209
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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BUSN:793 Time Management for Your Best09/08-09/08  

* * * CLASS WITHDRAWN* * * Are you stressed with the amount of work you have to complete each day? Do interruptions and small tasks disrupt your work flow? Learn to increase the efficiency and quality of your work through better organization, planning and prioritizing each day's activities in a more effective, productive manner. With over 20 years' experience in the corporate workplace, instructor Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs, will share the essential skills necessary to maintain quality work and keep you on track while juggling and prioritizing deadlines. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70234
  • Meeting Dates= 09/08-09/08
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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