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BUSN:745 Bringing Out the Best in People and Managing the Conflicts03/29-03/29  

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 $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50315
  • Meeting Dates= 03/29-03/29
  • 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
 
BUSN:705 Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace and Managing the Conflicts03/05-03/05  

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= 201605 50161
  • Meeting Dates= 03/05-03/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 113
  • Instructor= Renee Huss
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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BUSN:765 Flawless Consulting02/24-02/24  

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. One hour lunch on your own. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51045
  • Meeting Dates= 02/24-02/24
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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
 
BUSN:702 How to Get More of What You Need and Want in Negotiations02/20-02/20  

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 $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50157
  • Meeting Dates= 02/20-02/20
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Renee Huss
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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BPCT:701 LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt02/17-04/20  

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 WIOA 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 2/17, 2/24,3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 and Saturdays 4/16, 4/23. Registration by 2/9 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,479.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50008
  • Meeting Dates= 02/17-04/20
  • 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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  LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt to Black Belt02/16-06/21  

****CLASS WITHDRAWN****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: 2/16, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26, 5/10, 5/24, 6/7, 6/21. Registration by 2/9 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,049.50

  • Registration Code= 201605 51164
  • Meeting Dates= 02/16-06/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 1799.00
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BUSN:713 Listening Beyond the Words:  Building Communication Skills03/09-03/09  

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 $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50174
  • Meeting Dates= 03/09-03/09
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= Jean Walters
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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BUSN:714 Mastering the Art of Effective Facilitation03/02-03/02  

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 $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50172
  • Meeting Dates= 03/02-03/02
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 207
  • Instructor= James Lombardo
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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BUSN:732 Present with Poise, Power and Punch04/05-04/05  

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= 201605 50213
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-04/05
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 213
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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BPCT:703 Project Management03/30-04/27  

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 WIOA 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: 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27 and Saturdays: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Registration by 3/22 is encouraged. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $1,581.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50197
  • Meeting Dates= 03/30-04/27
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 213
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 1799.00
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  Project Management Orientation03/05-03/05  

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= 201605 50198
  • Meeting Dates= 03/05-03/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 213
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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BUSN:793 Time Management for Your Best03/01-03/01  

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= 201605 50212
  • Meeting Dates= 03/01-03/01
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Corporate College 213
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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