Enroll Now for Fall Career and Professional Essentials Classes

By on August 18, 2016
Career and Professional Essentials Classes

Now is the time to advance your career! We tap into a vast pool community resources to provide exceptional programs taught by business leaders and industry experts. Not only can you learn something new, but you can also meet others with similar interests and leverage those contacts to create a network of professional and personal relationships.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at https://classes.stlcc.edu/CE_Registration/.

Sept. 8: Time Management for Your Best

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.
BUSN:793 | $29
C01 | Th 9:00-11:00 a.m. | Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs
September 8 | Corporate College 207

Sept. 10: Lead with Passion

Focusing on what’s important, improving execution and engaging individuals is what every organization strives to do on a daily basis. It’s 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.
BUSN:765 | $49
C80 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | James Lombardo
September 10 | Corporate College 207

Sept. 20: Building Business Confidence: Overcoming Personal Rejection to Ensure Advancement

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.
BUSN:765 | $59
C01 | Tu 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Jean Walters
September 20 | Corporate College 207

Sept. 24: Bringing Out the Best in People and Managing the Conflicts

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.
BUSN:745 | $49
C80 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | James Lombardo
September 24 | Corporate College 207

Sept. 27: Present with Poise, Power and Punch

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.
BUSN:732 | $29
C01 | Tu 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs
September 27 | Corporate College 207

Oct. 6: Listening Beyond the Words: Building Communication Skills

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.
BUSN:713 | $69
C01 | Th 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Jean Walters
October 6 | Corporate College 207

Oct. 8: Mastering the Art of Effective Facilitation

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.
BUSN:714 | $49
C80 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | James Lombardo
October 8 | Corporate College 207

Oct. 22: Flawless Consulting

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.
BUSN:765 | $49
C81 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | James Lombardo
October 22 | Corporate College 207

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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