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Essential Business Skills

Challenging Bias: A Deeper Dive into Diversity, Equity & In

This session will take a deeper dive into the framework of Bias/Unconscious Bias and the personal, professional and community implications. Post workshop, participants will be able to better articulate definitions surrounding and the types of bias, how it is manifested through personal and system behavior; and tools to challenge and address bias and blind spots. Fee $99

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*104 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus F 07/16/2018 8:30-10:30AM 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 - CS18 Council Bluffs Campus W 06/20/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Creativity & Innovation

Innovation is where leadership and creativity intersect. Developing our creativity and others provides benefits in innovation, decision-making, team-building, problem-solving, etc. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*12 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 12/19/2018 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 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 11/21/2018 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 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 10/17/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Introduction to Third Party Administration

With the Affordable Health Care Act still the law of the nation, many companies are evaluating the risk posed to their employees and what can be done from a management level to reduce and/or midify them. Therefore, more companies are encorporating health awareness programs and along with them the viability of self-insuring with third party administration. The experience underwriting process used with the self-insured company makes this an attractive alternative to traditional group insurance. Fee $45

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*40 - CF18 Atlantic Th 09/27/2018 8:00-11:00AM To Be Announced
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*02 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 07/18/2018 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*06 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 09/19/2018 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 all 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*04 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus W 08/15/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Mindfulness Series: Living in the Midst of Chaos

As we continue to try to do more things with less time, we tend towards multitasking, boredom and procrastination, sacrificing balance and personal control for flitting about from one thing to the next. This series demonstrates how mindfulness can be used to enhance our daily living in the midst of our fast-paced, busy lives. Each class includes subject matter presentation, discussion and experiential practice to reinforce the learning objectives. Session #1 (pre-requisite to attend remaining sessions) Introduction to mindfulness; Multitasking, boredom and procrastination; Session #2: Mindfulness work-life balance; balancing work-stress & leisure activities to exercise personal control; Session #3: Pacing Yourself - running the marathon of life; mindful eating - savoring the food we eat. Fee $150

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*13 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus M 08/06/2018 6:00-8:00PM Looft Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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MANAG 99*14 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus F 09/07/2018 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Viaticals, Life Settlements & Accelerated Benefits

This course will not only partner with our class on Tax Issues for Life and Health products, but also give us an in-depth look with what people are being advised on what they can do with their death benefit, not just their cash value. A requirement for those holding a Viatical license and a valuable resource for those who do not. Serious tax issues can arise from a careless market. Fee $90

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*41 - CF18 Atlantic Th 09/27/2018 12:00-6:00PM To Be Announced
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Voice-Overs...NOW is YOUR Time!

In what could be one of the most enlightening hours you've ever spent, this class will you show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! To participate in this online class, you will need either a computer with speakers built in or via the telephone. A webcam is not needed. Participants will be provided with logon information after registering. Fee $35

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*15 - CF18 On-line 10/04/2018 - TBA
0 session Call 712-325-3256

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Online Learning Opportunities

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. Monthly start sessions. Visit our website to register and for program details! Prices start as low as: $115. Visit us at www.ed2go.com/iwcc for a complete list of classes!

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