On Campus Courses

Announcement

Registration for Fall 2014 classes is now open

Professional Development classes are available for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Please contact the office for information regarding CEUs prior to the start of your class. For the processing of CEU requests, a $15 fee is charged per class. 

Social Media Series

Advanced Effective Use of Social Media (Part 2)

Instructor, Sue Gresham

Using social media effectively is more than just having a Facebook page or Twitter account. You need to understand why you’re using it and what you expect to achieve.  During this class, Sue Gresham we will cover topics like overall social media strategy, where to find content to post and engage with your fans/followers, how to assess if your social media activities align with your goals, social media best practices and tips, tools to coordinate multiple social media sites and more! Attendees should have an active social media presence. This is not a beginner class. Please note this is not a how-to class for individual sites.

Class meets Tuesday, Nov, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $$39
Save! Register by 10/28 for $34!
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Build a Professional Network with LinkedIn (Part 3)

Instructor, Sue Gresham

Whether you are transitioning from job to job, gainfully employed or running your own business, you must have a quality professional network. LinkedIn network is the #1 professional online networking site in the country. In this class, we will teach you how to create an optimized personal professional profile to be found online. By learning LinkedIn, you can optimize your professional contacts, personalize your network to expand and grow your business and access people, jobs, news, and updates to help you be successful.  We will delve into the fundamental strategies necessary to effectively grow and maintain your network with tips to help you manage your LinkedIn time efficiently!

Class meets every Tuesday, Oct 14-21, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $75
Save! Register by 9/29 for $67!
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New! Go Green! Simple Steps to Increase Profits

Instructor, Angela Cummings

By reducing the amount of everyday business products that contain chemicals, companies from all industries can increase employee productivity and reduce health care costs. Attendees will learn about everyday products that contain toxic chemicals and how these products are affecting employee efficiency and health. Learn seven simple steps to minimize everyday toxins found in nearly all work environments!

Class meets Tuesday, Oct 7, 8:00am-10:00am, $49
Save! Register by 9/23 for $39
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Marketing your Non-Profit

Instructor, Kerry Jeanpierre

Many non-profit organizations struggle with the concept of marketing themselves and their mission. General marketing strategies can seem like they’re too focused on sales or the bottom line. This class will help guide you with steps to create an effective non-profit marketing plan by crafting a message that stays true to your mission, identifying the appropriate marketing tools with the target audience and achieving the goals of the campaign.

Class meets Wednesday, Nov 5, 6:00pm-8:30pm, $49
Save! Register by 10/22 for $39
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New! HR for Nonprofits­ (Part 2)

Instructor, Jo Jones

Learn all about basic HR regulations for employees and volunteers in a non-profit! Students will leave with a greater understanding of HR law, and how to apply this law to their nonprofits. This is an excellent class for smaller organizations who do not have a dedicated HR staff.

Classes meet every Thursday, Oct 23 – Dec 4 (no class 11/27), 7:30pm-9:00pm, $89
Save! Register by 10/9 for $79!
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New! Government and Leadership in Nonprofits

Instructor, Jo Jones

This course is designed to go more depth in the organization and running of nonprofits. We will learn the several types of governing models and several methods of running nonprofits. Use hands-on techniques and look at case studies to help them identify areas for improvement in your organization.

Classes meet every Thursday, Oct 23 – Dec 4 (no class 11/27), 5:30pm-7:00pm, $89
Save! Register by 10/9 for $79!
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Private Pilot Ground School

Instructor, Dr Tim Tyre, FAA Certified Instructor (Advanced Ground)

Love to fly? Start with the basics and learn more about engines, aerodynamics, airports, aviation, regulations, aero-medical issues, aviation weather and navigation appropriate to pilots. This class will help you prepare to take the FAA written exam for the Private Pilot Flight Certificate. Class is held at Waukesha County Airport Terminal Building conference room, 2525 Aviation Drive, Waukesha, WI, 53188. Required materials available for purchase at first class, approx. $60.

Classes meet every Wednesday, Sept 17 – Nov 19, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $300
 

Mind Over Medicine

Instructor, Di Philippi, MA, LPC

There is much more to your physical health and wellness than just treating physical symptoms. Learn about the mental and emotional contributors to disease and how you can use these factors to help heal your physical ailments. Not convinced you can heal yourself? You’ll think again as we look at scientific proof based on the book by Dr. Lissa Rankin.

Class meets Tuesday, Oct 14, 6:00pm-7:30pm, $35
Save! Register by 9/30 for $30!
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American Home Inspector Training

Home Inspection Master Course

Become a Home Inspector! UW-Waukesha Continuing Education and American Home Inspectors Training Institute have joined to offer you the best home inspection training available. This is a great opportunity for people wanting to own their own business or to get training to work for an established home inspection company. Register online or call our offices to obtain more information regarding this class. Please provide your name, address, email, and phone in order for a representative to contact you. Classes held at UW-Waukesha. Email wakce@uwc.edu for more information.

Session 1: Class meets M-F, October 6-10; $1,795
Session 2: Class meets M-F, Dec 8-12; $1,795
Session 3: Class meets M-F Jan TBD; $1,795
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Assess your Stress!

Instructor, Di Philippi, MA, LPC

In this first step toward stress management, take a stress assessment that will teach you as much about yourself as it will about stress. Become aware of your specific stress triggers (some of them may surprise you!) along with practical strategies to reduce stress so you can be more productive, confident, and just plain happy!

Class held Monday, Nov 17, 6:00pm-7:30pm, $35
Save! Register before 11/3 for $30!
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New! Day Trading Basics

Instructor, Ryan Zielinski

Would you love more freedom, the opportunity for a new start, the chance to work 100% from home, or just want some extra spending money?  Do you have an interest in the financial markets but have been too overwhelmed to try trading?  In this class you will gain an understanding of the financial markets by learning how to interpret the actions of Big Money and follow along with them as they trade for financial gain.  Learn to make money trading the right way: by sorting through all the misinformation out here to give you the best start. All you need is a computer and a little starting capital to enter the world of day trading! 

Class meets every Thursday, Oct 2 – 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, $60
Save! Register by 9/18 for $54!
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New! Landing the Perfect Job – Interview like a Pro

Instructor Ryan Zielinski

All interviews have the same fundamental elements and if you know how to navigate them from a categorical perspective, the knowledge transfers to every job in every industry.  Come learn from an expert on how to apply a proven method so that you can ace every interview you go on! Whether you're going for that promotion, looking for a new job, or looking to make a big change in your career, this method will greatly enhance your chances of success.  From picking the right interview spot (first, middle, last), to what questions to ask, and closing for the job, this method covers everything, and will change the way you think about interviewing, for the better! Bring your resume for a critique and leave with a fresh resume!

Class meets every Thursday, Oct 30 – Nov 20, 6:00pm-7:00pm, $60
Save! Register by 10/2 for $54!\
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New! Secrets for Successful In-Person Networking

Instructor, Sue Gresham

Do you want to know how to get connected to the right people but the thought of networking makes you nervous? You don’t have to be an extrovert to become an expert networker. During this class, Sue Gresham will walk you through strategies to effectively navigate networking events. You will leave this class with pre-event preparation secrets, tactics to implement during networking events, and the forgotten key to building that lasting relationship!

Class meets Wednesday, Oct 1, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, $39
Save! Register by 9/17 for $34!
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Come Grow with Us!

Join us for these one day workshops designed for the professional looking to expand their leadership and team building skills. Learn effective strategies to apply across many aspects of your personal and professional life. Workshops will be held at UW-Waukesha and include a continental breakfast and lunch. Come join us for a day of learning and growing!

New! Conflict Resolution for Anyone!

Instructor, Michel DeLisle

Tired of navigating life's challenges with others & getting nowhere?  Learn to pick your battles and to apply the 5 demonstrated conflict resolution strategies correctly and effectively.  Make your life easier by breezing through conflicts with ease while maintaining a positive working or life environment. This all-day seminar is a must for both managers and employees! Available for .6 CEUs; Request at time of registration.

Class held Friday, Sept 26, 9:00am-3:00pm, $199
 

New! Branding & Leveraging Your Leadership Style for Success

Instructor, Michel DeLisle

Learn to leverage your leadership traits in a way that brands your style & increases your effectiveness in business or everyday life.  Participants will identify & optimize their leadership style which will prepare for future challenges. You will inspire others and improve overall productivity in both your professional and personal life. This all day seminar is a must for every manager! Available for .6 CEUs; Request at time of registration.

Class held Friday, Oct 3, 9:00am-3:00pm, $199
Save! Register by 9/19 for $149
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Moving your Group from “Storming to Performing”

Instructor, Michel DeLisle

Ever wonder why some groups are so productive and creative and others stagnate or fail?  Learn to recognize the stages of group development and use these skills in your business. Whether your team is a temporary working group or a newly-formed permanent team, by understanding these stages and the motivation of a group, you will be able to guide your team into the 21st century global market by utilizing this effective teamwork strategy. This hands-on seminar is perfect for work groups or individual employees and will provide the skills necessary to make your group stronger than its strongest member. Join us from 9:00am-9:30am for a light breakfast before the class! Available for .6 CEUs; Request at time of registration.

Class meets Friday, Oct 10, 9:00am-3:00pm, $199
Save! Register by 9/26 for $149!
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