Professional Development

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Featured Classes:

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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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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Solutions for Non-Profits

Working for a cause starts here!

 

 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

New! HR for Nonprofits

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!

Government & 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!

Can’t make it to campus? Try an online class!

Certificate in Non-Profit Administration 

Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our Certificate in Non-Profit Administration. You will come away with the latest best information from instruc­tors who train people in nonprofits. $595 for both courses and certificate; Fred Bayley, Myia Welsh, instructors.

Take as a certificate or as individual courses!

Certificate includes:

Revenue Generation for Nonprofits

Discover how to increase revenue from your cur­rent activities. Develop strategies for building new ones. Know how to effectively set prices or fees. Understand the 20% that generates 80% of your revenue. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate a better surplus. Two-month course, Fred Bayley, instructor; $495

Program Evaluation for Nonprofits

Enhance your understanding of program evalua­tion within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs and reporting evaluation results to funders. By the close of the course, you will have a complete program logic model and evaluation plan ready for implementation. One-month course, Myia Welsh, MSW, instructor; $245