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419.530.7744 (Fax)
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Community Business Programs - Center for Continuous Improvement

Currently, the Center for Continuous Improvement offers four non-credit public-enrollment courses: the Professional Human Resources Certification Preparation Program, Fundamentals of Project Management, Advanced Risk Management for Projects and Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation for Certification.

Project Management Courses

*Fundamentals of Project Management (2 days, 14 PDUs)
*Advanced Risk Management for Projects (2 days, 14 PDUs)
*Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation for Certification Boot Camp
  (5 days, 40 PDUs)

Professional Human Resources Certification Preparation Program


   Professional Human Resources Certification Preparation Program
   Tuesdays, September 11 - November 27, 2018 
6 pm until 9 pm each session
   Click on this link to pay for the HR Fall 2018 Program (avail in August)
   SHRM Certification Information At-A-Glance

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. This intensive, 12-week program combines expert instruction with the 2017 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

CUSTOMIZED Opportunities

In addition to our many services, the Center for Continuous Improvement creates partnerships with organizations to provide customized, onsite business training and development. The following leadership and management development professional training opportunities are currently some of the most market-driven for increased productivity and ROI:

  1. Fundamentals of Project Management
  2. Advanced Risk Management for Projects
  3. Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation for Certification
  4. Integration and Scope Management for Projects
  5. Project Estimating and Scheduling
  6. Six Sigma Green Belt Training
  7. Into the Trenches: Leading Teams
  8. Competitive Advantages of Hiring Workers with Disabilities and Veterans
  9. Leading Through Listening
  10. Secrets of the Successful Negotiator
  11. Essential Conflict Management Competencies
  12. Emotional Intelligence 
  13. Getting Results
  14. Two Minute Drill
  15. Rapid Strategic Planning
  16. Business Ethics and Values
  17. Mentoring as a Leadership Model
  18. Supervisory Communication Skills
  19. Effective Communications
  20. Assertive Communication Skills
  21. Managing Multiple Priorities
  22. Strategies for Conflict Resolution
  23. Marketing Essentials for Service Professionals
  24. Departmental Silos and Integration Strategies
  25. Using Financial Information for Making Business Decisions
  26. Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Professional
  27. Performance Management
  28. Team Effectiveness and Motivation
  29. Speaking to Groups
  30. Teamwork and Productivity
  31. Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Others

Please check back for additional opportunities or call us if you wish to schedule customized onsite training at your organization for these or any other topics. Our office number is 419-530-2036.

Last Updated: 4/16/18