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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, Risk Management for Projects and Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation for Certification.

Project Management Courses

*Fundamentals of Project Management (2 days, 14 PDUs)
*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 13 - November 29, 2016 
6 pm until 9 pm each session
   Click on this link to pay for the HR Fall 2016 Program
   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 2016 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. Risk Management for Projects
  3. Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation for Certification
  4. Six Sigma Green Belt Training
  5. Into the Trenches: Leading Teams
  6. Competitive Advantages of Hiring Workers with Disabilities and Veterans
  7. Leading Through Listening
  8. Secrets of the Successful Negotiator
  9. Essential Conflict Management Competencies
  10. Emotional Intelligence 
  11. Getting Results
  12. Two Minute Drill
  13. Rapid Strategic Planning
  14. Business Ethics and Values
  15. Mentoring as a Leadership Model
  16. Supervisory Communication Skills
  17. Effective Communications
  18. Assertive Communication Skills
  19. Managing Multiple Priorities
  20. Strategies for Conflict Resolution
  21. Marketing Essentials for Service Professionals
  22. Departmental Silos and Integration Strategies
  23. Using Financial Information for Making Business Decisions
  24. Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Professional
  25. Performance Management
  26. Team Effectiveness and Motivation
  27. Speaking to Groups
  28. Teamwork and Productivity
  29. 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: 9/13/16