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Tuesday
Apr252017

Kirkwood Business Partners Workshop Series

Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services (KTOS) is partnering again with WEDG, the Washington Chamber, and Main Street Washington to bring a collaborative, high quality, professional training series to the Washington County area. All workshops will be held at the new Kirkwood Washington Regional Education Center

The series of seven monthly workshops costs about $500 ($71/4-hour workshop) for a season pass or "seat". There is a 10% discount for members of WEDG, the Washington Chamber, and Main Street Washington. Some employers (like manufacturers) may also be eligible for Iowa's 260E or 260F job training programs to defray some or all of the cost.

This is a great opportunity for great training content, with great instructors coming to Washington. For more info or to register, please contact a Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services program director at 319-398-5623 or complete this simple on-line form

To see a complete PDF brochure on the workshops and facilitators, click here.

2017 TRAINING SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, June 21, 1-5pm: Skills and Expectations for New and Emerging Leaders - Heather Woody
  • Wednesday, July 19, 1-5pm: Getting it Together: Organizing for Success - Terry Whitson
  • Wednesday, August 16, 1-5pm: Effective Performance Review and Development Meetings - Patti Seda
  • Wednesday, September 20, 1-5pm: How Social Media can Support your Business - Alex Rose
  • Wednesday, October 18, 1-5pm: Assessing Different Personality Styles - Carrie Scroggins
  • Wednesday, November 15, 1-5pm: Critical Conversations - Karen Schumacher
  • Wednesday, December 20, 1-5pm: Buddy to Boss - Dr. Celina Peerman

To join the training consortium, you simply invest in a “season pass” for the 2017 training sessions. Your seats can be filled with different staff members based on the content of each individual training session. 

For additional information or to register, please contact a Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services program director at 319-398-5623 or visit www.kirkwood.edu/businesspartners. We are also planning a webinar on May 24th at 9am for an interactive discussion with our presenters. More details to follow.

Sunday
Apr262015

Kirkwood Professional Business Training Workshop Series

Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services (KTOS) is partnering with WEDG, the Washington Chamber, and Main Street Washington to bring a collaborative, high quality, professional training series to the Washington County area. All workshops will be held at the new Kirkwood Washington Regional Education Center.

The series of seven, monthly workshops cost about $450 per seat ($64/workshop). Some employers may be eligible for 260E or 260F job training funding to defray the cost. This is a great deal for great training content, with great instructors coming to Washington. For more info or to register, please contact a Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services program director at 319-398-5623

To see a complete PDF brochure on the workshops and facilitators, click here.

2015 TRAINING SCHEDULE

  • Thursday, June 25, 1-5pm: Getting on the Same Page; Accountability Conversations - Ms. Terry Whitson
  • Wednesday, July 29, 1-5pm: Attitude, Professionalism, & Ethics; The Mindset of a Leader - Dr. Celina Peerman
  • Wednesday, August 26, 12-4pm: Facebook & Blogging for Business - Ms. Shuva Rahim
  • Wednesday, September 23, 1-5pm: Communication & Fierce Conversations - Ms. Sarah Young
  • Wednesday, October 28, 1-5pm: Teambuilding - Dr. Allison Poss
  • Tuesday, November 10, 1-5pm: Negotiating for Success - George Hollins, P.E.
  • Wednesday, December 16, 1-5pm: How to become a Person of Influence - KP Persaud

To join the consortium, you simply invest in a “season pass” for the 2015 training sessions. Your seats can be filled with different staff members based on the content of each individual training session. 

For additional information or to register, please contact a Kirkwood Training & Outreach Services program director at 319-398-5623 or visit www.kirkwood.edu/ktos

Diversity Focus launches 2015 Eastern Iowa Community Survey

Diversity Focus is conducting a survey to determine Eastern Iowa residents' attitudes, behaviors and experiences with diversity and inclusion. The organization aims to use the results to improve the living and working environments for all residents in Eastern Iowa.

The survey comes on the heels of a 2008 benchmark study and 2013 community survey, which helped focus Diversity Focus' work on the areas of arts and culture, economic development, education, employment and health and well-being.

It takes about 10 minutes to complete, but is an important tool. Take the Survey!