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Workforce Training & Continuing Education

Management Skills

Have you recently got a promotion, or are you looking to strengthen your skills as a manager? Skills including project management, communication and leadership are some of the qualifying competencies needed to be successful in the workplace. Gain the knowledge on the principles of management with a combination of soft and hard skills.

Courses - Fall 2019

Course
Title
Prerequisite
Course CEEI 0700
Title Project Management Now
Prerequisite
Description

Get an introduction to practical tools and templates in a project-based approach to program management. This course is for potential-as well as experienced-project managers who want to get their projects completed on time, on budget and according to management expectations. Students are encouraged to come to class with a specific project in mind, although it is not a requirement. This is not a  certification course for PMI certification; rather, this is real-life, hands-on training relevant to anyone who manages projects. 

  • Learn how Project Management is the vehicle for change management
  • Differentiate between a project and a product
  • Identify all stakeholders and how each is impacted and will be kept informed
  • Create a Project Management plan
  • Outline a project kick-off agenda
  • Identify and gather closing documents
  • Develop and practice an executive review agenda
  • Design a work breakdown structure

Section List

CEEI 0700-002
CRN: 45779
Course Type: Lecture/Lab
Dates: Sept. 9 - Oct. 14
Days: Monday
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 18
Campus: Miller Campus
Building Room: MPDC 109
Amount: $199 (tuition assistance may be available)
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course CEEI 0800
Title Business Writing and Communication
Prerequisite
Description

Develop listening, writing and speaking skills in order to inspire others for business-specific outcomes. In so doing, cultivate the ability to achieve team goals.  The course combines online class preparation with in-class activities where students will assess communication situations, work in teams, and practice communication scenarios. Online coursework is required

  • Identify and challenge personal assumptions about communication and its place in the business world.
  • Read and respond to written and oral communication situations effectively and persuasively
  • Respond creatively to varied and complex business situations
  • Create effective documents and forms in accepted business style and forms for diverse writing situations
  • Present information both formally and informally
  • Learn techniques to work with others in a professional and constructive manner and function well in groups

STIT funding is available. 

Section List

CEEI 0800-001
CRN: 45773
Course Type: Hybrid (Online + Classroom)
Dates: Aug. 28 - Oct. 2
Days: Wednesday
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Campus: Miller Campus
Amount: $199
Call 801-957-5200 to register
Course WTEI 0600
Title Employee Engagement
Prerequisite
Description Effective leaders understand the potential for improved performance through highly engaged teams. Investing in building employee relationships and helping people become more actively involved, committed, and enthusiastic within the workplace will increase the productivity of any company. Learn how to mentor your team and build an environment of trust and growth in this four-week workshop.

Section List

WTEI 0600-001
CRN: 46452
Course Type: Lecture
Dates: Oct. 30 - Nov. 20
Days: Wednesday
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Credits/Contact Hours: 12
Campus: Miller Campus
Amount: $149
Call 801-957-5200 to register

FAQs

Call 801-957-5200 option one
$199.00 or $99.00 with STIT funding
No, this is a noncredit course and does not require admission to the college
Students should be familiar with Microsoft Suite or Google forms.
The class will be held in a computer lab. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
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