Upcoming Professional Development Workshops and Seminars
ss and Community Development division of Blackhawk Technical College offers a wide array of cost-effective workshops and seminars designed to give working adults and professionals relevant skills for today's workplace. Whether you are an individual looking to build your skills or an employer looking to provide a few employees with training opportunities, these workshops are designed to meet your needs. Join us for these interactive and useful workshops. Check back often to see the latest workshops available.
REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 16TH
For more information, contact Amy Berendes at (608) 757- 7728 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
||Streamline Processes & Eliminate Waste: An Intro to Lean Process Techniques
||Sept 14 & 28 8 - 4:30
||eNewsletters: Using Publisher to Create Impact
||Keep the Audience Alive with Powerful Presentations
1 - 5 pm
||Applying Leadership Skills: Techniques for Effective Leadership
8 - Noon
||Introduction to Project Management
||Sept 23 & 30 6 - 9 pm
Streamline Processes & Eliminate Waste: An Introduction to Lean Process Techniques
This 2-day course will give you the foundation to implement Lean process improvement tools in your workplace. We will explore the foundations of Lean through the Toyota precepts and the five critical improvement concepts (value, waste, variation, complexity, and continuous improvement) the first day. The second day will give you tools to perform continuous improvement in your organization, including 5S, 5W-2H, PDSA, DMAIC, Kaizen, Genchi Genbutsu, and various Lean data mapping methods. Price includes lunch both days.
eNewsletters: Using Publisher to Create Impact
Many small businesses and non-profit organizations rely on eNewsletters as a cost-effective way to stay connected to customers. This workshop will provide you with the skills to create professional documents using MS Publisher to reach your target audience. Learn how to easily create eNewsletters that are attractive, interesting, and worthwhile to read. Once you understand simple design and layout concepts, you will be able to create stunning eNewsletters (and other documents) that will save you time and money, while providing value to your customers. If you have a blog or website, easily post these documents as pdf files for quick access. Any skill level is encouraged to participate in this workshop.
Keep the Audience Alive with POWERFUL Presentations
Do you dread PowerPoint presentations because they are so boring? Then this workshop is for you. Avoid "Death by PowerPoint" and learn how to create visually meaningful and effective slides that keeps the audience's attention, while allowing you to verbally deliver your message with impact. If you want to impress your audience and meet your business goals, join us. This workshop will help you develop a competitive advantage in any presentation without putting your audience to sleep.
Applying Leadership Skills: Techniques for Effective Leadership
This seminar will introduce Leadership theories and practices. Through activities, role-playing, videos, and discussion, students will explore aspects of leadership in an environment that encourages participation and engages active learning methods.
Introduction to Project Management
Today's managers are expected to be task- and goal-oriented. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and apply them to projects of any size. This workshop will give you an overview of the entire project management process as well as key project management tools you can use every day. You will come away with an understanding of what a project is, steps needed to complete projects on time and on budget, and tools and techniques for planning and tracking projects. Join us for this practical and informational workshop.
Community Based Residential Facilities Seminars Schedule
Blackhawk Technical College Offers 3 Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) Courses to Meet Your Training Requirements:
- Fire Safety
- Medication Administration
- Standard Precautions
Courses offered in seminar format by our DHS certified instructors.
||4.5 hour course
||3 hour course
||11 hour (2-day) course
|All materials & tests included in above BTC fees.
State registry fee of $15 per course required only upon successful completion of training/testing.
Spring 2013 Schedule of CBRF Courses and Registration Form
Access the State Registry or learn more about training requirements.