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Leadership/Management/Supervision

Administrative Professionals Day  

Communication is Key! With so many different communication pathways going on around us, it’s important not just to be up on keeping them straight but on the best ways to do it. Whether its impromptu water cooler huddles, formal data dumps, or quick texts to cover last second changes, you need to dial in to be able to make sure all goes smoothly. Join us for a day of programming on how to best communicate with the variety of people and priorities in your life. Our Keynotes, Kristy Breslin and "Detour" Dave Sandler of WJZ-TV, will kick-start the day as we cover the wide variety of key channels and stations of your career. Senior Adult and Disabled Retiree Tuition Waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25956     Registration: $119    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/23/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Richlin Ballrom    Instructor: Staff

Boosting Team Communication  

Creating an atmosphere of openness with clear lines of communication is a key factor in organizational success. People with good interpersonal skills deal with difficult issues straightforwardly, listen well, share information fully, and stay receptive to bad news as well as good. This course is designed for individuals who want to increase productivity and become more successful on the job by improving the quality of working relationships with peers, employees, supervisors, customers, and others. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 26115     Registration: $89    Course Fee: $29    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   5/5/2015 - 5/12/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  2 sessions
Location: TBA    Instructor: J. Shoaff

Communication in the Workplace  

This course focuses on interpersonal communication in the workplace. Conflict resolution, colleague interaction, bargaining, and problem solving skills are central topics. Transcript available. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 25254     Registration: $99    Course Fee: $29    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/2/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 165    Instructor: J. Shoaff

Data Analysis & Interpretation  

Data Interpretation & Analysis- Got Numbers? Got Answers? This course teaches the basic skills & techniques of gathering, presenting & interpreting data for decision making, analyzing performance & continuous improvement of processes.The benefits of the course are a sound grounding of using Excel for day to day analysis of data. Many advanced concepts and features of Excel are highlighted for the students.Learn how to conduct surveys, collect data, and get to know the best practices in data collection, analysis and decision making.The key feature is the number of exercises and real life examples used in this course. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25141     Registration: $219    Course Fee: $89    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/2/2015 - 5/9/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  2 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 219    Instructor: R. Schwanke

Dreams to Action Workshop  

This class will teach you how to set great goals that you can and will achieve; how to manage your time; how to create a plan to put your goals into action and how to create a vision for your life. You will walk away with everything you need to launch yourself forward successfully. The class provides a hands-on workshop experience so that you not only learn the material but put it into place in your own life. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25272     Registration: $99    Course Fee: $19    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   5/11/2015 - 5/13/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM  2 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 018    Instructor: N. Owens

Maryland Business Regulations  

After a review of the doctrines governing principal and agent, the course will examine the regulations governing partnerships and corporations. Students will focus on formation, operation, internal relationships and dissolution of these entities under Maryland statute. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25419     Registration: $220    Course Fee: $175    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   5/5/2015 - 6/4/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  10 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 165    Instructor: Staff

PMI-Risk Management Professional  

This course allows students to acquire the information necessary to pass the PMI-RMP credential exam in this fast-paced comprehensive risk management review course. Students will determine their exam readiness level by completing knowledge assessment exercises during class. Risk management concepts and terminology are presented from the perspective of PMI "PMBOK Guide" and "The Practice Standard for Project Risk Management". The instructor will provide valuable studying tips and is a Project Management Institute, Registered Education Provide (PMI R.E. P.). Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35410     Registration: $599    Course Fee: $199    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Tues., Wed.   7/20/2015 - 7/22/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  3 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 137    Instructor: M. McNally

Project Management: PMP Prep  

Attending this 35-hour comprehensive course will provide you with what you need to know to pass the Project Management Institute’s PMP® or CAPM® Certification Exam. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to understand the concepts and vocabulary of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition. Additional topics include defining the roles of key project stakeholders; creating a WBS and describing its value as an essential document used in project planning; explaining earned value analysis; and performing earned value calculations. The course is taught by a PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) The provider has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for the course. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25455     Registration: $1399    Course Fee: $349    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   3/16/2015 - 3/20/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 137    Instructor: M. McNally

Course: 25456     Registration: $1399    Course Fee: $349    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   6/1/2015 - 6/5/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 137    Instructor: M. McNally

Course: 35408     Registration: $1399    Course Fee: $349    
Meeting Day(s): Mon. - Fri.   8/10/2015 - 8/14/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 137    Instructor: M. McNally

Risk Management Concepts  

This course provides an overview of risk management concepts, principles, and terminology. Students will learn how to develop a risk management plan and a risk register, identify risks, analyze risk, prioritize risks, develop risk response plans, and monitor and control risks. Good risk management practices, critical success factors for effectively managing risk, and the roles of project stakeholders within the risk processes are defined. The instructor is a Project Management Institute, Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.). No course prerequisites. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35409     Registration: $499    Course Fee: $99    
Meeting Day(s): Thur., Fri.   7/16/2015 - 7/17/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  2 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 137    Instructor: M. McNally

Technical Writing for Engineering Technicians  

This course prepares students to communicate specialized information to different audiences (e.g., technical and nontechnical people, colleagues and clients, peers and supervisors, in-house departments, and government agencies), work in teams, and address organizational and ethical issues. The course material is drawn primarily from professional contexts, principally engineering. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25145     Registration: $119    Course Fee: $19    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   5/4/2015 - 5/11/2015    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM  2 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 163    Instructor: Staff

The Challenge of Change  

"The Challenge of Change" is designed for managers and supervisors who are charged with introducing departmental or organizational changes to their employees. This program will provide managers and supervisors with the tools and techniques to help them successfully navigate through the murky and often turbulent waters of change. It may be used with managers from the same organization or with a group from different organizations. Senior adult and tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25276     Registration: $99    Course Fee: $19    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   5/4/2015 - 5/11/2015    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM  3 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 165    Instructor: R. Glab


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