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SIUE Executive Education sets professional development workshops

The SIUE School of Business Executive Education program has announced its 2019 professional development courses and workshops.

siuelogoTo register, call Kristine Jarden at 618-650-2668 or Deanna Lotter at 618-650-5440 or visit: siue.edu/business/executive-education/index.shtml.

Microsoft Access Fundamentals

Fridays, March 1 and 8 (2-day program)
Fee: $475
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Science East Building
Microsoft Access is a tool that enables people to track and organize data and share the data in the form of highly customizable reports. In this course, students will learn to use Access to manage their data and have a good working knowledge of how to design and build an efficient relational database, construct data fields and tables, run queries, design forms and build reports.

PMP Prep – Foundations of Project Management
Fridays, March 1, 8, 22, 29 and April 5
Fee: $1,485
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Science East Building
Learn the basics and best practices of project management and prepare for the PMP certification, using the newest version of the PMBOK. Successful completion awards the 35 educational hours required for the PMP certification exam. Exam taken separately.

Gratitude Should Be Your Attitude
Friday, March 22
Fee: $125
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center
So much of our career revolves around the overall planning and execution of a project. This seminar will focus on the “how.” Focus will be on:
• Tenants for “onboarding” project participants, especially within a fluid project environment and how to keep the team cohesive.
• Learn the difference between flexibility and adaptability, and how they should be applied.
• Beyond the “task to task” communication. It’s not what you say, but how you say it that influences change.

Motivating Employees
Friday, March 29
Fee: $125
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center

Customer Service Excellence – How to Win and Keep Customers
Friday, March 29
Fee: $125
8 a.m. – Noon
SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center

Facilitation Skills
Friday, March 29
Fee: $125
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center
The facilitation skills workshop will give participants an understanding of what facilitation is all about, as well as some tools to facilitate small meetings.

Effective Project Communications – Difficult Conversations
Friday, April 5
Fee: $250
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center
How to conduct difficult conversations surrounding individual performance, team dynamics, schedule slips and cost overruns. With John Laverdure, PMP, senior IT project manager.

The SIUE School of Business Executive Education office offers a wide variety of programs in project management, leadership, technical skills and much more. It also offers training in a variety of professional development programs such as:

• Project Management Training-PMP Prep Course, continuing education workshops and the Annual SIUE Project Management Symposium
• Construction Leadership Institute
• Customized training programs on leadership, soft skills and technical topics

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