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November 24, 2017

New training classes announced

The Business & Community Training Center has released the training schedule for soft-skills and technical skills classes at The Center for Rural Development.

To register for any of our business training classes, call Robin Moore at 606-677-6000 or email rmoore@centertech.com. A complete list of training classes is available on our Business & Community Training Center page.

Please register at least five days before the start of class.


Conflict Management
Nov. 28
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Cost: $149

Whether it’s in the form of visible hostility or silent resentment, conflict in the workplace can take a devastating toll on productivity and morale. Managing interpersonal differences is essential to business and protects the emotional health of employees. In this class, you will learn how to help others settle their differences and work constructively as individuals and groups with a common purpose.


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 2
Dec. 5
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: Carol Whitson
Cost: $149

You already know how to get Excel to perform simple calculations and how to modify your workbooks and worksheets to make them easier to read, interpret, and present to others.

But, Excel is capable of doing so much more. To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data. In other words, when you have questions about your data, you need to know how to get Excel to provide the answers for you. And that’s exactly what this course aims to help you do.


Time Management/Organizational Skills/Professionalism
Dec. 6
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Cost: $149

The rules in business are more flexible than ever before. That means it’s actually harder to know what’s appropriate at any time. Fortunately the keys to conducting yourself in the workplace are still understanding, kindness and courtesy. Make sure you know how to represent yourself and your company in any situation.


Motivating at Work 
Dec. 7
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Cost: $149

Follow these handy tips and you will increase team performance while making the job more enjoyable for everyone. Become a leader who inspires and rewards employees to give their best. Raise expectations and performance. Learn how to create a motivating workplace. Increase productivity with the LEARN method.


Excellence in Supervision
Dec. 13
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Cost: $149

This course will show you how to gain the respect and support of your employees; use coaching skills to help others excel and accomplish goals; deal effectively with changing times and confusing situations; communicate confidently with your employees, peers, and manager; and establish expectations for high performance.


Learning to Lead
Dec. 14
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Cost: $149

Most managers would prefer to be known as excellent leaders rather than excellent managers. Upon completion of this course, you will understand the sources of leadership power, the primary ways to handle resistance to change, the difference between managers and leader/managers, and developing and communicating your vision.


 

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