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October 2017

Grant Writing 101

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Know the basics about grant writing from the preplanning steps to identifying and selecting opportunities. Understand the process, format, content, and submission guidelines you need to be aware of. This foundation grant writing course will get you started in the grant writing world! Price includes materials.

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Hiring the Right Subcontractor or Employee

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Bend Campus, Room T-117, 2151 N Main St
West Bend, WI 53090 United States

During this course you will be asked to consider how your own actions impact the hiring of employees or subcontractors. We will discuss ways you can minimize frustration and risk from poorly performing employees.  Using education, discussion, and examples, this course will prompt you to investigate how job duties are defined and show you ways to review the qualifications of someone you want to hire.  Lead by an instructor with a lifetime of experience in construction and a graduate degree…

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Spanish For the Workplace

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fond du Lac Campus, Room O-103, 235 N National Ave
Fond du Lac, 54935

This training is designed to provide non-Spanish-speaking employees with functional skills in Spanish to address routine operations found in most workplace settings. Topics include employment, hiring/dismissal, time and work schedules, medical emergencies, and safety issues. Approximately 45 lines of Spanish and numbers will be learned. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Price includes materials.  

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October 21 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fond du Lac Campus, Room B-109, 235 N. National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935 United States

Develop the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair battery, starting, and charging systems. Students are encouraged to take Automotive Electrical & Electronic Fundamentals first or have the ability to read automotive wiring diagrams. (Price includes materials). This course will meet on Saturdays, October 21 and 28 at 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Problem Solving

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fond du Lac Campus, Room O-103, 235 N National Ave
Fond du Lac, 54935

Participants learn to complete tasks with incomplete information and/or unavailable resources, analyze processes by breaking them down into manageable tasks or steps, and identify root causes of problems. Participants use quality tools to arrive at possible solutions to problems and apply reasoned criteria to select the best potential solutions. Price includes materials.

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Fire Safety

October 28 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
West Bend Campus, Room T-120, 2151 North Main Street
West Bend , 53090

Students will learn techniques to protect individuals they are caring for and themselves in the case of fire. Topics will include types of fire extinguishers and operation, determining fire location within a building, protecting individuals in the event of a fire, mapping out fire exits and implementing fire safety plans. An open book test will be given at the conclusion of this class. Price includes materials and UW Oshkosh registry fee.

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First Aid and Procedures To Alleviate Choking

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
West Bend Campus, Room T-120, 2151 North Main Street
West Bend , 53090

Learn basic first aid skills as determined by the American Red Cross. Students will learn how to alleviate choking by clearing the airway of a conscious individual. Learning CPR technique is not an element of this course. An open book test will be given at the conclusion of this class. Price includes materials, UW Oshkosh registry fee and American Red Cross registry fee and book.

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Listening For Success

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Listening is a pervasive part of everyday life both at home and at work. We spend more time listening than we do talking, and listening is the critical complement to effective communication. Yet when it comes to skill development listening tends to take a back seat to flashier aspects of communications like presentation skills. In this course, participants will gain the knowledge and skills to enhance their performance on the three Dimensions of Listening: Staying Focused, Capturing the Message, and…

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Microsoft Word Specialist Series – Level 1

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
West Bend Campus, Room L-114, 2151 North Main Street
West Bend , WI 53090 United States

This course provides introductory training for Microsoft Word. This course is ideal for newer computer users who want to become well versed in Word. Beginning level skills include: Ribbon interface, working with text, printing, using proofreading tools, creating bulleted and numbered list, tables and forms and more. After completing the course students can successfully face the challenges presented in Microsoft Word for the Administrative Professional level 2. Price includes materials. This course meets on Tuesdays, October 31 and November 7,…

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November 2017

Shaping A Motivational Workplace

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Bend Campus, Room T-120, 2151 North Main Street
West Bend , 53090

People want to use their abilities, connect with others, and guide their own efforts. Regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, culture, or life experiences, everyone shares three psychological needs: competence, relatedness and autonomy.  In this session, leaders learn to create an environment that inspires superior performance by helping employees satisfy their basic psychological needs. Price includes materials and refreshments. Outcomes: Recognize and leverage three basic needs in the workplace. Create an environment that supports needs satisfaction. Adopt the employee’s perspective to…

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