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February 2017

Dealing with Difficult People

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$49

Do you ever find yourself confused on how to react to difficult people at work? Ever wonder, what on earth are they thinking? This session will help you understand and telegraph their actions. You can have a much greater influence over the responses you get from others than you think! Most people lack any type of formal training in psychological, street-smart communication skills. Click HERE to register today!   Michael Monroe Kiefer Dr. Michael Monroe Kiefer is a psychologist with…

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March 2017

Conflict Management and Rapid Resolution Skills

March 14 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$49

Nothing can undermine team productivity like unresolved, festering conflict! This session provides a proven formula for resolving conflict. Through several interactive case studies and thoughtful class participation, participants will understand how to get to the root cause of conflict and how to resolve it quickly. Several small group exercises dealing with: big ego, passive aggressive behavior, sarcasm, non-participation, isolationism, and fear of change, highlight this interactive session. Learn what you can do immediately to resolve ongoing conflict.

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April 2017

Understanding Communication Styles with People Reading Skills

April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Internet Marketing

Is a sour mood pervading your workplace? Do people seem on edge and stressed out? This session energizes and positively empowers individuals with people reading skills. All participants will take a proprietary personality style survey to determine their individual personality style and then gain insights into common traits of each style. They will also learn specific strategies to develop strong working relationships with each style.

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CAPS Showcase – Health Sciences and Human Services

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Viking Bank, 4277 Dakota Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Free
Health

Academy - Health Sciences and Human Services Learn about the positive impact of partnering with a CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) course and how you can get involved with Alexandria Area High School. Hear from past CAPS students and business partners in the area on their experiences. Please Click HERE to RSVP to Abby Strom, astrom@alexmn.org or 320.763.4545 The program is designed to help students gain professional skills needed for the world of work. Relevance is key to this…

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May 2017

CAPS Showcase – Business, Communication & Entrepreneurship

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Viking Bank, 4277 Dakota Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Free
Entrepreneurship Health Technologies

Academy - Business, Communication & Entrepreneurship Learn about the positive impact of partnering with a CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) course and how you can get involved with Alexandria Area High School. Hear from past CAPS students and business partners in the area on their experiences. Please Click HERE to RSVP to Abby Strom, astrom@alexmn.org or 320.763.4545 The program is designed to help students gain professional skills needed for the world of work. Relevance is key to this learning…

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Team Building with Goal Setting, Achievement Skills, and Fun!

May 9 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$49

Distraction, lack of focus, and lack of energy all lead to decreased team performance. Participants will have an opportunity to work on team or project vision/goals. They will have an opportunity to identify and sketch out a rough plan and opportunities to make their team stronger. They will also learn a proven formula for rapid team goal achievement. A special interactive module on team creativity and team bonding through fun at work rounds out this workshop!

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CAPS Showcase – Engineering, Manufacturing Technologies, and Natural Resources

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Viking Bank, 4277 Dakota Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Free

Academy - Engineering, Manufacturing Technologies, and Natural Resources Learn about the positive impact of partnering with a CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) course and how you can get involved with Alexandria Area High School. Hear from past CAPS students and business partners in the area on their experiences. Please Click HERE to RSVP to Abby Strom, astrom@alexmn.org or 320.763.4545 The program is designed to help students gain professional skills needed for the world of work. Relevance is key to this…

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Economic Huddle with Chris Kuehl

May 16 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Free
Economic Huddle

Please join us for a FREE pork chop lunch as we celebrate Alexandria area businesses! Our presenter will be Dr. Christopher Kuehl, a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence and one of the co-founders of the company in 1999. He has been Armada’s economic analyst and has worked with a wide variety of private clients and professional associations in the last ten years. Year of the Rooster - Are We Awake Yet? We are at the half way point for the…

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June 2017

Employment Law Update

June 7 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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$50
Employment Law

The Annual West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update will be held at the Alexandria Area Technical & Community College, Information Technology Building Auditorium 743. Open to employers, small business owners, managers, and HR/supervisory staff and those who are pursuing SHRM CEU’s. Hear from legal experts focusing on the significant changes and updates to employment law and provide current information and resources in a variety of important areas. SHRM CP, SCP, and HRCI credits are approved for the sessions, with certificate…

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July 2017

Creating Your Client Avatars

July 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you know exactly who your business is best suited to serve? Who your “client avatar” is? What motivates them, their tendencies, what their social structure is, their beliefs and fears. Taking time to identify this ideal client can lead to a more enjoyable and more profitable workplace. Come learn the steps to getting started on creating your businesses client avatar and walk away with ideas on who you are best suited to serve. Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Time:…

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