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Today’s managers and staff must be prepared for the challenges of a dynamic new workplace. Fox Valley Technical College partners with your organization to customize assessment, training and coaching solutions to help develop the specific skills your business requires. Benefit from a full complement of services to meet the needs of performance leaders and supervisors, financial specialists, marketing and office staff, and customer service providers responsible for getting results.

Featured Seminars


Advanced Myers-Briggs

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Explore the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and take a deeper dive to apply the concepts of personality types. Learn about your personality and how to work with others, while reducing stress using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

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Building the Skills of the Informal Leader

Hours: 6.00 | Estimated Cost: $219.00

Invest in the informal leaders in your organization - those who hold no formal title, but that people listen and respond to. This seminar will give the informal leaders hands-on skills to influence and coach others effectively. Develop and implement a personalized action plan to apply immediately in the workplace.

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Building Trust in Leadership

Hours: 4.00

Focuses on specific strategies to use immediately to build trust with those you need to influence. An optional 360-degree assessment provides feedback to identify leadership strengths and areas for improvement.

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Coaching and Feedback

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $205.00

Focuses on advanced managerial communication skills so you can give negative feedback constructively and coach to empower others.

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Developing Emotional Intelligence

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

In this seminar, explore emotional intelligence, best practices and develop personalized action plans to further enhance these abilities and traits.

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Developing Your Personal Leadership Style Using Myers-Briggs

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $205.00

Demonstrates how to improve your leadership effectiveness by understanding yourself and the impact of your leadership style. Assess your personal style and develop a personalized plan to become a more effective leader.

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Facilitating Diverse Groups and Teams Online/Virtual

Hours: 6.00 | Estimated Cost: $185.00

Learn how to manage complex group and team interactions. While the core skills taught are applicable for neutral, third-party facilitators, the program also addresses their use by leaders and team members.

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First Time Supervisor

Hours: 6.00 | Estimated Cost: $219.00

Covers key responsibilities and skills needed for today’s frontline leader, common pitfalls of new leaders, how to delegate effectively, and setting clear goals for yourself and others.

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Leadership Skills: Managing Team Member Complaints

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Focuses on a step-by-step process for solving problems on the job. Includes the effective use of various problem solving tools.

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Leadership Skills: Communicating for Results

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Focuses on basic human relations training in communication including the communication process, demonstrating one-way/two-way communications, overcoming barriers to communication, listening and body language.

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Leadership Skills: Developing Performance Goals & Standards

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Demonstrates how to effectively identify and set performance standards that are specific, measurable, attainable, results-oriented, and time-framed using concrete active language.

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Leadership Skills: Leading Change

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Learn to unlock new potential to approach organizational change with greater confidence and competence, resulting in improved productivity. Establish the framework that helps the change initiative gain acceptance and reinforce personal and organizational goals.

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Leadership Skills: Resolving Conflict

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Learn how to establish a cooperative atmosphere to resolve conflicts when they arise and how to leverage conflict to everyone's advantage.

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Leading without Drama

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $184.00

Leading without drama provides insight and strategies on how to end workplace drama and help boost employee morale, increase productivity, and move your organization forward.

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Managing Multiple Priorities

Hours: 3.00 | Estimated Cost: $184.00

Learn important time management skills when all of your projects are top priority. Focus on strategies for effective time management and create an action plan for success.

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Managing Offsite Employees

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $149.00

Explore how to manage a remote workforce successfully. Learn how to communicate effectively, maintain a sense of community, cultivate teamwork and develop relationships built on trust.

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Managing the Generation Mix and Difficult Behaviors

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $205.00

Brainstorm the difficult behaviors you are facing, from employees, clients or bosses and identify strategies to cure or cope with the behavior so you can get on with getting your job done.

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Motivating and Retaining the Millennial Generation

Hours: 3.00 | Estimated Cost: $169.00

Discover the characteristics of each generational group and learn methods to manage, motivate and lead them. Apply strategies to encourage each generation to work together toward common goals and to create harmony within an organization.

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Performance Discussions: Effective One-on-Ones

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $184.00

Discover how to conduct effective one-on-one discussions with your employees to build trust, inspire professional development, align goals and provide employees with a sense of recognition and ownership.

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Personal & Workplace Leadership Certificate: A 4-module Series

Hours: 12.00 | Estimated Cost: $695.00

Unlike a one-size-fits-all leadership series, this four-part series delivers personalized learning and one-on-one coaching that focuses on key areas critical to a leader’s success and participants. Participants work with a trained coach to develop a personal action plan using 360-degree feedback and applied development goals.

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Supervision Seminar

Hours: 18.00 | Estimated Cost: $650.00

Improve your performance as a front-line supervisor or shop manager. Provides new and experienced supervisors the tools they need to motivate, communicate and direct their teams to meet organizational goals. These sessions are designed for all industries, including production, machine, maintenance and automotive shops.

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Time Management for the Creative

Hours: 3.00 | Estimated Cost: $184.00

Analyze priorities, and with creativity, help you find balance. Learn to personalize a list of tips to manage your time and priorities more effectively.

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Tools for Talent Development Complimentary

Hours: 4.50

The **complimentary** Talent Development event introduces you to ways Fox Valley Technical College can assist with building your employees skills. Employees are a major asset to taking your company to the next level. Test drive our training on your road to success.

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Workplace Leadership Certificate: Advanced 4 part Series Series

Hours: 12.00 | Estimated Cost: $695.00

Accelerate leadership effectiveness, improve critical thinking, elevate team interaction and increase your self-awareness. This advanced 4-part series is your chance to reflect, refocus and renew your skills to become a more effective leader.

Seminar Series

  • Leading without Drama
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Advanced Myers-Briggs
  • Performance Discussions: Effective One-on-Ones
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Communication and the Customer Experience

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $159.00

Emphasize the value of key customer service principles, including building rapport and relationships, communicating effectively, handling difficult situations, resolving concerns and achieving customer loyalty.

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Finance Your Business, the Right Way New

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $399.00

Join a group of fellow entrepreneurs, small business owners, a former accountant and former financial institution president in this workshop series about getting a loan/investment you need in order to launch your startup or grow your small business.

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HR Fundamentals Course - aPHR Certification

Hours: 15.00 | Estimated Cost: $425.00

Designed for entry-level human resource professionals, this seminar prepares participants for the aPHR (Associate Professional in Human Resources ™) certification exam.

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Telephone Communication Techniques

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $159.00

Presents customer-focused techniques to improve workplace communication. Includes dealing with all customers' needs, voice control, taking messages and using voicemail.

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