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21st Century Skills

ID: CECDS-763

Do you have the right skills employers are looking for? Technical skills alone are not enough to meet employers' expectations for productivity and performance. In a recent survey, employers ranked professionalism, teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal communication as the most important skills in the workplace. This certificate will prepare you to be successful at work by building the core set of skills employers value most. By learning to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate well with others, and demonstrate personal accountability, you will have the skills to succeed in the 21st century workplace.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Achieving Success With Difficult People - Online

ID: CEETG-592

Do you know people whose behavior makes completing even the simplest tasks difficult? Would you like to learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors or family members? Join this class and get helpful information for understanding yourself, solving people problems, and improving your relationships and personal and professional productivity.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Administrative Assistant Applications - Online

ID: CEETG-634

Gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to prepare for the Certified Administrative Professional exam and begin a rewarding career as an administrative assistant. Discover how economics, accounting, business law, organizational behavior, and management affect administrative assistant responsibilities and activities. Determine how the world economy can affect an enterprise, learn the basics of accounting, including the general ledger and key accounting terms, and see how financial statements and controls help keep your organization moving in a positive direction.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals - Online

ID: CEETG-609

Rapid growth in the health, legal services, data processing, management, public relations, and other industries have created many new job opportunities for administrative assistants. This course will help you discover and master the essentials of managerial and staff support, information and records management, communications technology, travel and meeting coordination, space planning, and office ergonomics. You'll become an indispensable member of your team by identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to turn your office into a high productivity machine.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

ID: CECDS-722

Employers rank critical thinking as the most important skill for employees in the next five years. Critical thinking helps you step back, examine your thoughts, test assumptions, and process information more effectively. This course helps you identify your thinking style and follow a process to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Dealing With Conflict

ID: CECDS-724

Conflict is inevitable. The key is dealing with conflict in a way that produces positive outcomes. This course will help you learn how to work through conflict situations and avoid the traps that damage relationships and negatively impact productivity and results. You will learn proven methods to recognize the signs of conflict and apply a process to resolve conflict effectively. This course is a part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Effective Selling - Online

ID: CEETG-535

The goal of Effective Selling is not to teach you how to make a sale today, but to help you discover how you can easily convert a potential customer into a long-term asset. Effective Selling will help you lay the groundwork for repeat business and your future success. In sales, there are no quick fixes. However, with the knowledge, planning skills, communication techniques , and the understanding of human nature that you will gain from this course, your sales will grow as if by magic.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Enhancing Your Professionalism

ID: CECDS-564

Building and maintaining a professional image is key to your success. Learn how to build self-confidence, present yourself professionally, and communicate more effectively. Take away the top traits of true professionalism.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Get Assertive! - Online

ID: CEETG-699

Are you tired of being intimidated and treated badly by others? Learn how you lose power when you talk and how to gain it back. Learn how to deal with anger and criticism. Gain the skills to be assertive with family members, friends, bosses, co-workers, professionals, and clerks. It's your turn to speak out!

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Happiness on the Job

ID: CECDS-755

What makes you happy at work? Do you drive in to work dreading the day, or are you eagerly anticipating working with your manager, coworkers, and the public? In this workshop, we will take a look at how we determine our level of happiness on the job, and how we can take charge of our own attitudes towards ourselves, other people, and the job itself.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Improve Your Memory

ID: CECDS-633

Are you struggling with your memory or retaining information? This three-hour program provides an array of tips and techniques to expand the power of your mind. You will gain tools to help you retain more information, such as names, numbers and important facts and details. This class is based on information from Memory Dynamics by Evelyn Wood.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Individual Excellence - Online

ID: CEETG-889

Develop career-enhancing skills in a single course that covers twelve popular one-day seminar topics, including goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You'll learn how to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence with financial matters, and how to minimize conflict in your life. Develop a fulfilling career plan and improve relationships with co-workers, friends, and family.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Interpersonal Communication - Online

ID: CEETG-804

The biggest stumbling block to success as a manager is the lack of interpersonal skills. Traditionally, organizations promote technically skilled individuals to supervise others. Many organizations do not do a good job providing those supervisors with the interpersonal skills they need to get the job done. This course fills that need. Whether you are a new or a seasoned supervisor, you are no doubt aware of the variety of interpersonal problems that can plague a workplace. This course will give you an understanding of these problems and some practical tools to address them.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Keys to Effective Communication - Online

ID: CEETG-666

If you often find yourself at a loss for words or lack confidence in your communication abilities, you'll appreciate this course. With the help of a patient instructor and a supportive community of your fellow students, you'll work step by step through the process of becoming a great conversationalist. You'll learn to use communication to build rapport and create environments of trust, warmth, and respect. Become more confident, create a great first impression, get along well with others, and create more and better personal and professional relationships.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Mastering Public Speaking - Online

ID: CEEDG-508

You can become an effective public speaker! In these lessons, you'll learn how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups. You'll master the art of verbal and nonverbal communication, find out how to overcome your fear of public speaking, learn how to organize and deliver a short or long speech effectively, and practice techniques for communicating with ease and skill in any setting from a meeting to a job interview.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Personal Accountability and Professionalism

ID: CECDS-720

When you take on an attitude of accountability, you empower yourself to be responsible, accomplish your goals, and demonstrate professionalism. You will gain strategies to avoid the blame game, overcome obstacles, manage expectations, and achieve your highest potential. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Principles of Teamwork, Collaboration, and Trust

ID: CECDS-721

In almost every job, success depends on working together to achieve shared goals. Your ability to collaborate and learn from others is essential to getting the job done. This course will help you identify the key principles for being a team player and developing trusting relationships. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Professional Presentation Skills

ID: CECDS-572

Learn to speak confidently to groups. Whether speaking to groups, making presentations to management, or working with customers, you have a short period of time to get your message across. Learn how to make a positive impression and deliver your message with power and professionalism.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Professional Sales Skills - Online

ID: CEETG-536

Today, there are no shortages of opportunities for skilled salespeople. In good times or bad, companies never stop looking for sales representatives that can help them meet their financial goals. If you have always dreamed of becoming successful in sales, this course is exactly what you need. You will learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to provide proper customer service, how to develop a sales plan, and more.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Skills for Making Great Decisions - Online

ID: CEETG-720

Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. Master techniques for achieving your goals, managing risk, dealing with crises, and making decisions--big and small--with knowledge and confidence. Find out how to avoid many types of mistakes and how to recover from others.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Taking Charge of Change

ID: CECDS-723

When you can recognize your internal reactions to change, you can better manage your responses. This course will help you learn strategies to accept change, reduce stress, and remain productive during the change process. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Verbal Communication Skills

ID: CECDS-719

Poor communication creates chaos in the workplace and costs organizations millions of dollars each year in lost productivity, mistakes, and lost customers. Learn how to ensure your communication is clear and direct so that listeners receive information accurately. Improving your verbal communication skills can enhance working relationships and increase your success. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

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