Business & Professional Development

CBIZ partners with regional business and industry leaders to develop a vital economic future.

NEW Business Bookkeeping Certificate is design for those who want to become a bookkeeper or for small business owners who would like to understand bookkeeping better.  Increase your skills in payroll, QuickBooks, Excel and tax knowledge to enable you to perform bookkeeping accurately and efficiently.

Check out our Business and Professional Development Classes below. Call (319) 208-5375 to register.

Business Management
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Course Date
QuickBooks Pro® Level I 5/17/2016

 

Athletic Coaching

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Course Date
Coaching  Authorization Certificate 5/9/2016
Coaching Authorization Certificate 8/1/2016
Coaching Authorization Certificate 10/17/2016
Coaching Ethics Self-Study

 

Human Resources
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Course Date
Behavioral Interviewing 7/26/2016
Effective Performance Appraisals 5/17/2016

 

Leadership
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Course Date
Behavioral Interviewing 7/26/2016
Effective Performance Appraisals 5/17/2016
Emotional Intelligence - The Power of Emotions: Learning about Your EQ! 6/8/2016
Understanding Personal Listing Approaches 7/12/2016
Delegation for Leaders 8/17/2016
Horse Sense for Leaders 5/5/2016
Horse Sense for Leaders 8/25/2016
Supervisory Survival Skills 6/24/2016
Supervision Certificate 6/24/2016

 

 QuickBooks Pro® Level I
If you are a new user of QuickBooks Pro® or Premier®, this hands-on training seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, and chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and money going out including sales, invoicing, paying bills, and tracking expenses. You’ll also learn how to reconcile accounts and use reports to understand your business, including profitability and sales trends. All materials are included. Basic computer knowledge is required.

#54255      9 Hours, 3 Sessions                  $139
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 102             J Clover, MBA
                  Tue & Thu, May 17 - 24            1 - 4 PM

 

Coaching Authorization Certificate
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching, ethics, care and prevention of athletic injuries, anatomy, and growth and development. Upon completion students qualify to make application to the IA Board of Education Examiners for coaching Authorization. Course work is completed in an online format with a mandatory 6 hour, face-to-face taping clinic. All taping clinic materials and books are included in price.

#54249     56 Hours                               $699
                 Online May 9 - Jul 15            Ralph Kaufman
                 Mandatory Taping Clinic
                 SCC WB                               Sheena Abbott
                 Saturday, Jun 11                  8 AM - 2:30 PM

#54250     56 Hours                               $699
                 Online Aug 1 - Oct 7             Ralph Kaufman
                 Mandatory Taping Clinic
                 SCC WB                               Sheena Abbott
                 Saturday, Sep 10                  8 AM - 2:30 PM

#54251    56 Hours                                $699
                Online Oct 17 - Dec 23          Ralph Kaufman
                Mandatory Taping Clinic
               SCC WB                                 Sheena Abbott
               Saturday, Nov 19                    8 AM - 2:30 PM

Coaching Ethics
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching ethics re-certification. This is an independent study program.

#50149       Self-Study, 4.5 Hours          $90
                                                                Ralph Kaufman

 Behavioral Interviewing
Hiring the right person for the right job requires behavioral, objective, and fact-based criteria to be part of your hiring process. You will learn how to construct a thorough list of job requirements and how to ask questions to reveal past experiences and interpret behavior. Finally, you will learn the importance of prompt and fair follow-up in order to build a successful team.
This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

 #54168           6 Hours, 3 Sessions                 $129
                        SCC CBIZ, 111                        Daniel Shull
                        Tuesdays, Jul 26 - Aug 9         9 - 11 AM

Effective Performance Appraisals
Learn to write measurable performance expectations and evaluate non-tangibles such as attitude and communication skills. Learn to evaluate employee’s current performance and write performance objectives they can follow to meet expectations. Covers when employees do not meet expectations and disciplinary action that must be taken. Also covers progressive discipline, including written performance plans. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

 #52797           6 Hours, 1 Session                $459
                        SCC CBIZ, 111                     Don McKee
                        Tuesday, May 17                  9 AM - 4 PM

 Behavioral Interviewing
Hiring the right person for the right job requires behavioral, objective, and fact-based criteria to be part of your hiring process. You will learn how to construct a thorough list of job requirements and how to ask questions to reveal past experiences and interpret behavior. Finally, you will learn the importance of prompt and fair follow-up in order to build a successful team.  This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#52798      6 Hours, 3 Sessions                                               $129
                  SCC Mt. Pleasant, 102                                           Daniel Schull
                  Wednesdays, Feb 24 - Mar 9                                  9 - 11 AM

Effective Performance Appraisals
This course discusses how we make a very important process very difficult for mangers to do. Learn to write measurable performance expectations and evaluate non-tangibles such as attitude and communication skills. Participants will learn to evaluate employee current performance and write performance objectives they can follow to meet expectations. This course also covers what to do if employees do not meet expectations and disciplinary action must be taken. Course covers progressive discipline, including written performance plans.  This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#52797      6 Hours, 1 Session                                                       $459
                  SCC CBIZ, 111                                                             Don McKee
                  Tuesday, May 17                                                           9 AM - 4 PM

Emotional Intelligence - The Power of Emotions: Learning about YOUR EQ!!
Our emotions play a vital role in our work and personal lives. Channeling your emotions, either positively or negatively, can make or break your professional relationships. We will gain insight into how to use our emotions to create positive workplace results. Through discussion we will uncover the right techniques that will allow you to set aside emotions that sabotage your own effectiveness.  This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#52736       3 Hours, 1 Session                                                      $159
                   SCC CBIZ, 111                                                           Heather Woody
                   Wednesday, Jun 8                                                      9 AM - Noon

Understanding Personal Listening Approaches
Learn to listen to what is really being said and motivate others to give you the information you need. Increase positive information flow to enhance productivity and performance as well as strengthen staff trust and morale. (Elective for CLO, CLA, CPLL)

 

#54044     4 Hours, 1 Session                                                        $94
                 SCC Mt. Pleasant, 102                                                  Sue Prochazka
                 Tuesday, Jul 12                                                             8 AM - Noon

 

Delegation for Leaders
The strongest leaders empower others to be involved with the work of their organization. Too many leaders believe they have to shoulder the weight of the priorities alone. This is not so. A key skill includes delegating work tasks, priorities and projects to team members at every developmental level. In this session, bring your real life experiences and uncover solutions on proper ways to delegate to people at each development level, novice to expert, and how to build bench strength as a result of proper empowerment and delegation.  This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

Coming Summer 2016       3 Hours, Sessions                                  $159
                                            SCC CBIZ, 111                                      Heather Woody
                                           Wednesday, Aug 17                                9 AM - Noon

Horse Sense for Leaders
Want to learn key leadership skills outside of a classroom? How well you work with a horse may not be on your performance review, but strategically leading a team through daily obstacles will certainly be evaluated. Through direct interaction with horses in an arena environment, you will clearly see the importance of relationship, communication, understanding and trust when leading a team to successful results. This equine-assisted approach to learning will help you evaluate and develop your leadership skills as you work with a team to meet challenges through a variety of fun, ground-based activities. You will want to be a part of this innovative experience that will positively impact your career! Participants need to be dressed for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes.  This Course qualifies for LEAN elective.

#53021      4 Hours, 1 Session                                                                $455
                  SCC WB, County Fair Arena                                                 Vicki Baum
                 Thursday, May 5                                                                     Noon - 4 PM 

#54167     4 Hours, 1 Session                                                                 $455
                 SCC WB, Fairgrounds Arena                                                 Vicki Baum
                 Thursday, Aug 25                                                                   Noon - 4 PM

Supervisory Survival Skills
This training program is designed for non-managers interested in or identified for promotion and new managers. Knowledge gained in this program will enable you to avoid some of the hard lessons that come from on-the-job learning. Applicable in manufacturing, service, and retail organizations, this seminar presents the fundamental management and communication skills and techniques required to manage employees effectively. This seminar meets the pre-requisite requirements for our comprehensive leadership development curriculum that addresses today’s management challenges.

#54726       6 Hours, 2 Sessions                                                               $159
                 SCC CBIZ, 103                                                                        Susan Dunek
                 Tue & Thu, May 24 & 26                                                          8 - 11 AM

Supervision Certificate
Leader, manager, supervisor, team leader – no matter what your official title, you’re expected to get the job done through others. This course provides new and experienced supervisors with the tools and skills for building personal confidence in their leadership role. You will see the relevance of the training, rapidly acquire the skills, and quickly put them to use on the job. Attend all twelve modules and earn a Certificate in Supervision. Our program is designed for anyone who manages people in manufacturing, retail or service industries.

#54727      36 Hours, 12 Sessions                                                           $975
                  SCC CBIZ, 103                                                                       Susan Dunek
                   Tue & Thu, May 24 - Jun 30                                                   8 - 11 AM


                 

 

 

 

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