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.

Re-Licensure

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CDA VII: Program Management 4/11/2015
Entrepreneurship

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QuickBooks Pro Level I 4/29/2015
Smart Start 5/10/2015

 

Professional Skills
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Course Date
Command Spanish for Law Enforcement 5/29/2015
Command Spanish for Medical Professionals  5/30/2015
Professionalizing Email  8/11/2015
Problem Solving for Teams  5/16/205

 

Leadership
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Course Date
 Dale Carnegie Sales Effectiveness 5/2/2015 

 

Human Resources
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Family Medical Leave Act 8/19/2015
Americans with Disabilities Act 8/19/2015

 

Athletic Coaching

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Coaching                                                                                                                8/3/2015
Taping Clinic 5/6/2015
Coaching Ethics Self-Study

 

CDA VII: Program Management

Learn how to maintain an effective well-run, purposeful program which is responsive to participants needs.
CEUs:  Approved for 2.0 CEUs for early childcare providers.

24 hours / 8 sessions / $123
Free to Des Moines & Louisa County Residents
Call Eastern Iowa to Register: 563-441-4100

#50204   The Meeting Place, 604 Main, Mediapolis
               Mondays, May 11 - Jun 29               6:15 - 9:15 PM

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.

9 hours, 3 sessions / $119 / J. Clover, MBA

#50201   SCC Center for Business, Burlington     Room 110
               Tue & Thu, May 19, 26, & 28                 8:30 - 11:30am

Smart Start

This FREE 2-hour workshop will help you analyze your business idea and cover what you need to know to launch your business.  You will learn the importance of a business plan and the steps to create one, how to conduct market research, prepare for a bank loan, legally organize your business, record keeping and taxes, marketing ideas, and available financing options.  Registration is required.  All materials are provided.

2 hours, 1 session I $0 I J Clover, MBA

#50202   SCC Center for Business           Room 111
               Wednesday, Jun 10                   5:30 - 7:30 PM

Command Spanish for Law Enforcement

This workshop, for Law Enforcement Officers who interact with Spanish speakers in the course of performing their daily duties, is led by a Command Spanish ™ certified instructor. Command Spanish is the country’s leading provider of customized Spanish language and cross cultural programs for non-Spanish speakers in the Law Enforcement field. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Materials are designed for adult learners, is non-grammar based, learner friendly, work specific, and besides face-to-face instruction utilizes audio maintenance CDs.

15 hours, 10 sessions I $155 / Nora Vera-Godwin

#50173   SCC Fort Madison Center          Room 102
               Mon & Wed, Jun 29 - Jul 29      6 - 7:30 PM

Command Spanish for Medical Professionals

This workshop, for Health Professionals who interact with Spanish speakers in the workplace, is led by a Command Spanish™ certified instructor. Command Spanish is the country’s leading provider of customized Spanish language and cross cultural programs for non-Spanish speakers in the medical field. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Materials are designed for adult learners; non grammar based; learner friendly; work specific; and utilize audio maintenance CDs.

15 hours, 10 sessions I $155 / Nora Vera-Godwin

#50174   SCC Center for Business            Room 112
               Tue & Thu, Jun 30 - Jul 30          6 - 7:30 PM

Professionalizing Email

While most of us understand that badly written emails can waste time, we forget that they can also create costly misunderstandings, catapult deadlines forward, delay deliverables, lower people’s opinion of you, and undermine a career.  Let us help you and your organization maintain your credibility, project a professional image, and save time for yourself and readers.

 4 hours, 1 session I $79 I Sue Prochazka

#50062   SCC Keokuk Campus            Room Annex
               Tuesday, Aug 11                   Noon - 4 PM

Problem Solving for Teams

Explore strategies and skills to define the problem, foster creative solutions, identify participant qualifications for a given problem and select problem solving techniques.

 4 hours, 1 session I $94 I Sue Prochazka

#50060   SCC Center for Business      Room 111
               Tuesday, Jun 16     8 AM - Noon

Dale Carnegie Sales Effectiveness

You know the key to sales success is getting the process right - getting it to work profitably for your customers and your company. Successful sales leadership examines the strategic answers to today’s make-or-break selling issues. Understand commitment strategies, negotiations process and how to communicate proactively. Resolve objections. Gain new referrals. Close more sales. Best of all: you’ll see dramatic results on the bottom line.

 24 hours, 3 sessions I $1,800 I Michelle Gnida

#50132   SCC Center for Business           Room 112
               Tuesdays, Jun 2 - 16                  8 AM - 5 PM

Employment Law Series: Family Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act
Take both sessions and Save $49!
Register with #48024, fee: $449 

Family Medical Leave Act 

As every human resources professional knows, the management of family medical leave creates headaches in everyday employment life. The class will provide step-by-step guidance to understanding the complexity of managing your company’s family medical leave program in accordance to regulatory guidance. 
This program has been approved for 3 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

3 hours, 1 session / $249 / Mark Hudson 

#50144   SCC Center for Busines, Burlington        Room 103
               Wednesday, Aug 19                                 9am - noon 

Americans with Disabilities Act 

This class will cover the intricacies of the ever-changing and evolving disability discrimination arena.  Since the passage of the ADAAA, employers continue to grapple with disabilities-related issues like excessive absences, employer restrictions, and reasonable accommodation requests.  This interactive class will address these critical questions and typical trouble spots including what is a reasonable accommodation and how do employers make that determination.  
This program has been approved for 3 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

3 hours, 1 session / $249 / Mark Hudson 

#50154   SCC Center for Business, Burlington        Room 103
               Wednesday, Aug 19                                   12:30 - 3:30pm

Coaching

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. One day face-to-face taping clinic with our athletic trainer is required.

Coursework / $699 / Ralph Kaufman

#50196    Online                               Aug 3 - Oct 16

Required Taping Clinic / $89 /Sheena Abbott

#50121         SCC West Burlington Campus     Room 451
                     Saturday, June 6                          8am - 4pm

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.

Self-study / $90 / Ralph Kaufman

#50149         Self-study

 

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