Customized Business Training
Are you ready to get down to business?? We are too! UW-Washington County's Continuing Education Department can customize your training to best fit your company's training needs.
Customized Business Solutions
Here are a few a questions to consider before getting started:
- Do you want the training to be on our campus or at your facility?
- Are you looking for one day training or something that is ongoing?
- Do you need the training to be in-person or are you looking for online classes?
- Are there specific issues that you need addressed? (ex. Current situations, obstacles to overcome)
- Are there changes within the organization that need to be addressed?
- What is the specific goal that you want the training to obtain?
- Do you need Continuing Education Units (CEUs) awarded?
- How many employees to you anticipate in the training?
Here are some of our most popular training categories*:
*Please note: the below workshops are samples and can be tailored to meet your training needs. Contact us today to explore your options!
CCT, Regional Director, Continuing Education
Team dynamics: How to Build a Strong Team
- Recognize the differences between the individual & group levels of systems
- Identify the stages of group development & their relationship to team effectiveness
- Be able to describe the 5 dysfunctions of a team
- Understand & employ techniques to avoid or work through these dysfunctions
- Possess a greater understanding of your own pre-dispositions within a team through the use the Strengths Finder 2.0 Indicator Assessment & the Dysfunction Online Team Assessment
- Understand & practice methods of conflict resolution with groups (as time allows)
- Observe group dynamics & analyze intervention results
Leadership Through Times of Change: Best Practices
- Introduce organizational culture concepts & definitions as related to change
- Recognize precipitators of change
- Understand planned change models as researched by Kurt Lewin
- Develop skills in preparing, managing, & cementing change
- Identify change levers within the organization & how to implement them
- Develop a transparent & relevant communication & feedback plan effective for your organization
- Excerpts from the Journal of Change Management related to Lewin & complexity theories of change
- Excerpts from the Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, Vol. 13 (3) “Perspectives on Organizational Change: Systems & Complexity Theories” by Francis Amagoh
- Certificate of Completion, 2.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Polish Your Leadership Style and Leverage Your Success!
The 5 Best Conflict Resolution Strategies
Are you constantly fighting a battle or even worse, avoiding them? Tired of navigating life's challenges with others & getting nowhere? We will discuss how to pick your battles and to apply the 5 demonstrated conflict resolution strategies correctly and effectively. Let Michel DeLisle make your life easier by breezing through conflicts with ease while maintaining a positive working or life environment. This is a must for both managers and employees or anyone wanting to communicate more positively! Available for .6 CEUs
SCORE Advising Sessions
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), founded in 1964, is a non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses nationwide. The University of Wisconsin-Washington County (UW-WC) in Cooperation with the West Bend Economic Development Corporation hosts advising sessions at the UW-WC campus.
SCORE volunteers are both retired and "working" business people. They bring a wealth of knowledge right to your fingertips about starting, managing and maintaining a successful small business.
Advising sessions can be set up by contacting Judy Benike or phone 262-335-5200.
Your organization may have training needs not available through traditional programming. The University of Wisconsin Colleges can help. We offer a variety of customized training solutions to fit your specific organizational issues at a time and location convenient to you. UW Colleges provide training support in a variety of areas.
For Training Support, contact Holly Wehrhahn or phone 262-541-5460.