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Time Management (Half-Day, Choose Morning or Afternoon Session)

TIME MANAGEMENT (HALF-DAY, CHOOSE AM OR PM SESSION)

Time is a form of currency, and TIME IS MONEY!  In this half-day session (am or pm session) you will acquire day-to-day time-management tools that will help you more effectively use your time so you can direct your energy towards fulfilling your short and long-term professional and personal goals.  By identifying improved time management and organizational skills, you, too, can use your time and energy effectively, focusing your efforts on the activities that will help you reach your goals. BONUS:  you will create and action plan for your time-management process and identify ways to evaluate and improve your efforts.
Morning Session:
Friday, June 16, 2017  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
or
Afternoon Session:
Friday, June 16, 2017  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Instructor: James Hannon, The Training Associates
Location: The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

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NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participant shortly before the class date.

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before the first class meeting. 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting. In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge, no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea Swirka at 978-542-6302 for more information.

Leading and Developing Millennials in the New World of Work

Today’s work environment is unlike any we have seen – technology driven, flexible, fast-paced. Millennial employees think and act differently from older workers as well.  learn the managerial skills you need to lead and motivate employees ages 18-38, from hiring and setting expectations to retaining them for more than a year to two.

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NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participant shortly before the class date.

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before the first class meeting. 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting. In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge, no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea Swirka at 978-542-6302 for more information.

 

Organizational Communication Skills for Leaders

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR LEADERS

This program was designed to familiarize you with the art of communicating.  You will earn to understand the importance of interpersonal skills in becoming a leader, be able to convey believability by keeping verbal, vocal, and visual communications consistent, practice the nine behavioral skills of interpersonal communication, and change your habits to improve interpersonal effectiveness.  This program is valuable whether you are currently in a leadership role, or hope to be a leader in the future.
Instructor: James Hannon, The Training Associates
Location: The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

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NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participant shortly before the class date.

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before the first class meeting. 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting. In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge) no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea Swirka at 978-542-6302 for more information.

Sustainable Beekeeping

The Bee School at Salem State University (4 Courses)

The Bee School at Salem State University 

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Interested in keeping honey bees?
Are you a beekeeper wanting to increase you hive management skills?

Are you interested in how to maintain a sustainable apiary reducing expensive hive failure and queen costs?

If any of the above are of interest, the Bee School at Salem State University offers the necessary hands-in education to become a more successful and sustainable beekeeper.

The Bee School offers three courses (plus special courses TBD) on all aspect of beekeeping and the courses are offered throughout the year at times when they will be most beneficial to novice and expert beekeeper alike.

The Bee School, through its diverse and timely education programs is a resource center for the region’s beekeepers, no matter their level of expertise.

Sustainable beekeeping at Salem State University is a three-course sequence that can be taken in any combination at $50 per course.

Complete all three and receive a certificate from Salem State University.

Course 1: Sustainable Beekeeping: 5 weeks – $50
February 16 – March 18, 2017 Thursdays, 6:30 to 9:00 pm

All necessary equipment, management, and hive manipulations to install and maintain a bee hive from late spring through mid-summer. Course recommended for beginner and intermediate beekeepers. THE LAST CLASS WILL BE HELD A BLACK BIRCH FARM APIARIES, WEST NEWBURY, MA. Meeting time at Black Birch Farm will be determined at the first class.
Next Course 1 held spring, 2018

Course 2: The Sustainable Apiary: 3 weeks – $50
June 1 to June 17, 2017 Thursdays 6:30 to 9:00pm (Last two class meetings are held at Black Birch Farm Apiaries, West Newbury, MA)
Course details summer management practices for the hive. Topics include swarming, identification and interdiction of honey bee predators and diseases. This is a hands-on course as we meet at Black Birch Farm Apiaries for the last two class meetings opening and inspecting hives. Students must have bee-veils to participate and attend at their own risk. Meeting times at Black Birch Farm will be determined at the first class.

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Course 3: The Key to Sustainable Beekeeping – Fall and Winter Hive Management: 3 weeks – $50
August 24 through Sept. 9, 2017 Thursdays 6:30 to 9:00 pm (Last two classes meet at Black Birch Farm Apiaries, West Newbury, MA)
Necessary fall hive inspections and evaluation, feeding, re-queening, preparing the hive for winter, winter feeding. Also included; how to extract and process honey and bees wax. This is a hands-on course as we meet at Black Birch Farm Apiaries for the last two class meetings opening and inspecting hives. Students attend at their own risk. Meeting times at Black Birch Farm will be determine at the first class.

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BONUS:
Course 4: Making splits, NUCS, and Raising Queens Using Non-Grafting Techniques 2-Day Short Course – July 8 & 9, 2017
BLACK BIRCH FARM, WEST NEWBURY MA
This mini-course teaches beekeepers two skill sets necessary in maintaining a sustainable apiary.

Skill Set 1: Making Increases Through Splits:
In this presentation beekeepers are taught how to increase the number of hives by splitting their existing hives into NUCS which can be later increased into a standard hive. Both walk away and queen introduced splits are discussed. Topics include necessary equipment, timing, split development, and NUC management.

SKILL Set 2: Queen Rearing Using Non Grafting Techniques
In this presentation beekeeper are taught how to raise queen honey bees employing non grafting techniques. All aspects of raising vibrant honey queens are examined including necessary equipment, timing, drone development, mating NUCS, queen banking, and queen introduction.

Course Structure: The course is divided into two distinctly separate sections:

Section 1: Black Birch Farm: West Newbury, MA
This classroom meeting details the equipment, procedures, and manipulations, necessary to exectur the two skills sets

Section 2: Black Birch Farm: West Newbury, MA
Students will practice the procedures for making splits and raising queens in an active apiary (appropriate protective clothing is required).

NOTE: The Bee School courses are held at Salem State University, Central Campus, Bertolon Classroom Building. Part of Courses 1, 2, and 3 are held at Black Birch Farm Apiaries.at mutually agreed upon times. Students attend live hive openings at their own risk.

You will be issued a parking permit to be displayed at all times on your dashboard. Parking is located behind the Enterprise Center (121 Loring avenue, Salem, MA for your GPS) in spaces marked “E” only. 100% refund before class begins. No refund after the first class. No parking pass is required when attending programs held at The Black Birch Farm.

For more information, email corped@salemstate.edu.

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Managing Conflict (Full Day) Copy

MANAGING CONFLICT

This course will assist you in understanding and implementing strategies that will help to manage conflict effectively. On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop skills to assess a conflict situation and monitor their reaction to the conflict; utilize effective communication techniques to manage conflict in a proactive manner, and resolve conflict through identifying its source, and determining and implementing the best solution.
Instructor: James Hannon, The Training Associates
Location: The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

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Human Resources Bootcamp

This is a great introduction to the fundamentals of employment law and the different areas of law that human resource professionals must understand for their day-to-day practices. Best practices and key written policies will also be reviewed. All attendees will receive additional information and resources.

Refreshments, lunch and all materials are included in the cost of the course.

NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participant shortly before the class date.

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before the first class meeting. 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting. In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge, no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea Swirka at 978-542-6302 for more information.

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Business Management Skills Certificate Program (4 Sessions)

NEW Session begins May 5, 2017

Salem State University Certificate Program

Business Management Skills

Fridays, May 5,  May 19, June 2 , and June 16, 2017

This certificate program consists of four modules that will give you the concepts and principles you need to hone your business knowledge and help you implement effective practices in the business world.  This program will provide valuable skills to transition employees into new management positions, and help them build a foundation for success. Managers and supervisors, who would like a basic skills refresher, will also benefit from this program. Modules may be taken individually, for those not seeking a certificate. See website for individual course registrations.

  • Fundamentals of Leadership for First-time Supervisors and Managers (full-day)
  • Managing Conflict (full day)
  • Time Management (half-day, morning or afternoon)
  • Organizational Communication Skills for Leaders

FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADERSHIP FOR FIRST-TIME SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS (FULL-DAY)
In this one-day program, you will learn critical leadership skills so that you are able to step forward with confidence as a leader in your organization. You will develop practical, necessary skills such as managing your time well, communicating effectively, and delegating work to others. You will also learn what great leaders know: how to hire the right people, how to facilitate productive meetings and handle conflicts among team members, and how to coach people to give their best job performance. This program is intended for the employee transitioning to a leadership or supervisory role, as well as senior managers and supervisors who seek advanced training in organizational leadership.
Friday, May 5, 2017               10:00 am – 4:30 PM

MANAGING CONFLICT
This course will assist you in understanding and implementing strategies that will help to manage conflict effectively. On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop skills to assess a conflict situation and monitor their reaction to the conflict; utilize effective communication techniques to manage conflict in a proactive manner, and resolve conflict through identifying its source, and determining and implementing the best solution.
Friday, May 19, 2017             10:00 am – 4:30 PM

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR LEADERS
This program was designed to familiarize you with the art of communicating.  You will earn to understand the importance of interpersonal skills in becoming a leader, be able to convey believability by keeping verbal, vocal, and visual communications consistent, practice the nine behavioral skills of interpersonal communication, and change your habits to improve interpersonal effectiveness.  This program is valuable whether you are currently in a leadership role, or hope to be a leader in the future.
Friday, June 2, 2017       10:00 am – 4:30 PM

TIME MANAGEMENT (HALF-DAY, CHOOSE AM OR PM SESSION)
Time is a form of currency, and TIME IS MONEY!  In this half-day session (am or pm session) you will acquire day-to-day time-management tools that will help you more effectively use your time so you can direct your energy towards fulfilling your short and long-term professional and personal goals.  By identifying improved time management and organizational skills, you, too, can use your time and energy effectively, focusing your efforts on the activities that will help you reach your goals. BONUS:  you will create and action plan for your time-management process and identify ways to evaluate and improve your efforts.
Morning Session:
Friday, june 16, 2017  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
or
Afternoon Session:
Friday, June 16, 2017  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

REGISTER NOW!

 

Organizational Communication Skills for Leaders

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR LEADERS

This program was designed to familiarize you with the art of communicating.  You will earn to understand the importance of interpersonal skills in becoming a leader, be able to convey believability by keeping verbal, vocal, and visual communications consistent, practice the nine behavioral skills of interpersonal communication, and change your habits to improve interpersonal effectiveness.  This program is valuable whether you are currently in a leadership role, or hope to be a leader in the future.
Instructor: James Hannon, The Training Associates
Location: The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

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grant writing

Writing to Win Grants (ONLINE) Copy

Designed for the nonprofit or education professional, associate or staff member who wishes to gain skills related to strong grantsmanship,  this course takes participants from the beginning of the grants process including reviewing your own organization for its grant-readiness, through to follow up of a submitted grant request.

Participants may come with a specific project in mind or develop a sample during the course.

Course objectives include:

  • Evaluating your organization for grant readiness
  • Researching prospective funders: foundations, corporations, federal and state prospects
  • Understanding the different funding sources, their requirements, motivations and review processes
  • Reviewing Grant Guidelines, RFPs and RFQs
  • Determining appropriate outcome measures; documenting and tracking them
  • Developing a proposal template; components of proposal
  • Using support materials to support your proposal – data, prior history, other funding
  • Complete proposal review before submission
  • Pre- and post-submission contact with potential funders
  • What to do if the answer is yes! What to do if it is no.
  • Refining your approach based upon funder feedback.

NOTE: This is an online program. Once you are registered, you will be receive login information by email.

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REFUND POLICY:  100% refund before the first class meeting.  50% before the second class meeting.  No refunds after the second class meeting.  In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date.  No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins.  For all other online classes (Gatline, Ed2go, or MindEdge, no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea Swirka at 978-542-6302 for more information.

 

Managing Conflict (Full Day)

MANAGING CONFLICT

This course will assist you in understanding and implementing strategies that will help to manage conflict effectively. On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop skills to assess a conflict situation and monitor their reaction to the conflict; utilize effective communication techniques to manage conflict in a proactive manner, and resolve conflict through identifying its source, and determining and implementing the best solution.
Instructor: James Hannon, The Training Associates
Location: The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

REGISTER NOW!