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Business Skills  

Upgrade your professional skills with the following classes. Our instructors have years of experience helping others learn more and achieve their career goals.

All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

Communications: Say it with Tact, Clarity, and Respect $39.00
Instructor: Deborah Jenkins Section: F1811
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/24/2018 - 10/24/2018
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, A124
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Verbal Skills
  • Body Language
  • Message Content and Organization
 

HR 101: Multiple Hats $49.00
Instructor: Deborah Jenkins Section: F1850
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018
Times:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G122
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LGBTQ Safe Zone Training $29.00
Instructor: Tim Dallacqua Section: F1842
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Additional Information: Please note ROOM has changed!
Date(s):
12/4/2018 - 12/4/2018
Times:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, R278
Course Materials/Supplies: 
Course Outline:
  • Intro. to History of Safe Zone Training
  • History of the LGBTQ+ Pride Movement
  • Famous LGTBTQ+ people in Montana and the USA
  • Differences between sexual orientation and gender
  • Significant institutional deficits when attending to the LGBTQ+ population
  • What it means to be an ally
 

Lunch & Learn - Fundraising Friendly $29.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1824
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Additional Information: Bring your lunch!
Date(s):
11/1/2018 - 11/1/2018
Times:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B136
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Mistakes in fundraising
  • Signature events
  • Cultivation & the Donor Bill of Rights
  • Asking
  • Planning Giving
 

Lunch & Learn - Grants $29.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1825
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Additional Information: Bring your lunch!
Date(s):
12/13/2018 - 12/13/2018
Times:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B136
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Assess organization’s capacity for writing/accepting grants
  • Identify funding sources
  • Fulfill grantmakers needs
  • Evaluation
 

Lunch & Learn - Marketing on a Shoestring $29.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1823
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Additional Information: Bring your lunch!
Date(s):
10/25/2018 - 10/25/2018
Times:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B136
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Public Relations vs. Marketing
  • Telling your organization’s story
  • Brand enhancement
  • Cost-effective advertising
 

Lunch & Learn - Your Voice in Advocacy $29.00
Instructor: Heidi Gibson Section: F1862
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Additional Information: Bring your lunch!
Date(s):
12/6/2018 - 12/6/2018
Times:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B136
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Retirement Planning - TODAY! $49.00
Instructor: Keith Duncan Section: F1834
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Additional Information: Price is per couple. Book is included.
Date(s):
10/23/2018 - 10/30/2018
Times:
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, R170
Course Materials/Supplies: Instructor will provide PowerPoint with information on the topics being lectured about. 224 page course manual that covers topics in detail.
Course Outline: Life Planning for Retirement, Retirement Needs & Expenses, Retirement Roadblocks & Mistakes, Retirement Income Sources, Retirement Plan Distributions, Investments, Risk Management & Asset Protection and Estate Planning.
 

Retirement Planning - TODAY! $49.00
Instructor: Keith Duncan Section: F1835
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Additional Information: Price is per couple. Book is included.
Date(s):
11/1/2018 - 11/8/2018
Times:
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, R170
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline: Life Planning for Retirement, Retirement Needs & Expenses, Retirement Roadblocks & Mistakes, Retirement Income Sources, Retirement Plan Distributions, Investments, Risk Management & Asset Protection and Estate Planning.
 

Vision Board $39.00
Instructor: Devorah Werner Section: F1851
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Additional Information: Students are encouraged to bring magazines for clipping images. Deadline to register is 10/24!
Date(s):
10/27/2018 - 10/27/2018
Times:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, G117
Course Materials/Supplies: You will need to bring
  • magazines for the pictures or words you want to use on your vision board.
  • A pair of scissors.
  • Any other special material like ribbon, buttons, small object that you would like to glue on the vision board.
  • Please make sure to pack these in your car or other area the night before so you don’t forget these. You can’t make your board without them.
Course Outline:
  • We will briefly discuss the Law of attraction and how our thoughts and actions create our reality.
  • We will discuss an easy and simple method to choose what to put on your vision board.
  • We will make the vision boards.
  • We will briefly share our boards with other students, (Students this is optional to share and most students love hearing about what others created).