September is Multimedia Month!
Multimedia is expanding and organizations can use it for a variety of reasons: employee training, sales presentations, educating consumers, communicating, and more. But, how do you know if multimedia is a practical option for your business? Given the current business environment - cutting costs, reducing travel, improving efficiencies, - use of multimedia seems to be an viable solution for many companies trying to develop their team and grow their organizations.
Optivation, specializing in interactive simulations, can help you create a custom multimedia tool to meet a variety of needs in your organization. Multimedia is an innovative way to deliver important training and information for your organization in a virtual hands-on way. Check out the examples here.
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Boiler Operator License- High and Low Pressure
This offering is for those interested in high and low pressure boiler operation. This course will be held every Monday and Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00 pm starting on September 8th 2011 and ending on October 10th 2011. This 40 hour course prepares the participant for the State Boiler's Exam that will be held In Detroit Lakes on 20-Oct-2011. Download the registration form. This course starts on September 8th and the cost is $425. For more information please click here.
How to be a Consultant
Class participants in this online course will learn how to begin the process of becoming a consultant and devise a strategy for success as well as things to avoid. This course begins on September 12 and runs through October 16, 2011. Students will learn what it means to be a "consultant business" and in charge of everything from marketing to contracts. Participants will learn the importance of building relationships and the importance of selling their value. Venture into the world of consulting! This course starts on September 12th and the cost is $350.00.Click here for more information and to register.
Successful Sales and Effective Marketing
This online course will allow you to recognize opportunities in your community to build and expand relationships important to sales and marketing. Success in sales and marketing means fully understanding your own company or business, your own product or service, which ultimately provides a deeper comprehension of sales/marketing. Once you believe you understand your business or company, you will learn how social factors affect the industry. This course will provide skills and knowledge that can be applied to performance in sales and to activities in marketing. This course starts on September 12th and cost is $350.00.Click here for more information and to register.
Bringing the Best of the Best of the region to YOU!
A collaborative event between Bemidji State University, Northland Community and Technical College, Northwest Technical College, University of NOrth Dakota, and the University of Minnesota, Crookston are a part of an innovative economic development effort called IMPACT 20/20. For the first time, they are teaming up to bring this- and other- world-class training offerings to Northwest Minnesota.
For a limited time grant funding has enabled IMPACT 20/20 to offer this valuable training at a greatly reduced price, space is limited so early registration is recommended. All sessions run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Customer Service: Building and maintaining your customer base.
September 14th, September 21st, September 28th, 2011
Work Place Coaching: Building a coaching culture to maximize employee effectiveness.
October 11th, October 18th, October 25th, November 1st, 2011
This one-week course is for people who want to learn about making successful presentations. This course will look at some of the common pitfalls that presenters are faced with, and how to overcome them. This course begins on September 26, 2011 and runs until October 5th, 2011. This course is instructed by Mr. Sudhir Kamath and has a course fee of $75.00.Click here for more information.
The Art of Leadership I
In The Art of Leadership I students will self define leadership and the role it plays in their life. They will learn the elements of caring leadership, how to identify the satisfactions and frustrations of leadership, and what people want in a leader. They will learn to look at leadership through the lens of both trait and behavior theories. This class focuses on distinguishing qualities of leaders and the characteristics of followers as they are relevant to leadership. This course runs from October 3rd, 2011 to November 21st, 2011. The Art of Leadership I will be followed by The Art of Leadership II. The price of this course is $450 + EBook and is taught by Ms. Karen Pikula. Click here for more information.
The mission of Optivation is to create opportunities through workforce development. Click here to let us know how we can better accomplish this mission and support your business success via our customized training programs, multimedia development, and other services. Upon request this document can be made available in alternate formats, please contact Optivation for assistance. If you are taking a class from Optivation and need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, such an accommodation can be made available upon advance request. Please contact us as soon as possible. For TTY communication, contact the Minnesota Relay Service at 612-297-5353 or 1-800-627-3529.
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