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Continuing Education

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Continuing Education has a mission to educate and engage individuals and organizations by offering the highest quality courses, certificates, and conferences in professional development and personal enrichment.  Learning is a lifelong process and we aim to provide you with a diverse selection of topics and learning forums to fit into your ever changing lifestyle needs.

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Begins Thursday Jan 25, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with those who differ from your cultural background isn't just an important skill to have in the workplace, it's an essential one. Students in this course will use case studies and practical applications to better understand and develop skills in working in diverse environments. Break down barriers to effective communication across cultures! 
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Not only will you discover how to more effectively communicate in a diverse environment, you will find the business advantages of clear, multicultural communication. These skills benefit your employer, your own personal, everyday situations, and workplace interactions on a local and global scale.
Begins Monday Feb 5, 2018
Everyone deals with conflicts, but not many are able to get to the true root of their cause. This course analyzes conflicts to their core and will help you develop skills in intervention as you examine the role that emotions play in conflict. Practice applicable negotiation skills, forgiveness, and reconcilliation to use in workplace and real-life scenarios outside of the classroom.
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Receive exclusive conflict analysis and mediation skills from UW-Parkside's own Dr. Jonathan Shailor. He has over 25 years of experience as a mediator, facilitator, and conflict management expert. He has worked to alleviate conflict in a large number of local and national businesses and is excited to share his experiences and expert approach to managing and analyzing conflict. Learn more about Dr. Shailor here
Begins Friday Feb 23, 2018

This certificate is expertly designed to equip nonprofit professionals with the tools they need for success in the ever-evolving nonprofit sector. You will gain skills in multiple aspects of managing a nonprofit, including impact measurment, strategies for gaining revenue, proposal writing, marketing, governance, and financial and talent management. 

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Each module of the certificate is taught by different, highly experienced and trained nonprofit professionals, so each unique module will teach a specific aspect of nonprofit management from hand-selected instructors who have obtained comprehensive knowledge in their field. Learn more about our certificate instructors here

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact Continuing Education at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or e-mail



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