Courses meet on our St. Paul campus in Mendel Hall, Room 110. St. Kate's alumnae receive a 10% discount.
Friday, April 19 | 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Positive and supportive relationships create a work environment where team members can give their best. Conflict and relational discord are distractions that diminish productivity, divert energy, and destroy morale. How can you create a positive communication climate where employees feel valued and constructive conflict leads to growth?
Most of us spend more time with co-workers than with family or other loved ones. Relationships at work matter, and relationship skills are essential career skills. Take this course to expand and enhance your skill set related to supporting others and resolving conflict.
You will learn how to:
Elizabeth Otto is an assistant professor of communication studies at St. Catherine University. She has over 10 years of experience teaching interpersonal and small group communication to both traditional college-aged and adult students. Elizabeth has a master’s degree in communication studies.
Thursday, May 2–Friday, May 3 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
$800 | Register by April 26 and save $25.
Designed for millennial managers who are promoted to their first leadership roles, this class prepares you to lead in a multi-generational workplace and act strategically.
The pre-work for this class will be completing the Insights Discovery™ Assessment.
Review of the Insights Discovery™ Assessment and your profile. Learn about yourself, your own style and how you can be successful managing your team.
A full day of skills building on how to become a more effective and strategic manager.
Mary Jacobs, MA, director of the Center for Sales Innovation at St Kate’s, leads the undergraduate business-to-business and healthcare sales programs. She teaches courses in sales, ethics, customer intelligence and entrepreneurship. She facilitates the Sales Executive Forum with Twin Cities sales executives. Prior to St Kate’s, Mary was a sales leader working in Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. She is a passionate advocate for women in sales and women entrepreneurs.
Margaret Smith, founder-UXLNow and Insights Discovery™ licensed practitioner. Margaret is a retired sales leader from 3M and led sales teams across the country for years that included several successful new product launches. Known for her effective management style, she teaches business leaders in the Twin Cities how to communicate and motivate teams to get their best performance. Since starting her company, UXLNow, Margaret has been facilitating classes using the Insights Discovery™ Assessment and helping managers learn about their own styles and working with others who have different styles
Friday, May 17 | 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
$300, includes lunch | Register by May 10 and save $25.
Have you ever decided to do business with someone based on more than just the product or service they offer? Have you gotten the impression that they were reliable, knowledgeable, and the best person for the job—even though you could quite explain exactly why you viewed them in such a positive light?
Those subtle ideas we have about what makes someone we do or do not want to do business with are often a result of their digital presence—and for most of us, LinkedIn is the specific platform they use to learn about us.
Business professionals get their news and look for innovative ideas on LinkedIn, so when they’re on the platform, they’re in the perfect mindset to meet you and hear your organization’s value proposition. But with so much competition, how can you stand out?
You will learn:
Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS, is an author, international speaker, and the Chief Learning Officer for the National Institute for Social Media. She focuses on using social media, experiential learning techniques, and online resources to make information meaningful to adult learners in traditional and remote business and educational environments.
In 2017, she authored the NISM textbook Comprehensive Field Guide for Social Media Strategists: Master the Six Content Domains of the SMS Exam and, in 2018, released Certification Success: Create Your Personalized Study Plan, through Kendall Hunt Publishing.
Amy is a certified social media strategist with a master’s degree in experiential education and a doctorate in organization development.