The Wells College Institute for Workforce Partnerships offers three levels of leadership courses. Our stackable, custom learning pathways provide business basics and leadership course content applicable for early-career, first-time managers, to experienced leaders and beyond. From communication skills to transformational leadership, we cover all the essential topics that will help leaders at any stage of their career.
This Microsoft Outlook training class introduces the 2019 interface and will get you up and running quickly, working effectively with messages, calendars, and contacts.
Learn to use Microsoft Excel 2019 quickly and efficiently as you discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets. This course, taught by an experience Microsoft Excel instructor, provides in-depth knowledge for beginners that will have you using Excel like a pro.
Make presentations go from "so-so" to sensation with PowerPoint. This course will help you learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab attention and make your message memorable from start to finish.
Position yourself to be more confident in your business and financial decisions. This course will provide you with a better understanding of financial information and basic operations so you can make better decisions that will positively impact your company's bottom line.
Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. This course will provide in-depth knowledge of the business environment, including ethics, organizational structures, performance measures, financial investment models, budgeting, and more.
Learn the essential role of human resources in successful organizations. This course will help you understand this very vital link in the organizational chain, so that managers and business owners can feel prepared to handle basic human resource functions.
Learn how to prepare for an exciting and rewarding career as a Talent Management professional. This course will teach you how to attract and retain top talent to compete in a global marketplace.
Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step-by-stepprocess to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect.
Become a more effective manager by learning the language of business management. This course provides skills in managing time, delegating responsibility, motivating your employees, solving problems, and resolving conflicts so you can accomplish your job more effectively.
Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end. This course will help you identify gaps and eliminate problem areas in your writing skills.
Learn how to be an effective manager or supervisor by developing leadership skills that can help you gain the respect and admiration of others, while also allowing you to enjoy success in your career. You will also learn how to master the basics of business and organizations, the people skills required to motivate and delegate, the tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts, and the basics of communicating effectively.
Gain the respect and admiration of others by developing your leadership skills. Even if you're not working in a leadership role, this course will teach you how to use the principles of great leaders to achieve success in your professional and personal life.
Gain a better understanding of what others bring to the table as you learn to respect others and collaborate in diverse environments.
Become an effective public speaker by discovering how to talk confidently and persuasively to both large and small groups. This course will help you equip yourself with the skills you need to communicate with ease and authority on the job or in any social setting.
The Individual Excellence course will teach you twelve vital career-enhancing skills. You will establish a clear career path and use skills like interpersonal communication and time management to achieve your goals. You will also learn how to utilize your creativity and problem-solving skills to work through adversity.
Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees. This course is a must for anyone who is (or aspires to be) a supervisor, manager, or human resources professional.
Chances are you will be part of a professional or personal team at some point. This course provides you with communication, problem-solving and leadership skills to keep your team on the right track and real-life scenarios that will help you master successful team building and management.
Learn the basic concept of corporate culture and how organizational change impacts that culture.
Give yourself an employment advantage by developing analytical skills that are consistently in high demand. This course will teach you powerful quantitative methods that will have you making better, more informed, and more effective business decisions.
This series will help you develop the skills essential for effective leadership. Even if you don't yet hold a leadership position, you can begin learning the principles leaders use to achieve success and prepare yourself for the future. Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, friends, and even family members. Understand how to surround yourself with a great team as you learn the qualities of being a great leader and a team member. Part of being a good leader is making decisions based on the information you have, so you'll also discover the steps to make great decisions to make the most of every opportunity.