Training & Events

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May 29, 2024 | 08:00 am
Virtual

PowerPoint 2016, Level 2 provides advanced concepts and skills for PowerPoint 2016 power users: how to use advanced formatting features, and animation and transition techniques, add and format media, track corrections and work with multiple presentations, create custom slide shows, and work with security and sharing options. This course, along with the preceding one, maps to the objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist exam for PowerPoint 2016.

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June 24, 2024 | 08:00 am
Virtual

You've covered many of the basic functions of Microsoft® Office Access® 2016, and now you're ready to learn advanced Access features such as database management, advanced form design, packaging a database, encrypting a database, preparing a database for multi-user access, and more. Knowledge of these features separates database professionals from casual database users or occasional designers.

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July 29, 2024 | 09:00 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

This is a two-day course, running July 29-30.

If your agency receives or plans to receive government grants, this class is for you.

The two-day grant management class is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. As such, in this class you'll learn how to manage your federal, state or local government grants in accordance with laws and mandatory compliance guidelines.

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August 08, 2024 | 04:00 pm
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

Elected officials are in the midst of a challenging time to be in public service. We are so polarized that no matter what you do and what your motivations, you are likely going to feel beat up. In that setting, it can be hard to accomplish the things that motivated you to run for office in the first place. However, there is good news! There are some basic principles you can implement to operate at a higher level and if you do you will become more successful in accomplishing your agenda.

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August 22, 2024 | 08:30 am
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

Becoming an Inclusive Leader is a two-day experiential training designed to empower supervisors and managers with essential skills and knowledge in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB). Participants will immerse themselves in interactive modules, covering crucial topics such as trust-building, navigating challenging communications, understanding generational diversity, and fostering connections within diverse teams. 
 

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September 05, 2024 | 09:00 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

This is a two-day course, running April 29-30.

If you're ready to learn how to find funding sources and write winning grant proposals, you've come to the right place.  

The grant writing class covers how to write grant proposals start to finish and how to locate and track relevant grant opportunities. Federal, state, local and non-governmental, private sector grants are covered. You'll learn everything you need to know to get started writing grants. 

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September 06, 2024 | 09:00 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

This is a two-day course, running April 29-30.

If you're ready to learn how to find funding sources and write winning grant proposals, you've come to the right place.  

The grant writing class covers how to write grant proposals start to finish and how to locate and track relevant grant opportunities. Federal, state, local and non-governmental, private sector grants are covered. You'll learn everything you need to know to get started writing grants. 

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September 17, 2024 | 08:30 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

The role of leadership is to guide and assist others in becoming more effective and efficient. One key to leadership is the ability to coach others to successfully perform the duties of the job.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the reasons for unsuccessful performance
  • Recognize coaching opportunities
  • Clarify performance expectations
  • Prepare for and conduct a coaching discussion
  • Build a coaching plan

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October 22, 2024 | 08:30 am
MARC offices, 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo. 64105

Conflict is an inevitable and often destructive part of workplace interactions. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps you understand your conflict behaviors—and those of the people you work with—to improve your workplace relationships and results.  A pre-class assessment will also be taken a minimum of two weeks prior to class, to be completed 3-4 days before the class meets.