RALEIGH, NC, May 24, 2012 (Press-News.org) Bruce Clarke, president and CEO of CAI (http://www.capital.org), a human resource management firm that helps organizations maximize employee engagement while minimizing employer liability, has announced the company's June 2012 schedule of training and development seminars. All courses will be held at CAI's Raleigh location at 2900 Highwoods Blvd., unless otherwise noted.
-"Stepping Up to Supervision Certification Program" is a two-day program that will begin to guide non-supervisors in identifying and developing the managerial and leadership skills that are critical for success in a supervisory role. The program will outline the rewards and challenges in transitioning from an individual contributor to a supervisor and the key skills and behaviors necessary to be effective. Participants will complete an assessment to evaluate their own personal effectiveness in supervisory skills, analyze the results to determine if a supervisory role fits their interests and capabilities, and identify key areas for development. Participants will then create their own personalized development plan. The course will take place on Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/fdIYGt.
-"Email Etiquette: Best Practices To Avoid Common Email Blunders" is a three-hour course in which participants will walk away with tips on how to make their email more impactful, efficient and productive, while at the same time minimizing the challenges and demands of this critical communication medium. Participants will learn how to project a professional tone, avoid e-mail faux pas and gain the practical writing skills and technical tips that are necessary for proper and effective e-mail etiquette. The course will take place on Friday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/bkHCBW.
-"Projecting a Positive Professional Image" is a half-day course that will teach participants how to portray their most polished appearance, attitude, and communication skills. Participants will walk away from this program with the knowledge and practical applications to effectively utilize the power of their professional presence. The course will take place on Friday, June 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/IuT3zn.
-"Team Leader Certification Program" is an interactive two-day certification program that will help ensure Team Leaders are well prepared to perform at a high level. Through group discussions, exercises, role-plays, and action planning, participants will develop the skills they need to succeed as a Team Leader, and better understand how to apply those skills to their specific workplace situations. The course will take place on Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/cHsA4n.
-"Advanced FMLA: The New Regulations and Other Leaves of Absence" is a half-day course in which participants will go beyond the basics of FMLA and explore the potential mistakes confronting employers. Participants will discover practical solutions to the most troublesome FMLA issues and how to legally "end" extended leaves of absence with confidence. They will leave this program with a much deeper understanding of FMLA, the new regulations and other employee medical leaves. The course will take place on Wednesday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/b06TOx.
-"Ask the Expert: Shifting Strategy Based On Reform" is a presentation that examines all the factors - from Grandfathered Status decisions and section 105 (h) rules to play-or-pay penalties and additional reporting requirements - that will affect employer benefit plans and offers a strategic map for how employers can prepare themselves. It will cover all the reform mandates from the current provisions to 2014 and beyond, while presenting an overview of the decisions employers must face for compliance. Attendees will then learn how to adopt a benefit strategy that meets the requirements of the law while simultaneously meeting the objectives of their own organization. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/e9TGdJ.
-"Essentials of Effective Negotiating" is a highly-interactive full-day class in which participants will obtain the skills needed to negotiate effectively to drive business forward and achieve rewarding results. Participants will learn different types of negotiation and why they often breakdown, resulting in missed opportunities. They will discover and practice three key negotiation skills - power of perception, power of inquiry and power of listening. The class will take place on Tuesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/uJAPV1.
-"How To Develop and Deliver Dynamic Presentations" is a two-day program that will show participants how to prepare, design and deliver a clear, concise and powerful message. The program will provide tips for building audience rapport and using nonverbal communication to engage the audience, as well as how to overcome the anxieties associated with making a presentation. The program will take place Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/dw8nkI.
-"Fundamentals of Management Certification Program" is a two-day interactive program that will help managers master the key competencies associated with effective leadership: leadership vision, values and character; communication; coaching; and credibility. Participants will learn, and practice applying, the skills that will enable them to positively influence their staff to optimal performance and productivity. The program will take place Thursday, June 28 and Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/bIWEzs.
"We are excited to announce the schedule for the upcoming June seminars in Raleigh," said Clarke. "All of our programs address the current needs of today's professionals and provide an in-depth look into relevant industry topics and trends with interactive discussions, expert advice and highly-effective training tools to foster individual and professional growth."
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- All events are open to both CAI members and nonmembers, unless otherwise noted.
CAI is a trusted resource for HR, compliance and people development. With locations in Raleigh and Greensboro, CAI is a membership-driven organization that helps North Carolina employers maximize employee engagement and minimize employer liability through human resources and management advice, training, news, survey data, public policy advocacy and consulting services. For more information, please call (919) 878-9222 or visit http://www.capital.org.
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