Learn to be a dynamic, inclusive, and productive member of your team! Our Professional Skills Academy is perfect for new or emerging professionals. The virtual sessions provide you convenient access for courses in emotional intelligence, effective communication, difficult conversation strategies, goal setting, and more.
Become the best employee and leader in your organization you can be! This dynamic multiday training consists of eight modules over the course of eight weeks and are facilitated by some of the best trainers in the state with extensive experience in diverse industries. Register today to move up in your career!
Only $689 for the series or take an individual course for $89. All classes are online via Zoom Friday mornings 9am to noon.
February 17, 2023 – April 7, 2023
August 11, 2023 – September 29, 2023
The Professional Skills Academy will encourage emotional growth, effective communication, and exemplary leadership skills. Grow as new or established professional in your field and improve your professional opportunities.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
– Individuals interested in learning the skills and knowledge to sharpen and grow their professionalism
– Individuals wishing to move into leadership and management roles
– Individuals in newly promoted leadership or management roles
Explore the courses or sign up for a course ad hoc in each tab.
Intellectual and technical skills are no longer enough on their own to assure success in the workplace. Emotional Intelligence allows you to connect with others one-on-one and in groups—a critical skill in business today. People who are emotionally smart waste less time on personality conflicts, stay in control under stress, and achieve greater satisfaction at work and at home
Spring Class: February 17, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Emotional Intelligence 2.o
Fall Class: August 11, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Discover how communication really affects management outcomes. Activities explore techniques for improving verbal and nonverbal communication. The PACE™ Palette assessment is administered to help you become a more effective communicator and as a springboard to topics covered in other units.
Spring Class: February 24, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Effective Communication & Professional Writing
Fall Class: August 18, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Effective Communication & Professional Writing
Positive coaching provides supervisors the ability to move to a higher level of effectiveness and responsibility. Use common sense to guide your employees and their performance. Participants learn the TrustWorks™ model as a foundation for other units.
Spring Class: March 3, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Positive Coaching & Continuous Feedback
Fall Class: August 25, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Postive Coaching and Continuous Feedback
Examine methods of managing disagreements before the escalation of anger and conflict. Talk through the issue with respect and patience for the others point of view. The Thomas- Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument is used to assess your preferred style of conflict management and to understand how problems can best be solved. Be able to determine the best context for conflict resolution situations.
Spring Class: March 10, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Difficult Conversation Strategies
Fall Class: September 1, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Difficult Conversation Strategies
Influence and lead with a proactive flair as you build upon your identified strengths. Building your style means understanding the difference between leadership and management while enhancing your skills based on emotional intelligence challenges. Be THAT leader.
Spring Class: March 17, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Creating Your Personal Brand
Fall Class: September 8, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Creating Your Personal Brand
Today’s businesses are driven by productivity and collaboration. But how do you achieve both in a way that benefits everyone on your team? How do you avoid the inevitable obstacles: priority management, strategy alignment, and transparency?Luckily, the small business community has noticed a recent uptick in productivity and collaboration. Why? Many newer online tools have made it easier for teams to communicate clearly, prioritize tasks, delegate responsibilities, and hold themselves (and each other) accountable.
Spring Class: March 24, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Efficiency Tools for the Workplace
Fall Class: September 15, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Efficiency Tools for the Workplace
Goal setting is a powerful process. Effective goal setting allows you to impact your career and provides a tool to motivate yourself, turning your vision into reality. By knowing precisely what you want to achieve professionally, you know where you have to concentrate your efforts. This training builds on employee’s Strengths and aligns goal setting with personal talents.
Spring Class: March 31, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Goal Setting
Fall Class: September 22, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Goal Setting
Benefits, hiring, termination, discrimination, sexual harassment–legal issues can be overwhelming. Explore human resources topics to become familiar with key employment laws, workplace privacy, and hot button issues. Learn to avoid issues and when to ask for help from an expert.
Spring Class: April 7, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Spring Human Resource Topics
Fall Class: September 29, 2023 | Cost: $89
Register for the Fall Human Resource Topics
You may qualify to take the Professional Skills Academy series at no charge if your employer meets these criteria:
This great opportunity is made possible through the collaboration between CNM Ingenuity and the City of Albuquerque. Job Training Albuquerque (JTA) is a workforce development program that provides opportunities for the local workforce to gain necessary skills in order to fill skill gaps and meet the workforce needs of existing and potential employers.
Apply for this workforce development opportunity to be funded through Job Training Albuquerque (JTA) by applying here: https://jobtrainingabq.org/application/
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