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The Institute for Professional Excellence’s professional development courses, programs, and certificates provide information essential for job and career success.  Each program enables you to increase knowledge, develop expertise, and obtain the tools and experience needed to achieve immediate results. You’ll gain insight from our industry-experienced facilitators and learn the time-tested strategies to achieve business success in a unique adult-focused learning environment.   Download our 2016 Course Calendar!

Certificate Programs

Certificate of Supervisory Management
Strengthen and develop the core supervisory
skills necessary to increase
productivity and performance.

Finance for the Non-Financial Manager 
Gain a firm foundation in finance issues and how finance is used for decision
making, analysis, and valuation.          

Certificate of Project Management
Improve performance, provide leadership and deliver projects on time and on budget.   

Leadership for Performance
Further your ability to lead others, get things done, and obtain results.

SHRM Essentials of HR Management
Understand the fundamental issues surrounding HR today.

 

Certification Exam Prep 

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Prepare for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam developed and
conducted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). 

Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP Certification)
Prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination through PMI. 

SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP/SCP)
Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the standard 
in HR certification: SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP). 

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Preparation Course
Prepare to challenge the CPC exam, a national coding certification exam. 

PMP Boot Camp
Prepare to pass the PMP exam while learning Agile and advanced project management tools and principals.

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
Train in Agile tools and techniques to successfully manage any project that you take on.

One-day Business Skill Courses 

Why Aren't You Delegating?
Learn to use delegation effectively with your peers as well as your direct reports.                                    

Exceeding Expectations: Great Customer Service
Learn the six critical elements of customer service that bring customers back to experience service that outdoes the competition.                  

Exceptional Presentations
Develop effective presentation skills that increase credibility, aid in retention of the message, and motivate the receiver to take the desired action.

Etiquette Essentials for Business 
Gain an extra edge and learn to handle any business situation with confidence.

Effective Writing for Business: Reports and Proposals 
Build on a solid base of writing skills to learn to write with impact in formal, informal,
report, and proposal styles.

Leveraging the Generation Gap 
Explore problems, solutions, and strategies to help overcome issues of the generation gap.

Time Management: Get Organized for Peak Performance  
Explore techniques to better manage your time and learn to rely on the abilities of others to achieve goals and complete projects. 

Accounting Skills for Supervisors
Gain the confidence to collaborate with finance and accounting professionals to achieve
financial goals.

Success With Emotional Intelligence 
Learn techniques to understand, use, and appreciate the role of emotional intelligence
in the workplace.

Managing Change in the Workplace 
Learn how to manage and cope with change and how to lead others to adapt and thrive in
a new environment.

Creative Thinking for Team Success 
Gain techniques to boost your creative potential and to foster creativity and innovation
in your workplace.

 

2016 COURSE CALENDAR 

For more information, contact us at 616-233-2581 or email ipex@davenport.edu

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Professional Development Course Calendar

 

Gain an advantage for success with the Institute for Professional Excellence’s professional development programs. Click on a link below for course details and registration information.  

Course Title

Time

Information 

Date

August 2016

 

 

 

Why Aren't You Delegating: The Art of Delegation

9am - 5pm

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Aug 3

Success with Emotional Intelligence - Lansing

9am - 5pm

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Aug 4

Managing Change in the Workplace - Livonia

9am - 5pm

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Aug 11

Managing Change in the Workplace - Lansing

9am - 5pm

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Aug 18

Exceeding Expectations: Great Customer Service

9am - 5pm

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Aug 17

PMP (Project Management Professional) Boot Camp

9am - 5pm

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Aug 22 - 26

Accounting Skills for Supervisors

9am - 5pm

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Aug 30

September 2016

 

 

 

Managing Change in the Workplace

9am - 5pm

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Sept 7

Exceptional Presentations - Lansing

9am - 5pm

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Sept 8

Certificate of Project Management - Lansing

9am - 5pm

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Sept 13-14, Oct 11 

Success with Emotional Intelligence - Livonia

9am - 5pm

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Sept 15

SHRM Certification Exam Prep

6pm - 9pm

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Sept 12 - Dec 5

SHRM Certification Exam Prep

6pm - 9pm

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Sept 13 - Dec 6

Effective Writing for Business: Reports and Proposals

9am - 5pm

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Sept 21

Certificate of Supervisory Management

9am - 5pm

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Sept 21 - Nov 30

Leveraging the Generation Gap

9am - 5pm

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Sept 22

Certificate of Project Management - Livonia

9am - 5pmLearn More Sept 27-28, Oct 25 

October 2016

 

 

 

Certificate of Supervisory Management - Lansing

9am - 5pm

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Oct 4 - Dec 13 

Exceptional Presentations

9am - 5pm

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Oct 5 

Certificate of Supervisory Management - Livonia 9am - 5pm

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Oct 6 - Dec 15

Certificate of Project Management

9am - 5pm

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Oct 12-13, Nov 10

Time Management: Get Organized for Peak Performance

9am - 5pm

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Oct 13 

Creative Thinking for Team Success

9am - 5pm

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Oct 19

SHRM Essentials Grand Rapids

6pm - 8:45pm

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Oct 19 - Nov 16

November 2016

 

 

 

Etiquette Essentials for Business 

9am - 5pm

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Nov 2

Success with Emotional Intelligence

9am - 5pm

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Nov 9

Accounting Skills for Supervisors

9am - 5pm

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Nov 16

Why Aren't You Delegating: The Art of Delegation

9am - 5pm

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Nov 17

December 2016

 

 

 

Exceeding Expectations: Great Customer Service

9am - 5pm

Learn More

Dec 1

All courses are available for onsite delivery with special pricing for larger groups. Please contact IPEx for more information at (616) 233-2580.

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