November 2, 2016

Looking for professional development opportunities this month? Check out the following events.

Beating Holiday Stress with Mindfulness (Nov. 4 – noon to 1:30 p.m.)

Mindfulness is a useful tool that helps build awareness, increases your ability to be present and encourages compassion. In this session, attendees will learn how to use mindfulness as a method to regulate the stress everyone experiences during this time of year.

An Employer Guide to Retirement Plan Responsibilities (Nov. 8 – noon to 1 p.m.)

As a business owner, you want to provide the best retirement plan for your employees that also makes the most sense for your company.  In this workshop, learn about the different plans that are available, eligibility and contribution limits, accessibility of funds, and IRS and plan reporting requirements.

Goals and Strategies of Efficacious Leadership (Nov. 15 – noon to 1 p.m.)

To fully realize their potential, business professionals must develop the practice of setting goals and strategies. This seminar will offer leaders five key practices to create an Efficacious Leadership strategy plan for developing the future they desire.

Certified Tourism Ambassador Class (Nov. 17 – 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.)

Become an ambassador for Flint & Genesee by learning about the power of tourism; understanding the region's history and attractions; finding and using local resources; and exceeding customer expectations. Upon successful completion, participants will earn the Certified Tourism Ambassador designation and receive a CTA certificate and lapel pin. (REGISTRATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 4)

Coggno Online Courses  (Rolling)

In partnership with Coggno, the Chamber offers more than 1,000 training courses for employee development and certification in a variety of categories, including human resources, business management, communications and more. Courses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can be accessed through an employee's workstation, home computer or mobile device.

These are just a few of the business training opportunities the Chamber has scheduled this year. For the complete 2016 Business Training Catalog, click here.