Collaboration and Creativity at Work

Does your job require you to work with others to achieve goals?


Drawing on well-established principles from literature on creativity and collaboration, this workshop builds your confidence and skill in finding and developing new and useful ideas. Participants will:

  • Explore ways to dig out of mental ruts and create new ideas
  • Practice techniques for analyzing ideas from all angles
  • Learn collaborative tools for generating multiple solutions to challenges

 

  • Schedule: Coming Soon
  • Fee: $199
  • How to Register: Complete the workshop registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

Psychology of Leadership and Teamwork

Are you in a leadership or management position?


This workshop guides you through a series of exercises designed to explore the ways our psychological preferences impact our ability to lead. It includes the Myers-Briggs assessment tool, interactive lectures, group activities and reflection. Participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of basic psychology and leadership principles
  • Learn how to achieve next-level leadership
  • Learn the history of leadership theory and its modern application
  • Explore common mistakes — and why those mistakes happen

 

  • Schedule: TBA
  • Fee: $199
  • How to Register: Complete the workshop registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

Notary Public

Are you looking for a notary public course?


The N.C. Department of the Secretary of State oversees a Notary Public Education Program to educate notaries about legal, ethical and procedural requirements of notarial acts and to assure notaries comply with the law and deliver quality service. The Notary Public Workshop at Guilford College meets the course of instruction criteria, described in N.C.G.S. Chapter 10B, for all commissioned notaries public.

While anyone may attend this workshop, please note that N.C. Notaries Public eligibility criteria require that all persons applying to become Notaries Public must be at least 18 years of age, reside or have a regular place of work or business in this state, reside legally in the U.S., possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to speak, read and write the English language. For more information on N.C. Notaries Public eligibility and application criteria, visit the N.C. Department of the Secretary of State.

  • Schedule: TBA
  • Fee: $199
  • How to Register: Complete the workshop registration form, including the section on payment.

Retirement 101

Are you unsure of the steps you need to take to prepare for retirement?


This entertaining and informative workshop is designed for adults ages 50 to 70. Sessions are instructed by a Certified Financial Planner®. Participants will:

  • Create a plan to retire early
  • Integrate your finances with your goals and values
  • Use new tax-law changes to your advantage
  • Properly allocate your assets within your employer retirement plan
  • Use five investment strategies to minimize risks and maximize returns
  • Learn to ask the right questions when evaluating insurance coverage
  • Ensure your estate plan still functions properly under new laws

 

  • Schedule: TBA
  • Fee: $79
  • How to Register: Complete the workshop registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials®

Are you new to the human-resources profession?


This workshop serves as an introductory course offering a complete overview of your possible roles and responsibilities. By attending you'll earn Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion. Participants will learn to:

  • Reduce a company's risk of potential high-cost litigation
  • Promote a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-HR management
  • Offer professional development for divisional or departmental supervisors to ensure HR compliance
  • Develop a common dictionary of HR terms for your entire organization
  • Cover real-life HR issues and current, vital topics including: employment law; selecting qualified employees; compensation; orientation and training; and the performance management process
  • Schedule: TBA
  • Fee: $599
  • How to Register: Submit a workshop interest form for an upcoming class.

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Arlene Cash

Arlene Cash

Vice President for Enrollment Management