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All classes offered must be prepaid in order to complete your registration.  You can pay for your classes in any of four ways.  You can pay in person by stopping in the Extended Learning and Professional Development Center during regular hours 8:00am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday; mail in to Extended Learning/Continuing Education, Chipola College, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL  32446; phone in to (850) 718-2260.  The class count is based on registered students.  If you have not paid for the class, you are not registered.                                                            

The Pygmalion Effect - Managing the Power of Expectations

It's a fact:  Limited expectations bring limited results, high expectations lead to exceptional results.  This phenomenon is known as the Pygmalion Effect and has been documented numerous times in both business and education.   The Pygmalion Effect training program clearly illustrates that the way we view subordinates can completely change the outcome of any given project.  Managers will learn to:

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Understand how positive and/or negative expectations create self-fulfilling prophecies.

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Develop the skills to positively influence co-workers and subordinates.

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Raise the expectations they have for their staff members.

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Believe more in their own ability to positively influence and lead others.

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Discussing Performance

Effective performance reviews are critical to effective performance.  In this workshop you will understand how to:

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Encourage employee self-appraisal.

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Work collaboratively with employees to set goals and objectives.

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Whale Done!:  The Power of Positive Relationships

This program was written based on the new book by Ken Blanchard,   In Whale Done! Ken Blanchard shows how to make accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative are the best tools to increase productivity and improve organizational performance.

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The Attitude Virus:  Curing Negativity in the Workplace

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the common attitude virus carriers and teaches how to:

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Identify different forms of negativity

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Focus on behavior, not personality

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Acknowledge underlying causes for bad attitudes

tball.gif (1653 bytes)    Defuse a virus before it spreads - participants will understand the consequences of a negative attitude in the workplace and the benefits of promoting a positive, healthy environment

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After all, You're the Supervisor

This enthusiastically received release offers important lessons for new and seasoned supervisors alike, illustrating the exciting - and challenging - transition moving from team member to team supervisor.  our program clearly addresses effective supervision, teaching new and seasoned supervisors how to reach for, and achieve, greater success.

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Eat that Frog! - Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

This program was written based on Brian Tracey's new book Eat That Frog.  Brian uses the analogy that if the first thing you had to do everyday was to eat a frog, the rest of your day couldn't get any worse.  This program will review strategies for eating frogs and 21 other tips that help you to stop procrastinating and get more done in less time.

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Team Building, What Makes a Good Team Player?

Based on the principles developed by Glenn M. Parker in his best-selling Parker Team Player Survey, this program explores how team players can complement, challenge, and inspire one another to new performance heights.

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To print the Continuing Education Registration Form, click here.

If you are interested in a class not being offered at this time, or would like to set up classes for your business, please call us at 850-718-2260.

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