Communications & Team Building


Course Information Cr Hrs
Lunch & Learn: Dos & Don'ts of Email

Learn what to do and what not do when using email effectively and appropriately.

 Course  Dates  Times  Location  Cost
 WDB 240  Dec 7; W  11:30-1:pm  TBD  $15

MBTI - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a self-report questionnaire. With over 50 years of research and development, the MBTI is the most widely used instrument for understanding normal personality differences. Because it explains basic patterns in human functioning, the MBTI is used for a wide variety of purposes including the following:

  • Behavioral and motivational development
  • Team building
  • Management and leadership training
  • Coaching
  • Problem solving
  • Diversity and multicultural training

Contact the Center for Workforce Development at 417-447-8901 or for additional information.

Effective Communication for Managers

Polish your communication skills and tailor your content and style appropriately for different audiences and different communication styles. Learn to communicate effectively with your staff an senior management to gain better outcomes and align your department with your company's goals and objectives. 

Book:  Pocket Guide to Technical Communication (5th edition), by William S. Pfeiffer. Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-506396-5

 Course  Dates  Location  Cost
 WDB 701  Oct 1-27  Online  $199

12 CEUs

Building Teams in the Workplace

Course Information Cr Hrs
Team Building

Training will include attitude, building a team, stages of team growth, team dynamics, along with training activities and videos.

 Course  Dates  Times  Location  Cost
 TRDP 310 01  Oct 20  12-5:00 pm  CWD  $229

Team Building Skills

Many organizations recognize the benefits teams bring but do not properly consider what it takes to get a team moving in the right direction. This course examines best practices in team planning, configuration and empowerment. A necessity in today's high tech world, this course covers virtual teams and modes of communication. Finally, it covers the nuts and bolts of effective meeting strategies.

Book:  The Team-Building Tool Kit (2nd edition), by Deborah Mackin, American Management Association, ISBN 0-8144-7439-6

 Course  Dates  Location  Cost
 WDB 706  Oct 1-27  Online  $199

12 CEUs