Seminars and Education

  • Learn about upcoming community classes, seminars and special events
  • Educate yourself on best business practices and new opportunities
  • Grow your company and become a successful business leader

Upcoming events

    • September 11, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • November 14, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Center for Professional Development, 2950 E. Magic View Dr., Suite 188, Meridian

    Make Strategic Business Decisions and Deliver Results


    Boise State's Business Management Acumen Program is designed for those wanting to develop a well-rounded perspective encompassing key business elements. Based around a business simulation, participants will engage with other peers and subject experts to gain confidence in the business world.

    Topics Include:

    Strategic, Operations, and Financial Management

    Marketing

    Ethics - Balancing Life and Social Responsibilities

    Principles of Human Resource Management

    Presenting for your Organization

    Negotiations

    Business Management Acumen Program

    Enroll Today! Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Business Management Acumen Program web page.





    • September 20, 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • December 14, 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Center for Professional Development, 2950 E. Magic View Dr., Suite 188, Meridian

    Discover the attitudes that create a culture where people thrive.


    Join us in our nationally recognized Leadership Development Program. As a participating leader, you will be immersed in fast-paced, hands-on learning experiences culminating in practical, on-the-job application.

    This four-part program is lead by the Center for Professional Development's instructional team consisting of proven leaders from a variety of fields. The material is an innovative tool that you will be able to refer to on a daily basis.

    Leadership Development Program

    Managing Self

    Wed. & Thu., Sept. 20-21, 2017

    Leading Others

    Wed. & Thu., Oct. 18-19, 2017

    Managing Processes

    Wed. & Thu., Nov. 15-16, 2017

    Leading for Legacy

    Wed. & Thu., Dec. 13-14, 2017

    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Enroll Today! Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Leadership Development Program web page.




    • October 31, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Center for Professional Development, 2950 E. Magic View Dr., Suite 188, Meridian

    Communication Skills - The Cornerstone to Personal and Professional Success


    Email, texting, and social media have changed the way we work and communicate. Although these tools have revolutionized how we do business, communication breakdowns are at an all-time high. In this class, learn how to incorporate electronic communication tools with interpersonal communication skills and strategies to build relationships, promote collaboration, and approach each communication opportunity with purpose.

    Enroll Today! Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Effective Communication web page.



    • November 01, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Center for Professional Development, 2950 E. Magic View Dr., Suite 188, Meridian

    Only 7% of communication is related to the spoken word. Come discover the OTHER 93%.


    Learn to identify and utilize nonverbal communication in specific ways that will help resolve conflicts more effectively.

    Conflict is unavoidable and a solid understanding of nonverbal communication is a key advantage that produces more powerful results. Explore the communication process from the perspective of how information is conveyed using micro expressions and other nonverbal communication with an emphasis on conflict.

    Enroll Today! Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Nonverbal Communication and Conflict web page.




    • November 08, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Center for Professional Development, 2950 E. Magic View Dr., Suite 188, Meridian

    Excel Intermediate, Level 2



    Learn skills to increase your productivity by eliminating data entry and redundancy errors.

    In-class exercises will provide an opportunity to create automating processes with common Excel functions. You will discover how to translate formulas into plain English. You will also learn the many secret attributes provided in Excel that you need to know.

    Enroll today! Seats are limited and the deadline to register is fast approaching.  

    For more information and to enroll, visit the Excel web pages; Excel Intermediate, Level 2




    • November 16, 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • November 17, 2017
    • 5:00 PM

    Our Water, Our Land, Our Health, Our Future

    The Summit is designed to address tangible risks to Idaho businesses and communities and to showcase success stories.

    During the summit, Idaho business leaders and resource managers will share market-based solutions to adapt to and mitigate the effects of a changing climate. Sustainability, marketing, leadership and cost savings create the business case for planning for a changing climate. Quality of life for employees, residents and future generations is the human case for planning for a changing climate.

    View Agenda      Register Now      Visit the Website


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