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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

FULL-TIME PROGRAMS

High school or adult students seeking career and technical training half day or all day.

STEPS TO APPLY

Contact a career counselor after receiving a confirmation email.

CONTACT A CAREER COUNSELOR AFTER RECEIVING A CONFIRMATION EMAIL.

A career counselor will advise enrollment options.

A CAREER COUNSELOR WILL ADVISE ENROLLMENT OPTIONS.

WHERE TO APPLY

STOP BY AUTRY TECHNOLOGY CENTER 1201 W. WILLOW ROAD ENID, OK 73703

STOP BY
AUTRY TECHNOLOGY CENTER

1201 W. WILLOW ROAD
ENID, OK 73703

COUNSELORS ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER CHOICES. STOP BY OR CALL 580.242.2750 TO DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES.

COUNSELORS ARE
AVAILABLE TO HELP PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER CHOICES.

STOP BY OR CALL 580.242.2750
TO DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES.

SHORT-TERM COURSES

Individuals seeking career or personal growth as well as employers investing in the advancement of their workforce.

Class Course Description (Class) Last Class Date Actual Start Date/Time Hours Per Meeting Sunday? Monday? Tuesday? Wednesday? Thursday? Friday? Saturday? In District Cost Out of District Cost Training On Demand Content URL Session Format
A monthly event that brings entrepreneurs and the Enid community together over coffee and conversations.
As a grant writer, you can help nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and research organizations acquire the funds they need to operate and to thrive. In this A to Z Grant Writing class, you’ll learn how to put together a Gold Medal Proposal Package—one that will capture the attention, and the funds, of donors. This informative course will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter this exciting and fulfilling field. No matter who you are or what level of experience you have, you can be a successful grant writer. You'll find the A to Z of writing and submitting successful proposals right here. This is one of the best online grant writing courses around, whether you’re already involved in a related position or are looking to take your first step into this rewarding career. Costs: Instructor Led (Certain Start Dates) $99.
Ed2go Gain a solid foundation of accounting with hands-on experience. This course will provide you the essentials of double-entry bookkeeping as you learn to properly analyze and record receivables, payables, payroll, taxes and common banking activities within professional accounting documents. Costs: Instructor Led (With Certain Start Dates) - $99.00 Self-Paced (Start Anytime)- $115.00
Ed2Go Explore the world of corporate accounting and increase your financial know-how while gaining in-demand skills. This course will provide you with a solid understanding of recording and analyzing plant assets, depreciation, interest, dividends, revenue and other important corporate money matters. Costs: Instructor Led (With Certain Start Dates) - $99.00 Self-Paced (Start Anytime) - $115.00
Ed2Go Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, the courses in this bundle will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you. Costs: Instructor Led (With Certain Start Dates) - $199.00
In most workplaces, communication plays a significant role. Employees are having conversations both internally and externally in a variety of settings and situations. By using active listening skills, like asking questions and using positive body language, employees can improve their understanding of a topic, and also make the speaker feel heard. This course is primarily for general industry employees, but all workers can benefit from active listening skills.
Are you a business owner who has been impacted by Covid-19? This webinar is focused on helping business owners adapt to the changes that come with an economic downturn. We are excited to have Dana Hugle, the Center Director at the Eastern Center for the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (OkSBDC). She will discuss steps to adapt to economic change and how these strategies can be the difference for a small business. Developing a strategy is essential for financial management, building and maintaining customer relationships and staff morale. This training will give a framework for owners and managers to create a plan that is tailored to the specific business.
Ed2Go Become an indispensable member of the corporate team as an Administrative Assistant. This course will help you master essential job responsibilities as you identify opportunities and implement solutions for increased productivity throughout your company. Costs: Instructor Led (With Start Dates) - $99.00 Self-Paced (Start Anytime)-$115.00
Ed2Go In this discounted bundle suite, you will learn the skills you need to excel as an administrative professional or executive assistant. Costs: Instructor Led (With Start Dates) - $299.00
Bernardo Estrada Jr. with HUB International will discuss Compliance and Risk Management Considerations during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Main Topics Include: -Best practices to address before you employees return-to-work -Reopening guidance and the hierarchy of controls -Employers’ obligations and liability for safety -Workforce planning (Remote workers, onsite workers) -Contractor management -Workplace hygiene, cleaning, and disinfecting -Evaluation of operational plans and business continuity Bernardo Estrada Jr. brings ten years of experience in the environmental, health, and safety industry to HUB International as a Senior Risk Consultant for the Risk Services Division. Based in Tulsa, OK, in this role, he provides services to clients in regulatory compliance, workers’ compensation analysis, and overall reduction in the total cost of risk. After graduating from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Bernardo began his environmental, health, and safety career as a safety consultant for a workers compensation carrier. In this role, Bernardo strategically helped create safety cultures for policyholders in industries such as oil/energy, construction, distribution, manufacturing, and education. Bernardo also served as a safety supervisor/lead for companies such as Chesapeake Energy, DXP Enterprises, Inc., and ConocoPhillips in the Eagle Ford Shale/Permian Basin. In these roles, Bernardo led contractors in high-risk activities which involved hydrogen sulfide sampling, pipeline construction, and facility construction. In his last year with ConocoPhillips, Bernardo helped his team maintain a 0.00 TRIR for all of 2015.
Learn about creating a culture that attracts and keeps talent. Presenter Anna Irwin's "official title" is People Development Specialist focusing in the people skills arena. However, the most important thing for you to know about Anna is her utter passion for helping individuals master their communication and leadership skills, so that they become an invaluable member on any team they are part of in all areas of their life. Anna's style is thought-provoking and interactive to insure takeaways that can be used immediately in business or personal settings. Anna has worked with numerous organizations across the USA and Internationally in an effort to improve their leadership, communication and team cohesiveness skills. Anna holds a BA in Communication from UCO and a MBA in Organizational Behavior from Boston University. Anna has traveled the country as a military dependent and worked in multiple corporate environments to hone her knowledge. Anna has nearly twenty years experience in the arena of training, facilitating and coaching.
Ed2Go Good grant writing consultants are always in demand. Learn how you can use a basic knowledge of grant or proposal writing to become an expert in the red-hot grant consulting field. Costs: Instructor Led (with start dates) - $99.00
Success in dealing with conflict comes from understanding how we behave, as well as how we can influence others. If we approach difficulties as needing to take place in one or a series of conversations, and we approach those conversations with a plan, we will find that we have less difficult people to deal with. More often than not, we will also have more meaningful and significant conversations.
Online Course where learners who successfully complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of how to dispute causes, potential dispute consequences, general types of conflict resolution programs, Thomas-Kilmann categories of conflict coping strategies, common bargaining styles and their benefits, and methods for practicing negotiation and mediation in the workplace. This course is designed to help managers, supervisors and HR professionals create conflict resolution strategies for their workplace.
How does Covid19 affect your HR responsibilities? -Employee benefits changes in response to COVID-19 and what these changes mean for employers -Benefits issues created by leaves of absence, furloughs and layoffs -Treating benefits properly when employees return to work -Plan election changes, including FSAs and Dependent Care FSAs that may arise related to COVID-19 -Having proper documentation for employees who are returning from EPSL and EFMLA -EEOC concerns about RTW -Can employers require testing of employees for COVID -Can employees refuse RTW measures and what can employers do about it Cory is the Chief Compliance Officer for the West Region Employee Benefits team. Cory consults with employers of all sizes to design, implement and ensure the compliance of employee benefit plans with the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA and related matters. He actively presents nationwide on related topics before employer groups and professional associations. Cory uses his experience to assist clients with employee benefits issues that arise in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Cory enjoys finding creative and practical solutions to problems created by complex laws and regulations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePaul University and a Juris Doctorate from Cleveland State University. Cory is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois and is admitted to practice before the US Tax Court. David Setzkorn, Vice President Absence Management, has over 10 years experience working in the carrier space as a subject matter expert on Leave Administration. His experience includes consultation and development of Absence Management programs with clients from implementation, training and ongoing compliance with state and federal regulations. In addition, David served as a liaison among clients, sales/service, administration, legal, and compliance. In addition, he is a nationally recognized speaker working with organizations such as DMEC, IBI, SHRM and ISCEBS to deliver trainings and content regarding FMLA, ADAAA, Paid Family Medical Leave and state and municipal leave programs. David is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Purchasing and Logistics Management and an MBA with an emphasis in Project Management. He also holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation along with multiple certifications in IT and Operational Management. He lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife and 5 children. He spends his off time working with The Boy and Cub Scouts of America.
Ed2Go Learn how to best anticipate and meet customer needs. This course will help you discover some dynamite methods to bring out your best and do the same for the other people you work with as you serve as an ambassador for your company. Costs: Instructor Led (with start dates) - $99.00 Self-Paced (start anytime) -$115.00
The most significant finding from Brené’s latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. The Dare to Lead™ program focuses on developing these courage-building skills through workshops, trainings and coaching to help individuals, teams and organizations move from armored leadership to daring leadership. Individuals who successfully complete the full 16-hour Dare to Lead™ program will receive a certificate of completion and are allowed to put a Dare to Lead Trained badge on their LinkedIn account. Further information is available at https://daretolead.brenebrown.com Linda Clark, MHRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC is a professionally recognized human resources strategist and provides advisory and consulting services to organizations in a range of industries including energy, education, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and more. She is committed to professional excellence and currently serves as the Chair of College Relations for the Oklahoma State Council for Human Resources, Vice President of Professional Development and Education for the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society, and as a member of the Oklahoma Metro Employers’ Council Executive Committee.
The most significant finding from Brené’s latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. The Dare to Lead™ program focuses on developing these courage-building skills through workshops, trainings and coaching to help individuals, teams and organizations move from armored leadership to daring leadership. Individuals who successfully complete the full 16-hour Dare to Lead™ program will receive a certificate of completion and are allowed to put a Dare to Lead Trained badge on their LinkedIn account. Further information is available at https://daretolead.brenebrown.com Linda Clark, MHRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC is a professionally recognized human resources strategist and provides advisory and consulting services to organizations in a range of industries including energy, education, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and more. She is committed to professional excellence and currently serves as the Chair of College Relations for the Oklahoma State Council for Human Resources, Vice President of Professional Development and Education for the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society, and as a member of the Oklahoma Metro Employers’ Council Executive Committee.
Join facilitator Linda Clark for a luncheon on July 9, 2020 for a fast-paced preview of the future of leadership through the lens of bravery and courage. — Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed to support leader agility, team effectiveness and culture change. The most significant finding from Brené’s latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable.
Learners who successfully complete this course will display the ability to identify the legal issues associated with discrimination in the workplace and how to minimize or eliminate a company’s chances of unfavorable legal action. Managers will learn how to identify what workplace discrimination is and how it occurs, how to identify protected class categories, how to recognize workplace aspects of discrimination, and recognize that employers have certain legal responsibilities to prevent and react to incidents of discrimination in the workplace. This course is intended for managers and human resources officers in all industries, and will assist employers in complying with U.S. anti-discrimination laws.
Most people view their individual qualities with pride, and even cultivate the things that make them special. Just as there are differences between individuals, there are also differences between certain groups of people. In an increasingly globalized economy, workplaces are increasingly more diverse. Employees who complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of working in a diverse workplace and how they can turn perceived differences to the company’s advantage. Employees will learn to define workplace diversity, recognize the challenges of managing and working with diverse people, and recognize its benefits. This course is intended for workers in any industry, and can help employers comply with Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions standards.
For many Americans, a significant goal of estate planning is to avoid probate. A revocable living trust, unlike a will, offers a fast, private, probate-free way to transfer one's property after death. Although a living trust is not a complete substitute for a will (it doesn't allow you to name a guardian for a child, for example), it is definitely a more efficient way to transfer property at death, especially large-ticket items such as a house. Every student will work with an attorney to make themselves a valid trust.
Almost everyone can benefit from having a last will and testament. This course will teach you how to make a will. After learning about wills, every student will work with an attorney to make themselves a valid will.
Ed2Go.Discover how you can easily convert a potential customer into a long-term asset. This course will help you lay the groundwork for repeat business and your future success with knowledge, planning skills, communication techniques, and the understanding of human nature. Costs: Instructor Led (With Certain Start Dates) $99. Self-Paced (Start Anytime) $115.
Communication is an important part of any workplace. It can affect the efficiency and accuracy of operations, workplace morale, and the company’s reputation with clients and the public. Employees must be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally with coworkers, clients and the surrounding community. Learners who successfully complete this online course should be able to recognize the importance of proper communication, identify best practices when using email, and identify best practices when using other electronic communication methods.

• A TO Z GRANT WRITING (OLT)

• ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS SERIES (OLT)

• ACTIVATING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE

• ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

• ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE

• BACK INJURY PREVENTION IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY (OLT

• BACKROOM AND STOCKING SAFETY IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY (OLT)

• BECOMING A GRANT WRITING CONSULTANT (OLT)

• BE THE LEADER YOU WISH YOU HAD (ZOOM)

• BUILD GOOD HABITS AND BREAK BAD ONES

• BUILDING A STANDOUT RESUME

• BUILDING YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE

• BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: GAINING THAT EXTRA EDGE

• CLAIM YOUR EXPERTISE

• CONFLICT RESOLUTION STRATEGIES (OLT)

• CREATIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE

• CUSTOMER VIOLENCE IN THE RETAIL ENVIRONMENT (OLT)

• DARE TO LEAD

• DEVELOP THE LEADER WITHIN YOU (MAXWELL)

• DRAFTING YOUR OWN WILL

• ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION ETIQUETTE FOR BUSINESS (OLT)

• FIRE SAFETY IN RETAIL (OLT)

• FOSTERING INNOVATION

• FROM BOSS TO LEADER

• GENERATIONS AT WORK

• GETTING THINGS DONE: THE ART OF STRESS-FREE PRODUCTIVITY

• GOAL SETTING

• GROWING YOUR TEAM

• HOW TO CREATE AN INNOVATIVE TEAM CULTURE

• HOW TO MANAGE SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS

• HOW TO RECRUIT VOLUNTEERS AND KEEP THEM

• HOW TO SELL ONLINE

• HR IN AN HOUR: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT OF 1970

• HR IN AN HOUR: AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967

• HR IN AN HOUR: CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, TITLE VII

• HR IN AN HOUR: EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1963

• HR IN AN HOUR: CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1866

• HR IN AN HOUR: FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938

• INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS ONLINE (OLT)

• LEADERSHIFT (MAXWELL)

• MANAGING PRIORITIES

• MEDICAL MARIJUANA: ONE YEAR LATER

• OFFICE ERGONOMICS (OLT)

• PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE

• RESUME BUILDING

• SETTING PRIORITIES

• SEXUAL HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION (OLT)

• SHRM-CP/SCP REVIEW COURSE

• SUPERVISOR ACADEMY

• TALKING TO CRAZY: HOW TO DEAL WITH IRRATIONAL PEOPLE

• THE ART OF SAYING “NO”

• TRELLO LUNCH & LEARN