The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is pleased to offer a range of training suitable for your business, no matter your needs.
Our in-class sessions offer hands-on seminars in a traditional classroom setting led by experts in their field, while our interactive, instructor-led online Ed2Go courses allow you to set your own schedule and train at your convenience.
View both classroom and online training classes below. Most classes are available to both Chamber members and non-members. If you have questions, please contact Carolyn Tubbs at (205) 391-0556 or email@example.com.
Instagram for Business Growth
Content features you need to learn and use to engage and increase your followers.
June 25, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce
Cost: $45 per Chamber member, $55 per non-member. Lunch included.
Instagram has grown to more than one billion users. Statistics show that 80 percent of Instagram accounts are following a business on Instagram.
It takes more than photos to grow and engage followers. Instagram provides different types of features to create content to better engage and grow your follower base. Video posts, live video, and Stories are content types. Engagement for videos is experiencing a higher engagement and growth rate than images alone.
Come and learn more about image posts, video post, and live streaming.
What you will learn:
Image post strategies
Building and using an Instagram channel
How to create mobile video from your phone using various apps
Running Ads overview
Mobile video equipment
Workshop Lead: Donna Gilliland, Founder and President of MOST Training. Social media consultant and writer for OfficePro magazine.
Supervision Part II: Modern Day Challenges
June 26, 2019
8:30am - 12:00pm
Chamber of Commerce
Cost: $122 per Chamber member; $129 per non-member
*Approved for 4hrs Business Related CPE by AL State Board of Public Accountancy and 3.25 PDCs by SHRM
Possessing a capable skill-set is only half of the potential solution. Modern day supervisors must execute relentlessly in producing results for their respective organizations. This workshop moves beyond the attainment of up-to-date supervisory skills to applying such skills while facing the daunting organizational challenges of the 21st century. It provides an overview of today’s organizations, issues affecting organizations, and ways that modern supervisors in organizations are responding strategically. This workshop also focuses on emerging new directions for supervision, the future of supervision, and ways to prepare for and act in the future.
What You Will Learn
Describe today’s organizations, issues affecting organizations, and ways to respond
Define supervision, describe types of supervisors, and explain the supervisor’s position
Review supervisory activities, roles, and competencies
Discuss the importance of human relations and team cohesiveness
Focus on the use of critical and creative thinking in problem solving
Describe the challenge of supervisory leadership in introducing and applying new technology
Discuss emerging directions in supervision
Modern Day Supervision
Exerting Positive Influence and Leading People
The Emerging Role of Facilitator: Working with Groups and Teams
Managing the Critical Process of Problem Solving with Creativity
Helping People Work Together: Human Relations
Taking Responsibility: Organizational Ethics
Planning for Change: Technology and Modern Work Requirements
Preparing for the Future: Supervision Tomorrow
Unique Workshop Offerings: A future-focused and strategic view of the challenge for modern day supervisors
Workshop Lead: Dr. Robert K. Prescott, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
ONLINE SHORT COURSES
Our instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communities for our learners. New course sessions begin monthly, are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.
ONLINE CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS
Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced online Career Training Program. You can begin these Programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.