For the home grower or individual who seeks an entry level position in a cultivation facility in the Maryland cannabis industry. Learn the basics of plant growth through it’s various stages whether grown outdoors or indoors. Learn about various hydroponic options, super soils as well as the best lighting choices for indoor growers. Students will also learn about nutrients, diseases and pest control.
This course focuses on interpersonal communication in the workplace. Conflict resolution, colleague interaction, bargaining, and problem solving skills are central topics. Transcript available. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply.
Learn to deliver excellent customer service like industry leaders. Develop skills for emotional engagement with customers (relationship building and customer retention). Learn to handle customer complaints and difficult customers successfully. Explore ways to view customer complaints as opportunities, identify problems that prompt complaints, handle complaints effectively, and satisfy customers who complain. Review of communication skills such as active listening skills, as well as using positive word choices and positive attitudes when interacting with customers by phone, emails, and face to face. Scripts for dealing with customer requests, issues, and using positive word choices are provided. Senior adult and disabled retirees tuition apply. Transcript available.
Do you have a pile full of data and are not sure what to do with it next? Does the “signal” in your data look like the “noise”? Do you need to convert data into useful information for decision makers? If the answer any of these questions is yes, then this course maybe for you. The purpose of these sessions is to look at what the data is telling us. Topics include measures of precision and accuracy, illustrating data with charts and tables, discrete and continuous frequency distributions, testing hypotheses to some level of statistical significance, and optimization techniques. In addition to analysis theory, one benefit of the course is a solid foundation in using Excel for day-to-day analysis of data.
Learn about the tasks and functions of an entry level worker in a Maryland Cannabis Dispensary. Examine the day to day duties of this unique retail establishment including how the METRC system tracks cannabis products through the supply chain from seed to sale. Students will also explore the ethical issues surrounding this new industry and how to design a resume and cover letter to begin the job search process.
A skilled facilitator enables a group to deal with a problem or develop a plan for delivering results in less time than it would take without this professional's expertise. This course will teach participants how to act as facilitators who can draw out and process audience input for the purpose of moving a discussion forward. Participants will learn how to recognize group dynamics and motivations through dialogue, feedback, and consensus building. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Learn how to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in the cannabis industry. Students will explore opportunities to obtain a license to grow, process or dispense cannabis as well as the ancillary businesses that are essential to serve the licensed businesses. Once an opportunity is identified, students will begin the process of constructing a business plan to further explore the viability of their entrepreneurial concept.
Are you a new leader at an organization that does not have the budget for a leadership development program? Are you a more tenure leader who needs help meeting your goals or enhancing your communication skills? Do you need help determining your next career move? If this describes you, then you could benefit from a professional leadership coach. Learn from a professional with years of experience coaching leaders at all different levels, from emerging leaders to executive leaders. This program offers a 1-hour session a week for 3 months for a total of 12 sessions. Each session will be set up between the leader and the coach. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org after registration to schedule your sessions.
Prepare for your venture into entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are most successful when they are equipped with the knowledge and understanding of the business landscape. Find out everything you need to know to own and operate your own business. Get your business started on a solid foundation with core competencies including business planning, market research, budgeting and accounting, human resources, managing risk, growth strategies, and much more. Includes 1-on-1 consultation. Course material prepares students to sit for the ESB Certification from Certiport. This course is self-paced and students can enroll at any time.
Learn the nuts and bolts of becoming an entrepreneur, from business planning to legal business entity formation. Get an overview of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), its services, and what you can expect entering the business world including the business plan, finance management, funding sources and marketing – your guide to a successful future in the business world. Meet 1-on-1 with a consultant to better understand your business venture and to help you create your individualized content for Pathways to Entrepreneurship (second course in series) as well as provide resources for success. Course materials prepares students to sit for the ESB Certification from Certiport. This course is self-paced and students can enroll at any time.
Attending this comprehensive course will provide you with what you need to know to pass the Project Management Institute’s PMP® or CAPM® Certification Exam. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to understand the concepts and vocabulary of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition. Additional topics include defining the roles of key project stakeholders; creating a WBS and describing its value as an essential document used in project planning; explaining earned value analysis; and performing earned value calculations. The course is taught by a PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) The provider has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for the course. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
In today's world where remote work is becoming increasingly common, our course offers solutions to common challenges faced by businesses. Learn techniques to establish effective communication with remote staff, manage and measure their performance, and utilize virtual environments to your advantage. Enhance your recruitment process and boost job satisfaction for existing employees. As an employee, discover how to excel in remote work with tips on maintaining discipline, staying motivated and utilizing the right tools. Join us to make remote working a great experience for yourself and your team.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fallston Hall, Rm. 207
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