At the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA), our Certificate Programs aren’t just pieces of paper for your employees to file away or hang on their wall – they’re real-world knowledge that can take your employees to the next level. Participants who complete all levels of our Supervisory Skills Series, Supervisory Safety Series, Leadership Series, HR Essentials Series, Excel or Access Specialist hands-on courses, will not only receive a plaque acknowledging their achievement, but be recognized at a special ceremony in their honor and have their photo printed in the MBA's premier publication, the Business Magazine. (All courses must be completed within 12 months).
The MBA's expert computer trainers stand ready to help your employees develop the technical expertise needed for today's applications. Participants can ear the MBA's Application Specialist certificate upon completion of all classes in the following Microsoft Office products listed below.
Excel Application Specialist - Participants must complete the hands-on Excel Levels I, II and III classes.
Access Application Specialist - Participants must complete the hands-on Access Level I, Access Level II (two-days) and Access Level III classes.
Learn the fundamental responsibilities and skills every HR professional requires. Each course is offered twice a year. Certification is awarded to participants who complete all five courses within a 12-month period. Series Offered: HR Essentials Level I and HR Essentials Advanced.
To be successful in a role, new leaders have to know what their responsibilities are both to the organization and to the people they lead. Our five-part series addresses the challenges of this position in a highly interactive, relaxed atmosphere. Courses Offered: I, II, III, IV and V.
The Manufacturer & Business Association’s (MBA) new Modern Management certification series is a comprehensive learning program designed for management professionals with two or more years experience who are looking to build upon the leadership skills necessary to build a high-performing, trusted team environment that gets results! Please note: All programs listed may be taken as stand-alone skills building classes if desired.
Certificate Series courses include: Motivating Employees, HR for Non-HR Professionals, Coaching for Success, Difficult Conversations, Persuasion & Influence, Leading Change, Workplace Civility and The Art of Speaking.
The MBA’s NEW Marketing & Communications Certificate Series will help strengthen your competency by further developing these highly coveted and sought after skill sets. Whether you are looking to move into this fast-paced and dynamic industry or just want to stay on top of current trends, this program is right for you.
Choose five of the following to complete the Certificate Series: Writing to WOW!, Presentation Skills, PR Boot Camp, Marketing Planning, Intro to Social Media or Digital Marketing & SEO.
A critical component in maintaining a safe and compliant workplace is making sure that supervisors understand how they fit into the program, what the regulations call for and mean, what to watch for, and how to effectively train and communicate why it is important for both the safety and in many cases to maintain production for everyone to embrace the safety measures put in place. This series will help businesses reach new heights in safety results and culture improvements. Courses Offered: I, II and III.
Learn the critical skills necessary to meet the ever-increasing challenges of being an effective supervisor in today’s workplace. This five-part series will teach new and experienced supervisors the skills needed to properly motivate and direct their teams to meet company goals, objectives and law compliance. Emphasis is on mastering management techniques essential to the success of both the supervisor and the company. Each course consists of two full days of training or 16 hours of instruction. Courses Offered: I, II, III, IV and V.
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