Career Development

Northeast Iowa Community College Business and Community Solutions offers high-quality, affordable courses for individuals wanting to enhance professional skills or explore new careers in business management. Courses are offered locally, face-to-face or online at convenient and flexible times to meet your needs. Our instructors have extensive management experience and stay updated on best practices that are integrated into their teaching and curriculum.

Programs can be customized and brought to your organization and our program developers will tailor a course, or group of courses, to meet your specific needs. Contact us today to get started!

Learn Local. Pay Less.

Northeast Iowa Community College will help move your career forward through local, affordable education and training. Our leadership, marketing, software applications and non-profit classes are reasonably priced so you or your employees can learn locally from renowned experts. Developed in response to COVID-19 recovery efforts our classes are offered at a discounted rate through an Economic Development Administration grant and Workforce Training and Economic Development funds. Space is Limited, Register Early.

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Business Management and Leadership

The one constant in business and leadership is that it's always changing. What works one day may not be effective tomorrow.  Business and Community Solutions offers several unique training options to help you become a forward-thinking leader.

Business Summit: This annual conference features nationally recognized speakers in topics ranging from customer service to management strategies. The event is designed to ensure you have the tools, methods, and best practices to change the way you think as a leader and provide innovative strategies you can implement in your work. Learn more about the Business Summit.

Leadership Academy: This two-tiered program develops your leadership potential and takes your career to the next level. Exploring business skills and relationship enhancement, each tier is eight weeks of half-day sessions providing thorough training in an efficient, convenient time frame. Learn more about the Leadership Academy.

Virtual Hybrid Executive Coaching: In today's fast-paced business environment, virtual coaching offers many practical advantages. It offers your leaders personalized, one-on-one support and development through convenient one hour, face-to-face and live video sessions at an affordable price. Learn more about Virtual Hybrid Executive Coaching.

Communication

You will explore methods for relating to others, identify personal communication styles and recognizing optimal ways to use verbal and nonverbal communication during difficult conversations. You’ll also improve your business writing skills with strategies that enhance the quality of your business letters, reports, memos and emails. Search Communication courses.

Human Resource Management

A multi-generational workforce, shifting legislation and changing regulations combine to create unique challenges for human resource professionals. Ensure you are prepared to meet these challenges with training from Business and Community Solutions. Many classes meet the requirements for licensure or certification renewal by regulatory agencies or credentialing bodies. Search Human Resource Management courses.

Business Consortiums and Alliances

Business and Community Solutions understands you need to make the most of your company’s resources. Our innovative model of pooling financial resources allows companies access to quality training at a reasonable cost that increases your return on investment. Contact us today for more information on these Business Consortiums and Alliances:

  • Business Consortium 
  • HR Consortium 
  • Manufacturing Business Consortium 
  • Business Alliance Sector Board