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Free Webinar Series

During this unprecedented time, Metropolitan Community College's office of Workforce & Economic Development is here to help you navigate.

The FREE "Partnering in Crisis" web series will begin with "Breaking Down the Economics" presented by Dr. Chris Kuehl, chief economist for Armada Corporate Intelligence. He will discuss his analysis of current economic trends.

Future topics will include managing OSHA Compliance during COVID-19 as well as best practices for leadership and training in the current context. If there are other topics pressing for you or your business, please contact us with your ideas.

Webinar Schedule:

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11:00 AM - Rebounding Strong From Covid-19 as a Cohesive Team

Speaker: Speaker's Bio: Michael Soler
Michael Soler, Founder and Managing Director of Executive Workforce Consultants, is a subject matter expert and speaker on Lean Kata Coaching and How to stave off Team dysfunctions in the workplace to effectively "get it done" style events in production plants, offices and even remote work Teams.

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Past Webinars - Slides and Video

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - Ongoing risk management in the COVID-19 Environment

Speaker: Larry Poague, LPN, ARM, RSO, COEE, CPHRM
Larry Poague has been working as a loss consultant for over 20 years. He has also been a part-time teacher for the last 9 years and has 30 years of experience in the military.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - The COVID Economy

Speaker: Dr. Chris Kuehl
Dr. Kuehl is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. He is the chief economist for several national and international organizations. He is also the economic analyst for several state accounting societies – Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Kansas.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - An Untapped Workforce Solution

Speaker: Brandi Jahnke
Brandi Jahnke is the Vice President of Programs at Connections to Success. From building partnerships to leading pilot programs, Brandi works to break the generational cycle of poverty and help families gain economic mobility. She spearheaded Connections to Success’ growth in the Kansas City Region and now oversees programs in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. Brandi earned a Master of Public Affairs degree from Park University and holds multiple credentials in workforce development training.

Speaker: Shonda Atwater
MCC has developed a modern apprenticeship program designed to meet the needs of your changing industry. MCC is currently working with several local manufacturers on building custom apprenticeship programs to meet both the advanced needs of industry as well as the unique needs of finding a highly skilled and reliable workforce.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - Is Your Business Cyber-Secure?

Speaker: Burton Kelso
Burton Kelso is the Chief Tech Expert of Integral, a computer service company helping homes and businesses with onsite and remote tech support. His vision is to remove the frustrations and complexity of computers and technology and open people up to a world of new ideas, experiences, and opportunities. He is serious about making technology fun and easy to use for everyone.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 12:00 PM - Principles of 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain/Self discipline)

Speaker: Day Boswell
Day Boswell is the Principal of Better Days LLC. She has spent decades of her work life in manufacturing, training, consulting, certification coaching and performance improvement for multiple companies. Day is passionate about sharing the concepts of the ISO standards with businesses, large and small, and helping them see the simple improvement steps hundreds have taken to launch their companies to the next level.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020, 11:00 AM - The Missouri One Start Grant Informational

Speaker: Kimberlyn Jones
Kimberlyn Jones is the Economic Development and Grants Workforce Manager at MCC. Kimberlyn assists with managing the training needs of companies through the Missouri One Start Grant. She has over 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services, sales and bank management, nonprofit management, and economic development.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 12:30 PM - Virtual Leadership: A Leader's Tool

Speaker: Doug Booker
Doug Booker is Founder of Booker Leadership & partner with TriQuest Advisors LLC. Leader Development coaching, teaching & consulting has been his profession & passion since 1995. Doug is a veteran, having served for 15 years. Doug has taught Grad 'Leadership' courses for four different universities; selected as Faculty of the Year twice.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM - How Apprenticeships Support Business

Speaker: Shonda Atwater, Apprenticeship Program Manager
MCC has developed a modern apprenticeship program designed to meet the needs of your changing industry. MCC is currently working with several local manufacturers on building custom apprenticeship programs to meet both the advanced needs of industry as well as the unique needs of finding a highly skilled and reliable workforce.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - OSHA Compliance During COVID-19

Speaker: Larry Poague, LPN, ARM, RSO, COEE, CPHRM
Larry Poague has been working as a loss consultant for over 20 years. He has also been a part-time teacher for the last 9 years and has 30 years of experience in the military.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 PM - Breaking Down the Economics

Speaker: Dr. Chris Kuehl
Dr. Kuehl is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. He is the chief economist for several national and international organizations. He is also the economic analyst for several state accounting societies – Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Kansas.

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