Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever. And critical to your career advancement and success. Come get a comprehensive and intensive preparation with skills and techniques you can put to use on Monday morning.  Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies.  Then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome, including helping others to get what they want, so you get what you want.  Finally, find out more about yourself and others using personality profiles for better work performance. You will be learning from some of our more popular instructors, and taking away new how-to skills that work.
$595 USD for all 3 courses and certificate; Sally Klauss and Julia King Tamang, instructors.
Individual Courses

Conflict Management
A recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) revealed that the average manager spends more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. This study also identified that out of twenty-five management skills, conflict management was the only one positively correlated to higher earnings and promotion.
   Discover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies in conflict management, and then take away successful conflict management strategies to apply in your workplace.
One-month, Sally Klauss, instructor;  $245
Negotiation: Get What You Want

Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Knowing strategies to clarify what you want and how to prioritize needs will ensure you get more of what’s essential. Having the skills to help others get what they want will improve relationships and increase your odds of success in the future. Work with a pro to learn how to plan, implement and win in the bargaining process. Save time, grow your business network and gain confidence when dealing with even the shrewdest of deal-makers. Invest in these skills now and reap a lifetime of rewards.
One month course, Julia King Tamang, instructor; $195
Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance
Understanding yourself and others will increase your overall effectiveness at work, home, and in all of your relationships. Learn how to improve your communication with others, convey your ideas effectively, and improve your ability to understand what is important to those who don’t share your same style. Course fee includes your own DiSC Behavioral Personality Profile assessment and review.
One month course, Sally Klauss, instructor; $295


Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.


The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.


Next offering(s):

Conflict Management
February 1 - 26, 2016
April 4 - 29, 2016
June 6 - July 1, 2016

Negotiation: Get What You Want
March 7 - April 1, 2016
May 2 - 27, 2016
July 5 - 29, 2016

Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance
November 2 - 27
April 4 - 29, 2016
June 6 - July 1, 2016
August 1 - 26, 2016

Add Certificate To Cart
$595 USD total for Certificate

Avg. hours 56, 5.6 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructors

Sally Klauss, MBA, CPCC, has an extensive background in management, employee training and development, total quality management and business management. She is also a leadership coach specializing in management development. Klauss is a popular online instructor teaching several other courses as well.

Layne J. Harpine has been a business consultant and corporate trainer for a Forbes Fortune 500 Top 10 company. He has extensive experience in employee relations, negotiating and conflict resolution.  He has 15 years’ experience in executive leadership positions.  For the last ten years, he has served as a trainer, mediator and retreat facilitator for the military, governmental agencies, businesses and non-profit organizations for strategic planning sessions
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