Talent Development Courses

Recruit, develop, and retain a highly skilled workforce with Mid-State's talent development courses. Options include online or online live courses as well as free, self-paced instruction.

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Employee Recruiting

Gone are the days when an organization can simply advertise an open position and hope that the right talent will walk in the door. Actively seeking out qualified candidates is the best way to ensure that you find the talent that you need. Strategic recruitment is essential to the success of your business. This workshop will provide tips for finding, interviewing and selecting the right employee for the organization.

Wednesday, April 19 
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Virtual Campus
Class #: 26012 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Jon Wise / Dana Williams

Constructive Criticism

Delivering constructive criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism, it needs to be handled in a very specific way. Through this workshop, participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist them with this challenging task.

Tuesday, March 14
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • In Person  
Class #: 26014 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Angelica Servi

Tuesday, April 18
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • In Person
Class #: 26015 • Course Fee: $45.00 Senior Fee $37.83
Instructor: Angelica Servi

Change Management

The Change Management workshop will give any leader tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted. This workshop will also give all participants an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing their reactions to change.

Wednesday, March 15
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Virtual Campus
Class #: 26005 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Angelica Servi

Tuesday, April 11
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • In Person
Class #: 26006 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Angelica Servi

Customer Service

Each and every one of us serves customers, whether we realize it or not. Maybe you're on the front lines of a company, serving the people who buy your products. Perhaps you're an accountant, serving the employees by producing their pay checks and keeping the company running. Or maybe you're a company owner, serving your staff and your customers. No matter your role, this workshop will provide helpful tips to improve your customer service.

Tuesday, March 21 
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. • In person
Class #: 26009 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Kathryn Trachte

Tuesday, April 4
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. • Virtual Campus
Class #: 26007 • Course Fee: $45.00 
Instructor: Kathryn Trachte

Supervisory Training

As most organizations grow, they reward their talent with promotions to supervisory positions. However, without providing interpersonal supervisory skills, the organization may be doing a disservice to their employee. This course is designed to assist new, experienced, and aspiring front-line supervisors and managers with the interpersonal skills necessary to lead their teams. Emphasis will be on real-world scenarios and provide practice of skills in the classroom.

Tuesday, March 21 – Tuesday, May 9 
8:00 – 11:00 a.m. • Virtual Campus
Class #: 25957 • Course Fee: $295.00 
Instructor: Angelica Servi

DEI Applied

DEI Applied is a conference intended for participants to engage in actionable initiatives to drive systemic change in topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Come ready to engage with your community in meaningful dialogue and collaboration. Learn from best practices and case studies on how to create inclusive and equitable spaces. Geared toward professionals, educators, and community members of Wisconsin, but open to all.

Thursday, January 11 – Friday, January 12, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. • In person
Course Fee: $175.00


Additional online live classes are available through our partnership with UGotClass.