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Hawkeye Business and Community Education provides professional skill development for individuals and businesses. Browse a complete list of our courses or course series and if you do not see the type of course you are looking for contact us to learn more about designing customized training for your workforce.

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Advanced skills will enable you to manage your states of consciousness to eliminate the negative emotions and limiting decisions that interfere with your ability to obtain the highest levels of success in all areas of your life, including career, relationships, health & fitness, family and personal growth & development. You will learn how to effectively use language to enhance communication and reframe any situation to your personal benefit.

Start date: 08/01/16

End date: 08/26/16

Tuition: $175.00

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American Sign Language (ASL) is the visual-gesture language used primarily among the American deaf communities. Using the immersion method, all teaching is done exclusively in ASL. You will acquire basic vocabulary and grammar by using ASL receptive and expressive skills in class. No prior knowledge of ASL is needed to join!  

Start date: 09/24/16

End date: 11/05/16

Tuition: $75.00



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NLP is a powerful change management tool that transforms the way people think and act to have the greatest impact both professionally and personally. NLP is one of the most powerful skills used today in business, psychology, sales, and all forms of personal development. Find out how to manage your emotional and psychological states to eliminate fear and anxiety, replace negative behaviors with positive ones, and establish rapport in your personal and professional relationships. Then learn how to model highly successful people and better understand your staff''s and customer''s needs, motivations and behaviors.

Start date: 10/03/16

End date: 10/28/16

Tuition: $175.00



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Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish for the Workplace is an innovative, self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speaking supervisors and co-workers. Details

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Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish for the Workplace is an innovative, self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speaking supervisors and co-workers. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish Fundamentals is a self-paced, online Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speakers. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish Fundamentals is a self-paced, online Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speakers. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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In what could be the one of the most enlightening two hours you’ve ever spent, this online class will show how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! NOW is the best time to make this happen as companies are looking for new voices like never before. Join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live question and answer session and voice evaluation. An email address is required at registration. A webinar link will be emailed to you prior to class start.

Start date: 10/27/16

End date: 10/27/16

Tuition: $49.00



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In what could be the one of the most enlightening two hours you’ve ever spent, this online class will show how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! NOW is the best time to make this happen as companies are looking for new voices like never before. Join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live question and answer session and voice evaluation. An email address is required at registration. A webinar link will be emailed to you prior to class start.

Start date: 12/07/16

End date: 12/07/16

Tuition: $49.00



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