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51 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training
Public Relations News Release 2009:372, p.1
4/2/2010 "QuickBooks Pro for Beginner Users" is a three-session class ideal for those who are just getting started with the software. The course will focus primarily on basics of QuickBooks Pro including setting preferences, and establishing charts of accounts.
52 UNI to offer small business financing workshop
Public Relations News Release 2009:366, p.1
4/1/2010 This workshop will focus on what an emerging entrereneur needs in order to acquire capital for starting a small business. Representatives from local lending institutions will provide an overview of new and existing financial assistance programs.
53 Register now for UNI workshop on managing through change Enrollment deadline is April 9
Public Relations News Release 2009:361, p.1
3/30/2010 "Managing People through Change," participants will practice ways to engage staff in a productive, constructive dialogue, use coaching techniques to transition people into their new roles and responsibilities, and help employees deal with ambiguity.
54 Green Iowa AmeriCorps looks to fill summer positions in Black Hawk and Linn counties
Public Relations News Release 2009:360, p.1
3/29/2010 The positions will last for three-month in the summer in Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids in order to continue its response to the growing need for energy conservation after extensive flooding in 2008. Those hired will provide education and energy services.
55 Register now for UNI workshop on managing your boss; Enrolment deadline is March 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:345, p.1
3/22/2010 Workshop articipants will practice managing expectations and priorities to improve their working relationship with their boss and advance their performance. Jim Hogan, human resources consultant, will facilitate the workshop.
56 Register now for UNI workshop on supporting employees after restructuring or downsizing a business; Enrollment deadline is March 26
Public Relations News Release 2009:335, p.1
3/17/2010 The management workshop "Who's Next? How to Support Employees after a Business Restructuring," will be held April 6. Participants will examine the aftermath of a company downsizing or restructuring and outline reinforcements that will aid the employees.
57 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition deadline approaching
Public Relations News Release 2009:321, p.1
3/9/2010 The deadline for the first round of the competition is April 30. Applicants are required to submit business plan information via AngelSoft. A link to the AngelSoft submission page is available at the competition Web site.
58 Register now for UNI workshop focused on handling negativity in the workplace; Enrollment deadline is March 19
Public Relations News Release 2009:319, p.1
3/8/2010 The workshop, "How to Manage Nests of Negativity," will help participants learn how to identify and confront employees who are never satisfied, frequently complain and are vicious with their words and accusations. Vickie Robinson will lead the workshop.
59 UNI student wins state business plan competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:314, p.1
3/4/2010 Sophomore Nick Cash has won one of three $5,000 first place awards in the Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition for his business Book Hatchery. Book Hatchery provides self-publishers the ability to manage and sell their texts.
60 Register now for UNI's negotiating, Resolving Conflict and Decision Making Certificate Program for business professionals; Enrollment deadline is Marc
Public Relations News Release 2009:306, p.1
3/2/2010 The program is designed to equip people and develop their confidence to handle disputes, resolve conflict and make better business decisions. The program is geared toward individuals who manage people or projects.
61 EntreFest! Brings together business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and experts Feb. 25 - 26
Public Relations News Release 2009:262, p.1
2/8/2010 The third EntreFest! Conference will be taking place in West Des Moines, Feb. 25 - 26. According to Amy Kuhlers, program manager for MyEntre.Net Iowa, this year's conference builds on the successes of Iowa's two previous Entre-Fests!
62 UNI in Iowa; programs reach all 99 counties
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.12
1/1/2010 Business and Community Services programs assist Iowans in many ways; map shows distribution of UNI alumni, students, alumni educators, and BCS clients; photo.
63 UNI Executive Development Center honors professional development grads
Public Relations News Release 2009:207, p.1
12/21/2009 Sixteen young leaders graduated on Dec. 16. The Professional Development program is designed for individuals who want to expand essential business skills and advance their careers. The names of 2009 graduates are listed.
64 UNI's Watje Earns Incubator Management Certificate
Public Relations News Release 2009:202, p.1
12/9/2009 Laurie Watje, Student Business Incubator manager, has earned a Certificate in Incubator Management. The certificate requires 24 hours of training on topics including incubator finances, strategic planning, policies and procedures.
65 UNI unveils new online resource to improve small-business access to capital in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:198, p.1
12/4/2009 The new Iowa Money Map offers small business owners and entrepreneurs access to more than 800 different grants, loans and equity investment programs available in the state of Iowa to support business start up and expansion.
66 UNI's Bowen appointed assistant dean of Economic Development Institute
Public Relations News Release 2009:197, p.1
12/4/2009 LaDene Bowen, senior project manager at the Institute for Decision Making was recently appointed assistant dean of the University of Oklahoma's Economic Development Institute.
67 IWRC hosts surfae coating '6H' rule workshop in Mason City
Public Relations News Release 2009:166, p.1
11/10/2009 A free workshop regarding the new Environmental Protection Agency surface coating rule will take place at North Iowa Area Community College. Sometimes called "6H," the regulation is part of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants.
68 Register now for workshop on managing a multi-generational staff Enrollment deadline is Nov. 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:169, p.1
11/10/2009 Workshop participants will examine the cultural events and life experiences of each generation to explain how beliefs, values and ways of thinking are formed and will practice managing conflicts between coworkers and customers of different generations.
69 UNI Regional Business Center to offer TSB and 8(a) programs information
Public Relations News Release 2009:160, p.1
11/6/2009 The Business Center will host a networking meeting to discuss training and funding opportunities for businesses owned by female, minority or disabled entrepreneurs on November 12.
70 UNI's Chaplain receives lifetime membership in Professional Developers of Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:155, p.1
11/5/2009 Don Chaplain, senior program manager with the Institute for Decision Making (IDM), was presented the award by Randy Pilkington on behalf of all PDI past presidents, current board members, and membership. "He has excelled in all levels of the profession."
71 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training
Public Relations News Release 2009:148, p.1
11/3/2009 "QuickBooks Pro for Beginner Users" is a three-session class for those who are just getting started with the software. The course will focus primarily on the basics including setting preferences, establishing charts of accounts, and more.
72 UNI alumni wins regional entrepreneur competition, advances to international competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:139, p.1
10/28/2009 Benjamin Frein, a finance and computer science May graduate from Garner, is one of 13 U. S. finalists selected through regional competitions to compete for $150,000 in cash, prizes and services of the GSEA Global Finals Competition in Kansas City, MO.
73 UNI Community Visit Day in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 2009:138, p.1
10/27/2009 The Community Visit Day gives the university an opportunity to visit with Cedar Rapids area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at UNI.
74 Register now for UNI workshop on coaching to optimize performance Enrollment deadline is Nov.5
Public Relations News Release 2009:124, p.1
10/20/2009 The workshop entitled "Discovering your Employees' Strengths and Coaching to Optimize Performance," is on Nov. 10. Workshop participants will learn to understand the value of coaching as a manager and to recognize opportunities for coaching team members.
75 UNI Community Visit Day in Ankeny
Public Relations News Release 2009:117, p.1
10/13/2009 The Community Visit Day gives the university an opportunity to visit with Ankeny area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at the College.
76 UNI Homecoming celebration to feature week of activities
Public Relations News Release 2009:111, p.1
10/8/2009 Homecoming committee members are encouraging students, faculty, and staff to wear purple and gold on Friday, October 16. The festivities will begin on October 11 with residence halls window painting and continue through October 17.
77 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Waterloo
Public Relations News Release 2009:100, p.1
10/6/2009 A free workshop regarding the new Environmental Protection Agency surface coating rule will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, in Tama Hall, at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo.
78 UNI graduate selected for Global Student Entrepreneur Competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:98, p.1
10/5/2009 Ben Frein, who majored in finance and computer science, will compete in the first round of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards competition in Chicago on Oct. 22-23. This is the second time Frein, from Garner, has received this honor.
79 UNI physical education graduate student wins elevator pitch competition, advances to nationals
Public Relations News Release 2009:96, p.1
10/2/2009 Travis Steffen from Muscatine won the competition for his business, Synn Clothing. Synn produces casual clothing as well as a special clothing line for mixed martial arts fighters. Ryan Morrison, is first alternate, and Brian Hoyer is second alternate.
80 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Bettendorf
Public Relations News Release 2009:80, p.1
9/25/2009 Sometimes called '6H,' the regulation is part of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and affects facilities that spray coatings containing certain hazardous air pollutants. The 14 workshops will run through November.
81 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 2009:81, p.1
9/25/2009 The 6H regulation affects thousands of small businesses across Iowa. "The workshops are not only directed towards educating the regulated community about the new rule but also presenting hands-on instruction on filling out the required paperwork."
82 Register now for UNI workshop on managing conflict Enrollment deadline is Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2009:78, p.1
9/24/2009 Participants will learn strategies to deal with difficult people and practice how to address conflicts with customers, staff and bosses face to face. "Conflict is inevitable. This session will explore work behavioral patterns and how to approach others."
83 UNI.IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 2009:63, p.1
9/17/2009 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the College, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Collision Repair Association, will host a workshop regarding the new Environmental Protection Agency surface coating rule.
84 Register now for UNI workshop on building culture to maximize performance Enrollment deadline is Sept. 25
Public Relations News Release 2009:60, p.1
9/16/2009 "Building a Motivating Culture to Maximize Performance" participants will learn how to identify what is important to their employees, analyze and identify people-based and reward-based motivators, and develop recognition and reward processes.
85 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop
Public Relations News Release 2009:52, p.1
9/15/2009 Sometimes called "6H," the regulation is part of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and affects facilities that spray coatings containing certain hazardous air pollutants. The workshop will be at Cronks Café in Denison.
86 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop
Public Relations News Release 2009:53, p.1
9/15/2009 A free workshop regarding the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) surface coating rule will be at the Council Bluffs Public Library. The workshops are directed toward educating the community about the new rule and presents hands-on instruction.
87 Register now for UNI workshop on organization and time management Enrollment deadline is Sept. 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:35, p.1
9/9/2009 The workshop is called "Managing Multiple Priorities: Organization and Time Management. Participants will learn how to handle pressure and stay focused as deadlines near. They also will review time organization management techniques.
88 Register now foMr UNI business workshops on interviewing tMechniques, practices of successful managers Enrollment deadlines are Sept. 9 and 10
Public Relations News Release 2009:14, p.1
8/25/2009 The workshops are called "Are You the One for Me? Behavioral Interviewing Techniques" and Sharpen Your Saw: Skills and Practices of Successful Managers." The workshop will teach interviewers when and how to probe deeper into answers.
89 Register now for UNI workshop on survival skills for the first-time supervisor Enrollment deadline is July 17
Public Relations News Release 2008:594, p.1
7/1/2009 Workshop participants will learn how to build new relationships with former peers, define their natural leadership style and create a plan for rewarding and disciplining appropriately as a new manager. Jim Howan will facilitate the workshop.
90 Register now for UNI workshop on business etiquette Enrollment deadline is July 3
Public Relations News Release 2008:578, p.1
6/17/2009 Participants will learn what is appropriate when communicating on the job, observe examples of acceptable and unacceptable communication and identify proper business attire."The workshop will teach the written and unwritten rules of etiquette in business.
91 Small businesses recovering from summer of disasters
Public Relations News Release 2008:572, p.1
6/9/2009 Of businesses contacted, 124 identified themselves as directly affected by the natural disasters and many of these shut down in the days following the disasters. Thirty-four percent reported they have either permanently closed or significantly downsized.
92 UNI's CEO business simulation winners announced
Public Relations News Release 2008:535, p.1
5/13/2009 The teams reviewed performance results based on decisions that incorporated five key business functions covered by the simulation. Team Andrews achieved the highest Balanced Scorecard, which tracks selected benchmarks such as return on investment.
93 UNI's Enderton turns passion for fitness into an online business
Public Relations News Release 2008:534, p.1
5/13/2009 Jared Enderton recently launched a web-based business, Enderton-Strength.com, selling nutrition and fitness supplements. With exercise scsience coursework and numerous strongman titles under his belt, he offers customized supplement and training plans.
94 UNI Regional Business Center of offer QuickBooks Pro training course
Public Relations News Release 2008:528, p.1
5/12/2009 The Regional Business Center-Small Business Development Center will offer QuickBooks Pro software training at the RBC office, in downtown Waterloo. The classes will be taught by Judy Schindel.
95 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training course
Public Relations News Release 2008:524, p.1
5/12/2009 This course will focus primarily on the basics of QuickBooks Pro including setting preferences, establishing charts of accounts, entering invoices and bills, and creating basic financial statements.
96 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training course
Public Relations News Release 2008:525, p.1
5/12/2009 Help streamline your business and get a firm handle on your finances by learning QuickBooks. The class will be held at the RBC office in downtown Waterloo.
97 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training course
Public Relations News Release 2008:527, p.1
5/12/2009 Training will move at a pace comfortable for those new to the software. Participants will benefit from hands-on training and small class size. The classes will be taught by Judy Schindel.
98 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training course
Public Relations News Release 2008:529, p.1
5/12/2009 QuickBooks for Beginner Users will focus primarily on the basics of QuickBooks Pro including setting preferences, establishing charts of accounts, entering invoices and bills, and creating basic financial statements.
99 Down economy drives UNI program to revamp Web site for Iowa small businesses
Public Relations News Release 2008:517, p.1
5/5/2009 The Regional Business Center has been putting rural entrepreneurs in touch with experts, small-business resources and their peers since 2001, assisting nearly 3,000 Iowa entrepreneurs in 14 counties. The newly rebuilt community at www.myentre.net is free.
100 UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center presents at International Business Incubation Conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:516, p.1
5/4/2009 Katherine Cota-Uyar and Laurie Watje's presentation highlighted JPEC's Student Business Incubator (SBI). The SBI is an educational learning laboratory designed to inspire and educate students interested in entrepreneurship and small business.

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