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Business solution courses offered at Shah Center

McHENRY – Registrations are being accepted for the following October business solution courses at McHenry County College Shah Center :

• Emotional Intelligence, 8 to 11 a.m., Oct. 10: Organizations that apply emotional intelligence principles come out ahead in employee morale, creativity, energy and productivity. This Emotional Intelligence course features tapping into the power of emotions, improving team performance and showing how to manage negative emotions. Cost is $99. Use course ID: NTL C21 002 to register.

• Negotiating Basics, 9 a.m. to noon, Oct. 18: We use negotiation techniques almost every day. People might negotiate bedtime with our children or what movie we will see with our spouse. Expanding these skills to benefit the organization you work for will be the focus.  Cost is $155. Use course ID: NTL S47 002 to register.

• Communicating with Impact, 8 a.m. to noon, Oct. 19: Effective communication skills allow individuals to meet their internal and external customers’ personal and practical needs during daily interactions. Benefits of this course include recognizing the impact participants can have on their success and the success of others by enhancing interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Participants will also learn techniques for providing specific, meaningful feedback that helps improve the performance and productivity of others. Cost is $155. Use course ID: NTL C01 002 to register.

• Working With You is Killing Me, 8 to 11 a.m., Oct. 25: We've all worked with someone who makes work impossible. But it doesn't have to be that way. Working With You is Killing Me is a powerful program, based on the national best-selling book of the same name. The course teaches employees and managers how to tame a toxic co-worker by setting boundaries. The benefits of this course include: dealing with difficult co-workers through mutual cooperation, reducing stress-related issues arising from work relationships, improving interpersonal relations and understanding of boundaries. Cost is $99. Use course ID: NTL C23 001 to register.

All leadership and workforce development courses are available to bring to a company's facility and customizable for their needs.The scheduled courses are located at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane in McHenry. For more information or to register, call the Shah Center, 815-455-8593 or email


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