Business Programs

In partnership with UNM Continuing Education, we are offering focused, professional skill development programs. Building and sharpening software skills, enhances your leadership and management aptitudes.  

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Brain Science and Your Personality - Live Online

There are more than 2500 personality assessments used in business settings in the U.S. today, yet NeuroColor is the first and only personality assessment based on neuroscience. While knowing more about your personality may be interesting, NeuroColor also makes it practical. Start using the information from your report to increase your effectiveness at work.

From leaders to assistants, anyone with a NeuroColor report can improve decision-making and collaboration; enhance communication and understanding; and influence and innovate more effectively. If you understand NeuroColor, you can understand anyone. Assessment included!

What You'll Learn

  • The basics of how your brain influences your personality
  • Discover your personality preferences based on brain science, helping you to identify under what circumstances you are highly effective and when you are not - including tips for what to do under stressful circumstances!
  • How to communicate effectively with those you may have conflict with (and you're not sure why!) and others who are not like you due to difference personality preferences.

Additional Information

The course will consist of 5 web-based (Zoom) sessions and 1 person-to-person debriefing session, in which Dr. Newell will explain your personalized 22 page NeuroColor report.

Program Information

Dates: Tuesdays, April 5 - May 3, 2022
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: Live Online
Contact Hours: 7.5
CEUs: 0.75 CEUs
Instructor: Jane Newell

Use this exclusive Anderson discount code for your $25 registration fee:  ASM25


Brand Storytelling: Creating Compelling Content Your Audience Can Relate To - Live Online

Seeking buy-in for your project? Looking for grant funding for your non-profit? Hoping customers will choose your business over your competition? A well-crafted story makes a compelling connection between you and your audience. In this course, you will learn how to use proven storytelling techniques to engage with customers and stakeholders to achieve your business goals. 

"At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel."
~ Maya Angelou

What You'll Learn

  • Proven storytelling techniques that will enable you to connect with your target audience
  • Tools that enable you to demonstrate how you will meet the needs of your customers
  • How to effectively achieve your business objectives

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who needs to connect with and influence others (e.g. customers, funders, colleagues) in order to achieve business goals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Job seekers looking to put their best foot forward

Program Information

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 15 - March 24, 2022
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Live Online
Contact Hours: 8.0
CEUs: 0.8 CEUs
Instructor: Max Bloom

Use this exclusive Anderson discount code for your $25 registration fee:  ASM25


Professional Communication

Topics will include:

Inclusive Language:
Whether we’re writing documentation, emailing our team, presenting in a meeting, or leading a conference session, our words matter. Our written and spoken communication should empower others, promote inclusion, reduce bias, and avoid giving some groups privilege over others. This workshop will help you understand the ways word choice impacts spoken and written communication, and help you create messages and documents that build relationships and convey respect for your audience and stakeholders.

Customer Service Strategies:
Customer service representatives and leaders alike have been impacted by the new normal of the Covid-19 world and workplace. Reports show higher rates of anxiety and frustration on both the representative and customer end, increased conflicts and wait times on calls, and policies and protocols that suddenly feel outdated. This course will cover best practices for customer service and for communicating virtually in a time of stress and anxiety. Representatives and leaders alike will learn strategies for managing customer interactions and difficulties and for benefiting from best practices in remote communication.

Leveraging EI/EQ to Help Your Team Succeed Remotely
Leaders are facing new considerations in their management practices, and quite suddenly. This course will feature shared best practices about communication, supervision, one-on-ones, and check-ins in a remote setting. We’ll also discuss how to strike the right balance between offering flexibility while also clarifying expectations, and how to build community and reduce loneliness among remote staff.

Who Should Attend

Supervisors, staff, HR professionals, D&I professionals, leaders, workplace writers, leaders of remote teams

Program Information

Dates: April 5 - May 10, 2022
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Location: Live Online
Course Number: 20229 – 004
Contact Hours: 9
Instructor: Crista Benavidez


Project Management Professional (PMP)/CAPM  Exam Preparation

Participate in an extensive review of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Determine what you need to learn with an overview of the 2021 PMP exam topics, and identify the most important exam topics. Additional Information: Textbook included with course: Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep, 9th ed., Rita Mulcahy Prerequisites: Practical Project Management or previous experience in project management.

Program Information

Dates:Not currently offered
Location: Live Online
Contact Hours: 15.0
CEUs: 1.5 CEUs
Instructor: Diane Klenda


QuickBooks Basic - Live Online

Do you dread doing your bookkeeping, but know it needs to be done? Or, maybe, there are pieces of the job that just don’t make sense to you. Are you wondering how your business is doing, but don’t know how to figure that out? Perhaps you have a bookkeeper and want to understand what they are doing. If any of these sounds like you, this QuickBooks Online Basics Course will give you the tools you need.

What You'll Learn

The course objective is to give you, the business owner, working knowledge of accounting principles and QuickBooks Online so you have the information you need to effectively run your business. The course will cover understanding your Chart of Accounts, managing cash flow, entering transactions and reconciling your accounts, and creating financial reports.  Prerequisites: Computer competency, curiosity, and a sense of humor are required.

Program Information

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 15 - March 31, 2022
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Live Online
Course Number: 40102 – 004
Contact Hours: 12.0
CEUs: 1.2 CEUs
Instructors: Susie Marbury and Sammie Sanchez-Davis

Use this exclusive Anderson discount code for your $25 registration fee:  ASM25