College of Business

Open Enrollment Programs

Open enrollment programs are professional development programs open to the public.  OPED's open enrollment programs are designed and offered based on an "industry-vertical strategy", meaning training programs are semi-customized in order to meet specific needs of a particular industry.  Listed below are the current industry verticals OPED is working with:

- Healthcare
- Defense / Aerospace / Government Contracting
- Financial / Banking
- Project Management / IT and Software
- Human Resources (coming soon) 

OPED uses the "Lean Startup" methodology to design and develop open enrollment programs.  Training programs are designed and offered based on requests and needs of professionals in a given industry.  Professionals and executives are involved early in the design and development process to provide feedback before the program is launched.  

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    Leading a Multi-Generational WorkforceMarch 9, 2017

    This 3-part series will examine the differences in what motivates different workplace generations and how to develop a basic plan to bring the workplace generations together. Sessions will explore a strategic approach to building a multi-generational workforce ready for long-range challenges.

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    Rejuvenate Your Retirement (April 2017 - Tuesdays)April 4, 2017

    Whether your objective is to become more active, give your life a new sense of purpose or make more informed financial decisions, Rejuvenate Your Retirement® has something for everyone. This comprehensive course covers the key issues for today's retirees.

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    UCCS Mini-MBAApril 5, 2017

    The UCCS Mini-MBA offers professionals the opportunity to learn broad business concepts and skills in a relatively short timeframe -- perfect for gaining business essentials while balancing work and personal commitments. This non-degree 13-week program is for working or transitioning professionals who aspire to deliver more value to an organization by developing their business acumen and learning how to immediately apply gained knowledge and skills.

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    Surviving and Thriving in Your Workplace EnvironmentApril 6, 2017

    It can be challenging to survive and thrive in a workplace environment where you are one of the few in the Millennial generation. This two-part series is for employees and business leaders who are in the Millennial generation and may be underrepresented, or 'outnumbered' in their workplace.

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    Rejuvenate Your Retirement (April 2017 - Thursdays)April 13, 2017

    Whether your objective is to become more active, give your life a new sense of purpose or make more informed financial decisions, Rejuvenate Your Retirement® has something for everyone. This comprehensive course covers the key issues for today's retirees.

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    Managing & Writing Federal Proposals - Colorado SpringsMay 1, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 4-day interactive professional development program in Colorado Springs, Colorado to teach proposal managers the elements of proposal management and proposal writing.

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    Winning Executive Summaries - Colorado SpringsMay 5, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 1-day interactive professional development program in Colorado Springs, Colorado to teach professionals the concept of customer-focused executive summaries in business development documents, especially proposals.

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    Capturing Federal Business and Pricing-To-Win - Colorado SpringsJune 13, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 4-day interactive professional development program in Colorado Springs, Colorado to teach professionals a proven capture process using tools and disciplines to develop winning strategies and implementation of those strategies through your capture teams.

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    Managing & Writing Federal Proposals - DenverJuly 24, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 4-day interactive professional development program in Denver, Colorado to teach proposal managers the elements of proposal management and proposal writing.

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    Winning Executive Summaries - DenverJuly 28, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 1-day interactive professional development program in Denver, Colorado to teach professionals the concept of customer-focused executive summaries in business development documents, especially proposals.

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    Capturing Federal Business and Pricing-To-Win - Colorado SpringsNovember 14, 2017

    OPED has partnered with respected industry leader Shipley Associates to offer this 4-day interactive professional development program in Colorado Springs, Colorado to teach professionals a proven capture process using tools and disciplines to develop winning strategies and implementation of those strategies through your capture teams.

 
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