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About Union

Since 1964, Union Institute & University has specialized in providing quality higher education degrees for adults nationwide. Union is a non-profit, regionally accredited university that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in a delivery mode that are the result of more than five decades of identifying and refining ways to structure and deliver education to meet the needs of adults. Distinguished as the pioneer in adult education, Union perfected the concepts now common in higher education such as the hybrid model, a blend of online and traditional classroom instruction, interdisciplinary studies, and student centered education with socially relevant and applicable learning outcomes.

For more information about Union Institute & University, visit our website at:  https://myunion.edu/

 

Professional Studies & Continuing Education

At Union Institute & University, we bring 50 years of experience in experiential and adult learning to provide this education to visiting students, professionals, businesses and organizations. We offer a variety of courses and workshops for you to continue your learning experience without the investment of earning a degree.

Grant Writing Workshop
Welcome to the Grant Writing and Fund Development workshop, led by Jaime Love! The purpose of this one-day workshop is to provide a thorough introduction into the knowledge and skills necessary for the development of successful proposals for competitive funding. Participants will develop techniques and skills for identifying sources of funding and specific strategies for developing effective proposals. Ideas for identifying external resources will be explored. This workshop will also provide instruction and hands-on experience in the preparation of a grant or fundraising proposal.
Cost:
$175


 

Lean Project Management Workshop

Union Institute & University’s Lean Project Management Workshop brings the methodologies of proven project planning, resource utilization and risk minimization to you in a hands-on, one day workshop designed specifically to provide you with the tools you need to hit the ground running. Learn how to transform your process and your business philosophy to align with the principles of Lean Project Management.

Learn from an expert on Lean Project Management, Greg Battle. Greg is the President/CEO of Lean Continuous Improvements (LCI), which provides tailored comprehensive services based on unique skill sets. LCI strives to make the workplace lean and sustainable using the Toyota Way of Lean Transformation.

Cost:
$175


 

Crisis Communications Workshop

Spend the day dedicated to crisis communications by diving into key definitions, stages of a crisis, and team creation. This workshop will review examples of both good and bad crisis communication plans & work together as a group alongside Erin Ryan, LM to create an adaptable checklist template that works for YOUR organization as a key response resource tool. Key objectives covered in this workshop are below. Take these steps now to develop a plan that allows you & your team to be prepared!

Cost:
$175