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Noncredit Courses

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Embark on a transformative journey of leadership excellence with our comprehensive course on Coaching, Talent Development, and Performance Management. This program is designed to empower leaders and aspiring leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to foster a culture of continuous growth and high-performance within their teams. By the end of this course, participants will not only have a profound understanding of their role in talent development but will also be adept at applying coaching strategies and situational leadership principles.
#36841, Portage Campus, 12/3-12/5, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12-4 PM Instructor: Brent Kyzer-McHenry
Crochet is the latest hot fiber art and a great hobby for the summer months. In this class you will learn equipment selection, basic crocheting stitches and processes, pattern interpretation, yarn study, perfecting gauge, and joining a seam. We’ll work on fun, useful and interesting projects to perfect your skills. No prior crochet experience is required for this class.
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The instructor will teach the handlers how to train their dog for a lifelong commitment to basic manners and obedience. The dog will be taught to relinquish an object, enter/exit commands, the off command and how to retrieve. The dog will learn basic manners and obedience commands. Information will be given on dog laws grooming, dog proofing your home, just to name a few. The dog handler must be a minimum of 12 yrs. of age. The dog must have the required vaccinations including bordetella (kennel cough) and written proof must be provided at the first class. The dog should be over 12 months old. This class is held outside and individual class sessions may be rescheduled due to weather.
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Unleash your dog’s potential through MATC agility class!!! The dog and handler will be taught agility through positive motivational training methods. The dog will develop confidence and trust in the handler through proper introduction and socialization to agility obstacles. The bond between handler and dog will be slowly developed through step by step instruction on agility obstacles and tunnels. The agility class will be fun and have lots of playtime. Sportsmanship is a priority. The dog must demonstrate its willingness to work as a team with the handler for praise and reward!!! All dog will be on leash at all times. Safety will be taught for dog and handler on agility obstacles and tunnels correctly. The proper technique for running an agility course will be taught by the instructor.
Future offerings will be posted here.

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