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Sierra College CACT with U.S. Zero Waste Business Council Will Offer Training on June 8 to Help Firms Save Money and Become Certified


Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2015

To support companies in saving money, becoming more sustainable and getting certified, Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) and the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) will offer Zero Waste training on June 8 in Lincoln, CA, near Sacramento.

Register at http://www.uszwbc.org/; the rate for the full day is $ 199 and morning session with lunch is $ 99; add $ 50 to the registration fee after May 15. There are other discounts for USZWBC members and for more than two people per organization attending.

USZWBC developed the Zero Waste Business Associate (ZWBA) training to help businesses achieve Zero Waste, and to guide them in achieving facility certification according to the USZWBC Scorecard Certification System.

The training begins with an introduction to Zero Waste, tour of the sustainability programs at Rogers Family Coffee Company in Lincoln CA, and a hands-on waste audit exercise. The afternoon session will provide information on USZWBC certification for individuals and facilities. The full day class is a requirement for qualifying for Zero Waste Business Associate (ZWBA) certification.

Participants will learn how USZWBC Zero Waste certifications work according to trainer, Gary Liss. “During the workshop, attendees will see the steps they can take right away to start eliminating wasteful practices and save money,” said Liss. “Companies will benefit from this proven approach to guide their organization beyond recycling to Zero Waste.”

Zero Waste is an approach being used successfully by manufacturers, according to Carol Pepper-Kittredge, CACT Director, Sierra College. “Businesses can reduce expenses and generate revenues by handling waste more effectively as well as become better corporate citizens,” said Pepper-Kittredge. “Globally competitive companies benefit from making their processes more efficient and working toward Zero Waste as part of sustainability plans.”

For registration, please visit the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council website: http://www.uszwbc.org/.

About Sierra College CACT

Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) is focused on Advanced Manufacturing and is funded through the Workforce and Economic Development program of the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. Since 1992, the Sierra College CACT has provided customized training for organizations, manufacturers and technology companies throughout Northern California. Additional information is available at http://www.sierracollegetraining.com/.







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DISC Certification Now on West Coast June 4 and 5


San Deigo, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015

DISCcert, has announced its next two day DISC Certification on the West Coast to take place Jun 4th and 5th in San Diego. Corporate trainers, HR professionals and coaches will gather together to attend DISCcert’s comprehensive and highly regarded program. Each participant will be provided with resources and other tools that they can effectively implement into their training portfolio. The two-day class is designed to equip trainers and coaches with training techniques to immerse employees, staff or individuals in DISC. Trainers are also supplied with learning activities, PowerPoint presentations and lesson plans to integrate into coaching, training, and organizational development.

The company’s objective is to enable training professionals to teach DISC to key members of their organization with confidence. DISCcert’s training program is interactive as well as supportive. Classroom attendees are encouraged to work cooperatively to problem solve scenarios that are typically encountered in a company environment. The will utilize role playing, and specific exercises to build a positive and productive culture within their company.

DISC training has been proven to be effective for team building, executive coaching, management skills, conflict resolution, and sales training. Companies also use DISC as a catalyst for conflict resolution, change management, customer service, on-boarding and performance development.

“DISC is used as a method for companies to affect positive change within their organization,” says Miss Burn. “Our March 2015 – DISC Certification Class on the West Coast will help trainers teach staff members better communication skills.”

For more information, and to register for the two Day DISC Certification Program in March, please visit:


http://www.disccert.com/store/class-registration/

DISCcert offers three options for a comprehensive DISC certification program: the two-day classroom format, the in-house program and now the four-part webinar series. All three options enable organizations to save money by capitalizing on their internal training talent. The past and present financial stress has caused many organizations to reduce their training budgets and search out options for capitalizing on their in-house human resource expertise. Becoming DISC certified through DISCcert has been the choice of organizations nationwide.

DISC certified graduates who have taken the DISCcert program, quickly learn how to use the most practical DISC training tools for optimum results. As a result, trainers are able to successfully launch DISC at their organizations, as well as easily implement a reinforcement strategy to ensure ongoing positive progress and development.

Bonnie Burn is a 30-year master corporate trainer and author of Assessment A to Z, Jossey-Bass Publishing. Her expertise as a professional DISC expert and corporate trainer have led her to design the most up-to-date and comprehensive DISC Certification Program available. Through her company, DISCcert, business trainers and HR training professionals can easily gain confidence in knowing how to successfully teach DISC throughout their entire organization.

Burn is committed to ensuring that all DISC trainers and HR professionals are successful with their training in the short and long term. Here is a sampling of what one graduate is saying: “At the end of the program you will feel confident and prepared to effectively use the tool to coach and develop employees at all levels.” Others can be found at Success Stories. She has trained over 420,000 people in corporate, government and non-profit organizations.

DISCcert offers one of the nation’s leading DISC certification programs with three options for becoming DISC certified: a classroom program, an in-house session, and a live webinar format. Burn envisioned a DISC training resource company that provided practical coaching for trainers prior to, during and after the achievement of DISC certification.

The sessions are positive, engaging, empowering and an ongoing learning experience. The professionally-prepared PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, leader’s guides, and learning activities are designed so that each company or organization can customize them to fit their specific needs. In addition, DISC certified graduates receive 24/7 access to more than 200 DISC training resources, LinkedIn DISCcert Trainers’ Group and automated weekly DISC Tips.







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