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June 3, 2012

Disney leadership program at Ivy Tech

BLOOMINGTON — The Disney Institute’s Approach to Leadership Excellence, a leadership training program for business professionals, will be presented June 13 at Ivy Tech Community College. The program teaches professionals how a leader’s behaviors are instrumental in conveying values, guiding strategy and inspiring passion and interest among employees.

The full-day event is sponsored by Ivy Tech Corporate College, which was launched in the fall 2011 to provide expanded business solutions for companies looking to provide training for their employees.

“The Disney Institute training is applicable to any industry. More than ever, strong leadership training is necessary to succeed no matter what industry or area of business you specialize in,” said Dennis Maloy, executive director of Ivy Tech Corporate College. “The Disney Institute is not just corporate training; it can be especially valuable to entrepreneurs and individuals looking to gain leadership skills necessary to expand their businesses or rise to a position of leadership in their organizations. The Disney Institute is the perfect opportunity to learn from some of the strongest leaders in business.”

Program registration is $399 per person and includes all course materials. Corporate groups of five or more may register for $339 per person. Six CEU credits are available from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and the American College of Healthcare Executives. For more information or to register, visit www.ivytech.edu/disneyinstitute or call Ivy Tech Corporate College at 812-330-6004.

Camps to help young entrepreneurs

BLOOMINGTON — The Gayle & Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship at Ivy Tech Community College is holding one-week summer camps to help young entrepreneurs translate their business ideas into reality through project-based activities. Space is still available in two camps: jewelry design, “SUCCESSorize,” for students in grades 6-8, and music recording, “Entrepalooza!,” for students in grades 9-11.

Using CAD 3-D modeling software, students in the jewelry design camp will translate their ideas to working prototypes, and create a business plan to market and sell their jewelry. Camp dates are June 11-15. Fee of $75 includes all class materials and mid-morning snack. Fee of $165 includes an optional, full-day camp experience in partnership with Bloomington’s Kid City summer camp. The full-day camp includes programming at Ivy Tech and Kid City, transportation in-between, and both morning and afternoon snacks. Students who attend the entire day should bring a sack lunch. Camper pickup at Kid City is 4-5:30 p.m.

The music recording camp runs June 18-22. Teens will learn from an industry pro what it takes to record music in a professional studio. Students will learn about recording, album cover design, proper microphone placement, analog/digital conversion, multi-track mixdown, and final recording. The $125 course fee includes all materials and mid-morning snack. Class meets at Renegade Studio, 6511 E. Ind. 46, Bloomington (Kid City afternoon session not available).

Class spaces are still available. For more information, contact Noel Niehaus at nniehaus@ivytech.edu, or 812-330-6261. To register, contact Kariana Wolfe at kwolfe1@ivytech.edu, or 812-330-6041. Register online at www.ivytech.edu/cll/youth/.

Copyright: HeraldTimesOnline.com 2012

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