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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Continuing & Professional Education


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Co-Sponsored by the Continuing Education and Professional Development & South Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center

Financial Planning Certificate Program

The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the most highly recognized and respected professional certifications among financial service professionals. This is due to its rigorous educational and examination requirements as well as the demanding standards and Code of Ethics that are administered by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Through lecture, demonstration, and experiential learning, participants will learn about the neurobiology of processing music, how music is used in a therapeutic manner to accomplish non-musical goals and most importantly, co-treating with Speech-Language Pathologists. The workshop will focus on working with adolescents and adults who exhibit a variety of communication/sensory issues (including those having Autism Spectrum Disorders, TBI). Videos, case examples, and experience with song-writing for therapeutic purposes will be provided. Information will be shared with humor and fun!


Retirement Planning Today contains something for everyone. In straightforward language, this class explains time-tested strategies that will help you to make informed financial decisions. Whether your objective is to build a nest egg, protect your assets, or preserve your lifestyle throughout retirement, this course will help you plan your future with confidence. And, by showing you how to assess your financial situation, you'll be able to develop a personalized plan to achieve your retirement goals.

The course includes a 224-page illustrated textbook. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. Class sizes are limited so register today.  



Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP credential demonstrates to employers, clients and colleagues that a project manager possess project management knowledge, experience and skills to bring projects to successful completion.  Save the dates:  October 29 - 31, 2014 for this 3 day course!


Join us for this one day workshop to explore the "7 Levels of Leadership" and find your genuine leadership style.  Participants will be assessed on their leadership styles and then learn how to shift from stress patterns to genuine leadership from the inside-out.

Topics covered include:  Leading From the Genuine You; Effective Communication Basics; Influencing & Inspiring Others; Innovation for All; and Goal-Setting for Maximum Achievement.  Please click the link above for more information. 

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Financial Planning Certificate Program 

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Historic Preservation

National Forensic League Program

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