The Training Place

We help you integrate People, Compliance, and Technology!

About Us

Nita Bowers PhD
"Where High Tech Meets High Touch!"

Nita Nugent Bowers PhD has been involved in process improvement, training, technology, sales, and human resources for 25 years. She has been providing customized process improvement, learning and organization performance consulting services for over 25 years. She holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in healthcare and she has provided contracted training and implementation services, staff and leadership development, policy and procedure system design and redesign, learning system design, deployment planning, and project management for over 600 clients in the United States.

She is an experienced compliance consultant and is a Certified Healthcare Auditor, Certified HIPAA professional, Certified Security and Compliance Specialist, Certified Cyber Security Analyst, and a Certified CSF Practitioner.

Her consulting, compliance, training and implementation experiences at the international level have added to her abilities to develop large scale solutions for national and international deployment. Her early experience in social service settings provided a base for understanding human performance issues and her later experience in computer technology has provided the right combination to begin providing multi-faceted solutions for organizations and individuals.

Her client base for technology consulting and training consists of a variety of settings including Healthcare, Retail, Industrial, Technology, and Sales and Marketing firms. In addition, she also provides a "total solutions" approach to staff development and organization performance improvement. She offers the products, on-site services, and "train the trainer" resources to enable organizations to become self sufficient in the delivery and maintenance of their projects.

Solutions

  • Developing High Performing Leaders!

    Let me help you develop the leaders in your organization to perform to the levels of excellence needed to make your company the leader in its field. I can provide evaluation, learning opportunities, and change management to make it happen!

  • Managing Conflict

    Let me help your staff learn to manage conflict in a productive way. Through the Productive Conflict program, your staff and leaders will learn how to manage conflict to a successful resolution.

  • Effective Policy and Procedure Management Solutions

    Let me help you take your Policy and Procedure documents and system to new heights of effectiveness. I can evaluate and rewrite your documents for better readability and undertsanding!

    * Training on writing more effective documents
    * Develop more effective document flow and approval processes
    * Select the best electronic P&P software for your organization
    * Redesign your current electronic P&P software for increased
    effectiveness

  • Increasing Customer and Staff Happiness

    Whether you support your customers with online chat, help desk, or onsite visits, Nita can design the most effective processes, job aids, training programs, and coaching to help you create happy customers and satisfied employees.

  • Process and Document Optimization

    Nita can help you to optimize your processes and your documentation to provide staff quick access to the tools they need to acomplish their tasks. The outcome is staff training and documentation on their responsibilities and tasks in a central location. By providing documentation that is easily found, easily understood, and training to support that documentation, your team will have the tools they need to accomplish their tasks.

  • Contract Training Services

    Nita specializes in providing high quality, cost effective training for any training needs.

    If you are a software or applications vendor or developer, we can provide training and implementation services for your customers.

    If you are an organization who needs training for your end users, The Training Place can provide training for initial implementation of software and/or ongoing training if needed.

    Should you need temporary trainers to back up your full time trainers when there is a heavier training load or when your full time trainers are unavailable, call us and we will provide temporary services.

    Rather than maintaining a full time employee for training that occurs sporadically or is a one time training need, you can use our contracted training services and get professional training at less cost to you.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Management® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Management Certification is an online-blended learning course that empowers learning and development facilitators to inspire cultures of great managers and get the most out of the Everything DiSC Management solution. This four-week course is accessible anytime from a home or office computer and offers the flexibility of self-paced learning paired with live, virtual classroom sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

With Everything DiSC Management Certification, participants will:

  • Become an expert in Everything DiSC® and Management key concepts
  • Gain confidence and competence in facilitating the Everything DiSC Management program, going beyond the Facilitation Kit to spark behavioral change among manager participants
  • Learn how to customize and apply the Management program to meet the needs of the modern-day manager, team, or organization
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Consider strategies to promote a DiSC-based management culture

Upon successful completion, participants will receive the credential of Certified Everything DiSC Management Facilitator.

Program Components

  • Four weeks of self-directed online work (approximately 2-3 hours of online coursework to be completed per week)
  • Active participation in three live 90-minute virtual sessions (instructor-led)
  • Active knowledge checks to help understanding and improve learning and retention
  • Project team presentation and final certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Inspire a culture of great management with an Everything DiSC Management Certification today!

Upcoming Classes

  • September 09 – October 07, 2020

    Live, virtual session on September 23, 30, and October 7 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • October 21 – November 18, 2020

    Live, virtual session on November 4, 11, and 18 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • November 19 – December 17, 2020

    Live, virtual session on December 3, 10, and 17 from 10-11:30 am CT
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Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

Online

Everything DiSC Workplace Certification is your best resource to gain foundational knowledge and tools for facilitating Everything DiSC. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this online course gives you the flexibility of self-paced learning, paired with live-collaborative sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

Increase your confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace in your organization. This course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and the supporting research. During the live sessions, you will practice facilitating small groups and explore challenging scenarios that could arise during workshops. You’ll also learn how to keep Everything DiSC alive within your organization by creating a culture of DiSC and explore MyEverythingDiSC, the mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to Everything DiSC.

This program Includes:

  • Four modules of self-directed and live collaborative learning (each requiring three to five hours of time per week), conducted over a four week period
  • Active knowledge checks to help participants assess how well they understand the content and to improve learning and retention
  • Final Certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering Everything DiSC Workplace!

Upcoming Classes

  • September 08 – October 06, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on September 22, 29 and October 6 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • September 08 – October 06, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on September 22, 29, and October 6 from 1-2:30 pm CT
  • October 06 – November 03, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on October 20, 27, and November 3 from 2-3:30 pm CT
  • October 27 – November 24, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on November 10, 17 and 24 from 9-10:30 am CT
  • October 27 – November 24, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on November 10, 17 and 24 from 1-2:30 pm CT
  • November 17 – December 15, 2020

    Live, virtual sessions on December 1, 8, and 15 from 2-3:30 pm CT
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Everything DiSC®
Workplace Certification

In Person

The in-person, Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification begins with online, self-directed learning and culminates in two days of practical application facilitated by Wiley's expert trainers. With Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification, participants will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC® model and supporting research
  • Discover how to apply the Everything DiSC Workplace reports to daily interactions
  • Customize the Everything DiSC Workplace program to meet specific participant needs
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Create strategies to promote a DiSC®-based culture
  • Explore MyEverythingDiSC® and discover how to utilize it as an ongoing development tool
This course is held at the Education Center in Minneapolis, MN or in London, England.
 

Upcoming Classes

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Showcases

Be my guest at a Everything DiSC® showcase. Take an in-depth look into the program and discover how you can use Everything DiSC® in your organization. Select a city below to learn more.