TRAINING COURSES

ATTENDED/CONTINUING EDUCATION



·      “Training and Learning in Organizations” (40 hour course)- University of CA Ext., Business &  Management Department

·     “Presentation Skills for Delivering Training” (40 hour course)- University of CA Ext., Business &  Management Department

·     “Performance Analysis and Needs Assessment” (40 hour course)- University of CA Ext.,Business &  Management Department

·     “Designing Training Programs”-(40 hour course)- University of CA Ext., Business &  Management Department

·     “Evaluating Training and Performance” (40 hour course)- University of CA Ext., Business &  Management Department

meet the founder


i am an experienced emotionally intelligent leader/woman of color with a Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology, a graduate certification in Organizational Conflict Management, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.  Currently in the process of renewing my certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), I am a savvy professional who will swiftly contribute favorably to your organizational bottom line. With experience in a variety of leadership and individual contributor roles working with diverse populations from both a program management and direct service perspective, I bring a real world and hands on perspective intrinsic for business in today’s world.  Additionally, with the skill set of a seasoned entrepreneur  I am certain I will add value; immediately increasing your organizational Return on Investment.   A strategic thinker, I possess the power, drive and acumen to build sustainable organizational systems. A dynamic communicator, trainer and facilitator, I have extensive experience working in a variety of group settings and organizational cultures with diverse populations.  Additionally, I am an accomplished administrator/leader with tertiary experience in program/project & contract management.  I bring the capacity to engage, motivate and challenge for best results leveraging a background in Organizational Psychology, Human Resources/Organizational Effectiveness, Conflict Management/Resolution, Cultural Competence/Diversity Awareness, Team Dynamics, Values Based/Situational Leadership and Business Process Re-engineering.    A summary of my experience includes: Managing multi-faceted outreach efforts involving strategic planning, data evaluation, policy development, goal setting, ongoing support, and enhancement of communication methodologies ·   Building powerful relationships with Bay area/other community including faith based, Workforce Investment and private industry ·   Extensive experience with Career Pipeline & WIA/Workforce Development experience including serving on both the Oakland Workforce Investment Board  & SF Workforce Investment of San Francisco (WISF); serving as Oakland WIB Youth Council chair ·   Proven experience in working with a variety of client populations including youth, high needs; at promise & leadership ·   Experience in budget. oversight and contracting/contract management & expansion ·   Executive management leadership skills, flexibility, and practices for providing executive advice, consultation, and decision-making to departmental management/organizational leadership ·   Ability to plan, organize, and direct multi-disciplinary staff; knowledge of appropriate techniques in the areas of establishing partnerships, customer service, training, motivating staff, recognition, progressive discipline; and a leader’s role in contributing to and achieving an equal opportunity workplace ·   Ability to perform major policy-influencing functions effectively and contribute to the design and implementation of public outreach strategies for a variety of organizational entities. ·   Ability to analyze complex problems and recommend and/or implement effective courses of action, make independent, sound, ethical decisions regarding sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality using collaborative, evidence-based processes, without jeopardizing the integrity of the organization; and carry out the organization’s mission. ·   Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with a variety of entities including local,community and state ·   Knowledge of Project: Management and associated skills and competencies

Wilhelmina’s work experience has included roles as the Providian Learning Institute Program Manager (where she managed the Providian Learning Institute Corporate Training program); Shanti Volunteer Services & Training Manager, (where she designed and delivered training to effectively develop volunteers to support individuals living with Life threatening diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer);  as well as the HIV Health Services Planning Council Training and Evaluation Manager, (where she provided Training and Learning and organizational assessments/survey Services to the HIV Health Services Planning Council). Wilhelmina was the Training Manager of Fred Finch Youth Center, where she launched and managed the Agency's Training & Learning Program.

Most recently Wilhelmina served as the Business and Community Director of  Treasure Island Job Corps (a federally funded residential jobs program providing vocational and career training for youth between ages 16-24 where (as part of a six person leadership team) she successfully directed the community/public relations turnaround of the organization,  leading to enhanced national ranking (from No. 98 out of 124 to No. 1 out of 124); the # 1 Job Corps position in the U.S.

As a Leadership Coach/Development advisor, Wilhelmina has provided coaching to High Performers; analyzing, interpreting, and delivering “360 degree” assessments for Leadership development purposes.  Wilhelmina has also consulted with international firms in Organizational Effectiveness such as Fab Logistics, Nucura  Pharmaceuticals, and Tuntum Consulting (Ghana, W. Africa).  Local clients include Village Connect (www.village-connect.org) and  One Vet One Voice (OVOV) and American Legion Post 198 Inc  (http://www.automation-security.com/VST/vetrepeneur/)

 Wilhelmina brings a practical, best practice based and results oriented approach of Organizational Effectiveness to all your training and learning and organizational development needs.

Education


  • Master's degree in Industrial and organizational Psychology
  • Graduate certificate in Organizational Conflict Management
  • Senior  Professional in Human Resources (in process of recertification)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management

....a dynamic communicator, trainer and facilitator...

As an experienced, emotional and intelligent leader/woman of color, I possess the capacity to engage, motivate and challenge for best results. With a background in Public Relations/Corporate Communications, Organizational Psychology, Human Resources/Organizational effectiveness...



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