Education

Education

Enhance your practice with educational opportunities for your entire team.

VGP offers a variety of educational webinars, events, articles, e-courses and more to strengthen your understanding of what it takes to be a successful veterinary practice.

Webinars

VGP hosts new monthly, 45- to 60-minute virtual practice management seminars covering topics including budgeting, inventory, management, leadership, marketing plan implementation and much more. VGP Elite members can also access our entire catalog of past webinar recordings.

Watch an example of one of our RACE Approved webinars: “Work Life Harmony: How to Balance Your Career for a Happy, Healthy Life”

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Pathway Planning

Whether you’re new to Pathway Planning or just want to fine tune your plan, this course is for you. Learners receive 6 hours of RACE-approved CE credits upon completion and all team members are welcome.

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OSHA

Included in VGP Elite membership, this course is packed with information about OSHA that can be shared with your team for training, and includes one hour of RACE. The training is easy to use, adult-learner friendly and can be completed at your own pace.

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Emotional Intelligence

This RACE-approved (for 3 credit hours) course teaches the four areas of emotional intelligence—self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management—and how you can develop your skills in each to better lead your team and practice.

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In-person Attendance

Feb
3
Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Studies show emotional intelligence is the key to effective leadership. In this program, you’ll assess your leadership strengths and challenges, and learn how to leverage your emotional-intelligence skills to become a more inspirational and impactful leader.

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April
14
A Team Approach to Healthy Conflict

This intensive, interactive program is a great way to take the dread and anxiety out of dealing with conflict and difficult conversations. You’ll learn how to gracefully navigate both by developing critical leadership skills that allow you to productively manage conflict.

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Tough Talks: Conflict Mediation Retreat

Have you ever thought about how much conflict costs your practice? Over the course of the weekend, you'll learn and practice the five-step model for managerial mediation that will allow you to support your team in a productive problem-solving conversation.

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Join Virtually

Jumpstart January: Leadership Essentials

Start your new year off right with Jumpstart January, our new virtual leadership event! Start earning your annual CE credits right away with access to six individual sessions to watch at your own pace over a 12-day period, January 12-23rd. Choose just a couple, or watch them all... The choice is yours!

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Pathway Planning Seminars

These weekend-long seminars are held several times a year online and are included with VGP membership. Attendees focus on building specific skills that help them operate their practices in ways that are more efficient, profitable and satisfying.

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IGNITE

IGNITE is the place for one-of-a-kind learning and job role resources for your entire veterinary team. IGNITE members can interact with peers and our well-known experts to learn and share best practices.

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Veterinary Receptionist Certificate of Excellence (VRCE) certification

This accredited certification gives dedicated client service team members a year to complete the program at their own pace. It includes 40 hours of training—via e-learning courses, in-clinic activities, group discussions and workbook assignments—followed by a proctored final exam. Workbook and support resources are provided and VGP members get special pricing.

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Featured Articles

Delve into helpful and timely articles about:

  • Communication
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Inventory Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning


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