Courses

Add basic bookkeeping and accounting skills to your tool kit. This class is designed to help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep books electronically using QuickBooks Pro.


October 10, 2019 to December 12, 2019, CHLAB 207
If you are a business owner or manager, understanding your company finances is the foundation of success. You already know your product or service, now take the time to get to know your numbers!


Thursday, November 7, 2019, RTEC 224
A practical guide for entrepreneurs interested in purchasing or selling a business. Take away tips and tools to help facilitate successful business investing, buying or selling.


Wednesday, October 9, 2019, CHLAB 301
Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords, and more. It's vital to develop a marketing strategy that keeps up with the technology. Course cover the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Create, edit, format, and save spreadsheets using Excel. Write formulas, create charts, manage multiple worksheets, and customize the appearance to meet your needs.


July 16-18, 2019, CHLAB 207
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, and using conditional formatting and IF functions.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Excel has many powerful tools used to calculate and analyze worksheet information, helping you to make the best decisions possible.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Discover the tools you need to successfully plan, build and manage your business. This is an invaluable workshop for people developing a business who are ready to start working on their business plan.


September 18-25, 2019, CHLAB 301
Has your job scope grown to include Human Resource responsibilities? In today's workplaces, many professionals oversee HR functions while multitasking across various disciplines from sales, accounting, finance, etc. This course is designed to give non-HR professionals a baseline in Human Resource management, including the fundamentals and best practices of legal issues, recruitment and selection, training and development, assessing employee performance, and motivation techniques. This course combines five classroom sessions with online homework and student-directed projects that will have a direct impact on your organization (plan on spending about three hours per week outside class on homework and projects).


This course contains no sessions at this time.
If you are an experienced supervisor, you already know that there are many different styles of effective leadership. Are you aware of the style you naturally gravitate towards? This class will explore cutting-edge research on the four most common leadership styles along with the pros and cons of each style. Learn how to maximize your strengths and overcome your weaknesses, as well as set goals for future improvement in your leadership role.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Are you about to start or are you in the early stages of running your own business? Avoid costly mistakes and position yourself for success by covering essential details like pricing and profitability.


October 16, 2019 to November 13, 2019, CHLAB 301
Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this three-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful! Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Whether your official job title is "Project Manager" or not, if you are managing projects, you'll gain immediate tools for facilitating collaboration among different groups and individuals in this half-day course. Learn how to use process mapping to create a shared understanding of the big picture while problem-solving as a team. Hands-on learning activities will help you to obtain tools and techniques for identifying the most impactful ways to achieve success in your projects.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Do you need to access your QuickBooks accounts when you are out of the office? QuickBooks Online is your answer. Do your own bookkeeping online and make it manageable and efficient.


October 23-30, 2019, RTEC 218
Manage the financial aspects of your small-to-mid-sized business quickly and efficiently with this powerful, easy to use accounting program.


Saturday, July 20, 2019, CHLAB 207
Saturday, September 21, 2019, CHLAB 207
October 1-3, 2019, CHLAB 207
Saturday, November 2, 2019, RTEC 218
Having a functional accounting system and being able to generate accurate reports is vital to your business. Move beyond the basics in QuickBooks!


June 20-27, 2019, RTEC 218
December 5-12, 2019, RTEC 218
Rapid change in the workplace puts more emphasis on the importance of effective conflict resolution. Explore and identify your preferred approach to dealing with conflict and learn the skills needed to resolve conflicts successfully in a respectful manner.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Every business needs a website to be viable. Save money by building your own. This class will take you through the basics and explain domains, hosting, websites and blogs.


September 24-26, 2019, CHLAB 207
This class is for people who already have a WordPress website and need to learn how to use it. You will create pages, a blog, customize menus and set up widgets.


October 8-24, 2019, CHLAB 207
Focus on expanding your basic WordPress website with plugins. Add mailing lists, newsletters, online shopping, and much more.


November 5-14, 2019, CHLAB 207
Do you have a WordPress website and changes you'd like to make, but can't find a way to do it in your theme? Plenty of hands-on lab time will help you make your website more sophisticated.


December 3-12, 2019, CHLAB 207
Learn the art and science of writing foundation grants for your nonprofit in this hands-on course.


September 23, 2019 to October 14, 2019, CHLAB 301