Courses
This class is designed to help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep books electronically using QuickBooks Pro. This course is for those with little or no bookkeeping experience who are looking to add employable skills in a relatively short period of time or for small business owners who need accounting basics to keep accurate records.


April 23, 2019 to June 11, 2019, CHLAB 301
Develop essential communication skills for the workplace including tips for effective written and verbal communication, leading and participating in successful meetings, and key interpersonal communication skills such as coaching, feedback, and building blocks for productive conflict.


February 13-27, 2019, BEC 0154
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!


Tuesday, February 26, 2019, RTEC 136
Thursday, May 9, 2019, RTEC 136
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, May 8, 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.


January 2, 2019 to April 21, 2019
Being in leadership has many joys and challenges. Discover how to successfully acknowledge, navigate, and truly thrive in the midst of some of the more difficult parts of being a leader.


Thursday, April 25, 2019, BEC 0154
Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and more resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


Friday, June 7, 2019, BEC 0154
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, and using conditional formatting and IF functions.


March 6-13, 2019, CHLAB 207
May 1-3, 2019, CHLAB 207
May 29, 2019 to June 5, 2019, CHLAB 207
Gain confidence to deal with dangerous situations, difficult people and emergencies in your role working at or around a front desk, counter, lobby, or reception area.


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.


May 15-22, 2019, CHLAB 301
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.


March 13, 2019 to April 10, 2019, CHLAB 301
May 29, 2019 to June 26, 2019, CHLAB 301
Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit their bottom line through continuous improvement applying Lean principles.


Thursday, April 25, 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.


June 21-23, 2019, BEC 0154
Are you a business owner looking for a way to reach your customers? If so, you'll need to clean up your business message so your customers can hear you.


April 17-24, 2019, CHLAB 301
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.


Thursday, June 6, 2019, BEC 0154
Business owners, are you getting all the paperwork you need when you hire an employee? For example, did you know there is a new OR State Tax Form? Join HR expert Christine Frazer to navigate the basics of employment law, wage and hour.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019, CHLAB 301
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.


April 25, 2019 to May 2, 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, March 2, 2019, RTEC 218
Saturday, April 13, 2019, CHLAB 207
May 21-23, 2019, CHLAB 207
Saturday, June 15, 2019, RTEC 218
Saturday, July 20, 2019, CHLAB 207
Payroll, inventory, job costing, budgets and financial statements are vital to your business. Learn how to master these and more in QuickBooks.


March 5-7, 2019, CHLAB 207
June 20-27, 2019, RTEC 218
These two evenings are perfect for business owners who want to use social media to grow their business. The first session will cover getting back to the basics and the second session will help you take your company's social media marketing to the next level.


May 8-15, 2019, CHLAB 207
A cohesive team can consistently outperform a collection of talented individuals, as seen every day in sports and business. Explore the stages of team development, the key to a high performing team, and steps to creating synergy.


Thursday, May 2, 2019, CHLAB 301
Do you successfully manage your own business, but still feel as if you don't quite have a handle on the financials? Get some straightforward explanations of basic accounting principles that will help you truly understand and analyze your company's financial statements.


April 23-25, 2019, CHLAB 207
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.


April 16-18, 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.


April 30, 2019 to May 16, 2019, CHLAB 207
Focus on expanding your basic WordPress website with plugins. Add mailing lists, newsletters, online shopping, and much more.


May 28, 2019 to June 6, 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.


March 12-21, 2019, CHLAB 207
June 18-27, 2019, CHLAB 207
Learn how to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


Thursday, April 11, 2019, CHLAB 301