Courses

Utilizing the book Waking Up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race, this four-week book study explores how we as community members can start talking about race. We are exposed to a national climate that is often polarized around racial issues. This is an opportunity to start talking about race, what it means to grow up white in America, and learn skills and strategies to be good allies and support people of color. Book included.


February 11, 2020 to March 3, 2020, BEC 0154
February 12, 2020 to March 4, 2020, RTEC 224
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.


April 29, 2020 to June 17, 2020, CAS 246
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, February 13, 2020, 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, February 12, 2020, CHLAB 301
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.


Tuesday, January 28, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Leaders and teams with high Emotional Intelligence (EI) are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified. EI is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn the five competencies of EI and techniques for developing them.


Friday, February 7, 2020, BEC 0154
Create, edit, format, and save spreadsheets using Excel. Write formulas, create charts, manage multiple worksheets, and customize the appearance to meet your needs.


December 6-13, 2019, RDM1 128
January 21-23, 2020, BEC 0156
February 3-5, 2020, BEC 0156
February 21-28, 2020, RDM1 128
March 4-6, 2020, BEC 0156
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, using conditional formatting, IF, DATE and LOOKUP functions, use templates and protect your worksheets.


February 11-13, 2020, BEC 0156
March 2-4, 2020, BEC 0156
This course is for experienced Excel users who want to learn tools including Flashfill, Styles, Text to Columns, Grouping Worksheets, SubTotals, PivotTables, Macros and more.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020, BEC 0156
Discover practical habits to improve your professional excellence. This two-session course will focus on key areas including communication, productivity, time management, self-care, and professional longevity.


January 22-29, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


February 19-26, 2020, CHLAB 301
May 20-27, 2020, CHLAB 301
Has your job scope grown to include Human Resource (HR) 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. Topics will include 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).


February 6, 2020 to April 2, 2020, BEC 0154
As we grow in our professional careers, we need critical skills like managing conflict and giving and receiving feedback. Learn techniques to be more effective in helping others learn and grow, and how to view conflict as an opportunity, not something to avoid.


Thursday, February 27, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


June 10, 2020 to July 8, 2020, CHLAB 301
Any type of business, whether delivering a product or service, can benefit their bottom line through continuous improvement applying Lean principles. This hands-on workshop will introduce the core principles and common language of Lean through a fun simulation.


Tuesday, March 17, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


Friday, March 6, 2020, BEC 0154
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.


March 11-18, 2020, 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, January 25, 2020, RTEC 218
Saturday, February 22, 2020, RTEC 218
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 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!


February 26, 2020 to March 4, 2020, RTEC 218
Whether at work or at home, our lives are filled with opportunities for challenging, yet crucial conversations. This five-week study group is based on readings from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. Gain tools to instantly uplift and focus your crucial conversations and improve the quality of your dialogue to achieve better outcomes.


February 5, 2020 to March 4, 2020, BEC 0154
Increase your audience with a video marketing strategy that works! Distinguish your business from the competition by making sure that you have a strategic plan behind your company's videos.


Saturday, February 1, 2020, BEC 0156
Just posting a video on YouTube won't get you results for your business. Learn how to put your company's first video-based marketing campaign into action.


Saturday, February 8, 2020, BEC 0156
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.


January 7-9, 2020, BEC 0156
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.


January 21, 2020 to February 6, 2020, BEC 0156
Focus on expanding your basic WordPress website with plugins. Add mailing lists, newsletters, online shopping, and much more.


February 18-27, 2020, BEC 0156
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 10-19, 2020, BEC 0156