Offerings

Develop the language of accountability, a model for achieving a work environment where people can count on each other to keep commitments. Learn how to hold others accountable using clear agreements and build personal ownership to support effective delegation.


Thursday, February 16, 2023, CAS 104
These courses will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent Agile practitioners. The program introduces the learner to the basic methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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The AHA's BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. The HeartCode BLS Provider provides the same education and certification as the standard BLS with a convenient online portion that can be done at home followed by an in-person 2.5-hour skills session. See Additional Course Information for details on the in-person skills session guidelines.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Add your name to our Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Interest List.
The last few years have caused many people to ask themselves:
  • What do I really want to do for work?
  • How do I proactively advance my career?
  • What specific steps should I take to pursue a role that maximizes my strengths?

This course combines three group sessions and three individual coaching sessions to answer all of these questions and create specific action steps to help you achieve your professional goals.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Approved by the Oregon Health Authority, this course prepares students to be certified as Community Health Workers (CHW) in Oregon.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This self-paced online course fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


September 19, 2022 to January 8, 2023, ONLINE CANVAS
Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Join us in this experiential course to develop your courage and grow as a leader.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Our strengths directly correspond to what we love to do most and what we do best. When we have a deep understanding of our strengths we open doors of possibility, leading us to more fulfilling work. This highly interactive, fun and eye-opening workshop will give you an in-depth understanding of your own personal strengths and provide opportunities for you to collaborate with others with different strengths. Participants will complete the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment prior to this class.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works, and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a drip zone.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Emotional Intelligence 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 to identify and develop these competencies in yourself and others. Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


Thursday, February 2, 2023, CAS 104
This course combines self-paced online learning with in-person class sessions that cover the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) EMT 24-hour renewal requirements and the revised NREMT 20-hour EMT Recert National Component.


January 30, 2023 to February 11, 2023, Bend Classroom & Online
There are many things that may derail your ability to move forward in your career with intentionality and growth over the long term.  Explore the four main factors that ensure you will thrive and advance in your professional life for years to come: maintaining healthy boundaries, advocating for your professional growth, successfully pursuing short and long term goals, and intentionally cultivating your professional team.  You'll leave with practical strategies, inspiring action steps, and a plan to ensure you have the ability to grow and thrive in your career.


January 31, 2023 to February 7, 2023, CAS 104
This self-paced online course fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirements as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


September 19, 2022 to January 8, 2023, ONLINE CANVAS
This self-paced online course is a general review of ethics and standards and fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


September 19, 2022 to January 8, 2023, ONLINE CANVAS
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.
This AHA Heartsaver HeartCode course teaches lifesaving skills perfect for the general public in a hybrid format including a convenient self-paced online course followed by an in-person 2.5 hour skills session. In-person course guidelines can be viewed in the "Additional Course Information" section of the online course listing.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Add your name to our Heartsaver CPR Interest List.
An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals. These courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? Discover the answers to these and other important questions.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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These courses will help you become reacquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Gain a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems. One activity asks you how you might look at a problem from a different angle to produce a more creative result; others walk you through the process of using analogies or replacement techniques to invent creative solutions to problems.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step-by-step process to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Leadership Lab@COCC is a six-topic leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace.


February 2, 2023 to April 20, 2023, CAS 104
What is leadership and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? These courses address all of these questions and many more.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Choose from a range of online courses designed for the experienced manager as well as those who are new to management. Get a head start on managing issues correctly and professionally with less stress and fewer negative organizational circumstances.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You'll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style that supports change in a manner congruent with a person's own values and concerns using collaborative, goal-orientated methods of communication. This introductory course covers the spirit, core skills and processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style that supports change in a manner congruent with a person's own values and concerns using collaborative, goal-orientated methods of communication. This introductory course covers the spirit, core skills and processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a continual learning process. Professionals with previous MI training or practice will continue developing skills in their role supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes.


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. Learn how to develop agreements to hold yourself and others accountable, build your team, address poor performance, set goals, and support your organization.


Friday, January 27, 2023, CAS 104
Learn the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluations, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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This course prepares students to be certified as Peer Support Specialist (PSS) in Oregon. A Peer Support Specialist (PSS) is an individual with shared, lived experience with substance use and/or mental health who provide supportive services to a current or former consumer of mental health or addiction treatment. A PSS is also a consumer advocate who facilitates linkage to needed services and activities.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Approach Performance Management on a day-to-day basis by working with your employees to be sure they understand their roles and responsibilities. Ultimately, this will inspire employees to reach for greater productivity and personal growth.


Thursday, April 6, 2023, CAS 104
This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Friday, February 24, 2023, RDM3 312
This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Friday, February 24, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


Friday, January 27, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Friday, January 27, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Friday, January 27, 2023, RDM3 312
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture Right-of-Way and Regulatory Weed Control exam in this 1.5-day class. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


March 9-10, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of Right-of-Way laws and regulations for currently licensed applicators to earn 4 recertification credits. The content is different in Parts 1-3.


Thursday, March 9, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of Right of Way laws and regulations for currently licensed applicators to earn 4 recertification credits. The content is different in Parts 1-3.


Friday, March 10, 2023, RDM3 312
A review of Right of Way laws and regulations for currently licensed applicators to earn 4 recertification credits. The content is different in Parts 1-3.


Friday, March 10, 2023, RDM3 312
Embark on a high-demand entry level health care profession as a Phlebotomist, performing blood collection to obtain high quality specimens for clinical laboratory analysis in hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories and donor centers. Upon completion of this 11-week course combining online learning with hands-on lab sessions (6 hours per week), you'll gain the skills needed for an entry-level Phlebotomist position and be eligible to a national certification exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This Oregon Board of Dentistry approved course teaches Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA) the placement of pit and fissure sealants. Each student must bring a patient for the clinical part of the class and supply the required materials listed under Additional Course Information.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close any type and size of project. This course combines 36 hours of self-paced online learning with five interactive sessions.


February 7, 2023 to April 4, 2023, CAS 118
Project management skills are growing in demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free informational session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from courses and/or certification.


Wednesday, January 25, 2023, CAS 104
Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this course for candidates preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).The course material will focus on the latest exam version and testing content. See www.pmi.org for more information about the PMP exam requirements.


January 21-28, 2023, CAS 104
Project management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry accepted project management best practices.


March 9-16, 2023, CAS 104
These self-paced courses prepare you for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt Certification Exams by explaining the concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques you will need to complete process improvement projects and activities.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. This program covers key topics in Sustainable Management.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn proven techniques to transform your team into a highly motivated, hardworking team. A unified and devoted team will consistently outperform a collection of talented individuals.


December 13-15, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, April 20, 2023, CAS 104
Experienced health care interpreters can build their toolkit by developing simultaneous interpretation skills in this interactive course covering both VSI (Video Simultaneous Interpreting) and in-person settings.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This course for first-line supervisors creates a safe space for participants to engage in facilitated discussions to recognize the many faces of leadership, in yourself and others. A variety of discussion topics will initiate highly reflective, peer-group conversations aimed at vicarious learning. This opportunity helps leaders self-evaluate, recognize blind spots, share, and connect with peers in similar leadership roles.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Advance your ability to identify, understand, and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


Thursday, March 16, 2023, CAS 104