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Gain and Improve Skills for the Workplace
Advance your career by investing in the skills you need to be efficient and effective in today’s workplace.
Learn how to:
- Lead and manage diverse teams
- Manage projects and workload
- Communicate better with your colleagues and clients
- Use applications and software to get your work done
HR and Organizational Effectiveness
People make up every organization. Are the right people at your organization?
Upcoming Course Schedule
- Developing High Performance Teams
- DiSC: Understanding Yourself and Others
- Effective Communication
- MS Excel 2013: Level 1
- MS Excel 2013: Level 2
- MS Excel 2013: Level 3
- Managing Change
- Managing Pressure and Maintaining Balance
- Motivating Employees
- Project Management Intermediate
- Real Estate Broker License Test Prep Course
- Real Estate Property Management Course
- Strengths Finder
Find the CRN of your course from the class schedule. Then, register:
- Online: If this is your first time taking a class at PCC, create an account. If you are a returning student, log on to MyPCC and click “Register for classes,” found in your Term-to-Term Checklist, under “Register”.
- Phone: Call 971-722-8888, option 2.
From the PDT Blog
- 10 Top Skills That Employers are Looking for In Employees (2017 Edition)
- Wed, 19 Jul 2017
If you’re a job seeker and you want to stand out from the crowd, it’s important to understand the types of skills employers are looking for in 2017. While there are always specific “hard skills” required for each unique job (typing speed, language proficiency, knowledge of software, etc.) these can be taught, but the “soft skills” that are important to employers can be more difficult to learn. The Balance describes soft skills as “…subjective skills that are much harder to quantify. Also known as "people skills" or "interpersonal skills," soft skills relate to the way you relate to and interact with other people.” Unlike hard skills, soft skills are more difficult to teach employees, and that’s why employers are placing more importance on them.
- How Your Emotional Intelligence Impacts Your Professional Success, and What You Can do About It
- Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is “the ability to manage one’s own emotions and perceive others’ feeling.” While many people put a great value on a high intellectual intelligence (IQ), the importance of emotional intelligence is being more widely supported. In fact, Daniel Goleman, the leading research specialist on EI has found that EI is just as important to career success as IQ. According to the University of Consulting Alliance, Goleman found 67% of all abilities associated with professional success are related to EI.
- The 6 Pillars to Building Trust in the Workplace
- Fri, 23 Jun 2017
Building trust in the workplace and with customers is paramount to a business’ success. When employees, managers, and corporate leaders share the same values and have a mutual understanding of where they want the business to go, then it offers great potential for growth. To learn how to be a better leader in the workplace, take into consideration these six pillars to building trust in the workplace:
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