Professional Development Workshops | October 2013

Portland Community College CLIMB Center for Advancement, 1626 S.E. Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214

HR Skills for Every Manager

Think HR isn't part of your role as a manager? Guess again. Most HR issues start with your employee's daily routine. Direct supervisors, team leads and department heads are in the best positions to stop problems before they become serious risks. A few basic skills can mean the difference between a smooth running team and costly employee lawsuits.

Course Objectives:
  • Understand key employment laws and how they affect attendees' roles as managers
  • Know the Why, What, and When of documentation
  • Be able to construct an effective discipline plan
  • Understand how to accommodate disabilities
  • Be able to recognize family leave situations and react accordingly

HR Skills for Every Manager: Registration

  • Date/Time: Oct. 1 | 8:30am – 12:30pm
  • Address: CLIMB Center for Advancement, 1626 S.E. Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214
  • Cost: $99
  • Register: HR Skills for Every Manager »

Excel 2010 Level 2

Excel Level 2 is designed for those who want to take their Excel competency to the next level. Participants will learn advanced features and functions and become confident working with large worksheets. Learn to use graphics, create and store templates, use digital signatures, and protect your workbooks and worksheets.

Course Objectives:
  • Use and print large, multipage worksheets
  • Link and name cell ranges
  • Utilize VLOOKUP and other functions
  • Audit and check errors
  • Work more efficiently by using templates

Excel 2010 Level 2: Registration

  • Date/Time: Oct. 8 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Address: CLIMB Center for Advancement, 1626 S.E. Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214
  • Cost: $199
  • Register: Excel 2010 Level 2 »

Time Management: Getting Stuff Done at Work

Why are there so many different organizational systems and time management methods out there? The answer is simple: There is no simple, one size fits all answer. You must build a solution that works for you. Over the course of this workshop, we will explore various time management and organizational tools and techniques so that you can build a customized productivity plan for your personal and professional lives. At the end of the course, you will emerge with a plan that works for you, so that you can start regaining control of your life!

Course Objectives:
  • Understand personal efficiency
  • Develop the right attitude
  • Build the blocks for attendees' specific organizational systems
  • Create the right environment for ongoing success

Time Management: Registration

Practical Project Management: An Introduction

Want to take your career to the next level or in a new direction? Want the project and people to turn out better when you're in charge? Need methods to get the work done more effectively? This workshop helps kick off a new project while learning valuable project management skills. Bring a project idea and let's work it together!

Course Objectives:
  • Identify, manage and collaborate with project stakeholders
  • Translate project goals into work, suitable for tracking during execution
  • Proactively identify a project's critical path and other management challenges
  • Report project progress using meaningful metrics
  • Choose appropriate tools from the project management toolbox

Practical Project Management: Registration

  • Date/Time: Oct. 26 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Address: CLIMB Center for Advancement, 1626 S.E. Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214
  • Cost: $299
  • Register: Practical Project Management »

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