Portland Community College Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Professional Development

Community Education Seminars and Classes

Community Education offers non-credit, professional development classes in a wide range of subjects. This includes many free, noon lunch seminars that are designed for improving professional and personal skills. They can cover such topics as team building, communications styles, motivating others, dealing with a multicultural workforce, dealing with negative people and assertiveness training.

The professional development lecture series is great for businesses, work teams and individuals wanting to improve productivity and working relationships. Topics include:

  • Authentic Motivation
  • Determining the Difference between Wants and Needs
  • One-on-One Conflict Resolution
  • Wild Success: Surviving the Leadership Jungle
  • Rapport Building Skills
  • Overcoming the Underminer

Class Schedules

Community Education also offers a special interest series that covers developing and presenting an accurate self-image, de-stressing one's life, relationship success basics, and learning to turn negatives into positives.