Continuing Education for Individuals, Management & Business
Programs at the PCC CLIMB Center deliver Continuing Education opportunities for individuals – and workforce solutions and customized training for professionals and businesses in Portland. Our noncredit courses, workshops and certifications help elevate individual careers, or improve workplace performance; offering specialized training from experts in their fields. From hands-on business development, to professional development to healthcare training to customized training for businesses and nonprofits, PCC’s Continuing Education programming helps people reach professional, personal, or organizational goals. Learn more below!
Explore What PCC CLIMB Offers
Institute for Health Professionals
Start your career in healthcare, enroll in CEUs for health professionals, prepare for national exams, and complete comprehensive health certificate programs.
Small Business Development Center
Launch or grow your small business through no-cost, one-on-one business advising and affordable business education.
Professional Development & Training
Develop and improve your professional skills – for individuals or larger organizations.
CLIMB News and Announcements
- Instructor Spotlight: Sean Harry, Small Business Builders
- Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Sean Harry has been with PCC's Small Business Development Center for the last eight and a half years. Before that, he helped budding entrepreneurs turn their hobbies into small businesses. He has started four small businesses and is always excited to share his experiences and the experiences from the many small businesses he has advised.
- How Does Grant Writing Work
- Tue, 14 Jan 2020
Grants are funds offered to companies, non-profits, and other organizations to help these groups reach their goals. For some organizations, grant money accounts for most or all of their operating budgets. Needless to say, it is essential for them to do their best to win these funds, which do not have to be paid back.
- Instructor Spotlight: Hallie Puncochar, Excel Master
- Tue, 07 Jan 2020
Hallie Puncochar has taught Computer Applications at Rock Creek for ten years. Before that, Hallie was a Global Account Specialist with a trims manufacturer that served major apparel giants such as Nike, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, and Kroger. After a competitor acquired the parent company, Puncochar pursued a Master’s in Teaching. She found training others so enjoyable that, soon after graduation, she applied and was hired to teach at PCC. Learn more about the instructor for Technology Professional Development below.
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