Continuous Learning for Individuals, Management & Business
The PCC CLIMB Center delivers Continuing Education learning opportunities for individuals – and workforce solutions and customized training for professionals and businesses throughout Portland. CLIMB is a central hub for noncredit courses, workshops and certifications that help elevate careers or improve workplace productivity – offering specialized training from experts in their fields. From hands-on business mentorship, to professional development training 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.
CLIMB News and Announcements
- Upcoming Professional Development Courses for PDT
- Fri, 20 Sep 2019
PCC's Continuing Education programming offers professional development workshops in addition to its long term certification programming. This Fall, PCC Professional Development & Training offers 4-8 hour courses in communication, leadership, delegating, resolving conflict, supervision and project management.
- Upcoming Fall Courses from the Institute for Health Professionals
- Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Each term, PCC's Institute for Health Professionals offers professional development courses, in addition to its longer term certification programming. This fall, PCC IHP offers one-day courses in mindfulness, cultural competency, motivational interviewing and several introductory courses for the Interpersonal Neurobiology program.
- How Much Revenue Do You Need as a New Restaurant or Bar in Portland?
- Tue, 17 Sep 2019
In August of 2019, the Northeast Portland brunch cafe Beeswing closed its doors. The restaurant had been open for two and a half years and was owned and operated by industry veterans. The reason? It wasn’t profitable enough. And Beeswing isn’t alone: Portland has a long history of shuttered restaurants and bars that served amazing food and drink but were still eventually closed because they didn’t make sense financially.
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