Continuous Learning for Individuals, Management & Business
PCC CLIMB Center for Advancement delivers Continuing Education learning opportunities for individuals – and workforce solutions and customized training throughout Portland. CLIMB is a central hub for noncredit courses, workshops and certifications that help elevate careers – 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, CLIMB 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 and 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 today’s workplace.
CLIMB News and Announcements
- How to Start a Mindfulness Practice and Why It's Important
- Mon, 22 Jul 2019
Healthcare professionals who practice mindfulness understand how to be fully present for themselves and their patients. This helps them manage their own stress levels while improving their ability to provide care for their clients. Starting a mindfulness practice can be done in as few as five minutes per day. If you want to experience the powerful benefits of mindfulness, here is what you should know about building your own practice.
- How to Embrace and Effect Change in the Workplace
- Wed, 17 Jul 2019
Anyone working in business knows that changes are inevitable, and they can occur at a breathtaking rate. For instance, technology that did not exist just five years ago has become commonplace now. As the world around us continues to evolve, businesses and processes must also adjust along with them.
- Technology, and a Trend Towards Management-by-Project Alter Useful Project Management Skillsets
- Fri, 12 Jul 2019
Before Mark Van Heuvel began teaching at PCC he had a career as a manager working with iconic regional and national food and beverage industry brands, including Kraft. He’s been an instructor with PCC for more than twenty years and currently leads several Project Management courses with PCC’s Professional Development and Training program. We recently connected with Mark to learn about trends in project management.
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