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PCC’s Professional Development and Training program is a great source for cost effective in-person and online professional development and training courses to help you or your team gain the skills necessary to reach career goals or fulfill continuing education requirements for your profession. Advance your career by investing in the skills needed to be efficient, effective and adaptable in today’s workplace.
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Communication, Conflict Resolution, Emotional Intelligence, Coaching, Active Listening, Teamwork, Interpersonal skills, and more!
Courses offered are both in-person and online. Satisfy PDU requirements for teachers or educational professionals.
Build a career in real estate. We offer test-prep courses in both Property Management and Broker Licensing.
Upcoming Course Schedule
Find the CRN of your course from the class schedule. Then, register:
- Online: If this is your first time taking a class at PCC, create an account. If you are a returning student, log on to MyPCC and click “Register for classes,” found in your Term-to-Term Checklist, under “Register”.
- Phone: Call 971-722-8888, option 2.
From the PDT Blog
- The Future of Information Technology and Why You Should Advance Your Skills Now
- Thu, 03 Dec 2020
The numbers vary all the time, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics is consistent on one point: information technology careers will continue growing with double-digit percentage growth year-over-year for the foreseeable future. Much of the expansion that took place during 2020 in the IT world has been helping to equip more businesses to operate from sites other than offices to enforce social distancing or boost capacity for everything from app-driven curbside grocery pick-up to online ordering at restaurants.
The information technology field is fascinating because, slowly but surely, nearly all businesses have technical aspects. To create and maintain their technological infrastructure, they need to employ or contract with programmers, troubleshooting and maintenance technicians, and other professionals who work intensively on computerized systems. Joining the ranks of information technology at this point is not just a good idea: you also may already want to start looking at how you can boost your skills.
- 6 Ways to Accelerate Your Event Management and Wedding Planning Business
- Mon, 30 Nov 2020
This year has been a challenge for many organizations and industries, but event management and wedding planning have had to take steps to pivot in response to COVID-19. With so many restrictions on in-person gatherings, event planning professionals and wedding planners have retooled their schedules, shifted to other work, or gone back to school.
- Remote Computer Science Courses to Advance Your Skills
- Mon, 02 Nov 2020
With new languages and applications arising all the time, the world of Computer Science is a dynamic one. This year has been said to represent a multi-year "leap forward" in computer technology, as many companies threw resources into improving online infrastructure for everything from delivery systems to online ordering for restaurants. Companies that were not previously "tech companies" in the Portland Oregon area are now more technology focused, adding developers and programmers to their staff.
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