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Essential Skills

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Essential Skills in the Workplace

Essential skills are key components in fostering successful collaboration, communication and cooperation, whether you are in a leadership, management or supervisory role, or in any role where you engage with coworkers, clients and/or customers.

PCC’s Professional Development and Training offers a variety of continuing education courses that target these key areas including:


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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.

Need help? Get detailed information on how to register and how to pay.