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Have YOU put off OSHA training?
Need tips on Managing Conflict
in the workplace?

Spring 2011 Business & Professional Classes:

DOT Haz Mat—Safety 1st!  This overview covers training requirements, packaging, hazard communication, and security issues related to transportation.  DOT Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR 49CFR Parts 171-180 included.
April 12, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, HCC, Freeport   $150
Communication Skills for Supervisors--Miscommunication in the workplace often occurs because people misunderstand what is actually being said. Body language may communicate meaning more accurately than spoken words. Listening techniques discussed and modeled so participants learn to look for the meaning behind the message. 
March 11, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., HCC Freeport  $65
Managing Conflict for Better Results--We all have disagreements with co-workers, customers, and suppliers— family and even with ourselves! When disagreement moves to confrontation and conflict, it often becomes destructive. Learn to shift to a process that allows satisfaction of everyone’s needs.
April 29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00p.m., HCC Freeport, $ 65
Introduction to MS Office PowerPoint 2007--Learn to create effective slide show presentations by choosing a design, and revising and modifying text. Topics include inserting text and graphics, such as shapes, clip art, and pictures. 
April 8 & 15, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., HCC Freeport, $65
Intermediate MS Office Excel 2007--Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Intro to MS Office Excel 2007 or ability to create, print, and save spreadsheets.

This course goes beyond the creation of basic formatted spreadsheets. Learn to span formulas across worksheets and workbooks, create/modify attractive charts, and design user friendly workbooks. 
April 29 & May 6, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., HCC Freeport, $65

We can bring any of these classes to your organization
and customize to your needs!

Register—NOW—to gain the needed skills to succeed in your workplace!

For more information or to register for these classes, go to Our Website and click on Community Education Registration Form.
Print out and mail completed form with payment to:

Highland Community College,
2998 W. Pearl City Rd.,
Freeport, IL, 61032

Questions? Call: 815-599-3612 or 815-291-6981.

Article written and submitted by Business Training Coordinator, Kathleen Weber

BI Solutions is an e-newsletter designed to inform you about emerging business trends and training opportunities.  Please consider being highlighted in our e-newsletter by offering a tip or suggestion that has worked for you at your workplace.

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Safety Descent Training

Harness Inspection
Lanyard Inspection Anchorage Points &   Connector Testing Certification that satisfies: ANSI, CSA & OSHA

Delivered on-site to your employees!

Click Here for complete list of Community Education classes and registration form

For more information, Call:

Business Institute
815-232-1362 OR Email

Scott Anderson
Dean of Business & Technology

Kathleen Weber
Business Training Coordinator

Deb Hayenga
Office Coordinator

Fax: 815-235-6130

Business Institute
To work in partnership with businesses and organizations to meet their goals with
consultation, technical assistance, program development, and quality training

Serving area businesses
and organizations
since 1991


March 2011

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