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Business Solutions: Keys to Success

Today’s business leaders often spend a wealth of their time on miscellaneous issues. This myriad of complex and diverse issues can have a significant impact on your company’s bottom line. Business leaders must comply with federal laws, be prepared to deal with emergencies, know how to foster camaraderie among employees, all while keeping stress levels under control.

Business Solutions: Keys to Success is an intensive, one-day seminar that will help prepare chief executive officers, managers, and human resource personnel to understand and know how to efficiently deal with these challenges. This seminar will be held at the Highland Community College Student/Conference Center on Wednesday, June 7th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The registration fee is $20.00.

Program Schedule:
8:00 - 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:45 - 9:15 Welcome and Introduction
9:15 - 9:30 Morning Break
9:30 - 10:45 Concurrent Workshops


  • The ADA: What does it mean for business?
  • “Oh yippee, like I have nothing else to do--How do I productively prepare for and participate in an IDES appeal hearing?”
  • If I were king for a day
  • If you ignore it, it won’t go away
  • Can we all just get along?
  • The business world is ever changing--Is your business in position to handle these new challenges?
  • Disaster preparedness

Download Business Solutions: Keys to Success brochure and registration form

Business Solutions: Keys to Success is sponsored by the Northwest Illinois Workforce Investment Board, Partners for Employment, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Highland Community College Business Institute and Small Business Development Center, Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Rehabilitation Services, and the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce.


Grant Writing 101

“Everything you wanted to know (about grants)
but didn’t know who to ask!”

This one-day, basic grant writing workshop is aimed at providing not-for-profit, business and entrepreneurial ventures the tools to successfully identify grant funding sources and develop quality requests for grant funding.

Thursday, June 8
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
HCC West Elizabeth


For other upcoming Business Institute classes and programs check us out on the web


MAY 2006