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Business Training Bites
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Company owners, employees, entrepreneurs--anyone wishing to boost their business skills: Don’t miss this blast of trainings offered by Highland Community College Business Institute.  Attend any or all for the special low price of $10 each.

  • Computer Savvy Business Tips: Have you ever wondered what a server really does?  Want to know more about your computer’s workstation?  Why is your Local Area Network important?  And how does it all work together—for your business?  From inside your business to outside your business, learn to maximize your computer use with “Computer Savvy Business Tips” Tuesday, June 22, 5:30-7:30 pm, in the Parker Room of the Desoto House Hotel, 230 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois.  A light dinner will be served.    Computer instructor, John Harris, will be the presenter.

  • True Colors (communication): Conflict in the work place can slow productivity and affect your company’s bottom line.  Learn to understand and appreciate the differences of your co-workers, family and friends, and to communicate more effectively to maximize your results.  Each participant will analyze their own behavior and personality, while learning to identify others and what makes them “tick”.  “True Colors” will be presented by Kim Christman on Tuesday, June 22, 11:15 am-1:00 pm, Highland Community College Student/Conference Center, Room 201-A.  Lunch will be provided.

  • Think Safety—OSHA Updates: Company owners, safety managers, human resource directors, and supervisors will want to attend “Think Safety--Osha Updates” on Wednesday, June 23, from 8:00 am-noon, in the second floor Board Room of the Student/Conference Center, Highland Community College, 2998, West Pearl City Road, Freeport, Illinois.  Whether well-versed in OSHA compliance or a novice, learn where OSHA is focusing its enforcement efforts and how the penalties are increasing. Typical facility areas of non-compliance will also be covered, as well as OSHA audits, and more.  Breakfast will be served.  John Vaughan, safety instructor, will present the program.

Pre-registration is required by June 18 for any or all sessions for food planning purposes by calling 815-291-6981 or e-mailing kathleen.weber@highland.edu.  Registration fee is $10.00 per person, per session and is payable by check or cash at the door or bring a letter on business letterhead with request to bill company. 

Business Training Bites are presented by Highland Community College Business Institute and are open to business owners, company employees, or for anyone wanting more information about these topics.  For more information about the HCC Business Institute or business and professional development training, call 815-291-6981or go to www.hccbusinessinstitute.com.

Submitted by: HCC Business Institute Training Coordinator Kathleen Weber, 815-291-6981, kathleen.weber@highland.edu

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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Coming Soon…

For Fall 2010 Business & Professional Community Education Classes:

  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • Intro to PowerPoint 2007
  • Into to MS Outlook 2007
  • Intro to MS Word
  • Fast-Track MS Word I & II
  • Process Improvement
  • Six Sigma/Lean Overview
  • Statistical Process Control Overview
  • Managing Conflicts
  • Group Dynamics: Participating & Leading
  • Effective Stress Management
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair Painting (40 CFR 745)

For more information,Call:

Business Institute
815-232-1362 OR

Scott Anderson
Dean of Business & Technology

Kathleen Weber
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


June 2010

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