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September 5, 2012


Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

Emergency Preparedness Be prepared when the power goes out - Take practical steps to keep you and your family safe - Create an emergency supply kit - HLTH 2578 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/documents/BePreparedWorkshop2012.pdf

Better Business Management with QuickBooks Classes - ACC 295 - Advanced QuickBooks - This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! - Tricks and tips for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. Are you a small business owner who would like to learn computerized accounting? Have you been using QuickBooks and would like to learn how to use it better? - Class Dates: Thursday evenings 5:30pm – 10:00pm – September 27th – October 11th http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/quickbooks.php

Project Management Professional Certification This 10-week course is designed to prepare students for the PMP Certification exam. It reviews the concepts of Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute, the accrediting body for project management. It will also fulfill the requirement for 35 contact hours of project management education for individuals seeking PMP. – BUSC 2507 -Class Dates 10/04/12 – 12/13/12 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/pmpcert.php

Human Resources Management http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/humanresources.php

The Art of Hiring Smart: Improving Your Hiring Practices – BUSC 2550

The selection process is vital to a business's profitability and production. Yet studies show 67% of most hiring decisions are made in the first 4.3 seconds, and mostly on instinct. Learn how to increase the level of information for decision making, supplementing the natural tendency to hire by emotion and opinion only. With a hiring "design", businesses create guidelines for skills and personality needed for a success in a position. Once hired, this "design" reduces the time needed to on-ramp new employees, helping them to transition from trainee to productive employee. On-going benefits include effective use of training dollars, better performance feedback and higher workforce retention due to increased communication and cooperation.  Cost $60 (parking fee and light refreshments included) Held at Roanoke Higher Education Center. Class Date: September 19, 2012.  Time: 9:00am – 11:00am


Developing and Retaining High Performing Teams: "People Reading"

(DISC Assessment) – BUSC 2551

In today's business, the importance of strong work groups and teams is recognized as an integral part of a successful organization. Team building is an art that overcomes differences in style, personality, and other potential areas of conflict. The result is an effective team that achieves results far beyond what individuals can accomplish on their own. Learn to understand your team better and learn the most important attributes required for a dynamic and productive team.  Cost $95 (Full DISC assessment, parking fee and light refreshments included) Held at Roanoke Higher Education Center.  Class Date: September 26, 2012.  Time: 8:30am – 11:30am