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If you are interested in expanding your workforce skills in some of Microsoft’s top performing business office suites—or provide advanced training opportunities for your employees—The Center for Rural Development’s Your Center of Learning business and workplace training programs can help make that happen with the latest release of instructor-led and online course offerings.

The Center and its e-learning and training partner, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, have added eight instructor-led business and workplace training classes for both beginner and advanced students in some of the top business software programs to the training schedule for the next quarter.

“Besides our popular Microsoft-certified programs, we will be offering new classes in Adobe Photoshop image-editing software and effective communication for the region’s top business leaders,” said Robyn Phillips, training and e-learning services coordinator for The Center. “All of our course offerings are available to anyone interested in taking their workforce skills to the next level or employers looking for an option to provide advanced training for their employees at affordable costs.”

Whether you are interested in learning how to crunch numbers in Excel or putting together a PowerPoint presentation, The Center will provide on-the-job training to get you where you need to be with the following instructor-led classes. Just click on the course offering to register.

“Students who have taken our classes in the past will have a unique opportunity during this training schedule to build upon their skills levels in several of these course offerings,” said Phillips. “We also offer instructor-led training classes for beginner students who just want to learn more about a Microsoft program starting from an introductory level.”

All classes are taught by leading professional experts onsite at The Center, located at 2292 South U.S. 27 (Traffic Light 15) in Somerset from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in a second-floor training classroom.

Online course offerings in advanced technical training also are available through Your Center of Learning Online LIVE, an integrated learning experience, using the Internet to provide live, interactive lessons between an instructor and students.

Online LIVE training courses—taught by respected experts across the nation—come with a “Guaranteed-to-Run” commitment. That means students are assured classes will not be canceled due to low student enrollments.

Employers who train through Online LIVE classes also will receive exclusive pricing discounts through The Center.

There are more than 2,000 advanced instructor-led technical training courses available through Online LIVE, including specialized training in Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and other technical subject areas.

For more information about Your Center of Learning instructor-led or Online LIVE course offerings, contact Robyn Phillips at 606-677-6000 or email