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February 24, 2018

Career and workforce training classes


Our Business & Community Training Center provides customized instructor-led courses in Microsoft Office, Intuit QuickBooks, and leadership development training.

For more information or to register for any of these classes, call Patti Simpson at 606-677-6000 or email psimpson@centertech.com. Please register at least five days before the start of each class. Registration is $149 per class.


 

Conflict Management
March 6
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Whether it’s in the form of visible hostility or silent resentment, conflict in the workplace can take a devastating toll on productivity and morale. In this class, you will learn how to help others settle their differences and work constructively as individuals and groups with a common purpose.


Better Business Writing
March 8
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
We’re surrounded by mountains of text on our virtual and actual desktops every day. Learn how to choose the most powerful words and write the most effective documents to give yourself a much-needed edge.


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 1
March 13
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carol Whitson
Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data in ways that will help the decision makers in your organization steer you in the right direction. This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which you can build upon to eventually become an expert in data manipulation. 


Business Etiquette
March 14
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Learn how to build relationships, create a professional appearance, develop positive relationships with co-workers, and practice cubicle and office etiquette. In addition, the course teaches students the appropriate behavior and etiquette when using the Internet, in daily communications, and in meetings. 


Motivating at Work 
March 15
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Follow these handy tips and you will increase team performance while making the job more enjoyable for everyone. Become a leader who inspires and rewards employees to give their best. Raise expectations and performance. Learn how to create a motivating workplace. Increase productivity with the LEARN method. 


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 2
March 16
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carol Whitson
You already know how to get Excel to perform simple calculations and how to modify your workbooks and worksheets to make them easier to read, interpret, and present to others. But, Excel is capable of doing so much more. 


Communication Skills
March 19
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
This class is designed to help acquaint you with the art of communicating. You will learn to understand the importance of interpersonal skills in becoming a leader, be able to convey believability by keeping verbal, vocal, and visual communications consistent, practice the nine behavioral skills of interpersonal communication, and change your habits to improve interpersonal effectiveness. 


Excellence in Supervision
March 22
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
This course will show you how to gain the respect and support of your employees; use coaching skills to help others excel and accomplish goals; deal effectively with changing times and confusing situations; communicate confidently with your employees, peers, and manager; and establish expectations for high performance. class is designed to help acquaint you with the art of communicating.  


Get Going with Intuit QuickBooks
March 26
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carol Whitson
You will use the basic features of QuickBooks to record and track your business transactions. Students will be able to explore the QuickBooks interface; set up a company and update the Chart of Accounts; build and manage lists; manage inventory; record a product sale; create invoice for services; and work with bank accounts.  


Keep Going with Intuit QuickBooks
March 27
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carol Whitson
Keep Going with QuickBooks is for advanced-level QuickBooks users wanting to advance their skills and improve performance. Topics range from memorizing transactions, customizing forms to sharing files with an accountant.


Learning to Lead
March 28
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Most managers would prefer to be known as excellent leaders rather than excellent managers. Upon completion of this course, you will understand the sources of leadership power, the primary ways to handle resistance to change, the difference between managers and leader/managers, and developing and communicating your vision. 


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