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September 19, 2018

Career & workforce training classes

The Center for Rural Development’s Business & Community Training Center provides customized instructor-led training courses to build your leadership and workforce technical skills.

For more information or to register for any of these classes, call Patti Simpson at 606-677-6000 or email

Registration is $149 per class for business classes. Please register at least five days before the start of each class.


Keep Going with Intuit QuickBooks
Sept. 24
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development (Somerset)
Instructor: Carol Whitson
Cost: $149 per person

Keep Going with QuickBooks is for students already familiar with Intuit QuickBooks wanting to advance their skills and improve performance. Topics range from memorizing transactions, customizing forms to sharing files with an accountant.

Time Management 
No-cost soft skills training
Sept. 25
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST)
Lake Cumberland Area Development District (Russell Springs)
Instructor: ExecuTrain of Kentucky
Presented by The Center for Rural Development and Appalachian Regional Commission

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of time management. You will learn how to evaluate the use of time, correctly identify and control time-wasters, identify goals and set priorities, implement time-management techniques for travelers, and develop an overall time management plan.

Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 2
Sept. 26
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Center for Rural Development (Somerset)
Instructor: Carol Whitson
Cost: $149 per person

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. To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data. In other words, when you have questions about your data, you need to know how to get Excel to provide the answers for you. And that’s exactly what this course aims to help you do.

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