NIC Workforce Training Center’s Business and Professional Development courses and classes are a great source for cost-effective in-person and online training to help you or your team gain the skills necessary to reach career goals or fulfill continuing education requirements. Advance your career by investing in the skills needed to be efficient, effective, and adaptable in today’s workplace.
Business and Professional Development Courses
How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skillset, we have you covered.
You will gain the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business through courses that explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most
Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, having a business plan and effective business skills are the keys to success. If you are looking to develop and hone your business writing communication, enhance your customer service skills, or learn how to manage and resolve conflict, the courses offered through the Workforce Training Center will prepare you to succeed.
Communication is key for any business or organization. Whether verbal or in writing, delivering clear messages to intended audiences makes a difference in ensuring your business or organization's work is accurately represented. For nonprofit organizations seeking grants, presenting clearly written and compelling proposals can mean the difference in obtaining much-needed funds.
Is owning your own business your dream? The Entrepreneurship courses at the Workforce Training Center will help you boost your chances of success for your new or small business. You will get the latest on planning your business, creating a business plan, developing goals for your business, and successfully marketing and managing your business.
If you are looking to gain the language skills needed to effectively communicate with a growing population of non-English-speaking customers or employees, the courses at Workforce Training Center have you covered. Our industry-specific Spanish language courses will prepare you for the important day-to-day conversations in workplace industries such as construction, banking, education, medical professions and more. Courses are also offered in American Sign Language.
The legal studies courses offered by Workforce Training Center are ideal for professionals working as, or looking to become, paralegals or legal secretaries. You will learn about topics such as employment law, victim advocacy and the eDiscovery process and prepare for certification needed in the workplace.
Leadership comes with challenges and rewards at all levels. Through the management and leadership courses offered by the Workforce Training Center, you will gain the practical information and skills that will help you advance your leadership potential, making a difference in both the workplace and in society. You will come away with a better understanding, new toolbox of leadership and management skills, and the information needed to move your leadership and managerial development into high gear.
The world of marketing and sales is ever-changing, requiring skills spanning from traditional print marketing to digital media and online marketing, all to reach audiences and make sales. The courses offered by the Workforce Training Center will provide you with both foundational and advanced skills for success as a marketing professional. You will learn how to improve email promotions, analyze website traffic, excel in search engine optimization, and successfully employ advertising and sales techniques. Marketing skills are relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits and government agencies.
Nonprofit organizations today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our courses designed to prepare you for success in nonprofit administration. You will come away with the best information from instructors who train people in nonprofits.
Advance your career by expanding your professional offerings with durable skills that employers value. The courses at the Workforce Training Center are designed to teach you important skills in communication, conflict and stress management, building effective high-performance teams, decision-making and more. Whether you are a human resources professional, business leader, administrative assistant or considering your next professional move, WTC has a course offering for you.
In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.
Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation.
Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project, and acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five project management processes.
Whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field or in any line of work, the Project Management courses at Workforce Training Center will give you an advantage in your career.
For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations, social media is used for two-way communication with target audiences and as a channel for marketing. Through the offered courses, you will learn what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and create a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business.
The Workforce Training Center’s Teaching and Instruction courses are a great source for educators looking to fulfill continuing education requirements. Offered courses will teach you everything from differentiated instruction in the classroom and teaching students from preschool age through adult learners, to designing classroom centers and online instruction.