Black Hawk College Digest for September 1


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Posted Online: Aug. 31, 2013, 8:37 pm
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BHC closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day

All Black Hawk College facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day. The college will reopen, and classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Stand out with customer service training

Offering excellent customer service is a key element in the workforce today. Move to the next level by acquiring top notch customer service skills with the Customer Service Representative Certificate class at Black Hawk College.

The class will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 9 to Oct. 21, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $92.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

BHC classes tackle software, eBay basics

Looking for a job or need to enhance your computer skills? Black Hawk College is offering several introductory computer classes this fall.

Choose from:
Word Level 1: Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $90
Buying on eBay: Tuesdays, Sept. 10-17, from 5:45-7:15 p.m. $29
Windows 8: Wednesdays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 9, from 5:45-7:15 p.m. $60
Intro to Excel 2010: Wednesdays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 9, from 7:15-8:45 p.m. $60

Classes will be at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. For details, visit bhc.edu/computers or call 309-796-8223.

Learn how to prepare bid for government service contracts Sept. 10

Businesses can increase their opportunities to sell to the federal government by attending "How to Put a Successful Service Bid Package Together" on Sept. 10 at Black Hawk College.

The workshop will cover the correct methods of placing a bid proposal for government contracting including going through a bid package page-by-page.

The workshop will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Black Hawk College, 4703 16th St., Moline. Cost is $69.

To register, contact Carrie Miller at millerca@bhc.edu or 309-796-5712.

Enhance management skills with BHC class

Managers can enhance their skills with the Black Hawk College class, Foundations of Management - Management Skills I, beginning Sept. 10.

The course will cover planning, organizing, leading, controlling, managing diversity, managing globally, ethics and more. The class also can be used as prep for the Certified Manager (CM) examination.

Classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 10 to Oct. 22, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $500.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

BHC class helps seniors use digital camera

Seniors can learn the basic camera functions and how to take better pictures in the Black Hawk College class, Learn to Use Your Digital Camera for Seniors.

The class will be from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 11-25, at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $36.

To register, call 309-796-8223.

















 



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