Businesses of all sizes can cut costs by pooling their employee training dollars this year and enrolling workers in the consortium training program at Anne Arundel Community College.
Offered through thecollege's Office of Business and Employee Training, the approach allows businesses to unite to offer employees customized training. The college is planning a variety of spring offerings to meet the needs ofthe business industry, with one- and two-day seminars, costing $66 per student per day, teaching professional skills and training students in computers, communication and offering insight into managerial skills.
All sessions are taught at the college's BWI center, 500 DiGiulian Blvd., Glen Burnie, just off Dorsey Road (176) where Rt. 3 intersects. Registration forms are due one week before the seminar begins.
In the computer area, two-day courses are Intermediate dBase III+, March 18-22; Intermediate Lotus 1-2-3; March 3-8; and Introduction to WordPerfect 5.1, March 6 and 14.
A two-day communication course, First Impressions Count, is a grammar refresher offered Feb. 26 and March 1.
Three half-day professional courses focus on job skills.
Success in the Workplace is set on Feb. 20, a Customer Service Seminar on March 12 and Cross-Selling Seminar on March 19. A full one-dayprofessional course, Marketing Seminar, takes place March 5.
Managerial Assessment of Proficiency (MAP) sessions, which allows managers and potential managers find their weaknesses and improve them, willbe conducted during two sessions -- Feb. 12 and 14 or March 18 and 20. The program is a professional-designed, video-based, computer-scored assessment of 12 critical supervisory and managerial skills.
Consortium training classes are being scheduled through the summer. Fora brochure of classes or registration information, call Judith White, Office of Business and Employee Training. Information: 760-8908.