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SHRM Essentials
LEED 101
NCCER Green Building
Computer Boot Camp
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 Sign up today for SHRM   Essentials   

 October 27 - November 17, 2009
This 12 hour program provides participants with a complete overview of the human resources roles and responsibilities. If you are just starting out in the profession, or are looking for an effective way to boost your employee management skills, this is the program for you!  For more information, visit our website.  Register before October 1st and save $50.  Call (276) 739-2496 to learn more.


Let CBI help recession proof your business or organization with a Stimulus Package of a different kind.  Now through October 31, 2009, you will receive $200 off the cost of any customized training contract or 20% off the cost of any open enrollment class for which you or your employees register.  We can't trade in your clunker, but we can help you invest in your future success by investing in your most valuable resource . . . your employees.  Visit our website CBI @VHCC  or call us today at (276) 739-2430.
USGBC & CBI Partner to Bring Green Building Basics and LEED to Abingdon.
Mark your calendar for the morning of October 12, 2009, if you are interested in learning more about LEED certification and all that the USGBC has to offer.  Check your inbox for more information about how to register for this four hour workshop or call us at 276-739-2430.
Announcing the NCCER Introductory Course: Your Role in the Green Environment
Virginia Highlands Community College, as an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor, is proud to offer the introductory course Your Role in the Green Environment. This 15 hour class provides fundamental instruction in the green environment, green construction practices, and green building rating systems and will be taught by VHCC Professor, Jim Kroll, an NCCER certified trainer.   Read On 
Computer Bootcamp Wants You!
We want you to come join us for a class designed with the new computer user in mind. In this eight day class, instructor Nikelle King will teach you the basics of how the computer works, show you the basics of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and help you safely navigate the internet. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
September 8 - October 1, 10AM-12PM
Course Fee: $99
Call (276) 739-2430 to register!
Don't wait to put the CBI Stimulus Plan to work for you and your employees.  Call today to register for these or other great class offerings available through CBI and mention this newsletter to receive your savings.  To learn more about customized training that can be brought to your place of business, please call Beth Duffield, Workforce Development Coordinator at (276) 739-2496.
Melinda T. Leland
Center for Business & Industry @ VHCC