Small Business & Office Classes | Clark College Economic & Community Development

Global empire or local market—we have you covered. Working in a small office, you've seen it all. We're here to help you master it all. This spring, get in-person feedback from local, industry professionals in the areas of digital marketing, Excel, design, public speaking, supervision, and so much more!

Ready to register? 360-992-2939

Design and Model with SketchUp

SketchUp Web is an easy online tool anyone can use to create 2D designs and 3D models of anything! Learn all the basics needed to draw and create building shapes, roofs, stairs and interiors. Add finishing touches to your design including shadows, textures, layers, groups, manipulated digital photos and detailed line work. Turn 2D designs into 3D models and even create eye-catching animations of your models.

Date: Wednesdays | April 17 - June 5, 2019

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

Location:  Columbia Tech Center

Cost: $329

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Social Media for Business

Social media is a must for businesses! If you are not on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube or other social media channels, you may be missing opportunities to engage with your customers and build your business by attracting new ones. Learn the basics of choosing the best social channels, establishing good social media accounts, and setting up a content strategy for each to keep your customers engaged. Learn to run successful campaigns and use ads to increase your business following and ultimately your bottom line.

Date: Wednesdays | April 17 - May 8, 2019

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Clark College Main Campus

Cost: $119

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Data Analysis with Excel Pivots & Charts

Excel 2016 tables, charts and pivots provide advanced tools for data analysis, visualization and the presentation of complex, realistic data in Excel. Learn how to build functions that are more complex and use data analysis tools to make an impact with powerful chart and presentation features. Discover how to collaborate on projects with other users.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. - noon  

Location:  Downtown Vancouver 

Cost: $69

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Effective Presentations to Motivate & Engage

Your ability to communicate effectively and confidently is critical no matter what your industry or experience. Whether you present face-to-face in meetings, in virtual settings, via teleconferencing or in front of a large group, there are essential parts of your presentation to manage and skills to master in order to motivate and engage your audience. Explore presentation skills: delivery style, anxiety management, content structure and Q & A facilitation. Immediately apply what you learn in class, practice, and receive coaching and feedback.

Date: Fridays | May 31 - June 28, 2019

Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

Location: Columbia Tech Center

Cost: $139

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Essential Skills for New Supervisors

Build confidence as a new supervisor in dealing with typical issues encountered by supervisors in any industry. Gain insight into your own personal leadership style and strengths. Learn how to transition from peer to supervisor, becoming familiar with contracts and human resource requirements. Gain skills for having difficult conversations, drafting policies and giving performance feedback. Understand how and when to delegate. This class is designed for those who have recently started a job with supervisory responsibilities or those who seek to become a supervisor in the future.

Date: Tuesdays | April 30 - May 21, 2019

Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Downtown Vancouver

Cost: $159

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View the spring 2019 continuing education schedule at Clark College

The spring 2019 continuing education class schedule is full of classes such as project management, programming, graphic design, web design, and digital marketing. The convenient classes are a great opportunity to build skills and test new areas of interest!

Not seeing the class you're looking for this term? We offer different classes each quarter—join our mailing list to stay in-the-know!

Register online—or call us at 360-992-2939.


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