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Business Essential Classes - Whether you are an entrepreneur or want to expand your business knowledge and skills, you will find classes on starting or growing a business, improving your marketing and more.

To register, call (541) 383-7270 or click on class title (requires Adobe Flash).


NEW! Evernote for Smartphones

Use Evernote - a popular cloud based app for smartphones - to help manage your busy business life and keep track of important items. The course will cover: creating notebooks, creating text notes and reminders, saving visuals (including photos and web clippings), creating notes from emails, making checklists, scheduling reminders, chatting, sharing notes with friends, and more!  Class includes hands-on training to practice using this powerful app.
Lalove Benedict                  6:00pm-9:00 Tu                 36494
7/19                                       Bend BEC 160                     Cost $49               

NEW! Successful Selling Strategies
This course is designed for anyone that needs to hone the following skill sets: 1) Increasing their closing rate 2) Setting realistic expectations 3) Effective time management 4) Using the phone effectively 5) Differentiating suspects from prospects 6) Cold calling techniques 7) Suspect/Prospect Differentiation 8) Recognizing customer profiles 9) Better communication to your associates and customers alike. The instructor has 30 years experience selling to a wide variety of companies. He also founded his own successful high-tech sales distribution firm bringing his professional expertise and effective sales strategies to the classroom. Class will be held at E::SPACE Labs, 48 Bridgeford Blvd Suite 180, Bend OR 97702.
Rick Silver                      9:00am-4:00 Sa                  36503
7/16                                 Bend OTHER                       Cost $99     

NEW! Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
Hackers are constantly trying to get businesses’ information whether it is financial or customer data. A small business might not survive getting hacked and having their information and their clients’ information stolen. Gain the education you need to protect yourself, your staff and clients in this informative presentation by cybersecurity expert Wes Dymond. Wes, a certified CISSP, is in charge of COCC's cybersecurity.
Wesley Dymond             9:00am-noon F                  36491
7/15                                  Bend BEC 154                     Cost $49

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Leadership & Management Webpage
We can help new leaders build the skills they need to make a successful transition or assist seasoned leaders in developing their existing skills. 

Business Communication Webpage
We offer a variety of classes that can improve your business communication skills.

Real Estate Professional Development Webpage
Looking to prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker or Oregon Property Manager License exams?  We will soon be offering hybrid courses in these areas which combines the convenience of online learning with weekly classroom sessions where you connect with a knowledgeable instructor and other students. 

Tax & Accounting Webpage
Explore our Bookkeeping for Business and QuickBooks classes.

Computer & Web Webpage
Learn programs in our hands-on classes including Excel, Access, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Mac and iProducts (including apps) and more.

Office Productivity Webpage
Discover ways to use your iPhone or iPad as a mobile office. 

Marketing & Social Media Webpage
COCC Community Learning offers classes on leveraging your business opportunities through the use of social media.

COCC Small Business Development Center Webpage
For one-on-one FREE business advising, call (541) 383-7290.

Spring 16 PD Schedule

View or Download (pdf) our current Professional Development Schedule.

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