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Workforce Training Classes
In addition to basic education, Harrison County area residents need skills to enter and advance in a workforce that is increasingly less focused on manufacturing and more service and technology oriented. These training classes are designed to help students obtain work-ready skills and contribute to the local workforce.
- Office Skills Training
This 8-hour class covers the essential skills required to be a successful office assistant.
Class topics include:
- Telephone etiquette and customer relations
- Records management and filing
- Proofreading, punctuation and common errors
- Business letters and memos using Microsoft Word
- Business Writing Skills
This 6-hour course allows students to improve their formal writing skills by learning to recognize commonly made mistakes, identifying and writing for a specific audience, avoiding passive writing and accurately siting sources. Students also learn how to write a business letter and press release.
Knowledgeable and experienced instructors at Lifelong Learning are available for customized business training to local employers. Please call the learning center at 812.738.7736 to discuss class options.