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Professional Development

BN Advantage

The courses on this page address a workforce need indicated by our BN Advantage partners.

General Business 

  • Explore proven and manageable strategies from an award-winning industry professional with extensive expertise in creating branded customer experiences across your website, social media, direct marketing and print communications. 

    Instructor:  Huonker,Brian Keith
    Dates: 9/7/18 to 9/14/18
    Meeting: Friday from 9:00AM to 12:00PM
    Location: Workforce Development Center, Room 1405
  • Communication is the most important skill you need to be successful in today's workplace. In this class, you'll get the tools, strategies and the experience to communicate your ideas with clarity and self-assurance.

    Instructor: Klingbeil,Kimberly Jeanne
    Dates: 9/28/18
    Meeting:Friday from 9:00AM to 12:00PM
    Location:Workforce Development Center, Room 3603
  • Learn how to keep your employees - and keep them happy. Discover what motivates employees of all ages, and how to give performance feedback that will encourage and develop your employees. 

    Instructor: Lowe,Terry R
    Dates: 10/12/18
    Meeting: Friday from 9:00AM to 12:00PM
    Location: Workforce Development Center, Room 1402
  • Successful interviews don't just happen, they are prepared for and planned. Learn the skills from an experienced interviewer and turn each interview into an opportunity.

    Instructor: Hoss,Eric Christopher
    Dates:10/16/18
    Meeting: Tuesday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM
    Location: Workforce Development Center, Room 1402

Special Interest

  • Illinois regulations require food establishments to have at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) on staff. This course uses the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals examination, which is approved by the American National Standards Institute.

    # of Sessions: 2
    Dates: 9/5/18, Wednesday, 9:00AM to 3:00PM and 9/7/18, Friday, 9:00AM to 2:00PM
    Location: Workforce Development Center, Room 1402
  • Grant funding is critical for the success of many nonprofit and public agencies. You will learn to write a compelling need or problem statement, realistic goals and objectives, a clear description of methods, a workable evaluation plan and an accurate budget. From identifying potential funders to the follow-up steps to take after your proposal is done, this interactive course will cover the basics of grant writing. Registration ends one week prior to the start of class.

    # of Sessions: 1
    Dates: 10/19/18, Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM 
    Location: Workforce Development Center, Room 1404

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Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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