Tag: Corporate and Continuing Education

State-required motorcycle training and safety class now available at PBSC

Motorcyclists who need to take the state-mandated training and safety class required to get the motorcycle endorsement added to their driver license can now do so at Palm Beach State College.
Motorcycle Training Institute,  Inc., a Miami-based company, has contracted with PBSC’s Corporate and Continuing Education division to provide the two-day Basic RiderCourse on the Lake Worth campus.
The instructional component for the two-day class currently is held virtually, while the on-cycle riding portion is held on campus. … Continue reading State-required motorcycle training and safety class now available at PBSC

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PBSC water treatment grad garners licenses and breaks barriers

Five years ago, Tara Chattergoon had trouble keeping her head above water in a retail management career that left her unhappy and stressed out. Now she’s found great satisfaction in a career that has her testing the waters every day.
Out of 110,000 employed nationwide as water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators, only 8% are women, according to 2019 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But that hasn’t stopped Chattergoon from pursuing the opportunities for growth and rewards in this essential services career that’s vital to protecting public health and the environment. … Continue reading PBSC water treatment grad garners licenses and breaks barriers

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PBSC partners with county to offer Community Emergency Response Team training 

Palm Beach County residents interested in getting basic training in emergency and disaster preparedness can do so for free.  
Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education division is partnering with the county’s Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management to offer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on the Lake Worth, Boca Raton and Loxahatchee Groves campuses. The 24-hour training program will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Feb. … Continue reading PBSC partners with county to offer Community Emergency Response Team training 

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Corporate and Continuing Education offers free tutorials

Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education division is offering 10 free self-paced online tutorials to individuals interested in boosting their hard and soft skills for today’s job market.
The tutorials are available through the College’s website, and they cover topics ranging from personal finance and managing customer service to creating WordPress websites and marketing for small businesses. Individuals can register for free through June 30. However, they will have three months of access from the date of enrollment. … Continue reading Corporate and Continuing Education offers free tutorials

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Palm Beach State’s CCE department receives international award

Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education department has received the “Most Notable Newcomer Award” from the Society for Human Resource Management for successfully launching the international organization’s exam preparation programs locally for HR professionals pursuing certification.
PBSC, the sole provider of the SHRM certification exam preparation programs in Palm Beach County and one of 17 in Florida, was the only educational partner institution to receive such award. SHRM, the world’s largest HR professional society, … Continue reading Palm Beach State’s CCE department receives international award

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PBSC Boca Raton campus to host Women Entrepreneurs Summit April 29

Florida State Sen. Maria Sachs, Rep. Lori Berman and Palm Beach County Commissioner Priscilla Taylor will be the speakers at the 5th Annual Women Entrepreneurs Network Summit at Palm Beach State College in Boca Raton.
The event, coordinated by the campus’ Corporate and Continuing Education department, will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 29 in the Humanities and Technology Building, 801 Palm Beach State College Drive. Tickets are $25 each or $180 for a table of eight. … Continue reading PBSC Boca Raton campus to host Women Entrepreneurs Summit April 29

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PBSC offers new certification prep courses for HR professionals

New certification preparation courses are available for human resource professionals through Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education division, in partnership with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
SHRM’s new competency-based certifications are: the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM –CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Palm Beach State is also offering an SHRM introductory course on the Essentials for Human Resource Management.
The courses will be offered at the College’s Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens campuses in the Spring 2016 term. … Continue reading PBSC offers new certification prep courses for HR professionals

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PBSC Women’s Empowerment Forum kicks off Feb. 27

 
 
 
 
 
Students and the public have the opportunity to hear from women who are shaping our community in a series of talks hosted by Palm Beach State College.
The first Women’s Empowerment Forum this year is presented by PNC Bank and will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 27. The forum features a panel discussion titled “Women of Social Change.” The panel will be comprised of Dr. Jean Wihbey, PBSC provost; … Continue reading PBSC Women’s Empowerment Forum kicks off Feb. 27

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