Workforce Development
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Offerings: Workplace Readiness

Computer Concepts, Self-Paced
26 Hours, Non-Credit, 2.6 CEUs

This course is for individuals with limited computer literacy who are interested in learning basic computer skills in order to improve their chances of finding a job and building a career.

The course provides you with very basic skills on how to operate a computer and function within a digital environment. You will explore a computer’s hardware and software, as well as how to use the Internet for either job search or basic workplace purposes.

Course content includes: operating a computer, including keyboard, mouse, and controls; creating files within an application; writing emails and attaching files to an email; using the Internet for research and social networking.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook - ICDL Exam Cram 2, Adobe Reader. Mike Sales Gunderloy; Susan Harkins, Pearson IT Certification, 2004.

Tuition: $150

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.


Workforce Readiness – Financial Literacy, Self-Paced
13 Hours, Non-Credit, 1.3 CEUs

This course is for individuals who are transitioning into a new career field after 10 or more years in another career as well as individuals who are new to the workforce. The course provides an overview of the principle elements of financial literacy.

Course content includes: explaining annual and monthly income; identifying different types of expenses; describing the benefits and pitfalls of credit and loans; explaining the key elements of banking accounts; describing best practices for maintaining a personal budget.

Tuition: $50

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.


Workforce Readiness Bundle, Self-Paced
69 Hours, Non-Credit, 6.9 CEUs

This course is for individuals who are transitioning into a new career field after 10 or more years in another career as well as individuals who are new to the workforce. The course covers the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace and includes topics such as critical thinking, communication, taking initiative, leadership and financial literacy. It also covers creativity and innovation, flexibility and adaptability, and social and cross-cultural skills.

Course content includes: applying critical thinking, questioning, and problem-solving strategies for the workplace; applying creativity skills and innovative thinking to the workplace; explaining ways to improve flexibility and adaptability and understanding their value in the workplace; describing effective workplace communication and collaboration techniques; explaining the principal elements of social and cross-cultural skills, and how they are applied to the workplace; describing the principal elements of initiative and self-direction, and how those elements contribute to achieving goals for the workplace; explaining ways to optimize productivity and accountability in the workplace; explaining the qualities and responsibilities of an effective leader and describing the principal elements of financial literacy.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook - Professionalism: Skills for Workplace Success, 2/E. Lydia E. Anderson, Fresno City College (HEPM ID: 1954126); Sandra B. Bolt, Fresno, Prentice Hall, 2011.

Tuition: $349

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.