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There’s Still A Lot of Summer Left with August Classes at CCWA

There’s Still A Lot of Summer Left with August Classes at CCWA

With another month of summer ahead, explore these just-in-time courses at CCWA. We have dozens of in-class and online training opportunities for you or your staff. Search all of our upcoming classes – click here.

Consider some of these online, instructor-led courses:

Effective Presentations

Wed. & Thur., August 5 & 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In this 2-day workshop, learn techniques for creating an effective professional presentation. Day 1 includes analyzing your audience, clarifying your ideas and information, providing structure, and creating visual aids. Day 2 focuses on using techniques to make your message clear and engage your audience, tips for working effectively with visual aids, and multiple opportunities to practice your delivery. Participants will have their presentations recorded and receive individualized feedback. Learn more and register today.

APA Style Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 8, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Do not get caught without a citation! Learn the basics of APA style writing to prepare you for college-level writing courses. This workshop will teach you the general requirements for citing various types of documentation, rules for quoting material, paraphrasing and avoiding plagiarism. Participants must purchase and bring a copy of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition to class. Learn more and register today.

Forklift Operator Training

Sat., August 15, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This certification training course applies to anyone who will operate a sit-down Powered Industrial Truck (commonly known as forklifts). All training information required by OSHA will be covered. Upon successful completion of the course and testing, the candidate will receive a training manual, wallet-sized permit and wall certificate valid in Virginia. Learn more and register today.

Think Again: Building Critical Thinking Skills

Wed., August 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Critical thinking is the ability to gather and accurately assess information and evidence in a balanced and reflective way to reach conclusions that are justified by reasoned argument based on the available evidence. It is a key skill in today’s fast-paced information age with tremendous value across all professions and industries. According to recent surveys conducted by numerous talent management organizations, three out of four (75.7%) executives responded that critical thinking skills and competencies are quickly becoming the most important skills within an organization, especially as the economy continues to improve. The leading causes for the demand of these skills include: the pace of change in today’s business environment; global competitiveness; the nature of how work is completed today; and the way organizations are structured. Learn more and register today.


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