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Ending Conflict Holistically: How Basic Mediation Skills Can Revolutionize Your Work Life

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 18, 2020

Whether in a workplace, in a family, or in a community group, the arrival of a dispute or conflict can grind forward progress to a halt. When a combination of combativeness and conflict avoidance leads to a standstill, it's easy to abandon important efforts or endeavors, or else see them waste away as participants move on to other tasks. At other times, these conflicts escalate, with multiple parties saying and doing things they later regret that damage their relationships moving forward. 

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Topics: Professional Development, CLIMB Center

Explore the World of Construction and Trades

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 17, 2020

The world of skilled trades and construction has changed a lot in some aspects, with new materials and techniques that can help buildings, electrical systems, and air conditioning systems run more smoothly. At the same time, many of the techniques that are foundational to everything from plumbing to machining have remained consistent, meaning that there is a robust body of knowledge on these topics that can be taught through online coursework.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Ed2Go

Share Your Love of Health and Fitness

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 16, 2020

Working in a Health and Fitness field offers many people who are passionate about physical training and wellness the opportunity to share their love of health and fitness while also helping others to perfect their sporting technique or health. Portland Community College offers online-only, comprehensive Health and Fitness coursework through online remote learning that helps you meet standards set by very well-regarded organizations such as the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF). These programs allow you to take your own hands-on training through your own physical activity and combine them with the theory and research that are essential for a job in a health and fitness field. 

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Ed2Go

Introduction to Arts and Design

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 15, 2020

Careers with a creative component are growing, especially when you can pair an understanding of cutting-edge technological tools with your creative eye for design. With Arts and Design remote professional development courses from Portland Community College, you can grow familiar with the software, techniques, and workflow of the most popular creative careers, making you more equipped for the job market while also giving you a creative outlet with which to make a compelling portfolio of projects.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Ed2Go

Introduction to Remote Professional Development Courses for Business Professionals

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 11, 2020

Comprehensive business coursework can help you enter one of many different fields and can prepare you for the challenges and opportunities that will come your way. With remote professional development courses for business professionals you can learn in-depth information, grow your skills, and gain valuable insight for your next steps in your career. Get to know our course offerings and how they can put you on the path to your dream career. 

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Ed2Go

5 Reasons to Enroll in 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on June 10, 2020

Yoga is an ancient practice that works to unite the mind and body through the use of meditation and physical poses, as well as other disciplines originating in ancient India. Many people who practice yoga consider taking their knowledge to the next level. With the Registered Yoga Teacher 200-hour course (RYT-200), you will get into the background, underpinnings, and physical forms of yoga, but the more extensive training certification from the Yoga Alliance is the RYT-500, which requires 300 additional hours of training.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Integrative Healthcare, institute for health professionals, Yoga

New This Summer: Business Builders

Posted by PCC Small Business Development Center on June 05, 2020

The newly designed Business Builders program is designed to help our clients put a strong foundation under their growing businesses. This unique program consists of 10 sessions, each three hours long, each focused on one of the critical elements necessary to help you develop strong roots for your growing business while creating  systems and processes to ensure long term resiliency, flexibility and success.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Business, business builders, Retail Business Builders

Develop Skills for a Career in Hospitality with These Remote Learning Courses

Posted by CLIMB Professional Development and Training on June 03, 2020

Working in hospitality is a mile-a-minute career, being the behind-the-scenes mastermind for everything from wonderful experiences at hotels to excellence in event planning and design. If you've worked in food service or another hospitality-related job, you've likely already dipped your toes into this complex and exciting career path. 

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Ed2Go

Portland Financial Recovery Resources

Posted by CLIMB Center on June 01, 2020

If you've recently been furloughed or are out of work and wondering how recent events will affect your livelihood,  you might be looking to carve the path to a brighter future. We've been thinking about that too. Our diverse non-credit programming offer a variety of topics to allow you to explore potential career paths, side hustles or moonlighting projects - without having to revive a full-scale academic pursuit. In this blog, we're sharing a sample of some classes that may jumpstart ideas for those seeking to improve their current financial situation.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Portland Community College

What Exactly Does a Medical Coder Do?

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on May 27, 2020

For each medical diagnosis, procedure, or office visit, there is a code that is used to tell insurance companies what was done. Specific people at medical facilities are responsible for determining which codes to enter. They are often tasked with related duties as well. These people are commonly referred to as medical coders.

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Topics: Healthcare, CLIMB Center, Entry Level Healthcare Careers, Medical Coding

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