Business Training

The economic vitality of the region depends a great deal on the availability of a well-trained workforce. BC3 is a leader in providing quality, accessible, and affordable training options.

Scheduled Training - Online

We’ve moved some of our training online so that we can continue to offer opportunities for you to develop and enhance your skills.  These live, online professional development opportunities are led by BC3 instructors.

Any of our scheduled training can also be customized to meet the needs of local companies.  If you don’t see what you are looking for, please contact us.

Microsoft Office Training

Learn how to use Excel to help you with critical business decisions. Calculate essential information like breakeven points, payback period, net present value, and internal rate of return. This training is ideal for the sole proprietor, LLC, or creative entrepreneur who wants to learn how to manage their business, and includes helpful information for us all.

Training Dates/Times: June 10 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $40

Bring your PowerPoint to life. You spent a lot of time and effort researching, confirming data, and putting your presentation together. Simply advancing from one slide to the next can get repetitive. Take your presentation to the next level when you learn how to use transitions and animations to keep your audience focused and engaged.

Training Dates/Times: June 16 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $40

Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts provide you with insights to make decisions easily and efficiently. Learn how to organize, analyze, sort, summarize, and find patterns in your data in just seconds. With a simple change of field’s location, you can quickly analyze your data to track inventory, determine total sales by salesperson, view sales by month vs. the full year, and so much more. Don’t work another day without learning how these Excel features will provide you with a critical advantage to make precise and quick decisions.

Topics include:

  • Using Pivot Tables & Pivot Charts
  • Presenting Data with Pivot Charts
  • Analyzing Pivot Table Data
  • Using and working with Timelines and Slicers

Training Dates/Times: June 18 & 19 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $80

Organization is key in the technology world. Learn how One Note can help you to stay organized, increase your productivity, and enable real time collaboration with your colleagues.

  • Take notes digitally and easily store & share your information. Share ideas and collaborate quickly and efficiently with your colleagues. Gone are the days of sending files through email and having only one person able to view the file at a time.
  • Sync One Note with Outlook to send information from one to the other.

Once you begin using One Note you’ll wonder why you waited so long. One Note is for you!

Training Dates/Times: June 9 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $40

Discover available Word features that will allow you to confidently create professional letters, reports, and other documents. Learn how and when to use tables, tabs, and indents to ensure that your information will align properly and you don’t have to switch to Excel if you need to add columns.

Training Dates/Times: June 23 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Save time and ensure consistency throughout your Power Point. Discover how to adjust the theme of your presentation and make global changes to all of your slides at one time.

If you can answer yes to any of the statements below, this training session is for you. Are you:

  • Making the same formatting changes on multiple slides?
  • Drawing your own textboxes on each slide because you can’t see the text boxes on the slide?
  • Pulling up a “template”, editing each slide with your new data, and then deleting the slides you don’t want?
  • Pulling up and old presentation, eliminating the old data, entering the new data, and renaming it because you like the style?

Training Dates/Times: June 30 (8:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $40

Work From Home Training

The COVID19 pandemic is changing the way people approach work. Many people that have never worked online have now been forced to work from home. Working from home has many challenges, including distractions and lack of motivation. This presentation will give various ways to engage and connect with employees that are working from home.

Training Dates/Times: June 2 (9:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $20

Teamwork can be challenging no matter, whether you are working remotely or in the office. The COVID19 pandemic has forced many people to now work online and work with teams via remote options (GoToMeeting, Zoom, etc). This presentation will highlight some of the challenges and give suggestions and tips on how to work as a team remotely. The presentation will also give general tips that are applicable for all teams, even those working face to face. The presentation will help you to become the best team member you can be.

Training Dates/Times: June 17 (9:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $20

Keep your calls on track when you implement these guidelines, tips, tricks, and methods. This training will benefit everyone in your organization and will provide tools for managers and business owners to utilize when holding virtual training, sales calls, and team meetings.

Training Dates/Times: June 24 (9:00 – 10:00)

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Cost: $20

A brief presentation about habits of successful people leaders. Successful people leaders are those that deal with individuals every day. The presentation will also describe how to build the skills that leaders need to become successful people leaders. The skills will help create happier employees and thus a more successful workplace.

Training Dates/Times: July 1 (9:00 – 10:00)

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Customized Training

Our programs are personalized to meet the specific needs and interests of local companies. We will conduct training on site or at one of BC3’s locations. Training can be held during the day, evening, or weekends. View some of our popular courses below.

Customized Business Training

  • Communications
  • Team Building
  • Business Etiquette
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Customer Service
  • Workplace Harassment
  • MS Office Applications
  • Basic Workplace Skills

Additional training courses available. Please call for more information.

Customized Industrial Training

  • AutoCAD Essentials
  • SolidWorks
  • CNC Training
  • Master CAM Training
  • Blueprint Reading
  • GD&T Training
  • PLC Training
  • Basic Electronics
  • Industrial Instrumentation & Process Control
  • Industrial Electricity & Motor Control
  • Industrial Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Industrial Mechanics
  • Industrial Math

Additional training courses available. Please call for more information.


Online Partners

Get the professional training you need online. BC3 has partnered with Ed2go Pro to offer 6-week online courses starting each month. Ask your instructor questions, receive valuable feedback, and interact with your peers while completing lessons at a time that is convenient for you.

Ed2Go Pro Featured Courses

With hundreds of top-notch courses available, it’s difficult to single out only a few – but we did:

  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • Total Quality Fundamentals
  • Human Resource Management Suite
  • Building Teams that Work
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Access


BC3 Is A WEDnet PA Partner

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BC3 is a WEDnetPA partner. WEDnetPA was created by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to help develop employee skills by providing employers with funding to train new and existing employees. In-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to the economic-friendly business climate of Pennsylvania may be eligible to benefit from a wide range of Essential Skills and Technical Skills training that will put their employees on the path to higher performance.

Companies can apply online. BC3 is here to help you navigate through the process.