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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Cost:$40


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

Leadership Training

Individuals that take the entire 8 course series will receive a certificate. Signing up for select courses is also available.

  • Training runs from 8:00am – Noon
  • Recognized by SHRM
  • Cost $80/session

Participants will learn how to understand human behavior relating to internal and external customers. They will learn how to communicate with and problem solve more effectively with diverse individuals.

Main Campus: Oct. 13, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Oct. 20, 2020 - Register for this training


Participants will define supervision and the roles and responsibilities of supervisors. They will engage in discussions on topics including communication skills and the changing nature of supervision at work.

Main Campus: Oct. 20, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Oct. 27, 2020 - Register for this training


Participants will learn techniques for time management by prioritizing tasks and focusing on outcomes. Participants will also gain insight into strategies for identifying stressors and controlling reactions to them.

Main Campus: Oct. 27, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Nov. 3, 2020 - Register for this training


Participants will discuss the decision making process and the traps that must be avoided. Small group activities will reveal problem solving strategies as well as group dynamics. Throughout, participants will be asked to think creatively.

Main Campus: Nov. 3, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Nov. 10, 2020 - Register for this training


Participants will gain a working knowledge of motivation from various points of view. They will discuss what supervisors can do to foster an environment where employees want to work.

Main Campus: Nov. 10, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Nov. 17, 2020 - Register for this training


Understand the importance of being an effective leader by properly using their power and authority. Learn that leadership is the ability to influence their employee to willingly follow the guidance or to adhere to their decisions. Effective leadership will have a positive effect on an organization by increasing productivity which will increase profitability for an organization in a competitive economy

Main Campus: Nov. 17, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Nov. 24, 2020 - Register for this training


Participants will define the positive and negative aspects of conflict and change. They will identify the potential conflicts in various organizations and will learn methods for managing conflict and change for success.

Main Campus: Nov. 24, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Dec. 1, 2020 - Register for this training


Understand the importance of ethics and that a Code of Ethics applies to everyone within the organization. The behaviors of supervisors, the goals they seek, and what actions they take will affect them, their employees and the organization.

Main Campus: Dec. 1, 2020 - Register for this training

Lawrence Crossing: Dec. 8, 2020 - Register for this training


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.