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

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.

Frontline Supervisor Training: Leadership Through Learning and Implementation

Learn positive leadership skills that will help you, your employees, and your organization reach their highest potential. Participants will put skills learned each week into practice and share results at the start of the next week’s session.

Learning goals:

  • Addressing performance issues
  • Documentation
  • Effective communication
  • Diversity/Cultural Awareness
  • Employment Law and Harassment Recognition
  • Performance Evaluations and Progressive Discipline
  • Conflict Management
  • How to be an Impartial Supervisor
  • Finding the right employees to serve as mentors and trainers

Cost: $320

Introduction to Steel Metallurgy

Participants will gain a basic understanding of steel as an engineered material. This knowledge can be valuable to any manufacturer that sells steel or uses steel in its products. Organizational functions that could benefit from this course include Purchasing, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering/Design, Marketing and Sales. Participants in this course will come away with a grasp of terminology, standards, processes, material characteristics and failure modes. Application of this understanding has the potential to lower costs as it relates to purchasing, manufacturing or product quality; or to sell, design or develop better, more competitive products.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Steelmaking and metallurgy terminology
  • Industry-related standards
  • Manufacturing processes related to steel
  • Heat treating processes
  • Mechanical properties
  • Material failure modes
  • Design criteria

Cost: $200

Microsoft Office Training

Training will be offered either face to face at our Main Campus, or remotely via Go To Meeting. Remote training will be conducted live, allowing for dialogue between instructor and participants throughout the session.

You use Microsoft Word every day, but are you using it efficiently? This course is a must take class for anyone that uses this popular word-processing application, and wants more time in their day. Learn how to work faster and more efficiently to create professional documents in a fraction of the time.
Cost: $80

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Welcome to the wonderful world of spreadsheets! Data and number crunching is key in today's fast-paced business environment. If you don't know your numbers, you don't know your business. In this course, we will take some basic data tracking, and focus on design and development tricks that will make that spreadsheet work more effectively for you.
Cost: $180

This course builds upon a foundation knowledge of Excel, and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable information from it, and present that information to decision-makers, is at the foundation of successful organizations competing at a high level.
Cost: $180

Clearly you use Excel a lot in your role, and are likely called on to analyze and report on data frequently. How do you keep up with maintaining all the reports with your busy schedule? You need to get Excel to do more for you so you can stay on top of things. This course concentrates on the ability to automate complex or repetitive tasks, and use conditional logic to construct elaborate and powerful formulas to put the full power of Excel at your fingertips.
Cost: $180

Designed to get you up and running in Powerpoint quickly. This step-by-step workshop will allow you to write a simple presentation, apply slide layouts, design templates, and add animation!
Cost: $80

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.
Cost: $80

Leadership Training

Training is offered at Main Campus. Individuals that take the entire 8 course series will receive a certificate. Signing up for select courses is also available. View course descriptions, prices and details.

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

  • Dashboard in a Day (Basic PowerBI)
  • Teamwork & Communication 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

  • Introduction to Industrial Electrical Maintenance
  • 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 Ed2GoPro to offer a comprehensive library of online training programs, all developed by industry experts.  

Ed2Go Pro

BC3 has partnered with Ed2go Pro to offer 6-week online courses. With new sessions beginning each month, enjoy the flexibility of training when your schedule permits. The program’s interactive format allows you to ask your instructor questions, receive valuable feedback, and interact with your peers while completing lessons at a time that is convenient for you.

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

Learn more


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 Skill Building 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.