Professional AND Workforce Development

One of the hardest business expenses to justify when budgeting can be training and education for employees. Investing in your employees through training and development is an important step towards growing your business and retaining your workforce.

Your training and development needs are a top priority at Bay College. We will work with you to customize, research and collaborate on trainings that will aid in employee satisfaction and retention and ultimately your bottom line. 



Build your own Website: Create a Custom Website on Weebly


Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (CST)
Bay West Campus | 4 hours | $50 a person | 20 seats

If you've always wanted to get a website for your business or for a personal interest then this is going to be the course for you. You can have your own website in a matter of hours. Don't worry if you don't know HTML, CSS, PHP, or any of those other silly acronyms. Weebly's simple drag and drop interface makes it easy to add text, photos, videos, and other elements to your website.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Creating pages
  • Adding elements to your page such as text, photos, and videos
  • Creating a contact form
  • Creating a navigation menu
  • Adding a blog to your website
  • Registering your own domain name
  • Publishing your site
  • And much more

Taught by Justin Cowen, Classroom Technology Integration Specialist. Click here to learn more about Justin.


Introduction to Photoshop

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM (CST) and
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Bay West Campus | 8 hours | $180 a person | 15 seats

The purpose of this classis to introduce basic Photoshop features and concepts so that you can use the program effectively. By the time you complete this module, you should be able to use Photoshop to open files and scan images, move around images using navigation tools, understand basic imaging concepts, do basic image editing, and prepare images for print and online presentations.

Learning Outcomes
  • Tour of desktop/interface
  • Use the different tools and tool options
  • Make selections
  • Work with Layers and Text
  • Import bitmap and vector images
  • Use basic image correction techniques
  • Make basic retouching and repairing of images
  • How to mask images
  • Use filters and layer styles
  • Manage digital images
  • Use filters, blend modes and layer styles
  • Save images for print and web

Taught by Michelle Theobald owner of Letters by Michelle


Managing Stress, Thoughts and Emotions leading to Improved Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
Bay West Campus | 8 hours | $225 a person | 15 seats

Designed for those who need to learn how to cope with conflict, irritation, frustration, anger and stress 
associated with differing value systems and personalities in the workplace. .Participants will be equipped to prevent and better handle conflict in the work place, and in their personal lives. They will be given tools which will influence and propel their organization’s culture in a positive direction. 

Learning Outcomes
  • Improved Conflict resolutions Skills
  • Demonstrate steps to resolving conflict
  • Stress Management Skills
  • Learn to re-think reactions
  • Understand other’s reactions
  • Identify personal triggers
  • Learn techniques to control one’s thoughts and emotions instead of being controlled by them
  • Become an Active Listener
  • Learn to express oneself in I-messages
  • Possess empathy skills
  • The courage to take personal responsibility 
  • Become pro-active in preventing conflict

Taught by Connie Tressedder


Classes to be announced soon:

  • Microsoft Excel - Introduction (MARCH)
  • Microsoft Excel - Intermediate  (MARCH)
  • Adobe Illustrator - Introduction  (APRIL)
  • Three Part Social Media Series for Businesses (APRIL)
  • Preparing and Delivering a Dynamic Presentation  (APRIL)
  • Delivering Exceptional Customer Service (APRIL)
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