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Business and Workforce Development

The Business & Workforce Development Unit of the Division of Continuing Education at Howard Community College (HCC) is a premier training resource for businesses, organizations, and agencies in Howard County as well as a leading provider of high quality course offerings for individuals who are employed, unemployed, or seeking a career change.

Many of our offerings are provided through our Charles I. Ecker Business Training Center. Below outlines the various ways that we may be of help to you.

Customized Staff Training      Customized Staff Training
We provide a broad spectrum of courses for the professional development
      of thousands of employees from businesses and federal, state, and local
      organizations across the state of Maryland. Our services include: 

                          •Performing a needs assessment for customized training 
                          •Designing, developing and delivering training customized to your needs
                          •Flexible location - training can take place at your site or ours

                          Learn More   

                          If you are a federal agency, you can work with us to coordinate GSA approved 
                          training. For details, go here.

Individual Training      Individual Training
      Whether you are employed, seeking employment, or just looking to upgrade your 
      skills, there are a variety of business, computer and health care courses available.
      You can prepare for professional certifications on a wide variety of topics including 
                         project management, human resources management, and IT. Classes are 
                         conveniently offered day, evening, weekend and online.

                         Learn More

        If you need assistance with assessing staff skill levels, improving human resources
        programs, assessing and enhancing project management, and more, we can 
        provide expert advice.

                         Learn More

Meeting Facilities        Meeting Facilities
        If you are part of an organization or business interested in training facilities, we can
        accommodate you. 
       Learn More

Workforce Development at HCC     Workforce Development at HCC
     HCC offers many services to enhance Howard County's and Maryland's workforce, 
                         •Counseling & Career Services - a comprehensive career and mental health   
                          counseling center providing a 
full range of services including job search 
                          services, career fairs, co-ops/internships for HCC students, and more.
                         •Center for Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence - resources include one-on-one 
                          guidance and support from a business coach, classes that are designed 
                          to meet your needs, and more.



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