OFF BUSINESS TGIF PROGRAM - DESIGNED FOR EASY ACCESS
Software, accounting and Spanish courses offered in
new Business Friday training program
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (June
28, 2004) – Tidewater Community College initiates a Business
Friday training program at its Chesapeake Campus this fall. The
business-friendly program offers five courses geared to enhance
skills of area workers in a convenient timeframe.
“TCC has the important mission of serving its
diverse community of citizens and businesses in as many ways as
possible,” says Theresa Bryant, TCC vice president for workforce
development. “Business Friday will help the region’s
firms be more competitive and skill-savvy in today’s market.”
“Understanding the demands on today’s businesses, we
designed this program to be as accommodating as possible for student
needs,” says Provost Linda Rice, TCC Chesapeake Campus, where
the classes are offered.
TCC’s Business Friday classes – designed for and offered
specifically on Fridays – feature Accounting for Small Business,
Beginning Windows, Spreadsheets, Database Management, and Spanish
for Business. The courses range from four to eight weeks and are
held Friday mornings to allow businesses a convenient way to expand
personnel training options in a short time period during work hours.
The class times and schedules are as follows:
|Aug. 20 to Sept. 10
||Microcomputer Software: Beginning Windows
||8 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
|Aug. 20 to Oct. 8
||Spanish for Business
||8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
|Sept. 17 to Oct. 8
||Microcomputer Software: Spreadsheets
||8 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
|Oct. 15 to Nov. 5
||Microcomputer Software: Database Management
||8 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
|Oct. 15 to Dec. 13
||Accounting for Small Business
||8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
For more information, call 822-1122.
Tidewater Community College is the second
largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia,
enrolling more than 34,000 students annually. The 37th largest in
the nationís 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the
50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as
a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves
the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk,
Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George
Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown
Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional
Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent
of the regionís residents attending a college or university in Virginia
last fall were enrolled at TCC.