Continuing Education courses available to local businesses, individuals

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Businesses and individuals can gain career knowledge with Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus’ Outreach and Continuing Education schedule of credit and noncredit courses for the spring 2014 semester.

Penn State Fayette is offering courses in a variety of areas. Individuals can learn computer basics through MS Office programs including PowerPoint, Excel and Quickbooks. Technology courses can help individuals to create a better newsletter and improve websites. Those interested in social media may want to sign up for a class on smart phones, Facebook, Instagram, tablet tips and tricks, or buying and selling on eBay.

Professional development classes are offered for individuals interested in acquiring a real estate license, getting mining certification or learning new skills as a personal care home employee. Specifically designed classes are also offered for nurses, child care professionals and career development specialists.

Company-based training is also available, allowing organizations to benefit from customized training programs in team building, project management, sales and marketing, blueprint reading and more. These corporate education and training classes can be held on campus or on-site at corporate locations. Continuing Education also offers specially designed certificate programs to help employees learn new skills in order to advance in their organization. In addition, should a company desire to offer credit courses or even a college degree for a group of employees, these educational opportunities can be designed to meet the work schedule of employees.

“These classes are being offered to area residents to help them grow in their professions, to help them identify new career opportunities, to investigate areas of interest or to simply meet and make new friends who have similar education interests,” said Joe Segilia, director of Outreach and Continuing Education.

For a complete list of courses available during the spring 2014 semester or for more information, visit Continuing Education at www.fe.psu.edu or call 724-430-4211.

Last Updated January 06, 2014