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Garrett College McHenry campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

As of Monday, August 23rd, all individuals must wear a masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. Individuals are also required to complete the daily health self-assessment before coming to campus.

Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

Employees and students are not required to be vaccinated at this time but are strongly encouraged to do so.

Garrett College is preparing for a comprehensive return to campus for the fall semester beginning September 8th, 2021, with the majority of academic classes being offered in-person.

The most up-to-date information on Garrett College's response to COVID-19, can be found online at novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

Business Solutions
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The Business Solutions department strives to provide services to student and the business community. Our services include office management & business process reengineering to improve efficiency and reduce turnover rates in the workplace.

We specialize in contract training and providing business needs services to CEOs, human resource directors, program managers, presidents, etc. who want to increase productivity and retain workforce. Rental spaces, short-term and long-term lease arrangements, leadership classes, best practice workshops and conferences are also available for community and business owners.

From office spaces, providing free Wi-Fi, specialized training, catering needs, and more, Business Solutions has your organization covered.

 
on-campus training
 

PF-136

Have you ever stayed at a hotel, flown on a plane, or eaten at a restaurant? If so, you have experienced the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry is a broad group of businesses that provide services to customers. It's focused on the satisfaction of customers and providing specific experiences for them. In this class we'll look at different areas of the hospitality industry, its strong focus on customers, and levels of service provided, as well as economics of the industry.

  Leadership Garrett County - Meeting 9/23/2021, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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This program is dedicated to providing positive change by creating a network of future leaders that will impact the community in which they reside. Leadership Garrett County participants will help to identify regional issues and gain a richer understanding of the leadership structure within our region. The class is designed for participation and dialogue to cover topics such as Education, Tourism, Agriculture, Health, the Environment, Manufacturing and Business, as well as Government and Economic Growth. Content material, relevant community issues, guest speakers and community visits will be part of each class meeting.

PF-138

Marketing is much more than placing ads and posting on social media. It takes a lot of up-front work that requires knowledge and thinking before you open the marketing spigot. This workshop series, part of the Real Marketing(sm) approach developed by the instructor, will help you craft a market-driven strategy that focuses on product and service alignment with the business environment, customer needs and wants, effective offer differentiation, media selection and copy points and all based on a strong understanding of environmental and market dynamics. One benefit of this approach is a unified, integrated approach to marketing as well as likely cost savings, all driven by a sound knowledge-based model. The course is comprised of three sessions on Thinking Like an Entrepreneur, Understanding the Customer, and Bridging the Gap

PF-128

The ServSafe Food Managers course is a 10 chapter class which covers the main forms of contaminants; biological, chemical, and physical. The course will address these contaminants and cover how to prevent them from invading the flow of food. There are specific precautions to learn and the instructor helps students look at the class material as it relates to each participant's own safety. The class is guided with a PowerPoint presentation, instruction, class discussions, relatable stories, and class review. There is a "quiz" (exam) of 90 multiple choice questions that the class thoroughly prepares the students to successfully take. The passing score is 75%.

  ServSafe Food Handler - Shelley Fleming 10/6/2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

PF-057

The ServSafe Food Handler class is a great first step in ensuring that you are well-trained in the concepts of overall food safety and have the knowledge needed to help protect you, your family and your guests from foodborne illnesses. The course will cover key topics such as basic food safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination, time and temperature controls as well as cleaning and sanitation practices.

PF-139

Expand your career and professional opportunities with communication techniques being used by today's top influencers. In this class you will learn effective ways to accelerate rapport, discover various energies to drive more robust interactions with others, be introduced to proven conversational frameworks to influence people in full integrity, gain an introduction to language patterns that reduce tension and resistance, acquire the questions to ask and when to ask them to optimize your conversations, and find out how to elicit information from others without asking questions using techniques employed classified military interrogators.

The instructor for this unique, one-time workshop is local resident Fred Fox. A former Navy Fight Officer who flew on classified anti-submarine missions, Fred has spent over 20 years working in and for Fortune 500 companies to build, staff and grow their technology organizations. A graduate of nearby Northern Garrett High and Frostburg State University, he also holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. Today, he provides career consulting services for those in sales and recruiting

PF-136

Have you ever stayed at a hotel, flown on a plane, or eaten at a restaurant? If so, you have experienced the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry is a broad group of businesses that provide services to customers. It's focused on the satisfaction of customers and providing specific experiences for them. In this class we'll look at different areas of the hospitality industry, its strong focus on customers, and levels of service provided, as well as economics of the industry.

POP-3

Garrett College, in partnership with the Garrett County Department of Economic Development, and other regional organizations, is working to help improve the economic conditions of rural Appalachia through a new initiative called the Power of Possibilities.

The Power of Possibilities (POP) project encompasses a focus on emerging industries, business collaboration, and entrepreneurship to develop and advance the tristate region of Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties in Maryland, Bedford and Somerset counties in Pennsylvania and Hampshire and Mineral counties in West Virginia.

PF-086

So you've done it! You have excelled as an individual employee and now it's time to move into a supervisory role. You are excited about your new role and promise to never make the same mistakes that "terrible" bosses have made with you! You have great plans for your new role, but you aren't exactly sure what it is you should be doing or not doing in your position.

Nobody said that managing, supervising or leading would be easy but with the right expectations, tools and skill, you will learn what it takes to be an effective supervisor. Make your move into your new supervisor position smoother and successful.

Attend this multi-session training and gain all the skills and insights you need to lead with confidence.


Maryland Senior Resident (60+) $1049
Garrett County Resident $1099
Out-of-County Resident $1104
Out-of-State Resident $1109

online learning
 
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We offer a wide range of highly interactive non-credit courses that you can take entirely online. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. This site does not offer any courses for credit.


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leadership garrett county

Represented as a collaborative partnership between Garrett College and the Garrett County Department of Economic Development, the Leadership Garrett County program first began in the fall of 2016.

Leadership Garrett County

Each year, organizers of the program seek out individuals within the Garrett County community and surrounding area that demonstrate potential qualities and aptitude among future leaders.

The program is targeted toward identifying and developing emerging leaders from the ranks of local citizens, non-profits, for-profits and governmental/educational/health institutions.

The goal of Leadership Garrett County is for graduates to emerge as more informed, connected and effective managers, leaders and citizens, to ensure a bright future for Garrett County as the next generation of leaders in the county.

"Leadership Garrett County is dedicated to providing positive change by creating a network of future leaders that will impact the community in which they live, work and play,” stated Jodi McClintock, director of the program and the Continuing Education & Workforce Development business solutions department at Garrett College.

Leadership Garrett County typically begins accepting applications for new class members in the fall. The class generally meets once a month, apart from the month of December. The program concludes early spring.

Class members will have the opportunity to learn from a variety of guest speakers and presenters throughout the duration of the program. In addition to leadership programming content, the class will participate in on-site visits with various businesses within the Garrett County community. Participants will gain first-hand knowledge of the many industries in the county, including education, government, manufacturing. and tourism.

Any organization wishing to sponsor an employee, or any individual wishing to apply, or inquire about a scholarship for the program should contact Jodi McClintock at 301-387-3084 or jodi.mcclintock@garrettcollege.edu.