News Workplace Excellence Course Slated In Grantsville - Garrett College

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Campus News

February 27, 2018

Workplace Excellence course slated in Grantsville

Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development has scheduled a course, Workplace Excellence at the College’s Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville on Thursdays, March 8 to 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This course is designed for individuals pursuing entry-level career training and provides instruction on workplace excellence. The flexible modules include learning about the employer’s perspective, practical skills that emphasize how to expand and develop career objectives.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: determine how to succeed in a changing environment, improve personal adaptability and manage stress, understand and utilize various methods of communication- non-verbal, verbal, e-mail and appropriate conversations with working with the public, demonstrate skill in public hospitality demeanor and dress/style and have a greater self-awareness of self, customers and co-workers.

The course is being instructed by Trish Yoder, who has an extensive career and educational history in executive organizational leadership, community development, health and human services, coaching and program/project management and evaluation of change. She has 30 years’ experience working with multiple types of organizations, nonprofits, businesses and communities that cross a wide spectrum of almost every aspect of the community.

Ms. Yoder holds an MS in Organization Development and Human Resources from Johns Hopkins University, another MS in Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University, and a BS in Psychology from Frostburg State University.

To register for this course or for more information, persons may contact Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.