Upcoming Classes

Developing leaders


Focusing on the People Side of Management: For Alameda County Managers & Supervisors Only
For Alameda County Managers & Supervisors Only
The goal of this training is to assist managers in better understanding sexual harassment in the workplace, including federal and state laws, County policy, the consequences of harassment, how to prevent sexual harassment, how to handle sexual harassment claims, and how to maintain a respectful workplace. This training meets the requirements of California law AB 1825, for sexual harassment, and law AB 2053 for abusive conduct. For Alameda County Staff Only: CAO Line Staff, New Managers, New Supervisors and New Leads.


9:00 am – 12:00 pm | County: No Fee | Public/ Non Profit: N/A | Private: N/A


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For Alameda County Managers & Supervisors Only
This class will offer an overview of the Civil Service System, how it works and how to navigate through it. This knowledge is critical to the hiring, re-classification, promotion, and related processes. Learn how to do it right the first time. It is a prerequisite that participants of this training currently function as supervisors.


8:30 am – 12:30 pm | County: No Fee | Public/ Non Profit: N/A | Private: N/A


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For Alameda County Managers & Supervisors Only
The goal of this training is to assist managers in better understanding sexual harassment in the workplace, including federal and state laws, County policy, the consequences of harassment, how to prevent sexual harassment, how to handle sexual harassment claims, and how to maintain a respectful workplace. This training meets the requirements of California law AB 1825, for sexual harassment, and law AB 2053 for abusive conduct. For Alameda County Staff Only: CAO Line Staff, New Managers, New Supervisors and New Leads.


9:00 am – 12:00 pm | County: No Fee | Public/ Non Profit: N/A | Private: N/A


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Developing individuals

This fast-moving workshop offers best practices for writing memos, meeting notes, reports, email, and other documents. It’s a modern refresher for seasoned administrators and managers who want to sharpen their writing skills. If you’re looking for an in-depth grammar and punctuation review or a slower pace, please consider the two-day Contemporary Business Writing or Grammar Fundamentals courses.


8:30 am – 12:30 pm | County: $100 | Public/ Non Profit: $125| Private: $150


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You own your career; the organization owns the jobs. Learn how to plan and develop your career to best meet your own personal development goals and how to always be an essential part of the organization.
Note: By registering for the first session, you will be registered for the entire series.

November 29 – Self-Assessment and Career Planning
December 6 – Resume Development & Interviewing for Advantage
December 13 – Networking & The Power of Reputation


8:30 am – 3:30 pm | County: No Fee | Public/ Non Profit: $600| Private: $675


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Individual strengths and personal effort drive effective organizations. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People training helps your organization achieve sustained, superior results by focusing on improving the effectiveness of individuals and leaders. Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities. Participants learn how to: take initiative, balance key priorities, improve interpersonal communication, leverage creative collaboration, and apply principles for achieving a balanced life. Participants are eligible in receiving 14 hours of IACET CEU credit or 17 NASBA CPE credits upon completing this course.


8:30 am – 4:30 pm | County: $350 | Public/ Non Profit: $385| Private: $420


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One night you go to bed and wake up the next morning, put in charge of a group of people or a project. Are you prepared? Most people aren’t. In this series of workshops, you will learn how to prepare yourself for a leadership role in the future and develop your leadership abilities in your current job.
Note: By registering for the first session, you will be registered for the entire series.


8:30 am – 12:30 pm | County: $100 | Public/ Non Profit: $600 | Private: $900


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Media and software training

Adobe Courses
In this course, you will use Adobe® Acrobat® X Pro to convert technical documents to PDF files, enhance and control PDF content accessibility, customize PDF documents for interactive use online, and prepare PDFs for commercial printing. This course is designed for users who want to employ the advanced productivity and creative features of Acrobat X Pro.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $235 | Public/ Non Profit: $255 | Private: $275


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Suite 2013 & 2016
This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to create and engage in basic management of a project. Learn key concepts of creating a new project plan, managing the time in a project plan, the tasks and resources and being able to share the project plan with a team.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $175 | Public/ Non Profit: $200 | Private: $225


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In this course, you will become familiar with the Outlook 2013 interface, and use Outlook to manage your email communications, including composing, reading, and responding to emails; scheduling appointments and meetings; managing contact information; scheduling tasks and creating notes; and customizing the Outlook environment to suit your personal preferences.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $175 | Public/ Non Profit: $200 | Private: $225


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Learn how to use Microsoft Office Word 2013 in collaboration with complicated documents and manage how the documents are accessed and distributed. Learn how to revise, manage, and secure your business documents, add reference marks and notes.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $190 | Public/ Non Profit: $215 | Private: $240


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In this course, you will learn advanced features in Outlook to manage options for message, contacts, and calendar management and perform more advanced tasks such as task assignment, journaling, sharing workspaces, and backing up to data files.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $175 | Public/ Non Profit: $200 | Private: $225


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In this course you will learn basic operations of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications. Publisher offers a large selection of “building blocks” that can be dragged into your documents, helping you to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $175 | Public/ Non Profit: $200 | Private: $225


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This course was designed for students desiring to gain the skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyze worksheet data, incorporate multiple data sources, and import and export data. You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, troubleshoot errors, collaborate on worksheets, and share Excel data with other applications.


9:00 am – 4:30 pm | County: $190 | Public/ Non Profit: $215 | Private: $240


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