April 25, 2017

THE HUB: Free summer classes open to area businesses at CCV

The Community College of Vermont is offering several 3-credit, undergraduate courses at select center locations this summer to businesses at no-cost. Funding for these courses is provided through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program.
Principles of Supervision is geared toward supervisors, managers and employees who are ready for leadership positions according to their employers. Topics covered in this course include communication, goal setting, delegation, time and stress management, performance appraisal, the hiring process, motivation and responses to technology.
Principles of Supervision is offered at the following times and locations:
Thursdays, 5 – 7 p.m., May 22 – July 31Tuesdays, 5:30 – 9 p.m. June 3 – Aug. 19

Tuesdays, 5 – 8:15 p.m., May 21 – Aug. 5

Wednesdays, 6 – 9 p.m., May 21-Aug. 20

In addition, two free online classes are open to the public, Professional Financial Literacy and Introduction to Internet Marketing, and are being offered May 20 – Aug. 5.
Classes are filling quickly. To enroll, contact Workforce@ccv.edu.


  1. youngvt says:

    I am writing in response to Mr. Hoxworth’s article on transportation costs for the poor in Vermont. I would like to suggest further research on this topic before we simply just give another handout or tax credit. The poor, may, have a higher disproportionate burden on their transportation costs than the wealthier residents of Vermont; however, they also have a lower disproportionate burden on taxes and housing. Pick your evil.
    We can simply just give every poor Vermonter an energy efficient car, gas card, free tuition, renter’s rebate, etc.…but the only way out of poverty is through the combination of education, hard work, and discipline. Education and degrees are not handed out or purchased; a person has to EARN them. This seems to be the only way out of poverty—sorry, there are no shortcuts.
    If we continue this trend of enabling, our entire state will be a welfare state.

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