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Are you prepared to meet today’s challenging business climate?

Your leadership skills need to be sharp, supervisory skills dynamic and communication techniques up-to-date with cutting-edge technology. We can help you succeed. Are you ready to take a leap of faith and turn that dream of business success into reality?


Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

A RiverDogs Experience

TTC is offering this new series of business training and networking classes in partnership with the Charleston RiverDogs. Each class is taught by TTC instructors and conducted at the Joe Riley Ball Park inside The Riley Park Club room from 3-6 p.m. When class ends, students stay inside The Riley Park Club and enjoy all-you-can-eat and drink while networking with peers and watching a Charleston RiverDogs baseball game. Courses available include: How to Train Your Team, Innovation Strategies and Workplace Wellness Workshop. Classes can be taken individually instead of as a series. Location: Joe Riley Ball Park, downtown Charleston

XBUS-506 13446 A RiverDogs Experience – How to Train Your Team May 14 Th 3-6 p.m. $199 OS
XBUS-671 13444 A RiverDogs Experience – Innovation Strategies April 30 Th 3-6 p.m. $199 OS
XBUS-670 13442 A RiverDogs Experience – Workplace Wellness Workshop June 16 Tu 3-6 p.m. $199 OS
 

 

 

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Accounting for Non-Accountants

This course is perfect for those who find themselves managing a small business, being named as treasurer of an organization or are just math-challenged and want to get a basic understanding of the accounting concept. It’s well placed before our QuickBooks courses or before moving into a bookkeeper position. The six-hour class is taught by an expert in explaining how the books are kept.

XBAF-507 13104 Accounting for Non-Accountants Feb. 18-20 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XBAF-507 13105 Accounting for Non-Accountants March 31-April 2 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XBAF-507 13106 Accounting for Non-Accountants April 28-30 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $99 TC 

 

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Annual Administrative Professionals Day Conference

UPDATE (3/16/2020): Due to the uncertainty surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (CoVID-19) and the travel implications for attendees, Trident Technical College and the Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development have decided to cancel the 2020 Annual Administrative Professionals Day Conference scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 on Thornley Campus in North Charleston. Refunds will be issued to all those who have registered to attend.

 

We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but feel it is a necessary precaution given the circumstances.

 

We look forward to hosting the Annual Administrative Professionals Day Conference again next year on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

 

Visit the conference webpage for more information.

 

 

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Business and Interpersonal Skills

Think you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Anxious to develop the valuable soft skills needed to win that big sale or to land your next job? How about your desire to manage your time better or to develop the art of problem solving and confliction resolution? TTC has you covered with quick classes to teach you the basic skills you need to succeed.

XBUS-609 13013 Conflict Resolution May 5 Tu 6-9 p.m. $129 TC
XBUS-608 13012 Prioritizing Time Jan. 29 W 6-9 p.m. $99 TC
XBUS-669 13188 Soft Skills Successful Selling Feb. 13 Th 6-9 p.m. $129 TC
XBUS-669 13189 Soft Skills Successful Selling March 19 Th 6-9 p.m. $129 TC
XBUS-669 13190 Soft Skills Successful Selling April 16 Th 6-9 p.m. $129 TC 

 

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Certified Bookkeeper

Certified Bookkeepers are to bookkeeping what CPAs are to accounting: the elite of the profession. Becoming a Certified Bookkeeper can increase your earning potential, enhance your professional status, and give you a decisive edge in any job market. This online program was created by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) to prepare experienced bookkeepers for the certification exam at any Prometric Test Center. The AIPB certification is the only national standard for bookkeepers. Students have one year from the date of enrollment to submit the Application for Certified Bookkeeper Designation form to The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. Cost of the exam is included with this program. Upon registering, you are given six months to complete the program.

 

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Event Management and Design

Learn to create spectacular special events with the Event Management and Design Online Training Program. This program is divided into two modules: Special Event Management and Special Event Design and Decoration. Each module includes multiple units complete with interactive presentations. Corporate events, weddings, parades, festivals, and more are covered. You learn about the practicalities of planning events and the dazzle of designing them. From permits to pyrotechnics, this program teaches you how to design, plan, implement and evaluate special events. Upon registering, you are given six months to complete this program.

 

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Food Truck Operations Certificate – NEW!

Join us for a comprehensive training program for entrepreneurs looking to start a food truck or other mobile food/beverage business. This multi-disciplinary program provides owner/operator training on a variety of topics: food truck operations and ownership considerations, ServSafe® Manager certification, QuickBooks for small business, social media promotion, and digital photography of food. While you can pick and choose the individual courses you need, students who register for this five-course certificate program receive a discount on their registration fees. The certificate includes the following courses which can be completed in any order: Starting a Food Truck Business, Online ServSafe® Manager, QuickBooks Level 1 and Level 2, Digital/Social Media Marketing for Business Boot Camp, and Food Photography 101. SAVE! Enroll in the certificate for only $1,799.

 

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Grant Writing

If you want to learn the essentials of writing or acquiring grants for private, public, or government use, this program is perfect for you. You discover how to develop successful grants by focusing on the skills needed to prepare professional, competitive, compelling grant proposals. An experienced grant writer shows you how to create proposals that get funded. Upon registering, you are given six months to complete this program.

 

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Human Resources

The SHRM Learning System includes multiple modules covering the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK) so you’ll learn everything you need for the new CP and SCP exam. For new and seasoned HR professionals, we also offer courses in Human Resources Introduction, Giving and Receiving Feedback, Interviewing Skills in HR, The FMLA Process, Train the Trainer and Human Resources Law. All courses (except Human Resources Introduction and SHRM Learning System) are recertification-approved for human resources professionals holding SHRM CP and/or SCP credentials and qualify for the early bird discount.

XHUS-502 13096 Human Resources Introduction (SHRM Essentials) June 6-13 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $495 TC
XHUS-503 13089 Human Resources Law Feb. 4-6 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $169 TC
XHUS-503 13090 Human Resources Law April 14-16 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $169 TC
XHUS-503 13091 Human Resources Law June 9-11 TuTh 6-9 p.m. $169 TC
XHUS-501 13088 SHRM Learning System: SHRM-CP/SCP Feb. 10-May 18 M 6-9 p.m. $1,149 TC
SHRM Information Session Jan. 27 M 6-7:30 p.m. FREE TC
XBUS-506 13092 Train the Trainer March 24 Tu 6-9 p.m. $129 BC
XBUS-506 13093 Train the Trainer May 19 Tu 6-9 p.m. $129 TC 

 

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Innovation Leadership Skills

Develop the talent you already have on your staff. Train those employees who have valuable institutional knowledge and experience to suggest innovative changes within your organization. These changes may save your organization time and money or they may allow your organization to grow in new and exciting directions. Courses may be taken individually or in a certificate track and include: Intrapreneurship Introduction; Business Ideation; The 10 Questions Every Innovator Must Answer; and Making the Pitch: How to Create and Deliver a Winning Business Concept Presentation.

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Law School for Non-Lawyers

This series is sponsored by the S.C. Bar Association offering classes taught by pro-bono lawyers in their areas of specialty. The courses are designed to provide basic information to anyone interested for their business or personal life. Topics covered include: overview of state courts; alternative dispute resolution; juvenile justice; overview of child protection hearings; family law; real estate and landlord/tenant law; wills, estate and probate; health care and elder law; SC Workers’ Compensation; employment law; bankruptcy law; consumer law and debt collection; criminal law; and torts. Materials included

XBUS-594 12329 Law School for Non-Lawyers March 3-April 14 Tu 6-9 p.m. $45 TC

 

 

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Leadership in the Manufacturing Sector

This course can help leaders to lead at all levels of a manufacturing organization and discover challenges inherent to this sector. It is designed to be interactive, based on real-world experiences, and focused on results. This six-hour course presents the essential elements of an effective and proactive manufacturing management system. Topics include lead person, manager and senior management roles in the manufacturing environment and how these key positions influence quality, cost and delivery performance. Note: this course is recertification approved for human resources professionals holding SHRM CP and/or SCP credentials.

 

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Lean Six Sigma

Designed for professionals with little or no experience with Lean or Six Sigma methodologies, this Green Belt course builds a foundation of critical skills and strategies. Learn how to strengthen your organization via the use of Six Sigma concepts and techniques which are an asset to any industry, including manufacturing, health care, financial services and information technology. This course may help prepare you for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt ASQ certification exam. Materials included; exam fee not included (approximately $359)

XBUS-550 13094 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training March 9-12 M-Th 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $1,250 TC
XBUS-550 13095 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training May 4-7 M-Th 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $1,250 TC 

 

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Next-Level Executive Skills

This new certificate program is an advanced professional development series for seasoned leaders of area corporations and individuals who wish to upgrade their leadership expertise and credentials with a certificate. The sessions are taught by an experienced communication researcher and successful business owner using highly interactive delivery, small group and individual exercises designed to maximize retention and adoption of the material. This program is a solid investment in building highly effective emerging executives. Courses may be taken individually or in a certificate track and include: Growth Mindset; Critical Conversations; Negotiation; and Imaginative Networking.

XBUS-514 13015 Growth Mindset Jan. 21 Tu 8:30 a.m.-noon $295 TC
XBUS-515 13016 Critical Conversations Jan. 28 Tu 8:30 a.m.-noon $295 TC
XBUS-516 13018 Negotiation Feb. 4 Tu 8:30 a.m.-noon $295 TC
XBUS-517 13187 Imaginative Networking Feb. 11 Tu 8:30 a.m.-noon $295 TC 

 

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Online ServSafe® Manager

This independent study, online course helps you prepare for the ServSafe Manager certification exam. When you’re ready to take the certification exam, you will go to a Trident Technical College campus or site location and the exam will be proctored by a Culinary Institute of Charleston certified instructor.

Successful completion of this online course and proctored exam leads to Certified Food Protection Manager status and complies with SCDHEC Regulation 61-25.

 

XCUL-550 11274 Online ServSafe® Manager flexible flexible flexible $99 TBA 

 

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Safety Leadership

Is your safety team performing at its highest possible level of focus and commitment? This new certificate series taught by David Lynn provides a roadmap to build or enhance a culture that believes you CAN work injury-free. The program is designed for employees with safety responsibilities who want to increase their leadership skills, but it’s not just for safety professionals. An effective safety program requires involvement at every level to be successful. This course provides a means to develop safety champions and a framework for improving existing safety programs. Participants use a gap analysis scorecard to evaluate their existing safety program and move the bar from good to great for their company’s safety initiatives. Book included

 

XBUS-665 12689 Principle to Practice Safety Leadership Certificate (class meets the third Tuesday of each month) Jan. 21-May 19 Tu 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $949 TC

 

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SC Business, Law and Project Management - NEW!

 This review course prepares you to take the SC Business and Law exam. Topics covered include business management, licensing laws and rules, estimating and bidding, contracts and agreements, project management, insurance and bonding, safety recordkeeping and reporting, labor laws and employment regulations, financial management, tax laws, leins, and environmental laws and regulations.

 

XBUS-667 13191 SC Business, Law and Project Management Feb. 14-15 FSa 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $299 TC
XBUS-667 13192 SC Business, Law and Project Management March 27-28 FSa 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $299 TC
XBUS-667 13841 SC Business, Law and Project Management May 8-9 FSa 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $299 TC

 

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Starting a Food Truck Business

This one-week boot camp guides you through the critical steps for starting and operating a mobile food and beverage business. Learn about equipment, safety, maintenance, licensing and permitting, staffing, financial planning, marketing and scaling up.

 

XBUS-661 12908 Starting a Food Truck Business Feb. 10-14 M-F 5-9 p.m. $699 TC
XBUS-661 12910 Starting a Food Truck Business March 9-13 M-F 5-9 p.m. $699 BC
XBUS-661 12911 Starting a Food Truck Business April 13-17 M-F 5-9 p.m. $699 MP
XBUS-661 12909 Starting a Food Truck Business May 11-15 M-F 8 a.m.-noon $699 TC
XBUS-661 12912 Starting a Food Truck Business June 8-12 M-F 5-9 p.m. $699 PC

 

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Successful Business Start-ups

What does it take to start your own small business? Entrepreneur and business coach Michael Gartside guides you through the start-up process, offering practical tips to help you move from idea to implementation. Each week, students explore a different topic related to starting a business, such as identifying your niche, understanding legalities, effective yet affordable promotion, tapping into local resources, delivering great customer service and basic financial management. Speakers from a variety of local businesses contribute to the discussion.

 

 

 

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Supervisory Skills

The Supervisory Certificate program is a professional development series for the up-and-coming leaders of area corporations and individuals who wish to improve their leadership skill sets and credentials with a certificate. The sessions are taught by an experienced executive and instructor using a highly interactive delivery designed to maximize retention of the materials. This program is a solid investment in building highly effective emerging leaders, managers and supervisors and includes the following courses: Leadership and Influence, Building a Strong Team, Communicating Effectively, Ethical Leadership and Emotional Intelligence. Note: The courses in the Supervisory Certificate program are approved by SHRM as SCP and CP recertification units. SAVE! Take the entire series for a $46 savings.

Supervisory Certificate Bundle April 15-May 13 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $800 TC
XBUS-529 13002 Leadership and Influence April 15 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $169 TC
XBUS-531 13004 Communicating Effectively April 22 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $169 TC
XBUS-530 13007 Building a Strong Team April 29 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $169 TC
XBUS-532 13009 Conflict Resolution May 6 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $169 TC
XBUS-533 13011 Emotional Intelligence May 13 W 8:30 a.m.-noon $169 TC 

 

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Teacher Recertification

These courses through TTC’s education partner, Ed2Go, are for teachers currently certified and seeking renewal hours for recertification. For those currently employed with a public school district, prior acknowledgement/approval by the principal or staff development officer to assure course relevancy is preferred. Option 3 teachers must enroll through TTC Continuing Education Registration and have a TTC transcript accompanying proof of completion for credit to be given by the State of S.C. Teacher Recertification office.

 

Contact Steve Price at Steve.Price@tridenttech.edu or 843.574.6683 to discuss all options available. 

Wedding Planner

Wedding planners combine creativity and organization to help happy couples celebrate the most important day of their lives. In this program, you master the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings and parties. This program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding planner and gives you an opportunity to put your new skills to work in an optional internship.

 

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