1. Lean Principles for Managing Teams

    If you are the owner of a small business, you have likely heard of the Lean Principles before, at least in passing. Many of the companies in our state have began to practice these principles, which place an emphasis on increasing productivity and reducing waste. This is done through implementing sev…Read More

  2. Barriers to Professional Development

    When it comes to convincing your employees that they should take time out of their already busy schedules to educate themselves on advancements in your field, you likely aren't getting the response you would like. Professional Development can be extremely beneficial but the trick is getting everyone…Read More

  3. Provide The Best Skills For Your Employees With Computer Courses

    In today’s world, we all know that having optimal computer skills can go a long way in the professional arena. As a small business owner, it is beyond important to give your employees the tools they need to continue their education in regards to their computer skills. Not only will it make your co…Read More

  4. Where To Start When You Become Management

    Congratulations! You finally landed the management position at your company that you have been vying for over the last several months. You are likely feeling many things right now. First of all, you are feeling excited and you should be! You worked hard to get to where you are. Secondly, you may be …Read More

  5. Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement at Your Company

    If you are a business owner and you are always trying to find new ways to make your company more successful, you likely know that it starts within the walls of your facility. The easiest way to make your business better and more successful is to provide your employees with everything they need to be…Read More

  6. Improving Your Technical Skills Until You Can Enroll at PDC

    If you work in an industry that is constantly having to adjust to new advancements in technology, you may be finding that keeping up with the changes is next to impossible. After all, you’d like to be able to stay up to date all the time but between balancing your weekly workload, your family and …Read More

  7. Encourage Your Employees To Take Charge of Their Learning

    When you are running your own company, you want to make sure that the employees who work tirelessly for you have the opportunity to advance and to continue to learn new things. There is nothing that will make an employee leave their current position faster than feeling as though they are stagnant an…Read More

  8. Promoting Professional Development at Your Company

    It can often be difficult to convince your employees that they need to take time out of their busy work schedules to better their professional skills. After all, everyone has a workload they must tackle every single day. With a little convincing and a tad bit more incentive, however, you can definit…Read More

  9. Become Leadership Material With Our Specially Designed Course

    As an adult, you likely have been exposed to a number of people who you consider to be great leaders. When we think of our own personal goals, there are very few people who do not strive to be someone that others can look up to, especially in a professional capacity. However, how did these great lea…Read More

  10. Negotiation: A Skill Everyone Can Afford To Acquire

    At the Professional Development Center of Glendale Community College, we gear many of our courses towards very specific topics or skills. You can find a class with the sole intention to teach you one (yes, one) computer program over 40 hours. We like to be definitive in the courses we offer, letting…Read More