FCC offers a variety of classes for business professionals. Whether you are new to the business world or are already in a leadership position, our courses can help you take your career to the next level.
Classes are offered year-round and vary by semester. General course information can be found below, but check our schedule for course descriptions and schedule of upcoming classes.
Business/Small Business Programs Include:
- Business Licensure
- Occupational Spanish
- Sales & Negotiation Skills
- Small Business Series
- Business Software
Project Management Institute®
Project Management uses proven techniques to build a practical project plan and follow it through to successful completion. Whether your project team needs an in-depth course in one of the nine major areas of the "best practices" according to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKT) or you need to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Examination, Frederick Community College has the course to fit your project management needs.
Human Resources Professional Certification- SHRM
Through a partnership with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), FCC offers classes to prepare students for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SRHR) exam. Our certification classes consistently beat the National pass rate. Please go to www.hrci.org for information about the exam and prerequisites. To view upcoming classes, download the course schedule.
FCC offers classes to prepare you for a career as a certified bookkeeper, one of the jobs with the best prospects according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Courses will help prepare you for the National Certified Bookkeeper exam (exam fees extra). Download the course schedule for course information.
Food Service Sanitation
Food Service Sanitation classes can lead to certification of the Safe Food Handler by the National Restaurant Association. Check for upcoming classes and course descriptions in the course schedule.
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For those who manage staff on a daily basis, FCC offers courses on a variety of management topics including conflict resolution, mediation, communication, delegation and information for new managers. You can also take classes through the AMA Program Certification Courses. Classes are offered throughout the year. Check the course schedule for more information on upcoming classes.
Sales & Negotiation Skills
For business professionals who sell as their primary job function, courses are offered on a variety of topics including basic and advanced sales skills, negotiation, research and more.
Small Business Series
Looking to be a consultant, open a retail store, own your own restaurant? Whatever small business idea you have for yourself, FCC provides a variety of classes specifically designed to provide small business owners and professionals with skills and information to expand their knowledge and grow their businesses. Classes include the basics of starting and operating a successful business, as well as, classes on specific subjects like QuickBooks, financial planning, tax issues, employee relations, customer service, and marketing.
FCC offers a variety of classes on business software, including QuickBooks, the Microsoft Suite and more. Check the schedule for upcoming classes.