Workshops and Seminars

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops and Seminars

The Business and Community Development division of Blackhawk Technical College offers a wide array of cost-effective workshops and seminars designed to give working adults and professionals relevant skills for today's workplace.  Whether you are an individual looking to build your skills or an employer looking to provide a few employees with training opportunities, these workshops are designed to meet your needs.  Join us for these interactive and useful workshops.  For a complete list of fall courses, click here

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For more information, contact Kathleen Clothier at (608) 757- 7736 or by e-mail at:

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 196-457-0C1 50051 Dealing with Difficult People: Effectively Approaching Others  10/23 $69 Central 1-5 pm
103-469-0C3  50047  MS Office Workshop Series: Intermediate 'Tips & Tricks' for MS Excel 2010  10/29  $69  Central   8:30 am-12:30 pm
104-408-0C1  50048  Leveraging Social Media to Engage Customers and Build Your Brand  11/10  $49  Central   1-3 pm

Dealing with Difficult People: Effectively Approaching Others
Difficult people come in every variety and no workplace is without them. How difficult a person is for you depends on your self-esteem, your self-confidence, and your professional courage. Learn to identify and deal with potential conflicts that may arise from working with difficult people and how to mitigate the negative effects.  

MS Office Workshop Series: Intermediate ‘Tips & Tricks’ for Excel 2013
Are you ready to take your basic MS Excel skills to the next level?  Join us for this short 4-hour class focusing on MS Excel tips and tricks for those who already have basic Excel knowledge.  Participants will learn software capabilities like working with charts, linking information from different worksheets/workbooks, naming cells and ranges, creating drop down lists, combining text from two columns, and using advanced logic functions.  This class is not intended for beginners.

Leveraging Social Media to Engage Customers and Build Your Brand:
Today’s web is a more powerful marketing tool than ever.  Are you tapping into its amazing potential to turn users into customers?  It’s no secret that the internet has drastically changed the dynamics of the merchant/customer relationship.  Marketing practices have dramatically shifted with the rise of social media and proliferation of devices, platforms, and applications.  Your prospective and current customers are trying to communicate with you, and you can listen-and respond-faster, and with more personalization that ever before.  This shifting environment presents new opportunities and challenges for marketers.  With digital marketing, it’s easy to fall behind.  This digital marketing seminar equips you with tools you need to assess your organization’s social media and digital marketing strategy and helps you identify areas of improvement.  

Community Based Residential Facilities Seminars Schedule

Blackhawk Technical College Offers 3 Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) Courses to Meet Your Training Requirements:

  • Fire Safety
  • Medication Administration
  • Standard Precautions

Courses offered in seminar format by our DHS certified instructors.

Fire Safety 4.5 hour course $47.00
Standard Precautions 3 hour course For Pricing, Call Doug at (608)743-4597
Medication Administration 11 hour (2-day) course $108.00
All materials & tests included in above BTC fees. State registry fee of $15 per course required only upon successful completion of training/testing.