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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 20, 2018
    HR Smart

    9:00 - 10:30 AM. Travel Center Conference Room. 306 Scott Street. For more information on the topics to be covered, see the flyer.

    Registration is $30. You may pay by credit card here. If you would prefer to receive an invoice to pay by check or cash, email

    Although registrations may be taken at the door on the day of the event, handouts may not be available without pre-registration.


The following are upcoming training classes sponsored by other organizations, taught by Penny Miller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS. Register for these classes by contacting the sponsoring organizations.

Leadership Ascent, Recruting now for the next program. Date TBD. The Leadership Ascent is a 16-week program focusing on leadership development for managers and supervisors through a combination of classroom sessions and individual coaching. For a copy of the course syllabus and timelines, email This course is offered twice a year.

The following courses are taught through the Continuing Education Department of Vernon College, Century City campus, Wichita Falls, TX. (Note: The links are to the current posting at the Vernon Campus, which may be past. However, the content description will be current and future course dates are added.)

SHRM Certification Test Prep Course. Offered through Vernon College Continuing Education Department. Currently underway. Next class to be offered beginning in September 2018.

Leadership Skills for Women. One-day leadership course focused on the needs and realities of women in the workplace. Future date: October 23

HR Essentials. Two-day SHRM course designed for small business owners and those who may be new to their HR responsibilities. Upcoming class: September 18 and 25.

Hire Right! Four-hour course outlining a process to improve their success in hiring the right person for their open positions. Suitable for both HR professionals and hiring managers. Future dates: September 27

Supervisor Boot Camp. One-day course on the basics of supervision, focused on those areas that often cause problems for first-line supervisors. Upcoming date: October 2 (Wichita Falls, TX) and December 4 (in Vernon, TX)

Customer Service. Four-hour class on customer service. The information is useful to both B2B and B2C businesses as well as internal departments. Future dates: September 19

Conflict Management for Supervisors and Managers. One-day course on handling conflict in the workplace. The course includes case study and role play. Upcoming dates: July 31, November 6

Time Management. Four-hour class on tools and techniques to better manage our time. Future date: December 6.

Developing High Performance Teams. Four-hour class on moving team performance from satisfactory to high performance. Upcoming dates: October 30.


Note: All of the courses taught at Vernon College may be brought to your business and may be customized to address specific concerns in your organization. Call 940-867-9761 for details/pricing for in-house training. | privacy notice