Business

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

For more information for the classes listed below, please contact Brenda Brown at (903) 983-8288 or email mailto:bjbrown@kilgore.edu.


Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

8 hours, $125

(BMGT 2006 – Specialized Training in General Business & Leadership)

This course places emphasis on the development and use of accounting info to support managerial decision-making processes in manufacturing, service & for-profit settings.  Topics include managing internal controls concerning cost/budgeting, analyzing profit/loss statements, recognizing and correcting financial problems, and utilizing formulas to determine organizational profitability.  Textbook required.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 2006.001 Q1
Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
8  a.m. to Noon for 2 weeks

BMGT 2006.002 Q1
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
8 a.m. - Noon for 2 weeks

Business Writing

8 hours, $125

(POFT 1004 – Business Writing)

Covers the development of written skills for effective business communication. Topics include grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, spelling & composition of business letters, memos & reports. Emphasis on application of basic language skills including writing & editing for business.

Kilgore campus: 

POFT 1004.001 Q1
Monday, Sept. 30, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks  

POFT 1004.002 Q1
Friday, Oct. 1, 2019
8 a.m. - Noon for 2 weeks

Customer Service

18 hours, 6 weeks, $105

(MRKG 1000 – Customer Service)

This course goes beyond the abstract and offers step-by-step information on how to provide quality customer service.  Quality customer service is the key to success for any employee with customer service responsibility and is the foundation upon which an organization’s success and profits are built.  No textbook required.

Sept. 4 - Oct. 9, 2019
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.

Oct. 16 - Nov. 20, 2019
Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, North Building

More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Empowerment through Delegation

8 hours, $125

(BMGT 1003 – Delegation)

This course focuses on the concepts of delegation and the development of employee teams.  Topics include effective delegation, fostering empowerment in employees, and types of authority.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 1003.001 Q1
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

BMGT 1003.002 Q2
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

Managing Conflict in the Workplace

8 hours, $125
(BMGT 1010 – Introduction to Supervision)

This course focuses on the skills necessary to manage disagreement constructively, how to deal with difficult people in difficult situations, and how to get employees to work together productively.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 1010.001 Q1
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

BMGT 1010.002 Q1
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

Managing Different Generations 

8 hours, $125

(BGMT 1012 – Fundamentals of Management)

This course covers management functions focusing on diversity in the workplace, colliding generations, communicating with fellow employees, listening, and courtesy.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 1012.001 Q1
Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

BMGT 1012.002 Q1
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

Spanish for the Workplace

24 hours, $175

(FRNL 1001 – Occupational Specific Foreign Language)

This Command Spanish® course is for non-Spanish supervisors in the workplace wanting to communicate with Spanish-speaking employees. Learn to use Spanish to  compliment employees; discuss employment issues including hiring/dismissal; discuss time/schedule issues; discuss work rules/regulations; respond to medical emergencies; & address safety issues. Class limit: 20.  No prior knowledge of Spanish needed.  Textbook provided.

Kilgore campus:

FRNL 1001.001 Q1
Tuesday, Oct.1, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 8 weeks

Registration deadline: Sept. 17, 2019

Stress Management – Balancing Your Personal & Professional Life

8 hours, $125

(BMGT 2006 – Specialized Training in General Business and Leadership)

This course covers organizational techniques that individuals can use to manage their time and reduce stress at work.  Emphasis placed on stress reduction strategies to assist individuals to develop a balanced approach to personal and professional happiness.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 2006.005 Q1
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks

BMGT 2006.006 Q3
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for 3 weeks