Training Options



Computers - Classroom and Online Options Available

We create life-long learning opportunities to retrain as well as maintain the technology skills required for a competitive and employable workforce. We will assist your employees in acquiring results-oriented computer skills.

  • A+ Certification Classes
  • Access
  • Achieving Top Search Engine Positions for Your Web Site
  • C# Programming
  • C++ Programming
  • Creating Mobile Apps
  • Creating Web Pages - HTML
  • CSS and XHTML
  • Crystal Reports
  • Database Development
  • Digital Photography
  • Dreamweaver
  • eBay, Learn to Buy & Sell
  • Excel
  • Flash
  • InDesign
  • Java Programming
  • Keyboarding
  • Marketing Your Business on the Internet
  • Networking
  • Oracle
  • Outlook
  • PC Security
  • PC Troubleshooting
  • Personal Computer
  • Photoshop
  • PHP and MySQL
  • PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Publisher
  • Python Programming
  • QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks for Contractors
  • SQL
  • Understanding the Cloud
  • Visual Basic
  • Windows
  • Wireless Networking
  • Word

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Eastern Iowa Community Colleges emphasize critical thinking and the applied business skills needed on the job. The goal is to provide practical skills that can be adapted as the marketplace changes. Keeping things running smoothly internally often comes down to great processes and good communication. We can help provide training in a wide range of areas to keep information flowing through your organization and out to your customers.

  • Accounting Basics for the Non-Accountant
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Business Law for Small Business Owners
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Employees
  • Grammar Refresher
  • Grant Writing
  • Managing Your Small Business Inventory
  • Market Research for Maximum Profits
  • Project Management
  • Purchasing
  • Resume Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Venture School

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Supervision and Leadership

At the heart of any organization’s success is the performance of its management and employee work teams. We develop and deliver a wide array of leadership and employee development training programs designed to prepare leaders and associates at all levels of an organization for the demands of today’s continually evolving business environment. Our business courses will provide your employees with the skills and confidence to effectively convey professionalism with their words and actions.

  • Definition of a Leader
  • Expressing Messages Effectively
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Handling Disruption/Emotional Behavior
  • Positive Recognition
  • Improving Active Listening Skills
  • Defining Performance Expectations
  • Coaching to Grow Employees
  • Conducting Effective Meetings
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Effective Performance Reviews
  • Business English and Writing
  • Customer Service and Business Etiquette
  • Communication (Verbal and Non-verbal)
  • Train the Trainer
  • Team building
  • Developing Positive Work Skills
  • Time Management
  • Elements of Change
  • Presentation Skills
  • Project Management

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Lean Business Practices

Through consultation and training, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges can work with your organization to improve the performance of processes and transactions - helping you achieve increased efficiencies.

  • 5S
  • Cellular Flow
  • Health Care Lean
  • Demand Flow Manufacturing
  • Kaizen
  • KanBan
  • Lean & Agile Manufacturing
  • Lean Simulation - NIST
  • Lean Simulation - Lockwood Greene
  • Mistake Proofing (Poke Yoke)
  • The Power of LEAN
  • Setup Reduction
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Workplace Lean

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Soft Skills

In addition to technical abilities, employers are also looking for the work ethic, attitude and communication skills that are crucial for success in all aspects of your life. These ‘soft skills’ are often what sets you apart from other job candidates and makes you stand out as a new employee. Good time management, being accountable for your actions, working well in a team, problem-solving and showing initiative all contribute positively to how you are perceived by other people. Employers are looking for individuals with the skills that will help them contribute positively to their organizations . . . and they’re all behaviors embedded in the curriculum and expectations of an education through Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.

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Manufacturing Technology

Innovation and technological advances are rapidly transforming US manufacturing. Production is being streamlined and processes automated. The skills required of advanced manufacturing workers have likewise evolved. Our courses will help your employees advance their manufacturing technology knowledge and skills.

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Assembly, Manufacturing
  • Bearings and Seals
  • Belts and Chains
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Blueprint, Architectural
  • Boiler Operator/Technician
  • Compressors
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
  • Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Mfg.
  • Dimensional Metrology
  • Electrical Code
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Electrical Motors
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Electricity, Basic
  • Electricity, Industrial
  • Electronic Troubleshooting
  • Electronics and Electricity
  • Engine Maintenance & Repair
  • Equipment Installation
  • Fabrication Layout
  • Failure Analysis
  • Fastening and Joining
  • Fiberglass Repair
  • Forklifts
  • Gears & Gear Reduction
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Hand Tools
  • Hydraulics
  • Lubrication - Principles & Systems
  • Machine Shop, General
  • Machining, Fundamentals
  • Math and Measuring, Industrial Measurements
  • Metals & Metallurgy
  • Non-metals
  • Parts Failures
  • Pipes & Valves
  • Power Tools
  • Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
  • Pumps
  • Pumps, Compressed Air
  • Rigging
  • Robotics - Intro & Programming
  • Safety, Industrial Schematics and Symbols
  • Shaft Alignment
  • TPM - Maintenance Series
  • Transmission, Power
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Welding Fabrication
  • Welding, Maintenance
  • Welding, Production

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Supply-Chain Management

The concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in our courses. We cover manufacturing, distribution and service industries.

  • Advanced DOE
  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Design of Experiments (Taguchi Method)
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Gage R & R
  • ISO 9000 Internal Auditor Training
  • Overview of ISO 9000
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Reliability and Testing
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Six Sigma
  • Statistical Process Control I (SPC)
  • Team Work for Improving Quality
  • Teamwork and Problem Solving
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Total Quality Transformation (TQT)

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The Logistics field focuses on providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage of goods as well as the support activities related to modes of transportation. This includes the tracking of goods and services through all distribution channels.

  • Logistics Technician Tracks I - IV
  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Cargo Security
  • Import/Export
  • Transportation Management Regulation & Compliance
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

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Health & Safety

Preventing accidents and ill health caused by work should be a key priority. We can help you develop a positive health and safety culture, where safe and healthy working becomes second nature to everyone.

  • First Aid
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • CEU and CEH classes for a wide array of health professionals
  • All required OSHA and Safety Courses

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Renewable Energy

Our courses offer techniques for integrating renewable energy applications in a variety of business and industrial environments.

  • Solar Power
  • Micro Hydro
  • Home Scale Biodiesel

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Online Career Certificate Programs

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Continuing Education in partnership with Ed2Go offers busy people a flexible and convenient way to learn. Our non-credit, online course solutions allow individuals to choose from hundreds of courses in a variety of subjects.

  • Administrative Medical Specialist with Billing and Coding
  • Administrative Professional
  • Advanced Hospital Coding/CCS Prep
  • Bookkeeping with Quickbooks
  • Home Inspector Certificate
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Search Engine Marketing

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And many more!