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February 20, 2012

(Columbia, MD) – Online registration is now open for spring 2012 continuing education noncredit courses at Howard Community College (HCC). Mailed brochures reach county single family home residences the second week of March.

New Business & Entrepreneurship courses include:

  • Flip My Job: Revamping with Resumes, Interviews, and Online Tools 
  • How to Succeed in Government Contracting: Series of Four New Courses
  • How to Manage Your Government Contract and Leverage It for the Future
  • How to Do Business in the Government Sector
  • How to Write Government Proposals for RFPs/RFIs/RFQs
  • How to Price Your Products and Services for Government Contracts
  • Sales for Professionals
  • Lean Sig Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
  • Sales for the Entrepreneur
  • Three Techniques that Every Salesperson Should Know
  • Protecting Your Brand in the Informational Age
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Information for Child Care Providers

New Computer and Information Technology courses include:

  • SharePoint 2010
  • SharePoint Level 2
  • Microsoft SharePoint Designer

New Lifestyle and Leisure courses include:

  • Classical Drawing
  • Beading
  • Little Known Money Traps that Cost Retirees Thousands
  • Property Buying and Selling Strategies
  • Love By Design: Self-Discovery and Readiness Training for Singles 
  • Nutrition 2012: Nourishing Traditions
  • Pilates and Yoga Body Conditioning
  • Writing The Military Experience
  • Introduction to Plot and Structure for Fiction Writers

New Online courses include:

  • Advanced Mobile Marketing
  • Media Buying Strategies
  • Business Research Certificate courses
  • Social Media for Business Certificate courses
  • Supervisory and Leadership Certificate
  • Dementia Care Specialist

New 60+ courses:

  • Brain Boot Camp
  • Memory Training
  • Care Planning for Aging Family Mebmers: Residential Facilities      
  • Painting History: Accurate Or Embellished?
  • Contemporary American Short Stories
  • Faiths of the Founding Fathers
  • The First War on Terror: Jefferson and The Barbary Pirates
  • Twenty-First Century Diplomacy
  • Monuments and Memorials of Washington DC
  • From WWII through the 1960s: Baseball's Golden Age
  • The Impact of the Black Death on Medieval Europe
  • Women of the Italian Renaissance

For more information, call HCC’s Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development at 443-518-1700 or visit and click on “Continuing Education.”

About HCC

Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to nearly 29,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.