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Online Courses Available in March and April

[Friday, March 3, 2017]

As people struggle with work/life balance, e-Learning allows them to learn from work, home or on the road. Some benefits of asynchronous online programs are that they are convenient, relevant, immediate, self-directed and flexible, with unlimited access 24/7. McHenry County College's Workforce, Community and Business Programs has partnered with the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the world’s largest association in continuing education and lifelong learning to offer a variety of online course topics in March and April.

The following courses are accepting registration:

“Negotiation: Get What You Want.” Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Knowing how to clarify wants and prioritize needs will help you achieve a positive outcome. The course units include: Introduction to the Negotiation, Option Building and Boundary Setting, Managing the Negotiating Process, and Black Belt Skills. Class is accessible from March 6 through March 31 and the average time for course completion is 16 hours. Cost is $195. Use course code: NTL S52 002 when registering.

“Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions.” This course offers an advanced problem solving approach to streamlining processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance by developing a mindset of Lean Operational Excellence. Class is accessible March 6 through March 31, taking approximately 16 hours to complete. Cost is $245. Use course code: NTL C50 002 when registering.

Lean Six Sigma is available online from April 3-28. Participants will learn how Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value-added wastes caused by defects, non-value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques, participants will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required. This course takes approximately 16 hours to complete. Cost is $245. Use course code: NTE S11 001 when registering.

For more information, contact the Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or send an email inquiry to To register, call (815) 455-8588 or online at: and select Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes. To view the current schedule of courses, go to:


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