Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions offers free online classes to help community boost skills

Diana Fedinec, Director Public Relations and Media

Many Americans today are without jobs, or may be rethinking their life plans, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With current safer-at-home orders, individuals are taking advantage of boosting their skills through online classes. Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions is offering the public free online courses through June 30 for anyone, anywhere who is interested in developing business and management skills.

These personal and professional courses are a way of giving back to our community that is hurt by a loss of jobs and business closures as a result of COVID-19, said Anita Brackin, associate vice president, Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions. We want to support people throughout our region to use this time to grow and improve so that we can all return to work even stronger than before.

The free online courses include:

  • Creating Web Pages
  • Creating WordPress Websites
  • Fundamentals of Supervision and Management
  • Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
  • Keys to Effective Communication
  • Managing Customer Service
  • Marketing Your Business on the Internet
  • Personal Finance
  • Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring
  • Individual Excellence

Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions, a division of Southwest Tennessee Community College, provides tailored education and online training for technical, professional and personal advancement.