News Release

Published on Friday, October 20, 2006

Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services Division is offering a series of workshops and training opportunities for area businesses.

“Microsoft Access” workshops will be held at the Western Technical College Black River Falls Campus. The series consists of five two-hour sessions presenting the following Access topics: Database Design on Tuesday, Nov. 7; Tables on Tuesday, Nov. 14; Queries on Tuesday, Nov. 21; Forms on Tuesday, Nov. 28; and Reports on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Each seminar will meet from 1:00-3:00 p.m., and participants can register for one or more sessions.

“Presentations with Pizzazz!” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 9:00 a.m.-Noon, at the La Crosse Campus. Participants will learn how to develop a presentation that will teach, entertain, and challenge listeners to think critically about the topic.

“Using Excel to Create Charts” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 9:00 a.m.-Noon at the La Crosse Campus. This hands-on seminar will teach participants how to create Excel charts to convey comparisons, trends, and other data relationships.

“Introduction to DiSC” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 9:00 a.m.-Noon at the Black River Falls Campus, and on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 9:00-Noon at the Tomah Campus. This seminar covers the behavior dimensions of Dominance, influencing, Steadiness, and Conscientiousness to help people understand themselves in relation to others. The goal is to help organizations build productive teams, develop effective managers, train sales staff, reduce conflict, and improve customer service.

“Scripting for Network Administrators” will be held Friday, Nov. 10 and Friday, Nov. 17 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the La Crosse Campus. This two-day seminar will explore technologies that aid network and system administrators in automating their Win32/64 environments.

For details on these and other seminars, visit To register, contact Colleen Clark at 608.785.9232 or e-mail For information on additional Western Technical College programs and services, call 608.785.9200 or visit the Web site at