Management and leadership training at BRCC

brcc-headerWhether you’re new to management or a seasoned leader, take your skills to the next level with these certificate programs at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC).  Each has been carefully designed to help you transfer new skills directly to the workplace.


Management Certificate Program*
Businesses typically make front-line promotions based on the potential of prospective managers, often without providing the resources and training needed to reach that potential and provide effective management. Learn how to create effective relationships, build team unity, develop and set expectations, measure performance and obtain developed goals. This course is appropriate for new managers, aspiring managers, and motivated individuals in any organization.
$99; Four Mondays, Sep 2-23
*Approved for 8 hours of HRCI general credit.


Leadership Certificate Program
Designed to develop highly functioning leadership skills in managers who desire to promote growth within an organization, this course covers: how to develop and effectively communicate your leadership style; lead people of varying personality types; promote committee and project team development; and establish a common vision and mission. You’ll also learn how to develop an organizational value statement and establish key performance indicators.
$185; Ten Fridays, Oct 4-Dec 13 (no class on Nov 29)


Instructor Brian McReynolds, PE, is back by popular demand in these two practical certificate programs.  McReynolds holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Military Institute and is a licensed engineer in the State of Virginia.  Since 1996, he has served as City Engineer and Director of Public Works for a local government agency.  In addition, he consults with private businesses on reorganization and workforce development issues.
All classes meet from 6 to 8 pm in the BRCC Plecker Center.


UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

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