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Business Training


Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) sanctions Blue Ridge Community College as an official SHRM college. BRCC offers SHRM approved courses that prepare HR professionals for SHRM certifications.


View BRCC SHRM course information

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ed2go Online Courses

Who To Contact:
Current students
Please direct questions about your lessons, quizzes, assignments, and other course materials to your instructor or course administrator. You can use the course discussion areas for this purpose.

If you have questions about accessing the online classroom, retrieving your lessons, changing your password, correcting your e-mail address, obtaining progress reports or completion letters, receiving an extension, or any other administrative tasks, visit our Help page.

New or potential students
If you have questions about course content, prerequisites, requirements, follow-ups, or instructors, you'll find the information you need by locating the courses that interest you. Click the course title to review the course details.

If you require any assistance with registration, please email us or call 694-1735.

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Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)

Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) sanctions Blue Ridge Community College as an official HRCI college. BRCC will offer HRCI approved courses in the fall that prepare HR professionals for HRCI certifications.

HRCI is the premier credentialing organization for the human resources profession. For 40 years, HRCI has set the standard for HR mastery and excellence around the globe.

An independent nonprofit organization, HRCI is dedicated to advancing the HR profession by developing and administering best-in-class accredited certifications.

Through the combination of formal education, adherence to high ethical standards, demonstrated knowledge and achievement through exam and a renewed commitment to continuing professional development, HR professionals certified by the HR Certification Institute enhance their professional credibility and the organizations they serve.

Certified professionals have many advantages over non-certified peers.

Career Benefits:  For the serious HR practitioner, HRCI certification is a must-have career advantage. HRCI certification holders report better employment prospects, higher annual salaries, faster income growth and higher levels of career satisfaction. Today, HR professionals from over 100 countries proudly maintain the HR Certification Institute's credentials as a mark of world-class HR aptitude and innovation.

Business Benefits: With HRCI letters next to your name, organizations are confident that you have the expertise to perform at the highest level - that you have what it takes to provide strategic HR and human capital management direction - that you can create advantages out of constantly shifting technologies, laws, worker needs and workplace environments.  In fact, 98 percent of Fortune 500 companies have HRCI-certified professionals among their leadership ranks.

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Empower employees with effective leadership and time management training.

Essential Role: Supervision
The key role that supervisors play in achieving company goals is the focus of this interactive course. Participants learn how vital communication is to motivating employees, reducing cost, and improving productivity. The class introduces management skills that improve teamwork and increase workplace effectiveness. Company teams that attend together learn to identify and solve specific problems.

Leadership From 30,000 Feet
This real world evaluation highlights the importance of effective leadership. The course applies to all walks of life, not just the business world. Low morale, unnecessary turnover, lost time, abuse of sick leave, and other situations arise from poor leadership. Learn the difference between leadership and management from a professional.

Other Classes Offered

  • Managing Your Time Wisely
  • Developing as a Leader in Business
  • Teamwork & Group Dynamics!
  • Communication — The Key to Success
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Embracing Change
  • Building Trust

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Contact Us

M.C. Gaylord
Continuing Education Program Specialist
(828) 694-1779
Blue Ridge Community College
Continuing Education
M. C. Gaylord
180 West Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: (828) 694-1779
Fax: (828) 694-4774


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