Sep 29, 2014

Workforce Development Announces October Courses

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(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Sept. 29, 2014) - - - Columbia State Community College's Center for Workforce Development is offering paralegal and leadership courses during the month of October.

The "Paralegal Career Advancement Certificate" course trains students to learn the skills needed to become a paralegal. Learn how to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The six-week course takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 - 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 14 through Nov. 22.

"Essentials of Leadership" is a course in which students learn to evaluate the use of important leadership behaviors and identify leadership strengths and areas for development. Learn how to assess communication skills and improve skills you want to develop further. The class takes place Oct. 15 from 8:30 a.m. - noon.

Both of these courses will take place on the Columbia Campus, located at 1665 Hampshire Pike. For full course descriptions, pricing, additional information, and to register for these or other continuing education courses through Columbia State's Center for Workforce Development, visit or call (931) 540-2659.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit

Tennessee's Community Colleges is a system of 13 colleges offering a high-quality, affordable, convenient and personal education to prepare students to achieve their educational and career goals in two years or less. We offer associate degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs and transfer pathways to four-year degrees. For more information, please visit us online at

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