The Business & Career Resource Cooperative is a one-stop-shop for individuals and business owners to find the resources and training needed to develop their career goals and grow their business. 
Online Training Opportunities - 180 Skills
CareerSource CLM has partnered with 180 Skills - an organization that provides online short-term career and technical training that was developed by businesses. The online training provides an opportunity for businesses to provide technical training at a low cost and efficient manner. The program offers over 700 online courses that are geared to teach competency base courses in various technical fields. Individuals who complete many of the programs will be prepared to earn national recognized certifications.

Some of the programs offered in 180 Skills are: Advance Manufacturing, Drafting & Cad, CNC Machining, and Quality Safety. For more information on how businesses can take advantage of these new programs and/or learn more how CSCLM may be able to assist you with paying for this program, contact Brenda Chrisman at (352) 873-7991 or email her at BChrisman@careersourceclm.com
State of the Workforce – Cultivating Your 21 st Century Workforce

Join CSCLM on Thursday, April 18 th for our State of the Workforce Conference. This event is for local community partners, business owners and HR professional alike and will provide tips and insights into the current and future state of our workforce. 

Tickets are on sale now for $25 – click on the State of Workforce Conference
College of Central Florida will host an Administrative Professionals Day event on Wednesday, April 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m . at the Ewers Center located at CF’s Ocala campus.
 
All office professionals are invited to take part in the event which includes opportunities for networking, professional development, food, and fun!
 
Breakout session topics include :
  • Microsoft Office 2019 : Tips and Tricks
  • Team building and Communication 2.0
  • Advance Your Career with Social Media
 
Cost for the event is $35 which includes breakfast and lunch.
 
The event is presented by Campus USA and sponsors include Talent Center, Sitel, Webster University, and VR Ocala.
 
For more information go to https://www.cf.edu/bustechevents or to register, please contact Bonnie Hays at haysb@cf.edu .
Join us for an Information Session - May 6th, 2019

Come find out about our many programs like Truck Driving, Barbering, Massage Therapy,
Medical Assisting, Radiology, Technical Support and many more!
Join the MTC team for the March for Babies on April 27 th

For more information see the event flyer.

Marion Technical College
 1014 SW 7th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
    352-671-7200 ∙  mariontc.edu
Upcoming SCORE Workshops and Webinars
Mid-Florida SCORE has many workshops and webinars to help you start or grow a business. Learn more at  https://midflorida.score.org/content/take-workshop-6 . You can also click on the workshop names below for more information about each of these upcoming events:


Location: Ocala
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
Of course, free, confidential business mentoring is always available. Request mentoring at  https://midflorida.score.org/content/find-mentor-39.

Become a Business Mentor
Do you have strong business experience? Are you ready to give back to your community? Becoming a SCORE mentor can be a fulfilling experience for you and a way to strengthen the local economy. Learn more at  https://midflo rida.score.org/v olunteer
How to Start YOUR Own Business (3 hours)
Do you have a great idea for a business but just don't know where to begin? This workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction on how to start your own business. Topics covered include idea generation, the legal environment and business structures. Workbook included.

May 8 | 9 am - 12 pm | $40 ($50 day of event)
June 5 | 9 am - 12 pm | $40 ($50 day of event)

Location | College of Central FL Ocala  
 
   
For additional information please call 866-998-8332

CF CORPORATE COLLEGE / CITRUS BUSINESS SERIES FOR 2019

With Citrus County’s economy improving, businesses and organizations need to be ready to step up their game to take advantage of it. That often takes an investment in training. The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and the College of Central Florida’s Corporate College have partnered to provide training in 2019 for local business, industry, non-profit and government entities to address specific management and employee needs and improve skills for success.

“Business Networking: Make Every Contact Count"
Presented by Rebecca Martin

Make every contact count! Really effective business networking can position you as a subject matter expert and the go-to person in your field, as well as being able to launch new business contacts that result in jobs. Never again arrive at a networking event unprepared, or miss opportunities to network in your daily life.

May 03, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto.

May 21, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, 915 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River.

Individual workshop fee is $29.
You don’t have to be a Chamber member or Citrus County resident to participate.

Register and pay online at:  http://www.cf.edu/corporatecollege .
No refunds or transfers will be granted five (5) business days prior to each workshop.
Pre-registration and payment are required.

For questions, please call Corporate College at 352-873-5855 or corporatecollege@cf.edu .
Mid-FL Regional Manufacturers Association is pleased to sponsor the 2019 Rob Adamiak Memorial Scholarship.

Recipients will be selected based on their interest in manufacturing, scholastic achievement, experience and need. Scholarships will range from $500 to $1,000.

To qualify:
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in business, finance, engineering, computer technology or a noncredit professional certification.
  • The Scholarship can be used for tuition, books, fees or housing at College of Central Florida.

For more information contact
Kathleen Crowley
Executive Director
Mid-FL Regional Manufacturers Association
Kathleen.MRMA@gmail.com

RESOURCE PARTNERS
Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association
352.840.5764
Small Business Development Center 
Ocala District Office 
352.622.8763 
866.998.8332
Mid-Florida SCORE
352.399.0050
Marion Technical College
352.671.7200
Talent Center
352.840.5762
844.364.9859
College of Central Florida
Corporate College
352-873-5855
Ocala Human Resource Management Association
CareerSource
Citrus | Levy | Marion
352.840.5762
800.746.9950
CF Campus Locations
Ocala Campus
3001 SW College Road
Ocala, FL 34474-4415
352.873.5855
Citrus Campus
3800 S. Lecanto Hwy
Lecanto, FL 34461
352.746.6721
Levy Center
15390 US-19
Chiefland, FL 32626
352.493.9533