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Workforce Development News

Excel & more -check out upcoming classes

We hope you and your teams are doing well! Workforce training is gearing up to offer our ‘most wanted’ course… Microsoft Excel, as well as a few other skill-enhancing courses. We are planning for a robust fall schedule as well. At this time, masks are still mandatory on campus. The instructor will wear a face shield.


If you have at least 6 or more people who need training, then it may be best to discuss a training date for just your group.

Excel for Beginners

  • at Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus
  • May 5th and 6th (both days)
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
  • $65 per person
  • Participants will receive an instruction binder. There will be a lunch break (on their own), and we have snack machines and a break room on site if needed.
  • PLEASE respond as soon as you can with the number of people who will attend from your company or organization. The seating is limited to 18. First come, first served.



at Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus

Cost: $65 per person

Dates: May 14 or June 11, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Email to be added to the class.


The Essentials of PROJECT MANAGEMENT (a product of the Project Management Institute, Inc.):

at Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus

Cost: $65 per person

Dates: July 9, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Email to be added to the class.

SHRM Certification Exam Prep Class- ONLINE - VIRTUAL CLASS via Zoom (the instructor may include a few in-person meetings, pending the pandemic status.) 

  • Cost: $1000 (must be paid in full to secure your enrollment)
  • Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m.
  • Dates: TBA. Start date will be near Labor Day. Email to be added to our interest list and/or pre-pay.

Conversational Spanish 

  • Cost: $40



  • Cost: $525
  • VIRTUAL MEETINGS: Saturdays and Sundays: June 19 through October 10, 2021. Email for more info or to be added to the class.


***These courses are not for college credit. ***

Holmes is happy to offer non-credit based classes that may complement and enhance your career path! Improve workplace efficiency, communication, & job performance.


Do you have 5 participants or more interested in a topic? We can SCHEDULE your training class! Build a stronger business with stronger employees. Email Melissa with your request.


Melissa S. Love

Workforce Development Coordinator


D.P. “Pat” McGowan Workforce Training Center

Holmes Community College – Ridgeland Campus

412 West Ridgeland Avenue

Ridgeland, MS 39157


Phone (601) 605-3387, Fax (601) 605-3408


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