Industry Outreach Classes

The Industry Outreach Department offers classes that improve businesses and industries in the areas of safety in the workplace, legal changes in the field, supervisor training and current worker skill improvement. Not sure of what you want to offer your employees? We offer customized training services to all of our clients to fit their needs and budget. Below are some previous course offerings.

For more information, please contact Shaun Clark at 870-722-8126 or

Industry Outreach Class Registration Form


Leading Like You Own It Seminar (click for details)


Operation Jumpstart


The Division of Industry Outreach & Continuing Education at U of A Hope & Texarkana will be holding Operation JumpStart: First Step class at the Hope Campus beginning on March 10, 2015 and end on April 23, 2015. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. (twelve 3-hour sessions delivered for 6 weeks [36 hours].)

The program is designed to allow you to complete a feasibility plan for your business venture.  In other words, you will ‘test’ your business idea before you invest too much time or money. Registration fees for this class are FREE for the first 10 participants. All training materials will be provided. Please review the campus map below to find the location of your class.

Registration Deadline is Friday, March 6, 2015

To register and if you have any questions, please feel free to call:

Shaun Clark, Program Administrator                         870-722-8126

Program is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and provided by the help of the Arkansas Women’s Business Center, a Project of Winrock International and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. Contact UACCH for more information at 870-777-5722.


Arkansas Small Business Technology & Development Center Courses (ASBTDC)

All classes are on a Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM in TI-162 – Times and location subject to change


Advanced Facebook – FREE! (2-25-15)

This course is a step-up from our Facebook ABCs for Business seminar.  Attendees will be hands-on with computers and will be shown step-by-step how to create various marketing techniques for their business on Facebook.  Attendees should have basic computer skills and already have a personal Facebook profile.


Web Store in a Day – FREE! (3-11-15)

Does your business website need an online store? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “Web Store in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating attractive, functional web store. All participants receive a free workbook with detailed instructions.


Minding Your P’s & Q’s: Business Etiquette & Professionalism (4-22-15, Administrative Professionals’ Day)

Cost $40.00

Good manners are good business, yet rudeness runs rampant!  Do your employees project the image you want your customers to see? Is your phone being answered in a customer friendly and efficient manner?  The cyber, cellular, time-compressed business world of the 21st century has created new situations. Everyone in your organization can gain confidence in their knowledge of the rules.  Start using this marketing advantage that is as important as your products and services.



Current Course Offerings:

*All courses offered are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.

To register for these and other courses or for more information, contact the Industry Outreach Department at 870-722-8162 or