With COVID-19 sending everyone inside, you may be wondering what to do with all the extra time at home. Instead of getting lost in the sea of scary news and social media posts, turn your attention to growth and learning! With many live events going digital, and so many more resources already available online, now is the time to get ahead and bolster your resume. Take advantage of this free opportunity to boost your skills or learn new ones!


BEDC has collaborated with key partners to bring you relevant content focused on assisting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any suggestions on topics you would like to see covered, please reach out!



We've collaborated with some of our community partners to bring you a series of webinars featuring a variety of topics and resources!

FREE! Career Development Courses

From creative problem solving to leading the company of the future, we have pulled together different courses to help everyone navigate the changing world of work!

FREE! Virtual Conferences

During the quarantine, events that wouldn't normally be available online are now being offered virtually. Large events are not only virtual this year but free to attend - making them available to you regardless of location or budget!

FREE! Training Webinars

Webinars are a great way to learn more about a specific topic in a short period of time, usually 60 minutes. Even better, webinars are guided by someone, often in real time, so you can ask questions and enjoy that "classroom feel". While there are hundreds of organizations and brands that offer webinars, here are a few to start with if you're looking for free options:

LATC Corporate Education

Lake Area Technical College offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. The online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient and geared just for you!