Lunch & Learn


Online Seminars- NEW!
Join us for a new series of courses that are guaranteed to help you become more efficient in your everyday tasks. Each seminar is scheduled for approximately an hour and will be presented in an online format. So grab your lunch and login from the comfort of your home or office. Learn various tips regarding Email Etiquette, MS Word and Excel, as well as time management tricks, which will benefit you both professionally and personally.

The cost is $25/session. Sessions run from 12-1 p.m. Links to each seminar will be emailed 24 hours prior to the session.

Register for all 4 sessions and receive a 20% discount. Use course number:
CEU-1612-109- $80

Email Etiquette 
September 3, 2020
Presented by: Judy Beaver
Due to COVID19 and social distancing policies, email has become the main channel of communication for the working world. This seminar features email etiquette tips on how to be professional, tricks on how to effectively and efficiently get your message across, and guidelines on how to best convey and interpret the tone of email communication. CEU: .1
Course Number: CEU-7602-109        $25

Microsoft Word: Tips & Tricks
October 8, 2020
Presented by: Judy Beaver
Word is packed with a multitude of features that can help make the creation of documents, reports and text files easier. Begin with reviewing basic document templates, page layout, and formatting. From there you will cover features such as auto text, macros, printing envelopes and labels, as well as utilizing proof reading tips. Common keyboard shortcuts will also be shared. CEU: .1
Course Number: CEU-4028-110        $25

Time Management for Business Professionals 
November 5, 2020
Presented by: Beth Randall
This presentation is full of ideas on how to realize where you are wasting time and how to solve it. Do you have time robbers that you want to get rid of? We will discuss goals, using a calendar or planner, to do list, procrastination, avoiding interruptions and time management during meetings. This session is great for professionals in every industry. CEU: .1
Course Number: CEU-8010-111        $25

Microsoft Excel: Tips & Tricks
December 3, 2020
Presented by: Judy Beaver
Gain helpful tips in order to work more efficiently within an excel spreadsheet. You will begin with covering the basic functions of a worksheet, types of cell entries, selecting ranges, as well as copying and moving data. You will then review formatting functions and be shown helpful tricks when working with and creating charts. Common keyboard shortcuts will also be shared. CEU: .1
Course Number: CEU-4121-112       $25

Questions: Contact Jennifer Sowers (815)-224-0280 or

Meet Your Instructors:

Judy Beaver has more than 20 years of professional business experience as an office manager and consumer affairs manager and has taught business communication and software application classes at various Chicagoland community and business colleges. Judy authored the article, “Have Your Way with Word,” for OfficePro, the magazine for administrative professionals. She is also the founder of National Proofreading Day. She volunteers as a trainer at the Career & Networking Center in Naperville, Illinois, to help job seekers with business writing and computer skills; she served on its board of directors for seven years. Judy also volunteers at the Morton Arboretum and with Junior Achievement. 

Beth Randall has been a professional motivational speaker, along with a professional organizer, for over 15 years. She teaches at colleges, libraries, and for community organizations on the art of organizing both personal and professional spaces. She has been featured on CBS 2 News Chicago and WCIU Chicago. Beth’s main goal is to help individuals lead a more organized, successful and productive life.