NEW DATE: Risks and Opportunities of Being an Employer to be discussed at CTC

(­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Acworth, Ga. – Nov. 7, 2013) There are risks and opportunities that go along with being an employer and that’s what is on the table for discussion at Chattahoochee Technical College’s latest seminar for business owners and managers. Now scheduled for Dec. 17, at the college’s North Metro Campus, the Risks and Opportunities of Being an Employer will feature expert speakers on a variety of timely topics.

“Employers will have an opportunity to receive concentrated learning on key topics they need to understand for successful business management,” said Chattahoochee Technical College Economic Development Coordinator Raushanah Butler. “Participants will be able to get questions answered by an experienced panel in legal, HR, payroll and workers comp issues. The unique mix of panel members with specialized experience, combined with timely and key topics provides area business managers a valuable opportunity to advance their business skills and effectiveness”

Topics will include Boosting Employee Satisfaction, Retention and Productivity; Protecting your Business from Problem Employees; Payroll Administration and Financial Controls; and Effective Workers Comp and Safety Programs. Presenters include:

  • C.R. Wright, Attorney (Fisher & Phillips)
  • Dave Lingel, HR & Management Advisor (Progression Management Consulting)
  • Beth Emerson, Certified Workers Comp Professional (Emerson Legal Support)
  • Dave Olsen, CPA, Payroll Service Provider (NorthStar Payroll)

Open to business and industry leaders, human resource professionals, managers and other professionals, the event will provide an opportunity for networking and presentations, panel discussions and a chance to ask questions. Registration is available for $10 at

In addition to certificates, diplomas, and degrees, Chattahoochee Technical College offers non-credit courses which provide short-term, focused training for personal and professional improvement. Chattahoochee Technical College’s Economic Development division supports existing business and industry, entrepreneurs and new companies coming to the area in several ways. The division also offers contract training services to businesses and industries in our service area. Contract training can be provided on virtually any topic the client company needs to ensure that existing employees upgrade their skills to keep pace with a rapidly changing environment. This training is customized in content, teaching methodology, training schedule and delivery location based on the needs of the company. Common training topics include safety, leadership, management and supervisory development, industrial maintenance and technology, customer service and quality systems.