Course Listing - by Instructor
|Bob Ballard||Bob Ballard has been actively involved in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years. His expertise in the area of fiber connectivity has made him a sought after consultant whenever problems arise. He speaks at Universities, Architectural Firms, Integrator Gatherings, and Conventions. He has performed fiber optics training for contractors all over the US and Mexico. He also has taught numerous fiber optic training sessions in the United States and Mexico on subjects ranging from Long-Haul Fiber Connectivity to Network Grounding.|
|Mary Ann Craft|
|Jessica Davis Simpson|
Ava Smith, HR Professional & Diversity Practitioner
Ava Smith has over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources Professional. Her experience includes employee
In August, 2002, Ava began her own firm, HR Specialties specializing in providing HR services, training, and recruiting. In 2010, she formed a permanent placement agency called Flat Fee Recruiting that has been recognized in business publications. Flat Fee Recruiting received the Minority Business of the Year Award in 2013 through the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. She is also a noted Diversity Trainer. She has delivered hundreds of sessions throughout the Southeast since 2005. Clients have included corporations, manufacturers,non-profits, service organizations, government officials, municipalities, universities, hospital systems, local chambers, and faith-based organizations.
Using her unique style and approach, she captures her audience and brings them through diversity topics with ease.
|Ben Smith||Ben Smith is the South Carolina Small Busines Development Center (SBDC) Area Manager for the Clemson Area SBDC. He is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and controlling Clemson University's economic development outreach to entrepreneurs & small businesses throughout Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties of South Carolina via the South Carolina Small Business Development Center initiative. In addition to managing all aspects a multi-county service center, he personally consults a portfolio of roughly 150 business owners and/or managers per year on matters of strategic management, financial management, human resource management, operations management, and leadership in his capacity as an Area Manager with Clemson University's SBDC. In addition to his management and management-consulting responsibilities at the SBDC, he personally develops and/or facilitates professional development seminars & workshops for entrepreneurs and small business owners/managers on topics of management and leadership.|
|Janet Thompson||Masters in Management, Bachelors in Education 2010 Certified Pre-K CLASS Trainer 2014 Certified Toddler CLASS Trainer 2016 Certified Infant CLASS Trainer 2008 Certified Technical Assistance Provider 2007 Master Certified Child Care Trainer 2005 Certified Child Care Career Trainer 2005 Certified Early Childhood Teacher 2002 Certified American Red Cross Instructor|