Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) is a sponsor of the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Development Week. With a mission to help business professionals and entrepreneurs discover the key ingredients to help their businesses thrive in 2019, the weeklong series of events are held at various locations in Pasco County from January 14 through January 18, 2019.

PHSC will host events on Tuesday, January 15 at its West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road in Conference Room R151

Using Emotional Intelligence... Intelligently—8 to 9:15 a.m. Irma Campos, Ph.D., president, Interface Consulting and Psychological Services, LLC. Discover how emotional intelligence can prepare you for success in business. Session includes defining emotional intelligence, business case and skills practice of emotional intelligence with employees. Includes light continental breakfast. Free

Five Dysfunctions of a Team—9:30 to 10:30 a.m.  Eddie Williams, Ed.D., assistant professor, human services, PHSC, discusses causes of low morale and poor teamwork in an organization and how to reverse course. Learn strategies to increase teamwork and improve the overall health of the organization. Free

Successful Women in Business Luncheon Panel —11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Speakers include Suzanne Legg, CEO, Day Spring Academy, Sharon Hayes, CEO, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, and Sero Sigh, Owner/President, Jennifer Gardens Assisted Living. Register at by January 9. $12

To learn more or to view a full schedule of events, For information on Pasco-Hernando State College programs, visit