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Captain License Information Night July

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Jul 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain's License? Do you want to learn the difference between an Operator Uninspected Passenge Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? This informational session will help answer these questions and other questions you may have about the two licenses.  Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements. This information session is free, but please register in advance so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending. Both courses will be offered in fall 2021. Students must have reliable internet and audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

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Captain License Information Night August

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Aug 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain's License? Do you want to learn the difference between an Operator Uninspected Passenge Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? This informational session will help answer these questions and other questions you may have about the two licenses.  Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements. This information session is free, but please register in advance so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending. Both courses will be offered in fall 2021. Students must have reliable internet and audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Writing Winning Grant Proposals

$75

with Frank Burtnett

Calendar Sep 13, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will present strategies that nonprofit organizations can utilize to develop proposals for external funding by foundations, agencies, organizations, and corporations. Emphasis will be placed on the identification of the various types of grantmakers and the process that must be followed to secure support for new or expanded initiatives. The first two classes will cover the “nuts and bolts” of writing a grant – basic grant development and writing process, followed by the anatomy of a proposal and guidance on how to write your proposal and what to include. There will then be a one-week break during which participants will work on a draft of their proposal, the instructor will be available for consultation via email for this week. For the final class, students will bring their draft proposals for review and evaluation by peers and the instructor and learn the next steps for submission. The class will also address submission and follow-up strategies. Class meets for 2 hours/night for the first two classes, 3 hours for the third class. The class does not meet on 9/27. Topics covered include: • Grantmakers and funding sources • Learning about grants, contracts, and gifts • Terminology and definitions • Grantmaking in the current economic climate • Resources for grant seekers including national, state, and local • Dissecting grant guidelines and request for proposals • Varied methods of grant acquisition – Targeting the right source • Types of projects • Program/project development model • Anatomy of a proposal • Importance of accountability, evaluation and dissemination • Developing a budget • Writing strategies and tips for separating your grant proposal from the competition • Submitting the proposal • Grant proposal as seen by reviewer/evaluator

Accounting Fundamentals Series
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Accounting Fundamentals Series

$175

with Charlene Messier

Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, the courses in this bundle will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you.

Accounting Fundamentals

In this course, you'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

Accounting Fundamentals II

This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Accounting Fundamentals, to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. You'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Please complete the courses in the series two months apart to avoid overlapping. Transfers to other open sessions of the same class are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.

Certificate in Data Analysis
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Certificate in Data Analysis

$495

with John Rutledge and Mary Dereshiwsky

Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data but need people with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills.

Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. Finally, you will find out how to perform inquiries. This certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

3 one-month courses

Introduction to Data Analysis

Intermediate Data Analysis

Advanced Data Analysis

SAVE!  On all three courses & certificate

Call for Dates

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

Certificate in Non-Profit Administration
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Certificate in Non-Profit Administration

$595

with Myia Welsh

Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects.  You have competition, a need to generate income and surplus, and staff need to be even more productive.  Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our Certificate in NonProfit Administration.  You will come away with the latest best information from instructors who train people in nonprotfits.

2 courses, three months

Call for dates. 

Certificate in Project Management
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Certificate in Project Management

$495

with Andy Stanhope

Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancellation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

3 one-month courses

Online instructor-led

Introduction to Project Management

Project Management Project Processes

Project Management Knowledge Areas

SAVE! On all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

Contact Tracer Training
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Contact Tracer Training

$299

with Jeff Kritzer

This Contact Tracer Training course is a one-month online course (16 contact hours) to train people to get a job as a contact tracer. Please call or email us to register. Sessions will be starting monthly. See schedule below.

Agenda

Unit 1 Introduction to Contact Tracing

  • Contact Tracing
  • Cases, Contacts, Isolation and Quarantine
  • High Risk Situations

Unit 2 Basics of Covid-19

  • SARS-CoV-2 Virus
  • Risk Factors for Severe Disease
  • Diagnosis and Transmission Prevention

Unit 3 Ethics and Effective Communication Skills for Contact Tracers

  • Privacy, Confidentiality and Other Ethical Issues
  • Establishing Rapport through Effective Communication
  • Addressing Complexities

Unit 4 Investigating and Tracing Contacts

  • Basic Steps of Contact Tracing
  • Case and Contact Calls
  • Job Opportunities for Contact Tracers

Instructor Jeff Kritzer has a degree in Health Education from The University of Oregon. He has successfully developed courses for UGOTCLASS including “Advanced Data Analysis”, “Infographics”, “Introduction to Coding” and “Advanced Google Analytics”. He has a Ph.D. in Education and is currently a Professor in Teacher Education at a leading Midwestern University.

See the attached Course Objectives

See the attached Contact Tracer Completion Requirements

Sessions will be starting monthly. Choose your session and contact us to complete registration.

  • Monday, January 4, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021
  • Monday, February 1, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021
  • Monday, March 1, 2021 to Friday, March 26, 2021
  • Monday, April 5, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Monday, May 3, 2021 to Friday, May 28, 2021
  • Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, July 2, 2021
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021 to Friday, July 30, 2021
  • Monday, August 2, 2021 to Friday, August 27, 2021
  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021 to Friday, October 1, 2021
  • Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, October 29, 2021
  • Monday, November 1, 2021 to Friday, November 26, 2021
  • Monday, December 6, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021

 





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