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Real Estate Sales Agent
with Kim Coit
The Center for Real Estate Studies is offering the opportunity to participate in their online SALES AGENT'S COURSE. Students who pass the course with a grade of 75% or better are eligible to take the Maine Real Estate Licensing Exam. Students who pass the state exam may join a licensed Maine Real Estate Agency and obtain a Maine Real Estate Sales Agent license. The course is also useful for students who are considering buying or selling real estate to understand the process. And, because the course covers real property valuation and real estate finance, it helps investor students understand the forces that create value and why ownership of real estate is key to wealth accumulation. This entire course is offered online. This online course is asynchronous which means students may start and finish at any time; there are no set class hours. Students have a live instructor whom they may contact with questions and the instructor holds office hours monthly. Participation is optional. The Maine Real Estate Commission requires that the course be completed within one calendar year from the date of registration. Access to this course requires the student have a computer and internet connection. Office hours are conducted over Zoom. Students must register with Adult Education which will forward your registration to the Center's website. The registration fee includes all materials and fees. A hard copy of the text is available for an additional $25. CALL TO REGISTER.
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
with Scott Follett
Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. Our Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, participants are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course.
3 one-month courses
Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt
Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt
Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt
SAVE! On all three courses & certificate
Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.
Social Media for Business Certificate
with Nicole Siscaretti
Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization.
Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.
Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.
Introduction to Social Media must be taken before Marketing Using Social Media and Integrating Social Media in Your Organization.
Length (in hours): 48
Supervisory and Leadership Certificate
with Sally Klauss
Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy-to-understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers.
Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor’s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader.
Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately.
Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.
The Teen Brain
with Julie Coates
One of the most turbulent periods in brain development occurs during adolescence. The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain. Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.
Understanding these complex changes can help calm the rough seas of the teen years, but also provide your teen with critical support and understanding that will promote better decision-making, better mental health, and better outcomes at school.
Come find out the important ways in which the teen brain is developing. Identify behaviors and attitudes that are influenced by these changes. Then learn to offer constructive strategies for establishing a better understanding of and communication with your amazing teen.
Length (in hours): 16
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification
with Falecia Kaewthong
Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills. Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations. Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience. Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification. Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Tuition includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees. Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available for all medical certificate programs.
New grants are available for Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, and CNA training programs, call us to see if you qualify for FREE training.
This training is offered in collaboration with The Academy of Medical Professions. The program takes place on-site in Rockport. Call our Adult Education office for more information.