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Captains License Information Night 8.7.24

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Aug 7, 2024 at 6 pm

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain’s License? Do you want to learn the differences between an Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? These informational sessions will help answer these questions and others about the two licenses. Also discussed will be the different methods for completing the course requirements. We plan to offer both courses in Maine during the Fall of 2024, representing the Captain School Key West/Miami. This information session is free, but please register in advance, so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending and can send login instructions.

A to Z Grant Writing Series
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A to Z Grant Writing Series

$225

with Dr. Beverly A. Browning

Learn all there is to know about writing grants, fundraising, and organizing a grant writing campaign. This group of online classes is ideal for those wanting to learn more about managing fundraising and grant writing fundamentals.
Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Certificate
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Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Certificate

$495

with Sharon DeFonteny and Jodie Trana

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision-making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career.

First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.   Then find out what you need to know about cash.  Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success.  

Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed.  An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence. 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Accounting Fundamentals Series
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Accounting Fundamentals Series

$230

with Nancy Koenig

If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you. You will learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, while also learning how to analyze and record financial transactions, as well as prepare various financial reports at the end of the fiscal period.
Accounting with QuickBooks Online Suite
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Accounting with QuickBooks Online Suite

$480

with Scott Paxton

This suite of courses will teach you the fundamentals of accounting with QuickBooks Online. You'll learn the essentials of double-entry bookkeeping and managing the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks.
Administrative Assistant Suite
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Administrative Assistant Suite

$355

with Becky Swaim

In this discounted bundle suite, you will learn the skills you need to excel as an administrative professional or executive assistant.

Adult Transitions

Free

with Five Town Adult Ed Staff

Considering a career change? Need assistance going back to college, but not sure where to start? Have you recently lost your job and don’t know what support services are available to you? Federal law provides access for free career training and support services for adults and youth to overcome barriers to employment. Set up an appointment with our Adult Ed team and let us help you navigate the murky waters of adult transitions. Meet our staff here.

 

We offer FREE advising services in the following:

• Career Transitions

• Referrals to partner agencies for adults with barriers

• Entrepreneurship and small business development

• Certificate programs

• Post-secondary education

Aging and Health Bundle
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Aging and Health Bundle

$285

with Cyndie Koopsen

Gain the knowledge and skills from the latest research and emerging trends in healthy aging, brain health, and gerontology to help you effectively care for and work with aging population.




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