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Digital Marketing Certificate
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Digital Marketing Certificate

$495

with Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising.

Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies.  No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary.  If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Entrepreneurship Certificate
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Entrepreneurship Certificate

$495

with Conrad Brian Law, Mary Beth Izard and Kathy Nadiman

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas, and a checklist for going into business.  Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans.  Then take home a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage and market your new business.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Freight Broker/Agent Training
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Freight Broker/Agent Training

$1,895

with Jan Roach and Jeff Roach

This online course will prepare you to enter the freight/logistics industry and start your own freight broker business or become a freight agent. For detailed information, CLICK HERE.

Google Analytics Certificate
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Google Analytics Certificate

$345

with Dan Belhassen and Jeff Kritzer

If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This Certificate, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors. A must for anyone serious about leveraging more success from their website. 

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2

Length (in hours): 32

Price in USD $345

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate
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Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate

$545

with Andy Helmi

The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards, or any other vector graphics for print or web. Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books, and magazines. Use Adobe Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital artwork. Access to the Adobe software tools required. Software Requirements: For all online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for their course. Trial versions of Adobe software are sometimes available on the Adobe company website.  If you're taking the entire “Graphic Design certificate” you'll need Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign. Otherwise, you may sign up for a single software. There is no school discount through LERN. More information on Adobe Creative Cloud software can be found at adobe.com   

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Human Resources Professional with Payroll Practice and Management
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Human Resources Professional with Payroll Practice and Management

$2,995

with Anna Smith and Helene K. Liatsos

Gain essential human resources and payroll management skills in this online course bundle. By course completion, you will be prepared to take the PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certification exam. For detailed information, CLICK HERE.

Integrated Marketing Certificate
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Integrated Marketing Certificate

$495

with William Draves

Discover advanced and new best practices in Integrated Marketing, the growing field that integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Young generations are embracing print as well as online media, creating this exciting new area of marketing.   Find out the keys to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters, and postcards.  Gain advanced marketing concepts and principles such as R, F, & M analysis; AIDA, and the 3-30-3 principle, that lead directly to practical marketing success. Acquire the understanding of how digital marketing and print complement and enhance each other, and how to integrate both kinds of marketing for even greater overall effectiveness.    

Start any month. Come away with new marketing expertise to make your value in the workplace even stronger.

3 courses, 3 months. Can be taken in any order.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Leadership Development (for Gen Y) Certificate
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Leadership Development (for Gen Y) Certificate

$395

with Constance Yates and William Draves

Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.    Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.  You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.   At the end of completing the three-course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, a new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear. 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $395

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.





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