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Online Teaching Certificate
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Online Teaching Certificate

$495

with William Draves and Dionne Felix

For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online. Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Your instructors are authors, speakers, and consultants in online learning and teaching.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records?

This course will prepare you for a lifetime of worthwhile personal financial planning. The tools you will learn are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. They will help you gain control over the financial impact of the choices you make. You will learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your financial future. You will develop a retirement savings plan, and you will be better prepared to make large purchases and plan for taxes. You will learn the essentials of household bookkeeping, recordkeeping requirements, and much, much more.

This course has a new start date available each month.

Pharmacy Technician with PTCB Certification
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Pharmacy Technician with PTCB Certification

$2,050

with Diane Tilton, Academy of Medical Professions

Work One-On-One with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer.  The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam.  You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification included in cost.

New grants are available for Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, and CNA training programs, call us to see if you qualify for FREE training.

Open enrollment. Payment plans are available. Call the Adult Education office for more information.

Podcasting
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Podcasting

$245

with Travis Allison

Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business.  Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast.  This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online.  Come to class with your idea and end with your show online for all to hear.

CEUs/ILUs: 1.6

Length (in hours): 16

Price in USD $245

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Power BI Certificate
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Power BI Certificate

$495

with Marion Williams

Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software – Power Business Intelligence. Power BI is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free.

Discover the process of creating interactive reports. Integrate financial, marketing, or any other source data in your accounting system, Excel, or on the Web. Streamline the data to what is needed using Power Query. Create charts, maps, and other visuals to see your data in real time.

Delve further into Power Query to ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) your data. Build the Data Model using relationships and DAX (Data Analysis Expressions). Utilize Time Intelligence functions to view YoY or YTD reports. Add user friendly features to enhance your reports and analyze your results.

This certificate will enhance your skills in data analysis, giving you greater insight into your organization’s performance and allowing you to make more informed decisions.

This Certificate must be taken in the following order:

  • - Introduction
  • - Intermediate
  • - Advanced

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Project Management Certificate
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Project Management Certificate

$495

with Andy Stanhope

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.  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 cancelation.  

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.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education, and experience requirements are provided.     

Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work.    

Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.  

Classes must be taken in the following order:

  • - Introduction to Project Management
  • - Project Management Processes
  • - Project Management Knowledge Areas  

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

 

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

 

Quickbooks Desktop 2019 Series
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Quickbooks Desktop 2019 Series

$199

with Scott Paxton

Understanding QuickBooks is one of the top skills a small business owner needs to successfully run their business. If you are a busy professional that wants to oversee your bookkeeping and accounting, the QuickBooks 2019 Series will teach you how to use this popular accounting software.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2019

The introductory course will teach you the basics of QuickBooks 2019. You will learn how to reconcile accounts, enter and pay bills, track inventory, and generate reports. By course completion, you will know how to automate several common bookkeeping tasks, and ultimately streamline your business.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

Many experienced QuickBooks users often struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. The Intermediate course will teach you more in-depth features and applications, which is ideal if your business is growing. It is designed for those QuickBooks users that have a firm understanding of the basics, or those that successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course.

These courses must be taken on a PC device. A Mac OS is not compatible.

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

 

QuickBooks Online Series
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QuickBooks Online Series

$199

with Scott Paxton

QuickBooks continues to be the dominant accounting software used by small and medium-sized businesses. Today more than ever, the cloud-based QuickBooks Online is quickly replacing desktop accounting software versions due to its accessibility and flexibility. This course series will teach you how to manage your business financials using QuickBooks Online.

The Introduction to QuickBooks Online course focuses on key features of QuickBooks Online, so you can gain hands-on experience creating invoices, receipts, and statements; track payables, inventory, and receivables; generating reports; and more.

The Intermediate QuickBooks Online course builds upon the skills learned in the Introduction to QuickBooks Online course. You will how to set up your accounts for different types of businesses, enter budgets, and how to track situations in which the owner uses or invests company funds.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

 





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