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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

$495

with Scott Follett

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s 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. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material but to guide candidates as they work on projects. CEUs/ILUs: 4.8 Length (in hours): 48 COURSE SCHEDULE: Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt Feb. 1-26, or Apr 5-30 Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt Mar 1-26, or May 3-28, Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt Apr 5-30, or June 7-July2.

SQL Certificate: 3 Bundle Course March-May

$595

with Cecelia Allison

Calendar Mar 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry standard database programming language. It is one of the most in demand skills in occupations that require interaction with data and analyzing data. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst, or a business analyst. You will quickly progress from creating simple SQL queries that query a single table to querying multiple tables simultaneously. You’ll also learn how to alter data in a database and how to gather significant statistics from data stored in a database. Finally, you'll learn techniques that will enable you to write powerful queries that perform complicated searches and sorts on your data.  CEUs/ILUs 4.8

Bus Driver on the Road Training
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Bus Driver on the Road Training

$285

with Ray Dyer

Calendar Mar 3, 2021

Once you have obtained your permit, you can register with Merrymeeting Adult Education to complete your on-road driving requirement.  The cost for this is $285 which, includes the use of a bus and an instructor for 10 hours. Call to register, 729-7323. No discounts

Topsham: Northstar Digital Literacy
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Topsham: Northstar Digital Literacy

$50

with Sarah Juenemann

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Want to earn certificates in a variety of basic computer skills to enhance your resume? Join this open lab to work through modules of your choice from the following list: Basic Computer, World Wide Web, Windows, Mac OS X, Using Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Information Literacy. You’ll work with a computer instructor in an individualized self-paced format through the modules that match your personal career and educational goals. Free to academic students. For more information, call Academic Counselor, Paul Elisha, at 729-7323, Ext.3, or Pauline Hanson-443-8255.

Drivers Education, Morse High School

$465

with Donna Plourde

Calendar Mar 29, 2021 at 2:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Are you 15 years of age or older and want your State of Maine permit to prepare for your driving exam? We offer driver education courses to help build strong, safe, and confident drivers. Students are awarded an instructional permit upon successful completion of the course with a grade of 80 percent or better. Only employee discounts allowed but must call to register. If the student requires medication and/or has a medical condition please contact the office as an additional medical form is required. Total hours of instruction is 40; 30 classroom and 10 driving. Full payment of $465 is required at the time of registration. If a student withdraws from the course, $75 is withheld from the refund to cover program costs. Only employee discounts for this class. Please bring your birth certificate to the first class. Parents are required to attend the first hour of the first class. Class dates: See Below Class Time: 2:30-4:30

March: 29,30

April 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 15, 26, 27, 29

May 3, 4, 6, FINAL EXAM 

Covid 19 safety protocols will be followed, including masks and social distancing.

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Certificate in Customer Service: 2 Class Bundle

$245

with Greg Marsello and Nanette Sanders-Cobb

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques you won’t find anywhere else. Courses can be taken individually at a cost of $145 each. CEUs/ILUs available. Keys to Customer Service - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Extraordinary Customer Service - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28

Certificate in Data Analysis: 3 Course Bundle

$495

with Jeff Kritzer

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone 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. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned. Courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs 4.8 Introduction to Data Analysis - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Intermediate Data Analysis - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Advanced Data Analysis - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2

Certificate in Leadership Development: 3 Course Bundle

$145

with Tawanda McLauren and William Draves

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

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 in 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, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear. Courses may be taken individually for a cost of $145 each. You can also register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs available. Leadership Principles - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Developing Your Leadership Skills - Mar 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Developing Your Professional Career - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2





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