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Certificate in Mastering Excel: 3 Course Bundle

$495

with Amy Klous

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques. Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily. This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence. Courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs available. Mastering Microsoft Excel - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Intermediate Excel - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Advanced Excel - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2

Certificate in Project Management

$495

with Andy Stanhope and Christina Martinez

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

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. CEUs/ILUs available. Introduction to Project Management - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Project Management Processes - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Project Management Knowledge Areas - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 7

Certificate in Web Design: 3 Course Bundle

$595

with Marcus Lander and Tonya Wright

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition. First discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. After the first course you will have the info you need to plan and design effective web pages. Then find out how to create effective and dynamic websites/applications. Take away a functioning web application hosted on a web server that is both accessible and Search Engine Optimized. Finally, learn about responsive design process, advanced layout and design features. Plus explore industry standard technologies and frameworks. Courses may be taken individually at a cost of $245 each. CEUs/ILUs available. Introduction to Web Design Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Intermediate Web Design - Mar 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Advanced Web Design - April 5 - 30 or Jun 7 - July 2

Digital Marketing Certificate: 3 Course Bundle

$495

with Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site 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. Courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs available. Improving Email Promotions - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Boosting Your Website Traffic - Mar 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Online Advertising - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2

Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate: 3 Course Bundle

$545

with Andy Helmi

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

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 art work. 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 courses at a cost of $225 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. There is no school discount through LERN. More information on Adobe Creative Cloud software can be found at adobe.com Adobe Illustrator Essentials - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Adobe Photoshop Essentials - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Adobe InDesign Essentials - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2

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Mastering Video Marketing Certificate: 2 Course Bundle

$395

with Rob Lee

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 8 weeks

Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotional ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do. Courses can be taken individually at the cost of $245 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs 3.2 Classes: Video Marketing Feb 1-26 or Apr 5-30.  YouTube for Business:  March 1-26 or May 3-28

Session II Bookkeeping Certificate: 3 Class Bundle

$495

with Sharon deFonteny

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure and manage the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting. The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other), however, courses may be taking individually. CEUs/ILUs available. Understanding Debits and Credits - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 General Ledger and Month End Procedures - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Closing Procedures and Financial Statements - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2 .

Session II: Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers: 3 Class Bundle

$495

with Jodie Trana

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

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. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. CEUs/ILUs available. Accounting & Finance for Non-Finance Managers - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Cash is King - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Financial Analysis & Planning for Non-Finance Managers - April 5 - 30 or June 7 - July 2 .





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