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Introduction to Social Media
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Introduction to Social Media

$195

with Nicole Siscaretti

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media. Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant, and trainer on social networks and social media. CEUs/ILUs: 1.6 Length (in hours): 16

Legal Office Administration
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Legal Office Administration

$245

with LaSania Hamilton

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

This course seeks to enable students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills needed toward the goal of becoming an exceptional legal practitioner in an administrative capacity. It is a bridge course designed to provide students with the tools to develop a thorough understanding of legal office procedures including database management, the preparation of legal documentation including research, legal accounting methods, legal analysis, communications and ethics. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to improve communication methods, improve the productivity within the legal office by obtaining effective tools that promote a smoother operation. You will also get a better understanding of the importance of competency, confidentiality and the administration of ethics in a legal office environment. Instructions will be given through a blend of lectures, discussions, presentations, class exercises and quizzes. Students shall be expected to complete each assignment in order to receive the legal office administration certificate. CEUs/ILUs: 1.6 Length (in hours): 16 Sep 8 – Oct 2

Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace
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Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace

$195

with Betsy Flanagan

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today’s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success. CEUs/ILUs: 1.6 Length (in hours): 16 Participate When You Want You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.

Mastering Microsoft Excel
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Mastering Microsoft Excel

$195

with Betsy Flanagan

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 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. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success. CEUs/ILUs: 1.6 Length (in hours): 16 One Month Course

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

$495

with Scott Follett

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , 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 projects. CEUs/ILUs: 4.8 Length (in hours): 48 COURSE SCHEDULE: Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt Sep 8 – Oct 2, Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt Oct 5 – 30, Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt Nov 2 – 27

Social Media for Business Certificate
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Social Media for Business Certificate

$495

with Nicole Siscaretti & Jennifer Selke

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks. CEUs/ILUs: 4.8 Length (in hours): 48 COURSE SCHEDULE: Introduction to Social Media Sep 8 – Oct 2 , Marketing Using Social Media Oct 5 – 30, Integrating Social Media in Your Organization Nov 2 – 27

Spanish for Medical Professionals
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Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with Instructor TBA

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 8 weeks

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare.Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. NOTE: Students will also need to order an eBook for under $15, or the paperback book version; Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at Barnesandnoble.com. You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon. CEUs/ILUs: 3.2 Length (in hours): 32

Wordpress Certificate
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Wordpress Certificate

$495

with Andy Helmi

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. During the first week, you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include an introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation, and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more. After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. CEUs/ILUs: 4.8 Length (in hours): 48





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