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Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate: 3 Course Bundle


with Andy Helmi

Calendar Feb 1, 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 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

Session I Bookkeeping Certificate: 3 Class Bundle


with Sharon deFonteny

Calendar Feb 1, 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 .

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


with Jodie Trana

Calendar Feb 1, 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

Session I: Certificate in Business Writing: 3 Course Bundle


with Kathryn Lynch-Morin

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter, or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings. Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success. Courses may be taken individually at a cost of $195 each. CEUs/ILUs available. Business Writing - Feb 1 - 26 or April 5 - 30 Effective Copywriting - March 1 - 26 or May 3 - 28 Writing and News Press Releases - April 5 or June 7 - July 2

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate


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.

Social Media for Business Certificate: 3 Course Bundle


with Nicole Siscaretti & Jennifer Selke

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks

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. 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. Courses may be taken individually at the cost of $195 each. Please call the office to register for individual courses. CEUs/ILUs 4.8 Introduction to Social Media: Feb 1-26, or Apr 5-30 Marketing Using Social Media: Mar 1-26, or May 3-28 Integrating Social Media: Apr. 5-30, or June 7-July 2

Spanish for Medical Professionals: February


with Cristina Sempe

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , 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 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

SQL Certificate: 3 Bundle Course Feb-April


with Cecelia Allison

Calendar Feb 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

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