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Developing Your Professional Career: Part of the Certificate in Leadership Development

$145

with Tawanda McLauren and William Draves

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

This course will help you identify skills that all great leaders possess, and learn new skills that will help take you to the next level. Whether you are leading a department or an organization, you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful. Learn how to incorporate communication skills that will rocket you to that next level. CEUs/ILUs available.

Financial Analysis + Planning: Part of the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Manager

$195

with Jodie Trana

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Build on your understanding of financial concepts and establish your role in the financial success of your organization. Designed for non-financial managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other decision-makers, this advanced course will take the mystery out of money matters. Financial information that drives your organization will be assessed and analyzed to understand it. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence. CEUs/ILUs available.

Integrating Social Media: Part of Social Media for Business Certificate

$195

with Nicole Siscaretti & Jennifer Selke

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 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 

Online Advertising: Part of the Digital Marketing Certificate

$195

with Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization. See how pay-per-click advertising with Google AdWords works. Find out how to test low budget Adwords campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and numbers of people you want to reach. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an online ad expert and can answer your toughest questions. CEUs/ILUs available.

Project Management Knowledge Areas: Part of the Certificate in Project Management:

$195

with Andy Stanhope and Christina Martinez

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Project management provides visibility of project health. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five (5) Project Management Processes supported by the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten (10) Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five (5) Project Management Processes. CEUs/ILUs available.

Wordpress Certificate: June

$495

with Andy Helmi

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , 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 

Writing + News Press Releases: Part of the Certificate in Business Writing

$195

with Kathryn Lynch-Morin

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace. Getting the word out is an essential activity for every organization. Acquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that will get attention. CEUs/ILUs available.

Contact Tracing

$299

with Jeff Kritzer

According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines. This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market. While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

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