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April 2021

Electrical Level 2 Apprenticeship

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This class serves as the second level of training in the Electrical craft. Structured as a hybrid class, a combination of on-line training and live classroom/lab training, students learn the following content: Alternating Current, Motors: Theory & Application, Electric Lighting, Conduit Bending, Pull and Junction Boxes, Conductor Installations, Cable Tray, Conductor Terminations & Splices, Grounding and Bonding,  Circuit Breakers & Fuses, Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts. Computer and internet access required for hybrid class.

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Electrical Level 4 Apprenticeship

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This class serves as the fourth level of training in the Electrical craft. Structured as a hybrid class, a combination of on-line training and live classroom/lab training, students learn the following content: Load Calculations-Feeders & Services, Health Care Facilities, Standby and Emergency Systems, Basic Electronic Theory, Fire Alarm Systems, Specialty Transformers, Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection, Motor Operation and Maintenance, Medium Voltage Termination/Splices, Special Locations, and Fundamentals of Crew Leadership. Computer and internet access required for hybrid class. 

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HVAC Level 4 Apprenticeship

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This class serves as the fourth and final level of training in the HVAC craft. Structured as a hybrid class, a combination of on-line training and live classroom/lab training, students learn the following content: Construction Drawings and Specifications, System Balancing, Indoor Air Quality, Energy Conservation Equipment, Building Management Systems, Systems Startup and Shutdown, Heating and Cooling System Design, Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Systems, Alternative Heating and Cooling Systems, Introduction to Supervisory Skills. Computer and internet access required for hybrid class. 

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Basic Welding

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Are you interested in learning multiple welding processes? If the answer is yes, then this is the class for you. Explore several different welding processes, including stick arc, oxy-fuel, MIG, and TIG welding. Learn the many essentials of a weld, striking an arc, and arc patterns. Gain a basic understanding of an electrode and the importance of electrode selection. Explore band saw basics, welding beads, and the many different ways of welding joints. And as always, learn welding and fuel…

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Dental Radiation Health & Safety (Hybrid)

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This hybrid workshop is specifically designed for practicing dental assistants to meet the Virginia Board of Dentistry's regulations for certification in dental radiation safety and hygiene. You will study techniques and devices for protection from ionizing radiation, cell sensitivity and the genetic effects of ionizing radiation. Get hands-on practice with intra-oral radiographic techniques. After successfully completing this workshop, you will be awarded a Certificate in Dental Radiation Safety. This course meets the requirements of the Virginia Board of Dentistry, and…

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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Free AWS Certification Information Session

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Are you interested in attempting an AWS Welding Certification? If so, please attend this FREE one-hour information session with our CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) to find out what is involved and required to get certified.

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Microsoft Excel Essentials (Level 1)

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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THINK LIKE EXCEL! We can teach YOU how to think like Excel. Formulas and functions are the name of the game, and this course will give you the tools to create powerful formulas and understand why an Excel spreadsheet without formulas has no heart! What Will I Learn? (1) Introduction to Worksheets - Formatting Sheets & Cells, Numbers, Dates, Basic Calculations, (2) Rearranging Data – Working with Rows, Cells & Columns, (3) Managing Multiple Worksheets, Formulas, and Cell References, (4)…

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May 2021

Continuing Education for HVAC

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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CDL-A Part-Time, Weekend Option

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Continuing Education for Electricians

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license, must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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CFC Prep and Exam

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Everyone who wants to work with refrigeration systems must be certified under the EPA guidelines. Learn the essentials of CFCs and then complete the EPA Section 608 exam online during class. You will know your test results immediately. Class will end at noon on the final day of class. Special Notice: If interested in retesting, please call 540-868-7021 to be registered in the second Saturday of any of the upcoming CFC classes to do the retest only. The fee for…

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Intermediate Video Game Design

May 3

Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. By 2019 Price Warehouse predicts social and casual game sales will exceed traditional game sales. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application…

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Project Management Processes

May 3

Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 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. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. Agenda Unit 1 Project Management…

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Collaborative Management

May 3

Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization. Agenda…

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The Basics of Bookkeeping

May 3

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. This…

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Certificate in Learning Styles

May 3

New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - - and you - - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with…

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Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt

May 3

To be successful, organizations must manage by fact. As such, organizations depend on the measurement and analysis of performance to make key decisions that affect the organization. This Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt course builds on the ideas and skills learned in the Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course that organizations use, specifically their Six Sigma teams, to improve. In this second course in the certification program, participants will learn process analysis, data collection and analysis, probability and valid…

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Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

May 3

Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students. You will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and…

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Designing Online Instruction

May 3

Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment. Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines. Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction. Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation. Your instructor…

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Developing Your Leadership Skills

May 3

Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you…

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Cash is King

May 3

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Agenda Unit 1 Cash Flow Strategies Why cash is so important in…

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The Business Plan

May 3

Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan, one step at a time. This practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning aspects of your business. Focusing on the most critical components of the Business Plan enables you to uncover hidden…

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Extraordinary Customer Service

May 3

Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You''ll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway…

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Effective Copywriting

May 3

Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo or promoting your own skills on LinkedIn, strong writing skills are the key to success. Come away with the tools and techniques you need to improve your copywriting skills and learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back. Agenda Unit 1 Copywriting Essentials How to tell the difference between bad copy and good copy The art of the perfect sentence Developing your…

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Negotiation: Get What You Want

May 3

Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and everyday life. Knowing strategies to clarify what you want and how to prioritize needs will ensure you get more of what’s essential. Having the skills to help others get what they want will improve relationships and increase your odds of success in the future. Work with a pro to learn how to plan, implement and win in the bargaining process. Save time, grow your business network and gain confidence when…

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Boosting Your Website Traffic

May 3

Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results. No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. Agenda Unit 1 Why web site analysis works Why web…

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YouTube for Business

May 3

Increase your business with YouTube, the online video site and now the second largest search engine. Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. Find out what types of video work best on YouTube, how other business organizations are using YouTube, how to create your own YouTube channel, and the techniques of adding captions, annotations and other extra features. YouTube can enhance your current marketing…

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Marketing Using Social Media

May 3

Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization.  Agenda Unit 1. Social media as two-way…

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Gender in the Classroom

May 3

Discover why girls waste 30% of their study time, why boys get worse grades than girls, why boys do less homework than girls, and the 5 learning habits girls get in school that hurts them in the workplace. Your female students learn differently than your male students. Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips…

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CDL-A Full-Time Option

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Microsoft Excel Essentials (Level 1)

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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THINK LIKE EXCEL! We can teach YOU how to think like Excel. Formulas and functions are the name of the game, and this course will give you the tools to create powerful formulas and understand why an Excel spreadsheet without formulas has no heart! What Will I Learn? (1) Introduction to Worksheets - Formatting Sheets & Cells, Numbers, Dates, Basic Calculations, (2) Rearranging Data – Working with Rows, Cells & Columns, (3) Managing Multiple Worksheets, Formulas, and Cell References, (4)…

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Metal Machining – Lathe/Milling

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winchester Tool, 110 Industrial Drive
Winchester, VA 22602 United States
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This is a hands-on class where you will learn the complete aspects of the lathe and the milling machines. On the lathe machine, you will learn facing, turning, drilling, hand tapping, single point threading, knurling, and turning angles. On the milling machine, you will learn milling metal, including part of the set up, drilling, taping, boring, cutting keyways and more.       

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Unconscious Bias at Work

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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We all have biases, whether we choose to recognize them or not. Unconscious bias happens automatically and is triggered by our brain making quick judgments and assessments of people or situations influenced by our background, cultural environment, and personal experiences. In order to build strong work teams and high performers, it is necessary to understand how these unconscious biases can influence behavior and impact us all. Join us to explore the importance of uncovering our own unconscious biases, how they…

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Continuing Education for Plumbing

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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Continuing Education for Gas Fitters

May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Journeymen, Master Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, and Gas Fitters are required by the Virginia Board of Contractors to take a pre-determined number of continuing education hours specific to their trade as part of the licensing renewal process. Additionally, anyone obtaining or renewing a license must take continuing education in their respective profession. Plumbers, HVAC technicians and Electricians must take three hours of continuing education in their field. Gas Fitters must take one hour. Certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be…

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Medical Terminology

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Common medical terminology is a critical part of the language used by healthcare practitioners. Learning medical terminology can assist you in interacting with healthcare professionals in the workplace, when studying for a career in healthcare, or just wanting to be more involved and educated on your own healthcare. This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system and are combined with prefixes and suffixes. This entry-level class will give you the tools…

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Microsoft Excel Advanced (Level 2)

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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DIVE DEEP INTO EXCEL! Begin a deep dive into automating spreadsheets. Learn how to create linking formulas that automatically connect data over many different worksheets, allowing for easy one-time data entry. Add to your portfolio a group of the most powerful formulas frequently used in Excel. And then splash your spreadsheet with useful graphics and templates to highlight and connect key informational points. What Will I Learn? (1) Advanced Formatting – Themes, Cell Styles, Customizing Page Setup, (2) Date and…

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Communication: The Key to Getting Results

May 12 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Communication is often talked about as an important leadership skill, but what does effective communication look like? In today’s workplace, leaders are often called upon to engage their employees in transitions of focus, processes, and direction. Communication and your ability to influence and inspire action is perhaps the most important building block in the process of leading others. You will learn techniques to communicate in order to inspire the team to deliver results. You will explore listener-focused communication while concentrating…

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Journey to a Culture of Inclusion

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Harassment and bullying are the most prevalent forms of workplace discrimination. The increased publicity of high-profile harassment situations proves that a culture change is needed in workplaces across the United States. Companies and organizations should shift their focus towards inclusion, nondiscriminatory practices, and harassment-free cultures in order to draw teams closer and create a more desirable place to work. This courses gives an in-depth overview to better understand the need to gain this focus through defining harassment and bullying, discussing…

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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Become a heavy equipment operator and earn an industry-recognized credential. The Heavy Equipment Operator program was developed to meet the growing employment demands for equipment operators. This class serves as the first level of training in the Heavy Equipment Operator program. Students will learn the following content: core craft skills, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earthmoving, interpreting civil drawings, and using simulator exercises for equipment basic controls,…

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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CFC Prep and Exam

May 15 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Everyone who wants to work with refrigeration systems must be certified under the EPA guidelines. Learn the essentials of CFCs and then complete the EPA Section 608 exam online during class. You will know your test results immediately. Class will end at noon on the final day of class. Special Notice: If interested in retesting, please call 540-868-7021 to be registered in the second Saturday of any of the upcoming CFC classes to do the retest only. The fee for…

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CDL-A Full-Time Option

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Nurse Aide Program

May 17 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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Start your career ladder in nursing by taking an entry-level healthcare class to become a Nurse Aide. Your future job duties would include basic patient care, taking vital signs, bathing, and feeding for patients of all ages. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination for certification as a Nurse Aide. Clinical experience is a part of the class and attendance is mandatory. All students must complete…

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AWS Welding Certification Prep

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Join us to get ready for your AWS Welding Certification test. Our CWI will explain what certification options are available and guide you through hands-on practice welds to prepare you for success.

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Microsoft Excel Advanced (Level 2)

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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DIVE DEEP INTO EXCEL! Begin a deep dive into automating spreadsheets. Learn how to create linking formulas that automatically connect data over many different worksheets, allowing for easy one-time data entry. Add to your portfolio a group of the most powerful formulas frequently used in Excel. And then splash your spreadsheet with useful graphics and templates to highlight and connect key informational points. What Will I Learn? (1) Advanced Formatting – Themes, Cell Styles, Customizing Page Setup, (2) Date and…

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MIG Welding Workshop

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding is sometimes referred to as the "hot glue gun" of the welding world. It is the awesome process of using electricity to melt and join pieces of metal together. Produce quality MIG welds on steel and aluminum using proper techniques and procedures. This hands-on course stresses safety, wire and shielding gas selection, machine settings, weld sizing and more.

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Dental Radiation Health & Safety (Hybrid)

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This hybrid workshop is specifically designed for practicing dental assistants to meet the Virginia Board of Dentistry's regulations for certification in dental radiation safety and hygiene. You will study techniques and devices for protection from ionizing radiation, cell sensitivity and the genetic effects of ionizing radiation. Get hands-on practice with intra-oral radiographic techniques. After successfully completing this workshop, you will be awarded a Certificate in Dental Radiation Safety. This course meets the requirements of the Virginia Board of Dentistry, and…

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AWS Welding Certification Exam

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Let our Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) help you prepare and take your AWS Flat or Vertical Certification in: SMAW, GMAW or FCAW. He will walk you through the procedures step by step and then test your weld plate. You will know the results of your test the same night. Official AWS papers will be mailed within two weeks. Don't miss this opportunity to prove your welding skills when looking for a job! Please note: must be an experienced welder or…

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CPR American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
+ Google Map

Earn a two-year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR from the American Heart Association. This certification course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to adults, children and infants, provide CPR in multiple-rescuer situations, use an AED, and relieve choking for all ages. This course meets the regulatory requirements of the Virginia Department of Health, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Virginia Office…

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CompTIA Network+ Prep and Certification

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

In this course, we will cover the Network + exam objectives from the following five domains: Network Architecture, Network Operations, Network Security, Troubleshooting,  and Industry Standards. In this highly-interactive course, you will learn the essentials needed to successfully pass the CompTIA Network + Exam. You will concentrate on the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. In addition, the following skills will be covered in preparation: defining the appropriate cabling and device technologies, determining the network troubleshooting methodology…

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June 2021

CDL-A Full-Time Option

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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With a national driver shortage of more than 200,000, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional, and over-the-road companies are calling CDS for their graduates. Students hear from several trucking company recruiters while attending school, and most students have job offers before they graduate! Professional training and job placement assistance are available to students. With 16 years-plus of operation, our instructors have many years' experience in trucking, with many of those years in truck-driving training and placement of new drivers. 

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Computer Basics

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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ZERO PRIOR EXPERIENCE. Everyone should take this class FIRST! This class will teach you all the skills you need to successfully operate a Windows computer. As a beginner computer user, you will most benefit from an instructor-led class teaching through hands-on, contextual examples of the world of computers. In this course, you will learn: (1) Keyboarding skills, (2) Mouse skills, (3) Controlling desktop icons and windows, (4) Introduction to creating, editing, and saving documents and photos, (5) Folder management, (6)…

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EC: Connecting Reading with Reflective Writing and Thinking

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This is a workshop that will give you take away lessons and activities that can be used in the ELA classroom. It will provide insight on how to incorporate the new 6th-grade writing standard, but it is NOT limited to 6th grade. The workshop will show ways to make a seamless connection between the text, writing, and thinking. All activities can be modified to fit into other content areas as well. This workshop will take place through Google classroom. You…

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Mechatronics: Fundamentals of Electricity

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Decrease production downtime, improve efficiency and increase output – All hinge on understanding electricity and how to work with it safely. This class has been specifically developed to give students the knowledge and skills required to enable them to work safely and effectively with electricity. The lab components of the training offer students the opportunity to build, test and troubleshoot AC/DC circuits and examine the operating voltages and currents related to proper circuit operation. Technicians will use various instruments to…

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Introduction to Python

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Python is consistently rated as one of the top most popular programming languages for Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. Python is easy to learn compared to other higher-level languages. Python is not only very productive but also super versatile. In this introductory Python programming course, students will learn basic programming and problem solving skills using Python. The course will emphasize basic principles of Python programming styles and testing. Topics may include basic data types, control flows, string, functions, and lists/arrays. Pre-Requisites: …

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CompTIA Linux+ Prep and Certification

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This hybrid course helps to build the necessary skills of an IT professional to configure, monitor, and support servers running the  Linux operating system in wide demand in industry. Students will acquire the knowledge required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment, using security best practices, scripting, and automation. Using CompTIA materials, this course is taught by an industry-experienced instructor in preparation for the CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 test and certification. Students are required to have basic computer skills…

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CompTIA Linux+ Prep and Certification

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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This hybrid course helps to build the necessary skills of an IT professional to configure, monitor, and support servers running the  Linux operating system in wide demand in industry. Students will acquire the knowledge required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment, using security best practices, scripting, and automation. Using CompTIA materials, this course is taught by an industry-experienced instructor in preparation for the CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 test and certification. Students are required to have basic computer skills…

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Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers

June 7

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. 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. 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. Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to…

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Digital Marketing Certificate

June 7

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website 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. Three one month courses.

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Introduction to Project Management

June 7

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 stakeholder for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.…

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Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers

June 7

With the demands of daily operations, non-financial managers may put financial reports on the shelf. But take a look at some of the most admired companies like Apple, Google, and Berkshire Hathaway. Sure, they are evaluated by their products, innovation, and culture but they wouldn’t be in the limelight without profits. Money matters! This course will help you build on your understanding of financial concepts and help you establish your role in the financial success of your organization. Designed for…

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Project Management Knowledge Areas

June 7

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. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five Project Management Processes supported by the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten Project management Knowledge…

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Writing News and Press Releases

June 7

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. Agenda Unit 1 The Skills good journalists have -What journalists know how to do -How to think like your audience -Kinds of…

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Certificate in Project Management

June 7

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…

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Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt

June 7

The final course in the Six Sigma Green Belt program is the Advanced Six Sigma Greenbelt course which teaches participants to improve and control processes. Topics included in this course include hypothesis testing, design of experiments, and statistical process control. Participants will have to apply the concepts learned in the Introduction and Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt courses. The instructor will share many handouts, spreadsheets, and web links that have tools participants will use while completing Six Sigma projects. Upon…

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Certificate in Basic Game Design

June 7

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. In the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities…

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Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt

June 7

Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean…

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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

June 7

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…

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Bookkeeping Certificate

June 7

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. No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process…

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Grammar Refresher Certificate

June 7

Good grammar doesn''t make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Whether you''re a student or a professional, a career changer or a job seeker, this comprehensive program will guide you through the linguistic twists and turns of English grammar and equip you to write more effectively from day one. The first course covers the basics of grammar at the word level, including parts of speech and commonly confused words. In the second course, you''ll learn about grammar at…

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Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers

June 7

Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need. Students learn in a variety of ways, this course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more. And discover something new about yourself too! We will explore fascinating information on the brain and how each…

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Spanish for Medical Professionals

June 7

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.…

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Social Media for Business Certificate

June 7

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…

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Introduction to Social Media

June 7

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…

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Integrating Social Media Into Your Organization

June 7

Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing social media for your organization or business. Learn how to create your own private social media using Ning, work socially using Google Docs and calendars, and move your website to an interactive Web 2.0 site. Then your instructor will help you choose which social media tools are right for your situation, and then integrate them into your web site to develop a social media strategy for your organization. Find out what…

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Certificate in Online Teaching

June 7

This Certificate is for those new to teaching online or those already teaching online. Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips…

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Advanced Teaching Online

June 7

In the 21st century, half of all learning will be online. The opportunities are tremendous for teaching online. Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course. Take home a ten step model for developing your online course. Experience one of the most advanced online classrooms for teachers. Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows. Plus, find out how self quizzes enhance learning. See an animation, drop-and-drop exercise, and dynamite welcome pages. Engage in online discussion…

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Fostering Online Discussion

June 7

Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners. Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of ‘continual engagement’ in teaching. Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback,…

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Certificate in Leadership Development

June 7

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…

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Leadership Principles

June 7

Especially for Gen Y (born 1980-1999), the course serves as the first of three in a series addressing the development of Generation Y leadership. 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. Finally, the course offers the opportunity to perform a case study analysis…

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Developing Your Professional Career

June 7

Have you ever wondered how do I get to that next level in my career? What does it take? This course will help you identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level. Whether you are leading a department or a organization you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful. Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that…

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Certificate in NonProfit Administration

June 7

Nonprofits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our Certificate in NonProfit Administration. You will come away with the best information from instructors who train people in nonprofits.

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Revenue Generation for Non-Profits

June 7

Build revenue streams for your non-profit organization. They are essential not only to keep your doors open but also to expand your services. Discover how to increase revenue from your current activities. Develop strategies for building new ones. Know how to effectively set prices or fees. Understand the 20% that generates 80% of your revenue. These are basic concepts that will yield greater results. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate…

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Program Evaluation for Nonprofits

June 7

Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs and reporting evaluation results to funders. By the close of the course, you will have a complete program logic model and evaluation plan ready for implementation. Agenda Unit 1: Introduction to Nonprofit Evaluation & the…

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Management Certificate

June 7

Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then learn how to improve your management of time and productivity. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing…

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Management Boot Camp

June 7

Enhance your management skills through this course for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through use of the DiSC personality profile (included). By the end of the course we will have you managing like a pro - quickly and with confidence. Agenda Unit 1 Fundamentals of Management - How to determine,…

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Managing Generations in the Workplace

June 7

Get an understanding of managing workers in different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Generations X and Y are significantly different than the Boomer generation. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. Come explore the characteristics of the different generations in the workplace. Discover the current motivations of Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers and what messages they value. Then…

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Supervisory & Leadership Certificate

June 7

Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor''s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that…

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Entrepreneurship Certificate

June 7

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans. Then take home a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate,…

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

June 7

Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish…

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Entrepreneurial Marketing

June 7

To succeed in today''s marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget. With an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions, you will learn how to build a strong brand, analyze which tactics to use, and implement your marketing plan. Whether you are starting a business or growing an existing one, you will take away practical marketing tips and…

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Certificate in Customer Service

June 7

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…

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Keys to Customer Service

June 7

Learning to build your customer service skills will have a powerful impact on your career success as well as success in other areas of your life. Through this course you will discover the direct relationship between service skills and career achievement. You will become skilled at being an exceptional service provider. You can help your organization and your career by translating your good service intentions into a workable plan and gain knowledge of ways to consistently deliver great service. The…

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Certificate in Workplace Communication

June 7

Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever. And critical to your career advancement and success. Come get a comprehensive and intensive preparation with skills and techniques you can put to use on Monday morning. Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies. Then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome, including helping others to get what they want, so you get…

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Conflict Management

June 7

A recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) revealed that the average manager spends more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. This study also identified that out of twenty-five management skills, conflict management was the only one positively correlated to higher earnings and promotion. Discover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies in conflict management, and then take away successful conflict management strategies to apply in your workplace. Agenda…

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Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance

June 7

Understanding yourself and others will increase your overall effectiveness at work, home, and in all of your relationships. Learn how to improve your communication with others, convey your ideas effectively, and improve your ability to understand what is important to those who don’t share your same style. Course fee includes your own DiSC Behavioral Personality Profile assessment and review. Agenda Unit 1 Understanding the DiSC Profile -Getting to know the four styles of the DiSC profile -Dominance -Influence -Steadiness -Compliance…

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Improving Email Promotions

June 7

Discover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when to email, what to email, and testing email copy. Then find out how to analyze your email response rates, including getting the bench marks for open rates and click through rates. Learn how to improve your email promotion and responses with tracking and testing. Get a basic introduction to email promotions. If you are advanced, your instructor is an email expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. Agenda…

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Online Advertising

June 7

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 AdWord campaigns. Learn how you can target local audiences. Then discover Facebook advertising and how you can determine the demographics and even 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…

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