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May 2022

Regional Workforce Information Summit

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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LFCC (Becoming Laurel Ridge) is undergoing a transformation to become a more comprehensive resource to our current and prospective students. In an effort to expand the regional workforce program knowledge of key partners in the community, we are expanding our efforts to share relevant and timely updates in workforce programs, both credit and noncredit, offered through the college. Twice a year at both the Middletown Campus and Fauquier Campus, we will convene community partners to hold informative sessions on the…

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CFC Prep and Exam

May 28 @ 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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Metal Machining – Lathe/Milling

May 31 @ 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. The Mechanical Schematics Drawing and Reading class is a prerequisite to this course for students who do not have industry experience.

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Blueprint Reading and Fabrication Math for Welders

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Every welder needs to know the basics of reading a blueprint, how to do fabrication math and be able to read welding symbols in order to be successful in the field. The foundational skills that you are taught in the classroom will have immediate application as you practice in the lab. Even the slightest error in the measuring, cutting, placing, or welding of the fabrication can cause it to be scrapped or necessitate expensive reworking. These skills are valuable to…

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June 2022

Regional Workforce Information Summit

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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LFCC (Becoming Laurel Ridge) is undergoing a transformation to become a more comprehensive resource to our current and prospective students. In an effort to expand the regional workforce program knowledge of key partners in the community, we are expanding our efforts to share relevant and timely updates in workforce programs, both credit and noncredit, offered through the college. Twice a year at both the Middletown Campus and Fauquier Campus, we will convene community partners to hold informative sessions on the…

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AWS Welding Certification Prep

June 1 @ 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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Electrical Level 4 Apprenticeship

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 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.  Students are required to purchase current Electrical Code book for…

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AWS Welding Certification Prep

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 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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CompTIA Linux+ Prep and Certification

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This online 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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Management Certificate

June 6

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 6

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 6

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 6

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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Certificate in Data Analysis

June 6

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting.…

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Introduction to Data Analysis

June 6

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. This course will give you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting; this course will help you start…

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Advanced Data Analysis

June 6

After taking this Advanced course in Data Analysis, you will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this class will take you to the next level where important…

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Entrepreneurship Certificate

June 6

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 6

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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Certificate in Customer Service

June 6

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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Entrepreneurial Marketing

June 6

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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Keys to Customer Service

June 6

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 6

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 6

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 6

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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Digital Marketing Certificate

June 6

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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Improving Email Promotions

June 6

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 6

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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Google Analytics

June 6

If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your…

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Integrated Marketing Certificate

June 6

Discover advanced and new best practices in Integrated Marketing, the growing field that integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Young generations are embracing print as well as online media, creating this exciting new area of marketing. Find out the keys to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters and post cards. Gain advanced marketing concepts and principles such as R, F, & M analysis;…

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Podcasting

June 6

Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business. Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a…

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Mastering Video Marketing Certificate

June 6

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 emotion ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do. Two one-month courses.

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Video Marketing

June 6

Sight, sound and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Video is very hypnotic and it quickly speeds up the “know, like and trust,” factor with your audience. In this course you will discover how to use simple online videos to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness. Find out how to shoot simple, effective videos without costly fancy equipment or savvy technical skills. Discover the secrets…

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Business Writing

June 6

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. Acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come. Agenda Unit 1 Writing as a Process - Audience, Purpose, and Medium -Outlining for Successful Writing -Organization Models (Choosing a Model that Works) - Principles of Business Communication Unit 2 Written Communication in…

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Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

June 6

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…

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Certificate in Business Writing

June 6

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. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. 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…

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Introduction to Game Design

June 6

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course provides 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. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field. Agenda Unit 1 What Makes a Game? - Practical…

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Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers

June 6

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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Writing News and Press Releases

June 6

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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Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt

June 6

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 6

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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Certificate in Mastering Excel

June 6

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…

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Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt

June 6

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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Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers

June 6

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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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

June 6

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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Introduction to Web Design

June 6

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. Discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. Throughout the course you will get the info you need to plan and design effective web…

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Spanish for Medical Professionals

June 6

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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Certificate in Web Design

June 6

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…

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Social Media for Business Certificate

June 6

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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Bookkeeping Certificate

June 6

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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Introduction to Social Media

June 6

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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Advanced Power BI

June 6

Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level. This course focuses on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports. Check for data inconsistencies, design efficient queries, create proper relationships, and write DAX code to ensure reports update quickly and accurately. Add navigation and analytical features to your reports to enable consumers to analyze the results. Agenda Unit 1: Power Query -Utilize Column profile, distribution, and quality -Perform fuzzy match -Duplicate versus Reference queries -Debug…

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Introduction to Power BI

June 6

Gain insights into your data! Power BI (business intelligence) is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free. In this course, you will discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks. You will create interactive visualizations (charts, maps, KPIs) to provide you with insights into your company’s data to make informed decisions. Agenda Unit 1: Overview…

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Integrating Social Media Into Your Organization

June 6

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 6

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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Introduction to SQL

June 6

Learn how to write SQL code to create and populate database tables and how to write simple SQL queries that are capable of retrieving vast amounts of information from a database. In this course, you will discover the power of the relational database, how to create and manage database tables, and how to use SQL SELECT statements to precisely pinpoint and retrieve data from a database. Agenda Unit 1: The Relational Database and Structured Query Language The relational database structure…

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Advanced Teaching Online

June 6

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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Power BI Certificate

June 6

Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software – Power Business Intelligence. Power BI is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free. Discover the process of creating interactive reports. Integrate financial, marketing, or any other source data in your accounting system, Excel, or on the Web. Streamline the data to what is needed using Power Query. Create charts, maps, and…

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Fostering Online Discussion

June 6

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 6

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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SQL Certificate

June 6

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. Through your knowledge of Structured Query Language, you will become more marketable in computer related career fields that pertain to database administration. 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’ll…

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Leadership Principles

June 6

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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Advanced SQL

June 6

Take your SQL query skills to a new level by learning how to write more advanced SQL queries for enhanced decision making. In this course, you will learn how to write advanced subqueries, advanced join queries, and UNION queries that query more than one table. You will learn how to use transaction processing to ensure SQL statements execute completely or not at all and how to create stored procedures that enable you to store SQL statements for execution.

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Developing Your Professional Career

June 6

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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Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers

June 6

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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Intermediate SQL

June 6

Discover how to write powerful SQL queries that enable you to retrieve data from one table or from multiple tables stored in the database simultaneously. In this course, you will learn how to retrieve more meaningful data from one or more tables stored in a database. You will learn how to merge data from multiple columns, how to create calculated fields, and how to order and group the results from a query. You will also learn how to create a…

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Certificate in NonProfit Administration

June 6

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 6

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 6

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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CDL-A Weekday Class

June 6 @ 7:00 am - 5:30 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 LFCC 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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ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This course will help you learn best practices for food safety, regulations and stay up to date on new laws and requirements. At the end of this course, students will be prepared to take the ServSafe Manager certification. Materials and exam included. The online exam is taken on the last night of class with immediate results.

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AWS Welding Certification Exam

June 8 @ 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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AWS Welding Certification Exam

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 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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CDL-A Learner’s Permit Exam Prep

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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To complete our Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program you must possess a Class A CDL Learner’s Permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in the state you hold a license. The DMV Class A CDL examination consists of three parts: (1) General Knowledge; (2) Air Brakes; and (3) Combination and you must pass all three parts. This 4-hour test prep course will help you prepare to take the examination and covers key elements of the Commercial Driver License Manual.…

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

June 11 @ 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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Dental Radiation Health & Safety (Hybrid)

June 11 @ 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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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vint Hill Site, 4151 Weeks Drive
Warrenton, VA 20187 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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Computer Basics

June 14 @ 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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Electrical Level 3 Apprenticeship

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Luray Page County Center at Jenkins Hall, 200 College Drive
Luray, VA 22835 United States
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 This class serves as the third 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: This course will cover the following: Load Calculations-Branch and Feeder Circuits, Conductor Selection & Calculations, Practical Applications and Lighting, Hazardous Locations, Over current Protection, Distribution Equipment, Transformers, Commercial Electrical Services, Motor Calculations, Voice/Data/Video, Motor Controls.  Students are required to purchase current Electrical Code book for class. Computer and internet…

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CDL-A Learner’s Permit Exam Prep

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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To complete our Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program you must possess a Class A CDL Learner’s Permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in the state you hold a license. The DMV Class A CDL examination consists of three parts: (1) General Knowledge; (2) Air Brakes; and (3) Combination and you must pass all three parts. This 4-hour test prep course will help you prepare to take the examination and covers key elements of the Commercial Driver License Manual.…

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Leadercast – The One Thing (Middletown)

June 16 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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We all want to be better leaders, but the path to improvement can be challenging. There is more leadership content available in the world than ever before. Where do we even begin? It’s overwhelming. At Leadercast: The One Thing we will ask 10 of today’s most prolific leaders the same question: What is the one thing that makes a leader worth following? Each perspective will help you strip away the noise. You’ll leave the day having narrowed down your focus…

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Basic Contractor Licensing Class

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This eight-hour course provides an overview of the laws and regulations that govern contractor licensing and practice in Virginia. This class is the pre-licensing education class required by the Virginia Board of Contractors as part of the licensing application process. Included is a study of those laws relating to the Board for Contractors, as well as a review of the State Building Code and Underground Utilities, and the types of licenses and qualifications for contractors. Also presented will be the Standards…

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American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Class

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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American Red Cross CPR training classes give you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies. This course will cover Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid and will end with a certification from the American Red Cross. This course is specifically for those in the community who need this to meet job requirements or for those who just want to be prepared in an emergency situation. This class is not for…

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CDL-A Weekday Class

June 21 @ 7:00 am - 5:30 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 LFCC 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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Advanced Welding

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Do you already have an AWS certification and want to learn more advanced skills? If so, this class is for you! In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn out-of-position welds, including vertical, overhead, and open root welds. These positions are challenging, but rewarding, skills to learn. Being competent in these skills will allow you to weld in a variety of settings and projects. Students are also encouraged to take Blueprint Reading and Fabrication Math for Welders. Enhance…

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Leadercast – The One Thing (Fauquier)

June 24 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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We all want to be better leaders, but the path to improvement can be challenging. There is more leadership content available in the world than ever before. Where do we even begin? It’s overwhelming. At Leadercast: The One Thing we will ask 10 of today’s most prolific leaders the same question: What is the one thing that makes a leader worth following? Each perspective will help you strip away the noise. You’ll leave the day having narrowed down your focus…

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CompTIA Network+ Prep and Certification

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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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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CompTIA Network+ Prep and Certification

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LFCC Fauquier Campus, 6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
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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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Healthcare Professionals Online Information Session

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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These FREE information sessions will introduce you to a variety of allied health care professions and fast-track career training programs. Whether you are planning to register for an upcoming class or you are on the fence about your next career step, come and join us to gain more information. This can be your first step towards an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in the healthcare profession. Register for FREE to attend live or receive the YouTube replay

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July 2022

Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1 – ONLINE Hybrid

July 1 @ 12:01 am - 11:59 am
Warrenton, + Google Map

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 in a self-paced, web-based learning system: core craft skills, orientation to the trade, heavy equipment safety, identification of heavy equipment, basic operational techniques, utility tractors, introduction to earth moving, and interpreting civil drawings. …

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Cash is King

July 5

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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Intermediate Data Analysis

July 5

Many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. For example, would men and women prefer different product features? In addition, you may look at relationships between variables. Does product recognition relate to subsequent product purchase? This Intermediate Data Analysis course will introduce you to the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. In addition, you’ll learn how to work with ratings, graphs and user-friendly reports of statistical results. Agenda Unit 1 Looking for Differences between Groups -Two separate…

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The Business Plan

July 5

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

July 5

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

July 5

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

July 5

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

July 5

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

July 5

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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Gender in the Classroom

July 5

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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Intermediate Video Game Design

July 5

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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Collaborative Management

July 5

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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