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April 2020

5 Ways to Support Employees During this Unprecedented Time

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

We are in unprecedented times. With so much rapid change, we understand you are making complex decisions daily to keep your workforce and communities safe, while moving business forward. To help support your workforce in adapting -- and ideally thriving – in this challenging time, we've put together a free 30-minute webinar with resources and tips to help you support your employees. In this live online session, we’ll share sources for government guidelines and support during COVID-19, strategies for communicating…

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

April 4 @ 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…

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

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 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…

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Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers

April 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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Spanish for Medical Professionals

April 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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Social Media for Business Certificate

April 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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Introduction to Social Media

April 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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Integrating Social Media Into Your Organization

April 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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Instagram for Business

April 6

With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine. Discover ways to have your audience generate excellent content for you. Build your community while doing it. Learn how to make hashtags work for you, how to make and keep your followers happy and how a small input can cause exponential growth. We''ll also explore Dos and Don''ts of Instagram to get you on the fast track to success. Make the most of Instagram and lead your business to…

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Certificate in Online Teaching

April 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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Advanced Teaching Online

April 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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Fostering Online Discussion

April 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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Business Coaching Certificate

April 6

Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies and provide employee support. It has benefits for the employer and employee. Develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Take home the much-awaited toolkit you have been searching for to improve your employees’ performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding. Building on Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace Course…

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Certificate in Leadership Development

April 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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Leadership Principles

April 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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Developing Your Professional Career

April 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

April 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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Certificate in NonProfit Administration

April 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

April 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

April 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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Lean Six Sigma

April 6

In today''s world, Lean is a part of the business environment. Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value added wastes caused by defects, non-value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques you will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required! Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma Overview of Lean Overview of Six Sigma Organizational Leadership Metrics…

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Management Certificate

April 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

April 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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New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity

April 6

Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. How effective you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in so many ways. You’ll get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. Whether you are managing your own time, or others’ time, come away with proven tips to put into practice on Monday morning. Agenda Unit 1 Time and Productivity Management – Evaluation Time Management…

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Managing Generations in the Workplace

April 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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Stress Management in the Workplace

April 6

Stress isn’t the enemy. It is our perceptions of stress that amp our anxiety and use up all our steam. Events happen every day. How we interpret those events can set the stage for how we feel and how we react to others. Reducing stress is as easy as understanding what stress is, understanding what stress is to you, and using that knowledge to restructure your thoughts. Turn stress into a stepping stone, not a stumbling block! Agenda Unit 1…

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Supervisory & Leadership Certificate

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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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Entrepreneurial Marketing

April 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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Certificate in Customer Service

April 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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Keys to Customer Service

April 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 Presentation Media

April 6

Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches and any other effective presentation today. Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations. Then discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media. Take away critical skills for both training yourself and…

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Graphic Design for Visual Presentations

April 6

Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. Agenda Unit 1 Design Principles Contrast Alignment Proximity Repetition Compare effective visual presentations vs. poorly executed visual presentations Unit 2 Design Principles Part 2 Color Balance / Unity Page Layout Analyzing the work…

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Certificate in Workplace Communication

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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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Podcasting

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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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Change Management Skills

April 6

Strategically applying/utilizing the various disciplines in order to cause organizational change and add value is often referred to as “change management.” Managers and aspiring leaders in the workplace are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. Learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change.

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Introduction to Game Design

April 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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Infographics

April 6

After taking this course in Infographics, students will be exposed to a powerful, concise way to present information. The course begins with a history of Infographics and the types of infographics used in Business, Education and Industry. Students will be exposed to Pinterest and other web-based sources of infographics. The course proceeds to an exposure to various user-friendly infographic creation websites. Students will learn the basics of designing infographics and be able to make their own simple infographic. Agenda Unit…

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Introduction to Project Management

April 6

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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Legal Office Administration

April 6

This course seeks to enable students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills needed toward the goal of becoming an exceptional legal practitioner in an administrative capacity. It is a bridge course designed to provide students with the tools to develop a thorough understanding of legal office procedures including database management, the preparation of legal documentation including research, legal accounting methods, legal analysis, communications and ethics. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to improve communication methods,…

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Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers

April 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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Project Management Knowledge Areas

April 6

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

April 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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Certificate in Project Management

April 6

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

April 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

April 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 Sales

April 6

Social media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new…

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Certificate in Mastering Excel

April 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

April 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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Power Selling

April 6

No matter what product or service you represent, there are powerful strategies that will help you become a top-producing sales person. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.

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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

April 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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Strategic Selling with Social Media

April 6

Social media and digital technologies enable sales professionals to find new customers and motivate these customers to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. This course enables both successful sales people and those new to the sales profession, to leverage powerful social media sales solutions designed to help you save time, save money and make money throughout the sales cycle from prospecting to referrals to closing sales. Social media and digital technologies enable sales professionals to find new customers…

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Web Design

April 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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Certificate in Web Design

April 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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Managing Productivity

April 6

Whether you are measuring and documenting your own productivity, or managing the productivity of others. Acquire the four new management systems and procedures to maximize productivity in your work organization. Move your skill set from the last century’s system of managing time to this century’s managing of productivity. With a growing number of people in the workforce working remotely, only these four new management systems allow you to successfully both office or on-site workers and those working from a distance,…

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Productivity Certificate

April 6

Maximizing productivity and the use of time is the primary way to increase profitability and organizational success for a growing number of people and their organizations. Successful businesses and work organizations are moving from counting hours sitting in a chair to outcomes and results. Boost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more time. Take home new 21st century techniques and strategies. Then find…

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Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate

April 6

In today’s business environment, employers expect employees to have a solid set of interpersonal skills. The ability to solve problems quickly and effectively is a critical interpersonal skill well worth developing. First, find out how to deal with difficult personalities and broach challenging subjects in the workplace. Gain skills to be an effective team member and leader in the workplace by taking control of the conversation, managing your reactions, and navigating problematic interactions with ease. Then understand how to approach…

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Managing Social Change Certificate

April 6

Discover proven strategies for moving your efforts, and those of others, from advocacy to managing and achieving social change within the workplace and/or community. First, learn to strategically apply various disciplines to cause organizational change as well as develop the personal skills and attitudes organizations need for implementing change. Then find out how to address change in the workplace, including addressing the resistance to change. Finally, leaders from elected officials to the CEO of Apple are encouraging people in the…

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Programming for Non Programmers Certificate

April 6

With virtually every organization now involved or even dependent on programming, managing or working with programmers is now an important part of your toolkit. If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this certificate is for you. Begin by learning about how programming works, including processes, timelines and how projects are planned. Then learn the basic concepts of programming, so you can communicate more effectively with programmers and techies. Finally, pick up…

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Bookkeeping Certificate

April 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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SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management

April 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Whether you're in the HR profession or not, as a leader you need to have a broad understanding of HR essentials.  This course covers employment law; strategic HR management; recruitment and selection, including behavioral interviewing; as well as compensation and benefits, including pay strategies.  Ever wondered how to improve morale, or the best practices for determining an employee's strengths and weaknesses?  This course provides all those answers through proven SHRM modules.  Class includes comprehensive resource and activity books. Qualifies for…

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Continuing Education for Electricians

April 11 @ 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 predetermined 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 Plumbing

April 11 @ 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 predetermined 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

April 11 @ 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 predetermined 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 Full-Time Option

April 13 @ 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! Both local, regional, and over-the-road 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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CDL-B Full-Time Option

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Dump trucks, utility trucks, tow trucks, mixer trucks, large straight trucks, and so many more vehicles require you to hold a Class B CDL in order for you to drive them. LFCC Workforce Solutions offers Entry Level Driver Training to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License. Training is tailored to meet the requirements of the Entry Level Driver Training rule, which will mandate all CDL candidates attend a certified CDL school prior to the taking their skills test with…

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Your Leadership Journey

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This foundational course provides the leader with the knowledge and skills they need to confront the challenges they face early in their leader career and focuses on how to get results through people. The course encourages the learner to think about the transitions that newer leaders face and how to handle those challenges. Participants will learn key leadership principles, imperatives and helpful tools to react effectively to difficult situations.

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Heavy Equipment Operator Training Information Session

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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This FREE information session will introduce you to a heavy equipment operation career and a variety of trades professions. 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. Register Now for this Free Info Session

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Basic Welding

April 18 @ 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 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 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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Free AWS Certification Information Session

April 18 @ 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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CDL-A Part-Time, Weekend Option

April 25 @ 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! Both local, regional, and over-the-road 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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CDL-A Full-Time Option

April 27 @ 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 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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May 2020

CORE Craft Skills – ONLINE Hybrid

May 1 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 am

The NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Its modules cover basic safety,construction math, hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging, communication skills, employability skills, and material handling. This online class is specifically for use in conjunction with the HEO Online Hybrid class.  

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Heavy Equipment Operator Level 1 – ONLINE Hybrid

May 1 @ 12:01 am - 11:59 am

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…

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Nurse Aide Test Prep Refresher

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LFCC Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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The purpose of this four-hour course is to provide content and skill review for those who successfully completed a Nurse Aide course in order to prepare for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP). This refresher course consists of both demonstration and return demonstration review. Resident scenarios will be used as a group activity to promote application of content and skills to assist with preparation for state competency testing. If you would like additional practice before testing, register today! Note:…

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Substitute Teacher Preparation

May 4

To be a substitute today it takes student respect, skills and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call but the successful substitute gets the second and third call to report. Understand what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out about how to develop a sub notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your own portfolio to assist in…

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Marketing Using Social Media

May 4

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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Facebook for Business

May 4

Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Facebook Pages and how to increase the chances that your message is seen and acted on. Discover new tools and proven techniques to increase business and expand your reach. Discuss how to adapt your marketing message for the Facebook platform and how to integrate Facebook across all marketing areas. This is an advanced class and assumes you have started a Page on Facebook and have some basic knowledge of the platform.…

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Designing Online Instruction

May 4

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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Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions

May 4

Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have…

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Developing Your Leadership Skills

May 4

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 4

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

May 4

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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Cyber Security for Managers

May 4

Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up-to-date on cyber security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the workplace, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, intrusion detection/prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this…

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