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Language: EnglishDescription: In this simulation, you've been named the project leader for an exciting new project—the development of a knowledge sharing database for your company, Four Corners BioPharma, Inc. The project will involve establishing processes for storing and sharing knowledge in your multinational corporation and developing the 4CShare software itself. This simulation is designed to align with the PMI® PMBOK® Guide and the 2011 role delineation study. No prior knowledge of the PMI® framework is required, but feedback will refer to PMBOK® Guide sections where they are relevant. Many sections will have quizzes, and your score on these quizzes will determine whether you can receive a certificate of completion, and Project Management Institute professional development units (PDUs) for completing the simulation. If you average a cumulative 70% or above on the quizzes, you will receive the certificate.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has five modules: •Administrative Assistant•Professional Bookkeeping•QuickBooks Pro•Project Management Fundamentals•Email EtiquetteAs an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements. So whether you’re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!After completing this course, you should be able to:• Type quickly and effectively• Identify the steps to complete general office procedures• Comprehend the basics of working within Microsoft® Office• Identify the steps for creating business documents using professional language• Identify the basic requirements for bookkeeping and accounting in the officeThis Professional Bookkeeping course will show you the essentials of record keeping for a small business and will show why it's necessary to track information. The course will give you a greater understanding of the purpose and process of record keeping. Professional Bookkeeping teaches you how to sort through the masses of information and paperwork, how to record what is important for a business, and how to use that information to grow a business for success. This course helps prepare you to take the NACPB Bookkeeping Certification exam. Professional Bookkeeping also assists you in setting up and running a thriving home-based bookkeeping business. This course includes 50 lessons on DVD.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define the basics of beginning, intermediate, and advanced bookkeeping• Identify the steps involved in starting a bookkeeping business• Define methods for recruiting and maintaining clients• Distinguish between bookkeeping and accounting• Identify methods for tax planning and minimizing taxesTo succeed in small business, you need great ideas, an entrepreneurial spirit, and competitive products or services. And one other thing: a good accounting system like QuickBooks. With our course you will learn how to track your sales and expenses all in one place and get reliable records for tax time. This QuickBooks course shows you how to use this popular business finance program to gain a clear view of your finances and keep your business in the black. Our course will help you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster. Students will receive step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process of QuickBooks 2017. After completing this course, you should be able to:Identify the basics for getting started with QuickBooksDefine the steps for setting up bookkeeping and invoicing functionsRecognize ways to track expenses, monitor accounts receivables, credit cards and payrollRecall the various components of managing a business, such as budgeting and reportingList steps for integrating and customizing features in QuickBooksNOTE: This course does NOT include the QuickBooks program itself. Students will need to have QuickBooks 2017 already installed on their computers.In a professional setting, chances are all of us have been asked to manage projects, whether large or small in scope. Our Project Management Fundamentals course provides a solid basis for individuals who would like to understand the field of project management and the concepts used to successfully deliver projects. We cover the “big picture” by developing project objectives, analyzing appropriate timelines and organization and roles and responsibilities of participants and stakeholders. After taking this course, students will be prepared to discover concepts, tools and ways to manage projects to achieve positive outcomes.After completing this course, you should be able to:Define project management, a project manager’s role and ways to successfully achieve resultsIdentify the principles of risk management and work breakdown structureRecall how to develop and motivate a team and also identify proper communication methodsRecognize the principles of earned value management and ways to take your project to the next levelIn decades past, business writing was a rare, formal event. Most everyone has a computer at home or work these days, so we are now many times more likely to send a written message to others using email. Sometimes these messages are poorly written, which creates misunderstandings and affects the sender’s reputation. After completing this course, you should be able to:Define the role proper netiquette has in emailIdentify how to convey “non-verbal” meaningRecall the proper way to organize an emailList several ways to write clear and effective messagesName several components of effective emailsInstructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Our educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has three modules: •Administrative Assistant•Microsoft Office Specialist (Master 2013)•Ace Your Job Search!As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements. So whether you’re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!After completing this course, you should be able to:• Type quickly and effectively• Identify the steps to complete general office procedures• Comprehend the basics of working within Microsoft® Office• Identify the steps for creating business documents using professional language• Identify the basic requirements for bookkeeping and accounting in the officeIf you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418: Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need.Step-by-step video demonstrationsCompanion eBooks with detailed instructionsSample documents and imagesPractice, Quizzes and Skill TestAll materials for this program are available online. The following ebooks (PDF) are available to download throughout the lessons:Beginning Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013Intermediate Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013Advanced Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013Beginning Guide to Microsoft® Excel 2013Intermediate Guide to Microsoft® Excel 2013Advanced Guide to Microsoft® Excel 2013Beginning Guide to Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013Advanced Guide to Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Word 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.In Microsoft Word, you will cover important topics, including how to:Format Text and ParagraphsGet skilled at working with Text and PicturesLearn how to create and format SmartArtUnderstand how to use and edit Templates to create documents and resumesCreate a Mail Merge that sends a personalized invitation to each recipient Learn how to select the Mail Merge recipients and troubleshoot errorsCreate a Web Page that uses a Table for consistent layoutIn Microsoft Excel, you will cover business topics, including how to:Create formulas that use Relative and Absolute values and audit the formulasUse and modify TEXT, DATES and FINANCIAL data with formulas Create, use and troubleshoot Named Ranges and use Named Ranges in formulasUnderstand how to create and use Lookup Tables and use the IF functionsExcel In Print: Use page Layout and Page Set up to modify print settingsIn Microsoft PowerPoint, you will learn how to:Know how to work with Text Boxes, Format Shapes and apply ThemesInsert, format and adjust Pictures with the Picture ToolsInsert and format Shapes and SmartArt to create an effective presentationUse Tables and Spreadsheets to display data in a presentationLearn how to add, format and edit Charts with the Chart Tools and Quick ClicksLearn how to design Slide Masters and apply slide TransitionsApply Animations to images in a slide show and edit the timingAdd videos to a PowerPoint presentation and trim the mediaPractice Delivering Presentations with the Presenter’s ToolsIn Microsoft Outlook, you will learn the follow business skill:Design and format professional E-mail using Themes and imagesTrack and respond to messages Manage the Inbox with Rules and Quick StepsCreate appointments, meetings and tasksPlan and collaborate online The Microsoft Office MASTER 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. Students who wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exams will find beginning through advanced lessons that demonstrate these required MOS topics.This course teaches the objectives for the following certification tests: Core Certification: Pass any 1 test: Word 2013 Core: Exam 77-418. Expert Certification: Pass either test: Word 2013 Expert Exam 77-425 Part 1 or 77-426 Part 2, Excel® 2013 Core: Exam 77-420, Expert Certification: Pass either test: Excel 2013 Expert Part 1: Exam 77-427, Excel 2013 Expert Part 2: Exam 77-428PowerPoint® 2013: Exam 77-422, Outlook® 2013: Exam 77-423.This course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment.Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective. Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process. Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interview

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has three modules: •Administrative Assistant•Microsoft Office 2016•Ace Your Job Search!As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements. So whether you’re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!After completing this course, you should be able to:• Type quickly and effectively• Identify the steps to complete general office procedures• Comprehend the basics of working within Microsoft® Office• Identify the steps for creating business documents using professional language• Identify the basic requirements for bookkeeping and accounting in the officeIf you're looking for a way to get up to speed quickly on the newest version of Microsoft Office, this course offers step-by-step instructions to make it easy. Office 2016 has new features and tools to master, and whether you're upgrading from an earlier version or encountering the Office applications for the first time, you'll appreciate this simplified approach.This course covers:Microsoft Word 2016Microsoft Excel 2016Microsoft PowerPoint 2016Microsoft Outlook 2016Microsoft Access 2016Microsoft Office holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites. Our MS Office 2016 course makes this technology easy to understand, even for those who are new to computers.This course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment.Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective. Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process. Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interviewing room.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Administrative Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level job as an Administrative Assistant in an office setting and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Administrative Assistant (CAA).Upon successful completion of our Microsoft® Office 2016 course, students will be prepared to sit for Microsoft® Office certification exams to become a Microsoft® Office Specialist.

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Language: EnglishDescription: If you’d like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your current role, then the Certified Associate in Project Management program is right for you. Learn to master the most proven methods in project management as well as exciting new techniques emerging from current industry and today's most recent research. This course introduces manual techniques perfected during the past 50 years and progressive automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK Guide. Up to date content covers measuring project management ROI, value to the organization and to customers, and much more. The course's focused approach is ideal for building strong portfolios that showcase project management skills for future interviews. All course content is consistent with the knowledge areas and processes of the latest fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide to give readers an advantage in becoming Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) if they choose. This program provides learners with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world project management environment.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define project prioritization, life cycles, and roles• Identify the steps involved in developing a project management plan• Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks• Identify the elements involved in performing and controlling projects• Describe modern developments and the future of project managementInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.Organizations with standardized practices attain better results, as shown in our 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report. Because the CAPM® recognizes your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity.

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Language: EnglishDescription: Learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resources Management throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles and real word scenarios companies and managers face, such as recruiting, training, developing, managing, compensation, benefits, safety, and work motivation. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. The term “Human Resources” covers a wide range of activities and employment positions. As a HR Professional, there are many careers you can pursue including Specialist, Expert, Manager, Executive, Consultant, Training & Development Manager, or even an International Specialist. Some of the activities that fall to HR professionals include hiring and firing employees, managing employee communications, settling employee disputes, creating benefits programs, navigating government regulations, and setting up policies for measuring employee performance. Due to the wide range of employment opportunities the salary range for a HR Professional can vary greatly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the 2015 medium pay range for HR Professionals is $38,100-$104.440, ranging between entry level and management level. What’s in this program? This program combines both human resource principles and real world scenarios that professionals face. Learners will gain knowledge of the history and evolution of human resources as well as the legal aspects to this profession. This Human Resources Professional program will explore HR decision making, HR employee relations including recruiting and training, safety and security as it pertains to an HR professional, and motivation skills necessary to maintain a happy, successful work environment.Included Certification! Included with your program tuition is the exam prep material and an exam voucher for HR Certification Institute’s Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Certification Exam. Unlike HR Certification Institute’s advanced level PHR Certification, the aPHR Certification does not require any previous work experience. To maintain the aPHR credential you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span. Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact a representative to receive a list of eligible courses. **A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all our eligible HRCI re-certification courses!**Summary: A wide range of employment opportunities, and fantastic salary with plenty of room for advancement.Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Our educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this our mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!Certification: Fast track your career in human resource management with the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. There is no better way to demonstrate HR knowledge and strong commitment to the profession. To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential. Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam. Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact our team to receive a list of eligible courses. **A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all of our HRCI re-certification courses!**

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program includes ten modules:Professional Cooking Part IProfessional Cooking Part IIProfessional CateringPrinciples of MarketingStart Your Own Catering BusinessMicrosoft Excel® 2016Food SafetyCommunicating Face-to-FaceFinancial Management For Lay PeopleEffective Professional CommunicationsOur Complete Career Training Programs (CCTP) include both the training you need and the skills you will want in order to be prepared for your new career. We have taken online career programs to a whole new level by bundling our Career Training with Professional Development and Personal Enrichment courses to ensure you have a diversified learning experience.Our mentor-supported career courses focus on the industry standards that prepare you for your chosen career or certification. You will also get our smaller, self-study professional development courses to fine tune some of the softer skills needed in your chosen career, and our four-week long, instructor-led personal enrichment courses to further your employment training.Sign up today for this all-inclusive career training program! Professional Cooking Part IThe food-service industry continues to expand with a wide variety of new restaurants opening every day. Learn the cooking principles you need to begin your career in this exciting industry with our Professional Cooking course. Learn the basics for planning dishes and menus, selecting quality ingredients, and preparing and presenting food in exceptional ways. Professional Cooking Part IIThis course explores professional techniques and methods for creating hundreds of recipes both traditional and contemporary. From cooking meat, poultry, and game, to preparing purely vegetarian dishes, to baking cakes, pies and pastries, this two part Professional Cooking course will take you through the full spectrum of food preparation and presentation while inspiring you to create recipes of your very own.Professional CateringOur comprehensive Professional Catering course will take you through all the steps involved in operating a successful catering business. From planning an event step-by-step, to developing a full menu, to managing your clients and employees, this course offers solutions and considerations for all types of related issues that may arise. Learn the skills and techniques you need to build and grow a successful catering business today!Prerequisite(s): NonePrinciples of MarketingAs Consumers, we each experience what could be marketing case studies every day. We are exposed to thousands of advertising messages. We develop needs, research solutions, evaluate options, make purchases, and experience satisfaction or disappointment. This makes marketing a particularly stimulating subject for teachers and learners, since its practical application is visible every day. Old rules of marketing are no longer useful to those who want to influence these new consumer’s choices. Our course will lead the exploration of the leading edge of this paradigm shift that is now underway. Our course introduces students to the concepts and processes of marketing and takes them deeper into the work of marketing.Start Your Own Catering BusinessDo you love to entertain and host parties? Do you love to cook and create exciting menus? Now you can realize your dream of working from home doing something you enjoy. Catering is considered to be the fastest growing segment of the food service industry in the United States! Learn the steps necessary for setting up and running your own home-based catering business. From writing a successful business plan to marketing your new business and tips for deciding on a menu- this course has it all.* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.** Course Subject to Change.Microsoft Excel® 2016Microsoft Office Excel® 2016 is a powerful tool you can use to create and format spreadsheets so you can more easily analyze data, share information, and make more informed decisions. Excel 2016 has much of the functionality and features seen in previous versions, but with several new features and enhancements such as new chart types, the ability to import from outside sources, one-click forecasting, 3-D mapping, and more. You will learn how to create rich data visualization, PivotTable views, professional-looking charts, print media, hyperlinks, and worksheet web pages.* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.** Course Subject to Change.Food SafetyEach year millions of Americans get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and several thousand die from tainted food served in restaurants or prepared at home. This is unfortunate because most foodborne illnesses are caused when food is not handled properly. Regardless if workers are in a full-service eating establishment, working a street corner deli cart, cooking for everyone at the annual company picnic, or simply bringing in a dish for the monthly office pot-luck, it is crucial that they know and follow the generally practiced food safety techniques set by local, State, and Federal agencies. The same skills used in the workplace can also be applied at home, letting workers keep their families and selves safe. This course will cover basic food safety techniques expected in professional eating establishments.Communicating Face-to-FaceMuch customer service is done when service workers are helping customers face-to-face. For customer service workers to provide exceptional customer service in the fast-paced, competitive business world, they must be able to gather information appropriately by asking and answering questions. Having this skill allows them to better understand a customer’s needs, which leads to a higher likelihood that they will

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program includes three modules:Child Care WorkerChild & Adolescent DevelopmentChild Health, Safety and NutritionLove working with children and want to learn techniques for supporting their development? Our Child Care Worker course provides practical advice to prepare you for your role as an educator of young children. Learn the principles of providing ultimate learning environments, developing engaging curricula for various developmental stages, meeting children’s social-emotional needs and interests, and communicating and interacting with parents and staff professionally. This course covers the historical influences on early childhood education as well as quality standards for programs and types of curriculum methods. It also includes learning strategies and guidance to enhance physical, cognitive, language, social-emotional, and creativity development.Our Child and Adolescent Development course encourages students to use current research to think critically about developmental theories and practices. You will explore which nutritional, physical, parental, educational, societal, and other factors will lead to optimal physical, cognitive, and psychosocial outcomes for the next generation of children. Whether you have children of your own, or are interested in a career with children or adolescents, this is an ideal choice to help you learn more. Our curriculum will provide a thorough introduction on the various levels of child and adolescent development.Our Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children course explores the role of early childhood educators in fulfilling the nutrition, health and safety needs of young children in their care. This course identifies the professional standards of the field and discusses best practices for applying them in the early care setting. Students will learn how to teach healthy practices and to promote the overall wellness of children. Our Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children program is for anyone who works in a role that touches children's lives. The material is based on the most current research and reflects the latest developments in health, safety and nutrition as well as their application in multiple settings.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam. The Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) exam prepares individuals for a career as a Child Care Worker. The certification displays mastery of the latest information and skill practice necessary to be a successful Certified Child Care Worker (CCCW) in a variety of settings.Child Care Workers are responsible to care for children, in various settings when parents or other family members are unavailable. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are responsible for making sure that children’s basic needs are being met, supervise and monitor the safety of children, assist with homework, and even be able to recognize signs of emotional distress or developmental issues. Certified Child Care Workers (CCCW) are employed in childcare centers, preschools, public schools, and private homes.

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program includes ten modules:Early Childhood DevelopmentChild Day Care ManagementChild Health, Safety and NutritionPreschool Fun Ideas!Marketing & PRCPR RefresherFire SafetyFirst-Aid RefresherFinancial Management For Lay PeopleStart Your Own Day Care BusinessEarly Childhood DevelopmentEarly Childhood Development introduces the unique qualities of the young child as distinguished from older children and demonstrates how to work with young children in ways that correspond with their individual developmental level and social and cultural environment. In each modules text, you will find “in the classroom” inserts that illustrate how current findings and theories translate into real applications in daycare centers, preschools, kindergartens, and primary schools. This course clearly portrays the importance of the contexts within which each child develops. Our Early Childhood Development program displays theoretical views of learning, as well as information about the importance of play and technology in a young child's learning process. Child Day Care ManagementDo you love being around children? Have you ever thought about becoming a child care worker or wondered if you could start a home day care business? Our Child Day Care Management course can provide you with the information to take the first step toward gaining a rewarding career in education! Through this course, you can learn the key concepts involved in being a child care worker. You could even learn some basic ideas on how to start a home day care business!A child care worker is a special person who helps children grow, learn, and gain new skills every day. A child care worker also provides behavioral and emotional support so children feel safe and comfortable while with a child care worker. Prerequisite(s): NoneChild Health, Safety and NutritionOur Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children course explores the role of early childhood educators in fulfilling the nutrition, health and safety needs of young children in their care. This course identifies the professional standards of the field and discusses best practices for applying them in the early care setting. Students will learn how to teach healthy practices and to promote the overall wellness of children. Our Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children program is for anyone who works in a role that touches children's lives. The material is based on the most current research and reflects the latest developments in health, safety and nutrition as well as their application in multiple settings.Prerequisite(s): NonePreschool Fun Ideas!Preschool Fun Ideas is an overview of age appropriate practices for early childhood educators. This course covers the fundamentals of creating engaging and nurturing learning centers, discusses the importance of each learning domain, gives examples of activities to incorporate into your daily schedule, and gives you a hands on experience creating your own lesson plan.* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.** Course Subject to Change.Marketing & PRMarketing and PR – when it comes to marketing in business, knowing about money isn’t the only aspect. In our course we will teach you the marketing tricks of big business and learn how to apply them to your brand or small business. The rules of marketing and strategies learned in our course will teach you about the pioneering of future marketing as well as a step-by-step action plan for using these marketing techniques to effectively communicate with buyers directly, raise visibility, and increase sales.We will take the latest social media tools, marketing trends and apply them to real-life examples in your business to equal success. In our course you'll build your skills in each lesson and master cost-effective marketing strategies. We will look deep into newly popular tools such as Infographics, photo-sharing using Pinterest and Instagram, as well as expanded information on social media such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.Whether you're new to advertising or looking for a refresher, this course will make you marketing pro. And by the time you're done, you'll have a personalized plan of action for increasing your sales—all on a shoestring budget.This course is not only for business owners! In our course you will learn the single resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, nonprofit managers as well as those working in marketing or publicity departments to help you build a marketing and PR strategy to grow any business.* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.** Course Subject to Change.CPR RefresherMany accidents and injuries can occur in the workplace. Having a workplace first-aid program that includes training workers on how to give Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) minimizes these risks by giving the injured or sick person some basic treatment until professional emergency medical service personnel can arrive. This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on CPR; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended a certified CPR training program.Fire SafetyThis course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps employer and employees know more about common fire emergencies that can happen in the workplace. It teaches employee awareness and knowledge of various fire safety issues, promoting effective response practices for businesses and work facilities in general.First-Aid RefresherMany accidents and injuries can occur in the workplace. Having a workplace first-aid program minimizes these risks by giving the injured or sick person some basic treatment until pro

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has four modules: •Event Planning and Management•Start Your Own Business•Successful Student•Ace Your Job Search!Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community. We include information on greener events, corporate social responsibility, international best practices, and the expanding event field. You will also learn how technology, including the use of social media, may be harnessed to improve the financial, environmental, and other strategic outcomes of a special event. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define the principles of event leadership • Identify the steps for planning an event budget, solving problems, and making critical decisions• Identify the requirements for working with vendors, securing a space, and marketing the event• Identify legal considerations and guidelines for writing event contracts• Identify the steps for starting your own event planning businessHave you ever eaten a Mrs. Fields cookie? Used an Apple computer? Listened to a hip-hop CD? Entrepreneurs brought these products to your world. People that start their own businesses and work for themselves are called entrepreneurs. For an entrepreneur the sky is the limit as far as earnings are concerned. An entrepreneur is someone who's recognized an opportunity to start a business that other people may not have noticed -- and jumps at it skillfully. Entrepreneurs can shape and create an opportunity where others see little or nothing -- or see it too early or too late.This “Start Your Own Business” class will help you create the business you want. Throughout this course you will be working on your business plan and creating a quick comprehensive overview of the elements you want in your new business.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend entrepreneurship and opportunity• Identify the steps for developing a business plan and marketing strategy• Identify methods for managing costs and forming a financing strategy• Comprehend commercial law and the importance of contracts• Identify strategies for growing your business and eventually selling itInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: The Event Planning Specialist Certification (CEPS) exam from the National Career Certification Board (NCCB) prepares individuals for a rewarding career as an Event Planning Professional. One of the best ways to distinguish yourself in the Event Planning industry is to pursue a national certification from NCCB.Certified Event Planning Specialists (CEPS) are responsible for coordinating every last detail of an event; regardless of the size of the event. He or she arranges everything for an event to include; venue, menu selection, entertainment, decorations and everything in between. As more companies learn the value of professionally organized events, there is an increasing need for formal training in event planning.

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program includes two modules:• Legal Assistant (Secretary) • Understanding the LawLooking for a challenge? Do you like research and staying organized? Do you enjoy the excitement of a busy office? If so, then you should consider becoming a legal assistant or legal secretary. Legal assistants/secretaries perform clerical duties at law firms and other legal offices. Unlike regular assistants/secretaries, legal assistants require extensive knowledge of legal proceedings and documentation. They may do factual or legal research at all levels of a case and will often organize meetings, appointments and dates for attorneys. Some of the duties of a legal assistants/secretary include overseeing all clerical tasks that are necessary for keeping a law firm running efficiently, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov). A legal assistant works under general supervision to perform administrative and support functions for an attorney or judge.After completing this course you should be able to: • Define the job description of a legal assistant/secretary• Identify correct billing & accounting methods• Define terminology of the court• Recognize types of contracts & torts• Identify types of business partnerships• Define types of wills & trustsThe US legal system plays an ever-increasing role in our lives. Our Understanding the Law course helps you become engaged in the study of US law by examining how various aspects of law affect individuals. We use hypothetical and real world examples to illustrate important points of the law and to inspire insight. This course also incorporates extensive coverage of ethical issues, consumer rights, employee rights and family law. Students will discover the fundamental different types of US law, including international and comparative law in order to gain essential knowledge for today's global marketplace. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the concepts involved in US law• Recall basic classifications of the state and federal court system• Define administrative law classifications• Differentiate between the elements of torts and contracts• Identify how the law relates to consumer rightsInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Legal Assistant/ Legal Secretary course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary in a Law office setting and will be prepared, in part, to sit for the NALS national certification exam to become an Accredited Legal Professional (ALP). This exam also requires that you have one year of general office experience.

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has four modules: •Professional Bookkeeping•QuickBooks Pro•Successful Student•Ace Your Job Search! This Professional Bookkeeping course will show you the essentials of record keeping for a small business and will show why it's necessary to track information. The course will give you a greater understanding of the purpose and process of record keeping. Professional Bookkeeping teaches you how to sort through the masses of information and paperwork, how to record what is important for a business, and how to use that information to grow a business for success. This course helps prepare you to take the NACPB Bookkeeping Certification exam. Professional Bookkeeping also assists you in setting up and running a thriving home-based bookkeeping business. This course includes 50 lessons on DVD.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define the basics of beginning, intermediate, and advanced bookkeeping• Identify the steps involved in starting a bookkeeping business• Define methods for recruiting and maintaining clients• Distinguish between bookkeeping and accounting• Identify methods for tax planning and minimizing taxesTo succeed in small business, you need great ideas, an entrepreneurial spirit, and competitive products or services. And one other thing: a good accounting system like QuickBooks. With our course you will learn how to track your sales and expenses all in one place and get reliable records for tax time. This QuickBooks course shows you how to use this popular business finance program to gain a clear view of your finances and keep your business in the black. Our course will help you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster. Students will receive step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process of QuickBooks 2016. After completing this course, you should be able to:Identify the basics for getting started with QuickBooksDefine the steps for setting up bookkeeping and invoicing functionsRecognize ways to track expenses, monitor accounts receivables, credit cards and payrollRecall the various components of managing a business, such as budgeting and reportingList steps for integrating and customizing features in QuickBooksNOTE: This course does NOT include the QuickBooks program itself. Students will need to have QuickBooks 2016 already installed on their computers.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Professional Bookkeeping course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a bookkeeper in an office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NACPB national certification exam. NACPB's Bookkeeper Certification assures employers you have bookkeeping knowledge and skill. You obtain the Certification by passing the Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Examination.

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