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Accounting Essentials Online

$900

with ON LINE

This program is a great option if you’re looking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing accounting knowledge, or help improve the performance of small businesses through a better understanding of the essentials of accounting and finance.  Applicable skills:

Gain knowledge and skills relevant to the accounting field, like managing taxes, account books, and analyzing case studies along with basic training for finance in business, financial accounting, and managerial accounting.

Understand how to examine financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulation. Explain how to inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures.

Create, organize, and maintain financial records. Demonstrate how to assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management. Identify ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profit. Learn effective quantitative skills in basic mathematical operations pertaining to the business environment.

 

Auto Repair Technician Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

Prepares students to enter the automotive repair field by studying the major automotive systems and the procedures for troubleshooting and repairing those systems.  Applicable skills:  

Identify automotive systems and engine components by describing how the systems and parts work together to make a vehicle run. Remove an engine from a vehicle and perform an engine rebuild.

Recognize safety procedures that should be followed in an automotive repair shop. List various hand and specialized tools used when working with automotive systems.  

Identify types of engines and factors that affect engine performance. Perform routine maintenance procedures, including oil changes and tune-ups.  Identify the theory and operation of automotive systems including cooling, lubrication, ignition, fuel and electrical systems along with troubleshooting same areas.

Explain how to inspect, diagnose and repair a vehicle's brake and computer systems.  Describe the steering and suspension systems, including the alignment process, and identify how worn parts affect a vehicle. Recognize the steps necessary to attain certification in the automotive repair field.

 

Business Management Essentials Online

$900

with ON LINE

Provides basic training for relevant business skills such as management, finance, and technical writing.  It is a great option if you’re seeking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing business management knowledge, or to improve the performance of small business through a better understanding of the fundamentals of business management.  Applicable skills:

Discuss the various functions of business including competition, economics, accounting, technology and information systems, marketing; management through the phases of starting and growing a business; management of financial and human resources along with the ethical and social responsibilities of business.

Understand both the business environment and the manager's role in decision making, planning, organizing, leading, controlling and developing an ethical perspective.

Demonstrate understanding of basic mathematical operations including percentages, discounts, interest, present worth, sinking funds, installment buying, pricing, depreciation, investments, insurance, use of symbols and their applications, equations and formulas, the importance of statistics investments, insurance, use of symbols and their applications, equations and formulas, and the importance of statistics.  

Learn how to organize material for a professional setting by composing business memos, emails, outlines, reports, and proposals using the ABC method.

 

Career Exploration Workshop (CRN:14722)

$85

with Dr. Deborah Osgood

Calendar Next session starts Sep 22, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Looking for better focus around your career options? Want to make sure you like what you do? Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a career change, this workshop will take you through a facilitated process of self-discovery, goal-setting, planning, and action.

Today’s workforce offers many options: traditional employment, self-employment, and, for some, a combination of both! Learn more about what’s available and what’s right for you given your strengths, values, and quality of life objectives. 

Important Notes:
The book "Get Optimized: 6 Steps to Career and Life Focus" by Dr. Deborah Osgood is included with this course.

Lap top or phone access to the internet is used during class.

Child Development Training Online

$900

with ON LINE

This certificate is designed to meet the CDA requirement of formal education related to professional child care, covering the fundamentals of early childhood education, child growth and development, and health, safety and nutrition for young children.  Applicable skills:

Supervise and monitor the safety of children. Understand the preparation of meals and snacks, helping children keep good hygiene, changing diapers, and sanitizing toys and play equipment.

Organize activities and implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests; support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.

Recognize signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents.

Understand the keeping of records of children’s progress, routines, and interests, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.

 

 

Computer Programming Languages Online

$900

with ON LINE

This program provides a background in programming and logic, Microsoft Access and Visual Basic, and Java to help prepare students for entry-level positions as a computer programmers, website or software developers, or database managers. You’ll gain experience with real programs used in the technology field today.  Applicable skills:

Learn the basics of computer programming and logic. Understand the basic logic common to all programming languages.

Create loops; create, search, and sort arrays; create modules and hierarchy charts. Use Boolean expressions, validate input Design graphical user interfaces. Create new Access databases, create forms and reports, sort and filter your data with queries, analyze your data.

Use the Java programming language to program applets and create animations and graphics for use on the Internet. Use Swing components and create Java programs using layout managers.

Apply Visual Basic programming algorithms and data structures to solve real-world problems. Apply object-oriented programming concepts to create new code libraries and use existing code libraries.

Design a complex user interface for a Windows Forms application.

 

Dental Assistant Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

Prepares students for an entry-level position as a Dental Assistant along with elements and principles of ethical decision making that underpin good clinical practice.

Prepares patients for dental treatments. Identifies necessary materials and instruments for various types of dental treatments and how to clean and sterilize them.  Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist by performing tasks such as handing them the proper equipment, using suction hoses to keep a patient's mouths dry, processing X-rays, properly noting dental charts, and dealing with emergency situations.

Advises patients how to maintain proper dental hygiene.  Learns proper techniques to avoid the transmission of disease in the dental environment and learns the various types of anesthesia used.

Assists the dentist and/or dental hygienist during various types of composite restoration procedures and with the creation of crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and dentures. Identifies and explains different instruments and procedures used in the specialty dental fields of endodontics, periodontics, pediatrics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Schedules and views appointments, maintains billing records, processes insurance claims, maintains employee time cards, adheres to confidentiality requirements, and creates e-claims using dental software.

Describes how to follow HIPPA requirements. Learns the process of an OSHA site visit.

 

Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance Online

$1,075

with ON LINE

Provides students with knowledge of skills ranging from basic diesel engine operations to computerized truck management systems. Students will learn how to maintain and do repairs on their own trucks, work for a truck fleet or dealership, or start a full- or part-time business.  Applicable skills:

Learn the common tools and shop safety procedures used repair of heavy-duty vehicles. Understand the basic operation of a diesel engine and its major components. Describe the operation of cooling and lubrication systems and various procedures used in the inspection and rebuilding of a typical diesel engine.

Understand the operation of a mechanical fuel injection system, the fuel-delivery system, as well as the properties of the various types of diesel fuels. Learn basics of computers and specifics of the electronic operation of vehicle and engine control systems. Be aware of the basic theory and repair of the various electrical systems, including the battery, charging system, starting system, and lighting systems.

Basic operation and repair of heavy-duty truck steering and suspension systems, along with service and repair of vehicle wheels and tires. Understand the operation of hydraulic and pneumatic braking devices and control systems, the interpretation of fault-indication messages, and the troubleshooting of brake system problems.

Describe the operation and repair procedures for common heavy-duty truck manual transmissions and clutch systems. Identify the principles of operation, troubleshooting steps, and repair procedures for most common types of automatic transmissions used in today’s heavy-duty trucks.

Identify the function and operation of driveline components, troubleshooting procedures, and tasks required for servicing driveline problems. Recognize the function and operation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems used on heavy-duty trucks

 





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