Main Campus Training Opportunities

Course ID: 21MAIN Location: TBD    
Course Name: Better Business Writing        
Course Date: 4/26/14 Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Course Fee: $149.00

Course Description:
This highly interactive one-day program includes preparation, organizing ideas, understanding the needs of the reader, avoiding common grammar and spelling mistakes, and editing. Participants have the opportunity to create and edit their own documents. *** Dates and costs TBD. Please call with interest and for more information.

 

Course ID: 18MAIN Location: TBD    
Course Name: Children's Drama Workshop        
Course Date: TBD Time: TBD Course Fee: TBD

Course Description:
This expanded 8 week course will allow you to express your creativity, use your imagination, learn drama terminology, create props and scenery, and star in a play! Experienced instructor will use fun drama exercises including; games for voice and characterization to help you enter into the wonderful world of drama. This class builds self-esteem! Family and friends are invited to join us at the last class for the show! *** Dates and costs TBD.  Please call with interest and for more information.

 

Course ID: 43MAIN Location: TBD    
Course Name: Perfecting Your Job Interview Skills        
Course Date: TBD Time: TBD Course Fee: $59.00

Course Description:
Whether you are new to the workforce or a seasoned professional in search of a new job, this course will help you perfect your interview technique. We will focus on answering behavioral questions and sharing success stories, aswell as how to dress and act professionally. *** Dates and costs TBD. Please call with interest and for more information.

 

Course ID: 48MAIN Location: ECAM    
Course Name: Clinical Medical Assistant        
Course Date: 4/19/14 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Course Fee: $2,995.00

Course Description:
Our Clinical Medical Assistant program will prepare you to assist a physician, provide care to help patients in a doctor's office or clinic, and sit for a national medical assistant credentialing exam. The program combines 134 hours of classroom instruction with 160 hours in a medical office externship (externship hours vary by class and location). Over the course of 7 months you will gain exposure to job duties that include assisting physicians with exams and minor surgery, taking patient vital signs, caring for patients, performing lab tests, administering medications, electrocardiography and much more. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays.

 

5Course ID: 49MAIN Location: ECAM    
Course Name: Phlebotomy Technician        
Course Date: 4/15/14 - 7/8/14 Time: T&TR 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Course Fee: $2,695.00

Course Description:
Our Phlebotomy Technician program will prepare you to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting and prepares you for a national credentialing exam. The program combines 64 hours of classroom instruction with a 40-hour phlebotomy externship to provide you with practical experience (externship hours vary by state). Over the course of 5 months, you will gain exposure to on-the-job duties that include drawing blood samples from patients, producing quality laboratory results, gaining the trust and confidence of patients, and much more. Class meets Tuesday and Thursdays.

  

Course ID: 14MAIN Location: ECAM    
Course Name: Preparing for the SAT        
Course Date: May 2014 Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Course Fee: $150.00

Course Description:
If you are college bound, you will probably be required to take the SAT. Almost all undergraduate colleges and universities require that prospective students take either the ACT or the SAT and most students take both.  Taking this course first will prepare you for all of the question types found on the SAT using test-taking techniques taught to thousands of college bound students around the world. We will analyze each of the test question areas and give special consideration given to math and verbal refreshers and techniques aimed at relieving test-taking anxiety. You will practice on actual SAT tests from previous years, and we fully explain and interpret the correct and incorrect answers in an online format.  The Official SAT Study Guide: For the New SAT, 2nd edition, ISBN# 978-0874478525 is available from
your local bookstore or online and should be purchased before your first day of class.  **Two day intensive course.  

 

Course ID: 23MAIN Location: ECSC 115    
Course Name: Microsoft Word 2010 Beginner Seminar        
Course Date: 5/17/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $149.00

Course Description:
Designed for students who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Word 2010 documents. Windows knowledge is required.

 

Course ID: 28MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Exceptional Customer Service        
Course Date: 5/02/14 Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Course Fee: $275.00

Course Description:
Every contact with a customer is an opportunity for the customer to judge the quality of the product and service your company provides. This program allows participants to define excellence in service for their organization, discover the benefits of exceptional service, and apply strategies from top service providers to produce a high impact experience.

 

Course ID: 22MAIN Location: ECSC 115    
Course Name: Microsoft Excel 2010 Beginning Seminar        
Course Date: 5/24/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $149.00

Course Description:
Designed for students who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel 2010 worksheets. Windows knowledge is required.

 

Course ID: 24MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Social Media for Business        
Course Date: 5/29/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $165.00

Course Description:
Social networking has a new face. Millions of people are utilizing free software tools to promote new patterns of building brand or creating sales. Social networking tools such as: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others, can help you keep track of the competition and know immediately if your customers are happy. Social networking is not a fad, but a way to reach out to hundreds, thousands, and possibly millions of existing or new contacts. Word-of-mouth is often noted as one of the leading ways people make choices for products and services, now you can take this concept to exciting new levels. This fast-paced workshop is targeted for the entry level or novice user and anyone who enjoys getting more from social media to improve business.

 

Course ID: 26MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Conflict Resolution Strategies        
Course Date: 6/5/14 Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Course Fee: $235.00

Course Description:
While it is true that conflict in the workplace is inevitable, this program examines the power for individuals and the organization in successful conflict resolution. Participants will challenge the notion that all conflict is destructive, identify their own preferred style and options, and apply a conflict resolution model.

 

Course ID: 31MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Art of Negotiation        
Course Date: 6/16/14 Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Course Fee: $165.00

Course Description:
Negotiation is not so difficult when you know the parameters for success! This workshop will explore the seven stages of negotiation and reinforce how communication plays a role in the success of any negotiation. This short course will briefly explore the concepts of problem identity, the other persons perspective, solution generation, and seeking the win-win.  Intriguing topics such as adapting your style and body language will be explored. This fast-paced workshop is packed with tips and techniques that can help you discover the art of negotiation.

 

Course ID: 30MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Working with Communication Styles        
Course Date: 6/16/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $165.00

Course Description:
Understanding communication styles in the workplace often makes the difference between miscommunication and effective communication. Communication styles typically fall into varying degrees of four primary categories.  Understanding how individual styles blend across categories and knowing what to look for in others can enhance workplace communication and improve teamwork. During this workshop participants will discover more about their personal communication style, learn how to identify others communication styles, and explore ways to engage others in conversation based on five common workplace behavioral traits. This fast paced and highly interactive workshop is appropriate for all organizational levels.

 

Course ID: 47MAIN Location: ECAM J209    
Course Name: QuickBooks® Advanced        
Course Date: 3/18/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $149.00

Course Description:
You will learn QuickBooks® Tips, Tricks and Techniques and many power user tips and tricks available to help maximize your use of QuickBooks. This advanced class will allow you to submit your own questions to ensure the most effective
learning environment.

 

Course ID: 35MAIN Location: DACC - Board Room    
Course Name: Leadership Essentials        
Course Date: 4/16/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $695.00

Course Description:
This course is ideal for longer-term supervisors as well as those who may be emerging into supervisory roles. Participants will explore tough supervisory topics such as relationship and teambuilding, gaining and keeping respect, managing change, improving communication, and many other supervisory topics. This course will be delivered in five 5 1/2 half-day modules.  April 16 and 30, May 14, June 4 and 18.

 

Course ID: 51MAIN Location: ECAM    
Course Name: Veterinary Assistant        
Course Date: 4/26/14 - 5/24/14 Time: SAT 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Course Fee: $1,195.00

Course Description:
Our Veterinary Assistant courses will prepare you to assist the Veterinarian or Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks such as feeding, watering, and examining pets for signs of illness, disease or injury. This program combines 35 hours of classroom instruction with a 24 hour volunteer experience you will coordinate in your local area. Over the course of five weeks we prepare students to clean and disinfect cages and work areas, as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. Class meets Saturdays.

 

Course ID: 32MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects and Deadlines        
Course Date: TBD Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $165.00

Course Description:
Are you feeling some schedule pressure or too many number one priorities? Do you sometimes not know where to start? Do you feel that the pressure of your workload is impacting your ability to be productive in your workplace? This exciting one-half day workshop will help you improve your job performance by examining effective ways to assess your workload, choose the right priorities, and manage important deadlines.

 

Course ID: 33MAIN Location: DACC - Haven Homes    
Course Name: Critical Thinking: Decisions and Problem Solving        
Course Date: 5/7/14 Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Course Fee: $425.00

Course Description:
Critical thinking skills, not luck, are often responsible for effective decision making and problem solving in the workplace.  This highly interactive workshop utilizes lecture, experiential learning activities, and video to provide a deeper understanding of critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and the group dynamics associated with decisions and change. May 13, 20, 2014.

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