Main Campus Training Opportunities
|Course Name:||Better Business Writing|
|Course Date:||4/26/14||Time:||9 a.m. - 3 p.m.||Course Fee:||$149.00|
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 Name:||Children's Drama Workshop|
|Course Date:||TBD||Time:||TBD||Course Fee:||TBD|
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 Name:||Perfecting Your Job Interview Skills|
|Course Date:||TBD||Time:||TBD||Course Fee:||$59.00|
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 Name:||Clinical Medical Assistant|
|Course Date:||4/7/14||Time:||6:00 pm - 8:00 pm||Course Fee:||$2,995.00|
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 through June 4, 2014.
|Course Name:||Phlebotomy Technician|
|Course Date:||3/25/14||Time:||6:00 pm - 9:30 pm||Course Fee:||$2,695.00|
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 through April 29, 2014.
|Course Name:||Preparing for the SAT|
|Course Date:||3/1/14||Time:||8:00 am - 5:00 pm||Course Fee:||$150.00|
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 3/1 and 3/2.
|Course ID:||23MAIN||Location:||ECSC 115|
|Course Name:||Microsoft Word 2010 Beginner Seminar|
|Course Date:||3/15/14||Time:||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||Course Fee:||$149.00|
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:||3/27/14||Time:||8:30 am - 4:00 pm||Course Fee:||$275.00|
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:||3/22/14||Time:||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||Course Fee:||$149.00|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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
|Course ID:||35MAIN||Location:||DACC - Board Room|
|Course Name:||Leadership Essentials|
|Course Date:||3/19/14||Time:||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||Course Fee:||$695.00|
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. March 5 & 19,2014 and April 2, 16, 30, 2014.
|Course Name:||Veterinary Assistant|
|Course Date:||4/5/14||Time:||9:00 am - 4:30 pm||Course Fee:||$1,195.00|
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 through April 5, 2014
|Course ID:||32MAIN||Location:||DACC - Haven Homes|
|Course Name:||Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects and Deadlines|
|Course Date:||3/11/14||Time:||8:30 am - 12:00 pm||Course Fee:||$165.00|
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|
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
|Course Name:||EKG Technician|
|Course Date:||5/12/14||Time:||6:00 pm - 9:30 pm||Course Fee:||$1,795.00|
Our EKG Technician program will prepare you for this excellent career and to sit for a national EKG technician credentialing exam. You will gain 70 hours of classroom instruction to help you acquire a strong understanding of electrocardiography. Over the course of 10 weeks, you will gain exposure to job duties that include unit operation and troubleshooting, lead placement, use and understanding of EKG grid paper, recognizing EKG patterns in all 12 leads, plotting the EKG axis, and much more. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays through July 21, 2014.