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Our business skills programs address transferable skills and tools that are fundamental to your success in the pursuit of your career goals. We provide comprehensive classes and certificates designed to support and enhance your current and future career path.

Business Skills Classes

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Why should you attend this 2‐day course? According to Gartner, there will be 20 billion connected devices on the planet by 2020. These connected devices sometimes referred to as Internet of Things (IoTs) range from personal gadgets like mobile phones and wearables to home appliances and automobiles. As industries rely more and more on automation, we will see industrial equipment rely more and more on sensor data. This introductory course will give attendees an introduction to the exciting field of Internet of Things. We will start with a gentle introduction, understand the architecture of an IoT application and build working prototypes for different industries. We will also discuss the pertinent legal, ethical, security and data governance issues. What you will learn? Introduction to IoT How is the current landscape of IoTs and what lies in the near future? Understand the architecture of an IoT application. Sensors, hardware, communication, networking, security, data formats, protocols, and data processing How data flows in data pipeline – Ingestors, Stream Processors, AWS, Azure, etc.? What are the possible security, privacy, encryption issues with the IoTs? Innovation in artificial intelligence, sensors, and IoT chips Ethical, legal and governance issues in IoTs Hands‐on real‐world practical application: Real‐time analysis of a simulated credit card data stream Real‐time sentiment analysis for Twitter stream Real‐time analytics on motion‐sensing data emitted by a smartphone Attendees pick an IoT application from the following tracks: Agriculture: Real‐time monitoring of humidity, temperature, and light from the soil Transportation: Real‐time tracking of an automobile location Industrial automation: Real‐time monitoring of machine health Surveillance: Real‐time activity monitoring Who should attend? This 2‐day course is open for all working professionals who want to get hands‐on, real‐world, practical learning on IoTs. Program Requirements You should have an interest in data science and data engineering. Having programming experience is not a pre‐requisite for enrollment in this course.

Section Spring 1

61222
$2,500
04/20/2020 - 04/21/2020
Mon, Tue 9:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Continuing Education Staff
CE North Building

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Data literacy is a crucial but rare skill to have for any modern‐day business. Our bootcamp curriculum teaches working professionals how to extract actionable insights from data enabling you to solve real‐world problems in the shortest duration possible. A series of live in‐person instructor‐led tutorials will teach you the fundamentals of data science and equip you with skills in R programming and Azure machine learning tools for data science. Our carefully crafted curriculum provides the right mix of theoretical concepts, hands‐on practical exercises, and business interpretation of results. Who should attend? Working professionals who want to add data science to their current positions, or who want to learn more about this new field. Program Requirements You should have an interest in data science and data engineering as well as knowledge of at least one programming language. However, many of our attendees come to us with little to no programming experience. Our pre‐bootcamp materials will get you where you need to be to hit the ground running. What you will learn Introduction to Big Data, Data Science and Predictive Analytics Data Exploration, Visualization, and Feature Engineering Introduction to Predictive Modeling, Classification and Decision Trees Evaluation of Classification Models Deploying a model in Azure machine learning Participation in a Kaggle competition Hands‐on instructor‐led practical exercises Building and Understanding Visualizations in R Building a Classifier Determining the best split for Classification Models Parameter tuning and Cross‐Validation https://static.datasciencedojo.com/wp‐content/uploads/course‐outline‐3day‐albuquerque.pdf'' target=''_blank

Section Spring 1

61220
$2,900
03/09/2020 - 03/11/2020
Mon, Tue, Wed 9:00 AM ‐ 6:00 PM
Continuing Education Staff
CE North Building

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Why can't we all just get along? Wouldn't it be nice if everyone just really liked each other in your office and there was never any conflict? Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Conflict happens every day, and conflict, when handled correctly, can actually increase your creativity and your productivity. Understand the warning signs that conflict is coming and how to prevent it or decrease the impact. Learn to value the differences between team members and how to move to productive and positive outcomes. This course is designed for the training to stick by taking you through 3 sessions, 3 hours each which will allow you to learn, prepare, role play, implement then come back and learn more. You will finish the class with a framework you can use to address any future conflict, and help others address theirs.

Section Spring 1

22301
$195
03/16/2020 - 03/20/2020
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Linda Strauss
CE South Building

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Why can't we all just get along? Wouldn't it be nice if everyone just really liked each other in your office and there was never any conflict? Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Conflict happens every day, and conflict, when handled correctly, can actually increase your creativity and your productivity. Understand the warning signs that conflict is coming and how to prevent it or decrease the impact. Learn to value the differences between team members and how to move to productive and positive outcomes. This course is designed for the training to stick by taking you through 3 sessions, 3 hours each which will allow you to learn, prepare, role play, implement then come back and learn more. You will finish the class with a framework you can use to address any future conflict, and help others address theirs.

Section Spring 2

22301
$195
05/18/2020 - 05/22/2020
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Linda Strauss
CE South Building

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Speaking effectively in business, educational, organizational or social settings involves communicating with clarity, purpose and confidence. This interactive course will help you become confident and engage your audience and, if you're like many people and dread public speaking, you'll learn techniques to help reduce anxiety or fear. We'll review communication elements, examine speech formats including short talks, ''elevator'' and impromptu speeches, long and short form presentations and discover how to handle various audiences, locations, audio/visual aids and props, limitations and surprises. The class includes exercises, writing/formatting, practice presentations and opportunities for you to learn what methods work for you. Techniques to build confidence in planning, preparing and preparing speeches will be studied and you will learn the process of how to take a speech concept from start to finish. The class is designed to be experiential and supportive. Materials and resources will be provided in class.

Section Spring 1

22000
$195
05/05/2020 - 05/26/2020
Tue 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
Ellen Welker
CE South Building

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LinkedIn is the top social networking platform for professionals. ? There are +20 million job postings on LinkedIn. ? 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates. ? 48% of recruiters only use LinkedIn for job outreach. This is the perfect place to start for any professional at any stage of their career. In this course, you'll learn the basics of setting up an account, creating a profile, looking for a job, researching organizations, building and maintaining your network, communication tips, and applying to positions. You'll gain an understanding of how to make yourself stand out and leverage LinkedIn's algorithms to your advantage. We'll also cover some of the auxiliary features offered by LinkedIn such as LinkedIn Learning and LinkedIn Premium to round‐out the ways in which you can showcase your current talents and continue to develop your hard and soft skills. This course is important for your short‐term and long‐term professional growth. Required Technology: A working computer with a broadband internet connection. Optional Technology: Android or Apple smartphone

Section Spring 1

20073
$225
02/18/2020 - 04/21/2020
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 7:30 PM
Audrey Tsaima
N/A

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UNM Innovation Academy and UNM Continuing Education are pleased to bring the program Design Thinking ‐ Collaborative Problem Solving to New Mexico. Ideas are easy, the right ideas take a bit more work! Design Thinking is an innovative process for collaborative and creative problem solving. The process focuses on the people you are creating the solution for, which will lead to better products, services and internal processes. During this fast‐paced workshop, you will gain hands on experience through the design thinking process. WHY IS DESIGN THINKING IMPORTANT? It can help you and your team uncover the needs of your customers It reduces the risk and cost associated with launching new ideas It helps teams generate solutions that are novel, with a potential for big impact rather than just incremental change While design thinking began in the world of product design, it is currently being applied at a variety of organizational levels. You can apply design thinking to many organizational areas, including: Product design Service and experience design Business design Non‐profit strategic planning and implementation Leadership Organizational change WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS? Professionals from any industry who are responsible for problem solving and looking for new and innovative approaches. Tteams who want to use the workshop to tackle an organizational challenge. Key roles that would benefit from this workshop include Product Managers, Directors and Developers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Operation Managers, L&D Professionals, UX/UI Designers, Graphic Designers, Visual Designers, Product and Service Designers, Software Developers, Web Developers, Engineers, Entrepreneurs This program will also benefit individuals and teams that are currently working in "siloed" organizations and seeking integrated approaches for communication and innovation across teams WHAT YOU WILL LEARN The components of design thinking Keep humans at the center of the design Define users and customers Frame and reframe problems Define a future state for solution paths Prototype your ideas Gather feedback and integrate thru rapid interations Apply design thinking to non‐traditional roles BENEFITS Improve organizational performance Solve complex challenges Achieve better results by combining design thinking with analytical decision making Build an environment that fosters creativity Develop new ways to collaborate across all functions of the organization Earn a Certificate of Participation from the UNM Continuing Education

Section Spring 1

22007
$495
02/11/2020 - 02/25/2020
Tue 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Nancy Lewis
CE South Building

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Employers often cite a need for increased critical thinking in the workplace. Most people naturally think "uncritically," making decisions based on individual worldview, personal biases, self‐interest and sometimes irrational emotions. The Critical Thinking Certificate will help develop these crucial skills so that your employees expand their thought processes to be more intentional and better communicate these thoughts with colleagues. From the corporate executive office to the front line and sales floors, critical thinkers bring creative solutions to the table and help businesses to innovate and remain competitive. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN Respond decisively and consistently when faced with situations that require a decision Assess, analyze and evaluate the context of a business or industry problem Propose solutions that involve critical thinking and the consideration of multiple perspectives Improve your ability to exercise influence in your organization and activate your network to achieve goals Establish responsibilities and accountabilities to ensure effective follow‐through on decisions made WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Mid‐level professionals looking to move into advanced roles and leadership roles Engineers and designers leading projects Consultants or analysts Anyone whose work involves devising, proposing, and defending evidence‐based solutions Employers who seek to move their teams from blindly following best practices, because that's how it's always been done, to reimagining how things can be done better today. Send your team!

Section Spring 1

20208
$795
02/06/2020 - 03/26/2020
Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Cash Clifton
CE South Building

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This is a 16 week accelerated program that covers the spectrum of business disciplines. We meet once a week for 3 hours. Learn skillsets that will make you more valuable at your job, help you start something on the side, or let you quit your job and start your own business. This Certificate Program covers corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and startups, accounting, understanding financial statements, becoming a better negotiator, management and leadership, digital marketing and growth hacking, and how to draft and file a patent among other subjects. The program will help you overcome any fear and intimidation of diving into subject matter that is usually embedded with arcane buzzwords and sophisticated concepts. This course is for everyone with ambition and vision including employees, managers, inventors, hobbyists, engineers, students, teachers, artists, and entrepreneurs. There will be reading material to support and accompany all of the lectures.

Section Spring 1

20028
$1,295
02/04/2020 - 05/19/2020
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
John Cousins
CE South Building

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In this section, the student will review the following topics: Ethics, Professional Responsibilities and General Principles Assessing Risk and Developing a Planned Response Performing Further Procedures and Obtaining Evidence Forming Conclusions and Reporting Wiley Online Course Study Materials with text, 7,500 exam questions, 110+ hours video instruction, 450 task‐based simulations, 4,000+ digital flash cards and more. Efficient Learning System with bite‐sized lessons, exam planner, discussions, unlimited practice exams and more. Study Guides map perfectly to the lessons in the courseware (print and ebook included) Companion Mobile App with 7,500+ exam questions, available in iOS and Android Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with at least 12 credit hours in accounting study.

Section Spring 1

37150
$1,200
02/22/2020 - 04/25/2020
12:00 AM ‐ 12:00 AM
Norman Colter
Online Course

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In this section, student will review the following topics: Corporate Governance Economic Concepts and Analysis Financial management Information technology Operations Management Wiley Online Course Study Materials with text, 7,500 exam questions, 110+ hours video instruction, 450 task‐based simulations, 4,000+ digital flash cards and more. Efficient Learning System with bite‐sized lessons, exam planner, discussions, unlimited practice exams and more. Study Guides map perfectly to the lessons in the courseware (print and ebook included) Companion Mobile App with 7,500+ exam questions, available in iOS and Android Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with at least 12 credit hours in accounting study.

Section Spring 1

37150
$1,200
02/22/2020 - 04/25/2020
12:00 AM ‐ 12:00 AM
Norman Colter
Online Course

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In this section, student will review the following topics: Conceptual Framework, Standard‐Setting and Financial Reporting Select Financial Statement Accounts Select Transactions State and Local Governments Wiley Online Course Study Materials with text, 7,500 exam questions, 110+ hours video instruction, 450 task‐based simulations, 4,000+ digital flash cards and more. Efficient Learning System with bite‐sized lessons, exam planner, discussions, unlimited practice exams and more. Study Guides map perfectly to the lessons in the courseware (print and ebook included) Companion Mobile App with 7,500+ exam questions, available in iOS and Android Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with at least 12 credit hours in accounting study.

Section Spring 1

37150
$1,200
02/22/2020 - 04/25/2020
12:00 AM ‐ 12:00 AM
Norman Colter
Online Course

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In this section, student will review the following topics: Ethics, Professional Responsibilities and Federal Tax Procedures Business Law Federal Taxation of Property Transactions Federal Taxation of Individuals Federal Taxation of Entities Wiley Online Course Study Materials with text, 7,500 exam questions, 110+ hours video instruction, 450 task‐based simulations, 4,000+ digital flash cards and more. Efficient Learning System with bite‐sized lessons, exam planner, discussions, unlimited practice exams and more. Study Guides map perfectly to the lessons in the courseware (print and ebook included) Companion Mobile App with 7,500+ exam questions, available in iOS and Android Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with at least 12 credit hours in accounting study.

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37150
$1,200
02/22/2020 - 04/25/2020
12:00 AM ‐ 12:00 AM
Norman Colter
Online Course

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WHY BECOME A WEDDING AND EVENT PLANNER? Help others bring their dreams to life as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner. This job path has many great opportunities,; from starting your own business to traveling for destination weddings. You will never get bored in this rewarding field. Upon graduation,; you will receive your certificate,; letter of recommendation and the professional CWEP designation,; and you’ll be ready to launch your own business or work as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN This online course is an intensive program designed to educate students on wedding and event‐;planning business best practices,; methods and techniques to get started in the planning industry right away. Learn to design and produce special events (;weddings,; bridal showers and more);,; as well as how to professionally plan any event using step‐;by‐;step formulas and business best practices. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Individuals who coordinate weddings,; fundraisers,; social functions,; or other types of events•Individuals who are considering making a career change to the field of Wedding andEvent Planning Employees in the hospitality industry,; such as hotel sales and convention service managers,; who work with meeting and event planners Those who work in related fields such as entertainment,; audio/visual and catering who are looking for additional knowledge to further their skills and enhance their competitive edge

20111 | $1,350

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The course provides a detailed guideline on how to design and plan the event,; set budgets,; successfully execute event,; review performance,; and charge for services. Content includes:; Special Events:; galas,; fundraisers,; public relations,; product promotions Meetings:; professional,; corporate,; business networking Assemblies:; conferences,; conventions Recognition:; incentives,; awards,; achievements Training:; seminars,; workshops,; education WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone who desires to work as an in‐;house planner for a company or corporation Those who want to start their own corporate event planning business People who are looking for diversity in the type of events they plan as well as in their working environments If you want the flexibility to work in a wide variety of industries

20112 | $1,250

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Use Microsoft Project 2016 as your Project Management Information System (PMIS). Learn how to outline and build a specific project plan step‐by‐step, incorporating complex relationships between tasks and resources. Design a Work Breakdown Structure to ensure completion of the project, set realistic schedules, make accurate estimates, and manage the expectations of customers. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience. Required text:Microsoft Project 2016: Step by Step, 1st ed., Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson. (This book is also required for the MS Project Module 1, 2, and 3) The textbook is only provided in MS Module 1 class.

Section Spring 1

21025
$295
05/05/2020 - 05/07/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Mary Byrd
CE South Building

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Track the use of resources and materials accurately, and assure the success of any project! Learn to fine‐tune schedule and cost estimates with resources using MS Project 2016. Explore trade‐off analysis between cost, time and scope. Implement a tracking system for reporting project progress. Prerequisite: MS Project Module 1: Project Plan Definition. Required text: Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, 1st ed., Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson (provided in MS Project Module 1 only).

Section Spring 1

21030
$295
05/12/2020 - 05/14/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Mary Byrd
CE South Building

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Learn to develop a comprehensive project management information system infrastructure and design advanced reports to meet project communication requirements. Create and manage custom fields, reports and calendars. Develop and use a shared resource pool and project templates. Prepare project information to publish online. Share project information with other software. Review system requirements for workgroup collaboration and various add‐on products. Prerequisite: MS Project Module 2: Budgeting and Tracking. Required text: Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step, 1st ed., Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson (provided in MS Project Module 1 only).

Section Spring 1

21041
$295
05/26/2020 - 05/28/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Mary Byrd
CE South Building

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Participate in an extensive review of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Determine what you need to learn with an overview of PMP exam topics, and identify the most important exam topics. Recommended prerequisite: Practical Project Management or previous experience in project management. Required texts: Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep, 9th ed., Rita Mulcahy (provided in this class); A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 6th ed., Project Management Institute (this book is not provided in prerequisite class).

Section Spring 1

21015
$895
04/28/2020 - 05/14/2020
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Carol Meincke, PMP
CE South Building

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WHY PROJECT MANAGEMENT? Project Managers need to manage every aspect of the projects they oversee, from resources and suppliers to project costs and equipment. Effective project management is essential in today's business world, and project management training will give you a competitive edge in the job market, providing skills that you can apply immediately at your work. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN Speak the language of project management Identify and communicate effectively with the project's stakeholders Complete projects on time and within budget Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close a project Become familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) WHO SHOULD ATTEND? A professional who manages timelines or budgets A project manager in need of formal training or desiring to improve efficiency Anyone in need of education required for the PMP exa Ten Sessions (Must attend 8/10) The 5 Phases of a Project Stakeholder Management Organizational Structure and Its Influence on Projects Risks and Risk Management Plan Scheduling for Project Success Budget Development and Procurement Planning Project Monitoring and Control Quality Planning and Control Communication and Project Reporting Project Integration with Business Requirements The cancellation fee is $250.

Section Spring 1

21005
$1,045
02/20/2020 - 04/23/2020
Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 9:00 PM and Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 9:00 PM and Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
LaMonica Whittaker‐Walker
CE North Building

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Understand the most ecent changes made to the New Mexico Real Estate Licensing regulations! This 30 hourse class satisfies one of the requirements necessary to become a licenced real estate broker in New Mexico. Learn about agency relationships and law, listing and purchasing agreements, risk management, trust account responsibilities, and other related subjects. Textbook: Same textbook as Course#37400 Real Estates Law. If you need more informaiton about textbook, please contact instructor, Jim Stringfield, at jim@west2myhome.com Note: No class on Memorial Day, make up date will be 5/29/18 No class on 6/6/18, make up date will be 6/7/18

Section Spring 1

37402
$375
02/14/2020 - 02/18/2020
Fri, Sat 8:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM and Mon, Tue 8:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM
Jim Stringfield
CE North Building

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Start using the three basic applications for Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Topics include creating/revising documents, assembling and presenting slideshows, and building spreadsheets. Lessons are presented in bite‐sized modules so you can apply what you've learned right away. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Section Spring 1

52030
$195
03/17/2020 - 03/19/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Use Excel Pivot Tables to efficiently extract meaningful information from large data sets. Understand pivot table requirements and capabilities to view data from different perspectives. Extract data subsets, perform summary calculations, create interactive pivot charts, and format reports. Explore a wide range of chart types, and learn chart modification techniques. Prerequisite: Excel Intermediate.

Section Spring 1

52166
$195
04/28/2020 - 04/30/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Learn the most effective methods to create, modify, format, and print Microsoft Excel worksheets. Enter and edit data and apply basic formulas and functions to summarize data. Explore custom formatting features, such as fonts and conditional formatting. Create and format charts, insert and modify graphics and set print options. Prerequisite: Windows: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 1

52161
$259
02/04/2020 - 02/11/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Learn the most effective methods to create, modify, format, and print Microsoft Excel worksheets. Enter and edit data and apply basic formulas and functions to summarize data. Explore custom formatting features, such as fonts and conditional formatting. Create and format charts, insert and modify graphics and set print options. Prerequisite: Windows: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 2

52161
$259
02/17/2020 - 02/24/2020
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Sonja Dewing
CE South Building

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Move beyond the basics with Excel. Link multiple worksheets/workbooks, outline and consolidate data, and create and use cell names for greater understanding and ease. Learn to sort and filter data, convert data ranges to tables and work with table formulas. Use hyperlinks, explore auditing and workbook protection features, and apply and create templates. Use backstage tools to modify application settings. Prerequisite: Excel: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 2

52162
$259
03/16/2020 - 03/23/2020
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Sonja Dewing
CE South Building

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Move beyond the basics with Excel. Link multiple worksheets/workbooks, outline and consolidate data, and create and use cell names for greater understanding and ease. Learn to sort and filter data, convert data ranges to tables and work with table formulas. Use hyperlinks, explore auditing and workbook protection features, and apply and create templates. Use backstage tools to modify application settings. Prerequisite: Excel: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 1

52162
$259
03/05/2020 - 03/12/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Understand the basic concepts of database use and how to most effectively design your database using Microsoft Access. Design basic tables and add, edit, locate, sort, filter, and delete data. Set field properties, work with input masks, and set validation rules. Learn to design and apply queries and reports to make it easier to accomplish everyday database tasks. In addition, get an introduction to basic forms. Prerequisite: Windows: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 1

52181
$259
02/03/2020 - 02/07/2020
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rick Berg
CE South Building

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Go beyond the basics using queries to answer specific questions and develop summaries with Access. Create and enhance custom forms, a main form with sub‐forms, and custom reports. In addition, learn how to identify and create relationships. Prerequisite: Access: Beginning or equivalent experience.

Section Spring 1

52182
$259
02/10/2020 - 02/14/2020
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rick Berg
CE South Building

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Make Access do more for you through advanced queries, including crosstabs and parameters. Learn to write SQL statements and attach SQL queries to controls. Create, run, and modify macros, attach macros to events, and create macros that will provide user interaction or data transfer. Import, export, and link objects, and work with hyperlinked fields. Prerequisite: Access: Intermediate.

Section Spring 1

52183
$259
02/17/2020 - 02/21/2020
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rick Berg
CE South Building

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Explore advanced features of Excel to work more efficiently. Use logical, conditional, financial, text, and date/time functions. Create data validation rules, apply advanced filters, and explore database functions. Work with advanced formatting features, array formulas, and lookup functions. Learn how to create one‐ and two‐variable data tables, import and export data, and use analytical tools. In addition, learn the basics of creating macros and VBA code. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel.

Section Spring 1

52163
$345
03/24/2020 - 04/02/2020
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Facilitating learning in an online environment requires familiarity with a range of technologies and learning management systems available. In this class, you will explore and gain practice with some of the technological tools used to create and deliver effective teaching and training online. Gain confidence in your online course development across platforms while considering the strengths and limitations of each. Prerequisite: 23003: Instructional Systems Design.

Section Spring 1

23042
$425
04/06/2020 - 04/27/2020
Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Ludmila Layne
CE South Building, Online Course

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Receive an introduction to the complete five‐step Instructional System Design (ISD) model: analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation. Then you'll participate in a detailed study of the analysis and design steps. The class discussions will focus on defining the target audience, developing a content outline and writing instructional objectives. You'll also develop a training project analysis and design a document for the final class project. Notes: Prerequisite: Facilitating Adult Learning or prior experience with adult learning theory. Required text: Developing Technical Training: A Structured Approach for Developing Classroom and Computer‐based Instructional Materials, 3rd ed., Ruth Colvin Clark. Students are required to purchase and bring their textbook with them on the first day of class.

Section Spring 1

23003
$595
02/25/2020 - 03/31/2020
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Barbara Ibanez, MA
CE South Building

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Online courses are now standard learning environments, so it's important that you know how to develop them. This class focuses on building online course components that maximize content comprehension in an online environment. You'll study how to incorporate activities and other course content that encourages interaction and enhances student engagement. You'll also build your knowledge of common course development activities, including discussion sessions, uploading assignments, adding video and other media, and developing assessments. Prerequisite: Instructional Systems Design. NOTE: This is a hybrid course. This class will meet face‐to‐face for the first class session only. This face‐to‐face class session will give the students an introduction to the Moodle platform and how to access their course shells. The class is a total of 18 hours, with 3 hours face‐to‐face, 12 hours working independently online and 3 hours with a one‐on‐one session with the instructor to focus on technical support. The one‐on‐one is arranged between the student and instructor.

Section Spring 1

23045
$595
05/04/2020 - 06/08/2020
Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Ludmila Layne
CE South Building, Online Course

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