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October 2019
$855.00

JavaScript : Advanced

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Debug and maintain JavaScript code using programming techniques. Implement cross-browser compatibility using JavaScript. Create and manipulate custom objects using the custom object’s methods. Create, read to, write from, and delete single and multi-dimensional arrays. Store, retrieve, and delete cookies. Validate forms using the generic approach. Program using DOM API to traverse, modify, and append nodes to documents. Use CSS to change the appearance and position of the HTML elements…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2010: Formula/Functions

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for the more sophisticated user of Excel.  You will learn to create formulas and perform calculations involving date and time.  Use database functions and filters to extract information needed from a worksheet.  Do some data analysis using Excel’s Statistical functions.  Use Goal Seek to work a function “backwards”. Activities covered include: Tracking elapsed time.  Common Math and Statistical functions. Generating random numbers:RAND. The IF function. Using multiple lookup tables. Creating drop-down lists with Data Validation. Financial…

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$795.00

Flash: Level 1

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

View a Flash movie and modify the appearance of the Stage. Draw, paint, and create custom colors, gradients, and line styles. Manipulate objects, describe shape interaction, and import artwork. Add text and manipulate its behavior and appearance. Build layers and use them to create various effects. Create frame-by-frame, shape-tweened, and motion-tweened animation. Publish a Flash movie.

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$ 795.00

Flash: Level 2

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Identify the advantages that symbol use has in building a Flash movie, identify and create the three types of symbols, and manage symbols within a movie using the Library palette. Use scenes to organize content in large complex Timelines, and create frame labels to mark critical points in your Timeline. Add advanced playback controls and interactive elements to a Flash movie (including remote rollovers and expanding menus), and create preloaders to ensure smooth playback of larger movie files over slow…

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$750.00

SharePoint 2010 Foundation Introduction

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm

Examine collaboration technology and Windows SharePoint 2010 Foundation team sites.  Add and modify list items, change list views.  Add documents to a Library and edit, share documents across libraries, create Wiki pages, request access to SharePoint content. Communicate with team members in a discussion board, contribute to blogs and collaborate via the People and Groups List. Work remotely with SharePoint content.  Customize personal and regional settings, create an alert, personalize the page view with Web Parts, subscribe to an RSS…

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$2,295.00

Visual Basic.NET

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm

Lesson objectives will enable students to: Create a user interface in a Windows Forms application, manipulate grouped controls, and write event procedures. Work with data and variables. Perform mathematical calculations, create an array, a structure to implement a custom data type, create a collection and an enumeration. Implement a standard module, manipulate forms, create functions and sub procedures, write decision structures and loop statements, debug logic errors and validate data. Create a class, a property procedure, a method and create…

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$195.00

Networking Your Way to Success

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the techniques for getting things done quickly and easily by using your mind and available resources.  Tap into the ideas, information, knowledge, and expertise of others, particularly within your own organization.  This course teaches techniques to improve our effectiveness by increasing and optimizing the value of each of our encounters.  Network with others within the workshop for practical experience and demonstration of your newly learned methods.

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$195.00

Is Eight Enough?

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will learn to use a matrix to analyze and organize their own lives to create balance and gain greater satisfaction. Discuss how various technologies can be utilized to provide time savings. Discover the best ways to plan your life including work schedule, family time, and personal goals.

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$395.00

Learning & Setting SMART Goals

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Making sure each employee has a good grasp on all company policies, procedures, and goals.  Discover how this knowledge can translate into a more interactive and productive work environment.  Managers will learn the implementation of specific steps to link organizational training, development and learning to business goals.  Each participant will go through the process of identifying business goals, performance measurements, and various resources that are most suitable for training, development and learning.  Develop a goal that is S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable,…

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$395.00

Weathering the Storm

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the three stages of burnout and the warning signals for each stage.  Use a tool to assess your risk for burnout.  Discover the difference between brownout and burnout. Develop solutions to combat burnout (based on your individual needs) and rekindle the flame.   Look at the stressors in your life – work, family, social, self.  Learn best methods to manage stress and your reaction to those stressors.   Manage the totality of your universe: physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual.

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$ 275.00

Excel 2013: Shortcuts

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the quickest way to navigate among worksheets. Create your own toolbars to help customize your worksheets and job functions. Learn shortcut menus, the most efficient ways to enter text and many, many formatting tips. Spend time working with numeric formats, creating codes, working with Styles. Learn the “shortcut” techniques available with the AutoFill function, how to customize AutoFill and work with ranges. Develop your calculation and formula skills. All throughout the day, keyboard shortcuts will be examined to help…

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$ 275.00

Excel 2010: Shortcuts

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the quickest way to navigate among worksheets.  Create your own toolbars to help customize your worksheets and job functions.  Learn shortcut menus, the most efficient ways to enter text and many, many formatting tips.  Spend time working with numeric formats, creating codes, working with Styles.  Learn the “shortcut” techniques available with the AutoFill function, how to customize AutoFill and work with ranges.  Develop your calculation and formula skills.  All throughout the day, keyboard shortcuts will be examined to help…

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$395.00

Adobe Acrobat: Level 2

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon completing this course, students will be able to: Create PDF documents using Autodesk AutoCAD. Enhance your documents with multimedia. Create a PDF Form; add Form fields, create calculations, create buttons, track forms, compile returned forms and organize compiled data. Examine the commercial printing process, create PDF files for prepress, apply color management settings, modify Adobe PDF settings for prepress and preview printed effects. Preflight documents, create PDF/X, PDF/A, and PDF/E compliant files, create a composite and create color separations.…

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$395

Camtasia

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Carry out all steps of the demonstration in sequence and jump from one application to another without interrupting the recording process. You will be able to stop recording with a hotkey combination at any time, at which point the software renders the input that has been captured, and applies user-defined settings, such as when and how to display the cursor. After the presentation has been captured, the presenter is…

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$795.00

SQL Query: Fundamentals/Advanced

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm

SQL: Fundamentals of Querying During this course, students will connect to a database, query the database, modify the query and then save and execute the saved query. You will search using a simple condition; compare column values, search using multiple conditions, search for a range of values and null values and retrieve data based on patterns. Perform date calculations, calculate other data and manipulate string values. Sort and group data; filter the grouped data and summarize grouped data. Combine results…

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$395.00

Team Building Techniques

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This participatory, full day session will develop your abilities to work with others in a more effective and productive manner.  Strategize about ways to manage any conflicting viewpoints/differences among team members.  Learn to use motivational techniques to inspire others.  Discover what TEAM actually means.  Look at how honesty and trust become building blocks in any team.  Define team roles, workloads, and measurement techniques.  Learn to run meetings in a facilitating manner, yet keep everyone on track to manage their time…

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$1,295.00

Project+ Certification

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Create the Work Breakdown Structure. Manage stakeholders. Create the documents that lay the foundation for the project.  Determine the ideal team composition, recruit, negotiate for, and assign team members. Define a strategy for monitoring the project iteratively, calculate schedule and budget variances, manage the critical path, team, and vendor relationships, and monitor quality metrics. Close the project by delivering the final product, conduct a debriefing, create the project closure…

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$1,295

CompTIA Strata

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 23 @ 4:00 pm

Upon completing this course, students will have the skills to set up basic computer systems, install peripherals and software; learn about computer networks; identify internet protocols and email protocols; identify tisks associated with upgrading software and hardware; perform maintenance of computer components using preventative maintenance techniques; maintain and troubleshoot a basic PC workstation; identify and implement green IT techniques and much more.

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$1,995.00

Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification Track

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 23 @ 4:00 pm

This three session Boot Camp provides you with the knowledge needed to perform adequately as a member of a Six Sigma Green Belt team.  You will study and be tested on nine major areas of knowledge adapted from the American Society for Quality’s Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge. Enterprise Deployment of Six Sigma Managing through Processes Project Management for Six Sigma Six Sigma Methodology – Define Six Sigma Methodology – Measure Six Sigma Methodology – Analyze Six…

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$2,995.00

Lean Enterprise: Plant or Office Design and Workflow study

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm

After successful completion of this workshop each participant will understand cellular concepts, designing around monuments, improving the workflow at a macro level.  After your Value Stream Mapping has been performed, then a work analysis is developed, workflow is determined at the macro level, maintenance activities are noted, and process flow is considered.  After these studies are performed, then you can effectively design the work stations at the micro level.  The Seven wastes and 5S concepts will be considered during all…

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$2,295

SQL Server 2012: Database Querying

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm

Managing required information by storing and retrieving data is part of Database Administrators day-to-day activities. One of the most effective ways to manage required information is by using databases. You may need to manipulate and modify your table data based on changing business requirements. The course, Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Database Querying will help you use SQL Server 2012 as a tool to manage organizational data.   In today’s competitive environment, information plays a vital role in determining the success…

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$2,295.00

SQL Server 2012: Data Warehouse Implementation

October 21 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm

This course is designed for Extract Transform Load (ETL) and Data Warehouse developers who are already handling the creation and implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions such as data cleansing, ETL, and implementing Data Warehouse. This course is also intended for database professionals who aspire to become a BI developer and want to gain hands on experience on creating BI solutions.  The primary responsibilities of the students may include the following: Implement a data warehouse Develop SQL Server Integration Services…

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$ 275.00

PowerPoint 2010: Advanced

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Personalize the PowerPoint Interface, customize save options, and apply advanced customization options.  Set up a slide master, customize slide layouts, create custom special effects, customize bullets, add common slide information, modify the Handout Master.  Create and modify diagrams. Add Multimedia elements and customize slide component animation.  Set up a custom show, annotate a presentation and set up to repeat automatically. Restrict access to a shared presentation, share a presentation using Web App. Package a presentation and secure the presentation.

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$350.00

Sales : An Attitude That Attracts Profit

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This full day session starts from within the sales person examining subjects such as attitude, positive self-image and the attraction factor. Other topics include looking at the key ingredients for sales success; learn why customers buy, how to handle objections appropriately, and important customer relationship tips. Investigate the Profit Equation P5+F = Profit™; identify important questions to ask to receive client attention, buy-in, and commitment. Review a planning tool assisting the focus of prospective clients in developing the mutually profitable…

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$295.00

Math Refresher

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one-day review is designed to refresh your math skills and does not go into Algebra, statistics or higher math areas. The following topics will be covered: Order of Operations and its rules Decimals – place value, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. Fractions – Equivalent fractions, reducing fractions, improper fractions, writing fractions as decimals and decimals as fractions, adding/subtracting and multiplying/dividing fractions. Percents – Percents as decimals and decimals as percent; Percents as fractions; finding percent of a…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2013: Formulae/Functions

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed for the more sophisticated user of Excel. You will learn to create formulae and perform calculations involving the following functions: Activities covered include: Tracking elapsed time. The Analysis ToolPak and other add-ins. Common Math and Statistical functions. Generating random numbers: RAND. The IF function. Using multiple lookup tables. Creating drop-down lists with Data Validation. MATCH and INDEX, looking up values in a two-dimensional table, using array formulae, matching values in ranges, tagging duplicate entries, extracting unique/common…

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$395.00

The First-Time Manager

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This session is ideal training for newer managers and supervisors and a good refresher for the veteran.  Make your move into management smoother and more successful.  Develop the skills necessary to manage/organize your people, your time, and multiple projects.  Discover tips for supervising your peer group.  Learn the best ways to recover from your own errors.  Learn what your manager wants and expects from you and your employees.  When tough people problems arise, you’ll know how to handle them by…

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$295.00

Personal Branding

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Companies brand themselves to create an image, a recognizable spark that encourages their target customers to connect with them, remember them, and do business with them. We create a personal image for the same reason; to build a brand centered on ourselves that leads people to think of us.   Having a personal impact can mean that you are influencing, leading, and leaving a lasting impression. Have you thought about the impact you can be having when you do things?…

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$795.00

InDesign

October 23 @ 8:30 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm

After this class, students will be able to: Use InDesign’s palettes, tools, and navigation features to examine and alter documents. Create and modify text and graphic frames. Use master pages and guides to design a document’s layout and to add automatic page numbering. Import text; thread text throughout a document; reflow text threads; and change the number of columns. Define colors and apply them to fills and strokes of frames. Apply character and paragraph formatting; and create styles to streamline…

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$ 275

Word 2013: Tips & Tricks

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This class is packed with information using Word to enable your work day to proceed in a timely fashion. Learning these tips and shortcuts will enhance your ability to perform your tasks and create better looking documents. Learn to use Word’s Help System when you need more information about a particular subject. Find out what the EXTRA sections contain. Word has more features than you ever thought about using and with this class, “ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques”, each feature…

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$ 275

Access 2013: Level 3

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this course, the student will analyze tables, create a junction table, and improve table structure. Create subqueries, create unmatched and duplicate queries, group and summarize records using criteria, summarize data using a crosstab query, and create a PivotTable and a PivotChart. Create and attach a Macro, restrict records using a condition, validate data using a Macro, and automate data entry using a Macro. Display a calendar on a form, organize information with Tab pages and display a summary of…

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$395.00

SharePoint 2013 Foundation: Site User

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Access and navigate SharePoint sites; upload documents; search for documents and files.  You will add, modify, and configure list items and views; filter and group with list views.  Update and share your profile information.  Share and follow SharePoint content.  Create a blog.  Access and save SharePoint documents with Microsoft Office.  Manage document versions through Office 2013.  Access SharePoint data from Outlook 2013.  Synchronize libraries, sites, and MySite and work offline.  This course will help you prepare for Microsoft Office SharePoint…

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$275.00

Excel 2013: Advanced

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Create and edit a Macro, apply conditional formatting, add data validation criteria, update a workbook’s properties and modify Excel’s default settings.  Protect your worksheet and workbook and add and remove file passwords. Share workbooks, set and review tracked revisions, merge workbooks, and administer digital signatures.  Trace cells, locate errors in formulas, troubleshoot invalid data and Formulas, watch and evaluate formulas and create a data list outline.  Create a Trendline,…

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$325

Excel 2010: Level 3

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Excel 2010: Level 3 Learning Outcomes: Apply conditional formatting, add data validation criteria, customize menus and toolbars, create, edit, and run macros with accuracy. As directed in the Lesson Lab, correctly create a workspace, consolidate data, view the consolidated data and link cells. Protect your worksheet and workbook and add and remove file passwords, share workbooks, set revision tracking, merge workbooks, and track changes. Apply the techniques presented to accurately trace cell precedents and dependents, locate errors in formulas, locate…

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$225

Excel 2010: Level 2

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Excel 2010: Level 2 Learning Outcomes: Given the information provided in the Lesson Lab, successfully create an inventory list from an online template. Utilizing a set of instructions provided, accurately create and format a bar chart. Using a set of criteria, use functions such as Date & Time, Lookup & Reference, and Statistical to correctly calculate quarterly grades and cumulative totals. Utilizing a specific scenario, effectively use PivotTable to create a report. This course is designed for persons preparing for…

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$ 275.00

PowerPoint 2010: Tips & Tricks

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This highly useful and informative class will provide students with many ways to “work smarter, not harder” using common PowerPoint features.  Students will find this class to be chock-full of invaluable timesaving techniques.  Plenty of practice time and Question and Answer time are implemented within this workshop.  Let us help you learn the most productive ways to use PowerPoint.   If you need a good review with lots of additional tips, this class is delivered with you in mind.

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$395.00

SharePoint 2010 Foundation End User

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understand the Windows SharePoint Services Environment. Change site title and description; create announcements, events, links; Create a contact; create a task; create an issues list; set content approval; approve or reject list items; create custom lists; add documents to a library, upload and modify documents; fill out forms; add pictures; delete a library; add and delete discussion messages; remove discussion boards; create and delete Web discussions.

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$295.00

Business Writing: Grammar & Punctuation

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This productive workshop will provide the user with much needed one-on-one work to perfect your writing style. Learn some basic ground rules for developing proper writing techniques. Learn how to control run-on sentences. Take a look at fragmented sentences and how to make your sentence structure more readable. Don’t abuse your noun by using the wrong verb tense. Study verb tenses and proper usage. Learn to write persuasively. Take a look at your personal writing style and determine an action…

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$295.00

Public Speaking

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take a look at your own personality to see what presentation style suits you best. Capitalize on the pluses, minimize the negatives. Learn habits or irritating behaviors that should be avoided. Discover phrases or speech patterns to be used or shunned. Take a look at how to use body language effectively. Determine ways to seize the audiences’ attention and keep them riveted, wanting to come back for more. Use humor to warm up the audience and hold peoples’ interest. The…

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$195.00

Give A Presentation: Who Me?

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Determine ways to seize the audiences’ attention and keep them riveted, wanting to come back for more. Use humor to warm up the audience and hold peoples’ interest. Learn techniques for handling the problem child. Discover how to build your own confidence and displace the anxiety that troubles us all. Learn superb opening techniques.

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$395.00

Time Management Techniques

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, participants will critique other’s time management skills using case studies.  Participants will be asked to identify tasks they might encounter over the course of a week and learn to use a matrix to analyze and organize their own lives to create balance and gain greater satisfaction.  We will demonstrate how technology can be used to help hone these skills.

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$ 275.00

Word 2013: Advanced

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to use Word efficiently with other programs. Modify user information, send a document for review, compare and merge document changes and review track changes and comments. Create, compare and merge document versions.  Insert bookmarks, footnotes and endnotes, add captions, hyperlinks cross-references, and add citations and a bibliography.  Create a Master Document, insert an index, table of figures, Table of Authorities, and compile a Table of Contents. Learn to make long documents easier to use.  Secure documents and document information…

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$ 275.00

PowerPoint 2013: Advanced

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Personalize the PowerPoint Interface, customize save options, and apply advanced customization options.  Set up a slide master, customize slide layouts, create custom special effects, customize bullets, add common slide information, modify the Handout Master.  Create and modify diagrams. Add Multimedia elements and customize slide component animation.  Set up a custom show, annotate a presentation and set up to repeat automatically. Restrict access to a shared presentation, share a presentation using Web App. Package a presentation and secure the presentation.

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$325.00

Access 2010: Forms & Reports

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This specialized class has been created by an instructor to further enhance the students’ knowledge about creating forms by modifying the design.  Great for those needing to gather information on-line.  Use your form to locate and organize information, work with filters. Use the Form Wizard and work with multiple-table forms.  Work with controls, changing the format, adding calculations and option boxes.  Add unbound controls with a picture and date.  Create check boxes with borders and add a picture set to…

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$ 275.00

Word 2010: Advanced

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to use Word efficiently with other programs. Modify user information, send a document for review, compare and merge document changes and review track changes and comments. Create, compare and merge document versions.  Insert bookmarks, footnotes and endnotes, add captions, hyperlinks cross-references, and add citations and a bibliography.  Create a Master Document, insert an index, table of figures, Table of Authorities, and compile a Table of Contents. Learn to make long documents easier to use.  Secure documents and document information…

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$995.00

Xcelsius: Essentials

October 24 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this class you will be able to Explore the Xcelsius workspace and an already created dashboard. Create a simple Xcelsius Chart. Manage Personal Finance Using Value Box. Organize levels of information using filters. Conduct a comparative study using List Builder and Line Chart. Conduct Trend Analysis using Combo Box. Conduct demand analysis using label based menu. Conduct a region based demand analysis using maps. Forecast revenue using sliders and gauge. Drill down the status of current…

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$395.00

Supervising Skills

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This seminar is perfect for the individual challenged by many projects, not enough time, and too few people. Learn how to get the most production from your staff while managing stress factors. Tips on how to be a good coach such as listening skills or organizing work procedures will be included. Enhance your communication skills for top-notch effectiveness. Learn how to feel comfortable supervising friends and former peers.  Get others to believe in the company. Become more organized and productive…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2010: PowerUser/VBA Code/Macros

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understand the basics of a Visual Basic Module.  Create a macro with the Macro Recorder.  Edit and debug a macro.  Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys.  Work extensively with macro security.  Insert and format text.  Sort and duplicate data.  Generate a report.  Determine the dialog box type.  Capture user input.  Insert, copy, and delete worksheets.  Rename worksheets and modify the order of worksheets and print worksheets.  Create user-defined functions.  Automate SUM functions.  

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$795.00

Quark XPress Level 1 & 2

October 28 @ 8:30 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

QuarkXpress Level 1 Introduction Create a single-page document containing text and graphics.  Create the structure for a multi-page layout.  Create additional pages, define colors and apply, create and apply master pages.  Display graphics in table cells and create a table manually. Create paragraph rules, format type with style sheets and modify style sheets.  Resize rows and columns and modify table structure.  Apply Runaround, check spelling and format item frames.  Apply continuation page numbering.  Check picture and font usage and create…

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$295.00

Writing Effective Meeting Minutes

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This one day program will help you determine what should be included in minutes and what should not be included.  Understand why minutes are necessary and why accuracy is a must.  Learn how to prepare for the minute taking process and remove the stress minute taking can create.  Determine what skills you need to be an effective minute taker and create an action plan to increase those skills.  Participate in exercises to recognize and remove extraneous verbiage and produce clear,…

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$295.00

Business Writing: Editing

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take a look at basic writing techniques everyone needs to know in the business world today.  Learn common spelling errors and tricks to remember the right spelling.  Take a long look at your sentence construction and figure out pitfalls to avoid when writing memos or letters.  Scan your entire document to make sure your ideas are in order and will make sense to the reader.  Learn how to apply good proofreading skills making sure each sentence and paragraph portrays what…

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$295.00

Conflict Management

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

If you feel your relationships are suffering, there is a lack of cooperation and team spirit, or too much tension in the office, this class is for you. Learn how to defuse anger; release anxiety; and control emotions. Discuss when and how to offer criticism in differing circumstances. Learn life-changing answers to the conflict, strife, and opposing points of view that are a part of the work-place and part of everyday life. Change the way you react and master your…

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$295.00

Recognizing Potential Risk for Employees

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Every employee is responsible for observing and reporting any workplace situation which may contribute to the occurrence of violence.  During this one day session each participant will learn how to:  Recognize a variety of warning signs.  Identify and deal with potentially violent or difficult situations.  Report any potential risks.  Minimize the impact of workplace violence and develop coping strategies.  Identify and take appropriate safety and security precautions

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$195.00

Conducting Effective Meetings

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

During this session, you will learn how to plan, participate and close a meeting. Identify the benefits, types and misconceptions about meetings. Identify the types of meeting leaders and the characteristics of an effective meeting leader. Discover the process to follow when making decisions in a meeting, and explain how to identify and minimize groupthink in meetings. Identify the main causes of conflict and the ways to resolve conflict in meetings. Recognize the characteristics of a positive and negative climate…

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$395.00

Negotiation Skills for Manager/Team

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this one day course, you will learn: Best methods of preparing, know yourself, know the other party and their position and build their trust. Understand the difference between Confidence and Power. Establish ground rules before beginning discussions. Determine your expected and acceptable outcomes-what is your BATNA? Establish ethics for yourself or team and stick with them. Be a good listener and make your responses understood and agreeable. Respect the other persons’ position. Seek alternative solutions, gather…

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$395.00

Performance and Devolopment Management

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Performance and Development Management is an 8/365 solution.  That’s right, it is a daily process.  When set in motion, this process results in targeted tracking of high performance and productive management of employee development.  Your management team will be able to create a clear map of talent that will assist with key decisions about special project assignments, succession planning, cross training, competency development, and retention.  Participants will be given a step-by-step process that will ensure effective management of performance and…

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$795

Writing Relevant Requirements

October 28 @ 8:30 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, each individual will learn the skills needed to gather information to write complete, consistent requirements structures. Create IT requirement guidelines that meet the needs, goals and objectives of stakeholders. Ensure everyone involved in the process is working from the same set of specifications. Run scenarios to include each requirement needed. Determine which requirements are necessary and which are redundant. Establish prewritten (template) requirements that can be used continuously. Review the process to guarantee it is complete,…

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$ 275.00

Word 2010: Tips & Tricks

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This class is packed with information using Word to enable your work-day to proceed in a timely fashion.  Learning these tips and shortcuts will enhance your ability to perform your tasks and create better looking documents.  Learn to use Word’s Help System when you need more information about a particular subject.  Find out what the EXTRA sections contain.  Word has more features than you ever thought about using and with this class, “ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques”, each feature becomes…

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$ 325.00

Excel 2013: PowerUser-VBA Code/Macros

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Understand the basics of a Visual Basic Module.  Create a macro with the Macro Recorder.  Edit and debug a macro.  Customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Hotkeys.  Work extensively with macro security.  Insert and format text.  Sort and duplicate data.  Generate a report.  Determine the dialog box type.  Capture user input.  Insert, copy, and delete worksheets.  Rename worksheetsand modify the order of worksheets and print worksheets.  Create user-defined functions.  Automate SUM functions.

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$895.00

Crystal Reports: Level 2

October 28 @ 8:30 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this class you will be able to: Create and modify running totals in a report on detail and summary data. Create a cross-tab. Filter a crosstab by group. Conditionally Format rows and columns, keep groups together. Insert and edit a subreport. Link a subreport to data in a primary report. Format a subreport using the format editor. Share formulas between main and subreports. Create an on-demand subreport. Creat a drill-down and add separate headings for drill-down…

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$1,095.00

Team Building for the Project Manager

October 28 @ 8:30 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

During this two-day class, participants will explore both the processes and human behavior aspects of team development and maintenance.  Throughout the training the participants will be exposed to many of the theories and techniques which are a part of the PMBOK as well as possible questions for the PMP examination.  This course will tie the relationship of teams together with the related project management knowledge areas.  Teaming and Teambuilding are essential elements to any successful project. Discover how the key…

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$395.00

Recognizing Potential Risks for Management

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to recognize a variety of warning signs.  Develop, communicate, and enforce policies and procedures.  Identify and address potentially harmful or difficult situations.  Report and respond to job performance concerns as they arise.  Involve employees in identification and resolution of potentially violent situations.  Consider employee impact of workplace violence and develop intervention strategies.  Communicate organizational change.  Take appropriate safety and security precautions.  Determine when and if professional assistance is required.

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$395.00

Strategic Planning for your Department/Team

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this session, all departmental or team participants will set the plans in motion for what they want their group to become, steps to achieve the plan, goals and strategies to reach their objectives.  Values will be determined; a mission for the vision will be formulated to develop the strategic direction the group needs to take.  The organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats will be analyzed and   an action plan devised indicating targets to achieve.   Contingency planning, managing and anticipating…

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$795.00

SharePoint 2010 Foundation Advanced

October 28 @ 8:30 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

Learn the SharePoint site hierarchy, create a custom look and feel for a site collection, create a custom site layout.  Perform calculations on list data and customize list settings. Perform advance operations on a library, create a library template and describe information rights management. Create a form library and customize a form template using InfoPath. Create and apply a content type. Add a default workflow and create a custom workflow. Index content and enable search options. Synchronize a SharePoint site…

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$195.00

Minute Taking in a Minute

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This half-day, high-impact program will help you increase your efficiency as a minute-taker.  Understand your role as the minute taker.  Determine what is important to capture and what is not. Create effective, clear, and complete written records of meetings where you are appointed as scribe.

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$195.00

What’s in it for Me? Motivating Employees

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

This half-day session will bring many roles into play looking at the individual, their place in the company, how they as an individual are motivated, and how to motivate teams. Learn practices to avoid that can cause complaining. Look at different honors and awards programs and how to communicated and administer the program. Learn to tie rewards into the departmental goals. Discuss new, innovative ways to acknowledge extraordinary contributions. Think about the virtual office and how they are to stay…

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$325.00

Access 2013: Level 4

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn Microsoft’s database management system and concepts. Explore the user interface, customize the Access environment and use an existing database. Learn the relational database design process, define database purpose, review existing data, determine fields and group fields into tables. Normalize data, designate primary and foreign keys and determine table relationships. Create a new database, create and manage tables, then create a table relationship. Modify table data, sort records and work with subdatasheets. Filter records, create a query, add criteria to…

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$325.00

Access 2013: Forms & Reports

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This specialized class has been created by an instructor to further enhance the students’ knowledge about creating forms by modifying the design.  Great for those needing to gather information on-line.  Use your form to locate and organize information, work with filters. Use the Form Wizard and work with multiple-table forms.  Work with controls, changing the format, adding calculations and option boxes.  Add unbound controls with a picture and date.  Create check boxes with borders and add a picture set to…

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$795.00

Photoshop: Introduction

October 30 @ 8:30 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm

Select image areas using the Lasso, Marquee, and Magic Wand tools; and use alpha channels to save and load selections.  Create and manipulate multiple layers to composite images easily.  Apply blending and shading effects to create realistic composites.  Identify the image mode characteristics, channels and bit depth; identify attributes that distinguish grayscale mode from bitmap mode; and identify attributes that distinguish each color mode. Select color using the Color palette, Color Picker, and Eyedropper tool. Modify the brightness, contrast, color…

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$795.00

MS: Project 07/10

October 30 @ 8:30 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm

Microsoft Project 07/10, Level 1 Display an existing project plan in different views. Create a project plan file and enter task information.   Create a work breakdown structure by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.  Organize tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships. Use the Project calendar to assign and track tasks.  Assign Project resources and finalize the project plan file.  Create a resource calendar and assign resources to tasks.  Enter values for budget resources.  Set deadlines and resolve…

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$275.00

Access 2010: Level 3

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this course, the student will analyze tables, create a junction table, and improve table structure. Create subqueries, create unmatched and duplicate queries, group and summarize records using criteria, summarize data using a crosstab query, and create a PivotTable and a PivotChart. Create and attach a Macro, restrict records using a condition, validate data using a Macro, and automate data entry using a Macro. Display a calendar on a form, organize information with Tab pages and display a summary of…

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$ 375.00

Excel 2010: Statistical Analysis (Level 4)

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Forecast GDP using statistical functions. Evaluate sales data and stock data using statistical functions. Mine data using the lookup and reference functions. Analyze Sales data using descriptive statistics. Analyze time series data using exponential smoothing. Analyze data using regression. Analyze sector data using correlation and covariance matrices. Optimize a stock portfolio using solver. Develop an investment schedule using financial functions. Make investment decisions using financial functions. Analyze sales data, calculate stock returns and aggregate GDP data using math functions. Manipulate…

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$395.00

Excel 2010: PowerPivot Basics

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  Create and edit a Macro. Apply conditional formatting, add data validation criteria, update a workbook’s properties and modify Excel’s default settings.  Protect your worksheet and workbook and add and remove file passwords, share workbooks, set and review tracked revisions, merge workbooks, and administer digital signatures.  Trace cells, locate errors in formulas, troubleshoot invalid data and Formulas, watch and evaluate formulas and create a data list outline.  Create a Trendline,…

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$295.00

Stress Reduction Solutions

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn what stress can do to your body and how it can control your life.  Take a look at the stages of the stress response, what stressors are good for you and what stressors are bad. What are the results from chronic exposure to stress and what coping mechanisms can you employ. Discover how stress affects your heart & circulation, digestive system, muscle & bone, and the nervous system, including the brain and your behavior. Take a look at how…

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$195.00

Tired Of Living In A Pressure Cooker?

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn what stress can do to your body and how it can control your life.   Learn how to identify stressors (who, what, when) that causes anger, resentment, etc. Take a test that shows you how vulnerable you are to stress and in what areas. Look at ways to control your stress through diet, exercise, rest, clothing, relaxation, social office. Then learn what not to do as you regain control of your life and how to have fun with your stress.

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$ 395

Visio: Advanced

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to draw basic shapes and enhance those shapes. Create a custom stencil and customize a stencil master. Define a new style, then create a template. Create an Office layout.  Work with layers.  Generate a Pivot Diagram.  Create an Organization Chart from External Data.  Import Project Plan Data into Visio.  Link Visio to a database.  Import Excel Data.  Link a Visio Drawing to other applications.  Convert a Visio Drawing to a Web Page.  Print a Visio drawing.

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November 2019
$295.00

Building the Best Resume/Successful Interviewing Skills

November 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Specifics covered during this workshop include: Targeting your resume; highlighting your skills, accomplishments and goals; establishing a work history; type of paper, font and background to use; power phrases; decide which resume format is best for you. Interviewing skills will range from what to wear, personal presence, body language, questions to ask, practical tips, different styles of interviewing, the phone interview, and follow up after the initial meeting. Different practice questions will be asked to simulate a live interview. Learn…

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$295.00

Business Writing Basics

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, each individual will learn the skills needed to gather their thoughts into carefully worded sentences and paragraphs. Create eye-catching looks to memos, start with a “grabber” of an opener in your letter. Learn the most effective, concise manner to structure business letters. Learn key words and phrases to use to give that added “punch”to your letters and memos. You will learn to organize and think out ideas and the importance of reviewing content. You will look…

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$225.00

Access 2013: Level 1

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn Microsoft’s database management system and concepts. Explore the user interface, customize the Access environment and use an existing database. Learn the relational database design process, define database purpose, review existing data, determine fields and group fields into tables. Normalize data, designate primary and foreign keys and determine table relationships. Create a new database, create and manage tables, then create a table relationship. Modify table data, sort records and work with subdatasheets. Filter records, create a query, add criteria to…

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$895.00

SharePoint Designer 2010/13: Levels 1 & 2

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm

Add content to a web page, create a new subsite, use Cascading Style Sheets to format a SharePoint site, add and format text, work with tables and images, add Hyperlinks, create a Hotspot, add Bookmark links, add Lists and Libraries, work with Web Parts.  Learn how to create an ASP.NET form, create custom content types, validate inputs.  Implement Data Sources and display data from a linked data source in data views, import data into a data view, Create external content…

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$395.00

Behavioral Interviewing for Hiring Success!

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

After successful completion of this course, the participant will be knowledgeable in the following areas: Common Interview Biases and Common Interview Pitfalls; Understanding the Job requirements (pre-determined skills needed); Selecting the Interview Team; Reviewing the candidate’s Paperwork; Developing Interview Questions: The interviewer identifies job-related experiences, behaviors, knowledge, skills and abilities that the company has decided are desirable in a particular position; Opening the Interview; Establishing Rapport; Review examples of behavioral-based interview questions; Taking Notes: examples of rating systems; Closing the…

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$395.00

Building Success with Four Blocks

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Participate in a DiSC analysis and understand how behavioral issues impact the four DiSC dimensions: dominance, influence, steadiness, and compliance. Learn how to increase your teams’ understanding of one another’s talents, communication styles and leadership qualities. Utilize this session to discover how effective your team can be when their challenges and gifts are realized.

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$395.00

Employee Relations and Employment Law

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Managers will benefit from this seminar geared to give you a greater understanding of the laws and simple application steps to navigate through complex employee relations’ situations. Participants will be given the chance to complete a pre- and post-test to assess knowledge and demonstrate learning. Each participant will gain a clear understanding of the legal definitions of each law, how to apply those definitions to certain situations and the Do’s and Don’ts applicable to each law. Practice the best course…

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$395.00

Negotiation Skills for Manager/Team

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this one day course, you will learn: Best methods of preparing, know yourself, know the other party and their position and build their trust. Understand the difference between Confidence and Power. Establish ground rules before beginning discussions. Determine your expected and acceptable outcomes-what is your BATNA? Establish ethics for yourself or team and stick with them. Be a good listener and make your responses understood and agreeable. Respect the other persons’ position. Seek alternative solutions, gather…

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$ 225.00

Excel 2010: Introduction

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the User Interface and the Ribbon.  Navigate and select in Excel, obtain Help, enter data and save a Workbook. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar. Create basic formulas and calculate with functions. Copy formulas and functions.  Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.  Search for data in a worksheet and spell check a worksheet.  Modify fonts, add borders and color to cells.  Position cell contents and apply cell styles.  Format worksheet Tabs.  Set print…

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$ 225.00

Excel 2013: Introduction

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the User Interface and the Ribbon.  Navigate and select in Excel, obtain Help, enter data and save a Workbook. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar. Create basic formulas and calculate with functions.  Copy formulas and functions.  Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.  Search for data in a worksheet and spell check a worksheet.  Modify fonts, add borders and color to cells.  Position cell contents and apply cell styles.  Format worksheet Tabs.  Set print…

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$795.00

Sales Fundamentals Clinic

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm

Select a sales approach to match the sales situation and the needs of the buyer. Prepare for each sales encounter and sell using the sales cycle so that increased sales are achieved. Find and qualify a sales prospect. Discover the clients’ needs and present the benefits you can offer to address those needs. Make a sales presentation and learn methods for closing the sale. Understand the importance of follow up and a variety of techniques to use. Learn many do’s…

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$895

Adobe Captivate

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm

Upon successful completion of this two day course, students will be able to:  Record and modify a software demonstration and simulation, update a project, add an interactive quiz, publish and organize a project.  Insert images, animation, additional slides and objects. Record and modify audio.  Insert question slides, create a question pool and evaluate user performance.  Prepare your projects for publishing.  Create and Publish Aggregator projects.

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$2295

Object-Oriented Programming in C#

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm

This thorough and comprehensive course is a practical introduction to programming in C#, utilizing the services provided by .NET. This course emphasizes the C# language.  It is current to Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5. Important newer features such as dynamic data type, named and optional arguments, the use of variance in generic interfaces, and asynchronous programming keywords are covered in a final chapter.  A supplement covers the fundamentals of Language Integrated Query (LINQ).  It is often difficult for programmers…

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$2,495.00

Visual C#.NET Intro. for Developers

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm

Create a simple class library and a simple C# Windows GUI application.  Implement constructors and destructors. Override a method; overload a method and an operator. Use pre-defined types, differentiate between reference and value types. Use casting. Define and use a struct type and an enum type. Catch exceptions, define custom exceptions, throw exceptions, and utilize the finally keyword. Define and use arrays and collections. Expose and access properties and indexers.

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$295.00

Constructing a Successful Career

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Specifics covered during this workshop: Participants will prepare a plan of action based on their skills, experience, goals and any additional preparation they determine necessary in order to advance within their chosen field. Time will be spent in setting goals, defining what it takes to get to where you want to be. Tools needed may include additional skills training, going back to College, self study, choosing a mentor or additional materials. Learn how to keep a written or electronic record…

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$795.00

Lean Manufacturing/Enterprise Overview

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

After successful completion of this workshop, the student will have a better understanding of the importance of Lean and how it relates to managing workflow, inventory, and costs. We will look at the development of Lean, the Seven Wastes, Inventory flow, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Takt Time, Kanban, Kaizen and other terms used. In addition, a brief history of the “The Toyota Way” will be covered. Utilizing an employee training manual, this course can also be used to acquaint employees…

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$1795.00

ASP.NET AJAX Using C#

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 6 @ 4:00 pm

This three-day course provides a practical introduction to developing rich Internet using ASP.NET AJAX and C#.  Because of the rich support provided by AJAX tools, an ASP.NET programmer can get up and running in this new environment quickly.  This course shows the way.  It is current to ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010.  The course includes an introduction to the popular JavaScript library jQuery, which is now bundled with ASP.NET AJAX.

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$1,995

.NET Framework Using C#

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 7 @ 4:00 pm

Microsoft .NET is an advance in programming technology that greatly simplifies application development, both for traditional, proprietary applications and for the emerging paradigm of Web-based services. .NET is a complete restructuring of Microsoft’s whole system infrastructure and represents a major learning challenge for programmers developing applications on Microsoft platforms. Part of .NET is a major new object-oriented programming language, C#. But learning the new programming language is only part of the challenge. The much greater challenge is learning the .NET…

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$395.00

Time Management Techniques

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this hands-on workshop, participants will critique other’s time management skills using case studies.  Participants will be asked to identify tasks they might encounter over the course of a week and learn to use a matrix to analyze and organize their own lives to create balance and gain greater satisfaction.  We will demonstrate how technology can be used to help hone these skills.

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$395.00

Weathering the Storm

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the three stages of burnout and the warning signals for each stage.  Use a tool to assess your risk for burnout.  Discover the difference between brownout and burnout. Develop solutions to combat burnout (based on your individual needs) and rekindle the flame.   Look at the stressors in your life – work, family, social, self.  Learn best methods to manage stress and your reaction to those stressors.   Manage the totality of your universe: physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual.

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$695.00

Six Sigma Orientation

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

During this course you will gain the fundamental knowledge to determine if Six Sigma is the right methodology for your business needs.  Learn a short history of the development of Six Sigma and key Six Sigma Terminology.  Look at the Quality policy, leadership involvement, concepts that apply to customer and supplier, principles of quality improvement and measuring for success.    As the concepts of Six Sigma are unfolded you will learn about Process Management Teams, Quality Improvement Teams, Functional Managers, the…

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$295.00

Effective Telephone Skills

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Each employee is a salesperson for their company. How you treat each person reflects the culture of your business. During this workshop we will emphasize the desirable personal skills that are needed in any office, such as attitude, posture, sound, words, and expressions. Making a caller or visitor feel at ease is an integral part of any successful encounter. When trust is gained, information can then be shared in a free manner. Learn when to transfer calls, and when to…

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$1,795.00

Project Management Concepts and Principles

November 6 @ 8:30 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm

Learn the basic functions in initiating a project; define the scope of the project; develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS); create an activity list and project network diagram; Identify the Critical Path; develop a Project Schedule; determine resource requirements; estimate project costs; establish a cost baseline; create a quality management plan; document roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships, assign project staff, create a communications management plan; create a risk management plan; perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis; prepare a statement of…

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$395.00

Strategic Planning for your Department/Team

November 6 @ 8:30 am

During this session, all departmental or team participants will set the plans in motion for what they want their group to become, steps to achieve the plan, goals and strategies to reach their objectives.  Values will be determined; a mission for the vision will be formulated to develop the strategic direction the group needs to take.  The organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats will be analyzed and   an action plan devised indicating targets to achieve.   Contingency planning, managing and anticipating…

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