Courses

Do you love writing and building rewarding, long-lasting relationships? Do you have a passion for a cause? As a grant writer, you can help nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and research organizations acquire the funds they need to operate and to thrive. In this A to Z Grant Writing class, you'll learn how to put together a Gold Medal Proposal Package-one that will capture the attention, and the funds, of donors.


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Gain a solid foundation of accounting with hands-on experience. This course will provide you the essentials of double-entry bookkeeping as you learn to properly analyze and record receivables, payables, payroll, taxes and common banking activities within professional accounting documents.


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Develop essential skills in Microsoft Excel 2016 to better consolidate, analyze, and report on data. This course provides expert instruction and hands-on exercises to help you easily master analysis tools, PivotTables, conditional formatting and other advanced features to play a key role in any organization.


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These courses will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent Agile practitioners. The program introduces the learner to the basic methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team.


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The HeartCode BLS Provider provides the same education and certification as the standard BLS with a convenient online portion that can be done at home followed by an in-person 2.5 hour skills session. See class bulletin for more information on in-person class guidelines.


Tuesday, July 7, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
Friday, August 14, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
Saturday, September 19, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
Do you want to become a licensed tax preparer, expand your tax knowledge to help you in your business, or just add skills to your resume? This 14-week class combines classroom and interactive online sessions to prepare you for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners Licensed Tax Preparer exam.


September 10, 2020 to December 7, 2020, Bend Classroom & Online
These courses offers instruction on crafting many of the most common business communication formats: memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, and websites. Topics include formal and informal outlining techniques, using email appropriately in an organizational setting, and revising for wordiness, unnecessary phrases, redundancy, and jargon.


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Confused, concerned, or finding yourself with so many questions about race in the U.S. right now? Are you seeking an opportunity to understand racism through human connection and respectful conversation? This three-session course provides structured and facilitated dialogue between a panel of local People of Color in our community and registered participants in a safe environment for learning and questioning.


July 21, 2020 to August 4, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Confidently apply for jobs knowing that you possess the computer skills needed to perform on the job. This course includes a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to prosper in a modern workplace.


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This self-paced online class fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


June 19, 2020 to September 17, 2020
These courses offer an introduction to the critical elements of information security, as well as foundational information about key certifications for professionals in the industry. Each of the eight courses will help learners master the vocabulary of the industry and offers examples, videos, interactive games, and review questions to ensure mastery of the material.


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Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Join us in this five-day experiential course to develop these courage-building skills and grow as a leader. For more information, visit our Dare to Lead webpage.


October 9, 2020 to November 6, 2020, HCC 0140
These data analytic courses provide an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in a variety of fields. Explore the basics of quantitative analysis and its increasing use in today's professional landscape. Learners are exposed to quantitative decision-making tools and techniques, which tie into real-world case studies.


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Creating effective online learning courses and simulations can be a challenge. There are tools and techniques, as well as best practices, that can help those designing and creating online learning content for organizations and institutions of higher education.


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Digital marketing helps organizations promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords, and more. It's vital to develop a marketing strategy that keeps up with the technology. Courses cover the strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.


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These courses introduce key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by successful entrepreneurs? What types of resources are available to budding entrepreneurs, and where can you find them? Learners who complete this program will have the answers to those questions and others that are essential to the success of their businesses.


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This self-paced online class fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


June 19, 2020 to September 17, 2020
This self-paced online class is a general review of ethics and standards and fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


June 19, 2020 to September 17, 2020
These courses will introduce non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. The course will help you become conversant in critical financial terminology, and you'll learn how to calculate key financial management indicators. You will learn how to assess your organization's financial health by reviewing balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow, and you will discover how finance and accounting tools can be used to support informed decision-making within organizations.


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Do you have a knack for explaining complex subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand? If so, you should consider entering the well-paying field of technical writing. This course will teach you the fundamentals techniques that all successful technical writers use. You will learn how to translate complex information into easily understood language, and how to become a wizard at marrying the art of publishing with the science of technology.


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Develop English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, phrases, clauses, problem words, common mistakes, and more with practical, hands-on exercises.


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Healthy communication in the workplace can build relationships, improve collaboration, increase job satisfaction, and boost productivity. This two-session course will explore best practices in healthy, effective workplace communication with colleagues and customers, based on decades of research and studies.


July 14-21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Demonstrate your value as a Human Resource Professional through certification by the Society for Human Resource Professionals (SHRM) as a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). This course prepares you for the SHRM certification exams, recognized as one of the global standards in certification for the HR professional.


September 21, 2020 to January 14, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals. These courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? Discover the answers to these and other important questions.


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These courses will help you become reacquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Gain a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems. One activity asks you how you might look at a problem from a different angle to produce a more creative result; others walk you through the process of using analogies or replacement techniques to invent creative solutions to problems.


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Create state-of-the-art, modern websites like the pros using CSS3 and HTML5. This course will provide you with the foundation you need to master these two critical and fast-growing new Web languages through hands-on training and expert instruction.


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If you work with numbers, you need to master Microsoft Excel 2016! This course will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully-formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You will also learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more.


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Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. The course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions that will teach you how to use Photoshop CC with confidence.


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Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step-by-step process to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect.


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What is leadership and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? These courses address all of these questions and many more.


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This self-paced course introduces key concepts and terms to prepare learners to earn their LEED® Green Associate v4 accreditation. The course is divided into modules that explain LEED® process, LEED® certification, and the knowledge domains associated with the seven LEED® rating systems, in a simple and straightforward way that can be quickly and easily understood.


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Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this three-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


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Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this three-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


August 5-21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Choose from a range of online courses designed for the experienced manager as well as those who are new to management. Get a head start on managing issues correctly and professionally with less stress and fewer negative organizational circumstances.


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It seems like we always have "too much to do in too little time."  If you're ready to learn new techniques for time management and productivity, this class is for you!  Learn how to prioritize, manage email inboxes, minimize interruptions, and tame your to-do list.  Be ready to share your winning strategies with others and to learn new ones in this fast-paced, practical course.


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If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You'll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage.


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This introductory course covers the spirit, core skills and processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice. For more information and Continuing Education approval, visit our Motivational Interviewing webpage.


July 31, 2020 to August 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
July 31, 2020 to August 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
These online courses introduce learners to key current management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing, and setting strategic direction are all addressed, and video commentary on these crucial topics will give you insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations.


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Learn the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluations, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.


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A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


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Are you looking for high quality and interesting online coursework to study for the PMP exam or to earn PDUs to maintain your PMP certification? Explore our online options.


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Become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close any type and size of project. This course combines 36 hours of online learning with five interactive online sessions.


October 6, 2020 to December 1, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Project management skills are growing in demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free information session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from courses and/or certification. Registration is required to receive link to online session.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this class for candidates preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP). This is not an entry-level course. Material will focus on PMBOK, 6th edition. See www.pmi.org for more information about PMP exam requirements.


November 7-14, 2020, CHLAB 301


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Quick Spanish for First Responders is for the true beginner or novice, with little or no Spanish language instruction. Manage emergencies efficiently and safely using accurate Spanish vocabulary and phrases.


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Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks. This course combines weekly interactive online sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement.


September 9, 2020 to November 21, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
These self-paced courses prepare you for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt Certification Exams by explaining the concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques you will need to complete process improvement projects and activities.


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Our lives are filled with opportunities for challenging yet crucial conversations. This four-week study group is based on readings from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. Gain tools to improve the quality of your dialogue to achieve better outcomes.


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A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. This program covers key topics in Sustainable Management.


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Dr. Andria Woodell brings you an hybrid self-paced and interactive live online professional development workshop on the psychological science behind bias and how awareness of the research can help individuals and communities work to change our perception and interaction with others.


July 24-31, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM