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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Develop the language of accountability, a model for achieving a work environment where people can count on each other to keep commitments. Learn how to hold others accountable using clear agreements and build personal ownership to support effective delegation.


March 2-4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Medical professionals who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in and out of the hospital enhance their treatment knowledge and skills through the AHA's ACLS training courses. The ACLS HeartCode course includes a self-paced online class and an instructor-led classroom skills portion. Complete the online portion (approximately 7 hours) and pass the mandatory exam before attending the instructor-led in-person skills session.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
The Basic Life Support Instructor Essentials course is designed to teach AHA instructor candidates the fundamentals of teaching Basic Life Support to a variety of audiences. Successful completion of this course allows the participant to teach BLS Provider, Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED for Adult, Child, and Infant (some additional requirements apply), BLS Heartcode Blended Learning Classes, and Family & Friends CPR. Review full class details for course requirements.


Friday, February 12, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Advance your understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, while fostering a greater level of respect across our community in this three-part course designed from the awareness, knowledge, and skills model of cultural competency.  Sessions are highly interactive and include individual, small team, and large group work with co-facilitators from COCC's Office of Diversity & Inclusion.


March 2-18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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 Additional Course Information for details on the in-person skills session guidelines.


Friday, March 5, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Friday, March 5, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Saturday, March 20, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Saturday, March 20, 2021, 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 includes interactive sessions to prepare you for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners Licensed Tax Preparer exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Get a new perspective on time management. This hands-on 3-hour course shows you how to support your brain so you can be more efficient with time, more effective in planning, and experience less stress and overwhelm.


Friday, April 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, May 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Gain skills to give and receive feedback, helping your team members grow and develop while building engagement within the organization. Coaching is all about inspiring, encouraging, and challenging others. Learn to identify the kind of people you work with and how to recognize their work regularly to best present them with rewards and challenges.


March 16-18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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, lived experience, and respectful conversation? This three-session course provides structured and facilitated dialogue between a panel of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in our community and registered participants in a safe environment for learning and questioning.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites-without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, powering more than 34 percent of all sites on the Internet. WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
This self-paced online course fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


January 5, 2021 to March 25, 2021, ONLINE BLACKBOARD
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


April 21, 2021 to May 21, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works, and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a drip zone.


April 13-15, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This 48-hour course prepares licensed Electricians for the State of Oregon exams for Supervising Electrician License, Electrical Plant Supervisor License, and Electrical Inspector Certification.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Emotional Intelligence is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn to identify and develop these competencies in yourself and others. Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


February 16-18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This course combines self-paced online learning with in-person class sessions that covers the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) EMT 24-hour renewal requirements and the revised NREMT 20-hour EMT Recert National Component.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
This self-paced online course fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirements as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.


January 5, 2021 to March 25, 2021, ONLINE BLACKBOARD
This self-paced online course 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.


January 5, 2021 to March 25, 2021, ONLINE BLACKBOARD
Struggling with the new 2021 Evaluation and Management office visit coding? Denials on E/M claims getting you down? Don't let these landmark changes to the E/M office codes impact your reimbursement. This course will provide explanation of the new codes, how they interact with E/M codes that are not changing and tips on how to implement the changes.


March 9-11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


March 2-9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Demonstrate your value as a Human Resource Professional through certification by the Society for Human Resource Management (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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Has your job scope grown to include Human Resource (HR) responsibilities? In today's workplaces, many professionals oversee HR functions while multitasking across various disciplines from sales, accounting, finance, etc. This course is designed to give non-HR professionals a baseline in Human Resource management.


April 29, 2021 to May 27, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Discover how to add features to and customize websites built with WordPress, the world's most popular website building platform. This course will help you build interactive sites where visitors can comment on your articles, fill out forms and applications, buy your products, and even make appointments.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
The ability to provide feedback and manage conflict are skills that support a productive and happy life. Gain the tools and skills you need to effectively provide feedback and navigate conflict at work, at home, and in the world. Classes are highly interactive and include instruction, video examples and opportunities to practice what you learn with others in a safe and fun environment.


January 26, 2021 to February 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn how to use Adobe Acrobat X to create PDF files and take advantage of its many time-saving features, communication options, and forms.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Take your presentations from "so-so" to sensation with PowerPoint. This course will help you discover how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab attention from start to finish and make your message memorable.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Take control of accounting for your business. This course provides hands-on experience in QuickBooks 2019 as you set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your bank accounts; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Learn to design, construct, repair and troubleshoot residential irrigation systems. This class covers basic hydraulic theory, how to obtain site information, determine irrigation requirements and water supply, select sprinklers and spacing ranges, and calculate pressure requirements.


March 4-25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Leadership Lab@COCC is a six topic leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. For more information about topics, visit our Leadership Lab@COCC webpage.


February 16, 2021 to April 29, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Take the next step in your career as a Tax Professional in this four-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


May 4-21, 2021, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
If you are noticing exhaustion, cynicism, reduced productivity, absenteeism or detachment around your workplace, you are likely feeling the effect of personal or employee burnout. Burnout impacts our mental, physical and social well-being personally and professionally. Join Dr. Andria Woodell to examine different elements of burnout and explore solutions and tips on how to manage stress in and outside the workplace.


April 16-24, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through Ed2Go
Continue to grow your MI skills and practice through conversations and activities. This course is for professionals practicing MI with clients on a regular basis.


April 16-23, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a continual learning process. Professionals with previous MI training or practice will continue developing skills in their role supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes.


Friday, March 12, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


February 19-26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful! Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career. Learn how to develop agreements to hold yourself and others accountable, build your team, set goals, support your organization and create documentation of poor performance.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Learn the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluations, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
The AHA's PALS course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The PALS HeartCode course includes a self-paced online class and an instructor-led classroom skills portion. Complete the online portion (approximately 6-9 hours) and pass the mandatory exam before attending the instructor-led in-person skills session.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Approach Performance Management on a day-to-day basis by working with your employees to be sure they understand their roles and responsibilities. Ultimately, this will inspire employees to reach for greater productivity and personal growth.


April 13-15, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
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.


March 16, 2021 to May 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Project management skills are growing in demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free informational 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.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 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). Material will focus on the new exam effective 1/2/2021. See www.pmi.org for more information about the PMP exam requirements.


May 15-22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for the Oregon Property Manager License Exam in just seven weeks. This course combines weekly interactive sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) education requirement.


April 13, 2021 to May 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Ideal for anyone working in the Construction trades, this class provides basic conversational skills and dialogues with Construction trade specific vocabulary that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience required.


April 5, 2021 to May 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks. This course combines weekly interactive sessions with online home study to meet the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) requirement.


February 17, 2021 to April 24, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
April 6, 2021 to June 12, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Project management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry accepted project management best practices.


February 2-16, 2021, 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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
This online information meeting will help you gather information about COCC's bilingual training preparing individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings. Registration for meeting is required to receive online access link.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This online meeting will help you gather information about COCC's bilingual training preparing individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings. Registration for meeting is required to receive online access link.


Monday, February 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Click here to register online through MindEdge
Learn proven techniques to transform your team into a highly motivated, hardworking team. Whether your team is virtual or not, a unified team will consistently outperform a collection of talented individuals.


April 27-29, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
The year 2020 has shown us that remote work is going to be with us for quite some time.  What are the keys to actually thriving in a remote office, as opposed to just surviving?  Join us as we discuss and learn real-time best practices that are specific to working remotely.


February 10-17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain skills and confidence to deal with difficult customers and potentially dangerous interactions in your role working with customers both in person and on the phone.


February 9-11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Advance your ability to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


March 30, 2021 to April 1, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM