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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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.


October 19-21, 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.


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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 Additional Course Information for details on the in-person skills session guidelines.


Friday, October 22, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Friday, October 22, 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 course includes interactive sessions to prepare you for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners Licensed Tax Preparer exam.


September 9, 2021 to December 6, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


Monday, November 8, 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.


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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.


November 2-4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


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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.


September 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022, ONLINE CANVAS
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 experiential course to develop your courage and grow as a leader.


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For more information, visit our Dare to Lead webpage.
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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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.


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Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of significant 2020 NEC Code Change continuing education in one evening. Have your 2020 NEC Code Book available during class if you have one.


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Licensed Electricians can complete four hours of Oregon Rule & Law continuing education in one evening. Have your 2020 NEC Code Book available during class if you have one.


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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.


January 8, 2022 to February 28, 2022, Redmond Classroom & Online
This course combines self-paced online learning with in-person class sessions that cover the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) EMT 24-hour renewal requirements and the revised NREMT 20-hour EMT Recert National Component.


January 7-8, 2022, Bend Classroom & Online
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 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.


September 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022, ONLINE CANVAS
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.


September 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022, ONLINE CANVAS
Create, edit, format, and save spreadsheets using Excel. Write formulas, create charts, manage multiple worksheets, and customize the appearance to meet your needs.


October 29, 2021 to November 5, 2021, RDM1 128
Streamline your work in Excel by managing multiple worksheets, using conditional formatting, IF, Date and LookUp Functions. Learn how to make important items stand out, add graphics, use templates, and protect your worksheets.


December 1-8, 2021, MDR 120
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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Learn how to safely operate a forklift. This course includes classroom instruction and hands-on experience maneuvering a forklift in practice drills. Upon satisfactory completion, forklift operator cards will be mailed. Participants must be 18 years or older; please bring proof of age (driver's license or state ID card). This training can also be provided at your business and customized to meet your needs.


Friday, February 18, 2022, RDM3 309
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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This 24-hour course is for experienced health care interpreters who are preparing to take a national health care interpreting certification exam. Prerequisite: Students should be qualified interpreters with the state of Oregon prior to the course so they have met all training, language proficiency and interpreting experience requirements.


November 2-14, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
Learn CPR in an interactive and empowering environment. Perfect for the general public, this class includes adult and child CPR and AED, infant CPR; medical, injury, and environmental emergency first aid training.


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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. SHRM member fee $1195; Non-SHRM member fee $1725. This course is for experienced HR professionals (not an entry to the HR profession). More information about course, certification candidate requirements and SHRM membership, visit our Human Resources webpage.


October 13, 2021 to December 15, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
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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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.


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Learn how to use Adobe Acrobat X to create PDF files and take advantage of its many time-saving features, communication options, and forms.


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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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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.


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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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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 3-24, 2022, BEC 0155
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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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.


October 5, 2021 to December 16, 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.


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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 four-day course for Tax Preparers studying for the Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant exam.


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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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The Mastering Soft Skills series covers concepts and skill-building techniques to enhance a broad range of key professional competencies. Wherever you are in your career or on the organizational chart, the skills you develop in these courses will increase your value as an employee, your job satisfaction, and your effectiveness.

Giving and receiving feedback are some of the most challenging skills we encounter daily and are essential to do well if you want to succeed in your career. Develop the ability to offer and to internalize feedback in ways that maximize outcomes and build more productive, positive relationships with colleagues and clients in your workplace. 


December 1-8, 2021, CAS 104
The Mastering Soft Skills series covers concepts and skill-building techniques to enhance a broad range of key professional competencies. Wherever you are in your career or on the organizational chart, the skills you develop in these courses will increase your value as an employee, your job satisfaction, and your effectiveness.

The workplace is constantly increasing the demand to do more in less time, making it challenging to stay focused and maintain productivity when the workday holds so many competing needs. Join us as we develop and implement proven skills that will help you manage your time and increase your efficiency and output while maintaining your sanity and joy.


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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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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.


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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, November 5, 2021, CAS 104
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style that supports change in a manner congruent with a person's own values and concerns using collaborative, goal-orientated methods of communication. 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.


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For additional information, visit our Motivational Interviewing webpage.
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.


Thursday, October 28, 2021, CAS 104
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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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.


November 30, 2021 to December 2, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental & Turf: Herbicide category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


November 18-19, 2021, RDM3 305
This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Thursday, November 18, 2021, RDM3 305
Friday, November 19, 2021, RDM3 305
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


October 27-28, 2021, RDM3 305
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 4 recertification credits.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021, RDM3 305
Thursday, October 28, 2021, RDM3 305
This Oregon Board of Dentistry approved course teaches Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA) the placement of pit and fissure sealants. Each student must bring a patient for the clinical part of the class and supply required materials listed in the Bulletin.


Saturday, December 11, 2021, HCC 0140
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 self-paced online learning with five interactive sessions.


October 5, 2021 to December 7, 2021, Bend Classroom & Online
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.


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Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this course for candidates preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).The course material will focus on the latest exam version and testing content. See www.pmi.org for more information about the PMP exam requirements.


March 5-12, 2022, CHLAB 301
Gain new tools to help plan your projects at work and home using strategies that support your brain to visually track and make forward progress. Learn techniques to work efficiently with focus and manage everyday stress to bring your projects to the finish line.


Thursday, November 4, 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.


January 11, 2022 to February 22, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This course is ideal for English speakers working in a bank setting who want to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking customers. Learn basic conversational skills and dialogues with bank-specific vocabulary that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience is required.


January 24, 2022 to March 14, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Ideal for English speakers working in the Construction trades, this course provides basic conversational skills and dialogues with Construction trade specific vocabulary that can be applied immediately. No prior Spanish language experience required.


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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.


December 1, 2021 to February 12, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
January 4, 2022 to March 12, 2022, 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.


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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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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.


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Add your name to our Spanish Health Care Interpreter Interest List.
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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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.


December 14-16, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Advance your ability to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


November 16-18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM