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 20-22, 2020, 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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If you are a business owner or manager, understanding your company finances is the foundation of success. You already know your product or service, now take the time to get to know your numbers!


November 5-19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover the tools you need to successfully plan, build and manage your business. This is an invaluable workshop for people developing a business who are ready to start working on their business plan.


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A practical guide for entrepreneurs interested in purchasing or selling a business. Take away tips and tools to help facilitate successful business investing, buying or selling.


Wednesday, October 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Gain the skills to give and receive feedback, helping your team members grow and develop while building engagement within the organization.


November 3-5, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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 6, 2020 to November 6, 2020, 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.


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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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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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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.


October 6-8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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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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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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.


October 8, 2020 to December 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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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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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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 six topic leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. More information: https://www.cocc.edu/departments/continuinged/leader-lab.aspx


October 6, 2020 to December 17, 2020, 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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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.


December 2-14, 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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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.


October 27-29, 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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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.


December 1-3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
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
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, ONLINE ZOOM
The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges and opportunities for businesses. Learn how you can take advantage of this situation to re-engineer your business to adapt to these changes and become more resilient for the future.


September 29, 2020 to November 10, 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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This series includes five independent but interconnected sessions building competencies to move from coping to thriving in the workplace and beyond. The key concepts and skills learned in each session will improve your professional and personal life and make your work/life integration stronger, smoother and happier.


October 13, 2020 to November 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Intentionally building community and connection positively impacts your ability to manage small and large challenges. If you've felt disconnected to others or questioned your value on your team, learn some concrete steps you can take to create a strong community.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
When change is all around, your unique and powerful strengths can help you boost productivity. Regardless of how you feel about ambiguity, this session will help you create more comfort and clarity in the midst of uncertainty.


Tuesday, October 20, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover how the unique and powerful strengths you already have are the key to your happiness right now and to your overall success. Set the foundation for future Stronger@Work sessions by learning how to recognize your core strengths.


Tuesday, October 13, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Your ability to fully focus and create opportunities for flow in the workday is the foundation for identifying high-impact work and increasing productivity. Discover where you are losing energy and momentum in your daily routine and how to generate energy and forward movement.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Build your resilience by developing a set of daily skills and practices anchored by the ability to carefully listen and respond rather than react. Being responsive and resilient is a competency that can be built through leveraging your personal strengths in your daily activities.


Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 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.


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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 15-17, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Advance your ability to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner.


November 17-19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM