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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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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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!


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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, CHLAB 301
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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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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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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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
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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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
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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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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Are you about to start or are you in the early stages of running your own business? Avoid costly mistakes and position yourself for success by covering essential details like pricing and profitability.


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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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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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Do you wonder if your website and marketing materials are working for your business? Learn how to explain what your company does in a way that gets your customers to take action.


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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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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
Do you need to access your QuickBooks accounts when you are out of the office? QuickBooks Online is your answer. Do your own bookkeeping online and make it manageable and efficient.


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Manage the financial aspects of your small-to-mid-sized business quickly and efficiently with this powerful, easy-to-use desktop accounting program.


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Having a functional accounting system and being able to generate accurate reports is vital to your business. Move beyond the basics in QuickBooks!


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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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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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Every business needs a website to be viable. Save money by building your own. This class will take you through the basics and explain domains, hosting, websites and blogs.


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This class is for people who already have a WordPress website and need to learn how to use it. You will create pages, a blog, customize menus and set up widgets.


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Focus on expanding your basic WordPress website with plugins. Add mailing lists, newsletters, online shopping, and much more.


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Do you have a WordPress website and changes you'd like to make, but can't find a way to do it in your theme? Plenty of hands-on lab time will help you make your website more sophisticated.


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