Upcoming Courses

Courses

Every successful person in the workplace uses financial information to help make effective decisions. This course will give you a foundation to understand the finance, accounting, liabilities and financial planning basics to increase your effectiveness. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


February 1-25, 2021, Online Only
Acupressure is an eastern healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow through pathways called meridians. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem like an impossible task. In this virtual workshop, you will learn the main pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress-eating and strengthen the entire digestive system.


Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Online Only
Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Learn to use the drawing tools, color and text to create print-ready PDF documents. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials course.


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Delight your taste buds! Prepare delicious egg rolls stuffed with pork, shrimp and vegetables; then make delectable fried rice with a variety of fresh ingredients.


Wednesday, January 20, 2021, ER Rm 352 Door H
Adobe InDesign allows you to create multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines, and works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Impress your business organization, friends, and family by enhancing their photos and creating magazine cover-quality enhanced images. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


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Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
You can't make sound decisions with inaccurate information. Discover the Excel tools that can help you use your data and information with confidence. This class is included with the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level! Focus on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Complete your SQL Certificate with advanced information. Learn how to write advanced subqueries, advanced join queries, and UNION queries that query more than one table. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Make your website truly responsive and able to serve all device sizes from smartphone to desktop. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art that has no tournaments or competitions. Its focus is on mental and physical discipline through hand-to-hand, sword, and staff techniques, and is for people of all abilities.


January 7, 2021 to February 18, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
February 25, 2021 to April 8, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
April 15, 2021 to May 27, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
Be prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive.


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April is National Grilled Cheese Month! Far from the traditional American cheese slices and white bread, Kerry's versions of the grilled cheese sandwich are not for the faint of heart! Who wouldn't want to try a sandwich called "The Devil Wears Gouda" or "The Blue Pig?" Kerry will demonstrate two or three and provide recipes for several more.


Thursday, April 15, 2021, Online Only
Do you wish your cakes looked like those in magazines or on TV? They can! You can do it! Nancy has taught thousands of students how to bake and decorate wonderful cakes. Get hands-on experience baking and decorating cakes with Nancy's famous cake and frosting recipes. Learn the tricks of the trade in this three-part class!


April 7-21, 2021, RM FACS Rm Door A
Learn easy steps and turns in popular ballroom dances, including waltz, foxtrot, swing, salsa, and more. Dance in sync, gain confidence, and have fun on the floor in a surprisingly short time!


February 22, 2021 to March 15, 2021, RM Commons Door A
April 8-29, 2021, RM Commons Door A
A lot of computer programming languages are very similar, and knowing what's common between all of them will help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with programmers, or help aspiring programmers get started. This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate.


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How do you keep track of day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Learn how to understand the numbers and how to record every penny.


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Do you have a special talent, skill, or passion that you would love to share with the community? Have you ever thought of becoming a Community Education instructor? Earn extra money doing something you love! Our instructors include art lovers, wellness coaches, fitness instructors, cooking enthusiasts, history buffs and more. If you can create a class, we would love to meet you! Attend our free class to get more information about teaching for Community Education. Pre-registration is required.


Monday, January 25, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Thursday, May 13, 2021, RM Media Door A
Online blogging is a great way to promote yourself, your service, your product, or information you want to share! We'll take you step-by-step through the process of starting a FREE blog with WordPress, help you choose a blog template, emphasize your blog content with a creative name, show you how to use your unique voice to share your expertise, and connect your blog with your domain/website.


Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Online Only
Would you like to speak Spanish? Practice the basic building blocks of the language and be able to ask and answer questions and hold simple conversations. You'll be speaking and reading Spanish in no time with this two-month online course.


February 1, 2021 to March 26, 2021, Online Only
Whether you run your own business, run the family finances, or want to add to your job skills, this online certificate course will help you understand the bookkeeping process and how to keep your accounts accurately.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month-End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to optimize your search engine presence. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


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Get ready for your New Year celebration with this short virtual course on brie, and discover what cheeses go with your favorite bubbly beverages, including wine, cider, and beer.


Thursday, December 10, 2020, Online Only
Celebrate Minnesota makers as we create a bountiful cheese and charcuterie board to share with others while supporting our Minnesota small producers! A separate kit of goodies can be purchased to create your board.


Saturday, March 13, 2021, Online Only
Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan one step at a time.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


March 1-26, 2021, Online Only
The ability to communicate in writing is a critical skill in any business or workplace. Understanding the basic principles and steps used in writing reports and proposals will set you on the path to crafting effective professional business documents. This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


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Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Discover your role as a non-financial manager in the cash flow process. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


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Experience the tactile art of working with clay! Designed for every level of artist, you'll start with a hand building project to learn some basic techniques and progress to throwing on a pottery wheel.


January 4, 2021 to March 8, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
March 15, 2021 to May 24, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
Nearly every decision in the workplace relies on financial information in one way or another. Discover how understanding this information can help you make smart decisions about budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your area of influence.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Cash is King, and Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Games are increasingly recognized as tools that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course looks at both video and analog games.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design.


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Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Business Writing, Effective Copywriting, and Writing News and Press Releases.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Customer service is an essential part of any business or organization. As the use of technology increases, human interaction with customers becomes even more important. You can become an excellent service provider through this two-part online program.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Extraordinary Customer Service and Keys to Customer Service.


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Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
New research and information comes out frequently about how your learners - and you - learn. Everyone learns differently. This course brings you the most advanced information about three of the most prevalent student characteristics you face in teaching: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), Gender in the Classroom, and Generational Learning Styles.


October 5, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. How well do YOU know it?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches, and any other effective presentation today. Whether online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message, but often make your message successful.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Graphic Design for Visual Presentations, Photoshop for Presentations, and Infographics.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Every business or organization needs project management. A good project manager can detect problems early for quick resolution, which can improve employee, customer and public confidence and attitude. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Project Management, Project Management Knowledge Areas, and Project Management Processes.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life -- passing on knowledge and skills to others.


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Have you ever judged a business or company by their website? Effective website design is essential in the digital marketplace. No prior web design, HTML or coding knowledge is needed for this course. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Web Design, Intermediate Web Design, and Advanced Web Design.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Communication in the workplace is more important than ever and critical to your career advancement and success. Discover skills and techniques you can study over the weekend and put to use on Monday morning!
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
We all know change is inevitable, whether we like it or not. Those who are willing to embrace change are much more likely to thrive under new conditions. Discover how you can deal with changes in your work environment. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate course.


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Learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate course.


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Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. Take your first steps into learning a skill that can help you become even more valuable in the job market or in your current organization.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Coding, HTML Fundamentals, and CSS Fundamentals.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
It is cold outside! We need to nourish our bodies and souls. Enjoy a comfy date night at home and cook along with Kerry as she creates a traditional fondue with more than just the usual gruyere. Nothing says lovin' like something from the oven -- or stovetop!


Thursday, January 21, 2021, Online Only
Discover win-win tips on communicating with computer programmers to make your project go more smoothly and efficiently. This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
An average manager can spend more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. No matter what your position, conflict management skills can positively correlate to higher earnings and promotion. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course, and the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.



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Core Fusion combines yoga, Pilates and body sculpting in an upbeat and challenging format to strengthen your core, provide a total body stretch, and increase your flexibility.


January 7, 2021 to February 18, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Discover how social change happens, and doesn't, and how you can influence it. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
The Crescendo Music Program provides individual music lessons to students of all ages -- school age through adulthood. For additional program information, click the session dates below.


September 21, 2020 to May 24, 2021, HC Music Room Door 5
CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets, which describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once, saving you, as the creator, a lot of work! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work. Designed for non-technical managers, director and others in the work place, find out how to practice safer computing and safeguard your information.


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Dealing with difficult personalities and challenging subjects in the workplace takes skill, tact, and confidence. Effective communication is a key component in managing conflict and making your day-to-day interactions run smoothly. Find your voice in this online course. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course.


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Whether you and your child are looking to make a few minor design changes or are ready for a complete bedroom makeover, during this virtual class we will combine your ideas and turn their room into a dream come true! We will look at furniture, colors, accents, organized spaces and everything in between!


Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Online Only
Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit for influencing others.


March 1-26, 2021, Online Only
Get a fundamental, yet advanced, introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, and optimizing your presence on search engines.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Explore senior services in the Elk River area. Examine various care levels and discuss what fits you or your loved one best. There will be plenty of time for questions at the end of the class.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Learn the basics of on-leash obedience, including commands such as heel, sit, down, come, stand and stay.


February 1-22, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
April 12, 2021 to May 3, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Do you have a teenager that will soon finish their driver education class or has recently received their permit? Join us for a 2-hour parent course to learn more about driving laws and the process of licensure, as well as lessons to help YOU be the best driving mentor you can be.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, RM Media Door A
Tuesday, May 18, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Join financial expert Justin Bettinger as he provides an economic update and current market status during COVID-19.


Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Online Only
Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo, or promoting your skills online or in a letter, strong writing skills are the key to success. Learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


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Holistic coaching will affect every aspect of your life -- mind, body, spirit, relationships, and career. You will find the spark in your life and work to bring that to light in all areas. Together with your coach, you will find balance, peace, excitement and rejuvenation. Review the online course description for a full breakdown of a weekly course outline. This is an individual, virtual class with no other participants.


January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021, Online Only
April 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021, Online Only
Holistic coaching will affect every aspect of your life -- mind, body, spirit, relationships, and career. You will find the spark in your life and work to bring that to light in all areas. Together with your coach, you will find balance, peace, excitement and rejuvenation. Review the online course description for a full breakdown of a weekly course outline. This is an individual virtual class with no other participants.


January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021, Online Only
April 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021, Online Only
Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


February 1-26, 2021, Online Only
To succeed in today's marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


April 5-30, 2021, Online Only
Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas, and a checklist for going into business.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing.


February 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, Online Only
Escape to the Mediterranean with the flavors of Greece while you cook along with Tess from the comfort of your own kitchen. Create a classic full-flavored Greek meal with your family, significant other, or friends for a special evening enjoying a taste of Greece!


Saturday, March 20, 2021, Online Only
Planning where your estate will go before you are gone may save your heirs extra legal fees and taxes. We'll help you get started.


Wednesday, February 3, 2021, RM Media Door A
We all know good customer service is important, but what makes it truly extraordinary? Discover how easy it is to tweak ordinary customer service into an experience that will keep customers coming back. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


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How can you make a Facebook page work for your business? What keeps people coming back to your page? How can you effectively respond to and moderate both negative and positive posts or comments? Discover how to make Facebook an essential tool in your marketing plan.


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Take the mystery out of money matters! Build on your understanding of financial concepts and information found on your organization's reports. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Would you like a little variety in your workouts? Do you need some flexibility in your workout schedule? Our "Fitness with Chelsey" Punch Card lets you participate in your choice of Total Body Bootcamp, Triple 20 and Core Fusion classes at Handke Family Center during January and February!


October 6, 2020 to December 1, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
January 5, 2021 to February 20, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
Do you see beauty in the colors and styles of the latest design trends, but feel like they just might not be right for you? From simple details such as paint, hardware, and lighting to more elaborate features such as fireplaces, countertops and flooring, we'll explore the most popular trends and timeless classics to see which are right for you and your home!


Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Online Only
There are differences in how the genders learn. Discover techniques and activities to help them be successful in the classroom and the workplace. This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


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Get your fast-food fix without leaving the house! Cook along with Tess and your friends in an online Instant Pot class featuring White Castle Copycat Sliders and Buffalo Chicken Sliders.


Saturday, December 5, 2020, Online Only
General ledgers are all about balance. In this online course, you'll learn how to post journal entries and make sure your general ledger balances at the end of the month. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


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Students learn in a variety of ways, and generational characteristics can influence learning styles. Explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience." This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Do you know how to get the most out of your website? Understand your visitor traffic better, calculate return on investment for your online advertising, and turn traffic into profit.


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Good grammar doesn't make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Whether you're a student or a professional, a career changer or a job seeker, this comprehensive program will guide you through the linguistic twists and turns of English grammar and equip you to write more effectively from day one.
Registration in this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Word Level Grammar, Sentence Level Grammar, and Refining Your Writing.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Explore the basic graphic design principles that will help you create effective and beautiful visual presentations. This course is included in the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Discover how to use Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop to create a myriad of print projects and digital art work. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Do you have the desire, but not the willpower, to stop smoking? People can, using guided imagery, stop smoking after just one session!


Thursday, January 21, 2021, RM Media Door A
Wednesday, April 7, 2021, RM Media Door A
Did you know that there is a way to lose weight without diet pills or starvation? Group hypnosis includes suggestions that will help you eat the type and quantity of foods that are beneficial in losing weight and maintaining your desired weight.


Thursday, January 21, 2021, RM Media Door A
Wednesday, April 7, 2021, RM Media Door A
Gather your family for this fun online holiday cookie decorating class! Learn the basics for decorating cookies at home with Royal Icing. You will receive an email with recipes for cookies to bake ahead of time so class can focus on decorating.


Wednesday, December 16, 2020, Online Only
Interior design and decorating can feel very daunting, especially when you don't know where to begin. Look at whether small changes with simple decor will capture the look you're going for, or if bigger changes and additions are what it will take to satisfy your desire for a new and improved living space. Join this virtual design class from your home and show interior design expert Jody your space for personalized suggestions!


Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Online Only
Managing or working with computer programmers is now an important part of almost every business or organization. Understand what your tech team is talking about! This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate course.


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Cable or satellite television is the single most expensive utility for many households. Discover the multitude of viewing options that are free or at a much lower cost than cable.


Thursday, March 11, 2021, RM Media Door A
Build simple web pages by hand coding, using HTML tags to create paragraphs, headings, lists, links, and more! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


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Don't be a statistic! Discover how to recognize and avoid clever phone and email scams. Understand the credible resources available to you and what to do when a financial scam crosses your path.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Are you finding yourself with extra time on your hands? A representative from RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) will help you explore possibilities for volunteer service, including positions with a limited or flexible time commitment.


Wednesday, April 7, 2021, RM Media Door A
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Saturday, April 17, 2021, ZH Media Door 1
An infographic is a collection of imagery, charts, and minimal text that gives an easy-to-understand overview of a topic. Learn the basics of designing infographics and how to use them to present information. This course is included in the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


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Discover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when and what to email, and testing email content. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


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With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine! Discover ways to have your audience generate excellent content for you, and build your community while doing it!


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Demystify the electric pressure cooker/multi-cooker called the Instant Pot during a virtual class! Learn the foundations of cooking and care, and how to make a few amazingly satisfying dishes in the Instant Pot.


Saturday, January 16, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, April 8, 2021, Online Only
Have you ever wished you could have a cooking lesson right in your own kitchen? You can! Our virtual Instant Pot cook-along class features two dishes that will have you enjoying the taste of summer BBQ all year long!


Thursday, May 20, 2021, Online Only
When you think of winter comfort food, do you think of chili and cornbread? We'll make two types of chili during this Instant Pot cook-along class. Choose Classic Chili or Chicken and White Bean Chili to make and watch a demonstration of the other, or, if you have a second Instant Pot on hand, make both! We will also be baking a wonderful, mildly sweet cornbread in the oven while our chili cooks.


Saturday, January 23, 2021, Online Only
Combine the use of the Instant Pot with conventional cooking to create two wonderfully nutritious and delicious wraps. Choose Homemade Falafel or Mediterranean Kebabi wraps for your cook-along, and watch a demonstration of the other. If you have two Instant Pots, create both! We will also make homemade pita bread and sauces from scratch!


Thursday, May 6, 2021, Online Only
Cook together apart with this virtual Instant Pot cook-along class! The recipe options are Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Macaroni and Cheese. Meet friends in the online Zoom classroom, and make lasting memories in the kitchen by asking your in-home quarantine partner, kids, family, or roommates to join you!


Thursday, April 22, 2021, Online Only
Looking for some quick and simple options for a wonderful holiday menu made in your Instant Pot? Dinner will be fast and stress-free with full-flavored faux roasted chicken, holiday mashed potatoes, spiced honey glazed carrots and pumpkin cheesecake. Spend more time with your family and less in the kitchen!


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Have dinner ready in no time on a busy day! This virtual Instant Pot demonstration class will show you the foundations of preparing nourishing homemade meals that will go straight from your freezer to your Instant Pot. Four to five make-ahead meals with a variety of protein, vegetable and starch ingredients will be prepared for the freezer during this class.


Saturday, February 6, 2021, Online Only
What goes into building a great social network? How do you select the right tool for your business? What is Ning? How do you know where to spend your time? What's next? Or are you still working on last year's trends? This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Many business decisions involve comparing groups for differences and relationships between variables. Explore the statistics behind differences and relationships in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


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Increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


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Discover insights hidden in your data! Delve further into Power Query to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) your data. Add user-friendly features to enhance your reports. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


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Start with a review of Structured Query Language (SQL). Then discover how to retrieve more meaningful data from one or more tables stored in a database. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


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Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion this year. Learn the basics of video game processes, the main video game genres, and acquire simple game programming ability. This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


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You know how to put together a basic website, but you want it to do more! Add functions, objects, forms, databases and tables, and examine accessibility guidelines and conformance. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


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New technologies allow you to create your own web pages using code, even if you aren't a computer science expert. Explore the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script, and practical uses for each. This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


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Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting. This course will help you start on that journey. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


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It has been said that everyone has a book in them. Do you? Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction-writing experience, this online course will help you find your path toward your fiction-writing goals.


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Discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks using Microsoft's free Power BI Desktop program. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


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Having good project management skills is one of the fastest paths to promotion in many organizations. Go through the basics of creating a project in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


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Discover the top social media sites and learn how businesses are using them. This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


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Learning how to write Structured Query Language (SQL) code can increase your worth in the job market! Start here with the basics. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


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Discover resources for developing game design and identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. Understand the different roles required in the development of a video game, and how to work with game developers.This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


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Frequently, a website forms the first impression of a business, company or organization. A good website starts with a plan. Discover the basics of web design from planning the structure to layout to publishing. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


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Even the best workplace can have an occasional problem. Examine the internal investigation process, anti-harassment laws and EEOC requirements, and discover the skills and methods that can help you better handle employee-related issues before they become serious formal complaints.


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Good customer service skills can have a powerful impact on your life as well as your career. Discover how to avoid customer turnoffs and what it takes to consistently deliver great customer service. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


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Where do you begin and what's most important when you remodel your kitchen or bathroom? During this online virtual design class, we will discuss how changing just a few areas can have a big impact on the look of a kitchen or bathroom. Show interior designer Jody your space to get personalized recommendations!


Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Online Only
Does the thought of working in a legal office intrigue you? Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective and efficient administrative member of any legal office team!


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Ensure you and your family have access to quick and healthy breakfasts ready in no time to start your busy day! You'll also save money by making your own instead of purchasing them. During this virtual class, you will discover the basics of how to make and store homemade breakfast sandwiches, wraps, waffles, cinnamon French toast sticks and more for the freezer.


Saturday, February 20, 2021, Online Only
A growing number of employees are working remotely, including from home, requiring organizations to move from measuring time to measuring productivity and outcomes. Take a look at four new management systems to measure your own productivity, as well as that of others. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Sociologists define social change as changes in human interactions and relationships that transform cultural and social institutions. Discover proven strategies for moving your efforts, and those of others, from advocacy to managing and achieving social change within the workplace and/or community.
Registration for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Change Management Skills, Change in the Workplace, and Creating Community & Social Change.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Social media can help you develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your business or organization. Find out which platform will work best for you. This course is included in the Social Marketing for Business Certificate course.


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Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations, documents, email, calendars and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office Suite. Take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging.


February 1-26, 2021, Online Only
Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


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Video marketing is a hot marketing trend. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect with people. Learn how to turn that connection into a positive outcome.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: YouTube for Business, and Video Marketing.


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Is Medicare in your near future? Do you have questions about what it covers?


Wednesday, December 16, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Discover 20 SIMPLE things you can do every day to boost your metabolism and burn as much as 30% more calories every day. Join our instructor and your friends in a ZOOM meeting that could help you change your life!


Friday, May 21, 2021, Online Only
This driver improvement program is presented by the Minnesota Highway Safety Research Center. Topics include visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


Wednesday, January 20, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, February 18, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Thursday, March 25, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, June 24, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
This driver improvement class for first-time participants will cover items such as visual techniques, habits, perception, attitude, communication, distracted drivers, new laws and more.


March 15-16, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
You know making a meal would delight and surprise Mom, right? In this virtual cooking class, we are grilling cheese! Create fun dishes on the grill, designed to spoil and impress any mom on Mother's Day, or ANY day!


Thursday, May 6, 2021, Online Only
During this virtual course, you will learn how to earn income from selling other people's products by placing a merchant-provided advertisement link on your website and get a commission for every sale, click or lead. Discover where to find 1000+ free and low-cost opportunities and learn how to avoid scams or links that won't offer a beneficial return on investment. Learn how to find high, recurring, and second-tier commissions. You'll also uncover secrets to increasing your site's ranking and visibility on search engines like Google.


Thursday, April 1, 2021, Online Only
A birdbath can draw a multitude of entertaining birds to your yard, and adds a beautiful focal point! Create a unique birdbath from terra cotta and colorful mosaic tiles.


Thursday, March 25, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Narcissistic abuse can occur in any kind of relationship, including within the family and the workplace. Could it be happening to you?


Thursday, January 21, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Negotiation and bargaining skills are useful in everyday life as well as in business and the workplace. Discover your natural bargaining style and learn how to balance firmness and flexibility to get the best outcome. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


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How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in many ways. Learn the difference between being busy and being productive. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


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Decorate your home with the interchangeable season truck pallet sign craft kit. This kit is perfect for a family craft night or as a gift to yourself! The kit includes everything you need to complete your sign and enjoy it throughout the year.


December 7, 2020 to March 31, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
Join Kerry for this virtual cooking class celebrating National Tortellini Day! The evening will start with making your own ricotta, which is so fun and easy! Use some of that amazing homemade ricotta to create a delicious tortellini dish, and spread the remaining ricotta on a baguette with a drizzle of EVOO and salt. Wine pairings will be suggested before the class. Put it all together for a perfect date night!


Saturday, February 13, 2021, Online Only
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization or company. Learn how to target local audiences, use Facebook advertising, and how to determine the demographics of people you want to reach! This course is included with the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Due to current Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines, all OPEN GYM sessions and locations are closed until further notice beginning Sunday, November 22. Our hope is to be back open after the Holiday/Winter Break.

Supervised recreation time to work on your skills, get a great workout, and socialize! Schedule changes may occur, so always check before dropping a child off at the school.


September 27, 2020 to May 2, 2021, RM Gym Door A
September 27, 2020 to May 2, 2021, ZH Gym Door 12
September 30, 2020 to May 5, 2021, RH Gym Door 10
September 30, 2020 to May 5, 2021, ZH Gym Door 12
September 30, 2020 to May 5, 2021, ZH Gym Door 12
Have you ever had a day where you just can't stop eating? Do you crave starches, snack foods and sweets, and find the more you eat, the more you WANT to eat? Is your snacking out of control? Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower, but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype - just the facts.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Online Only
Learn the basics of paranormal investigating! You'll see evidence from actual investigations, discover what equipment works best, and learn investigation ethics and proper investigating techniques. What does it take to run an investigation? We'll cover what you need to know from start to finish. You'll even have a chance to get hands-on experience during a mini investigation in class!


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You've learned the basics in Paranormal Investigations 101, now let's put your skills to the test because this class is all investigating. Prerequisite: Paranormal Investigating 101


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It's family baking time! We'll create three kinds of cookies using the the same basic dough. Choose one kind to make together in this online class and watch a demonstration of the others, or make all three!


Thursday, February 25, 2021, Online Only
Mmmmm! Muffins! Get the family together in the kitchen and bake some delicious muffins for your next morning's breakfast! Put together a no-bake dessert for your evening meal. You'll also discover how to dye eggs using an electric pressure cooker. Choose to make one dish and watch a demonstration of the others, or create all three!


Thursday, March 25, 2021, Online Only
Is there any food more fun to make as a family than pizza? We'll create Party Pan Pizza, Stuffed Crust Pizza and Pizza Pinwheels OR Stuffed Pizza Rolls, all using the same basic homemade dough. Choose one to make together during this online class and watch a demonstration of the others. You'll be done just in time for dinner!


Friday, February 12, 2021, Online Only
Holy guacamole! Spend some family time in the kitchen creating classic tacos together. This delicious family favorite is made even better with added nutrition and flavor enhancements using natural ingredients and wonderful homemade guacamole. You'll be done just in time for dinner!


Friday, March 12, 2021, Online Only
Do you have parenting questions? Or you just need to touch base with someone about your child's development? One of our licensed Parent Educators will be available to meet with you virtually by Google Meet.


October 14, 2020 to December 16, 2020, Online Only
January 13, 2021 to May 26, 2021, Online Only
If you're parenting solo for any reason - military duty, work situations (distance, shifts), separation, divorce, loss of spouse or single parenting - you're welcome to attend! Bring your children and enjoy a meal together.


September 28, 2020 to June 7, 2021, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Add a pop of color to any room with this colorful pinecone art pallet sign! This easy grab-and-go craft kit is perfect for teens through adult! The kit includes everything needed to complete the sign.


December 7, 2020 to March 31, 2021, HC Art Rm Door 5
"AM I AS BORED AS YOU ARE?" (NOW READ THAT BACKWARDS.) Take the day off of work and spend it with your kids on the slopes at Powder Ridge! No gear? No problem! Want to save a few bucks? We've got you covered! Your registration fee includes lift ticket, helmet, skis, poles and boot rentals. Play Hooky days are designed for you and your kids to spend quality time together. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Transportation is not provided.


Monday, January 18, 2021, Powder Ridge Ski Resort
Friday, January 29, 2021, Powder Ridge Ski Resort
Monday, February 15, 2021, Powder Ridge Ski Resort
Podcasts are like "on-demand radio," and cover all kinds of topics! Do you have a business, hobby or passion you'd like to share? Discover how to get started in podcasting and how you can reach your maximum audience.


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Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software - Power Business Intelligence. Discover the process of creating interactive reports, charts, visuals, and more to enhance the data analysis skills that will allow you to make more informed decisions for your organization or business.
Registration for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Power BI, Intermediate Power BI, and Advanced Power BI.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where you will experience the most photographed event in the world, the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta! During your stay in Albuquerque, you will visit Old Town to stroll the historic buildings, shops, galleries and restaurants. On Day 3 of your stay, travel to Santa Fe to immerse yourself in the city's rich culture and scenery.


October 1-6, 2021
Explore New Orleans during the fall! Spend three days and nights in the exciting French Quarter, explore Baton Rouge and enjoy a southern experience with an antebellum mansion dinner and tour in the Natchez area. Explore Cajun Country with an eerie Bayou Cruise, and Cajun Country shopping experience. Cap off the trip with a tour of the Tabasco Factory, home to the world-famous Louisiana hot sauce.


October 17-23, 2021
Explore San Antonio during the Holiday season. Stroll the many River Walk shops, galleries and boutiques to find the perfect souvenir! Experience the Alamo, LBJ Ranch and Fredericksburg during your stay in San Antonio.


December 9-13, 2020
You may have heard that you need to replace flooring, countertops, light fixtures, and other big-ticket items before you list your home, but is it true? During this virtual design class, we will discuss whether or not these types of changes are necessary or if just a few minor cosmetic adjustments would do. Attend this virtual class and ask interior designer Jody questions specific to your home with the bonus of showing her the space in question!


Tuesday, May 11, 2021, Online Only
Are retirement thoughts entering your mind lately? If you are thinking about retirement in the upcoming months or years, or even if you are newly retired, this class is for you.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


January 31, 2021 to March 14, 2021, VM Pool Door M
January 31, 2021 to March 14, 2021, VM Pool Door M
April 11, 2021 to May 23, 2021, VM Pool Door M
April 11, 2021 to May 23, 2021, VM Pool Door M
Turbo-charge your work and simplify your life! Discover new apps, tools, and tricks each week that will help you work more efficiently. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.



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Boost your productivity by managing your time better! Discover new techniques and strategies, how to utilize technology, how to document your own productivity, and how to manage the productivity of others.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Managing Productivity, New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management, and Productivity eTools: Be Organized and Get Stuff Done.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
With virtually every organization now involved in or even dependent on computer programming, managing or working with programmers is an important part of your toolkit. Knowing how to communicate clearly will make every project run smoothly.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: How Programming Works, Basic Programming Concepts, and Communicating with Programmers.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
The basic information in this online course will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in a project management field or for use in your current line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


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Minnesota has produced an abundance of authors in a variety of genres. We'll choose a Minnesota-authored book each month to read at leisure, then come together in an online ZOOM meeting for an evening of guided discussion and shared opinions. Beverages and snacks optional, but recommended!


Thursday, January 21, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, February 18, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, March 18, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, April 15, 2021, Online Only
Thursday, May 20, 2021, Online Only
Make your writing say exactly what you intend it to say. Explore errors in agreement, structural inconsistencies, and wordiness/concision. Learn to correct and reshape sentences that have gone wrong. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Due to current Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines, all PICKLEBALL sessions and locations are closed until further notice beginning Sunday, November 22. Our hope is to be back open after the Holiday/Winter Break.

Pickleball is a combination of ping pong and tennis and is perfect for adults who are young at heart.


September 27, 2020 to May 2, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
September 30, 2020 to May 5, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
During this workshop you will cover strategies for maximizing your Social Security benefits, including five factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021, RM Media Door A
Taxes can be complicated and no one wants to pay more than their fair share. Our expert will cut through the jargon and complexity to help you create an efficient retirement tax strategy. You will also learn how to avoid common - and costly - mistakes with your investments, health care and estate.


Tuesday, February 16, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Many business decisions involve comparing groups for differences and relationships between variables. Explore the statistics behind differences and relationships in this online course. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting. This course will help you start on that journey. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
These lessons are for students who need more individual attention in order to learn to swim and/or improve their skills to pass to the next level of swim lessons.


January 31, 2021 to March 14, 2021, VM Pool Door M
January 31, 2021 to March 14, 2021, VM Pool Door M
April 11, 2021 to May 23, 2021, VM Pool Door M
April 11, 2021 to May 23, 2021, VM Pool Door M
Whether in speaking or writing, a poorly-composed sentence can make a negative impression on your audience. Discover how fixing common sentence grammar errors can help your communication become more polished and effective. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


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You see social media every day -- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, blogs, and vlogs. And you see all kinds of businesses using it to advertise. Why aren't you?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Social Media, Integrating Social Media in Your Organization, and Marketing Using Social Media.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
What if you could find everything you need to make delicious, fresh, homemade spaghetti sauce right outside your door? You can! Our grab-and-go spaghetti garden planter pot kit will provide you with herbs, a tomato plant, a pot and soil to get you growing.


May 26, 2021 to June 4, 2021, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Good communication is an essential part of healthcare today. This Spanish class -- designed specifically for healthcare professionals -- will give you the skills you need to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.


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Research shows that spirited kids are wired to be "more" -- by temperament, they are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and uncomfortable with change than the average child. This online book class will look at the book, Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinca.


January 11, 2021 to May 24, 2021, Online Only
Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry-standard database programming language. Become more marketable in computer-related career fields that pertain to database administration. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst or a business analyst.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to SQL, Intermediate SQL, and Advanced SQL.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
On May 4, 1977, the movie "Star Wars" debuted in theaters. This class is your chance to learn how the sci-fi adventure everyone underestimated took the world by storm. Join North Metro TV Studio Manager Eric Houston for this great one-hour look behind the scenes of the entire Star Wars saga. Climb aboard your favorite Corellian freighter, landspeeder, AT-AT, or tauntaun and join us for this can't-miss look at Jedi Knights, Sith Warriors, and the power of the Force!


Tuesday, May 4, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Stress isn't the enemy. Events happen every day. How we interpret those events can set the stage for how we feel and how we react to others. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certification course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). It is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate ASD, and how to work effectively with ASD students. This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


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This year, students are being challenged to learn in unfamiliar ways. Study skills are more important than ever, since many students are doing more work independently. This class includes several great tools to help students determine how they learn best and how to be more efficient and productive when they study.


September 8, 2020 to December 31, 2020, Online Only
Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


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This informative class can help widows, widowers and other family members determine which tasks to address early on after their loved one's passing and which ones can wait. Conversations will be focused around a gentle, timely step-by-step guide to helping spouses and families cope with the loss of a loved one.


Thursday, May 6, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Create a beautiful fall-themed front door wreath with this easy grab-and-go craft kit! The kit includes everything needed to complete your wreath.


September 21, 2020 to November 30, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
There is a master collection of essential documents you should collect and maintain before your passing which will help your family while you are here, and successfully settle your estate after you are gone. Find out what those documents are, what they cover, and how you can make your wishes clear.


Thursday, February 11, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
If you currently take thyroid medication but are still gaining weight and still have a variety of symptoms, there's more you need to know. In this virtual workshop, we will discuss how thyroid function can make any illness worse; the 5 things that need to be measured, but usually aren't; why the #1 thyroid replacement may not be helping you; the connection between thyroid, fibromyalgia and arthritis; foods that help or hinder; commonly misunderstood rules of how and when to take thyroid meds; environmental triggers and info you need to discuss with your doctor.


Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Online Only
Designed for all fitness levels, this bodyweight specific class and full body workout is designed to build strength and endurance through a variety of interval training exercises.


January 5, 2021 to February 16, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
Triple 20 is 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength, and 20 minutes of core work for a total body, high-intensity and high-energy class. Be prepared to get your heart pumping, improve your flexibility, and challenge your muscles!


January 9, 2021 to February 20, 2021, HC Gym Door 5
Every financial transaction falls into one or more of five categories involved in bookkeeping. Learn how to create a chart of accounts to meet your needs, as well as double-entry bookkeeping and the process of recording debits and credits. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


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Understanding yourself and others increases your overall effectiveness at work, at home, and in all your relationships. Learn how to communicate effectively with all personality styles. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Sight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate course.


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This valuable presentation covers important aspects of estate planning that most attorneys and advisors do not address, such as how beneficiary forms, Transfer on Death (TOD) and Payable on Death (POD) designations can be used to compliment a successful and comprehensive estate plan. Learn how to keep your estate out of court and make sure your assets pass quickly and smoothly to your beneficiaries.


Thursday, January 7, 2021, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Wills and Trusts are two distinct legal vehicles, and it is important to understand how they differ as they relate to the distribution of assets, executor appointments and charitable designations. Discover how to avoid the most common and costly mistakes in estate planning.


Tuesday, April 13, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Are you finding that fat is collecting around your midsection and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? It might be your hormones! In this virtual workshop you will learn 7 key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight, and how to help your body begin to lose weight again.


Thursday, April 22, 2021, Online Only
Get reacquainted with the parts of speech. Learn how to choose the right word from pairs that sound alike, but have very different meanings. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


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WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. After successfully completing this course, you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize and maintain it, and use search engine optimization to bring more visitors to your site.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Today's employees are expected to have a solid set of interpersonal skills. Become an effective team member and leader in the workplace by learning how to navigate problematic interactions with ease. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace, and Stress Management in the Workplace.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
If you were to pass away unexpectedly, would your wishes be carried out? Who would coordinate the probate for your estate? Who would be the guardian of your children? To whom would your assets be distributed? This class will help you answer these questions through drafting a basic will with guidance from a licensed attorney. Pair pricing is available.


Tuesday, May 18, 2021, ER Rm 331 Door H
You don't need a journalism degree or published articles to write for anyone's online blog, magazine or website. Some opportunities offer exposure, while many pay well -- $1 a word or more! In this fast-paced virtual course, you will learn how to find ideas, sources, and more than 1,000 opportunities that pay.


Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Online Only
Getting the word out is an essential activity for every business or organization. Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace!
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
A Sherburne County Veterans Benefits Officer will help you learn what kinds of assistance are available to Veterans, their dependents and survivors, and answer questions you may have about applying for federal, state, county and military benefits.


Monday, December 7, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Did you know YouTube is the second largest search engine? Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate.


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The term "zero waste" is heard more and more often, and many people are curious about the positive impact they can make on the environment. Join us for an informative discussion and learn how YOU can make a difference!


Thursday, April 22, 2021, HC Rm 111 Door 5
This refresher course, for drivers age 50+ who have completed an insurance-approved 8-hour certified driver course, includes new approaches and concepts.


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Improve your skills and knowledge, and learn about the effects of aging and medication on driving along with suggestions for overcoming limitations.


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Swimming lessons aren't just for kids! Developed for older teens and adults, these semi-private lessons give you the opportunity to improve your skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. Whether you want to learn swim strokes, overcome your hesitation in the water, or improve overall swimming skills, our instructors will help you reach your goals.


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Swimming lessons aren't just for kids! Developed for older teens and adults, these private lessons give you the opportunity to improve your skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. Whether you want to learn swim strokes, overcome your hesitation in the water, or improve your overall swimming skills, our instructors will help you reach your goals.


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Could you save a life in an emergency? Being trained in CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator has the greatest impact on resuscitation over any other factor.


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Do you want to build new computer/technology skills in a supportive, one-on-one setting? CE2U Technology offers individual computer/technology instruction focused on the skills you desire at a time and day that works for you.


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Do you have a teenager who is ready to drive? Getting a driver's license has changed greatly in the last few years! Our trained and state-licensed instructor will explain the process of taking a Driver's Education Course through ISD 728 Community Education.


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Explore some more advanced features of Excel.


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Explore the amazing world of Excel, a powerful tool that can help with calculations, charts and data analysis.


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Excel has some impressive features that are not widely known or used. Learn how they can help you control how data is entered into a spreadsheet.


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Dive a little deeper into Microsoft Excel and explore how to use range names to navigate in large spreadsheets and perform functions on data.


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Do you ever wonder just what your teenager is thinking? The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain. Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.


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Learn how to handle complicated employee-related issues that affect today's legal-prone work environment. From recordkeeping requirements to handling grievances and disgruntled employees, this online class will help you understand basic fundamentals of workplace law and how to manage the "people" side of your business.


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It's never too early to start investing in your retirement! If you are a young investor, you'll discover four smart retirement planning moves -- tactical changes you can make to set up your retirement foundation. Then learn how to help future-proof your tax bracket and pick up an answer to that nagging question about Social Security.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Online Only
If you are looking for a way to break into those hidden areas of yourself, this is the class for you. This class includes Shamanic Breathwork, which is a safe and powerful process that helps one reconnect to your own innate wisdom and your inner healer- shaman. Discover filters that may have been obscuring your true self and dive deep into the safe container of the journey to heal and transform into a healthier, more connected, and truer you. You will be laying on the floor for the Shamanic Breathwork and it is recommended you bring something comfortable to lay on, and also a blanket and pillow for extra comfort. An eye mask, bottle of water, and comfortable clothing are also recommended.


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Social Security is a vital income source for many retirees. But it can be a confusing topic, and making the most of it can have a lot to do with timing it right. This online workshop will help attendees get answers to their questions and learn what Social Security can mean for them.


Tuesday, May 18, 2021, Online Only