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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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Action research is a form of investigation designed to attempt to solve problems and improve professional practices by using systematic observations and data collection. Discover the features of action research and how to use the information it provides. This course is included in the Statistics for Decision-Making course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Forget the fads and dump the buzz words. Take your knowledge of marketing to a new level. These advanced marketing concepts will enable you to develop more effective marketing campaigns and results. This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
There are tremendous opportunities for teaching online. Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course. Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows, and find out how self-quizzes enhance learning. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
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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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.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
September 3, 2024 to November 29, 2024, 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.


May 6-31, 2024, 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.


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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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Join Chef Tess as she leads you through making a variety of the most delicious California rolls that will have you wondering why you haven't tried making them before. California sushi roll combinations are limited only by your imagination. Vegetarian, with or without seaweed, spicy or not -- it is totally up to you! Learn the skill of creating seasoned sushi rice and spicy mayo, and how to stuff, wrap and shape the rolls. Make it a date or family night as you create lasting memories in your kitchen!


Saturday, May 11, 2024, Online Only
Try your hand at working with ceramics! Emphasis will be on early skill development as you explore one of several hand-building techniques or start throwing clay on the potter's wheel. Sign up with a friend!


April 25, 2024 to May 16, 2024, HC Clay Studio Door 5
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.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, 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.
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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Whether you're a student or a professional, a career changer or a job seeker, this course will improve your grammar, punctuation, and writing skills without making you feel like you're back in eighth-grade English class. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Word Level Grammar, Sentence Level Grammar, and Refining Your Writing.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), this certificate course provides practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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: Developing the Socialization Skills of Students with ASD in the Inclusive Classroom, Gender Matters: Gender in the Classroom, and Generational Learning Styles.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Discover advanced and new best practices in marketing, the changing field that now integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Registering for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Marketing Concepts, Writing Marketing Copy, and Integrated Marketing Best Practices.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Get hands-on experience with the most widely-used computer programs in the world, and take away the skills to create professional documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Whether you're looking to enhance your current career or launch a new one, this program will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in today's digital world. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Mastering Microsoft Word, and Mastering Microsoft PowerPoint.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation and program evaluation for non-profits with this course.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Revenue Generation for Nonprofits, and Program Evaluation for Nonprofits.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Whether you are new to teaching online or already doing it, this program will give you the fundamentals of teaching online as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Teaching Online, Designing Online Instruction, and Fostering Online Discussion.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
QuickBooks Online is the leading online accounting platform, and is the preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers, and accounting professionals. Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, then learn how to work with more advanced QuickBooks Online topics.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: QuickBooks Online Level 1 and QuickBooks Online Level 2.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Working from home is here to stay. Discover how to communicate with and manage remote workers, one of the fastest-growing sectors of the workforce.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Remote Working and Communicating, Managing Remote Workers, and Remote Work Manager Practicum.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for the success of your team or organization. This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


May 6-31, 2024, 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 Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


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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.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Educators and psychologists know that learning is significantly affected by factors such as stress, anxiety, self-image, cultural expectations and societal expectations. In this course, you will examine the factors that come together to create unique challenges to black students in the classroom, and explore ways in which teachers can minimize those challenges and support school success for all students.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Diverse organizations are found to be more creative, more productive, have higher levels of employee engagement, and experience lower rates of attrition. Diversity is also shown to return higher profits. Learn to appreciate and work effectively with diverse groups, and understand why diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to organizational success. This course is included in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace course.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) -- a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. Examine strategies for working effectively with ASD students and parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with ASD. This class is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get to that next level in your career? Identify the skills that all great leaders possess. Discover how your image can determine where you go. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
To improve diversity, achieve equity, and foster inclusion, one must be intentional, consistent, and courageous. This Certificate program focuses on improving cultural competence and encourages continuous learning. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: What is DEI?, Inclusive Communication, and DEI and Organizational Success.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
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, May 7, 2024, HC Rm 111 Door 5
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.


May 6-31, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Get ready for planting your pots this spring and think about ways to further enhance your outdoor spaces with a wonderful piece of fused glass garden art that you make yourself! No experience is needed; all materials are included. Once your project is complete, it will be fired in the kiln. You will receive an email approximately one week after the class to let you know when your project is available for pick-up at Handke Center, 1170 Main Street, Elk River.


Wednesday, May 8, 2024, River Birch Glass Studio
Sunday, May 19, 2024, River Birch Glass Studio
Evaluation research can give you and your organization a systematic assessment of the value of resources and time you commit to a project, product, or specific goal. It can determine whether or not a process has achieved a goal or yielded the desired results. This course is included in the Statistics for Decision-Making course.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
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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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.


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Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest ways to make it a superior learning experience for your students. Experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of 'continual engagement' in teaching. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.


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Known as the Pizza Master "Pizzaiolo" in her family and community, instructor Tess will help you learn the key ingredients used to make homemade pizza dough and pizza sauce. If you are part of a pizza-loving family, this class is for you! You will use the instructor's personal recipes to make flatbread pizza dough and panini roll dough. She will also guide you in making pizza sauce from scratch. You can personalize your flatbread and panini pizza with your choice of toppings and fillings.


Saturday, May 25, 2024, 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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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.


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This flow-style class uses a series of yoga poses to warm up your body while encouraging awareness in connecting breath to movement. We'll use basic yoga poses to build muscle strength and improve flexibility. Modifications will be offered as needed to allow you to individualize your practice. Note: Some previous yoga experience is helpful but not required. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.


May 7, 2024 to June 11, 2024, HC Gym Door 5
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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
Gnocchi are bite-sized tender soft pillows of pasta goodness with the ability to take on added flavor to create mouthwatering meals that will become family favorites. They are even simpler to make than other fresh pasta options. During this fun-filled class, you will learn how to create these little morsels and turn them into a scrumptious meal.


Saturday, April 27, 2024, Online Only
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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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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Respectful communication in the workplace encourages a cohesive collaborative environment, prevents inefficiencies, and ensures the right information gets to the right person at the right time. Explore how communication differs across cultures, and understand how communication can impact relationships with others in both positive and negative ways. This course is included in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace course.


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Discover the emerging field of integrated marketing. What is its purpose? What makes it unique? What are "the hot 5" digital marketing methods, and why do they work? What methods will work best for you? This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


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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.


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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.


June 3-28, 2024, 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. 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 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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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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Create a new leadership skill that will last a lifetime, and outlast industry and career changes. Come away with both the conceptual tools and a new leadership approach to move from dreams to reality for your organization, and your career.


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Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in the growing remote-working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90-minute, one-on-one video chat class! Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo.


January 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024, Online Only
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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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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Get a great workout at the pool without having to pay club membership fees!


June 11, 2023 to May 5, 2024, VM Pool Door M
Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, and addressing challenging goals. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.


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Our Watercolor for Adults class provides step-by-step instruction in the fundamentals of watercolor painting. This course enables a beginner to achieve confidence and mastery and to enjoy the process. You will get individual guidance and support at each stage. We will experiment with resist techniques while creating a succulent still-life. All necessary materials will be provided.


Monday, May 13, 2024, RM Art Rm Door A
Learn to play the fastest-growing game around! You'll learn the rules, how to keep score, and how to play using fun lessons and drills. We'll match you up with a partner of similar ability to practice the various skills and to play a match in a low key fun environment.


April 30, 2024 to May 21, 2024, RM Rogers MS Tennis Courts
June 4-25, 2024, RM Rogers MS Tennis Courts
This class is for the pickleballer who has taken a beginner class and is ready to take their game to the next level. Improve your skills and meet new people of similar abilities. We'll start with a warm-up, then get things rolling with fun drills, games, and competition. No need to bring a partner -- everyone will rotate around.


April 30, 2024 to May 21, 2024, RM Rogers MS Tennis Courts
June 4-25, 2024, RM Rogers MS Tennis Courts
Discover the keys to effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through the use of the DiSC personality profile (included). This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


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Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys to effectively managing your employees. Explore how to engage and motivate employees, how to expand your collaborative skills, and what motivates each generation at work. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Management Boot Camp, Collaborative Management, and Managing Generations in the Workplace.


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Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. Explore the characteristics of Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers, their motivations and what messages they value. Then identify practical how-to tips and techiques for managing them. This class is included in the Management Certificate course.


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You cannot manage remote workers like you manage in-office workers. But you can manage remote workers better, with greater productivity and efficiency. Discover the keys to successful managing in the new workplace of the 21st century. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.


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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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Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel and the Certificate in Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace courses.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Master the tools and techniques that turn humdrum slides into dynamic presentations that will captivate your audience. With hands-on practice and real-world examples, learn design principles and multimedia elements such as images, videos, and charts that elevate your delivery to the next level. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace course.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Master the art of document creation and take your professional skills to the next level with Microsoft Word, which is essential for success in the modern business world. Discover how to format text, paragraphs, images, and pages with ease. This class is included in the Certificate in Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace course.


May 6-31, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, Online Only
Mat-based Pilates focuses on strength, stability, posture, proper breath control, and flexibility. Each class will work to balance all muscle groups' strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. Classes will be taught using slow, controlled movements.


April 30, 2024 to May 28, 2024, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
May 2-30, 2024, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
"We're gonna win, Twins! We're gonna score!" Baseball season is in full swing! Join Alicia for a fun date night or an activity to enjoy with your friends and create a NO-SEW Minnesota Twins gnome. Food and beverages may be purchased from Pour Wine Bar and Bistro to enjoy while you craft.


Monday, May 6, 2024, Pour Wine and Bistro
A birdbath can draw a multitude of entertaining birds to your yard, and adds a beautiful focal point! Create a unique 12-inch diameter birdbath from terra cotta and colorful mosaic tiles.


Thursday, May 9, 2024, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Create a stained glass mosaic butterfly, dragonfly, or lizard and add a piece of custom artwork to your home or garden!


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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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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.


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Supervised recreation time to work on your skills, get a great workout, and socialize! PLUS!! Indoor Walking is available at all Open Gym locations. You can utilize the hallways of the first floor and escape the cold to get your steps in! Schedule changes may occur, so always check before dropping a child off at the school.


October 8, 2023 to April 28, 2024, RM Gym Door A
October 8, 2023 to May 1, 2024, ZH Gym Door 12
October 8, 2023 to May 1, 2024, VM Gym Door N
October 11, 2023 to May 1, 2024, RH Gym Door 10
Grab your family and friends and head to the pool for some water fun! Play games, practice swim skills, or just splash around.


June 11, 2023 to May 5, 2024, VM Pool Door M
Pickleball is a combination of ping pong and tennis and is perfect for adults who are young at heart. This is a non-competitive pickleball opportunity. Games are self-officiated. Due to space availability, games will be played using badminton lines. These lines do not meet pickleball court regulations.


October 8, 2023 to May 5, 2024, VM Gym Door N
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.


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Does your child dream of owning their own home someday? Preparation is vital, and it's never too early to start planning. Discover real-life tactics to build, manage, and track your credit, as well as how to make wise money decisions. Young adults will feel prepared to be powerful, educated, and successful homeowners. This class is targeted toward young adults 16+. Parents must attend with their minor child.


Wednesday, May 15, 2024, ER Media Center Door A
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.


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Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs, and reporting evaluation results to funders. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


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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.


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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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Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, one of the most popular cloud-based accounting programs and preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers, and accounting professionals. In four hands-on units, you will learn how to use QuickBooks Online to enter sales and purchases, receive and make payments, and add inventory. This course is included in the Certificate in QuickBooks Online course.


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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 Certificate in Effective Grammar and Writing course.


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Move on to work with more advanced QuickBooks Online topics. Increase your abilities with such skills as how to customize settings, banking, credit cards, foreign currencies, statements for debt collection, using tags, and projects. This course is included with the Certificate in QuickBooks Online course.


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Working remotely does not make you an expert on remote work. Discover the 5 bad habits too many remote workers and their managers acquire from lack of experience, tools, and expertise. Come away with a deeper understanding of this enormous industrial and cultural shift going on in the workplace and in society. This class is included in the Certified Remote Work Manager course.


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In the third course of this certificate series, you will master what you need to know and document your achievement. You will review materials from the first two courses, have weekly one-to-one communication with your instructor, and create a plan for your next level of managing remote work. This course is included in the Certified Remote Work Manager course.


June 3-28, 2024, Online Only
Discover the keys to preparing for your next chapter after work. Understand how you can position your assets to recreate your paycheck, learn the nuances of Medicare and Social Security, and explore how you can create a plan to confidently take the next step toward a fulfilling and enjoyable retirement.


Tuesday, May 7, 2024, RM Media Door A
Build revenue streams for your non-profit organization. They are essential not only to keep your doors open, but also to expand your services. Discover basic concepts that will yield greater revenue results. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate a better surplus. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, Online Only
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, April 30, 2024, PVM 125 Media Center Door A
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.


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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 Certificate in Effective Grammar and Writing course.


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Diabesity is a condition in which too much belly fat leads a person to have symptoms ranging from mild blood sugar imbalance to full-blown diabetes. Whether you have a little extra weight around the middle, insulin resistance, or type 2 diabetes, the root cause of ALL these conditions is the same. The good news is all of this can be reversed. Learn how to work with your doctor to help restore your body to health.


Monday, April 29, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3, 2024 to August 30, 2024, Online Only
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.


June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024, Online Only
This unique glass basket is a specialized way to use glass fused in a kiln to create a one-of-a-kind piece that you can fill with spring delights or use at Easter. No experience is needed to learn this creative technique.


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No need to look beyond your own kitchen for restaurant-quality spring rolls! Create two types of spring rolls bursting with a symphony of flavors bold and bright enough to wake up any and all taste buds. Your choice of meat (chicken or pork) and veggies will fill the crispy spring rolls, and fresh veggies and your precooked protein will fill the fresh spring rolls. Dive into the world of spring rolls and learn the techniques used to create fillings, as well as how to wrap, roll, and cook these delightful packets of bright deliciousness!


Saturday, May 18, 2024, 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.


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Improve your decision-making success with an advanced practical how-to process for gathering statistics. Design effective surveys. Road test evaluation research, and discover the features of action research and how it can be directly applied to answer questions and solve problems in your business or workplace.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Statistics for Decisions Using Surveys, Evaluation Research, and Action Research.


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Improve your ability to develop and deliver statistics for decision-making by improving your skills in conducting reliable surveys. Help your organization design practical surveys to improve business and workplace effectiveness. This course is included in the Statistics for Decision-Making course.


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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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Thai cuisine is a feast for the senses! It is flavorful, aromatic and beautiful, with care given to the food's appearance and smell as well as texture and taste. Explore the tantalizing flavors of the Thai region in one delicious evening.


Wednesday, May 22, 2024, Osseo Middle School Rm 174 FACS Lab
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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Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer, a highly portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user's body weight to complete hundreds of exercises. TRX offers a high-intensity workout with both low impact and high impact exercises.


March 21, 2024 to May 30, 2024, InSPIRE Studio: Pilates & Barre
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.


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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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Understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to the professional success of any individual or team. This course will differentiate diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. This course is included in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace 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 complement 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, May 2, 2024, RM Media Door A
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 Certificate in Effective Grammar and Writing 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.


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Discover the keys to tapping into your reader's emotions, whether writing for email promotions, website, or print marketing. Explore sentence construction and pitfalls, as well as words to avoid! Uncover no-nonsense tips for creating copy that will draw your readers in.


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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.


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Yoga Vinyasa flow is a mixture of meditation, breath work and energizing movement. Class will begin with gentle movement to warm up the body, then flow into more challenging sequences including standing poses and balances.


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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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Perfect for everybody and every body, ZumbaŽ is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. ZumbaŽ routines incorporate interval training - alternating fast and slow rhythms - to help improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.


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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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