Courses

Examine a series of extremely effective exercises that will quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscle, especially the deepest layer, WITHOUT stressing your back or neck joints and WITHOUT having to get on the floor.


Saturday, October 24, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Acupressure can provide great relief with no side effects to help you feel your best. Learn the nine master pressure points that are the most helpful and most frequently prescribed to help and assist every system in your body.


Saturday, October 24, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 10, 2020 to October 29, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
November 5, 2020 to December 17, 2020, HC Gym Door 5
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.


Monday, October 5, 2020, HC Rm 209 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.


Monday, November 16, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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
Holiday entertaining is on the horizon! Impress and welcome your friends and family with these ideas for selecting and arranging cheese, meat, fruit, and other delicious condiments into a photo-worthy, mouth-watering platter!


Thursday, November 12, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5, 2020 to December 14, 2020, HC Art Rm Door 5
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, 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.


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.


September 8, 2020 to October 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.
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
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
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
More than just running, Charged Running is designed to build strength, running speed, and endurance in the form of combination circuit training and varied running styles.


September 19, 2020 to October 31, 2020, RM Commons Door A
Don't let the kids have all the fun this Halloween! Enjoy some chocolate treats of your own and discover how chocolate can be the perfect accompaniment to a variety of cheeses.


Thursday, October 22, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 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
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
Do you feel overwhelmed by your computer files and photos? Is your computer desktop cluttered with files? We have your solution! Learn how to create folders and organize existing files and photos so you can access them in an instant.


Tuesday, November 17, 2020, ER Rm 331 Door H
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.



September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Learn how to make a beautiful rug using macrame cord and simple crochet stitches.


Thursday, October 1, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, RE Media Door 1
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.


October 8, 2020 to November 19, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 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.


July 6, 2020 to August 31, 2020, HC Music Room Door 5
September 21, 2020 to May 18, 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.


August 3-28, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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, September 22, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Learn the basics of on-leash obedience, including commands such as heel, sit, down, come, stand and stay.


October 5-26, 2020, HC Cafeteria Door 5
November 30, 2020 to December 21, 2020, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Is Saturday the day you set aside to play golf, spend time with your grandkids or enjoy your hobby? In retirement, every day can be like a Saturday! Will your finances allow it?


Tuesday, August 18, 2020, PV Media Door 1
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.


Thursday, October 29, 2020, ZH Media Door 1
Tuesday, November 17, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Thursday, December 10, 2020, RM Media Door A
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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, 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.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Discover fall yard and garden cleanup best practices from Sherburne County Master Gardener Liz. During this virtual class, Liz will provide tips for preparing your yard and garden for the long winter months. Bring your questions, as there will be time for discussion.


Monday, September 28, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
You CAN find happiness while living with a chronic illness. This course is designed for those who are battling chronic illness as well as their caretakers.


Wednesday, October 28, 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 October and November!


October 6, 2020 to November 19, 2020, HC Stage Door 5
Visualize your journey toward owning a home. Everyone's process is different. Yours could take a short time or a long time, depending on your goals, constraints, personal style, and the market in your area.


Tuesday, September 15, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Saturday, October 10, 2020, PV Media Door 1
You CAN forage for wild herbs and edible weeds safely! A Sherburne County Master Gardener will help you identify what is safe to consume and how to use your harvested discoveries.


Monday, September 14, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Are you bored with the same old uninspired wrapping paper-covered gift boxes at the holidays? With a mixture of demonstration and hands-on practice, Amy will give you innovative gift-wrapping techniques and ideas to make your packages stand out! Bring a few gifts of all sizes to wrap -- we will provide the supplies and creativity!


Saturday, December 5, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 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 will power, to stop smoking? People can, using guided imagery, stop smoking after just one session!


Monday, September 28, 2020, 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.


Monday, September 28, 2020, RM Media Door A
Making homemade jams and jellies is easier than you might think! This virtual class will guide you through the step-by-step process for making these delectable spreads.


Monday, August 24, 2020, Online Only
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.


Tuesday, September 29, 2020, RM Media Door A
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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!


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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!


Saturday, October 24, 2020, Online Only
Spice up your gluten-free menu with two delectable dishes in this Instant Pot cook-along class! Quick Chicken Tikka Masala and Vegetarian Curried Lentils, both served with aromatic basmati rice, will add international flavor to your table.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, Online Only
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
Don't be chicken to try an Instant Pot cook-along class! See how easy it is to make chicken taco bowls or Minnesota's favorite creamy chicken and wild rice soup while you cook with Tess and your online friends.


Saturday, October 10, 2020, 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!


Saturday, September 26, 2020, 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!


Saturday, November 21, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 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, September 28, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Monday, December 7, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
This class takes navigating computers from the top. Learn how to use the mouse efficiently. Understand words and phrases such as drives, servers and other terms no one bothers to explain. Learn basic computer tasks such as copy, paste, cut, undo and redo. If you've been reluctant to use technology, here's the place to start!


Wednesday, October 14, 2020, ER Rm 331 Door H
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 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. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
September 8, 2020 to October 3, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Come join us in a celebration of the perfect pizza dough! Pies will include both BBQ and buffalo chicken, basil pesto, margarita, reuben style, pepperoni and many more! We'll even have a gluten-free dough option.


Monday, October 26, 2020, ER Rm 352 Door H
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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!


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
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!


Saturday, September 26, 2020, 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.


Monday, September 14, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Thursday, November 19, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Wednesday, December 16, 2020, HC Rm 111 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.


November 4-5, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Explore the amazing world of Excel, a powerful tool that can help with calculations, charts and data analysis.


September 22-24, 2020, ER Rm 331 Door H
The already-complicated college process just became more challenging for families in the wake of COVID-19. College Inside Track has put together this FREE webinar to help parents navigate the unknown.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Come celebrate the fall tradition German-style and learn how to prepare dishes including sauerbraten, beef rouladens, pork ribs and MANY MORE!


Friday, September 25, 2020, ER Rm 352 Door H
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
Open gym is a supervised recreation time for individuals to work on their skills in various sports, get a great workout and socialize with others who share an interest in athletics. Changes may be made to this schedule, so always check before dropping a child off at the school. Community Education is not responsible for lost/stolen passes.


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
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
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Have you ever caught sight of your reflection in a window or mirror to see that your head leads the way? Or noticed that your shoulders and upper back are too rounded forward? Learn techniques to improve posture and stand straighter, as well as how to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and related injuries and regain bone mass.


Saturday, September 26, 2020, Online Only
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
Science reveals the food we choose to eat can lead to health or disease. Learn how a whole-food, plant-based diet can prevent, reverse, or treat the leading causes of death and extend life. You will receive a copy of Dick's vegan cookbook with 30 recipes.


Thursday, October 8, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Explore San Antonio during the Holiday season. Stroll the many Riverwalk 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
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.


Wednesday, November 18, 2020, RM Media Door A
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.



October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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.


August 3-28, 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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
CHANGE! READ MINNESOTA is going ONLINE! In the true Minnesota tradition of social distancing, we are taking this book club HOME! Explore the work of a different Minnesota author each month.


Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 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
You are worth the workout! REFIT is a 60-minute "movement+music" total body workout in a judgement-free zone, where relationships are as important as results.


October 5, 2020 to November 16, 2020, VM Cafeteria Door N
Thinking of trying a running program, but not sure where to start? Instructor Chelsey covers the fundamentals of all things running. We'll spend time in the classroom and outside; be prepared to learn and be active!


September 19, 2020 to October 31, 2020, RM Commons Door A
The Social Security decisions couples make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they will receive. Pair pricing available.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 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, November 17, 2020, RM Media Door A
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
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Discover the delight of homemade soap for yourself or to share as gifts! Using the cold process method, learn how to make soap through demonstration and participation.


Tuesday, October 6, 2020, ER Rm 352 Door H
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
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, 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.


July 6, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
August 3, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
The idea of starting from scratch and building a home can be daunting -- it's hard to know where to start! Explore the process of building a new home from start to finish!


Saturday, September 19, 2020, PV Media Door 1
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Are you or your loved ones overly attached to your devices? The topic of managing screen time for adults and children has become a growing concern. Explore practical strategies for managing screen time in your household.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 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.


October 6, 2020 to November 24, 2020, HC Cafeteria Door 5
Experience preparing a meal in the French tradition, including roasted Cornish game hen, creamy potatoes au gratin, and a decadent chocolate soufflé.


Monday, November 30, 2020, ER Rm 352 Door H
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!


October 7, 2020 to November 18, 2020, HC Stage 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Are you planning a wedding, or is the very thought making you anxious? Don't miss this event! Certified wedding planner Darilyn will show you how to make your wedding stress-free and FUN!


Saturday, November 14, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
View Jay Grammond's presentation on the history of the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862 and join the live discussion with others from around the state. A few weeks prior to the start of the discussion, you will receive a video link with the presentation to view at your leisure.


Thursday, October 1, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 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, October 13, 2020, ER Rm 331 Door H
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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
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.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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!


Monday, October 19, 2020, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
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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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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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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Have you always wanted to learn to tap dance but never had the chance? Whether your dance background is minimal or extensive, this class is a great way to get your feet moving!


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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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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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Start with a solid foundation in using Photoshop, then build an advanced understanding of this popular software. Learn the purpose of each photo-editing tool and gain the confidence to use them. This course is included with the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


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Power Yoga is a dynamic Vinyasa series, meaning breath is linked to movement, and is set to music. Options are given throughout class, making it ideal for anyone.


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Calm your body and mind. Be wholly present. Explore restorative yoga postures that gently center the breath and align the body. Guided meditation at the end of each class will help you understand different styles and approaches to meditation.


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If you've ever felt yourself in a situation that made you feel physically unsafe, having reassurance about your next steps can make all the difference. Through lecture, discussion, skill demonstrations and practice, you will leave this class feeling more confident on how to handle yourself in a variety of potentially dangerous situations. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes.


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Are you interested in learning the basic poses, correct alignment and breathing techniques of yoga? No experience is necessary; all fitness levels are welcome!


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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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You've tried the rest, now make the best! Create your own collection of rich, chocolatey truffles to take home.


Saturday, September 26, 2020, RM FACS Rm Door A