Courses

There is a master collection of essential documents you should collect and maintain before your passing which will help your family while you are here, and successfully settle your estate after you are gone. Find out what those documents are, what they cover, and how you can make your wishes clear.


Thursday, May 4, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Every successful person in the workplace uses financial information to help make effective decisions. This course will give you a foundation to understand the finance, accounting, liabilities and financial planning basics to increase your effectiveness. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
September 5-30, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
June 5, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
September 5, 2023 to December 1, 2023, Online Only
Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan one step at a time.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
July 4-28, 2023, Online Only
October 2-27, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
June 5, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
September 5, 2023 to December 1, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Learn how to prepare your child and your family for college logistically, academically, and financially. The power is in your hands to make smart decisions about this next big step in your student's life.


Monday, March 6, 2023, RM Media Door A
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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
If you become incapacitated, who will carry out your wishes regarding your health care and personal financial affairs? By having a plan, you get to make your own choices. Learn about and draft a health care directive and a power of attorney. Pair pricing is available.


Tuesday, March 14, 2023, ER Rm 331 Door H
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, May 16, 2023, PVM 125 Media Center Door A
Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
To succeed in today's marketplace, entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. This course offers you a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas, and a checklist for going into business.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Entrepreneur Boot Camp, The Business Plan, and Entrepreneurial Marketing.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
After the death of a loved one, family members are often left in a state of confusion. Learn how to write a letter for your family to document the information they will need during a time of loss or confusion.


Thursday, February 9, 2023, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Discover what goes into a college's price tag and how to make a plan without a lifetime of debt. Learn why college is an investment, not just an expense. Explore the different forms of financial aid, how to apply for it, and how to read an offer letter. Get tips on what to do now to reduce your college and out-of-pocket costs.


Monday, February 27, 2023, RM Media Door A
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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Whether it is your very first home, dream home, or investment property, the home-buying process can be intimidating, especially in TODAY'S market. We'll walk through the ever-changing real estate market and empower you to make educated decisions when purchasing. We will explain the myths of the current real estate market and help you create a plan based on your goals, limitations, timeline, and the market specific to where you are looking to buy. Learn how to personalize the home-buying plan that fits you best.


Saturday, February 25, 2023, HC Rm 212 Door 5
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Do you have a cabin, second home, hunting land, rental property, or farm land? Keeping real estate in the family requires a good plan and solid professional advice. Protect your most valued assets from creditors, probate, the court system, and family disputes. Discover the best way to keep real estate in your family for future generations.


Tuesday, April 18, 2023, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
Is Medicare in your near future? Do you have questions about what it covers?


Thursday, February 9, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
The thought of selling your home in TODAY's market can be overwhelming! We'll explore the ever-changing real estate market with up-to-date information on the current market conditions and how to prepare your home to sell today. We will discuss the common myths of the real estate market and help you create a plan based on your goals, timeline, and the market specific to where you are selling.


Saturday, February 11, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
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 Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, 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 4, 2023, PVM 125 Media Center Door A
Taxes can be complicated and no one wants to pay more than their fair share. Our expert will cut through the jargon and complexity to help you create an efficient retirement tax strategy. You will also learn how to avoid common - and costly - mistakes with your investments, health care and estate.


Tuesday, February 7, 2023, PVM 125 Media Center Door A
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
One of the most dangerous misunderstandings in estate planning is the belief that all you need is a WILL. This is not true! It's time to learn what WILLs do -- and what they don't do. Surprised? You will be.


Tuesday, March 14, 2023, HC Rm 111 Door 5
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, February 28, 2023, ER Rm 331 Door H
Tuesday, May 23, 2023, ER Rm 331 Door H
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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Are you in a second marriage? Do you have children from a previous marriage or relationship? Do you have a complicated family situation? With a second marriage or complicated family situation, it is even more important to put documents in place to correctly reflect your wishes. Discuss the basics of estate planning and where some of those plans fall short for people in a second marriage.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023, HC Blesener Cmty Rm Door 5
Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award-winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start-up workshop you will ever find. You will discover more than 250 legitimate home business ideas, mandatory legal documentation, ways to market your product and services, and how to take tax deductions.


Wednesday, March 8, 2023, Online Only
Tuesday, July 11, 2023, Online Only