Courses

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


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 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
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
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
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
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
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
Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Discover how social change happens, and doesn't, and how you can influence it. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
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
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
Take the mystery out of money matters! Build on your understanding of financial concepts and information found on your organization's reports. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
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.


Saturday, October 10, 2020, PV Media Door 1
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


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


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
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
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!


Tuesday, October 6, 2020, HC Rm 209 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
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
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
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
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
Women, own your financial future! This course is designed to empower you as an investor by addressing common financial considerations faced by women today, and how to plan for and overcome them.


Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Online Only
Tuesday, November 17, 2020, HC Rm 111 Door 5