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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.


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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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Acupressure is a wonderful self-help tool that will help you feel your best. Learn which points offer great relief from symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, bloating, headaches, irritability, nausea, insomnia, anxiety, and even weight gain. During class we will discuss breathing techniques, nutritional musts and more.


Monday, January 30, 2023, Online Only
Here's a facelift you can do at home! Discover how stimulating facial acupressure points can help erase years from your face naturally, bring a healthy glow to your skin, decrease headaches, relieve eye strain, soothe nerves, and increase relaxation. Learn how to make your skin as healthy as possible from the inside out!


Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Online Only
Acupressure is an eastern healing technique that involves pressing or massaging key points on the body to stimulate energy flow through pathways called meridians. When the points that regulate metabolism, digestion and thyroid function are blocked or out of balance, losing weight will seem like an impossible task. In this virtual workshop, you will learn the main pressure points that help strengthen thyroid function, boost metabolism, control appetite, decrease food cravings, reduce stress-eating and strengthen the entire digestive system.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022, Online Only
Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Learn to use the drawing tools, color and text to create print-ready PDF documents. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials course.


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Adobe InDesign allows you to create multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines, and works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Have you always dreamed of learning Spanish or want to refresh your high school Spanish? Start here! The primary focus of this class will be on building conversational tools in Spanish through interactive practice and exercises. Learn how to carry on short conversations. Each class will include interesting cultural anecdotes, including Spanish word origin, dialect differences, and names in Spanish.


October 17, 2022 to November 21, 2022, Online Only
October 18, 2022 to November 22, 2022, Online Only
Learning a language is a lifelong journey, and now you are on your way! Keep up the momentum in Beginner Spanish Part 2. Continue with practical conversational components and builder phrases in Spanish that will enable you to hold short conversations related to giving and asking for directions and restaurant communication. Cultural discussions include the importance of food, family, and friendships in Spanish-speaking countries. This class is designed for new students and those who have completed the Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 1 course.


February 20, 2023 to March 27, 2023, Online Only
February 21, 2023 to March 28, 2023, Online Only
Hablas un poquito Español? Intermediate Spanish is specifically designed for the adult learner who has taken some Spanish in the past and would like to improve their conversational skills. Practice conversation skills such as learning how to make plans and discussing preferences. Cultural discussions will cover holiday traditions and celebrations in Spanish-speaking countries. This online class is for new students and previous Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 1 and 2 participants.


October 19, 2022 to November 30, 2022, Online Only
Quieres hablar más Español? Continue building on previous Spanish skills to further develop your conversational abilities, including expressing recommendations and comparisons. Delve into more complex grammatical instruction and vocabulary to create full sentences in Spanish. Exciting cultural discussions are related to music, dance, and famous people in Spanish-speaking countries. Students who have completed Conversational Spanish Intermediate Part 1 or Conversational Spanish Beginner Part 2 will find the most success in this online class.


February 22, 2023 to March 29, 2023, Online Only
Quieres mejorar tu Español? Advanced Spanish is for students who have had previous Spanish classes and are looking to broaden their conversational skills. You will focus on the past tense (preterite and imperfect tenses) and more complex grammatical aspects of conversation. Learn to express in Spanish things you've done in the past. You should have completed Conversational Spanish Intermediate 1 and 2 or have several years of Spanish language to enroll in this online class.


October 20, 2022 to December 1, 2022, Online Only
¿Quieres ampliar tu Español? Then this is the course for you! Expand your skills by learning new complex grammatical concepts and sentence structures. Build your language expertise with an overview of the Spanish subjunctive. You must have completed Advanced Spanish Part I or had more than two years of the Spanish language to be successful in this online class.


February 23, 2023 to March 30, 2023, 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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
You can't make sound decisions with inaccurate information. Discover the Excel tools that can help you use your data and information with confidence. This class is included with the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
A project- and activity-based course, you will get the opportunity to practice with Google Analytics for more advanced learning and skill development. Your instructor will work with you on implementing Google Analytics for your own website. You will come away with the skills necessary for employing this most useful tool. This course is included in the Google Analytics Certificate course.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
How is teaching online different from teaching in-person? What are the advantages to you as an instructor? Discover how to engage your audience, create content and assessment, how to avoid the biggest mistakes, and so much more!


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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.


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Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level! Focus on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, Online Only
Many people go into old age without any preparation for being happy. Psychologists have studied the lifestyles of both happy and unhappy people. This talk explores their findings about habits we can set up to prepare for a happy old age. Our attitudes can be invaluable in changing despair to satisfaction.


Thursday, December 8, 2022, Online Only
Minnesota is home to a fantastic variety of Veteran memorials -- everything from street names to granite monuments to statues. Join our instructor as he shares his travels around the state to discover some of the ways Minnesota honors its Veterans.


Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Online Only
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 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.


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Make your website truly responsive and able to serve all device sizes from smartphone to desktop. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Have you wondered what the air fryer hype is all about? Cook along with Tess as she creates air fryer chicken nuggets and stuffed potato skins! She will also demonstrate how to make air fryer macaroni and cheese balls, mozzarella sticks, and marvelous meatballs!


Saturday, November 5, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever wondered what the air fryer hype is all about? Do you want cooking ideas that go beyond fries and frozen processed foods? Dive into the world of air frying in this demonstration and cook-along class! Watch as our online chef makes homemade egg rolls, pizza bites, seasoned potato wedges and burgers, and cook-along to make copycat KFC chicken!


Saturday, January 28, 2023, Online Only
Have you heard about the app called TikTok? In this fun class, we will take a look at the fastest-growing social media app used by millions each day. Learn how it's used and how parents can make it safer for their kids. We'll cover everything you need to know as TikTok changes the future of social media.


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On National Apple Cider Day, the humble jug of Apple Cider is the star of this class. Bake along with Chef Laura to recreate the farmstand classic Apple Cider Donut at home. Then create four beverages using apple cider, including a Cinnamon Apple Old Fashioned and a simmering mulled cider. Bring your ideas for additional apple cider cocktails and mocktails. Invite your friends for a remote cocktail party from the comfort of your own home.


Friday, November 18, 2022, Online Only
Do you have apples piling up and no one to eat them? Did you go apple-picking and want to make something other than apple pie? In this class, you will learn to make puff pastry from scratch and fill it with a homemade soft apple filling. Apple turnovers are a special treat that works great for a weekday breakfast when you are running out the door!


Sunday, October 23, 2022, Online Only
Experience the satisfaction of making amazing bagels from scratch! During this virtual cook-along class, you'll learn the foundations of making, seasoning, and dressing bagels. Choose to join in the fun and bake along with Tess, or just watch her demonstrate some fabulous ideas to create a fantastic brunch any time of year.


Saturday, October 15, 2022, Online Only
Start a new holiday tradition and create lifelong family memories by baking homemade gingerbread and constructing your own gingerbread house! During this class, you will create the gingerbread for the house and whip up a batch of stiff Royal Icing to hold it all together!


Friday, December 16, 2022, Online Only
Minnesota is filled with countless numbers of barns, most from a bygone era. Professional photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond has travelled the state capturing images of barns of all shapes, sizes, and conditions. All are visible from the roadways, making these architectural and artistic landmarks easy to spot and enjoy!


Thursday, October 13, 2022, Online Only
Thursday, February 2, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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.


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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.


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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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Are you a photographer who wants to take their images to the next level? Or maybe you are just getting started. Discover compositional basics, discuss concepts of building your photographic vision, and take away ideas and concepts that you can put into practice right away.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
The ability to communicate in writing is a critical skill in any business or workplace. Understanding the basic principles and steps used in writing reports and proposals will set you on the path to crafting effective professional business documents. This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


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


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
When your child has a Smartphone, there are key things you should know in order to keep them safe and secure. We'll help you understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, explore parental control apps for your child's Smartphone, and simplify this complicated technology so that you and your child can use the phone safely without worry.


Monday, October 10, 2022, 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.


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


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


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


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


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Good grammar doesn't make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Put an end to grammar mistakes that detract from your work. Everything you learn will elevate your communication skills and help you present polished, professional writing every time.


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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.


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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.


October 3, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Partake in the wonders of the medieval Market Square alive with Christmas and Santa Claus. Visit the open-air cloth market filled with wondrous gifts. During this virtual excursion, view a 1,100-year-old church that has sunk up to the second floor and the Church of the Virgin Mary. No visit to Krakow would be complete without a visit to Wawel Castle where we will encounter the fire-breathing statue of Smok, the Polish dragon who lived in a cave underneath the castle.


Monday, December 12, 2022, 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 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Whether you need to make a dull work presentation more lively, mix laughter with learning in the classroom, or ultimately want to write for print/production or perform your own stand-up routine, this fast-paced session will show you how to apply humor to all aspects of your life. You will learn the anatomy of a joke, how to use your powers of observation to sharpen your wit, how to write different types of jokes, and how to use humor to entertain and influence people.


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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.


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Start a new holiday tradition as you learn to create these delicious freshly-baked homemade cinnamon rolls and velvety hot cocoa bombs! You will love these pillowy, warm, gooey rolls topped with a cream cheese frosting.


Saturday, December 3, 2022, Online Only
CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets, which describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once, saving you, as the creator, a lot of work! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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Current research shows lifestyle and diet have a big effect on how the brain ages. No matter what your age, there are things you can begin to do today to improve how quickly and effectively brain cells communicate with each other. Learn which superfoods reduce the damaging effects of toxins and inflammation on the brain and which nutrients are great for memory, attention, processing information and reducing stress.


Monday, November 7, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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Explore the world of digital court reporting in courtroom and freelance settings. Find out about court proceedings, professional integrity, terminology, equipment, online research and more!


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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 3-28, 2022, 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.


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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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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


Saturday, November 19, 2022, Online Only
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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Do you remember seeing those old painted ads on the sides of buildings for Coca-Cola, Grain Belt Beer, grocery stores, and warehouses? Join Jay as he takes you on a virtual walk around the Twin Cities to view this sort of "Art Gallery" that surrounds us. You will also learn a bit about the history of some of these companies that date back into the 1800s.


Thursday, March 30, 2023, Online Only
Have you taken a good look at your feet, ankles, or knees lately? They support the weight of your entire body! Do your ankles roll in? Are your arches flat? Do you have bunions or calluses? Are your toes straight, or do they bend in? Does your big toe pull in towards the other toes? Do your knees lock back? Do your kneecaps turn in or pull outward? Discover simple things you can do to help correct these common problems.


Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 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 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Have you wanted to research your family history, but you're not sure how to start? Or maybe you are fairly new to genealogy and would appreciate some pointers. In this presentation, certified genealogist Elizabeth Williams Gomoll will show you how to get started right and avoid making some of the mistakes she made as a beginning genealogist.


Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Students learn in a variety of ways, and generational characteristics can influence learning styles. Explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience." This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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. This class is included in the Google Analytics Certificate course.


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If you are not reviewing your website statistics, you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This Certificate, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Google Analytics and Advanced Google Analytics.


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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.


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Do you love stuffed pasta and want to know how it's made? Follow along with our instructor as she guides you step-by-step through the simple pleasure of creating homemade stuffed pasta from the simplest ingredients. The tortellini will be paired with Italian sausage (or the sausage of your choice), a homemade alfredo sauce, and a wonderful loaf of homemade bread.


Saturday, October 8, 2022, Online Only
Through the magic of online classes, your tour guide will take you on a virtual trip through forgotten Anoka to hear the stories of the people who once lived there and, according to some, are still hanging around! During this presentation, June will tell you of a long-ago Anoka, the Jackson Hotel (now Billy's), the old Post Office, Colonial Hall, the Masonic Lodge, and some infamous residences.


Monday, October 24, 2022, Online Only
We have become a nation of professional sitters, causing lower body muscles to weaken and sag. In this workshop, learn Janice's famous "10 Minute Miracle Exercise" series to strengthen lower body muscles quickly and, in the process, increase metabolism and bone density. These exercises will help you decrease 2 inches off the saddlebag area in 2 weeks and trim inches off your lower body by getting rid of excess water weight.


Tuesday, March 21, 2023, Online Only
Restaurant-quality egg rolls and samosas can be made right in your own kitchen! These appetizers are jammed with flavors from around the world and can be a quick way to incorporate leftovers into something new and fun to eat. Make a variety of egg rolls, samosas, and dipping sauces in this virtual class.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Online Only
Add some homemade chocolates to your holiday cookie tins. They look beautiful and add a professional elegance. Plus, everyone will love them. We will make a variety of chocolate treats, including a classed-up turtle and a winter lover's peppermint bark. Dip dried fruit and pretzels and whip up creative variations of chocolate bark with random ingredients you probably already have!


Thursday, December 15, 2022, Online Only
Gather your family for this fun online holiday cookie decorating class! Learn the basics for decorating cookies at home with Royal Icing. You will receive an email with recipes for cookies to bake ahead of time so class can focus on decorating.


Friday, December 9, 2022, Online Only
Perfect your pierogies during this virtual cook-along class! Start with homemade dough and filling that will make your taste buds dance for joy! You'll also discover how to freeze these little dumplings and store them for a rainy day.


Friday, October 7, 2022, Online Only
Learn the basics to create and begin your very own YouTube channel. Join the world's largest media platform to share your hobbies, advice, instructions, talents/gifts, and more with the world and your audience!


Friday, November 11, 2022, Online Only
Romance is the #1 selling fiction genre. Whether you're a new or experienced writer, this comprehensive session will help you sharpen your skills with practical step-by-step advice. You will discover the different romance sub-genres and understand the proven romance formula. You will also learn to create a unique setting, introduce your protagonist (lead character), percolate friction, and write relatable dialogue.


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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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Join author June Gossler Anderson as she shares stories of her travels to Ireland to explore its ghostly residents. Ireland's history has been recorded in its abbeys and churches, forts and castles, jails and graveyards by those who lived during those turbulent times and often perished because of them. Their ghosts are eyewitnesses to this history. Sometimes, they are the history.


Monday, October 17, 2022, Online Only
Thursday, March 16, 2023, 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.


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Demystify the electric pressure cooker/multi-cooker called the Instant Pot during a virtual class! Learn the foundations of cooking and care, and how to make a few amazingly satisfying dishes in the Instant Pot. This class is a combination of demonstration and cook-along. Cook along with Tess as she creates a Creamy Cheesy Tuscan Chicken with Penne pasta dish.


Saturday, January 14, 2023, Online Only
Discover these delicious, mouth-watering culinary creations made in a fraction of the time using the Instant Pot! During this virtual class, have fun cooking along with our instructor as she prepares Chicken Pot Pie Soup, Instant Pot Ground Beef & Potato Stew, and wonderful, homemade potato dinner rolls. Choose one meal for your cook-along while watching a demonstration of the other. If you own two Instant Pots, make both!


Saturday, October 22, 2022, Online Only
Expand your culinary repertoire as you learn to create two wonderful soups and homemade Italian Bread Bowls! We'll create a Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup and Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup, which will go perfectly with the Italian bread bowls made from scratch. No Instant Pot? No problem! The instructor will make one soup in the Instant Pot and the other on the stovetop and provide step-by-step guidance and instruction for both cooking options.


Saturday, November 12, 2022, Online Only
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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Discover the growing field that integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Understand how digital marketing and print complement and enhance each other, and how to integrate both kinds of marketing for even greater overall effectiveness. Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Marketing Concepts, Successful Print Marketing, and Integrated Marketing Best Practices.


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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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
New technologies allow you to create your own web pages using code, even if you aren't a computer science expert. Explore the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script, and practical uses for each. This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


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


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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.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
December 5-30, 2022, 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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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.


September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, Online Only
Breathing in specific ways can have amazing and powerful healing benefits on mind and body. Breath work is the single most powerful thing you can practice for improving energy levels, health and well-being. The simplest and most powerful technique for optimum health of mind and body is absolutely free and literally right under your nose.


Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 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.


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Have you ever experienced the joy of having a Texan kolache? A Texan kolache is a wonderfully fluffy, extra-large, mildly sweet, baked doughnut stuffed with a choice of sausage and other fillings such as cheese. Sweet kolache are a wonderful light cookie traditionally made in European countries around the winter holidays that are filled with preserves and dusted with confectioners sugar. Learn how to make these delicious delicacies during this cook-along class.


Friday, November 18, 2022, Online Only
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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Adults of all ages are welcome to participate in this 2,500-year-old practice that helps us overcome self-dislike and builds proper self-love and self-acceptance. Meditation also helps us act more gently and lovingly toward others and live without fear or hatred. This practice improves good relationships and helps heal problem ones. It also teaches compassion, balance in relationships, and appreciating the good fortune of others.


November 10-17, 2022, Online Only
March 9-16, 2023, Online Only
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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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.


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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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, 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.


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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 course.


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


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Adults of all ages are welcome to join Mindfulness Meditation - the ancient method of self-understanding and self-management. Meditation is widely used for handling pain and stress, habit control, and dealing with painful emotions and disturbing thoughts. It leads to deep self-knowledge and self-management skills that make life richer. The content of the practice is simply our own experiences of body and mind with no ideology.


January 12, 2023 to February 16, 2023, Online Only
Dive deeper into your mindfulness practice! We'll discuss background material, problem mind-states, hindrances to practice, the mind-states being developed, the path of practice, managing problems in practice and some philosophical issues underlying the practice. There will be time for answering your questions at the end of class.


November 15, 2022 to December 13, 2022, Online Only
June Gossler Anderson was one of 27 women chosen to write the biographies of the 72 Minnesota men who have received the Medal of Honor. During her presentation honoring the heroes, you will meet a host of brave men who fought and died for their country including the 14-year-old orphan who displayed his heroism during the Civil War, and the Commander of the USS Arizona who went down with his ship at Pearl Harbor.


Friday, November 11, 2022, Online Only
This past year has resulted in some of the most significant changes to the college planning process in decades. Our friends from College Inside Track will show you how these changes may impact your family and will present new strategies to consider to give your student the best opportunities for admission, scholarships, and financial aid. If you are a parent of a student in grades 9-11, this is incredibly important info you will not want to miss!


Monday, October 3, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Create your own festive pierogi for the holiday and the whole year through! During this cook-along class, learn how to make a variety of homemade doughs and a variety of fillings for the pierogi that will make your taste buds dance! Discover how to create Tess' next-level potato and cheese filling and festive Reuben filling. Watch Tess demonstrate how she creates festive green and bright pink dough using pure and natural ingredients.


Saturday, December 10, 2022, Online Only
Giant soft pretzels are great any time of year, but we're especially craving them when the cool breezes start rolling in and take the leaves from the trees. During this virtual culinary experience, you will learn how to put some beer into the pretzels and the dippers for authentic Oktoberfestivities. And, what is October without pumpkin? You'll discover ways to put some pumpkin in your dippers -- and maybe even the pretzels themselves!


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Members of the "Greatest Generation" are leaving us at an alarming rate. Photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond planned and facilitated a WWII History Series in Elk River for 13 years, and got to know many people who shared their stories with us -- Holocaust and Japanese-American internment camp survivors, homefront workers, Allied POWs, veterans from all branches and theaters, and even a German soldier who fought the whole war on the Eastern Front. During this presentation, Jay will tell you about some of the people who participated in his History Series, and who are no longer here to tell their story themselves. Don't miss this unique insight into the lives of these amazing people!


Thursday, November 3, 2022, Online Only
Thursday, May 11, 2023, Online Only
Join us for more Veteran stories! Members of the "Greatest Generation" are leaving us at an alarming rate. Photographer and amateur historian Jay Grammond planned and facilitated a WWII History Series in Elk River for 13 years, and got to know many people who shared their stories with us -- Holocaust and Japanese-American internment camp survivors, homefront workers, Allied POWs, veterans from all branches and theaters, and even a German soldier who fought the whole war on the Eastern Front. During this presentation, Jay will continue to tell you about the participants in his History Series, and who are no longer here to tell their story themselves. Don't miss this unique insight into the lives of these amazing people!


Thursday, November 10, 2022, Online Only
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization or company. Learn how to target local audiences, use Facebook advertising, and how to determine the demographics of people you want to reach! This course is included with the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Have you ever had a day where you just can't stop eating? Do you crave starches, snack foods and sweets, and find the more you eat, the more you WANT to eat? Is your snacking out of control? Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower, but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype - just the facts.


Monday, October 10, 2022, Online Only
Learn how to make homemade PIZZAS with PIZZAZZ using delectable homemade dough in a variety of ways! During this virtual class, we'll make family fun pizza boats, pizza twists, the extremely popular Detroit-style pan pizza, and out-of-this-world pizza sauce! Three homemade pizza crusts will be used to create the pizza options. Personalize your pizzas with your choice of toppings.


Friday, October 28, 2022, Online Only
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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Have you ever caught your own reflection to see that your head hangs too far forward or your shoulders are too rounded, or you slump too much? Discover how to correct common posture problems and learn an "Instant Alignment Technique" that will have you standing straighter immediately.


Thursday, November 3, 2022, 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.


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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.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, 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.


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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.


October 3-28, 2022, 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.


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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.


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


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Do you have joints that ache - a knee, hip, or back? Whether you have arthritis, bursitis, or just creaky joints, this workshop is for you! Joint lubrication exercises are simple and easy to do yet produce rather remarkable results by helping to free your joints of pain. You'll also discover which nutrients are needed to help keep your joints healthy.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 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.


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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.


October 3, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Online Only
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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Not everyone can be skinny, but EVERYONE can be stronger! Strong muscles boost metabolism, maintain/increase bone density, make daily tasks easier, and help you age with quality and grace. Learn how to strengthen your arms, back, shoulders, chest, hips, butt and thighs using resistance bands while watching your favorite TV or listening to your favorite radio show. These multi-tasking exercises can fit easily into even the busiest of schedules and will help you look and feel better.


Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Online Only
Print promotion is not extinct! Discover the secrets to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters, and postcards. This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.


October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


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There are many things you can do to tap into your brain's creativity center. We will discuss and perform ancient breathing patterns to activate the right side of your brain where creativity lives. Discover how to use acupressure points that offer instant clarity and calm. Explore the Energy Medicine technique called 'Thumping' to activate creative centers, and how colors play a role in brain function. Leave this online class with an array of new tools to help you be your best before embarking on any creative endeavor.


Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 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.


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Published in 1897, Bram Stoker's Gothic novel, Dracula, launched an entire genre of literature and film about vampires. From the stone-cold crypt beneath St. Michan's Church in Dublin to the magnificent ruin of Whitby Abbey in England to the storied castles of Romania, June Gossler Anderson traces the stories and the influences that led to the creation of Bram Stoker's timeless masterpiece.


Monday, October 10, 2022, Online Only
Tiramisu can seem intimidating, even to an experienced baker. But once you try it and realize there's no baking involved, you will make it over and over again. Using a few quality ingredients, you can confidently produce Italian restaurant-quality Tiramisu for a pick-me-up or romantic shared dessert.


Saturday, December 3, 2022, Online Only
Every financial transaction falls into one or more of five categories involved in bookkeeping. Learn how to create a chart of accounts to meet your needs, as well as double-entry bookkeeping and the process of recording debits and credits. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


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


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Sight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate course.


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Confusion abounds about vitamin supplements. Do you need them? Which ones are best? How do you choose? Explore the 7 guidelines that determine if a supplement is well-balanced or a waste of money. We'll discuss what current research says about antioxidants, phytochemicals, anti-aging nutrients, herbal supplements and more. The instructor DOES NOT sell any supplements.


Thursday, November 17, 2022, Online Only
Learn what you need to know about this digital asset in today's technological world. You'll leave the class with a basic understanding of what an NFT is, how they are used, and the impact of NFTs on the future of music, artists, and digital creators!


Monday, October 17, 2022, Online Only
Often family researchers know only the country from which their ancestor emigrated. This presentation offers examples of American records that can answer the question, "But, exactly where were they from?" Finding an ancestor's specific place of origin in the old country can open doors to foreign records that can grow one's family tree back for generations. A handout lists sources and websites that can help with your search for that important ancestral location. You may even be able to stand where they once stood.


Tuesday, November 8, 2022, Online Only
Are you finding that fat is collecting around your midsection and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? It might be your hormones! In this virtual workshop you will learn 7 key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight, and how to help your body begin to lose weight again.


Thursday, October 13, 2022, Online Only
Meditation can provide stress reduction and relaxation and can even help medical patients. One of the simplest ways to meditate is by word meditation. It is easy to learn and do, but requires following some important guidelines for proper practice. This class will teach you how to use word meditation correctly and explains how to develop your practice over time using information acquired from skilled experts through many centuries.


Thursday, February 23, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, February 23, 2023, Online Only
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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Getting the word out is an essential activity for every business or organization. Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace!
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, 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 3-28, 2022, Online Only
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.


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