Courses

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


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Adobe InDesign allows you to create multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines, and works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Impress your business organization, friends, and family by enhancing their photos and creating magazine cover-quality enhanced images. This course is included in the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
You can't make sound decisions with inaccurate information. Discover the Excel tools that can help you use your data and information with confidence. This class is included with the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level! Focus on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Complete your SQL Certificate with advanced information. Learn how to write advanced subqueries, advanced join queries, and UNION queries that query more than one table. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Make your website truly responsive and able to serve all device sizes from smartphone to desktop. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
NEW KITS for MAY! We have teamed up with Watch Me Create to offer Art To Go! These fun at-home art kits are sure to spark your imagination. Each project kit is delivered to your door and comes with everything you need to create your own masterpiece! This month we are featuring Kitty with a Butterfly canvas painting and "Time for Dinner, Puppy" clay project. Choose one or both!


May 6, 2020 to August 31, 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
A lot of computer programming languages are very similar, and knowing what's common between all of them will help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with programmers, or help aspiring programmers get started. This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Would you like to speak Spanish? Practice the basic building blocks of the language and be able to ask and answer questions and hold simple conversations. You'll be speaking and reading Spanish in no time with this two-month online course.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Whether you run your own business, run the family finances, or want to add to your job skills, this online certificate course will help you understand the bookkeeping process and how to keep your accounts accurately.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month-End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Acquire the basic skills to boost your website traffic, including how to optimize your search engine presence. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Become a city planner! Use LEGOs to create vehicles, parks, and buildings and look at things real city planners have to think about when designing a city. Learn some awesome building techniques and STEAM concepts while you work with your online friends in a Zoom meeting led by a Snapology teacher!


September 23, 2020 to October 14, 2020, Online Only
Get ready for your New Year celebration with this short virtual course on brie, and discover what cheeses go with your favorite bubbly beverages, including wine, cider, and beer.


Thursday, December 10, 2020, Online Only
Holiday entertaining is on the horizon! Impress and welcome your friends and family with these ideas for selecting and arranging cheese, meat, fruit, and other delicious condiments into a photo-worthy, mouth-watering platter!


Thursday, November 12, 2020, Online Only
The ability to communicate in writing is a critical skill in any business or workplace. Understanding the basic principles and steps used in writing reports and proposals will set you on the path to crafting effective professional business documents. This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Discover your role as a non-financial manager in the cash flow process. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Nearly every decision in the workplace relies on financial information in one way or another. Discover how understanding this information can help you make smart decisions about budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your area of influence.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Cash is King, and Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Games are increasingly recognized as tools that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course looks at both video and analog games.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Business Writing, Effective Copywriting, and Writing News and Press Releases.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Customer service is an essential part of any business or organization. As the use of technology increases, human interaction with customers becomes even more important. You can become an excellent service provider through this two-part online program.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Extraordinary Customer Service and Keys to Customer Service.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. How well do YOU know it?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches, and any other effective presentation today. Whether online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message, but often make your message successful.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Graphic Design for Visual Presentations, Photoshop for Presentations, and Infographics.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Every business or organization needs project management. A good project manager can detect problems early for quick resolution, which can improve employee, customer and public confidence and attitude. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Project Management, Project Management Knowledge Areas, and Project Management Processes.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Have you ever judged a business or company by their website? Effective website design is essential in the digital marketplace. No prior web design, HTML or coding knowledge is needed for this course. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Web Design, Intermediate Web Design, and Advanced Web Design.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Communication in the workplace is more important than ever and critical to your career advancement and success. Discover skills and techniques you can study over the weekend and put to use on Monday morning!
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Negotiation: Get What You Want, and Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
We all know change is inevitable, whether we like it or not. Those who are willing to embrace change are much more likely to thrive under new conditions. Discover how you can deal with changes in your work environment. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change. This course is included in the Managing Social Change Certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Don't let the kids have all the fun this Halloween! Enjoy some chocolate treats of your own and discover how chocolate can be the perfect accompaniment to a variety of cheeses.


Thursday, October 22, 2020, Online Only
Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. Take your first steps into learning a skill that can help you become even more valuable in the job market or in your current organization.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Coding, HTML Fundamentals, and CSS Fundamentals.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Discover win-win tips on communicating with computer programmers to make your project go more smoothly and efficiently. This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
An average manager can spend more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. No matter what your position, conflict management skills can positively correlate to higher earnings and promotion. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course, and the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.



September 8, 2020 to October 2, 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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, 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.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work. Designed for non-technical managers, director and others in the work place, find out how to practice safer computing and safeguard your information.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Dealing with difficult personalities and challenging subjects in the workplace takes skill, tact, and confidence. Effective communication is a key component in managing conflict and making your day-to-day interactions run smoothly. Find your voice in this online course. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Get a fundamental, yet advanced, introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, and optimizing your presence on search engines.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Improving Email Promotions, Boosting Your Website Traffic, and Online Advertising.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Are you ready to earn your driver's permit and learn to drive? During Minnesota Executive Order 20-02, the Minnesota Drivers Education classroom will be offered through with an exciting new e-learning option. The e-Learning Classroom will consist of the 30 hours of classroom instruction required by the State of Minnesota. Once you have your permit, schedule Behind the Wheel training from our State-licensed and certified instructors. Students must be 15 years old by the last day of classroom instruction.


September 17-30, 2020, Online Only
October 1-14, 2020, Online Only
October 19, 2020 to November 2, 2020, Online Only
November 30, 2020 to December 11, 2020, Online Only
Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo, or promoting your skills online or in a letter, strong writing skills are the key to success. Learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
We all know good customer service is important, but what makes it truly extraordinary? Discover how easy it is to tweak ordinary customer service into an experience that will keep customers coming back. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
How can you make a Facebook page work for your business? What keeps people coming back to your page? How can you effectively respond to and moderate both negative and positive posts or comments? Discover how to make Facebook an essential tool in your marketing plan.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Discover fall yard and garden cleanup best practices from Sherburne County Master Gardener Liz. During this virtual class, Liz will provide tips for preparing your yard and garden for the long winter months. Bring your questions, as there will be time for discussion.


Monday, September 28, 2020, Online Only
Take the mystery out of money matters! Build on your understanding of financial concepts and information found on your organization's reports. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
You CAN find happiness while living with a chronic illness. This course is designed for those who are battling chronic illness as well as their caretakers.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Online Only
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
Good grammar doesn't make good writing, but good writing demands good grammar. Whether you're a student or a professional, a career changer or a job seeker, this comprehensive program will guide you through the linguistic twists and turns of English grammar and equip you to write more effectively from day one.
Registration in this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Word Level Grammar, Sentence Level Grammar, and Refining Your Writing.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Explore the basic graphic design principles that will help you create effective and beautiful visual presentations. This course is included in the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Discover how to use Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop to create a myriad of print projects and digital art work. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Managing or working with computer programmers is now an important part of almost every business or organization. Understand what your tech team is talking about! This course is included in the Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate course.


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


Saturday, September 19, 2020, Online Only
Build simple web pages by hand coding, using HTML tags to create paragraphs, headings, lists, links, and more! This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Discover new ways to improve your email promotions, including when and what to email, and testing email content. This course is included in the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
An infographic is a collection of imagery, charts, and minimal text that gives an easy-to-understand overview of a topic. Learn the basics of designing infographics and how to use them to present information. This course is included in the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine! Discover ways to have your audience generate excellent content for you, and build your community while doing it!


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Have you ever wished you could have a cooking lesson right in your own kitchen? You can! Our virtual Instant Pot cook-along class features two dishes that will have you enjoying the taste of summer BBQ all year long!


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


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


Saturday, October 10, 2020, Online Only
Get your fast-food fix without leaving the house! Cook along with Tess and your friends in an online Instant Pot class featuring White Castle Copycat Sliders and Buffalo Chicken Sliders.


Saturday, December 5, 2020, Online Only
Cook together apart with this virtual Instant Pot cook-along class! The recipe options are Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Macaroni and Cheese. Meet friends in the online Zoom classroom, and make lasting memories in the kitchen by asking your in-home quarantine partner, kids, family, or roommates to join you!


Saturday, September 26, 2020, Online Only
Looking for some quick and simple options for a wonderful holiday menu made in your Instant Pot? Dinner will be fast and stress-free with full-flavored faux roasted chicken, holiday mashed potatoes, spiced honey glazed carrots and pumpkin cheesecake. Spend more time with your family and less in the kitchen!


Saturday, November 21, 2020, Online Only
What goes into building a great social network? How do you select the right tool for your business? What is Ning? How do you know where to spend your time? What's next? Or are you still working on last year's trends? This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Many business decisions involve comparing groups for differences and relationships between variables. Explore the statistics behind differences and relationships in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Discover insights hidden in your data! Delve further into Power Query to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) your data. Add user-friendly features to enhance your reports. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Start with a review of Structured Query Language (SQL). Then discover how to retrieve more meaningful data from one or more tables stored in a database. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion this year. Learn the basics of video game processes, the main video game genres, and acquire simple game programming ability. This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
You know how to put together a basic website, but you want it to do more! Add functions, objects, forms, databases and tables, and examine accessibility guidelines and conformance. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
New technologies allow you to create your own web pages using code, even if you aren't a computer science expert. Explore the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script, and practical uses for each. This course is included in the Coding Certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting. This course will help you start on that journey. This course is included in the Certificate in Data Analysis course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
It has been said that everyone has a book in them. Do you? Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction-writing experience, this online course will help you find your path toward your fiction-writing goals.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks using Microsoft's free Power BI Desktop program. This course is included in the Power BI certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Having good project management skills is one of the fastest paths to promotion in many organizations. Go through the basics of creating a project in this online course. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Discover resources for developing game design and identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. Understand the different roles required in the development of a video game, and how to work with game developers.This course is included in the Certificate in Basic Game Design course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Discover the top social media sites and learn how businesses are using them. This course is included in the Social Media for Business Certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Learning how to write Structured Query Language (SQL) code can increase your worth in the job market! Start here with the basics. This course is included in the SQL Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
September 8, 2020 to October 3, 2020, Online Only
Frequently, a website forms the first impression of a business, company or organization. A good website starts with a plan. Discover the basics of web design from planning the structure to layout to publishing. This course is included in the Certificate in Web Design course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Even the best workplace can have an occasional problem. Examine the internal investigation process, anti-harassment laws and EEOC requirements, and discover the skills and methods that can help you better handle employee-related issues before they become serious formal complaints.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Good customer service skills can have a powerful impact on your life as well as your career. Discover how to avoid customer turnoffs and what it takes to consistently deliver great customer service. This course is included in the Certificate in Customer Service course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Use your imagination to create a design using soft foam, then cover it with aluminum foil to create a raised surface. Your project kit is delivered to your door and includes everything you need to complete your craft.


April 28, 2020 to August 31, 2020, Online Only
Sculpt your own under-the-sea creature using Model Magic clay, then add color with markers from home. Your project kit is delivered to your door and comes with comes with everything you need to create your basic sculpture.


April 28, 2020 to August 31, 2020, Online Only
Learn the art of metal tooling! Create patterns and textures by pressing from both sides of a piece of soft metal. Your kit is delivered to your door and includes everything you need to complete your project.


April 28, 2020 to August 31, 2020, Online Only
Does the thought of working in a legal office intrigue you? Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective and efficient administrative member of any legal office team!


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
To the Batcave, Batman! What's the science behind your favorite heroes' powers? Explore gravity, aerodynamics, DNA, motion, and more as they are used in flight, super villain fights, and superhero vehicles.


November 18, 2020 to December 16, 2020, Online Only
A growing number of employees are working remotely, including from home, requiring organizations to move from measuring time to measuring productivity and outcomes. Take a look at four new management systems to measure your own productivity, as well as that of others. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Sociologists define social change as changes in human interactions and relationships that transform cultural and social institutions. Discover proven strategies for moving your efforts, and those of others, from advocacy to managing and achieving social change within the workplace and/or community.
Registration for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Change Management Skills, Change in the Workplace, and Creating Community & Social Change.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Social media can help you develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your business or organization. Find out which platform will work best for you. This course is included in the Social Marketing for Business Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations, documents, email, calendars and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office Suite. Take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. This course is included in the Certificate in Mastering Excel course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Video marketing is a hot marketing trend. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect with people. Learn how to turn that connection into a positive outcome.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: YouTube for Business, and Video Marketing.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Negotiation and bargaining skills are useful in everyday life as well as in business and the workplace. Discover your natural bargaining style and learn how to balance firmness and flexibility to get the best outcome. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in many ways. Learn the difference between being busy and being productive. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Get the keys to making online advertising work for you and your organization or company. Learn how to target local audiences, use Facebook advertising, and how to determine the demographics of people you want to reach! This course is included with the Certificate in Digital Marketing course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Computer coding is the language that tells computers what to do. It allows us to communicate with machines and create software programs and apps. Online Coding Club is led by live teachers who will help you learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 2 keeps you building on your knowledge of block programming, and adding random motion, basic loops, and conditionals while you create your own game.


November 3, 2020 to December 15, 2020, Online Only
November 4, 2020 to December 16, 2020, Online Only
January 5, 2021 to February 9, 2021, Online Only
January 6, 2021 to February 10, 2021, Online Only
February 16, 2021 to April 13, 2021, Online Only
February 17, 2021 to April 14, 2021, Online Only
April 20, 2021 to May 25, 2021, Online Only
April 21, 2021 to May 26, 2021, 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.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software - Power Business Intelligence. Discover the process of creating interactive reports, charts, visuals, and more to enhance the data analysis skills that will allow you to make more informed decisions for your organization or business.
Registration for this course will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Power BI, Intermediate Power BI, and Advanced Power BI.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Boost your productivity by managing your time better! Discover new techniques and strategies, how to utilize technology, how to document your own productivity, and how to manage the productivity of others.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Managing Productivity, New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management, and Productivity eTools: Be Organized and Get Stuff Done.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Turbo-charge your work and simplify your life! Discover new apps, tools, and tricks each week that will help you work more efficiently. This course is included in the Productivity and Time Management Certificate course.



October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
With virtually every organization now involved in or even dependent on computer programming, managing or working with programmers is an important part of your toolkit. Knowing how to communicate clearly will make every project run smoothly.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: How Programming Works, Basic Programming Concepts, and Communicating with Programmers.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
The basic information in this online course will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in a project management field or for use in your current line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
Make your writing say exactly what you intend it to say. Explore errors in agreement, structural inconsistencies, and wordiness/concision. Learn to correct and reshape sentences that have gone wrong. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


November 2-27, 2020, Online Only
Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Many business decisions involve comparing groups for differences and relationships between variables. Explore the statistics behind differences and relationships in this online course. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting. This course will help you start on that journey. Online self-study courses are designed for self-directed learning, allowing you to begin and end classes at your convenience. This course is included in the Self Study: Certificate in Data Analysis course.


May 4, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Only
Whether in speaking or writing, a poorly-composed sentence can make a negative impression on your audience. Discover how fixing common sentence grammar errors can help your communication become more polished and effective. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
You see social media every day -- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, blogs, and vlogs. And you see all kinds of businesses using it to advertise. Why aren't you?
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Social Media, Integrating Social Media in Your Organization, and Marketing Using Social Media.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Good communication is an essential part of healthcare today. This Spanish class -- designed specifically for healthcare professionals -- will give you the skills you need to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry-standard database programming language. Become more marketable in computer-related career fields that pertain to database administration. Learning SQL can also lead to a job that is specific to analyzing data such as a data analyst, a quality assurance analyst or a business analyst.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to SQL, Intermediate SQL, and Advanced SQL.


July 6, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
August 3, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Stress isn't the enemy. Events happen every day. How we interpret those events can set the stage for how we feel and how we react to others. This course is included in the Workplace Conflict Solutions Certification course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
Do you ever wonder just what your teenager is thinking? The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain. Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
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
Understanding yourself and others increases your overall effectiveness at work, at home, and in all your relationships. Learn how to communicate effectively with all personality styles. This course is included in the Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


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


Thursday, October 1, 2020, Online Only
Sight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate course.


September 8, 2020 to October 2, 2020, Online Only
In this STEAM-y virtual class, we'll build strong bridges, tall towers, habitats and ecosystems, design landscape architecture and more! A Snapology teacher will lead you and your online friends through a different STEAM focus in each class.


October 21, 2020 to November 11, 2020, Online Only
Get reacquainted with the parts of speech. Learn how to choose the right word from pairs that sound alike, but have very different meanings. This course is included in the Grammar Refresher Certificate course.


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


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Today's employees are expected to have a solid set of interpersonal skills. Become an effective team member and leader in the workplace by learning how to navigate problematic interactions with ease. 
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Conflict Management, Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace, and Stress Management in the Workplace.


September 8, 2020 to November 27, 2020, Online Only
Getting the word out is an essential activity for every business or organization. Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace!
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.


August 3-28, 2020, Online Only
Did you know YouTube is the second largest search engine? Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people? This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate.


October 5-30, 2020, Online Only
ACT test scores are widely used in college admissions and scholarship decisions. In this online workshop, you will learn strategies for improving all four sub-tests, take shortened practice tests that mirror the actual testing experience and get suggestions for individualized study.


August 19, 2020 to October 22, 2020, Online Only
Start with a solid foundation in using Photoshop, then build an advanced understanding of this popular software. Learn the purpose of each photo-editing tool and gain the confidence to use them. This course is included with the Certificate in Presentation Media course.


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Learn how to handle complicated employee-related issues that affect today's legal-prone work environment. From recordkeeping requirements to handling grievances and disgruntled employees, this online class will help you understand basic fundamentals of workplace law and how to manage the "people" side of your business.


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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.


September 8, 2020 to October 30, 2020, Online Only
The Engineering For Kids STEM Club is going virtual! You and your online friends will explore a different STEM topic each week led by an EFK teacher in a Zoom meeting. Kits will be available for pick-up at the Handke Center before the course starts and will contain almost everything you need to complete each week's project. You just add a few basic supplies and a workspace that can get messy! Have fun working "together apart" to solve each week's challenge!


October 13, 2020 to November 3, 2020, Online Only
November 24, 2020 to December 15, 2020, 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.


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Computer coding is the language that tells computers what to do. It allows us to communicate with machines and create software programs and apps. Online Coding Club is led by live teachers who will help you learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 3 continues working on programming fundamentals. Deepen your knowledge of loops and conditionals, and learn about variables and game design techniques.


January 4, 2021 to February 8, 2021, Online Only
January 5, 2021 to February 9, 2021, Online Only
February 15, 2021 to April 12, 2021, Online Only
February 16, 2021 to April 13, 2021, Online Only
April 20, 2021 to May 25, 2021, Online Only
Computer coding is the language that tells computers what to do. It allows us to communicate with machines and create software programs and apps. Online Coding Club is led by live teachers who will help you learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 4 introduces you to more intermediate concepts. Discover how to use random number elements, collision detection, and gravity.


February 16, 2021 to April 13, 2021, Online Only
April 23, 2021 to May 28, 2021, Online Only
Computer coding is the language that tells computers what to do. It allows us to communicate with machines and create software programs and apps. Online Coding Club is led by live teachers who will help you learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 5 continues deepening your knowledge of block programming and introduces some basic Python. Learn how to keep track of score using variables and assignment.


April 20, 2021 to May 25, 2021, Online Only
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