Upcoming Courses

Courses

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


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


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 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!


Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 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.


Monday, February 27, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
September 5-29, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
July 4-28, 2023, Online Only
October 2-27, 2023, 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
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 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 1 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
Do you dream of traveling to a Spanish-speaking country? If so, this is the class for you! Learn basic conversation skills to get around a Spanish-speaking country with greater ease. This class covers helpful dialogue and greetings, how to barter at a market, how to order in a restaurant, and how to ask for simple directions. Each class is based on a travel-related theme to practice real-world Spanish!


June 6-27, 2023, Online Only
Here's your chance to learn useful Spanish vocabulary and conversation components centered around food and cooking that can be applied to real-life settings. Topics include typical Hispanic dishes, restaurant vocabulary, understanding the market experience, setting the table, cooking from a recipe, food vocabulary, and conversation elements.


June 5-26, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 2023, Online Only
This advanced knife skills class is for the home cook who wants to improve their accuracy and detail. You will learn and practice more intricate cuts such as fine dicing, julienne, brunoise, bias, supreme, and chiffonade. We'll define these terms and discuss the best applications for fancy cuts. You should be able to handle a knife properly, and have extensive daily experience with consistent and even basic cuts such as chopping, slicing, and dicing. With your newly-honed advanced techniques, you will impress your dining companions and elevate both the presentation and texture of your culinary creations.


Sunday, February 26, 2023, Online Only
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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
September 5-29, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
September 5-29, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
August 7, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
November 6, 2023 to December 1, 2023, Online Only
Minnesota is privileged to have several Barn Quilt Trails. These pieces of art that adorn the sides of barns and buildings throughout the state are set up to not only pay homage to heritage or interests but to bring people into an area. Instructor Jay Grammond will lead you around the state to give you a sampling of what is out there in hopes that you will make your own road trip!


Thursday, April 20, 2023, Online Only
Explore the land of sky-blue waters with professional photographer Jay Grammond as he takes you on a virtual road trip around the state to learn about some of Minnesota's waterways. Come away with the seeds of your own road trip ideas planted and ready for Spring and Summer!


Thursday, February 16, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 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.


Thursday, April 20, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, May 11, 2023, Online Only
Perimenopause starts around the age of 35 for most women and can last 10-15 years. Once you understand exactly what is causing all the troublesome symptoms that go with it, they are much easier to correct. We'll discuss how to get hormone levels measured and what to do with the results, hormone replacement therapy, acupressure points to assist in symptom relief, and nutritional musts. You will leave with multiple tools and techniques for restoring your health and well-being.


Wednesday, February 8, 2023, Online Only
How do you keep track of day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Learn how to understand the numbers and how to record every penny.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Is your goal to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher? This comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk.


Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
June 5, 2023 to July 28, 2023, Online Only
September 5, 2023 to October 27, 2023, Online Only
Whether you run your own business, run the family finances, or want to add to your job skills, this online certificate course will help you understand the bookkeeping process and how to keep your accounts accurately.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month-End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.


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


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


Thursday, March 2, 2023, Online Only
Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan one step at a time.
This course is included in the Entrepreneurship Certificate course.


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
June 5-30, 2023, Online Only
September 5-29, 2023, Online Only
Join Chef Tess as she leads you through making a variety of the most delicious California rolls that have you wondering why you haven't tried making them before. California sushi roll combinations are limited only by your imagination. Vegetarian, with or without seaweed, spicy or not -- it is totally up to you! Learn the skill of creating seasoned sushi rice and spicy mayo, and how to stuff, wrap and shape the rolls. Make it a date or family night as you create lasting memories in your kitchen!


Saturday, May 13, 2023, Online Only
Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. Discover your role as a non-financial manager in the cash flow process. This course is included in the Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
July 4-28, 2023, Online Only
October 2-27, 2023, Online Only
Nearly every decision in the workplace relies on financial information in one way or another. Discover how understanding this information can help you make smart decisions about budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your area of influence.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Cash is King, and Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers.


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


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
June 5, 2023 to July 28, 2023, Online Only
September 5, 2023 to October 27, 2023, 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.


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


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
June 5, 2023 to July 28, 2023, Online Only
September 5, 2023 to October 27, 2023, 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.


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


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), this certificate course provides practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career.


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


March 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation and program evaluation for non-profits with this course.
Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: Revenue Generation for Nonprofits, and Program Evaluation for Nonprofits.


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


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
Every business or organization needs project management. A good project manager can detect problems early for quick resolution, which can improve employee, customer and public confidence and attitude. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Introduction to Project Management, Project Management Knowledge Areas, and Project Management Processes.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
QuickBooks Online is the leading online accounting platform, and is the preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers, and accounting professionals. Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, then learn how to work with more advanced QuickBooks Online topics.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: QuickBooks Online Level 1 and QuickBooks Online Level 2.


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


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, 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.


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


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
Financial statements can help you measure performance, make improvements and set goals for your business, organization or home finances. Learn how to prepare these statements, close your books, and get ready for the next accounting period. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
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.


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


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


Saturday, March 4, 2023, 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 Certificate in Workplace Communication course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Have you ever taken a bite of one of America's favorite double-stacked burgers with that special sauce, served under the golden arches, and wondered how it was made or if you could make it yourself? This virtual cook-along class has the answer! Join Tess as she shares her secrets to creating this mouthwatering goodness at home. We'll make homemade sesame seed buns, delicious patties, and "secret" special sauce, and add homemade no-churn ice cream for dessert!


Saturday, February 25, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Do you love Indian food but are intimidated by the idea of making it yourself? Do you need more vegetarian options to spice up your dinner routine? Perhaps you want to learn variations, enhance your flavors, or work with the ingredients you currently have on hand. This class will teach you the fundamentals of working with legumes and split pulses, sourcing and utilizing vibrant Indian spices, developing layers of flavor and perfecting a "tadka."


Thursday, February 16, 2023, Online Only
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.


Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 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.


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


March 6-31, 2023, 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.


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


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


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


April 10-21, 2023, Online Only
June 12-23, 2023, Online Only
August 21, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Online Only
Ethiopian/Eritrean food has become a favorite among foodies worldwide. Experience the thrilling taste of exotic spices paired with daily ingredients such as vegetables, beans, and lentils, or meat sautéed with flavored butters and healthy oils. Every step in this virtual class is educational, informative and a delicious trip into the food culture of these historic countries. Enjoy cooking along from the comfort of your own kitchen.


Monday, February 13, 2023, 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.


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


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


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


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


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Self-publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies. Participants must attend "Beginner's Guide to Getting Published" before attending this class.


Tuesday, March 7, 2023, Online Only
If you love to travel and love to write, this is for you! We will discuss how to use all your senses in a new destination to create more detailed and in-depth descriptions that capture and maintain readers' interest, and whether or not you need to include photos with your work. You will also learn how to find and submit your finished product to print and online markets, the business side of travel writing (how to take travel tax deductions), and how to avoid worn-out travel-writing cliches.


Saturday, March 4, 2023, Online Only
Saturday, July 8, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
There are 19 flat muscles in your face, all of which can be strengthened and toned, just like arm or leg muscles. Facial exercises can take years off your appearance by reducing frown, forehead, and "puppet mouth" lines, lifting and firming neckline, making upper and lower cheeks fuller, reducing puffiness and sagging around eyes, improving circulation and nutrient flow into cells, and improving lymph circulation. Learn simple exercises that will rejuvenate your face.


Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 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.


Thursday, March 16, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Dive into the world of unique rolled and stuffed pizzas and marvelous focaccia bread in this virtual cook-along class. Learn how to make your own homemade focaccia bread, a wonderful rolled pizza called stromboli, and the stuffed pizzas we know as calzones.


Saturday, March 25, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
If there were a food combination where nutrition meets deliciousness and simplicity, it would be called falafel! Experience the fun of falafel while participating in this virtual cook-along class! Learn how to create fantastic full-flavored falafel, delicious homemade pita-pocket bread, yogurt tahini sauce, and marvelous hummus.


Saturday, May 6, 2023, Online Only
Discover and apply the six rules of mouth-watering culinary garnishing! First, whip up a homemade creamy vegetable-based soup. Then, learn to prepare an array of potential garnishes for the soup, including toasted nuts and seeds, spice oils, pistou, fresh herbs, and crackers. You'll build an arsenal of tools such as knife skills, flavor and texture pairings, sauce creation, and artistic plating so that you can professionally garnish everything you serve up, from tacos to eggs to dessert.


Saturday, March 11, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
General ledgers are all about balance. In this online course, you'll learn how to post journal entries and make sure your general ledger balances at the end of the month. This course is included in the Bookkeeping Certificate course.


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


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
What can you do on Instagram that can result in huge growth for your customer base and sales? You'll find the answers in this fun, beginner-level class on growing your business with Instagram. Learn the key steps needed to improve your company bottom line and gain more followers. Plus, you will learn to make your content irresistible and have fun in the process!


Tuesday, May 16, 2023, Online Only
Experience the time-honored art of creating pasta from scratch in this hands-on virtual cooking class. Mimi will teach you how to throw together the perfect pasta dough and slice it into noodles. You'll also learn how to make a delicious garlic tomato sauce to smother your freshly-made noodles, creating a rich and satisfying homemade dish.


Tuesday, June 20, 2023, Online Only
Ethiopian food is light, healthy, and flavorful, ranging from mild to a little spicy, and very vegetarian-friendly. It can be addictive both in cooking it as much as eating it. Discover new cooking techniques as Mimi shows you ways to easily pair exotic spices with daily ingredients such as beans, lentils, and vegetables sautéed with flavored ghee and healthy oils.


Tuesday, July 11, 2023, 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
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.


Thursday, March 16, 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.


Monday, June 26, 2023, Online Only
Gnocchi are bite-sized tender soft pillows of pasta goodness with the ability to take on added flavor to create mouthwatering meals that will become family favorites. They are even simpler to make than other fresh pasta options. During this fun-filled class, you will learn how to create these little morsels and turn them into a scrumptious meal.


Saturday, April 22, 2023, 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.


Saturday, April 29, 2023, 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!


Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 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.


Saturday, March 4, 2023, Online Only
So, you've written a book. Now what? Whether you've written The Great American Novel and want to share it with the world or your memoirs to pass on to family and friends, this class is for you. This two-part class will show you how to prepare your manuscript for publishing and explain the business of selling your books.


March 30, 2023 to April 4, 2023, Online Only
Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award-winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start-up workshop you will ever find. You will discover more than 250 legitimate home business ideas, mandatory legal documentation, ways to market your product and services, and how to take tax deductions.


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


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
In just a few hours, you can learn enough to delight in years of playing the piano. Learn to play the way professionals do -- using chords. With this online Zoom class, you can sit at your home piano or keyboard and learn without any pressure.


Saturday, February 25, 2023, Online Only
Create two amazing meals that would typically take hours in a fraction of the time using the Instant Pot. Choose one for your cook-along and watch a demonstration of the other. If you have two Instant Pots, you could even make both! You'll also learn how to bake delicious potato dinner rolls from scratch to go with the chili.


Saturday, March 11, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


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


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


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


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


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
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.


January 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Knowing medical terminology is the first step for any career in the medical field or simply to understand your family's medical visits. This highly specialized language involves word building with root words, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations. You will leave with a solid foundation of medical language, as well as basic medical billing and coding terminology. No prior experience is necessary.


Monday, March 6, 2023, 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.


Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 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.


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


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


March 9-16, 2023, Online Only
May 16-23, 2023, Online Only
In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script, and a Shooting Script and when to do each. Plus, you'll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers.


Saturday, July 8, 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.


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


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


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
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.


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


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


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


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Video marketing is a hot marketing trend. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect with people. Learn how to turn that connection into a positive outcome.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the two required courses: YouTube for Business, and Video Marketing.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
In this hands-on virtual cooking class with Mimi, discover how to cook Mediterranean cuisine that erupts with zesty and exciting flavors. From classic, refreshing hummus to a delightful Mediterranean salad with grilled chicken breast, it doesn't get any better than this!


Monday, June 12, 2023, Online Only
The word "mezze" refers to what we all know as finger foods and dips. Many Mediterranean meals consist of assorted mezze items that come together to create the most wonderful flavors, tastes and textures. Dazzle your family and guests with a delicious, full-flavored Mediterranean mezze meal that will leave everyone asking for more!


Saturday, March 4, 2023, Online Only
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.


April 11, 2023 to May 9, 2023, 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.


Monday, February 20, 2023, Online Only
Mudras, or "yoga of the hand" has been recognized for centuries as a simple, yet effective, healing tool. In ancient India, mudras was believed to be the key to spiritual, mental and physical well-being and that regular practice of the hand positions can rejuvenate body and mind. Mudras can also be used to help relieve numerous conditions such as anxiety, stress, digestive issues, weight loss, bloating, insomnia and more.


Tuesday, March 7, 2023, Online Only
If you can type, you can make money at home using your computer. You will discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, and 100 ways to make money with a computer. There is a definite need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. (Must have attended "Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas.")


Tuesday, July 11, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
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, May 11, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


Thursday, February 23, 2023, Online Only
Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 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.


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


Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
Enhance your understanding of program evaluation within the nonprofit context. Find out how to improve your evaluation planning, data collection, data analysis, and data use. Special attention will be paid to the real-world challenges that organizations may face when conducting evaluation, including staff time, costs, and reporting evaluation results to funders. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
The knowledge areas covered in this course support the Project Management Processes. Explore these areas including communication, cost, scope, quality, human resources, risk and procurement. This course is included in the Certificate of Project Management course.


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
The basic information in this online course will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in a project management field or for use in your current line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. This course is included in the Certificate in Project Management course.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, one of the most popular cloud-based accounting programs and preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers, and accounting professionals. In four hands-on units, you will learn how to use QuickBooks Online to enter sales and purchases, receive and make payments, and add inventory. This course is included in the Certificate in QuickBooks Online course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Move on to work with more advanced QuickBooks Online topics. Increase your abilities with such skills as how to customize settings, banking, credit cards, foreign currencies, statements for debt collection, using tags, and projects. This course is included with the Certificate in QuickBooks Online course.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Working remotely does not make you an expert on remote work. Discover the 5 bad habits too many remote workers and their managers acquire from lack of experience, tools, and expertise. Come away with a deeper understanding of this enormous industrial and cultural shift going on in the workplace and in society. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Build revenue streams for your non-profit organization. They are essential not only to keep your doors open, but also to expand your services. Discover basic concepts that will yield greater revenue results. After taking this course you will have the knowledge to improve your revenue generation and generate a better surplus. This class is included in the Certificate in Non-Profit Administration course.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
Driving new customer traffic to your website and promoting your business is imperative in today's technology world. Don't let your skillset or company get left behind by missing the key social media rules you need to know! Learn how to craft a simple but effective social media marketing strategy, listen directly to customers, and implement tips to grow your business all while staying organized without being overwhelmed by technology.


Thursday, May 11, 2023, 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.


Tuesday, February 28, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
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, February 7, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 31, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
In this exciting LIVE virtual summer camp, you will blaze new trails "visiting" a zoo! Explore zoo animals and habitats including the aquarium, farm animals, birds, and even the safari -- all in Spanish! Class will include interactive activities learning Spanish vocabulary and practical conversation elements. Join us on a wild adventure!


June 12-15, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
March 6, 2023 to May 26, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
May 1, 2023 to July 28, 2023, 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.


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


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Learn the main causes of a bulging belly and 6 strategies for getting rid of belly bloat. Instructor Janice Novak will teach you a few exercises designed to strengthen the deepest layer of abdominal muscle - the layer that is responsible for flattening the stomach, shaping your waistline, and supporting your lower back. And we will do this without getting on the floor!


Wednesday, February 15, 2023, Online Only
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Online Only
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.


Thursday, April 20, 2023, 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.


March 6-31, 2023, Online Only
May 1-26, 2023, Online Only
Your employees are your most valuable resources! Even experience supervisors and managers will discover something new and practical in this online course.


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


Thursday, April 13, 2023, 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.


February 6, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Online Only
April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
If you currently take thyroid medication but are still gaining weight and still have a variety of symptoms, there's more you need to know. In this virtual workshop, we will discuss how thyroid function can make any illness worse; the 5 things that need to be measured, but usually aren't; why the #1 thyroid replacement may not be helping you; the connection between thyroid, fibromyalgia and arthritis; foods that help or hinder; commonly misunderstood rules of how and when to take thyroid meds; environmental triggers and info you need to discuss with your doctor.


Thursday, February 16, 2023, 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.


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


April 3-28, 2023, Online Only
Discover the magic of SPANISH! Learn music- and school-related vocabulary and helpful conversational Spanish. We'll use songs and games as we delve into the fascinating culture of Argentina! Each week will be packed full of useful Spanish. Get a language head start today!


February 15, 2023 to April 5, 2023, Online Only
February 16, 2023 to April 6, 2023, Online Only
Sight, sound, and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business, and build brand awareness. This course is included in the Mastering Video Marketing Certificate course.


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


Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 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!


Thursday, February 9, 2023, 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, February 9, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, May 4, 2023, 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
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, Online Only
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, August 10, 2023, Online Only
Thursday, August 10, 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.


February 6, 2023 to April 28, 2023, Online Only
April 3, 2023 to June 30, 2023, Online Only
Become a mystery writer for fun or profit! You will discover the different sub-genres and three-act story structure of mystery writing and create an intriguing cast of characters. Learn how to research and pick your setting, make sure your opening grabs readers' attention, and use "red herrings" to misdirect your readers and create suspense until you're ready for the final reveal.


Saturday, March 4, 2023, Online Only
Saturday, July 8, 2023, 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.


April 3-28, 2023, 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.


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