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RSU 25 Adult and Community Education



Business & Skills Training

Business Coaching Certificate

$395

with Sherri Restauri

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies.  It has benefits for the employer and employee.  The knowledge you gather will change the way you see yourself in the workplace.  Through this knowledge, you can find helpful strategies to navigate through work and life.  Additionally, in this course you will develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace.  Critical analysis and improvement of your programs alongside group dynamics and innovative strategies will also be examined in terms of coaching and mentoring programs.  This course offers the much-awaited toolkit you have been searching for to improve your employees' performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding.

 

Business Research Certificate

$495

with Mary Dereshiwsky

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Discover the specific knowledge needed to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making for your work organization.  Get the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making.  For business professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone who needs specific information about a business; or who is in business and needs specific information about a particular topic such as market potential, competitive intelligence, standard industry practice, productivity improvement, etc.  This course will give you the specific knowledge you need to succeed in yoru research quest.

Certificate in Blended Instruction

$495

with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

Hybrid, or blended, courses have been found to be superior in student learning to both the traditional classroom and totally online courses.  All face-to-face courses should and will be blended.  Blended gives students a better learning experience.  It gives you as teacher the ability to make better use of your valuable time.  With our certificate in blended instruction, you will find out the keys to developing a hybrid or blended course.  Take away the essentials of creating an online classroom experience and online options for enhancing your in-person class meetings.  Then explore the concept and practice of the Flipped Classroom and how to maximize your teacher time to maximize student learning.

 

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

$2,599

with Jenny Bamford-Perkins

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 23 weeks

Do you want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare? We train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administrations of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. We include 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands-on labs. In addition, students will receive brush up on workforce skills and job preparation, BLS CPR/First Aid, and Digital Literacy certifications. This portion of the course is self-paced and hours for completion may vary. Please call 469-2129 for information regarding prerequisites and schedule orientation.

 

Certified Online Instructor (COI)

$795

with Rita-Marie Conrad

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

For those new to teaching online, or those already teaching online.  Get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning.  Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online.  From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online test, the prgram will give you both the fundamentals for teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniqnues in the business.  Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

Cyber Security for Managers

$195

with Stan Waddell

Calendar Oct 2, 2017

Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi.  Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals.  Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism.  At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.

 

Dementia Care

$495

with Pamela Atwood

Calendar Sep 5, 2017

As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia.  This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia.  Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in Dementia Care Specialists, as do families of person with dementia.  Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia.  Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume.

Facebook Basics

$20

with Jennifer Norwood

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 5:45 pm, runs for 1 week

A beginner's guide to using the popular social networking site Facebook. This course will go through the process of setting up your own Facebook account and how to safely socialize through the internet. The course includes making a post, editing or removing a post, private messaging, sharing, uploading a photograph, your profile, and privacy settings. 2 Sessions.

 





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