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Biddeford Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Certificate in Learning Styles ONLINE - Spring 2018

$395

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - and you - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same. But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently. In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum. Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles.

Three one month courses:

  • Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  • Gender in the Classroom
  • Generational Learning Styles

Certificate in Mastering Excel ONLINE - Spring 2018

$495

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques. Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily. This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.

Three one month courses:

  • Mastering Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Advanced Excel

Certificate in Office Operations ONLINE - Spring 2018

$495

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Efficient office operations can mean the difference between success and not-so-much, between being in the black and being in the red. Moving from you and your employees working harder to working smarter, the strategies and benchmarks of office operations increases the productivity of every person in your organization. Position yourself in your organization as the one who knows what to get done, and how to get things done in office operations.

Three one month courses:

  • Cyber Security for Managers
  • Office Operations
  • Embracing Sustainability in the Workplace

Certificate in Online Teaching ONLINE - Spring 2018

$495

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

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 tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching.

Three one month courses:

  • Advanced Teaching Online
  • Designing Online Instruction
  • Fostering Online Discussion

Certificate in Project Management ONLINE - Spring 2018

$495

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided. Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

Three one month courses:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Management Processes
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas

Certificate in Workplace Communications ONLINE - Spring 2018

$595

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Good communication in the workplace is more important than ever. And critical to your career advancement and success. Come get a comprehensive and intensive preparation with skills and techniques you can put to use on Monday morning. Take back a workable conflict management model, along with successful and practical conflict management strategies. Then work with a pro to learn how to improve your negotiation skills for a win-win outcome, including helping others to get what they want, so you get what you want. Finally, find out more about yourself and others using personality profiles for better work performance. You will be learning from some of our more popular instructors, and taking away new how-to skills that work.

Three one month courses:

  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation: Get What You Want
  • Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance

Collaborative Management ONLINE - Spring 2018

$245

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization.

 

Computer Aided Drafting - Spring 2018
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Computer Aided Drafting - Spring 2018

$125

with Chris Michaud

Calendar Jan 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Learn the fundamentals of computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD. Learn how to draft at an entry level using the AutoCAD program to draw technical drawings in the architectural, mechanical, land development, or engineering field. The course material will be presented in a series of brief hands-on demonstrations which will teach you the basics of AutoCAD and will be tailored to each student depending on individual interests. The student will be provided weekly exercises in class and work individually or in groups on a final drawing assignment at the end of the course. A working knowledge of personal computers is mandatory in order to take this class.

NO CLASS 2/20 & 4/17





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