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Biddeford Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Conflict Management ONLINE - Spring 2018

$245

with Ugot Class Online

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

A recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) revealed that the average manager spends more than 20 percent of their day engaged in or reacting to a conflict situation. This study also identified that out of twenty-five management skills, conflict management was the only one positively correlated to higher earnings and promotion. Discover a workable conflict management model, discuss case studies in conflict management, and then take away successful conflict management strategies to apply in your workplace. 24 hours of time is suggested for this course for maximum learning.

Content Marketing ONLINE - Spring 2018

$195

with Ugot Class Online

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

You have a website, but why will your customers want to come back or buy something or take action? Do you really know who you are selling to? Do you know what you want to say to them? Do you know how you want to say it? Discover ways to identify who your ideal audience is. Learn how to create content that is engaging and purposeful. Find out what you want to say to them. Explore where you want to say it. And finally, find out how you want to say it.  In one month, you will be better equipped to create your own content marketing strategy and create a content-rich website that exceeds the needs of your visitors.

Creating Cell Phone Apps for Your Business ONLINE - Spring 2018

$245

with Ugot Class Online

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

It seems that nearly everyone is carrying and using a smart phone these days. Whether you favour the Android, iPhone or Blackberry platforms, once you get used to having Internet access with you “everywhere” you go, it’s hard to be unplugged. Smart organizations across the globe are investing in building smartphone applications. The challenge with traditional smartphone applications is that development is highly technical and very expensive. In this four week course, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy and market smartphone applications across Android and iPhone platforms. This course is ideal for business owners and executives who want to understand how smartphone applications can be inexpensively built and also for technical users who want to understand to how quickly deploy smartphone applications.

NOTE – This course will not include any programming. At the end of this course, each participant will discover how easy they can build smart phone applications for their businesses, without any of the programming which is normally required.

Cyber Security for Managers ONLINE - Spring 2018

$195

with Ugot Class Online

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

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.

Designing Online Instruction ONLINE - Spring 2018

$195

with Ugot Class Online

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

Learn about the online instructional environment, envisioning your online course, developing a web course, phases of design and development, design guidelines, and more.

Discover the principles behind the adoption of technology innovation and the nature of the online learning environment. Then get tips for planning your online course, identifying resources and design guidelines.

Discuss the phases of design and development and models, motivating student-student interaction, and managing interaction. Get the latest information on copyright issues, assessment and evaluation.

Your instructor is co-author of the book "The Online Teaching Survival Guide," which you will receive in the mail with this course.

Effective Copywriting ONLINE - Spring 2018

$195

with Ugot Class Online

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

Whether you are sending out a press release, communicating internally with a memo or promoting your own skills on LinkedIn, strong writing skills are the key to success. Come away with the tools and techniques you need to improve your copywriting skills and learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.

Effective Electronic Presentations ONLINE - Spring 2018

$195

with Ugot Class Online

Calendar Apr 2, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Did you know most electronic presentations are built for the presenter and not the audience? Add impact to your presentations by using the most effective designs. It’s not about the software. It’s about how your audience processes your information. You’ll find simple, key ideas that will maximize your presentation for all learning styles. These ideas you’ll not find anywhere else.

Effective Resumes - Spring 2018

$19

with Joyce Donald

Calendar Feb 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hoping to return to the workforce? In an okay job, but you know there’s something more? Distributed your resume, without much response? Is it time to update that old resume, or create a fabulous new one from scratch? Gain insights into the “hiring manager’s brain”; learn how to artfully-describe your skills so they fit a prospective employer’s needs, and carefully target your resume to land the job you desire? Then launch your resume with helpful job search strategies and interview tips. Plenty of time for Q & A. Bring a resume if you have one and an interesting, relevant job posting. Leave with a workbook, sample resumes, and a format you can use to complete your resume at home. Joyce’s background includes executive agency resume creation; extensive corporate recruiting, placement and hiring; and technical school career advising.





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