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Certificate in Business Writing ONLINE - Fall 2017

$495

with Dionne (Dee) Felix

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings. Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success.

Three one month courses:

  • Effective Copywriting
  • Business Writing
  • Writing News and Press Releases

Certificate in Customer Service ONLINE - Fall 2017

$245

with Nanette Sanders-Cobb

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques you won’t find anywhere else.

Two one-month courses:

  • Extraordinary Customer Service
  • Keys to Customer Service

Certificate in Google Tools ONLINE - Fall 2017

$495

with Dan Belhassen

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Increase your online savvy and ability to position yourself and your organization for greater success. Experience the interaction and big take-aways from studying with top notch professionals. Your instructors not only work with these tools every day, but speak at national conferences and train others. Your teachers have tips you have not discovered yet. Learn more about Google Analytics, Google apps for business, and Google+ . Acquire new tips and techniques. Just one new tip can mean greater productivity, effectiveness and even profitability for your work.

Three one month courses:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google +
  • Google Apps for Business

Certificate in Office Operations ONLINE - Fall 2017

$495

with Stan Waddell

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 13 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 Project Management ONLINE - Fall 2017

$495

with Christina Martinez

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 13 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 - Fall 2017

$595

with Sally Klauss

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 13 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
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Day
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Day

$1,135

with Kathy Bickford

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 8 am

This is a Maine State Approved Certified Nursing Assistant training course. There are 180 course hours which prepare students to become C.N.A. certified (90 classroom hours, 20 lab hours, and 70 clinical hours). Routine tasks required for personal nursing care will be taught.

Applicants must attend an informational orientation, apply, and be screened for acceptance in accordance with local and Maine State regulations, confirm academic skills through the CASAS Test, and pass a criminal background check.

Please call Sue at 282-3883 to receive an application or you may also download the application at our website www.biddeford.maineadulted.org

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Eve
Registration Unavailable

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Eve

$1,135

with Kathy Bickford

Calendar Sep 11, 2017 at 4 pm

This is a Maine State Approved Certified Nursing Assistant training course. There are 180 course hours which prepare students to become C.N.A. certified (90 classroom hours, 20 lab hours, and 70 clinical hours). Routine tasks required for personal nursing care will be taught.

Applicants must attend an informational orientation, apply, and be screened for acceptance in accordance with local and Maine State regulations, confirm academic skills through the CASAS Test, and pass a criminal background check.

Please call Sue at 282-3883 to receive an application or you may also download the application at our website www.biddeford.maineadulted.org





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