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UGotClass Online Courses and Certificates

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Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line with these easy and fun online courses from Learning Resources Network’s UGotClass program. Participate any time on any computer to learn from expert instructors.Individual courses start at $195; certificate programs begin at $295.(Because courses in this program are self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.)

After you have selected the course(s) or certificate, the next step is to register and pay for the course.

View the catalog of courses at http://yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/DurhamTech

Fall Corporate Online Individual Courses

Business

  • Cash Is King
  • Cybersecurity for Managers
  • Funding Your Business
  • Media-Buying Strategies
  • Practical Math for the Workplace

Business Communication

  • Advanced Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Effective Copywriting
  • Female Bullying in the Workplace
  • Fundamentals
  • Self-Publishing eBooks

Career Skills

  • Getting Started in Voice Over
  • How to Set Up, Protect and Maintain Your Windows 8 PC
  • Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace
  • Mastering Microsoft Excel

Health

  • Dementia Care
  • Dementia for Family Care Givers
  • Key Elements of Elder Care
  • Spanish for Medical Professionals
  • Spanish for Medical Professionals II

Human Resources

  • Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions
  • Onboarding New Employees

Leadership

  • Executive Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Fatal Leadership Errors

LEED Green Workplace

  • LEED AP+ Building Design and Construction
  • LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance Exam Preparation Study
  • LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

Management

  • Accounting and Finance for Nonfinancial Managers
  • Get Things Done
  • Interview Skills
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Stress Management


New Media Marketing

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Apps for Business
  • Podcasting

Professional Development

  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Powerful Presentations and Effective Speaking Techniques
  • Researching Public Records
  • Workplace Ethics and Etiquette


Social Media for Business

  • Evernote
  • Google +
  • Instagram for Business
  • Marketing with Images

Training and Education

  • Developing Hybrid Courses
  • Fostering Online Discussions
  • Parenting Gifted Children
  • Using Gallup’s StrengthQuest in Higher Education

Training for K-12 Teachers

  • Gender in the Classroom
  • Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers
  • Online Learning and Teaching for K-12 Teachers
  • Social Media and Online Tools for K-12 Teachers
  • Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  • Substitute Teacher Preparation
  • Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

Fall Online Certificate Programs

Business

  • Business Research Certificate
  • Certificate in Customer Research
  • Certificate in Data Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship Certificate

Business Communication

  • Certificate in Customer Service
  • Certificate in Presentation Media
  • Certificate in Self-Publishing and eBooks
  • Certificate in Workplace Communication

Human Resources

  • Business Coaching Certificate Leadership
  • Certificate in Leadership Development (For Gen Y) Management
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Administration
  • Management Certificate
  • Supervisory and Leadership Certificate

New Media Marketing

  • eMarketing Essentials Certificate
  • Inbound Marketing Certificate
  • Mobile Marketing Certificate
  • Video Marketing Certificate

Social Media for Business

  • Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate
  • Social Media for Business Certificate

Training and Education

  • Certificate in Designing Webinars
  • Certificate in Online Teaching
  • Certificate in Teaching Adults

Career Skills

How to Setup, Protect and Maintain Your Windows 8 PC

Ever wonder how some people never seem to have any issues with their Windows PC? Learn the magic formula from an IT professional. You will be guided through installing and setting up your PC with the latest Windows 8 Operating System and desired software. Learn the minimum hardware requirements for today’s software and operating systems and how to choose the right hardware configuration if you need to make a new purchase. Install the Windows Operating System from “bare metal”, protect and secure your PC, and keep it all running smoothly for the life of the equipment. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $175

9/2–9/26 ONLINE

Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace

Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today’s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $195

9/2–9/26 ONLINE

Mastering Microsoft Excel

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. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $195

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

Human Resources

Applying Lean Six Sigma Practices to HR Functions

Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $245

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

Leadership

Executive Leadership in the 21st Century

Our economy is moving swiftly out of the industrial age into the new economy of the Internet, knowledge and innovation. Executive leaders require a new perspective on the external environment, and new tools to lead one’s internal organizational structure and way of doing business. Discover information not available anywhere else about how the marketplace and business is changing. Then find out what executive leaders need to know about the new economy to position your organization for success moving forward. The nationally acclaimed book, Nine Shift: Work, life and education in the 21st Century, by William A. Draves and Julie Coates, is included in your course fee.  (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $395

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

Fatal Leadership Errors

Discover how fatal leadership errors begin. Review cases of real leaders in business, education, and government who experienced initial success but ultimately failed because of their own actions. Find out the leading fatal leadership errors, inappropriate dispositions and attitudes, and lack of knowledge and skills. You will take away several practical recommendations to help you minimize these errors and help you perform your leadership role to an optimal level of efficiency. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $295

11/3–11/28 ONLINE

Management

Lean Six Sigma

In today’s world, Lean is a part of the business environment. Lean Six Sigma attacks inefficiencies, non-value added wastes caused by defects, non-value-added flow of information or materials, non-productive time, data storage, stacks of inventory, overproduction and extra processing. With Lean Six Sigma techniques you will have the skills to lead successfully in both service and manufacturing industries. No pre-requisites required!  (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $245

11/3–11/28 ONLINE

Professional Development

Creative Problem Solving

In today’s business environment, employers expect employees to have a solid set of interpersonal skills. The ability to solve problems quickly and effectively is a critical interpersonal skill well worth developing. Using the problem solving model in this course will enable you to be more successful. Interpersonal and businesses relationships fail because of poor problem solving. Find out how to recognize problems and deal with them more appropriately. You will take home techniques relevant for any organization or group context, but can also be easily adapted to work at an individual level. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $195

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

Intercultural Communication

Globalization requires us to adapt our communication skills to be successful in a culturally diverse world. Whether you’re in business, education, the social services, or are simply an adventuring globetrotter, understanding intercultural communication will go a long way to ensuring success in navigating the currents of communication across cultures. Delve into the different approaches to cross-cultural communication, and come away with a new perspective on culture. Take away from the course a better understanding of how cultural-worldview shapes and drives communication. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $195

9/2–9/26 ONLINE

Training for K12 Teachers

Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers

Your students learn differently than you do. Find out how to help your students learn more. Then discover something new about yourself. Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn. 16 hours. $145

*Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning. After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.  (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.)

11/3–11/28 ONLINE

Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate Asperger’s Syndrome. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with Asperger’s students. And you will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with Asperger’s Syndrome. The course is geared for K-12 teachers, but it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $145

*Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning. After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

Substitute Teacher Preparation

To be a substitute today, it takes student respect, skills and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call, but the successful substitute gets the second and third calls to report. Understand what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out about how to develop a sub-notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your own portfolio to assist in teaching, and much more. With information applicable to any U.S. state, this course will provide you with the information you need to know to be successful at any level in any school. It will start you on the teaching path with a working knowledge and a portfolio of ideas to use the day you walk into a new teaching environment. It will also assist you in finding important information to make you a valuable asset to any school system.  (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 16 hours. $145

10/6–10/31 ONLINE

 

View the catalog of courses at http://yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/DurhamTech

 


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