Professional Development Class Calendar

September – October 2014

Sep
2
Tue
UGotClass Starting 9/2 @ Online
Sep 2 all-day
Online professional development classes:
  • Practical Math for the Workplace, $145
  • Certificate in Presentation Media, $495
  • NEW! Certificate in Self-Publishing and eBooks, $495
  • Certificate in Workplace Communication, $595 Conflict Management, $245
  • NEW! Getting Started in Voice Over, $245
  • NEW! Maintain Your Windows 8 PC, $175
  • NEW! Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace, $195
  • NEW! Onboarding New Employees, $195
  • LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation, $695
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Administration, $595
  • NEW! Get Things Done, $245
  • Management Certificate, $595
  • Supervisory & Leadership Certificate, $395
  • eMarketing Essentials Certificate, $495
  • Mobile Marketing Certificate $595
  • NEW! Podcasting, $245
  • Video Marketing Certificate, $395
  • NEW! Intercultural Communication , $195
  • NEW! Instagram for Business, $195
  • Social Media for Business Certificate, $495
  • Best Practices in Event Management, $445

For in-depth information on each of the certificates and individual classes listed here, please visit www.coloradomtn.edu/professionaldevelopment and click on UGotClass.

Faculty:
Meets: • September 2, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014

Call Kim Blackford at 970-569-2933 to register.

Sep
3
Wed
Crucial Conversations @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations-when handled poorly or ignored-cause teams and organizations to get less-than-desirable results. Put our award-winning Crucial Conversations training approach to work for you, your team, and your organization, and everything gets better. This training experience introduces a set of tools that builds alignment, agreement, and interpersonal communication. Price includes a $250 participant kit. This class is for HCHRA members. Membership is available at www.shrm.hchra.org.

For more information click here: Crucial Conversations Brochure

Faculty: Angelo F. Fernandez

Photo of Angelo Fernandez teaching Crucial Conversations.

Angelo Fernandez teaches “Crucial Conversations” at CMC in Edwards.

Meets: W • September 3, 2014 – September 24, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $495
Syn# 85704

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The kit each participant receives in the Crucial Conversations class.

The kit each participant receives in the Crucial Conversations class.

Sep
18
Thu
Excel 2010 Level I @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

If you work with numbers, graphs and databases, learning or enhancing your knowledge of Excel will help you get things done. In this introductory seminar, you will learn the fundamentals of Excel, such as moving around in the spreadsheet, entering data, and formatting. Concepts used on a daily basis with Excel, such as how to use formulas, functions, and the difference between absolute and relative cell addressing will be covered. Whether you are a beginner, or someone who has been using Excel superficially for quite some time, this seminar is the place to start enhancing your understanding of Excel and becoming a more productive user.

Excel instructor Bob Hintermeister holds up an Excel workbook.

Bob Hintermeister will teach you how to master Excel.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister
Meets: TH • September 18, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 16, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85163

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OSHA 10 for Construction @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

This 10-hour OSHA construction safety class is intended to keep workers, foremen and business owners up to date on construction safety and health standards. Topics include Introduction to OSHA, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Excavation Safety, Scaffold Safety, Forklift Safety, Hand and Power Tools Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, and Confined Space Entry. You will learn which written forms are required by OSHA, what to do if an inspector shows up on your job site, and how to handle a citation.

Photo of Construction Workers

Faculty:  Mike Rosser
Meets: Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 12 noon – 5 and Friday,  September 19, 2014 from 8 am – 5 pm.

Refund Date: September 16, 2014
Cost: $95
Syn# 85702

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Sep
29
Mon
Wedding & Event Planning Certificate @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description

Wedding and Event Planning Class at CMC Edwards

LWPI’s Certified Wedding & Event Planning (CWEP) course teaches the basic fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering social events. From weddings and anniversaries to birthdays and baby showers, LWPI’s detailed step-by-step methodology teaches clear and concise formulas for detailing the personal and professional aspects of any social event. This course covers all aspects of starting and operating a professional event planning business including contracts, pricing formulas, marketing strategies and much more. Begin your career today and start making dreams come true.   For more information, please visit www.lovegevity.com

To register by phone, call 970-569-2900.

Photo of Hollie Johnson Hawkins, instructor

Hollie Johnson Hawkins, instructor

Faculty:  Hollie Johnson Hawkins

Meets: M • September 29, 2014 – December 8, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $995
Syn# 85703

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A certificate from The Wedding Planning Institute.

Become a Certified Wedding and Event Planner this fall.

Sep
30
Tue
Basic Accounting for Small Business @ CMC in Edwards
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take the mystery out of managing the accounting side of your small business. Learn accounting terminology, including debits and credits. Explore various methods for keeping your books and learn about tax options. Find out how to create and analyze basic financial statements, not only for taxes at year- end, but to help monitor your business throughout the year.

Photo of accounting instructor Patti Plagens.

Patti Plagens teaches a variety of accounting classes for small businesses.

Faculty: Patricia L. Plagens (Dixon)
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – October 7, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85050

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Oct
2
Thu
Intro to WordPress @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

WordPress is the most popular website management software in the world and currently powers 1/3 of all websites in the United States. Learn the basics of managing your website with WordPress. Topics include updating website pages, creating blog posts, managing media (photos and videos) and adding keywords to help get higher rankings.

Photo of Trent Blizzard.

Trent Blizzard is an expert in WordPress, SEO and Web analytics.

Faculty: Trent J. Blizzard
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014
Cost: $75
Syn# 85677

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Oct
6
Mon
Cash Is King @ Online
Oct 6 all-day
Online UGotClass Starts 10/6 @ Online
Oct 6 all-day
Class Description
  • New! Cash is King, $195
  • The Business Plan, $195
  • Extraordinary Customer Service, $145
  • New! Effective Copywriting, $195
  • Photoshop for Presentations, $195
  • Self Publishing eBooks, $195
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals, $175
  • Negotiation: Get What You Want, $195
  • NEW! Mastering Microsoft Excel, $195
  • NEW! Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions, $245
  • Time and Productivity Management, $195
  • Boosting Your Website Traffic, $195
  • NEW! Google Apps for Business, $195
  • Google Analytics, $195
  • Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business, $245
  • YouTube for Business, $245
  • NEW! Creative Problem Solving, $195
  • Facebook for Business, $245
  • NEW! Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, $195
  • Marketing Using Social Media, $195

For in-depth information on each of the certificates and individual classes listed here, please visit www.coloradomtn.edu/professionaldevelopment and click on UGotClass.

Faculty:
Meets: • October 6, 2014 – October 31, 2014
Refund Date: October 3, 2014

To register, please call Kim Blackford at 970-569-2933.

Oct
9
Thu
Outlook 2010 @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 9 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

Outlook is way more than your inbox, but it is only as powerful as its user. This entry-level class will teach you how to utilize the full power of Outlook to compose and send email, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information, schedule tasks, and create notes. This class can help organize your life. You should be familiar with using personal computers prior to enrollment.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister,
Meets: TH • October 9, 2014 – October 16, 2014
Refund Date: October 7, 2014
Cost: $125
Syn# 85218

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