Professional Development Class Calendar

October – November 2014

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.

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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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Oct
23
Thu
Human Resources Boot Camp @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Prepare for the PHR/SPHR exam. Earning your credentials as a Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources sets you apart from your colleagues as a recognized expert in the HR field. This distinction establishes your high level of knowledge and skills, and provides you and your organization with a competitive advantage. This four-day intensive study program is taught by certified instructor, Cherie Sprague, GPHR, SPHR, MBA. The price includes the SHRM Learning System study guides and CDs (valued at $870), class instruction and discussion, exercises, practice tests and test-taking tips. SHRM & local SHRM members receive a $100 discount. There will be no class on 10/30 and 10/31.

Faculty:
Meets: TH, F • October 23, 2014 – November 7, 2014
Refund Date: October 21, 2014
Cost: $1300
Syn# 85705

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Oct
28
Tue
QuickBooks 2014 Basics @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

This workshop will help new users get started with QuickBooks. You will learn how to set up a company, pay bills, write checks, create simple invoices, receive customer payments, and generate financial reports. Basic accounting terminology will also be reviewed.

Photo of accounting instructor Patti Plagens.

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

Faculty: Patricia L. Plagens (Dixon)
Meets: T • October 28, 2014 – October 28, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85054

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Oct
30
Thu
Excel 2010 Level II @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Class Description

The emphasis in this second level class is on charts, databases and the advanced calculating capabilities of Excel. Learn to create and modify charts, format chart objects, and use graphic objects to enhance charts. Learn to sort and filter data on both single and multiple levels. Filtering, or asking questions of the database (querying), is the fundamental way to extract information from a database. Advanced formulas, calculating between worksheets, and pivot tables will be covered. If you make graphs or work with simple lists and databases, this class is for you.

Excel instructor Bob Hintermeister holds up an Excel workbook.

Bob Hintermeister will teach you how to master Excel.

Faculty: Robert A. Hintermeister
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $99
Syn# 85165

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Retirement Planning Today @ CMC in Edwards
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Class Description

It takes more than money to live a rich life. This course blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. You will learn five strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you can save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance coverage, how to invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, as well as how to determine the savings you need to retire today or in the future. Cost of $49 covers up to two students per household and an illustrated text.

Faculty:
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014
Cost: $49
Syn# 85227

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Nov
3
Mon
Online UGotClass starts 11/3 @ Online
Nov 3 all-day
Online classes starting November 3:
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing, $195
  • New! Funding your Business, $195
  • Creating Visual Presentations, $195
  • NEW! Marketing eBooks, $195
  • Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance, $295
  • NEW! Developing Your Professional Career, $145
  • Managing Generations in the Workplace, $175
  • Stress Management, $145
  • Online Advertising, $195
  • Advanced Mobile Marketing, $245
  • NEW! Google +, $195
  • LinkedIn for Business, $195
  • Integrating Social Media in Your Organization, $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.

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Meets: • November 3, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 31, 2014

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

Nov
6
Thu
Evernote Task Managment @ CMC in Edwards
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Evernote is a Web application that allows you to capture anything, anywhere and find it again quickly. In this introductory, hands-on class, you will learn how to set up Evernote on the Web, your computer and your device. You will work with the many modes of capturing information into Evernote, including Web clippings, emails, audio, sketches and scanning of paper items. You will learn Evernote’s simple but powerful organizing tools that will allow you to find information fast, keep important items in front of you, and allow you to get things done efficiently. We invite you to bring your smart mobile device to class.

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Andrew Halls

Faculty: Andrew Halls
Meets: TH • November 6, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: November 4, 2014
Cost: $39
Syn# 85223

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