Professional Development Class Calendar

Aug
26
Tue
Beginning Italian @ CMC in Edwards
Aug 26 @ 6:40 pm – 8:40 pm
Class Description

This class is for beginning students who wish to understand and speak Italian. The material includes basic vocabulary, grammar and expressions used in daily situations and travel.

Faculty: Carol Giuliani
Meets: T • August 26, 2014 – October 28, 2014
Refund Date: August 22, 2014
Cost: $150
Syn# 85059

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Sep
2
Tue
UGotClass Starting 9/2 @ Online
Sep 2 all-day
Class Description

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.

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Meets: • September 2, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: August 29, 2014
Cost: $0
Syn# 85508

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Intro to Social Media @ Colorado Mountain College in Edwards
Sep 2 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media.

Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant and trainer on social networks and social media.

This is an online class, and can be taken anywhere, anytime you have access to the Internet. The first lesson will be posted Sept. 2, but because of the online format, you can register anytime the first week and still be on track to complete the course.

For other classes offered online, see our UGotClass page.


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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.

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.

Faculty: Brian E. Rosser
Meets: TH, F • September 18, 2014 – September 19, 2014
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

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.

A certificate from The Wedding Planning Institute.

Become a Certified Wedding and Event Planner this fall.

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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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