Steamboat Springs Continuing Education Classes Calendar

Jan
28
Wed
Human Resource Basics for Entrepreneurs @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, SB 127
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Human Resource Basics for Entrepreneurs

Success Steps Workshop: Professional development series for the working entrepreneur

Many entrepreneurs take a casual approach to good human resource practices placing themselves at legal and business risk.  Hiring and administering a small group of employees usually falls under the owner and does not take a lot of work but must be done right. Learn about fundamental processes, HR resources and what laws are applicable to your company.

 

January 28th, 2015/6:00 to 7:30 pm

Colorado Mountain College, Entrepreneurship Ctr, Room 127

$15 fee. Register at 870-4491

 

Topics that will be covered during this program include:

  • Hiring and termination best practices
  • Orientation and training concepts
  • Important policies to put on paper
  • Performance evaluations, Why and how.
  • Legal issues. What laws apply to your business
  • Where to find resources and HR tools online

 

Who Should Plan on Attending?

If you handle human resource issues for your company on a part time basis and would like to learn more about how to handle these responsibilities better, check this program out

The program will be led by Randy Rudasics, Manager of the CMC Small Business Resource Center and SCORE volunteer.  A former employment services company President and Manager at Hewlett Packard, Randy has good training and experience in HR issues to share with you.

 

The Success Steps Luncheon Series is held each month on topics of interest to local businesses and entrepreneurs in Yampa Valley.  All seminars begin at 6:00 pm and will be held at Colorado Mountain College in collaboration with Yampa Valley SCORE and Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council..

Jan
30
Fri
First Aid & Adult CPR @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Class Description:

Book & certification provided in class. This course covers a 2 year certification from Medic First Aid International, meeting compliance requirements for employers. Includes First Aid, CPR and AED for patients 8 years old and older.

Faculty: Susan C. Good
Meets: F • January 30, 2015 – January 30, 2015
Refund Date: January 28, 2015
Cost: $37
Syn# 87093

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First Aid & Adult CPR @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Class Description

Teaches the recognition and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims 8 years old and up; identify and care for life-threatening bleeding, sudden illness, and injuries.

Book & certification provided in class. This course covers a 2 year certification from Medic First Aid International, meeting compliance requirements for employers. Includes First Aid, CPR and AED for patients 8 years old and older.

Faculty: Susan C. Good
Meets: F • January 30, 2015 – January 30, 2015
Refund Date: January 28, 2015
Credit Hours: 0.5
Syn# 87092

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Art Sampler: Collage @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Introduces students to basic skills through various art media. This course may be repeated under a different subtitle for a maximum of six credit hours. Encompasses a multitude of one- credit art experiences that expose students to an art form that they may wish to explore further.

This course includes a $20 non-refundable supply charge. We will make a series of small collages and/or photo montages using painted paper, printed paper, and found materials during the workshop.

Faculty: Christina G. Stepan
Meets: F, S, SU • January 30, 2015 – February 1, 2015
Refund Date: January 28, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 88223

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Jan
31
Sat
Writing a Book That Sells @ CMC Bristol Hall
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Description:

Bring a lunch. Instructor is Edith Lynn Beer. Whether you are planning to sell the book to a main line publisher or place it on line, we will discuss how to organize a book, rewrite, have insight into your style, market the book even before it is published, and how to approach an editor and an agent. The participants will receive a resource list identifying the trustworthy on line publishers, print publishers, agents, and editors seeking writers.

Faculty: Edith Hornik
Meets: S • January 31, 2015 – January 31, 2015
Refund Date: January 29, 2015
Cost: $40
Syn# 88240

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Feb
3
Tue
Colorado History @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:20 pm
Class Description

Presents the story of the people, society, and cultures of Colorado from its earliest Native Americans, through the Spanish influx, the explorers, the fur traders and mountain men, the gold rush, railroad builders, the cattlemen and farmers, the silver boom, the tourists, and the modern state.

Faculty: Timothy R. Opyt
Meets: T, TH • February 3, 2015 – April 30, 2015
Refund Date: February 16, 2015
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 87057

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Feb
4
Wed
Snow Orientation @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm
Class Description

A concentrated field experience in snow-covered terrain and winter mountaineering is provided. Emphasis is on orienteering, natural shelter construction, site selection, and survival first aid.

Text Required.Eco-focused. This class includes two overnight camping trips one on 2/13-14 and 2/20-2/23 in addition to classroom sessions.

Faculty: Juliann E. Poma
Meets: W, F,S, M,F,S,SU • February 4, 2015 – February 23, 2015
Refund Date: February 6, 2015
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn# 87203

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Feb
5
Thu
Intro to Digital Editing @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Feb 5 @ 5:15 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

Covers digitizing, compression boards, inputting, outputting, and sofware integration, as well as the principles of nonlinear editing. Final projects are output to digital tape. This course is a prerequisite for FVM-215 for all students who have no digital editing experience.

Faculty:
Meets: TH • February 5, 2015 – April 30, 2015
Refund Date: February 17, 2015
Credit Hours: 3.0
Syn# 89514

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Feb
6
Fri
Avalanche Level I @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Feb 6 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Class Description

Emphasizes the latest information available about the study of avalanches, snow science, rescue equipment, and rescue techniques. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help instill good judgment and sound skills when making day-to-day travel decisions in the winter environment. This course provides Basic Level 1 training as recognized by the National Ski Patrol (NSP) or American Avalanche Association (AAA) or American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) requirements. Students must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of class to take this course.

Eco-Focused. Course will meet in classroom SB 213 each day be prepared to go out in the field. The course is taught by Certified AIARE Instructor. Cost includes AIARE Certificate of completion. Students are responsible for providing their own lift ticket discounts may be available PLEASE contact Matt Jost at 970-870-4527

Faculty:
Meets: F, S,SU • February 6, 2015 – February 8, 2015
Refund Date: February 4, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn# 89082

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Feb
9
Mon
Chocolate Lover’s Baking Class @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Enjoy an evening with chocolate! Bring a date, bring a friend or make some new ones while we explore the world of chocolate.

Faculty: Jess L. Guarnero
Meets: M • February 9, 2015 – February 9, 2015
Refund Date: February 6, 2015
Cost: $20
Syn# 86983

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