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  • 55+ Automobile Accident Prevention: Refresher Course

    Minnesota requires insurance companies to offer a reduction in automobile insurance rates for three years to those who attend an accident prevention course. We offer both the initial 8-hour and the 4-hour refresher courses which discuss topics addressing safety, rules, distractions, hazards and driving responsibly. After the initial course, the refresher course must be taken every three years to continue your insurance discount. Questions about our class policies, weather cancelations or accessing online classes? Click here for our Class Info & Policies.
  • Action Research *NEW

    Action research is a form of investigation designed to attempt to solve problems and improve professional practices. It involves systematic observations and data collection which can be then used by the practitioner-researcher in reflection and decision-making. Discover the features of action research and how it can be directly applied to answer questions and solve problems in collaboration with others in your specific professional context. Come away with the ability to develop an action research plan to partner with your key stakeholders to collect data, analyze data, and determine findings to address this curiosity or solve the problem. For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Adobe InDesign Essentials

    InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. Explore InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. Learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate. Class Details Unit 1: Getting to Know the Interface and Setting up a Document Interface menus Tools Panels Starting and setting up a multi-page document in InDesign Unit 2: Working with Objects and Color Learning to work with color panels Creating, managing and applying color to elements Inserting and managing images and illustrations into an InDesign document Unit 3: Working with Text Learning about insert and flow text to multiple pages Managing long text documents Text editing in InDesign documents Unit 4: Typography Advance typography tools and menus Character and paragraph settings and styles Creating print-ready PDF files. For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Advanced Data Analysis

    Data analysis is one of the most sought after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data and need people with the ability to analyze it. Get an understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Data Analysis. Class Details Unit 1: Developing a Survey Purposes of surveys Fundamentals of Survey Research Ethical Considerations Likert Scales Unit 2: Comparing Means Chi-Square Statistical Significance Communicating Results Graphically and Textually Practical Problems involving Means Comparisons Unit 3: Finding Differences between Groups ANOVA Post Hoc Comparisons Communicating Results Graphically and Textually Practical Problems Involving ANOVA Unit 4: Individual Research Inquiries Developing Research Questions Setting Up Study Communicating Results Graphically and Textually For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Advanced Excel

    Advanced Excel contains tools that can help you prepare your worksheets accurately, examine your data for authentication, and find answers to your most difficult questions. Learn required business functions along with tools required to analyze data efficiently within the workplace. Save time by protecting your valuable data. Discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Mastering Excel. Class Details Unit 1: Advanced Functions Used To Make Business Decisions Applying multiple criteria to functions Using And criteria Using Or criteria Using And and Or and Not criteria Advanced Logical functions Using If -Then control statements Implementing If functions with Aggregate functions Unit 2: Functions Used to Make Financial Decisions Learning basic financial functions Applying functions to perform loan calculations Computing loan payments Computing interest rate Computing number of payment periods Computing present value of a loan Working with additional functions Unit 3: Applying Different Scenarios Using Excel Data Tools Understanding Different What-If Analysis Tools Performing What-If Analysis to see how data changes outcomes in formulas Using Scenario Manager Using Data Tables Using Goal Seek Applying rules to manage cell data Implement validation rules to avoid invalid entries Entering validation rules Avoiding duplicate data entries Unit 4: Powerful Tools Used to Complete Data Implementation and Analysis Exporting and Importing Data into Workbook Protecting a workbook Making improved business decisions using pivot tables Creating an Excel Dashboard to visually display relevant data For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Advanced Power BI

    Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level. Explore the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports. Check for data inconsistencies, design efficient queries, create proper relationships, and write DAX code to ensure reports update quickly and accurately. Add navigation and analytical features to your reports to enable consumers to analyze the results. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Power BI Certificate. Class Details Unit 1: Power Query Utilize Column profile, distribution, and quality Perform fuzzy match Duplicate versus Reference queries Debug errors Unit 2: Data Modeling What a Star Schema is Understand relationship types Manage relationships Unit 3: DAX Understand contexts CALCULATE function COALESCE function Compute visual totals accurately Unit 4: Reports Insert Objects Create Bookmarks For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt

    Learn to improve and control processes through hypothesis testing, design of experiments, and statistical process control. Apply the concepts learned in the Introduction and Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt courses. Finish the course Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Six Sigma Green Belt. Class Details Unit 1 Analyze Exploratory Data Analysis Correlation and Regression Hypothesis Testing Basic Concepts Point & Interval Estimation Unit 2 Major Tests Paired-comparison Tests Single-Factor ANOVA Chi-square Unit 3 Improvement Techniques Design of Experiments (DOE) Introduction Terminology Design Types Implement and Validate Solutions Response Surfaces EVOP DOE Improvement Analysis Unit 4 Control Concepts Statistical Process Control (SPC) Objectives and Benefits Rational Subgrouping Application of Control Charts Variable Charts Attribute Charts Analysis of Control Charts Control Plans For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Advanced Web Design

    Learn responsive Web design which enables Web designers and developers to build and maintain a single website to serve all kinds of devices sizes: smartphones, tablets, laptops and more. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Web Design. Class Details Unit 1: Responsive Web Design Planning your layout Creating HTML containers, content, and links Unit 2: Responsive Web Design - Styling Creating and styling the layout with CSS Creating a menu system Styling headings, body text, and footers Unit 3: Responsive Web Design – Styling the Navigation & Making Adjustments Making layout adjustments for different screen sizes Swapping high-resolution graphics for Retina displays Making sure content is printable Where to go for more information Unit 4: Responsive Web Design / Additional Frameworks What is Bootstrap Creating a basic template Reviewing basic styles and typography Where to go for more information For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • An Introduction to Voiceovers...Professional Voice Over Lessons-Online

    “Wow, you have a great voice!” Have you heard that more times than you can count? Or maybe you listen to your favorite audiobooks, commercials, or cartoon characters and think, “I could do that!” Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? If so, then you could have what it takes to begin working as a professional Voiceover Artist. Explore the voiceover industry with your instructor, a professional, working voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices For All, in a one-on-one, personalized, video chat setting. Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it can be to learn, set up and work from home. In this one-time, 90-minute, introductory class, you’ll also learn about the different types of voiceovers and the tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor will record you as you read a real script, then offer you some coaching so you can improve your delivery. Your instructor will take notes on your performance and create a professional voiceover evaluation delivered to you in a follow up call. After the class, you will have the knowledge necessary to help you decide if this is something you’d like to pursue. Learn more: http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo 18 and over. You owe it to yourself to finally explore the possibilities of this fun and rewarding field! Upon registration you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Requirements: Students must have Internet Access and Video Chatting capabilities using a method such as: Zoom, Skype (Win/Mac/Mobile) or iChat/FaceTime (Mac/iOS).
  • An Introduction to Voiceovers...Professional Voice Over Lessons-Online

    “Wow, you have a great voice!” Have you heard that more times than you can count? Or maybe you listen to your favorite audiobooks, commercials, or cartoon characters and think, “I could do that!” Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? If so, then you could have what it takes to begin working as a professional Voiceover Artist. Explore the voiceover industry with your instructor, a professional, working voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices For All, in a one-on-one, personalized, video chat setting. Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it can be to learn, set up and work from home. In this one-time, 90-minute, introductory class, you’ll also learn about the different types of voiceovers and the tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor will record you as you read a real script, then offer you some coaching so you can improve your delivery. Your instructor will take notes on your performance and create a professional voiceover evaluation delivered to you in a follow up call. After the class, you will have the knowledge necessary to help you decide if this is something you’d like to pursue. Learn more: http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo 18 and over. You owe it to yourself to finally explore the possibilities of this fun and rewarding field! Upon registration you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Requirements: Students must have Internet Access and Video Chatting capabilities using a method such as: Zoom, Skype (Win/Mac/Mobile) or iChat/FaceTime (Mac/iOS).
  • Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass Guitar or Guitar Lessons!!! (Ages 6+)

    Have you ever wanted to learn to play the Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass Guitar or the Guitar? These classes are for all levels from beginner and beyond. Professional virtual instruction offered through Steve Cekalla's Guitar and Music School\. A unique and fun approach for starters, but with the ability to teach styles, theory and techniques to those with instrument experience. The Community Education package is for three 30 minute lessons. Your lessons will be scheduled within the month you registered for. Upon completion of registration Steve's Guitar will contact you to schedule your sessions.
  • Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass Guitar or Guitar Lessons!!! (Ages 6+)

    Have you ever wanted to learn to play the Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass Guitar or the Guitar? These classes are for all levels from beginner and beyond. Professional virtual instruction offered through Steve Cekalla's Guitar and Music School\. A unique and fun approach for starters, but with the ability to teach styles, theory and techniques to those with instrument experience. The Community Education package is for three 30 minute lessons. Your lessons will be scheduled within the month you registered for. Upon completion of registration Steve's Guitar will contact you to schedule your sessions.
  • Beginner's Guide to Getting Published - Live Online

    If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story , poem or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! Questions about our class policies, weather cancelations or accessing online classes? Click here for our Class Info & Policies.
  • Beginner's Guide to Starting a FREE Blog - Live Online

    Online blogging is a great way to get the word out! Learn step-by-step how to start a FREE blog with WordPress and connect it to your domain/website. Discover how to earn an income with your blog. Your Zoom login link will be sent the day before class. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder first for an email from the instructor at LeeAnne@KrusemarkGrinnell.com and/or ceregister@c-ischools.org, and then call us for an update if you haven't received it. Questions about our class policies, weather cancelations or accessing online classes? Click here for our Class Info & Policies.
  • Beginner's Guide to Using FREE ChatGPT (AI) for Writers - Live Online

    ChatGPT (AI) is here to stay and is the future for writers and content creators. Don’t be left behind! No prior AI experience required. Do you want to learn how to incorporate the power of cutting-edge technology to gain ideas and inspiration, write web content, articles, and even novels or scripts? In this beginner-friendly course, you’ll learn how to: register for a FREE ChatGPT account, input effective writing prompts to avoid nonsense responses, build creative content, from stories to marketing, copy, determine its capabilities and limitations, understand ethical/legal considerations using ChatGPT. There’s no doubt ChatGPT and similar AI systems will force the job market to evolve. It’s crucial for everyone to adapt, learn new skills, and be open to working in collaboration with AI, so start building your expertise in the world of ChatGPT now! The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class. Your Zoom login link will be sent the day before class. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder first for an email from the instructor at LeeAnne@KrusemarkGrinnell.com and/or ceregister@c-ischools.org, and then call us for an update if you haven't received it. Questions about our class policies, weather cancelations or accessing online classes? Click here for our Class Info & Policies.
  • Bowling & Pizza

    Have a great time with friends while bowling at Junction Bowl. There will be pizza after bowling to enjoy!!!
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  • CPR Health Care Course - Basic Life Support for Medical Staff

    This advanced CPR course with AED training is designed for nursing students, physicians, therapists and EMS personnel. Participants will have to take and pass a test for certification.
  • CSS Fundamentals

    Learn how to style web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) coding language. Topics include using inline, internal, and external CSS, web typography, formatting text, working with web colors, using Google fonts, working with id and class selectors, working with elements, creating page layouts using elements, and CSS box model. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Coding Certificate. Class Details Unit 1: Getting to Know CSS - about CSS, CSS syntax, CSS types, working with internal CSS, styling text, styling links, styling lists, and styling tables Unit 2: Using External CSS - working with external CSS sheets, styling a multi-page website, Google fonts, and Web colors Unit 3: div Elements - id Selectors, introduction to elements, floating elements, Clearing Unwanted Floated Elements, web page layout using elements Unit 4: More about div Elements - centering a web page, CSS box model, resetting margins and paddings, class selectors, inline CSS, tag For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Cardio Drumming

    Get your heart rate up with music and rhythm using an exercise ball and bucket as our drums...mixing in fun moves & familiar music we get the whole body moving - great for coordination, core, balance, strength and range of motion! Great exercise for all levels - can be done standing or seated. Class size is limited.
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  • Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

    Discover how to create a worksheet used to adjust account balances and prepare financial statements. Use your financial statements to measure performance, make improvements and set goals. Finally, learn how to close your books and prepare them for the next accounting period; this is done by journalizing and posting closing entries. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Bookkeeping Certificate. Class Details: Unit 1: Prepare a Worksheet What is a worksheet Columns included in the worksheet Completing each column Unit 2: The Income Statement Review the worksheet columns for the Income Statement Prepare the income statement Determine a profit or loss Unit 3: The Balance Sheet Review the worksheet columns for the Balance Sheet Prepare the balance sheet Unit 4: Closing Entries and Statement of Changes in Owner’s Equity Prepare post-closing entries for revenue and expense accounts Prepare a statement of changes in owner’s equity Applying year-end steps monthly or quarterly For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Decorative Beaded Riser Tray * New

    Decorative riser trays are an adorable way to add some character to your bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen counter. Join us to learn the skills to make these fun and easy trays that make great gifts.
  • Developing Your Professional Career

    Identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level. Whether you are leading a department or an organization, gain the knowledge you need to be successful. Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that next level. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Leadership Development. Class Details Unit 1: Mapping your Career for Success Defining where you want to be in your career in 5, 10, 15 years Setting and monitoring your career goals Establishing a mentor partnership as a start in your professional career Unit 2: Developing your Professional Career through Non-Verbal Communication The difference between verbal and non-verbal communication Conveying the right message with your body language Writing what you think Haptics – Using touch to convey non-verbal communication How to understand others non-verbal communication Unit 3:Image is Everything You are your brand What you wear can determine where you go How to determine if your image is headed in the right direction How your communication and your image should agree with each other Unit 4: Using Social Media to help develop your Professional Career The purpose of Social Media How to use Social Media to create a professional online presence How to avoid negative images trap that many people fall victim to on Social Media For more information, visit our question and answer page - Click Here.
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing

    Entrepreneurs must know how to effectively market their product or service. Learn a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget. Discover how to build a strong brand, analyze which tactics to use, and implement your marketing plan. Take away practical marketing tips and tools that you can use to improve your marketing efforts. This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Entrepreneurship Certificate. Class Details: Unit 1: The Customer as the Driver Marketing Decisions Framework Positioning Your Product or Service Marketing Strategies and Goals Unit 2: Communicating Value to Customers Key Selling Messages Creating Emotional Connections Personal Selling Networking: Your 30-Second Introduction Unit 3: Creating a Strong Brand Managing the Marketing Mix Marketing on a Shoestring Budget Your Marketing Calendar Implementing Your Plan Unit 4: Building Customer Relationships Tools to Meet Your Strategic Goals Online Opportunities and Social Media Checklist Generating Buzz: Word-of-Mouth Marketing Measuring Effectiveness