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    Paralegals help lawyers prepare for hearings, trials, and corporate meetings. However, their specific duties may vary depending on the size of the firm or organization. Our Paralegal program will engage student’s in the study of the law and what it means to a Paralegal. This program discusses how various aspects of the law affect the individual, filling a void for those looking to learn about many of the personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. Some of the topics covered in this program are career development, ethics and professional responsibility, pretrial preparation, trial proceedings, and legal interviewing and investigation. Learn guidelines for performing legal research and analysis and standards for legal communications and writing.

    $3,995.00

    This Professional Bookkeeping course will show you the essentials of record keeping for a small business and will show why it's necessary to track information. The course will give you a greater understanding of the purpose and process of record keeping. Professional Bookkeeping teaches you how to sort through the masses of information and paperwork, how to record what is important for a business, and how to use that information to grow a business for success. This course helps prepare you to take the NACPB Bookkeeping Certification exam. Upon successful completion of this course, students will also be prepared to sit for the Intuit QuickBooks certification exam. Professional Bookkeeping also assists you in setting up and running a thriving home-based bookkeeping business.

    $3,295.00

    An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals. This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? In this suite of courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions.

    $495.00

    Human Resources Managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new employees; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization's management and its employees. HR Managers are vital members of any organization's team by working with more than just employees as they deal with the organization’s legal team, go to unemployment hearings or work-related court issues, deal with unions, etc. Human Resources Managers have a multitude of duties including training, interviewing, hiring/firing, planning and hosting employee and company events, and many other related activities that keep them extremely busy.

    $4,495.00

    A teaching assistant provides support to the lead classroom teacher, allowing the teacher to spend more time focusing on classroom instruction. Teaching Assistants perform many different tasks such as one on one attention with struggling students, monitoring the classroom anytime the full-time teacher is out, grading assignment, and integrating different technology into the classroom. Being a teaching assistant is a very rewarding career that provides the joy of teaching without the extensive academic training. Working as a teaching assistant is also a wonderful starting career for those looking to advance to a full-time teacher.

    $4,295.00

    Our Supply Chain Manager program introduces the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluation, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices. As the supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of components and inputs has never been more difficult. This program explores lean basics and describes the core concepts and central principles practitioners will need to successfully understand and apply Lean strategies to organizational operations.

    $2,995.00

    The principles and practices of management are fundamental to any organization. Good management is important in starting a business, growing a business, and maintaining a business once it has achieved some measure of success. This program introduces you to the four essential functions of successfully managing a company, employees, and assets: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. As Consumers, we each experience what could be marketing case studies every day. We are exposed to thousands of advertising messages. We develop needs, research solutions, evaluate options, make purchases, and experience satisfaction or disappointment. This makes marketing a particularly stimulating subject for teachers and learners, since its practical application is visible every day.

    $3,995.00

    Included in this program are eleven self paced modules and one simulation. Each of these modules offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and help you practice effective decision making in a nonprofit setting. Once each of the modules have been completed, learners will participate in the included simulation. Leading the Courtney Museum is a simulation designed to challenge and engage participants while exploring key real-world leadership issues confronted by nonprofit managers. The learner assumes the role of executive director of the troubled Courtney Museum, and deals with a series of personnel, marketing, financial, and board/community relations issues.

    $1,095.00

    What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by successful entrepreneurs? What types of resources are available to budding entrepreneurs, and where can you find them? What is leadership and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? These are just some of the questions learners will explore throughout this program.

    $2,295.00

    The Business Communication course ensures students have the skills to meet these challenges from their first day on the job. Students will learn the fundamental strategies behind effective business communication alongside potential barriers that may inhibit these efforts. Students will be introduced to technology that will facilitate their communication efforts, gain insight into effective oral presentations as well as visual aids that can help in these efforts. For those students looking at a career in sales or any client-facing position, the business communication course is a must, but it’s also a great tool for anyone getting started in an office environment to have a mastery of these skills.

    $2,295.00

    The program also includes discussions on stress management and career development. Throughout, students will apply critical thinking skills to solve problems and evaluate situations. The skills students learn from this program will be essential to student success not only in the academic context, but will also carry over to any professional undertakings thereafter.

    $2,295.00

    The Writing Professional program develops written communication skills with an emphasis on understanding the writing process, analyzing readings, and practicing writing for personal and professional applications. Students will have the opportunity to really break down the writing process and see how it is useful in constructing and finally writing their own work. Students will discover various styles and sentence structures that can alter the meaning and impact of their writing and ensure they have the tools necessary to convey the meaning they intend, communicate their thoughts effectively and clearly and ensure their writing is presented professionally in terms of grammar, spelling and other issues that can otherwise inhibit successful writing.

    $2,295.00