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Would you like to secure a contract with the world’s largest consumer? Federal Acquisition Management (FAM ) is your ticket to drastically increasing your bottom line. Federal contracting is a complex, highly collaborative process that requires a very detailed understanding of the numerous federal business rules that determine the path a singleacquisition may take.To be successful in this environment, you must master a host of governmental methods, rules, and requirements that will enable you to boost your cost efficiency and reduce the time consumed by the acquisition cycle. If you want to excel at every phase of the federal acquisition cycle, you will need to be aware of and eliminate the common pitfalls in federal contracting. These potential stumbling blocks include poor planning, incorrect or incomplete documentation as well as poor communication between federal contracting officials and your organization.Businesses large and small have experienced successful growth through participating in this results-oriented program offered exclusively through Continuing Education at Pierpont Community & Technical College. 

Start date: 07/19/2017

Tuition:: $1,295.00

Materials Cost:: $0.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Any successful business owner can tell you that proper accounting is one of the most important aspects of their entire organization. Proper accounting is essential to the effective functioning and success of any small business and the leadership teams in these companies depend entirely on their accounting staff to track and report the overall health of the company from day to day, quarter to quarter and year to year. Staff who understanding how to calculate the essential accounting data for a company have the skills to properly advise leadership on the business decisions they need to make.Apart from the CPA who prepares the formal tax filings, the skills students gain from the Accounting Professional Program will ensure they’re prepared for an entry-level accounting position with any small business or effectively assist on a sophisticated accounting team.. Students who complete the Accounting Professional Program will have the skills necessary for success in these positions starting from day one on the job!Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Patricia has a degree in Medical Assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada, Dental Assisting from the Community College of the Air Force, and is currently working on her B.S. in Criminal Justice Studies from Grand Canyon University in Arizona. She has over 10 years of experience working in doctors’ offices and has been an Air Force Reservist since 2009. She has worked as an instructor for multiple schools over the last 4 years teaching medical and dental assistant curriculum, as well as OSHA safety requirements and career development.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,595.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Anatomy & Physiology is designed for learners in the allied health field with little or no prior biology or anatomy and physiology knowledge. The course is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the different cells of the human body• Define features and characteristics of tissue, skin, and bone• Define the function and movement of joints, muscles, and the spinal cord• Identify parts of the brain, functions of hormones, and processes of blood cells• Comprehend the function and location of the systems of the bodyInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $1,795.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Because corporate higher-ups and stakeholders can't support your ideas—or recognize you for them—without first understanding what they are, communicating clearly and concisely in written and oral formats is critical to your professional success.From clarifying and structuring your ideas to designing the PowerPoint slides that will best complement them, the techniques, interactive exercises, and checklists in this suite will help you create presentations and workplace documents that inform and persuade.The course offers instruction on crafting many of the most common business communication formats: memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, and websites. Topics include formal and informal outlining techniques, using e-mail appropriately in an organizational setting, and revising for wordiness, unnecessary phrases, redundancy, and jargon.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Customer service professionals play a vital role in any organization that wants to be profitable. Professional service can be a competitive advantage that helps build a strong, consistent, and loyal customer base. In order for an organization to rise above their competition, they need a dedicated, professional customer service workforce that strives to build customer loyalty. This course discusses professionalism and why it is important for providing excellent customer service.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $40.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Communicating effectively with team members and groups has become more important as organizations have relied on collaborative work to advance their goals. This course, Communicating Collaboratively, will help you improve your collaborative communication by providing best practices and effective tips and techniques.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Communication is a process of transferring information from one person to another. Communications is the cement that holds workplaces together and ensures that organizations are productive, profitable, and successful. People tend to think of communications as only the words they say or write, but it is so much more than that. Communications includes the environment it is used in, how words are said, non-verbal and cultural aspects, and how the communicator’s personality affects their style. To be an effect professional, workers should understand the various elements that make up effective communication.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $40.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Confidence is a key to delivering an effective speech or presentation. This two-module course, Effective Public Speaking, helps you to develop the skills you'll need to become an outstanding and confident public speaker. It reviews the seven stages of public speaking through games, interactive exercises, and videos. The tools and techniques in this course can ensure that you'll excel when speaking in any situation, from the start of your speech or presentation to its successful end.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Language: EnglishDescription: Anxieties, fear of rejection or lack of confidence are emotions that can affect the best of us before or during an interview. Learning how to get to the heart of mastering interviews is challenging but not impossible to achieve. This mindset begins with changing the way an interview is approached. Instead of seeing the interview process as an interviewer controlled experience, the interview process should be seen as a two-way conversation between you and the interviewer. This course introduces you to the skills for developing and improving your interviewing skills for improved communication and rapport with the interviewer.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success. Agenda Unit 1 Excel From The Ground Up Why businesses use Excel for spreadsheet management Technical requirements to use Excel (and all Office modules) Launch Excel and create your first Excel worksheet Discover how to protect and save your document Set your document’s Properties and Attributes including Subject, Title and Author Unit 2 Excel Document Creation Explore the different parts of the Excel worksheet and document navigation Understand cells and their makeup Learn how to populate, format and merge cells Create multiple worksheet “workbooks” Learn how to insert comments and check spelling Unit 3 Advanced Features and Functionality Create and manage formulas and functions Filter and sort tables and data Create “live” connections between multiple worksheets Create effective and informative table and charts Unit 4 Excel Management and Sharing Create meaningful file names and understand filing systems to manage Excel documents Organize your documents on your hard drive and learn how to copy and move documents Manage track changes when co-authoring documents Printing and PDF file creation including setting print areas Learn how to export Excel tables and charts to PowerPoint presentations and Word documents Use Outlook to send Excel worksheets and workbooks to other users

Start date: 06/05/17

End date: 06/30/17

Tuition: $195.00

Online 24/7 (06/05/2017-06/30/2017)

Location : Online

Instructor : Betsy Flanagan 



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Language: EnglishDescription: As a person with unique gifts to offer, it is your responsibility to use your talents wisely and it is your right to enjoy yourself while doing so. In this class we will learn what it takes to develop career-enhancing skills that include; goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You will learn the crucial steps it takes to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence and minimize conflict in your life. Just as a successful business requires a mission and a plan, so does a fulfilling life.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $195.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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