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Be the expert. Take a class this winter

 

11/12/2010
Registration for winter quarter classes at Edmonds Community College starts Nov. 15. Winter classes run Jan. 3-March 18. Register now for winter classes at Edmonds Community College. The college is offering a number of classes this winter that will prepare employees with on the job expertise. Take classes and prepare to be the expert on energy efficiency, emergency management, quality control, project management, event coordination, or QuickBooks at your business.

There’s also a limited time opportunity this winter to earn a short certificate in Energy Management at no cost. The Sound Energy Efficiency Development (SEED) grant pays tuition, books, and fees for students. Earn short certificates to gain skills as an Energy Efficiency Technician, Residential Energy Auditor, Commercial Lighting Auditor, or Energy Accounting Specialist. In addition, students in the program will receive assistance with their job search and have opportunities to participate in events where they can meet energy employers. Call 425.640.1509 for more information or go to www.edcc.edu/energy.

Here are details on some of the upcoming winter classes:

CAPM Exam Preparation, Business Management 255, meets 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays. Three credits. Cost: $261 plus admission and fees. Prepare for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) professional project management exam for CAPM or PMP certification. Edmonds Community College is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course offers strategies to prepare for the CAPM Exam by reviewing the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) concepts and terms. Learn valuable test-taking skills.

Project Management, Business Management 270, meets 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and online (hybrid class). Five credits. Cost: $435 plus admission and fees. Learn the basics of working in a project team. Create plans that identify project scope, constraints, stakeholders and risks, then explore customer needs and requirements. Includes an introduction to scheduling. Team and communication skills emphasized.

QuickBooks for Beginners, Accounting 155, Mondays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Jan. 3-Feb. 14. Three credits. Cost: $333.50 plus admission and fees. For businesses with limited experience using QuickBooks. Learn to set up files for a new company, create users, add customer and vendor lists, develop charts of accounts receivable and payments, make bank reconciliations and use the general journal. The last day to register for this class is Jan. 14.

Emergency Planning, Emergency Management 130, online class. Three credits. Cost: $306.65 plus admission and fees. Learn to develop, implement, and maintain emergency operations plans and procedures. The class provides an overview of stakeholders involved such as fire and law enforcement, first responders, business, government, and non-profit and volunteer groups.

Emergency Business Continuity, Emergency Management 180, online class. Four credits. Cost: $393.65 plus admission and fees. This class uses the Business Continuity Institute’s Good Practice Guidelines to create a Business Impact Analysis for an organization including identifying risks of business interruption and identifying critical functions for a Business Continuity Management plan.

Event Coordination, Hospitality and Tourism 250, online class. Five credits. Cost: $480.65 plus admission and fees. The class provides an overview of event planning including types of meetings and events, site location and suitability, logistics of the planning process, market and sales research, and careers in the event planning industry.

Sustainable/Green Events, Hospitality and Tourism 245, online class. Two credits. Cost: $219.65 plus admission and fees. Learn sustainable practices that promote environmentally responsible decisions in event planning. Look for an Ecotourism class this spring.

Intro to Metrology, Materials Science Technology 120, the class and lab meets 12:30-3:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Five credits. Cost: $473 plus admission and fees. Get an introduction to measuring to gain quality control skills in manufacturing. Look for a Quality Assurance class this spring.

Costs are based on resident tuition. For a list of admission and student fees see http://www.edcc.edu/tuition.

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Register for classes starting Nov. 15.

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