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Business Coaching Certificate - Online
Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies and provide employee support. It has benefits for the employer and employee. Develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Take home the much-awaited toolkit you have been searching for to improve your employees’ performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding. One two-month (2-part) certificate; Marie Johnson, COI and Sherri Restauri Carson, COI, Instructors. Certificate includes 2 Levels:

Certificate in Data Analysis - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Data Analysis - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Designing Webinars - Online
Certificate includes the following 2 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Designing Webinars - Online
Certificate includes the following 2 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Leadership Development - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Leadership Development - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate In Presentation Media - Online
Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches and any other effective presentation today. Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations. Then discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media. Take away critical skills for both training yourself and others in your organization. You will come away with the latest, most advanced practical and design knowledge in presentation media. Individual Courses Prezi Take a journey into the world of creative presentations.Bring your vision to life with Prezi and leave Powerpoint behind. Learn how to use and engage your creative side for amazing presentations. Your audience will be stimulated with what you are presenting as well as how you are presenting. One Month, Kimba Green, instructor; Photoshop for Presentations Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. One month Dan Hood, instructor, Creating Visual Presentations Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. One month, Jenna Soard, instructor;

Certificate In Presentation Media - Online
Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches and any other effective presentation today. Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations. Then discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media. Take away critical skills for both training yourself and others in your organization. You will come away with the latest, most advanced practical and design knowledge in presentation media. Individual Courses Prezi Take a journey into the world of creative presentations.Bring your vision to life with Prezi and leave Powerpoint behind. Learn how to use and engage your creative side for amazing presentations. Your audience will be stimulated with what you are presenting as well as how you are presenting. One Month, Kimba Green, instructor; Photoshop for Presentations Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. One month Dan Hood, instructor, Creating Visual Presentations Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. One month, Jenna Soard, instructor;

Certificate in Workplace Communications - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certificate in Workplace Communications - Online
Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Certification in Customer Service - Online
Keys to Customer Service - Online Learning to build your customer service skills will have a powerful impact on your career success as well as success in other areas of your life. Through this course, you will discover the direct relationship between service skills and career achievement. You will become skilled at being an exceptional service provider. You can help your organization and your career by translating your good service intentions into a workable plan and gain knowledge of ways to consistently deliver great service. The payoff is enormous. One-month online course, Nanette Sanders-Cobb, COI, Instructor. Extraordinary Customer Service - Online Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result, more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You’ll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway to success.

Certified Public Manager Program - Cohort 7
!NEW THIS YEAR! 7 MONTH PROGRAM COMPLETION! The primary goal of the Michigan Certified Public Manager® program is to foster and encourage the highest possible levels of performance and ethical practice of public and non-profit sector managers in order to effectively provide services and continuously improve the performance of state, local and federal government and of the non-profit sector. For more information, visit the OCEPD website. www.svsu.edu/ocepd

Clinical Medical Assistant - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, pharmacology, taking and documenting vital signs, technical aspects of phlebotomy, the 12-lead EKG and the cardiac life cycle.

Cyber Security for Managers - Online (Late Spring Session)
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information. One-month; Stan Waddell, Instructor.

Dementia Care Specialist - Online (Late Spring Session)
As Baby Boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in Dementia Care Specialists, as do families of persons with dementia. Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume. Two-month course, Pamela Atwood, Hebrew Health Care, Instructor.

Dementia for Family Care Givers - Online
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Dental Assistant - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. The program prepares students for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas.

Developing Hybrid Courses
The rapid growth of on-line and other digital tools to deliver course materials has opened the door to many possibilities for expanding regular face-to-face courses or developing new ones. This is a great opportunity to reach broader audiences and add rich resources and materials to the topics you want to teach. Whether developing new or modifying an existing class, this four-week session will help you puzzle out how to take advantage of the best of both worlds. Use the strength of the face-to-face engagement and the power of the Internet to deliver great content, reach broader audiences and support different learning styles. The Hybrid or “flipped” classroom encourages students to learn at their own pace while also building on the unique exchanges that can happen in both the face-to-face class and on-line. One month course, Kassia Dellabough, instructor.

Dialysis Technician - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This Dialysis Technician Program provides students with the knowledge needed to perform as a dialysis technician. This program will review kidney dialysis machines, preparing dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, and review equipment maintenance.

ECG/EKG for Nursing - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. A valuable resource for nurses to learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting ECGs, this course includes nine instructional modules with quizzes, ten exercises to practice reading and interpreting ECG strips, and a comprehensive course exam. This course is a valuable resource for learning the fundamentals of reading and interpreting ECGs. Course information includes: cardiac anatomy and physiology, electrical basis of ECGs, sinus dysrhythmias, and much more.

EKG Technician - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This EKG Technician Program prepares students to perform EKG’s. This course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. A highly interactive course!

Electronic Health Records Management - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This Electronic Health Record (EH R) Management program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

eMarketing Essentials Certificate
Online course. Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. Three one-month online courses; Dan Belhassen & Susan Hurrell, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 3 courses:

eMarketing Essentials Certificate
Online course. Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. Three one-month online courses; Dan Belhassen & Susan Hurrell, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 3 courses:

Executive CFP Bronze - Online on Demand
The Online Executive CFP® Certification Education program is an independent, self-study, online education program, designed to fulfill the education requirement to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The program is designed to be completed in nine months but may be completed in more or less time, depending on a student’s schedule. Bronze Program includes:

Executive CFP Gold - Online on Demand
The Online Executive CFP® Certification Education program is an independent, self-study, online education program, designed to fulfill the education requirement to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The program is designed to be completed in nine months but may be completed in more or less time, depending on a student’s schedule. Gold Program includes:

Executive CFP Silver - Online on Demand
The Online Executive CFP® Certification Education program is an independent, self-study, online education program, designed to fulfill the education requirement to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The program is designed to be completed in nine months but may be completed in more or less time, depending on a student’s schedule. Silver Program includes:

Fostering Online Discussion
Being engaged with your online learners throughout the course is one of the three biggest weaknesses of online teachers. It is also one of the three biggest ways to take your online course to the next level, making it a superior learning experience for your learners. Come experience how to do it from the creator of the concept and practice of ‘continual engagement’ in teaching. Discover how to build student success through your interaction, how to give online learners feedback, communicating with them about everything from subject matter to delicate issues to grading. You will come away with advanced, practical, how-to tips from one of the foremost authorities on fostering online discussion. And you will see how your instructor models great interaction and engagement in the online environment. One month course, Mary Dereshiwsky, COI, instructor

GLBEC Meeting - April 28, 2014
GLBEC Meeting- April 28, 2014 Speaker: Jason S. Palmer Topic: An Annotated Economic and Labor Market Update for the Great Lakes Bay Region As Director of the Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Palmer oversees Michigan’s federal-state cooperative programs with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau and directs the state’s economic, workforce, and demographic research and analysis. Prior to serving as its Director, Palmer was the Bureau’s Research Director. In addition, Palmer enjoys an appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, where he lectures on topics including the sociology of work, labor markets, occupational health and safety, employment discrimination, and labor and employment law. Palmer received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Michigan State University and his Master’s in Labor and Industrial Relations from Wayne State University. He received his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the Michigan State University College of Law and is a licensed attorney admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and its Sections on Labor and Employment Law and Administrative and Regulatory Law. Palmer is a member of the American Economic Association and the American Sociological Association. While serving as an economic update, Jason's remarks will also identify some common shortcomings and not-so-common pitfalls associated with using economic and labor market data for decision making. He will also discuss practical data issues throughout his presentation, providing some insights for those in the room.

Google Analytics (Late Spring Session)
Online course. If you are not reviewing you website statistics, then you are missing several opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You'll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more sales from your visitors. One-month; Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, Instructors.

Health Information Technology
Health Information Technology

Inbound Marketing Certification - Online
Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. It is a process of using your website in a way that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of the way we market in the 21st century. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales. Three one month courses. Michael Weiss, Susan Hurrell, Dan Belhassen,and Suzanne Kart, instructors.

Inbound Marketing Certification - Online
Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. It is a process of using your website in a way that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of the way we market in the 21st century. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales. Three one month courses. Michael Weiss, Susan Hurrell, Dan Belhassen,and Suzanne Kart, instructors.

Interview Skills - Online
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Introduction to Business Research
Business Research will provide the specific knowledge needed to succeed in researching and utilizing the best and most appropriate data for decision making. It will also provide the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making. The course is broad based and provides a strong foundation for meeting business research needs. More advanced courses will be available after completion of this foundation course. One three-month (3-part) certificate; Cathy Proffitt Boys and Mary I. Dereshiwsky, Ph.D., COI, COI, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 3 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Key Elements of Elder Care - Online
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LEED AP+ Building Design - Online (Late Spring Session)
Discover the real-world application of Green Building Design and Construction practices on LEED projects. Prepare yourself for the LEED AP+BD&C accreditation exam that (after passing) will allow you to operate as a successful LEED practitioner on and off job sites. The LEED Rating System is the industry leader in Green Building Design and Construction, and has driven market transformation in both the public and private sectors over the past decade. You will learn the tools, knowledge and materials necessary to pursue new opportunities in the growing green field as a LEED AP+ BD&C accredited professional ready to work on the next billion square feet of LEED Certified commercial space! Two-month online course, Summer Gorder LEED® AP+ BD&C, AIA Portland Board of Directors, Instructor.

LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance Exam Preparation Study - Online
This study group covers the concepts and strategies of the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance Rating System and is intended for design, construction and real estate professionals, building owners, and anyone who wants to develop their knowledge in this area. The course will prepare students to earn the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance Accredited Professional (LEED AP O+M) credential from the Green Building Certification Institute. This exam tests the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the operation and maintenance of existing buildings that implement sustainable practices and reduce the environmental impact of a building over its functional life cycle. Please note that experience on a LEED project is an eligibility requirement to sit for this exam. Students examine case studies of LEED for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance certified building projects, concepts of integrated design, third-party verification and the LEED administration process. Eight week course, Kelly Gearhart, LEED AP B+C, LEED AP O+M, instructor.

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep - Online
The course is intended for design, construction and real estate professionals, building owners, or anyone who wants to develop their knowledge in this area. You will examine case studies of LEED certified building projects, concepts of integrated design, third-party verification and the LEED administration process. Kelly Gearhart, your instructor, holds the designations LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M, and will answer your questions in the online discussion. Two month online course. Kelly S. Gearhart, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M, Instructor.

Management Certificate - Online (Late Spring Session)
Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then learn how to improve your management of time and productivity. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. Finally, get the keys to manage different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Three one month online courses. Sally Klauss, Erin Parnell and Heather Dimitt, instructors.

Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate (Late Spring Session)
Different social networks have distinct characteristics, different features, and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Get a skill set for working and managing different social media platforms. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. You will get a firm foundation in Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook platforms. Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks. Twitter Facebook for Business NEW! LinkedIn for Business Three one month courses. Jennifer Selke and Suzanne Kart, instructors.

Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Basic - Online
The Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Program is a live, instructor-led, fully interactive financial planning program designed to meet the education requirement for the CFP® Certification Examination in only nine months. This program represents an innovative approach to education where students and instructors attend a virtual classroom and communicate using VOIP technology. Offered in partnership with Dalton Education, a provider of innovative online education solutions, all class meetings are recorded and available for viewing at any time. The program can help both financial professionals and career changers succeed in this rapidly growing profession. Basic Program includes: - Access to our Web Delivered (Live-Online) Certificate in Financial Planning Program - Access to our Learning Library Blackboard Online Course options:

Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Guarantee to Pass Program - Online
The Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Program is a live, instructor-led, fully interactive financial planning program designed to meet the education requirement for the CFP® Certification Examination in only nine months. This program represents an innovative approach to education where students and instructors attend a virtual classroom and communicate using VOIP technology. Offered in partnership with Dalton Education, a provider of innovative online education solutions, all class meetings are recorded and available for viewing at any time. The program can help both financial professionals and career changers succeed in this rapidly growing profession. Guarantee to Pass Program includes: - Access to our Web Delivered (Live-Online) Certificate in Financial Planning Program - Access to our Learning Library - Textbooks for Program - The Dalton Review for CFP Examination - Guarantee to Pass Blackboard Online Course options:

Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Platinum - Online
The Masters Certificate in Financial Planning Program is a live, instructor-led, fully interactive financial planning program designed to meet the education requirement for the CFP® Certification Examination in only nine months. This program represents an innovative approach to education where students and instructors attend a virtual classroom and communicate using VOIP technology. Offered in partnership with Dalton Education, a provider of innovative online education solutions, all class meetings are recorded and available for viewing at any time. The program can help both financial professionals and career changers succeed in this rapidly growing profession. Platinum Program includes: - Access to our Web Delivered (Live-Online) Certificate in Financial - Planning Program - Access to our Learning Library - Textbooks for Program Blackboard Online Course options:

Media Buying Strategies - Online (Late Spring Session)
This course presents concepts and strategies from a business decision-making perspective. This approach reflects the emphasis on the marketing decisions that business owners are most likely to confront in their marketing operations when meeting with various media outlets and managing their marketing campaigns. Come away with a knowledge of media buying strategies to promote your organization and boost sales and profits. One-month course, Erin Parnell, Instructor.

Medical Administrative Assistant - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. A great course for physicians medical office professionals!

Medical Billing & Coding - On-site-Spring 2014
Medical Billing and Coding is one of the fastest growing careers in the health care industry today! ACTUAL END DATE IS JULY 5, 2014. The need for professionals that understand how to code health care services and procedures for third party insurance reimbursement is growing substantially. Physician practices, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, chiropractic practices, physical therapy practices and other health care providers all depend on medical billing and coding for insurance carrier reimbursement. Our NEWLY Designed program now covers: First Half program - Medical Coding and Second Half - Medical Billing 50-hour course, includes all texts and learning materials.

Medical Billing & Coding Online
This course is Online on Demand after your registration is processed, which allows you to take the course at your pace around your schedule. This billing and coding course offers the skills needed to perform complex coding and billing procedures. The course covers CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology, and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines), and basic claims processes for insurance reimbursements. Our courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. Each course includes: - 24X7 instructor support and course mentoring - Online healthcare content that supplements each course - Student and instructor collaboration - Engaging labs, student exercises, course videos and animated simulations - Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking - National and state certification opportunities - A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources

Medical Coding ICD-10 - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. Effective October 2014, the U.S. healthcare system is working to move from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for service coding purposes. Program includes a detailed review of both ICD-10 (diagnostic coding) and ICD-10-PCS (inpatient procedural coding); differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10; federal regulation; hands on exercises and case studies; and much more! Our courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience.

Medical Terminology - Online on Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. This Medical Terminology course offers a clear and concise introduction to medical terminology with extensive opportunities for student practice. It reviews word components and basic principles for interpreting terms within each of the major medical specialties. The course does not require any previous knowledge of science or biology. The skills students obtain through this course will benefit them in any healthcare field they choose to pursue.

Michigan Society of Certified Public Manager (Affiliate Membership)
The Michigan Society of Certified Public Mangers® is a statewide organization whose primary purpose is to unite Michigan Certified Public Managers®, to encourage the acceptance of management in government as a profession established by an underlying body of knowledge to promote high professional, educational and ethical standards in public management; to improve communication, cooperation and coordination among public entities; to foster leadership through vision, competence, and innovation; and to facilitate positive changes which enhance the delivery of public service.

Mobile Marketing Certificate
Online course. The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobiles. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Three one-month courses; Heather Dimitt, Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, and Simon Salt, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 3 courses:

Mobile Marketing Certificate
Online course. The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobiles. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Three one-month courses; Heather Dimitt, Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, and Simon Salt, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 3 courses:

Non-Profit Administration - Online
Certificate includes the following 2 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Non-Profit Administration - Online
Certificate includes the following 2 courses (must take all courses for certificate):

Nonprofit Boards
NON PROFIT BOARDS - Discover how to take your nonprofit board to the next level! Learn key information and practical knowledge about increasing board productivity, assessing board composition, recruitment, and training, defining board roles and responsibilities, and understanding governance models. This course is brought to you by the Community Advancement Network. Length: 4 hours Target Audience: Executive Directors, staff leaders that have direct interaction with the board, board chairs, and board members For more information, visit the OCEPD website. www.svsu.edu/ocepd

Nonprofit Management/Leadership Certificate Program
The United Way of Saginaw County and SVSU noncredit Certificate is for current and future staff and managers of local nonprofit agencies. This program is intended for managers of nonprofits and/or employ­ees who have upper level responsibilities. We offer a unique blend of theory, group activities, and case studies to meet each participant at her/his level. With the “Best Practices” tools and techniques, our students return to the nonprofit sector ready to meet and overcome today’s challenges. The participating nonprofit leader is offered the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with others in the same industry. Participants also have the opportunity to learn and network together in a comfortable, knowledge-building environment. For more information, visit the OCEPD website. www.svsu.edu/ocepd

PAM- Albany GA - May 17-18, 2014
PAM- Albany GA May 17 - 18, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

PAM-CHICAGO, IL, June 21-22, 2014
PAM-CHICAGO, IL, June 21-22, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

PAM-Durham, NC June 28 - 29, 2014
PAM-Durham, NC June 28 - 29, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

PAM-Nashville,TN, June 7-8, 2014
PAM-Nashville,TN, June 7-8, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

PAM-Seattle, WA, June 7 - 8, 2014
PAM-Seattle, WA, June 7 - 8, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

PAM-Summerlin Medical, Las Vegas May 31-June 1, 2014
PAM-Summerlin Medical, Las Vegas May 31-June 1, 2014 Qualify for a Discount! Send three or more from the same company, registering at the same time, and each receives $50 off the regular fee, paying only $545 each. NOTE: For any Discount, we can not go back and apply credit for registrations already completed. Student registrations receive discounted rate of $499 (currently enrolled students). PLEASE PHONE IN FOR QUANITY DISCOUNT or STUDENT REGISTRATIONS.

Pharmacy Technican Online On Demand
This course is Online on Demand after your registration is processed, which allows you to take the course at your pace around your schedule. This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Our courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. Each course includes: - 24X7 instructor support and course mentoring - Online healthcare content that supplements each course - Student and instructor collaboration - Engaging labs, student exercises, course videos and animated simulations - Student pre and post assessments and online performance tracking - National and state certification opportunities - A secure Student Portal which includes: career guidance, resume writing and other career resources

Pharmacy Technician On Site- Spring 2014
The comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies and community pharmacies and work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Upon completion of the training, you will receive a packet of information regarding the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. The exam is held at three sites in Michigan and costs $125. The packet explains the PTCB certification process and will walk you through the eligibility requirements, application procedures and important deadlines. Book are included with tuition. Course Instructors: Marty Flynn

Pharmacy Technician On Site-Winter 2014
The comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies and community pharmacies and work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Upon completion of the training, you will receive a packet of information regarding the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. The exam is held at three sites in Michigan and costs $125. The packet explains the PTCB certification process and will walk you through the eligibility requirements, application procedures and important deadlines. Book are included with tuition. Course Instructors: Marty Flynn

Phlebotomy Technician- Online On Demand
Online on Demand after Registration. The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and will review the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Includes terminology, blood collection procedures, order of draw and other engaging topics.

Powerful Presenations & Effective Speaking Techniques - Online
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Practical Math for the Workplace - Online (Late Spring Session)
Designed for: Business Owners & Managers interested in acquiring the skills needed to understand and perform common business activities such as payroll, banking, invoicing and purchasing. This course provides a basic foundation for understanding the practical applications of mathematics in common workplace activities. One month course; Constance Yates, Instructor.

Screen Printing for Teachers Continuing Ed
Screen Printing for Teachers Continuing Ed An introduction to screen-printing with water-based inks using four stencil types: photo process, hand applied, resist and cut paper methods. The workshop would also address the history of screen-printing, making multiple color prints using water-based non-toxic materials, various printing techniques, how to care for and archive print editions, the equipment needed to set up a studio at home or in a classroom, health and safety issues, and where to purchase supplies.

Self Publishing eBook
eBooks are becoming more popular than ever, especially with the release of the iPad and other tablet computers. In addition to publishing fiction and non-fiction books individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services, and ideas. Come discover what makes a great ebook and how you go about creating, formatting and publishing your eBook. Learn the steps necessary to create your eBook with text, photos, illustrations, audio, videos and hyperlinks to websites. Understand the different options you have in self-publishing and distributing your eBook. Walk away not only knowing how to make an eBook but how to market it as well. One month course, Tim Street, instructor

SHRM Learning On-Site Class
The 2014 SHRM Learning System is filled with new features, including innovative SmartStudy tools that help streamline your study time and build confidence for passing the certification exam. Follow these steps to success: ASSESS: Take our assessments to determine your current knowledge and gaps, with the results weighted against tested areas on the certification exam (PHR or SPHR). STUDY: Use assessment results to identify your learning priorities, create your personal study plan, estimate study time and apply learned knowledge. PASS: Complete the post-test and use other testing preparation tools to validate your learning and refine your study plan as you prepare to pass the exam. By attending our course, you will develop new knowledge and skills that will improve your workplace effectiveness immediately. By enrolling in our classroom-based format, you also get the added benefit of: A structured classroom environment that enhances learning and helps you stay on track. An experienced instructor to explain concepts and apply them to your industry. Opportunities to network and share real-world experiences with other HR professionals. Minimizing travel and maximizing employer tuition assistance. There’s never been a better time to pursue your PHR or SPHR designation. With our blended approach, you’ll learn from printed workbooks, software, online tools and a dynamic classroom experience.

SHRM Learning Online
If you’ve been planning to earn your Professional Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) designation, now is the time to enroll in our updated and expanded HRCI exam preparation course based on the SHRM Learning System®. This is a certification program that will help you if you are planning to take these tests. We offer this program in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The curriculum, designed by subject matter experts, covers the HRCI Body of Knowledge and includes application exercises that develop specific competencies and decision-making skills. As a certification preparation program, it consistently beats the national pass rate. Using the SVSU Vspace Platform, a Web based set of Course Tools designed to deliver online learning, you can be part of a virtual class that will provide a thorough review of the learning system. You will follow a schedule and interact with your instructor and peers in a virtual environment. The course content is the same as the classroom-based program, which offers flexible scheduling and the benefit of attending class on your own computer.

Social Media for Business Certificate- 3 Courses
Social Media for Business Certificate- 3 Courses Includes: Introduction to Social Media Marketing Using Social Media Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

Social Media for Business Certificate- 3 Courses
Social Media for Business Certificate- 3 Courses Includes: Introduction to Social Media Marketing Using Social Media Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

Spanish for Medical Professionals - Online (Late Spring Session)
For individuals in the Medical Industry: Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, this course will give you the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. One month online course.

Video Marketing Certificate
Online course. Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart. Video with good SEO has a 53% higher chance of showing up on page one of Google searches. When done correctly, video can tell a story, and stories connect people. Video also leads to an emotion ‘trigger’ that plain text cannot do. Two one-month courses, Erin Huggins and Jennifer Selke, Instructors. Certificate includes the following 2 courses:

Women of GLBHLI Event-Strategies to Transform your Life
Society largely views self-care as selfish and overly indulgent. However, taking good care makes your life more fulfilling, contributes to your well-being and it also extends to others. When we care for ourselves deeply and deliberately, we naturally care for others – our families, friends and community in a healthier and more effective way. Join us while we explore strategies on how to love ourselves in ways that will nurture and empower us and ultimately, others. Leave with your own action plan on how to make yourself a priority and transform your life. • Discover when, where, why and how you feel deprived • Desperately need rejuvenation and to find your own rhythm and routine • Time to create an “absolute no list” • Give yourself permission to dramatically upgrade your life! Beth Bryce is Author & Founder of Girls2Women Coaching and a certified motivational career coach. Beth has a Masters in Leadership and is Director of Career Services and adjunct professor at Northwood University. She supports organizations that enhance the quality of life for its youth and women. Beth is a featured Co-author in the newly released book, “Women on Fire Book 2” by Women on Fire Media. The book is a heart-stirring anthology of stories written by 21 courageous and powerful women who faced real-life challenges and successfully moved through them. Celebrity endorsements include Marianne Williamson, Judy Blume and Agapi Stassinopoulos. www.bethbryce.com This is 1st in a series of presentations to be offered twice a year.

Workplace Ethics & Etiquette - Online
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