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Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam
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Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam

$299

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 23, 2023

This one-and-a-half hour timed exam tests competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 50 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdge's question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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Six Sigma Yellow Belt Prep Course and Exam
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Six Sigma Yellow Belt Prep Course and Exam

$499

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 23, 2023

The self-paced exam prep course in this bundle prepares learners for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam by exposing them to the Six Sigma concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques used in process improvement projects. The course is divided into modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information, guide students through the five steps of the DMAIC methodology, and demonstrate how a Six Sigma approach can benefit organizations in several, diverse industries or business sectors. Course assignments show the tools and skills practitioners will use in support of process improvement activities, and explain how participants can contribute as important members of improvement teams. Throughout the course, learners will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through challenging exercises, and interactive games. Each module also includes comprehensive quizzes and tests that learners can use to gauge their progress and prepare for each of the 25-question practice exams at the course end. Video segments from subject matter experts also supplement the course material, to provide real-world examples and enhanced understanding of important concepts and best practices.

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Introduction to Human Resource Management
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

$79

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2023

Human resource management includes the vital tasks of recruiting, screening, interviewing, training, appraising, disciplining, rewarding, and developing the employee--both for business and nonprofit enterprises. Since all managers have HR responsibilities, it is important that they have an understanding of the key concepts of this increasingly important function, especially since many decisions they make about employees have possible legal ramifications. This introductory-level course draws on material from Harvard Business School professor D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management.

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Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer
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Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2023

Adobe Photoshop CC (also known as Photoshop Creative Cloud) is a powerful subscription software solution providing support and specialized editing tools for digital photographers and graphic artists. In this course you will master techniques to edit and enhance your digital images and add a professional polish to your work. The course offers simple, step-by-step instructions for basics like cropping, rotation, and sizing images. You will experiment with Photoshop's tools for correcting exposure, adjusting color and colorcasts, and work with Adobe's powerful layer and selection tools. You will learn how to add text, retouch, and even clone away unwanted elements from your images. You will discover how to work with raw images and prepare images for print or online use.

In this course, you will be guided through detailed explanations and instructions for using the tools that make this software so popular and unique in the world of digital editing. Whether you are a novice or accomplished photo editor, this course will give you a collection of useful techniques that will quickly show you amazing results in your images.

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Secrets of Better Photography
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Secrets of Better Photography

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2023

Secrets of Better Photography will teach you how to take outstanding photos. Whether you use a DSLR, a point-and-shoot camera, or your phone for your photography, you will learn how to get the best results from your camera.

This hands-on course will teach you how to choose the right photographic equipment to compose images with style. You can take your camera out of auto mode after learning about lighting, motion, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. You will also explore common photography topics, including portraiture, children's photography, pet photography, and digital editing.

Each lesson includes exercises and assignments, so you can apply what you learned to your own camera. By the time you finish, you will see a difference in both your photographer's eye and your photos.

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Typography
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Typography

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2023

For web designers, understanding typography is an important aspect of creating a great User Experience. If you work in the web design field, you need to understand typography and how to apply this technique to your UI/UX projects. This self-paced course is all about typography! You will learn the rules of typography and gain a highly marketable visual communication skill.

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Pharmacy Technician

$2,850

with Academy of Medical Professionals, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2023 at 7 pm, runs for 14 weeks

All Inclusive 14-week program. This program has two options: entirely online, or our new live via Zoom class that meets weekly.  Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  $2,850. All materials included including PTCB National Certification (CPhT) Exam fee.  Payment plans available.

Live Classes Meet Thursdays, 7-9 PM OR Online Anytime, Self-Paced

Marketing Your Nonprofit
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Marketing Your Nonprofit

Free

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 28, 2023

Under pressure to increase membership, expand program value, attract media, entice donors, and develop volunteers, all while keeping an eye on the bottom line? In the face of stiff competition, more worthwhile causes, more regulations, more watchdog agencies, and fewer funding opportunities, you need to work smarter—not longer.

This course will show you how to use powerful marketing techniques to compete more effectively for customers, donors, members, and volunteers. You'll also learn how to persuade the media to communicate your organization's message and further its ideals and goals. Before you know it, you'll be ready to improve your market share by learning to evaluate and implement effective promotions, advertising campaigns, and communication techniques. If your organization relies on a diverse mix of fees, events, and/or contributions for support, you're sure to find this information-packed course indispensable.

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