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CERTIFICATE Basic Game Design

$395

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 8 weeks

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment.   In the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities that are part of game design, being able to flesh out a game idea in order to increase the chances to having a successful game design experience, and have a basic understanding of how to work with game developers. In the second course, you will you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games.    By successfully completing this Certificate in Basic Game Design, you will have taken the first steps into understanding game design, and being able to create your own games.

This includes two classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Introduction to Game Design 6/1-6/26; 9/8/-10/2; $245;

          Intermediate Game Design 7/6-7/31; 10/5-10/30; $245;

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Bookkeeping

$495

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate: 

          Understanding Debits and Credits 6/1-6/26; 9/8-10-2; $195

          General Ledger and Month End Procedures 7/6-7/31;10/5-10/30;

               $195;

          Closing Procedures and Financial Statements 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8/28;

               11-211-27 $195;

For full details see:  https://yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Business Coaching

$395

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 8 weeks

Workplace Mentoring & Coaching—Level 1Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies. It has benefits for the employer and employee. The knowledge you gather will change the way you see yourself in the workplace. Through this knowledge, you can find helpful strategies to navigate through work and life.Workplace Mentoring & Coaching—Level 2Building on Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace Course I, C/M II take a further in-depth look at variables involved in employee support. Additionally, in this course you will develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Critical analysis and improvement of your programs alongside group dynamics and innovative strategies will also be examined in terms of coaching and mentoring programs. This course offers 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.   

This includes two classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 1: 6/1-6/26;

                     9/8-10/2; $245

          Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 2: 7/6-7/31;

                     10/5-10/30

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Business Writing

$495

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace.  Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals.  Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading.  Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings.  Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success. 

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Business Writing 6/1-6/26; 9/8-10/2 $195;

          Effective Copywriting 7/6-7/31; 10/5-10/30 $195;

          Writing News and Press Releases 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8/28; 11/2-11/27

                    $195;

For full details, see: https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Coding

$595

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. As a result, coding has become a core skill that bolsters one’s chances of becoming a higher value to organizations. The highest demand is for programming languages with broad applicability. Begin by getting introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. Then go to the next level and acquire all the basics of HTML and CSS. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step by step process of hand coding and building web pages. Finally, discover the advanced features of CSS and learn how to use this very powerful language.

This includes three classes whcih may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Intro to Coding 6/1-6/26; 9/8-10/2; $195

          HTML Fundamentals 7/6-7-31; 10/5-10-/30; $245

          CSS Fundamentals 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8//28; 11/2-11/27; $245

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Data Analysis

$495

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace.  Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills.    Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Introduction to Data Analysis 6/1-6/26; 9/8-10/2; $195

          Intermediate Data Analysis 7/6-7/31; 10/5-10/30; $195

          Advanced Data Analysis 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8/28; 11/2-11/27; $195

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfsm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Entrepreneurship

$495

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 12 weeks
1 additional session

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business.  Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans.  Then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand.At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage and market your new business.

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Entrepreneur Boot Camp 6/1-6/26; 9/8-10/2; $195

          The Business Plan 7/6-7/31; 10/5-10/30; $195;

          Entrepreneurial Marketing 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8/28; 11/2-11/27; $195;

For full detials, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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CERTIFICATE Google Analytics

$395

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 8 weeks

If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This Certificate, 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 conversions and sales from your website visitors. A must for anyone serious about leveraging more success from their website.

This includes two classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Google Analytics 9/8-10/2; $195

          Advanced Goodle Analytics 10/5-10/30; 195

for full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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