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Quickbooks 2019 Series
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Quickbooks 2019 Series

$199

with Scott Paxton, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Understanding QuickBooks is one of the top skills a small business owner needs to successfully run their business. If you are a busy professional that wants to oversee your bookkeeping and accounting, the QuickBooks 2019 Series will teach you how to use this popular accounting software.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2019

The introductory course will teach you the basics of QuickBooks 2019. You will learn how to reconcile accounts, enter and pay bills, track inventory, and generate reports. By course completion, you will know how to automate several common bookkeeping tasks, and ultimately streamline your business.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

Many experienced QuickBooks users often struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. The Intermediate course will teach you more in-depth features and applications, which is ideal if your business is growing. It is designed for those QuickBooks users that have a firm understanding of the basics, or those that successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course.

These courses must be taken on a PC device. A Mac OS is not compatible.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.

 

Quickbooks Classes
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with ed2go Online, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Ed2go offers a wide variety of 6-week, online classes. Most classes are $149 and are self-paced. This link takes you to their Quickbooks class options where you will register and pay. (This is not an MDI Adult Ed class.)

Improve your job prospects with a certificate that employers will recognize.

QuickBooks is the top accounting software for small- and mid-sized businesses, and it's easy to see why. It's economical, yet powerful; it's easy to use, yet customizable, with lots of useful functions for those who know where to look. When you enroll in a QuickBooks program, you gain bookkeeping and accounting skills that will increase your marketability and help you stay a step ahead in this fast-paced field. Plus, with ed2go's convenient online format, you can learn QuickBooks at home on your personal computer. Our comprehensive course will teach you bookkeeping and accounting concepts so you can master every aspect of the QuickBooks accounting software. Learn how to solve common QuickBooks problems and use more advanced features that will help you streamline your work and get results. From depreciation and payroll, to accounts payable and receivable, inventory, and reporting, you can be confident you'll have all the skills you need to work as a bookkeeper, clerk, or accountant. Add QuickBooks Pro to your resume and start down the path to small business success.

Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma
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Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma

Free

with MindEdge Learning, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

For more info and/or to register visit MindEdge Learning at https://catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma are management approaches designed to improve quality of products or services and to minimize variation and waste. MindEdge offers training and certification for the three major levels of Six Sigma involvement within an organization, Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt. The courses are designed to simplify the content so you can pass exams on the first try. Throughout the courses, learners will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through exercises, interactive games, and case study assignments. Modules include comprehensive quizzes and tests that learners can use to gauge their understanding and prepare for the exam at the course end.

The following Six Sigma & Lean Courses are available bundled or alone: 

• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course and Exam

• Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Six Sigma Yellow Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Six Sigma Black Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Lean Basics & Six Sigma Basics

• Recertification Exam – Green & Yellow 

For more information visit: catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Six Sigma & Lean

Social Media for Business Certificate
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Social Media for Business Certificate

$495

with Nicole Siscaretti Doyle, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market, and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. From Facebook to Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication, how these social networks work, and the uses for your organization. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization.

3 one-month courses

Introduction to Social Media

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Marketing Using Social Media

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE! 48 hours    $495 for all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

Start a Business
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Start a Business

Free

with Sarah Joy Chaples, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

New Ventures Maine can help you with your business!

Usually we hold some of these classes in-person at adult ed but this year they are all online.

New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

Research your idea-can you do it? Is it worth it? Can it bring the necessary rewards?

Get organized and put a plan together.

Turn your dream into reality.

Core classes include:

Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

Business Basics

Introduction to Self-Employment

Other resources include:

FDA matched savings for business

A three-step guide to planning a business

The Maine SBDC for business counseling and assistance

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs
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Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs

$129

with MindEdge Learning, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Important: You must register online for this class thru MindEdge Learning at https://catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

Reviews the strategic issues that an entrepreneur faces while starting a new venture or business and highlights the questions about market acceptance that must be answered during every stage of the entrepreneurial process.

Estimated length: 5 hours

Access time: 90 days

.5 CEUs | 5 HRCIs 

Cost: $129

Register online: catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Entrepreneurship

 

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone / iPad Camera (Online)

$39

with Ed Brazee, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also, students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

CLC Adult Education is pleased to partner with BoomerTech Adventures to offer fully asychronous online courses students can complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The three instructors provide personalized support for each class via email and / or online chat. The recommended time for each course is one month with 1 to 2 hours of work a week.Tech requirements for each course are a strong internet connection (or access to one) and a computer, or tablet, or smartphone to access videos and articles.

Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhone/ iPad Camera

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures, MSAD #11 Adult Education

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also, students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class is based on iOS devices and Mac computers and the technology requirements for this class are a strong internet connection and a MAC Computer, iPad, iPhone to access videos and articles. This is a fully asynchronous, online course that students complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course includes a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class. Instructors are available for personalized support for the clas via email and/ or online chat.

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