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"Beginning Computer" Course

$45

with Chris Yockey, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

May 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This Course gives you an opportunity to explore the basics of computer usage and will help with getting you started from the ground up.  You do not need your own computer, but, if you have a laptop that you wish to get familiar with, plase bring it with you.

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Accounting 1

$116

with Pam Harvey, Portland Adult Education

Apr 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
As an introductory course, Accounting I provides students with skills related to cash records, accounts receivable and payable, filing system for source documents, record information from source documents, and bank statement reconciliation.
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Accounting 2

$116

with Deb Seigars, Portland Adult Education

Jun 13, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Building off of Accounting 1, this course covers the basics of a double entry accounting system. Topics include assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, debits and credits, journal entries, ledger accounts, posting, balancing accounts, preparing a trial balance, and preparing payroll. Prerequisite: Accounting 1.
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Adult Education Orientation: May 24

Free

with Region 9 Adult Education

May 24, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Welcome to Adult Education at Region 9! This is a two part Orientation sessions prior to enrollment in our Adult Education programs.  These sessions cover career exploration, growth mindset, computer usage assessment, learning styles, and reading and math assessments that are required by federal and state governments.

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Advanced Excel

$195

with UGotClass, Sanford Community Adult Education

Jun 5, 2017

Prepare your worksheets accurately, examine your data for authentication, and then find those answers to your most difficult questions. Learn these required business functions along with the tools required to analyze data efficiently. Save time by protecting your valuable data and know that data is accurate. 

 

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Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions

$245

with Online, RSU 19 Adult Education

Jul 3, 2017

 Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance.  Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them.  After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization.One month course, Sally Schmall, SPHR   AgendaUnit 1Overview of LEAN Principles and ApplicationsAn overview of lean history and philosophyUnderstanding the universal application of lean to Human Resource functions regardless of industryToyota Practical Problem Solving and A3 ToolsA3 problem solving reporting processesUnit 2LEAN Tools for Lean Human ResourcesVisual management, 5S, standardized workOther lean tools for HR functionsIntroduction to value stream mapping (VSM) processesA value stream mapping exercise to apply what you have learnedUnit 3Creating an Effective Business Case for LEAN Initiatives within Your OrganizationCreating the A3 report or storyboardUsing the A3 report as a way to present a logical business case for proposed changes, decisions, and improvements within your organizationDeveloping an A3 report to share with other class membersReceiving feedback from peers and instructorUnit 4Lean Leadership for Human ResourcesLean leadership and culture change strategiesSuccessfully implementing lean tools and concepts in your organizationPlanning to prepare for taking the next stepMoving forward with Lean Leadership for HRAbout online learningOnline learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. How the Course WorksIt is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.Participate when you wantYou can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.What you will doFor each Unit, you will:Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)Have the option of accessing the online readingsListen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slidesHave the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learnedEngage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participantsFor best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.DiscussionThe Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.It’s easy. It’s fun.

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Business Coaching Certificate

$395

with Online, RSU 19 Adult Education

Sep 5, 2017

Workplace Mentoring & Coaching—Level 1

Mentoring 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 2

Building 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. 

About online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

How the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

Participate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

What you will do

For each Unit, you will:

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

Discussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

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Career Exploration and Planning

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

May 15, 2017

Thinking about changing careers or advancing in your current career, but don't know which steps to take? Our Career Pathways advisor is available to assist students with identifying and achieving career goals and can offer guidance with career exploration and career readiness.

Create your personal career plan through self-exploration, occupational exploration and career and educational planning.

Call 627-4291 for more information





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