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Certificate in Gerontology
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Certificate in Gerontology

$150

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with or care for older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. Individuals who work with the older population will need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and healthy aging and to stay current with emerging trends such as mental health, abuse, pain assessment and management, sleep, disorders of communication, and dementias (including Alzheimer's disease).

The outcome of this course is for the learner to describe topics in gerontology including Alzheimer's disease, death and dying, elder abuse, healthy aging, mental health, sleep disorders, and pain management. (25 contact hours)

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Effective Business Writing
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Effective Business Writing

$115

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential!

It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word.

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Performing Payroll in Quickbooks
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Performing Payroll in Quickbooks

$115

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Preparing payroll in any small business can be a daunting task. Whether you have one employee or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same! However, by using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2015, you can master efficient techniques for creating checks, paying taxes, and generating forms and reports quickly and easily.

And once you've mastered the basics, you'll gain troubleshooting tips and solutions to help you solve common problems and mistakes to simplify the whole payroll process. By the end of the course, you'll be ready to process payroll in QuickBooks and solve many of the problems that can pop up along the way.

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Quickbooks 2016 Series
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Quickbooks 2016 Series

$199

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

Whether you're a small-business owner, bookkeeper, or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2016

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use.

In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2016

In this course, we'll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks' more advanced features and applications.

You'll learn to manage multiple company files, export and import list data from one file to another, and make journal entries. If your business handles inventory, you'll learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. You'll even learn how to track mileage on vehicles you use in your business.

This course also covers many other common topics that small business owners encounter, including creating customer statements, assessing finance charges on overdue balances, using QuickBooks' batch invoicing features to create multiple invoices, and writing off past due balances when the customer won't pay.

Finally, you'll learn how to enter common owner transactions, including when the owner takes money out of the business or invests new capital. You'll even learn how to deal with those difficult situations where you may pay for a business transaction using personal cash. The course concludes with a discussion of how to track loans and use the budgeting feature to better plan and control your business.

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Responsive Web Design
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Responsive Web Design

$115

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

In today's online environment, web designers must create websites that are responsive to provide a positive experience in every viewport. These viewports range from small touch-screen environments to large-screen browsers where users interact using a mouse and keyboard. Modern web design requires building sites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive in every possible device and environment.

In this course, you will learn to identify and address every aspect of responsive web design: from scaling elements and adjusting page layout, to adapting color schemes and implementing accessible forms. You will master the use of HTML5 linked to media queries in CSS3 to adapt content to fit your user's viewpoint, and see how jQuery Mobile can help you to mobile sites. This course will teach you to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.

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Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring
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Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

$115

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

When it comes to marketing for small businesses, money isn't everything! In this course, you'll learn how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ—without making a big dent in your wallet.

The small business marketing strategies you'll learn will fit into any budget—and some are even free! With the help of videos, spreadsheets, and hands-on activities, you'll build your skills in each lesson. You'll master cost-effective strategies, including strategic partnerships, local marketing, search engine optimization, social networking, email marketing, lead generation, and niche marketing. Along the way, you'll see many real-world examples from other small businesses much like yours.

Whether you're new to advertising or looking for a refresher, this course will make you a marketing pro. And by the time you're done, you'll have a personalized plan of action for increasing your sales—all on a shoestring budget.

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Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 1, 2020 , runs for 16 weeks

Medical transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home. Strong typing, computer, and English grammar skills are essential.   Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, FTP, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are once a week for 16-weeks with a completion of 16 weeks to 6 month options.  This is a State Certified Program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & physiology and transcription.  $2650, includes everything for the course and the field.   TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL:  866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www. academyofmedicalprofessions.com  

New Ventures Maine
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New Ventures Maine

Free

with Karleen Andrews, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Dec 22, 2020

New Ventures Maine interactive classes and workshops are available online. Choose a Class to sign up for free online workshops and classes. Classes available include: Starting a Business, Manage your Money and Build your Career.They are not offering in-person classes at this time.

Individual appointments are available by video conference or phone. For more information you can email karleen.andrews@maine.edu or call her at (207) 557-1885. 

 





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