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The Basics of Bookkeeping

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 6, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 5, 2020

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business?  Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers.  The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business.  This course shows you how to create a chart of accounts that meet your needs.   All of the money you spend, and all of the money you earn, have a place to go.  How do your record them?  What are debits and credits?  What do the numbers mean?  How do I label accounts?  Even if you outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still have a basic understand of what happens with the money earned and the money spent.  No one should be blind to his or her finances!  In this course you will learn where the numbers go, and why!  You will learn the bookkeeping terminology as well as what it means to keep track of the numbers.  At the end of the cycle, what do the numbers mean?  The Basics of Bookkeeping will show you how to keep track of the numbers and why!

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

sCAEcertificate

 

The Business Plan

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 6, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 5, 2020

Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding.  In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and  build the Business Plan, one step at a time. This practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning aspects of your business.  Focusing on the most critical components of the Business Plan enables you to uncover hidden risks and assess the business from a marketing, management, and financial vantage point.  

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

SCAECertificate

 

Your Workplace, Your Employees & The Law

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 6, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 5, 2020

Designed for non-lawyers, this course will provide business owners, managers, supervisors, and HR professionals with a roadmap for effectively handling complicated employee-related issues that affect today’s legal-prone work environment.   Each class contains guidelines, step-by-step compliance instructions, and practical leadership skills, methods, and techniques proven strategies for successfully managing employees and for complying with state and federal workplace laws.   

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

SCAEcertificate

YouTube for Business

$245

with Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 6, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 5, 2020

Increase your business with YouTube, the online video site and now the second largest search engine. Discover the power of video for your organization, and how to use video as a marketing tool to reach and serve more people.Find out what types of video work best on YouTube, how other business organizations are using YouTube, how to create your own YouTube channel, and the techniques of adding captions, annotations and other extra features.YouTube can enhance your current marketing and communication strategy. After attending this course you will take back proven strategies and techniques for making YouTube work successfully for your organization.YouTube, as the second largest search engine can no longer be ignored by businesses and organizations. YouTube reaches a broad age and gender demographic and is the largest video search/discovery destination with over 35 hours of video being uploaded every minute. YouTube is now accessible from nearly every top mobile device as well as from your TV.How can your videos rise above the music mashups and cat antics?Learn how to get your YouTube video on the first page of Google Search. Just like Facebook, YouTube is a social network that needs to be set-up, optimized, and used regularly to be effective. Your patters of behavior on YouTube may be working against you. Learn how YouTube can compliment your current marketing and social media strategy and how to maximize your YouTube Channel to get the greatest return.

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

SCAEcertificate

Chemistry for College & Career Prep
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Chemistry for College & Career Prep

$120

with David Perkins, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 7 weeks

This 7 week course will dive into the most important concepts in chemistry needed to succeed in a college chemistry classroom. Everything from particle diagrams to stoichiometry will be covered as students gradually develop a particulate model of how matter behaves by observing and interpreting experimental evidence. The course is designed to make learning chemistry easy and offers students individualized instruction, a variety of learning mediums, simplified concepts and even virtual labs all in a remote setting. Start building the foundation you need to enter medical and science majors with confidence and tools to succeed.Dates are Mondays and Thursdays 8:30-10:00am July 6-Aug 20. 

Kittery and Marshwood Adult Education are partnering to offer our community members course opportunities for career preparation in Water and Waste Water Treatment Management, Medical Careers, Vet. Tech., and more.

To register for this class click this link: Chemistry for College and Career Prep

Chemistry for College and Career Prep with Lab

$120

with David Perkins, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 7 weeks

This 7 week course will dive into the most important concepts in chemistry needed to succeed in a college chemistry classroom. Everything from particle diagrams to stoichiometry will be covered as students gradually develop a particulate model of how matter behaves by observing and interpreting experimental evidence. The course is designed to make learning chemistry easy and offers students individualized instruction, a variety of learning mediums, simplified concepts and even virtual labs all in a remote setting. Start building the foundation you need to enter medical and science majors with confidence and tools to succeed. Free to Adult Education HiSet or Diploma Students. 

Comptia A+ Academy

Free

with Todd Narramore, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 7, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

WHEN:

July 7 – August 20, 2020

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:00 am – 11:40 am (Online, livestreamed instruction)

Required Information, Orientation, and Testing

Sessions by appointment.

WHERE:

This is a live face to face on-line class. Instructors are from York Adult Education and York County Community College.

 

WHAT:

Knowledge and skill development in digital literacy andIT support: including hardware and software troubleshooting, operating systems, and communication and procedure.

RESULT:

Completion of the Academy results in the industry approved CompTIA® A+ certification and prepares you for employment as a computer user support specialist/help desk technician. Participants will receive 3 YCCC credits.

 

Prerequisites:

- Resident of Maine

- Ages 17-29

- Unemployed or underemployed

- Proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

- Testing/Assessments required

 

FREE to TechHire qualified enrollees.  Register here for more information. Please note: Register early in order to do intake and assessments before class begins.

Adobe InDesign Essentials

$225

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Nov 2, 2020

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required.

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

SCAEcertificate

 





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