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Bookkeeping Certificate
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Bookkeeping Certificate

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with LERN Online

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

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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.

The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other):

1. Understanding Debits and Credits

2. General Ledger and Month End Procedures

3. Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495.00

Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
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Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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with LERN Online

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

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Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career.

First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.

Then find out what you need to know about cash. Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495.00

Certificate in Basic Game Design
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Certificate in Basic Game Design

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with LERN Online

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

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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.

Introduction must be taken before Intermediate.

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2

Length (in hours): 32

Price in USD $395.00

Certificate in Customer Service
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Certificate in Customer Service

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with LERN Online

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

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Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success.

Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques you won’t find anywhere else.

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 3.2

Length (in hours): 32

Price in USD $245.00

Entrepreneurship Certificate
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Entrepreneurship Certificate

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with LERN Online

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

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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.

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495.00

Rise Up Retail Credential

Free

with National Retail Federation

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

These 4 retail certifications designed by the National Retail Federation are offered in a blended learning format using an online platform as well as local adult education instructors and retail professionals. These courses offer career opportunities in partnership with Kittery Trading Post. Eligible adult education students can take one or all four courses for free.

Choose from:

• Retail Fundamentals

• Customer Service and Sales

• Business of Retail: Operations and Profit

• Warehouse Inventory and Logistics

Open enrollment, sign up on the website or call for more information

IC3: Digital Literacy Certification

$70

with Samee Mushtak

Calendar Current session started Sep 14, 2022 at 6 pm

Earn stackable computer certifications. The IC3 is composed of three exams, each awarding its own certificate, at the basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Level 1 measures knowledge of fundamental concepts and essential components. Level 2 requires a working knowledge of each of the seven skill groups. Level 3 validates an advanced understanding of digital literacy and indicates that the candidate has the technical foundation needed to advance successfully along their educational and employment paths and support the development of more specialized technological skills. The Level 3 IC3 certification has potential to earn college credits.

Classes are online with a live instructor Wednesdays, September 14- December 14, 6:00-8:00pm.

Free to eligible adult education students or $70 for non-student community members.

Adult & Pediatric CPR/ First Aid/AED
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Adult & Pediatric CPR/ First Aid/AED

$130

with Brian Senesac

This course, which meets OSHA/ workplace requirements, will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. You will learn to care for first aid emergencies such as: burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illness, head, neck, back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies.

Students who successfully complete this course will receive an American Red Cross Certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. This is a blended online/in-person course.





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