Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

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Better Business Writing, Level 1: How to Sharpen Your Writing StyleSEF-3001AO21 available classes
Strengthen your writing by eliminating wordiness and writing more concisely. Plan your business documents to save time rewriting. With writing exercises and interactive quizzes, you'll learn the difference between active and passive voice and when to use each - and much more...
Business & Marketing WritingCOM-3711GE3 available classes
Write great marketing copy to improve your company's image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. Are you a writer working in the business world? Or a marketing professional responsible for great marketing copy? You may need training for your current position – or yo...
Career Transitions Forum: Lecture Series for Business ProfessionalsHRD-3006X21 available classes
Are you changing careers? This course is for you. Enjoy lectures, activities, and opportunities for networking and support. Topics vary weekly and incorporate professional community resources that provide a current, real-world perspective on the job market. Craft strategies...
Employment Law FundamentalsMLS-3810GE1 available classes
Employment law concepts are critically important to businesses and the general public. Learn the basics of employment law so you can hire, manage, and evaluate employees legally – as a manager, supervisor, small business owner, human resources specialist, or corporate execut...
Activity Coordinator for Long Term CareHSE-3264A41 available classes
The NC Division of Facility services requires activity coordinators in adult care homes and nursing facilities to complete at least 50 hours of training in an approved course. In addition, activity coordinators in nursing facilities and adult care homes must complete at leas...
Adobe Photoshop Level 1SEF-3001HZ22 available classes
Adobe Photoshop is a market leader in image editing, creation, and graphic software. The Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) application is commonly used in graphic design, web, and 3D projects. Gain the ability to create basic images, manage selections and layers, modify and repair i...
Beyond the Basics: Pronunciation for Non-Native English Speakers Part 1SEF-3001BR21 available classes
Make sure your message is clear to others! Improve your pronunciation, manage your accent, and become more easily understood. Part 1 of this course for non-native English speakers will help you with vowel sounds, word stress and stress patterns, and sentence stress.
Certified Paralegal (Voucher Included)SEF-3001AJG1 available classes
Paralegals play a vital role in the legal profession. These qualified professionals take on a variety of tasks ranging from legal research to drafting legal documents in traditional law office settings and in the corporate, government, and public arenas. Formal training is a...
Fundamentals of Project ManagementSEF-3001EG12 available classes
The Fundamentals of Project Management training is designed to provide an introductory overview of the project management discipline. The training effectively combines introductory lecture and discussion with hands-on application of the most basic project management princi...
Grammar Refresher Part 1SEF-3001AV21 available classes
Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar--like comma rules, correct punctuation and capitalization--and lots more. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones, and revisit...
Grammar Refresher Part 2SEF-3001AU21 available classes
In this class we will pick up where we left off in Part 1. We'll begin with a self-paced quiz to review the topics from Part 1 and continue on hitting important grammar topics. Get clear on apostrophes and the who/whom dilemma, and learn more about correct comma use.We will...
High Speed Project ManagementMLS-3810JE1 available classes
With accelerated schedules driving many technology projects today, the smart project manager must rapidly retool their skill set. This course offers a breakthrough model for dealing with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds. Learn to meet and win the chall...
Individual ExcellenceMLS-3927AE1 available classes
Develop career-enhancing skills in a single course that covers twelve popular one-day seminar topics, including goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You'll learn how to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence with financial matters, and how to m...
Notary Public Education (Book Included)SEF-3001O212 available classes
This course is approved by the Secretary of the State of North Carolina to train, test, qualify, and commission NC notaries. Students will learn the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements for notaries based on North Carolina law. This class includes the required Notary...
Path to Becoming a Travel AdvisorHOS-3070A31 available classes
Do you love to travel? Would you like to become a part of the multi-billion-dollar travel industry? This course will guide you, step by step, to becoming a travel advisor, a career that requires expertise, interpersonal skills, and dedication. You'll learn about the industry...
PMP/CAPM Exam PreparationSEF-751313 available classes
Prepare for the Project Management Institute (PMI) exam for certification as a Project Management Professional, or PMP. Find out how to manage project quality, scope, cost, timeline, and risks and learn about human resources, procurement, integration, communication, professi...
Project Management FundamentalsMLS-3810IE1 available classes
More projects are underway today than ever before – projects to create new computer applications, erect bridges and buildings, improve processes, develop new products, and reorganize company operations. Many organizations lack project management skills, and as a result, the...
The Essentials of Project ManagementSEF-3001EZ11 available classes
This instructor-led training introduces participants to the basics of project management. It combines lecture and discussion with the hands-on application of useful project management principles, tools, and techniques through applied case study exercises. The course covers t...
Business Finance for Non-Finance PersonnelMLS-3810FE2 available classes
Explore business strategies and discover how decisions using those strategies affect the financial landscape in an organization or home. In this course, you'll learn the basic business model and follow the flow of finances through business operations. You'll gain an understa...
Data Analytics for Business ProfessionalsBAS-3120B21 available classes
Develop essential data analysis skills that are in high demand by local businesses! With this bundled course, participants will build data literacy and learn how to use business tools - including SQL, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, and Project Management.- for...
Effective Business WritingSEF-3001EE2 available classes
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, a...
Using Social Media in BusinessMKT-3419GE1 available classes
One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is to find a continuous supply of new customers. Over the past decade, some have differentiated themselves by leveraging the Internet and social media to do just that. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice...
Introduction to Business AnalysisMLS-3810DE1 available classes
Learn powerful techniques to improve your decision-making skills at work.
Mastery of Business FundamentalsMLS-3810BE1 available classes
Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program.
Administrative Assistant ApplicationsOSC-3602BE2 available classes
Discover how time management, accounting, business law, organizational behavior, and management affect administrative assistant responsibilities and activities. Learn the basics of accounting, including the general ledger and key accounting terms, and see how financial state...
Beginning Conversational FrenchEDU-3001IE3 available classes
Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.
Customer Service FundamentalsHOS-4010CE1 available classes
Your staff may interact with customers (and prospective customers) every day - but do they know what those customers really want and offer them the best possible service? This six-week online course offers dynamite methods for anticipating customer needs, measuring customer...
Freight Broker/Agent TrainingSEF-3001IG1 available classes
Prepare to enter the freight/logistics industry – become a freight agent or start your own freight broker business. You’ll connect shippers and manufacturers with transportation companies, and manage those shipments. This course will help you build the skills you need to tak...
Fundamentals of Supervision and ManagementMLS-3808DE2 available classes
Learn the language of management and master the basics of business! If you’ve recently been promoted or want to be a more effective supervisor, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to transition from employee to manager and how to manage your time to deal with constant d...
Growing Plants for Fun and ProfitHOR-3307AE1 available classes
Turn your love of plants into an enjoyable and profitable home business. Learn how to grow and market plants on a small scale without major capital investment. In an area as small as 1000 sq. ft., you can generate thousands of dollars' worth of plant material in a single gro...
Intermediate QuickBooks 2016ACC-3150NE1 available classes
Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program's basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. This course also covers many other common topics that small business o...
Introduction to Computer SecurityNET-3100EE2 available classes
Learn from a security expert about the fundamentals of PC and network security. What you don't know about PC security really can hurt you! Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect personal and business data. This course will quickly bring you up to speed on th...
Introduction to NetworkingNET-3100AE1 available classes
This course explains computer networking basics in easily-understood terms, using concepts common to everyday, non-computing experience. A brief introduction to networking history provides context, explaining how networks have become important to businesses and individuals....
Introduction to QuickBooks OnlineACC-3150BE2 available classes
Use this cloud-based accounting software program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more. This powerful program has helped thousands of business owners manage their finances. With th...
Italian Beginning Part 2FLI-3718B21 available classes
Ready to learn more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series is designed to review the basics as students acquire more vocabulary, grammar, and knowledge of Italian culture. Students will learn commonly used expressions suitable for use in travel or busines...
Italian Beginning Part 4FLI-3718D21 available classes
Ready to learn even more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series presents more vocabulary and grammar as well as Italian culture and customs. You’ll be able to use common expressions and more complex grammar structures suitable for travel, business, or perso...
Italian ConversationFLI-3718E21 available classes
Develop conversation skills with practice - in group discussions, dialogues, oral presentations, and role plays. This course emphasizes practical language, idiomatic expressions, and cultural context and is designed to build conversational fluency beyond the basic level. It...
Microsoft Excel 2019 Level 1SEF-3001JX21 available classes
Microsoft Excel is a globally-used program essential for business and academic settings. In this part 1 of a 3-course series, students will develop foundational knowledge and skills, which can be built upon. By the end of the course, learners will be able to create and dev...
Research Methods for WritersSEF-3001BE1 available classes
Attention writers! Learn the most efficient and effective methods for researching a writing project – fiction, nonfiction, business . . . even term papers and dissertations. Modern research techniques are boundless. The trick is to know where to look and what to look for. Th...
Stock and Options Trading for BeginnersSEF-3001MH21 available classes
In the information age, investing and trading in stocks and options is a part of life - as routine as using computers for daily transactions. This interactive course provides an overview of financial markets to help consumers understand business news on TV or online, and all...
Tableau Desktop FundamentalsSEF-3001FC21 available classes
Tableau Software is a world leader of Tableau Desktop, a powerful, business intelligence (BI) software. Participants will learn basic terminology and concepts, and develop skills to analyze data, create powerful graphical representations of data, and produce shareable, inter...
Writing EssentialsCOM-3711OE1 available classes
Master the essentials of writing, and become the stellar wordsmith you always wanted to be! In this course, you'll develop the skills you need to excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level. Wheth...
Big Data and Business Analytics Part 2SEF-3001MS2
Data analytics has become a critical topic across the business world. Whether you work with a major corporation, small business, or non-profit entity, understanding big data and business analytics is an increasingly important and desired skill. This second course in the seri...
Business Entities Tax ClassSEF-3001Q1
This course provides practical advice for tax practitioners serving small businesses. The course highlights new court rulings, regulations, and other updates important for small business clients.
Business Etiquette 101SEF-3001JD2
Become a poised and polished professional! Learn all the forms of workplace etiquette in this “real-world” course – for phone and voicemail, dining, meetings, wardrobe, and much more. The course focuses specifically on etiquette for the business environment.
Certificate in Business WritingSEF-3001HU
Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you’re writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, effective business writing has some specific characteristics. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.
Smartphone Video Production for BusinessSEF-3001AK
Video is one of the most exciting ways to tell a story, grow a business, and share your experiences with others. This course will teach you the basics of using your smartphone as a video camera. By the end of the course, you'll know the techniques and will have completed a v...
The Business of AgritourismENV-3200B3
Get an overview of agritourism with a focus on hospitality. You’ll learn about costs and financial management, regulations and liabilities, and innovative sales and marketing techniques – along with the hospitality aspects of lodging, dining, event planning, and more. You’ll...
The Business of PublishingSEF-3001MG2
Learn the business side of writing, with professional tips on writing, publishing, and marketing your work. This course covers both traditional publishing and self publishing, and includes tips and techniques for self editing and working with agents and publishers. You'll be...
Better Business Writing, Level 2: Get Your Emails Read & More Business Writing TipsSEF-3001AN2
Since email writing differs greatly from other types of writing, get yours read by learning many effective email concepts from planning and organizing before you write to crafting strong subject lines and more. Learn strategies for clear and concise email writing. If you...
How to Start Your Own Business (spanish)MLS-3230C2
Este curso está diseñado para pequeños y nuevos empresarios. Éste, lo guiará paso a paso en las etapas iniciales para desarrollar su idea de negocio. Aprenda como obtener licencias y permisos, a hacer investigaciones de mercado y la competencia, y a desarrollar un plan só...
Certificate in Digital MarketingSEF-3001OF2
As the demand for digital marketing skills rapidly increases, novices and seasoned marketers alike need the type of digital proficiency essential to keep pace with changing technology, customer preferences and business goals. Take charge today by learning the digital marketi...
Certificate in Social Media Strategy and ManagementSEF-3001AW
Are you ready for your business to stand out? One of the most creative ways to promote your business involves social media marketing. The Certificate in Social Media Strategy and Management course prepares you with the tools needed to plan, execute, and assess a comprehensi...
Event Management and DesignSEF-3001OG
Enhance your career in event planning! This course provides the knowledge and skills to help you advance in the field – or prepare to enter it with a competitive edge. You'll build a foundation for a career or for starting your own events business. This online certificate pr...
Grant WritingSEF-3001MT2
Learn the basics of grant writing. During this six-hour class, you will learn the basics of writing a grant in a hands-on, workshop-type setting. We will cover the different components of grants, examples include how to set and maintain a workable grant cycle by tracking p...
Introduction to Grant WritingSEF-3001DN2
During this six-week course, students will learn the basics of writing grants in a practical, hands-on setting, with the focus on writing and communication skills. The course covers the components of grants, how to set and maintain a workable grant cycle, building a successf...
Introduction to QuickBooks 2014ACC-3150OE
Gain control of your business as you learn to use this powerful accounting software to create and print invoices, track your payables and receivables, and more. Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently. QuickBooks is designed espec...
LaunchAPEXSEF-3001DR1
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thou...
LaunchHollySpringsSEF-3001DS1
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thou...
LaunchKNIGHTDALESEF-3001DT1
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thou...
LaunchRALEIGHSEF-3001DQ1
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thou...
LaunchROLESVILLESEF-3001DW1
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of eight three hour classroom sessions. Be guided through a thorough thou...
Leading and Developing Effective TeamsSEF-80321
Effective communication is critical for building a successful business team in today’s culturally-diverse workplace. This course, designed to promote team development, uses the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to help participants identify, understand, and appreciate diffe...
Marketing Design CertificateSEF-3001AYG
Looking to launch your career designing marketing or identity pieces for large companies or small businesses? The Marketing Design Online Training course focuses on helping you develop technical skill and creative artistry using applied marketing principles. You'll complete...
Microsoft Office 365 Web AppsSEF-3001HL2
Office 365 is a subscription-based, cloud environment. The online platform includes Microsoft Office applications, productivity apps, and Skype for Business as an online audio/video meeting tool. You will discover how to collaborate and communicate online.
Performing Payroll in QuickBook 2015ACC-3150GE
Preparing payroll in any small business is a daunting task. Whether you have one employee or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same. By using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2015, you can master efficient techniques for creating checks, paying...
Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2013ACC-3150CE
Preparing payroll in any small business is a daunting task. Whether you have one employee or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same. By using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2013, you can master efficient techniques for creating paychecks, payi...
Strategies & Principles of Social Media MarketingSEF-3001BW
Are you looking for a course that provides the philosophy and tools needed to have a successful brand on social media? Through a combination of lectures, worksheets, and expert interviews, you’ll master the art of crafting an authentic and effective voice for your organizat...
Wake Tech Auctioneer AcademyMKT-3093A2
Are you ready to become an auctioneer? Taking bids now! This course provides a working knowledge of the auction business, including conducting auctions, ethics, contract drafting, bid calling, basic mathematical computations and percentages, advertising, settlement statement...
Accounts Payable Specialist Certification (Exam Cost Included)SEF-3001BOG
Today's companies employ certified accounts payable professionals to ensure their expenses are accurately paid. This online, associate-level course focuses on intermediate financial operations skills and prepares you for the Institute of Finance
Anger ManagementCOM-3711D4
This course teaches skills and techniques for handling one’s own anger – and provides tips and methods for dealing with anger in others. The course focuses on identifying the underlying causes of anger as well as specific patterns, situations, and anger “triggers” that are u...
Associate Professional In Human Resources (aPHR) Certification PrepSEF-3001FH1
Are you a recent graduate with an interest in an HR career, a professional looking to switch careers or advance your career, a manager who wants to expand your role, a member of the military seeking HR development, or transitioning into a civilian HR role? This (aPHR) prep c...
Certified Administrative Professional (Voucher Included)SEF-3001AKG
To be a successful administrative professional, you must possess skills to handle a wide variety of workplace tasks and scenarios. The Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) course serves two purposes. First, it prepares you to take the CAP exam offered by the Internati...
Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2019 (Vouchers Included)SEF-3001BNG
Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) are two of the most valuable credentials an administrative professional can hold. These certifications prove that you can effectively perform administrative assistant duties and responsibilitie...
Certified BookkeeperSEF-3001BMG
Certified Bookkeepers are the elite of their profession, much like CPAs are the best in the accounting field. For bookkeepers, gaining industry-recognized certification increases your earning potential and enhances your professional status. From bank reconciliation to invent...
Certified ParalegalSEF-3001AIG
Paralegals play a vital role in the legal profession. These qualified professionals take on a variety of tasks ranging from legal research to drafting legal documents in traditional law office settings and in the corporate, government, and public arenas. Formal training is a...
EPIC 30 Online Teaching CertificateSEF-3001BO2
This 30-hour professional development training concentrates on online pedagogy and universal design for learning (UDL) principles. Courses cover best practices in course navigation and design, online communication and collaboration, online assessments, UDL, pedagogy, andrago...
Exploring a Career in Social Media Strategy and ManagementHRD-3004BX2
Strong social media content is key to an organization's success, and employers are seeking candidates with the skills to help them build a solid online presence. Students in this course will learn the keys to launching a career focused on social media campaigns and manageme...
Fundamentals of Tire ManufacturingAUT-3400A1
A 24- hour introductory course designed to prepare individuals for entry-level jobs at a tire manufacturing facility. The course provides the student with the basic technical knowledge in tire manufacturing processes. Topics include safety, quality, math, teamwork and comm...
Grant Writing Level 1SEF-3001MN2
Learn the grant writing skills that are essential for acquiring competitive funding from government agencies or private foundations. Beginners will learn the basics of writing winning grant proposals. Those with more experience will sharpen their skills and engage in discuss...
Grant Writing Level 2SEF-3001MU2
Would you like to write a grant proposal? This course will hone the essential skills for acquiring competitive funding from government agencies or private foundations. Learn more in-depth exploration of the grants process, and have hands-on practice with researching, develop...
Human Resource ProfessionalSEF-3001AGG
The Human Resources Professional course prepares you for a career in human resources. This course explores the foundational aspects of HR, including human resource laws, hiring disciplines, and labor relations. You will learn industry-recognized practices that align with the...
Leading in a Culture of ChangeSEF-80271
This course will provide managers and other leaders with strategies for guiding staff through organizational change. Participants will identify their own personality types and learn how to motivate others to embrace change. Through interactive exercises, case studies, and a...
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt CertificationSEF-378CL
Students entering this training will gain a detailed understanding of six sigma principals and project-applicable best practices. The program includes intensive training and hands-on exercises that will train each participant how to deploy and lead process improvement strate...
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included) Ed2GoSEF-3001NG
This high-level online course teaches you the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma process improvement and prepares you for success in healthcare, high-tech, government, retail, finance, and hospitality.
Legal Field Interpreter TrainingFLI-3700D2
Career opportunities for interpreters and translators continue to grow. Start your training today in this entry-level course designed to develop the skills and confidence for interpreting in the legal field. You will learn legal terminology and idiomatic expressions, with an...
Management Certificate Part 2 Management Boot CampSEF-3001FU
Enhance your management skills through this course for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate empl...
Management Certificate Part 3: Managing Generations in the WorkplaceSEF-3001GU
Gain an understanding of managing employees from different generations. Discover what motivates each generation, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value.
Management Certification Part 1 Collaborative ManagementSEF-3001EU
Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly. Students will learn how to get input and buy-...
Managing a Multigenerational WorkforceSEF-3001BY1
Generational diversity gives an organization a range of talents, but managing different skill sets and mindsets can thwart leaders if they are not prepared. This highly interactive course offers insights into each generation’s work and communication styles – and explores way...
Maximizing Social SecurityCSP-4000JP2
There are thousands of options for claiming your Social Security, and retirees and pre-retirees are understandably apprehensive about making a costly mistake and filing for benefits at the wrong time. Whether you’re single, married, divorced, or widowed, this course will giv...
Memorization and Note-Taking Techniques for InterpretersFLI-3700B7
Qualified interpreters and translators are in high demand, and the field is growing. This course provides training and practice in memorization and note-taking techniques, which are tremendous assets in Consecutive Interpreting (CI).
Merrill Ream Speed ReadingCSP-4000DFE
Acclaimed speed reading expert will teach you how to save time by reading faster with better comprehension. Are you struggling to keep up with a flood of email, articles, reports, and books? Save yourself hours of time and increase your productivity by learning this effectiv...
Microsoft Excel 2013 Advanced [Spanish]OST-3100D7
Amplíe sus conocimientos de Microsoft Excel 2013 aprendiendo a trabajar con tablas dinámicas, macros, funciones financieras, formateo y funciones avanzadas, auditoría, colaboración, compartiendo hojas de libro en el Internet e integrando Excel con otros programas. Este curso...
Navigating Customer EncountersSEF-3001HE1
This training incorporates concepts and scenarios to challenging situations. Participants will learn their role in creating positive, successful customer experiences, by learning to listen, defuse and resolve situations. Additionally, participants learn, explore and practice...
Professional Certification in Digital MarketingSEF-3001CP
This course is ideal for those who plan, implement, and measure digital strategies – or those interested in pursuing a career in the field. It provides a well-rounded introduction to digital marketing disciplines that prepares participants for a specialized role in the marke...
Project 2016, Level 2SEF-3001HK2
You will build on knowledge gained in Project Level 1 by developing skills to update a project plan, follow progress, run reports and personalize project settings. By the end of the course, you should understand how to complete projects timely, within budget, and implement p...
Project Management for ConstructionCAR-3200A1
This class provides instruction in project management for the construction trades. Students will learn about construction materials and methods, mathematics, communications, safety, human resources, scheduling, and customer service. Upon completion of the course, students wi...
Real Estate Post Licensing: Broker Relationships and Responsibilities (301)SEF-3001MO2
This course is one of three 30-instructional-hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory post-licensing program. All real estate brokers in NC must complete 90 hours of training within 18 months of being initially licensed. (Classes do not have to be taken in order.) The ob...
Real Estate Post Licensing: Contracts and Closing (302)SEF-3001JQ2
This is one of three 30-instructional-hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory post-licensing program. All real estate brokers in NC must complete 90 hours of training within 18 months of being initially licensed. (Classes do not have to be taken in order.) The objective...
Real Estate Post Licensing: Special Topic (303)SEF-3001NO2
This is one of three 30-instructional-hour courses in the North Carolina mandatory post-licensing program. All real estate brokers in NC must complete 90 hours of training within 18 months of being initially licensed. (Classes do not have to be taken in order.) The objective...
Real Estate Provisional BrokerRLS-3700A2
If you'd like to work in real estate in North Carolina, this course is your first step toward licensure. This pre-licensing course meets NC Real Estate Commission requirements for submitting a provisional broker application to the state. The course introduces students to rea...
Retirement Planning TodayCSP-4000JI2
You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future - now, your money should work for you! This course will show you how to keep more of what you've earned, whether you're approaching retirement or just beginning to think about it. You'll learn how to set...
Side Hustles to Supplement IncomeHRD-3003AX2
Today's technology-based society offers many opportunities to supplement income. Assess your own readiness for earning extra money in our “gig” economy – your outlook and aptitude for using your phone and the internet to take on short-term work assignments. Explore how to fi...
Six Sigma: Total Quality ApplicationsBUS-3000AE
Would you like to learn how to define, plan, implement, and close a Six Sigma project? In this course you will learn the basics of advanced Six Sigma tools using process capability and applying lean thinking. This course will help you prepare for the internationally recogni...
Smarter Money Management: Keys to Making Good Financial DecisionsHRD-3008R2
Financial planning is essential for adults seeking to move toward a living wage. Learn how to start a budget, re-build credit scores, manage debt, manage expenses, eliminate unnecessary spending, and develop a wage improvement plan. Discover a framework for making sound econ...
Social Media FundamentalsSEF-3001EZ2
Improve your online visibility by using social media to achieve your personal and professional goals. Reach thousands of potential customers with little-to-no expense. Those with no experience in social networking will build the skills to advertise ideas, promote messages, u...
Special Event PlanningSEF-3001C3
Make your next event extraordinary by learning to plan professional and polished events for any occasion. Discover how to prepare budgets, design programs and invitations, and select music. Tap into your creativity when choosing food and flowers. Learn the latest scheduling...
Stepping Up and Mastering Essential ConversationsSEF-3001BX1
We’ve all been there: You need to talk to someone about something important, but you’ve danced around the issue until your message got lost or the person you wanted to reach became angry or defensive. This course can change that – it shows diverse groups how to discuss issue...
Team Leader TrainingSEF-3001BL1
This course provides training in the skills needed for team leadership, including communication, goal setting, time management, motivation, improved efficiency, diagnosing problems, and training others.
Team Leading Skills for New Supervisors and ManagersSEF-3001BT1
This course introduces the basic concepts of team leadership to newly-assigned supervisors and managers. Highly-interactive classes will include personality analysis and practice sessions on effective communication and conflict resolution.
Technology Skills for Workplace EffectivenessHRD-3005BH2
Improve your technology skills to enhance your potential for success in the workplace! This course will help you improve keyboarding speed and accuracy, create more effective emails, conduct efficient internet searches to find online resources, and use word processing and sp...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: FoundationsSEF-3001OG2
The 7 Habits for Highly Effective People is a unique, new approach to management development that helps your management team move from getting good results to getting great and enduring results. Just about anyone can get results for a quarter or two. But it takes an exceptio...
The Essentials of Project ManagementSEF-3001JA1
This instructor-led training introduces participants to the basics of project management. It combines lecture and discussion with the hands-on application of useful project management principles, tools, and techniques through applied case study exercises. The course covers t...
The Professional in Human Resources(PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources(SPHR) Certification PrepSEF-3001JR1
Are you a Human Resources Professional who has experience with program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization, and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole org...
Translation and InterpretationFLI-3700C2
This general course provides students with real-life translating and interpreting practice in a variety of fields. The course addresses the skills required and the tools and technologies used in translation and interpretation. Students will be prepared for further study in t...
Veterinary AssistantSEF-3001ANG
Do you love animals? Have you ever thought about a career as a veterinary assistant? This intensive course will provide the information you need to become a productive member of a veterinary team. The course is designed for people who want to work as veterinary assistants at...
What to Wear to Win the Role You DeserveHRD-3003AY2
Your attire can influence a hiring decision. Colors, shapes, and silhouettes can communicate the quality of your work. The right grooming can show that you are meticulous and have something to offer. Through simple, cost-effective techniques, the instructor will guide you th...
Beyond the Basics: Business Writing for Non-Native English SpeakersCOM-3711E2
This course is designed for non-native English speakers to help improve their ability to communicate in writing in the workplace. Topics include business email, formal/informal language, precise use of grammar, common errors and how to avoid them, business etiquette, and wri...
Big Data and Business AnalyticsSEF-3001MR2
Data analytics has become a critical topic across the business world. Whether you work with a major corporation, small business, or non-profit entity, understanding big data and business analytics is an increasingly important and desired skill. This course will cover the bas...
Grow Your Business Using FacebookSEF-3001U1
This course is for the small business owner or entrepreneur who wants to establish a presence on Facebook as a tool for business growth. Social media has become an important and necessary part of the marketing mix for businesses of all sizes. Small business owners or entrepr...
Grow Your Business with TwitterSEF-3001S1
This course is for entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to establish a presence on Twitter and use it as a tool for business growth. Social media is now an essential marketing tool for businesses of all sizes. Tools like Twitter can enhance brand, reach target ma...
How to Start a Food Truck BusinessSEF-3001B3
Are you interested in starting a food truck business? This course will show you how to be a part of the hottest dining trend around! You’ll find out what’s required to operate a mobile food unit safely and legally – licenses and permits; zoning laws; federal, state, and loc...
Managing Your Small Business Finances Using QuickBooksSEF-3001O1
This course provides hands-on experience in the basic set up of a small business accounting system. It help students understand the financial management of a business, including standard financial statements important for most small businesses, how transactions affect financ...
Small Business Center - SBCSBC-001
The Wake Tech Small Business Center (SBC) is a state-funded organization which is part of the Small Business Center Network of North Carolina (SBCN). The SBC provides small business owners with the information they need for starting or expanding a small business through conf...
Smartphone Video Production for BusinessSEF-3001AM
Are you interested in creating professional smartphone videos for your business? This course, which is taught by an experienced video and audio production company, will teach students how to create short but professional smartphone videos for business quickly and economical...
The Business of Writing for Young AudiencesSEF-3001IK2
If you have ever dreamed of writing a children's book or a young adult novel, this is great place to start!. During this course, you will focus on both the craft and the business side of writing books for young audiences. Discover the audience and the market. Develop your w...
The Business of Writing RomanceSEF-3001IZ2
During this course, we will look at the creative and business aspects of the romance genre, the number-one selling fiction genre in the market. Students will focus on the craft of writing romance through practical, hands-on writing exercises to work on elements like characte...
Using LinkedIn to Drive Revenue: For Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Sales ProfessionalsSEF-3001P1
LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools on the web for global business networking, connecting, and reputation enhancement. The course shows you how to use this powerful tool to build a global and local business network, enhance your reputation, create networking equity in...
3D PrintingSEF-3001BQ1
This hands-on approach to the many aspects of 3D printing (additive manufacturing) uses a Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) system in a safe and efficient manner. The course provides training in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) using a business grade 3D Printer and 3D CAD So...
Alteryx and Tableau for Professionals (2 day)SEF-3001ED2
This two-day, hands-on workshop introduces Alteryx and Tableau, two modern business intelligence tools. Participants will complete exercises to learn concepts in data preparation and visualization. The hands-on workshop is valuable for business users of Excel looking for eas...
AWS FundamentalsSEF-3001IH2
For most businesses today, cloud computing has become a core competency in most organization's IT infrastructure. Demand has increased and will continue to increase for IT professionals who have the ability to design, deploy, and manage cloud applications. Amazon Web Service...
Barbering I - IntroductionBAR-3100I7
Are you creative? Do you enjoy networking? Do you want a career instead of a job? Have you dreamed of owning your own business? If so, the barbering field may be for you! Become part of an industry that’s always in demand! Prepare for employment as an apprentice and as a reg...
Basic Culinary Arts & Restaurant Fundamentals CertificationHOS-3075E3
Would you like to build skills for work in the culinary/restaurant industry? If so, this course is for you! Learn how the food industry operates in a business environment while understanding food service techniques, food safety, and other food production basics. Hands-on tra...
Becoming a Dog TrainerANS-3500A2
Learn about the foundations of dog training. Discover theory, training psychology, and behavior modification techniques. Experience hands-on learning with a variety of breeds and temperaments. Learn how to identify the importance of dog body language, play styles, socializat...
Becoming a Grant Writing ConsultantCOM-3711QE
Good grant writing consultants are always in demand! Become an expert in the red-hot grant consulting field. Your instructor, a national grant consultant, will teach you what services to offer, how to find clients, and how to set fees for your own home-based business. Use yo...
Certificate in Non Profit Administration (Program Evaluation for Non Profits)SEF-3001CU
Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, wit...
Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)SEF-3001BIG
This course teaches the Core Competencies of the International Coach Federations (ICF). ICF is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession through high standards, independent certification, and a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals...
Confidence in Public SpeakingSEF-3001JB2
Whether it is a business presentation or an impromptu speech for coworkers, speaking in front of an audience at work can make some people anxious. Improve your ability to communicate with this course, which introduces basic principles of speech communication. Develop confide...
Create Your Own WordPress WebsiteSEF-3001N1
This class walks students through the complete process of creating a website, from purchasing a domain name to building the site with WordPress, populating it with content, and understanding how to maintain it. Students will leave the course with a completely-functional webs...
Entrepreneurship for Transitioning WarriorsSEF-80091
Assess your ability as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea. Learn how your military experience will help you as an entrepreneur. Learn how to develop a complete business plan for starting and running your new or existing business over the course of...
Essential Spanish IntensiveFLI-3701D2
This year-long, intensive course is for the serious student who is motivated to become fluent in Spanish. It combines all five levels of the popular Essential Spanish series into a twice-weekly class and includes opportunities for practice and interaction with the instructor...
Exploring Information Technology & Cybersecurity CareersHRD-3004BO2
Regardless of the type of business, companies use computers to either enhance their products or improve their services. In this class, you will learn about high-demand computer and technology occupations with a focus on those involving Cisco, CompTIA, and Cybersecurity skill...
Exploring the Profession of Automotive DetailingHRD-3004BS2
Learn about opportunities in the auto detailing field, an industry with faster-than-average growth. Find out how to generate income by operating a business, working for a dealership, or cleaning cars as a hobby. Learn how to set short and long-term goals that can lead to hig...
French for TravelCSP-4000CL2
Learning basic French phrases will go a long way to making your next trip to France or French-speaking countries successful. The course focuses on the vacation traveler but is also appropriate for business travelers and those planning short-term residence (exchange students,...
French Intermediate Part 1FLI-3714C2
Refine and enhance your ability to communicate in French with this intermediate level course. Learn how to observe social customs in everyday discourse, read authentic texts, and write simple, compound, and complex sentences. The course is ideal for anyone pursuing greater F...
Hire Yourself: Create Your Own CareerHRD-3004BM2
Explore opportunities for self-employment with little startup expenses. Learn about various possibilities for launching and developing a business of your own and how to get started. If your work history is less than ideal or if you have limited education, a criminal record,...
How to Become a PAID Public SpeakerSEF-3001AZ2
This course will teach you how to craft a powerful signature speech – and how to build a business so that you can get PAID to talk! You’ll learn a five-step process from a professional speaker who has made more than a thousand presentations, in all 50 states and numerous oth...
How to Make Money from your Writing: Writeriffic IISEF-3001ZE
Are you interested in exploring ways to make money with your writing? Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here. You'll learn secrets, methods, and tip...
Intermediate Dreamweaver CS6WEB-3000LE
Take your Adobe Dreamweaver skills to the next level with more advanced web design techniques under the tutelage of a proven Web development expert. Whether you're planning a career in web design, designing a website for your business, or developing sites as a hobby, this co...
Intermediate QuickBooks 2014ACC-3150LE
Whether you are a small business owner, bookkeeper, or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, after taking this course, you'll feel more confident and secure in accounting for your business. Using QuickBooks to its full potential goes far beyond learning the basic featu...
Intermediate QuickBooks 2015ACC-3150KE
Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program's basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. In this course, we'll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks' mo...
Intermediate Visual BasicCSC-3110CIE
If you're a Visual Basic programmer who wants to go beyond the introductory level to create the sophisticated and powerful programs business users need, this course is for you. As you focus on database applications, you'll learn the in-demand programming skills you need to g...
Intro to Crystal ReportsDBA-3110AE
Want to "wow" people with your business reports? You can master the techniques pros use to produce attractive, reader-friendly reports for any audience. Designed for Crystal Reports XI, Crystal Reports 2008, and Crystal Reports 2011, this course will teach you how to transfo...
Introduction to Alteryx and TableauSEF-3001DX2
This one-day workshop provides an overview of two modern business intelligence tools, Alteryx and Tableau – alternatives to Excel. Participants will learn through hands-on activities how to use these tools to generate interactive reports.
Introduction to InDesign CCSGR-3100FE
Adobe InDesign CC is one of the industry standard applications for publishing all types of print projects. In this course, learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials, and more. You don't...
Introduction to InDesign CS6OST-3100LE
In this Adobe InDesign CS6 class, you'll get hands-on desktop publishing training and come away knowing how to use this popular page layout software program to design and create professional-quality letterhead, business cards, brochures, PDF files that play movies, and more....
Introduction to Internet Writing MarketsSEF-3001FE
The Internet provides unlimited opportunities if you're a writer, whether you just have a few hours a week to blog or want a full-time publishing career or just plan to promote your books or business on the Web. There is no single way to become successful writing for the Web...
Introduction to Korean Part IICSP-4000BG2
Take your Korean language skill to the next level with this second in the Introduction to Korean series. Interesting and engaging lessons give you the tools you need to improve your ability to read, write, speak, and listen. Learn specific language functions through dialog...
Introduction to QuickBooks 2013ACC-3150DE
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business. With QuickBooks, you get the same ease of use of Quicken coupled with a mor...
Introduction to QuickBooks 2015ACC-3150FE
QuickBooks is designed especially for the small to mid-sized business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business by using this powerful software p...
Introduction to QuickBooks 2016ACC-3150ME
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business. Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and e...
Introduction to QuickBooks OnlineCAS-3080AOE
Use this cloud-based accounting software program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more. This powerful program has helped thousands of business owners manage their finances. With th...
Introduction to TableauSEF-3001IG2
Tableau is a popular business intelligence and data analytics tool. Gain basic skills using the program’s interactive data visualization features. Explore ways to represent different information visually using charts, graphs and dashboards.
Italian Beginning Part 1FLI-3718A2
Ready to learn Italian? Basic knowledge of Italian vocabulary and grammar are taught through textbook exercises, videos, and classroom discussion. You’ll build language skills you can use in travel and business — while learning more about Italian culture.
Italian Beginning Part 3FLI-3718C2
Ready to learn more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series is designed to help students progress toward their language goals as they acquire more vocabulary, grammar, and knowledge of Italian culture. Students will learn commonly used expressions and more...
Italian Beginning Part 5FLI-3718F2
Ready to learn even more Italian? This next level of the Italian Beginning series presents more vocabulary and grammar as well as Italian culture and customs. You’ll be able to use common expressions and more complex grammar structures suitable for travel, business, or perso...
Italian Language and Culture in TV and FilmFLI-3718G2
Watching television programs and movies in Italian is an excellent way to learn grammar and the subtleties of language that are often missing in traditional textbook-based courses. Whether you’re learning Italian for business, travel, or personal enrichment, this course will...
Mastering Data Analysis with Excel 2016SEF-3001IW2
Around the world, Microsoft Excel has become an integral part of business. It’s used in organizations, academia, and personal settings to analyze, visualize, and store data. In this course, you’ll use data analysis, auditing, Sparklines and forecasting. And you’ll understand...
Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 1SEF-3001JR2
Microsoft Excel is a globally-used program essential for business and academic settings. This is the first course of a three-part series. Participants will be able to use common terms, create and modify worksheets and workbooks, and perform basic calculations.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3SEF-3001JT2
Microsoft Excel has become an integral part of business around the world. It is used in organizations, academia, and personal settings to analyze, visualize, and store data. Learn how to use data analysis, auditing, Sparklines, and forecasting in Excel. You will also learn h...
Microsoft Excel 2019 Level 3SEF-3001OM2
Microsoft Excel has become an integral part of business around the world. It is used in organizations, academia, and personal settings to analyze, visualize, and store data. Learn how to use data analysis, auditing, Sparklines, and forecasting in Excel. You will also learn h...
Microsoft Office 365/Office 2019 for Office AdministrationOST-3100R2
Learn the technology skills for administrative office work – jobs that are in high demand by local employers! This bundled course will show you how to use Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook to perform essential administrative tasks....
Microsoft Office Excel 2016SEF-3001LP
Learn how to use Excel more effectively, in your home or workplace. Excel is the standard spreadsheet application for personal and business use, so keeping up to date on the latest version is important for career advancement. Regardless of your level of understanding, you ca...
Natural Hair SpecialistCOS-3104C7
This 348-hour course teaches students how to care for natural hair without using hair color, perms, relaxers, or other chemicals. The course includes styling techniques such as braiding, twisting, wrapping, extending, and locking natural hair. It also covers bacteriology and...
Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2014ACC-3150PE
Preparing payroll in any small business can be a daunting task. Whether you have one employee or 20, the federal and state requirements are often the same! However, by using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2014, you can master efficient techniques for creating paychecks, p...
Planning the Entrepreneurial VentureSEF-80101
Assess your own entrepreneurial abilities and the feasibility of your business ideas. Over the course of eight three-hour sessions, you’ll develop a business plan for starting and running a new business (or operating an existing one). You’ll examine every element of a busine...
Pricing Analytics (1 Day)SEF-3001EA2
This one-day workshop focuses on using analytics to better understand pricing and promotional programs. Research shows that companies using an analytics-driven approach to pricing significantly out-perform their competitors. The workshop will cover business-to-customer and b...
Quickbooks 2013 for ContractorsACC-3150EE
QuickBooks 2013 for Contractors is designed specifically for the unique bookkeeping needs of the construction industry. In this six-week course, you'll learn how to use the Premier Contractor Edition of QuickBooks 2013 to run your business more efficiently. Lessons are clear...
QuickBooks 2015 for ContractorsACC-3150QE
This course, designed specifically for the construction industry, shows you how to use the Premier Contractor Edition of QuickBooks 2015 to run your business more efficiently. You’ll become familiar with this software’s features through illustrated, step-by-step instructions...
Russian Fundamentals Part 2SEF-3001EU2
This course is designed for students who know the Russian alphabet, the main rules of pronunciation and reading, and how to generate basic phrases. The explanatory style of the course is simple and provides numerous examples to illustrate points of grammar as they arise. The...
Secrets of the CatererSEF-3001IE
Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career. In this introductory course,...
Spanish Language and Culture in TV and FilmFLI-3717AZ2
Watching television programs and movies in Spanish is an excellent way to learn grammar and the subtleties of language that are often missing in traditional textbook-based courses. Whether you’re learning Spanish for business, travel, or personal enrichment, this course will...
SQL: Structured Query Language IntroductionSEF-3001GH2
Structured Query Language (SQL) is a simple and powerful programming language used to communicate with relational database management systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access, DB2, and Sybase. Both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)...
Technical WritingSEF-3001ABG
Master the composition skills needed for a career in business and industry. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop technical writing abilities at a professional level. You'll learn research methods, audience considerations, style, drafting and revision tech...
Understanding the Human Resources FunctionMLS-3809AE
No matter what role you play in an organization, you are all affected by human resources. This course is designed to help people without experience in human resources to understand this very vital link in the organizational chain. It will prepare both managers and business o...
Veterans Entrepreneurship AdvantageSEF-3001V1
Assess your potential as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea, and learn how your military experience can help. In eight three-hour sessions, you’ll learn how to develop a comprehensive business plan for your new or existing business and create a firs...
Visio Level 1SEF-3001GA2
In today’s workplace, visual diagrams are an essential part of communication, from road maps to sales flows to process charts. Microsoft Visio provides an intuitive, customizable tool for creating professional visual products using its extensive gallery of shapes. Learn to u...
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