Continuing Education Non-Credit Courses
GRE Test Preparatory Course
The GRE prep course is designed to provide you with complete preparation for your graduate school entrance examination. Course components are inclusive of a thorough subject review, problem solving, timed quizzes, practice tests, skill review exercises and actual test simulation. each course is designed based on a six step comprehensive approach. 1) Diagnostic Testing & assessment. 2) Basic Skills Review. 3) In-Class Problem Solving, Concepts & Strategies. 4) Practice Test Reinforcement. 5) Final Exam, Assessment report & Review. 6) Personal Study Plan.
Course Fees: $425
GMAT Test Preparatory Course
The GMAT prep course is designed to provide you with complete preparation for your graduate school entrance examination. Course components are inclusive of a thorough subject review, problem solving, timed quizzes, practice tests, skill review exercises and actual test simulation. Each course is designed based on a six step comprehensive approach. 1) Diagnostic Testing & Assessment. 2) Basic Skills Review. 3) In-Class Problem Solving, Concepts & Strategies. 4) Practice Test Reinforcement. 5) Final Exam, Assessment Report & Review. 6) Personal Study Plan.
Course Fees: $425
Certified Administrative Professional (CAP-OM)
Learn to master the concepts of management and organizational planning, managerial communications, business etiquette protocols, and finance and economic applications. Get the tools and prep you need for the CAP-OM Exams. Each section is designed based on five discussion items. 1) Management and Organizational Planning - apply the skills of being effective and efficient in the workplace. 2) Administrative Management - understanding the various forms, importance, and applications of written communications. 3) Managerial Communications - the key ingredient in all management functions. 4) Professional Protocols - business etiquette and protocols. 5) Economics and Financial Application - the way business is influenced by world economics and politics.
Course Fees: $250 IAAP Members/$300 General Public CAP Only or OM Only: $125 IAAP/$150
Dates: Online Course NOV 4, 2013 - FEB 17, 2014
To help individuals gain reputable knowledge of funding sources and corporations and write successful grants. Learn to implement and administer a Grant-Funded Program/Preparing for Long-Term Stability.
The program has three objectives for each participant:
• To write and submit the best application of which s/he is capable.
• To better understand the dynamics and psychology of the review process.
• To develop an appreciation that constructive criticism from colleagues can make the difference between an application's success and failure.
- Learn techniques to increase your knowledge of effective fundraising for individuals, churches and/or nonprofits.
This seminar is a one-day seminar.
Course Fees: $100
Dates: SAT JAN 4, 11, 18 and 25 9:00AM - 12:00PM (one day sessions)
Social Network Training for Seniors
Do you want to learn how to text, tweet, blog, send and receive photos electronically, connect with family and friends by Facebook? You are in luck. Seniors will be introduced to the basics in texting, tweeting, blogging, web/internet exploration, getting the most use of your cell phone, how to send and receive pictures, video clips and to communicate with others using these media.
Course Fees: $40 (one day sessions)
Dates: MAR 1, 15, 29 (2014) 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Lady C4 Safety (Self-Defense) Training
The Lady C4 Safety System is an exclusive personal empowerment program for women. It is a training program that is designed to teach women mental awareness, personal safety strategies & self-defense training. The program will teach women:
• How to read Pre-contact Cues. (Intuition)
• Rape & Assault Prevention.
• Body & Joint Manipulation.
• Escapes from Grabs, Headlocks & Choke Holds.
• Defense against Knives and Guns at close range.
• Environmental Awareness. (Obstacle Course Training)
The techniques are dynamic yet simple and effective. The concepts of the program have been proven to work on the streets by women from all over the world.
Course Fees: $27 Students w/ID $39 General Public
Dates: OCT - DEC, SAT 9:00AM - 11:00AM and TUES or THUR (2013) 6:00PM - 8:00PM
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Project Management (PMP)
All project management preparation topic areas are covered, including the PMI knowledge areas. the PMBOK and many other reference texts. Participants evaluate their existing knowledge, determine what knowledge is missing, and create a study plan to fill the gap. Multiple exam questions on every topic are provided, including a complete exam simulation along with a review of answers and reference. Workshop includes: five days of instruction, workshop reference material, project management certificate, PMP study kit, and free boot camps for 2 days before exam.
Course Fees: $2250
(Please advise of campus closures.)
Dates: SAT 7wks/8hrs FEB 2014 - APR 2014 8:00AM - 4:00PM
T, TR 10wks/5hrs FEB 2014 - APR 2014 Tues: 6:00PM - 8:00PM & Thur: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
**Payment Plans Available
Online Professional Development Courses
Office of Adult & Continuing Education
Maurice Thomasson Building
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.