NEW! BASIC BLUEPRINT READING
Blueprint reading is really learning a new language where much of it is presented in graphic or symbolic form. In this class, you will learn about different types of drawings, proper drawing structure, and drawing terminology. You will also learn to produce simple sketches and visualize two and three-dimensional parts.
NEW! INTERMEDIATE BLUEPRINT READING
The experienced machine operator must be able to decipher blueprints in order to produce parts to proper specification. This class builds on the principles of blueprint reading to show you how to interpret and read more complex blueprints. You will learn critical blueprint reading skills such as thread terminology, proper hole identification, special tooling requirements, special fixturing requirements, and auxiliary views.
STOP WASTING TIME AND START GETTING THINGS DONE: PRACTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR MANAGING YOUR TIME
Imagine a day where you complete everything on your to-do list. Seem like a dream? If so, this seminar is for you. This workshop will provide practical techniques for controlling time and making it a manageable resource. You will learn to clarify objectives and plan for results; conquer procrastination; delegate effectively; set group goals and priorities; eliminate time wasters; and handle interruptions.
NEW! BASIC EXCEL: SPECIAL FEATURES FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
In this 6-hour Introduction to Microsoft Excel training seminar, students will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. Students will gain knowledge setting up a worksheet including performing calculations, managing worksheets and workbook information, as well as formatting worksheets. In this hands-on seminar students will be able to gain an in-depth look at the basic functions of Microsoft Excel.
NEW! INTERMEDIATE EXCEL: SPECIAL FEATURES FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
In this 6-hour Intermediate Excel training seminar students will learn how to work with illustrations and charts, setting up a page and printing, validating, protecting and auditing forms and templates, working with advanced formatting, styles and outlining; working with multiple worksheets and workbooks; using advanced functions. This hands-on seminar will allow students to discuss and practice through hands-on exercises.
NEW! ADVANCED EXCEL: SPECIAL FEATURES FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
In this 6-hour Advanced Excel training seminar students will learn a variety of advanced functions for Microsoft Excel 2010. Through discussion, practice and hands-on exercises, this seminar will get you on track for developing the following skills: working with tables, autofilter, advanced filters, database functions, Vlookup function, creating pivot tables, calculations and charts, analyzing data using features; what-if tables, using workgroup features including and overview of sharing workbooks, automating routine tasks with Macros, integrating with other applications.
This course will teach you the basic commands within AutoCAD, along with how to set up drawings. We will show you how to draw mechanical details, dimension drawings and how to plot drawings. This is designed to familiarize students with available commands in AutoCAD for the beginners. Prerequisite: An introductory computer course.
This course covers intermediate topics in AutoCAD to further enhance your AutoCAD skills and increase your productivity though the use of shortcut commands, intermediate editing and drawing commands. This will provide an overview of paper space/model space and an introduction to plotting. Suggested prerequisite: AutoCAD-Beginning class.
NEW! BETTER BUSINESS WRITING
Grammar mistakes aren't simply embarrassing--they can impact how people perceive your intelligence and credibility. Poorly written memos, emails, or reports can not only cause misunderstandings or project delays, they can even create career-derailing mistakes that can haunt you for years! Attendees will learn how to overcome the most common problems in writing, including grammar, punctuation, sentence construction and paragraph construction. Transform your written communications from so-so to sensational with this one day seminar.
MAKING MEETINGS WORK: EFFECTIVE MEETING MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
Tired of walking away from a meeting you felt was a waste of time? This seminar will focus on how to conduct an effective meeting by utilizing critical planning steps to make meeting time more productive. Learn to use process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion as well as how to handle counterproductive behavior in meetings.
NEW! MS EXCEL 2013-CREATING CHARTS
You know MS Excel can create charts from your spreadsheet data; however do you know how to use chart templates, use chart tools, and change labels on your charts? If not, this overview of charts in Excel 2013 course is for you. Different chart reviews will also be covered in this 5-hour class. You will learn how charts can change the look of your MS Excel data. Some familiarity with MS Excel is recommended.
NEW! LINKEDIN FOR BUSINESSES
Businesses today are realizing that they need to have a presence on one or more of the popular social media platforms. LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network--yet few realize the potential it has to generate leads. In this hands-on seminar you will create your page, attract followers, and post company updates to drive engagement. You will also discover ways that business professionals can use LinkedIn to their advantage. If you're curious as to the potential on LinkedIn for your business or you have any questions or doubts about the platform, this is your chance to leave enlightened with concrete strategies and tactics to take your social media marketing to the next level.
Put pizzazz in your publications with a top-notch program that includes layout features you won't find anywhere else. We will explore In-Design CS's key layout and editing features to create attractive, professional, page layouts for print while having a little fun along the way! In-Design, which works seamlessly with Photoshop, Illustrator and the other Adobe products, is quickly becoming the industry standard used by graphics professionals. Join us to see why!
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: TODAY'S DIFFERENTIATORS IN EXCEPTIONAL LEADERS
Emotional Intelligence, also called EQ, is the ability to recognize and manage emotions and relationships. It is a pivotal factor in personal and professional success. IQ will get you in the door, but it is your EQ, your ability to connect with others and manage the emotions of yourself and others, that will determine how successful you are. When you look at the truly extraordinary leaders that inspire and make a difference, you will see that they often do this by connecting with people at a personal and emotional level. What differentiates them in not their IQ, but their EQ. Join us for this interactive workshop to gain that EQ edge.
APPLYING LEADERSHIP SKILLS: TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
Looking to get ahead in the workplace but not sure where to begin? Good leaders know how to influence, empower, and motivate others. This seminar will introduce you to leadership theories and practices to start you on your path to developing these skills. Through activities, role-playing, videos, and discussion, you will explore aspects of leadership in an environment that encourages participation and engages active learning methods.