Corporate College Announces Spring 2013 Class Schedule

By on January 16, 2013
Corporate College Spring 2013 Catalog

St. Louis Community College’s Corporate College announces its open enrollment class schedule for Spring 2013. To register for these classes, contact us at 314-984-7777.

More information on the Corporate College is available on the STLCC website.

A PDF version of the Corporate College Catalog is also available.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Whether you are a member of a quality team, a quality manager, or desire to obtain a LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt Certification for your own professional development, this course is appropriate for you. We blend classroom instruction and online instructor-led labs. Certification program highlights include: how to implement the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), how to develop reliable and valid measurements for a system, how to define the cost of poor quality, how to use the correct formula to calculate ROI and more. Supplies included in cost of course. Students successfully completing this training will receive their LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and 45 hours of instruction. This training includes an 18-hour capstone simulation project on three consecutive Saturdays. Attendance at these three Saturday sessions is mandatory. If one of these days is missed, arrangements may be made with the instructor to complete the project and receive certification. However, should this be necessary, additional instructional costs will be charged to the student above and beyond the cost of the program. Lunch provided for Saturday sessions. ***Class meets Tuesdays: 1/29, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30 and Saturdays: 5/4, 5/11, 5/18.*** BUSN:765 | $1,899 C50 Tu 6pm-9pm Patricia Dalton Jan. 29-April 30 Corp. College, 209 Sa 9am-4pm May 4 Corp. College, 209 Sa 9am-4pm May 11 Corp. College, 209 Sa 9am-4pm May 18 Corp. College, 209

Value-Stream Mapping: A Vital Step on the LEAN Journey

Value-Stream Mapping is a powerful LEAN tool used to optimize the dynamic work environment. It should be applied following application of the 5S system used to optimize the static work environment. This series of discussions and skill application sessions is targeted at providing participants with the knowledge and skills needed to apply Value-Stream Mapping in their work spaces. The most critical insight this series of discussions provides for participants is a keen awareness of the interconnectedness of all of an organization’s work processes coupled with a clear understanding of the limitation of work process sub-optimization. The discussions are focused on Mike Rother’s and John Shook’s excellent guide, “Learning to See: Value-Stream Mapping to Create Value and Eliminate Muda”. No Class 4/30. BUSN:765 | $399 C02 Tu 9am-11am George Friesen April 2-May 7 Corp. College, 211

Orientation to Project Management

This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in obtaining PMP certification. You’ll learn about the concepts, test preparation and requirements needed for certification. Presentation includes an overview of the program, a look at class materials, trends in the industry and potential job opportunities for PMPs. The orientation is free, but registration is required. Session may be completed live or in an online webinar. BUSN:765 | No Fee C52 Sa 9am-12pm Ramesh Kumar March 9 Corp. College, 211 Webinar (Registration for webinar must be completed by March 4): C51 W 6pm-8pm Ramesh Kumar March 6 Online

Project Management

Project managers are sought after professionals when the need is for skills that include time, resource and financial management with a finite effort. Working knowledge of these skills is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) through various levels of certification. This course helps you to prepare for the PMP certification exam by presenting the critical concepts together with the core knowledge areas covered in the exam. Topics covered include the process groups and relationships, terminology and decision making practice. Session attendance in this course counts toward the project management training criteria, 35 hours, required to register for the PMP exam. This practical based learning prepares the student for the PMP certification exam by lecture, online exercises, working sessions and practice exams. Lunch provided for Saturday sessions. ***Class meets Tuesdays: 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 and Saturdays: 3/30, 4/6, 4/20. No class 4/9. *** BUSN:765 | $1,699 C53 Tu 6pm-9pm Dirk Lupien March 26-April 30 Corp. College, 211 Sa 8:30am-4pm March 30 Corp. College, 211 Sa 8:30am-4pm April 6 Corp. College, 211 Sa 8:30am-4pm April 20 Corp. College, 208

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Advertising, Marketing and PR on a Dime

Explore some of the best ways to advertise, market and get public relations for your business with little or no money. Learn how to stretch your budget by maximizing the image of your product or service. Learn to take control and know the consumer you want. We’ll discuss tools to create and capture customer value, managing marketing information to assess buyer behavior, communicating your brand, social responsibility and ethics. BUSS:710 | $39 C50 Tu 6pm-8pm Robin Boyce April 9-April 16 Corp. College, 206

Optimize Your Small Business Website for Maximum Exposure

Increase viewing traffic to your website and potentially increase your profits. Start with a designed outline of your site and progress through what content to add for maximum search results to drive viewers to your site. You’ll learn how to define your audience and website voice, how to structure your site for maximum impact, what to and not to put on your website, the importance of establishing local authority, optimizing all the major search engines and where to get “instant content” for your site. Lunch not provided. BUSS:711 | $69 C80 Sa 9am-4:30pm Curtiss Witt April 13 Corp. College, 206

Making the Move from Satisfied to Delighted Customers

Customer relations have a strong impact on customer loyalty. In this interactive learning experience, you’ll review techniques for winning and keeping customers, standards for customer interactions and techniques for dealing with dissatisfied customers. Strategies for both internal and external customers and focus on telephone and in person interactions will be discussed. Learn to identify expectations and how to respond appropriately. BUSN:765 | $29 C01 Tu 9am-12pm Barb Crockett March 5 Corp. College, 211

CAREER ESSENTIALS

Get Connected: Effective Professional Networking

Learn the benefits of effective and strategic networking and how your interpersonal resources and contacts could lead to a new job. You will develop a networking plan and 30-second summary to present to networking groups and individuals, a networking source list and a list of the types of networking groups. In addition, you will learn to successfully navigate a career fair and how social networking is important to an effective job search. Time will be allotted after classroom instruction to open and/or edit your social media accounts. CPDV:765 | $25 C50 Tu 6pm-9pm Laurie Lombardo March 19 Corp. College, 206

COMMUNICATION ARTS

Better Communication to Control Conflict in the Workplace

Learn to make yourself (and others) heard and negotiate solutions to resolve and control conflict in the workplace. You can manage combative conversations with practical communication tips. Improve your skill in handling current situations with role-playing. COMM:765 | $59 C50 Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Marlo Hamilton March 21-March 28 Corp. College, 213

Get Paid to Talk: Breaking into the Voiceover Industry

Have you been told that you have a great voice? Have you always wanted the independence to work from home doing something you love? Learn how to get started in the voiceover industry! This introductory course will include a real-world overview of the industry, including the good, the bad and the ugly parts, from a St. Louis voice artist that has been in the industry for over 26 years. PERD:765 | $35 C50 W 10am-1pm Troy Duran April 10 Corp. College, MULTI

COMPUTERS

Applications and Systems

Microsoft Windows 7: In a Day

Explore Windows 7 and all its user-friendly features in  this course. Students learn mouse techniques and examine the desktop interface; including the menu, taskbar and standard icons. Topics include using computer, managing files and folders, using Help, working with applications, creating shortcuts, customizing the desktop and exchanging information between applications. Prerequisite: Personal Computers Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:705 | $99 C01 F 9am-4pm Patti Bossi Feb. 15 Corp. College, 208

Overview of Office 2010 for Business

Learn the basic programs and features of the MS Office Suite. Create and edit Word documents, create formulas in Excel spreadsheets and develop PowerPoint presentations. COMP:713 | $129 C01 F 9am-4pm Feb. 22 Corp. College, 208

Overview of Microsoft Office 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of MS Office 2010 in one day. In this class you’ll touch on the basics of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint spending about 1.5 hours on each application. If you need a crash course or a basic understanding of the applications in Office 2010 then this class is for you. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:713 | $89 C80 Sa 9am-4pm April 13 Corp. College, 208

Microsoft Word 2010 Basics for Business

Learn to create professional looking business documents using this powerful word processing software. Discover how editing and formatting tools are at your fingertips as you work with the toolbar ribbon. Leave with the skills to create a document, format, change styles and fonts, cut/paste, import text and edit a document with confidence. COMP:715 | $129 C01 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan March 1 Corp. College, 208

Microsoft Word 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of MS Word in one day. You’ll create and save documents; enter and edit text; learn to indent, set tabs and enhance documents; make block moves, deletes and copies; use spell checker; find and replace text; use shortcut keys; and print. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:715 | $99 C80 Sa 9am-4pm May 11 Corp. College, 208

Microsoft Excel 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of MS Excel in one day. In this introductory course you’ll learn how to create spreadsheets for all kinds of applications including accounting, expense analysis, budgeting, etc. Topics include setting up worksheets, labeling, entering values, editing cells, copying, saving and other commands. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:720 | $99 C01 Sa 9am-4pm • Feb. 9 Corp. College, 208 C81 Sa 9am-4pm • May 18 Corp. College, 208

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 for Business

In this introductory class you will learn the business basics of Excel. Topics covered include setting up worksheets, labeling, entering values, editing cells, copying, formatting and saving. COMP:720 | $129 C02 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan March 8 Corp. College, 208

Intermediate Excel 2010 for Business

Build on previous knowledge and further your spreadsheet skills by managing multiple workbooks, creating more complex formulas and functions, enhancing the appearance of your documents and by creating custom reports with pivot tables and pivot charts. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel or equivalent experience. COMP:721 | $129 C01 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan March 22 Corp. College, 208

Exploring Topics in Excel: Advanced Functions, Lookup Tables, Macros and More

Continue to expand your Excel expertise as you work with lookup tables, create macros and explore many more of Excel’s advanced features. COMP:722 | $129 C02 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan March 29 Corp. College, 208

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010 for Business

Learn the foundations to plan and design a database system. Learn to create and work with tables, forms and reports; use queries; and create and maintain a database. COMP:725 | $129 C01 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan April 12 Corp. College, 208

Microsoft Access 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of Access in one day. In this class you’ll learn how to plan and design a database system, add, change and delete information as well as how to create simple reports and how to query the database to find display data. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:725 | $99 C02 Sa 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan Feb. 2 Corp. College, 208

Intermediate Access 2010 for Business

Get the skill you need to enhance your database designs. Learn to query multiple tables for customized forms and reports, create more complex queries and customize forms. COMP:726 | $129 C01 F 9am-4pm Cris Heffernan April 26 Corp. College, 208

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of MS PowerPoint in one day. This is an introductory course in using PowerPoint to create effective graphic presentations. Learn to use word processing and drawing tools to create and edit text, logos and artwork. Additional topics include importing clip art, using templates and rearranging your presentation. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:730 | $99 C80 Sa 9am-4pm Amanda Yancey Feb. 16 Corp. College, 208

Business Bytes

Business Bytes: Microsoft Word-Tables

Tables is a superb document tool that can help organize and simplify even the most complex Microsoft Word documents. Aligning text can be tedious if you try to do it using tabs and spaces. Fortunately, Word allows you to insert tables in your document. A table will help you align columns and rows of text with ease. If you’ve never used Word tables before, it can be intimidating knowing where to start. And even if you have used the tables feature, you can find new ways to use it more effectively. This course will teach you how to add tables to your Word documents and show you some handy uses for them. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:716 | $49 C01 F 9am-12pm Patti Bossi Feb. 1 Corp. College, 208

Business Bytes: Microsoft Word-Templates and Textboxes

Do you like to save time and shave hours off of projects or other tasks? Microsoft Word provides some built-in templates which can be used in creating common documents, create professional business brochures, flyers, newsletters, resumes, spreadsheets, calendars, presentations, certificates, labels, business cards and much more. This course will teach you how to use templates, but also how to properly use and format text boxes to make your documents pop. COMP:716 | $49 C02 F 9am-12pm Patti Bossi Feb. 8 Corp. College, 208

Desktop Publishing

Microsoft Publisher 2010: In a Day

Learn the basics of MS Publisher in one day. You will learn to design publications which are ready for printing. Topics include: importing and formatting text, inserting clip art, creating multi-column pages, using page wizard and design galley and adding type effects. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:731 | $99 C80 Sa 9am-4pm March 2 Corp. College, 208

Adobe Illustrator CS6: In a Day

Learn the basics of Illustrator in one day. In this course you will gain an understanding of creating vector art objects or typographic designs for print, as well as the tools, menus and palettes required to create and edit vector art object and typographic designs using color on layers. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:752 | $99 C80 Sa 9am-4pm May 4 Corp. College, 206

Adobe Photoshop CS6: In a Day

Learn the Basics of Adobe Photoshop in one day. You will learn how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Concepts covered include selection tools, paintbrush tools, layers and cloning. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:755 | $99 C80 Sa 9am-4pm Francis Zych April 20 Corp. College, 208

Adobe Photoshop CS6: In a Day: Intermediate

Adobe Photoshop Intermediate covers advanced techniques of the concepts learned in the introductory class, along with channels, sharpening, actions, advanced filters, color control and basic Web graphics creation. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Introduction class. COMP:755 | $99 C81 Sa 9am-4pm Francis Zych April 27 Corp. College, 208

Social Networks

Build Your Business with Pinterest

Here’s a newsflash: Pinterest already beats Facebook for the number of purchasing customers it sends to retail sites, according to a recent Social Shopping 2012 survey. Designed in the style of a digital corkboard, Pinterest users can pin images and videos they find on the web to themed pages called boards. Other users can then repin images to their own boards, give it a “like”, or add a comment. Unlike other networks such as Twitter, Pinterest is a major driver of e-commerce traffic. A recent Bizrate Insights survey found 32 percent of north American buyers bought a product after seeing it on a social site such as Pinterest. Come to this class and find out what its all about. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:742 | $25 C81 Tu 5:30pm-8:30pm Rachel Bufalo Feb. 26 Corp. College, 208

Facebook

Facebook just reached one billion users in fall 2012. That means one out of every seven people in the world are on Facebook. In a few more years communicating on this social networking site will be as second nature to you as email. Don’t get left in the dust. Come and learn how to navigate this fun and exciting site. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. COMP:742 | $25 C80 Tu 5:30pm-8:30pm Rachel Bufalo Feb. 12 Corp. College, 208 C82 Tu 5:30pm-8:30pm Rachel Bufalo March 12 Corp. College, 208

Web Development

Create Your Own Website with WordPress

Anyone can learn how to create their own website in just a few hours using WordPress, the most popular website creator tool on the Internet. WordPress is used by almost 15 percent of the top 1 million websites and, as of August 2011, powers 22 percent of all new websites. Whether you are just a beginner using graphically based templates or want to get down into the nitty-gritty code, WordPress is your answer and it’s free and you don’t have to be a techie. Do it yourself with your creativity and WordPress. Walk away from this class with a basic website and the skills to go as far as you want. The sky’s the limit. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience and Basic Introduction to WordPress or equivalent experience. This class will move at a fast pace. Students must already have a generic email account through gmail, yahoo or hotmail and know this email address and password when coming to class. COMP:745 | $99 C01 Sa 9am-4pm Jerry Bearden March 23 Corp. College, 208

CONSTRUCTION TRADES

Ten-Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training

This course meets the required laws for working on public job sites. Led by an OSHA certified trainer, the course covers the mandated OSHA topics including OSHA regulations, general health and safety, basic electrical safety, fall protection, ladder and scaffold safety, hand and power tools, material handling, etc. Upon successful completion students will receive the 10-hour OSHA course completion card. CONS:736 | $119 C01 F 5pm-9pm Patricia Dalton Feb. 1 Corp. College, 207 Sa 8am-3:30pm Feb. 2 Corp. College, 207

OSHA Ten-Hour General Industry Certification

This 10 hour OSHA course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities and for employee safety and health awareness. Students will be introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Students will receive an OSHA card after completion of the course. CONS:736 | $119 C03 F 5pm-9pm Patricia Dalton Feb. 22 Corp. College, 207 Sa 8am-3:30pm Feb. 23 Corp. College, 207

OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety and Health Certification Completion

This is a 20-hour completion course for those who have completed OSHA 10-Hour Construction Health and Safety Certification within the past six months and wish to pursue the OSHA 30-Hour Certification. Class meets four times-Friday evenings 4/5 and 4/26 and Saturdays 4/6 and 4/27 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. CONS:736 | $239 C04 F 5pm-9pm Patricia Dalton April 5-April 26 Corp. College, 207 Sa 8am-3:30pm April 6-April 27 Corp. College, 207

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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