Summer 2014 Courses

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2014 COURSES IS OPEN!!!
Please call (508) 362-2131 x4711 to register.
Please read our registration and refund policy before registering for classes.


Adobe Photoshop & InDesign Certificate (WIT098-64)

Fridays, 7/18–8/8
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $499 

Enroll in the Certificate program and save over $135! The Adobe Photoshop and InDesign Certificate program gives you the tools and techniques needed to enhance images and design professional print materials. Complete all four classes at a discounted rate or take the classes individually. All four courses must be completed to receive the certificate. Participants must be comfortable with PCs, email and the Internet.


Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (WIT006-64)

Friday, 7/18
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $159

This course covers Photoshop basics: image resolution, importing and editing digital photos, color manipulation and image correction, painting, masking, and more. 


Introduction to Adobe InDesign (WIT084-64)

Friday, 7/25
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $159

Would you like to design professional print materials with sophisticated layouts and typography? Find new levels of creative freedom and productivity with Adobe InDesign.


Creative Graphic Design I (WIT085-64)

Friday, 8/1
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $159

Use the complimentary features of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign to create eye-catching marketing materials.


Creative Graphic Design II (WIT097-64)

Friday, 8/8
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $159

Complete the Adobe Series with a hands-on Q&A session with our instructor. Bring your specific questions about a current or upcoming project to class and get advice from an expert! Participants must have experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. 


Microsoft Office Training

Excel with MS Excel (WIT034-64)

Friday, 7/11
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $125

Learn the basics of creating and using spreadsheets to increase your workplace productivity. This course includes an overview of the ribbon bar, commonly used commands, and basic formulas to automate one's work.


Beyond Basic Formulas: Intermediate MS Excel (WIT033-64)

Friday, 7/18
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $125

This course teaches you how to create formulas and use functions effectively in a spreadsheet. You will also learn how to work with multiple worksheets in the same file. Participants should have experience working with basic formulas and functions of Excel. 


QuickBooks Training

Intro to QuickBooks 2012 (WIT007-65)

Monday, 7/14
9:00am–2:30pm
Fee: $199

Learn how QuickBooks can help you track your accounts, receipts, statements and your payables, inventory, and receivables. QuickBooks is designed for small to mid-sized businesses that want to use effective software with a traditional approach to accounting. Fee includes the textbook. 


Intermediate QuickBooks 2012 NEW! (WIT104-65)

Monday, 7/21
9:00am–2:30pm
Fee: $199

In this course, we'll go beyond the basic concepts to discover the software's most useful in-depth features and applications. You'll learn how to manage multiple company files and how to export and import list data from one file to the next. You'll also learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. Whether you're a small business owner, a bookkeeper, or an accountant, you'll find plenty of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of QuickBooks. 


Social Media For Business Marketing (WIT088-65)

Friday, 6/27
9:00am–4:00pm
Fee: $150

This program provides a comprehensive introduction for how to effectively utilize social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest for your business. Learn the benefits of using social media marketing as well as common pitfalls to avoid. Find out the best strategy for putting together an effective social media marketing plan. Participants must be comfortable with PCs, email, Internet and have social media sites already set up before the start of this course.

Course Agenda

About the Instructor
Tammi Jacobsen is an online marketing strategist and social media manager assisting small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout New England. She offers valuable tips for creating an effective and efficient social media strategy. Tammi also advises on the importance of having an integrated marketing plan to include traditional marketing strategies along with social media.


OSHA 8-Hour Refresher
(2 Locations!)
Friday 6/6, 8:00am–4:00pm at Hyannis Center (WET010-66)
Tuesday 6/24, 8:30am-4:30pm at Harwich Town Hall (WET010-67)
Instructor: Sean O'Brien
Fee: $159
This 8-hour course covers the 29 CFR 1910.120 regulation, work-site safety, hazard communication, emergency action plans & contingency plans, fire protection & prevention, back safety and container handling, confined spaces, air monitoring, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory protection.

The class on 6/6 will be held in the conference room at the Hyannis Center located at 540 Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601.

The class on 6/24 will be held at the Harwich Town Hall, 732 Main Street, Harwich Center, MA 02645.


Intro to Plant-Based Cooking (WHN097-66)

Friday, 8/22/2014, 9:00am-4:00pm
Fee: $99

This 6-hour course is designed to examine the philosophies that drive plant-based (vegetarian, vegan) cooking and to discover the basic preparation methods of vegan cooking through the execution of a well-balanced plant-based meal. Students will be able to recognize plant-based cuisine as a delicious and healthful choice, based on ancient wisdom and many cultural influences.

Upon successful completion of this course, students are able to do the following:

  • Examine, discuss and understand the vegan and vegetarian diet.
  • Analyze the benefits of a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet.
  • Create a well-balanced plant based meal through the application of skills and techniques presented in class.

This course will be held at the main campus, 2240 Iyannough Road, Grossman Commons, G11, West Barnstable, MA. 

About the instructor: Christina Pirello is the Emmy Award winning host of Christina Cooks and holds her Master’s degree in nutrition is an expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and acupuncture. On the faculty at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia, she's a fabulous teacher, advocate and closet comic. Christina hosts television shows on Create TV: 'Christina' and 'Christina Cooks' (Create TV is part of PBS). On her show, she prepares 30 minute-and-under, delicious plant-based dishes classroom-style, teaching the specific value-to-the-body of each ingredient. A culinary/nutrition faculty member at Drexel University for ten years, Christina has been cooking and educating on public television since 1998.

Christina has written six cookbooks including the bestselling Cooking the Whole Foods Way, which was recently named the "Healthiest Cookbook of the Decade" by the Washington, D.C. based Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine. She is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and The Examiner and featured columnist for Veg News.


Local Anesthesia Certificate (WHD002-67)

ONLINE from 7/7/2014 - 8/29/2014
Lab dates: 8/16/2014, 8/17/2014 and 8/23/2014, 8:00am–5:00pm
Location: Dental Lab Main Campus
Instructor: Denise Bridges
Fee: $999, includes cost for clinical lab (WHD002L-67)

This course consists of 11 hours of online pre-study for the licensed dental hygienist. The course covers MA Rules and Regulations 234 CMR 3.09-3.14, and its requirements in the administration of local dental anesthetics. This course contains tests and exercises that must be completed prior to attending the onsite lecture and clinical lab that follow this course (WHD002L-67). Moodle log-in information and instructions for this online portion will be sent to student after registration.

Lab dates: Saturday 8/16, Sunday 8/17 and Saturday 8/30. Register for this class by 7/3/2014.


Social Media Clinic
(offered monthly)
June 12, 2014 1:00-4:00pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Fee: Free

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can meet one-on-one for 30 minutes to discuss general social media questions related to Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Basic SEO, Blogging, and social media time management. You will be able to schedule a 30-minute meeting with Tammi Jacobsen, Program Coordinator for Workforce Education at Cape Cod Community College, between 1:00 and 4:00pm by calling MSBDC’s office: (508) 673-9783 x10.

Additional dates and locations:

July 10, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT109-64)
Location: Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 134 Court Street, Plymouth, MA

August 21, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT109-66)
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA

September 11, 2014 (WIT109-67)
Location: Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 134 Court Street, Plymouth, MA

October 9, 2014 (WIT109-68)
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 

November 13, 2014 (WIT109-69)
Location: Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 134 Court Street, Plymouth, MA

December 11, 2014 (WIT109-70)
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 

Cosponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC)

Individuals and small businesses are eligible to attend one 30 minute Social Media Clinic and one 30 minute Wordpress Clinic. Each of the clinics are free of charge and available only once per individual or small business. If you have any questions, please contact Tammi Jacobsen at the Workforce Education Resource Center at Cape Cod Community College at 508-375-5010.  


Wordpress Clinic
(offered monthly)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT112-67)
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Fee: Free

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can meet one-on-one for 30 minutes to discuss general questions and learn tips and tricks for creating and maintaining a Wordpress blog or website. You will be able to schedule a 30-minute meeting with Sheila Crowley, Wordpress Trainer and Web Designer, between 1:00 and 4:00pm by calling MSBDC’s office: (508) 673-9783 x10.

Additional dates:
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT112-64)
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT112-65)
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:00-4:00pm (WIT112-66)

Cosponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC)

Individuals and small businesses are eligible to attend one 30 minute Social Media Clinic and one 30 minute Wordpress Clinic. Each of the clinics are free of charge and available only once per individual or small business. If you have any questions, please contact Tammi Jacobsen at the Workforce Education Resource Center at Cape Cod Community College at 508-375-5010.

 

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