Short Term Classes

Customized training on dozens of topics

A to Z Grant Writing

Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grant writing campaigns, and prepare proposals. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Accounting Fundamentals

Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Accounting Fundamentals II

Give yourself skills that are in high demand by exploring corporate accounting with a veteran instructor. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Achieving Success with Difficult People

Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions

Learn proven, step-by-step strategies to achieve higher positions with major search engines. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Administrative Assistant Applications

Gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to prepare for the Certified Administrative Professional exam and begin a rewarding career as an administrative assistant. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Administrative Assistant Fundamentals

Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services, and other industries. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Advanced Fiction Writing

Explore advanced fiction writing techniques with a published novelist. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Advanced Grant Proposal Writing

Gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Advanced PC Security

Use ethical hacking techniques to locate and close security holes in your own network. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant

Increase your income while working from home by starting a grant writing consulting business. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

Learn how to create your very own blog and add a podcast too using the tools that you already have available on your computer. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Building Teams That Work

What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem-solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Business and Marketing Writing

Write great marketing copy to improve your company's image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel

This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you'll need to succeed in today's job market. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Construction Contractors Seminar

This course covers Nebraska sales and use tax as it applies to construction contractors. You will benefit from this course if you perform construction services or handle bookkeeping for contractors. If you ever need to hire a contractor, this course will explain to customers what forms need to be completed and how the invoice they receive should look. The presentation will cover licensing requirements, contractor registration, contractor options, exemptions, reporting, and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. (CPE Credit Available)

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Distribution and Logistics Management

Learn how to improve your company's distribution and logistics management activities, increase customer satisfaction, and improve operational throughput. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Effective Business Writing

Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Effective Selling

Learn the secret to converting a potential customer into a long-term asset. Find out how to lay the groundwork for repeat business and your future success. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Employment Law Fundamentals

Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Explore a Career as a Paralegal

Find out if a paralegal career is the perfect choice for you, as you explore the fundamentals of U.S. law and legal terminology. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management

Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II

Learn how to be an effective manager or supervisor. Master the basics of communicating effectively, and learn tools for developing your own interpersonal skills. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Fundamentals of Technical Writing

Learn the skills you need to succeed in the well-paying field of technical writing. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Get Assertive!

Find out how you can stop others from intimidating you or treating you poorly. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Get Grants!

Learn how to develop successful, fundable grants from experts in the field. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Grammar Refresher

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

High Speed Project Management

Learn to deal with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds despite truncated timelines, inadequate staffing, and skimpy budgets. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

How to Make Money From Your Writing

You really can 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. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Individual Excellence

Master twelve career-enhancing skills including goal setting, time management, personal organization, and creativity. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Introduction to Nonprofit Management

Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Jump-Start Your Career With LinkedIn

Learn how to use LinkedIn, a free and popular job search and career development tool, and gain the power of the Internet to expand your professional network. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Keys to Effective Communication

Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Keys to Successful Money Management

Certified financial planner shows you how most wealthy people build their fortunes. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Leadership

Gain the respect and admiration of others, exert more control over your destiny, and enjoy success in your professional and personal life. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow

Design a life that makes you happy by learning how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Managing Customer Service

Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Develop an Internet marketing plan for your business that incorporates SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Marketing Your Nonprofit

Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Marriage and Relationships: Keys to Success

Getting married is just the first step! Learn how to build a solid foundation for a healthy partnership that will last far beyond ""I do."" This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Mastering Public Speaking

Learn the secrets of effective public speaking and small group communication. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Mastery of Business Fundamentals

Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials

Learn the basics of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, from annual and special fund drives to more advanced projects involving corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

PMP Certification Prep 1

Begin a well-paying career as a project manager by preparing to take-and pass-the PMP certification exam. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

PMP Certification Prep 2

Prepare to take-and pass-the Project Management Institute's PMP certification exam. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Professional Sales Skills

Discover how to begin a successful and rewarding career in sales. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Project Management Applications

Experienced project manager teaches you tricks of the project management trade. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Project Management Fundamentals

Gain the skills you'll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Purchasing Fundamentals

Improve your company's bottom line by mastering the fundamentals of purchasing. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Sales and Use Tax Seminar

This course covers the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. Sales tax affects everyone! If you are a business owner or considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you, or anyone who handles your bookkeeping. This information will not only benefit professionals, but the general public can learn how sales tax affects them every day. The presentation covers all areas of sales and use tax, including licensing requirements, exemptions, reporting, and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. (CPE Credit Available)

Skills for Making Great Decisions

Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profits - all for little or no money. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Spanish for Law Enforcement

Master the fundamentals of the Spanish language by practicing basic conversational skills and learning essential Spanish terminology for law enforcement situations. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Spanish for Medical Professionals II

This course picks up where Spanish for Medical Professionals left off. If you have not taken the first course, no problem! This course is for healthcare providers who already have a pretty good sense of Spanish, but just need more medical vocabulary to sharpen their skills. We'll review the basic body parts and organs, but we'll also explore vocabulary and phrases related to insurance and expressions for patient assessments, exams, and communicating pain. You'll learn terminology found in tons of specialties, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, OB/GYN, radiology, orthopedics, cardiovascular, oncology, physical and occupational therapies, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start a Pet Sitting Business

Discover how to translate your love of animals into a fun and profitable career. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business

An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start Your Own Edible Garden

Learn how to grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start Your Own Gift Basket Business

Express your creativity in a fun and profitable way, by starting a home-based business as a gift basket designer. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Start Your Own Small Business

Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Starting a Consulting Practice

Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Starting a Nonprofit

Industry veteran shows you how to take a nonprofit business from vision to reality. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My!

Learn how to make wise investment decisions so that you have enough money to live comfortably through your retirement. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Master the fundamentals of supply chain management and prepare for internationally recognized certification examinations. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks

Discover valuable techniques that show you step-by-step how to research and value stocks. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

The Keys to Effective Editing

If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Think Win-Win

Win-Win is a frame of mind that constantly seeks mutual benefit in all human interactions. All agreements and solutions are mutually satisfying to all parties and life is seen as a cooperative, not competitive arena. The purpose of this program is to discuss the twelve vital signs of healthy teams, the core behaviors that will improve trust levels, and the sixteen steps to building a high performance team. Registration deadline is May 1, 2015.

Time Management

This session teaches you time management skills. These are the simple, practical techniques that have helped the leading people in business, sport and public service reach the pinnacles of their careers. Registration deadline is May 8, 2015.

Total Quality Fundamentals

Learn the basics of total quality management. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Understanding the Human Resources Function

Learn to handle basic human resource functions to ensure the best possible results. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Workers' Compensation

Gain essential skills and a solid understanding of one of the fastest-growing areas in law. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Wow, What a Great Event!

Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Write Effective Web Content

Learn how to write Web content and produce multimedia elements to make your website or blog a must-visit site on the Internet. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Writing Effective Grant Proposals

Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.

Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level. This course cannot be applied to a credit degree.



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