Career Training

NEW! Dressing for Success Online
We have all had to make changes to adjust to a more frequent, or permanent, online work environment.  You might be finding it difficult to adjust to different work scenarios and how to still appear professional and appropriate while at home. This course will offer tips to help you maintain your professional appearance in different online settings, discuss how to convey a positive online presence, and what skills are important to use virtually. We will also cover how to build your confidence and how to appear comfortable online.  (4 hours) $59

09/21 - 10/12    4:00pm - 5:00pm             Tuesday          Online-With Class Meeting Times

Course Number: CAR 958 75                      CRN:18206    Professor HAHN   


NEW! Soft Skills That Strengthen You!
This past year has prompted us to make different adjustments and changes. Now is the time to rely on and build upon your strengths in order to focus on the future. This course will cover the importance of remaining professional, flexible, positive, and a reliable part of a team even in a challenging environment. We will concentrate on how you can bring valuable skills, innovation and your unique creativity to any setting and ensure success in your future. (4 hours) $69

09/23 - 10/14    4:00pm - 5:00pm             Thursday        Online-With Class Meeting Times

Course Number: CAR 959 75                      CRN: 18241   Professor HAHN   

NEW Intro to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
This course introduces the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion and how it relates so significantly to business success. In a supportive and positive environment participants will have an opportunity to engage in interactive exercises that will raise awareness and the level of understanding regarding DEI definitions, the impact of unconscious bias, micro aggressions, and intent versus impact in cross differences conversations and how to recover from missteps. Instructor has worked in the field of DEI for over 25 years. (6 Hours) $89

11/3 – 11/17      5:00pm – 7:00pm            Wednesday        Online with class meeting times

Course Number: CAR 963 34       CRN: 18255         Professor KANGAS


NEW Keys for Better Communication and Problem-Solving Skills
Would you just like to be able to communicate better? Do you step back from problem solving because you don’t know where to start? Whether it is in your business or professional life, there are proven strategies and tips to help you improve! We will use videos, practice, current research, and humor to help you “step up your game”! (4 Hours) $59

10/20 & 10/27  5:00pm – 7:00pm            Wednesday        Online with Class Meeting Times

Course Number: CAR 952 33       CRN: 18256         Professor KANGAS


ONLINE Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals

Learn essential terms and concepts for starting an accounting system, understand debits and credits, classify items as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue/sales and expenditures. Use practice scenarios and complete basic procedures such as journalizing entries and posting transactions to a general ledger. Explore the bookkeeping and accounting cycle, cash systems, create and understand financial reports. Learn to create a Trial Balance and Post-Closing Trial Balance, understand an Income Statement and Balance Sheet as well as adjusting entries and bank statement reconciliation. (30 hours) $565

09/13 - 11/15    5:15pm - 8:30pm             Monday              Online with Class Meeting Times
Course Number CAR 797-75        CRN 15260                         Professor:  SHARMA

 

Intro to QuickBooks Online –Course Number  EDG 928
In this ONLINE course in partnership with Ed2go, you will learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. Gain hands-on experience as you learn all the ways this well-designed accounting program makes it a snap to manage your business' finances—from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. Learn to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more.  When your course starts, you will be directed to access and utilize the free QuickBooks Online practice site to complete lessons and assignments.  You do not need to purchase a subscription or additional software.  Please note that this course is suitable only for the QuickBooks Online version. The desktop versions of QuickBooks are not compatible with this course and should not be used. Classes begin monthly.  $150 Tuition.  24 hours.  Not eligible for tuition waivers
Registration and payment is through Ed2go:  https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/online-courses/quickbooks-online?tab=requirements

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Veterinary Assistant - ONLINE
This ONLINE course and training program prepares students for an exciting new career as an administrative veterinary assistant. Students in the program learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are emphasized, and the program contains basic information about pet insurance. Textbooks are included. 170 hours. ONLINE. $2,695. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221 - 5151. Not eligible for waivers.


Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications. Course # EDG 709
In this ONLINE course you will learn how to effectively apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma. Understand how more than 25 tools and methods relate to the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) model. Determine the relationship of basic statistics to Six Sigma and learn about the Six Sigma business case including strategic planning, the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), benchmarking, and financial investment methods. Discover how to use brainstorming, Pareto charts, and critical to quality help define processes, problems, and opportunities. Master the use of other key tools such as cause and effect diagrams, check-sheets, scatter diagrams, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and force field analysis.

In this online course, you will learn how to apply the DMAIC model each step of the way. You’ll learn how to define, plan, implement, and close a Six Sigma project. You’ll also know how to use process capability and how to apply lean thinking. And you’ll understand the basics of advanced Six Sigma tools such as sampling, design of experiments (DOE), analysis of variance (ANOVA), hypothesis testing, control charts, and probability distributions. Pre-Req: Course # EDG 708 Total Quality Fundamentals. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Introduction to Google Analytics. EDG 757
In this ONLINE course, you’ll learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online web traffic. See how you can track not just the traffic to all of your online content, but also determine which content is the most appealing, where your visitors came from, what devices they used, how long they stayed, which links they clicked, and where they went when they left.

The ONLINE course guides you step by step, report by report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code you’ll need to add to your website’s pages to begin tracking your visitors, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides. You’ll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting. ONLINE COURSE. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Total Quality Fundamentals. Course # EDG 708
In this ONLINE course Learn how to effectively apply the fundamentals of total quality. Understand what quality is and learn about the history of the quality movement. Discover the role of customers in quality and determine the major elements of a quality system. Master key concepts such as the cost of non-quality, variation, and total employee involvement (TEI). Increase your value to your company by learning about various motivational models, leadership, and teamwork. Determine how to effectively apply quality standards by creating and implementing internal and external auditing activities. Learn the ins and outs of ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
In this ONLINE course, you will learn how successful organizations apply quality to their everyday activities. You will find out how to use teamwork to make the most of employees’ abilities and potential. I will help you manage the process of change, reduce customer complaints, and increase customer service. You will learn of a number of quality fallacies and how to lessen their impact. ONLINE COURSE. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150.Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Grammar Refresher. Course # EDG 622
This ONLINE course will help you gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar—like sentence structure and punctuation—as well as more sophisticated concepts—like logic and clarity. A patient instructor, memorable lessons, vivid examples, and interactive exercises will give you ample opportunity to put what you learn into practice. Reacquaint yourself with old, forgotten rules, meet some new ones. 24 hours. $150. ONLINE. Classes begin monthly. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Last Modified: 9/20/21