Career Training



Accounting Fundamentals Certificate Program
Understanding basic accounting principles and maintaining accurate financial records is critical for all businesses. You will be introduced to theory and practice of basic concepts in accounting and bookkeeping. This hands-on program introduces participants to documents and journals required to establish a computerized set of accounts for a small business. Individuals who are interested in starting on this career path, small or home based business owners, and others with little to no experience will benefit. Complete the Fundamentals of Accounting/Bookkeeping I and II and QuickBooks 2010 to earn the certificate of completion or modules can be taken alone.  Course descriptions below.

Accounting/Bookkeeping Fundamentals I and II
Learn essential terms and concepts related to 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, creating and understanding 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.  Topics Include: understanding accounts; debits and credits;  analyzing transactions;  journaling; general ledger; closing/adjusting entries; post-closing trial balance; financial reporting. (30 hours)  $549
7/7-7/23   8:30am-12pm     T/W/R       B   HH-211
CAR 797 30      13310      NOONAN    

Computerized Accounting & Bookkeeping using QuickBooks 2010
Develop a working familiarity of QuickBooks 2010 with this hands-on course and apply this financial software application to what you have learned in Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals. This course will provide a hands-on experience performing the most common business transactions. The objective is to give students a basic familiarity with the operation of QuickBooks and an overview of the accounting process as it relates to QuickBooks in a small business environment.  This course requires completion of Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals I or  previous accounting/bookkeeping knowledge.  Topics:  Getting Started; The Sales Process; Banking and other Transactions; Vendors and Managing Expenses; Bank Reconciliation and Reports. Bring a flash drive to class. (15 hours)   $199
7/28-8/4   8:30am-12:15pm       T/W/R       B   HH-211    
CAR 722 30      13311            NOONAN

Project Management Certificate Program
Learn the skills of Project Management regardless of industry!  Today more than ever effective Project Management is a necessity to accomplish projects on time and within budget.  We will discuss and practice the universal skills of Project Management, with hands-on applications and case studies.  Learn about project definition, project planning, scheduling, cost control, project tools, team management, project decision making and problem solving.  Students are encouraged to bring work projects and in-class discussions. Topics:  Intro to Project Management; Project Planning and Control; Project Team Management; Project Decision Making and Problem Solving, Capstone Project.  Required Text:  Successful Project Management (5th edition), Gido/Clements; South Western College. ISBN:  9780538478977.  Text includes trial version of MS Project 2010. (36 hours) $549
5/27 - 7/15        12:30pm-3:15pm       M & W      B     NA-103    
CAR 719 30      12818      RABEN
No class week of June 29

MTEL Communication & Literacy Test Prep
Are you planning to take the Communication and Literacy test for the Massachusetts Education Certification? Effectively prepare for the test by reviewing test-taking strategies, learning ways to reduce test anxiety, studying intensive review exercises and taking practice tests.  This test is required for licensure as a teacher, administrator, or school nurse in Massachusetts and for students transferring to a four-year college with programs leading to teacher licensure.  A textbook is required and available at the MCC Bookstore.  ISBN: 9780738609546 (10 hours) $199
6/10-6/24 6pm-9:30pm      W      B   HH-107
CAR 602 30      13315      HUTCHINSON

MA Real Estate License Exam Prep
In partnership with the Real Estate Institute of Massachusetts, this 40-hour classroom course, mandated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, features both lectures and audio-visual materials. Upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the Mass. Real Estate Salesperson License Exam. Topics include:  Real and personal property rights, contracts and deeds, condos and co-ops, timeshares and leases, fair housing laws, finance, brokerage and appraisal principals, Mass. laws and regulations. Textbooks and test disks are included in the tuition. By the end of the course, you will have learned everything you need to pass your written examination.  Exam fee not included in the tuition. Participants must complete all 40 hours to receive a certificate of completion. Partial credit is not awarded. 
Not eligible for tuition waivers. (40 hours) $300
6/8 - 6/24             9a - 4p             M and W                   B     NA 202
CAR 733 30          12653   

7/13 - 7/29           9a - 4p              M and W                    L    LC105
CAR 733 80          13312                   
                

Certified Wedding Planner.  Course # GES 204
Prepare for a career in wedding planning by mastering the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings. This ONLINE program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding and event planner, and will give you an opportunity to put your new skills to work in an optional internship. In these lessons, you'll get step-by-step training and learn concise formulas for ensuring the success of any social event, from weddings and anniversaries, to birthdays and baby showers. Translate theory into real-world applications as you discover how to cultivate the vendor and client relationships that are crucial to building your business. You'll learn insider techniques on how to market your business and expand your revenue streams in the fun and exciting celebration industry. 340 hours $1595.  ONLINE. To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Secrets to Better Photography.  Course # EDG 683
Master your digital camera and learn the secrets behind outstanding photos! Whether you have a digital SLR, a point-and-shoot camera, or something in between, you'll learn how to use it the way you want to in this hands-on course! You also have the opportunity to have your lesson assignments critiqued by our knowledgeable teaching team of professional photographers. You'll see how to choose the best photographic equipment for you and how to compose images with style. Exposure topics like aperture, shutter speed, metering, and ISO settings will all make sense as we break them down into simple concepts. If you want to work with manual exposure on your digital SLR, we cover that, too! We'll also explore natural and artificial lighting, freezing or blurring motion, portraiture, children's photography, pet photography, photojournalism, and digital editing options. ONLINE.  Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or email medinat@middlesex.mass.edu

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. $130.  ONLINE. Classes begin monthly.  To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or e-mail medinat@middlesex.mass.edu 

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.  Course # GES 411
This ONLINE program will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment, including enterprise resource planning systems and requirement systems. The interrelationships between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources that a successful manager needs.  This program is best-suited for someone with little or no experience in purchasing management. This program will show you the integrated approach to planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution, from raw materials to finished products. Topics such as developing a corporate culture, working successfully with teams, developing and implementing successful people management strategies, and workflow and performance management will be explored in this program. You'll also learn what makes a successful entrepreneur, and you'll develop an understanding of the basics of marketing management and the strategies involved in developing a marketing plan. The art of negotiation is covered in great detail, giving you a foundation for negotiating with great awareness and effectiveness. Please note that this is not a CPM exam review program.  Questions and to enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE  Course. (300 hours) $2,295

Business Writing. Course # EDG 815
Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word. ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours) $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or medinat@middlesex.mass.edu
       

AutoCad 3D – ONLINE
If you’ve mastered AutoCAD’s 2D concepts and methods, you can take your skills to a new level by adding 3D tools to your repertoire. This program contains Autodesk certified curriculum and as such, it is an official training guide—online. In this program, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D and explore the main features of AutoCAD’s advanced 3D Modeling workspace. Many employers use AutoCAD 3D in their computer-aided design environment, and AutoCAD 3D skills will make you more competitive in fields including mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, and facilities planning and management. This program will also help you prepare for a portion of the Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 Certified Associate exam. ONLINE. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. 80 hours. $1695
 

Internet Marketing for Business ONLINE Course # EDG 846
Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using Web analytics. You'll understand how to use online advertising, email marketing, and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your Web site.  ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours). $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc  to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1-800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or medinat@middlesex.mass.edu

Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification Training Course - ONLINE
Learn basic to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, while preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Through this program, you can equip yourself for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite. Certification can help you differentiate yourself in today’s competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities, garner greater earning potential, and advance in your current job. Students should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files. ONLINE Course. Student must have access to MS Office Suite 2010. To enroll for MCC, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE Course. 300 hours. $1695

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. $1,995. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221 - 5151.  Not eligible for waivers.

 Certified Mediator - ONLINE
This ONLINE course offers a highly comprehensive conflict resolution education that can help you advance in your present job, add a sought-after skill to your resume, or set up a private practice as a Certified Mediator. Offered in partnership with Mediators without Borders®, this program includes online training in mediation and a 60-hour online internship where you can role-play different mediation scenarios as a mediator, disputant, or observer. In addition, upon completion of the program, you'll be eligible to become a Certified Mediator through Mediators without Borders®. All textbooks are included with the program. (120 hours). To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $1795 

Last Modified: 3/31/15