Career Training



OSHA Gen. Ind. 10HR Training This training program provides information for safe practices governed by OSHA standards for General Industry Workers. “Worker rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint”, as well as identification, prevention and remediation of workspace dangers will be discussed. Instruction time is 10 hours minimum with additional time for testing and discussions. Students passing the test on the last day of class will receive OSHA certificates. OSHA cards are mailed within 90 days. *An $8 fee for OSHA cards will be collected during the first class. (12 hours) $179.
4/11 - 5/2                       6:00pm - 9:00pm              Tuesday                  Bedford         O’HARE
CAR 840 30                         18842                      NA-202


ServSafe ® Food Service Personnel
This program is intended for food service handlers, managers, and personnel both front of the house and back of the house. The course begins with an understanding of the scientific principles as they apply to the biological world, as well as other sources of contamination. We then examine how these principles effect personal hygiene and the food production environment. Finally, we discuss the structure of food safety systems, especially the HACCP program and how to maintain a constant safe food environment. We finish by taking the certification examination for food safety management. ServSafe is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, and used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC. Please provide a valid email address and phone number upon registration (9 Hours) $199
Spring:  4/11 - 04/25               6:00pm - 9:00pm                Tuesdays               Bedford               GIORDANO 
CAR 857 31                     18761                           AR-102
Registration Deadline: March 30

Summer:  6/5 - 6/19                6:00p - 9:00p                     Mondays               Bedford              GIORDANO 
CAR 857-30                                                        AR-102
Registration deadline: May 22

Summer:   8/7 - 8/21               9:00a - 12:00p                  Mondays                 Bedford             GIORDANO
CAR 857-80  
Registration deadline:  July 24



 

Computerized Accounting 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 QuickBooks 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 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. (13 hours)   $169
April 24, May 1, 3, 8      5:45pm - 9:00pm                       Bedford         SHARMA   
CAR 722 30          17352                               


NEW! Simplify Taxes for the Self- Employed
Thinking of becoming a consultant?? Did you become suddenly unemployed? There are many advantages to being self-employed but one thing you have to know about is taxes. This session will discuss what you can, and what you cannot deduct, how long to keep records. If taxes too confusing and complicated for you, let Steve Hoffman, The Tax Translator explain this to you in easily understood English. He does not use confusing IRS code section or from numbers and provides real life examples. This is not a tax preparation class. (3 Hours) $49
04/06                 6:00pm - 9:00pm                R              L
CAR 863 80               18807                   LC-112


NEW! Navigating the Tax Code for Non-Profit Organizations
Tax obligations of tax exempt organizations can be confusing to nonprofit managers and board members alike. This session will clarify the tax withholding, tax reporting and required tax disclosure obligations of nonprofits. This will help the organization to become and stay compliant with tax laws to maintain the tax exempt status. This workshop is essential for nonprofit managers and Board Members to gain knowledge of how to protect their most valuable asset - the tax exemption status of the organization. (3 Hours) $49
04/05               6:00pm - 9:00pm               W                 L
CAR 864 80               18809                 LC-115

 


APICS CLTD Certification Exam Prep
Advance your career in Logistics.  The APICS certification in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) provides students with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges.  Created by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.  This APICS CLTD exam prep course is a comprehensive exam prep tool.    Divided into 8 modules, this learning system is integrated with best practices in the day-to-day functions of logistics professionals to drive improvement.  Tuition cost includes print, online exam prep materials, and a download of the APICS CLTD Exam Content Manual.  APICS exam fee is a separate fee.  Materials distributed the first night of class. Course is taught by an APICS CLTD certified instructor.   Please contact APICS directly for exam eligibility requirements at http://www.apics.org/careers-education-professional-development/certification/cltd.  Enrollment is through APICS at Course Registration Link:  http://bostonapics.org/meetinginfo.php?id=98&ts=1477851308

Course questions:  Contact APICS Boston Chapter at  http://bostonapics.org/contact.php
(35 hours) Tuition:   $2200 or $1900 for APICS Plus Members
03/30 - 06/01      6:00pm - 9:30pm              R             B            
CAR 861 30          18802                                    HH-213

 

NEW! Business Communications Certificate Program
In these rapidly changing and competitive times, every for-profit and non-profit organization should be concerned about how they communicate their image and reputation, products and services, to internal and external stakeholders. The ability to communicate the right message to the right audience at the right time with the right communications tools is a valuable skill. This new certificate in communications program is a fast-paced way for students to increase their professional skill set with greater understanding of persuasive communications to meet your organizations internal and external communications needs across a variety of platforms. By improving your strategic communications skills and learning effective communications strategies students will become more desirable candidate for professional growth and success. Participants may enroll in any or all modules listed. Participants must complete all 6 modules for a certificate of completion.

Professor Rick Pozniak is a communications executive with 40 years of award winning experience in all phases of organizational communications including public and media relations, marketing and advertising, social media and community relations for many top brand organizations in higher education, corporate health care, government and various consulting clients. Professor Pozniak has taught graduate and undergraduate communications courses at Northeastern University, Regis College, New England Institute of Law Enforcement Management at Babson College and Middlesex Community College.

Public Relations Principles and Case Studies
Define the practice of public relations and underscore its importance through case studies as a valuable and powerful communications tool for employers in the 21st century. Examine the requisites-both the technical and persuasive- that constitutes an effective public relations strategy. (3 Hours) $59
03/29                6:00pm - 9:00pm                 W                B              POZNIAK
CAR 850 30             18751              HH-212

Measuring Your Image Through Market Research
Explore the phenomenon of public opinion, contemporary examples of it, the areas that impact it and how it is formed. Examine how public opinion may positively or negatively impact a brands image, and how organizations may enhance their reputation through market research. (3 Hours) $59
04/05               6:00pm - 9:00pm                  W               B              POZNIAK
CAR 851 30                18752                HH-212

The Power and Influence of Effective Media Relations
Discuss the bedrock importance of media relations as the most fundamental skill in public relations. Explore media communications is all its forms, print, broadcasting, and social media. To examine the value of publicity as more powerful and credible than advertising. Review the proper way of dealing with journalists. (3 Hours) $59
04/12                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                  W               B               POZNIAK
CAR 852 30                  18753                      HH-212

Integrated Marketing and Social Media Communications
Review the integration of all forms of advertising, public relations, and social media to create a powerful marketing approach in promoting products, services and brands. Explore the distinction among advertising, marketing, social media and organizational communications. Review case studies of successful integrated campaigns. (3 Hours) $59
04/19                     6:00pm - 9:00pm                        W              B             POZNIAK
CAR 853 30                   18754                    HH-212

Employee & Community Relations
To discuss an often-overlooked but core critical constituency of employees and community leaders. To explore the philosophy of dealing with employees in an era of downsizing, meager revenue growth and decreasing morale. To illustrate how social media has complicated and made more challenging the function of communicating with employees. To discuss the best practice tactics of effectively communicating with the internal publics. Review the importance of showcasing your organizations commitment to be a good citizen in the community where you are headquartered as a way of generating goodwill from community stakeholders.(3 Hours) $59
04/26                    6:00pm - 9:00pm                 W                B              POZNIAK
CAR 854 30                18755                      HH-212

Crisis Communications
No organization is immune from a reputation crisis. Students will be taught how to effectively evaluate and respond to a high profile crisis that negatively impacts the image and reputation of an organization, and the tools and strategies needed to defend a brand being investigated or targeted by the news media, special interest and community groups, activists, unions or legal and government investigators. (3 Hours) $59
05/03                     6:00pm - 9:00pm                W                B               POZNIAK
CAR 855 30              18756                     HH-212


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NEW! Email Marketing for Small Business
Students will learn best practices for writing compelling email copy and how to use images in their messaging. The class will focus on email marketing trends and user experience/expectations. Students will learn what software/services are available and about Federal email regulations. Significant time will be spent on learning how to construct emails that make it past spam filters and junk mail boxes. Students are encouraged to bring real world examples to class to work on. Bring flash drive to class. (18 Hours) $289

04/03-05/15                   6:00pm-9:00pm                M              B           NOËL
TEC 764 30                18827                  AR-101
No Class April 17

 

Intro to WordPress
This introductory, hands-on course will prepare you to develop a basic website or blog using the most popular open source tool, WordPress. Students will create a basic free site, learn how to create pages and subpages, and how to organize the site in a logical way. It is recommended that you have a strong understanding of how to use a computer and have an idea for a basic website or blog. (6hrs) $99
04/20 - 04/27               6:00pm - 9:00pm                R              B                  HARGIS
TEC 754 30                 18170                       NA 103

 

Administrative Assistant Professional.  GES 245
This self-paced training program will teach you about the modern professional workplace and how to maintain a professional image. You will learn the importance of time management, and workplace behaviors and ethics. This program will help you develop verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with your coworkers and superiors. You will also explore technology basics like working with computers and other office tools and devices.  Learn record keeping and financial management essentials to comfortably take on responsibilities like budgeting or handling invoices. Gain knowledge of event planning, and travel planning basics.

This online training program in partnership with Ed2go is self-paced with an online instructor.  This program will take approx. 120 hours to complete and must be completed within 6 months of enrollment.  To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151.  Course is not eligible for tuition waivers.   $695

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Microsoft Web Developer. GES 314
Gain the Web development skills that can put you ahead of your competition! In this program, you will learn how to develop Web pages using .NET Framework 4.0.  Upon completion you’ll be equipped with the knowledge you will need to take the Microsoft 70-515 exam and become a fully proficient Microsoft Web Developer. Skills you will master in this program include installing and using Visual Studio 2010, using web developer express, and debugging code. You’ll also explore HTML concepts, elements and tags, attributes, hyperlinks and anchors, image management, XML, CSS, .NET programming, ASP.NET, JQuery, AJAX, ASP .NET Web Applications, and .NET Framework 4.0. You will also have the opportunity to practice online lab systems.  (240 hours).  $1995.  For questions or to register, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for waivers.
 


Administrative Assistant Professional.  Course # GES 245
In this 120-hour online, self-paced training program you will learn about the modern professional workplace and how to maintain a professional image. You will learn the importance of time management, and workplace behaviors and ethics. The material is presented in a step-by-step manner and you will learn by completing readings and hands-on exercises, in addition to watching video presentations. The program also includes quizzes and exams, so you can assess your skills at regular intervals. This program will help you develop verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with your coworkers and superiors. You will also explore technology basics like working with computers and other office tools and devices.  Learn record keeping and financial management essentials to comfortably take on responsibilities like budgeting or handling invoices. Gain knowledge of event planning basics, so you can organize office meetings and special events. Learn travel basics such as how to create itineraries for other employees and how to book travel. Also, gain career advancement training and job searching skills. This online training program in partnership with Ed2go is self-paced with an online instructor.  This program will take approx. 120 hours to complete and must be completed within 6 months of enrollment.  To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151.  Course is not eligible for tuition waivers.   $695

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.) $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. Classes begin monthly.  Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu 

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.) $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. Classes begin monthly.  Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

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.) $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. Classes begin monthly.  Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail
career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

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.

T.I.P.S. - Online class
Middlesex Community College (Bedford, MA), in partnership with T.I.P.S, offers a 3-4 hour ONLINE class is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels, or any establishment where alcohol is consumed on the premises.  Employees learn strategies for serving alcohol responsibly while providing the best possible customer service. ONLINE class.  Not eligible for waivers.  Registration/enrollment is through TIPS. Tuition=$40. Participants may register online (Using Chrome Internet Brower) at:

http://getti.ps/1TluQzn

Participants may enroll online at any time but the class must be completed within 30 days of enrollment.  No refunds once registered. 

Note:  This online training module includes a post assessment exam online. Participants must earn receive 70 % or above on exam to pass.  Certificate upon successful completion is good for 3 years.  For course questions visit http://gettips.com/home/contact.shtml

For tech support while taking the course call 1-800 438-8477 x600 or e-mail etips@gettips.com

TIPS® (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Proven effective by third-party studies, TIPS is a skills-based training program that is designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving.  For 35+ years, TIPS has certified millions of participants and trainers. TIPS training is conducted in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and in over 50 different countries.

 

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, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

       

Last Modified: 3/8/17