Career Training

Crucial Conversations
Crucial conversations are a part of everyday life and increasingly important for successful teams - whether at work or in your personal life.  This class offers a powerful and candid look at best practices to lead and collaborate in these vital conversations for improved business and personal success. Class will include individual, small and large group exercises, discussion, self-reflection, sharing best practices, and multi-media tools. Course Login information will be sent prior to start date. (6 Hours) $149

7/28 - 8/11
5:00pm - 7:00pm         
Web Course      
Presenter: Laura Kangas

10/13 – 10/27                   5:00pm – 7:00pm             Tuesday

Web Course
Course Number: CAR 940 33                CRN: 18148              Professor: KANGAS

Leading Effectively in Turbulent Times $99
Many of us are still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The enormity of change that people have been faced with is, for most, unprecedented.  They’ve never been here before.  While they may have integrated planned change into their work lives successfully in the past; this change is different.  It was largely unexpected, and, therefore, unplanned.  Its true enormity and scope was unknown from the outset.
Learning Objectives:
-        The Overall Impact on People of Unexpected & Unplanned Change – what it does to their sense of security, the types of stress (physical, mental & emotional) they are undergoing, and the negative effect it has on their self-confidence & sense of ‘work competency.’
-        How to Design and Implement a ‘Change Adjustment Strategy’ that offers your team specific steps, actions and support to assist them to fully transition from recent enormous changes, freeing them to begin to put their attention, energy and skills into face the future.
-        Proven Methods to Build Resiliency -  How to lead your team in building a combination of Skills (flexibility. adaptability, responsiveness, strategic thinking and action, collaboration, & teamwork) & Work Attitudes (positive, accountable, reliable, buoyant [can bounce back quickly from setbacks])
-        How to Instill the Principle of Continuous Adaptation – The goal of this discipline is to anticipate, plan for, and capitalize on the right changes, at the right time, in the right way; yielding positive and measurable results.
 –      How to Instill the Value of ‘Ownership’ The purpose of this discipline is to assure that every member of your team is deploying their effort, energy and skill, in a focused and coordinated approach that positions you all for the best chance to succeed

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CAR 934 34
7/22 & 7/23
3pm - 5pm
Presenter: Jeff Davis

NEW ONLINE Capitalizing on Lessons from the Pandemic
We have just gone through one of the most extraordinary events in the history of the planet. During that time many of us learned valuable life lessons - priceless in terms of giving you an opportunity to truly reflect on your life path.  Given your past life experience and building on what motivates you to an even brighter future, which may, or may not, include your current profession, this course supports that journey.  Possibly it is time to make other talents and skills be a part of your future?  This class helps you explore that with practical and realistic tools and data.  Class will include individual, small and large group exercises, discussion, self-reflection, sharing best practices, multi-media tools, and action planning. Course Login information will be sent prior to start date. (6 Hours) $149

9/22 – 10/6            5:00pm – 7:00pm             Tuesday
Web Course
Course Number: CAR 939 33            CRN: 18147               Professor: KANGAS

Using the Internet to Support Your Career Search
The Internet is full of amazing and valuable resources to support a successful job search!  This class will build and strengthen participant’s skills in using the Internet to support their job search and career exploration. We will review best practices, shared ideas, resources, and successes! Practical, helpful, and fun - this course is offering an invaluable resource to support you in your job search journey!  Class will include individual, small, and large group exercises, discussion, self-reflection, sharing best practices, multi-media tools, and action planning.  Course Login information will be sent prior to start date. (6 Hours) $149

11/3 – 11/17           5:00pm – 7:00pm            Tuesday
Web Course
Course Number: CAR 941 33             CRN: 18149              Professor: KANGAS


Accounting Fundamentals
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. 


Accounting/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. Topics Include: understanding accounts; debits and credits; analyzing transactions; journaling; general ledger; closing/adjusting entries; post-closing trial balance; financial reporting.  This professional development class does not have a pre-req.  (30 hours) $565
9/9 - 11/4   Wednesday nights  5:45p - 9p  
Course Number CAR 797-30
Bedford Campus 
Henderson Hall Room Hh 211
Note: Class is on campus but may change to online (Live) via Zoom
Instructor Paul Therrien

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:




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: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail 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: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail 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: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail 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: Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663

Last Modified: 7/6/20