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Cosmetology Re-Licensure

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Course Date
Art in the Make Overs: Updos & Make Up 11/5/2017
Cosmetology 11/5/2017
Iowa Law and Men's Cuts 11/5/2017

Social Media

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Course Date
Social Media Certificate 9/12/2017
Basics of Social Media for Business 9/12/2017
Blogging for Business 12/5/2017
Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World 11/7/2017
Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business 9/26/2017
Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals 11/28/2017
Social Media Certificate Final Project 12/19/2017
Tagging for Business Optimization 10/24/2017
Visual Media In Social Media Marketing 10/10/2017

 

Athletic Coaching

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Course Date
Coaching Authorization Certificate 8/28/2017
Coaching Ethics 7/1/2017

Leadership

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Course Date
Behavioral Interviewing 10/11/2017
Business Mentoring and Coaching 8/24/2017
Communication Skills for Managers 1/9/2018
Effective Performance Appraisals 11/9/2017
Emotional Intelligence 12/6/2017
Management Basics 9/14/2017
Supervision Certificate 9/25/2017
Supervisory Survival Skills 9/25/2017

Business Management

Accounting Basic Concepts
Designed for the non-accountant bookkeeper, office manager or owner of a business. Learn basic accounting terms including revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities. Learn to build and read the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Become familiar with accounting debits and credits as you learn how to record transactions in this hands-on course. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certification.

#60429 24 Hours, 6 Sessions $255.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Carol Oglesby
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Sep 25 - Oct 6 8:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

New Business Succession Planning
You own a business and it’s time to retire. This workshop will walk you through planning and preparing your business for succession or selling. Registration is required to ensure seating and materials. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60436 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Oct 18 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

 

 

#60525 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Oct 18 3:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Create a Plan, Create a Business
Starting your own business can simultaneously be the most terrifying and exhilarating thing you will ever do. Creating a business plan to help evaluate and guide you through the process of starting your business is absolutely necessary. Students will use LivePlan® to build their plan, create a pitch for funding, create and track forecasts and budgets, test the numbers, plan marketing sales activities, and track the progress of their business. Students must purchase a subscription for LivePlan® to use in the class (not included in tuition). Students are encouraged to submit their plan to the Des Moines County Business Plan Contest.

#60413 12 Hours, 4 Sessions $79.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Tue & Thu, Nov 28 - Dec 7 6:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

New Excel for Accounting
Accountants rely on Excel to illustrate and summarize financial statements and solve problems. This course is specifically designed to help accountants effectively use Excel. Key Excel concepts and features are uniquely connected to the common accounting activities that require their use. This class assumes a general knowledge of accounting, but only rudimentary knowledge of Excel.

#60483 24 Hours, 6 Sessions $285.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Carol Oglesby
  Tue & Thu, Oct 3 - 19 8:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

New Financial Ratios: Benchmarking Your Business
Financial ratios tell a story about your business and how well it stacks up to the competition, the industry, and management. Learn which ratios are most important to your business and how to prepare them. Registration is required to ensure seating and materials. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60447 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Nov 8 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

 

 

#60528 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Nov 8 3:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Get Your Business on Google Maps
Get your business found on GOOGLE Maps. 97% of consumers look online for local goods and services. People are searching online for your business every day! Make sure they can find and connect to you by adding your business information to Google Search and Maps. It’s EASY, it’s FREE, and it’s GREAT MARKETING! This hands-on workshop will guide you through putting your business on the map! Computers will be provided. You may bring your lap top. Space is limited. Classes sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60461 2 Hours, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Pam Johnson
  Tuesday, Sep 12 2:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

New How to Compete
What unique value do you provide to your customers? Discover your unique value proposition and 3 competitive strategies that you could use to compete in the marketplace. Registration is required to ensure seating and materials. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60437 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Jan 17 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

 

 

#60526 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Jan 17 3:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Payroll Accounting
It's a fact of business—if a company has employees, it has to account for payroll, fringe benefits, and payroll taxes. This comprehensive course will guide you through processing a new employee, calculating payroll and payroll taxes, payroll tax reporting, and periodic and year end payroll reporting to the government. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certificate.

#60353 16 Hours, 4 Sessions $199.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Carol Oglesby
  Tue & Thu, Oct 31 - Nov 9 8:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level I
If you are a new user of QuickBooks Pro® Desktop, this hands-on training seminar is for you! Learn how to set up a company, customer and vendor files, and chart of accounts. Learn how to manage money coming in and money going out including sales, invoicing, paying bills, and tracking expenses. You’ll also learn how to reconcile accounts, and use reports to understand your business, including profitability and sales trends. All materials are included. Basic computer knowledge is required. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certification. Additional 3 hours for hands-on project.

#60441 12 Hours, 4 Sessions $169.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Oct 9 - 16 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

#60533 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $139.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Oct 9 - 13 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

QuickBooks Pro® Desktop Level II
Beyond the basics, in this seminar you will build on the knowledge gained in Level I as you learn to work with physical inventory and sales tax, set up and use QuickBooks® payroll, and deal with the “other” accounts found on the balance sheet, such as current assets and long-term liabilities. Also covered are estimates and time tracking features as well as data maintenance. Finally, you’ll learn how to make journal entries, customize reports, and create custom templates. Materials included. This course is approved for the Business Bookkeeping Certification. Additional 3 hours for hands-on project.

#60442 12 Hours, 4 Sessions $169.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Nov 27 - Dec 4 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

#60532 9 Hours, 3 Sessions $139.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Janine Clover, MBA
  Mon/Wed/Fri, Nov 27 - Dec 1 8:30 - 11:30 AM

 

 

 

New Tips, Tricks, and Q&A with QuickBooks®
The top 10 tips and tricks will be presented for both the desktop and online version of QuickBooks®. Bring your questions to help you utilize QuickBooks to its fullest potential. Registration is required to ensure seating and materials. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60444 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Sep 20 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

 

 

#60531 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Sep 20 3:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

New SHRM Certification Prep
This certification preparation course is designed for individuals preparing for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) exam. The 2017 SHRM Learning System® is included. This 12 week webinar is provided through a partnership with North Iowa Area Community College.

#60380 24 Hours, 12 Sessions $1,195.00
Web   Elizabeth Crandon
  Thursdays, Sep 14 - Dec 7 6:30 - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

New Small Business Taxes
Income tax, sales tax, payroll tax, and the list goes on for taxes that your business pays. Discussion will center on the various business taxes and things you can do in your record keeping system to lessen your tax burden. Registration is required to ensure seating and materials. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60439 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Dec 13 3:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

#60527 1 Hour, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Dec 13 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

 

 

Smart Start - Starting a New Business
This FREE 2-hour workshop will help you analyze your business idea and cover what you need to know to launch or buy a business. You will learn how important a business plan is and ways to create it, how to conduct market research, prepare for a bank loan, legally organize your business, record keeping and taxes, marketing ideas, and what financing options are available. Registration is required. All materials are provided. Class sponsored by America's SBDC Iowa.

#60405 2 Hours, 1 Session $0.00
  Ft. Madison Chamber of Commerce Janine Clover, MBA
  Thursday, Sep 14 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

#60407 2 Hours, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC Mt. Pleasant Janine Clover, MBA
  Monday, Sep 25 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

#60406 2 Hours, 1 Session $0.00
  SCC CBIZ,112 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Oct 11 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

#60408 2 Hours, 1 Session $0.00
  Keokuk Public Library,Lower Level Janine Clover, MBA
  Thursday, Oct 26 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

 

New Strategic Planning
Specifically designed for small business owners and those looking to start a business, this workshop will help you answer the question “What do I really want from my business and how do I get there?” Determine your goals, evaluate where your business is in the business life cycle, utilize planning tools, and determine transition tactics to meet those goals. Leave the workshop with a strategic transition plan developed through guided, thoughtful analysis. Workbook included in class fee.

#60401 3 Hours, 1 Session $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Janine Clover, MBA
  Wednesday, Jan 10 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Cosmetology Re-Licensure

Art in the Make Overs: Updos & Make Up
Cosmetologists are artists. Bring out your client's personality through these trendy updos. Learn the tips and tricks to build your skills. Acquire the art of sewing an updo. Great updos are complemented by great make up. Learn about the fall make up trends, techniques and products.

#60397 4 Hours, 1 Session $55.00
  SCC WB,123 Tara Knoche
  Sunday, Nov 5 1:00 - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

Cosmetology
Learn new sanitation practices and review Iowa regulations for protecting the consumer in the salon. Haircutting trends,shapes/styles for the individual. Attend Iowa Law in the morning or come for the full day. Watch for your cosmetology postcard sent in August.

#60377 8 Hours, 1 Session $95.00
  SCC WB,123 Tara Knoche
  Sunday, Nov 5 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

Iowa Law and Men's Cuts
Learn new sanitation practices and review Iowa regulations for protecting the consumer in the salon. Changes to cosmetology Iowa law are highlighted. Learn more about the men's hard part haircut - a developing trend from the side part. Also, other men's hair style trends including clipper cutting will be covered.

#60376 4 Hours, 1 Session $55.00
  SCC WB,123 Tara Knoche
  Sunday, Nov 5 8:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Social Media

Social Media Certificate
This certificate will take you through a series of classes that will not only take your business to the next level, but help you build skills to navigate social media to gain a competitive edge. You will understand the functions of the different platforms and how to use them together. Learn new skills to achieve recognition for your business and to generate free leads. Classes include: Basics of Social Media for Business, Visual Media in Marketing, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Email Marketing, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Tagging for Business Optimization, and Social Media Final Project. This special price covers cost for classes between September - December 2017 and does not include any additional make-up classes or projects.

#60387 32 Hours, 14 Sessions $425.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Helmick & Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 19 -

 

 

 

Basics of Social Media for Business
Learn to use Social Media FREE marketing. Understand the different platforms and how to use them, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, eBay, YouTube and much more. Understand the top five things that make social media different than traditional marketing. Work through the top five difficult questions when using social media marketing. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60418 6 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesday, Sep 12 6:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

Blogging for Business
As marketing grows increasingly informal and conversational with customers, blogs are becoming one of the most important social media tools for business. Learn about successful blogging practices as demonstrated by mega corporations, mid-sized companies, and small Mom & Pop establishments. Discover and build your audience with creative tactics, quality content and analytics. Share your business plan and service options through the engaging and relatable voice of your own perspective. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60392 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Dec 5 & 12 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Email Marketing in a Candy Crush World
Wish there was a way to magically deliver a message straight to the hands of your customers? There is: email! Learn how to start your own email marketing program. Learn how to use automated tools, get ideas for content, understand when to schedule, see how to grow your list, drive customers to your website, measure your efforts, and more. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60394 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Nov 7 & 14 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business
Still think Facebook is a fad? Advertisers of all shapes and sizes are finding ways to leverage the social media giant’s 1.7 billion users. You know you don’t need to reach everyone on Facebook, but engaging even a teeny-tiny fraction of users who live in your corner of the world could do a lot for your business. Learn how to use Facebook’s advertising tools to reach, engage and motivate your customers. Also learn tips on what to say, how to say it, and when. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60389 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesdays, Sep 26 & Oct 3 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Pimp My Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals
You know you should be using LinkedIn for networking, but it’s all a mystery: connections, profiles, endorsements, groups. Where do you start? Your LinkedIn profile is your business card, your resume, your soapbox, and your rolodex – all in one. Learn how to pimp your profile and get noticed. Then see how you can leverage LinkedIn’s other features to grow your network and build influence. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60423 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Jeff Ebbing
  Tuesday, Nov 28 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Social Media Certificate Final Project
Note: you must have attended all Social Media Certificate classes as a prerequisite to the final project. The Final Project consist of two parts: first, meeting the attendance requirement for the Social Media certificate classes: Basics of Social Media for Business, Blogging for Business, Facebook Advertising: Big Ideas for Small Business, Pimp my Profile: LinkedIn for Professionals, Twitter Tagging for Business Optimization, and Visual Media in Social Media Marketing, and second, presentation of the final Social Media Marketing Plan which meets the provided guidelines. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60384 2 Hours, 1 Session $39.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Carlene Woodside
  Tuesday, Dec 19 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Tagging for Business Optimization
Harness the power of the hashtag to enable your customers (and future customers) to search and discover your business content on social media. Learn about metadata marketing and how to word weight tag subjects, events, people and geolocations to piggyback on their momentum and connect your business with trending topics. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60393 4 Hours, 2 Sessions $59.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Oct 24 & 31 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

 

Visual Media In Social Media Marketing
While traditional marketing techniques tell your story to customers, visual media marketing shows your story and lets them see first-hand what you have to offer. Learn how to utilize innovative approaches to sharing your company’s content through various formats, such as video loops, live streaming, images and text, on multiple social networks for better customer engagement. Develop a visual media marketing strategy to captivate your audience, capitalize on visual media trends, and take your brand narrative to the next level. This course is approved for the Social Media Certificate.

#60419 6 Hours, 1 Session $89.00
  SCC CBIZ,110 Samantha Helmick
  Tuesdays, Oct 10 6:00 - 9:00 PM

 

 

 

Athletic Coaching

Coaching Authorization Certificate
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching, ethics, care and prevention of athletic injuries, anatomy, and growth and development. Upon completion students qualify to make application to the IA Board of Education Examiners for Coaching Authorization. Course work is completed in an online format with a mandatory face-to-face taping clinic and CPR/First Aid class. All materials and books are included in price. This course meets the coursework and CPR requirement for the states coaching authorization application.

#60381 51 Hours, 15 Sessions $699.00
OL   Ralph Kaufman
  , Aug 28 - Nov 3 -

 

 

 

Coaching Ethics
This course is designed to enable you to meet the state requirements for coaching ethics re-certification. This is an independent study program.

#60378 5 Hours, 1 Session $90.00
Self-Study   Ralph Kaufman
  , Jul 1 -

 

 

 

Leadership

Behavioral Interviewing
Hiring the right person for the right job requires behavioral, objective, and fact-based criteria to be part of your hiring process. You will learn how to construct a thorough list of job requirements and how to ask questions to reveal past experiences and interpret behavior. Finally, you will learn the importance of prompt and fair follow-up in order to build a successful team. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#60386 6 Hours, 1 Session $129.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Daniel Shull
  Wednesday, Oct 11 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Business Mentoring and Coaching
Learn a coaching strategy to supplement your leadership and management strategies. Understand the qualities of great coaches, leadership coaching strategies and coaching skills. You will have the opportunity to practice coaching skills as well as experience being coached with fellow participants. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#59976 4 Hours, 1 Session $239.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Heather Woody
  Tuesday, Aug 24 8:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Communication Skills for Managers
Participants will discuss how to be a better listener and how to coach an employee to change their performance to meet expectations. Practice giving feedback to employees through role-play. Whether communicating to your team members, peers or your own manager, this course will help you hone both your communication and influencing skills, helping you deliver the right message for winning outcomes. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#60388 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Don McKee
  Tuesday, Jan 9 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Effective Performance Appraisals
Learn to write measurable performance expectations and evaluate non-tangibles such as attitude and communication skills. Learn to evaluate employee's current performance and write performance objectives they can follow to meet expectations. Covers when employees do not meet expectations and disciplinary action that must be taken. Also covers progressive discipline, including written performance plans. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#60379 6 Hours, 1 Session $459.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Don McKee
  Thursday, Nov 9 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

 

Emotional Intelligence
Our emotions play a vital role in our work and personal lives. Channeling emotions, either positively or negatively, can make or break professional relationships. Gain insight into how to use our emotions to create positive workplace results. Through discussion we will uncover the right techniques that allow you to set aside emotions that sabotage your own effectiveness. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#60391 3 Hours, 1 Session $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Heather Woody
  Wednesday, Dec 6 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Management Basics
Get the core skills you need to ensure success as a manager or front-line supervisor. Learn about contemporary management theories and the role of a manager. Topics include team building, relationship building, communications, delegation, professionalism, and ethics. This course is approved for the Effective Management Certificate.

#59399 8 Hours, 1 Session $495.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Tom Westbrook
  Thursday, Sep 14 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

 

Supervision Certificate
Leader, manager, supervisor, team leader – no matter what your official title, you’re expected to get the job done through others. This course provides new and experienced supervisors with the tools and skills for building personal confidence in their leadership role. You will see the relevance of the training, rapidly acquire the skills, and quickly put them to use on the job. Attend all twelve modules and earn a Certificate in Supervision. Our program is designed for anyone who manages people in manufacturing, retail or service industries.

#60471 36 Hours, 12 Sessions $975.00
  SCC CBIZ,103 Brian Stone
  Mon & Wed, Sep 25 - Nov 1 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

Supervisory Survival Skills
This training program is designed for new managers and non-managers interested in or identified for promotion. Knowledge gained in this program will enable you to avoid some of the hard lessons that come from on-the-job learning. Applicable in manufacturing, service, and retail organizations, this seminar presents the fundamental leadership and communication skills and techniques required to manage employees effectively. Content of this training covers the first two modules of the Supervision Certificate.

#60470 6 Hours, 2 Sessions $159.00
  SCC CBIZ,111 Brian Stone
  Mon & Wed, Sep 25 & 27 9:00 AM - Noon

 

 

 

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