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    Become a Freight Broker

    Become part of the exciting trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries as a licensed freight broker or as a freight broker agent. Freight broker training will help you learn the skills you need to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent. From licensing and operations to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how to run a domestic freight brokerage or agency in the United States. Freight brokerage is a growing, service-based industry. As a freight agent or broker, you connect shippers and manufacturers with transportation companies and manage those shipments. Entrepreneur magazine has rated the freight brokerage business as one of the top home-based businesses to own, and a Wall Street Journal article cited freight brokering and logistics as the largest growing sector of the transportation industry. Written by freight brokerage specialists, this freight broker course will provide you with the knowledge and resources needed to break into the shipping industry. From transportation law, contracts, and insurance, to setting up and running your own business, this is the best online freight broker training available. For details and to register click here: Instructors: Jan & Jeff Roach Location: Online
  • Beginning Conversational Spanish

    Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish. Required textbooks: Easy Spanish Step-by-Step by Barbara Bregstein, published by McGraw-Hill, ISBN 978-0-07-146338-8 MHID 0-07-146338-0. Easy Spanish Reader, Premium Third Edition by William T. Tardy, published by McGraw-Hill, ISBN 978-0-07-185019-3, MHID 0-07-185019-8.
  • Certificate in Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

    Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Choose A for all three courses, B for Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers, C for Cash is King, or D for Financial Analytics and Planning for Non-Financial Managers. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers: Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Cash is King: Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Financial Analytics and Planning for Non-Financial Managers: With the demands of daily operations, non-financial managers may put financial reports on the shelf. But take a look at some of the most admired companies like Apple, Google, and Berkshire Hathaway. Sure, they are evaluated by their products, innovation, and culture but they wouldn’t be in the limelight without profits. Money matters! This course will help you build on your understanding of financial concepts and help you establish your role in the financial success of your organization. Designed for non-financial managers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other decision-makers, this advanced course will take the mystery out of money matters. Throughout this course, financial information that drives your organization, as seen on the business’s reports, will be assessed and analyzed to understand it. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.
  • Dialysis Technician

    As kidney failure continues to be a growing national health problem, kidney disease is driving the growing demand for well-trained dialysis technicians. While most technician training has historically been done “on-the-job,” today’s healthcare employers are seeking well-trained technicians who possess the necessary knowledge and skills to fill this growing number of positions. Under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, dialysis technicians operate kidney dialysis machines, prepare dialyzer reprocessing and delivery systems, as well as maintain and repair equipment. Furthermore, technicians work with patients during dialysis procedures and monitor and record vital signs, as well as administer local anesthetics and drugs as needed. You will complete the course with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties required of dialysis technicians and be ready to apply for an entry level position.
  • EKG Technician

    EKG technicians are in demand! Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially. During this course, you will learn topics and processes critical to conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms (EKGs). To begin, you will review the anatomy and physiology of the heart. From there, you will go on to explore the technology used such as the EKG machine. Next, you will learn how to interpret a rhythm strip. And finally, you will discover the details of a myocardial infarction. Successful completion of this program will help prepare learners to perform the role of EKG technician. After completing the course, you will have the opportunity to pursue national certification and the skills necessary to pursue employment as an EKG technician.
  • Ed2Go Career Training Programs

    Choose from a number of career training programs by registering at www.ed2go.com/orangecommed. Courses take anywhere from 3 months to on year to complete. Payment plans are available through Ed2go.
  • Ed2go 12-session classes

    Choose from a number of online classes at www.ed2go.com/orangecommed. Four-six month career training programs are also available.
  • Electrical Technician

    This Occupational Safety and Health Administrative (OSHA) program will jump start your career as an entry-level Electrical Technician using our custom-built electrical training walls for residential and commercial use that you won’t see anywhere else. Electrical technicians assemble, install, test, maintain and repair electrical wiring and equipment. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, including an understanding of the electrical trade, the National Electrical Code® and more to prepare for entry-level careers in this growing field. You will be eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion.
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    Introduction to Fiction Writing

    Are you interested in dabbling in fiction writing? Think you might have a short story or a novel in you but don’t know where to start? If you answered yes, this introductory fiction writing class is for you. Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction writing experience who want to learn how to begin a fiction writing project, this class helps you find a pathway toward your fiction writing goals. You will learn the basic building blocks of story: character, plot and setting, as well as the different forms of fiction writing and some of the genres you might like to explore. You will also learn about researching avenues for marketing your work: online versus print magazines, self-publishing versus publishing with a traditional press. Whether you’ve never written a word of fiction, or haven’t written since high school or college, you will complete the course with the skills you need to get started on a new work of fiction (or to revive an old one that’s been sitting in your bottom drawer) as well as an outline for moving forward with your project, including goals for ultimately marketing. Instructor: Jacqueline Lipton Location: Online Asynchronous
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    Managing Remote Workers Certificate

    Discover the keys to communicating with and managing remote workers, one of the fastest growing sectors of the workforce. Some 80% of employers are keeping some or many of their employees working from home part of the week. People working from home are 25% more productive than those who work in an office. Working from home is here to stay. Tap into the experience of a CEO who has been managing remote workers for 22 years. He has pioneered the fundamental processes and procedures you won’t get anywhere else. And consulted with organizations around North America on managing remote workers. Save by registering for both courses now!
  • Medical Administrative Assistant

    This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. This program prepares you learners to function effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the healthcare industry. The content provides learners a well-rounded introduction to medical administration that delivers the skills you will require to obtain an administrative medical assistant position or advance within their current healthcare career.
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  • Phlebotomy Technician

    The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed throughout the healthcare system including in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO’s, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and in other healthcare settings. The demand for phlebotomy technicians has increased substantially with the overall complexity of healthcare services and the risks of infectious disease. Current healthcare industry experts predict a 15% increase in phlebotomy jobs by 2024. Instructors: TBA
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    Podcasting

    NEW! Podcasting Businesses are turning to podcasting to grow their brand and connect with customers. People with a niche hobby are turning podcasts into a business. Podcasting is experiencing a rebirth as mobile devices are everywhere. The intimate nature of the audio medium allows potential clients to get to know who you are and determine if you are the kind of company with which they want to do business. Learn how to take your business or hobby and turn it into a podcast. This step-by-step class will take you from start to finish and cover the required elements needed to get your show online. Come to class with your idea and end with your show online for all to hear.
  • Power BI Certificate

    Gain insights into your data using business intelligence software – Power Business Intelligence. Power BI is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free. Discover the process of creating interactive reports. Integrate financial, marketing, or any other source data in your accounting system, Excel, or on the Web. Streamline the data to what is needed using Power Query. Create charts, maps, and other visuals to see your data in real time. Delve further into Power Query to ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) your data. Build the Data Model using relationships and DAX (Data Analysis Expressions). Utilize Time Intelligence functions to view YoY or YTD reports. Add user friendly features to enhance your reports and analyze your results. Introduction to Power BI: Gain insights into your data! Power BI (business intelligence) is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free. In this course, you will discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks. You will create interactive visualizations (charts, maps, KPIs) to provide you with insights into your company’s data to make informed decisions. Intermediate Power BI: Delve further into Power Query to ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) your data. Build the Data Model using modeling features and relationships. Perform calculations using DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) functions. Utilize Time Intelligence functions to view YoY or YTD reports. Add user friendly features to enhance your reports. Advanced Power BI: Expand your knowledge of Power BI Desktop to the highest level. This course focuses on the advanced capabilities of Power Query, Data Modeling and Reports. Check for data inconsistencies, design efficient queries, create proper relationships, and write DAX code to ensure reports update quickly and accurately. Add navigation and analytical features to your reports to enable consumers to analyze the results.
  • Professional Bookkeeper with QuickBooks®

    Whether you own or want to start your own business, or if you are looking for employment with a small business, this program takes you through the ins and outs baseline accounting principles, bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business accounting. With a comprehensive understanding of accounting, this program ensures you can not only keep accurate books, but understand why and how these records are kept, as well as how these processes and procedures might be improved. A full study of QuickBooks® will ensure that you can operate successfully within the most-widely used accounting software application and provide associated accounting professionals with the files necessary for tax preparation and/or support their efforts in any tax or audit situation.
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  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

    Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches you problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, you are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material, but to guide candidates as they work projects. Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt: Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean Principles, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Team Tools, Project Charters, and Basic Statistical Tools. The instructor uses the “flipped” classroom technique and expects participants to go beyond the classroom and use the internet and other resources to learn the material. Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt: To be successful, organizations must manage by fact. As such, organizations depend on the measurement and analysis of performance to make key decisions that affect the organization. This Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt course builds on the ideas and skills learned in the Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course that organizations use, specifically their Six Sigma teams, to improve. In this second course in the certification program, participants will learn process analysis, data collection and analysis, probability and valid statistical conclusions, and hypothesis testing. Many participants find this course to be the most challenging of the certification courses. Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt: The final course in the Six Sigma Green Belt program is the Advanced Six Sigma Greenbelt course which teaches participants to improve and control processes. Topics included in this course include hypothesis testing, design of experiments, and statistical process control. Participants will have to apply the concepts learned in the Introduction and Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt courses. The instructor will share many handouts, spreadsheets, and web links that have tools participants will use while completing Six Sigma projects.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

    Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches you problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. Although not required, you are strongly encouraged to have a project during the course. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material, but to guide candidates as they work projects. Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt: Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean Principles, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Team Tools, Project Charters, and Basic Statistical Tools. The instructor uses the “flipped” classroom technique and expects participants to go beyond the classroom and use the internet and other resources to learn the material. Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt: To be successful, organizations must manage by fact. As such, organizations depend on the measurement and analysis of performance to make key decisions that affect the organization. This Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt course builds on the ideas and skills learned in the Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course that organizations use, specifically their Six Sigma teams, to improve. In this second course in the certification program, participants will learn process analysis, data collection and analysis, probability and valid statistical conclusions, and hypothesis testing. Many participants find this course to be the most challenging of the certification courses. Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt: The final course in the Six Sigma Green Belt program is the Advanced Six Sigma Greenbelt course which teaches participants to improve and control processes. Topics included in this course include hypothesis testing, design of experiments, and statistical process control. Participants will have to apply the concepts learned in the Introduction and Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt courses. The instructor will share many handouts, spreadsheets, and web links that have tools participants will use while completing Six Sigma projects.
  • Social Media for Business Certificate

    Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions. Choose A for all three courses, B for Introduction to Social Media, C for Integrating Social Media in Your Organization, or D for Marketing Using Social Media. Intro to Social Media: Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media. Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant, and trainer on social networks and social media. Integrating Social Media in Your Organization: Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing a social strategy for your organization or business. Learn the top five considerations when starting a social network as well as tips to manage an online community. Discover how to create your own private social network using the Ning platform. Discuss the top tools to use to manage your social media life and build integration into your website. See how Google Docs and Calendars work and how to use online video to further your business goals. Hear about mobile check-in applications and how companies are using coupon and deal sites. Get your company listed properly on local search engines so more customers can find you. Discuss how web design has changed and get feedback on your website while discovering usability testing and user interface design. Finally, learn how to manage this influx of information created by the new media revolution. Develop a manageable workflow and get productivity tips to be more efficient. Learn what you might be doing wrong in social media as well as essential policies to have in place for your employees and company. See what trends are on the horizon and where your goals fit with those new trends. Marketing Using Social Media: Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs, and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization.
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    Spanish for Medical Professionals

    Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete this course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. You will also need to order an eBook for under $10, or the paperback book version of McGraw Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd edition. OCE&R’s own Spanish instructor, Cristina, will teach.
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    Welding Technician

    Welding is a high-tech industry that can take you places all over the world. From ladders to aircraft carriers, from NASCAR to national defense, and from the laboratory to sales and repair, the varied welding industry impacts virtually every industry. Technology is creating more uses for welding in the workplace. The Welding Technician program is designed to prepare you to support industrial, transportation, oil and gas, constructing, and many other industries with welding skills. Upon completion you can serve in positions such as Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers and go on to earn multiple credentials through the American Welding Society, and you will be eligible for an optional externship with a local employer.