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    This course introduces the student to basic accounting terminology and the fundamental principles of accounting and the accounting cycle. Students will develop the practical skills necessary to record transactions in chronological order by using journals, and categorize them by account using ledgers. In addition, students will learn how to interpret financial statements, use them to determine company profitability, and measure cash flow. This course covers payroll expenses, liabilities, taxes, forms, laws, and regulations as well as a variety of other payroll functions. Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of the budgeting process.

    The bigger the company, the more they need well-trained Administrative Assistants. Those assistants with Bookkeeping skills and practice with QuickBooks are at the top of that demand. This perfect triad of skills is in demand all over the US providing an even greater pool of opportunities. The median income in 2016 for an administrative assistant was $36,750. The median income for a bookkeeper was $39,750. You would have a distinct hiring advantage with both these skill sets and QuickBooks proficiency too! What’s in this Program? Three parts make up this well-balanced program. 1- Administrative Assistant: the person who keeps the wheels greased and turning so that a professional office functions well.

    This online self-study program teaches students the foundations of Agile and how a Product Manager and Product Owner can effectively interact with each other and engineering teams. The training covers all the content found in Product Owner certification training plus Agile Product Management and team leadership skills. Students will learn the skills needed to succeed with any flavor of Agile: Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean and Hybrid Agile processes. The program also prepares students to take the exam to earn the worldwide-standard Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner (ACPMPO) credential from the Association of International Product Management and Marketing (AIPMM).

    Leading a team of colleagues or managing your own staff requires a set of leadership skills that are often few and far between in today’s business culture. Understanding the personalities working for you and with you, while also maneuvering to get the most out of the different skill sets and personalities on your staff is essential to effective leadership and productive management. With the Business Management Professional Program, this collection of skills and knowledge will ensure students understand the delicate balance of leadership, motivation, delegation, and authority while fostering an environment of encouragement and teamwork.

    Learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resources Management throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles and real word scenarios companies and managers face, such as recruiting, training, developing, managing, compensation, benefits, safety, and work motivation. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. The term Human Resources covers a wide range of activities and employment positions.

    Certified Event Planning Specialists are responsible for coordinating every last detail of an event; regardless of the size of the event. He or she arranges everything for an event to include; venue, menu selection, entertainment, decorations and everything in between. As more companies learn the value of professionally organized events, there is an increasing need for formal training in event planning. Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community.

    Individuals trained and certified in the field of Human Resources are qualified to flourish in a wide range of employment positions. HR professionals can pursue a variety of careers such as Manager, Specialist, Executive, Consultant, Training & Development Manager, and International Specialist. HR professionals are qualified to handle such tasks as employee management, communications and disputes, benefits programs managements, navigating government regulations, and creating policies for measuring employee performance. Students who complete this course will both develop mastery over human resource principles and experience real world scenarios commonly faced by HR professionals.

    This writing course is designed to help students become more effective and persuasive communicators and gives great emphasis to the written and verbal skills they need to succeed in business. The course focuses on a variety of topics including writing, grammar, and practical applications for those such as how to write interesting, informative and persuasive newsletters that add value to any business. In addition to writing, public speaking is a valuable form of communication, constantly useful in ways such as speaking to a colleague, co-worker, supervisor or employer, customer or vendor. How well you speak reflects your professionalism and competency, and can effectively help to build your personal influence as well as that of your entire organization.

    Criminal Investigation is more and more being driven by advances in technology, provided the search and seizure techniques and investigative efforts remain within the confines of the Fourth Amendment. Still, as more and more technology is incorporated into criminal investigation efforts, technicians and investigation professionals who understand the nature of these efforts alongside the legal considerations and ramifications are in great demand by law offices, corrections agencies, companies that supply these organizations and beyond.

    The American criminal justice system is one of the most unique and robust legal frameworks in the world. Facing a host of issues from overwhelming corrections populations to evolving search and seizure methods within the confines of the Fourth Amendment, professionals working in the Criminal Justice system require a comprehensive understanding of the various issues facing all of the players in the legal system on the criminal side as well as the societal and utilitarian principles affected by these decisions every day. Beyond that, the amount of technology changes for law enforcement and other security and investigative agencies requires a broad understanding of the criminal justice system overall.

    This program examines key provisions of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments as they apply to police investigation and interrogation as well as to the circumstances under which defendants are prosecuted. The program takes students through the often-controversial and complex procedures balancing individual rights against the protection of an entire citizenry. To this end, students will explore search and seizure of individuals or property, due process requirements for the accused and how these requirements have evolved over the last century through landmark cases interpreted by the US Supreme Court that produced Miranda rights, Terry stops and other common-place considerations that define criminal process.

    The legitimacy of American criminal jurisprudence lies in the function and fairness of its criminal courts and students will examine exactly how these institutions uphold the most basic of constitutional rights and values in their daily application. The course takes students through the often-controversial and complex procedures balancing individual rights against the protection of everyone as it pertains to search and seizure of individuals or property, due process requirements for the accused and how these requirements have evolved over the last century through landmark cases interpreted by the US Supreme Court that produced Miranda rights, Terry stops and other common-place considerations necessary throughout the criminal process.