If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This certificate, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool.

According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.

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.

Learn about our Wastewater Program. A mandatory Wastewater Program orientation will be sent remotely on July 21. After you register, information will be sent to you closer to the orientation date.

Learn about our Medical Academy Certificate Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant and Administrative Medical Assistant. A mandatory medical programs orientation will be sent remotely on March 10. Information will be sent to you with details, after you register.

This class is designed to take you from beginning to advanced skills in 13 online Saturday sessions. It is 100% distance learning. Skills covered in this course include editing, viewing, and printing worksheets, working with formulas and functions, formatting cells, changing the appearance of worksheets, basic charting and working with large worksheets, managing multiple sheet workbooks, tables and outlines, adding graphics to worksheets, using templates and protecting workbooks, pivot tables, macros, financial functions and data analysis.

Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisors role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that can be applied at your job immediately.

This course will give students a brief introduction (or review) of the language of medicine and an overview of the body systems and how the body works. This course is a prerequisite for the Advanced Coding Program. This course is also well suited to students wanting a jump start in preparing for a course of study in the medical field, those preparing to sit for the CCBMA certification exam or continuing education units for certified medical assistants.

This program will prepare students for entry-level skills needed to work in the front office of a healthcare facility, by providing instruction and skill development in the daily operations of a medical office. Students will learn front office skills such as: managing the Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR), introduction to health insurance, introduction to billing, reimbursement & account collections, healthcare law & ethics, telephone management (scheduling appointments), medical terminology basics, anatomy & physiology basics, and soft skills for success (e.g. professionalism, communication, career-building). This program prepares you for the State and National AMA examinations.

Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition.

Learn the basics of how to operate and maintain a wastewater treatment plant under the supervision and instruction of a licensed plant operator. Students will learn safety, treatment processes, solids management and an overview of regulations.

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business.

Explore Office 2013 and learn to utilize features of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with an introduction to Access. Through instruction and hands-on practice, this course explores the powerful software tools available in the Office 2013 Suite. Students gain practical knowledge to skillfully navigate the Office environment at work or home.

Have you ever wondered why Google is taking over the business world? What is a Google Doc? Where does the cloud storage actually live? What is Google Drive and how can I use it? This course is for you!

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success.

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap.

Video marketing is the latest hot new marketing trend. Shoppers who viewed product videos were 144% more likely to add the product to their cart.

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancellation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure.

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills.

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.

Students who have successfully completed their program, are recommended by their instructor, and have met the requirements to participate in an externship opportunity may spend 160 hours of practical application in a supervised health care setting. While externships are not required in order to take the state CMA exam, externships increase skill practice and employability.

This six hour course is designed for, but not limited to current and new Special Education Paraprofessionals and Substitutes. Learn the essential knowledge and skills that will help you be successful in your role as a paraprofessional.

In this twelve hour course, you will explore the exciting field of special education paraprofessionals, their roles and responsibilities in the classroom, the differences in positions within the CVUSD district and how to apply. Gain essential knowledge and skills for a career as a paraprofessional, including awareness and understanding of various disabilities, best practices, communication, and instructional strategies.

This mandatory four-session course prepares students for the rigor of their Medical Academy program. Students will learn the importance of effective communication, self-management, and interpersonal skills.

Become a Clinical Medical Assistant in the growing and demanding area of healthcare! This comprehensive, hands-on program will prepare you to take the state or national CMA examination, test prep included. Students will learn to perform clinical procedures including vital signs, preparing and administering injections, drawing blood, collecting specimens, taking electrocardiograms, recording and charting patient history, learning the practical applications of Electronic Health Records, preparing patients for x-rays and examinations, applying bandages and dressings, learning medical terminology and career development. This course now includes medical administrative online training.

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for NonFinancial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career.

This class is designed to take you from beginning to advanced skills in 13 online Saturday sessions. It is 100% distance learning. Skills covered in this course include editing, viewing, and printing worksheets, working with formulas and functions, formatting cells, changing the appearance of worksheets, basic charting and working with large worksheets, managing multiple sheet workbooks, tables and outlines, adding graphics to worksheets, using templates and protecting workbooks, pivot tables, macros, financial functions and data analysis.

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