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Professional Growth & Technology Workshops

Continuing Education at SUNY Jefferson is here to provide you with the tools and training you need to advance your career! Professional development and technology workshops and trainings are built with you in mind. Trainings and workshops are held on campus, online and offsite. On campus workshops are located on our Jefferson Community College campus, in Watertown, New York. Offisite workshops are held at partner locations throughout Jefferson and Lewis County.

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Registration information for any of the listed workshops is available online or by calling the Continuing Education Division @ 315-786-2233.

On Campus Workshops
Administrative Professionals Day - Becoming a Person of Influence: Positively Impacting the Lives of OthersApril 25, 2018

Whatever your vocation or aspiration, you can increase your impact on others by Becoming a Person of Influence. Learn simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others, and watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts.

Schedule
CED 457 701/702
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 (12:00pm-3:00pm)
Instructor: Terri Wills Bryant
Location: Jules Center, 6-002
Cost: $50 (Sending 1 person) / $45 (Sending more than 1 person)
Coding and Data AnalyticsMarch 06, 2018 - April 11, 2019

Behind every new application is a developer who has spent hours over a keyboard to produce the perfect product. Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks. Applications software developers design computer applications, such as word processors and games, for consumers. They may create custom software for a specific customer or commercial software to be sold to the general public. Some applications software developers create complex databases for organizations. They also create programs that people use over the Internet and within a company’s intranet. Software development is one of the highest paying careers within information technology with a national median salary of $100,690 and a projected 10-year growth of 17%.

Schedule
CED 702 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 - Thursday, April 11, 2019
6:00pm- 8:00pm

Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-118
Cost: $3,995

Additional Information:
This program will run on Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 6, 2018 - April 11, 2019.
eBay 101: Basics of Selling on eBayApril 07, 2018

In this beginner level workshop you will learn everything you need to know to begin selling items on eBay with great success! Some of the topics covered are: What eBay is & isn’t, how to set up an eBay account, understanding fees & getting paid, what to sell – and NOT sell – on eBay.

Schedule
CED 458 701
Date/Time: Saturday, April 07, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Brennan Moss
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-114
Cost: $25
eBay 101: Making a Full-Time IncomeApril 21, 2018

This advanced level workshop includes: How to Make Your Move; Realistic Profits; Sourcing Inventory; The Truth About Being Your Own Boss; Getting that Professional Look; Customer Service; Business Accounting; Tax Deductions.

Schedule
CED 460 701
Date/Time: Saturday, April 21, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Brennan Moss
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-114
Cost: $25
eBay 201: The eBay Side HustleApril 14, 2018

This is an intermediate level for those with a bit of eBay experience who want to take their eBay business to the next level. Topics for this workshop are: Finding Your Niche; Opening an eBay Store; Creating a Brand; What does Uncle Sam consider a hobby vs. a business?; Basic Accounting & Taxes; Staying Organized & Motivated.

Schedule
CED 459 701
Date/Time: Saturday, April 14, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Brennan Moss
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-114
Cost: $25
How to Grow Your Small Business - SquarespaceMarch 24, 2018

This informative workshop gives an overview on how to get started building a website and selling your products, or services with Squarespace. If you are a small business owner, a blogger, or have services to offer this class can help you build your online presence.

Schedule
CED 112 701
Date/Time: Saturday, March 24, 2018 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Instructor: Brittney Haddix
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $25
Human Resources 101February 23, 2018

This class is designed to help businesses navigate the world of Human Resources. Topics include recruitment and selection, Employment Laws, Social Media Guidelines, Compensation and Benefits, and many others!

Schedule
CED 688 702
Date/Time: Friday, February 23, 2018 (8:00am-5:00pm)
Instructor: Lisa McCarty
Location: Jules Center, 6-117
Cost: $175
Hybrid Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Pre-licensing Boot CampApril 20, 2018 - April 23, 2018

*Attendance is mandatory for all course sessions in order to earn the hours required and to receive the certificate of completion.
The Life, Accident & Health Insurance Pre-licensing course will consist of an intensive study of various insurance topics to qualify prospective agents and brokers to take NYS insurance examinations. This course will address insurance regulations, general insurance; life insurance basics; and life insurance policies, provisions, and riders; annuities; federal tax considerations; qualified plans; life settlement; accident and health insurance basics; individual health insurance policy provisions; disability and related insurance; medical plans; Affordable Care Act; long-term care insurance; group health and blanket insurance; government health insurance plans; and private insurance for special populations.

Please note: This pre-licensing course fulfills the requirements to sit for the NYS Life, Accident & Health insurance licensing examination --— *pending attendance at all required course sessions and successful completion of the course exam.

Participants are required to pick up and review the required textbook in advance of the course session to support participation in discussion and successful completion of the required exam. Chapters 1-10 in the LIFE Section and Chapters 3-11 in the HEALTH Section must be read prior to the first class to support successful participation. Please contact the Continuing Education Division at 315-786-2233 about the availability of books in advance.

This course requires 20 hours self-study and 29 hours classroom instruction.

This course will meet:
Friday, April 20th - 8:00a-5:00p
Saturday, April 21st - 8:00a-5:00p
Sunday, April 22nd - 8:00a-5:00p
Monday, April 23rd - 8:00a-1:00p

Schedule
CED 111 701

Workshop Dates:
Friday, April 20, 2018 - Monday, April 23, 2018
8:00am- 1:00pm

Instructor: Victor Bujanow
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $380 (textbooks included)

Additional Information:
This course will meet: Friday, April 20th - 8:00a-5:00p Saturday, April 21st - 8:00a-5:00p Sunday, April 22nd - 8:00a-5:00p Monday, April 23rd - 8:00a-1:00p
Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013Multiple Dates

Learn how to work smarter, not harder with your e-mail program and reduce your frustration while streamlining daily communication. We will cover the basics while adding in some critical tips and tricks to help shorten time spent on repetitive tasks and customize and organize your e-mail to your particular needs.

Schedule
CED 056 701
Date/Time: Thursday, February 15, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)
Instructor: Dianne Mosher
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $100
CED 056 702
Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)
Instructor: Dianne Mosher
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $100
Introduction to PublisherApril 19, 2018

Learn desktop publishing capabilities including how to produce greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and calendars, integrating mail merge features for a list of recipients and exporting publications as HTML web pages.

Schedule
CED 017 701
Date/Time: Thursday, April 19, 2018 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Instructor: Dianne Mosher
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $100
Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft SystemsMarch 03, 2018 - March 17, 2018

If you’re new to drone piloting, the Introduction to SUAS course will give you all the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally, and prepare for FAA certification. The comprehensive 18-hour course is designed to provide thorough instruction on drone systems, use applications, legal issues, maintenance, FAA regulations, piloting skills, and safety best practices, as well as prepare operators to successfully pass the remote pilot knowledge test and achieve FAA remote pilot certification, which is required to legally operate a drone for any business purpose.

Schedule
CED 627 701

Workshop Dates:
Saturday, March 03, 2018 - Saturday, March 17, 2018
9:00am- 4:00pm

Instructor: John Thies
Location: Jules Center Building, 6-105
Cost: $1,490

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on 3 Saturdays, March 3, 10 and 17, 2018.
Microsoft Excel 2013 - The Basics!March 20, 2018 - March 22, 2018

By the end of this workshop, you will feel confident in your knowledge of Excel and be able to use this application to create effective documents. Topics covered include: office button and toolbars, creating worksheets, simple formulas and function formulas, powerful shortcuts, conditional formatting, page setup/print range/headers/footers/printing, saving & retrieving files, inserting clipart, creating graphs/charts in a worksheet.

Schedule
CED 007 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Thursday, March 22, 2018
9:00am- 1:00pm

Instructor: Kathy Doe Johnson
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $150

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Tuesday & Thursday, March 20 & 22, 2018.
Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate & Advanced Applications - CLOSED FOR ENROLLMENTApril 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018

Take your Excel skills to a new level in this workshop! Master advanced applications like: Multiple worksheets, naming worksheets, linking worksheets, freezing headings, Creating a database, filtering data and sorting and alphabetizing, Protecting Cells/Worksheets, Use of SmartArt and Screenshots, Absolute referencing cells, Creating macros, Moving Excel worksheets to Word and Word documents to Excel, If Statements, Lookup Tables, Sub totals and Pivot Tables.

 

CLOSED FOR ENROLLMENT

Schedule
CED 020 701

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:30am- 12:30pm

Instructor: Kathy Doe Johnson
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $150

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Tuesday & Thursday, April 10 & 12, 2018.
Microsoft PowerPointMarch 27, 2018

Learn how to create presentations that engage your audience. In this workshop, you will master techniques of Microsoft PowerPoint, a powerful software that allows you to create captivating slide presentations that can easily be shared on the web. If you want to present any information creatively and professionally, then Microsoft PowerPoint is the perfect tool.

Schedule
CED 027 701
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Instructor: Kathy Doe Johnson
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $75
Prepare to be a Notary PublicApril 06, 2018

This workshop prepares you for the New York State Notary Public test and will provide you with a comprehensive view of the Notary Public Office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified. Examples will be provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public Officer is likely to encounter. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. This workshop is a must for Notary Public candidates to become fully aware of the authority, duties and responsibilities involved in this office. All materials will be provided including website links to NYS Department of State licensing information, booklets and forms. Also featured is an 80 question Practice Exam which attempts to emulate the actual New York State mandatory exam.

Schedule
CED 453 701
Date/Time: Friday, April 06, 2018 (12:30pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: Victor Bujanow, Notary Public & Notary Signing Agent
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $55
QuickBooks 1 - Getting StartedMay 02, 2018

In this introductory course, you will learn how to navigate your way QuickBooks, do some basic accounting, use the correct language to get help in QuickBooks, and how to properly exit and back up your data. You will learn how to set up a new company file, perform some basic functions, like check writing, reconciling bank accounts and credit card accounts. This program is being offered in collaboration with Bowers and Company.

Schedule
CED 010 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 (1:00pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $125
QuickBooks 2 - Performing Day to Day QuickBooks FunctionsMay 30, 2018

As you become more confident in your skills, you will learn the basics of small business management, including: entering invoices, receiving payments, entering bills, paying bills, and tracking and paying sales tax. This program is being offered in collaboration with Bowers and Company.

Schedule
CED 037 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (1:00pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $125
QuickBooks 3 - Analyzing Financial DataJune 27, 2018

This is a more advanced QuickBooks class, but a must for the small business owner. In this class you will learn how to create and customize reports, accurately prepare budgets and payroll. Topics to be discussed are: employer basic requirements, basics of payroll processing, avoiding pitfalls, payroll tax deposits, and assessments/penalties. This program is being offered in collaboration with Bowers and Company.

Schedule
CED 061 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (1:00pm-4:30pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $125
Remote Pilot Knowledge Test PrepApril 07, 2018

To legally operate a drone for any business purpose, FAA regulations now require remote pilot certification. This course prepares you to successfully pass the comprehensive FAA knowledge test, which includes general aviation topics in addition to drone-specific information. Topics covered include regulations, airspace, weather, loading, and performance, and operations. The course fee includes a workbook, 50 FAA sample test questions, and six hours of instruction. Certification testing must be administered at an authorized FAA Knowledge Testing Center and is NOT included in the course fee.

Schedule
CED 454 701
Date/Time: Saturday, April 07, 2018 (9:00am-4:00pm)
Instructor: John Thies
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $495
ServSafe Certification for ManagersMultiple Dates

This training will prepare your restaurant operation to meet the new state mandated training requirements for foodservice personnel. This workshop will empower employees with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare and serve foods safely. The tuition covers the cost of the ServSafe Essentials textbook, exam, and proctoring of the exam. Choose one day that works best for your schedule. The test is taken during the final 90-minutes of the course. Those who need to retake the exam should register for the “exam only” portion of the workshop.

Schedule
CED 296 701
Date/Time: Monday, March 26, 2018 (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Instructor: Pope Vickers, Certified ServSafe Instructor and Food Management Professional through the National Restaurant Association
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $275
CED 296 702
Date/Time: Monday, April 23, 2018 (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Instructor: Pope Vickers, Certified ServSafe Instructor and Food Management Professional through the National Restaurant Association
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $275
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCPFebruary 08, 2018 - April 26, 2018

This pre-certification course prepares you for the Society of Human Resources Management’s National Exam for the Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) accreditation. This course is also appropriate for human resource staff looking for career advancement, human resource employees with limited work experience, employee benefits personnel, employee relations managers, training directors, and managers seeking skills enhancement. The fee includes the cost of all required Learning modules and online study tools (an $870 value) to prepare you for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam. It does NOT include cost of the exam.

Schedule
CED 667 701

Workshop Dates:
Thursday, February 08, 2018 - Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:30pm- 8:30pm

Instructor: Lisa McCarty
Location: Dulles Building, 3-102
Cost: $850

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet Thursdays, February 8 - April 26, 2018.
Small Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training CourseJanuary 11, 2018 - February 22, 2018

Area business professionals offer instruction on business related topics. The information throughout the course guides each entrepreneur toward the development of sound business practices and, in turn, a more profitable and successful venture.

Schedule
SBC 214 701

Workshop Dates:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:00pm- 9:00pm

Instructor: SBDC Advisor
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $195

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Thursdays, January 11 - February 22, 2018.
Small Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training CourseApril 12, 2018 - May 24, 2018

Area business professionals offer instruction on business related topics. The information throughout the course guides each entrepreneur toward the development of sound business practices and, in turn, a more profitable and successful venture.

Schedule
SBC 214 702

Workshop Dates:
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - Thursday, May 24, 2018
6:00pm- 9:00pm

Instructor: SBDC Advisor
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-130
Cost: $195

Additional Information:
This workshop will meet on Thursdays, April 12 - May 24, 2018.
Social Media Marketing CertificateMarch 05, 2018 - October 10, 2018

Social media marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service. Social media marketing includes the management of the implementation of a marketing campaign, governance, setting the scope (e.g. more active or passive use) and the establishment of a firm's desired social media "culture" and "tone". Social media is used by organizations to manage advertising, customer service, data analysis, and content targeting. Most people today use some sort of social media on an ongoing basis. There is a huge demand for professionals who can reach a target group of those people with the right content to help a business grow.

Schedule
CED 705 701

Workshop Dates:
Monday, March 05, 2018 - Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00pm- 8:00pm

Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-118
Cost: $2,495

Additional Information:
This program will meet on Mondays & Wednesdays, March 5 - October 10, 2018.
TIPS® or Training for Intervention ProceduresMarch 28, 2018

Anyone who serves alcohol in a licensed establishment should complete this training to be TIPS® certified. TIPS® certification will give you confidence to recognize potential alcohol-related problems and intervene to prevent alcohol-related tragedies. The certificate is nationally recognized. And the program is recognized by insurance companies across the country. Registration is required ahead of time. Key points to be discussed include: • Help workers avoid serving alcohol to minors • Protect your bottom line by reducing penalties for alcohol violations • Legal protection • Regulatory compliance • Staff professionalism

Schedule
CED 306 702
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11:00am-4:00pm)
Instructor: Margaret Hummel, TIPS® certified trainer
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-129
Cost: $75
UB Dental Teleconference - Cervical Lesions: Restore vs. Soft Tissue GraftingApril 25, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 043 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Clinical Protocols for the Medically Complex PatientApril 18, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 050 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Endodontic Treatment ReviewMay 23, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 741 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Management of Med Emergencies in the Dental OfficeMay 02, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 056 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Obesity in Clinical Dentistry: Growing EpidemicApril 11, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 055 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Oral Care/Patients Undergoing Head & Neck RadiationMay 09, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 761 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
UB Dental Teleconference - Risk to Results: Periodontal InstrumentationMay 16, 2018

TBA

Schedule
DEN 054 701
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Instructor: TBA
Location: Extended Learning Center, E-120
Cost: $100
Off Campus Workshops

There are currently no off-campus workshops scheduled