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CLC CLASSES 2011 Spring Schedule

College of Lake County

WPDI

Workforce and Professional Development Institute

Growing Success through Training, Consulting and Community Service wpdi.clcillinois.edu

SAVE THIS SCHEDULE THROUGH MAY 2011


Did you know? • Workers with a college education – even just a few classes – are more likely to be employed and remain employed than those without* • Workers with an advanced degree earn between 39-48% more than those without* • Unemployment rate for workers with college degrees was 4.6 percent. The rate for workers without a high school diploma was 10 points higher*

Improve your employability, increase your salary, or expand your skill set by: • Enrolling in a Continuing

Professional Development course • Registering for an Illinois Small Business Development Center workshop or counseling session • Contacting Client Solutions for customized training for your staff • Harnessing the power of information offered through the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center

WPDI offers solutions for your training and professional development needs.

WPDI

Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu to learn more. Workforce and Professional Development Institute *Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Table of Contents Dear Business Professional: Challenges. They come in all shapes and sizes – maintaining a strong bottom line, resolving personnel issues, or a personal struggle – we have all faced a challenge. How you overcome adversity is what can set you apart. Do you rise above it? Do you learn from it? Or, are you destined to repeat it? The result speaks to your character or to the success of your company. The Workforce & Professional Development Institute (WPDI) views challenge as an opportunity. Challenge yourself to learn a new skill. Challenge your company to reach (or exceed!) a new goal. Challenge yourself to start a small business. Challenge = Opportunity + Growth WPDI’s five areas – Client Solutions, Continuing Professional Development, Judicial Services, Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and Illinois Small Business Development Center – all offer solutions to overcoming your business challenges. As we turn another page on the calendar and begin a New Year, rise above your challenges. Set yourself or your company apart. Face your challenge. Create an opportunity. Experience growth. Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu or call (847) 543-2615. WPDI’s experienced staff is ready to assist. How will you challenge yourself?

Professional Development Courses Business Skills ..........................................1 Project Management................................2 Lean Six Sigma ........................................3 Human Resources ....................................3 Computer Skills ........................................4 Graphic Design & Multi Media ................6 Grant Writing ..........................................7 Green Technology ....................................7 Hospitality ................................................8 Event Planning ........................................8 CNC Operator Training ............................9 Truck Driver Training ..............................10 Spanish Language ..................................10 Real Estate..............................................11 Public Safety ..........................................13 Safety ....................................................13 Teacher Education ..................................14 Personal Success Program ......................16 Online Courses ......................................17 Healthcare & Nursing CPR, AED, and Emergency Training Programs ............................18 Nursing Continuing Education ..............19 Pharmacy Technician Program ..............20 Small Business Courses/Workshops Online Courses ......................................17 Start-Up & Business Planning ................22 Business Growth & Development ..........22 Marketing & Sales ..................................23 Accounting & Finance............................24 International Trade ................................24 Employee & Human Relations ................24 Legal Aspects of Business Ownership......24 Registration Information Registration Information ........................27 Payment Information..............................27 General Information ..............................27 How to reach us ....................................27

Sincerely, Julian “Tag” Van Winkle Executive Director – WPDI

Spring 2011 CLC Classes The College of Lake County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution in all aspects of education and employment. The information contained within is accurate as of November 2010, but is subject to change.


Client Solutions Growing Organizations by Growing People

Get the Results You Need Bring the powerful, results-driven training and consulting programs to your organization and show your employees that you’re serious about their professional growth and achieving organizational goals and objectives. • Increased productivity • Improved profitability • Reduced employee turnover • Improved employee satisfaction • Enhanced company image • More Call (847) 543-2615 to speak to an Account Executive.

Customized Training Our experienced staff will work with you to design a program specific to your company’s goals, issues, and scheduling concerns. Course topics range from customer service to management development – from computer skills to communication. We deliver training that is dynamic, impactful, and relevant.

Maximize Your Training Budget At your place or ours, your customized training program allows you to train work groups, teams, and entire departments in a cost-effective way. Experience the power of results-driven training, consulting, and coaching from Client Solutions – giving Lake County companies the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to meet tough workplace challenges head-on for more than 20 years.

WPDI

Workforce and Professional Development Institute

College of Lake County 19351 West Washington Street Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

For more information: • Visit: wpdi.clcillinois.edu/training • Call: (847) 543-2615 • E-mail: corporatetraining@clcillinois.edu


Business Skills

Career & Workforce—Professional Development Continuing Professional Developement

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Growing Your Future— One Skill at a Time.

MANAGING YOUR INTERPERSONAL STYLE FOR GREATER SUCCESS

Take charge of your own professional development by enrolling in courses designed to help develop your career skills. With our training programs you can enhance current workforce skills or learn new ones. You can also take courses to prepare for licensure, license renewal, or certification requirements of outside agencies or organizations. Challenge yourself to learn a new skill. With the continually changing work environment, preparing yourself with new skills or an alternative career is a smart strategy. Continuing Professional Development wants to be your training partner as you prepare for the future.

You will develop skills in managing relations by learning to take appropriate actions when relating to the four behavior styles with respect to their interpersonal needs, treatment of time, decision making and under stress. This first 2day session consists of four modules designed to help you understand your interpersonal style and adapt it to work in better relationship to others styles. Prior to the program, you will complete an interpersonal style survey via website. This fully validated and reliable report is utilized throughout the workshop and future sessions. The report will help you gain a thorough understanding of how your behavior impacts the actions of others. With this knowledge, you will gain valuable insights into the unique interpersonal dynamics that affect the quality of one’s daily interactions with others. Specifically, the report provides a wealth of developmental feedback for you which are outlined below: Understanding and Interpreting Feedback Accepting Feedback Interpersonal Style Traits and Impact on Others Dealing with Relationship Tension and Identifying Sources of Tension Forming Partnerships and Gaining Commitment

New Become an Effective Leader

Preferred Learning Environment

Develop your interpersonal skills to creatively and productively adapt to a variety of situations to achieve more productive outcomes. Continuing Professional Development’s NEW Leadership and Performance Management Series consists of five programs that utilize a “building-block” technique approach. When completed, you will be equipped with the most comprehensive and applicable management skills available. The first course in the series, Managing your Interpersonal Style for Greater Success, focuses on your interpersonal style and how your behavior impacts others. Subsequent courses in the program, offered in future semesters, include: Situational Leadership, Performance Management, Team Development, and three individual leadership coaching sessions. Ed Hendricks, instructor and principal of Dynamic Developments Education and Training – course developer, has over twenty years experience in leadership and performance management, presentation skills, and sales training. Ed has delivered training to a global audience consisting of employees, managers, and leaders of organizations. He has received national recognition as a subject matter expert and leader in the training community.

Behavior in a Leadership Role

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Decision Making

Strategies for More Effective Working Relationships Action Planning Ideas for Improved Performance 7336 PPRO 89-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday and Friday, March 24 & 25 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $499 Hendricks Room T333

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Project Management

Career & Workforce—Professional Development

COMMUNICATION CERTIFICATE Effective communication is the key to success in any business or work situation. In this interactive series, you will learn the keys to effective communication. Topics include the fundamentals, application and diversity of communication, as well as business writing for impact. Sign up for all four sessions at a discounted price.

BUSINESS WRITING (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Excellent writing is the key to success in any field. Learn how to better organize, draft, and revise emails, letters, and memos to achieve greater impact and clarity for your audience. You will create, proof, and edit actual business communications to improve your practical, real-life skills. The class combines an emphasis on audience analysis, mechanics, style, punctuation, and readability so your writing can improve in multiple areas. 7149 PPRO 66-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, April 8 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Scott Room R222

7145 PPRO 59-001 Southlake Campus Meets Fridays, March 4-18 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Friday, April 8 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $499 Scott Room R228

FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION Understand the complexities of the communication process by identifying and overcoming fundamental barriers to communication. You will use a combination of guided discussion and action learning activities to discover these barriers and improve your skill in creating positive communication exchanges. The tools of Left Hand Column and Ladder of Inference are introduced to help examine what contributes to common miscommunication. 7150 PPRO 67-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, March 4 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $129 Scott Room R222 DIVERSITY OF COMMUNICATION Become a more effective communicator by identifying your personal strengths and areas for development in communication. You will discover the connection between thinking style and communication style, how to identify communication “preferences,”and the impact of these communication styles on interactions. Using Hermann’s Whole Brain Model, you will examine the range of thinking styles that directly impact communication and identify key elements of effective listening. 7153 PPRO 68-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, March 11 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $129 Scott Room R222 APPLICATION OF COMMUNICATION You will examine the role of communication in building relationships, managing conflict, delivering performance feedback, and engaging in dialogue. Specific tools are introduced to improve communication in each of these contexts. You will deliver feedback that produces the results you desire by using trust and selfdisclosure to build relationships and improve the effectiveness of communication. This interactive session provides many hands-on opportunities to practice and develop these communication skills. 7154 PPRO 69-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, March 18 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $129 Scott Room R22 2

Project Management Project Managers continue to be in demand in the workforce. Continuing Professional Development offers training in Project Management for individuals who are interested in learning to deliver projects more effectively or who want to pursue Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. The instructor for the Project Management course is Andy Kaufman, PMP. He brings over 20 years of experience in executive management, technology, team leadership, project management, consulting, and coaching. Andy is a certified trainer and author of two books. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member Please note: Experience, education, and exam requirements are needed to obtain PMP certification in addition to the project management education fulfilled by the three courses offered here.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL SERIES (2.5-0) 2.5 HOURS Interested in getting your Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification? Completion of these three classes will provide you with the 35 professional development units (PDUs) required in obtaining your PMP certification, and preparing you for the PMP exam. With these dynamic courses, taught by Andy Kaufman, a certified PMP, trainer, and author you can make this the year that you become a certified PMP. 7158 PPRO 88-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, March 5 & 12, April 9, 16, & 30 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $1,299 Kaufman Room T333 ESSENTIALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT (1-0) 1 HOUR Does your organization struggle with delivering projects on-time and on-budget? Would you like to help your teams work together to deliver projects more reliably? Perhaps you’re interested in pursuing certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)? Join us for our Essentials of Project Management Workshop. This two-day, hands-on session, led by a certified PMP, will give you practical insights on how to deliver your projects more reliably. In addition, you will qualify for 14 PDUs toward your project management certification. 7155 PPRO 85-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, March 5 & 12 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $499 Kaufman Room T333 ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT (1-0) 1 HOUR Seasoned project managers are asked to successfully deliver despite increasing complexity. Our Advanced Project Management workshop is designed to go beyond the essentials of basic project planning. Based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) PMBOK® Guide, you will get in-depth instruction on more advanced topics such as earned value, procurement management, stakeholder relationship management, quality management, and team leadership. Taught by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), you will get practical insights on advanced topics that will help experienced project managers improve project outcomes. 7156 PPRO 86-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, April 9 & 16 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $499 Kaufman Room T333

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) EXAM PREP (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Join us for this intensive, one-day session designed to get you on the path to achieving your goal of becoming PMP certified. What should you focus on? What are some tips to keep in mind to help answer the tough questions? You will leave this session with everything you need to prepare for passing the exam. Comprehensive study material is provided including a hard copy of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), a top rated exam preparation book, and a CD that provides a simulated exam testing experience. The session is facilitated by a certified PMP with experience helping people prepare and pass the certification exam worldwide. 7157 PPRO 87-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, April 30 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $399 Kaufman Room T333

LEAN SIX SIGMA - YELLOW BELT (3-0) 3 HOURS Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Yellow Belt course uses both online and face-to-face instruction. You will be introduced to the hybrid methodology that combines the LSS infrastructure, a problem solving process using the DMAIC model, and the simple and effective wastereducing tools of Lean, applied in a team or group environment. You will gain the tools to appropriately apply the principles of LSS in the workplace, using the DMAIC problem solving process and understand the requirements necessary to satisfy the criteria for each phase. You will focus on documentation hierarchy, management, and tools of LSS projects used to track and communicate progress. 7322 PPRO 90-001 Grayslake Campus Meets ONLINE March 26-May 7 Meets Saturdays, April 9 & 23, May 7 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $1,999 Owens Room T334 and MoreSteam

Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt Certification

Lean Six Sigma Earn your Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Yellow Belt Certification through Continuing Professional Development’s (CPD) blended learning program. LSS is a hybrid methodology that combines the Six Sigma DMAIC problem-solving process and tools with the effective wastereducing tools of Lean applied in a team or group environment. CPD’s unique approach combines eLearning along with applied classroom instruction. The instructor, Deb Owens, brings over 30 years of experience in process and performance improvement. Deb is a former Fortune 500 Corporate Vice President, LSS Green Belt, Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, Quality Improvement Associate, and ASQ Instructor and senior member.

Also available is a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt course. Like the Yellow Belt it uses both online and face-to-face instruction. You will gain a workable knowledge of Lean Six Sigma to lead small improvement projects or perform as a highly effective team member on projects led by Black Belts. You do not need to have a current project underway to attend class. However, you will have up to one year to submit a project to the instructor for review and approval, as a Green Belt certification project. Cost of the program is $3,499.00 which includes all materials. For more information on class dates and times, call (847) 543-2615.

LEAN MASTER SERIES (1.5-0) 1.5 HOURS Sign up for all three Lean Sessions at a discount! Boost your success with a solid foundation in Lean Essentials. Competitiveness today demands streamlined operations and a workforce that has abilities to improve processes and performance to deliver bottom-line results. This certificate program, based on Toyota’s renowned production system (TPS), is designed to prepare you to serve as the Lean expert for your organization or department. Manufacturing and service organizations successfully use Lean and value individuals who have Lean knowledge and skills. 7162 PPRO 98-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays, March 7-21 8:00 a.-m.5:00 p.m. $749 Owens Room T333

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Lean Six Sigma Human Resources ESSENTIALS OF LEAN (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Gain a better understanding of Lean fundamentals including Lean underlying philosophy planning, method, and tool components. Get results right away by learning to improve and sustain efficiency at the micro-level. Eliminate searching for tools, wasted steps or long reaches that are ergonomically hazardous. Learn to analyze and rearrange your own workplace, think about your or your group’s activities and develop the “Kaizen Mind.” 7159 PPRO 95-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, March 7 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $289 Owens Room T333 THE LEAN PROCESS (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Gain the skills you need for optimal process management. Learn to use process maps to “see” or visualize work and to identify wastes that rob your work of value-added activities. Discover the percentage of work that is value added. Apply the knowledge as you map one of your processes and discover its wastes. 7160 PPRO 96-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, March 14 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. $289 Owens Room T333 LEAN ORGANIZATION AND ANALYSIS (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn and apply the technique used to analyze the flow of materials, work and information currently required to bring a product or service to a customer. Maximize the benefits of the other Lean modules as you learn to organize, plan, and conduct a Kaizen Event or Blitz-a focused, intense method to improve a process. Discuss the use of Poka Yoke in solutions, and the use and integration of Value Stream Mapping (VSM) or 5S in a Kaizen event. Results are immediate, significant, and satisfying. 7161 PPRO 97-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, March 21 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $289 Owens Room T333

Human Resources HUMAN RESOURCE SERIES (1-0) 1 HOUR This course is designed to train current and future human resource professionals in various areas of human resource management. Topics covered include human resource laws, employee relations, compensation and benefits, recordkeeping, hiring and firing, and workplace safety. 7133 PHRS 1-001 Southlake Campus Meets Fridays, April 15-29 and May 6 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 3 $625 Jones Room V222


Computer Skills

Career & Workforce—Professional Development

HR AND THE LAW Learn how the comply with government reporting requirements, respond to the EEOC, handle employee medical issues as it relates to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA and HIPAA). Additionally, learn how to take care of sexual harassment, immigration and drug screening issues. 7134 PHRS 10-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, April 15 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $179 Jones Room V302 COMPENSATION, BENEFITS AND EMPLOYEE SAFETY Gain a clear understanding of the difference between exempt, non-exempt, direct labor and indirect labor. Learn to track employee data, and to recognize the signs of workplace violence. You will become better prepared for OSHA reporting, and Worker’s Compensation issues, understand the Equal Pay Law, Lilly Ledbetter Act, independent contractors, unemployment compensation, COBRA, and ERISHA, and retirement plans. 7135 PHRS 11-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, April 22 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $179 Jones Room V302 EMPLOYEE AND LABOR RELATIONS Learn how to set up and run an effective orientation program, set up measurable performance standards, and handle employee conflict. Explore why communication is crucial in your job. 7140 PHRS 12-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, April 29 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $179 Jones Room V302 MAXIMIZING EMPLOYEE EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH HR Gain a better understanding recordkeeping, including your role in confidentiality. Learn techniques that will help you find and hire the best employees. You will discuss employee coaching, counseling, discipline and termination. 7141 PHRS 13-001 Southlake Campus Meets Friday, May 6 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $179 Jones Room V302

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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS/WINDOWS (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Build your awareness and confidence in using personal computers. This course will explore working with the windows desktop, using my computer features, creating and managing folders, files and shortcuts, and using web integration features. Textbook is included. 7405 PCTR 5-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday and Wednesday, February 14 & 16 6:00-10:00 p.m. $199 Petersen Room T338 7404 PCTR 5-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, February 9 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V102

Computer Skills Use of a computer is necessary in almost any career you choose. In many ways, Outlook/Email and the Internet have taken the place of phone calls and letter writing as a quick form of communication. If you are switching careers – out of necessity or because you are trying something new – CPD’s courses and professional instructors will help you improve your computer skills.

New COMPUTER ORIENTATION I: FIRST TIME PC USERS Whatever your past experience, you can become a confident, self-sufficient computer user. Most jobs today require the use of a computer on a daily basis. If you are looking for a change in your career or you are thinking of returning to school for professional training, begin with computer training to aid you with your job search, organizing your day, and researching your studies. In this hands-on class you will learn what you need to manage your computer system, avoid and solve problems, reduce dependence on others, communicate effectively…and put those who have been intimidating you in their place! Textbook is included in the fee. 7523 PCTR 1-001 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, February 1 & 3 1:00-4:00 p.m. $99 Menes Room V102 7524 PCTR 1-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 22 & 24 6:00-9:00 p.m. $99 Petersen Room T338

INTRODUCTION TO WORD 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Effectively create, edit, format, save, and print letters, business documents, and other professional documents. Other topics include adding tables and graphics as well as the use of tools to ensure the accuracy of documents. Textbook is included. 7406 PCTR 10-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, February 22 & 24 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7408 PCTR 10-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, February 7 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Besser Room T338 7520 PCTR 10-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday and Wednesday, March 21 & 23 6:00-10:00 p.m. $199 Petersen Room T338 7407 PCTR 10-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 8 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 INTERMEDIATE WORD 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Explore some of the more sophisticated features of word processing. Manage data in lists, customize tables and charts, work with custom styles, modify pictures in a document, customize graphic elements, control text flow, perform mail merges, automate custom tasks and document creation. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Word 7409 PCTR 11-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 1 & 3 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 Intermediate Word 2007 continued on next page.

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development 7411 PCTR 11-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, February 21 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Besser Room T338 7412 PCTR 11-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday and Wednesday, March 14 & 16 6:00-10:00 p.m. $199 Petersen Room T338 7410 PCTR 11-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 15 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104

ADVANCED WORD 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Discover advanced features of word processing. Learn to use Word with other programs, collaborate on documents, add reference marks and notes to a document, secure documents and document information, create web pages, create a form and use XML. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Intermediate Word or equivalent 7413 PCTR 12-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 8 & 10 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7414 PCTR 12-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, April 5 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn to create spreadsheet worksheets, modify the contents and the appearance of these worksheets, and print them. Other topics include performing calculations, and developing and printing a workbook. Textbook is included. 7417 PCTR 15-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 5 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7421 PCTR 15-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 1 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 7423 PCTR 15-003 Southlake Campus Meets Monday, March 21 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Besser Room V102

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn how to work faster and more productively by using many of Excel’s powerful Work faster and more productively by using many of Excel’s powerful features. Create and apply templates and charts, work with graphic objects, calculate with advanced formulas, sort and filter data, and use Excel with the Web. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent knowledge 7424 PCTR 16-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 12 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7425 PCTR 16-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 15 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 7426 PCTR 16-003 Southlake Campus Meets Monday, April 4, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Besser Room V102

Computer Skills INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Use this powerful database to store, locate, print, and automate access to any type of important information. Explore how to design a database and how to create, view, and edit relational tables. Create and modify queries, forms, and reports. Textbook is included. 7431 PCTR 20-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 2 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Pistella Room T338 7430 PCTR 20-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday, February 10 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Pistella Room V102 INTERMEDIATE ACCESS 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Increase efficiency by sharing Access-stored data with other applications. Modify the design of a table to streamline data entry and maintain data integrity. Filter records and create custom and advanced forms and reports. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Access or equivalent knowledge

ADVANCED EXCEL 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Explore tools for analyzing, importing and exporting data, and customizing workbooks. Learn to collaborate with others using workbooks and structure those workbooks using XML. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Intermediate Microsoft Excel or equivalent knowledge 7427 PCTR 17-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 19 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7428 PCTR 17-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 1 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 7429 PCTR 17-003 Southlake Campus Meets Monday, April 18 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Besser Room V102

7433 PCTR 21-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 16 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Pistella Room T338 7432 PCTR 21-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday, February 24, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Pistella Room V102

ADVANCED ACCESS 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Master the advanced tools of Access software to create sophisticated queries, forms, and reports. Learn to perform general database maintenance and write macros to automate common tasks. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Intermediate Microsoft Access or equivalent knowledge 7434 PCTR 22-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday, April 7 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Pistella Room V102

Take it online! We now offer online courses for professionals and small business owners. See Page 17 for details.

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Graphic Design INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR PowerPoint is an intuitive, powerful presentation graphics program that enables you to create dynamic, multimedia presentations for a variety of functions. You will create, design and deliver a presentation that uses clip art, animation and sound. You will also learn to insert and modify a chart, link a spreadsheet to your presentation and learn to insert SmartArt Graphics. 7435 PCTR 30-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 5 & 7 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7436 PCTR 30-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 22 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 INTERMEDIATE POWERPOINT 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Adding to your presentation skills, you will create speaker notes, print handouts, create agenda and summary slides, and create and repair hyperlinks in your presentation. You will also learn how to acquire sound snippets add animated movies and GIF’s. Using PowerPoint tables, you will learn how to apply table styles and customize each slide of your presentation. 7439 PCTR 32-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 12 & 14 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7440 PCTR 32-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 8 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104 ADVANCED POWERPOINT 2007 (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Expand your knowledge of Microsoft Project features as you exchange project plan data with other applications, update a project plan, create custom reports, and re-use existing project plan data information. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Project 7437 PCTR 31-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 26 & 28 1:00-5:00 p.m. $199 Sarrazine Room T338 7438 PCTR 31-002 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 22, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $199 Horwitz Room V104

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: LEVEL II (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Build on the techniques learned in Photoshop Level I by adding colors to the Swatches palette, applying patterns and gradients by adding overlay layer styles. Use painting tools, filters and blending modes to simulate different media; create Smart Objects and edit images. You should be familiar with the basic functions of your computers operating system. Class meets for 12 hours, a textbook is included. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop: Level I or equivalent knowledge

Graphic Design & Multi-Media Enhance your skill set in the evolving areas of graphic design and multi-media. Demand continues to grow for skilled professionals. Graphic Designers and Multi-Media experts are needed in education to engineering and in the msedical to entertainment fields. CPD’s Adobe courses are available for both PC and Mac users. These graphic classes are held on either a PC Computer or in our new Mac Lab. See course descriptions and scheduled sections for lab.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: LEVEL I (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites. If you are a professional who wants to prepare photos for print or web, you will benefit from the skills learned in Photoshop. Prerequisite: You should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and have the basic skills such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files. Class meets for 12 hours, a textbook is included. Adobe Photoshop Level I-PC 7521 PCTR 40-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, February 15 & 17 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 19 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $249 Lopez Room T338

Adobe Photoshop Level II - PC 7522 PCTR 41-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 1 & 3 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 5, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $249 Lopez Room T338 Adobe Photoshop Level II - MAC 7516 PCTR 41-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 15 & 17 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 19, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: LEVEL I (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Draw and manipulate simple shapes to create logos using the advance tools. Combine text and graphics to create dynamic advertisements. Textbook is included MAC Lab Version CS5 7402 PCTR 65-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, February 8 & 10 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 12, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: LEVEL II (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Create complex and robust illustrations, manage color across a range of devices, and control how illustrations print and appear on the web. Learn to preview creations in mobile devices. Textbook is included. Prerequisite: Adobe Illustrator: Level I or equivalent knowledge MAC Lab Version CS5 7403 PCTR 66-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, February 22 & 24 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 26, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323

Adobe Photoshop Level I-Mac 7515 PCTR 40-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 8 & 10 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323 QUESTIONS? CALL (847) 543-2615


Career & Workforce—Professional Development ADOBE INDESIGN: LEVEL I (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn how to create in the InDesign environment by exploring the elements, setting preferences and defaults, and using InDesign Help. Create a document by placing text, graphics and using color swatches. Place Photoshop images in document frames, create layers and export documents to PDF. You will also learn how to prepare a document for commercial printing. You will need a basic knowledge of working in the computer environment such as saving files, using different fonts and inserting text. Class meets for 12 hours, a textbook is included. InDesign: Level II - MAC Lab Version CS5 7517 PCTR 75-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 5 & 7 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, April 9, 8:30 a.m.-1:230 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323

ADOBE INDESIGN: LEVEL II (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Build your knowledge of InDesign techniques by setting up multiple-page spreads; creating tint and gradient swatches, and evenly space and align items. Create and edit vector paths; create and edit clipping paths and wrap type on a path. Edit text with the Story Editor; insert special characters and create column, frame and page breaks. Class meets for 12 hours, a textbook is included. Prerequisite: Adobe InDesign, Level I or equivalent knowledge of the software. InDesign: Level II - MAC Lab Version CS5 7518 PCTR 76-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 26 & 28 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, April 30 8:30 a.m.-1:230 p.m. $249 Threats Room T323

ADOBE ACROBAT: LEVEL I (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn to identify the benefits of the Portable Document Format in Adobe Acrobat and to navigate PDF documents by using bookmarks and links. You will search PDF documents, open and organize PDF documents by using the Organizer window, modify, encrypt, enhance, password protect, and digitally sign PDF files. This class meets for 8 hours, a textbook is included.

Grant Writing Green Technology

INTRODUCTION TO DREAMWEAVER (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Design, build, and upload a website using Dreamweaver. Identify the basic issues concerning proper site design and navigation. Define a site, organize and maintain web pages, add links, create anchors and use images. Textbook is included. 7562 PCTR 85-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 22 & 24 6:00-10:00 p.m. $249 Lopez Room T338

Grant Writing GRANT WRITING AND COMPUTERIZED GRANT WRITING COMBINED Sign up for both Grant Writing workshops at a discounted price of $549. 7367 PGRT 3-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday and Friday, March 17 & 18 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $549 Miner Room T333 GRANT PROPOSAL PLANNING AND WRITING Planning is crucial to improve your success in winning grants from foundations, corporations and government agencies. You will develop your grant seeking skills by examining examples of successful and unsuccessful proposals. A “How-to” book serves as the basic reference tool that provides key components for writing persuasive proposals. Bring your grant ideas as a focal point for development in class. 7365 PGRT 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 17, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $299 Miner Room T333 COMPUTERIZED GRANT-SEEKING WORKSHOP Use the Internet to access a wealth of grant related information by navigating various web sites essential to your success in grant writing. Download online copies of grant proposal forms, guidelines and policy manuals. You will leave the class with an up-to-date list of Web addresses on a disk for use at home or the office. 7366 PGRT 2-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, March 18, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $299 Miner Room T338

MAC Lab- Adobe Acrobat 9.0 7519 PCTR 77-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday and Thursday, April 19 & 21, 6:00-10:00 p.m. $199 Threats Room T323

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Green Technology These workshops are offered in partnership with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). MREA’s mission is to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. The MREA has more than 18 years of experience delivering energy-training programs throughout the Midwest and the nation. The curriculum is developed using nationally recognized standards that demonstrate the practical and reliable use of renewable energy in all settings. Whether you want to “go green” at home or at your business, these workshops will help you save money, energy, and the environment. All classes include materials. INTRODUCTION TO WIND SYSTEMS (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Discover how to harness the energy of the wind. Learn the basics of wind energy, wind resources, basic system components, system types, turbine applications and tower types. This course is a prerequisite to MREA wind systems workshops and for people who have an interest in residential size wind systems for their home or business. Students should bring a calculator to class. Materials included in the course fee. 7334 PTEC 22-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, April 16 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $129 MREA Room T334

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Hospitality Event Planning BASIC PHOTOVOLTAICS (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Learn the basics of photovoltaic systems that are able to convert light directly into electrical energy. You will understand how PV works, identify the four PV system types, describe and identify components, understand the best application and limitations of each system type and define the solar window. Gain the knowledge of energy efficiency and load estimates, identify PV mounting types and understand the basics of site assessment tools. Students should bring a calculator to class. Materials are included in the course fee. 7333 PTEC 20-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, May 7 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $129 MREA Room T323

New GREEN BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY Green energy efficiency represents the future of the American home and construction industry. Whether you are currently in the building trade, considering purchasing or constructing a new home you will benefit from this session. Discover new technologies in the “Green” construction industry in heating, cooling, air quality, electrical and plumbing systems. Learn about the codes that govern building, how to inspect a home, budgeting for construction and how conservation can save you a large percentage of your energy bill. The instructor, Tim Fisher is a licensed home inspector and teaches CLC’s Home Inspection licensing course. 7220 PTEC 23-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $99 Fisher Room T333

Take it online! We now offer online courses for professionals and small business owners. See Page 17 for details.

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development Hospitality BEVERAGE AND ALCOHOL SELLERS AND SERVERS EDUCATIONAL TRAINING Protect your liquor license and reduce your risk as an alcohol server. Liquor license owners, alcohol sellers and servers learn how to determine servability of patrons, the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, local ordinances of alcohol consumption and driving, Blood Alcohol Concentration, and determination of proper ID’s. BASSET is certified by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, and is required by the Lake County Commission and various other municipalities for facilities licensed to serve and sell alcohol. The course does NOT prepare individuals to be bartenders. 7368 PHOS 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, February 7 6:00-10:00 p.m. $40 Parr Room T332 7369 PHOS 1-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, March 5 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $40 Demarco Room T332 7370 PHOS 1-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday, April 4, 6:00-10:00 p.m. $40 Demarco Room T334 7371 PHOS 1-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, May 7 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $40 Parr Room T332 PROGRAMA EDUCATIVO DE ENTRENAMIENTO PARA VENDEDORES Y SERVIDORES DE BEBIDAS ALCOHÓLICAS Proteja su licencia para licores y reduzca el riesgo como servidor de alcohol. Los dueños de licencias para licores, los vendedores y los servidores de alcohol aprenderán a determinar cómo servir a los clientes, los efectos físicos y psicológicos del alcohol, ordenanzas locales sobre el consumo de alcohol y el manejo de autos, la Concentración de Alcohol en la Sangre, y la determinación de identificación apropiada. El programa BASSET está certificado por la Comisión de Control de Licor de Illinois, y es requerido por la Comisión del Condado de Lake y varias otras municipalidades para comercios con licencia para servir y vender licor. Este curso NO enseña a las personas a cómo preparar bebidas alcohólicas. 7372 PHOS 2-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 22 6:00-10:00 p.m. $40 Alvarez Room T332

FOOD SAFETY REFRESHER COURSE Attention certified food service sanitation managers seeking renewal of your five-year Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC). This refresher is a condensed version of the 15-hour FSSMC certification course and is for renewal only. You must bring your IDPH license and a #2 pencil to this class. A textbook must be purchased prior to class. 7373 PHOS 3-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 1 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $55 Wener Room T333 RE-CERTIFICACION DE SANIDAD EN EL SERVICIO DE ALIMENTOS Este curso de 5 horas es requerido por el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Illinois para renovar el certificado de sanidad antes que se expida. El curso cubre los aspectos más importantes para preparar y servir alimentos sanos y la prevención de enfermedades alimenticias. Este curso puede ser tomado en cualquier tiempo dentro de los 5 anos de su certificado. Este curso es solo para personas que desean renovar el certificado que no se ha vencido. Se requiere presentar el certificado vigente el día de clase. 7374 PHOS 4-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, February 11 4:00-10:00 p.m. $55 Alvarez Room T332

Event Planning Event Planning Certification Event Planning is a good career choice if you have strong organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Producing a successful event will encourage growth and promote enthusiasm throughout an industry and a community. Develop your skills as a planner and obtain a certificate in Event Planning by completing the Fundamentals and Advanced Meeting and Event Planning courses. QUESTIONS? CALL (847) 543-2615


Career & Workforce—Professional Development

CNC Operator

FUNDAMENTALS OF MEETING AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (2-0) 2 HOURS Learn strategies to develop meetings and special events. You will be introduced to the many considerations involved in planning an event. You will learn how to conduct a needs analysis, balance multiple presentation formats, develop conference space schematics, create a program planning and event timeline, develop a budget, and understand the basics of marketing and promotion. 7443 PHOS 10-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, February 28-March 23 6:00-9:00p.m. $249 Parnell Room T323 PROFESSIONAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT You will examine meeting and conference planning and, as your class project, develop the outline and parameters for an actual event. Learn to set appropriate goals and objectives, create a budget, select a facility/venue, conduct a site survey, select food and beverage, identify audiovisual needs, negotiate a contract, conduct a pre- and post-conference briefing and evaluate the final event. From determining meeting logistics to negotiating a evaluating the final project, you will be prepared to plan, market and execute your conference. The instructor is Kimberly Kreml, CMP (Certified Meeting Professional). The required textbook may be purchased in the CLC bookstore. No Class April 23. 7444 PHOS 15-001 University Center Meets Saturdays, April 9-May 7 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $199 Kreml Room 233

Vocational Training-Quick Start NIMS CNC Operator Training Complete this entire program in ten weeks and you will be on your way to a career as a Computerized Numerical Control Operator (CNC). Entry level salaries begin at $11-13 per hour. You will receive job readiness skills that include resume development, online application and job search skills as well as individual interview coaching. Also included are 16-hours of basic computer and study success skills training. All instructional supplies and certification exam fees are included in the program. NIMS LEVEL I CNC OPERATOR TRAINING-QUICK START (10-0) 10 HOURS The NIMS Level I CNC Operator Training course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for entrylevel employment in the field of CNC machining as a CNC Operator. NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, have developed industry-validated skills standards. NIMS certifies individual skills against these standards. This course facilitates student acquisition of the theoretical and hands-on skills and competencies needed to earn the credential, which is awarded after satisfactory completion of both a theoretical exam and hands-on performance testing. 7324 PTEC 40-101 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Thursday, February 21-May 6 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Room T124 And Monday-Thursday, February 21-24 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Room T333 $3,390 Hines/Walker Rooms T124/T333

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Truck Driver Training Spanish Language

Career & Workforce—Professional Development Spanish Interpreter Training The need for qualified interpreters is growing. You can become a Spanish Interpreter if you are fluent in both Spanish and English. The program includes four sections that emphasize interpretation techniques in the medical, educational, and legal settings.

Get on the road to a better career! Take the road to a better career with Truck Driver Training. The U.S. Department of Labor states that this field continues to grow. The need for qualified truck drivers increases every year. Learn the knowledge and skills to prepare for and pass the state-issued Commercial Drivers License (CDL) exams. You will learn CDL laws, use of controls, safe-driving techniques, and defensive driving. Training proved by Eagle Training Services. For more information, visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/truck or call, (847) 543-2615.

Commercial Drivers License TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING (CDL) (10-0) 10 HOURS This 160-hour basic training course will prepare students for a career as a commercial truck driver. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to prepare for the state-issued Commercial Drivers License (CDL) exams, including the permit test, pre-trip inspection test, skills tests, and road tests. Students will learn CDL laws, use of controls, safe driving techniques, and defensive driving. The course includes classroom instruction, and behindthe-wheel training. Students will take practices tests designed to prepare them for the CDL permit exam. Prerequisites: Students must have a valid Illinois Drivers License Class “D” or above. They may not have committed a serious traffic violation in a commercial motor vehicle within the past 12 months. Students must provide a copy of their Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the Secretary of State’s Office prior to enrollment. Students must not have any physical limitation which affects their driving ability and have use

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of all their limbs, both eyes, corrected or not, and not be legally deaf. Students currently on bond or parole are not eligible for the program. Because all CDL testing is conducted in English, students must be able to speak, read, write and understand English. 7126 PCDL 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday, January 18-February 14 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $4,100 Clark Room T334 7128 PCDL 1-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday, February 14-March 11 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $4,100 Clark Room T334 7131 PCDL 1-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday, March 14-April 15 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $4,100 Clark Room T334 7132 PCDL 1-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday, April 18-May 13 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $4,100 Clark Room T334

SPANISH INTERPRETER - LEGAL (2-0) 2 HOURS Learn the interpretation techniques that are used in a legal and/or law enforcement setting. You will learn vocabulary, legal terminology, and code of ethics, courtroom diplomacy, and extensive practice sessions. You will discuss scenarios where interpretation techniques can be applied in a court of law, interview, interrogation and or investigation, between an attorney and a client, or acting as a private Certified Spanish Interpreter (C.S.I.). This one of four sections of the Certified Spanish Interpreter training program. 7375 PLNG 10-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, February 26-March 26 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. $549 Lopez Room T326 SPANISH INTERPRETER - EDUCATION (2-0) 2 HOURS Learn the skills to become a Spanish Interpreter in an educational setting. This certified training program emphasizes interpretation techniques and vocabulary exercises emphasize school situations, staffing, parent/teacher conferences and registration scenarios. This program is one of four offerings in the Certified Spanish Interpreter training program. Required course materials can be purchased from instructor for $35. 7376 PLNG 11-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, April 9-May 7 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. $549 Lopez Room T326

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development Real Estate REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS (3-0) 3 HOURS This course fulfills the pre-exam requirements for a salesperson’s license, but will also serve the vocational needs of first-time buyers or investors. Topics include, but are not limited to, real property and laws relating to ownership; evaluation of real property; federal income tax laws affecting real estate; financing of real estate; settlement; real estate practice; and pertinent state laws and topics. Basic mathematics applied to situations involving real estate related situations will be presented. A textbook is required and may be purchased at the CLC bookstore prior to class. 7165 PRLE 1-001 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays January 20–February 8 5:30-10:00 p.m. and Saturdays, January 22-February 5 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $325 Paprocki Room V340 7340 PRLE 1-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets Jan 18-Mar 11 $325 Paprocki Homestudy CONTRACTS AND CONVEYANCING (1-0) 1 HOUR Prepare for a career as a real estate broker by learning about deeds, contracts, options, leases and other legal instruments used in the use and transfer of ownership of Illinois real estate. Successful completion of this course fulfills one of five parts of the State of Illinois education requirement to obtain a Real Estate Broker’s License. Note: Home study sections require an additional workbook only available at the CLC bookstore. 7166 PRLE 30-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday and Tuesday, February 10 & 15, 5:3010:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 12 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $115 Paprocki Room V340 7169 PRLE 30-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets Jan 24-Feb 18 $115 Paprocki Homestudy ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE (1-0) 1 HOUR Learn how to operate a real estate brokerage company including multiple listing services, listings, advertising, and bookkeeping. You will also examine the legal relationships, duties and obligations of all parties to a real estate transaction. Successful completion of this course fulfills one of five parts of the State of Illinois

requirement to obtain a Real Estate Broker’s License. Note: Home study sections require an additional workbook only available at the CLC bookstore. 7172 PRLE 31-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday and Tuesday, February 17 & 22 5:30-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 19 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $115 Paprocki Room V340 7173 PRLE 31-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets January 24-February 18 $115 Paprocki Homestudy

Real Estate Home Study registrants must purchase both the necessary textbook and workbook for the appropriate class and should refer to the workbook for guidance and instructor contact information.

These are NOT online courses.

Real Estate Laws are Changing Take the Real Estate Salesperson Exam by March 15, 2011, to avoid additional requirements. The changes will affect: • Currently-licensed salespersons • Currently-licensed brokers • New license seekers How will it affect you? Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/professional/realestatelaws for details.

CLC is certified by the Real Estate Bureau, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation under the Illinois Real Estate Brokers and Sales License Action of 2000. Students must meet all requirements under the Act to be able to file to take the Salesperson’s or the Broker’s Exam given by the State of Illinois. Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/professional/realestate for Salesperson and Broker requirements.

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Real Estate Home Inspection

Career & Workforce—Professional Development

Pre-licensing course for home inspectors offered A course designed to prepare students to take the state licensing examination for home inspectors is offered by Continuing Professional Development at CLC. This 60-hour course, which is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, covers all the major elements of home inspection. In addition to meeting the course requirement (Course Code PRLE 40), State of Illinois Licensing Examination applicants must be high school graduates and a minimum of 21 years of age. Licensing of home inspectors in the state of Illinois has been required since January 2003. The home inspection course is designed to meet the needs of hose with a working knowledge of contracting, the building trades, architecture, or engineering. Others who may benefit are appraisers, adjusters, and property managers as well as home inspectors who need a refresher before taking the state licensing exam. For more information, call (847) 543-2615.

HOME INSPECTION (4-0) 4 HOURS As of January 2003, Illinois home inspectors must be licensed. This pre-licensing course is approved by the Department of Banks and Real Estate and covers the major elements of home inspection. Successfully completing this 60-hour course allows individuals to take the Illinois state exam. Students should be aware that to open their own Home Inspection business, there are additional costs to consider such as insurance and equipment. The State requires all 60 hours of instruction. For additional information, please call (847) 5432615. Prerequisite: This course is intended for people who have some working knowledge of the building trades. 7180 PRLE 40-001 Southlake Campus Meets Mondays and Wednesday February 28-April 27 6:00-10:00 p.m. $695 Fisher Room V340 12

REAL ESTATE FINANCES (1-0) 1 HOUR Examine mortgages, articles of agreement, primary and secondary money markets, and borrower and property evaluations. Discover both residential and commercial financing principles and how they apply in real estate transactions. Successful completion of this course fulfills one of five parts of the State of Illinois requirement to obtain a Real Estate Broker’s License. Note: Home study sections require an additional workbook only available at the CLC bookstore. 7174 PRLE 32-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday and Tuesday, February 24 & March 1 5:30-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, February 26, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $115 Paprocki Room TBA 7175 PRLE 32-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets January 24-February 18 $115 Paprocki Homestudy

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (1-0) 1 HOUR Consider aspects of legal responsibility as to accounting, reporting, insuring and protecting income property. Learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act, civil rights laws and regional occupancy laws. Successful completion of this course fulfills one of five parts of the State of Illinois requirement to obtain a Real Estate Broker’s License. Note: Home study sections require an additional workbook only available at the CLC bookstore. 7176 PRLE 33-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday and Tuesday, March 3 & 8 5:30-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 5 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $115 Paprocki Room V340 7177 PRLE 33-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets, Jan 24-Feb 18 $115 Paprocki Homestudy BROKER ADMINISTRATION (1-0) 1 HOUR Learn principles of real estate brokerage company operations including ethics, management skills, and record keeping and account management. Successful completion of this course fulfills one of five parts of the State of Illinois requirement to obtain a Real Estate Broker’s License. Note: Home study sections require an additional workbook only available at the CLC bookstore. 7178 PRLE 34-001 Southlake Campus Meets Thursday and Tuesday, March 10 & 15, 5:30-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 12 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $115 Paprocki Room V340 7179 PRLE 34-981 Homestudy For more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu Meets January 24-February $115 Paprocki Homestudy

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development Public Safety SECURITY OFFICER BASIC TRAINING (1.5-0) 1.5 HOURS Prepare yourself for a career in the security field as an unarmed security guard. You will earn state certification and be eligible for employment with a certified agency under the Illinois Private Detective, Private Security and Private Alarm Act by successfully completing this 20-hour Basic Training program. Learn the security code of ethics, public and human relations, Illinois Criminal code, fire and accident prevention, patrol procedures, liabilities, report writing, use of force, and search and seizure procedures. 7377 PPSI 5-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday, February 28-March 4 6:00-10:00 p.m. $189 Dick Room T334 7378 PPSI 5-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday-Friday, April 12-15 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, April 16 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $189 Dick Room T333 SECURITY OFFICER FIREARM TRAINING (1.5-0) 1.5 HOURS If you have completed the 20-hour basic security officer course or possess a current PERC card, you may be ready to gain employment as an armed security guard. As mandated by the Illinois Private Detective, Private Security, and Private Alarm Act, you will learn the legal use of firearms, liability while armed, take a firearms safety test, and qualify at the firing range. A current Illinois Firearm Identification Card (FOID) is mandatory to receive firearms training. Prerequisite: Security Officer Basic Training or current PERC, and valid FOID card. Exception: NonIllinois Residents: If your state does not require you to have a Firearm Identification Card (FOID) we will accept your valid PERC as proof of eligibility. Please call the department at (847) 543-2615 for more information.

FIREARM RE-QUALIFICATION Complete your annual 8-hour security officer weapon re-qualification per Illinois State requirements. Review liability while armed, firearms safety and maintenance, range procedures and firearm qualification. Qualification with an additional weapon is $35 each. The second day of the course will be held at a local firing range. Directions will be supplied on the first day of class. Participants that are Illinois residents must have a valid Illinois Firearm Identification Card, and a valid PERC card. Non-Illinois Residents: If your state does not require you have a Firearm Identification Card (FOID) we will accept your valid PERC as proof of eligibility to requalify. Please call the department at 847 543-2615 for more details. 7382 PPSI 9-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, March 11 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 12 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $89 Dick Room T335 7383 PPSI 9-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, April 22, 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, April 23 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.(Range) $89 Dick Room T335 ASP TACTICAL HANDCUFFING CERTIFICATION This program trains the officer in the proper use and application of handcuffing and the ASP TRI-Fold Disposable Restraints. The TRI-folds are specifically design to law enforcement standards and can be easily and rapidly applied. The ASP Handcuffs provide a major advantage in both the design and construction of wrist restraints. Upon successful completion students will receive a certification from ASP in the use and deployment of Tactical Handcuffing. 7381 PPSI 8-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, March 26 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $89 Dick Room T333

7379 PPSI 6-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday-Friday, March 8-11 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, March 12 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.(Range) $249 Dick Room T334 7380 PPSI 6-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday-Friday, April 19-22 6:00-10:00 p.m. And Saturday, April 23 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Range) $249 Dick Room T334

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Safety Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Training-Non Sworn Officer COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER (3-0) 3 HOURS Train for a position in a police department as a Community Service Officer (CSO). This non-sworn position augments police departments with uniformed civilian personnel authorized to operate police vehicles, issue parking tickets, control traffic, handle motor vehicle accidents, and handle animal complaints. Note: To be employed as a CSO, individuals must meet department standards which minimally include: 21 years or older, High School Diploma, have a valid Illinois Driver license with a clean driving record, have no criminal history, pass a department written exam and interview. Criteria for employment are set by individual law enforcement agencies. 7529 PCJI 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday-Friday March 28-April 1 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $325 Parr Room T332

Safety FLAGGER CERTIFICATION AND WORK ZONE SAFETY Prepare for your first day on the job by familiarizing yourself with the essential issues of worker safety and work zone traffic control. The National Safety Council’s © Flagger Training Programs are nationally recognized and meet or exceed both the MUTCD (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices) guidelines and the ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999 to keep your crew and motorists safe. This course is designed for the novice flagger working a 1-to-2 person operation seeking training and certification. Experienced flaggers should take the course for credential renewal. All certification and material fees are included. 7391 PSFT 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, March 26 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $125 Lewis Room T332

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Teacher Education

Career & Workforce—Professional Development Teacher Education Online These are instructor-led, online courses that cannot be accessed through Blackboard. Please call our office with your email address (847) 543-2615, which is necessary for access to the online course.

READING FUNDAMENTALS (1-1) 1.5 HOURS This series of courses will assist teachers in evaluating your current reading program, and applying research in the area of reading instruction. Each course qualifies for 30 CPDUs.

Continuing Professional Development offers teacher education opportunities designed to provide Lake County educators the research, tools, and techniques to better serve the student population. CLC is an approved provider of teacher recertification education through the Illinois State Board of Education – Provider #100661. For more information, call (847) 543-2615.

Teacher Education BASIC SKILLS TEST PREPARATION - MATH (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR Are you looking to become a teacher in the state of Illinois? This course will help you become fully prepared to take the enhanced Basic Skills test (administered by the Illinois Certification Testing System) by reviewing math concepts. Geometry, algebra, and word problems will be discussed. 7181 PTCH 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays and Wednesdays March 7-14 6:00-9:00 p.m. $115 Bader Room T326 BASIC SKILLS TEST PREPARATION - GRAMMAR (.5-0) 0.5 HOUR This course will help you become prepared to take the enhanced Basic Skills test (administered by the Illinois Certification Testing System) by reviewing reading comprehension, grammar, and writing concepts. Writing samples will be reviewed by the instructor. 7182 PTCH 2-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays and Wednesdays February 21-28 6:00-9:00 p.m $115 Jones Room T326

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SUBSTITUTE TEACHING: PREPARATION & PROFESSIONALISM Did you know that students between Kindergarten and 12th grade spend the equivalent of one full year in the classroom with a substitute teacher? Yet, the substitute teacher is given the least amount of guidance of all those who come in contact with the student. This workshop and handbook will introduce you to techniques, skills and materials on how to be a more effective and requested substitute teacher. Required handbook is available in the bookstore. 7183 PTCH 25-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, February 9 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $59 Vittucci Room T333 This course below, is offered on the Internet, and can be accessed via Blackboard. For more information, to to CLC’s web site at clconline.clcillinois.edu

COMPREHENSIVE BASIC SKILLS TEST PREPARATION Sharpen your skills for the Basic Skills Test! This course will help you become prepared to take the enhanced Basic Skills Test (administered by the Illinois Certification Testing System) by reviewing reading comprehension, grammar, and writing concepts. You will also review math concepts that include geometry algebra, and word problems. Online (for more information, go to clconline.clcillinois.edu) 7184 PTCH 35-800 ONLINE Meets February 7-April 25 $229 Bullard ONLINE

Reading 1: Introduction to Scientific Research 7185 PTCH 60-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Reading 2: Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction 7186 PTCH 60-801 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

READING FUNDAMENTALS 3: EFFECTIVE EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT (1-2) 2 HOURS Take the next step in reading education in this study of the five elements of effective reading instruction, including definitions, implications for instruction, and future directions. These five elements include instruction in: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Qualifies for 45 CPDUs. 7187 PTCH 61-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE TALENTED & GIFTED EDUCATION: WORKING WITH HIGH ACHIEVERS (1-1) 1.5 HOURS Learn the history of the exceptional in relation to education, current law, accepted methods for referral, assessment, and identification of students. Look at major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of identified students that will allow you to meet the affective needs of the gifted and talented student in your classroom. Qualifies for 30 CPDUs. 7188 PTCH 62-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

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Career & Workforce—Professional Development EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT: ASSESSING STUDENT LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM (1-1) 1.5 HOURS Designed to develop the conceptual and technical skills required to help you identify your educational goals, and implement meaningful instructional strategies for effective learning by students with special needs. The focus will be on assessment for instructional programming. Qualifies for 30 CPDUs. 7189 PTCH 63-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE BEHAVIOR IS LANGUAGE: STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR (1-1) 1.5 HOURS Learn behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that remediate disruptive behavior, reduce power struggles, increase classroom control, and reduce burnout and feelings of ineffectiveness, without increasing the work load. You will gain a new perspective on students’ behavior and learn effective tools for facilitating positive student changes. Qualifies for 45 CPDUs. 7190 PTCH 64-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN EDUCATION (1-2) 2 HOURS These courses will assist K-12 educators in becoming better prepared for many of the issues that may hinder student performance. Attention Deficit Disorder Learn the complete history of ADD along with accepted and experimental methods of treatment. Review current treatments of the disorder and practical intervention strategies designed to increase on-task behavior while decreasing disruptive and off-task behaviors in the classroom. 30 CPDUs. 7191 PTCH 65-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Autism and Aspergers Disorder Understand the characteristics of the disorder, learning styles associated with the disorder, communication weaknesses, and various intervention strategies that have proven to be successful when working with students with autism spectrum disorders. 30 CPDUs. 7192 PTCH 65-801 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

Child Abuse Identify and effectively teach students affected by child abuse or neglect. You will learn to recognize the signs of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical neglect, emotional neglect and gain an understanding of factors which exist in families who abuse or neglect their children. 30 CPDUs. 7193 PTCH 65-802 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Drugs and Alcohol in Schools Gain a more comprehensive understanding of alcohol, drugs, and their influences in your classroom. Utilize a contextual framework for understanding what students may be experiencing through their own substance use or the impact of substance use around them. 30 CPDUs. 7194 PTCH 65-803 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Harassment, Bullying/Cyber-Intimidation Learn the personal, social, and legal ramifications associated with sexual harassment, bullying, and cyber-intimidation. We will then explore preventative strategies as well as how school staff can address these issues when they occur. 30 CPDUs. 7195 PTCH 65-804 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Inclusion You will identify and describe the role and responsibilities of special and general educators in providing special education services to students in inclusive classrooms. Discover placement options school systems can use to provide special education services to students with disabilities and gain an understanding of procedures educators can use in determining whether these students can be educated in the regular classroom. 30 CPDUs. 7196 PTCH 65-805 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Teaching Diversity Gain the knowledge and tools to facilitate a diverse classroom. You will learn how students’ learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, disabilities, gender, language, culture, family and community values. 30 CPDUs. 7197 PTCH 65-806 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

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Teacher Education Traumatized Children Learn to identify and effectively teach students affected by stress, trauma, or violence. You will learn about specific factors existing in families and communities where stress and violence are common. A major emphasis is on helping you understand the special learning needs of these students and how to meet their needs in the classroom. 30 CPDUs. 7198 PTCH 65-807 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Violence in Schools Gain a foundational understanding of violence and motivational purposes behind aggression. You will investigate the correlation and impact of the media, community and family upon violence, and learn methods for identifying, and working with out-ofcontrol behaviors. 30 CPDUs. 7199 PTCH 65-808 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Advanced Classroom Management Learn about cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often categorized together under the rubric “social skills”) with a special emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. 30 CPDUs. 7200 PTCH 65-809 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

EARLY CHILDHOOD These courses are especially designed to assist Early Childhood educators. Family Centered Services & Infant and Toddler Mental Health qualify for 30 CPDUs. Program Planning, Observation and Assessment, and Typical and Atypical Development qualify for 45 CPDUs. Family-Centered Services Gain new a new perspective on serving the needs of young children and their families. You will learn what is meant by family-centered services as it applies to diverse systems of care, gain an understanding of family diversity, and explore the major stress factors facing families today. 30 CPDUs. 7201 PTCH 66-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $149 VESi ONLINE Infant and Toddler Mental Health Achieve a better understanding of infant and toddler mental health, child development, and strategies that can be used to promote positive relationships with children and their families. Understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional. 30 CPDUs. 7202 PTCH 66-801 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $149 VESi ONLINE 15


Personal Success Program

Career & Workforce—Professional Development

Program Planning Learn to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs for young children from birth through age eight. You will learn curriculum, assessment, evaluation, and program planning as these terms apply to early childhood education. We will examine historical perspectives and theories of child development, best practice for early childhood education and key concepts and specific activities for teaching various curricular content areas. 45 CPDUs. 7203 PTCH 66-802 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

LEARNING DISABILITIES (1-2) 2 HOURS Explore diverse theoretical approaches, considering major trends and unresolved issues in the field of Learning Disabilities. Learn to lay the foundations for sensitive and appropriate assessment and evaluation of students, improve program planning and implementation, convey the importance of and the need for a close, positive partnership with parents or alternative caregivers. 45 CPDUs. 7219 PTCH 68-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

Observation and Assessment Explore observation and assessment instruments, as well as recommended practices and available resources for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Content includes an emphasis on observing young children and assessing their early childhood learning environments. 45 CPDUs. 7209 PTCH 66-803 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE Typical and Atypical Development Discover contemporary best practice and perspectives on early childhood development. Content includes patterns and sequences of typical development for children from birth to six years. Emphasis is on individual differences, cultural influences, and the impact of developmental delay and disability during infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years. Discussion will also include instructional technology (IT) and assistive technology (AT) applications for this population. 45 CPDUs. 7211 PTCH 66-804 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

UNDERSTANDING AGGRESSION (1-2) 2 HOURS Gain a better understanding of how aggression affects the lives of children and the community at large. We will consider the many forms of aggression, its costs and motivation, its perpetrators and targets, its impact on our schools’ children, and its causes and promising solutions. 45 CPDUs. 7214 PTCH 67-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

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New TEACHING ELEMENTARY MATH CONCEPTUALLY Learn to explain and connect the major concepts, procedures, and reasoning processes of mathematics. Current research and trends in math education will be discussed to outline a teaching methodology that is conceptual, contextual, and constructive. Activities are presented to explain underlying concepts and illustrate constructive teaching. The course has been divided into four chapters covering four math topics: number sense, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and fractions. 45 CPDUs. 7317 PTCH 69-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

New ETHICS AND SAFETY FOR OUR SCHOOLS You will be presented with a new way of thinking about professional ethics and professional boundaries within the teaching profession. We will look at the reasons that violations of ethics and boundaries sometimes occur between teachers and their students. Ethical violations that transpire in both administrative and relationship contexts will be addressed. The majority of violations are being committed by generally ethical and competent teachers, who, for reasons that will be addressed in this course, are making extremely poor decisions while demonstrating poor judgment and behavior during susceptible periods in their careers. Discover ways of preventing such violations that will help you understand and intervene before violations take place. These preventative responses are critical to your ability to protect your students, your profession, and your career. This course is designed to keep ethical teachers ethical by reducing and managing a teacher’s violation potential. 45 CPDUs. 7323 PTCH 70-800 ONLINE Meets February 14-April 29 $199 VESi ONLINE

Personal Success Vocational Training The Personal Success Program offers a variety of vocational courses to meet the needs of students with mild to moderate cognitive impairment. Students 18 years and older who are not able to meet entrance requirements for traditional college level courses are eligible. The program’s focus is on gaining vocational skills to acquire entry-level employment. Each class has a content expert and a special education teacher. Classes meet at the Grayslake campus. Students are required to provide documentation showing they have a minimum of a thirdgrade reading comprehension level to attend. For more information, call (847) 543-2615.

PERSONAL SUCCESS PROGRAM Explore the world of work with such topics as getting a keeping a job, employment readiness, time management skills, getting along with co-workers and supervisors, team building, career exploration, job searching techniques, completing an application, resume and interviewing skills. This program is the core of the personal success program and is required for first time participants. 7384 PPSP 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays, February 1-April 26 12:30-2:00 p.m. $325 Johnson Room T323

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Online Courses

Career & Workforce—Professional Development FOOD SERVICE SKILLS I Learn the basic skills required for entry-level food service occupations. Participate in a hands-on learning environment in the following areas: basic sanitations, safe food handling, safety issues, and basic food preparation. At the completion of the course you will know basic food sanitation principles, identify kitchen equipment and what it’s used for and understand measurements as it relates to cooking. This course may be taken concurrently with Food Service Skills II course. 7385 PPSP 3-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays, February 1-April 26 10:00-11:30 a.m. $325 Destry Room T323

CHILDCARE: CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS Make childcare fun for the little ones in your care as well as educational. You will, develop educational, safe and age appropriate activities for children for preschool age children. Activities in the areas of fine and

gross motor skills, music, reading, listening, math, science, and self-help skills will be explored. 7390 PPSP 12-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursdays, February 3-April 28, 10:00-11:30 a.m. $325 Johnson Room T323

FOOD SERVICE SKILLS II Make simple dishes as you prepare for entry-level food service occupations. Building on the skills learned in the food service skills I course, you will have the opportunity to learn basic food preparation while cooking a variety of foods. 7388 PPSP 7-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Fridays, February 4-April 29 3:00-4:30 p.m. $325 Destry Room B003A KEYBOARDING SKILLS I Explore the basics of keyboarding plus the parts of a computer. Discover the keyboard and begin to touch type the alphabet and special characters. Using the Microtype keyboarding program, you will progress at your own pace. 7386 PPSP 5-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 1-April 28 10:00-11:00 a.m. $325 Beard Room T338 KEYBOARDING SKILLS II Progress to the next level of speed and accuracy as you continue to work at your own pace in this next level keyboarding class. You can review what you learned in the first class and start where you left off in Keyboarding I. 7387 PPSP 6-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 1-April 28 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $325 Beard Room T338 CHILDCARE: DEVELOPMENT & PERSONALITY TRAITS Would you like to prepare for a job in a childcare center? Learn the types of personality and character traits that are important in caring for children from infancy to pre-school age. Having a better understanding of the children in your care will prepare you to understand each development stage from infancy through pre-school. Some activities include how to prepare nutritional meals and snacks, safety and sanitation guidelines, and how to apply developmental and age appropriate behavior reinforcements. 7389 PPSP 12-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursdays, February 3-April 28 12:30-2:00 p.m. $325 Johnson Room T323

Online Courses • Professional

• Convenient

• Affordable

Learn a new skill or improve existing ones through online learning. Continuing Professional Development now offers interactive online courses for the most in-demand topics.

Courses include: • Microsoft Office • Adobe Graphic & Multimedia Design • Web Design & Computer Programming

• Business Skills • Teacher Education • Sales & Marketing

Ed2Go Courses – www.ed2go.com/clc-pro Most courses run for six weeks, and new sessions start monthly. These instructor-facilitated courses are engaging and highly interactive. Visit our ed2go site for more information and to view a complete course list.

New JER Online Courses – www.coursecatalog.com/lakecounty Most courses are self-paced; start any time! Visit our JER Online site for more information and to view a complete course list.

Online Course Information – wpdi.clcillinois.edu/professional/online Complete list of Continuing Professional Developments online course offering.

Illinois Small Business Development Center now offers Online Courses! The Illinois SBDC’s most popular workshops are available online – courses for the new to the experienced business owner are offered. Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/sbdc/online for the complete list of SBDC online courses.

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Updates for Nurses CPR

Career & Workforce—Healthcare & Nursing CE UPDATES FOR NURSES These workshops are designed to provide nursing professionals with the opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge and skills in a specific area of interest. This CNE activity is being offered for 2.45 contact hours for each one session (3 hours) and 5.5 for each two session (6-hour) sessions. ASSESSMENT 7222 PALH 1-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 5 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $49 Busch Room D226 PHARMACOLOGY 7224 PALH 1-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursdays, February 10 & 17 5:30-9:00 p.m. $49 Busch Room D201

Healthcare & Nursing Continuing Education Are you a nurse who is currently working and needs CEUs for licensure? Are you a healthcare professional who has been out of the nursing profession for a time and needs to update your skill set to obtain employment? Are you interested in entering the healthcare field to become a pharmacy technician? Whether you need to maintain, obtain, or enter the healthcare profession, Continuing Professional Development’s Healthcare & Nursing courses will help you achieve your career goals. For more information, call (847) 543-2615.

PULMONARY/ACID BASE 7225 PALH 1-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, February 24 530-9:00 p.m. $29 Busch Room D201 RENAL/ELECTROLYTE 7226 PALH 1-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 10 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Busch Room D201 CARDIAC 7227 PALH 1-005 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 3 5:30-9:30 p.m. $29 Busch Room D201 DIABETES 7228 PALH 1-006 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 17 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Finegan Room D201 PAIN/CANCER/DEATH 7229 PALH 1-007 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 24 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Busch Room D201 PEDIATRICS 7230 PALH 1-008 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 13 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Crowson Room D201

The College of Lake County is an approved provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) by the Illinois Nurses Association, as an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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WOUND CARE 7231 PALH 1-009 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, April 14 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Slone-Riveria Room D201 MOTHER/BABY 7233 PALH 1-010 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 20 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Hagen Room D201 PSYCHIATRIC 7235 PALH 1-011 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 27 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Dotson Room D201 ETHICS 7238 PALH 1-012 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, April 28 5:30-9:00 p.m. $29 Jezuit Room D201 HEARTSAVER CPR WITH ADULT, CHILD, & INFANT TRAINING This course is designed for the general public and is not intended for healthcare professionals or healthcare students. This is an ideal course for day care providers, teachers, and anyone interested in taking a CPR course. This is an American Heart Association course. Certification is good for 2 years. 7239 PALH 6-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, February 25 5:00-9:00 p.m. $49 Frankson Room T333 CPR REFRESHER: BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER The BLS Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals. Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider certification card is required to attend this course. 7241 PALH 7-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, January 28 6:00-9:00 p.m. $49 Frankson Room T333 7242 PALH 7-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Sunday, January 30 1:00-4:00 p.m. $49 Frankson Room T333 7243 PALH 7-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 19 8:00-11:00 a.m. $49 Frankson Room T323 7244 PALH 7-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, April 5 5:00-8:00 p.m. $49 Frankson Room T333 QUESTIONS? CALL (847) 543-2615


Career & Workforce—Healthcare & Nursing CE CPR BASIC: BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER The BLS Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals. 7245 PALH 8-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, January 21 5:00-10:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7246 PALH 8-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, January 22 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7247 PALH 8-003 Grayslake Campus Meets Sunday, January 23 12:00-5:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7248 PALH 8-004 Grayslake Campus Meets Friday, February 4 5:00-10:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7249 PALH 8-005 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturday, February 5 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7250 PALH 8-006 Grayslake Campus Meets Sunday, February 6 12:00-5:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7251 PALH 8-007 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 15 5:00-10:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333 7252 PALH 8-008 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, April 19 5:00-10:00 p.m. $59 Frankson Room T333

12 LEAD ECG INTERPRETATION You will get an overview of the physiology of the generation of the 12-Lead ECG pattern. Course content covers electrographic criteria for hypertrophy and conduction defects, ventricular ectopy, myocardial infarction, pre-excitation syndromes, and drug and electrolyte effects. Supervised small group case study analysis with actual tracings and care plan development is incorporated. This CNE activity is being offered for seven contact hours. 7253 PALH 20-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays, April 11 & 18 5:00-9:00 p.m. $115 Staff Room T333 IV THERAPY BASICS Designed for the nurse who needs a review or introduction to IV therapy, this course covers venipuncture techniques along with the care, maintenance, complications, and treatments of peripheral IV catheters, midline and PICC lines, short term percutaneously inserted lines, tunneled catheters, and implanted ports. Students are required to demonstrate these procedures. Class size is limited. This CNE activity is being offered for 13.75 contact hours. 7254 PALH 21-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesdays, February 23-March 23 6:00-9:00 p.m. $115 Williams Room T333 EKG INTERPRETATION (1-0) 1 HOUR This course provides an overview of the cardiac cycle and normal sinus rhythm. Content covers dysrhythmias of sinus, A-V and atrial origin, conduction defects, ventricular ectopy and bundle branch blocks. Early assessment data and treatment are presented. This CNE activity is being offered for 15 contact hours. 7255 VALH 7-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays, January 24-March 7 6:00-8:00 p.m. $115 Busch Room T333 SELECT TOPICS: NURSING CE (1-0) 1 HOUR This course is designed to meet the continuing education needs of nurses or other health professionals seeking professional development. Course content will vary depending on the topic being studied. This course may be repeated until taken a total of 4 times but any individual topic may only be taken once.

Nursing Continuing Ed CNA RECERTIFICATION Designed for those who have already completed the Certified Nurse Assistant course and who have successfully completed the Illinois Nurse Aide Examination, but who no longer are listed on the Illinois Nurse Aide Registry. You must first contact the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) at (217) 785-5133 to request a recertification packet. To participate, you must undergo a UCIA criminal background check and have the required and updated immunizations prior to attending the clinical site. The course will provide re-certification of the 21 skills and offer a review for the State Examination. 7256 VALH 10-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday & Friday, February 8 & 11 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. $249 Staff Room D227 7257 VALH 10-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Monday & Thursday, March 14 & 17 5:00-10:00 p.m. $249 Staff Room D227 CURRENT NURSING PRACTICE UPDATE (7-0) 7 HOURS This course is designed to update nurses who have not been actively involved in nursing practice. Topics covered include current trends in nursing and health care, legal aspects of nursing, review of basic skills, review of diseases, and selective new nursing techniques. The course also updates you on concepts relevant to nursing across the life cycle to form the focus for theory, clinic, and the simulated nursing labs. This process assists the nurse in reestablishing confidence and competence. This CNE activity is being offered for 55 contact hours. 7258 VALH 20-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursdays, February 3-May5, 5:30-9:00 p.m. And Saturdays, February 5-April 30 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (CLNI) $1,299 Busch Room D201

Steps for you to take for Current Nursing Practice Update 1. Hold a current, active nursing license in the State of Illinois 2. Meet the health requirements to attend the program 3. New students must complete an application for admission 4. Call the department for questions (847) 543-2615

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Pharmacy Tech

Career & Workforce—Healthcare & Nursing CE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN TRAINING (5-0) 5 HOURS The professional pharmacy technician training is an introductory course that is designed to prepare students for entry level work in a pharmacy setting. Upon successful completion students will receive a certificate of completion to assist in their career preparation and job search. This 105 hour course has been updated to include the mathematical calculations that are essential to prepare proper medication dosages, concentrations and dilutions. This class prepares students for the national certification exam. 7318 VALH 95-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, February 14-June 1 6:00-9:30 p.m. $1,499 Bowes Room T332 7320 VALH 95-002 Southlake Campus Meets Saturdays, February 5-May 21 8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m. $1,499 Staff Room V308

Refunds: Students that drop the course

Pharmacy Technicians are in demand! The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that pharmacy technician jobs will increase 27 percent over the next seven years. With the growing need for pharmaceuticals and a rapidly expanding healthcare field, the timing has never been better to begin a career in this industry. About 71 percent of pharmacy technician jobs are in retail pharmacies, grocery stores, department stores, or mass retailers.

within the refund period will be charged for all course materials not returned in perfect condition. Call 847 543-2615 for assistance.

Get a Start on Your Pharmacy Career CLC’s professional Pharmacy Technician Program consists of 105 hours of classroom instruction designed to teach you the fundamentals and practical skills needed to prepare you for entry-level work in a pharmacy setting. Classes are provided by MRxI Corporation and are taught by professionals in the field that bring real life experience to the classroom. This program includes 30-hours dedicated to the math calculations essential for success in any pharmacy setting. Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate of completion to assist you in your career preparation, job search, and certification. Requirements: You must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. NOTE: All pharmacy technicians must be nationally certified. This course will help you to prepare for both national certification exams. For more information, visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/professional/pharmacy.asp or call (847) 543-2615.

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Illinois Small Business Development Center Start Strong. Stay Strong. Grow Strong.

SBDC’s services include: • FREE one-on-one business advising and coaching with noted experts • Assistance in developing business plans and financial statements • Aid in forming strategic marketing plans

Starting or growing a small business is exciting, but it can also be scary and confusing. Don’t go it alone! The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has assisted Lake County small business owners start and grow businesses through workshops and FREE one-on-one advising sessions. The SBDC is your trusted business advisor, resource, and partner. The Illinois SBDC has assisted small businesses conquer challenges for over a quarter of a century.

• Support in securing loans with local lenders and service providers • English and Spanish advisors and workshops at Grayslake and Southlake campuses • Interactive, low-cost workshops. Descriptions, dates, and times are on the following pages.

For more information on Illinois SBDC’s services, workshops, and resources – • Visit: wpdi.clcillinois.edu/sbdc • Call: (847) 543-2033 • E-mail: illinoisSBDC@clcillinois.edu

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and the College of Lake County. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscrimination basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the center at (847) 543-2033 or TDD: (847) 223-0134.

WPDI

Workforce and Professional Development Institute

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Small Business Workshops

Career & Workforce—Small Business

Save the Date! Important event to start & grow your business Thursday, June 9, 2011 • Breakout Sessions • Valuable Resources • Networking • Success Stories For information, call (847) 543-2033 or visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/sbdc

Start-Up & Business Planning FastTrac® NewVenture™ Designed specifically for entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development, FastTrac® NewVenture™ not only helps you uncover the answers, it also helps you determine the questions to ask. Save time and money by testing the feasibility of your business concept before you launch. Form relationships with people who can prove to you that starting or growing your own business does not mean going it alone. We will provide you the opportunity to identify and meet market needs, develop a working knowledge of business fundamentals such as marketing, product/service development, management, and financials, and build an actionable business plan. Sponsored by: Registration Deadline: February 8, 2011 7293 TBSM 2-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays, February 15-April 19 6:30-9:30 p.m. $350 C. Pannell Room T326

SMART START TO YOUR SMALL BUSINESS Starting your own business is exciting and liberating, but it can also be scary, confusing and risky. Attending this workshop is your first step on the road to success. The seminar provides valuable advice and information concerning the basics of the business world and how they affect your business. Learn how to determine the type of legal structure that is best for your business, how to prepare and present your business plan, determine and apply business feasibility, what financial assistance is available to you, how to analyze your profit and loss statement and explore break-even analysis. 7341 TBSM 7-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 9 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 G. Bard Room V340 22

STARTING A BUSINESS IN ILLINOIS Starting a business in Illinois isn’t as simple as pressing a button. There are laws, regulations and reports a company must abide by and produce. We will discuss important aspects of business ownership and receive handouts that include information on agencies to contact. Don’t be sorry, be safe. Learn what is required to start a business in Illinois. 7530 TBSM 10-003 Grayslake Campus Thursday, March 3 6:30-9:00 p.m. $25 STAFF Room T327 For more information on online classes, visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/sbdc. 7343 TBSM 10-800 ONLINE* January 10-31 $25 7344 TBSM 10-801 ONLINE* February 1-28 $25 7345 TBSM 10-802 ONLINE* March 1-31 $25 7346 TBSM 10-803 ONLINE* April 1-30 $25 7347 TBSM 10-804 ONLINE* May 1-31 $25 *Self-paced online learning module

Take it online! We now offer online courses for professionals and small business owners.

COMENZAR UN NEGOCIO EN ILLINOIS Comenzar un negocio en Illinois no es tan simple como presionando un botón. Hay leyes, regulaciones, reglas y reportes que toda compañía debe respetar y producir. Esté seguro de lo qué se require de su negocio, no este arrepentido después. En este taller de dos horas, usted aprenderá acerca de: corporaciones, LLC, asociación y propietario único; impuestos para ventas, empleados e ingresos; regulaciones y licencias; seguro y vinculación; leyes laborales y practices laborales; la viabilidad y elementos del plan empresarial. 7352 TBSM 10-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, May 11 6:30-9:00 p.m. $25 F. Pliego Room T326 7351 TBSM 10-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, February 9 6:30-9:00 p.m. $25 F. Pliego Room TBA

Business Growth & Development 6 STEPS FOR BUILDING THE BUSINESS YOU DREAM OF… Learn the six steps for building a winning and sustainable business. Also learn the most powerful formula for growing sales and profits in your business – any business! 7361 TBSM 4-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 6 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 D. Verbeten Room T327 FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ Hindsight is 20/20, so take what you’ve learned in your business and look to the future. Create a framework to improve the performance of your business with FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ . Targeted specifically to entrepreneurs who have experience running their businesses, FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ focuses on the issues you need to make critical decisions about your business vision and strategy, investigate nextstage growth and opportunity, plan for strategic growth, build and maintain a competitive advantage, and maximize cash flow for future profitability. Sponsored by: Registration Deadline: February 8, 2011 7294 TBSM 3-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays, February 15-April 19 6:30-9:30 p.m. $350 J. Osmond Room T328

See Page 17 for details. QUESTIONS? CALL (847) 543-2033


Career & Workforce—Small Business STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR SMALL BUSINESS Strategic Planning introduces processes that focus on the four strategic areas common to all small businesses: Operations, Marketing, Finance, and People. The STAR process will develop a one-page strategic plan and a one-page action plan that can propel a business to higher levels of success. Join other small business owners to learn new processes and techniques that focus “on” your business. This is a Hybrid section that combines work in the classroom as well as online. 7297 TBSM 9-600 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday March 10 and 31 6:30-9:30 p.m. and ONLINE March 10-31 $125 Pannell/Osmond Room T326 PROJECT ESTIMATING FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER Two common challenges many small business owners have are: 1) estimating project cost before a project begins and 2) estimating project cost completion of an in-flight project. The focus of this workshop is to provide some tips and techniques to help the small business owner with these two estimating challenges. 7358 TBSM 61-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 20 7:30-10:00 a.m. $40 I. Hendon Room T326 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS Small business owners are responsible for every project within their organization. Focus on planning, tracking and managing tips and techniques for the business owner. Prior to the session you will be asked to read a short case study to discuss in class. Receive ideas and techniques that can be immediately applied to current projects. 7357 TBSM 62-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 16 7:30-10:00 a.m. $40 I. Hendon Room T326

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING MADE SIMPLE Gain an understanding of the real-world possibilities of social media marketing and take away ideas for practical implementation in your organization. Discover some of the strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities including time management and measuring the return of your activities. We will tie social media strategy to business objectives, and discuss how to use email and social media together to benefit your business and build relationships. 7363 TBSM 18-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 20 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. $30 S. Robinson Room V336 SOCIAL NETWORK MEDIA 2.0 FOR SMALL BUSINESS How to use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to increase your brand visibility 140 characters at a time. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL NETWORK MEDIA 2.0 Learn how Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn can increase your brand visibility, building your small business by engaging your customers, being positive, popular, current, and active. This class will concentrate on basic terminology and online format structure. 7355 TBSM 29-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 27 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 E. Soto Room T326 INTERMEDIATE SOCIAL NETWORK MEDIA 2.0 You are using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn - now what? We will discuss advanced strategies and target specific networks. This class will venture deeper into online tools and creative working examples to draw people to your Web site. 7356 TBSM 29-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, May 4 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 E. Soto Room T326

Marketing & Sales EMAIL MARKETING DAY Attend this seminar designed to teach you everything you need to know about email marketing in one day so that you can start using email marketing to help your business or organization the very next day. This program is a combination of The Power of Email Marketing and Getting Started with Constant Contact. Lunch is included in the cost of program. 7064 TBSM 17-001 Southlake Campus Meets Tuesday, March 9 10:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. $60 S. Robinson Room V336

Small Business Workshops SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an Internet marketing process that increases traffic to your web site by improving your position in the results of searches. Become more visible and make your presence known in the digital marketplace. INTRODUCTION TO SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION Learn how to make your presence know in a digital marketplace. Introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) through proper use of your web site structure, keywords, header tags, Meta tag titles and Meta descriptions, directory submission, organic versus paid search, impact of quality content, web analytics, and proper link building. This class will concentrate on basic terminology and online examples. 7353 TBSM 28-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 17 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 E. Soto Room T326 INTERMEDIATE SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION So you have learned the basics, now take it a step further with more advanced techniques through use of articles, directories, backlinks, forums, newsgroups, video, and more. This class will venture deeper into online tools and creative working examples. Prerequisite: Intro class or working knowledge. 7354 TBSM 28-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, March 24 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 E. Soto Room T326 STREETWISE MARKETING Learn the TOP 10 Commandments for creating raving fans for your business and the fundamentals for creating big response marketing campaigns, for small and medium size businesses. Create sales people in print to maximize your marketing ROI and be able to determine which marketing strategies are working and those that are not. 7362 TBSM 53-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 2 6:30-9:30 p.m. $30 D. Verbeten Room T326

Attention Small Business CEOs and Presidents! Do you wish your business could collaborate with a board of directors? Would you like the opportunity to share and gain valuable information with your peers? No business is too small to benefit from this powerful management tool that no small business should be without. The Illinois Small Business Development Center’s confidential CEO Advisory Board will take place Fall 2011. For more information, call (847) 543-2033.

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EFFECTIVE WEB SITE DESIGN Building an effective Web site takes planning, design, execution and analysis. Learn simple, but essential design elements when building or redesigning a site to help new customers find and enjoy your site. Enhance visits to your site through four Social Media favorites: Blog, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 7348 TBSM 26-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 20 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 L. Vadnais Room T326

the Cash Basis in measuring performance. 7360 TBSM 43-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, May 11 8:00-10:00 a.m. $35 J. Bronswick Room TBA

Accounting & Finance QUICKBOOKS MODULE 1 – A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION This class is designed for users who have less than six months’ experience working with QuickBooks. Topics include setup of new files, processing banking, accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, reconciliation of bank and credit card accounts and running basic financial reports. Prerequisites: Able to use Microsoft Windows products. 7325 TBSM 20-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesdays, February 1 and 8 6:00-10:00 p.m. $149 M. Wall T338 7020 TBSM 20-002 Southlake Campus Meets, Tuesday, April 26 8:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. $149 M. Wall Room V102 QUICKBOOKS - MODULE 2 - INTERMEDIATE In this QuickBooks Module you will learn to analyze financial data to better understand your business; how to create and customize reports; how to track and pay sale tax; and payroll functions including setting up payroll, overview of payroll tracking and payment process for payroll taxes. 7326 TBSM 21-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, February 22 6:00-10:00 p.m. $99 M. Wall Room T338 7021 TBSM 21-002 Southlake Campus Meets, Tuesday, May 3 8:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. $99 M. Wall Room V102 EMPOWER YOUR BUSINESS: STRATEGIC ACCOUNTING Learn how to use accounting to reach your goals. Accounting to find out how you did is history. Use it to drive how well you will do. Understand the differences between Cash Flow planning and Profitability planning and what they both mean to your success. Learn about Accrual Basis accounting why it is superior to 24

International Trade IMPORTING: REASONS, RISKS AND REWARDS Learn the reasons, risks and reward of importing. Many firms have turned to global suppliers for survival—including purchasing lower-priced raw materials for manufacturing, component parts, or line extensions that enable them to compete with importers or other domestic firms.* 7063 TBSM 31-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, April 13 6:30-9:30 p.m. $89 H. Shoemack Room V232 BASICS OF THE EXPORT BUSINESS: PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR SUCCESS Ninety-five percent of the world's consumers live outside the U.S exporting is an important part of future business planning. This course provides a “fast-track” approach to understand sales and profits that come from international trade specifically exporting. With the U. S. Government's new National Export Initiative, commitment to expand export promotion will assist firms with credit and foreign market access. Area companies that don't export, or export less than they should, can get the resources they need to identify promising new markets or the necessary contacts in foreign countries.* 7062 TBSM 32-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 16 6:30-9:30 p.m. $89 H. Shoemack Room V336 *Participants receive comprehensive workbook & resource guide valued at $40.

Employee & Human Relations YOU DON'T SAY! We must be able to communicate effectively to be successful. This interactive workshop led by a duo teaching team focuses on communication including your learning and communicating style and how to effectively interact with other learning and communicating styles. Develop tools and techniques to overcome communication differences. 7342 TBSM 51-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, April 14 6:30-8:30 p.m. $30 H. Nagel Room T326

MAY I HELP YOU? Now more than ever do we see the importance customer service has on the success (or failure) of a business. Learning objectives include being able to excite staff about management's objectives and immediate action steps to put into place; increasing employee retention through engagement; and developing the leader within. 7359 TBSM 57-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Tuesday, May 10 6:30-8:30 p.m. $30 H. Nagel Room T326 THE HUMAN SIDE OF PROFITABILITY… ACCOUNTABILITY! As an organization grows, individual self-accountability declines. No matter how sophisticated your equipment or process, a company’s employees are still central to its success. Nowhere is it more true than these economic times, every business must do more with less. This session is geared to help you lead your culture to a place of accountability allowing for efficient yet effective operations. 7350 TBSM 64-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Thursday, April 21 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35 N. Martin Room T326

Legal Aspects of Business Ownership PRACTICAL LEGAL TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS This intensive business boot camp focuses on counseling business owners through some of the most pressing legal issues you face as you start and grow your businesses. Learn to understand the dynamics of organizational entity, how to lay the foundation for a solid and profitable business structure, how to capitalize on intangible assets, and how to effectively negotiate contracts to achieve a favorable outcome each time. A must attend seminar for the new or growing business. 7339 TBSM 82-001 Southlake Campus Meets Wednesday, March 23 6:30-9:30 p.m. $40 L. Khorshid Room V232

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Judicial Services Growing a Safer Community

Dedicated to enhancing your quality of life in Lake County, Judicial Services offers life-skills programs for the 19th Judicial Circuit Court. These court-sponsored programs include: National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Courses • Award-winning classes emphasize defensive driving techniques • Teens and senior citizens may be eligible for reduced auto insurance premiums • Six programs to choose from Alive at 25 Teen Driving Course • Parents – learn to partner with your teen driver • Teens – learn to be a safe and defensive driver • Develop strategies to stay safe on the road Child First Foundation Program • Course for divorcing parents with minor children • Learn to minimize the effects of divorce • Register together or separately Adult and Juvenile Probation Volunteer Program • Train to work with low-risk probation clients through this award-winning program • Be a positive role model • Turn someone’s life around

Classes are offered in English and Spanish and at locations throughout Lake County.

For more information: • Visit: wpdi.clcillinois.edu/judicial • Call: (847) 543-2185 (courses) • Call: (847) 543-2100 (volunteering) • E-mail: judicialservices@clcillinois.edu

WPDI

Workforce and Professional Development Institute

College of Lake County 19351 West Washington Street Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198


Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center Is the government buying what you are selling?

Growth Through Government Contracting

• Harness the Power of Information – See what the government is buying • Harness the Resources available through the Center – Learn how to sell to the government!

We’re leading the way and want you on the team! Call today – (847) 543-2025

Demolition, office supplies, sporting goods, real estate services, and, yes, even boulder stockpiling and freight delivery via dog sled – these are just a few of the purchases made by various government organizations. This is the time to explore your government marketplace and locate new opportunities. To learn more, contact the center and set up a meeting. Take advantage of the center’s resources and free technical assistance.

For more information: • Visit: wpdi.clcillinois.edu/ptac • Call: (847) 543-2025

WPDI

Workforce and Professional Development Institute

College of Lake County 19351 West Washington Street Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

• E-mail: illinoisPTAC@clcillinois.edu The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program is funded by the Defense Logistics Agency, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the College of Lake County through a cooperative agreement as a service to those members of the business community interested in selling a product or service to the government (federal, state and local).


How to Register 1. Submit a Student Admission Form New students and students who have not attended classes in two years must submit a Student Admission Form in one of two ways: INTERNET: www.clcillinois.edu/applyconted.asp IN PERSON: At the Admissions and Records Office Room B101on the Grayslake Campus

Register Now! Pre-registration is required for all classes.Classes fill quickly so register early!

Refund information: 2. Obtain CLC ID Number and Create myLogin Allow two working days to process your admission form application. You will receive your CLC student ID number in the mail. Visit www.clcillinois.edu/register to create your login.

3. Register for Classes By Internet at www.clcillinois.edu/register When you are ready to select your classes, use the CLC Classes By Term. You must specify the semester and then a subject, such as English, to view the classes available. To select a subject area click on the magnifying glass and then press the ‘Look Up’ button. When you find a specific class section you want, make note of the four-digit class number. You may register on the Web or in person in the Admissions office, B101 at the Grayslake Campus, the Student Services office at the Lakeshore Campus or the main office at the Southlake Educational Center. Online Self-Service requires that you have created myLogin. Once you have logged in, use the menu of options to add or drop classes, view your schedule, view grades or an unofficial transcript and use many other options. When you add or drop a class, check for a 'success' or 'error' message. Most errors are due to prerequisites not met or enrollment holds.

4. Pay Tuition and Fees To avoid being dropped from classes for non-payment, you must pay in full or enroll in the college’s FACTS installment tuition payment plan by your due date. Check the amount of your bill online by logging into myStudentCenter and selecting the “View, Pay or Setup FACTS Plan” link. Financial aid is not available for Continuing Education classes.

Where to Register • By Web from anywhere www.clcillinois.edu/register • Grayslake Campus 19351 West Washington Street, Grayslake • Lakeshore Campus 111 North Genesee Street, Waukegan • Southlake Campus 1120 South Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills

Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu or call (847) 543-2615 for information

Students who withdraw from certificate programs or series offered by Continuing Professional Development prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund. Refunds for withdrawals after the first day of class, but within the first 15% of the class, will be applied by CPD minus the cost of any materials returned in less than new condition.

Payment Information Visit wpdi.clcillinois.edu/register or call (847) 543-2615 for information. SBDC students should call (847) 543-2033

Campus Maps and General Information Visit www.clcillinois.edu/about or call (847) 543-2615. The Workforce and Professional Development Institute (WPDI) is dedicated to meeting your professional training needs. • Client Solutions – customized training (847) 543-2615 Wpdi.clcillinois.edu/training • Continuing Professional Development – open enrollment courses (847) 543-2615 Wpdi.clcillinois.edu/professional • Judicial Services – community services (847) 543-2185 (courses) (847) 543-2100 (volunteering) Wpdi.clcillinois.edu/judicial • Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center – Government Contracting (847) 543-2025 Wpdi.clcillinois.edu/ptac • Illinois Small Business Development Center – Small Business (847) 543-2033 Wpdi.clcillinois.edu/sbdc

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ECRWSS RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER

November 2010 – Volume 16, No. 4

NEW COURSES THIS SPRING! Graphic Software and Multimedia Expanded course offerings for Mac or PC users. See page 6.

Commit to two days; emerge a leader! Leadership Training See page 1.

Looking for Personal Enrichment and Leisure courses? Visit www.clcillinois.edu/pdf schedule/noncredit.asp.

PLUS NEW COURSES FROM THE lllinois Small Business Development Center

Get on the road to a better career.

See page 22.

Truck Driver Training See page 10.


WPDI Spring 2011 Class Schedule