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WINTER 2017 Classes offered throughout the quarter visit

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FEATURED CLASSES Supervision Certificate Develop (and enhance) your supervisory skills to lead a motivated and productive team.

GREEN RIVER COLLEGE

SMALL BUSINESS CENTER

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SQL Server Certificate Join the data revolution by adding ITs most in-demand skill to your toolkit.

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Fundamentals of Medical Billing Take your first steps towards becoming a medical billing professional!

Green River College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAC) helps any business, at any stage, in any industry, reach the next level of success.

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Private Investigation Tap into your inner sleuth. Enhance your workplace investigative technique or begin a new career!

Darrell Sundell PTAC Advisor

Parteek Singh SBDC Advisor

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Deanna Burnett-Keener SBDC Advisor

NO-COST BUSINESS ADVISING Writing and Illustrating Learn how to turn your ideas into stories. • Illustrating Picture Books • Crafting the Story: Short Story and Novel • Writing for Children and Getting Published • Getting Started With ebook Publishing

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Government Contracting

Business Expansion

International Export

Business Management

Business Start Up

Marketing Assistance

Business Funding

Buying or Selling a Business

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Education is a Lifelong Process Continuing Education non-credit courses are for professional continuing education, job training, and personal enrichment. These are selfsupporting courses, not supported by tax funds. Classes are held on campus and at a variety of other locations. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for most classes.

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Human Resources..........................................................5-6

Leadership and Supervision..............................................7

Legal..................................................................................8

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Project Management.........................................................8

Small Business Development...........................................9

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Computer Basics.............................................................10

Microsoft................................................................... 10-11 QuickBooks.....................................................................12

SQL Server.......................................................................12

Web and Graphic Production.................................... 12-13

Online Learning........................................................14 Work Related........................................................15-16 Healthcare.......................................................................15 Real Estate.......................................................................15

Lifelong Learning .................................................17-23

Creative Arts and Crafts............................................. 17-18

Dance and Fitness...........................................................18

Health....................................................................... 18-19

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HOURS Friday and breaks Auburn Monday–Thursday Center Friday and breaks Kent Monday–Thursday Friday and breaks

Vocational........................................................................16

Enumclaw Campus 1414 Griffith Avenue Enumclaw, WA 98022-3008

Auburn Monday–Thursday

Computers...........................................................10-13

Kent Campus 417 Ramsay Way, Suite 112 Kent, WA 98032–4501

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9:00a – 7:00p 9:00a – 5:00p 7:30a – 8:00p 7:30a – 5:00p 7:30a – 8:00p 7:30a – 5:00p

Home and Garden...........................................................19

In A Class By Itself...........................................................20

Language and Culture....................................................21

Money Matters................................................................21

Music...............................................................................22 Outdoors.........................................................................22 Writing............................................................................23 Kent Campus: Credit Classes......................................24 Maps and Registration..........................................25-27

gender orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA 98092-3622, (253) 288-3320. To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) 833-9111, ext. 2631; TTY (253) 288-3359. Green River College has made reasonable efforts to provide information that is accurate at the time of publication. However, the college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses, and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of such changes. Nothing herein shall be construed to create any offer to contract or contractual rights. Limitation of Liability: The college’s total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the college for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits.

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PRIME TIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Interesting short-term classes and educational tours at a lower cost than non-members Membership socials, luncheons, and guest lectures Special invitations to campus lectures and programs at no charge 10% discount on most Continuing Education courses

Prime Time Institute is a program for active adult learners. Members enjoy stimulating, intellectual learning through short non-credit courses, discussion groups, social activities, and educational tours. With college administrative support, the members are the driving force behind the program and participate in providing suggestions for future classes, instructors, topics of interest, and educational tours. Membership is open to adults ages 55 and older. Yearly membership fee is $45 per person and entitles you to a discount on Prime Time classes and other benefits. If you are not a member, you are still welcome to attend at the non-member class fee.

pri m e time schedu l e Government and Politics in Washington State Tuesday, January 24 • 9:00-11:30 a.m. Location: New Auburn Center, 1221 D St. N.E., Auburn Presenter: Rich Elfers Understand the struggle over the recent Supreme Court findings in regard to funding of basic education based upon the McCleary decision. We’ll explore the implications of the recent Stutzman decision (the florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding) and how it pits same-sex marriage against freedom of religion. Member Fee: $25 Register for P210 Non-Member Fee: $35 Register for P215 The Elephant in the Room: The Breakdown of the American Family Tuesday, February 7 • 9:00-11:30 a.m. Location: New Auburn Center, 1221 D St. N.E., Auburn Presenter: Rich Elfers If there is a domestic problem in the nation, schools are usually the first to be blamed followed by the justice system. In actuality, the elephant in the room is the breakdown of the family. Through this lecture and discussion, we’ll gain an understanding as to whether or not this is so and why. What are we as a nation refusing to face? What can we do about it? Member Fee: $25 Register for P220 Non-Member Fee: $35 Register for P225

The Psychology of Advertising Tuesday, February 28 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: New Auburn Center, 1221 D St. N.E., Auburn Presenter: Joy Crawford, GRC Psychology Instructor We turn on the television or look at our favorite magazine and see ads with smiling faces try to sell us soup, toothpaste, candy, and politicians. What does advertising do? When you don’t pay attention to ads, they can affect you! We’ll explore the psychology behind advertising as we learn the ABCs of attitude formation and change, survey the dual process theory of persuasion, and blow the whistle on advertising tricks used to get us to buy products. Member Fee: $29 Register for P240 Non-Member Fee: $39 Register for P245

In the Beginning: Religion in the United States during the 17th & 18th Centuries Thursday, February 16 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: New Auburn Center, 1221 D St. N.E., Auburn Presenter: Elliot Heifetz, Prime Time Member This presentation will provide an overview of the variety of religious experiences, practices and philosophies that contributed to the development of the American character. It will also include a discussion of the religious viewpoints of our Founders that ultimately led to the U.S. Constitution’s separation of church and state. Member Fee: $25 Register for P230 Non-Member Fee: $35 Register for P235

African Killer Bees Thursday, March 9 • 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: New Auburn Center, 1221 D St. N.E., Auburn Presenter: Danny Najera, GRC Biology Instructor The honeybee is one of the most important species to modern human society, but it has a dark side. Come learn about the subspecies of honeybees known as the killer bees. We will discuss differences in their behavior, reasons for that difference, and update our knowledge of how they evolved and where they are in our country today. Member Fee: $25 Register for P250 Non-Member Fee: $35 Register for P255

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Accounting Basics: An Introduction for Non-Accounting Majors Navigate your way around the accounting world by learning the basic steps associated with the accounting cycle. Topics include the accounting cycle; journal entries and T-accounts; trial balances; the four financial statements; adjusting entries; closing entries; financial statement analysis; and computerized systems. Petty cash, internal controls and bank reconciliations will also be discussed. No prior accounting experience necessary. Text included. CEUs: 1.8 • Fee $299

Powerful Presentations You can speak powerfully! Discover new ways to satisfy audiences, open and structure easy-to-follow presentations (with or without PowerPoint), apply the voice and body language techniques of professional speakers, use humor tastefully, motivate and persuade your audience and handle Q&A sessions confidently and with composure. Plus learn how to survive nervousness and stage fright. Whether you speak at meetings, give public presentations, teach, train or give sales or political talks, this course is for you. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139

Y900 T. Sauvageau Kent-282 M, W Class begins 2/6/17 and ends 2/27/17. No class 2/20.

Y906 M. Buschmohle Kent-282 Class begins 3/3/17 and ends 3/3/17

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Budgeting for Business Learn budgeting fundamentals that will provide you with a solid understanding of budgeting and prepare you to make sound financial decisions. Topics include cash and master budgets; reviewing and analyzing budgets; justification and approval; operating budgets; manufacturing budgets; variances, forecasts and action plans; and capital budgets. You will also devise an action plan to solve a problem identified during a variance analysis. Course examples apply to all businesses. Text included. CEUs: .9 • Fee $199 Y901 Staff Kent-282 Class begins 3/1/17 and ends 3/8/17

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Speak Better English: American Accent Training Discover how to speak clearly and expressively on the phone, in meetings, in job interviews and when giving presentations. No matter what your first language, you will learn advanced techniques, beyond ESL, for pronouncing words with an American accent by using the methods radio and TV broadcasters use to sound decisive and confident. Your instructor has trained people from more than 40 countries to gain respect and speak with confidence. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y907 M. Buschmohle Kent-321 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 3/2/17

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H u m a n R e s o u r ce s Data Analysis Certificate Data analysis is one of the most sought after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it’s rare when someone can analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Learn to analyze data in a business setting; how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences; the statistics behind these group differences and relationships; how to perform inquiries; and how to communicate these results through graphs and text. CEUs: 4.8 • Fee $495 Y904

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Conducting HR Investigations Conducting effective internal investigations is a key skill for HR professionals. A well-executed investigation not only maintains employee trust but also provides a solid defense if the issue proceeds to an agency or court. Topics include structuring an investigation; using an outside investigator; conducting interviews; understanding the agency complaint process; and giving a deposition. You’ll also conduct a mock investigation and decide on an appropriate action for complaint resolution. See website for prerequisite. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y909 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 2/24/17 and ends 2/24/17

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HR as a Strategic Partner Because human resources are an organization's competitive advantage, having the right HR approach can make a significant impact on your company's success. Learn what is meant by ”strategic HR“; discover tactics for making your HR department more strategic; and develop the competencies needed to get and keep a seat at the table. You will also identify strategic-level HR responsibilities in talent management, compensation and benefits and business activities such as mergers and acquisitions. See website for prerequisite. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y908 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 1/27/17 and ends 1/27/17

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Need QuickBooks Training? See QuickBooks for Small Business classes on page 12.

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HR Generalist Certificate As an HR Generalist you are expected to be an expert in every human resource function, including hiring, compensation, payroll, performance management, employment laws and more. Green River’s HR Generalist Certificate prepares you to effectively serve in the HR Generalist role and equips you with the knowledge and tools needed in today’s workplace.

Earn the certificate by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. For course details, including recommended textbook, please visit greenriver.edu/cceCertificates. CEUs: 3.6 • Fee: $599 Certificate includes the following courses: Introduction to HR page 6 Federal and State Employment Laws page 6 Recruitment and Selection page 6 Compensation and Benefits page 6 Employee and Labor Relations page 6 Training and Development page 6 Health, Safety and Security page 6 HR Administration page 6 Y910 Malone/Davis Kent-282 Tu, Th Class begins 2/2/17 and ends 3/16/17. No class 2/14.

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“The certificate program is great! The information has been extremely detailed and helpful. The instructors were very engaging.” ~ Bridgette B., HR Generalist Certificate student This program has been submitted to the HR Certifiction Institute for review. Introduction to HR In this introductory course discover how HR functions within an organization, and learn about the specific role of the HR Generalist. Identify the typical duties HR Generalists are responsible for and how they can have a positive influence on an organization. You will also evaluate common scenarios HR professionals deal with and define the characteristics of successful HR Generalists. CEUs: .3 • Fee $69 Y911 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 2/2/17 and ends 2/2/17

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Federal and State Employment Laws Legal compliance is a critical task for Human Resources. Learn the basics of the federal and state employment laws that HR Generalists most often deal with, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA and more. You will also identify the steps HR Generalists can take to keep themselves and their organizations out of trouble. Other topics include identifying and preventing sexual harassment and the difference between compliance and risk management approaches to employment laws. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y912 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 2/7/17 and ends 2/9/17

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Recruitment and Selection Recruiting and selecting the best employees for your organization is one of the most important things you will do as an HR Generalist. Topics for this course include creating a job description; strategies for finding candidates; interviewing and selection techniques for determining the best candidate for the job; and keeping the hiring process fair and legal. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y913 K. Walker Kent-282 Class begins 2/16/17 and ends 2/21/17

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Compensation and Benefits Compensation and benefit programs are key factors in attracting and retaining the right talent for your organization. They are also one of the highest costs of doing business and offer an opportunity for HR to make a valuable contribution to the organization's bottom line. Learn about the different types of compensation systems, compliance with the FLSA and other employment laws, how to determine exempt verses non-exempt status and various benefits as part of a total compensation package. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y914 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 2/23/17 and ends 2/28/17

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Employee and Labor Relations Employee and labor relations is a broad topic that includes performance management, disciplinary action, employee rights and dealing with various employee issues and complaints. If an organization is unionized, it also includes labor contract negotiation and administration and resolving grievances. In this course discover strategies for driving high performance while maintaining a respectful working environment. You will also learn how to manage the termination process to reduce the likelihood of a legal claim. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y915 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 3/2/17 and ends 3/7/17

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6:00–9:00p

Training and Development Training and developing staff is an important function in the HR Generalist's role. In this course you will identify how and why adults learn and discover tips for keeping employees engaged and interested in the learning process. Other topics include performing a needs assessment, selecting the appropriate intervention to meet the identified need and talent development strategies including succession planning. CEUs: .3 • Fee $69 Y916 K. Walker Kent-282 Class begins 3/9/17 and ends 3/9/17

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Health, Safety and Security OSHA and other laws require an employer to provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees. In this course you will review both general and specific requirements and best practices for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace. You will also learn about the roles of OSHA and WISHA, how to manage L&I claims and gain tips on preparing for and dealing with violence in the workplace. CEUs: .3 • Fee $69 Y917 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 3/14/17 and ends 3/14/17

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HR Administration The evolution of technology has changed the way that HR manages many of its functions, including payroll. In this course you will learn the basics of the payroll process, how using HR technology can save time and money for your organization and the growing demand and importance of HR metrics. You will also discover state and federal recordkeeping requirements, what to keep in a personnel file and important HR technology terminology. CEUs: .3 • Fee $69 Y918 C. Malone Kent-282 Class begins 3/16/17 and ends 3/16/17

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B u si n e ss a n d P r o f e ssi o n a l D e ve l opm e n t Leadership & Super visio n Collaborative Management When managing or leading people, collaborative skills are essential for maximum performance and productivity. They enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for the success of your team or organization. Visit greenriver.edu/cceOnline for course details. CEUs: 1.6 • Fee $245 Y905

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Supervision Certificate

Supervising others can be a challenging, yet rewarding, experience. Whether you are a new supervisor, or you want to brush up on your supervisory skills, Green River’s Supervision Certificate will give you the tools you need to oversee the productivity and progress of your employees and enable them to efficiently and effectively meet their goals. Program includes lecture, discussion and a variety of group activities. Topics include: • Turning negative situations into positive outcomes • Identifying leadership traits through personal assessment • Leading effective meetings • Providing feedback • Establishing priorities • Problem-solving techniques The certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. CEUs: 3.6 • Fee: $599 Certificate includes the following courses: Working with Difficult People Developing Your Leadership Style Getting the Most From Your Meetings Motivating for Success Working Smarter Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Strategies

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Y919 S. Johnson Kent-321 M, W 6:00–9:00p Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 3/15/17. No class 2/20 and 2/22. “Sara Johnson is an excellent instructor. She is humorous, yet very knowledgeable. She made the class enjoyable and provided me with skills that I can use in the workplace.” ~Supervision Certificate student

Developing Your Leadership Style Learn how to capitalize on your personal leadership style to achieve workplace goals. In this course you will identify your leadership through personal assessment; learn the difference between leadership and management; recognize the “being” and “doing” of leadership; and develop the innate motivating techniques that transform employee attitudes and enhance cooperation and teamwork. Other topics include understanding the leadership management balance and SMART goal development. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y921 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 2/6/17 and ends 2/8/17

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Getting the Most From Your Meetings Discover why some meetings fail and learn proven techniques for making meetings more productive. Gain tips related to the four essentials of productive meetings: planning, participating, presenting and producing. Other topics include meeting formats and when to vary them, responding to conflict in a meeting and meeting follow-through. A key component of this course is utilizing effective communication strategies before, during and after your meetings. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y922 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 2/13/17 and ends 2/15/17

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Motivating for Success Want more creative, motivated employees who are eager to work hard and satisfy both internal and external customers? Good leaders empower their employees to feel confident, valued and motivated. In this course discover what motivates people, how to resuscitate motivation and how personality affects motivation. You will also learn how to give clear and motivating directions, set realistic and achievable standards and provide effective feedback, praising good results and correcting unsatisfactory performance. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y923 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 2/27/17 and ends 3/1/17

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Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Strategies Creative problem-solving and effective decision-making skills are essential in today’s workplace. Through the use of real-life case studies, discover four primary problem-solving tools, learn a format for group problem-solving, methods for effective decision-making and techniques to minimize conflict and dissension. This course concludes with an interactive problem-solving group exercise. Concepts taught in this course can be applied to all facets of life. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y925 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 3/13/17 and ends 3/15/17

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Working Smarter Time is a valuable resource that can be costly to a company when wasted. In this course you will develop communication strategies to minimize time loss, evaluate personal and organizational time-wasters, learn to establish meaningful priorities and determine ways to deal with disruptions and unanticipated drains on time. Additional topics include schedule planning, prioritizing, delegation and large project completion. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y924 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 3/6/17 and ends 3/8/17

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Working with Difficult People We all encounter difficult people. Whether you are a supervisor, a customer service professional, or you have a challenging coworker, it’s important to know how to rise above your initial emotional reaction and turn negative situations into positive outcomes. Topics include understanding why we label people as difficult; types of difficult people; tools and techniques for resolving issues; coping strategies for the effects of difficult people; conflict management strategies; and practical application. CEUs: .6 • Fee $139 Y920 S. Johnson Kent-321 Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 2/1/17

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P r o j e ct M a n a g e m e n t

Paralegal Certificate

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Project Management Certificate Level 2

Paralegals and legal assistants have two of the fastest growing careers in the country. According to the Washington State Employment Security Department, this field is expected to increase by 33 percent between 2012 and 2022. Green River’s Paralegal Certificate gives you the knowledge you need to move into a career as a paralegal. This comprehensive introduction to the legal system includes case studies, practical applications, ethical dilemmas and hands-on assignments — all relevant to Washington state. You will learn to conduct legal research, prepare legal documents, interview witnesses, investigate facts and assist in trial preparation. Our Paralegal instructor holds a Professional Paralegal Certificate from NALs, the association for legal professionals and has over 23 years’ experience in the legal field. For course details, including prerequisites, visit greenriver.edu/cceCertificates. Textbook included. CEUs: 9.0 • Fee: $1,399 Y927 V. Hager Aub Ctr-160 Tu, Th 6:00–9:00p V. Hager Aub Ctr-160 Sa 9:00a–4:00p Class begins 1/24/17 and ends 3/16/17

In this continuation of our Level 1 Certificate Program, you will learn about the final three phases of project management: executing, monitoring and controlling and closing the project. You will also gain methods for effectively managing requirements throughout the life of the project. The certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. For course details, including prerequisites and required textbooks, please visit greenriver.edu/ cceCertificates. CEUs: 3.0 • PDUs: 30 • Fee: $599 Certificate includes the following courses: Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing page 8 Principles of Requirements Management page 8 Y928 D. Yeomans Kent-282 M, W Class begins 1/9/17 and ends 2/15/17. No class 1/16 and 2/1.

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Green River Continuing Education is a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Registered Education Provider, and our courses count toward the education requirements for the PMP® and CAPM® certifications. Credentialed participants will earn Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Paralegal Certificate Information Session Join us for a free information session where you will learn about the paralegal profession, the outlook for Washington state paralegals and our Paralegal Certificate Program. Registration required. Free. Y926 V. Hager Aub-Ctr-160 Th Class begins 1/12/17 and ends 1/12/17

6:00–7:00p

NEW TRAINING PROGRAMS Tools for Project Managers Spring 2017 PMP® and CAPM® Exam Prep Spring 2017 Call Continuing Education at (253) 856-9595, ext. 5000 to request more information.

PMI®,PMP® and CAPM® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Project Execution, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing Precise execution of a project is critical to success. Develop skills to perform tasks for the work-driven phase of a project. Use tools to evaluate the progress of a project, identify preventative actions to avoid issues, apply corrective action where needed and document project performance. Obtain practice in implementing project management processes (change control, quality and communications) to ensure a project is on track to a successful outcome and closure. See website for prerequisites and required textbooks. CEUs: 1.2 • PDUs: 12 • Fee $269 Y929 D. Yeomans Kent-282 M, W Class begins 1/9/17 and ends 1/23/17. No class 1/16.

Principles of Requirements Management Knowing how to develop, track and manage requirements are valuable skills. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of developing and managing requirements over product and service development life cycle processes. Practice applying key tools and techniques for collecting, analyzing, documenting and tracking requirements successfully over a product or service life cycle. Additionally, you will learn about the interaction between requirements management and the five project management processes. CEUs: 1.8 • PDUs: 18 • Fee $409 Y930 D. Yeomans Kent-282 Class begins 1/25/17 and ends 2/13/17

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S o ci a l M e d i a & M a r k e t i n g

Start a Successful Business

Social Media for Business Certificate

Take the series of four small business start-up classes listed below for a savings of $67. Instructor provides an overview of the essential components for starting a profitable small business. CEUs: 1.2 • Fee $169 Y931 D. Burnett-Keener Aub Ctr-230 Class begins 2/1/17 and ends 2/22/17

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Discover how businesses are using social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogging and more to communicate, market, retain and serve customers and clients. Explore the top sites and determine possible uses for your organization. Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy that utilizes social networks, and obtain how-to techniques for integrating social networks into your organization. Three month-long courses. CEUs: 4.8 • Fee: $495

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Business Start-Up and Management This class will help you plan the start-up of a new business. Learn strategic and tactical keys to success such as assessing your resources, identifying your business personality, developing your concept, protecting your assets through proper business structure and understanding the necessary licenses and taxes. The entire process is built into a start-up map that you can follow step-by-step. CEUs: .3 • Fee $59 Y932 D. Burnett-Keener Aub Ctr-230 Class begins 2/1/17 and ends 2/1/17

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Business Marketing Learn the basics of making strategic marketing decisions and building an integrated marketing plan. Utilizing a practical and repeatable process, you will learn about important concepts such as pricing; distribution; messaging; message delivery; and how to base all of those decisions on your customer profile, product advantages and competition. CEUs: .3 • Fee $59 Y933 D. Burnett-Keener Aub Ctr-230 Class begins 2/8/17 and ends 2/8/17

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Developing a Business Plan This hands-on session is designed to help you create a working business plan for starting or managing your business. Through engaging writing exercises and group brainstorming, you will take your business ideas further than you thought possible. While traditional business plan formats will be discussed, the focus of this class is to help you develop and sharpen your own business ideas to give you the greatest chance of success. CEUs: .3 • Fee $59 Y935 D. Burnett-Keener Aub Ctr-230 Class begins 2/22/17 and ends 2/22/17

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Business Financial Management Effective financial management is your key to small business success. Learn to read basic financial statements and concentrate on your key financial priorities. Understand how to use the cash-flow cycle to your business’s advantage and utilize important benchmarks for maximizing your daily results. This class is crucial to your small business education. CEUs: .3 • Fee $59 Y934 D. Burnett-Keener Aub Ctr-230 Class begins 2/15/17 and ends 2/15/17

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Discover the power of Access 2013 by taking the Access Series. Series includes Levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 2.1 • Fee $369

Most computer classes list “prerequisites,” which are the basic skills and knowledge students must have prior to taking the class. Instructors will not use class time to cover prerequisite material. If you have questions about prerequisites, please contact Continuing Education at (253) 856-9595 ext. 5000.

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Many of our computer classes utilize textbooks. Textbooks will be distributed in class, unless otherwise noted. (Note: Some computer courses do not use textbooks.)

U S B F LASH D R I VE

We highly recommend bringing a USB flash drive (minimum2GB) to computer classes, so you can save your files for review outside of class. (Note: Not all classes have downloadable files.)

Computer Fundamentals Learn the necessary skills to operate a personal computer. Topics include computer hardware (keyboard, mouse, monitor and memory); software; the Windows Operating System; desktop settings; searching; file management and folders; creating backups; using a web browser for online searches; the Cloud; and saving attachments. You will also explore free online apps and web-based email and gain hands-on experience in a relaxed setting. Apple-specific skills, terms and hardware are not covered. Text included. CEUs: 1.4 • Fee $269 Tu, Th

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The Certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 3.5 • Fee: $499. Certificate includes the following courses: Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Microsoft Outlook 2013 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1 Microsoft Access 2013 Level 1 F

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Microsoft Access 2013 Level 3 Round out your knowledge by learning about advanced Access features. Topics include customizing a form layout to improve usability and efficiency of data entry; adding user interface features to validate data entry; using macros; organizing data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy; locking down and preparing the database for distribution to multiple users; and creating and modifying a database switchboard. Prerequisite: Access Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149

Discover the value of Microsoft Office 2013 in this five-session program. You will gain hands-on experience with Microsoft Office’s most popular applications, including Word, for word processing, Excel, for spreadsheets, Outlook, for email, PowerPoint, for presentations and Access, for databases. Upon completion of this Certificate, you will be ready for our Level 2 Microsoft Office courses.

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Microsoft Access 2013 Level 1 Establish a foundational understanding of Access 2013 in this Level 1 course. Topics include creating a simple database; organizing and managing data stored within Access tables; using queries to join, sort and filter data from different tables; creating advanced queries; creating and formatting custom reports; and customizing Access configuration options. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149

Microsoft Office 2013 Essentials Certificate

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Microsoft Access 2013 Level 2 Expand your knowledge with Access 2013, so you can create a robust, functional database for your users. Topics include designing a relational database; joining tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables; organizing a database for efficiency and performance; maintaining data integrity; sharing data among Access and other applications; customizing reports to organize the displayed information; and producing specific print layouts. Prerequisite: Access Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149

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Microsoft Excel 2013

Capture the power of Excel 2013 by taking the Excel Series. Series includes Levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 2.1 • Fee $369 Y947 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 1/31/17 and ends 2/16/17

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Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1 Gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel 2013 that's necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets. Topics include navigating a worksheet; entering and editing data, including formulas; entering functions; and modifying and formatting worksheets. You will also learn how to create and format charts, add graphics, work with conditional formatting, create templates and print worksheets. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149 Y948 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 1/31/17 and ends 2/2/17

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Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2 Build upon your foundational knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and learn how to extract actionable data. Topics include viewing and printing large worksheets; linking worksheets and workbooks; constructing 3-D formulas; advanced formatting; sorting and filtering data; working with tables; outlining and consolidating data; saving workbooks as web pages; using hyperlinks; auditing and protecting data; using templates and much more. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149 Y949 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 2/7/17 and ends 2/9/17

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Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3 Get the most from your Excel experience and unleash the power of data. Topics include constructing advanced functions and formulas; using lookup functions; validating cell entries and advanced filtering; creating data tables; advanced charting; working with PivotTables and PivotCharts; exporting and importing data; utilizing analytical tools, including creating scenarios and using Goal Seek; running and recording macros; and much more! Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $149 Y950 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 2/14/17 and ends 2/16/17

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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Utilize Outlook 2013 to manage your email communications, calendar events, contact information, tasks, and notes. Topics include composing email messages; attaching files; reading and responding to email; managing and organizing email; scheduling appointments and meetings; creating, managing and updating contact information; scheduling tasks; creating notes; and customizing the Outlook environment. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $139 Y955 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 2/10/17 and ends 2/10/17

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Capture your audience's attention by using the vast array of features in PowerPoint 2013. In this course you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals and deliver it with a punch. Topics include developing a PowerPoint presentation; performing advanced text editing; adding graphical elements; modifying objects; adding tables and charts; and delivering your presentation. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $139 Y956 G. Larson Kent-255 Class begins 2/17/17 and ends 2/17/17

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Microsoft Windows 10 Take command of the Windows 10 interface by understanding its features and capabilities. Topics include navigating and customizing the Windows 10 environment; using Windows apps and desktop applications; working with files and folders; browsing the internet with Microsoft Edge; and security features. Some elements requiring a Microsoft account may be demonstrated but not practiced. Prerequisite: experience with personal computers, desktop applications and the internet. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $129 Y941 G. Larson Kent-274 Class begins 1/27/17 and ends 1/27/17 3 Class Series

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Microsoft Word 2013

Experience all the powerful features of Word 2013 by taking the Word Series. Series includes Levels 1, 2 and 3 at a discounted price. Prerequisite: basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 2.1 • Fee $349 Y957 W. Berkley Kent-255 F 8:00a–4:00p Class begins 2/3/17 and ends 2/17/17 First session meets in Room 255. Remaining sessions meet in Room 274. Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Create professional looking documents and have fun doing it. Topics include identifying components of the Word interface; creating new documents; finding, selecting and modifying text; formatting text and paragraphs; adding tables; managing lists; inserting graphic objects; applying design and layout options to pages; using proofreading tools; and customizing the Word environment. Prerequisite: basic computer skills, including Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $139 Y958 W. Berkley Kent-255 Class begins 2/3/17 and ends 2/3/17

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Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2 Expand your knowledge and increase your efficiency as you learn to create more complex documents. Topics include working with tables and charts; customizing formats using styles and themes; using images; creating graphic elements; inserting content using Quick Parts; controlling text flow; adding building blocks and updatable fields; and using templates, mail merges and macros. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $139 Y959 W. Berkley Kent-274 Class begins 2/10/17 and ends 2/10/17

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Microsoft Word 2013 Level 3 Advanced features of Word 2013 enable you to revise, manage, collaborate and secure your business documents. Topics include comparing documents; merging changes; reviewing tracked changes; adding reference marks, bookmarks, hyperlinks, footnotes and citations; managing long documents; inserting tables of contents; managing outlines; securing documents; adding a digital signature; creating and manipulating forms and more. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 2 or equivalent experience. Text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $139 Y960 W. Berkley Kent-274 Class begins 2/17/17 and ends 2/17/17

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QuickBooks for Small Business

Learn the right solutions for your type of business through the QuickBooks for Small Business Series. Series includes Levels 1 and 2 at a discounted price. Prerequisite: Students should know basic business practices and have Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 1.8 • Fee $379 Y961 M. Bagocius Peterson Kent-255 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 3/16/17

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QuickBooks for Small Business Level 1 Learn about the tasks necessary for mastering the essentials of QuickBooks. Topics include setting up a company and chart of accounts; differences between balance sheets and profit and loss statements; creating customer invoices, credit card transactions and sales tax; exploring vendor bill payment methods; QuickBooks banking, transaction types and reports; and discussion of Washington state case studies. Prerequisite: Students should know basic business practices and have Microsoft Windows proficiency. Text included. CEUs: 1.2 • Fee $249 Y962 M. Bagocius Peterson Kent-255 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 3/9/17

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Relational Database Concepts and Design Managing data efficiently in business settings requires the use of relational database management systems. Learn the basic terminology of relational databases and the principles of database design, which can be applied to all database software. You will also discover how to attach and detach a database, create a database diagram and create simple SQL statements. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239 Y965 C. Coleman Kent-274 Class begins 1/31/17 and ends 2/7/17

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SQL Programming Level 1 Microsoft SQL Server is one of the leading industry tools in database management software. In this course you will review the fundamental elements of T-SQL, including DML, DDL, DCL and TCL; learn two and three-valued logic and how to work with NULLs; practice querying and modifying a database in SQL Server Management Studio; identify different forms of the JOIN clause; and use different constraints to enforce data integrity. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: 1.2 • Fee $269 Y966 C. Coleman Kent-274 Class begins 2/9/17 and ends 2/21/17

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QuickBooks for Small Business Level 2 In this course you will learn a range of advanced skills including how QuickBooks deals with inventory; how to work with balance sheets and accounts; how to run payroll; how to work with estimates and time tracking; and how to customize a variety of QuickBooks reports and forms. Prerequisite: QuickBooks For Small Business Level 1 or equivalent. CEUs: .6 • Fee $169

SQL Programming Level 2 Take your SQL skills to the next level by creating more complicated queries to extract the information you need. Topics include implementing complex queries, utilizing subqueries, derived tables, common table expressions and windowing functions; designing views and inline functions; building stored procedures, user-defined functions and triggers; implementing transactions, error handling and dynamic SQL; identifying locking and isolation levels; and creating indexes. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: 1.5 • Fee $299

Y963 M. Bagocius Peterson Kent-255 Class begins 3/14/17 and ends 3/16/17

Y967 C. Coleman Kent-274 Class begins 2/23/17 and ends 3/9/17

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SQL Server Certificate

The certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. For course details, including prerequisites and recommended textbook, please visit greenriver.edu/cceCertificates. CEUs: 3.6 • Fee: $699 Certificate includes the following courses: Relational Database Concepts and Design SQL Server Programming Level 1 SQL Server Programming Level 2

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Graphic Production Certificate Level 1

Gain a solid foundation in graphic production essentials. You will learn the fundamentals of image editing with Photoshop, discover how to make beautiful graphics with Illustrator, and create professional looking documents with InDesign. The certificate includes a three-hour design capstone session where you will combine the strengths of these individual software programs and create a digital design project that showcases the skills you have honed. The certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. For course details, including prerequisites and recommended textbooks, please visit greenriver.edu/cceCertificates. CEUs: 3.0 • Fee: $649 Certificate includes the following courses: Photoshop Level 1 Illustrator Level 1 InDesign Level 1 Graphic Production Capstone Level 1

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Gain hands-on experience in the design, creation and programming of SQL server databases as they exist in business settings. After completing the certificate you will be able to create entity relationship models, design and create a working database model in SQL, normalize data and translate business requirements into actionable items.

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Photoshop Level 1 In this introduction to Adobe Photoshop, you will learn the fundamentals of this powerful image editing program. Topics include menu basics; tools; palettes; resolution; graphic types; working with selections; layers; enhancing images with paint and filters; image modes; and color adjustments. By the end of class, you will have mastered the basics and be ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239

Photoshop Level 2 Learn how to combine more advanced image creation and editing techniques to create exciting visual effects. Retouch photos; enhance portraits by removing blemishes, smoothing skin and whitening teeth; utilize advanced filters; create custom brushes; record and utilize action; create paintings from photos; use Bridge and Camera Raw; generate unique effects for type layers; and make animated GIFs. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239

Y969 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 1/23/17 and ends 1/28/17

Y974 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 2/22/17 and ends 2/27/17

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Illustrator Level 1 You don't need to be a professional artist to create beautiful graphics. With Adobe Illustrator you will unlock your creative impulses in ways you've never imagined. Learn about Illustrator's main tools as well as time saving tricks for creating sharp and crisp artwork. Because Illustrator is a vector program your image won't pixelate no matter how much you enlarge it. Illustrator also provides easy integration with other Adobe programs. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239

Illustrator Level 2 Now that you understand the basics, you are ready to enhance your Illustrator skills and create complex artwork. Topics include creating custom brushes and applying them to paths and objects; working with graphic styles and appearance attributes; blending objects and fills; using Live Paint tools on groups; creatively adjusting strokes; advancing pen tool skills for better freehand drawing; and preparing artwork for print or web use. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239

Y970 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 2/4/17

Y975 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 3/1/17 and ends 3/6/17

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InDesign Level 1 Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace. Using Adobe's familiar tools and palettes, you will find it easy to create professional-looking newsletters, flyers, posters and PDF files for the web or for professional printing. You will also learn about the latest techniques for working with text and graphics to create multiple page layouts. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239 Y971 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 2/6/17 and ends 2/11/17

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Graphic Production Capstone Level 1 In this final capstone course you will apply the skills developed in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and learn to use all three programs in a single workflow in order to create quality design projects. Prerequisite: successful completion of Photoshop Level 1, Illustrator Level 1 and InDesign Level 1 courses. CEUs: .3 • Fee $79 Y972 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 2/13/17 and ends 2/13/17

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InDesign Level 2 Ready for more advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents? Create library items and snippets; work with blending modes, opacity and other object effects; insert and control tab characters, stops, and leaders; add interactivity and multimedia to documents; animate InDesign objects; automate workflow; package documents for print; and export EPUB files. See website for prerequisite and recommended textbook. CEUs: .9 • Fee $239 Y976 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 3/8/17 and ends 3/13/17

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Graphic Production Capstone Level 2 Upon completion of the Level 2 Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign courses, it is time to bring them all together. This capstone class will give you the opportunity to combine the strengths of these individual software programs and create a digital design project that will showcase the skills you have honed. See website for prerequisite. CEUs: .3 • Fee $79 Y977 J. Minnis Aub Ctr-250 Class begins 3/15/17 and ends 3/15/17

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Build upon your existing graphic design skills. In our Level 2 certificate, you will learn additional graphic design methods, image editing and enhancement, layout, typography, illustrations, and publishing techniques utilizing the industry standard: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The certificate includes a three-hour capstone session where you will combine the strengths of these individual software programs and create a digital design project that showcases the skills you have honed. The certificate may be earned by taking the courses individually or register for the series and save. For course details, including prerequisites and recommended textbooks, please visit greenriver.edu/cceCertificates. CEUs: 3.0 • Fee: $649 Certificate includes the following courses: Photoshop Level 2 Illustrator Level 2 InDesign Level 2 Graphic Production Capstone Level 2 Y973 J. Minnis J. Minnis

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CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS

Online Learning

Career Training

For professional development or for fun!

Jump start your career or find a new one!

INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSES Courses are fun, convenient and highly interactive. They include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments and more. Courses may be completed from any location with internet access.

Program Features: • Expert instruction • 24-hour access • Online discussions • 6-week format • Start monthly • Most courses $115

SELF-PACED COURSES Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable Career Training Program. Courses may be completed from any location with internet access.

A to Z Grant Writing

Grammar Refresher

Certified Bookkeeper

Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals.

Whatever your goals, a grasp of English grammar is important if you want to improve your speaking and writing skills.

Beginning Writer’s Workshop

Human Anatomy and Physiology

The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program helps professional bookkeepers earn the prestigious American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification.

Get a taste of the writer’s life and improve your writing skills in this introduction to writing creatively.

Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the marvelous complexity of the human body.

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Intro to Microsoft Excel 2016

Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market.

Become proficient in Microsoft Excel 2016 and discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts, and graphs quickly and efficiently.

Creating WordPress Websites Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with WordPress,the world’s most popular Web publisher.

Intro to PC Troubleshooting

Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant

Intro to QuickBooks Online

Learn all about the in-demand career of medical information management as you explore the job of an administrative medical assistant (AMA).

Explore a Career in Medical Coding Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.

Learn to decipher and solve almost any problem with your PC. Use this cloud-based accounting program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and more.

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion.

To view the entire catalog or to register, visit:

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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) CISM is one of the most valued certifications in the IT security industry. This online program will prepare you to sit for the CISM certification exam.

Certified Wedding Planner

Program Features: • Instructor assistance • 24-hour access • Materials and books included • 3-6 months to complete • Start anytime

CompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification Training Cloud computing is how technology is done today, and ed2go’s CompTIA™ Cloud+ certification training course teaches key skills while preparing students for the Cloud+ industry credential.

Event Management and Design From planning to pyrotechnics, the Event Management and Design Online Training Program will teach you everything you need to know to create events that are truly special.

This comprehensive program covers everything an aspiring wedding planner needs to know to get started in the business. Whether you plan on working part-time or full-time, this program will provide all the knowledge you need to work as a professional wedding planner or start your wedding planning business.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Salesforce: Power User

The CCNP Certification is highly regarded in the IT industry as one of the most valuable credentials in the market for IT networking & security.

Develop essential managerial skills, and learn how to effectively manage all aspects of the purchasing process, including procurement, distribution, supply chain management, and more, with the skills you’ll learn in this online program. With Salesforce being the most popular CRM in the world, having a strong base of knowledge in Sales Force not only enhances your marketability but also gives you skills that will allow you to be more efficient in day to day use of the software.

To view the entire catalog or to register, visit:

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HIV/AIDS Certification This online program meets the HIV/AIDS education requirement mandated for certification by the Washington State Department of Health. A reference notebook will be available to check out at time of registration. Please call (253) 833-9111 ext. 2535 to register in order to receive your log-in information and important course information at the time of registration. CEUs: .7 • Fee $59 Y270

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First Aid and CPR Learn what to do while waiting for help during a medical emergency. This course is approved by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry and the American Heart Association. Student handbooks and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification included; pediatric certification also available. CEUs: .8 • Fee $65 Y192 Staff CH-102 Class begins 3/4/17 and ends 3/4/17

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Adult Family Home Administrator Training This mandatory 54-hour training course is required for those wishing to become licensed as a Washington State Adult Family Home owner. Additional training requirements include successfully completing the one-day DSHS Adult Family Home Orientation and the ability to pass a CASAS exam (English, Reading and Math). All training material provided. CEUs: 5.4 • Fee $675 Y177 Staff Aub Ctr-100 Class begins 1/21/17 and ends 3/11/17

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Real Estate Licensing Requirements

The Washington State Department of Licensing requires 90 clock hours: Fundamentals 1, Fundamentals 2, and Sales Practices. All three classes must be taken in consecutive order. Textbooks and practice exams included. Register for item #7879. Call CE at (253) 833-9111 ext. 2535 for more information. Fee $529 Online Package Includes:

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Real Estate Law (3) 7887 ONLINE Real Estate Appraisal (3) 7891 ONLINE Financing Residential Real Estate (3) 7899 ONLINE Real Estate Property Management (2) 7903 ONLINE

Fundamentals of Medical Billing — Information Session Y134 Staff HL-148 Class begins 1/24/17 and ends 1/24/17

Fundamentals of Medical Billing Take the first steps to becoming a medical billing professional! Medical billers provide services to healthcare providers and patients by filing claims to private insurance companies and government agencies. This introductory course prepares students for entry level work in a medical office. Topics include medical terminology, basic human anatomy, billing procedures and regulations, diagnosis and procedure coding, plus hands-on billing software practice as it relates to medical billing. Text included. CEUs: 6.0 • Fee $899 Y135 Staff HL-148 Tu, Th, Sa 6:30–9:00p Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 4/27/17. Saturday classes: 3/11, 3/25, 4/8 & 4/22.

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Voca tiona l Flagger Training Training consists of classroom instruction and state certification in flagging, traffic control and safety. Upon successful completion participants receive a picture ID card with certification valid for three years. Fee includes textbook. Students must be at least 18 old. Bring lunch. Special arrangements can also be made for group training at your business location. Fee $62 Y100 J. Gale Kent-320 Class begins 1/6/17 and ends 1/6/17

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Forklift-Truck Operator Certification (Saturday Class) This course is designed to train operators for certification in sit-down, counterbalanced forklift trucks--light, medium and heavy duty. You will complete written and hands-on testing to meet OSHA, WISHA and L&I requirements. Class meets Department of Labor certification standards. Additional classes will be held on demand or at business locations. Forklift recertification (IVES) available for $99. Call CE at (253) 833-9111 ext. 2535 for more information. • Fee $189 Y122 E. Levin TT-412 Class begins 1/7/17 and ends 1/7/17

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Recreation Leader Work in the rewarding and exciting field of recreation and leisure services! You will learn to plan, organize and direct activities in local parks, community centers, senior centers, nursing and residential care facilities, health clubs, camps and theme parks. This 28-hour program includes developing communication, planning and organizational skills; problem-solving; activity development, implementation, and coordination; diversity training; safety and first aid; and job resources. CEUs: 2.8 • Fee $349 Y145 R. Bruya Aub Ctr-100 Class begins 1/31/17 and ends 3/16/17

Tu, Th

6:30–8:30p

Forklift Operator Certification (Weekday Class) This one-day course with Bottom Line Training Services (BLTS) includes a classroom session, written test, operational training time and one drive test on one of the following four types of forklifts: sit-down counter balance, stock picker, rider electric pallet jack, and walkie-stacker electric pallet jack. Additional drive tests to certify on more than one type of forklift are an additional $99 per type. BLTS recertification available for $99. Class is held at NW Handling. Call CE for more information. • Fee $189 Y128 Staff NW Handling W Class begins 1/18/17 and ends 1/18/17

7:00a-3:30p

Y132 Staff NW Handling W Class begins 2/22/17 and ends 2/22/17

7:00a-3:30p Private Investigation This 108-hour program is designed to teach a comprehensive overview of investigative work. Class covers legal responsibilities, reports, interviews, evidence, surveillance, undercover, photography, and specific investigative topics such as death, arson, insurance, burglary and more. Certificate program meets mostly every other weekend. CEUs: 10.8 • Fee $799 Please Call Continuing Education at (253) 833-9111 ext. 2535 with any questions. Y178 F. Sebastian IVC-108 Sa, Su 8:30a–3:00p Class begins 1/28/17 and ends 5/21/17.Class dates: 1/28-29, 2/11-12, 2/25-26, 3/11-12, 3/25-26, 4/8-9, 4/22-23, 5/6-7, 5/20-21.

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Drawing: Beyond the Basics Go beyond the basics and master the practical and theoretical form of drawing from observation, rendering still life, and landscape. Learn to draw the basics of the human figure through a simplified understanding of surface anatomy using reference material. You will further develop visual skills with concentration on accuracy, tonal value, perspective and spatial arrangement. CEUs: 1.2 • Fee $115

Digital Photography 1 Move beyond the ”auto“ mode of your digital camera and take great photos in any situation! Through this basic hands-on course, you will explore modern photography in simple, real-world terms. You will learn about exposure, shutter speed, focus, flash, aperture, depth of field, ISO and much more. Class requirements include a digital camera, with user guide, that is capable of full manual control. CEUs: 1.4 • Fee $135

Y228 C. Parker IVC-109 Class begins 1/21/17 and ends 2/11/17

Y230 G. McCutcheon SH-255 Class begins 1/24/17 and ends 3/7/17

Sa

9:00a–12:00p

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Calligraphy: Introduction to Italic This elegant style is the most loved hand-lettering used on formal invitations. Whether new to calligraphy or experienced, you will gain valuable skills as you understand how to do this challenging style with a dip pen. All supplies included. For all skills levels; minimum age 12-14 (registered with an adult). CEUs: .8 • Fee $85

Digital Photography 2 Go beyond the basics! This class includes how to work with RAW images; advanced camera controls; exposure lock, spot meter, exposure compensation and advanced flash; when to use manual controls; shooting for HDR; retouching images in Lightroom or Photoshop and composition. Outdoor shooting labs included. CEUs: 1.4 • Fee $135

Y210 N. Anderson ZWC-105 Class begins 1/17/17 and ends 2/7/17

Y234 G. McCutcheon SH-254 Class begins 1/19/17 and ends 3/2/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Calligraphy: Uncial Learn this lovely, round and elegant style... and have fun playing with it! You’ll learn how to use a broad-edged pen and enjoy trying colored ink varieties. At the last class, you’ll create a valentine or other type of card. All supplies included. For all skill levels; minimum age 12-14 (registered with an adult). CEUs: .4 • Fee $45 Y215 N. Anderson ZWC-105 Class begins 2/21/17 and ends 2/28/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Illustrating Picture Books Learn to write and illustrate your picture book in this six-hour crash course! Overview includes manuscript formatting, storyboards, making a book dummy and illustration techniques. Agents, editors and publishing also discussed. This class is great for any level of illustrator, from beginner to pro. Bring story ideas, one or two recent picture books you like, a sketch pad, a child’s watercolor set and a cheap paint brush. CEUs: .6 • Fee $89 Y249 D. Sullivan ZWC-105 Class begins 2/25/17 and ends 3/4/17

Sa

9:00a–12:00p

Th

6:30–8:30p

Night Photography: Painting with Light Learn techniques for using light to “paint” photographs at dusk and night. Class includes discussion and examples of how to determine and set exposure, use of flashlights or other light sources and flash to paint your scene or subject as well as class participation demonstrations to achieve a unique artistic look. Suggested equipment includes: camera with full manual control, tripod, and flashlight or electronic flash. Students should have basic knowledge of photography or instructor’s permission. CEUs: .4 • Fee $45 Y238 G. McCutcheon SH-255 Class begins 3/9/17 and ends 3/16/17

Th

6:30–8:30p

Fused Glass Nightlights Create your own glass nightlights! You’ll create 2-3 projects as you learn how to cut glass, work with color and composition, and use accessory glass to enhance your designs. A $135 materials, tools and firing fee paid to instructor in class. Bring tweezers for fine detail work. Project pick-up on Sunday. Class held at Blue Dog Glass Art studio. CEUs: .5 • Fee $69 Y242 D. Wendt Blue Dog Studio Sa D. Wendt Blue Dog Studio Su Class begins 2/25/17 and ends 2/26/17

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Introduction to the Art of Metal Sculpture Impress your friends and family with your unique artwork! Explore the basics of constructing beautiful metal sculptures for hanging or displaying. You will learn how to use welding and fabrication processes, heat coloring on metal and techniques for using different types of abrasives. You may choose a project from ideas provided by the instructor or use your own design with instructor permission. Bring safety glasses and leather work gloves to class. Materials included. CEUs: .9 • Fee $149 Y245 J. Dent TT-603 Class begins 2/11/17 and ends 2/25/17

Sa

3:00-6:00p

D ance a n d Fitness Ballroom Dancing Level 1 Glide across the floor to all-time dance favorites like the waltz, fox trot and tango. The basic principles learned in Ballroom Dancing can be applied to almost any type of music and dance. Whether you are preparing for a wedding, office party, cruise, anniversary, or just want to have some fun, this class will help you become a confident dancer. Singles and couples welcome. CEUs: .5 • Fee $59 Y255 A. Morrow Covington CH M Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 2/27/17

6:10-7:10p

East Coast Swing If you learn just one dance, this is it! It’s a fun and easy dance to learn and to begin partner dancing. Known world-wide as American dance, it’s the most versatile dance done to the greatest variety of music including Big Band, Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Country, and Top 40. Singles and couples of all ages welcome. CEUs: .5 • Fee $59 Y258 A. Morrow Covington CH M Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 2/27/17

7:20–8:20p

West Coast Swing Born on the West Coast! This smooth form of swing can be danced to almost any type of Blues, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Country, Jazz or contemporary music. Singles and couples welcome. CEUs: .5 • Fee $59 Y261 A. Morrow Covington CH M Class begins 1/30/17 and ends 2/27/17

8:30–9:30p

First Aid and CPR Learn what to do while waiting for help during a medical emergency. This course is approved by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry and the American Heart Association. Student handbooks and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification included; pediatric certification also available. CEUs: .8 • Fee $65 Sa

Eat Your Way to Good Health

Go beyond the traditional healthy eating messages we all know! Just as important as what you eat is your understanding of your body's individual and unique response to foods and how it relates to your personal health. This series provides you with progressive weekly adjustments you can make in your diet to improve your overall health. Courses can be taken individually or save $46 by taking the series! CEUs: 1.0 • Fee $99 Y280 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 1/24/17 and ends 2/21/17

8:30a–4:30p

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Nutrients and Digestion Nutrition is the interaction between our body and the food we eat with digestion being the key. In this class, you will learn about nutrients, understand the importance of digestion and discover how nutrition impacts your body. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y282 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 1/24/17 and ends 1/24/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Blood Sugar Balancing Sugar; the bittersweet irony. We need it, yet we can’t have too much; we crave it, but over-indulge. You will learn details about saccharides, the mechanisms of regulation, how we overload our system and what happens when imbalance occurs. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y284 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 1/31/17 and ends 1/31/17

Health

Y192 Staff CH-102 Class begins 3/4/17 and ends 3/4/17

5 Class Series

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Fats and Cholesterol The good, the bad, and the misunderstood. Hear a different perspective on cholesterol and fatty acids: what they are, why we need them, how and why we make them and why they are so misunderstood. We will compare various fatty acid profiles and learn about oxidized cholesterol as a risk factor. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y286 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 2/7/17 and ends 2/7/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Nutrient Dense, Properly Prepared, Whole Food This class will fill you up with information. Learn how to be smarter than plants, how to make your food more nutritious and digestible, how to balance your diet, traditional preparation techniques and so much more! CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y288 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 2/14/17 and ends 2/14/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Gut Healing The basic components involved in healing your digestive system are removing the offending factors, supporting proper function and including healing components. In this class you will learn about these topics and more, such as gut flora, healing foods, detoxification, and the relationship between the gut, the immune system and the rest of the body. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y290 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 2/21/17 and ends 2/21/17 18

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6:30–8:30p


Inflammation and the Aging Process Inflammation is a reaction in the body caused by infection or allergies and is aggravated by lifestyle factors like smoking, poor nutrition, lack of sleep, and sun exposure. Inflammation has been linked to many things that we associate with aging including autoimmune conditions, arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Learn how inflammation can be reduced or prevented by changing your habits and environment, following an inflammation-reducing diet and supporting your body’s systems. CEUs: .25 • Fee $35 Y293 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 2/28/17

Tu

Home and Garden

6:30–9:00p

Boosting Brain Health as We Age Getting older? Learn how exercise, mental activity and a healthy diet could help stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Topics include how to oxygenate your brain, support brain structure with healthy fats and support brain function with nutrients, balanced blood sugar and use. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29 Y295 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 3/7/17 and ends 3/7/17

Tu

6:30–9:00p

Whole Body Health: More than Eating the Right Food Learn about the mind and body connection: how food affects our brain which affects what we THINK and then influences HOW, WHY and WHAT we eat. In this class, we’ll discuss how to address and change eating habits, addictive tendencies with food and how what we think affects our body. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29 Y298 S. Blake SH-355 Class begins 3/14/17 and ends 3/14/17

Tu

6:30–9:00p

Mindfulness and Relaxation Does your mind race and anxiously wander to the errands and matters of the day? Reports show 60-90% of all doctor visits are due to stress-related disorders. Reducing stress and eliciting a relaxation response can help you cope with emotional and physical stressors. Learn skills to slow down and practice mindfulness by focusing on present moment awareness. These techniques can provide you with a feeling of calm, promoting physical and emotional wellness. CEUs: .3 • Fee $29 Y273 E. Grasher ZWC-104 Class begins 3/2/17 and ends 3/2/17

Th

How to Get Started in Beekeeping Want to learn how to keep honeybees but need a little bit of guidance? Danny Najera, Green River biology instructor and avid beekeeper, will discuss the needs of the bees and the beekeeper. We will cover topics including the wooden boxes, frames, choosing the location and getting your bees; we’ll also look at the pros and cons of the various options. A mock hive will be used to illustrate the handson aspects of beekeeping. CEUs: .4 • Fee $59 Y310 D. Najera SC-238 D. Najera SC-238 Class begins 3/2/17 and ends 3/4/17

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6:30–8:30p 10:00a–12:00p

WAYS TO REGISTER

6:00–9:00p

REGISTER and pay online at greenriver.edu/ce

1 uburn (253) 833-9111, ext 2535 2 AKent (253) 856-9595. ext 5000

Auburn Center (253) 288-3455 Enumclaw Campus (253) 288-3400 Go to the Continuing Education Office on any campus

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I n A Cla ss By Itse l f Community Access Card to Holman Library Fee provides access privileges to the Holman Library’s Information Commons for one quarter, including access to over 100 computers with internet and Microsoft Office access in addition to check-out privileges. An introductory information session can provided by the library staff. Register with CE by calling (253) 833-9111 ext. 2535. • Fee $40 Y315

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Coming Alive in Retirement! If you are already, or you are approaching, your post-career years, you have an opportunity to re-conceptualize yourself, igniting passions both new and longdormant. This class provides a structure for you to define a new You, beyond a job title or parenting role while you develop effective ways to be both realistic and vibrant with hobbies, friendships, social networks, physical activity and finances. This class will show you how to come alive in retirement on every level so that it can truly be a Second Act. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29 Y325 V. Leo SH-252 Class begins 2/25/17 and ends 2/25/17

Sa

9:30a–12:00p

Writing for Insight and Clarity This class guides you through types of writing that provide deeper insights and joy. We’ll explore directed journaling, creating a positive life review, crafting a memoir and finding answers to dilemmas and questions. Medical research linking these activities to health and longevity will be reviewed. Class includes in-class projects and worksheets to take home. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29

Essential Oils 101: Nature’s Extractions Essential oils are a delightful way to relieve stress, calm the mind and lift the spirits. Learn about the benefits of essential oils and how to incorporate them into your everyday life. We’ll discuss what essential oils are, how you can safely use them, and which ones are good for different health issues, natural cleaning and supporting your emotional health. Samples and resources will be available so you can explore these natural solutions on your own. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29 Y318 J. Joneschiet ZWC-104 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 2/28/17

Tu

6:30–9:00p

Writing for Creative Joy Use your creativity for different types of writing! You will enjoy travel writing, creating engaging and engrossing stories of everyday life, and combining wordpictures with art, collage and photography. Class includes in-class projects and worksheets to take home. CEUs: .25 • Fee $29

Work at Home Jobs for Real People! Need extra ways to supplement your income but not sure what is legitimate? Then this class is for you! Class focuses heavily on the marketing tricks of scammers. Learn how to track emails, trace IP addresses, and research companies giving you confidence to recognize scammers from legitimate work. Secondly, you’ll be provided with resources on how to make extra income as well as legitimate companies that hire at-home workers. Basic internet and email skills required. Resource book included. CEUs: .3 • Fee $49

Y330 V. Leo SH-252 Class begins 3/11/17 and ends 3/11/17

Y345 B. Mooradian SH-250 Class begins 2/1/17 and ends 2/1/17

Y328 V. Leo SH-252 Class begins 3/4/17 and ends 3/4/17

Sa

Sa

9:30a–12:00p

9:30a–12:00p

Interested in teaching? SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

6:30–9:30p

An Introduction to Voiceovers (Getting Started In Voice Acting) This fun and empowering two-hour introductory workshop covers different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed to find success. You’ll be coached as you read a script and recorded so you can receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. You’ll obtain the knowledge necessary to help you decide if this is something you’d like to pursue. Taught by a professional voice actor from Voices For All, a voice acting training company. CEUs:.2 • Fee $39 Y340 Staff SH-254 Class begins 2/28/17 and ends 2/28/17

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6:00–8:00p


Spanish, Beginning This language course emphasizes conversation but also includes reading, writing, speaking and understanding the language. Course is geared toward the adult student seeking control of a language for practical applications such as traveling. Cultural, historical and social points of interest are also presented to provide a well-rounded, informative language program. CEUs: 1.6 • Fee $139

Wills and Legal Documents We All Need Wills, Power Of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Appointing Guardians for your children--what are these and why are they important to you? While it’s not always pleasant to think about, having a will or a legal plan can save your family future heartache and pain. Whether you plan to work with an attorney or use one of the do-it-yourself software programs available, having knowledge of what to include, how to prepare and what the legalese means will make the process easier. We’ll also cover making changes, revocations and more. CEUs: .25 • Fee $39

Y350 A. Morris ZWC-104 M Class begins 1/23/17 and ends 3/13/17. No class 2/20.

Y364 M. Farr CH-214 Class begins 2/1/17 and ends 2/1/17

Langua ge a n d Cultu r e

6:30–8:45p

W

6:30–9:00p

French, Beginning This language course emphasizes conversation but also includes reading, writing, speaking and understanding the language. Course is geared toward the adult student seeking control of a language for practical applications such as traveling. Cultural, historical and social points of interest are also presented to provide a well-rounded, informative language program. CEUs: 1.6 • Fee $139 Y354 A. Morris ZWC-107 Class begins 1/17/17 and ends 3/7/17

Tu

6:30–8:30p

Sign Language, Beginning Introductory course in American Sign Language for application in everyday communication with hearing and speech impaired individuals. Includes history of sign language and cultural aspects. CEUs: 1.6 • Fee $139 Y358 L. Watanabe SH-155 Tu Class begins 1/17/17 and ends 3/7/17. No class 2/21.

6:30–8:30p

Mo ney Ma tters Life Planning Solutions for Retirement Today’s retirees are living longer and facing new financial threats from medical and long-term care costs. Rajiv Nagaich, elder law attorney and host of the popular radio show “Aging Options,” will share how planning today for retirement can help you with protecting your assets from estate taxes and medical costs; housing solutions to avoid unwanted institutional care; and how to avoid burdening your loved ones during retirement! Spouse attends for $5! Call CE to register. CEUs: .2 • Fee $15 Y382 R. Nagaich ZWC-107 Class begins 1/25/17 and ends 1/25/17

W

6:30–8:30p

Y385 R. Nagaich ZWC-107 Class begins 2/11/17 and ends 2/11/17

Sa

1:30–3:30p

How to Be an Executor of a Will Have you been named as an estate executor of a relative or friend? Learn about your liabilities and responsibilities. This presentation is taught by an experienced lawyer who will provide an overview of the legal rights and responsibilities of an executor and explain the gathering of estate assets, paying the debts, distributing the funds to beneficiaries and administration of the estate. CEUs .25 • Fee $39 Y362 O. Gabrielson CH-214 Class begins 1/25/17 and ends 1/25/17

W

6:30–9:00p

Long-Term Care and Government Benefits A concern of many people is the potential of having all assets and property consumed by long-term care. There are government benefits that can assist in paying for long-term care, but the rules regarding who qualifies for these benefits change frequently and misinformation is rampant. Come learn about long-term care options, what the current government benefits are and who is eligible to receive them, how to preserve assets and what pitfalls to avoid. CEUs: .25 • Fee $39 Y378 M. Farr CH-214 Class begins 2/8/17 and ends 2/8/17

W

6:30–9:00p

Retirement Planning Today Regardless of age, you can learn to create a plan to make the most of your retirement dollars. Will you be able to retire early? How long must your money last? What strategies can you use to save money on your taxes? A Certified Financial Planner will answer these and other essential planning questions. Topics include retirement needs and expenses, social security maximizations, income sources, IRA distributions, investments and more! Spouse attends for $20; call CE to register. One text included. CEUs: .7 • Fee $59 Y368 F. Gallo ZWC-104 Class begins 1/26/17 and ends 2/9/17

Th

6:30–9:00p

Y372 F. Gallo ZWC-104 Class begins 2/11/17 and ends 2/18/17

Sa

9:00a–12:45p

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Bucket List Fly Fishing Adventures in the West Come and learn about 20 of the top fly fishing destinations in the west. You will get information about when to visit, lodging and camping options, guides and outfitters, DIY options, hatch charts and fly pattern lists, plus tackle and equipment information. Instructor has been a guide in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years! CEUs: .2 • Fee $29

Mu sic

Y794 J. Fiskum ZWC-105 Class begins 2/15/17 and ends 2/15/17

W

6:30–8:30p

Guitar, Beginning/Continued Develop guitar skills while learning songs you like. Beginning guitar students learn chords, strumming, finger-picking, and other basic skills. CEUs: 1.0 • Fee $99 Y390 C. Buser IVC-108 M Class begins 1/9/17 and ends 3/13/17. No class 1/16 or 2/20.

6:30–7:45p

Out d oors For outdoor trips, cancellations are required 48 hours prior to the first day of class. Call (253) 833-9111, ext. 2535 Introduction to Fly Tying Creating your own flies is a satisfying, lifelong passion and enhances your fly fishing experience. Tie beautiful fish- catching flies your first evening, and progress through a series of exercises that will teach you the techniques to tie hundreds of different patterns. Get hands-on experience tying dry flies, wet flies and streamers. CEUs: .5 • Fee $59 Y792 J. Fiskum ZWC-105 Class begins 1/11/17 and ends 1/18/17

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Fly Fishing Washington’s Early Season Trout Lakes Shake off the winter blues and get geared up for some great early season trout fly fishing! Many of the Pacific Northwest lakes open on March 1st. Learn where, when and how to find the seasons best fly fishing options. Get a resource guide with suggested lake destinations and strategies for success. After the classroom session there will be an optional outing to an early season trout lake. Y795 J. Fiskum ENUM Classroom session • $29 • 3/1/17

W

6:30–8:30p

Y796 J. Fiskum Outing session • $89 • 3/4/17

Sa

9:00a–3:00p

6:30–9:00p

Alaska Sport Fishing on a Budget Learn to research, plan, organize and experience the fishing trip of a lifetime in the “Last Frontier.” The instructor has 25 years of Alaska travel experience and shares valuable tips on experiencing Alaska’s remarkable fishing without running your bank account dry. Includes a resource notebook with tackle and equipment lists, fly pattern lists, Alaska fish run timing charts, packing for Alaska travel, 25 questions to ask every guide or lodge owner, plus sample itineraries for do-ityourself Alaska adventures. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y793 J. Fiskum ENUMCLAW Class begins 1/25/17 and ends 1/25/17

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Wri t ing Writing for Children and Getting Published If you’ve ever thought about writing children’s books, this class will help you get started. As a beginning writer, you’ll learn how to get ideas and turn them into stories as we discuss plot and character development, story structure, view point, dialogue, where and how to market your work and how to get published. You’ll walk away with tips and tools to start your hobby or career as a writer for children. Short writing exercises included. CEUs: .5 • Fee $59 Y168 A. Rubeck ZWC-104 Class begins 2/11/17 and ends 2/18/17

Sa

9:00–11:30a

Crafting the Story: Short Story and Novel Writing Do you know why we are drawn to books like The Hunger Games, The Kite Runner or The Da Vinci Code? It’s more than the storyline. Learn what it takes to craft a compelling story by building strong characters, a unique voice, a sense of place and a fully-drawn, conflict-driven story arc. CEUs: 1.0 • Fee $115 Y164 L. Bohart ZWC-104 W Class begins 2/1/17 and ends 3/8/17. No class 2/15.

6:30–8:30p

Getting Started With eBook Publishing Have you ever dreamed of publishing a book? It’s easier now than ever. Whether it’s a “How To” book, a children’s book, a novel or an anthology of short stories, self-publishing makes it all possible. In this class, you will learn the basics needed to launch your writing career. The instructor has four novels and two short story books published on Amazon. CEUs: .2 • Fee $29 Y160 L. Bohart ZWC-105 Class begins 3/9/17 and ends 3/9/17

Th

6:30–8:30p

WAYS TO REGISTER REGISTER and pay online at greenriver.edu/ce

1 uburn (253) 833-9111, ext 2535 2 AKent (253) 856-9595. ext 5000

Auburn Center (253) 288-3455 Enumclaw Campus (253) 288-3400 Go to the Continuing Education Office on any campus

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Kent Campus credit classes are available mornings, afternoons and evenings. Green River College offers credit and non-credit classes at its Kent Campus. For times of the credit classes listed below, see the College credit class schedule. Dept

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Title

Credits

Dept

Crs #

Title

Credits

ACCT& 201

Prin Of Accounting I

(5)

ENGL

128

Res Writing:Sci/Engr/Bus

(5)

AP

100

Human AP Survey

(5)

ENGL

335

Advanced Tech Writing

(5)

BASIC

053

Adult Basic Math

(5)

ESOL

010-013 ESOL Literacy-Lev 3

(15)

BIOL&

100

Survey Of Biology

(5)

ESOL

020-021 ESOL-Multi Level 4-5

(12)

BIOL&

241

Human AP 1

(5)

ESOL

032-047 ESOL Conversation Lev 2–4

(3)

BTAC

101

Beginning Keyboarding

(5)

ESOL

062-064 ESOL Writing Support 2–4

(3)

BTAC

102

Intermediate Keyboarding

(5)

ESOL

072-074 ESOL Intensive Writing 2–4

(15)

BTAC

103

Advanced Keyboarding

(5)

IT

301

Systems Programming

(5)

BTAC

107

Typing Speed/Accuracy 1

(4)

IT

305

Web Dev Frameworks

(5)

BTAC

108

Typing Speed/Accuracy 2

(4)

IT

485

Software Dev Capstone 1

(5)

BUS&

101

Introduction To Business

(5)

MATH

062

Review Of Arithmetic

(5)

BUS

159

Professional Selling

(5)

MATH

070

Pre-Algebra

(5)

BUS&

201

Business Law

(5)

MATH

072

Elementary Algebra

(5)

BUS

257

Customer Svc Strategies

(5)

MATH

097

Intermediate Algebra

(5)

BUS

259

Cust Svcs Rep Practicum

(5)

MATH& 141

Precalculus I

(5)

BUS

310

Marketing Research

(5)

MATH& 142

Precalculus II

(5)

BUS

344

Entrepreneurial Finance

(5)

MATH

256

Statistics-Bus/Soc Sci

(5)

BUS

365

Consumer Behavior

(5)

P E

111

Aerobic Walking

(2)

BUS

395

Strategic Mktg And Mgmt

(5)

PHYS& 222

Engr Physics II With Lab

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BUS

400

Personal & Prof Branding

(5)

POLS& 200

Introduction To Law

(5)

BUS

460

Venture Launch 1

(5)

PSYC&

100

General Psychology

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BUS

490

Venture Launch 2

(5)

READ

094

Reading Improvement

(5)

CMST& 210

Interpersonal Comm

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READ

104

Reading Mastery

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CMST& 220

Public Speaking

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101

Intro To Sociology

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Small Group Comm

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SPAN& 122

Spanish II

(5)

ENGL

081

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TS

055-56

TS Math Review

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ENGL

099

Introductory Composition

(5)

TS

062-066 Lang Arts Soc Studies 2-6

(5)

ENGL& 101

English Composition I

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072-076 Lang Arts And Lit 2-6

(5)

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Writing: Humanities

(5)

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082-086 Lang Arts Phys Science 2-6

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1 Main Campus, Auburn—Located at 12401 SE 320th Street SOUTHBOUND 1. Take Highway 167 South toward Kent / Auburn. 2. Take the 15th Street NW exit. Turn left onto 15th Street NW. (15th Street NW becomes Harvey Road.) 3. Turn left onto 8th Street NE. 4. Turn right onto 105th Place SE. Follow road to top of hill to SE 320th. NORTHBOUND 1. Take Highway 18 East toward Auburn / North Bend. 2. Take the SE 304th Street exit toward SE 312th Street. 3. Turn right onto SE 304th Street. (SE 304th Street becomes 132nd Avenue SE.) 4. Stay Straight to go onto 132nd Way SE.  (132nd Way SE becomes SE 312th Street.) 5. Turn left onto 124th Avenue SE. 6. Turn left onto SE 320th Street.

2 Auburn Center—Located at 1221 D Street NE 1. Take Highway 167. 2. Take the 15th Street N.W. exit. 3. Turn right on D Street NE.

3 Kent Campus—Located at 417 Ramsay Way, Suite 112 S O U T H B O U N D 1. From Highway 167, take the Willis Street exit. Take a left onto Willis Street. 2. Heading east on Willis Street, turn left (north) on 4th Avenue S. 3. Turn right onto Ramsay Way, then right again at the first driveway, into the parking lot. N O R T H B O U N D 1. From Highway 167, take the Willis Street exit. Take a right onto Willis Street. 2. Heading east on Willis Street, turn left (north) on 4th Avenue S., 3. Turn right onto Ramsay Way, then right again at the first driveway, into the parking lot.

4 Enumclaw Campus– Located at 1414 Griffin Avenue

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CAMPUS LOCATIONS Boosting Brain Health As We Age

Green River College—Main Campus

Continuing Education (WT Building) 12401 SE 320th St., Auburn, WA 98092-3622 (253) 833-9111, ext. 2535

Learn how exercise, mental activity and a healthy diet can help stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Green River Enumclaw Campus

1414 Griffin Avenue, Enumclaw, WA 98022-3008 (253) 288-3400

Green River Kent Campus

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417 Ramsay Way, Suite 112, Kent, WA 98032-4501 (253) 856-9595, ext. 5000

Money Matters

Auburn Center

1221 D Street NE, Auburn, WA 98002 (253) 288-3455

• Life Planning Solutions for Retirement • How to be an Executor of a Will • Wills and Legal Documents We All Need • Long-Term Care and Government Benefits • Retirement Planning Today

O F F - C A M P U S L O C AT I O N S Blue Dog Glass Art

29304 168th Ave. SE, Kent

Covington City Hall

16720 SE 271st St, Covington

Northwest Handling

1100 SW 7th St, Renton

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All Continuing Education classes must be paid for at the time of registration.

Refund Policy for Continuing Education Non-credit Classes Class fees for Continuing Education classes are not refundable unless student cancels 24 business hours prior to the start of class. Full refunds will be made if the college cancels a class. Unless you’re notified otherwise, your registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment for class. 27


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CCE Schedule - Winter 2017  

Green River College's Continuing and Community Education class listings for Winter 2017.

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