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Fall 2021 Course Offerings

QuickBooks Online (WIT121-62)

$199

with Sue Martin

Calendar Dec 1, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Wednesday, 12/1/2021
Time: 9-3pm, with a :30 minute lunch break
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Descrition:

QuickBooks Online contains all the features and tools that a small business or contractor would need to keep track of vendors, customers, and financial accounts.

The purpose of this course is to teach you how to successfully navigate and use QuickBooks Online as your business' accounting software. However, it's also useful for those who have used previous desktop versions of QuickBooks and want to learn about Quickbooks Online. You'll learn how to use all the features of QuickBooks Online including:

  • Setting up your company in QuickBooks
  • Creating customer & vendor lists
  • Creating and tracking invoices
  • Paying Bills & writing checks                                      

No books will be required. Students interested can download the free trial version of QuickBooks Online for this course:  https://intuit.me/3pYjyGb

Who Should Attend?

This course was designed for the beginning or intermediate user of QuickBooks. 

About the Instructor:

Susan Martin is the founder and President of Pay Cape Cod & Quickbooks On The Cape.  With over 30 years of experience in small business ownership, she understands the importance of quality service and listening to her customers’ needs. She has an extensive background in Quickbooks/Payroll training, installation and processing.

Sue is a past president of the Rotary Club of Hyannis, current Treasurer of Eventide Arts, Inc. and also involved with various other community organizations. She currently lives in Dennis with her husband Jack.  They have three grown children and four grandchildren.

MS Excel for for Intermediate Users (WIT033-62)

$149

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Dec 1, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Date: Wednesdays, 12/1/21-12/22/21, 4 sessions 
Time: 4-6pm
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

Microsoft Excel is one of the most powerful and versatile business tools. This course will help students familiarize themselves with basic functions, formulas, commands and keystrokes. Students will learn the basics of creating and using spreadsheets to increase their workplace productivity. This course will include an overview of the ribbon bar, commonly used commands, and basic formulas used to automate one's work. Students will also discover professional Excel tips for brilliant, distinctive output every time, on every worksheet.

Who Should Attend?

This program is for confident beginner users of MS Excel who are ready to explore additional functions, formulas and commands to increase their workplace productivity.

About the instructor:

Elaine Moore has earned three degrees: Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science as well as a Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems. 

She has worked as a Director of Information Technology at the National Graduate School of Quality Systems Management (NGS) in Falmouth, then transitioned to the New England College of Business (NECB) in Boston. While at NECB, she was part of the eLearning Technology department, which created animated and interactive lectures for online classes.

Elaine started classroom teaching for Cape Cod Community College in the Fall semester of 2006 and has been teaching with us ever since! Students enjoy Elaine's friendly and personal demeanor. 

Manage Time & Priorities to Boost Productivity and Reduce Stress (WPG575-62)

$179

with Dianne Klayman

Calendar Dec 2, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Thursday, 12/2/21, 1 session
Time: 9am-3:30pm, with a :30 minute lunch break
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis


Course Description:

“You never seem to have enough time, yet you have all the time there is. The problem is not a shortage of time, but how you choose to use that time.” (anon)

Time  management  and  stress  management are two key components to succeeding in life. Creating a system to identify, evaluate, and eliminate distractors and stressors will lead to a more productive and efficient life, inside and outside of work. In this course, you will learn how to earn more time and be less stressed by identifying time wasters, and creating solutions to overcome them.

Who Should Attend?

If you are a procrastinator or an over-thinker; if you feel unorganized or are easily distracted, then this program is for you! Come learn every day tips and tricks to avoid interruptions, meet your goals and lose the stress while taking back control of your time and productivity!

About the Instructor:

Dianne Klayman has over 25 years’ experience in leadership and organizational development assessing departmental needs; designing and delivering various programs in both the public and private sectors. 

Dianne holds a BA in Education from the University of Massachusetts as well as a MSW from Boston College School of Social Work; certifications as a Myers-Briggs Type Instrument, Leadership 2000 and Situational Leadership Instructor; and in addition, Dianne is a Mass certified meditator and continued to advance her training in this area by attending Harvard University’s Program on Negotiation.

People Skills in the Workplace (WPG231-62)

$65

with Monet Viens

Calendar Dec 3, 2021 at 11 am

Date: Friday, 12/3/2021,1 session
Time: 11am-1pm
Format: Livestream via Zoom

Course Description:

We’ve all met and/or worked with someone whose communication skills drew us in, and we wished we could be just as skilled. Good news: people skills can be learned! We don’t all have to be natural-born people-persons to have good people skills. This course sets the foundation for improving your relationships, communications, rapport, and first impression, all through people skills. Additional learning points will include:

  • Self-awareness
  • Persuasion and influence
  • Assertive communication and being able to say ‘no’
  • Active listening
  • Navigating various situations such as business lunches, networking, and more! 

Who Should Attend? 

This course is an excellent introduction or refresher for supervisors/managers, executives, owners, and HR professionals. Attend this course as part of the bundle program for a well-rounded learning experience and a plethora of information to set a foundation for success.

About the Instructor: 

For over 10 years, Monet Viens has been helping a wide variety of businesses with their HR and employee needs. As an adaptable and innovative HR professional, she has a keen ability to translate visions and strategies into actionable goals, strengthen processes, and increase efficiencies.

Monet’s favorite aspect of human resources is training and development. Having been an HR department of 1 for her entire career, she enjoys coaching, mentoring, and guiding other professionals through the tricky waters of HR so they don’t have to learn the hard way. Monet’s initiatives extend beyond HR, as she also provides training and development in topics such as communication, supervisor skills, management, leadership, and much more. Monet currently teaches per-diem at Cape Cod Community College and Bristol Community College. She has also been a keynote speaker for NEHRA, SCORE, and the One SouthCoast Chamber.

Building Effective Work Relationships

$65

with Monet Viens

Calendar Dec 17, 2021 at 11 am

Date: Friday, 12/17/2021, 1 session
Time: 11am-1pm
Format: Livestream via Zoom

Course Description:

We are at work more than we are at home. Even in our new virtual environment, work demands take up many precious hours of each day. With such a commitment, we need and deserve effective work relationships as a means of successfully navigating our many demands. This course will explore how we can make ourselves and others feel valued, how to work with different personalities, and how to respond to situations outside of our comfort zones. Additional learning points will include:

  • Social awareness
  • Active listening
  • Credibility and confidence
  • Accountability and trust 

Who should attend:

This course is an excellent introduction or refresher for supervisors/managers, executives, owners, and HR professionals. Attend this course as part of the bundle program for a well-rounded learning experience and a plethora of information to set a foundation for success.

About the Instructor:

For over 10 years, Monet Viens has been helping a wide variety of businesses with their HR and employee needs. As an adaptable and innovative HR professional, she has a keen ability to translate visions and strategies into actionable goals, strengthen processes, and increase efficiencies.

Monet’s favorite aspect of human resources is training and development. Having been an HR department of 1 for her entire career, she enjoys coaching, mentoring, and guiding other professionals through the tricky waters of HR so they don’t have to learn the hard way. Monet’s initiatives extend beyond HR, as she also provides training and development in topics such as communication, supervisor skills, management, leadership, and much more. Monet currently teaches per-diem at Cape Cod Community College and Bristol Community College. She has also been a keynote speaker for NEHRA, SCORE, and the One SouthCoast Chamber.

Medical Assistant Review and Exam Preparation Course (WHN039-66)

$399

with Eva Stanley

Calendar Jan 11, 2022 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Date: Tues./Thur., 1/11/2022-2/15/2022, 10 sessions
Time: 9:30am-12pm
Format: Livestream via Zoom with in-person mock testing on 2/15/2022 at the Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description
This course will review the material contained in the Medical Assisting Certification exams including the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CCMA (NHA).

Subjects include:

  • Medical Assisting Scope of Practice in MA.
  • Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology
  • Specific concerns of the professional medical assistant in communication, physical history, and coaching patients.
  • Review of specialty skills such as EKG, phlebotomy, and point of care testing.
  • Ethical and Legal Concerns

Upon completion of this course the student will be better prepared to sit for any of the three certification exams, depending on their eligibility.

  • CMA (AAMA) and RMA (AMT) require the examinee has graduated from an accredited (AAMA or ABHES) Medical Assisting program.
  • CCMA (NHA) requires the examinee have at least one year experience as a medical assistant with employer verification.

Completion of this course does not in any way determine the pass or fail outcome of any certification exam taken by the participant. It is intended as a preparatory course only.

PREREQUISITE: A student must have at least one of the following to enroll in this prep course.

1. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited (CAAHEP or ABHES) program for CMA (AAMA) or RMA (AMT) certification.
2. Applicants must at least one year experience working as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care or clinic setting for CCMA (NHA) certification.

This course is taught by faculty from the accredited (AAMA) program at Cape Cod Community College.

Attention Employers: This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement!
This course is eligible for the Commonwealth Corporation Express Program funds. Danielle Dupuis, Program Coordinator, will help employers complete an Express Program application at least three weeks prior to the start of training. Additional training topics and group training rates are also available for Express Program reimbursement. To learn more about qualifying for Express Program funds, please contact Danielle at 508-375-5015 or ddupuis@capecod.eduWe promise you, the application process is quick and simple! 

For additional program information please contact Mary Conklin at 508-375-5010, or mconklin@capecod.edu

Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course.

Who Should Attend
This course is available to CMA/RMA and CCMA candidates wishing to review the material contained in the Medical Assisting Certification exams including the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), and CCMA (NHA).

Virtual Assistant Certificate (WPG226-65)

$999
Calendar Jan 24, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Date: Mon./Wed./Fri., 10/6/2021-12/17/2021, 30 sessions
Time: 4-6pm
Format: Livestream via Zoom

Course Description
Take the first step towards joining this growing field by developing the administrative and technical skills that a virtual personal assistant needs with Cape Cod Community College’s Virtual Assistant Certificate program. Students will learn key administrative and business skills to move forward with confidence as an independent contractor (on your own time, at your own pace, and at an affordable price).  

Topics include: 

  1. Organizational Communication
  2. Customer Service
  3. Workplace Behaviors
  4. Business Writing and Document Production
  5. Office and Records Management
  6. Microsoft Office
  7. Virtual Tools (office, administrative, project management)
  8. Remote Meeting Technologies
  9. Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting
  10. Invoicing and invoicing tools 

Why Become a Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants are independent contractors who provide expert administrative services to clients, typically from a home office setting. As a virtual assistant, you design your own work schedule around your life. Work independently from home, operate your own business, or work as a freelancer or through a virtual staffing company.  

Who Should Attend
If you are interested in being your own boss and creating your own small business then this program is for you! Become an independent contractor, working from your own home or professional office space and on the schedule you choose, to help other like-minded professionals with their administrative and business office needs.

About the Instructors
Our team of dynamic professionals bring decades of experience in the areas of technical, business, administrative, bookkeeping and office management skills to create a one-of-a-kind program designed to propel you into this exciting field! Program facilitators include: Mindy Kole, Mary Jean Huettner, Elaine Moore, Tom Scheffer, Patricia Allen, Susan Martin and Jen Vondenbrink. 

We've Got Your Back - We Can Help
Your success in-and-out of the classroom is the most important thing to us. We also know that going to college isn't easy, especially when you're balancing life outside of school. We have academic support services to help you thrive in your training programs and personal support systems that help you manage your mental health and well-being. Whatever support you need, reach out and we'll help you find it. Call 508-375-5010.

Payment plan available: $350 deposit plus 7 payments of $81.12, paid weekly. Final payment of $81.16.

Practice Real Life Brazilian Portuguese: Level One (WPG430-65)

$129

with Poliana Bellan Wilson

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1/25/22-2/17/22, 8 sessions
Time: 6:30-8pm
Format: Remote/Virtual streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

This basic conversational Brazilian Portuguese course is designed to introduce the non-native speaker of Portuguese to the four basic skills necessary to develop a working knowledge of Portuguese: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided in advance of the first session. 

Who Should Attend?

Non-native speakers of the Brazilian-Portuguese language who would like to have an understanding of every day words and phrases to communicate with our Brazilian Portuguese community.

About the Instructor:

Teaching people to build communication bridges through learning a new language is a passion for Poliana (Poli) Bellan Wilson. Born and raised in Brazil, she immigrated to the US in 2017. Back in Brazil, she first started as an ESL instructor in 1996, and in 2014, when living in São Paulo city, she added to her teaching repertoire  Portuguese to non-native speakers who were expatriates in the big city. Nowadays, besides joining our team of instructors, she also records weekly PSAs in Portuguese for WMVYRadio.





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