Atlantic Cape has partnered with ed2go to provide online professional development classes. There are a wide variety of classes to choose from. Jump into a self paced workshop immediately! Instructor-led classes start every six weeks.

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* The classes listed below are just a few of the many classes offered.

ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS SERIES

Accounting Fundamentals

In this course, you will learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You will get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities.

We’ll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

GRAMMAR REFRESHER SERIES

Grammar Refresher

The key to effective writing and speaking in English grammar. Whether you are just now learning the basics of grammar or if you need a refresher, this course will help you develop the foundational skills you need. This course will explore the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, and foundational sentence construction. We will even get into the details of phrases, clauses, problem words, common grammar mistakes, and much more! An instructor will guide you every step of how you learn grammar through hands-on, practical exercises. You will also learn through short videos, examples, and even fun games. So take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence

A TO Z GRANT WRITING SERIES

A to Z Grant Writing

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You will learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You will also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY SERIES

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage are provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes.

SQL Series

Introduction to SQL

Learn the key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL), and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language.

In this course, you’ll learn about the basic structure of relational databases and how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements and advanced data manipulation techniques. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid working knowledge of structured query language. You’ll feel confident in your ability to write SQL queries to create tables; retrieve data from single or multiple tables; delete, insert, and update data in a database; and gather significant statistics from data stored in a database.

Introduction to Project Management

In this six-week course, an experienced Project Management Professional will help you master the essentials of project management. You’ll become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to plan, implement, control, and close any type of project. You’ll learn about project politics and ethics, project measurements, and project closure. You’ll be able to develop all sections of a project plan, you’ll become comfortable with the project management body of knowledge, and you’ll develop a variety of powerful techniques to generate project ideas.

Start Your Own Small Business

Learn how to take your dream of starting a business and put it into action. In this class, you will learn everything you need to know about starting a business. You will begin by discovering the tricks to picking the right opportunity for you. Next, you will learn how to develop proven marketing techniques to easily build sales. Since every business needs money, this course discusses traditional and nontraditional financing options. Finally, you will learn easy-to-implement employee-management procedures and how to write business policies that help you build your business.

You, as a business owner, need to manage all of your limited resources. One resource that often gets overlooked is your time. In the final lesson, you will learn time-management techniques especially for entrepreneurs. While taking this course, you will discover the secrets that separate the successful entrepreneurs from the struggling ones.

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Committing your idea to paper in the form of a business plan not only increases your chances of obtaining financing, but also in keeping your business strategically focused. You will work through all the major components of writing a business plan and emerge with your first draft in hand. And most importantly, you will have completed the first—and most difficult—step on the path to small business success.

Real Estate Investing

Have you ever heard the old saying, “Buy low, sell high?” News stories about the softening real estate market might scare away some novice investors, but experienced investors recognize weak markets as opportunities to pick up bargains. In many areas, now is the time to buy before prices start climbing again. In this course, you will learn how to make money in any area, in good times and bad, even if you have little money to start with.

Real Estate Investing includes specially designed worksheets and hands-on activities to take the guesswork out of your investing efforts. Start developing a plan for your own investing efforts based on proven methods used every day by full-time, professional real estate investors. You will learn how to invest in foreclosures, manage a rehab project, and build your team of real estate professionals (title officers, lawyers, accountants, mortgage brokers, appraisers, and more). This course also explores the effects of higher interest rates and cover alternative strategies for a changing market. By the end of the course, you will be working toward your first (or next) deal.

Discover Sign Language

Discover Sign Language will teach you how to sign basic phrases and complete sentences and how to put it all together, allowing you to introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way, you will learn signs for colors, numbers, locations, family, and the activities you like to do. Throughout the course, you will learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language.

This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout it, you will be immersed in silence, which will help you gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.

You will also gain an introduction to the world of the Deaf culture and explore topics such as lip reading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you will be ready to sign!