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Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Nov 4, 2019

Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing a social strategy for your organization or business.  Learn the top five considerations when starting a social network as well as tips to manage an online community. Discover how to create your own private social network using the Ning platform. Discuss the top tools to use to manage your social media life and build integration into your web site. See how Google Docs and Calendars work and how to use online video to further your business goals. Hear about mobile check-in applications and how companies are using coupon and deal sites. Get your company listed properly on local search engines so more customers can find you. Discuss how web design has change and get feedback on your website while discovering usability testing and user interface design. Finally, learn how to manage this influx of information created by the new media revolution. Develop a manageable work flow and get productivity tips to be more efficient.  Learn what you might be doing wrong in social media as well as essential policies to have in place for your employees and company. See what trends are on the horizon and where your goals fit with those new trends.

Intermediate Video Game Design

$245

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Oct 7, 2019

Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. By 2019 Price Warehouse predicts social and casual game sales will exceed traditional game sales. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games.

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Intro to 3-D Printing

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

3D printing has been hailed as a solution to all manufacturing problems. Obviously that is exaggerated, but what is it good for (and when is traditional manufacturing still the better choice?) In this course you will learn how to separate the real promise of the technology from the hype, and understand the workflow for a consumer-level 3D printer. You will become fAMiliar with some typical online databases of objects available to print, and get a bit of experience with free or open-source software for all stages of the process. This class will be primarily focused to introduce you to the tools of the open 3D printer ecosystem, but the principles will apply to consumer 3D printers in general. One-month course

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Intro to Social Media

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

Get involved in the move from in-person to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business and personal life. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization. Look at case studies of what other organizations are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media.Your instructor is a nationally known speaker, consultant and trainer on social networks and social media.

Introduction to Coding

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

After taking this course in Introduction to Coding, you will be introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. New technologies allow people outside of the computer science field to be able to create their own web pages using code. Students will learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script in this course, as well as the practical uses for each.

Introduction to Game Design

$245

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field. One-month course

Introduction to Web Design

$245

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition. Discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. Throughout the course you will get the info you need to plan and design effective web pages. Come away knowing how to implement web pages by writing HTML and CSS code. And discover ways to enhance web pages with the use of page layout techniques, text formatting, graphics, and images. One-month, Tonya D. Wright, instructor

Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

Certificate includes Twitter, Facebook for Business, and LinkedIn for Business. $495 for all three courses or $195 each if taken separately.

Different social networks have distinct characteristics, different features, and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Get a skill set for working and managing different social media platforms. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.   You will get a firm foundation in Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook platforms. Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.Three one month courses. Jennifer Selke and Suzanne Kart, instructors.  

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