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As a business owner, employee or professional, you wear a lot of hats — marketer is usually not one of them. Wouldn’t it be great to master the ABCs of marketing so you can make informed decisions that position your company to achieve a greater level of success? This Certificate in Marketing Essentials program will equip you with branding and advertising basics so you can develop and execute a marketing strategy that gets results and sets you apart from your competition! This 30-hour certificate requires the following courses: Marketing 101, Advertising That Works!, Building an Effective Brand, and Creating A Winning Marketing Plan.

Start Date: upon registration

Total Cost: $495.00

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : . Continuing Ed Staff 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.



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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program is designed specifically for the protection professional.  This course is not an entry level program and students should have a solid foundation in safe weapons handling and basic marksmanship fundamentals.  Emphasis will be placed on early detection and threat mitigation and the use of firearms as a last resort to protect the principal. Students must demonstrate proficiency by passing a handgun skills assessment on day one. Students unable to maintain and demonstrate safe handling will be released from the training program. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program (HS-EPFTP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 06/26/18

End date: 06/28/18

Total Cost: $1,159.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/26/2018, ending 6/28/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) is designed to prepare corporate security, military, and law enforcement professionals with relevant career skill-sets to perform and succeed in a challenging field. The 7-day comprehensive training program's curriculum is adaptable to corporate and law enforcement protective services. Classes include a historical perspective of protective services; fundamentals of protection; and a series of practical exercises which allow the students to apply the methods and techniques learned in the classroom. Students will learn to work independently and as members of a protective team. This program provides a solid foundation to prepare students for real-world experience. Students will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in corporate and government security services. The program is offered during a seven-day session with classes meeting for 10 hours a day for a total of 70 hours. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 07/15/18

End date: 07/21/18

Total Cost: $3,895.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM; 7 sessions; starting 7/15/2018, ending 7/21/2018

Instructor : . TBD 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program is designed specifically for the protection professional.  This course is not an entry level program and students should have a solid foundation in safe weapons handling and basic marksmanship fundamentals.  Emphasis will be placed on early detection and threat mitigation and the use of firearms as a last resort to protect the principal. Students must demonstrate proficiency by passing a handgun skills assessment on day one. Students unable to maintain and demonstrate safe handling will be released from the training program. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program (HS-EPFTP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 07/24/18

End date: 07/26/18

Total Cost: $1,159.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 7/24/2018, ending 7/26/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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Graphic design is the art of visual communication and is a way to creatively present information. Discover how designers use perspective, typography, layout and other essential elements to create effective imagery for marketing and promotion. Receive an introduction about the skills necessary to enter the graphic design field and the professional options within the industry. Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/.

Start date: 08/13/18

End date: 08/23/18

Total Cost: $99.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 8/13/2018, ending 8/23/2018

Instructor : Kristin Barker 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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Marketing 101 

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What is marketing? How can marketing help me gain new customers and grow my business? How much should I spend on marketing? What are the best and most affordable ways to market my business? How do I plan and execute an effective marketing campaign while juggling other competing priorities? These are just some of the questions answered in this highly engaging course! Learn the fundamentals of marketing in a way you never thought possible: fun! Never a dull moment, enjoy discovering how marketing works and why it is an essential element to business success. Most importantly, you will be able to immediately apply what you learn. Take this first step in discovering how to make your company stand out in the crowd! This course is the perfect fit for business owners and professionals.

Start date: 08/13/18

End date: 09/24/18

Total Cost: $149.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 8/13/2018, ending 9/24/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/3/2018)

Instructor : . TBD 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.



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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) is designed to prepare corporate security, military, and law enforcement professionals with relevant career skill-sets to perform and succeed in a challenging field. The 7-day comprehensive training program's curriculum is adaptable to corporate and law enforcement protective services. Classes include a historical perspective of protective services; fundamentals of protection; and a series of practical exercises which allow the students to apply the methods and techniques learned in the classroom. Students will learn to work independently and as members of a protective team. This program provides a solid foundation to prepare students for real-world experience. Students will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in corporate and government security services. The program is offered during a seven-day session with classes meeting for 10 hours a day for a total of 70 hours. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 09/09/18

End date: 09/15/18

Total Cost: $3,895.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM; 7 sessions; starting 9/9/2018, ending 9/15/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program is designed specifically for the protection professional.  This course is not an entry level program and students should have a solid foundation in safe weapons handling and basic marksmanship fundamentals.  Emphasis will be placed on early detection and threat mitigation and the use of firearms as a last resort to protect the principal. Students must demonstrate proficiency by passing a handgun skills assessment on day one. Students unable to maintain and demonstrate safe handling will be released from the training program. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program (HS-EPFTP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 09/17/18

End date: 09/19/18

Total Cost: $1,159.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 9/17/2018, ending 9/19/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

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Most companies utilize advertising in some way, shape or form. Whether it’s through mass-media, digital, print, outdoor, or even guerrilla marketing, most businesses understand the power of advertising. However, few understand how to get a high return on their investment. This course will teach you to develop, execute, and measure your advertising efforts. You will be able to intelligently choose the options that best fit your industry, target, audience, and business goals. Not only that, you will gain an inside scoop on the science of advertising and learn why some campaigns work while others fail miserably. You will also enjoy thought-provoking case studies on some of the world’s most compelling advertisements. This course is the perfect fit for business owners and professionals.

Start date: 10/01/18

End date: 11/05/18

Total Cost: $149.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/1/2018, ending 11/5/2018

Instructor : . TBD 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.



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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) is designed to prepare corporate security, military, and law enforcement professionals with relevant career skill-sets to perform and succeed in a challenging field. The 7-day comprehensive training program's curriculum is adaptable to corporate and law enforcement protective services. Classes include a historical perspective of protective services; fundamentals of protection; and a series of practical exercises which allow the students to apply the methods and techniques learned in the classroom. Students will learn to work independently and as members of a protective team. This program provides a solid foundation to prepare students for real-world experience. Students will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in corporate and government security services. The program is offered during a seven-day session with classes meeting for 10 hours a day for a total of 70 hours. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Agent Training Program (HS-EPATP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 10/28/18

End date: 11/03/18

Total Cost: $3,895.00

Schedule : Weekly - Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM; 7 sessions; starting 10/28/2018, ending 11/3/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Please read: The program is offered during a seven-day ...More

Call 706-507-8070 to register


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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program is designed specifically for the protection professional.  This course is not an entry level program and students should have a solid foundation in safe weapons handling and basic marksmanship fundamentals.  Emphasis will be placed on early detection and threat mitigation and the use of firearms as a last resort to protect the principal. Students must demonstrate proficiency by passing a handgun skills assessment on day one. Students unable to maintain and demonstrate safe handling will be released from the training program. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program (HS-EPFTP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 11/05/18

End date: 11/07/18

Total Cost: $1,159.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 11/5/2018, ending 11/7/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Please read: This certificate program requires an ...More



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The Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program is designed specifically for the protection professional.  This course is not an entry level program and students should have a solid foundation in safe weapons handling and basic marksmanship fundamentals.  Emphasis will be placed on early detection and threat mitigation and the use of firearms as a last resort to protect the principal. Students must demonstrate proficiency by passing a handgun skills assessment on day one. Students unable to maintain and demonstrate safe handling will be released from the training program. The Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in the Homeland Security-Executive Protection Firearms Training Program (HS-EPFTP) requires that the applicant be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a high school graduate (or obtained a General Education Development (GED) diploma) and be of good moral character by having neither a conviction, a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, probation or the payment of any fine for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If applicable, students must have been discharged from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. A certificate of Good Conduct is also needed from the applicant’s local police department. During the screening process, CSU Continuing & Professional Education staff may contact the prospective applicant(s) for further vetting. A medical and physical condition report may be needed. Applicants should contact CSU Continuing & Professional Education for details.

Start date: 12/03/18

End date: 12/05/18

Total Cost: $1,159.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 12/3/2018, ending 12/5/2018

Instructor : Tom Wynn 

Location : Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center Location : 
  Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

Please read: This certificate program requires an ...More



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