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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has two modules: •Activity Professional• Aging & SocietyThere are many types of facilities where Activity Professionals work. Activity Professionals can work in long-term care facilities, assisted living communities or adult day care programs. The Activity Professional provides activities for residents in these facilities and may play many diverse roles within the each community. The goal of the Activity Professional is to create a homelike environment where the residents have control of their lives. There are also administrative responsibilities and resident care duties as well as plenty of other tasks that keep the work interesting.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend the role of the activity professional in adult care• Identify methods for person-centered activity programming• Identify the steps to assess, document, and prepare treatment plans• Define methods for quality assurance and time management• Identify the steps in planning and implementing a successful exercise programAging & Society introduces you to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps you understand seniors and know how to work with them. This course combines sound academics with an empathetic view of the lives of older people. Our Aging & Society Course will help students understand the complex issues of social gerontology and aging by using a life course perspective that views aging as an unfolding and dynamic process. We will combine a conceptual/theoretical and practical focus that will enable students both to understand the aging process and to make connections between social definitions of age and their own present and future lives.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend how the social construction of age impacts social gerontology research• Identify the characteristics of today’s population aged 65 and older• Identify the major theories of biological aging and patterns of illnesses in later life• Comprehend how family variations and relationships support social functioning• Identify the current technological and medical breakthroughs for older peopleInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: N/A

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Total Cost: $3,895.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This Dining Room & Banquet Management course is ideal for a student that wants to move into hospitality management. Its emphasis is on the service aspects of a business that will distinguish an outstanding dining experience. The course includes the history of dining room and banquet service, the proper techniques of service, sanitation requirements, and important merchandising concepts. In addition, information about reservations, priority seating, and reservations systems is also included.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define principles for dining service, sanitation, and presentation• Identify guidelines and various styles of serving• Comprehend training and managing needs of service personnel• Identify the steps for managing the dining experience for guests• Comprehend the principles for banquet business managementInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $1,995.00

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Floral Design 

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Language: EnglishDescription: Our Floral Design course prepares students for a career designing floral arrangements and running a successful florist business. The course balances theory with practice, covering the history of design, artistic elements, floral anatomy, and nomenclature, along with techniques, tools, and specialties. Students will be prepared for the real business world with discussions on distribution, marketing, advertising, and the other industry-specific issues needed for success in the field.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify steps for setting career targets and searching for jobs that align• Comprehend the importance of researching careers and building a network• Identify strategies for writing successful resumes and cover letters• Identify strategies for marketing yourself during a job interview• Identify methods for negotiating job offers and managing your careerInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Floral Design Associate (CFDA).

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Total Cost: $2,495.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has three modules:•Hospitality: An Introduction•Managing Quality Service in Hospitality•Hospitality Sales Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. This course discusses the Hospitality and Tourism industry's evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each module of this course features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define the mission and product of hospitality• Identify factors to consider when managing lodging• Comprehend the basics of hospitality and the food service industry• Identify events, functions, and operations related to hospitality industry• Identify current trends in hospitality and its direction in the futureManaging Quality Service in Hospitality teaches the concept of treating customers as guests and creating a "WOW" experience for them. Many other courses in this subject area skip over guest-focused service strategy in hospitality or service. This course fully covers the topic of managing hospitality organizations by using real life experience from companies like Walt Disney Company, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Darden Restaurants, Southwest Airlines and many others. Each module includes at suggested hospitality activities for students, in which students are encouraged to visit local organizations to talk with guests, employees and managers to obtain a variety of perspectives on the guest experience. Other activities will have students going to the internet to visit established sites for hospitality organizations.Real and hypothetical hotels, restaurants, and other business types found in the hospitality industry are included as case studies giving the opportunity for reflection on hospitality concepts and principles. The "Ethics in Business" segments encourage students to analyze ethical issues associated with each topic. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the steps for preparing a hospitality service strategy• Define the beliefs, values, and norms of hospitality culture• Identify strategies for training, motivating, and rewarding hospitality service staff• Identify the steps for developing and implementing a service delivery system• Identify the steps for measuring service delivery and repairing service delivery gapsDrawing from the insights of leading sales executives, Hospitality Sales covers the changing hospitality sales profession, including the three emerging selling roles and when to use them. Transactional selling, consultative selling, and alliance selling are unique approaches that salespeople use depending on situational factors. This course explores customer motives and how sales professionals can tailor their approach to the buyer’s perception of value. This Hospitality Sales course will help you understand the new world of buyer-seller relationships and succeed in each sales situation. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend the basics of the hospitality industry• Identify factors affecting the buyer-seller relationship• Identify the steps for approaching and negotiating with the buyer• Identify the steps for forming a proposal and implementing after the sale• Identify the steps for managing your career as a sales professionalInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $3,995.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: In today’s competitive hospitality market, understanding sales and marketing is essential to succeed in the hospitality business. Our Hospitality Sales and Marketing course dives into specific market segments, such as travel, food service, lodging and events. The content draws upon practical experiences and new trends related to customer relationship management, advertising, social media and technology. This course explores customer motives and how sales professionals can tailor their approach to the buyer’s perception of value. After completing this course, you should be able to:Identify the concepts of customer relationship management, the marketing mix and what to look for when recruiting and hiring effective salespeopleRecognize the importance of internal marketing and sales, proper advertising, and telephone sales for increased sales productivityRecall the steps for marketing to business and leisure travelers, as well as travel agentsList how to market and sell to specific segments, restaurants, and loungesIdentify how to promote catered events and develop leadsInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $3,695.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This program has two modules: •Professional Cooking•Professional CateringThe food-service industry continues to expand with a wide variety of new restaurants opening every day. Learn the cooking and baking principles you need to begin your career in this exciting industry with our Professional Cooking course. Learn the basics for planning dishes and menus, selecting quality ingredients, and preparing and presenting food in exceptional ways. This course explores professional techniques and methods for creating hundreds of recipes both traditional and contemporary. From cooking meat, poultry, and game, to preparing purely vegetarian dishes, to baking cakes, pies, and pastries, this Professional Cooking course will take you through the full spectrum of food preparation and presentation while inspiring you to create recipes of your very own.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the common kitchen setup and equipment• Identify the steps for creating soups, sauces, and stocks• Identify the steps for cooking meat, poultry, and fish• Identify methods for creating salads, dressings, dips, and hors d’oeuvres• Identify methods for preparing breads, cakes, pies, and dessertsOur comprehensive Professional Catering course will take you through all the steps involved in operating a successful catering business. From planning an event step-by-step, to developing a full menu, to managing your clients and employees, this course offers solutions and considerations for all types of related issues that may arise. Learn the skills and techniques you need to build and grow a successful catering business today!After completing this course, you should be able to:• Comprehend different types of catering and their components• Identify methods for building a client base and engaging customers• Identify the steps involved in the catering operation• Identify methods for controlling risk and guiding employee behavior• Identify conflict resolution strategies and basic human resource management principlesInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Professional Catering course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Catering Associate (CCA).

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Total Cost: $3,695.00

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