Business and Technology Courses

BI 813 | Gain Social Media Followers With This Content Strategy

In addition to creating social media posts, we’ll craft a social media strategy you can use month over month to increase engagement, drive sales, and grow your brand. This 12-hour course covers Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter for business. Attendees will access templates and a strategy they can implement quickly.

BI-784 | Human Resources Certificate

Whether setting out on a new career path, or a current HR professional looking to expand your knowledge, this program is designed to help you develop methods and skills necessary to meet the challenges of today’s changing workplace and workforce.

BI 784 | Certificate in Human Resource Management

“The instructor created a positive virtual learning environment that allowed me to respond to questions without hesitation.  Throughout the class, I was engaged in the weekly lectures, discussions, and readings, it was difficult to put down the book and stop reading.  The class opened my eyes to a broader perspective of Human Resource Management and steered me in a direction to what I will to pursue in the HR field.  Thank you for incorporating real-life situations into the class, as it helped me better understand our discussions.  I gained a great deal of knowledge and benefited from the class.”L.A. Human Resources Certificate Student  


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BI-811 | Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CSSYB) Exam Prep

A Yellow Belt Offers Important Early Step on Six Sigma Journey

The Yellow Belt is where professionals take a big step forward, learning foundational concepts and participating on Six Sigma project teams that put them into action.  The course is ideal for professionals who want to act in a supportive role in Six Sigma projects.

This course includes an overview of Six Sigma concepts, performance methods, and the basic tools of Six Sigma. As you prepare for the ASQ (America Society for Quality) CSSYB exam hundreds of practice questions and simulated timed exams identify your strengths and weaknesses, so you know where to concentrate your studies.

Total Program Hours:  18 hours

BI-812 | Introduction to Lean Thinking

This mini course explores the history of Lean Thinking Lean terminology, core concepts of Lean, and Lean calculations. Topics covered included: (DMALC) Define-Measure-Analyze-Lean-Control methodology, the House of Lean, Value Stream Mapping, 5S Housekeeping for Workplace Organization, Visual Management, the 7 wastes, Kanban, Standard Work, Quick Changeover, Total and Productive Maintenance.  We learn about Takt Time, Theory of Constraints, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, Poka-Yoke, and Kaizen.  We look at Lean project teams, the Lean toolbox, and the benefits of Lean thinking.

Total Program Hours:  6 hours

CC-008 | Cyber Security I, Network Security Fundamentals
CP-336 | Managing & Leading Your Team Remotely

Managing remote workers has its own unique set of challenges. This course will help you make remote work more productive and engaging for your employees. You will learn strategies for keeping staff organized, accountable, and motivated while working remotely. Participants will learn to use technology to help them keep track of their progress and their team’s progress. Technologies include Asana, When I Work, Go To Meeting, Slack, WebEx, Zoom, Shared Outlook Calendars, Microsoft Teams, Join Me, Trello, and Doodle.

CP-371 | QuickBooks User and ProAdvisor Certification

The cloud-based QuickBooks business accounting software for small to mid-sized businesses is one of the most popular accounting programs. Although many people claim to “know QuickBooks,” becoming a certified user will give you a competitive advantage in the high-demand career marketplace for bookkeeping and accounting. This is our most comprehensive, cloud-based QuickBooks training course that prepares students for the QuickBooks Certified User Exam. In addition to classroom instruction, students must complete online assignments as directed by the instructor. Tuition includes online access to materials necessary for the training. The program may be offered at various college locations. Costs: Tuition $950; Textbook $137.

Pre-requisites:  CP-389 Basic Principles of Accounting  / provide proof of successfully completing a Quickbooks course / provide a transcript from an accredited college for Accounting 101. Computer experience is required. Contact Tamara Vaughan at [email protected] for more information. 

Students must register by phone for this course. Please call 201-879-1247.


CP-389 Basic Principles of Accounting

This preliminary course explains the concepts of basic principles of financial statements, transactions, recording, and posting a general ledger. This course is a prerequisite that teaches the accounting basics that are necessary to move onto the Quickbooks User and ProAdvisor Certification course.

CP-392 | ChatGPT for Business
In this two-hour class, you will learn about the basics of ChatGPT, a trending artificial intelligence tool, and its capabilities. You will also get to experience it in action with live demonstrations and interactive activities. You will also learn how to fine-tune it to adapt to specific tasks and contexts for your business. Throughout the class, you will have the chance to ask questions and engage in discussions with the instructor and other participants to deepen your understanding of ChatGPT and its potential applications.

Prerequisite: Must have a computer with high-speed Internet and browser access. Optional: Have a ChatGPT account