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Current Course Catalog:
Corporate College Course Catalog

Don Robison
Corporate College
314-539-5305
drobison@stlcc.edu

Corporate College Course Schedule

St. Louis Community College's Corporate College announces its open enrollment class schedule for Fall 2017 for the Corporate College location.

To register for these classes, call us at 314-984-7777.

See all of our professional development opportunities in the new Corporate College catalog.

Professional Essentials

Project Management Orientation
This free session is designed to provide information to individuals interested in obtaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. You'll learn about the concepts, test preparation and requirements needed for certification. Presentation includes an overview of the program, a look at class materials, trends in the industry and potential job opportunities for PMPs. The orientation is free but registration is required.
BPCT:703 | No Fee
C80 | Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Dirk Lupien
Sept. 16 | Corporate College 209
Project Management
Project managers are in demand when the need is for skills that include time, resource and financial management with a finite effort. Working knowledge of these skills is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) through various levels of certification. This course helps you to prepare for the PMP certification exam by presenting the critical concepts together with the core knowledge areas covered in the exam. Topics covered include the process groups and relationships, terminology and decision making practice. Session attendance in this course counts toward the project management training criteria of 35 hours that is required to register for the PMP exam. This practical learning prepares the student for the PMP certification exam by lecture, online exercises, working sessions and practice exams. Program is presented by a Registered Educational Provider (REP). Class meets Thursdays: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 (Class on 11/2 will meet in Corp. College 208) and Saturdays: 10/7, 10/14, 10/28. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Class is subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met by 9/26. No refunds after this date unless class is cancelled. No senior discount. No class 10/21.
BPCT:703 | $1,899
CD1 | Th 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Dirk Lupien
Oct. 5-Nov. 2 | Corporate College 207
Sa 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct. 7-Oct. 28 | Corporate College 207
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Whether you are a member of a quality team, a quality manager, or desire to obtain a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for professional development, this course is appropriate for you. We blend classroom instruction and online modules. Program highlights include: how to implement the DMAIC process (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), how to develop reliable and valid measurements for a system, how to define the cost of poor quality, how to use the correct formula to calculate ROI and more. Materials included in cost of course. Students successfully completing this training will receive a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt award of completion and 45 hours of instruction. This training includes an 18-hour capstone simulation project on the last two Wednesday sessions and two consecutive Saturdays. Attendance on these days is mandatory. If one of these days is missed, arrangements may be made with the instructor to complete the project and receive non-credit certification. However, should this be necessary, additional instructional costs will be charged to the student above and beyond the cost of the program. Lunch provided on Saturdays. Class meets Wednesdays 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 and Saturdays 11/11, 11/18. Class is subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met by 9/5. No refunds after this date unless class is cancelled.
BPCT:701 | $1,899
CD1 | W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Pat Dalton
Sept. 13-Nov. 15 | Corporate College 209
Sa 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Nov. 11-Nov. 18 | Corporate College 207
Your Emotional Intelligence and Why it Matters
Your IQ will get you in the door, but it's your emotional intelligence (EI), your ability to connect and manage the emotions of yourself and others, that will determine how successful you are in your professional and personal life. Emotions are all around us, and it's important to understand how to control them to cultivate productivity and positive relationships. In this interactive course, you'll learn the domains of the emotional intelligence model and how to effectively apply these core competencies in the workplace and beyond for optimum success and to enhance your skills.
BUSN:713 | $39
C01 | Tu | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sept. 12 | Corporate College 207
Listening Beyond the Words: Building Communication Skills
Ineffective listening can block the success of any business. Are you hearing your customers' needs and desires? Are your relationships with colleagues and co-workers harmonious? Learn to build skills that enhance your working and personal relationships. Class will focus on the fundamentals of effective listening and eliminating defensiveness in the communication process. Discover blocks hindering good listening, build positive interaction, in-depth listening skills and appropriate feedback. Lunch on your own.
BUSN:713 | $69
C02 | W 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Jean Walters
Sept. 13 | Corporate College 207
Bringing Out the Best in People and Managing the Conflicts
Effectively managing people in an organization leads to outstanding individual performances and great organizational performance. Through interactive activities, you'll learn how to identify and address behavioral causes of performance challenges, as well as maximize success of current strong performers. You'll discover how to pinpoint key business results and significant behaviors that impact results. In addition, you'll be able to provide objective, positive and constructive feedback to bring out the best in others.
BUSN:745 | $39
C80 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | James Lombardo
Sept. 16 | Corporate College 207
Mastering the Art of Effective Facilitation
You have to pay attention to the process elements of meetings if you want them to be effective. With a focus on asking rather than telling, and listening to build consensus, facilitation is the new leadership idea, the core competency everyone needs. Through interactive activities, you'll learn common process tools to make meetings easier and more productive, to identify the stages of team development, to identify the competencies linked to effective small group facilitation and more.
BUSN:714 | $39
C80 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | James Lombardo
Oct. 7 Corporate College 211
No Sweat Public Speaking
Speaking opportunities are business, career and leadership opportunities! Are you making the most of those speaking opportunities? Learn how to develop, practice and deliver Knock Your Socks Off presentations with - NO SWEAT! Instructor will present: the components, parts and elements of a presentation; tips for taking a presentation from ‘blah' to ‘ah'; and the fear of public speaking. Class taught by a local speaker, coach and author.
COMM:715 | $39
C50 | W 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. | Fred Miller
Nov. 7-Nov. 21 | Corporate College 207

OSHA Safety and Quality / Drones / BLS CPR

10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training Certification
Class meets Tuesday 9/26 and Thursday 9/28 and meets the required laws for working on public job sites. Led by an OSHA certified trainer, course covers the mandated OSHA topics including OSHA regulations, general safety and health, basic electrical safety, fall protection, ladder and scaffold safety, hand and power tools, material handling, and more. Upon successful completion students will receive the 10 Hour OSHA course completion card. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 9/18 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
CONS:736 | $125
CD1 | TuTh 4 p.m.-9 p.m. | Pat Dalton
Sept. 26-Sept. 28 | Corporate College 205
10-Hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Training Certification
Class meets Tuesday 10/24 and Thursday 10/26. This 10 hour OSHA course is ideal for supervisors with safety and health responsibilities, and for employee safety and health awareness. Get introduced to OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in OSHA Act Part 1910. Special emphasis will be placed on areas most hazardous using OSHA standards as a guide. Students will receive a 10 hour OSHA card after completion of the course. Students may bring a sack dinner and/or drinks and snack to class. Registration by 10/16 is encouraged. No refunds after this date.
CONS:736 | $125
CD2 | TuTh 4 p.m.-9 p.m. | Pat Dalton
Oct. 24-Oct. 26 | Corporate College 205
Commercial Drones: FAA Part 107 Test Prep
Get prepared for the FAA test to operate a drone. To operate an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) commercially for hire, the new FAA Part 107 regulation now requires the operator to obtain a Remote Pilot Airman Certificate with a small UAS rating, or be under the direct supervision of a person who holds such a certificate. A former airline pilot and current drone instructor will review material to successfully pass the FAA test. Subjects include the new regulation, airspace classifications, flight restrictions, aeronautical chart study, airport operations, radio communication, weather, human factors and more. Sample test questions will also be reviewed. Optional $15 test prep book available for purchase in class. One hour lunch on your own. Deadline for withdraw is 9/14. No refunds after this date.
ENGR:706 | $249
CD1 | Sa 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Jack Beetz
Sept. 23-Sept. 30 | Corporate College 207
BLS for Healthcare Providers
This American Heart Association course is designed for the healthcare provider. Each participant must obtain an 84 percent or higher on the written evaluation and demonstrate proficiency in all CPR skills. Skills include adult, child and infant CPR, FBAO management of the conscious victim, adult/infant/child two rescuer CPR, mouth-to-mask ventilation and automatic external defibrillation (AED). Written and practical skills (hands-on manikin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Students who enroll at least one week in advance and successfully complete the course will receive BLS completion card at the end of the class. No transfers between sessions or refunds given within five business days of class date. Due to the nature of the course, you must arrive on time. No admittance after stated start time. No refund for late arrival. This course meets the STLCC nursing department admission requirements.
CPRR:707 | $75
CD0 | M 5 p.m.-10 p.m. | Gary Holsapple
Oct. 30 | Corporate College 276

Microsoft Office Applications

Microsoft Word 2016 for Business: Part I
Learn to create professional looking business documents using this powerful word processing software. Discover how editing and formatting tools are at your fingertips as you work with the ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar. Leave with the skills to create a document, format, change styles and fonts, cut/copy/paste, import text, and edit a document with confidence. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:715 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Aug. 25 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Word 2016 for Business: Part II
If you are familiar with the basics, here's your opportunity to learn the more advanced features of Word. Learn to customize the Word environment, use advanced formatting techniques, work with styles, advanced table features, create and manage large documents, and use auto text, macros, and templates. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Introduction class or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:716 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Sept. 1 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Excel 2016 for Business: Part I
You will learn tips and tricks to navigate efficiently and create effective spreadsheets in one of Microsoft's most powerful programs. Learn to build basic formulas and functions, with an emphasis on Relative and Absolute referencing. Learn to make your sheets and printouts easier to read with special formatting techniques. An important class for the beginner as well as for the self-taught Excel user. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:720 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Sept. 8 | Corporate College 208
Micrsoft Excel 2016 for Business: Part II
Build on previous knowledge and further your spreadsheet skills by creating more complex formulas using a variety of Functions. Learn techniques of data management and analyzing your data with lists, tables, common charts, pivot tables, and pivot charts. Discover the ease of using range names and conditional formatting. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Introduction class or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:721 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Sept. 22 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Excel 2016 for Business: Part III
Continue to expand your Excel expertise as you manage multiple workbooks and worksheets, and build 3 dimensional calculations and file linking. Explore the power of the all-important Lookup Functions and related concepts. Become adept at using Formula Auditing tools, Data Validation, and sharing and protecting workbooks. Also, explore the use of major Data Analysis tools, such as Scenarios and Data Tables. Create and edit macros to save you time and create consistency across workbooks. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:722 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Sept. 29 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Excel 2016: In a Day
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in one day! In this introductory course you'll learn how to create spreadsheets for all kinds of applications including accounting, expense analysis, budgeting, etc. Topics include setting up worksheets, labeling, entering values, editing cells, copying, saving, and other commands. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:720 | $99
C02 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Sept. 16 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Access 2016 for Business: Part I
Learn the foundations to plan and design a database system. Learn to create, manage, and maintain tables and table relationships. Discover sorting and filtering records within tables. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:725 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Oct. 20 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Access 2016 for Business: Part II
Get the skill you need to enhance your database designs. Work with Data Normalization, Table Relationships and Join techniques, including Inner and Outer joins. Learn to query multiple tables for customized reports. Create more complex queries using parameters, and action queries. Learn to use more advanced Reporting techniques. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience and Introduction to Access or equivalent experience. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:725 | $129
C02 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Oct. 27 | Corporate College 208
Microsoft Access 2016 for Business: Part III
Round out development of your Access skills by learning advanced Forms design techniques, including the addition of controls, improved navigation, and effective use of Conditional Formatting. You will link tables, import and export data, and use your database in a Word Mail Merge. Learn to build Macros to validate and automate data, and be introduced to VBA to enhance your database even further. Topics also include documenting and securing your DB, and creating and managing a Switchboard to control user interaction with your DB. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access 2016 for Business: Part 1 and Part 2. Bring a flash drive to class.
COMP:726 | $129
C01 | F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Cris Heffernan
Nov. 3 | Corporate College 208

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10: Introduction: In a Day
Explore Microsoft Windows 10 and all its user-friendly features in this course. Topics include using Start Screen, Live Tiles, Hot Corners, Charm Bar, One Drive and many others. This course is not for tablets or touch screen and students will use a mouse to navigate. Prerequisite: Personal Computers Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:705 | $99
C80 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 9 | Corporate College 208
C82 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Nov. 18 | Corporate College 208

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC): Introduction
This course, utilizing Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud software, shows students how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Topics may include but are not limited to: layers, history, the clone stamp, the spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, the quick selection tool, the magic wand and color range, transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials Program.
COMP:755 | $129
C50 | M 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Sept. 11-Oct. 2 | Corporate College 206
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC): Intermediate
Picking up right where the introductory class left off - topics may include but are not limited to: understanding the histogram and how to adjust exposure, smoothing wrinkles and brightening teeth, changing the size of your image and canvas, the power of crop tool and blending modes. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Introduction class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Certificate.
COMP:755 | $129
C51 | M 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Oct. 9-Oct. 30 | Corporate College 206
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC): Advanced
Adobe Photoshop Advanced builds on the skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes. Topics may include but are not limited to: Coordinating adjustment layers with layer masks, smart objects, blurring and sharpening and shadows and highlights. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program.
COMP:755 | $129
C54 | M 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Nov. 13-Dec. 4 | Corporate College 206

Computer Applications

QuickBooks Pro 2017
This class introduces students to QuickBooks, an easy to use, complete accounting system for small businesses. Students will create a company and use QuickBooks to maintain financial records. Topics to be covered include: setting up customer and vendor lists, entering sales and invoices, receiving payments, making deposits, handling expenses and bills, working with bank accounts, analyzing financial data, handling sales tax, and managing inventory. This course does not cover the QuickBooks online version. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:734 | $149
C50 | W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Dawn Jones
Oct. 4-Nov. 1 | Corporate College 208
Introduction to Google Drive
In this class you will learn how to create docs, sheets, slides and more using Google's free web based system. Access your documents from any computer and easily share them with others. This class will be an overview of the tools available in Google Drive. Instructor works extensively in Google Drive. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful. It is also helpful, but not required, to have your Google account set up prior to class. Bring user ID and password.
COMP:742 | $25
C53 | W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Laura Warren
Nov. 1 | Corporate College 206
Google Docs and Sheets
In this class you will learn how to create and edit a text document in Google Docs and a spreadsheet in Google sheets. In Docs, learn how to format text, create a table of contents and insert images and tables. In Sheets, learn how to edit cells, insert and delete rows and columns and use simple formulas. Instructor works extensively in Google Drive. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful. Please have your Google account set up before class and bring user ID and password.
COMP:742 | $25
C50 | W 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Laura Warren
Oct. 18 Corporate College 206

Website Development with WordPress

Create Your Own Website with WordPress
Anyone can learn how to create their own website in just a few hours using WordPress, the most popular website creator tool on the Internet. Whether you are just a beginner using graphically based templates or want to get down into the nitty-gritty code, WordPress is your answer and it's FREE and you don't have to be a techie! DIY with your creativity and WordPress. Walk away from this class with a basic website and the skills to go as far as you want. The sky's the limit! Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience and Basic Introduction to WordPress or equivalent experience. This class will move at a fast pace. Students must already have a generic email account through gmail, yahoo or hotmail and know this email address and password when coming to class.
COMP:745 | $99
C80 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Jerry Bearden
Aug. 26 | Corporate College 208

Mobile Technologies

Learn the Basics of an iPhone
Did you finally break down and purchase an iPhone only to discover that you can barely use it? Come to this class to learn the basics and functionality of an iPhone. Please note universal functions of the iPhone platform will be taught and that specific "apps" may vary from phone to phone. Students must bring their own iPhone to the class. This class will only discuss the Apple iPhone. Other smart phone devices will not be covered.
COMP:765 | $25
C81 | Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Oct. 28 | Corporate College 211
Learn the Basics of an iPhone or iPad
Did you finally break down and purchase an iPhone or iPad only to discover that you can barely use it? Come to this class to learn the basics and functionality of the apple platform. Please note universal functions of the iPhone/iPad platform will be taught and that specific "apps" may vary from device to device. Students must bring their own iPhone/iPad to the class. This class will only discuss the Apple products. Other smart phone devices will not be covered.
COMP:765 | $25
C80 | Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Nov. 18 | Corporate College 209
Android Smartphones Small Group Workshop
Does your Android smartphone make you feel like a dummy? Or are you still only using it to make phone calls knowing it can do so much more? In this small group work-shop you will learn some basics to get you up and running. There are dozens of models of Android phones and operating systems available on the market so this class will cover general topics such as app usuage, camera, downloading and settings. Class is hands on so bring your Android phone. This class will not cover other types of smart phones.
COMP:765 | $29
C83 | Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Patrick Karl
Sept. 23 Corporate College 205

Social Media and Online Security

Facebook Basics
Come and learn how to navigate this fun and exciting site! This beginnerís class is hands-on and will include an overview of topics such as posting, basic navigation, basic profile editing, tagging, privacy settings, security and notifications. If you do not have an account, try to create one prior to class. Bring your log-in and password. Students needing assistance creating an account should come to class 10 minutes early and must have a valid email address and password and the ability to check email from the classroom. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $25
C52 | Tu 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Rachel Bufalo
Aug. 29 | Corporate College 208
Facebook for Business
Facebook is proving to be a powerhouse tool for small and large businesses everywhere. Come to this class to learn how to utilize Facebook to grow and promote your business. This class will not cover the functionality of Facebook for personal use and students should already have a basic knowledge of Facebook for personal use prior to class. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $39
C51 | Th 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. | Rachel Bufalo
Sept. 28 | Corporate College 206
Personal Online Security
Learn to ensure your terrestrial and digital footprints are secure. Learn to exercise the best security practices to protect your personal information, help prevent identity fraud, and preserve data integrity, confidentiality and availability. Conduct your corporal, electronic and communications using the most current/effective techniques/methodologies.
COMP:795 | $39
C80 | Sa 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cortez Tillman
Nov. 11 | Corporate College 208