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Check out our selection of first-time course offerings here at ECE.

Introduction to Home Staging

Home staging is perfecting the art of creating an environment that will draw positive attention to a home for sale. Students will be able to identify both exterior and interior problems areas of a home and will learn professional staging tips and techniques resulting in a "show ready" home.  This course will emphasize professional staging arrangement, showcasing and display solutions to get your home sold.  Whether you are an individual who has a home to sell or someone who is interested in the business of professional home staging, this introductory course will provide you with a foundation for the home staging industry.

After this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify design themes that will sell a home
  • Be able to describe packaging and positioning solutions for  staging a home
  • Identify the three stages of buying/selling a home
  • Apply practical and professional staging tips and techniques to showcase a home for sale
Section: HOMESTAGE (25MAR17) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Mar 25, 2017 End Date: Mar 25, 2017 Tuition: $175.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Melanie Serra Register

Project Management: Human Resources Tools & Techniques

Managing the project team can be one of the more complex elements of ensuring successful completion of a project. In addition to individuals performing project work, it is important to recognize cultural differences and to be able to appropriately influence factors that impact the project. This begins at project initiation through project close and the Project Manager must successfully navigate any potential conflicts and promote teamwork.

In this course, the participants will learn how to gain insight into keeping the project team focused and providing direction to lead the project to a successful conclusion.

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Define Roles and Responsibilities for project team members using common tools and techniques
  • Provide insight into the acquisition and creation of an appropriate team structure
  • Create a positive team environment and culture
  • Apply appropriate conflict resolution techniques and utilize motivation skills to achieve project results
Section: PROJECTHR (29APR17) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Apr 29, 2017 End Date: Apr 29, 2017 Tuition: $225.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Tim Peek Register

Project Management: Stakeholder Tools & Techniques

Stakeholders are any individuals, groups and organizations that have a vested interest in the project and its products, services or results. They also can impact the project positively and negatively and it is imperative for a Project Manager to be able to set and maintain proper expectations. Although it is not possible to manage all stakeholders, the Project Manager is expected to manage their expectations.

In this course, participants will learn tools and techniques to identify project stakeholders and their potential impact on the project. Through these tools and techniques, be able to analyze and develop strategies to appropriately manage them throughout the project lifecycle.

After completing this program, participants will be able to:
  • Utilize Tools and Techniques to Identify and Analyze project Stakeholders
  • Create a plan to manage Stakeholder engagement throughout the project
  • Apply the Stakeholder Management Plan to effectively manage Stakeholder expectations
  • Communicate pertinent work performance information throughout the project
Section: PROJECTSTAKE (29APR17) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Apr 29, 2017 End Date: Apr 29, 2017 Tuition: $225.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Tim Peek Register

Accelerated Training in Health IT (AT-HIT) for IT or Clinical Professionals

The Accelerated Training in Health IT (AT-HIT) for IT or Clinical Professionals is an intensive 80-hour workforce program delivered over 10 Saturdays. It is a professional development program that uses an innovative curriculum, a novel delivery method, and outplacement support. The focus of this program is to prepare students for employment in the surging HIT field in the shortest possible time.

For the best learning experience, we capitalize on a widely-installed commercial electronic health record (EHR) system to provide a very successful, hands-on learning experience.

After completing this program, participants will be able to:
  • Realize how HIT has evolved and understand its role within healthcare
  • Identify the elements involved in providing patient care within a complex healthcare system
  • Operate an Electronic Health Record (EHR) application and transfer skills learned to any other EHR product
  • Display an understanding of the basic principles of healthcare data storage, retrieval, and distribution systems
  • Understand and use healthcare and public health terminology
  • Employ learned job search and networking techniques to obtain a job in the HIT industry

Project Management: Agile and Scrum Essentials

This course will prepare participants for a deeper understanding of Agile methodologies emphasizing real world usage, in addition participants will meet the education requirements to sit for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner certification exam (PMI-ACP). This course offers an in-depth look at agile project management through a PMI perspective. You will have hands-on practical exercises and real world scenarios so that you can apply your knowledge and prepare for the PMI-ACP exam and a career as an agile practitioner.

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After this class, you will be able to:
  • Understand the roots and philosophy behind Agile development
  • Recognize and explain various agile methodologies including Scrum and Extreme Programming
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively perform adaptive planning on projects
  • Generate continuous improvement on projects as well as throughout their organization
  • Effectively identify and deliver value to the customer using Agile techniques
  • Improve team leadership skills for Agile and traditional project management
  • Understand the need for stakeholder involvement and be able to effectively engage commitment for projects
  • Meet the education requirements to sit for the PMI-ACP exam