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ZPDI-0450 CompTIA A 220-1001 and 220-1002 (Online)

5 CEU’s

CompTIA A certification is a globally recognized industry standard for establishing an IT career. The A Core Series 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams cover expanded content on growing IT support roles, including expanded baseline security topics. A  certification defines competency in operational procedures including basic disaster prevention, recovery and scripting basics, as well as a greater dependency on networking and device connectivity. This course includes free 12-month access to a cloud-based lab platform that uses high-quality practical exercises to help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in high-demand IT jobs. Students execute each practical task in a safe environment, accessible from anywhere, without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Contact hours: 50

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-0540 Home Inspector Boot Camp

13.5 CEU’s

Whether you're looking for a new career or a second income, home inspection can offer the flexibility and earnings you've always dreamed of. Corporate College® has partnered with ATI Training to provide you with the best home inspection training available. This all-inclusive, blended-learning course will teach you proper home inspection processes and practices, and will familiarize you with various building systems and how they work together. The course includes the 80 hours required to obtain a license in the state of Ohio and more, for a total of 135 hours, as participants will help perform real-life home inspections, in addition to online and classroom learning. Participants must take the NHIE exam (study guide included) for licensure. The NHIE study guide, as well as one year of free reporting software and a free one-year membership in the All American Association of Home Inspectors, will be provided to participants at no additional cost.

Contact hours: 135

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1023 Finance for Non-Financial Managers

0.8 CEU’s

To get ahead and stay ahead, today’s managers have to be finance-savvy. You’ve got to know how to justify a request, quantify your contributions to the company and spot profit drains before they get out of hand. From accruals to write-offs, accounts receivable to working capital, this seminar shows you the concepts, techniques and tools that can help you make each decision pay off — on the job and on the bottom line! No matter how effective your management methods or how innovative your ideas, the results are measured in numbers: dollars and cents.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1160 Project Management

2.4 CEU’s

Proper planning is key to success in any endeavor. This program is a hands-on workshop for those in a formal project management role, or for those managers who need to lead others through projects. Participants will practice using tools and techniques to define, plan, implement, and close projects successfully.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1187 Dynamic Presentation Skills

0.4 CEU’s

Whether leaders are persuading colleagues, selling a client or energizing a team, the power of their presentation makes the difference between success and failure. In this session, participants will learn how to present thoughts and ideas with self-confidence and organization. Our experienced instruction team will guide participants on how to overcome challenges they may face while practicing presenting in a safe environment.

Contact hours: 4

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1224 Professional Business Writing

0.8 CEU’s

In the workplace, your writing speaks volumes about you. Whether you are writing a three-line email or a multipage report, you need to write in a polished, professional way. This course reviews the principles of written communication in the workplace. The course introduces students to common formats such as the memo, letter, and report and helps students improve writing skills to gain greater mastery of grammar, mechanics, and style.

Contact hours: 8

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1238 Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Management (Part One and Two)

3 CEU’s

To become a successful event planner, you must first learn the essentials. This course will provide you with the tools and strategies to excel in event management, including logistics, financial management, feasibility, risk management, charts, tools and formulas (including food and beverage). Build the foundation necessary to become an in-demand event planner and discover the career path that best suits your skills.

Contact hours: 30

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1242 Allergen-Friendly Series (Online)

0.6 CEU’s

This interactive online course provides allergen awareness, allergen plan development, and allergen plan specialist for your entire operation and staff. In these courses, you will learn current information on what causes an allergic reaction, the main food allergens, how to communicate with customers who have food allergies, and how to assure customers’ allergen needs are communicated within the operation from the initial order to the serving process. Another course within the series walks management through all the elements of food allergens in a food operation, allowing management to decide what will and will not be done. The final course, provides an in-depth understanding of food allergens, product ingredients, and common allergen food items. With this knowledge, you learn how to evaluate a menu and its recipes for their food products. You will also learn all the steps of an operation and how to develop written protocols for each step.

Contact hours: 6

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1243 Ohio Level Two Food Safety Manager Certification (Online)

1.5 CEU’s

This interactive online course is designed for food safety manager’s certification required by the State of Ohio. The certification training is a comprehensive course designed to teach all of the knowledge needed to pass the recognized food safety manager’s certification examination. This course is fully compliant with the latest FDA food code and CFP guidelines.

Contact hours: 15

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1244 Strategies for Increasing Sales (Online)

0.9 CEU’s

This interactive online course is designed to allow the individuals to develop a written food service operations marketing plan. By the end of the course, the student will have completed a fully developed marketing plan ready for evaluation and implementation in any food service operation to increase overall sales and revenue.

Contact hours: 9

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1245 Allergen Awareness (Online)

0.2 CEU’s

This interactive online course provides allergen awareness for your entire staff. In this course, you will learn current information on what causes an allergic reaction, the main food allergens, how to communicate with customers who have food allergies, and how to assure customers’ allergen needs are communicated within the operation from the initial order to the serving process. Also covered is cross-contact and how to avoid it, and what to do when an allergy reaction or attack happens. Allergen Awareness was designed to be highly flexible, allowing the student to train on their schedule.

Contact hours: 2

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1246 Allergen Plan Development (Online)

0.2 CEU’s

With the Allergen Plan Development Course, the answers to the questions about “ask your manager” are developed. This course walks management through all the elements of food allergens in a food operation, allowing management to decide what will and will not be done. Throughout the course, the user is offered a series of questions and options for how much accommodation the operation will give to the issue of food allergen safety. Even those operations not able to achieve a high level of accommodations will have made the decision with a full awareness of what is not being provided. Operations that decide to offer a high level of food allergen accommodations will end the course with the foundation of their Allergen Plan. This plan or essay will be saved and used to develop the details of the operation's food allergen safety process.

Contact hours: 2

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1247 Allergen Plan Specialist (Online)

0.2 CEU’s

This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of food allergens, product ingredients, and common allergen foods. Students will learn how to evaluate a menu and its recipes for their food products. Knowing all the products used by the operation will help students learn how to identify the food allergen ingredients in the products. When to be alert to potential ingredient changes, how to communicate with suppliers, and what to do about product recalls due to allergen mislabeling or undocumented allergens will be discussed. Students will learn how to use this knowledge to create a database to track each allergen, from product to menu. Lesson 2 covers the steps of an operation and how to develop written protocols for each step. Through discussions of receiving, storage, ordering, cooking and serving, students will learn how to work with other staff to evaluate each step of the operation from an allergen viewpoint.

Contact hours: 2

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1248 Digital Marketing Manager: Professional Certification (Online)

3 CEU’s

The online Digital Marketing Manager: Professional Certification is ideal for anyone involved in the planning, implementation or measurement of digital strategies – or anyone who would like to pursue a career in this area. This online course is a rounded introduction to all core digital marketing disciplines, and will prepare participants to take on a more specialist role within the overall marketing domain. Through dynamic video presentations, and practical learning activities including tutorials and exercises, you will acquire a hands-on learning experience that will enable you to gain a strong foundation in digital marketing, covering the main concepts, techniques and skills required in order to develop, plan and implement an effective digital marketing strategy.

Contact hours: 30

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1251 Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Management: Planning (Part One)

1.5 CEU’s

To become a successful event planner, you must first learn the essentials. This course will provide you with the tools and strategies to excel in event management, including logistics, financial management, feasibility, risk management, charts, tools and formulas (including food and beverage). Build the foundation necessary to become an in-demand event planner and discover the career path that best suits your skills.

Contact hours: 15

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1252 Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Management: Design (Part Two)

1.5 CEU’s

To become a successful event planner, you must first learn the essentials. This course will provide you with the tools and strategies to excel in event management, including logistics, financial management, feasibility, risk management, charts, tools and formulas (including food and beverage). Build the foundation necessary to become an in-demand event planner and discover the career path that best suits your skills.

Contact hours: 15

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1253 Spanish for Banking (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Banking is designed for banking and credit union professionals wanting to better communicate with their Spanish-speaking customers. Students will build their banking Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1254 Spanish for Construction (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Construction is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for construction workers, contractors, foremen and anybody who works with Spanish-speaking employees and coworkers in the construction industry. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1255 Spanish for Dentists and Dental Hygienists (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Dentists and Dental Hygienists is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that bridges the communication gap between English-speaking dental professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1256 Spanish for Educators (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Educators is a self-paced, online, occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish speakers. This course is ideal for teachers, administrators and anyone working with Spanish-speaking students and parents.Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1257 Spanish for Firefighters (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Firefighters is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for firefighters and emergency responders wanting to communicate with the Spanish-speaking public. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1258 Spanish for Food Service (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Food Service is an innovative, self-paced, online Spanish course designed for restaurant managers, wait staff, cooks and anyone working with Spanish-speaker employees and co-workers in the food service industry. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1259 Spanish for Health Care (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Interacting with Spanish-speaking patients may arise frequently in a health care position. In a medical career, lacking basic knowledge of Spanish can be inefficient and dangerous. Taking this course will boost your professional communication skills in the workplace, as well as make you more comfortable and productive.Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients.Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1260 Digital and Social Selling: Professional Certification (Online)

3 CEU’s

This online course prepare participants for the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) Professional Certification in Digital and Social Selling. This course is ideal for salespeople, consultants and sales representatives at all levels; business development executives and managers; account managers; relationship managers; sales team leaders; and anyone looking to develop their digital sales capabilities and consolidate their practical application of digital tools and social selling techniques.

Contact hours: 30

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1261 Spanish for Housekeeping (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Housekeeping is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish speaking supervisors, coworkers and guests.Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1262 Event Design and Production

0.5 CEU’s

Did you ever wonder what it takes to make an event go from an idea to implementation? Whether you are planning a simple event or a complex program, you will need to know the fundamentals that go into event design and production. Content covered in this course will include planning for the technical logistics for an event as well as the people, services and elements that support the event objectives.

Contact hours: 5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1263 Weddings and Social Events

0.5 CEU’s

Wedding and social event planners are deeply involved in some of life's most cherished events, and the demand for social planners is growing. This two-day course is for individuals who want to learn the best practices, methods and techniques needed to be a successful professional in the wedding and social event industry. Understand why clients seek the skills of a professional party planner and learn how to make important occasions special for your clients.

Contact hours: 5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1264 Nonprofits and Fundraisers

0.5 CEU’s

Special events are a great way to raise funds and build awareness and community support for an organization. Working with nonprofits can be rewarding, yet challenging. Planning successful nonprofit fundraising events takes a variety of skills as well as mental resilience. Learn planning techniques and explore the elements involved in using special events as a fundraising tool for nonprofits.

Contact hours: 5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1265 Festivals and Public Events

0.5 CEU’s

Large-scale public events require months of careful planning and organizing. Public events come with their own set of challenges and require additional logistics to create a unique experience for attendees. This course provides a solid understanding of the basics of planning and operating large festivals.

Contact hours: 5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1266 Event Safety, Security and Risk Management

0.25 CEU’s

Risk management plans are essential when planning events, as they identify the potential risks that may arise from holding an event. Recent world news has raised awareness of the vulnerability of events to safety and security incidents, and many event professionals struggle to devise crisis management plans specific to their events. This course will review best practices for event safety and security. Students will learn the importance of risk management planning and the steps needed to identify and prepare for incidents that could occur.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1267 Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry

0.25 CEU’s

From the first meeting to the final greeting, the success or failure of event professionals depends on providing exceptional customer service. A satisfied client has a much greater incentive to recommend us to others. Exemplary service also contributes to customer loyalty and and is a competitive differentiator in any industry. An exceptional service experience does not simply involve a friendly smile or an easy exchange it results from deeply understanding your customers expectations and responding accordingly in the service moment.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1268 So, You Want to Start Your Own Event Planning Business?

0.25 CEU’s

An event planning business can be a fulfilling and profitable opportunity for someone who is social, organized and detail-oriented with a talent for entertaining and coordinating events. Take your passion for event planning to the next level with the best practices and tools you need to start, manage and grow a successful business. The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. Companies and individuals often find they lack the expertise and time to plan events themselves and hire event professionals to give their special events the attention they deserve. Explore the basics of building an event business and the necessary steps to help you succeed.

Contact hours: 2.5

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1269 Spanish for Law Enforcement (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Law Enforcement is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for police officers and law enforcement personnel wanting to communicate with the Spanish-speaking public. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1270 Spanish for Manufacturing and Warehousing (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Manufacturing and Warehousing is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for managers, supervisors, team leaders, or anybody who works with Spanish-speaking employees and coworkers in a manufacturing or warehousing setting. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1271 Spanish for Social Services (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for Social Services is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for social workers, counselors, non-profit office staff and administrators, ministers and anyone working with Spanish speakers in an outreach capacity. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1272 Spanish for the Medical Front Office (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Interacting with Spanish-speaking patients may arise frequently in a medical front office position. In a medical career, lacking basic knowledge of Spanish can be inefficient and dangerous. Taking this course will boost your communication skills in the workplace, as well as make you more comfortable and productive. Spanish for the Medical Front Office is a self-paced, online, occupational Spanish conversation course that solves the problems of miscommunication. Students will learn basic reception terms as well as insurance and general medical terminology. Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills by learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings, and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1273 Spanish for the Workplace (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish for the Workplace is an innovative, self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish speaking supervisors and coworkers. The course incorporates visual imagery (photos associated with words and phrases for better retention), native speakers, language tips, intuitive reading exercises, interactive assessments to measure your progress and comprehension, and cultural lessons.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1274 Spanish Fundamentals (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Spanish Fundamentals is a self-paced, online Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish speakers. Build your Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native pronunciations, readings and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1275 Become an Entrepreneur (Online)

13 CEU’s

This course provides students with tools, information and strategies for starting a successful business. Discussion topics include risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, human resources and marketing. Students will gain a practical understanding of the components of a small business and the steps one must take to create and establish that business from idea to business plan to strategies for helping the business succeed and grow.

Contact hours: 130

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1276 Event Planner Career Prep (Online)

30 CEU’s

This course addresses the principles and practices of event planning.

Contact hours: 300

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1281 Grant-Writing Certificate (Online)

18 CEU’s

This course is ideal for anyone seeking to learn the essentials in writing or acquiring grants for private, public, or government use. If you are thinking of starting a business that utilizes grants, you will need to learn the essentials of writing, researching, obtaining and maintaining grants, and operations and strategies within the grant system.

Contact hours: 180

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1282 Editing and Proofreading for Business Writers (Online)

2.4 CEU’s

To write well, you must follow the rules, so that you can best make yourself understood. We will review some basic grammar and look at correcting common mistakes that can make our writing harder to read.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1283 Business Writing for Busy Professionals (Online)

2.4 CEU’s

Learn strategies for writing documents faster and better. This course demonstrates how to customize your documents for a specific reader and to accomplish your writing purpose. You will discover ways to create documents when time is limited. You will also master models to organize and format letters, emails and reports in order to make them clear, direct, and reader friendly. Conversational writing style and parallel structure will also be covered.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1284 Advanced Writing (Online)

2.4 CEU’s

Whether you successfully completed our Beginner's Writing Workshop course, or you've been writing fiction on your own, there is something to be gained by moving to our next level of writing.  If you are comfortable with the basics of writing such as plot, story, building characters and editing, it's time to build on your talents and delve into topics such as narratives, viewpoints, scene building and writing beginnings and endings. Join us as we explore these and other topics.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1285 Sales and Marketing Professional (Online)

25 CEU’s

This course prepares you to work in the sales and marketing industry. Topics will include sales and marketing strategies and best practices, understanding the customer, producing, sales off goods and services, and the global marketplace.

Contact hours: 250

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1286 Grant-Writing Fundamentals (Online)

1.6 CEU’s

Need funding for future projects or planned activities? Are you a student, parent, teacher or school administrator hoping to find a way to pay for research or services? This course provides a step-by-step approach to preparing winning grant proposals. Grant money can help you develop new services, strengthen your operating budget and support existing programs. Students will leave this course more confident in their grant-writing abilities.

Contact hours: 16

Not financial aid eligible.

ZPDI-1287 Marketing Tools and Tips for Success (Online)

2.5 CEU’s

Discover how to be more productive and boost the impact of your marketing efforts with this course. Increase your community profile, track engagement, measure analytics and generate brand awareness. This course covers the following software and topics: Bitly, Woobox, HootSuite, and social media rules and tips.

Contact hours: 25

Not financial aid eligible.