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Do you love numbers? This unique combination course will offer you the fundamental skills of effective bookkeeping. Additionally, you will become savvy with QuickBooks accounting software on a remote computer. This virtual desktop environment allows for hands-on QuickBooks practice inside and outside of the classroom. Join us for an information session led by our Instructor where you will learn more about the Bookkeeper Professional Certificate Program. This session will go into detail on the course prerequisites, required books, course fees, and the course syllabus. Bring your questions, because you will have an opportunity to participate in the Q&A session with the Instructor. Even if you are simply looking for more details, you will leave our information session with the tools you need to make an informed decision about your future!  

183FBUS1049A

Start date: 01/11/18

End date: 01/11/18

Fee: $0.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

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Study the materials, techniques, and methods used in residential and light construction. Learn about foundations, wood frame and masonry structural systems and interior and exterior finishes, as well as residential electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.  

181HBUS1402B

Start date: 09/15/17

End date: 09/16/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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With the need for financial planning services at an all-time high, individuals are looking to secure their financial future and they need a professional, competent advisor to get there. This Certified Financial Planner™ course provides existing and future financial professionals with the skills and training needed to deliver comprehensive and accurate personal financial planning services to their clients. Through this curriculum you will learn to analyze and advise in all core areas of personal financial planning. This 14-month course is taught by industry professionals who are part of the financial services community within the Atlanta-Metro area.  KSU is an established institution with the CFP Board of Standards, Inc. Upon successful completion of the Certified Financial Planner™ Program, students are then eligible to apply for the CFP® certification examination. This course will cover: Fundamentals of Financial Planning Insurance Planning Income Tax Planning Investment Planning Retirement Planning Estate Planning Financial Plan Development (Capstone) The financial planning field is one of the fastest growing professions in America. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts financial planner jobs will grow faster than average due to the wealthier and longer-living population requiring more financial guidance. As demand for qualified planners grows, intense competition will continue for these well-paying jobs. Professionals who have extensive educational training and national certification will have the best opportunities.

183HFIN2008A

Start date: 01/22/18

End date: 03/27/19

Fee: $5,999.00

96 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Learn to price general contractor’s work, including estimating procedures, applying direct and indirect unit costs, evaluate subcontractor bids, and understand bidding strategy. You will complete an estimate, bid submission, and develop a schedule of values. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.  

182HBUS1404B

Start date: 10/06/17

End date: 10/07/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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Study graphic language fundamentals used by construction professionals. You will become familiar with the basic principles and drafting conventions employed in construction drawings. Learn to read residential and commercial architectural drawings as well as site/subdivision drawings. Identify building methods and materials employed in the construction of residential and commercial properties. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.  

181HBUS1401B

Start date: 09/08/17

End date: 09/09/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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Learn to differentiate and make recommendations between construction, design-build and traditional construction management delivery methods. Learn project control processes such as meeting minutes, submittals, formal correspondence, and maintaining written project documentation. Learn to differentiate between lump sum contracts and guaranteed maximum price contracts, and how to manage change orders in a proactive manner using the correct documentation. Study the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a construction team. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.

182HBUS1406B

Start date: 10/27/17

End date: 10/28/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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The Construction Project Management Certificate Program is designed for individuals desiring to break into the rapidly growing field and industry experienced professionals who want to enhance their resumes and advance their careers. Topics covered in this certificate program include managerial skills, how to read blueprints, quantify construction projects, estimate costs, schedule the work and manage the delivery process.   Prerequisite(s): A high school diploma or equivalency. A working knowledge of computers. Access to computer, internet, and printer. Basic knowledge of excel spreadsheets is required.   

181HBUS1400A

Start date: 09/08/17

End date: 10/28/17

Fee: $7,194.00

12 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210



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Learn to read, understand, and translate construction specifications and drawings. Calculate quantities of material and labor and equipment for a commercial construction project. You will develop a quantity survey, specification takeoff, and estimate a commercial construction project. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.  

181HBUS1403B

Start date: 09/29/17

End date: 09/30/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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Study project planning techniques and types of schedules. Learn to work with work breakdown structures, activity IDs and durations, network development and logic, and precedence networks and calculations. You will develop a schedule network diagram project and be introduced to MS Project Scheduling Software. This course is a required course for the Construction Project Management Certificate.

182HBUS1405B

Start date: 10/20/17

End date: 10/21/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  210

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Individuals who are able to transform data into actionable knowledge are in demand.  In fact, the FP&A position is one of the hardest to fill.  Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education’s instructor-led FP&A program helps individuals learn the best practices for analyzing trends, building forecasts and creating financial models. Today corporate finance professionals are increasingly being called upon to play a critical role in their organization’s decision-making process and long-term growth. As the amount of data available keeps growing, the ability to connect meaningful financial data to business growth and present it to all stakeholders becomes even more important. This course is offered in partnership with AFP and is taught by experienced instructors.  Our course is designed for individuals seeking credentials that will focus on mastering the core functions of the FP&A role.  Earning your Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional (FP&A) credential will establish you as a recognized expert in the FP&A field. The curriculum for this course will cover five learning modules that include Part I: Financial Acumen – Gathering, Interpreting, Understanding, and Communicating Business and Financial Information, and Part II: Financial Analysis – Analyzing Information, Building and Interpreting Financial Projections, and Using Technology/Software. Who should attend: • FP&A managers and directors • Accounting, treasury and financial analysts • Finance and treasury directors • Chief financial officers • Vice presidents of finance and treasury • Consultants •Technical and administrative staff supporting corporate finance •Students with interest in finance and business related fields Note: Fee includes the cost of the AFP FP&A Learning System™.  Participants must register separately for the FP&A exam (exam fee not included in cost of the course).

182HFIN2001A

Start date: 10/24/17

End date: 02/20/18

Fee: $3,299.00

16 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  240



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This is an overview and introductory course of the Human Resource function where students learn the building blocks of effective Human Resource Management. The class will focus on the fundamental Federal laws that affect Human Resources Administration in every company large and small. It will also cover employee relations issues such as compensation, performance management, and discipline.  Topics Covered: The Functions and Roles of Human Resources Management Employment Law in Your Workplace Effective Recruitment and Selection Techniques Basics of Compensation and Benefits Talent Development Managing Employee Performance 

181HLEG3001A

Start date: 09/18/17

End date: 10/09/17

Fee: $599.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  248

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The HR Info Session will cover the two course offerings listed below followed by a Q&A Session. HR Fundamentals We offer an HR Fundamentals course for those new to the field or those desiring basic HR instruction. This course is a nice addition to your resume for any field of employment. HR Management Certificate SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Our HR SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course using the SHRM Learning Materials is for HR professionals preparing to sit for their SHRM certification. This course is also offered as an educational course for those desiring to increase their knowledge and marketability in the field of HR.

183HHRP0101A

Start date: 01/11/18

End date: 01/11/18

Fee: $0.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  400



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