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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!  

181FBUS1049A

Start date: 08/03/17

End date: 08/03/17

Fee: $0.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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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.

174UBUS1402A

Start date: 04/28/17

End date: 04/29/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321

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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.

174UBUS1404A

Start date: 05/19/17

End date: 05/20/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321

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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.

174UBUS1401A

Start date: 04/21/17

End date: 04/22/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321



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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.

174UBUS1406A

Start date: 06/09/17

End date: 06/10/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321

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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. To receive the certificate you must complete the 6 required modules that cover all the managerial skills needed in the construction management process, including how to read blueprints, quantify construction projects, estimate costs, schedule the work and manage the delivery process.   NOTICE: Early Bird Discount ($500) through March 31st All classes will be held on the Marietta campus (formerly Southern Polytechnic State University) in Building H. To earn the certificate you must complete the six required courses. This course is offered on the Marietta Campus, Academic Building (H) and will require a parking permit.  Parking permits can be downloaded from the link provided on the registration receipt. Parking permit should be displayed on the dashboard and is valid Fridays and Saturdays in the West Parking Deck only. Do not park in handicap or visitor parking.

174UBUS1400A

Start date: 04/21/17

End date: 06/10/17

Fee: $7,194.00

12 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321



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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.

174UBUS1403A

Start date: 05/12/17

End date: 05/13/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321

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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.

174UBUS1405A

Start date: 06/02/17

End date: 06/03/17

Fee: $1,299.00

2 sessions.

Location : Marietta Campus Location : 
  Marietta Campus.

Room :  321

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Customer service is essential for businesses and organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers has become more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. This certificate will allow you to improve your customer service skills, enhance your skill set, improve productivity and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away some extraordinary customer service techniques. In this class you will learn about contributing to the service culture, communication skills, listening skills, customer service and behavior, service in a diverse world, service via technology and encouraging customer loyalty. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center Bookstore. Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalency. Complete Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click for instructions. You will be directed to the program application after completing the Skills Assessment.

174PBUS1104A

Start date: 04/11/17

End date: 05/18/17

Fee: $1,399.00

12 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  461



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Are you interested in the field of customer service? Join us for an information session led by our Instructors where you will learn more about the Customer Service Specialist 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 Instructors. Even if you are unsure of your career path or simply looking for more details, you will leave our information session with the tools you need to make an informed decision about your future!

181PBUS1101A

Start date: 08/03/17

End date: 08/03/17

Fee: $0.00

0 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  246



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