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									                  Professional DevelopmentWorkshops
                                                               presented by
                          Rend Lake College Community & Corporate Education
                              Illinois Small Business Development Center
                                Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Starting Your Business in Illinois                           your business as well as presenting yourself in a positive,
This course will cover Small Business Development Center professional manner. Discover quick tips on making you or
services, legal structures, registering businesses and busi- your business stand out! We will examine what makes an
ness plans. To register for this workshop, contact the Small effective marketing campaign and discuss ways to improve
Business Development Center directly at (618)242-5813.       your brand. Even if you have had a marketing class in the
No Charge                                                    past, you will gain insight from this professional and fun
Instructors: Curt Mowrer & Nick LeMay                        workshop. Everyone needs a tune-up once in a while!
WKSP 919-08        Thursday,1/20, 9AM-12PM                           $25
                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338              Instructor: Brittany Dobil
                                                                     COMED 5334-41 Tuesday, 3/15, 1-5PM
WKSP 919-09        Saturday, 3/12, 9AM-12PM                          Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 354
                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338

WKSP 919-10        Tuesday, 5/3, 9AM-12PM                            Create Your Own Marketing Materials
                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338
                                                               It’s easy to create impressive and original works if you
                                                               know how to use Microsoft Publisher. This class will teach
John C. Maxwell’s                                              you the fundamentals of desktop publishing. You’ll be on
17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player                        your way to designing and creating flyers, business cards,
Organizations accomplish more when people work to- brochures and more.
gether, but making teamwork happen is another story. A $82.50
                                                               CSCI 1665-M1      Wednesday, 2/9, 8AM-4PM
team is a collection of individuals, and individuals don’t al-                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338
ways work well with one another. The challenge of each
individual—each team member—is to become the kind of
person who can maximize his or her contribution and push QuickBooks for Farmers
the team forward to fulfill its mission. Randall Shively will This course will focus on the use of QuickBooks for farm-
facilitate the class through Maxwell’s workbook and video ers. Discover how to set up a chart of accounts, reconcile
series, Learning the 17 Essential Qualities of a Team checking accounts, create & print invoices, receipts and
Player. Mr. Shively received his Masters Degree in Man- statements, track payables, inventory, receivables, and
agement/Leadership Development and has served as a generate reports.
                                                               $82.50
RLC administrator since 1995.                                  CSCI 1694-M1      Wednesdays (2 sessions) 1/19-1/26, 8:30AM-12:15PM
$65 (workbook included)
                                                                                      Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338
Instructor: Randall Shively
CNTED 1690-L30 Thursdays (4 Sessions), 2/3-2/24, 6-9PM
                    Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 203
                                                                     QuickBooks for You
                                                                 Make your accounting effortless by learning how to use
Employment Law                                                   QuickBooks. Discover how to set up a chart of accounts,
What Every Employer Needs to Know                                reconcile your checking account, create/print invoices, re-
If you’re a supervisor or own a business, this workshop is ceipts/statements, track your income, expenses, inventory,
for you. Topics include Federal employment laws, Illinois and generate reports. The instructor will spend one-on-one
employment laws, computer use policies and monitoring, time with each student to accommodate individual needs.
hiring, firing and discipline, health law issues, discrimination $165 1694-M2
                                                                 CSCI            Wednesdays (4 sessions), 2/16-3/9, 8:30AM-12:15PM
and the work environment.                                                        Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338
$10 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Instructors: Attorneys Courtney Cox, Tom Berry and
             Stacie Owens of Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard         QuickBooks for Non-Profits
CNTED 1690-L31 Tuesday, 2/15, 8:30AM-4:30PM
                     Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 354            This course will focus on the use of QuickBooks in non-
                                                                     profit organizations. Discover how to set up a chart of ac-
                                                                     counts, reconcile your checking account, create and print
Marketing                                                            invoices, receipts and statements, track your donations and
Give your Business a “Tune-Up”                                       expenses, and generate reports.
Do you need a tune-up in marketing? This workshop is                 $82.50
aimed at helping people remember the basics of marketing             CSCI 1694-M3     Tuesday, 4/12, 8AM-4PM
                                                                                      Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 338
while adding a little real world flair. Learn how to market
                      For more information or to register, phone (618) 437-5321, ext. 1714 or 1267.
      Professional Development                                                                                  Spring 2011
Create Your Own Website                                          Food Sanitation
It seems like just about everyone has a website these days.      Learn to identify the causes of food-borne illness, identify
Whether you want to create a page for your personal use,         and apply correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing,
your business, school or other organization, this course will    recognize problems and potential solutions associated with
show you how to create and post your own site. Discover          facility, equipment and layout, and understand the Illinois
how to work with HTML, XHTML, and CSS. Learn about               code related to food service establishments. Successful
using Workspace tools and how to work with text. You’ll          completion of this course prepares you to take the State of
find out how to edit and work with images, as well as how        Illinois exam for Management and Sanitation Training. The
to utilize hyperlinks. Bring flash drive to class.               exam is taken on the second day of class. Students must
$82.50                                                           bring Photo ID to class. ServSafe Essentials Textbook is
Instructor: Evan Youngblood
                                                                 available at RLC Bookstore.
CSCI 1666-01       Saturday, 3/5, 8:30AM-4:30PM
                                                                 $88               Instructor: Mary Ann Kluge
                   Main Campus, Vocational Bldg Room 104
                                                                 CULA 1205-01      Saturdays (2 sessions), 1/22-1/29, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Main Campus, Advanced Tech Room 118

                                                                 CULA 1205-71      Saturdays (2 sessions), 2/26-3/5, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Pinckneyville, Murphy-Wall Room 102

                                                                 CULA 1205-31      Saturdays (2 sessions), 3/19-3/26, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 354
Editing Pictures with Photoshop
Maybe you aren’t a professional photographer…but you             Food Sanitation Refresher
can look like one! Learn the basics of image manipulation        In this course, refresh your knowledge of food-borne illness
and enhancement; creating/transforming layers, working           by identifying and applying correct procedures for cleaning
with colors and color settings; common tools and shortcuts;      and sanitizing; recognize problems and potential solutions
and modifying photos. Discover how to open, view, and            associated with facility, equipment and layout; and under-
save files. Be shown how to organize, print and share im-        stand the Illinois code related to food service establish-
ages. Bring flash drive to class.                                ments. Successful completion of this course provides the
$82.50                                                           student with a renewed license. Student must bring current
Instructor: Evan Youngblood
                                                                 Illinois license to class and photo ID.
CSCI 1695-01       Saturday, 3/26, 8:30AM-4:30PM
                                                                 $42.50            Instructor: Mary Ann Kluge
                   Main Campus, Vocational Bldg Room 104
                                                                 CULA 1605-01      Saturday, 1/22, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Main Campus, Advanced Tech Room 118

                                                                 CULA 1605-71      Saturday, 2/26, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Pinckneyville, Murphy-Wall Room 102

                                                                 CULA 1605-31      Saturday, 3/19, 8AM-5PM
                                                                                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 354


General Industry 10 Hour                                         Digital Mammography
This class is an overview of the basic OSHA safety stan-         Quality Control and Beyond
dards. Learn vital safety and health information to all per-     Journey into the world of digital mammography quality con-
sonnel responsible for a safe working environment on the         trol procedures. Topics include the Digital Imaging Process,
job site. Topics include the inspection and citation process,    Digital Mammography Quality Control-what do those QC
working and walking surfaces, electrical safety, machine         numbers mean, Digital Mammography Artifacts, Pathology
guarding, and emergency action plans. Attendees will bet-        of the Breast, Not Just Another Positioning Lecture-I prom-
ter understand OSHA’s role in the industry. After complet-       ise!, and Performing with Passion.
ing the required ten hours, participants will receive the        $99
OSHA Certification Card.                                         Instructor: Susan Sprinkle-Vincent, R.T.(R)(M)
$105                                                             CNTED 1622-L51 Saturday, March 5, 8AM-4:15PM
CNTED 1690-L1     Tuesdays (4 sessions), 2/1-2/22, 6-9PM                            Main Campus, Advanced Tech Room 118
                  Main Campus, Applied Science Room 103
CNTED 1690-L2     Saturdays (2 sessions), 3/5-3/12, 8AM-2:30PM   Radiology Review Seminar
                  Main Campus, Applied Science Room 103
                                                                 This seminar will provide each partici-
                                                                 pant with a comprehensive review of the
General Industry 30 Hour
                                                                 art and science of diagnostic Radiologic
This 30-hour program is intended to provide instruction on
                                                                 Technology and a step-by-step method of preparation for
a variety of general industry safety and health standards to
                                                                 the successful completion of the American Registry of Ra-
entry-level participants. It includes more overall content
                                                                 diologic Technologists Registry Examination RT(R). This
than the 10-hour program as well as being more focused
                                                                 Rad Tech Review is approved for 13 Category A CE credits.
on specific subjects.                                            $175
$295                                                             Instructor: Kettering
CNTED 1690-L3     Saturdays (4 sessions), 3/19-4/9, 8AM-5PM      CNTED 1622-L52 Thurs/Friday, May 5-6, 8AM-4:15PM
                  Main Campus, Applied Science Room 103                               Main Campus, Learning Resource Center Room 207


                For more information or to register, phone (618) 437-5321, ext. 1714 or 1267.
      Professional Development                                                                               Spring 2011




Community Emergency Response Training
This training is designed for private citizens who desire the                 CPR/First Aid
skills and knowledge required to prepare for and respond to
a disaster. Topics include disaster preparedness, CERT                        PALS & ACLS
Organization, fire safety, disaster psychology, disaster
medical operations, terrorism, search & rescue operations.
No Charge but must pre-register. Limited seating.                 CPR/First Aid
Instructor: Wayne Sampson                                                       One-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
CNTED 1630-L30 Mondays (9 sessions), 1/10-3/21, 6:30PM-9:30PM             Thursday, January 6       Wednesday, March 9
                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 222                   Tuesday, February 15      Tuesday, April 12
                                                                                         Wednesday, May 4

                                                                  CPR/Pediatric First Aid
                                                                                One-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
                                                                          Thursday, January 27      Wednesday, March 30
                                                                          Wednesday, February 23    Wednesday, April 27
                                                                                         Tuesday, May 10


NIMS ICS 300
This course is designed for those who may serve as com-
mand or general staff part of an Incident Management
Team. Topics include ICS staffing and organization, trans-
fer of Command, Unified Command functions in a multi-
jurisdictional or multi-agency incident, ICS forms, Resource
Management, Interagency mission planning and procure-
ment.      All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/
Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should
take ICS-300 following completion of online courses ICS
100, 200, 700 & 800.
No charge but must pre-register. Limited seating.
Instructor: Sam Whisenhunt                                        PALS Recertification
CNTED 1630-L31 Tues/Wed (2 sessions) 1/11-1/12, 9AM-5PM                         One-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
                   Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 222                   Friday, January 14            Thursday, March 10
                                                                                            Friday, May 6
NIMS ICS 400
This course is for those who have completed ICS 100, 200,         PALS Provider
300, 700 & 800. Topics include command and general                              Two-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
                                                                       Thurs/Friday, Feb 3 & 4   Thurs/Friday, April 28 & 29
staff, deputies and assistants, unified command, organiza-
tional relationships between area command, unified com-           ACLS Renewal
mand, multi entity coordination systems, and Emergency                          One-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
Operations Centers (EOCs).                                                Tuesday, January 25        Tuesday, March 22
No charge but must pre-register. Limited seating.                         Thursday, February 17      Wednesday, April 13
Instructor: Sam Whisenhunt                                                                Thursday, May 12
CNTED 1630-L32 Mon/Tues (2 sessions) 2/7-2/8, 9AM-5PM
Mt. Vernon, RLC MarketPlace Room 222                              ACLS Prep
                                                                                Two-Day Courses, 9AM-5PM
                                                                     Tues/Wed, Jan 18 & 19     Wed/Thurs, March 16 & 17
   Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic                            Wed/Thurs, Feb 9 & 10     Tues/Wed, April 5 & 6
                Earn a certificate or degree!                                     Wed/Thur, May 18 & 19
   Career opportunities exist in the field of medical services,
   including medical and ambulance services,                        To register, contact Leslie Harmon-McKenzie
   fire departments and industrial settings.                                         at (618)437-5321, x1418 or
           (618)437-5321, x1418
                                                                                    harmon-mckenziel@rlc.edu

                      For more information or to register, phone (618) 437-5321, ext. 1714 or 1267.
        Professional Development                                                                                                   Spring 2011




                                                              Mt. Vernon Campus
 Course                                                            Credit
 Number              Course Name                    Dates                           Time           Day           Location         Instructor       Cost
                                                                   Hours
  CSCI             Computer Basics                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                 1/11-1/25           0.5          9-11:30a           T                                Staff       $82.50
 1624-M1            Getting Started                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                  Beginning                                                                              MarketPlace
                                                     1/13            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Th                                Staff       $82.50
 1616-M1            Microsoft Excel                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                QuickBooks                                                                               MarketPlace
                                                 1/19-1/26           0.5        8:30a-12:15p         W                                Staff       $82.50
 1694-M1               for Farmers                                                                              Room 338
  CSCI             Computer Basics                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                  2/8-2/22           0.5          9-11:30a           T                                Staff       $82.50
 1634-M1           Internet & Email                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                  Beginning                                                                              MarketPlace
                                                      2/9            0.5            8a-4p            W                                Staff       $82.50
 1665-M1          Microsoft Publisher                                                                           Room 338
  CSCI                QuickBooks                                                                               MarketPlace
                                                  2/16-3/9           1.0        8:30a-12:15p         W                                Staff        $165
 1694-M2             for Beginners                                                                              Room 338
  CSCI                Intermediate                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                     2/17            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Th                                Staff       $82.50
 1617-M1            Microsoft Excel                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                  Beginning                                                                              MarketPlace
                                                      3/1            0.5            8a-4p            T                                Staff       $82.50
 1616 M2            Microsoft Excel                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI             Computer Basics                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                      3/3            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Th                                Staff       $82.50
 1624-M3            Getting Started                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                  Beginning                                                                              MarketPlace
                                                     3/24            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Th                                Staff       $82.50
 1612-M1            Microsoft Word                                                                              Room 338
  CSCI                Intermediate                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                     3/29            0.5            8a-4p            T                                Staff       $82.50
 1617-M2            Microsoft Excel                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI             Computer Basics                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                  4/6-4/20           0.5          9-11:30a           W                                Staff       $82.50
 1624-M2            Getting Started                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                QuickBooks                                                                               MarketPlace
                                                     4/12            0.5            8a-4p            T                                Staff       $82.50
 1694-M3            for Non-Profits                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI                  Advanced                                                                               MarketPlace
                                                     4/26            0.5            8a-4p            T                                Staff       $82.50
 1618-M1            Microsoft Excel                                                                             Room 338
  CSCI             Computer Basics                                                                             MarketPlace
                                                 4/27-5/11           0.5          9-11:30a           W                                Staff       $82.50
 1634-M2           Internet & Email                                                                             Room 338
                                                                    Ina Campus
  CSCI                Beginning                                                                                 Vocational
                                                     1/22            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Sa                                Staff       $82.50
 1600-01            Adobe InDesign                                                                              Room 104
  CSCI                Beginning                                                                                 Vocational
                                                      3/5            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Sa                            Youngblood $82.50
 1666-01           Wed Page Design                                                                              Room 104
  CSCI                Beginning                                                                                 Vocational
                                                     3/26            0.5        8:30a-4:30p         Sa                            Youngblood $82.50
 1695-01           Adobe Photoshop                                                                              Room 104
CSCI 1600 Beginning Adobe InDesign Discover the fun of using Adobe              las into worksheets, formatting spreadsheets by adjusting the size of col-
InDesign! Learn the fundamental operations of print layout and design.          umns/rows, using borders/shading, and changing the page setup.
Gain knowledge of how to manage the InDesign environment. Add tables
and become skilled at designing, enhancing, and finalizing documents.           CSCI 1617 Intermediate MS Excel Take your Excel skills to the next
Bring flash drive to class.                                                     level by broadening your knowledge of spreadsheets. Learn helpful tips
                                                                                about working with large sheets. Discover how to add dramatic graphics
CSCI 1612 Beginning MS Word Learn the fundamentals of word proc-                and how to make professional spreadsheets with easy to use templates.
essing using Microsoft Word. Discover how to use the menu system and            Find out how to protect workbooks and manage multiple-sheet works.
toolbars; open, reopen, print, save and close documents; insert/delete          Understand the secrets to creating those time-saving links and hyperlinks,
text, reverse an edit operation, apply font attributes to text, and move text   and become skilled at creating professional looking tables and outlines.
blocks. Be trained how to use Spelling/Grammar Checker, Thesaurus, the
Help menu, and how to customize the AutoCorrect dictionary.                     CSCI 1618 Advanced MS Excel Become the Excel guru at your work by
                                                                                broadening your knowledge of spreadsheets. Wow them by learning how
CSCI 1616 Beginning MS Excel Make working with numbers as easy as               to create PivotTables and amazing Macros. Discover how to utilize the
1-2-3 by learning the fundamental operations of spreadsheets. Learn how         Financial, Data Analysis, Auditing and other functions. Learn more ad-
to use the menu system and toolbars; open, reopen, print and close work-        vanced formatting and how to use analysis tools. Find out how to collabo-
books; and enter labels. Discover the secrets to adding values and formu-       rate in Excel and how to integrate Excel with other programs.

                 For more information or to register, phone (618) 437-5321, ext. 1714 or 1267.
        Professional Development                                                                                                        Spring 2011
CSCI 1624 Computer Basics Getting Started Are you nervous about                      to work with HTML, XHTML, and CSS. Learn about using Workspace
learning the computer? Don’t be…there’s never been a better time to learn            tools and how to work with text. You’ll find out how to edit and work with
how to use the computer. This class makes it easy by helping you learn               images, as well as how to utilize hyperlinks. Bring flash drive to class.
the basics of operating a computer using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft
Word. This course covers all the basic skills and concepts needed to use             CSCI 1694 Beginning QuickBooks Make your accounting effortless by
a computer. Learn about word processing features and how to write letters            learning how to use QuickBooks. Discover how to set up a chart of ac-
with Word. Discover how to modify system settings, how to save docu-                 counts, reconcile your checking account, create/print invoices, receipts/
ments and how to utilize files and folders. This course will give you the            statements, track your income, expenses, inventory, and generate reports.
confidence to use the computer!                                                      CSCI 1694 QuickBooks for Farmers This course will focus on the use of
                                                                                     QuickBooks for farmers. Discover how to set up a chart of accounts, rec-
CSCI 1634 Computer Basics Internet & Email Now that you know the
                                                                                     oncile checking accounts, create & print invoices, receipts and statements,
basics of your computer, it’s time to learn the basics of utilizing the Inter-
                                                                                     track payables, inventory, and receivables, and generate reports.
net and email. You’ll be on the “Information Highway” before you know it.
Learn how to utilize Internet browsers and search engines. Discover how              CSCI 1694 QuickBooks for Non-Profits This course will focus on the
easy it is to send and receive email, what a snap it is to download and              use of QuickBooks in non-profit organizations. Discover how to set up a
upload files, and how to protect your computer’s security.                           chart of accounts, reconcile your checking account, create and print in-
                                                                                     voices, receipts and statements, track your donations and expenses, and
CSCI 1665 Beginning MS Publisher It’s easy to create impressive and                  generate reports.
original works if you know how to use Microsoft Publisher. This class will
teach you the fundamentals of desktop publishing. You’ll be on your way  CSCI 1695 Beginning Adobe Photoshop Maybe you aren’t a profes-
to designing and creating flyers, business cards, brochures and more.    sional photographer…but you can look like one! Learn the basics of im-
                                                                         age manipulation and enhancement; creating/transforming layers, working
CSCI 1666 Beginning Web Page Design It seems like just about every- with colors and color settings; common tools and shortcuts; and modifying
one has a website these days. Whether you want to create a page for your photos. Discover how to open, view, and save files. Be shown how to
personal use, your business, church, school or other organization, this  organize, print and share images. Bring flash drive to class.
course will show you how to create and post your own site. Discover how



                                                Real Estate Courses
                                                   Spring 2011
 Course                                                                   Credit
 Number                  Course Name                       Dates                              Time          Day       Location         Instructor         Cost
                                                                          Hours
  REAL                  Real Estate
                                                         1/10-2/14               1            6-9p            M       ACA 207          Richardson         $88
 1207-51             Advanced Principles
  REAL               Real Estate Law,
                                                          1/12-2/9               1            6-9p            W       ACA 207          Richardson         $88
 1211-51          Contracts, Conveyances
  REAL
                            Financing                     2/16-3/7               1            6-9p          M/W       ACA 207          Richardson         $88
 1210-51
  REAL                    Brokerage
                                                          3/9-3/30               1            6-9p          M/W       ACA 207          Richardson         $88
 1209-51                 Administration
  REAL                     Real Estate
                                                          3/5-3/12               1       8:30a-4:30p         Sa       ACA 207          Richardson         $88
 1208-01                    Appraisal

REAL 1207-Real Estate Advanced Principles (1)
This course addresses mandatory categories as outlined by the License Act of 2000 necessary for broker licensing.
REAL 1208-Real Estate Appraisal (1)
Cannot be used toward the Illinois Real Estate Appraisal License.
An intensive study of appraising and valuing real estate.
REAL 1209-Real Estate Brokerage Administration (1)
In-depth consideration is given to the functions, qualifications and duties of a broker. Organization of real estate offices
and personnel are covered.
REAL 1210-Real Estate Financing (1)
In-depth consideration is given to modern real estate financing.
REAL 1211-Real Estate Law, Contract, and Conveyances (1)
This course covers the obligations and effects of legal documents in listing, selling, conveying, leasing and financing real
estate. An examination of the various legal forms used in real estate transactions conducted.

*Above classes are required to sit for the Illinois Real Estate Broker’s License Examination.
                Beginning April 2011, all Real Estate agents or sales persons will be required to become brokers
                           by April 2012. Sign up now for all 5 courses to become a broker!
                          For more information or to register, phone (618) 437-5321, ext. 1714 or 1267.

								
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