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Continuing Education Courses Open in Nov., Dec.

Released: 11/07/2007

LSU Alexandria Continuing Education is offering a variety of non-credit courses to the community. Pre-registration is required for each.

Aerobic Deep Water Exercise: This is a NO IMPACT program. All exercises are performed in deep water and all activities are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:25 p.m. Cost $35 monthly.

Aquacise: A routine of specially designed exercises which uses the water’s natural buoyancy and resistance that may help to improve physical fitness, mental alertness and emotional health. Exercises are conducted in shallow and/or deep water and are suitable for most levels of physical ability and water orientation. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-9:55 a.m. Cost $35 monthly.

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Plus Shallow Water: Have fun and get exercise too! All activities are performed in shallow water and are within the capabilities of most people with arthritis. It is not necessary to know how to swim. Both afternoon and evening classes are offered. Afternoon classes are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 2:30-3:25 p.m or from 4:30-5:25 p.m. Cost per class $35 monthly.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Let your creativity shine! Skills covered in this course include: How to create a presentation; changing a presentation design; running a slideshow; how to insert clipart, pictures, organizational charts and graphics. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Nov.12, 13, and 15. 6-8 p.m. Cost is $125.

Microsoft Excel-Intermediate: Perfect your Excel worksheets by taking this course. Insert objects into your spreadsheets, customize charts, perform calculations, and use formulas to your advantage. Morning and afternoon classes offered. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 26 through Dec. 5 on Monday and Wednesday. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 4 through Dec. 13 on Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $150. Microsoft PowerPoint-Multimedia: Go beyond just creating a PowerPoint presentation! Skills covered: Enhancing your presentation with multimedia, customizing your presentation, preparing your presentation for delivery and collaboration. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Nov. 26, 27 & 29. 6-8 p.m. Cost is $80.

Quick Books for Contractors: A Refresher Course: Get a better grasp on the numbers side of your business. Learn to further utilize your Quick Books software. More efficient payrolls, tax records and general business accounting await you. Friday, Nov. 30 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost of $90.

How to Supervise People: Techniques for Getting Results Through Others: Inspire others to perform with pride; delegate effectively and watch productivity climb. Get people to take ownership of their jobs so you can devote your time to the big picture. Thursday, Dec. 6, 1-5 p.m. Cost is $110.

Business Writing: Writing ‘Right’ for Success: The language of the business world is changing. Are you still fluent? Refresh or improve your written communication skills and your documents will deliver the “right” message. Friday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $90.

On-Line Courses offered in partnership with Gatlin Education Services:

Administrative Professional with MOS Course Fee: $1,995 Hours—240

Bookkeeping the Easy Way Course Fee: $1,695 Hours—140

Certified Bookkeeper Course Fee: $1,795 Hours—80

Certified Global Business Professional Course Fee: $2,495 Hours—400

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Course Fee: $1,595 Hours—120

Paralegal Course Fee: $1,795 Hours—225

Principles of Private Investigation Course Fee: $1,995 Hours—200

Travel Agent Training Course Fee: $1,595 Hours—200 Home Inspection Certificate Course Fee: $2,095 Hours—200

HVAC Technician Certificate Course Fee: $3,095 Hours—320

Modern Automotive Service Technician Course Fee: $2,695 Hours—380

ASP.NET Course Fee: $1,995 Hours—300

AutoCAD 2007 Course Fee: $1,995 Hours—150

Business Marketing Design Course Fee: $3,295 Hours—240

Forensic Computer Examiner Course Fee: $3,095 Hours—150

Multimedia Design Certificate Course Fee: $3,195 Hours—225

CompTIA™A+ Certification Training Course Fee: $1,695 Hours—160

Comp TIA™ Cisco™ CCNA® Certification Training Course Fee: $1,795 Hours—80

Comp TIA™ Linux+/LPI Level One Certification Training Course Fee: $2,195 Hours—300

Comp TIA™ Network+/Server+ Certification Training Course Fee: $1,495 Hours—80

Comp TIA™ Security+ Certification Training Course Fee: $1,695 Hours—120

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) Course Fee: $3,095 Hours—460

Microsoft Certified System Administrator 2003 (MCSA) Course Fee: $2,495 Hours—440 Microsoft Certified System Administrator Plus 2003 (MCSA+) Course Fee: $2,195 Hours—340

Microsoft Certified System Engineer 2003 (MCSE) Course Fee: $3,295 Hours—700

3D Studio (3ds) max Course Fee: $4,095 Hours—650

To register or for more information on any Continuing Education course, call 473-6495. Online registration is also available at