Online Learning Opportunities Continuing Education
Continuing Education Online courses can bring the world of learning into your home. Whether you want to improve your skills for your current career, study for a new career, or develop skills for your favorite pastime, these courses can help. You can take these online courses from the comfort of your home or office at times that work for you.
Iowa Western Community College Department of Continuing Education offers non-credit classes through partnerships with ed2go, Career Step, UGotClass, and others.
Need credit classes? Want a college degree? Go to www.iwcc.edu
Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office. Any time of the day or night. Courses run for six weeks (with a 10-day grace period at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.
- Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Take your PowerPoint presentations from ordinary to extraordinary! In these lessons, you'll learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or PowerPoint 365 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold your audience's attention from start to finish. A new session of each course starts monthly. Fee $95. Visit us online for more information and to register: ed2go.com/iwcc
- A to Z Grantwriting
- Assisting Aging Parents
- Beginning Writer
- Homeschool with Success
- How to Get started in Game Development
- Introduction to InDesign CC
- Luscious, Low-fat, Lightning-quick meals
- Learn to Buy and Sell on Ebay
- Managing Customer Service
- Start Your Own Edible Garden
- Understanding the Cloud
- Work Yourself Happy
- Writing for Children
How to Get Started:
- Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/iwcc
- Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom.
- Call us at 712.325.3404 to pay.
- When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the password you selected during enrollment.
If you want to quickly build industry skills or earn continuing education credits, these independent study tutorials are for you! They cover a wide variety of fields, and you can start anytime and work at your own pace. You'll have access to all course material and assessments from day one, and many tutorials can be completed in just a few hours. You'll enjoy content developed by industry leaders and get helpful student support whenever you need it. Upon finishing your tutorial with a passing score, you'll receive a certificate of completion.
- Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 Training
This Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 training class is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Word on Windows. Students will learn to create, edit, format, and print Microsoft Word documents. Fee $49.95. Visit us online for more information and to register: ed2go.com/iowawstn-pro
Visit us online for a complete list of Non-Credit Self Paced Tutorial online offerings: ed2go.com/iowawstn-pro
Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self paced online Career Training Program. You can begin these Programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed. Career Counselors will help you prepare for the transition from the classroom to the workplace.
Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor's evaluation of students' work and computer graded tests. We know you'll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!
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- Healthcare & Fitness
- Skilled Trades & Industrial Programs
- Management & Corporate
- Business & Professional
- Hospitality & Service Industry Programs
- IT & Software Development
- Media & Design
- Sustainable Energy & Going Green
- Career Online High School Programs
- Certified Global Business Professional
The North American Small Business International Trade Educators Association (NASBITE) Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Credential provides a benchmark for competency in global commerce. The CGBP designation demonstrates your ability to conduct global business. If you're experienced in international trade, the certification provides recognition of your knowledge. If you're just beginning a career in international business, the certification establishes your commitment to professional development. The Certified Global Business Professional Program prepares you for the credential exam by educating you in four areas: global management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance. Fee $2495. Visit us online for more information and to register: careertraining.ed2go.com/iwcc
- Project Management
Are you interested in learning more about project management? Whether your intent is to become a certified project manager or if you simply want to become more productive in your current role, this is the program for you. Build a solid foundation of essential project management terminology, processes, and tools. According to a recent study conducted for the Project Management Institute (PMI), an estimated one million project management jobs worldwide will be created each year throughout the next decade. Fee $1695. Visit us online for more information and to register: careertraining.ed2go.com/iwcc
UGotClass Business/Management and Teacher classes
Get skills for the 21st century. Online learning is easy. It's fun! Boost your productivity and your organization's bottom line. Our online certificates and courses are provided by expert instructors. Participate anytime day or evening, from any computer. To see all the courses and certificates visit us online at: yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/Iwcc
- Business Communication
- Human Resources
- LEED Green Workplace
- New Media Marketing
- Social Media for Business
- Training and Education
- Training for K12 Teachers
Featured Certificates and Courses
- Mobile Marketing Certificate
Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Program includes individual courses: Mobile Marketing; Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business; and Advance Mobile Marketing. Fee $595. Visit us online for more information and to register:yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/Iwcc
- Cyber Security for Managers
Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. Fee $245. Visit us online for more information and to register: yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/Iwcc
- Spanish for Medical Professionals
You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Fee $145. Visit us online for more information and to register: yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/Iwcc
Career StepTrain and learn at home for a career in the growing medical field. All medical offices depend on support staff to do important functions like coding, billing, transcription, and administrative tasks. These classes are offered entirely online so you have 24/7 access to all the program materials.
Command Spanish online is web based Spanish language training courses that the student can take whenever and wherever they want because they are non instructor-led. These programs were designed to be efficient, effective, and not teacher-bound. These courses may be taken at the student’s convenience and pace.
Need More Information?
712-325-3404 or 800-432-5852