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  Flagger Training and Traffic Control

Flagger Training
Looking for work? Earn your Washington State Traffic Control Card in just one day! Students who successfully complete this class will receive a photo identification card with certification valid for 3 years. Text and course materials provided- bring a #2 pencil. Must be 18 years of age. Note: there is no job placement service with this class. Funding Available- Please contact Highlines Womans Program/WorkFirst Services at 206-592-3340 to see if you qualify for funding.
CEUs: 0.75

Aug 27
1 Sat
Stephens
9115 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 130
$60.00
Sep 17
1 Sat
Stephens
9112 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$60.00
Oct 15
1 Sat
Stephens
9114 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$60.00
Nov 19
1 Sat
Stephens
9116 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$60.00
Dec 17
1 Sat
Stephens
9118 - Add to cart
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 131
$60.00

Project Management

Project Management Professional PMP
Want recognition as a leader in your industry? Designed to prepare students interested in taking the PMP exam, the curriculum includes project quality, scope, time, cost, human resources, communications, risk, procurement, and integration management. Course meets PMI formal education requirement. The instructor has close to 10 years experience in PMP Prep Exam with an amazing student passing rate. Prerequisites: bachelors degree (or global equivalent) and 3 years of project management experience, or secondary diploma and 5 years of project management experience. *Required texts: Mulcahy-PMP Exam Prep.8th Ed.978-1932735659 Optional: Guide to Project Mgmt Body of Knowledge, 4th Ed,978-1932735000 Sanghera-PMP In Depth. 2nd Edition 978-1-59863-9994.
CEUs: 3.6

Introduction to Project Management
Want to learn how to effectively manage projects professionally and personally? This foundation course focuses on the vocabulary, methodology, and best practices recognized by the PMI. Learn the skills to help you initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and formally close a project. The instructor has worked for leading organizations including Boeing, McCaw Cellular, University of Washington, and Weyerhaeuser. *Textbook Required: Introduction to Project Management, Schwalbe, 4th Edition, ISBN# 978-0982800331.
CEUs: 2.4

Oct 11-Nov 15
6 Tue
David Syverson
9102 - Add to cart
5:00 - 9:00PM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 130
$349.00

Trade and Logistics

Customs Broker Exam Prep Course
A customs broker is licensed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to aid clients/companies in the import and export of goods across the U.S. border. Customs Brokers are industry-recognized experts in the business of international trade responsible for submitting required information and appropriate funds to CBP on behalf of their clients. This multi-faceted 10-week course is designed to prepare participants to sit for and pass the Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Customs Brokers License Exam. In addition to preparation, this course will provide an understanding of customs compliance concepts even for those participants not planning to take the exam. Exam Information The exam is held twice a year at CBP service ports on the 1st Monday in April and the 1st Monday in October. The exam is 4-hours, open-book and consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. To obtain a brokers license, an individual must be a U.S. Citizen, be at least 21 years old, not be a current U.S. government employee, be of good moral character, achieve a 75%+ on the Customs Broker License Examination, submit a broker license application with appropriate fees and pass CBP background check. *Course Materials: A great source for purchasing the HTSUS, Boskage guarantees correct editions for all students who purchase their Required Testing Material Packages (or individual books for specific exams). Boskage offers a 10% discount for all exam-related products to all students attending training with Highline College. Please contact CE staff at 206-870-3785 for discount code.
CEUs: 3


Professional Development

Resume & Interviewing Basics
A comprehensive beginners guide to resume building and interviewing. The class will include resume development, cover letter construction, search engine navigation, interview preparation, and mock interviews. Class will incorporate both instruction and group exercises, as well as cater to a variety of learning styles. Once students finish the course, they will be able to create an accurate and professional resume, draft an articulate and engaging cover letter, present confidently in an interview and learn to independently re-draft resumes and cover letters as experience/focus changes. Instructor has over 5 years of office/hiring manager work experience.
CEUs: 0

Oct 1
1 Sat
Lindsay Seeley
9108 - Add to cart
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 10, Rm 105
$29.00
Nov 5
1 Sat
Lindsay Seeley
9110 - Add to cart
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 10, Rm 105
$29.00

Grant Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
This course will prepare leaders, managers, and staff of non-profit organizations to understand the basics of identifying funding opportunities and writing grant applications that can compete successfully for funding. Students will be guided through the nuances of reading and understanding funding initiatives, development of application, and how to incorporate measurable milestones and outcomes into an application.
CEUs: 0

Oct 4-Nov 22
8 Tue
Andrea Sawczuk
9120 - Add to cart
6:00 - 8:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 10, Rm 104
$249.00

Lean Management: Healthcare
The Lean Management class will provide healthcare leaders and managers with tools to maximize success of their organizations through lean management to increase efficiency and continuous process improvement (CPI). Students will learn how to define lean management and identify the processes in healthcare organizations that would benefit from lean principles.
CEUs: 0

STARS Basic Training ECED&100: Child Care Basics
This class is designed to meet licensing requirements for early learning teachers and family home child care providers, and the STARS 30 hour basics course for the MERIT system. Topics include: child growth/development, cultural responsiveness, community resources, guidance, health/safety/nutrition and professional practice. **To register you will need a student ID number. Go to www.highline.edu and select "getting started" from the main page. From there you'll be guided through the steps to apply. If you need help with applying to admissions, please contact Mariela Barriga at mbariga@highline.edu. If you have any further questions regarding the STARS training program, please contact Luz Casio at lcasio@highline.edu.
CEUs: 0

Aug 13 - Aug 27
2 Sat
Luz Casio
9801 - Add to cart
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 22, Rm 105
$150.00

How to Start Your Own Food Truck Business
Have you ever wanted to start your own mobile food business but do not know where to start? This informative 8-week course will give you the basic fundamentals of how to start and grow your mobile food business. Topics will include: Food Truck Fundamentals; Menu & Location; Health Department Takeover; Truck Design; Costing; Business Plan & Financials; Social Media/Marketing. Instructor currently owns a successful catering and food truck business and is looking to pass on her experience and expertise to help you save time and money. No Class: Nov 26.
CEUs: 0

Oct 8-Dec 3
8 Sat
Jackson
9182 - Add to cart
8:00 - 10:00AM
Outreach Center Building 99
Bldg 99, Rm 132
$149.00

HOST 100-Intro to Hospitality & Tourism Management
For hospitality/tourism and non-hospitality/tourism majors. An introductory course from the perspective of the hotel, food and beverage, catering, sales cruise ships and airlines that explores aspects of the hospitality/tourism industry and provides information on the nature, scope and significance at the local, regional and international levels. The course introduces management issues in all aspects of the hospitality/tourism industry, including human resources, customer service, operations, marketing and planning. This class is held Mondays-Thursdays.
CEUs: 0

Sep 26-Dec 16
0 Sun
Justin Taillon
9140 - Add to cart
12:15 - 1:20PM
Main Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 106
$349.00

HOST 165-Managing Customer Service
Examines concepts of service management and customer relations skills, including customer service levels, service delivery systems and evaluating customer satisfaction. This class is held Mondays-Thursdays
CEUs: 0

Sep 26-Dec 16
0 Sun
Eun Se Lee
9142 - Add to cart
11:00AM - 12:05PM
Main Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 106
$349.00

HOST 139-Pre-Internship
To be taken at least one quarter before student plans to do an internship; prepare for internship by drafting resumes, cover letters and thank you letters; participate in mock interviews and brainstorm internship options in the public and private sectors.
CEUs: 0

Sep 26-Dec 16
12 Tue 11 Thu
Justin Taillon
9144 - Add to cart
11:00AM - 12:05PM
Main Campus
TBA
$99.00

HOST 130-Food and Beverage 1
Introduction to the aspects of successful food and beverage management in a variety of different types of service outlets; includes menu knowledge, staffing, equipment and procedures, food and beverage law, and liability issues.
CEUs: 0

Sep 26-Dec 16
12 Tue 11 Thu
Phyllis Yurko
9154 - Add to cart
1:30 - 3:35PM
Main Campus
TBA
$249.00

HOST 210-Cost Controls & Revenue Management
In-depth study of automated front desk systems, including booking reservations, handling check-in and check-out, posting room charges and credits, monitoring guest balances and generating reports. Also includes personnel training, policies and procedures, customer service and marketing.
CEUs: 0

Advanced Grant Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
Students will identify a funding opportunity announcement to which they would like to apply. Each participant will then complete any registrations required to apply for this opportunity and actually complete the application during class time. Attention will be given to incorporating measurable milestones and outcomes into the application that can be readily integrated into the non-profit organization’s management strategy, should the application be funded. Most importantly, course participants will acquire grant writing tools to help provide a competitive edge in acquiring funding. Please note that this course may require additional non-class time work to complete the application in a single quarter.
CEUs: 0

Sep 28-Dec 14
12 Wed
Andrea Sawczuk
9122 - Add to cart
6:00 - 8:00PM
Main Campus
Bldg 10, Rm 104
$349.00

 

 

 

 



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