Career and Business

Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp

Begins October 12-October 14 (Thursday-Saturday); 8AM-5PM

Advance your career in the nonprofit sector!
The intensive Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp is a 3 day, not-for-credit certificate course designed for new executives, managers and emerging professionals from the nonprofit sector.  Our goal is to develop leaders who can sustain themselves and their organizations while also improving their leadership capabilities and people management skill set. Participants will develop a robust toolkit of strategic and tactical skills to easily apply to the day-to-day in their jobs.
"This class fills a niche void and was exactly what I hoped existed out there for nonprofit leaders.  The information and professional development were top notch."  (Spring 2017 program graduate)

Personal Fitness Trainer Certification*

Begins Saturday - 11/4/17, 8:30 AM-6:00 PM

Increase your eligibility for job opportunities in the fitness and health field. Find out how to design a fitness program for clients. Learn the principles of cardiovascular fitness, weight training, strength, aerobic conditioning, fitness testing, body composition and injury prevention.

Instructor Mike Rickett is a certified strength and conditioning specialist with an M.S. in Exercise Physiology.

* The AAAI/ISMA certification exam is included in the workshop.

Notary Public Workshop and Exam

Starts October 28, 2017

Start a part-time business and earn additional income. 
Acquire the knowledge and skills to pass the State Notary Public Exam and become a California Notary in one day. 

College of San Mateo - October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Notary Loan Signing & Certification
Starts November 4, 2017
Enhance your notary career by becoming a certified Mobile Loan Signing Agent.  Learn the role and duties of a signing agent in the loan industry.  You will be eligible for the take-home exam and receive certification for completing the course.
Materials Fee: $25 payable to instructor in class.

9:00 AM-4:00 PM
College of San Mateo 

Comprehensive Introduction to MS Excel

Class on October 21, 2017


Learn to use MS Excel effectively from the beginning during this hands-on course. Since a working knowledge of Excel is necessary for most jobs, it is important to know how to work with Excel spreadsheets, charts and database. You will learn how to create and format all three of these Excel components and additionally work with formulas and functions, print professional-looking reports, sort and select data from a database and many additional Excel topics. Instructor Hilda Sendyk, an experienced Microsoft applications specialist.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required.

Note: Computer Lab using PC.

Materials Fee: $15 payable to instructor in class for course manual.

"I loved how personable Ms. Sendyk was, and how much she was able to show us in Excel." Brittany Sewell

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Food Handing Test Prepartion Certification & Exam for Managers

Starts  October 9 or December 4th, 2017
California law requires that all food establishments have at least one certified food safety person on site. Passing the exam administered at the end of this workshop meets the California requirements for certification. New students and students who need re-certifying are welcome.