For busy professionals who need flexibility in scheduling their courses, more than 30 business and related classes are now offered on-line.
Offered in six-week sessions, students will attend two on-line classes at their convenience each week. All course work, tests and instructor feedback will be via the Internet and/or e-mail. All that is required of the student is Internet access and an e-mail address.
The six-week sessions are staggered, with beginning dates of January 21, February 18, March 17 and April 21.
Course offerings are grouped into multiple categories:
**Basic Computer Literacy -- 101 Tips and Tricks for the IMAC and Macintosh, Computer Skills for the Workplace, Introduction to Windows XP;
**Business Planning and Entrepreneurial Courses -- Basics to Building an On-line Business, Laws of the Business Jungle, Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business, Starting Your Own Consulting Practice;
**Business Administration and Management -- Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Building an Ethical Business, Customer Service Fundamentals, Employment Law Fundamentals, Managing Technology, Successful Construction Business Management, Understanding the Human Resources Function;
**Continuing Education for Health Professionals -- Ethical Considerations for the Health Care Professional, Ethical Issues for Today’s Nurse;
**Grant Writing and Non-Profit Management -- Advanced Grant Proposal Writing, Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant, Introduction to Non-Profit Management;
**The Internet -- Introduction to the Internet, Marketing Your Business or Organization Online;
**Web Page Design -- Advanced Web Pages, Creating Web Pages, Designing Effective Websites, Intermediate Web Pages, Introduction to Adobe Acrobat 5, Introduction to Dreamweaver 4.0;
**Courses for Teaching Professionals -- Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
**Sales and Marketing -- Effective Selling, Professional Sales Skills;
**Writing Courses -- Effective Business Writing, Business Marketing Writing.
Browse our Web site, www.ed2go.com/rlc, to learn more. Rend Lake College is offering a discount for returning Ed2go students on selected course offerings. If you are an RLC Ed2go Alumni and are considering another on-line course, visit the Web site and learn about the savings offered.
Classes range in price from $59 to $69, with the exception of the Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals offerings, which cost $149. Course descriptions and instructor information are available at www.ed2go.com/rlc. For more information or to register, contact Laura Kern, Center for Business Services Coordinator for RLC, at (618) 437-5321, Ext. 1353.