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Gain a thorough understanding of accounting principles so you can confidently and accurately maintain financial books for a business. Become comfortable with accounting basics, debits and credits, charting accounts, accounting equations, adjusting entries and creating a balance sheet. Learn how to process payroll, calculate depreciation and cost of goods sold. You'll also work on financial accounting, produce an income statement and learn bank reconciliation steps, as well as deal with inventory and accounts payable. Job opportunities are expected to grow in this area with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting an 11 percent growth in the number of positions through 2022. Book required. Internship not provided. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 3/20/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/20/2017)

Tuition: $549.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Donna Kamen 

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Gain essential knowledge on the money-saving process that has helped major corporations like Amazon, Boeing, Dell and General Electric not only rise to the top, but stay there. Understand the meaning of a Lean Enterprise to minimize waste and improve the bottom line in any company, in any way. Build an informational toolkit to begin implementing these into your organization. Determine where you want to go and who shares your mission and vision. Establish Key Performance Indicators and tie them to specific metrics. Delve into Lean culture and discover the components that drive and benefit it, the role and methodology of Kaizen and Continuous Improvement events. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 1/28/2017, ending 2/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/18/2017)

Tuition: $599.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Rishi Malhotra 

Please read: 30 minute lunch determined by class.



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Secure funding for your business or favorite charity by earning a grant writing certificate in only 32 hours. Create a persuasive proposal that will attract foundation, government and corporate money. Learn the nine components of a grant and identify critical data that will produce a successful grant application. Find free funding sources that will save you money, and understand the importance of effectively managing the money after your organization receives it. Internship not provided. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 2/6/2017, ending 2/9/2017

Tuition: $899.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Vivienne French 

Please read: 1 hour lunch each day.



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Find out why WordPress powers 22 percent of all websites while learning how to create your own blog or website. You will start with the basics such as how to install, setup and select a theme without having to learn HTML. Then dive deeper into the software by developing an understanding of customizable specifics such as how to use widgets, plugins, the difference between the paid and free versions, along with tips on how to schedule blog and video posts. Finally, increase traffic to your new website by promoting your blog through social media.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 2/7/2017, ending 2/9/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Gabriele Lenga 



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Deepen the bond with your dog and bring joy to the people who may need it most. Work at your dog’s level by learning to speak dog. Discuss training tips and techniques, understand how dogs think and establish a reinforcement schedule for well-known behaviors. Prepare and take the Canine Good Citizenship test. Interview with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs and meet dog-handler teams. Observe public access policies and service animal rights as well as dog advocacy and public education groups you can be a part of. Supplies required.  To Do Prior To Class: 1. Please fill out the self-assessment.  2. Look over What To  Bring to class. 

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 5 sessions starting 2/7/2017, ending 3/7/2017. 
   Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 5 sessions starting 2/9/2017, ending 3/9/2017. <

Tuition: $199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Fur and Feather Works Training Center.

Instructor : Joanna Moritz 

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Accelerate your enjoyment of wine or enhance your hospitality career by earning the Society of Wine Educators Certified Specialist of Wine credential. Gain personalized instruction and a thorough understanding of the world of wine and become a part of the wine professionals network. Delve into a complex study of grape varieties, viticultural processes and wine making techniques. Examine the process of professional wine tasting, learn about the world’s most significant wine-producing areas and become familiar with wine’s chemical composition as well as its most common faults. Fully understand how to pair wine with food and discover the specialized branches of winemaking from organic and dessert to fortified and sparkling wines. In addition, learn about health issues and proper wine service. At the end of class, you’ll take the CSW certification exam through the Society of Wine Educators. This program is taught by a certified sommelier with 30 years of experience in the hospitality and wine industry.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 15 sessions; starting 2/7/2017, ending 4/11/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/21/2017, 3/23/2017, 3/28/2017, 3/30/2017)

Tuition: $949.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Rebecca Davidson 

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Gain the skills you need to join this in-demand, fast-paced profession that offers great advancement opportunities. Guest speakers will offer you various perspectives on escrow transactions, land usage research, real estate professional interactions and more. Learn how to track and coordinate transaction events, conduct a basic title search and serve as an effective liaison between the real estate agent, buyer, seller and lender. Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be prepared to work at Nevada title companies as an escrow assistant. This stable career offers a great starting salary that averages $30,000 a year.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 2/7/2017, ending 3/28/2017

Tuition: $399.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Ronda Plamondon  1.Sylvia Smith 



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Take this state-approved, 24-hour pre-licensing course to obtain the Nevada Property Management Permit. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 6 percent growth in this career field through 2020, with starting pay averaging 24 dollars an hour. Explore related laws, as well as the daily practice of the profession. Prior to taking the property management test, you must have a valid Nevada real estate license.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 2/22/2017, ending 2/24/2017

Tuition: $499.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Judy Cook 

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In just two weeks, get the training you need for a career as a floral handling or design assistant at a retail florist shop. Learn how to identify, care for and handle flowers. In addition, gain hands-on experience creating vase and basket arrangements, boutonnieres, corsages and more. Taught by an experienced floral designer at a floral design center, this class will give you a realistic feel for this profession. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 2/27/2017, ending 3/10/2017

Tuition: $299.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Location : Sparks Florist Design Center Location : 
  Sparks Florist Design Center.

Instructor : Tony Fiannaca 

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