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AirBnB - Basics

$45

with Dee Peppe

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? Come and explore the possibilities that are available to you. This general information session will help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a two-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion; lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the websites, security, and expectations. After the class has generated some clarity for you and you decide to jump on this journey, there will be another multi-day course offered mid-winter to help you actually get things up and running.

AirBnB Part II

$55

with Dee Peppe

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course is designed for those who have decided to take the plunge and try their hand at short-term rentals. Let’s get you up and running. Practical 'how to' information, along with individual student’s needs, will steer this course. We’ll go through the process of setting up everyone’s profile and account, as well as talk about the best way to take photos, get those uploaded and placed in the profile. We’ll take a close look at nightly rates based on each facility, amenities, location, and time of year. We’ll discuss insurance options and any other factors that should be considered.

Build a Collaborative Environment at Work or at Home

$45

with Mariah Klapatch

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This course covers recognizing defenses in self, employing collaborative tools applicable to any environment. Build success for all involved through active listening skills, empathy, increased self-awareness, and effective communication.  Learn how to reduce defensiveness and increase positive collaboration.

Computer Essentials - Advanced - April

$65

with Teresa Johnson

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for students who have completed the ‘Computer Essentials-Basics’ course or have some experience using Word and Excel spreadsheets. Students will learn to work in both Word and Excel to create and merge documents, reports and presentations. Email etiquette and formatting will be covered along with advanced file management and file sharing options. We will set aside time in class to handle student generated topics and questions.

Students must complete our ‘Computer Essentials-Basics’ course or have experience using Word and Excel spreadsheets.

Computer Essentials - Basics - Feb.

$85

with Teresa Johnson

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Efficient use of technology in a home or work setting requires basic knowledge in several areas: the PC operating system, software applications (Microsoft Office), file management, and storage options for photos and documents. In this class, you will learn about the Windows operating system and its tools, and how to manage software, files, and folders. We will explore basic word processing using MS Word 2016 and learn about spreadsheets with Excel 2016.

eBay Buying and Selling-Jan.

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
  1. This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

eBay Buying and Selling-May

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

Math for Welding/Machining

Free

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar Jan 17, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 19 weeks

Understand and use math fundamentals with confidence for today's industrial market. This course is designed for your employment success, therefore we offer it free of charge to welding (and Machining) students seeking employment. We will start with a refresher of fundamentals and operations, and advance to elementary algebra, geometry, and trigonometry used in the trades. Enrollment in a current welding or machining course is required.





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