SMALL BUSINESS STARTUP | WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN | ​DIGITAL MARKETING | CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS 

Classes are offered through Metropolitan Community College and are only available online and accessible to everyone. ​Online classes require a smartphone, PC/Mac, or tablet with audio and video capabilities, internet connection of, at least, 25mbps, and Zoom or Google Meet.

FALL SESSION 2024

HTML Basics
September 24, 2024
5:45pm - 8:45pm
MCC @ The Sarpy Center

Acquire an understanding of website functionality by exploring the fundamentals of HTML, along with effective techniques for organizing and optimizing your files (images, text documents, etc.) in preparation for building a website. Discover new keyboard shortcuts and other valuable tips to streamline tasks for an enhanced learning experience. Students will need to know their way around a computer and will be tasked with creating a folder on the desktop, downloading files from the internet, creating a Google account (if applicable), confidently navigating between multiple browser tabs and open programs, and several other advanced beginner/intermediate level items during this class. If using a MAC, please have the Google Chrome browser installed.

NOTE! This class is a prerequisite for Build Your Own Website with Google Sites and Build Your Own Website with Weebly

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!

Build Your Own Website with Weebly
October 1 and 8, 2024
5:45pm - 8:45pm
MCC @ The Sarpy Center

Learn how to build a basic yet aesthetic website from start to finish with Weebly. This platform is great for small business, non-profits, or any venture that seeks to collect payments from customers or donors. We will explore design consistency, proper URL naming and acquisition, image editing, logos, build (using Weebly), add-ons (Google calendar, contact forms, PayPal buttons, etc.), proofing, and publication. Remember, this is a basic website, not an ecommerce powerhouse! Students will need to know their way around a computer! If using a MAC, please have the Google Chrome browser installed.

Prerequisite: HTML Basics

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!

Build Your Own Website with Google Sites
October 3 and 10, 2024
5:45pm - 8:45pm
MCC @ The Sarpy Center

Learn how to build a basic yet aesthetic website from start to finish with Google Sites. This platform is great for organizations, genealogy, art or photography portfolios, or any non-business venture. We will explore design consistency, proper URL naming and acquisition, image editing, logos, build (using Google Sites), add-ons (Google calendar, contact forms, etc.), proofing, and publication. Students will need to know their way around a computer! If using a MAC, please have the Google Chrome browser installed.

Prerequisite: HTML Basics

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!

Digital Marketing Tools to Grow Your Business
October 22 and 24, 2024
5:45pm - 8:45pm
MCC @ The Sarpy Center

Learn how digital marketing can extend your business reach. We will explore how the craft of writing intriguing social media and blog posts, properly implemented SEO, and some Google tools can set you apart from the crowd. Also, how ChatGPT and Canva can aid in some tasks. Lastly, your websites and social media pages will be constructively critiqued with goals assigned. You will need a Gmail account (you will need to log into your account in order to access Google tools). If using a MAC, please have the Google Chrome browser installed.

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!

Getting to Know Your Android Phone
November 5, 7, 12, and 14, 2024
1:00pm - 2:30pm
MCC @ The Sarpy Center

Explore the essential features, apps, and functions of your Android phone. Designed specifically for older adults, this hands-on course will explain your phone and empower you to confidently adjust settings, download apps, set alarms, and so much more. The instructor is patient and prepared to answer your questions. The type of Android phones we will be working with are: Samsung, Motorola, Google, Nokia, etc. 

NOTE: This class will not include Apple/iPhones

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!

Emerging Technologies (INFO 1310)
September 9 -  November 18, 2024
ONLINE/ASYNCHRONOUS/CREDIT COURSE @ MCC

Emerging technologies increase engagement and enhance user experience. In this course, students investigate emerging technologies, such as Virtual Reality, wearable technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and e-commerce technologies. Students also contemplate ethics and laws related to using emerging technologies for personal and professional use. NOTE: Please contact MCC registration or your Academic Advisor to sign up! 

NOTE! Enrollment not yet available!