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Using Social Media in Business

In today’s fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you’re looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you. read more


  “Coming from the “I’m a social media dinosaur, and I’m okay with that” perspective, Lesson 3 with the Flow Chart is worth the price of admission just by itself. Why, oh, why didn’t I find you earlier? It would’ve saved me months of frustration. Thank you, Dr. Brad!”

“This course was on point. I learned a lot about social media and what it’s actually designed for. Before this course, I was only scratching the surface. Since I do not have a business at the moment, I will concentrate on starting my very own blog. Thank you for designing an easy-to-follow online class.”

“I am not a good student, and was concerned about how much I could gain from an online course. I am someone who learns quicker by doing rather than reading. Professor Semp’s teaching style was engaging and entertaining, which put me at ease. I also liked that he included videos – I could replay them and gain more from them. I would highly recommend his course to anyone who would like to gain insight into social media and what it can do for them, personally or professionally. Thank you.”

Syllabus                Demo                Requirements

 $95.00 Enroll Now!

Online Instructor-Led Course

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AWC Continuing Education – Dementia Care

As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in Dementia Care Specialists, as do families of persons with dementia.

Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia.  Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume.

Course Objectives

  • To provide an understanding of dementia and disorders that cause cognitive changes in adults
  • To describe the stages of progressive, degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • To provide standardized approaches for care of persons with dementia
  • To discuss the influence of family dynamics, finances and end of life care options
  • To provide information on community care options for persons with dementia
  • To provide steps for assessment and management of challenging issues in dementia care (e.g. driving, resistance to care, mood/behavior problems)
  • To explore new areas in dementia care, including cognitive fitness and complementary therapies
Next Sessions:
April 6 – May 29
June 1 – July 24
September 8 – October 30


Ave. hours 32, 3.2 CEUs/ILUs

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Student Reviews of Ed2Go Online Courses

Arizona Western College and Ed2Go have partnered to bring you online instruction courses.

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you

The following is student reviews of many of our courses. This is only a fraction of the many comments and feedback of online courses.  There are reviews on each topic and course. See more at

“This course was perfect for the skills I wanted to develop. It was fun and practical. I would highly recommend this course.”

“Finally a class was offered online to meet my personal needs! Grammar is a course that people should take periodically to improve their writing skills.”

“I’ve really learned a lot. The subject matter was clearly presented and every lesson was logically built on the last.”

“This course has empowered me to embrace the future, to take the steps to renew my belief in myself and what I have to offer.”

“I was able to fit into my hectic schedule. I learned a lot & intend to continue. Thank you for providing an affordable online course!”

“EMPOWERING is the word to describe this class. I am a small business owner who now understands accounting much better than I had in years. I can actually see the light at the end of the tunnel. I look forward to the next class to not only increase my knowledge, but enhance my business and myself. Thank you so much for offering this class as well as teaching it.”

“I am getting so much out of you course. For me, LinkedIn is not very intuitive, and there is so much to it. I doubt I would have figured out really what to do with it on my own.”

“This instructor made this class very interesting for me. She is incredibly knowledgeable, not only in her field of physical therapy but in teaching as well. She conveyed the material in a very understandable way. In many instances, I would tell my husband about the many things I learned throughout the chapters. For someone who is considering a career change, this was the perfect course to gain insight. I loved this course and I thought the teacher was exceptional. I plan to take another course that she teaches. Also, I really liked how the quizzes and assignments were set up twice per week. Great format!”

“This is the second Microsoft Excel 2013 class that I’ve taken with Chad Wambolt and I continue to be very impressed. The new skills that I’ve learned will be 100% applicable to my current job. Thanks!”

Online Instructor-Led courses – Whether you’re looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You’ll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment.

Career Training Programs – Your schedule – Your budget – Your future – Today! Arizona Western College Continuing Education, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

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New Course – Responsive Web Design


In today’s online environment, designers must create websites that are responsive. Their sites must reshape and morph to provide a positive experience in every viewport—from small touch-screen environments to large-screen browsers where users interact using a mouse or pointing device. This is the heart of responsive Web design (RWD).

In this course, you’ll learn to identify and address every aspect of responsive Web design: from scaling elements and adjusting page layout, to adapting color schemes and implementing accessible forms. You’ll master how to use HTML5 linked to media queries in CSS3 to adapt content to fit your user’s viewport, and see how jQuery Mobile can help you to mobile sites.

Today’s world of Web design requires building sites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive in every possible device and environment. In this course, you’ll learn to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.

Instructor-Led Course

Fee: $95 (USD) Enroll Now

Duration of Access:  6 weeks

Session Start Dates:
March 18
April 15
May 13
June 17

Questions? Contact us


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Accounting Fundamentals II – Course Details at ed2go

Accounting Fundamentals II - Course Details at ed2go

While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even more rare. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Charlene Messier’s onlineAccounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices.

In Accounting Fundamentals II, you’ll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness and accountability while also gaining a marketable skill, this is the course for you.

Syllabus – A new session of each course starts monthly. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses, please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.

Reviews.. – “I just took Accounting Fundamentals and found the lessons to be very easy to follow. It can be difficult teaching complicated topics that require a lot of forms, such as accounting, let alone in this type of format, but you somehow made it very easy! I have taken classes before that were made much more complicated than they needed to be, as a student this is very frustrating. I appreciate you taking the time to teach these classes and making the concepts easy to understand. You are a wonderful teacher. Looking forward to digging deeper into accounting.”

Accounting Fundamentals II – Course Details at ed2go.

Instructor-Led Course  $95  Register Now! 

Hours: 24
Duration of Access: 6 weeks
Start Dates: Mar 18, Apr 15, May 13, Jun 17



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Project Management Applications – Course Details at ed2go

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Increase your value to your employer by discovering and mastering essential quantitative and qualitative project management applications.

A successful project begins with process definition, data collection, and the scoping of project requirements. Every project ends with a motivated project team able to accomplish objectives on time and within budget. Winning projects rely on accurate cost and time estimates, identification of the critical path, and use of tracking and control tools.

In this course, an experienced Project Management Professional will teach you the same powerful tools and techniques that experienced project management professionals rely on every day.  More Details..

Project Management Applications – Course Details at ed2go.

Many great reviews :

“I feel that the instructor was one of the best I ever had. I like his style of posing a question and after the answer was given he answered it with an explanation. He was Great!!”

“Thank you. This course gave me a good understanding of the project methodologies. The samples used provided a good perspective of how these principles are applied in the work place.”

“Great Course…I look forward to the next. This course made you use your brain to its fullest. Thank you very much.”



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The Keys to Effective Editing

Keys to Effective Editing                

Arizona Western College

$95.00 Enroll Now!

Instructor-Led Course
Hours: 24
Duration of Access: 6 weeks
Start Dates: Mar 18, Apr 15, May 13, Jun 17

Ask any published writer and you will hear that a good editor is not just helpful, but essential. If you aspire to be an editor, this copyediting course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. If you’re already working as an editor, you’ll not only brush up on your skills, but will also learn about recent advances in your chosen profession. If you’re a writer, you will learn essential self-editing tools to give your manuscripts the professional look that publishers like to see.

More details at The Keys to Effective Editing – Course Details at ed2go.

Reviews: “I am in the executive secretary/admin assistant support field. This class has broadened my knowledge in several areas. Things I should have learned in my youth have just registered with me. I have more confidence in my abilities and Ms. Landis has taught me how to access tools for growth and research in the writing field. I will always remember this class and the doors it has opened for me.”

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New Instructor-Led Online Course – Intermediate Photoshop CC

AWC Continuing Ed is pleased to announce the launch of a new Instructor-Led Online Course – Intermediate Photoshop CC

Yuma, AZ, 3/10/15 – Arizona Western College Continuing Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. AWC has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Intermediate Photoshop CC.”

Participants in this course will explore how the more advanced features of Intermediate Photoshop CC can unleash their creativity. They’ll master non-destructive editing techniques so they can re-edit and re-use images, and learn to create reusable templates for building page layouts and scrapbooks.

This course is part of AWC’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). The courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

To learn more, call AWC Continuing Ed at 928-317-7674 or visit them online at


AWC Continuing Ed

1351 S. Redondo Center Drive

Yuma, AZ  85365


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How’s Your Moral Compass?

March is National Ethics Awareness Month.

It is an annual event in which ethics organizations and businesses seek to promote ethical behavior. This is a great time of the year to remind your employees that your company always values and supports the moral way of behavior, and to remind employees that management is there to help employees make ethical decisions in the workplace! Let your employees know ethics is worth all the hard work.

Find your “TRUE North” in our Workplace Ethics Course.
Find out how to deal with unethical employees. Workplace ethics go beyond doing the right thing. An ethical workplace establishes a solid foundation for organizational behavior, cultivates better teamwork and productivity, creates consistent standards for company offerings, ensures the legality and enforcement of corporate policies, and supports company growth and reputation.

This training program explores how workplace ethics should be developed, how to create the standards and policies that support them, how employees can be trained and managed to follow and support these standards, and how to deal with problems where ethics are concerned.

Ethics in the Workplace

Join us on March 24th, 1PM-5PM  $49 Fee          Register Today!  Call: 928-317-7674

AWC Entrepreneurial Center Rm
 1351 S. Redondo Center Drive
 Yuma, Arizona 85365
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NEW! Two New QuickBooks 2015 Instructor-Led Courses

1. Intermediate QuickBooks 2015 – Many QuickBooks users only utilize a small portion of the available features. In this course, we’ll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks’ more advanced features and applications. You’ll learn how to enter price levels for inventory, track discounts and credits, and manage journal entries. Whether you’re a small-business owner, or a bookkeeper or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business.

2. Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2015 – Preparing payroll in any small business can be a daunting task. Whether you have one or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same! However, by using the payroll feature in QuickBooks 2015, you can master efficient techniques for creating paychecks, paying taxes, producing job costing reports, and generating forms and reports quickly and easily.


A new session of each course starts monthly. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses, please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.

All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when lessons are released. You will have access to all lessons until the course ends. However, the interactive discussion area that accompanies each lesson will automatically close two weeks after the lesson is released. As such, we strongly recommend that you complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

Instructor Biography
Scott Paxton is recognized as a Certified Public Accountant and holds master’s degrees in business administration and accounting. His background includes experience as a public accountant, a manager in the banking industry, an entrepreneur and a college business instructor. In addition, Scott has spent much of his career working closely with small business owners to help them successfully implement and troubleshoot the QuickBooks accounting program.

$95 each for 6 weeks of learning highly sought classes! What a deal!


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