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Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables Basics


with Val Landry

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 30, 2023 at 8:30 am

What can you do with Excel Pivot Tables? A better question is what can’t you do? The Pivot Table function is probably one of the more powerful and useful tools used in Excel. You will learn how to prepare your data for use in a pivot table, create your first pivot table, customize various structures of your table, design your table, and create calculated fields and items.

This workshop is presented via Zoom.

Marketing and Sales Management for the Small Business


with David Nosnik

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2023 at 6 pm

Marketing is about building awareness about a brand and organization; sales turn that viewership into profits by converting potential customers into actual customers. In this course, you will learn how to develop, implement and monitor a successful marketing and sales plan. We will discuss different compensation plans to motivate your sales force including salary vs commission, and sales bonuses vs collection bonuses, among others. We will also cover the importance of tracking Key Marketing Indicators to better plan and monitor your marketing efforts.

Basic Accounting Principles & Quickbooks Desktop


with Val Landry

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session

The Double-entry bookkeeping system is still the basis for recording transactions today! The system will be incorporated into the Quickbooks Desktop classes presented.

SESSION I [3 Hours] – Understand the dashboard, customize a new company, create chart of accounts, customer list, vendor list, and items list. Record transactions, receive payments, create credit memos, make deposits, record bills and pay bills.


SESSION II [3 Hours] - Create memorized and recurring transactions, correct errors, create reports, interpret financial statements and explore account and settings.


SESSION III [3 Hours] – Create new customers, vendors, and Items. Prepare custom reports, and memorized reports. Modify the chart of accounts and lists. Find and edit transactions and record transactions in the General Journal.


This workshop is presented via Zoom.

Want to Become a Foster Parent?


with Stephanie Eklund

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 5, 2023 at 6 pm

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children.

Thew Annual Business Strategic Review


with David Nosnik

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 10, 2023 at 6 pm

The annual Business Strategic Review assesses the organization’s progress in meeting its mission, management, and it's financial performance during the last year. It informs the owner of his/her strategic decision-making, the organization's budget formulation, near-term actions, and annual performance reporting. A must-achieve business success In the course we will cover tools and techniques to perform the financial, marketing, sales, and personnel review for the organization's latest fiscal year.

How to Play Piano by Ear


with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “InstantPiano” class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords is recommended. The fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons, a recording of the class, and an optional monthly question-and-answer session. Class is held online using zoom.

Topics include:

How to find the starting note

How to determine when chords change

How to predict the chord progression

How chords help you find the correct melody

How the melody helps you find the correct chords

How to learn songs from recordings

How to transpose

The Universal Key Signature

How to use the Circle of Fifths

How to recognize the most common chord patterns

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