Online Courses

Certificate in Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Every successful person uses financial information for decision-making. This program explains financial concepts and accounting processes and provides techniques to increase your effectiveness. First, get a foundational understanding of the seven steps in the accounting cycle and how to use financial information in decision making. Learn to analyze resource allocations and evaluate financial performance. See…


Certificate in Data Analysis

Data analysis is one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Adding this new skill set to your portfolio makes a big difference in the success of your…


Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. On the front-lines of Six Sigma efforts are Green Belts. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches problem-solving skills using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist…


How to Move from Reactive to Proactive Leadership – From Firefighter to Fire Chief

Does work feel like a never-ending stream of fires to put out?? Are you exhausted at the end of each day from battling the crisis-du-jour?? Are you busy reacting to problems instead of productively and proactively managing your professional agenda?? Leaders are supposed to be problem-solvers, but there is a deeper issue if you spend…


Overview of Contemporary Astronomy (ZOOM)

When ancient humans first gazed at the skies, they recognized the same patterns of fixed stars rotating over their heads each night.  This course offers a complete overview of contemporary astronomy.  We will explore ancient astronomy, and what we have discovered about our solar system and venture out into the cosmos--the stars, galaxies, black holes,…


Learning iPhones (ZOOM)

The goal of this class is for you to better learn your iPhone. Specific topics to be covered include: Navigating the iPhone, Making Life Easier, Contacts and Connections, Books and Media, Security and Maintenance, plus Backup, Storage, and Sharing. Classes are held on Tuesdays. $29 for Creative Retirement members. Start Date End Date Class Times…


The 6 Types of Working Genius

Iowa Valley Business and Community Solutions Conference Center 3702 S. Center St, Marshalltown, IA, United States

Patrick Lencioni, the author of The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team and other business classics, has defined six stages of work that are of high importance to a team. He calls them “The 6 Types of Working Genius.” Out of the six, two of them come naturally and give you joy and energy (Working Geniuses), two drain…


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