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University of the District Of Columbia

Career and Hospitality

Online Courses
Are you a creative person? Get trained for a new career where you can express your personal creativity and services in a growing job market.
Career and Hospitality

Certifications

Day Care Administration Career Prep
$2,895.00
In this course, we will become familiar with the development and management of a child daycare center, including such elements as child development theories, legal considerations, bookkeeping, staffing, site management, and parental involvement. The goal of a quality day care facility is to provide child care that meets the needs of each child and family in a safe, educational environment.At a quality center, the workers and management strive to meet the individual needs of each child, while providing quality, reliable and safe child care.. Full description of Day Care Administration Career Prep



Certificates

Administrative Office Assistant Career Prep
$1,195.00
In this course, we will discuss and become proficient in the skills necessary to succeed as an administrative office assistant, including office etiquette, reception skills, technology, correspondence, calender management, bookkeeping, travel planning, and other duties performed by an assistant.. Full description of Administrative Office Assistant Career Prep


Become an Entrepreneur
$1,545.00
The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, humans resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assignments, discusses with others, and takes assessments, he or she will gain a practical understanding of the components of a small business and the steps that one takes to create and establish that business, from the idea, to the business plan, to the strategies for helping that business to succeed and grow.. Full description of Become an Entrepreneur


Florist Career Prep
$1,695.00
In this course, we will learn and apply the principles of floral design, explore the history of floral arranging, and become familiar with the various groups, classifications, and names of flowers and foliage, along with the opportunities in the floral design industry.. Full description of Florist Career Prep


Interior Design Career Prep
$1,545.00
Interior Design Career Prep is a comprehensive introduction to the creative, technical, and business knowledge required by the interior design profession. The course encompasses color theory, design history, architectural elements, finishing touches, trend forecasting, and the basics of running a business. In addition, this course addresses contemporary concerns such as sustainability, universal design, and adaptive reuse. The course is rooted in a practical approach to creating safe, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing spaces for residential and contract clients.. Full description of Interior Design Career Prep


Life Coach Career Prep
$3,495.00
Life Coaching is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand professional services. Life Coaches work with clients to help them establish and achieve their professional goals, as well as personal aspirations. This course will provide you with the skills you need to become a successful life coach. Through theoretical and practical applications, you will learn how to work with clients in every aspect of life. You will learn coaching fundamentals, including listening skills and the language of coaching. From there, you will go beyond the basics to learn how to work with individual clients to help them establish their personal and professional goals. When a student completes this course, they will be fully prepared to help individuals through one-on-one and group coaching.. Full description of Life Coach Career Prep


Photographer Career Prep
$1,545.00
In this course, you will find information about both conventional film photography and digital capture. You will develop a step by step understanding of both photographing and developing with digital tools as well as conventional photography and darkroom techniques. We will discuss general photographic techniques, visual awareness, and a variety of troubleshooting issues, as well as a basic understanding of the photography business.. Full description of Photographer Career Prep


Travel and Tourism Agent Career Prep
$1,545.00
This course will look at the tourism industry through the lens of business, specifically by considering the management, marketing, and finance issues most important to industry members. The course will start with a comprehensive model of tourism and continue with individual sections that provide a thorough understanding of all sectors of travel and tourism. The role of the travel agents, technology, transportation modes, accommodations, cruise lines, destinations, attractions, and food and beverage operations are all covered in detail.. Full description of Travel and Tourism Agent Career Prep




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