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UH Hilo CCECS Professional Development Series

The University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Continuing Education & Community Service presents their 2017-2018 Professional Development Series featuring local experts who have a passion for sharing their expertise. 

QuickBooks Online
Claire Akau 

  • QuickBooks Online, Part 2
    Monday-Friday, October 23-27, 5:00pm-8:00p(5 classes)
    Learn how to set-up and cleanup QuickBooks account, close Year-end books, troubleshoot issues, make journal entries, customize financial reports and much more.
  • Quickbooks Online, Part 3
    Monday-Friday, October 30-November 3, 5:00pm-8:00pm (5 classes)
    This course covers the Operations of QuickBooks: Master the regular cycle from entering transactions, memorizing and creating rules, reconciling bank statements and producing reports.

Project Management for the Real World
Christian Ocasio Gonzalez, MA, PMP
Friday, October 27, 9:00am-4:00pm Tuition: $150; ETF Eligible Employees: $75
Learn the fundamentals of project management as it’s used in everyday business operations to increase efficiency and ensure that target goals are accomplished. Designed for anyone who leads a team or is involved in projects of any scope or magnitude, this interactive course will provide participants with the skills to approach projects with a clear understanding of a project’s lifecycle, roles involved, scope, and budget. Christian Ocasio Gonzalez serves as the Director of Professional Development for PMI-Honolulu Chapter as well as oversees multi-million dollar projects for the Department of Defense, where he puts his project management skills to daily use.

Business Process Mapping
Joslyn Sato, D.M., PMP
Thursday, November 2, 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: $150; ETF Eligible Employees: $75
This course provides strategies and skills to allow leaders to define processes and develop process maps. Organizations often perform recurring tasks, yet fail to document the entire process from beginning to end. Process mapping allows individuals and organizations to understand what the organization does and who performs each action in a visual representation. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to learn basic fundamentals of processes and basic components and skills for process mapping. Participants will be prepared with an understanding of process and process map components and develop basic skills, which can be applied in their organizations.

Analyzing Processes to Map Better Outcomes
Thursday, November 16, 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: $150; ETF Eligible Employees: $75
This course provides strategies and skills to allow leaders to document and analyze processes. Leaders often face challenging environments, which require budget reduction, increased efficiencies, streamlining of work, and increasing production. Using process maps, leaders can analyze the process to make effective decisions and identify opportunities for improvement. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to learn basic process mapping analysis, which leverages basic process mapping concepts and introduces new skills in detailed process mapping, and new component in process analysis. Participants will be prepared with an understanding of process map analysis components and develop basic analysis skills, which can be applied in their organizations. Dr. Joslyn Sato serves as a Senior Operational Excellence Consultant for HECO, and puts her Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership to good use not only there, but in teaching and volunteering in the community to help businesses become stronger and more successful.

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