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Below is a list of courses that we offer to all of our employees at ETP. These courses are meant to help you succeed in your personal, professional, and technical career path. Each course description will provide you with base level information on each class. These classes are also offered remotely with a live instructor. Check out the Calendar for our monthly course offerings.

COURSE CATALOG

  • Designing Effective Training Programs

    An effective training program is built by following a systematic, step-by step process. Before you begin, become familiar with best practices of instructional design when building your next training program. In this class, you will explore techniques in the training process to create a training framework that will help guide you as you set up your next training program. Duration: 1 hour

  • Effective Business Writing

    Level 1 Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business world today. It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need to identify and eliminate problem areas. In this class, you will brainstorm techniques that will help make writing easier, disentangle the efforts of your creative and critical sides and identify why writing is one of the best problem-solving tools around. Duration: 1 hour ______________________________________________________________________ Level 2 In this class, learn how to organize your writing for capturing and communicating your ideas in an efficient and effective manner. It is recommended but not necessary that you take this class after completing Effective Business Writing Level 1, as it builds upon key concepts such as brainstorming techniques and distinguishing between your creative and critical sides. Duration: 1 hour

  • Financial Wellness-Saving and Investing For the Future

    Feeling uncertain about how to manage your finances in the future? In this class, you'll learn to develop skills related to saving money and investing to prepare for the future. you'll also learn how to keep your finances healthy. Duration: 1 hour

  • Hospitality Mindset-Enhancing The Culture

    This class is designed to bring hospitality awareness to the ETP family. In this class we will discuss the importance of hospitality and create memorable, genuine, and positive experiences and relationships. Duration: 1 hour

  • Innovation Engineering Series

    Session 1: Introduction This class is designed to support a culture of continuous improvement through innovation by using a process of innovation engineering that has a proven, repeatable step-by-step guide to improve internal process and enhance client offerings. Innovation is about ideas that matter. Creativity is the creation of the new and novel. Innovation is about ideas that make a difference. The difference can be new products/services, how we do our work or even how we ignite social change in our communities. Engineering is about applied science. It’s a Blue Collar “hands on” collection of training, internet enabled tools and step by step methods for innovating. *Only held at Orlando Location Duration: 1.5 hours ___________________________________________________________________________ Session 2: Practical Applications This class is designed to support a culture of continuous improvement through innovation by using a process of innovation engineering that has a proven, repeatable step-by-step guide to improve internal process and enhance client offerings. Innovation is about ideas that matter. Creativity is the creation of the new and novel. Innovation is about ideas that make a difference. The difference can be new products/services, how we do our work or even how we ignite social change in our communities. Engineering is about applied science. It’s a Blue Collar “hands on” collection of training, internet enabled tools and step by step methods for innovating. Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Microsoft Excel Series

    Basics If you have little or no experience using Microsoft Excel and would like to learn how to create and edit professional spreadsheets and workbooks, this is the right class for you! In this introductory course, you will be introduced to spreadsheet concepts and terminology, and learn how to create, edit, format and print professional spreadsheets effortlessly. Duration: 1 hour ______________________________________________________________________ Basic Charts Use Excel to transform your spreadsheet data into visually appealing charts and graphs to create an intuitive overview of your data to help make smart business decisions. In this class, you will learn a step-by-step process to create, format, and modify charts in Excel. This class is best suited for those who are comfortable creating spreadsheets. Duration: 1 hour ______________________________________________________________________ Formulas and Functions: Fundamentals Let Excel do the Math for you. Gain an understanding of popular Excel formulas and functions. In this class, you will learn how to quickly navigate and make selections within a workbook. Manage multiple worksheets in a workbook and perform basic calculations using formulas and functions such as Sum, Average, Median and much more. This class is best suited for those who have basic knowledge of Excel and would like a refresher before moving to the next level. Duration: 1 hour ______________________________________________________________________ Formulas and Functions: IF Statements The IF function is one of the most popular functions in Excel. It allows you to make logical comparisons between a value and what you expect. In this class, you will learn how test a condition, then take one action if the condition is TRUE, and another action if the condition if FALSE. This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. Duration: 1 hour ____________________________________________________________________ Formulas and Functions: LOOKUP Statements Excel's lookup functions help you to work with arrays of data when you need to cross reference between different data sets. They perform tasks such as providing information about a range, returning the location of a given address or value, or looking up specific values. In this class, you will learn how and when to use the VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH and INDEX functions. This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. Duration: 1 hour ____________________________________________________________________ Linking Formulas and Functions Linking formulas and functions will dynamically pull data from a sheet into another, and update the data in your destination sheet whenever you change the contents of a cell in your source sheet. In this class, you will learn how to link data between multiple worksheets in a Microsoft Excel workbook. This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. Pivot Tables A pivot table is a fancy name for sorting information. It’s ideal for manipulating, calculating and summarizing large data sets so you could visualize your data from many different perspectives. In this higher-level course, you will learn how to analyze and summarize huge amounts of data in just a few clicks. This class is best suited for those who are comfortable using basic Formulas and Functions and are ready to move on to more intermediate/advanced functions. Duration: 1 hour

  • Interviewing Skills and Best Practices for Hiring Managers

    While a strong cover letter and resume may help you identify the best job applicants to call in for interviews, if you don’t conduct your interview effectively, you won’t be able to determine which candidate is the best fit for your company. In this class, identify pre-planning steps to use for successful interview outcomes. write open-ended behavioral interview questions and identify red flags based on response types. Duration: 1 hour

  • L- Acoustics System Fundamentals

    Level 1 L-Acoustics Systems Fundamentals is an overview of L-Acoustics sound system design software (Soundvision) and amplifier control software (LA Network Manager). You will be introduced briefly on some of the L-Acoustics product line and will work through two different hands-on tutorials ___________________________________________________________________________ Level 2 The second and final hands-on tutorial in the L-Acoustics Systems Fundamentals series.

  • Leadership Discovery-Understanding Personality Types

    This class is intended to inspire self-awareness. Through your active participation, you will become aware of the dynamics and patterns natural to each person's way of seeing, thinking, feeling and responding to the world. You will learn how personality types are the heart of effective workplace relationships and productivity. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft Outlook SeriesMicrosoft Outlook Series

    Email Best Practices: Email is a valuable communication tool, however, if it is not used correctly, it could easily create challenges. In this class, learn techniques and strategies for writing effective email messages and identify when to use email as the appropriate communication tool. Duration: 1 hour __________________________________________________________________________ Email Management: A cluttered email inbox filled with hundreds of old, unread or unimportant messages will not only frustrate you, but limits your productivity. In this class, learn email strategies to organize and manage your inbox to save time and boost your productivity. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft OneDrive Fundamentals

    OneDrive for Business is a cloud-based file storage system with online editing and collaboration tools. Use OneDrive to securely store your pictures and files, share and collaborate with others, and get to your files from anywhere - on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. In this class you will learn how to sync OneDrive to PC and Mac, set permissions and co-author a document, and work with SharePoint and Group Files. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft OneNote Fundamentals

    Use this note-taking and information management application to capture ideas and share information with team members. In this class, you will create a digital notebook and organize information in sections and pages. You will add content using methods of note-taking, audio, video, and integrate OneNote with other applications. Discover techniques to keep your notebook organized, find information and share with others. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft Teams

    Fundamentals: Microsoft Teams is a collaborative chat-based hub that provides a common work-space to share information with your team on a project such as, file sharing, personal messaging, team and group conversations, online meetings, task planning, and much, much more! Discover the core functionality of Teams with hands-on activities. Learn best practices for organizing and creating teams, channels and tabs! Duration: 1 hour ___________________________________________________________________________ Sharing Files: Use Teams to enhance your processes and workflows to successfully communicate project details and outcomes. Learn how to view, edit and share documents with your team in real time. Duration: 1 hour __________________________________________________________________________ Working with Collaboration Tools: Get your team set up and running. Share expertise and ideas with chat-based conversations, meetings and other collaboration tools. Learn about various ways to immerse your team in the online work-space experience. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft Planner Fundamentals

    Looking for a simple to use project management tool? Planner allows team members to manage their work and track project deadlines. In this class, you will learn how to create a project plan. You will add and organize tasks, assign tasks to team members, track task progress and collaborate with team members about the project plan, all within Teams. Duration: 1 hour

  • Microsoft PowerPoint-Designing Effective Presentations

    Boring an audience with bullet point after bullet point is of little benefit to them. You don’t need to be a professional designer to take steps to improve your presentation. In this class, you will learn how to establish a slick and organized PowerPoint design that communicates your content in an effective way.This class is best suited for those who are comfortable with creating PowerPoint presentations. Duration: 1 hour

  • Planning Effective Meetings

    We all schedule meetings on a regular basis, but are we planning and executing them effectively? In this session learn the basics around preparing for and executing productive meetings that leave everyone in attendance feeling accomplished! Duration: 1 hour

  • Producers Bootcamp

    The Producers Bootcamp focuses on the key skills required by producers who wish to become proficient in a broad range of subjects in the entertainment technology industry. WHAT YOU'LL DO This bootcamp is held approximately 3-4 times a year, for 3 days over a scheduled weekend (Friday evening through Sunday) with a goal of reaching up to 15-20 participants per session. WHAT YOU'LL FOCUS ON • Audio • Video • Lighting • LED • RFP WHAT YOU'LL GAIN • Identify the essential components of audio, video, LED and lighting technologies. • Apply skills that meet industry standards of technologies. • Recognize onsite challenges and expectations. This course is by invitation only. Duration: 2.5 days

  • The Situational Manager

    There is no one "best" style of leadership or management. Most successful leaders/managers are the ones who can adapt their style to any given situation. In this class you will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the different management styles, and demonstrate the appropriate management style based on a given situation. Duration: 1 hour

  • Understanding The Learner

    Anyone can teach a class about any topic, but understanding the students completes a teacher. Adult learning theories help you step into the shoes of your learners and understand how their minds work. In this class, you will develop a deeper understanding of the unique aspects of adult learning and incorporate this knowledge into making engaging and effective training programs. Duration: 1 hour

  • VectorWorks Fundamentals

    Sketch, model, and document all your design ideas. This training workshop is designed for those who are interested to learn Vectorworks to start making plans, sections, and elevations having no prior knowledge of Vectorworks. This course is also for those people who want to refresh their Vectorworks knowledge. Duration: 8 hours