Online Classes

Graphic Design for Presentations


Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. One month, Jenna Soard, instructor.   

Age: 18+
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: November 6th-December 1st
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Location: Online 
Cost: $195.00 for Individual Course, $495 for total certificate. 
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org


Photoshop for Presentations


Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. One month course, Dan Hood, instructor. 

Age: 18+
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: October 2nd-October 27th
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Location: Online 
Cost: $195 for individual course, $495 for total certificate.
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org


Marketing Using Social Media


Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization. Your instructor is a director of marketing for a national association, and writes and speaks on the topic. One month course, Suzanne Kart, instructor.   

Age: 18+ 
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: October 2nd-October 27th
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Location: Online 
Cost: $195 for individual course ($495 for Social Media for Business Certificate)  
 
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org



Video Marketing

 


Sight, sound and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Video is very hypnotic and it quickly speeds up the “know, like and trust,” factor with your audience. In this course you will discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness.  Find out how to shoot simple, effective videos without costly fancy equipment or savvy technical skills. Discover the secrets to creating content that commands attention. Learn how to dominate Google and YouTube with your video and to strategically use YouTube to market your business 24/7 -- even while you sleep. One month course, Rob Lee, instructor.   

Age: 18+
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: September 5th-September 29th
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Location: Online  
Cost: $245 for individual course ($395 total for Video Marketing Certificate)
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org



Google+ 


Google+ has surpassed Twitter to become the second largest social network next to Facebook. Discover the best ways to use this popular and emerging social media platform to raise your online profile, and connect with current and potential new contacts. You’ll learn the advantages of using Google+, how it can help your organization to engage existing users, and grow your base and techniques for using the platform to create relationships, and expand your reach and knowledge in particular subject matter areas. 

Age: 18+
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: November 6th-December 1st
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Location: Online 
Cost: $195 for individual course 
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org



Introduction to Game Design


Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field. One month, Dr. Moses Wolfenstein, instructor. 

Ages: 18+
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: September 5th-September 29th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Cost: $245.00 
Location: Online 
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org



Intermediate Game Design 


Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. By 2019 Price Warehouse predicts social and casual game sales will exceed traditional game sales. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games. One month, Jean Haefner, instructor. 

Ages: 18+
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: October 2nd-October 27th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Cost: $245.00
Location: Online  
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org



Google Analytics 


If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors. A must for anyone serious about leveraging more success from their website.  One month course, Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, instructors. 

Age: 18+
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: September 5th-September 29th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Cost: $195.00
Location: Online
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave. 
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org


Mastering Microsoft Excel


Ages: 18+
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course! 
Dates: September 5th-September 29th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course! 
Cost: $195.00 
Location: Online 
Register online at patterson.perfectmind.com or in person at the Recreation Department, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org