2012 winter/spring course catalog

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  • FULL-TIME TRAINING Career Assessment and Counseling | Job Placement Assistance Higher Average Wages for Graduates High School Sophomores (Pre-Engineering Academy only), Juniors and Seniors 70+ Career Majors | Tuition-free for District Residents | College Credit in Many Programs | Free Transportation Adult Students 70+ Career Majors | Scholarships/Financial Aid Available | 1- or 2-year Options

    High school students attend either the morning or afternoon session.Morning Session: 8:10 am - 11:00 amAfternoon Session: 12:40 pm - 3:30 pm

    SHORT-TERMPERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL INTEREST COURSES

    Hundreds of Courses - New Classes Starting WeeklyUpgrade Job Skills | Prepare for a New Career Explore Personal Interests

    ONLINE COURSESEnroll in one of our online courses that can be completed from your home computer.

    Online instructors are available to assist you and weekly assignments can be easily downloaded.

    Courses last six weeks and run the following weeks: 01/18 - 03/0902/15 - 04/0603/21 - 05/1104/18 - 06/0805/16 - 07/06

    OUR DISTRICTThe Meridian Technology Center district includes people living in communities served by the following school districts: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater.

    DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITYMeridians facilities are accessible to disabled students. In addition, programs and instructional materials are adapted based upon the expressed needs of the student needing accommodation. Students requiring special equipment or arrangements should notify a Meridian Technology Center counselor upon enrollment.

    BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 4 - 5

    FULL-TIME TRAINING 6

    ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION 7 Full-Time Training | Business & Industry | Construction

    ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS 8 Horticulture | Language | Photography

    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION 9 - 10 Full-Time Training | Business & Industry

    Office Productivity Series | Bookkeeping with QuickBooks

    FINANCE 11 Full-Time Training Programs

    HEALTH SCIENCE 12 - 13 Full-Time Training | CPR & First Aid | Emergency Medicine | Health Certification

    Medication Administration | Medical Basics | Medical Essentials

    HOSPITALITY & TOURISM 14 Full-Time Training Programs | Culinary Arts

    HUMAN SERVICES 15 Full-Time Training

    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 16 - 19 Full-Time Training | IT Certifications | Adobe Applications | Digital Cameras & Photos

    Seniors and Computer Newbies | Social Media for Your Business | Multimedia

    LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS AND SECURITY 20 Security

    MANUFACTURING 21 Full-Time Training | Manufacturing | Industrial Skills Training

    SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS 22 Full-Time Training

    TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS 23 Full-Time Training | Automotive Technology

    ONLINE COURSES 24

    COOPERATIVE ALLIANCE 25

    Since 1975, Meridian Technology Center has been training students for success in the workplace. A wide variety of course offerings make career education possible for students from all walks of life.

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    FULL-TIME TRAINING 6

    ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION 7 Full-Time Training | Business & Industry | Construction

    ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS 8 Horticulture | Language | Photography

    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION 9 - 10 Full-Time Training | Business & Industry

    Office Productivity Series | Bookkeeping with QuickBooks

    FINANCE 11 Full-Time Training Programs

    HEALTH SCIENCE 12 - 13 Full-Time Training | CPR & First Aid | Emergency Medicine | Health Certification

    Medication Administration | Medical Basics | Medical Essentials

    HOSPITALITY & TOURISM 14 Full-Time Training Programs | Culinary Arts

    HUMAN SERVICES 15 Full-Time Training

    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 16 - 19 Full-Time Training | IT Certifications | Adobe Applications | Digital Cameras & Photos

    Seniors and Computer Newbies | Social Media for Your Business | Multimedia

    LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS AND SECURITY 20 Security

    MANUFACTURING 21 Full-Time Training | Manufacturing | Industrial Skills Training

    SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS 22 Full-Time Training

    TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS 23 Full-Time Training | Automotive Technology

    ONLINE COURSES 24

    COOPERATIVE ALLIANCE 25

  • www.meridiantech.edu | 405.377.3333 888.607.25094

    BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

    BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SERVICESConsulting, training and education for you, where you are.Meridian Technology Center develops training initiatives resulting in innovative business solutions. We are a workforce resource to area companies ranging from the small family owned operation to the large corporation.

    The BIS group provides customized and specialized training related to:

    Computer and technology solutions

    Leadership enhancement

    Quality management systems

    (ISO 9000; ISO 14000, TS 16949)

    Safety and environmental health compliance

    Safety culture implementation

    Supervisory and management development

    Team engagement and retention

    Technical and industrial maintenance

    Meridian provides industry training designed through needs assessment, curriculum design, skills training and diverse methods of delivery. Training and services are available during the daytime, evening and weekends.

    Meridians BIS group has a proven record in assisting organizations with employee retention, cost control and reduction, increased productivity, increased organizational effectiveness and improved employee morale.

    Contact Meridian to set up a consultation with a BIS Coordinator. Our goal is to be a strategic partner and assist your organization in maximizing potential and achieving your goals.

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    CENTER FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTThe Center for Business Development empowers entrepreneurs through networking, education, consulting, and business incubation services. We have expertise in various areas such as marketing, product planning, international business, and writing business plans, as well as a large network of business assistance contacts. Whether you are considering starting a new business or want to expand your existing business, the CBD is here to assist you.

    Business Incubation ServicesBusiness incubation is a focused process that includes management guidance, technical assistance, and consulting tailored to young, growing companies. Additionally, our incubator clients also have access to many infrastructure needs required by new companies, such as high-quality office and lab space, meeting rooms, and a physical address. Our incubation services are available on a resident or virtual basis. Resident incubator clients may be eligible for a state tax exemption.

    Community Entrepreneurial ServicesThese services are open to all types of entrepreneurs in the community and are provided through casual networking events, formal classroom sessions, and one-on-one counseling. Do you need to talk through an idea with an experienced consultant? We would love to visit with you about your business.

    Feasibility and Business PlanningWe offer one-day and multi-week training sessions designed to assist entrepreneurs in evaluating the feasibility of a business idea and in developing their business plan. Sessions are interactive and hands on utilizing experienced business counselors, individual and group learning activities, as well as advice from a variety of guest speakers who share their real-life business experience. Contact us for more information or visit our Web site for upcoming dates.

    Kauffman FastTrac NewVentureReady to get started working on your new business or business plan? Join us for a six-hour session from 9 am to 2 pm covering questions such as: Is there a market for my business? What capital is necessary? Am I ready?

    TBD 9:00 am - 2:00 pm $100

    Sessions are facilitated by CBD staff and include a guest speaker. All-day session covers the first three of ten classes. The remaining seven classes will be scheduled on Mondays thereafter from 6 pm to 8 pm for an additional $150 tuition total. (All materials and lunch included.)

    Stillwater Entrepreneur NetworkThe CBD offers a monthly networking breakfast for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Each breakfast is held at the CBD in our training room the third Thursday of the month. Meetings consist of networking and a guest speaker. Sponsorships for the breakfasts are also available.

    12/15 Th 7:30 am - 9:00 am01/19 Th 7:30 am - 9:00 am02/16 Th 7:30 am - 9:00 am03/15 Th 7:30 am - 9:00 am04/19 Th 7:30 am - 9:00 am

    There is no cost to attend.Please RSVP to Diane Maddox at 405.377.2220.

    FastTrac is a program of the EwingMarion Kauffman Foundation.

    Business 101In this two-hour class, we will cover the basic questions you need to answer when deciding to open a business. We will pay particular attention to market research and financials, as these are the two major problem areas for new businesses.

    12/12 M 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm01/30 M 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm03/12 M 6: