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Mini Courses

Parkside offers a variety of interesting programs to help you enrich your life, develop new skills, improve existing skills and advance your career.



Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
Felted Soap Workshop

Jewelry Making Wire Crochet Bracelet/Necklace

Knitting in the Round

Scratchboard Holiday Cards 
Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business


Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician
Interviewing Essentials
Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking
Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow
Networking for the Painfully Shy
Resume Writing Workshop
Technical Writing for Non-writers
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search


Advanced Microsoft Excel
Beginning iPad for the Professional
Google Apps
Intermediate Microsoft Access
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Adobe Acrobat
Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
Introduction to Flash
Introduction to InDesign
Introduction to Illustrator
Introduction to Dreamweaver
Introduction to Lightroom
Introduction to Microsoft Access
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
Introduction to PC Security
Introduction to Photoshop
Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer
Social Media Basics


Hula-cize Tahitian Bora Bora
Ultimate At-Home Weight Workout


The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks ⊕

Introduction to Stock Options ⊕
Keys to Successful Money Management ⊕
Personal Finance ⊕
Protect Your Money, Credit, and Identity ⊕
Real Estate Investing
Real Estate Investing II: Financing Your Property ⊕
Stocks, Bonds, and Investing Oh, My! ⊕
Where Does All My Money Go? ⊕


< Clean Up Your Pantry, Clean Up Your Life!
Kitchen Gadgets and Gizmos
Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
Secrets of the Caterer


Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health ⊕
Happy and Healthy Pregnancy ⊕ 
Introduction to Natural Health and Healing ⊕
Introductory Meditation for Spiritual Awareness
Livin’ the Healthy Life
Lose Weight and Keep It Off ⊕
Treating Common Ailments Using Food Only
Yoga Energy


Pet Grooming at Home
Simple Sewing
Start Your Own Edible Garden ⊕ 


Beginning Conversational French ⊕
Conversational Japanese ⊕
Easy English 1 ⊕
Easy English 2
Easy English 3
Grammar for ESL ⊕
An In-Depth Look into Vietnam
Speed Spanish  ⊕
Speed Spanish II ⊕
Speed Spanish III ⊕
Writing for ESL ⊕


Beginning Harp 2
Introduction to Guitar ⊕
Music Made Easy ⊕
Music of the Rolling Stone


Achieving Success with Difficult People ⊕
Assisting Aging Parents ⊕
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification
Beginning Writer's Workshop ⊕ 
Genealogy Basics ⊕
Get Assertive ⊕
Handling Medical Emergencies ⊕
Introduction to Interior Design ⊕ 
Interpersonal Communication ⊕
Keys to Effective Communication ⊕
Leadership ⊕
Managing Life as a Single Parent ⊕
Marriage and Relationships: Keys to Success ⊕
Navigating Divorce ⊕
Preserve Family Heirlooms Properly
Researching a Loved One’s Military Service
Write Your Life Story ⊕


Composition:  The Art of Better Photos
Digital Camera Basics
Principles of Lighting and Exposure
Secrets of Better Photography ⊕ 
Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer ⊕
Using Your Camera Flash


How-To Writing: Share Your Hobby
Travel Writing

Write Fiction Like a Pro
Writing for Children
Writing for ESL

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact the Center for Community Partnerships at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or e-mail



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