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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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Summer 2015 Schedules (June - August 2015)

Community Education
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Workforce Development
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Fall 2015 Schedules (August - December 2015)

Community Education
Fall 2015 Schedule (.pdf) 

Workforce Development
Fall 2015 Schedule (.pdf) 

Please be advised that the Interactive PDF versions of the continuing education schedules are for reference only and do not reflect course availability or cancellations. For the most up-to-date information about course availability, please use Online Services.

Workforce Development


CSM offers a wide-variety of business courses to meet your professional development needs. Gain new skills in bookkeeping and accounting, supervisory development, project management, SHRM learning system for human resource professionals, communication and business writing skills, leadership, and more.


Certified Administrative Professional (CAP Exam Prep)

Course Number  Course Name
BUS-5160 Certified Administrative Professional (CAP Exam Prep 42

Entry Level Administrative Assistant

Course Number Course Name
OFC-5760 Microsoft Word Level 1 12
Microsoft Powerpoint Level 1 12
OFC-5800 Microsoft Excel Level 1 12
OFC-5780 Microsoft Access Level 1 12
OFC-6290 Applied Office Skills 4

Entry-Level Bookkeeper

Course Number Course Name Class Hours
BUS-9870 Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting Principles 30
BUS-9790  Business Math for Bookkeepers  12
BUS-9800  Payroll Administration for Bookkeepers  12 
BUS-9810  QuickBooks for Bookkeepers  18 
OFC-6260  Spreadsheet Management: Excel   4

Human Resources

Course Number Course Name Class Hours

BUS-6640  SHRM Essentials of Human Resources  15 
BUS-6670 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation  - NEW 36


Course Number Course Name Class Hours
BUS-8160 Legal Secretary 45
BUS-8150 Paralegal Certificate 90


Supervisory and Leadership

Course Number Course Name Class Hours
BUS-5480 Fundamentals of Supervision and Management 24
BUS-5550  Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II  24 
BUS-8240  Effective Business Writing  24 
BUS-5250  Keys to Effective Communication  24 
BUS-5120  Leadership  24


Course Number  Course Name  Class Hours 
BUS-5340  Accounting Fundamentals  24 
BUS-5350  Accounting Fundamentals II   24


Course Number  Course Name  Class Hours 
BUS-7130  Introduction to Quickbooks 2013  24 
BUS-7140 Intermediate Quickbooks 2013 24

Project Management

Course Number Course Name Class Hours
BUS-9520 Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation 21

Other Project Management Ed2Go Classes

These classes are offered monthly.  Please call Paula Coluzzi or Ruena Long if you can not find the section for these classes. Their phone numbers are below.
Course Number Course Name Class Hours
BUS-5780 PMP Certification Prep 1 24
BUS-5790 PMP Certification Prep 2 24
BUS-5830   Project Management Fundamentals  24 
BUS-5840  Project Management Applications   24 
BUS-5040  Building Teams that Works    24

Business Skills Training Courses

(PMPs:  The below-listed courses are approved for PMI-PDUs)

Course Number  Course Name   Class Hours 
High Speed Project Management
BUS-5020 Purchasing Fundamentals
Building Teams That Work
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
BUS-5910 Understanding the Human Resources Function
BUS-5070  Introduction to Business Analysis
BUS-5740  Mastery of Business Fundamentals 24
BUS-5090  Total Quality Fundamentals  24 
BUS-5480  Fundamentals of Supervision and Management  24 
BUS-5550  Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II   24 
BUS-5250   Keys to Effective Communication  24 
BUS-5120   Leadership  24 
BUS-5130   Achieving Success
With Difficult People 
ITS-9560   Introduction to Microsoft Project 2010

For more information contact:
Paula Coluzzi
Business and IT
Program Coordinator
Ruena Long
Business and IT
Program Assistant/Web Management Specialist

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.