Internet-based business tactics are focus of new Champlain College online courses

Posted On Jan 1 2021 by

first_imgBURLINGTON, Vt.–Area experts in Internet marketing and business practices are teaching five new ‘mini-courses’ at Champlain College this summer and fall. The online courses are well-suited to business professionals who want to use Internet technologies to advance their organizations. Each of the one-credit courses runs for five weeks.”These are tactics that don’t require traditional textbook teaching,” said Elaine Young, director of Champlain’s e-Business Management program. “These are practical, ready-to-use-right-away courses.”Dave Winslow and Alex Broussard of EpikOne will teach the first three courses, where students will getting the most current information possible in the areas of: ‘Search Engine Optimization,’ ‘Google AdWords’ and ‘Web Analytics.’ These three courses begin July 5. Winslow, a Champlain alumnus, and Broussard are Google Enterprise Professional and Google Analytics Authorized Consultants.”One of the biggest challenges in e-business is staying current,” Young said. “If tomorrow Google announces a major change in its search algorithm, we are ready to include that information because current professionals and experts are teaching the course.”Starting August 28, Justin Siegel of JNJ Mobile will teach a course called ‘Social Networking’- allowing participants to explore the effectiveness of social networking as a communications vehicle. Siegel’s company develops and publishes innovative mobile entertainment and social networking applications.In October, Elaine Young of the Champlain faculty presents an ‘Online Visibility’ course while in November, Champlain faculty member Robin Lane teaches an ‘Ethical Policy Development’ course, covering privacy policies and Internet policies for staff and customers. Young has previously worked with a Web development firm and Lane was previously CEO of an Internet service provider.These one-credit ‘mini-courses’ are $420 in the summer and $440 in the fall. Group tuition discounts are available through the Champlain College Workforce Development Center at (802) 865-5402 or hersh@champlain.edu(link sends e-mail). Individuals may register through Champlain College’s Center for Online and Continuing Education at (888) 545-3459 or www.champlain.edu/coce(link is external).# # #last_img read more


Tourmaline shares tumble on disappointing Q2 and production guidance changes

Posted On Jan 10 2020 by

first_imgCompanies in this article: (TSX:TOU, TSX:ENB)Advertisement The company said second-quarter production was hit by the deferral of about 60 million cubic feet per day of natural gas due to delays in starting up new wells and the injection into storage in Ontario and California of about 1.6 billion cf/d of gas. Both measures are designed to avoid current low gas prices in hopes of higher prices later this year.It added unplanned interruptions on the Enbridge pipeline system in B.C. reduced average volumes by an additional 3,500 boe/d.The company’s realized liquids price averaged $39.08 per barrel in the second quarter, while natural gas sold for $2.07 per thousand cubic feet. CALGARY — Shares in Tourmaline Oil Corp. tumbled by as much as 16 per cent on Thursday morning after it missed second-quarter expectations and warned it expects to produce fewer barrels of petroleum liquids and more dry gas this year.The Calgary-based company’s shares fell as low as $14.54 from Wednesday’s close of $17.40 after it reported production during the three months ended June 30 of 280,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day, up eight per cent from the same period in 2018.Analyst Kristopher Zack of Desjardins said in a report that was below expectations of 287,000 boe/d and the liquids component of 52,000 boe/d — though a 13 per cent increase from the year-earlier report — was also lower than expected.- Advertisement -He added cash flow per share of 83 cents, a reduction of 17 per cent from $1 in the second quarter of 2018, also fell short of consensus expectations of 96 cents.Tourmaline said in a news release it now expects to average liquids production of 61,000 barrels per day this year, down from an earlier estimate of 66,000 bpd, but still a 28 per cent increase over 2018.It said full-year total production guidance is unchanged at 300,000 boe/d despite cutting $25 million from its capital spending budget to leave it at $1.125 billion.Advertisementcenter_img The Canadian Presslast_img read more