Business, Work & College Success

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Math Refresher
For those who want a math brush-up before tackling college-level math classes. This refresher class covers skills in basic math through algebra.
CE-BSKLS 1003, 8 Wed., June 7-July 26, 6:00-8:00 pm, GTW-219, $160 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor). S Zidan. #5338

Mock Interview Workshop
Learn how to make a winning impression by using correct verbal and non-verbal techniques to highlight your capabilities and strengths. This interactive class will discuss proper interviewing etiquette, how to respond to difficult questions, the importance of researching the prospective employer, and follow-up procedures after the interview. Resumes will be reviewed and evaluated. Practice interviewing and get individualized feedback. Bring current resume to first class.
CE-JBPRP 2023, 2 Tues., July 11 & 18, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $50. H Cuevas. #5374

How to Schmooze
Do you hate walking into a room where you don’t know anyone? If you want to make connections for professional or personal reasons, effective schmoozing is essential and may yield many benefits: a promotion at work, a date, investor interest, etc. This interactive class will help you schmooze by learning key techniques, participating in various exercises, and getting individualized feedback and tips.
CE-PRSDV 2072, 2 Sat., July 29 & Aug. 5, 12:30-2:30 pm, KNC-3, $50. H Cuevas. #5375

Assertive Communication Skills in the Workplace
Are you shy about speaking up? Do you lack the ability to communicate confidently? Learn to successfully communicate by developing winning speech patterns, focusing on the audience, and rehearsing! Discover techniques to successfully get your point across in a credible and self-assured manner and engage your boss and co-workers. Learn to voice your opinions, avoid interruptions, make valuable contributions, and much more.
CE-PRSDV 2065, 3 Sat., July 8-22, 12:30-3:30 pm, KNC-2, $95. H Cuevas. #5376

Public Speaking with Ease
Develop proficiency in public speaking through techniques, practice and feedback. Each participant will deliver 5 speeches, each falling into a traditionally recognized category: anecdote, informative, persuasive, virtue and tribute. You’ll also learn oral interpretation by speaking from prepared texts.
CE-COMM 2004, 6 Tues., June 20-Aug. 8 (skip 6/27 & 7/4), 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-4, $125. S Horowitz. #5383

Business Writing that Counts!
Make every word count to get the results you seek! Develop your writing skills for the business world and learn to create documents (proposals, reports, letters, emails, and agendas) that will give you that extra edge in the workplace. Review basic writing concepts (spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and get an overview of common business documents.
CE-WRITG 2054, 3 Mon., July 10-24, 6:30-9:30 pm, KNC-2, $95. H Cuevas. #5371

 

GROW Conference for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

Westchester Community College’s Gateway to Entrepreneurship will host its annual conference in partnership with the Westchester County Office of Economic Development. The GROW Conference is the most comprehensive learning and networking event for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Last year over 200 attendees networked with our sponsors, partners, and marketplace leaders and attended our workshops and panels to build relationships to further their companies’ growth.

Fri., May 19 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: $35 until Apr. 15 and $50 after Apr. 15
For more information email g2e@sunywcc.edu or call 914-606-5616

 

For business-related computer classes, see page Computers and Information Technology