Business & Work Success

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Job Search Skills

Mock Interview Workshop
Learn how to make a winning impression by using correct verbal and non-verbal techniques and 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. Students need to bring copy of current resume to first day of class.
CE-JBPRP 2023, 2 Thurs., July 14 & 21, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $65. H Cuevas. #5427

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 introduce you to how to schmooze without being fake. Learn key techniques, participate in various exercises, and get individualized feedback and tips.
CE-PRSDV 2072, 2 Sat., July 30 & Aug. 6, 12:30-2:30 pm, KNC-3, $50. H Cuevas. #5429

Fundamental Skills for Business

Assertive Communication Skills in the Workplace
Are you shy about speaking up? Do you lack the ability to communicate confidently at work or at home? Great speakers learn how 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, co-workers, and friends. Through simple exercises, learn to voice your opinions, avoid interruptions, make valuable contributions, and much more.
CE-PRSDV 2065, 2 Sat., July 9 & 16, 12:30-5:00 pm, KNC-2, $95. H Cuevas. #5428

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 Wed., June 15-July 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $125. S Horowitz. #5992

Business Writing that Counts!

Make every word count to get the business 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 the most common business documents. Learn surefire methods for weeding out jargon, clichés, and verbiage, and hitting the bull’s-eye with your email and marketing pieces.
CE-WRITG 2054, 3 Wed., July 13-27, 6:30-9:30 pm, KNC-2, $95. H Cuevas. #5426

NEW! Introduction to Public Relations
This course focuses on learning the communication skills necessary to create and maintain a positive image for a company or individual, such as press releases, newsletters, public appearances, and the Internet. Students will actively participate in sharing their own writing as well as critiquing classmates’ work. Includes exercises for developing skills for working under pressure and answering difficult questions.
CE-BUS 2081, 3 Mon., June 6-20, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-3, $60. S Slosberg. #5691

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