Business, Work & College Success
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NEW! Time Management for Success
Are you feeling overwhelmed with your daily routine or planning a special upcoming event? Regardless of the number of demands on your daily life, there are proven and practical time management techniques to alleviate the stress and to become more efficient. Through simple exercises, learn to establish priorities, identify “time robbers” and develop an action plan.
CE-PRSDV 2150, 1 Mon., Oct. 9, 6:30-9:30 pm, KNC-3, $40. H Cuevas. #83330
NEW! Business Etiquette 101
Explore eight ways to gain confidence and obtain positive outcomes. Identify and address challenging moments in professional and social settings. Topics include business etiquette, social etiquette, the importance of the first impression, and dealing effectively with challenging people and situations. Learn to thrive and survive in any circumstances you encounter!
CE-BUS 2089 4 Tues., Oct. 3-24, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $95. M Francis. #83372
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, or investor interest. Learn how to schmooze without being fake. Learn key techniques, participate in various exercises, and get individualized feedback and tips.
CE-PRSDV 2072, 1 Sat., Nov. 18, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-3, $50. H Cuevas. #82565
Assertive Communication Skills in the Workplace
Are you shy about speaking up? Learn how to successfully communicate by developing winning speech patterns, focusing on the audience, and rehearsing! Discover techniques to get your point across in a credible and self-assured manner. Through simple exercises, learn to voice your opinions, avoid interruptions, and make valuable contributions.
CE-PRSDV 2065, 3 Wed., Sept. 13-27, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-219, $95. H Cuevas. #82564
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., Sept. 12-Oct. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $125. S Horowitz. #80094
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.
CE-WRITG 2054, 3 Wed., Oct. 4-18, 6:30-9:30 pm, Room TBD, $95. H Cuevas. #82557
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 Sat., Sept. 16-Nov. 4, 1:00-3:00 pm, Room TBD, $160 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor). S Zidan. #80115
Beyond the Fundamentals
Team Leadership for New Managers
This program provides new managers with the skills needed to transition from doing their own work to getting work done through the members of their team. Leave with the tools to communicate, motivate, give feedback, delegate, and reward your staff.
CE-BUS 2061, 1 Thurs., Oct. 26, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-219, $150 (+ $25 materials fee, payable to instructor). #83364
NEW! Leading Change in an Organization
Learn what you need to do to implement successful change initiatives – large or small. Come away with an understanding of the change process, the ability to plan for and communicate about it, and how to recognize and manage common reactions to change.
CE-BUS 2090, 1 Tues., Dec. 5, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-219, $150 (+ $25 materials fee, payable to instructor). # 83365
NEW! Managing for Performance Improvement
Managers play a big part in influencing the performance of their team members. How they set goals, give feedback about performance, and coach for performance improvement can impact performance and employee engagement and commitment.
CE-BUS 2091, 1 Tues., Nov. 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-219, $150 (+ $25 materials fee, payable to instructor). #83366
For business-related computer classes, see page Computers and Information Technology