Options for New Careers – Non-Credit

CAREER TRANSITIONS

Build and Maintain a Profitable Consulting Practice
Do you have an idea for your own business or consulting practice, but don’t know how to get started? Get all the tips, tricks, and techniques to succeed. Gain the tools and business knowledge to help make your idea profitable. Learn how to reach clients with a sellable identity, close contract deals and how to succeed with a strong and powerful marketing plan. Learn the planning and communication tools needed for a successful and profitable consulting practice.
CE-CRXPL 2016, 1 Wed., Sept. 24, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $50. D Ewen. #83563

Become a Radio Talk Show Host
Did you ever want to get your foot in the door on radio or TV? Have you wondered how to get a demo disk for radio stations to show them what you’ve got? Learn how to get experience as a talk show host. Find out how to increase your listening audience. Learn the tools of creating and marketing an online radio show that is broadcast to cell phones, tablets, laptops, iPods, and websites. If you have a landline and high-speed Internet, you can create an online radio show from home. Learn how to get the opportunity to make money through a revenue sharing site.
CE-CRXPL 2015, 1 Mon., Sept. 29, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $50. D Ewen. #83564

Short Film Production, Marketing, and Distribution
Do you love movies? Do you have an idea for a movie for theater, TV, or online? Learn to use your own camera to make a quality movie and make your project available on DVD, YouTube, Facebook, Amazon and/or streaming on your own website. Learn how to promote your project at film festivals and local public access television.
CE-FILM 2028, 1 Wed., Oct. 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $50. D Ewen. #83561

Music Recording, Publishing, and Marketing
Are you a musician looking for your first break on a record label? Have you hoped for a recording contract? Do it yourself! First, learn how to record your music and publish a CD. Then learn how to market your product through radio, Amazon.com, iTunes, social media sites, retail stores, and entertainment venues. Your audience is waiting for you!
CE-CRXPL 2014, 1 Wed., Oct. 15, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $50. D Ewen. #83562

10 Steps to a Federal Job
The federal government anticipates hiring a number of new employees! Know which agencies are hiring. Get tips for federal resume and essay writing, understand vacancy announcement terminology and learn about salaries.
CE-CRXPL 2007, 1 Sat., Oct. 18, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. S Reid. #83623

Property Management and Investments
Learn successful property management, how to locate properties for purchase, and how to maximize cash returns and appreciation. Topics covered include: investment types/analysis, rent collection, tenant selection, budgeting for repairs and capital improvements, landlord relations, legal protection, insurance, and taxes. Approved for 15 hrs. of CE for RE Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2012, 2 Sat., Nov.1 & 8, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Room TBD, $175. D Alvarez. #83718

You’re On the Air: How to Make It in Voice-Overs
Voice-overs are hot today. Learn about an exciting, new way to turn voice-overs into a thriving full- or part-time business. Get a personal evaluation of your voice at the end of the class!
CE-COMM 2008, 1 Tues., Nov. 4, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $45. A Schwartz. #83496

Import/Export A to Z
Basic methods for importing or exporting goods, including how to deal with U.S. customs, foreign quota requirements, airlines and freight charges, letters of credit, banks, and everything you need to know to get the goods to your local distribution point.
CE-BUS 2002, 2 Tues., Oct. 21 & 28, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $75. P Batra. #83510

Accounting & Bookkeeping for Beginners
An introduction to beginning accounting practices including: transaction analysis, journal entries, general ledger, and financial statements. Bring a calculator to class. Purchase textbook and workbook and bring to first day of class. 2.0 CEUs.
CE-BUS 2000, 8 Thurs., Sept. 18-Nov. 6, 7:00-10:00 pm, KNC-3, $285 (+ textbook). H Cuevas. #83437

Accounting and Bookkeeping: Part 2
Practice and expand your knowledge through various exercises and real-world examples. Includes posting and journaling entries, completing work sheets, preparing and analyzing financial statements, recording inventory and calculating depreciation, payroll accounting, taxes, and reports. Bring a calculator to class; purchase textbook and workbook and bring to first day of class.
CE-BUS 2030, 5 Sat., Oct. 11-Nov. 8, 8:00 am-12:30 pm, KNC-3, $265 (+ textbook). H Cuevas. #83438

Health Information Technology
Westchester Community College’s non-credit training program is designed to meet the nation’s emerging need for health information technology professionals. The Fall class meets Sept. 6 through Dec. 20, Mon., 6:00-9:00 pm and Sat., 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Tuition is $1,600. Participants must have a background in healthcare or information technology to qualify. To find out how you could make a leap into this new career, visit www.sunywcc.edu/hit or email hitech@sunywcc.edu.

Become a Certified Life Coach

Success today requires advanced communication and leadership skills useful to you right now. We offer accelerated learning techniques, expert modeling, and proven methods that are ready for immediate use.

As professional coaching enters its 4th decade, the skills of a life coach are becoming increasingly more sought after by groups and organizations. Today, more than 40,000 coaches are providing these services. CCM@WCC is powered by CoachVille, the world largest coach training organization. You choose how to use your coach training:

Accelerate your personal development (explore that encore career idea)
Build a new career as an ICF certified coaching professional
Amplify your influence by learning a coach approach to your present career or lifestyle

Coach training through CCM@WCC provides the affordable, flexible, and solid foundation from which to launch. Find out more about CCM@WCC at www.CCMWCC.com

Free Information Session
Sat., Sept. 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Knollwood Center

You’ll have an opportunity to meet Lorraine Esposito, CCM’s founder, for a live, on-campus information session. Discover the opportunities available to those who possess the communication and leadership skills of a trained life coach. Learn about the methods-based coaching model, sample the curriculum, and ask questions before deciding to enroll in the summer program. The event is FREE but reservations are required using this form: www.ccmwcc.com/Open-House.html

Level 1: Pursuit of Human Greatness
Classes deliver immediately usable leadership and coaching skills through methods-based modeling. Learn how to enter the market place making offers to fill your practice.

Basic Coaching Skills & Ethics
Learn and practice the eleven core coaching competencies. Leverage your strengths and avoid common pitfalls. 15 ICF-CECUs. CE-LDRSP 2007.
Sec. A: 6 Tues., Sept. 30-Oct. 28, 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $300. #83997
Sec. B: 6 Wed., Oct. 1-Nov. 5, 6:30-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $300. #83998
Sec. C: 6 Sat., Oct. 11-Nov. 15, 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $300. #83999

Play Two Win Method
Unleash the spirit of play! Learn a 9-step method to design winnable game plans for tangible results. 30 ICF-CECUs. CE-LDRSP 2006.
Sec. A: 12 Wed., Nov. 12-Feb. 25, (skip 12/17-31; 2/18) 6:30-9:00 pm, KNC-5, $600. #84000
Sec. B: 12 Sat., Nov. 29-Mar. 7, 2015 (skip 12/20 & 27; 2/21), 10:00 am-12:30 pm, KNC-5, $600. #84001

Step Up & Stand Out
Offered in spring 2015.

Level 2: The Pursuit of Inner Freedom
Transform your basic coaching skills into coaching proficiency and learn yet another reliable method. You’ll also connect with other coaches for mentorship and mastermind sessions thereby establishing your network of on-going professional support.

Coaching Proficiencies
Learn the language of masterful coaching. Created by the late Thomas Leonard, founder of the ICF, these 15 proficiencies bring coaching to life for both coach and client. 15 ICF-CCEUs. CE-LDRSP 2005.
Sec. A: 6 Tues., Sept. 23-Oct. 28, 6:30-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $300. #84002
Sec. B: 6 Wed., Sept. 24-Oct. 29, 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $300. #84003

Inner Freedom Method
Transform unconscious patterns of resistance into a powerful source of energy. Learn a 9-step method to restore the inner freedom that energizes action. CE-PRSDV 2103.
Sec. A: 12 Tues., Nov. 4-Feb. 10 (skip 12/16-12/30), 6:30-9:00 pm, LIB-G36, $600. #84004
Sec. B: 12 Wed., Nov. 5-Feb. 11 (skip 12/17-12/31), 10:00 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $600. #84005

Level 3: The Pursuit of Personal Evolution

Your way of thinking, behavior, capacities, skill sets, and paradigms aren’t limited to linear development. They can actually evolve and become even richer over time. Advance proficient skills into mastery and learn the seven yesses of successful business.

Advanced Communications
Learn how to articulate what you do as a coach. As a more practiced coach, you’ll learn how to unlock enthusiasm and expand your client’s thinking so that you can deliver even greater tangible results.
CE-COMM 2021, 6 Tues., Nov. 18-Jan. 13, (skip 12/16-30), 10:00 am-12:30 pm, LIB-G36, $300. #83996

Practicum Participant (required for certification)
Practice coaching under the guidance of an ICF certified coach. Written feedback of your coaching is included. Space limited to 5 students per session. 5 ICF-CECUs per session. Teleclass. CE-LDRSP 2008.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Sept. 27, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, $250. #84006
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Oct. 16, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $250. #84007
Sec. C: 1 Sat., Nov. 22, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, $250.  #84008

Learn more about all our classes at www.CCMWCC.com/classes

All of our certified coach training programs are accredited by the International Coach Federation.
Find out more about each level of coach training and register for fall classes at www.ccmwcc.com/Enrollment.html or email CoachLorraine@CCMWCC.com.
NOTE: Enrollment and payment are available only through www.CCMWCC.com