Exploring Career Options

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Introduction to Fashion Merchandising
Discover the ins and outs of the ever-changing fashion industry. Learn insider tips about the product development process and the role of the merchandiser.
CE-BUS 2072, 4 Sat., Mar. 5-26, 1:00-3:00 pm, Room TBD, $75 (+ textbook). J Duncan. #12661

Fashion Entrepreneurship
Thinking of a career in the fashion industry? Want to start a fashion business? This program is designed for the fashion entrepreneur in you! Come with an idea and learn how to make it happen. You will leave the class with a business plan that you can take to an investor or bank.
CE-BUS 2071, 4 Sat., Apr. 9-30, 1:00-3:00 pm, KNC-2, $75 (+ textbook). J Duncan. #12660

NEW! Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Business of Screenwriting
Demystify how the film industry really works, what movie executives demand in a winning screenplay, and learn hands-on tools to get your script sold and produced.
CE-CRXPL 2019, 1 Sat., Jan. 23, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-3, $30. S Kouguell. #13257

The Business of Catering
Catering is a business first. If you love to cook for a crowd and want to turn your passion into a money making venture, come learn how to do so. Discover the different types of catering. Learn how to price, contract, rent or own equipment, transport food, get permits and insurance, hire and train staff, and coordinate the event. Learn the business side of this lucrative biz including accounting and payroll. Explore menu planning and pricing plans as well as how to execute an event or party.
CE-BUS 2073VA, 4 Tues., Apr. 12-May 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, LIB-101, $120. L Leahy. #12718

NEW! Curious About Life Coaching
Most people could reasonably define the word “life” and the word “coach”, but put them together into “life coach” and most are stuck for an answer. What is life coaching and what exactly do coaches do? Learn what coaching is, what it isn’t, and how professional coaches work with clients toward meaningful personal and professional goals. Learn four of the primary skills coaches use in delivering the results that have captured so much media attention. Solve the mystery about life coaching and decide whether a professional life coach could help you to achieve something meaningful, and learn a coach approach. You’ll instantly have practical and relevant tools that can amplify your professional and personal influence and success. Begin to make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of others (and yours too!)
CE-CRXPL 2020, 1 Wed., Mar. 2, 6:30-9:30 pm, KNC-2, $35. L Esposito. #13262

Explore a Career in the Decorating Business
Are you creative? Do you have an eye for color? Are you addicted to those TV decorating shows and design magazines? Can you decorate for a living? Explore career options in the decorating field and needed educational requirements. View some before and after pictures of projects and a look at the behind the scenes activities that take place to get the project done.
CE-CRXPL 2018, 1 Sat., Feb. 6, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, KNC-3, $35. M Colella. #12650

10 Steps to a Federal Job

The federal government anticipates hiring 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., Apr. 9, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. S Reid. #12774

Entrepreneurship
Learn practical, behind-the-scenes information on how to start a successful, home-based, second income business that can become full-time. With little money down, learn how to decide on a business or product to sell, discuss how to avoid major financial mistakes, and explore franchising.
CE-BUS 2003, 1 Wed., Mar. 16, 8:00-10:00 pm, KNC-2, $25 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). B Nathan. #12736

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., Apr. 19 & 26, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-4, $75. P Batra. #12634

Voice-overs…NOW is Your Time!
Learn about a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there. This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!
CE-COMM 2008, 1 Tues., Feb. 9, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $45. D Levine. #13136

Accounting & Bookkeeping 1
An introduction to beginning accounting practices including: transaction analysis, journal entries, general ledger, and financial statements. Bring a calculator to class. Purchase textbooks and workbook and bring to first day of class. 2.0 CEUs.
CE-BUS 2000, 8 T/Th, Feb. 16-Mar. 10, 7:00-10:00 pm, KNC-3, $285 (+ textbooks). H Cuevas. #12651

Accounting and Bookkeeping 2
Practice and expand your knowledge through various exercises and real-world examples. Includes posting and journaling entries, completing worksheets, 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., Feb. 20-Mar. 19, 8:00 am-12:30 pm, KNC-3, $265 (+ textbooks). H Cuevas. #12652

Non-Profit 101: Create and Manage a Non-Profit Organization
Learn how to create and manage a non-profit organization (NPO) or a 501(c)3. The aim of this course is to provide participants with the tools to create a strategic plan and manage a non-profit organization.
CE-BUS 2045, 4 Tues., Mar. 1-29 (skip 3/22), 6:30-9:00 pm, LIB-101, $100 (+ $40 for textbook purchased from instructor). L Francis. #12676

A New Direction in a Changing World: Individual Sessions
Meet individually with Nationally Certified Career Counselor Gloria Goldstein, to explore, clarify, and generate your personal career objectives or develop a resume and job search plan. A 90 minute session is $110. To schedule your appointment, call 914-606-6535 or email mainstream@sunywcc.edu.

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. Tuition is $1,600 (+ software license fee). Participants must have a background in healthcare or information technology to qualify. Classes begin in February and are a combination of in-person and online courses. To find out how you could make a leap into this new career, visit www.sunywcc.edu/hit or email hitech@sunywcc.edu.

Earn College Credits While Training for a New Career!
These programs earn credits towards a college degree while helping you prepare for a new career. For more information, or to receive a Spring 2016 schedule of classes, call Ann Rubenzahl at 914-606-6618 or Admissions at 914-606-6735, or email ann.rubenzahl@sunywcc.edu. Visit us online at www.sunywcc.edu.

Paralegal
Associate Degree
(64 credits): Designed for first-time college students, combines general education and paralegal courses.
Certificate (30 credits): Offers only the paralegal courses and is available to students who have completed an associate or bachelor’s degree or 60 college credits from an accredited institution.

Join Us for a Paralegal Open House
Tuesday, December 6 from 6:00-7:00 pm
Gateway Center, Room GTW-110

Certified Cisco Network Associate –
Associate degree and certificate programs available.
Join Us for a Cisco Networking Open House
Thursday, December 8 from 6:00-7:00 pm
Gateway Center, Room GTW-110


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Medical Billing and Coding
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management