Options for New Careers – Non-Credit

EXPLORING CAREER OPTIONS

NEW! 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., Sept. 19-Oct. 10, 1:00-3:00 pm, Room TBD, $75 (+ textbook). J Duncan. #83055

NEW! 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., Oct. 24-Nov. 14, 1:00-3:00 pm, Room TBD, $75 (+ textbook). J Duncan. #83015

NEW! 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. We offer extensive menu planning and pricing plans as well as how to execute an event or party.
CE-BUS 2073VA, 4 Tues., Oct. 13-Nov. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-5, $120. L Leahy. #83047

Build and Maintain a Profitable Consulting Practice
Do you have an idea, 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 succeed with a powerful marketing plan. Learn the planning and communication tools needed to succeed.
CE-CRXPL 2016, 1 Tues., Sept. 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $50. D Ewen. #82587

Become a Radio Talk Show Host
Want to get your foot in the door on radio or TV? Wondered how to develop a demo disk for radio stations to show them what you’ve got? Learn how to get experience as a talk show host, how to increase your listening audience, create and market 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.
CE-CRXPL 2015, 1 Tues., Oct. 13, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $50. D Ewen. #82588

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 Tues., Sept. 29, 6:00-9:00 pm, LIB-G36, $50. D Ewen. #82590

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 Mon., Oct. 5, 6:00-9:00 pm, LIB-G36, $50. D Ewen. #82589

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. 17, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. S Reid. #82667

Start a Home-Based Medical Transcription Business
Demand for medical transcriptionists is soaring! Make money part-time or full-time. If you want to choose your own hours, have a business at home, find clients easily and make great money, this class will get you started. Any questions? Contact Deborah directly at info@medtranscription.com.
CE-CRXPL 2002, 1 Mon., Oct. 5, 6:30-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $45 (+ $20 optional workbook fee, payable to instructor). D Burns. #82535

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 Tues., Oct. 6, 8:00-10:00 pm, KNC-5, $25 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). B Nathan. #82656

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. 20 & 27, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $75. P Batra. #82738

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., Nov. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $45. D Levine. #82634

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, Sept. 15-Oct. 8, 7:00-10:00 pm, KNC-3, $285 (+ textbooks). H Cuevas. #82555

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., Sept. 19-Oct. 17, 8:00 am-12:30 pm, KNC-3, $265 (+ textbooks). H Cuevas. #82556

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 one-and one-half hour 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 September 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.