Business, Work & College Success
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High School Equivalency Math Test
Review at Ossining Center
Is passing the math subtest of the New York State HSE keeping you from obtaining your high school equivalency? This student focused, fast-paced math review course will help you master the skills required to pass this exam. Concepts covered include fractions, percents, exponents, proportions, algebra, geometry, statistics & probability.
Prerequisites: Ability to read and write at a high-school level. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and understand the relationships between these operations.
CE-HSE 2001OS, M/T/W, July 26-Aug. 18, 5:30-8:00 pm, $30 (+ textbook). #6896
Composing a Memorable Resume
Your resume is a marketing tool about YOU! Learn elements of design and diction to improve your odds of getting past screening software and appeal to the mind of a hiring manager. Learn an effective method to tell the best story of your achievements. One-on-one feedback will be provided. Have a digital version of your resume (or an outline of your job-based achievements) ready for the first class meeting.
CE-JBPRP 2048, 2 Tues., 7:30-9:00 pm, $52. J DeFrancisco. Sec. B: Aug. 3 & 10. #6514
Displaced Homemakers/Project Transition
Office Technology Training Program for Career Re-Entry
This intensive remote program provides qualified displaced homemakers the opportunity to learn current, marketable skills to return to the workforce. There is no cost to eligible participants (single parents, widowed, disabled spouse, divorced, separated, unemployed spouse). All applicants must be unemployed or underemployed and must provide proof of Displaced Homemaker status according to NYS Department of Labor guidelines.
Learn current computer skills:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Outlook
- File Management
Learn job search skills:
- Resume writing
- Online job search
- Career Counseling
Programs run remotely for 8 weeks. We run several programs per year. To find out if you are eligible for the Displaced Homemaker Training Program, email PG22@sunywcc.edu. Please include your phone number in your email.
High School Equivalency Math Test Review at Mount Vernon
Is passing the math subtest of the New York State HSE keeping you from obtaining your high school equivalency? This student focused, fast-paced math review course will help you master the skills required to pass this exam. Concepts covered include fractions, percents, exponents, proportions, algebra, geometry, statistics & probability. Prerequisites: Ability to read and write at a high-school level. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and understand the relationships between these operations. Book: Common Core Achieve, Mathematics Subject Module; Grade Levels 9-13; Copyright: 2015; ISBN 13: 9780021432578. Contact Mt. Vernon Extension Center at 914-606-7200 for more information.
CE-HSE 2001MV, $30 (+ textbook). Held at Mt. Vernon Extension Center
Sec. A: Sat., Oct. 16-Nov. 20, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. #83921
Sec. B: T/Th, Oct. 12-Nov. 18, 6:00-9:00 pm. #83922
Full High School Equivalency at Ossining Extension Center
Ready to change your life by obtaining your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Students who wish to earn an HSE diploma must take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) Exam. Our program provides interactive and engaging preparation classes that cover the five subject areas of the TASC examination. Our program is student focused and aims to help participants achieve their academic and career goals. Contact Ossining Extension Center at 914-606-7400 for more information.
CE-HSE 2000OS, M/T/W/Th, Sept. 7-Dec. 16, 6:00-9:00 pm. $50 (+ textbook). #84094
Strategic Communication: Using Your Powers for Good
Develop a strategic communications campaign on a social issue of your choice. The campaign will consist of a presentation, a website, and social media posts focused on your specific issue. Polish your presentation skills by delivering your campaign at the end of the course. One-to-one feedback will be provided along with the chance to work collaboratively and to network with other students.
CE-COMM 2028VA, 4 Wed., Oct. 6-27, 6:00-8:30 pm, $125. P Lagana. #84074
Time Management for Success
Are you feeling overwhelmed with your daily routine or planning a special upcoming event? There are proven and practical time management techniques to alleviate the stress and become more efficient in your daily life. Through simple exercises, learn to establish priorities, identify “time robbers”, and develop an action plan.
CE-PRSDV 2150, 1 Sat., Oct. 9, 12:30-3:30 pm, KNC-3, $42. H Cuevas. #83522
Mock Interview Workshop
Make a winning impression by using verbal and non-verbal techniques to highlight your 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. Bring a copy of your current resume and cover letter.
CE-JBPRP 2023, 1 Sat., Oct. 16, 12:30-3:30 pm, $42, KNC-5. H Cuevas. #83524
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, 2 Sat., Oct. 16-23, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $78, KNC-5. H Cuevas. #83525
How to Schmooze
Do you hate walking into a room where you do not 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., Oct. 9, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $42, KNC-3. H Cuevas. #83523
Public Speaking with Ease
Develop proficiency in public speaking through techniques, practice, and feedback. Each participant will deliver five speeches, each falling into a traditionally recognized category: anecdote, informative, persuasive, virtue, and tribute. Also learn the dramatic art of oral interpretation by reading from prepared texts.
CE-COMM 2004, 6 Wed., Oct. 6-Nov. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $130. S Horowitz. #83549
The Art of Public Speaking
When asked, most people say their greatest fear is public speaking. Much like a performance on a Broadway stage, when speaking in front of an audience, all eyes and ears are on you. Good public speaking requires writing a well-organized narrative and practice, practice, practice. In this remote course, you will do just that and learn methods that will help to reduce anxiety and build confidence.
CE-COMM 2027, 4 Wed., Oct. 6-27, 7:00-9:00 pm, $93. L Lush. #83929