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Creating More Meaning at Work

More than half of our waking hours are spent in the workplace and yet only 32% of US workers report feeling engaged. Using principles from the field of positive psychology, this course is designed for anyone looking to create greater meaning and satisfaction at work.

Instructor | Janeen Pesiridis McQuarrie, M.A.P.P.

Dates | September 5, 12, 19, 26

Location | Student Success Building, Room 211

Cost | $80

 

Strategic Writing for Professionals

Today’s readers have a Twitter-sized attention span, so it’s more crucial than ever to write with focus. In this class, participants will learn practical techniques for writing with clarity and confidence.

Instructor | Larry Borowsky

Dates | September 7, 14, 21, 28

Location | Student Success Building 211

Cost | $80

 

Retirement Planning for Everyone

It is estimated that 47% of individuals have little if any amounts saved for retirement. This class will cover retirement savings accumulation and retirement income, planning strategies, Medicare, retiree health plan options, and much more so that you can plan for a positive retirement experience.

Instructor | Dr. Kevin Feurly

Dates | September 11, 18, 25 October 2

Location | Student Success Building, Room 211

Cost | $80

 

“It Does Compute”—Computer Basics

Do you have a new computer that is gathering dust because you do not know how to use it? This course will cover the basics that all personal computer users need to know!

Instructor | Owen Herman

Dates | September 12, 19

Location | Administration Building, Room 260C

Cost | $40

 

Finance & Accounting for Small Businesses

Accounting can be intimidating, but it is an important part of any business venture. This course will help you learn small business finance/accounting in a simple and fun format.

Instructor | Dr. Letitia Pleis

Dates | September 13, 20, 27

Location | Student Success Building 211

Cost | $60

 

Websites, Web Logs and Clouds, Oh My!

You use email and you’re a social networking guru, but now you want to know how to create your own websites and blogs, as well as use the internet cloud tools in efficient and effective ways. This course is for you! We will create a web site, a blog and use Google accounts to create documents, polls and upload videos.

Instructor | Dr. Vicky Seehusen 

Dates | September 26, October 3

Location | Administration Building, Room 260C

Cost | $40

 

Reconsidering Your Career

This course will provide an overview of the key components that come with changing your career path, as well as common obstacles to success. Learn how to identify transferable skills, research occupations and make realistic plans when planning a career change.

Instructor | Dr. Bridgette Coble 

Dates | October 10, 17, 24, 31

Location | Student Success Building, Room 211 (October 24-Room 336)

Cost | $80

 

What’s the Good Word?  Best Use of Word on Your Computer

This small and relaxed class will help you get fancier with “Word” on your computer. Create tables, insert graphics and explore other Word features that you may not have even known existed! Classes are hands-on in a computer lab.

Instructor | Dr. Vicki Seehusen

Dates | October 10, 17

Location | Administration Building, Room 260C

Cost | $40

 

Unlocking Personal EXCEL-lence

EXCEL is a versatile program that is finding its way into everyday lives. This course will show you how to use EXCEL in a variety of ways – from maintaining a personal budget to creating the layout of a home garden. Sessions are held in a computer lab, so you will get plenty of “hands-on” time.

Instructor | Owen Herman

Dates | October 24, 31 November 7, 14

Location | Administration Building, Room 260C

Cost | $80

 

The Basics of Graphic Design

Interested in learning more about graphic design? This class will help you grow your creative and technical skills to create eye-catching posters and other graphic layouts.

Instructor | Kelly Monico

Dates | November 1, 8, 15

Location | Tivoli, Room 211

Cost | $60

 

Smart Women, Smart Negotiator

Smart women who know how to gain control and empower themselves at the office and at home are smart negotiators. Learn ten empowering negotiation techniques that you can immediately apply to improve your relationships—both professionally and personally.

Instructor | Lillie Ben 

Dates | November 2, 9, 16, 30

Location | Student Success Building, Room 211

Cost | $80

 

Starting a New For-Profit or Non-Profit

This interactive seminar will cover the fundamentals of starting either a for-profit or a not-for-profit venture. Topics will include characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, narrowing down the audience or target market, determining the value to the end users, basics of a marketing plan, finances and much more.

Instructor | Lynn Hoffman

Dates | November 27, December 4, 11

Location | Student Success Building, Room 211

Cost | $60

 

 


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