|Developing Corporate Sponsorship||W, 4/15-4/22||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$89/
|Professional Wedding Planner||F, 4/24-5/1||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Marple||$117/
|Grant Writing II||W, 4/29-5/6||6-9 p.m.||Marple||$129/
|Life Coaching - The Profession||W, 5/20-6/24||6-8:40 p.m.||Marple||$145/
|How to Start a Small Business||T, 5/26-6/23||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$189/
|Public Relations Tactics||T, 5/26-6/2||8:05-10:05 p.m.||Marple||$89/
|Grant Writing and Research||W, 5/27-6/3||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$85/
|Professional Wedding Planner||R, 5/28-6/4||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Marple||$117/
|Introduction to Improv Comedy||T, 6/2-7/28||7-9 p.m.||Marple||$179/
|Event Planning||R, 6/11||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Exton||$119/
|Floral Designs for Weddings||R, 6/11-6/25||2-4 p.m.||Marple||$179/
|Grant Writing and Research||T, 6/16-6/23||6-8 p.m.||Phoenixville||$85/
|Event Planning||R, 6/18||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Marple
|Event Planning II||R, 6/25||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Marple||$119/
|Introduction to Mixology||M, 7/6-8/10||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$125/
|Grant Writing and Research||T, 7/14||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||Exton||$85/
|Getting Paid to Talk||R, 7/23||6:30-9 p.m.||Marple||$45/
|Grant Writing II||T, 8/4-8/11||6-8 p.m.||Phoenixville||$129/
|Grant Writing II||T, 8/11||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Exton||$129/
|The Lean Transformation||W, 8/12-8/19||6-8 p.m.||Marple||$99|
|Event Planning II||R, 8/13||9 a.m.-4 p.m.||Exton
These services are not intended for students still enrolled in high school.
Individual Career Counseling
Covers in depth what you need to know about yourself and the labor market in order to take charge of your life and move ahead. Helps you focus on skills, preferences, values and motivations. Day and evening appointments are available. For more information and to register, you must call the Career Center at 610-359-5324.
CAR 2141 / Length: four 1-hour sessions
CRN 811, May-June by Appointment
CRN 76, July-August by Appointment
Cost: Sponsoring $225
Myers-Briggs by Appointment
Knowing your personality type can be helpful in understanding yourself and others, making a career choice and interacting in the workplace. Take the self-scoring Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and meet with a qualified Myers-Briggs counselor for a one-hour interpretation session. For information and to register, you must call the Career Center at 610-359-5324.
CAR 3233 / Length: one 1-hour session following test
CRN 408, By appointment
Cost: Sponsoring $75
Launch Your Career Comeback
Women: Invest 11 weeks preparing to launch your career comeback. Identify employable strengths, values, skills, MBTI personality type and previous work experience and use the information to identify jobs that fit your skills and personality. Increase confidence and job search motivation. Create a professional resume, develop a LinkedIn Profile and practice being an effective interviewer. For more information, call the Career Center at 610-359-5324.
CAR 5598 / Length: 22 hours
Navigating Your Career in Challenging Times
Unemployed or feeling trapped in your current career? Learn how to assess your current situation, develop strategies, and take steps to gain greater control and fulfillment in a challenging job market. For more information, call the Career Center at 610-359-5324.
CAR 4118 / Length: 20 hours
Resume Writing Boot Camp
In today’s competitive job marked, a powerful resume is critical to landing job interview. This two-session course on the elements of a compelling resume will assist you in revamping your current resume or creating a brand new one. Learn to write a dynamic cover letter to accompany your compelling resume. Interested in applying for a specific job? Bring the posting with you. This workshop is intended for those with a job target in mind. Those who need assistance with a career goal should call the Career and Counseling Center at 610-359-5324 for further information.
CAR 5597 / Length: 4 hours
How to Start a Small Business
For those considering starting a small business. Covers legal issues, business plans, market research, management, accounting, insurance, site selection and electronic equipment. Book included.
CAR 3427 / Length: 10 hours
CRN 121, Tuesdays
May 26-June 23, 6-8 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $189
CAR 5605 / Length: 4 hours
CRN 907, Wednesdays
August 12-19, 6-8 p.m.
Developing Corporate Sponsorship
Learn how to identify and cultivate sponsors and when to ask for sponsorship. Learn which documents may need to be created, and the best marketing tactics and publications. Silent Auctions and event related sponsorships will also be discussed.
CAR 3882 / Length: 4 hours
CRN 2884, Wednesdays
April 15-22, 6-8 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $89
Grant Writing and Research
Find out what it takes to prepare a successful proposal for funding for your organization, and learn the requirements of private foundations, public agencies and other funding sources. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms and grant applications, and become familiar with productive Internet sites in searching for funding resources.
CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
CRN 114, Wednesdays
May 27-June 3, 6-8 p.m.
CRN 767, Tuesdays
June 16-23, 6-8 p.m.
CRN 394, Tuesday
July 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $85
Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. Includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements, and hands-on experience in writing a proposal. Samples provided.
CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
CRN 1084, Wednesdays
April 29-May 6, 6-9 p.m.
CRN 518, Wednesdays
June 17-July 1, 6-8 p.m.
CRN 796, Tuesdays
August 4-11, 6-8 p.m.
CRN 530, Tuesday
August 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $129
Public Relations Tactics
Learn ways to promote and build your business or nonprofit at minimal expense, focusing on writing and distributing press releases. Explore story angles, inverted pyramid, formats and outlets.
CAR 4146 / Length: 4 hours
CRN 816, Tuesdays
May 26-June 2, 8:05-10:05 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $89
Professional Wedding Planner
For professionals or professional training for a career. Includes organizing a wedding day, preparing a budget, understanding customs and etiquette, choosing venues, dressing reception tables, and negotiating contracts.
CAR 3705 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 2104, Fridays
April 24-May 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
CRN 812, Thursdays
May 28-June 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $117
Whether you are a seminar, conference, retreat, fundraiser or personal event coordinator, you need sound planning and project management skills. See how to get organized, set goals and pull it off—on time, on budget and without a hitch.
CAR 3382 / Length: 6 hours
CRN 768, Thursday
June 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
CRN 814, Thursday
June 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $119
CAR 3700 / Length: 6 hours
CRN 815, Thursday
June 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
CRN 798, Thursday
August 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $119
Introduction to Mixology
Prepare yourself for a career in bartending. Learn the recipes and preparation of 20-30 basic mixed drinks and various bar setups for restaurant, home and catering applications; become cognizant of liquor laws and responsible consumption of alcohol; and acquire skills in being relaxed and professional behind the bar. Book included.
CAR 2469 / Length: 12 hours
CRN 163, Mondays
July 6-August 10, 6-8 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $125
Getting Paid to Talk
Explore aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet. Course covers all the basics of how to be successful in this exciting field and provides an opportunity to record a commercial script. Make money with your voice!
CAR 5480 / Length: 2.5 hours
CRN 817, Thursday
July 23, 6:30-9 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring: $45
Life Coaching—The Profession
Coaching is a distinct skill set and process for professional and personal transformation. Learn to distinguish coaching from counseling, therapy and consulting, and develop skills in helping others discover their strengths, set goals, and achieve them. Then reinforce your new language and communication process, learning methods to attract and retain clients, and strengthen your coaching business foundation.
CAR 4135 / Length: 16 hours
CRN 537, Wednesdays
May 20-June 24, 6-8:40 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $145
Deciding on a career? Changing careers? Identify exciting choices while you explore careers in the fields of Allied Health, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Building Trades, and Business/Information Technology.
CAR 5585 / Length: 32 hours
Hands-on workshop that focuses on personal wedding flowers for the bridal party, including corsages, boutonnieres and hand-tied bouquets. Please bring floral shears and an apron. Floral material will be provided.
CAR 5604 / Length: 6 hours
CRN 813, Thursdays
June 11-25, 2-4 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $179
Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy and the art of characterization and storytelling, then step out of your comfort zone and be in the moment, making bold, brave new choices that extend well beyond the improv state. Learn in a fun, non-judgmental atmosphere. No experience required.
CAR 5481 / Length: 18 hours
CRN 818, Tuesdays
June 2-July 28, 7-9 p.m.
Cost: Sponsoring $179