Fall 2017 Catalog
Adults, in addition to our many kids and teens offerings, we have some new adult Professional Development and Personal Enrichment programs in place for the fall! Please join us if you are thinking of enhancing or changing your existing career or if you want to learn a new hobby or expand your intellectual horizons.
Project Management is not only a useful tool in work related settings but also to keep organized in your personal life. Enroll in our new entry level course in Project Management. Topics include project life cycle, integration, scope and schedule, budgeting, human resource management, communications, risk procurement and stakeholder management. Once completed, you will be prepared for the optional Project Management Institute's CAPM certification. If business and hospitality management intrigues you, enroll in the Event Planning and Marketing program in which you will cover topics in event planning and management, trade shows, contract rendering, scheduling and vendor management. Getting more engrossed in web management? Then sign up for the Teaching Code: Introduction to Wed Development course which is ideal for those who have experience working with computers and mobile apps, and who are excited about technology, web development, and the emerging technologies.
As part of the City's Thrive NYC Initiative, the NYC Department of Health is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. You'll learn the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of substance abuse challenges and mental health crises. And our new health related program, PRIME TIME Health, is for those who want to take charge of their health, prevent disease, avoid disability and spend money on something other than doctors.
New programs to enrich your personal lifestyle include SHUTTERFLY Photo Book: Create Your Very Own and OPTIMALART Creativity Workshop, a course held outdoors that enhances creativity through the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Our ART HISTORY Series this fall will focus on four sculptors: Auguste Rodin, Constantine Brancusi, Isamu Noguchi and Fernando Botero. If you would like to get an introductory tour of blogging and creating a website, sign up for BLOGGING & WEBSITE CREATING: Blogger, Tumblr, Wikispaces, and Wix. Our Film Series will focus on leading men from the classic movies years 1940 to 1965. Film star actors Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, William Holden, and Tony Curtis will be featured. Thinking of writing and self-publishing a book and don't know how to get started? Enroll in our new SELF-PUBLISHING Workshops, a series of three programs that include: 21+Things to Know before Self-Publishing a Book; How to Publish an e-Book; and How to Publish Your Book in Print on Createspace. Our HISTORY Series will focus on three topics: The Russian Revolution: Part II; Presidential Leadership: the Greatness of Dwight D. Eisenhower; and Victory & Dissent: America Enters World War I.