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10 Tips to Master Adobe Photoshop (WIT346-68)

$59
Calendar Jun 28, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard photo editing and manipulation software. Its uses range from the full-featured editing and retouching of photos to creating intricate digital paintings and drawings that mimic those done by hand.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe Photoshop CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you are new to Photoshop, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things every Photoshop user should know, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe Photoshop. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This course will be held in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

10 Tips to Master Adobe Illustrator (WIT347-68)

$59
Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software lets you create scalable art for everything from web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards. Turn shapes and colors into logos and icons. Create typography, draw freehand, and trace and recolor graphics. Illustrator is vector-based, so your artwork stays crisp even when you scale it up to stadium size.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe Illustrator CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you are new to Illustrator, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe Illustrator. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class will be held in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Human Resource Management Principles for HR Professionals (WPG492-68)

$199

with Monet Viens

Calendar Jul 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This course has been developed for new HR professionals and supervisors and managers with HR responsibilities.

Learn the many diverse components of successful Human Resources management, from legal hassles to interpersonal disputes and benefits to compensation issues. Topics include:

  • HR Law update 2020-2021
  • How to clearly communicate employee benefits
  • How to identify and prevent workplace harassment including sexual harassment
  • HR electronic record keeping
  • Effective interviews to hire the right people

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the first session. 

10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign (WIT348-68)

$59

with Keith Conforti

Calendar Jul 26, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

 

Essential Skills for the New and Emerging Manager (WGB155-62)

$299

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

Date: Thursdays, 9/16/21-9/30/21
Time: 9am-12pm
Format: This class is offered in a hybrid format. The sessions on 9/16 and 9/30 will be held in person in Hyannis while the 9/23 session will take place LIVE via Zoom with the instructor from 9a-12p. The Hyannis Center is located at 540 Main Street, Hyannis. 

Course Description:

In the New and Emerging Manager Program, students will analyze the traditional and leading-edge fundamentals of management and develop and hone a personal management style that best suits them and their company. Students will explore the differences and similarities of managing and leading, identify issues around employee motivation and employee development, improve the use of teams and teamwork, enhance communication, and explore diversity, cultural, and generational issues in the workplace. By the end of this session students will not only be better managers, but a more valuable employee that will be appreciated by their own management team.

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for someone looking to become a manager or for someone who just received a promotion to a management level position. This course is also ideal for employers who may be looking to promote a new manager on their team. 

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign (WIT348-62)

$59

with Keith Conforti

Calendar Sep 20, 2021 at 4 pm

Date: Monday 9/20/21, 1 session
Time: 4-5:30pm
Format: Remote/Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Who Should Attend?

This program is for anyone interested in graphics or graphic design fundamentals. InDesign will help you create a wide range of digital and printed collateral, including letterhead, annual reports, posters, flyers, and more! 

About the Instructor:

Keith Conforti has been working as a visual designer for over 25 years. He currently owns and operates a creative studio specializing in outsource support in branding, communications, photography, print advertising, direct mail, collateral, web design, trade shows, public events and retail packaging.

 

Introduction to Podcasting (WIT335-62)

$229

with Stephanie Viva

Calendar Sep 21, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/21/21-10/14/21, 8 sessions
Time: 7-8:30pm
Format: Remote via Zoom

Course Description:

Join us for Introduction to Podcasting with Stephanie Viva! Beginning a podcast isn’t hard if you have the steps to guide you. Get started on the right path to success and find your voice as a podcaster with Stephanie Viva, voted Cape Cod's Best Radio Personality in 2020! 

This class focuses on the basic skills needed to produce podcasts or any audio pieces, including choosing a topic and name, show and episode format, cover art creation, intro and outro music, equipment selection and basic use, audio recording and editing, and submission to various podcasting outlets, including tips for promoting your podcast! 

You need no prior experience.  All you need is curiosity about the podcasting process and a willingness to have fun while you’re learning.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the first session. 

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for anyone looking to start their own podcast, including business owners interested in learning a new marketing platform. Podcasts are an excellent way to engage with your audience and promote your message. 

Build Creativity and Innovation for Competitive Advantage (WPG569-62)

$99

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Wednesday and Friday, 9/22/21-9/24/21, 2 sessions
Time: 9-10:30am
Format: Remote/Live streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

This program gives a broad overview of innovation and the managerial decisions that influence innovative performance. Often, success hinges on the ability to solve problems that don’t have straightforward answers. The goal is to drive home concepts, models, frameworks, and tools that we need in a world where creativity and innovation is fast becoming a pre-condition for competitive advantage. These sessions will explore some of the best practices of some of the world’s most creative and innovative firms.

Who Should Attend:

This program is for participants who recognize that creativity and innovation are key to longevity and success, and want learn new skills and best practices to gain the competitive advantage.

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

 





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