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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. 

Managing Your Personal Finances (WPG504-68)
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Managing Your Personal Finances (WPG504-68)

$79

with Richard Mikolajczak

This 3-hour workshop is a quick course in personal finance specifically developed for individuals who are anxious about financial decisions they will be making over the next 5-6 years.  Participants will learn the differences between various personal finance options in their lives. Topics will include: budgeting, financial safety online, credit and debit card basics, and how to understand your credit score/credit history.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided in advance of the first 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. 

Excel: It's All About the Formulas! (WIT344-68)

$59

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Jul 21, 2021 at 4 pm

Learning to effectively and efficiently use formulas to calculate numerical information is critical to becoming a proficient Microsoft Excel user. Formulas are one of the most powerful and versatile features in Microsoft Excel and they can help you work smarter, not harder!

This one hour program will cover the basic formulas in Excel including those that are most used, and help you use them to your advantage in your daily work.

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

 

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. 

Valuing Diversity and Relationship Management (WPG566-62)

$59

with Angela Callahan

Calendar Sep 30, 2021 at 3 pm

Date: Thursday, 9/30/21, 1 session
Time: 3-4:30pm
Format: Remote/Live Stream via Zoom

Course Description:

Valuing diversity and relationship redesign is necessary for long-term sustainable organizational change. This 90 minute session will provide an opportunity for interactive self- discovery and group dialogue about differences, similarities and establishing alliances. Some topics for discussion include:

  • Personal Style Differences
  • Navigating Workplace Interactions
  • Creating Alliances
  • Communicating Across Different Generations
  • Diverse Descriptors

Who Should Attend?

This is an ideal program for a wide audience, but especially for anyone who works with or on a team. It's essential for everyone to recognize their own unconscious biases and how they can impact how we relate to others in the workplace and in our personal lives.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Angela Callahan-Crutchfield has a unique blend of human capital and organizational insight, people skills and tactical know-how that combine for delivery of exceptional personal coaching, training program design & delivery, and business consultation. Callahan is a Subject Matter Expert in Organizational Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent and Organizational Development. For over 20 years. Dr. Callahan has helped thousands of people achieve higher levels of success in the areas of human resource management, leadership, presentation skills, time management, goal setting, technical skills, communication skills, change management and more. 





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