Other Career Training


New  - Storytelling for Career & Business
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his business-focused course will deliver best practices for corporate storytelling strategies across various tactics, regardless of company size. We’ll work on presentation skills, give tips on how best to use storytelling tools, and give attendees lots of time to practice what they learn. This is ideal for the small business owner who wants to boost their presence - in person and online, the salesperson who wants to strengthen their pitches and proposals, or anyone working in a corporate environment wanting to deliver product or service offerings that grab - and hold - an audience’s attention.   Topics: Foundations and Story Mapping; Making Connections: Storytelling for Presenters; Branding; Storytelling for Sales; Attracting Followers.  $229
Not eligible for waivers.  
02/06 - 03/05 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tuesday
Online with Class Meeting Times
Course Number: CAR 996 75 CRN: 20305
Professor:  HENRY

New - Improve your English Pronunciation and Conversation Skills

This class focuses on developing precise pronunciation in English. There are targeted practice areas for phonemes, word stress, grammatical endings, sentence stress, and intonation.  During the practice areas, there are opportunities to perform dialogues for analysis, and free speaking. During free speaking, students focus on developing academic discussion habits.  $189
03/04 - 04/01   9:00am - 10:30am Monday  
Bedford Campus   Building Enrollment Center Room 210  
Course Number   PER 578 30   CRN: 20336
Professor: DRIALAN

Theater for English Learners
This course uses theatre-based techniques (role-play, improvisation, storytelling, image theatre) as a tool to improve the student’s language skills in an interactive and engaging environment. It enhances learning through different learning styles and by drawing connections from the students’ own experiences. This course aims to make English language learning an exciting experience. Students will expand their vocabulary and gain confidence in using English in an everyday situation. (18 hours) $259
01/24 - 02/28    5:30pm - 8:30pm Wednesday
Bedford Campus Building: North Academic, room NA 202
Course Number: CAR 947 80 CRN: 20113
Professor:  FISHER


Theatre for Portuguese Learners
This course uses theatre-based techniques (role-play, improvisation, storytelling, image theatre) as a tool to improve the student’s language skills in an interactive and engaging environment. It enhances learning through different learning styles and by drawing connections from the students’ own experiences. This course aims to make English language learning an exciting experience. Students will expand their vocabulary and gain confidence in using Portuguese in an everyday situation. (18 hours) $259
02/15 - 03/21   5:30pm - 8:30pm    Thursday
Bedford Campus Building: North Academic, room NA 211
Course Number: CAR 975 80 CRN: 20228
Professor: FISHER

New - Making Diversity Training Work
Award-winning author and Senior Organizational Development Consultant Laura Kangas will share insights from over 25 years of successful international consulting on how to make diversity training work. This interactive workshop will take an honest, practical, and realistic look at what research has shown does not work, and what does help support real and long-term successful change in diversity, equity, and inclusion work for all types of organization - big and small, profit and non-profit, across all industries.  Workshop will include self-reflection, small group sharing, stories from real organizations, and a spirit of learning from each other in the most positive ways. Participants will have opportunities to strengthen their skills in DEI leadership through various exercises. This workshop combines current research with effective practices and experiences in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion today. The workshop offers the chance to deepen DEI understanding in a safe, fun, and supportive environment.
(7 hours) $179
03/01    9:00am - 4:00pm Friday
Bedford Campus Building: Trustees House, Galvani Room
Course Number: CAR 833 30 CRN: 20311  
Professor: KANGAS


New - Women in Business: Managing Our Careers to Support Our Dreams
The 2023 Nobel Prize winner in Economics, Harvard University’s Claudia Golden was recognized for her research on women in the labor market. Her focus was on the ever persistent facts of pay gaps and promotional opportunities between men and women.  This course will focus on sharing leading-edge research on women in business, as well as meaningful exercises focused on developing strategies to support career development and managing one’s career. Participants will have an opportunity for self-reflection, goal setting, networking, and sharing of resources and best practices. Great opportunity to learn from other professional women, assess your strengths and areas of growth, and build an even stronger foundation for your career goals and dreams. (6 hours) $159 
3/8              9:00am-3:00pm             Friday
Bedford Campus   Building: Trustees House, Galvani Room
Course Number:  CAR 726 75 CRN: 20343
Professor:  KANGAS


Resume & LinkedIn Makeover
Your resume and cover letter are likely the first documents that a hiring manager sees to get an idea of your work history. In this class you will learn how to emphasize your soft skills and your experience to produce a results-oriented resume. Most important, you will learn tips on getting past applicant tracking software. We will also touch on the importance of cover letters and how to make them stand out. We will discuss how to assemble a LinkedIn profile that helps you stand out from other job seekers. Come away with tips on access to networking, a key resource for jobseekers. Ms. Stewart is a certified coach from the Coactive Training Institute and holds a degree from Boston University Wheelock College of Education. (3 hours) $50
04/02 - 04/09 6:30pm - 8:00pm Tuesday
Online with class meeting times
Course Number: CAR 995 30 CRN: 20313
Professor:  STEWART
Last Modified: 10/30/23