Personal Enrichment

NEW! How to be Creative in any Situation
In a world changing faster than ever, only the creative will survive! Creativity is the key skill that leaders, individuals and organizations need in the 21st century. By exploring the key themes of creativity through fun exercises, participants will learn how to generate more ideas, improve problem solving and be creative in any situation. This course is open to all. A materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at the first class by cash or check. Materials include the book, Brainarium: Exercise Your Creativity. (12 hours) $125
09/24 - 11/05               6:00pm - 8:00pm             M            B               PINK
PER 907 30                     17534                      HH 113
NOTE: No Class on October 8th

NEW! Powerful Public Speaking
Do you dread speaking in public or wish you could get better? Learn the fun and simple secrets to overcoming your nerves and captivating your audiences from a world-class speaking coach. You will build your basic speaking skills through a series of fun games and exercises. This course is for beginners and intermediate speakers of all ages who need to give speeches in any environment: work meetings, conferences, school, or social and family events. This course is taught by Stuart Pink who came 3rd in the 2012 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. (12 hours) $125
10/02 - 11/06                6:00pm - 8:00pm          T               B                 PINK
PER 908 30                       17535                     HH 113

NEW! Improve Your Life with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is about knowing yourself and using empathy to understand others. 90% of top performers have high Emotional Intelligence and it is one of the key skills for both your professional and personal life. EQ can be learned and improved and this course will give you useful tools to increase your EQ. This course is for anyone looking to improve his or her relationships and lead a happier, more successful and productive life. (6 hours) $65
10/15 - 10/29                6:00pm - 8:00pm              M             B                ZONGHETTI
PER 909 30                     17536                          NA G11

Home Solar Electrical Energy Systems
Electrical energy costs in New England have risen substantially and are expected again to experience cost rate increases this year. The instructor will teach homeowners how to assess the economic feasibility of installing a solar photovoltaic system at their residential properties in order to reduce electrical energy costs. (4 hours) $59
09/04 - 09/11               6:00pm - 8:00pm              T            B              CHAVIER
PER 788 30                     17223                         HH 220

Basic Home Electrical Repair
Would you like to make safe and simple electrical repairs in your home? Then this class is for you. This class will provide demonstrations and explanations of practical methods to repair or upgrade small/simple residential electrical problems generally not requiring a permit. Topics discussed will include: Electrical Code Requirements, Safety Issues, Equipment and Tools, Materials Fixtures, Receptacles and Switches. (9 hours) $99
10/09 - 10/23                6:00pm - 9:00pm              T            B                 CHAVIER
PER 853 30                        17509                       HH 220

Indoor Organic Composting
Are you interested in organic composting? Have you ever wondered what happens to outdoor compost piles during the cold winter months? Are you curious to know how to compost even if you don’t have access to a backyard? Are you interested in the mystical Compost Tea that has proven to rejuvenate indoor and outdoor plants? Join this class to learn and receive your own compost starter kit! This one night class will teach you how to create and maintain a healthy compost bin that will be operational during winter months and beyond. Your compost bin will be virtually odorless and will be very easy to maintain. You will be able to compost many things such as coffee, tea, junk mail, egg containers, fruits and vegetable peels, and more. You will take home a 1/2 lb. container of a compost starter kit, which contains all the micro and macro organisms that are needed to start a perfectly healthy, organic, functioning compost bin. This class will take place at Minuteman Technical School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA. Registration is through Middlesex Community College. NOT eligible for tuition waivers. (2 Hours) $60
10/24             6:30pm - 8:30pm              W                OFF CAMPUS
PER 790 33             17207

Business Performance & Risk
Learn the approach a business may take to develop tailored business performance standards and risk management programs’. This will help to reduce losses and costs, ensure adherence to business goals and industry standards, mitigate risks, and continuously remain competitive. (3 hours) $49
10/30                6:00pm - 9:00pm              T              B                CHAVIER
PER 888 30               17510                     HH 220



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