Your First Step to a New Career
“Career Transitions have two essential parts. The first part is internal where you reflect and do self-assessment. The second part is where you test things out in the real world.” Marci Alboher, Encore Career Author Whether you are considering a transition to a new career or position, opening a business, or thinking about what might be next for you in retirement this class is for you. In this active and engaging class you will complete and discuss self-assessment exercises and learn about the transition process so you can navigate it consciously. This class is a perfect precursor and complement to the classes Purpose, Passion and a Paycheck, Break the Employment Barrier, Make a Difference as a Social Entrepreneur, and Entrepreneurs in Colorado.
Wed, Oct 11, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1056F01-68079 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Purpose, Passion and a Paycheck: What is your Encore Career?
The “encore” years are those between midlife and what we used to call old fashioned retirement. Individuals can start planning Encore Careers in their 40’s to their 60’s or later. They are driven by a desire to make a living while making a difference and are often initiated by a set of challenges, obstacles or realizations signaling it is time for a change! Explore this animal called Encore Career. What it is? How does the concept of second adulthood fit in? Where do I to start? What might you want to include in your encore career? How do you begin the pathway to your encore transition? This is an introductory class and is for you if you are at or approaching midlife and would like to explore ways of work that combines personal meaning and social purpose.
Thu, Oct 5, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1058F01-68080 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Voice-Overs: NOW is YOUR Time!
You’ve heard Wendy Shapero on TV! Now hear Wendy live as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Wendy will show you a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!
Sat, Sept 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1019F01- 68081 $54
Build Your Desired Future – Midlife Milestones Program
Midlife Milestones is a personal and professional development program designed for individuals who are in the middle of their life journey and want to build upon their experience in order to shape and prepare for their desired future. This program provides an opportunity to develop and sharpen the skills needed to navigate successfully in today’s world as well as designated time and space for personal reflection, renewal and planning.
- Meet new people and build your resource network
- Develop a personal success plan
- Create your “elevator” speech
- Take time to focus on the best of you
- Develop your work-based and technology skills
- Build your professional image
Fri, Aug 25, 6-8 p.m. and Sat, Aug 26, Littleton Campus
Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
MNGT 2001F01-59898 $595, includes books, materials and meals
More Career Exploration Online Options
These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
|Course Name||Course Number||Cost|
|Become a Veterinary Assistant||ONLI 1003||$119|
|Start a Pet Sitting Business||ONLI 1173||$119|
|Become a Physical Therapy Aide||ONLI 2074||$119|
|Explore a Career in Medical Transcription||ONLI 2078||$119|
|Become an Optical Assistant||ONLI 2098||$119|
|Explore Career in Medical Coding||ONLI 2101||$119|
|Explore a Career Administrative Medical Assistant||ONLI 1053||$119|
|Explore a Career in Medical Writing||ONLI 2205||$119|
|Secrets of Career Success||ONLI 1144||$119|
Break the Employment Barrier: Job Search after Age 50
Whether laid off or re-careering at mid-life, you are presented with some unique challenges in your job search process. Get some practical tips and techniques to help you sell yourself to prospective employers, the tools needed for success, how to manage the head chatter that can get in the way, and more.
Wed, Oct 18, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1061F01-68051 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead you through a self-assessment series so you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing, YOU! Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Write an employment objective that shows potential employers that you have direction. Make the most of your work experience. Know what to reveal in a resume, and what to keep to yourself. Learn to overcome gaps in work history and age discrimination. Discover how to use references to your advantage and use of online resumes and Internet Resume Secrets. Register now.
Get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. In this course, a world-renowned author and career advisor will help you identify the job that is best for your needs. You’ll then be given complete step-by-step instructions on how to get that job, regardless of your level of expertise or state of the economy. Learn how to build rapport with any interviewer, both verbally and nonverbally, while mastering the six phases of a successful job interview. This motivational course will increase your confidence, help you feel great about yourself, and provide you with the foundation you need to get the job you want.
These 6-week online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction. Register now.