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NEW! Customer Service
You are the voice and face of the institution. Exceptional customer service is central in the growth and success of business. Course emphasis is placed on communication, multicultural awareness  and diversity, technology, time management, and stress management as its relevance to the business industry. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.
COM 3403 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 3022 Thurs & Fri
Oct. 11 and Oct. 22
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Marple
CRN 3023 Mon-Wed
Oct. 11 and Oct 12
9 a.m. - 2:30  p.m. Marple

Keep Talking:  An Intruduction to Professional Voice Over
Explore aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet. Course covers all the basics of how to be successful in this exciting field and provides an opportunity to record a commercial script. Make money with your voice!

CAR 5480 / Length: 2.5 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $50; Non-Sponsoring $80

CRN 740 Thurs
Nov. 18
6:30-9 p.m. Online
CRN 228 Tues
Aug. 3
6:30-9 p.m. Online

NEW The Entrepreneurial Equation
Making the most of your business is easy when you have
the right tools and a solid strategy at your disposal. This
seminar gives you ideas for putting banking, retirement, and
insurance tools to work so you can help build and protect
your business according to your short- and long-term goals.
LSP 5928 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-sponsoring $49

CRN 2975 Mon
Oct. 18
6:30-8:30 p.m. Online

Public Speaking for Professionals
Even the most eloquent and experienced presenters often wish they had better public speaking skills. In this course, you will study methods that help to reduce anxiety, build confidence, and customize a process which will results in successful speaking experiences. This course is designed to equip you with knowledge of the principles necessary for formal public speaking with an emphasis on organization, evidence, language use, strategy, delivery and business ethics.

COM 0632 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $179; Non-Sponsoring $199

CRN 3015 Wed
Oct. 20-Nov. 17
6-10 p.m. Marple

NEW Continuing Education Instructor
Do you have a passion for art, music, wellness, or
self-care? Or maybe you have language, ESL, or GED
instruction talents, but don’t know if you understand how
to create a course and deliver it to a class? Well this course
is for you!

You will learn the tools necessary to create a course, deliver
your content, either in person or online. This course will
teach what you need to know. You will even create your
course and pitch it to the Continuing Education Director.
We are always looking for new opportunities to serve our
community. Give it a try!
CAR 5643 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 2249 Wed
Oct. 13-27
6-8 p.m. Marple

Career Development

These services are not intended for students still enrolled in high school.

Individual Career Counseling
Covers in depth what you need to know about yourself and the labor market in order to take charge of your life and move ahead. Helps you focus on skills, preferences, values and motivations. Day and evening appointments are available. 

CAR 2141 / Length: four 1-hour sessions
Cost: Sponsoring $225; Non-Sponsoring: $255

Call the Career Center at 610-359-5324    
Launch Your Career Comeback
Does the prospect of going back to work seem intimidating? Do you need help building your confidence and learning to accommodate family and future career obligations? If so, investing 10 weeks in Launch Your Career Comeback could help jump start your move toward a more satisfying life style. Identify your employable strengths and skills, your personality type preference and previous work experience. Enjoy the support and personal attention of this small group experience as you explore what fits your career needs now. With career tools and in-class exercises, you will increase your confidence and job search motivation. Learn to create a professional resume and develop a LinkedIn Profile. Group size is limited so you are encouraged to register no later than one week before the start date. 
CAR 5598 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $125; Non-Sponsoring $155
Call the Career Center at 610-359-5324      
Jump-Start Your Career
Do you sometimes feel that you have reached a dead end in your career? Do you wonder how to get back on track? Jump-Start Your Career will guide you through a 10-week program to help you jump-start the process. You’ll begin by doing an in-depth personal assessment including motivated skills and career values. The Strong Interest Inventory will reveal your top ten occupations, and the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator will help you to determine your personality preferences and work-related strengths. Group members will learn techniques for moving forward including networking, LinkedIn, and action planning. You are encouraged to register no later than one week before the start date. 
CAR 4118 / Length: 20 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $114; Non-Sponsoring $144
Call the Career Center at 610-359-5324      

First Steps
Confused about your career direction and unsure what to do first? This free, one-session workshop may be for you. A counselor will explain the wide variety of career counseling services available at the College for community residents. Learn how to use the Career Resource Center’s computer programs for career exploration and other materials. 
Cost: Free

Call the Career Center at 610-359-5324    

New Choices Career Development Program

New Choices Career Development Program is a free service offered at Delaware County Community College. The program is designed to help single parents, displaced homemakers, and individuals in transition achieve economic security and self-sufficiency. The goal of the program is to empower individuals with career assessments, resume assistance, interview practice, 1:1 career guidance sessions, and networking opportunities so they may participate fully in planning and achieving their career, educational and personal goals while building self-confidence. Classes in computer basics supplement the program.

Cost: Free


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