Career & Personal Development

Continuing Education & Workforce Development
 
CS 14 California State Notary Public Seminar Fee: $75 The demand for professional notaries in California is growing! Join this dynamic profession in high demand within the fields of finance, real estate, business, and law. Increase your employment skills and learn how to better protect your employer's business. This class will provide the new or previously commissioned notary public with the education and skills to pass the state examination, detect fraud, and become successful in a new career. The exam is optional and may be cancelled if the minimum required to participate is not met. If you are interested in taking the exam, please bring a check payable to the Secretary of State, together with required identification: either a California driver's license or California ID. You must not have had a felony conviction to take this exam.
CS 14 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 14 50 08:00AM-04:00PM S 1682 Peavyhouse,Thomas 1 45*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY
Begins: 9/27/2014 Ends: 9/27/2014
To register, please contact Continuing Education at 619-482-6376.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
  CS 14 51 08:00AM-04:00PM S 1682 Peavyhouse,Thomas 1 45*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY
Begins: 11/15/2014 Ends: 11/15/2014
To register, please contact Continuing Education at 619-482-6376.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CS 51 How to Become a Medical Transcriptionist Fee: $40 Demand for medical transcriptionist is soaring! Join a field that pays well and gives you the flexibility of working at home, in a medical office, or in a hospital. Learn proven strategies for where best to learn medical transcription, how to market your business, grow a client base, equipment, software, transcription machines and electronic transfers, working for a service and much more.
CS 51 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 51 50 10:00AM-01:00PM S 1683 Burns,Debbie 1 25*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY
Begins: 9/27/2014 Ends: 9/27/2014
To register, please contact Continuing Education at 619-482-6376.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 92 USING YOUR FOREIGN DEGREE IN THE UNITED STATES No Fee No Credit. Designed to help graduates of foreign colleges and/or universities to explore their options for using their degrees in the U.S. Includes the U.S. educational system, how and when transcripts and/or diplomas need to be evaluated, state licensing and credentialing considerations, English language proficiency, professional networking, graduate study options, job search, and career planning services. [ND]
NC 92 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 92 60 05:30PM-08:30PM TH 662 Edwards,Diane 1 27*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 12/4/2014 Ends: 12/4/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
  NC 92 E1 04:00PM-07:00PM W EXT Edwards,Diane 1 18*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 10/15/2014 Ends: 10/15/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 113 TAX PREPARATION/INCOME TAX COURSE I No Fee No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Introduces Part I of a 60 hour program that teaches students how to prepare their own state and federal income tax returns and introduces them to the career field of a registered tax preparer in the State of California. Successful completion of Part I and Part II enables a student to receive a Certificate of Completion. [ND]
NC 113 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 113 60 06:00PM-09:00PM TTH 662 Reyes,Reynaldo 6 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/4/2014 Ends: 10/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
  NC 113 E1 05:00PM-08:00PM MW EXT Reyes,Reynaldo 6 11*
EXTENSION SITE - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2014 Ends: 10/6/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 114 TAX PREPARATION/INCOME TAX COURSE II No Fee No Credit. Lecture 30 hours. Introduces Part II of a comprehensive 60 hour program that covers everything students need to know to prepare correct tax returns. Emphasizes how a student will learn a marketable skill that will enable him/her to prepare taxes for other people and earn extra income. Successful completion enables the student to receive a Certificate of Completion that will make them eligible to become a registered tax preparer in the State of California. [ND]
NC 114 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 114 60 06:00PM-09:00PM TTH 662 Reyes,Reynaldo 6 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/9/2014 Ends: 11/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
  NC 114 E1 05:00PM-08:00PM MW EXT Reyes,Reynaldo 6 10*
EXTENSION SITE - EVENING
Begins: 10/8/2014 Ends: 11/12/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CS 143 Loan Signing---Notary Public Seminar Fee: $75 The California real estate industry is in need of Notary Public Loan Signing Specialist. This course will provide students with information on the duties and responsibilities of both the Notary Public and the Loan Signing Specialist, which will enable students to acquire the essential knowledge and skills to be successful in this career field. After completing the course, students will be able to identify and understand the different types of loan documents with sufficient knowledge to explain them to the client, if requested. The course will conclude with an open book final exam, proctored by the instructor. This course is only open to students who possess a current Notary Public certificate.
CS 143 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 143 50 09:00AM-05:00PM SU 1682 Peavyhouse,Thomas 1 50*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 11/16/2014 Ends: 11/16/2014
To register, please contact Continuing Education at 619-482-6376.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CS 148 You are on the Air, How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs Fee: $45 Voice-overs are hot today! You don't have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn't hurt! With such notable talent as James Earl Jones, Linda Hunt, and Donald Sutherland lending their voices to commercials, films, videos, one would think that it would be next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! In this class, you'll learn about an exciting new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full- or part-time bu
CS 148 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 148 60 06:30PM-08:30PM T 1685B Staff 1 25*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2014 Ends: 10/21/2014
To register, please contact Continuing Education at 619-482-6376.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1002 CUSTOMER SERVICE---CUSTOMER APPRECIATION No Fee No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Explores key skills and attitudes necessary to effectively meet the needs of customers. Introduction to concepts and appropriate techniques for dealing with internal and external customers, enhancing customer satisfaction, increasing customer retention, and ensuring positive communication. [ND]
NC 1002 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1002 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/12/2014 Ends: 9/12/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1003 CUSTOMER SERVICE---MASTERING COMMUNICATION No Fee No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Effective and positive communication is key to good customer service success. Understand the communication process including common barriers to effective communication. Covers verbal and nonverbal communication, as well as listening skills. Explore and practice the techniques of effective communication. [ND]
NC 1003 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1003 01 09:00AM-12:00PM T 2002 Rosas,Sergio 2 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/28/2014 Ends: 11/4/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1006 CUSTOMER SERVICE---DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE No Fee No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Conflict inhibits good business. Explore the causes and impact conflict can have on customer service. Learn strategies and techniques for resolving tough issues and how to turn a difficult customer into a loyal one. [ND]
NC 1006 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1006 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/19/2014 Ends: 9/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1030 BEANS, BREAD, AND RICE ON THE PLATE No Fee The twenty-first century has been called the pacific century. What is defining the emerging Pacific Rim regionalism? Is south county a potential hub for fostering closer ties between Japan, Mxico, and the United States? Third of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [NC]
NC 1030 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1030 60 05:30PM-08:00PM TH 1683 Keith,Michael 2 30*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 11/13/2014 Ends: 11/20/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1031 DIVERSITY DOES NOT EQUAL POLITICAL CORRECTNESS No Fee No Credit. Diversity is a dilemma from campus classroom to corporate boardroom. What do "culture wars" and "one America" mean? Can diversity be managed? Is a borderless world order the future? First of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [ND]
NC 1031 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1031 60 05:30PM-08:00PM TH 1683 Keith,Michael 2 29*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/16/2014 Ends: 10/23/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1032 SIMPLY RACE AND SEX No Fee No Credit. Latin-Asianization is creating a majority-minority California. What commodities are to be mediated in popular culture? How will "browning" affect public relations, advertising, and marketing? Second of three courses in a diversity management certificate. [ND]
NC 1032 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1032 60 05:30PM-08:00PM TH 1683 Keith,Michael 2 30*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/30/2014 Ends: 11/6/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1069 CUSTOMER SERVICE---MANAGING CHANGE No Fee In the workplace we face constant change. Explore our natural tendencies and the tendencies of our customers to resist change. Learn techniques for handling workplace change and how to introduce change to our customers. Practice change management techniques. [ND]
NC 1069 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1069 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 11/14/2014 Ends: 11/14/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1070 CUSTOMER SERVICE---DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING No Fee Many of us face a constant barrage of workplace decisions and problems to be solved. Regardless of our job responsibilities in the company, we are responsible for smart choices. Explore techniques for making business decisions and solving problems. Learn decision- making styles and when each style might be applied. Review how to assess a situation, prioritize the urgency of tasks and select the steps for successful completion. [ND]
NC 1070 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1070 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/26/2014 Ends: 9/26/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1073 CUSTOMER SERVICE---THE RIGHT ATTITUDE No Fee Having the right attitude has a positive impact on the workplace and our interactions with customers. Explore how attitudes at work positively and negatively affect customer service, the company image, productivity, employee retention, and company growth. Explore techniques for maintaining a professional attitude. [ND]
NC 1073 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1073 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 11/7/2014 Ends: 11/7/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
NC 1074 CUSTOMER SERVICE---TEAM BUILDING No Fee No Credit. Lecture 6 hours. Working as teams in business can increase productivity, enhance project management, reduce business conflicts, and create superior customer service. Identify team opportunities in your company. Learn the "roles" in a team and how to be both a leader and team player. Practice new skills in typical business scenarios. [ND]
NC 1074 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1074 01 01:00PM-04:00PM F 1680 MacKenzie,John 1 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 11/21/2014 Ends: 11/21/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM

Total Courses: 17 Total Sections: 21
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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