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Laurel, MD 20707
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Columbia MD, 21046
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General Business Skills

Applied Office Skills *NEW*
Administrative assistants and secretaries are some of the most in-demand workers in the business world today. Learn how to provide support by making daily routine plans, phone etiquette, filing systems, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. .9 CEUs.
Tuition: $150 (includes $70 in fees*)
Tue, Thu Nov 27-Dec 04 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-420 M1803 #3342
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Effective Business Writing

If you communicate with others in writing, this course will help identify and eliminate any problem areas. Learn the steps to developing powerful written documents that draw readers in. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc. This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 15-Sep 21   Online XO-221 4285 #0014
Sep 12-Oct 19   Online XO-221 4416 #3495
Oct 17-Nov 23   Online XO-221 4417 #3496
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-221 4418 #3497
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Fundamentals of Technical Writing

Explore a career as a technical writer. Explore publishing and formatting techniques, develop graphics and templates, and document management. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc. This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Sep 12-Oct 19   Online XO-180 4479 #3558
Oct 17-Nov 23   Online XO-180 4480 #3559
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-180 4481 #3560
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Grammar for Your Job

This course reviews and reinforces common principles of English usage and improves your ability to communicate effectively. This course is also offered for college credit. (T) Register in person, by fax, or by mail only. 

Tuition: $110 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Sep 18-Dec 11 6:45PM-9:15PM Duncan Hall YD-384 9000 #3454
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Jumpstart Your Career: The Job Seeker’s Holistic Approach
Spinning your wheels as you seek a job or new opportunity? This course will help identify the problems and mistakes that affect a successful job search while helping to explore what motivates you. Through discussions and activities, create S.M.A.R.T. goals, career goals, and practice interview skills and salary negotiations. In addition, learn the importance of a balanced lifestyle that creates good physical and emotional health. Instructor Ernest Robinson is a certified career coach and author.
Tuition: $59** (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Sep 18-Sep 25 6:30PM-8:30PM Laurel College Center XE-308 J1600 #3135
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Speaking With Confidence

Gain confidence speaking before groups from professional speaker and coach Allan Misch. He will reveal strategies for you to become a more confident and skilled presenter. In this information-packed and entertaining course, you will discover a powerful preparation method to minimize mishaps. Learn a proven presentation structure to guarantee your audience will understand you. Uncover a secret practice technique to learn and deliver your presentation using minimal notes. Practice a refined strategy in order to be a confident and skilled presenter.

Tuition: $89 (includes $45 in fees*)
Mon Nov 05-Nov 19 6:30PM-8:30PM Gateway Campus XI-201 6411 #9073
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The Keys to Effective Editing

Writers, editors, and publishers explore the fundamentals of editing. Grammar, punctuation, and syntax are covered. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc. This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 15-Sep 21   Online XO-176 4319 #0048
Sep 12-Oct 19   Online XO-176 4467 #3546
Oct 17-Nov 23   Online XO-176 4468 #3547
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-176 4469 #3548
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