Upcoming CIED Classes

Upcoming CIED Classes

There are new Continuing Education classes coming up at the end of this month and through October; Grant Writing 101, Prezi Workshop, LinkedIn, and The New Job Search Methodology.

Grant Writing 101: Myths vs. Reality in Securing a Grant

Successful grant-writing involves solid advance planning and preparation. This is an introductory class to the world of grants, covering grant writing basics, including general guidelines, language, statement of need, cover letter, executive summary, evaluation, budget, etc. It will cover sample grants and research of funding opportunities as well as dispel myths and clarify realities on grants.


3 Thu., Sept. 29-Oct. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Stephanie Seawright

FEE $119

SF-CIED 530 W. University Ave., Rm. DB117

Prezi Workshop: Supercharged Cutting Edge Presentation Skills

Learn why old-style PowerPoint lists don’t work and how to create graphically-rich, compelling presentations in a more intuitive workflow. Discover the best practices for engaging a live audience as well as new technologies that let you focus on the content and communication, not software. You will also learn public-speaking tips and how to share presentations online and through social media to enhance your impact after your live presentation. Participants will create a presentation of their own and receive useful takeaway resources.


2 Thu., Sept. 29 & Oct. 6, 2-4 p.m.

Instructor: Vikram Rangala

FEE $99

SF-CIED 530 W. University Ave., Rm. DB112

LinkedIn – Develop Master Strategies to Grow Your Influence

Harness LinkedIn’s powerful business related social networks of some of the most powerful and influential professionals in the world to help you generate more leads and sales. Become known as a subject matter expert in your field and increase strategic connections that will allow you to grow your business. Whether you’re a business owner, professional, consultant, or entrepreneur, this course will teach you how to capture the power of this platform to increase your bottom line. Learn to make useful connections and create powerful, cost-effective, highly-targeted campaigns to increase your opportunities.


Tue., Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Instructor: Robin Harpe & Jeannette Baer

FEE $99

SF-CIED 530 W. University Ave., Rm. DB112

The New Job Search Methodology – Find Opportunities Using Social Media

Only 2% of candidates on the popular job boards ever get hired. 95% of Recruiters and Headhunters use Social Media as their primary source for candidates. Job seekers must understand how to effectively use social media to find their next opportunity. In this workshop we will reveal how to be discovered by the Recruiters, how to search for your opportunity online, how to connect with hiring managers through social media and how to create a solid marketing plan that will have you connecting, interviewing and finding opportunities. Each participant will receive a set of scripted messages to use when requesting connections and information through social media. Get ahead of the competition, stop chasing jobs, find the work you love and Get a Job Now.


Thu., Sept. 29, 9-10:30 a.m.

Instructor: Robin Harpe

FEE $49

SF-CIED 530 W. University Ave., Rm. DB117