Personal Development Courses


Single Courses

Adobe Photoshop CC
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Our Adobe Photoshop CC course is perfect for Photoshop newcomers and for advanced learners who are upgrading from an earlier version of the software program. We will begin by learning to set up the software and how to import image files from a variety of sources. We will cover the most important features of Photoshop CC including retouching and repairing damaged photos, enhancing your digital images, and adding custom 3-D effects.
Basic Survival Skills
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Are you prepared for nuclear missiles, new weather patterns, a breakdown in government, and the unknown? What will you do if the lights never come back on?  What if there is no help coming. . . ever? Are you concerned about how you would keep your family alive and safe after society has collapsed? Our Basic Survival Skills course will give ideas and share secrets to surviving weeks, months, and even years after a disaster.   
Become Confident & Assertive
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Do you feel like people walk all over you? Do you want to learn to be a more confident, assertive individual? If so, this course is for you. The class will teach you the necessary skills to be decisive and in control of your life.  The course will teach you to improve your relationships, move your career forward, and earn the respect of your friends, family, spouse, co-workers, even your boss.
Better Interpersonal Communication
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Interpersonal Communication is a very important skill that is needed to develop and maintain personal and professional relationships. Just because you are talking does not mean you are communicating. This course will take you through the steps involved in understanding the importance of interpersonal communication and the effect on our daily interactions.
Create Stunning Digital Photographs
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
As a new photographer you’ve got to start somewhere and our Create Stunning Digital Photographs course is great place to start! The goal of this fun and informative course is to provide you with an introduction to digital photography and get you started on the path to becoming a great photographer. You’ll begin by learning the fundamentals of digital photography including composition, lighting, exposure and using your camera’s manual mode.
Dealing with Difficult People
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
There are difficult people in all our lives. These people spend their time not doing what we want them to do, or doing things you don’t want them to do. This course will help you identify those difficult people, understand why they act that way, and teach you to not be their victim anymore.
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Emotional intelligence provides a road map for us to know whether we are on the right track in our personal and professional lives. Emotional intelligence is our guide for how we relate to others, and it can determine our success in managing conflict and finding our passion in life and work.
Genealogy Basics
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Genealogy involves detective work and sound analysis; it should not involve guesswork. If you cannot find real proof, the definitive answer has to wait.  Sometimes that means years of patience. A good genealogist never stops learning or developing their methods and techniques.  When you do not stay sharp, you set yourself up to hit a brick wall.
Going Green
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Our Going Green course will teach students simple, budget-friendly ways to help them and their families live a healthier, more planet-friendly lifestyle. With step-by-step instruction, our students will access uncomplicated solutions to help them conserve, reduce, reuse, and recycle, and, thus, minimize impact on the planet. They will discover that even small changes make a difference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and even our budgets.
Introduction to ESL
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Learning another language is vital for success in today’s world, whether you need to communicate in the workplace or are traveling. This course provides an introduction to the English language. Our course aims to teach basic English vocabulary, grammar, literacy, and conversation skills to individuals with little or no knowledge of the English language. We will cover the proper ways to structure sentences and communicate in a conversational way to others.
Personal Excellence
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
As a person with unique gifts to offer, it is your responsibility to use your talents wisely and it is your right to enjoy yourself while doing so. In this class we will learn what it takes to develop career-enhancing skills that include: goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You will learn the crucial steps it takes to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence and minimize conflict in your life.
Personal Stress Reduction
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
If your current methods of coping with stress aren't contributing to your greater emotional and physical health, it’s time to find healthier ones. Managing your stress begins with identifying the stress sources in your life.  Although it isn't as easy as it sounds, our Personal Stress Reduction course will help you find these sources and take charge of your thoughts, emotions and the way you deal with problems.
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Have you ever felt like fear, stress, or anxiety have overcome your life? The first step is to identify what triggers and stressors impact your life and then incorporate steps to stop the self-defeating behaviors. Our Relaxation and Stress Reduction course will help you identify sources of stress, your associated symptoms, and techniques that will help your specific situation. This course covers relaxation training, such as self-hypnosis, autogenics, meditation, and breathing.
Start Your Own Catering Business
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Do you love to entertain and host parties? Do you love to cook and create exciting menus?  Now you can realize your dream of working from home doing something you enjoy. Catering is considered to be the fastest growing segment of the food service industry in the United States! Learn the steps necessary for setting up and running your own home-based catering business.
Start Your Own Event Planning Business
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Whether a celebration, business conference, industry show or convention - event planners are often an integral part of a successful event.  Whatever the occasion, planners can assist in the design of the event, locating an appropriate site, determining food, beverage as well as decor needs, locating entertainment, managing the invitation process, arranging travel accommodations, hiring and overseeing personnel, supervising the event and so on.
Start Your Own Senior Services Business
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
The senior population is multiplying by the millions! In fact, during the next 25 years, the senior population in America is expected to double – growing faster than the total population in every state. This means one thing – a tremendous opportunity for aspiring and compassionate entrepreneurs.
Start Your Own Travel Business
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Travel agent career professionals help people plan family vacations, corporate trips, cruises, international travel, and specialty tours such as adventure vacations. Travel agents generally have access to important information regarding fares and discounts, and are knowledgeable about particular geographic locations. Start your own travel business and discover success by offering unique opportunities--in both geography and market niche. 
Start Your Own Wedding Consultant Business
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Many couples get overwhelmed with wedding planning and often rely on a trained wedding planner to help them make their important day as special as possible. The duties of a wedding consultant can vary, but often include helping the happy couple with their wedding ceremony and reception by helping to choose wedding cakes, reception sites, flowers, invitations, and much more!
Successful Public Speaking
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Does speaking in public make you nervous? Fear of speaking in public is very common and could hinder advancement opportunities to one’s professional career. Rest assured that getting over the fear of public speaking is not a grueling process. In this course you will learn techniques that will help prepare and develop your public speaking skills.
The Art of Photographing Nature
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Learn to see nature in a new way! Our “The Art of Photographing Nature” course will focus on teaching our students the art of composing beautiful photographs of nature. We will cover classic concepts of composition including isolating the subject, framing, perspective, color, design, and light and advanced creative options like depth of field, shutter speed, and the use of filters that will create more visual interest in your nature photographs.
Unforgettable Digital Photography
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Our “Unforgettable Digital Photography” course does not focus on the technical aspects of becoming a better photographer but instead teaches the student how to see life creatively and to document their daily experiences through beautiful images.