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    Retool your career, upgrade your resume, explore a new profession, or learn what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

    Social Media Marketing

    As digital technologies continue to reshape the competitive landscape, marketers are challenged to stay informed, adapt, and make strategic decisions in a space that is constantly evolving. This 20 hours program delivers foundational tools you need to design, implement, and manage a successful social media marketing strategy that achieves your business objectives. Throughout the class, you will engage in hands-on exercises to help you capture and measure critical data, communicate more effectively, and drive deeper customer loyalty and market share.
    This highly interactive program allows participants to engage in the exploration of new ideas, insights, and experiences from the instructor and their peers. By the end of the class, participants will design, develop, and launch their own marketing campaign via social media channels.

    Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 18 - March 12
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Price: $299


    Infographic Basics

    Boost your career by learning how to visually present data in a clear, effective manner. In this infographics course, students will explore approaches and concepts in technical illustration and infographics. Working with a skilled illustrator, students will learn methods for creating instructional illustrations that seamlessly communicate messages to diverse audiences.

    Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, February 4 - February 6
    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Price: $139


    Mastering Public Speaking

    Speaking to an audience can be very stressful and frightening. The ability to speak in public is a skill that needs to be developed and sharpened. Whether we are at a job interview for the dream job, networking, leading a short or long presentation or speaking in a classroom, communicating clearly leaves the best impression. In this class you will learn to captivate and engage your audience, cope with your nerves, deliver your message with clarity and confidence, use verbal and nonverbal communication effectively, and walk away with extra tips to break those public speaking barriers.

    Dates: Thursdays, February 6 - February 13
    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Price: $65


    Urban Entrepreneurship

    This course is for those people interested in launching a business in an urban setting. This program will focus on the special challenges specific to those doing business in metropolitan locations. Among the topics covered will be: facilities, staffing, branding, marketing, and solutions to big city business problems.

    Dates: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Price: TBA


    Self Publishing Master Class

    Self-publishing can prove to be both emotionally satisfying and financially lucrative. The art of bringing your ideas from conception to fruition often requires the guidance of an expert. During our four-hour workshop, you will receive the guidance needed to enter the self-publishing world. The various aspects of this course include the following: exploring the self-publishing landscape, determining a budget, identifying your target audience, and understanding how to reach them, establishing and growing your social media presence, the editing process, the lure of an impressive and unique cover, the graphic requirements of the book, you: “The Brand,” selling your book.

    Dates: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Price: TBA


    Community Business Academy with Rising Tide Capital

    “Rising Tide Capital’s Community Business Academy is a 12-week course that offers hands-on training in business planning and management. Through modules like budgeting, marketing, bookkeeping, and financing, you will learn all the fundamentals of starting and growing a business. An emphasis is placed in hands-on, experiential learning and the reinforcement of key concepts through guided exercises, business simulations, field trips, and group discussion. You will also have a lot of fun testing your business ideas in a safe space with people who become invested in your success.

    Location: Journal Square Campus (Classes in English)
    Dates: TBA

    Location: North Hudson Campus (Classes in Spanish)
    Dates: TBA

    For Addresses & Times Please Visit: https://programs.risingtidecapital.org/events/

    For more information and to register, please email cfarrell@hccc.edu.

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    Jersey City, NJ 07306

    (201) 360-4246



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