Are you interested in making $30,000 – $60,000 a year in retail management or as a professional sales person? Would you like to work in a department store or chain store, in food services, hotels, retail banking, or auto sales? This workshop is for you!
In this 1 day, 3 hour workshop, students will learn about:
• Types of positions in retail and typical career paths
• How product knowledge and understanding your store’s policies lead to success
• Real world examples of the benefits of commission sales
• History of retail and how it’s changed because of the Internet
• How it’s still all about the customer
DATES: Wednesday, July 3, 6:30-9:30pm
Instructor: Robert Kraus has over 20 years of executive experience transforming the operations, financial position and profitability of diverse enterprises including a home furnishings store, an independent movie theatre, bar/bistro, coffee house, wholesale importer and a major political party.
To register, fill out the Registration Form and send it in with your payment. Space is limited! For more information, contact Gina at 703-931-7346 x102.
Build Your Skill: Grantwriting
As competition gets tougher for grants, specific skills are needed to write a successful proposal. This workshop serves as a basic introduction to teach attendees the techniques needed to develop a project and write a proposal that will get funded.
Discover the 6 common reasons why grantmakers decline funding a proposal
Identify 10 strategies that will make your proposal stand out above others
Learn the 7 basic parts of a proposal and how to write these parts.
Dates: Saturday, July 13, 10:00am -1:00pm
Instructor: Lynn O’Connell, CORE’s Executive Director, has been working with nonprofits and writing grant requests since the 1980s. She holds a Master’s in Philanthropy and serves on the adjunct faculty at both Catholic University and GWU. Lynn received a national educator’s award for curriculum development in 2009 for her graduate grantwriting class curriculum. On the other side of the spectrum, her 2-hour grantwriting workshop received a Goldstar ‘crowd-pleaser award’ in 2010 for positive reviews by attendees.
To register, fill out the Registration Form and send it in with your payment. Space is limited! For more information, contact Gina at 703- 931-7346 x102.
Spring/Summer 2013 Skills Building Workshops Have Begun!!
Computer C.O.R.E. continues to provide lots of opportunities for you to build your skills! If you want to add to your professional toolkit, these low-cost, short-term workshops are for you. Adding/updating your skills will help you
increase your value to employers, prepare you for a new career, or help you start your own business.
We offer workshops in four job-related tracks: nonprofits, banking & finance, retail & sales, and self-employment. Take any three workshops in one of the four tracks to earn a certificate. Here are the courses coming up in June, with more to follow:
Get That Job in Non-Profits
Beginning Data Base Management (nonprofits and starting your own business tracks)
Professional Presentatiion Skills using Power Point (nonprofits and retail & sales tracks)
Banking & Finance Track
Get That Job: Banking & Finance
QuickBooks Boot Camp
Retail & Sales Track
How to Creat Remarkable Customer Experience
Business English (retail & sales and starting your own business tracks)
Starting Your Own Business Track
Make Your Own Job – Entrepreneurship & Owning Your Own Business
Read the full course descriptions for workshop dates and times, and then fill out the Registration Form and send it in with your payment. Space is limited, so register today! For more information, contact Divine at 703-931-7346 x103.
Internship Opportunity – Alumni Engagement Intern through ExxonMobil
Are you looking for an internship that’s exciting and rewarding? Then join Computer C.O.R.E. in this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of adult learners and their families throughout the Northern Virginia community.
This paid internship will give you hands-on experience in nonprofit communications and development.
Dates: May 27 – July 19, 2013
Hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, M-F
Location: 3846 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302
Click Alumni Engagement Intern for details of the position’s goals and responsibilities, where to apply, and other additional information. The application deadline is April 1.