* National Portrait Gallery Visual Art Series

This free series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.

 

Photo Credit: Unidentified Woman. William Bache, 1803- 1812. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

* Workforce Essentials Workshop

This free online workshop will be offered to early-career individuals.

 

21st Century Skill Sets

In this workshop, we help you identify and develop lifelong skills that will set you up for success in the 21st century.

Are You Sure You Made the Right Decision?

Attendance, Punctuality

Attention to Detail

In this workshop you will explore what attention to detail means. You will also have an opportunity to practice your attention to detail in fun and interesting ways. By the end of this workshop, you should have a better understanding of how well you pay attention to details as well as ways that you can increase your attention and make a positive impact on your daily activities.

Attitude, Resilience

At the completion of this workshop, you will learn strategies to adjust your perspective and improve your attitude.

Business Etiquette

Business Writing Essentials I

This workshop emphasizes the keys for effective writing: audience, purpose, message, style and tone. It is aimed at those who want to sharpen the focus of their business writing.

Business Writing Essentials II

This workshop reviews the writing process from planning to revisions and includes a grammar review. It is aimed at those who want to focus on the higher order and lower order concerns.

Community & Ethnic Solidarity

Confidence, Failures and Successes, Imposter Syndrome

This workshop will show you how to:

  • Build your personal confidence
  • Overcome and learn from failure
  • Implement the tools of success
  • Recognize and combat Imposter Syndrome

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

Participants will learn how to detect underlying assumptions, analyze problems and alternative solutions to improve their decision making.

Developing A LinkedIn Profile

Learn how to effectively use this professional social media tool to network with others virtually. Your profile should help employers, recruiters, and others to find you. Learn how to optimize your profile for maximum results.

Diversity (including Generational) in the Workplace

In this workshop we will explore:

  • Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
  • Layers of diversity
  • The importance of diversity training
  • Generational Diversity

Dress for Success

In this workshop, you will learn the the various types of business attire, how to develop your personal business image, select proper business attire and master the skills needed to succeed in the workforce.

Effective Communication

This workshop will help participants develop and fine-tune their communication skills. It will include use of social media, email and texting, and body language awareness.

Effective Online Job Search and Job Fair Techniques

Participants will learn how to effectively search for jobs online and navigate job fairs.

Emotional Intelligence

At the completion of this worksop, you will be better prepared to recognize and understand your own emotional intelligence and its impact in the workplace. 

“It is very important to understand that emotional intelligence is not the opposite of intelligence, it is not the triumph of heart over head – it is the unique intersection of both.”          -David Caruso

Empathy

In this workshop, we will help you understand what empathy is and why it is a key skill in the workplace.  It can enable us to:

  • resolve conflicts
  • build more productive teams
  • improve our relationships with co-workers, clients and customers.

Feedback - Giving and Receiving

At the completion of this workshop, you will have learned effective ways to both give and receive feedback.

Financial Literacy

Throughout this workshop you will:

  • Learn about the core concepts and skills that form the foundation of personal finance and the changes you can make in these areas to improve your financial position.
  • Learn to set short, mid, and long term financial goals and develop the habit of patiently saving for them.
  • Develop the habit of scheduling, tracking, and recording your money
  • Learn the importance of planning for life necessities (food, water, shelter, health, and clothing) before anything else.

Growth Mindset

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to migrate from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.

Handling Stress, Anger Management

In this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Identify symptoms of stress and anxiety and how they manifest in your body, emotions, behaviors and thinking
  • Constructively manage the impact of stress on your body, emotions, behavior and mind
  • Identify triggers that can create anger issues
  • Develop strategies and utilize techniques to relax and constructively manage your anger
  • Develop strategies to constructively manage stress and anger

Improving One's Credit Score

Interviewing in Person and on the Phone

This workshop helps participants master the skills needed for successful interviews for employment. That includes the preparation needed before the interview and strategies for follow-up.

Learning Styles and Study Strategies

Participants use a short learning style assessment to understand their preferences as a learner and then review individualized study strategies and skills such as taking notes, reading and preparing for exams. The longer-term focus is encouraging lifelong learning.

Lifelong Learning

According to Dictionary.com "Lifelong learning is the pursuit of learning opportunities throughout a person's life for the continuos development and improvement of knowledge and skills needed for employment or personal development."

This workshop discusses the importance of lifelong learning as well as the strategies to support lifelong learning.

Manage Your Finances No Matter Your Income

Managing Conflict

In this workshop, we will talk about the skills needed to effectively manage a workplace conflict, the steps used when resolving a conflict, and the interpersonal skills that need to be developed to make us more effective in conflict resolution.

Music: It's a Family Affair!

This free series is offered to individuals of ALL AGES looking to expand their horizon in the arts.

Navigating Career Changes

Learn how to develop a plan to successfully transition to another career. Identify the transferable skills that will help you make the change.

Personal Branding

Professional Brand

Professionalism in the Workplace

This workshop is mostly aimed at teenagers, entry-level employees and recent graduates who are interested in developing their interpersonal skills to navigate the complexities of a workplace. The topics include communication skills, problem solving, self-confidence, accountability, humility and cultural awareness.

Researching Potential Employers

Resume Writing

This workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes, for creating an effective resume.

Self-Awareness

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to gain a self-awareness of your strengths and learn how to address your weaknesses.

Self-Esteem, Positive Self-Talk

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to bolster your self-esteem and self-acceptance.

Setting Goals and Time Management

We review the difference between goals and dreams; why setting goals matters; and strategies for managing time and reducing stress.

Social Media Etiquette

Learn how to communicate when using social media tools. Be aware of what not to share and gain knowledge on how to stay professional.

Study Skills and Exploring Careers

Teamwork

In this workshop, you will learn to recognize the importance of teamwork in the workplace and
Identify the skills needed to be an effective team member.

The Art of Listening, Asking Questions, Mind Mapping, Note Taking

In this workshop, you will have the information you need to improve your listening skills and to ask questions in a thoughtful and effective way. You will also develop your skills as a notetaker and learn a method called Mind Mapping to gather information in a more creative, colorful, and intuitive style.

Transferable Skills

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to recognize specific and valuable skills that you have, identify your transferable skills, demonstrate your transferable skills on your resume, and talk about your transferable skills during a job interview.

Video Conferencing Relationship Building and Etiquette

WOS Music Exploration

This cost-free WOS Music Exploration is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizons in music.

WOS Visual Arts Exploration I

This cost-free WOS Visual Arts Exploration Series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.

WOS Visual Arts Exploration II

This cost-free WOS Visual Arts Exploration series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizons in the arts.

WOS Women In Music Exploration

This cost-free series is offered to individuals looking to expand their horizon in the arts.

Ways to Find a Job

Wellness

By the end of this workshop, you will have the tools to establish and nurture wellness and a healthy living lifestyle.

Your Story in 60 Seconds (Elevator Pitch)

This workshop will help you concisely explain who you are, what you have accomplished and pique the interest of prospective employers and clients.

Your Values

At the completion of this workshop, you will be able to identify your core personal and professional values.