Looking for something to set you apart from other job applicants? See a career change in your future? The College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) is hosting an Open House on Jan. 7 that can help you if you answered yes to either of those questions.
This free event takes place at KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive in Kennesaw, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and gives you the opportunity to discover relevant training programs designed to put you at the forefront of employment applicants.
The Open House will spotlight more than 50 professional certificate programs, allowing attendees to meet instructors and recent graduates at the information sessions. Additionally, information at various booths throughout KSU Center will provide insight into our offerings with program representatives available to answer any questions.
As a special bonus, all attendees will receive a 10% discount coupon valid through Jan. 14, 2016. Registered visitors can enter a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card on the evening of the Open House.
CCPE offers programs in a wide range of areas from Project Management and Certified Nursing Assistant to Web Design and Culinary Apprenticeship. The College continues to bring relevant and innovative programs to the Atlanta market positioning the courses as a way to fuel education of developing job markets and furthering the expertise of career-minded individuals.
The year 2016 is anticipated to be a very exciting one as CCPE is rolling out eight new certificate courses, five new online courses, 13 new OLLI courses for our students over 50, and seven new personal courses.
These courses include:
- Cisco CCENT & CCNA
- Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis
- Construction Project Management
- AutoCAD Essentials
“We’re so proud to host events like this providing individuals the opportunity to seek and find their true passion,” said Barbara Calhoun, dean of the College. “By attending this event, you have taken one giant step toward personal growth.”
Back by popular demand, career coach John Long will lead several sessions on job interviewing and personal branding. He brings more than 10 years of experience in the Atlanta job market and a wealth of relevant knowledge to his presentations. His coaching topics include discovering the hidden job market, interview preparation, career transition, professional branding, resume writing and LinkedIn.
“There is no such thing as job security anymore.” John said. “This is why professional development is vital. You have to invest in yourself. Don’t underestimate the value of a professional certificate.”
The Open House will also be staffed with financial aid advisers. They will provide assistance on payment plans, VA Education Benefits, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and more. Scholarships are also available for select programs.
For further information on specific information times or if you are interested in registering, call 470-578-6765 or register online.
Look forward to seeing you there!