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This course is an introduction to basic Irish written and speaking language fundamentals. Using various online resources and class discussion, individuals will learn basic Irish conversational skills.  

Start date: 09/12/16

End date: 12/12/16

Tuition: $0.00



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NLP is a powerful change management tool that transforms the way people think and act to have the greatest impact both professionally and personally. NLP is one of the most powerful skills used today in business, psychology, sales, and all forms of personal development. Find out how to manage your emotional and psychological states to eliminate fear and anxiety, replace negative behaviors with positive ones, and establish rapport in your personal and professional relationships. Then learn how to model highly successful people and better understand your staff’s and customer’s needs, motivations and behaviors. Agenda Unit 1 Understanding the Main Ideas of NLP · What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming? · The Four Stages of Learning · The NLP Communications Model · The Presuppositions of NLP · The Five Principles of Success · The Prime Directives of the Unconscious Mind Unit 2 Communication and Perception · Developing Sensory Acuity · Establishing Rapport · Matching & Mirroring · Pacing & Leading · Understanding The Doors of Perception Unit 3 Representational Systems · Representational Systems · Favored Representational Systems · Language and Representational Systems · Eye Accessing Cues · Submodalities Unit 4 Modeling · Learning theory · Strategies and Strategy Elicitation . The Recipe for Success

Start date: 10/03/16

End date: 10/28/16

Tuition: $175.00



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Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish for the Workplace is an innovative, self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speaking supervisors and co-workers. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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Spanish Fundamentals is a self-paced, online Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speakers. Details

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Tuition: $165.00



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In what could be the one of the most enlightening two hours you’ve ever spent, this online class will show how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! NOW is the best time to make this happen as companies are looking for new voices like never before. Join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live question and answer session and voice evaluation. An email address is required at registration. A webinar link will be emailed to you prior to class start.

Start date: 10/27/16

End date: 10/27/16

Tuition: $49.00



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In what could be the one of the most enlightening two hours you’ve ever spent, this online class will show how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! NOW is the best time to make this happen as companies are looking for new voices like never before. Join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live question and answer session and voice evaluation. An email address is required at registration. A webinar link will be emailed to you prior to class start.

Start date: 12/07/16

End date: 12/07/16

Tuition: $49.00



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