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Poetry and Art

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

The link between poetry and art is ripe for exploration! We will write and use ekphrastic poetry-poems written and inspired by works of art, as a departure point for your poems. Some of the poetic forms we'll review may include skinny, haiku, tanka, and cherita. We'll look at contemporary and historical art, images of art you share, we will create...

Saturday Jun 1st, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Writing: Memories in the Windy City

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

The painter Wayne Thiebaud said, 'Think of words like colors.' This class begins with writing, in all its forms, as an attempt at painting with words. We?ll find our bearings in the murky terrain between story, memory, and landscape. How do we see our city? How does memory pepper our perception of the urban environment? This class investigates the...

Wednesday May 29th, 6pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)
$585

5 sessions

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Business Writing with Positive Impact

at Training Connection - The Loop 230 W Monroe St Ste 610, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Students will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements.  This course will teach you formulas for success in written communication. The training is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately. Learning Objectives Proper use...

Thursday Jun 20th, 9am - 4:30pm

Proofreading

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Would you like the skills to find a job that allows you to work your own hours, and get paid a competitive salary? If so, then proofreading is for you.  At this time in Chicago, proofreading work is available on a freelance or full-time basis for publications, typographers, corporations & a variety of other organizations. Proofreading, simply...

Sunday Jul 21st, 10am - 5pm

Professional Practices

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Want to develop a proposal for a grant, or apply for a residency, exhibition, curatorial project, or graduate school? This is the course for you! Learn how to write an artist statement, document and present your work, organize and archive work samples, and utilize resources in Chicago and beyond.  Upon completion, students will have a competitive...

Sunday Jun 2nd, 10am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Turn Your Movie Idea Into a Screenplay

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

If you have an idea for a movie, this introductory class will show you what you have to do to get that idea on paper in a form that is "pitchable" in Hollywood. This day-long course covers all the basic steps that you will need to take in order to bring your screenplay all the way to Hollywood. You will learn the special needs of Story and Character...

Sunday Jul 14th, 10am - 6pm

Creative Writing (Early College Program)

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 116 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this course students improve their writing skills and push their creative limits through journaling, free writing, writing through music, digging through memories and dreams, and other methods of responding to the world in written form.  Students learn how to edit and revise a work, as well as respond critically to the writing of others; learn...

Monday Jul 8th, 9am - 12pm

  (10 sessions)
$465

10 sessions

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Dynamic Interactions

at Exec-Comm - Near North Side 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 1230, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Business Context Face-to-face conversations give you an increasingly rare opportunity: the chance to use all your communication skills to influence someone. During these interactions, you have the chance to build a relationship rather than just push information. Challenge & Solution Many of us lead or participate in meetings with one question...

Wednesday Aug 21st, 9am - 5pm

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Presenting with Impact

at Exec-Comm - Near North Side 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 1230, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Business Context You agreed to give another presentation for your group. Everyone said you did a good job, and you sense that you did too. But how can you be sure? Sometimes you struggle to find the right way to use your slides, and you’re unsure of what to do with your hands. You want to be an even stronger presenter and have more impact. Challenge...

Wednesday Dec 11th, 9am - 5pm

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$895.50
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Leading with Executive Presence

at Exec-Comm - Near North Side 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 1230, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Business Context You are a leader, a corporate rising star, or an expert in your field. But how do you stand out from the crowd? How can you use strong executive presence to go from good to great? Sometimes stress creeps in and detracts from your performance, especially in new, challenging and highly visible situations. Executive presence is no longer...

Wednesday Jul 17th, 9am - 5pm

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QuickBooks Desktop Part II

at Computer Training Source, Inc. - Near North Side 420 N Wabash Ave Ste 203, Chicago, Illinois 60611

You will learn how to perform various transactions within this class. Also, learn how to customize forms, create reports, how to use other QuickBooks accounts, track and pay sales tax, how to use online banking, and prepare payroll. Prerequisite: You must take QuickBooks Part I class (or have used QuickBooks for at least three months) before taking...

Tuesday May 21st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$329

2 sessions

WordPress Level 1

at Computer Training Source, Inc. - Naperville 2135 City Gate Ln Ste 300, Naperville, Illinois 60563

This class is an introduction to WordPress.com for creating a blog site. Will cover the basics of getting a blog up and running on WordPress.com, including posts vs. pages, adding media, handling comments, using widgets, and more. Please Note: Some HTML and CSS knowledge is recommended before this class. Course Outline: 1. Introducing WordPress ...

Thursday May 23rd, 9am - 4pm

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Intensive English (Short Term - 5 Weeks)

at Kaplan International - Near North Side 444 N Michigan Ave Mezzanine Level, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Our Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You have the opportunity to customize your course with specific skills lessons, including business English and exam preparation. Intensive English classes allow you to quickly achieve English fluency...

Tuesday May 28th, 8:30am - 2pm

  (24 sessions)
$2,775

24 sessions

General English (Short Term - 5 Weeks)

at Kaplan International - Near North Side 444 N Michigan Ave Mezzanine Level, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Our General English course is a semi-intensive program that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with, while having time to enjoy your destination. This course is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced and...

Tuesday May 28th, 8:30am - 11:45am

  (24 sessions)
$2,125

24 sessions

Project Management Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Near North Side 444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl, Illinois City, Illinois 60611

Whether you’re a designer, a developer, or an entrepreneur who’s looking to get your own company off the ground, knowing how to effectively lead a team and complete a project is an essential element of success. This Bootcamp reviews the fundamentals of project management. It’s a good place to start whether you’ve found yourself taking on a...

Saturday Jun 1st, 10am - 4pm

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