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Candy Making: Truffles & Brittle (Materials Included)

CourseHorse Experiences @ Online Video, Queens, NY 10010
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If your group has a sweet tooth, look no further. In this beginner-friendly candy-making event, we'll make two classic (and delectable) candies: Dark chocolate truffles with and without hazelnuts Brittle with peanuts or your choice of mix-ins Our expert chef will walk your group through the process of making these candies from scratch, and in the end, you'll all get to snack on your new creations! The price includes a kit with the following...

Sunday Jun 11th, 12am–11:55pm Eastern Time

$105 per person

Drawing for Beginners

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128

This class focuses on the basics of drawing with pencil, eraser, and paper. Expert teachers guide students through the elements of art, including line, shape, shadow, value, tone, form and perspective, demonstrating and offering critiques of work. This course is ideal for beginner and intermediate-level students who seek a foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. For Supply List, click here

Tuesday May 30th, 1–3:30pm Eastern Time

 (5 sessions)

$285

5 sessions

Introduction to Interior Design

New York School of Interior Design @ 170 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021

Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties...

Tuesday Jun 13th, 6–8pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$690

6 sessions

Techniques of Printmaking

New York School of the Arts @ 315 E 62nd St, New York, NY 10065

Discover the creative potential of printmaking, starting with Monotypes and Drypoint and moving to more complicated techniques of Color Viscosity inking techniques. You’ll learn to combine technical skill and expression into works of art. This workshop is ideal whether you’re a beginner who wants to understand the process of making a print or someone who wants to improve the technique. The following materials will be included and supplied: ...

Monday Jun 5th, 6–9pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$240

4 sessions

Getting Started with Oil Painting

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128

In four, 2.5-hour sessions, you'll learn the basics of oil painting and get a feel for this wonderful and complex medium. This class is a great way to dip your toe into oil painting to decide if you want to commit to a longer, more in-depth introduction program like Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners. If you're interested in oil painting but don't have experience with the medium and are looking to try it out in a supportive, education environment...

Thursday Jul 27th, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$195

4 sessions

The Art of Metalsmithing Jewelry Design - All Levels

NYC Jewelry Lab by Carolina Iwanow @ 1027 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Learn how to design and create handmade jewelry. You will learn how to use studio tools and many fabrication techniques for working with metals such as gold, sterling silver, copper, silver nickel and/or brass. You'll also learn: How to design jewelry How to think and see as a jeweler Filing  Forming Joining Soldering Chain making Granulation Filing Shapes Ring Sizing Sanding Wax Carving Polishing Texturing Stone Setting...

Tuesday May 30th, 10am–2pm Eastern Time

 (5 sessions)

$375

5 sessions

Art Under Glass DeCoupage

Art Under Glass Decouoage @ E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

A method of creating beautiful designs on glass by using images cut from books, magazines greeting cards etc. to make wonderful gifts and keepsakes on various glass objects such as vases, plates, jars, boxes, trays and more! Working on the reverse side of the glass we cut and glue copies of images by using special glue, metallic paints, paper, metal leaf and markers, to enhance the images. The final piece is then lacquered so that it is both functional...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 12–3pm Eastern Time

Natural Scented Candle Making

Atelier Artisane @ 24-20 Jackson Ave, Queens, NY 11101

Learn the power and skills to create a healthy, fragrant, natural candle you can feel really good about burning in your home. The class is approximately 1.5 hours and organized into 2 parts, theory and practice. Part I includes the following topics: Why making natural candles are better for your health and the environment. The variety of ingredients needed to make a natural candle, how to select and where to source them. The equipment required...

Sunday Jun 11th, 11:30am–1pm Eastern Time

Accelerated Introduction to Drawing

The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art @ 117 57th St., Brooklyn, NY 11220

In this intensive two hour class, students with learn how to correctly start a drawing through the process of straight line construction and comparison. The basic principles of light, shadow, and shading will also be discussed. This class is great for artists of every level of experience that would like to improve their technique and gain confidence in the embarkation of a new piece. This class is meant to provide a taste of what we can do at...

Sunday May 28th, 7–9pm Eastern Time

Weeknight Figure Drawing

Drawing New York @ 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10010

Our two-and-a-half-hour uninstructed figure drawing session with a long pose at the end. All levels are welcome. This session is designed to allow attendees to create more completed drawings. The first forty minutes are short poses. After that, all poses are 20 minute poses with a 40-minute pose at the end. We play music quietly while the model is posing so sketchers can concentrate. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: No,...

Monday May 29th, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time

Instructed Figure Drawing

Drawing New York @ 15 Gramercy Park S, New York, NY 10003

In this class, we will focus on figure drawing and various drawing techniques. We begin with a short discussion/demo of different approaches to drawing. There is a live model for each session. All levels are welcomed. What to bring: A pad up to 18×24 A 2H, HB, and 4B pencil An eraser Please note: The doors to our events open 15 minutes before each session. There is no room to wait inside the building if you arrive before then so please...

Friday Jun 2nd, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time

Ring Making Intensive

Liloveve @ 457 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Create a set of sterling silver rings for yourself or someone else. Learn the basic jewelry fabrication techniques, like how to saw, file, and texture your ring with hammers. Learn soldering techniques using a torch flame.  Choose high polished, or create an oxidized look, or a brushed finish in the metal. A great introduction to the jewelry metals studio – everything you need is provided. Students should wear clothing that they don't mind...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

Digital Photography I: An Introduction for Beginners

Art of Intuitive Photography @ Madison Ave & E 56th St, New York, NY 10022

Does your camera confuse you? This 3 hour class will cover ISO, aperture, shutter speed and more. You'll never want to photograph in auto mode again! You need to have a camera that has the manual mode setting. If you would like to rent a camera from us, we charge $30 for the session.​ Hands on exercises will be given.  Location: we will meet inside the public space on the corner of 56th and Madison Avenue Maximum students: 8 to allow...

Monday May 29th, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

Knife Skills 101

Home Cooking New York @ 158 Grand St, New York, NY 10013

Everything you ever need to know about choosing, storing, sharpening, holding, and using the most important tool in the kitchen. We will have 8-inch chef's knives for you to practice on, but you are also welcome to bring your own knife.  Included in the price is a knife sharpening stone of your own, which we will teach you how to use flawlessly before you leave.  And so you have something to cook (and eat!) with all your expertly chopped...

Friday Jun 23rd, 12–2:30pm Eastern Time

Digital Photography I: Taking Control of Your Camera

PhotoUno Photography School @ 222 E 46th St, New York, NY 10017

This is our beginner photography class, which we have designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises to make sure you are constantly practicing what you learn. Effective: You won't believe how much you will learn in this 6 student class. Your satisfaction is guaranteed after attending all 6 classes. See what others think on our Yelp reviews. Flexible: We know you are busy so we offer make-up...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 11am–1pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$390

6 sessions

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Best Communication Skills Classes in NYC

Do you live or work in New York City? Did you know that better communication skills can help keep employees from leaving your company? If you find yourself struggling to communicate with others at work or even in your personal life, you may need help with your communication skills. The ability to convey an idea in a clear and concise manner is a vital attribute for everyone, regardless of your occupation. While communication is defined as transferring information from one place to another, good communication skills are generally thought of as the ability to speak appropriately no matter the audience, maintain good eye contact, and listen effectively. Communication skills are important for being understood in both your professional and personal life, and it is never too late to develop good communication skills. 

Why You Should Learn Communication Skills in NYC

Possessing good communication skills may help you relieve some of the stress you feel from your daily life in New York City, since you will know that your ideas are being heard and interpreted properly at work and at home. Your friends and family may also benefit from you developing good communication skills, since they will be able to understand what you are trying to convey to them more easily.

When you start learning communication skills, you will discover that there is a larger community of people around the globe who are all interested in honing their communication skills. Once you have nailed down the basics of communication skills, you can then research local communication skills clubs, groups, events, or organizations that will allow you to meet others that like learning about communication skills too. This makes learning communication skills not just a self-fulfilling action, but a way to get out and be social.

Lastly, developing good communication skills has the potential to help advance your career. In fact, it is thought that communication skills are a vital attribute to climbing the corporate ladder. In other words, if you can communicate effectively, you are more likely to get that promotion you want. And if you gain enough experience with communication skills, you may even decide that you want to teach others how to communicate properly as a side hustle or even a whole new job.

In-Person Communication Skills Classes & Schools in NYC

Want to take an in-person communication skills class in New York City? CourseHorse has a variety of options for you to choose from, and they might even help you get a raise. For example, you can take the Business Communication Certificate Program from the American Management Association. This distinctive program will help you learn using real-life workplace scenarios and you will walk away with next-level communication skills. 

Communicating with Confidence is another American Management Association offering which focuses on enhancing fundamental verbal communication skills that can be applied to a variety of careers. This class teaches you how to think on your feet when communicating face to face over the course of two sessions. 

How to Communicate with Diplomacy and Tact takes place at Dale Carnegie Training of Northern NJ in nearby Caldwell, New Jersey. This program will help you influence outcomes and create cooperation in your work environment through diplomatic and tactful communication.

Taking On Greater Responsibility is put on by the American Management Association and is designed to help you discern if you are someone who can lead others. You will learn to work in teams, juggle new assignments, and make a positive difference in your workplace.

Partnering with Your Boss: Strategic Skills is an American Management Association offering that will help you master techniques for effective goal setting, prioritizing, decision making, and more. You will learn how to communicate confidently and assertively while developing power and authority.

The Voice of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire is an American Management Association course that will help you develop grace under fire. You will learn how to garner trust and inspire loyalty from others with your new communication skills.

Fundamental Selling Techniques for Salesperson is an American Management Association class that will help you start or improve your sales career. You will learn everything you need to know in order to market yourself as well as your product.

Unleash Your Sales Greatness is put on by Master Sales Training. This course serves as a resource to uplift, encourage, and support individuals through their journey in the world of marketing and sales.

Making the Transition to Management is an American Management Association offering that will help you make the leap from being just an employee to a manager. You will learn how to adopt the mindset of a manager and run a team of your former peers.

Managing Emotions in the Workplace is an American Management Association course that focuses on helping you understand how emotions affect your job performance. You will learn practical techniques to manage your emotions and ensure that you are in charge of them, not the other way around.

Managing Chaos: Tools to Set Priorities Under Pressure from the American Management Association will show you how you can harness the energy of a dynamic but chaotic workplace and make it more productive. You will also learn to minimize the negative impact of that chaos on your workflow and bottom line.

Virtual Communication Skills Classes & Schools

If you decide to take an online communication skills class, it might seem daunting at first. Much like in-person classes, though, they have their pros and cons. One good thing about choosing to take a virtual communication skills class is that you can attend it from anywhere you want. That means you can work on developing your communication skills in the comfort of your own home, in your backyard, or another quiet area. You also do not have to commute to a classroom, which saves both money and time. The biggest con about taking an online communication skills class is that you generally have to supply your own materials, but most of these classes do not require much more than your presence.

If you are interested in online communication skills classes, CourseHorse has options that will work for you. For example, Essential Communication Skills is a virtual class that will help you distinguish yourself in your professional life as a high performer. You will learn how to set yourself apart from others by gaining and honing your communication skills. 

The Business Communication Certificate Program will help you apply the communication skills you learn to common work challenges. You will take part in role-play activities and use real-time feedback to take your communication skills to the next level. 

Building Commitment Through Superior Communication will help you create more successes at work through enhanced leadership, communication, and negotiation skills. You will learn how to serve both the needs of your team members and the needs of your project at the same time.

Managing Personality & Behavioral Styles at Work is a virtual course that will show you how to effectively communicate with many different types of people at work. You will learn how individual behavioral styles can affect your working relationships and how to make the right adjustments to achieve proper communication.

Powerful Communication Techniques is an online class that will train you to be more effective within any type of organization. This class will increase your effectiveness and find your best voice, even when you are under pressure.

How to Flex Your Communication Style will help you understand what your specific communication style is, so you can then become a better communicator. You will evaluate the opportunities and challenges that come with your style and how you can use it to communicate with others effectively.

Virtual Communication Effectiveness is a class to develop your virtual communication skills, which are a huge asset to have no matter your field. You will learn how to tame and leverage the digital communication tools you and your team use every day.

Confidence-Building Skills for Women will show you how to handle yourself in just about any professional situation. This class will show you how to leverage powerful assertiveness techniques to send the right signals to your supervisors and peers.

Private Group Communication Skills Classes in NYC

Do you want to set up a communication skills class for a group of friends or coworkers? CourseHorse offers live communication skills classes for private groups that you and your colleagues can enjoy together. If you do not see a communication skills class listed publicly right now, it is something that CourseHorse can provide for a group. Reach out through the contact form on their website to learn about the options that are available to you. There are a variety of benefits when you book your next group communication skills class with CourseHorse. Your group size can be changed after booking if necessary, a confirmation is sent within 24 hours, and there are no additional booking fees. They also support multiple platforms, so you can join in on the fun of a group communication skills class from just about anywhere.