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Improve your written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

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If you can write an email, you can write a blog! Learn what a blog is, where blogs are found, how to pick a blog topic that makes money, and over a dozen ways to get content. Find out why blogs are your best website for today’s internet, and get valuable tips and techniques for promoting your blog via social media sites to increase your blog traffic. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/31/2017, ending 7/31/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/31/17

End date: 07/31/17



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We offer several Communication Skills classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Fall semester opens for registration in mid-August, our Spring in mid-January, and our Summer in mid-May.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.  To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).  

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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Get leads, find prospective clients, and pull people in the door using proven social media marketing methods and tools. Discover how to create a Facebook page for your business with content that attracts followers, and connect your website to it. Also find out how businesses are using coupons, promotions, contests, local listings and “check-ins” to attract and build a fan base. Finally, get valuable information on marketing with sites like Yelp and Foursquare. *$30 material fee for comprehensive workbook and CD with complete instructions on creating a Facebook page, advertising on Facebook, and marketing on other social media sites.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/17/2017, ending 7/17/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/17/17

End date: 07/17/17



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Find the bold, genuine, confident person inside you! Improv training is a wonderful way to overcome social anxiety and your inner critic. Get comfortable expressing yourself—plus enhance your memory, focus, courage, creativity and spontaneity. We'll use games, exercises, and other activities designed to help you express yourself freely, all in a supportive environment. Learn to think on your feet in any situation. Skills gained are great life skills for leadership, business, social, and family settings. If you're feeling apprehensive or have questions about this class, you can email Matthew at matt@electricimprov.com.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/26/2017, ending 6/29/2017

Instructor : Matthew Gaffney 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 06/26/17

End date: 06/29/17



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Explore Google AdWords and search engine optimization (SEO) to drive traffic to your site. Discover how a landing page can be used for promotions and offers, as well as what makes a successful email newsletter and how you can build one for pennies. Finally, find out how to use feedback sites and FREE local listings that can help you generate more business. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/24/2017, ending 7/24/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/24/17

End date: 07/24/17



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The way people use the internet has been impacted by Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogs. Learn to leverage social networking for your business and/or to stay in touch with family and friends in a busy world. Find out how these exciting tools differ and how each can be used to best advantage--as well as how to set up accounts and find friends, family members, and groups to establish connections with the largest, most popular services. *$30 material fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 7/10/2017, ending 7/10/2017

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/10/17

End date: 07/10/17



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Gain the confidence to write emails, website bios, and reports right! Just one or two of the tips from this class will help you become a noticeably better writer. Learn to organize your ideas more effectively, integrate better sentence and vocabulary variety, and incorporate self-editing strategies to produce error-free writing. No more questioning word choice or punctuation; you’ll know what to do!  Age 15 and up welcome to take this class. Note: this is not a creative writing class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 7/15/2017, ending 7/15/2017

Instructor : Lisa Saperston 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 07/15/17

End date: 07/15/17



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