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    Personal Enrichment

    The Continuing Education department often offers enrichment programs and other courses designed to provide participants with personal growth opportunities.  These are short, non-credit programs offered during evening or weekend hours.

    Previous community education programs have covered topics including business social media, sales skills training, intentional networking, American Sign Language, and various other offerings.

    Available Classes

    To reserve your space or to learn what types of enrichment courses are currently being offered, contact Bridget Duggan, Continuing Education Special Programs Coordinator, at (570) 961-7883.

    Real Estate Fundamentals and Practices

    This 60-hour program provides students with the required training needed to apply for the Pennsylvania State Real Estate Licensing Exam. The Real Estate Fundamentals course (30 hours) introduces the student to the language, principles, and legal concepts that govern real estate ownership and its transfer in Pennsylvania. The Real Estates Practices course (30 hours) provides an introduction to the real estate business, and will focus on areas of specialization, including: techniques, procedures, and ethics involved in a real estate transaction. This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of forms and documents.

    The Real Estate Fundamentals and Practices class is currently offered at the Lake Region Center.

    Computer Basics

    Microsoft Office is a comprehensive software package that covers Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint over 25 hours.

    This program is offered at the Scranton campus, Hazleton Center, Lake Region Center, and Towanda Center.

    Project Management

    Dynamic workshops that test decision-making skills in real life project management simulation using decision making tools that one can put to work back on the job immediately.

    This program is offered at the Scranton campus and Lake Region Center.

    Financial and Retirement Planning

    Educational classes on all topics of financial planning such as estate planning, retirement basics, long-term care, and social security.