If you are seeking to leverage the latest technology to promote your business and update your website, our expert faculty from MxCC’s Center for New Media is here to help. In a few short hours, you can learn the latest techniques in social media, online video, and infographics.
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Blogging for Business
Discover how to create blog posts that attract customers, establish your credibility, and grow your business. Using a free drag-and-drop blog creation tool, participants will learn how to set up and design a blog, how to create interest blog posts, and how to use social media to promote these blog posts.
Time: 9:00 – 11:00
Location: Wheaton 308
Instructor: Randi Plake
Producing Video for Social Media
This 6 hour course will teach the fundamentals of producing recorded and live videos for social media including Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. This course will cover camera operation and composition, basic video editing, graphics, formatting for each social media platform and distributing videos. Learn the basics of live video streaming using Facebook Live and Google Live. No special equipment is needed, videos can be recorded using a cell phone or camera and editing and output can be performed on an iPhone or desktop computer. At the end of the class, students will have produced a business or personal video posted to social media.
Date: 4/20/18 & 4/27/18
Day: 2 Fridays
Time: 12:30 – 3:30
Location: Chapman 610
Instructor: Rich Lenoce
Create Compelling Infographics with Zero Experience
Infographics are incredibly powerful marketing tools for businesses in all industries. Creating a professional looking infographic will help you catch your target audience’s attention, increase brand awareness, and connect with your audiences. In this workshop, you will learn what infographics are and how to use infographics effectively in businesses. You will also have hands-on opportunities to use free online tools to create infographics that you can use in your next presentation, your annual reports, your social media campaign, or anywhere you want.
Time: 9:00 – 12:00
Location: Chapman 710
Instructor: Wei Cen
Learn the basics about the communication process and understand the difference between a clear and unclear message. The importance of listening and its connection to success in the workplace are covered. In addition, you will learn to utilize active listening skills in the workplace through skills building and practice opportunities. Understanding the importance of body language and the impact of certain phrases or words will lead to your success.
Time: 9:45 – 10:45
Location: Wheaton 311
Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi
What Makes a Leader Great: Exploring Leadership Styles and Corporate Culture
This workshop will teach participants the difference between being a leader versus being a boss! We will explore three leadership theories including Situational Leadership, Transformational Leadership, and Servant Leadership, and learn what makes each style the most appropriate for your business. We will learn about Corporate Culture and how to create it, as well as how to leverage a positive corporate culture in recruiting employees and retaining them. Participants will learn about dynamic leaders in today’s business world and examine the corporate culture of organizations that are standing out from their peers.
Time: 9:00 – 11:00
Location: Snow 509
Instructor: Sara Brinckerhoff