Build Business Skills With Westport Continuing Ed’s Online Course

Press release from Westport Public Schools:

Sept. 21, 2020

Are you in a job search, or looking to improve your business skills? Westport Continuing Education is offering several courses to help you learn essential skills for business, including graphic design and social media. Registration is now open on the Westport Continuing Education website here.

LinkedIn is an excellent tool to build your professional profile, network, and to build your brand. Join professional graphic designer Rebecca Tudor to learn best practices to Create an All-Star LinkedIn Profile on three Tuesdays starting on September 29. The class meets online from 6:00–7:00 pm and costs only $45. Tudor is also teaching Graphic Design Fundamentals on six Thursdays from October 1 through November 5 from 6:30–8:00 pm for $169. Design and branding matter more now than ever. This introductory class is perfect for business owners, entrepreneurs, those thinking about starting a business and anyone who would benefit from basic graphic design knowledge to help with marketing for print and on the web.

For business owners or anyone who needs more information about leveraging your company through social media, learn great tips and tricks from Jessica Grunenberg in the Social Media for Business class, meets on three Tuesdays beginning on September 29 from 7:00–9:00 pm and costs $49. Do you want to attract new customers? Grunenberg consults small businesses and nonprofits to implement social media strategies and create engaging content. Previously she was the Interactive Producer for award-winning News 12, where she was responsible for creating digital content and social media.

Social media is more important than ever as many people are working online. Build your personal “brand” and learn how to effectively share your story with the class Social Media Photography, meeting on four Tuesdays starting on October 6 from 10:00–11:00 am. Led by artist Kerry Gale, learn how to use your phone to capture compelling and unforgettable images utilizing various elements of composition. Utilize apps directly on your phone to create content and easily upload images to social media. The class will meet online and costs $49.

For more information, please go to the Westport Continuing Education website at or contact Westport Continuing Education at [email protected] Westport Continuing Education, a division of Westport Public Schools, provides educational and enrichment programs for adults, teens and kids, annually serving 6,000 adults and kids with over 700 programs.

This press release was produced by Westport Public Schools. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

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