2016 workshop schedule adds classes on entrepreneurship, money management

Franklin County residents looking to brush up on their job seeking and job-keeping skills can attend free classes at the COWIC/OhioMeansJobs Job Center. The classes include basic computer skills, resume writing, and interviewing skills, which have been offered previously. New workshops include classes on entrepreneurship and money management.

To attend a workshop, visit COWIC at 1111 E. Broad Street in the Jerry Hammond Building on the day of the class, it’s that simple. If you have question about workshops, call 614-559-5052, or email Teresa Ghee at [email protected].

Click here to follow the COWIC workshop schedule.

2016 Essential Workshop Schedule

Description Days offered Hours of workshop
Basic Computer
Introductory  class designed to improve computer and job search skills. Also, each participant will complete the mandatory OhioMeansJobs.com backpack.
Monday & Wednesday 9am-12pm
Writing a resume that reflects the experience and skills in a way that says “Hire Me.”
Tuesday & Friday   9am-12pm
Interviewing skills
Learn techniques that help participants land a job. Learn what to do before, during and after an interview.
Wednesday 9am-12pm
Money Management
Learning how to create a personal budget and the importance of tracking spending patterns, and financial fundamentals.
Thursday 9am-12pm
Self Employment: It’s Possible
Combine business training and financial counseling with lending services, allowing participants all the tools and resources they need to make their dreams a reality.
Tuesday 4pm-7pm
Team Work & Collaboration
Using critical thinking skills, conflict management and teamwork strategies to retain employment in the workplace.
Wednesday 9am-12pm
Personal Development
To assess the participant’s skills and qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realize and maximize their potential.
Monday & Thursday 9am - 12pm