What do Hiring, Mixing and Acting Have in Common?

November 13, 2013 | City College

Mixologist Karl Franz Williams of 67 Orange

They are all skills being taught at CCNY Continuing and Professional Studies November workshops

Do you want to work in human resources? Create your own cocktails? Bone up on your acting skills? City College of New York Continuing and Professional Studies (CCNY CPS) has workshops beginning in November that can help you meet those goals.

CCNY CPS will offer the Society for Human Resource Management “Essentials of HR Management” workshop series. Offered over five consecutive sessions, 6 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, November 13 – December 18, the program provides knowledge and skills that address six key human resource (HR) management practices. The program is intended for managers needing an overview of HR, persons performing HR functions in their jobs, persons wanting to break into the HR profession or to seek career advancement. The fee for the five-session workshop series is $549.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 16, CCNY CPS will offer a one-day mixology workshop with Karl Franz Williams of 67 Orange Street, located at 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York. Participants will learn techniques for creating unique cocktails, sample more that 30 spirits and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Workshop topics include the history of mixed drinks, developing the palate, the distillation process and important cocktail formulas and recipes. The course fee is $295 with a 10 percent discount for advance registration.

Actor, producer, director and screenwriter Lonette McKee will present a scene study workshop covering the components of a successful scene, including characterization and stage relationships. The program consists of three three-hour sessions 6 – 9 p.m. Tuesdays, November 19 – December 3. The workshop fee is $199.

Registration for all courses is available online, by phone, 212-650-7312, and in person at Room 2, Shepard Hall, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Ave., New York.

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