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Lehman College Continuing Education

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Administrative Assistant

In today’s competitive job market, individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but also the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED/TASC.

Effective Business Communication CBS 28
How to Use a PC PCW 41.
Microsoft Word: Comprehensive CBS 84.
Microsoft Excel: Comprehensive CFM 56

Recommended Course:
Microsoft Powerpoint EDP 51

Family Development CredentialTM (FDC)

Frontline workers in health, education and human services agencies are offered training in the approach that emphasizes the strengths and resources of families to empower them for long-lasting change. This 90- hour interactive course and portfolio development leads to the Family Development Credential ™ (FDC) awarded by the University of Connecticut upon successful completion of the course, portfolio and an examination.

This 15-week program is offered twice a year at the beginning of March and the beginning of October. The fall 2016 schedule is September 16-January 27. Tuition is $1000; the fee for the credentialing exam is $300. For additional information and permission to register, call Phyllis Rafti, Program Coordinator, at (718) 960-8512.