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DePaul University School for New Learning

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Learn how to prepare and attach them.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
This program offers practical instruction on the design, styling (dressing) and maintenance of wigs and hair pieces, taught by practicing experts in the field of stage hair. You will be exposed to various techniques and tips used by professional wig makers and designers, be introduced to different types of hair pieces, and learn how to prepare and attach them.;Wigs and Hair Dressing and Maintenance meets for five consecutive, eight-hour days. Each day covers a different topic, including demonstrations and lab practicals, in which you will have a hands-on opportunity to apply the skills learned to your own hair pieces.

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Learn how to properly apply, prepare and remove them.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
This program teaches you how to create and ventilate facial hair and wig fronts, taught by practicing experts in the field of stage hair. You will be introduced to different types of hair pieces and taught each step of hair piece creation. You'll also have the opportunity to make your own hair pieces and learn how to properly apply, prepare and remove them.;Wigs and Hair Production meets for five consecutive, eight-hour days. Each day covers a different topic, including demonstrations and lab practicals, in which you will have a hands-on opportunity to apply the skills learned to your own hair pieces.

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Students will have a hands-on opportunity to apply skills learned to their own hair pieces. Introduce a different topic, a demonstration and a lab practical, in which students will have a hands-on opportunity to apply skills learned to their own hair pieces.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
The Wigs and Hair Production II Certificate Program is a thorough introduction to the design and creation of stage hair taught by practicing professionals and experts in the field of stage hair. The course builds on the skills acquired in Wigs and Hair Chicago Production I, especially blocking, ventilating and dressing a mustache with great precision. We will review hair coloring methods, lace dying, pattern making and ventilating. At the end of the course, we will produce a fully ventilated and dressed beard or wig front.;The course meets for five consecutive days for eight hours each day with a one-hour lunch break. Each day will introduce a different topic, a demonstration and a lab practical, in which students will have a hands-on opportunity to apply skills learned to their own hair pieces.

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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
DePaul's Certificate in Grant Writing teaches you the art and science of writing successful grant proposals.;Topics covered in the 10-week program include understanding philanthropy, researching prospects, crafting persuasive case statements, outlining and writing full proposals, evaluation, budgets and donor cultivation/stewardship. By the end of the class, students should be prepared to effectively tackle a wide range of grant writing challenges.

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Learn the terminology and strategy for Internet search, social media, web analytics, mobile marketing and digital display advertising from Chicago area professionals who are experts in their fields.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
DePaul University, in conjunction with the Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA), offers a six-week certificate program for marketing professionals to improve their knowledge and application of the theory and practice of interactive marketing.;In this program, you will learn the terminology and strategy for Internet search, social media, web analytics, mobile marketing and digital display advertising from Chicago area professionals who are experts in their fields. Throughout the six weeks of study, you'll set up a simple website to practice and follow a practical case project to determine how well your social media and search skills affect analytics for your site. You will receive an Interactive Marketing Certificate from DePaul University upon successful completion of the program. To receive the certificate, you must take and pass an examination based on the terminology, applications and strategy taught in class.

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Learn how to make clear, concise presentations to audiences from one to 1,000.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
The ability to communicate effectively and present ideas clearly is perhaps the most important skill you need to have in order to be successful in any career. Good communication skills are key in many situations - whether you are making a presentation to potential clients, giving speeches at company events or having an individual meeting with your supervisor.;The Effective Presentation and Communication Skills Certificate Program is designed to help you become a better, more effective presenter. Taught by Dr. Joel Whalen, a nationally acclaimed communications author, the program will help you learn how to make clear, concise presentations to audiences from one to 1,000. As one of the most outstanding presentation coaches available, Dr. Whalen will teach you how to manage speech anxiety, speak up in difficult situations, work effectively in teams, advance relationships and build message packaging and delivery skills.;Effective Presentation and Communication Skills also counts as an elective towards completing the Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program.

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Learn how to make your writing an expression of that new way of thinking.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
Professional Business Writing is centered on the idea that every piece of effective business writing, whether it's an email, memo, formal letter, marketing piece or web page, should cause the reader to take action. This Professional Business Writing course is designed to help you think about communication in a new and more effective way, and to learn how to make your writing an expression of that new way of thinking.;Although this course addresses the use of proper grammar and vocabulary, it is designed to teach you a more effective way of thinking about and using business writing and is not a course in basic writing skills.;Professional Business Writing also counts as an elective towards completing the Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program.

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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
Social media websites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, are an essential part of marketing strategies today. In this six-part program you will have access to premiere subject matter experts, cutting-edge case studies, and testimonials from businesses successfully using social media marketing. You will analyze real-life examples and perform hands-on work with social media marketing, which will prepare you to take on these duties in your current or future career.

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Learn essential tips, techniques and simple, step-by-step instructions to help you plan, design, build, launch and update a small-scale website.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
Does your business or organization need a website overhaul on a shoestring budget? Do you need an online portfolio that promotes your work and helps you stand out from the crowd? This six-week course will provide the practical skills needed to build websites for nonprofits, small businesses, freelancers and self-employed professionals. By the end of the course, you'll have a fully functional website that is optimized for search engine traffic and visitor retention, integrates rich media and reinforces your brand.;Website Design for Marketers is designed for beginners with little to no experience in website and graphic design. Each week includes hands-on activities to ensure you leave the course with useful technical skills. Youll learn essential tips, techniques and simple, step-by-step instructions to help you plan, design, build, launch and update a small-scale website.;Website Design for Marketers also counts as an elective towards completing the Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program.

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Learn how to write copy, contact the media, budget and execute your ongoing PR and advertising program.
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Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
Whether you are working with an agency or building your own advertising and PR plan, your marketing success depends on knowing what works best for your business. How do you attract and keep customers? How do you get press coverage? What ads and sales literature work and why? Advertising and Public Relations Essentials gives you important information and hands-on experience, so that you can implement effective campaigns for driving sales and satisfying customers.;This five-session certificate program takes you inside PR and advertising and teaches you the elements of every successful promotional plan. You'll learn how to write copy, contact the media, budget and execute your ongoing PR and advertising program.;Advertising and Public Relations Essentials also counts as an elective towards completing the Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program.

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Competencies

  • Business: Nonprofit
  • Business: Marketing, Social Media & Advertising
  • Business: Presentation Skills
  • Business: Communications, Public Speaking & Public Relations
  • Business: Management & Leadership
  • Business: Analytics
  • Business: Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Business: Administration
  • Business: Sustainability
  • Business: International Business & Globalization
  • Business: Project Management
  • Business
  • Business: Customer Service

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