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Floral Design (XFL)
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CSL122 How to Manage Conflict in the Organization
Conflict can destroy productivity and performance. Learn the practical knowledge, proven techniques, and psychological insights you need to resolve conflicts successfully. Respond quickly and effectively to issues as they arise, turn conflicts into constructive forces for improving your performance, and understand the fundamental processes and factors that cause and perpetuate conflicts. Textbook included.
CSL132 Take Control - Time Management
Learn proven time management strategies for increasing your productivity and efficiency. Discover how to use effective systems for setting and achieving your goals and reducing on-the-job stress. Applying the tools and techniques outlined here, you will be prepared to meet your contemporary time challenges and balance the demands of work and personal life. Textbook included
CSM805 Floral Design 3
Take your passion of floral design to the next level by improving your design skills and speed with the principles and elements of floral design along with floral terminology. Reviewing what you have learned from Design I and Design II, you will expand on the concepts. Sessions will include a lecture and demo, followed by each student creating a design. A $120 perishable fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Please bring scissors, wire cutters, and floral clippers to the class. Textbook require, available at the Danvers campus bookstore. Prerequisite: Floral Design I and Floral Design II
CSM902 Floral Design 1
From round, long and low, vertical, loose and airy, and cottage garden styles, learn to create a beautiful arrangement to take home each week. Includes flowering plant care, culture, and handling. Fresh cut flowers and florist supplies are available in class. Bring scissors, knife, ribbon cutters and wire cutters to class. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers Campus Bookstore. There will be a $90 perishable fee.
CSM907 Floral Design 2
Keep your creativity flowing! Create more challenging arrangements using tropical flowers, exotics, lilies, Dutch flowers, and several species of roses. Use an unusual and diverse variety of greenery and interesting containers to complement each arrangement. Discuss cut flower identification and preservation. Bring scissors, knife, ribbon cutters and wire cutters to class. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers Campus Bookstore. Prerequisite: Floral Design I. There will be a $90 perishable fee.
CSM937 Floral Merchandising and Business Practices
Reserved for Floral Design Certificate students who have successfully completed the Floral Design I & II courses or have floral design experience. Learn valuable information on merchandising flowers, gift plants, decorative accessories, window display, end caps, focal areas, promotional publications, and building customer loyalty. Explore bookkeeping systems used extensively by florists, become acquainted with credit card changes, wire service, time management, product pricing, and personal productivity skills. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers Bookstore.
CSM937 Floral Merchandising & Business Practices
Reserved for Floral Design Certificate students who have successfully completed the Floral Design I & II courses or have floral design experience. Learn valuable information on merchandising flowers, gift plants, decorative accessories, window display, end caps, focal areas, promotional publications, and building customer loyalty. Explore bookkeeping systems used extensively by florists, become acquainted with credit card changes, wire service, time management, product pricing, and personal productivity skills. TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers Bookstore.
CSM957 Wedding Flowers
Create beautiful wedding designs from ceremony to centerpiece. Design techniques for ceremony arrangements, pew decorations, head table arrangements, centerpieces, and other ideas. Bring scissors and wire cutters. A $130 perishable fee is payable to instructor at first class. Prerequisite:Floral Design I and Floral Design II or comparable experience.

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