This session focuses on positively influencing the current organizational culture, and encouraging others to do the same.  Identifying ways to replicate ourselves and teach new skills to others demonstrates accountability for implementing what we've learned, and giving back to the organization.  This is the culminating step in creating a learning organization; an organization that values the individual and allows individuals to take responsibility for the future improvement of their workplace.


This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which paralegals are most in demand. The Paralegal Certificate Course© offers instruction on how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal, or how to open your own freelance business.

Legal Secretary

This program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. This course will provide those interested in a career change with new, marketable job skills and help those already working as legal secretaries to increase efficiency and productivity in their offices.

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Legal Nurse Consultant

This program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides you with the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues, and to testify in court as expert witnesses.

WordPress Websites

Do you want to build an attractive blog or website-without having to hire someone to do it for you? Get hands-on instruction to create your own professional-looking Wordpress Webpage. This course goes a step further and teaches you the basics of coding so you'll be able to troubleshoot on your own. 

Gary Ritzenthaler, Instructor

The class will be offered at the Metro Center in 2015:


Grant Management

SUNY Oswego Division of Extended Learning and Grant Writing USA present a two-day grant management program at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse each fall. Beginning and experienced grant managers and administrators from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend.

Event Planning

TChampagne glasses and cakehe Fundamentals of Event Planning will introduce you to important information concerning key strategies for managing event logistics as well as critical planning techniques for negotiating contracts, dealing with sponsors, and working with a variety of events. The course instructor will guide you through the intricacies of planning an event using a combination of lectures, interactive activities, and real-life experiences.