NO-COST TRAINING FOR BUSINESSES
Take advantage of cost-free training through a special state grant program! These free training classes in PC Skills and Business Communications represent a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development, and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Participation must be coordinated with your Human Resources Department, and registration must be done through the Center for Business & Technology (use registration links below).
Early registration is recommended, as seats are limited. These classes take place at CCM’s Randolph Campus, 214 Center Grove Road, unless otherwise indicated.NOTE: For Employers and Employees
These classes are provided at no charge to your company. However, employees must meet these eligibility requirements:
Do you see courses you want to offer your employees but they’re not listed for a day or time on our website that’s convenient for your operations? Do you have needs for other topics? Additional offerings are available at competitive rates! We can also deliver any class in this program at your company site for groups of 11 or more participants for a nominal fee of $300. Call about a custom class that fits your schedule at 973-328-5186 or email email@example.com.
- Public employees and unemployed persons are NOT eligible for this program
- Employees must work either part-time or full-time
- Employees must be paid by employer at their usual hourly rate while training (companies with less than 250 employees are exempt)
- Employer must have a valid FEIN Number
- For PC courses, employees must have knowledge of Windows and know how to use the keyboard and mouse
TOPICS LISTED ARE OFFERED AS A ONE DAY COURSE (9:00 am–5:00 pm) UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED. For questions regarding registration for the courses listed below, call 973-328-5188 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. We encourage you to share this opportunity with family, friends and others in your company or organization.
This course is intended for advanced Excel professionals that need to automate Excel spreadsheet tasks using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to develop a macro, format worksheets using macros, create an interactive worksheet, and perform calculations. Students will also be able to audit and analyze worksheet data by creating Scenarios, performing a What-If Analysis, or a statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak.CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
- Deadline to Register is Friday, June 12
Wed., June 17 – Henderson Hall, rm. 113
CREATING CUTTING EDGE, CLEAR, COMPELLING POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS!
This is not a basic course! Capture your business audience with easy to use impressive and powerful PowerPoint features most people don't know about. Become a more effective and efficient PowerPoint user. Keep your audience's attention riveted to the screen with engaging messages and graphics. Have your charts build themselves right before your viewers’ eyes. Wow them with your clear and powerfully presented message. Your presentations will become coherent, compelling, memorable and enjoyable from now on.
Thurs., June 11 – Henderson Hall, rm. 113
START OR MAINTAIN YOUR WEBSITE YOURSELF, TODAY!
You don't have to be a geek to learn how to create a Web page complete with links, graphics and tables for your site or your company's site. If you can create a Word document, you can create or update a Web page. In this hands-on class you will learn how to create, correct, maintain and update Web pages in the simplest manner using the simplest tools. You will work with ease to learn to use free tools that everyone has access to, and understand how they are used to create and update Web pages. You will create links to other pages, to other sites, and to email communications for the visitor to your site. You will originate tables with data and insert photos and other graphics on your pages. Be sure to bring a flash drive to take home your creations.
Fri., June 26 – Henderson Hall, rm. 113
SHARPEN AND REFRESH YOUR SALES SKILLS
Do you ever find yourself getting a little demotivated or discouraged? This course will recharge your sales spirit and provide you with creative sales tactics and techniques to help you to get your closing ratio to where you want it to be. Everyone could use a refresher along with new techniques! Whatever product/service you sell, come to this workshop to revisit the sales cycle, revamp your approach, and get recharged. Selling successfully has many different approaches, and the key is to learn what will work best for you. The time is now…so step into our course and learn a process that yields success by “starting with the end in mind”.
Tues., June 16 – Henderson Hall, rm. 212
DEMYSTIFYING SOCIAL MEDIA
Be introduced to social media tools and make them work for you. Confused on where to start? Less than satisfied with your results? Come learn this interactive approach which will teach you advanced and effective networking skills. Become skilled in leveraging key social media sites, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. You will come to appreciate and learn the art and cultivation of proactive networking with tools that will grow your business. In addition, you will explore some of the major social media sites and look at how specialty sites and social media management tools can take social media usage to the next level. Learn the value of implementing social media to add an impact to such things as marketing and branding. Learn the importance of the use of metrics to measure the impact of a social media plan. Stay on top of social media trends and adjust your plan as the online world evolves and you keep pace with it.
Thurs., June 18 – Henderson Hall, rm. 114
This course will move beyond the basics of Microsoft Word. You will learn to customize tables and charts and manage lists. Additional instruction will introduce customizing the formatting of a document (using styles and themes), drawing and working with graphics, using the mail merge function and using macros to automate common tasks.
Wed., June 10 – Henderson Hall, rm. 113
BUSINESS & EMAIL WRITING
This course is designed to teach participants the effective business writing skills and techniques to be used in communicating with internal and external audiences. Current business writing techniques will be applied along with a focus on a process for writing, guidelines for effective writing and techniques for editing. The workshop will also teach participants to prepare improved, complete, understandable and professionally acceptable e-mails. Opportunities will be provided to evaluate writing, edit samples of writing and practice editing to improve writing. Come brush-up your skills to write concise documents that can be understood by co-workers, clients and other members of the business community and increase your portability.
Thurs., June 18 – Henderson Hall, rm. 113