Managers, HR Professionals, Entrepreneurs–if you would like to learn more about the hiring and handling of employees, health insurance, compensation, or other human resources programs and procedures, this course track is for you. Whether you are interested in pursuing testing for credentials from organizations such as the Human Resources Certification Institute or the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), or you are looking to grow your expertise, this program will provide you with the knowledge you need for your career growth and will prepare you to sit for the SHRM certification exam.
Program content is based on the SHRM’s State of Human Resource Education Study in cooperation with the American Institutes for Research. Based on SHRM Human Resource Curriculum: An Integrated Approach to HR Education. Includes two field trips to local SHRM chapter meetings and guest speakers who are subject matter experts.
To earn a CCM Certificate in Human Resources Professional – Generalist, you must successfully complete all the courses below:
Course Title Hours CEU
HR Management and Staffing 15 1.5
Employment Law 18 1.8
Training & Staff Development 9 0.9
Total Rewards: Compensation and Benefits 15 1.5
Strategic HR Management and Capstone Project 9 0.9
TOTAL 66 6.6
*Textbook required; see below.
Judy Treibman, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Kenneth Sterzer, MPS, SHRM-CP, PHR
Vivian Yost, MSHR, SPHR-SCP; SPHR
ALL CLASSES HELD AT MORRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL, 50 EARLY STREET, MORRISTOWN
HR MANAGEMENT AND STAFFING
People are the most valuable asset to any organization. Learn how to identify and implement recruiting and retention programs to impact productivity and profitability. Assess HR effectiveness using measurement tools. The class will attend a Society of Human Resources chapter meeting (Sussex-Warren) as a field trip. Topics will include Trends in HR Management and the contemporary role of HR in the large and small organization; Develop recruiting and retention strategies and practices; Manage a diverse workforce and a global workforce; Evaluate HR performance/effectiveness with metrics. CHR 121.
88381. 5 Sessions: 15 hours, CEU 1.5
Morristown High School
Time: 6:15-9:15 p.m., Tues, Sept 10-Oct 8
Professionals provide training to managers and employees on compliance issues, develop and implement policies, practices and procedures. Learn about relevant legislation such as: Employment at will/wrongful discharge, NJ state and local legislation, OSHA, FLSA, ERISA, FMLA, NLRA, WARN, COBRA, HIPA and EEO. CHR 122.
88382. 6 Sessions: 18 hours, CEU 1.8
Morristown High School
Time: 6:15-9:15 p.m., Tues, Oct 22-Nov 26
TRAINING & STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Continuous learning is essential to a productive and efficient workforce. HR delivers corporate training to employees based on business objectives. Major topics include: Define core competencies; Conduct a needs assessment; Design and deliver training programs; Link career development and performance management to training. CHR 119.
88383. 3 Sessions: 9 hours, CEU 0.9
Morristown High School
Time: 6:15-9:15 p.m., Tues, Dec 3-Dec 17
TOTAL REWARDS: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS – Next offered in Spring 2020
Compensation and benefits are primary factors in recruiting and retaining top talent and the key to a company’s competitiveness. HR develops packages for executives and compensation and benefits levels for employees that are internally and externally equitable and that fit the company’s needs. Major topics include: Salary grading and banding using a market-based strategy; Management of company paid benefits: medical, dental and other benefits; ERISA and other regulatory issues pertaining to benefits; Other rewards: paid time off, flexible schedules. CHR 117
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT & CAPSTONE PROJECT – Next offered in Spring 2020
In order to be an active partner in the strategic management of a company, HR must understand the business climate and the competition. HR translates corporate goals (both short and long-term) to the department and individual level. HR reduces or mitigates risk to the company. Students will work in groups on a project of choice and will identify and report on solutions drawing from multiple areas of HR. Major topics include: SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) Analysis; Health, safety and security risks; Workforce changes including mergers/acquisitions, reductions in workforce. CHR 123
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world leader in Project Management Certifications, organizations with standardized practices attain better results. Because the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) recognize your knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard, you’ll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.
Project Management Practical Application I and II are appropriate prerequisite preparation for the novice (see next listing).
This class meets the educational requirement for taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exams offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The course provides a robust foundation for the student’s preparation in becoming eligible to take these two certification exams. This course also satisfies requirements for obtaining Professional Development Units (PDUs). PMC 127
INSTRUCTOR: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO
88413. 5 Sessions: 35 hours, CEU 3.5
Cohen Hall, CH 265
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 23, Dec 7, Dec 21
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICAL APPLICATION I AND II
Project management is one of the most sought after competencies for today’s business professional. This two-part course is your opportunity to acquire or increase your existing project management knowledge and understanding to apply project management skills and theory in your workplace. Skilled Project Managers are able to deliver results in the shortest time, at the least cost and with the highest quality.
The course lays out current, successful project management methods, diagrams, software, evaluation and review techniques. Experience the vital discipline of coordinating a team’s efforts toward successful project outcomes. Practice skills in creativity, situational problem solving and leadership. See how to work sensibly with project teams, conflict resolution and negotiations. Learn about practical and proven methods to manage people, procedures and time to achieve the results you need. Learn about realistic up-to-date project concepts like critical path, critical chain project management and agile project management. Understand how to work with time constraints, smart planning, resource allocation, quality control, risk management, controlling costs and communications management.
This is a comprehensive course presented in two parts. It is tailored for the new or future project manager, but is equally appropriate for the business owner, entrepreneurs and department heads who find themselves working in teams or at the helm of a project.
Students will work on a project plan of their choosing.
INSTRUCTOR: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICAL APPLICATION, PART I – PMC 125
88411. 6 Sessions: 21 hours, CEU 2.1
Cohen Hall, CH 271
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat, Sept 28
6-9 p.m., Tues and Thurs, Oct 1, Oct 3, Oct 15, Oct 17, Oct 22
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICAL APPLICATION, PART II – PMC 126
88412. 6 Sessions: 21 hours, CEU 2.1
Cohen Hall, CH 271
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat, Oct 19
6-9 p.m., Tues and Thurs, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 5, Nov 7, Nov 12
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Do you know your role in Supply Chain Management? The integrated nature of today’s Supply Chain makes this an essential course for all business professionals: IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Operations, Supply Management/Purchasing, Logistics, Transportation, Production, Quality and more! Every department and external resource plays an integral role in a company’s supply chain.
Whether you’re new to the workforce, or an experienced staff member, manager or executive, missteps in the supply chain costs organizations time, money and lost customers. This class will give you a new way of looking at and conducting business across tiers inside and outside the organization, resulting in cost savings, revenue growth and an increased competitive advantage. In this class you will learn the concepts and the practical real-life applications of supply chain management through interactive discussions and activities, case studies, online resources and course designed materials. You’ll discover:
- What a supply chain is
- How to break down silos to work cross-functionally among departments
- Collaborative efforts with suppliers and customers
- Methods to set up an effective supply chain
- The evolving practices and future trends in supply chain management
Following this course, you can further your education and enhance your resume and career opportunities by preparing to become a Certified Supply Chain Professional with CCM’s APICS certification. SCM 109
INSTRUCTOR: Marilyn Gettinger
88421. 8 Sessions: 40 hours, CEU 4.0
Cohen Hall, CH 267
Time: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat, Oct 12-Dec 7 (no class Nov 30)
The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) brings a company’s entire end-to-end supply chain into perspective. Supply chain effectiveness in the global economy is increasingly critical for business and professional success.
The APICS CSCP designation certifies your mastery of the entire supply chain – extending beyond internal operations. From your suppliers through your operation, to your end consumer, it shows your knowledge and expertise of how to:
- Improve productivity by looking outside of internal operations and through the entire supply chain
- Create and execute supply chain strategy to meet customer needs, reduce costs and increase profits
- Incorporate your end-to-end view of the supply chain into organizational activities
WHY YOU SHOULD EARN THE CSCP DESIGNATION
- Increase your salary – on average, designees see a 25% increase
- Improve your hiring potential by 65%
- Maximize your organization’s ERP investments
- Effectively manage global end-to-end supply chain activities
- Increase your professional value and secure your future
WHO SHOULD PURSUE CSCP
- Professionals and leaders who want an improved view of strategic Supply Chain Management with a global view
- Leaders looking to improve lead time, working capital, productivity and the bottom line
- Innovators seeking to make step-change improvements in their chain strategies and effectiveness
- Anyone looking to move forward in their career and improve their competitiveness
Training will cover the following comprehensive modules:
- Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
- Supply Chain Strategy, Design and Compliance
- Implementation and Operations
You will learn the latest best practices to elevate your job performance and help you take advantage of common technologies. The knowledge you gain will help you drive improvement in your organization, maximize the efficiency of planning and operations, and improve the bottom line.
The class prepares you to sit for the APICS CSCP certification exam. Course registration includes all learning materials, online exam practice and exam voucher. The online learning tool provides a personal path to success through interactive web-based study tools that test your understanding and retention of the topics learned in the reading materials. You have access to all the web-based study tools for one year.
INSTRUCTOR: Russ Miller, Master APICS Instructor Certification
88422. 6 Sessions: 48 hours, CEU 4.8
Henderson Hall, HH 204
Time: 8: 30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sat, Sept. 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26
Cost: $3,895 (includes materials and exam fees)
APICS Exam Eligibility requirements for CSCP
- 3 years of related business experience or
- Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent, or
- CPIM, ClTD, CSCP, CTL, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
CERTIFIED PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT (CPIM)
The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, a critical function within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams demonstrating competency in production and inventory management.
Through the CPIM preparation, you will gain knowledge to:
- Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
- Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies in your organization
- Master the tools you need to effectively improve internal operations
- Gain knowledge to apply principles of ERP software to cover various critical functions within your organization
- Increase customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services
WHY YOU SHOULD EARN THE APJCS CPIM CERTIFICATION
Earning the CPIM credential makes you a recognized expert in internal operations for your organization. Your commitment and effort demonstrates your high level of knowledge and skills to your employer and colleagues. Certification makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, boosting your career and keeping your organization more competitive in today’s economy. Wherever your career takes you, CPIM certification defines you as an internal operations expert and leader. More than 107,000 professionals in 107 countries have earned an APICS CPIM designation.
WHO SHOULD PURSUE CPIM
A CPIM education is essential for professionals involved in:
- Production and inventory management
- Supply chain management
- Materials management
CPIM preparation and exam process is divided into two parts:
CPIM 1 is 3 sessions, 24 hours; covering the Basics of Supply Chain Management.
CPIM 2 is 6 sessions, 48 hours and includes the following modules:
- Strategic Management of Resources
- Master Planning of Resources
- Detailed Scheduling and Planning
- Execution and Control of Operations
There is an exam after both CPIM 1 and 2. In order to receive certification vou must pass both.
The class will prepare you to sit for the APICS CPIM certification exam. Course registration includes all learning materials, online exam practice and exam voucher. The online learning tool provides a personal path to success through interactive web based study tools that test your understanding and retention of the topics learned in the reading materials. You have access to all the web-based study tools for one year.
INSTRUCTOR: APICS Certified Instructor
CPIM Part 1 – SCM 110
88423. 3 Sessions: 24 hours, CEU 2.4
Henderson Hall, HH 204
Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat, Dec 7-21
Cost: $2,095 (includes materials and exam fees)
CPIM Part 2 – SCM 111
28424. 6 Sessions: 48 hours, CEU 4.8
Henderson Hall, HH 204
Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat, Feb 1-March 7
Cost: $2,595 (includes materials and exam fees)
ASQ SIX SIGMA
Salaries for ASQ certified Six Sigma Green Belts are $80K-$90K, and process improvement professionals are in high demand. Companies prefer to bring already trained individuals on board to minimize their own training costs. New companies are realizing the benefits of a structured continuous improvement program and new industries are realizing that it’s not just for manufacturing.
CCM offers Six Sigma certification so that smaller companies can afford to train at least one key knowledgeable individual to shepherd the company through the growth and increased profits that larger companies experience with Six Sigma improvements. This affordable course allows individuals to continue working and immediately put into practice the skills being learned in class.
GREEN BELT CERTIFICATION
Prerequisite: This is an entry level course. Students must have, at a minimum, a high school diploma.
Lessons on the various Lean and Six Sigma processes will be covered over the course of ten sessions. This pace allows you to integrate the processes into your work environment and thought process. Upon completion of this 40-hour course, you will be prepared to sit for the American Society for Quality Green Belt certification exam. You will be able to organize complex issues into a structured, prioritized format, define projects against a project metric, gather data relative to the project metric, analyze the data, and identify the tasks necessary to improve the project metric to a target value. BCC 142
*Textbook required; see below. Search BCC
INSTRUCTOR: Carl Perini, BA, MS, ASQ CSSBB, CQA, CGMP
To sit for the ASQ Green Belt Exam requires three years of work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Green Belt body of knowledge.
88391. 10 Sessions: 40 hours, CEU 4.0
Henderson Hall, HH 212
Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sat, Sept 28-Dec 7 (no class Nov 30)
FINANCE FOR BUSINESSES
Discover the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You’ll get hands-on experience handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes and various common banking activities. Whether you’re a sole proprietor and want to manage your business finances, or you simply want an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or personal use, you’ll gain a solid foundation in financial matters. This course is a prerequisite for QuickBooks offered below. BDT 124
INSTRUCTOR: Leonor DiStefano
88231. 5 Sessions: 15 hours, CEU 1.5
Cohen Hall, CH 257
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Sat, Sept 21-Oct 19
PREREQUISITE: Accounting Fundamentals, or a minimum of one-year work related bookkeeping or accounting experience. Students who register for this class, and do not have the prerequisite knowledge, will be limited in their ability to participate in this course.
This course is for both experienced QuickBooks users and those who are brand new to QuickBooks. You will work in QuickBooks 2017 desk top and QuickBooks cloud. You will create a company and work in “your company” learning effective bookkeeping skills, including how to create purchase orders, track sales and expenses, produce and manage invoices and monitor financial records. BDT 125
INSTRUCTOR: Leonor DiStefano
88232. 7 Sessions: 21 hours, CEU 2.1
Henderson Hall, HH 114
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Sat, Oct 26-Dec 14 (no class Nov 30)
An Interactive and Engaging Spanish Language Course for Business Professionals
Effectively manage an increasingly diverse workforce using occupational Spanish language skills while developing an understanding and appreciation of the cultural aspects that influence the workplace. This course is oriented to business professionals who want to acquire key elements of the Spanish language in business and cultural contexts. The program is designed to have business simulations that allow participants to learn the language on real and at the same time, be aware of cultural differences of Latin-American cultures from country to country.
Registration is for attendance in all sessions.
INSTRUCTOR: Marina Cupo
6 Sessions: 18 hours, CEU 1.8
Time: Tues, Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Henderson Hall, HH 212