GRANT-SUPPORTED TRAINING

Workforce Development at CCM offers grant-supported training for New Jersey employees in the areas of Business skills, Communications, and Manufacturing and Technology. Classes are typically run as a one-day training at our Randolph campus.

Who qualifies for grant support? If you work for a New Jersey non-governmental business, these classes are grant-supported, and therefore, of no cost to you. See your Human Resources department for an EIN/Tax ID number.

If you are a government employee, or if you are currently unemployed and would like to take one of these classes, you do not qualify for grant support. However, you can still take the class. Click here and follow alternate registration instructions.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

ELEVATE THE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE – class is full

Learn to delight the customer and create a culture for excellent customer service by energizing your staff with essential customer service skills. This program covers: attitude, identifying customer needs, listening skills, body language, tone of voice, choice of words, angry customers, recovery and exceeding expectations.

Instructor: Dale Favia

Time: Fri, Nov 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 111

Sign up to be placed on a waiting list for a future class, when funding becomes available.

 

FINANCE

INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE FOR THE NON-FINANCE PROFESSIONAL (HALF DAY)

Intended for the non-finance professional, this workshop will provide participants with an overview of the four most important financial statements as well as basic financial and accounting concepts. Apply these concepts to a simulated business or to your own organization. Topics covered include Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, Profit and Loss Statement as well as Key Terms and Ratios, the Budget Process and SEC filings.

Instructor: Rita Williams-Bogar

Time: Thurs, Oct 10, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 215

 

QUICKBOOKS – INTRODUCTION (EVENINGS) – class is full

This course is for those who are brand new to QuickBooks. Learn how to setup a new company file, create a chart of accounts, create invoicing and payables, understand financial reports, Profit and Loss and Balance Sheets. This class takes place over two half-days to allow for practice of concepts learned.

Registration is for attendance in both sessions.

Instructor: Rreze Zejnullahi-Berisha

Time: Tues and Thurs, Sept 17 & 19, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 114

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS – class is full

Social Media is an integral part of every business marketing plan. With so many different platforms available, it is important to choose those that are most helpful to your organization. In this hands-on class you will review the major social media platforms in depth (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest), and make improvements to your current social media profiles and strategies. Learn tips for gaining more followers, improving engagement and spreading the word about your business. Leave feeling more confident and competent in using social media to market your business.  *Be sure to bring your login information for all your social media accounts, so you can work directly within your pages and profiles in class. Please bring a laptop if you have one, otherwise CCM will provide.

Instructor: Frank Morales

Time: Fri, Oct 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 111

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PUBLIC SPEAKING: DELIVER YOUR MESSAGE WITH CONFIDENCE (HALF DAYS) – class is full

Does the thought of speaking before a group make you feel nervous? Do you wonder what you can do to remember your material so you can appear confident and prepared? You are not alone.  Fortunately, there is good news. You can strengthen your oral communication skills and feel more at ease when speaking in public and/or delivering presentations. Fundamentals of speaking and presentation skills will be covered including: strategies to remain calm and in control, tailoring your message to your audience, enhancing awareness of verbal and non-verbal cues and effective listening skills. Techniques for delivering dynamic presentations and managing large or small audiences will be provided in the course.

Registration is for attendance in both sessions.

INSTRUCTOR: Rita Williams-Bogar

Time: Thurs, Oct 17 & 24, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 215

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SPANISH COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE (EVENINGS) – class is full. 

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.

6 Sessions: 18 hours, CEU 1.8

Registration is for attendance in all sessions.

Instructor: Marina Cupo

Time: Tues, Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26,  6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 212

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BLUEPRINT READING

This course will teach you how to read shop and engineering blueprints and learn the information needed to fabricate parts and perform assembly operations. You will study current drafting standards and blueprint reading techniques as well as develop your ability to accurately locate and interpret dimensions on drawings. We will review standard lines and symbols, sketching techniques, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, drawings, dimensions, tolerances, sectional views, title block information, machining specifications, and specialized forms of engineering drawings. You will learn how to draw principal and isometric views and understand how blueprints and tolerances relate to the manufacturing process. Students may wish to refresh Shop Math skills prior to enrolling in Blueprint Reading. See below.

Time: TBD

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SHOP MATH & MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS

If you are new to manufacturing or are looking to gain knowledge of the basic math and measurement instruments used in the manufacturing industry, this course is for you. The focus will be on an overview of mathematics, common industry formulas and unit conversions.  Individuals will be trained to properly read measuring instruments common to manufacturing. The knowledge gained will provide a solid foundation for individuals interested in taking the Blueprint Reading class.

Time: TBD

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GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING (GD&T)

Acquiring an understanding of GD&T is essential to ensure that no matter who receives a drawing, they will be able to understand it. This course will provide you with essential knowledge of how to create a well-structured GD&T which will improve communications within your machine shop and ensure everyone involved is speaking the same language. GD&T concepts covered will include CNC machining tolerances, the Datum Reference Frame (DRF), interpretation of symbols, the Feature Control Frame, communicating basic dimensions and material condition modifiers.

Instructor: Ron Kilgore

Time: TBD

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MANUAL AND COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) MACHINING

Manual Machining

This course covers precision measurements and elementary theory of cutting and machining methods with emphasis on the proper operation of the manual lathe and the vertical mill.

Time: TBD

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Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CNC)

This course provides a practical application of computerized product development and related prototyping concepts as well as exposure to basic G-code programming, machine setup, manual and post processed programs, tool offsets and tool changing.  Participants will be able to implement all previously learned prototyping concepts to successfully setup and operate CNC milling and CNC turning centers.

Time: TBD

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EXCEL

EXCEL FOR BEGINNERS – class is full

An introduction to Microsoft Excel basics including creating spreadsheets, formulas, functions, text, formatting, printing and quick charts. At the completion of the course, you will be able to perform basic Excel skills such as modifying an existing worksheet, building worksheets, copying and moving cells and much more.  PREREQUISITE: Solid comfort level using a computer.

Instructor: Emily O’Brien

Time: Thurs, Oct 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 113

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EXCEL REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION- class is full

PREREQUISITE: Excel Intermediate

Regression analysis is used for a variety of business applications. Using data correctly will help you strategize to make better decisions, impacting future growth. This class utilizes Excel as a statistical software to draw valid conclusions with raw data. This course will help employees to understand the basic economic concepts of data analysis, and to use Excel to extract, clean, create histograms, find quartiles and standard deviation, determine skewness, run a regression analysis and finally, be able to read, understand, analyze and make decisions based on the results.

Instructor: Rreze Zejnullahi-Berisha

Time: Fri, Nov 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 113

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GOOGLE

GOOGLE CLOUD: LEARN GOOGLE’S ONLINE SUITE OF APPS AND WORK FROM ANYWHERE – class is full

PREREQUISITE: 1) Solid comfort level using a computer and software programs 2) Have a Gmail/Google account prior to class. You can do this by going to Gmail.com and creating an account. Remember to bring your sign-in and password.

Learn about Google’s powerful, free cloud-based suite of apps that allow you to work, collaborate, communicate and manage your life from wherever you are. You will learn about Google Drive/file storage, Google Docs/documents, Gmail/email, Google Slides/presentations, Google sheets/spreadsheets, Google Forms and Google Calendar.

Instructor: Alyce Garver

Time: Tues, Oct 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: Henderson Hall, HH 113

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POWERPOINT

POWERPOINT: LEARN DESIGN SKILLS TO CREATE A CUTTING EDGE PRESENTATION – class is full

PREREQUISITE: Working knowledge of PowerPoint.

This course is for those who already know how to create a PowerPoint presentation, but want to learn more advanced functions that make your presentation sensational. Capture your audience with easy to use, impressive and powerful PowerPoint features most people don’t know about. Keep your audience’s attention with engaging messages and graphics that communicate a clear message. Have your charts build themselves before your viewers’ eyes. Learn to use these helpful tools without a huge commitment of time. This class includes everything ‘behind the ribbon.’

INSTRUCTOR: Rreze Zejnullahi-Berisha

Fri, Nov 1, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location: Landscape Horticulture Building, LHT 102

Cost: $99

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All classes may be customized and scheduled for on-site delivery at your company’s location. Fees as low as $500 will secure this training exclusively for your employees. Contact Beth Rodgers at (973) 328-5186 for information.

For all other questions about grant-supported classes, contact us at (973) 328-5188 or wfd@ccm.edu