Workforce Development at CCM offers grant-supported training for New Jersey employees in the areas of Business skills, Technology skills, and Manufacturing-related skills. This program is made possible through a grant from the NJ Department of Labor.  Visit this page regularly as trainings will be released by the month.

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 do not qualify for free training, but wish to enroll as a paying student, please contact us for alternate registration instructions.)

For all questions, give us a call at 973-328-5188 or email

Register for your Grant Supported Training one month at a time.  You will not be able to adjust your classes on your own once they are submitted. If you make a mistake or need assistance you can reach out to or call 973-328-5188. Please remember that once registered, attendance is mandatory at all meetings of a class, as a condition of the grant. Plan ahead and be sure to mark your calendar!

IMPORTANT: Once you’ve created an account, keep your username and password. You will need this information to register for future classes. Add and to your safe senders so that our emails regarding your registration and class Zoom link get delivered to your inbox and are not sent to your spam folder.


BEFORE REGISTERING, click on topics for details about prerequisites, dates/times and class description:

Excel Intermediate - Dec 4, 5, 6, 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. - CLASS IS FULL; sign up for waiting list

PREREQUISITE:  Must have knowledge of Excel for Beginners or equivalent.

This course will continue with Microsoft Excel topics includ­ing: Table Functionality, Flash Fill, Popular Functions, Evaluating Formulas, Named Ranges, Formatting with Conditional Formatting, Viewing Options, an Introduction to Data Validation, Vlookup, and Pivot Tables, and more.

INSTRUCTOR:  Emily O’Brien, AS

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Dec 4, 5, 6, 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


4 sessions: 8 hrs, CEU 0.8

Excel Pivot Tables and Beyond - Dec 5, 7, 12, 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

PREREQUISITE:  Must have knowledge of Excel Intermediate or equivalent.

Advances in technology have made it possible to store ever increasing amounts of data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. You already have experience working with Excel and creating basic PivotTables to summarize data. But, Excel is capable of doing much more. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for you to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. This leads to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved.

INSTRUCTOR:  Michael Muller, CPA, CMA

Tues & Thurs, Dec 5, 7, 12, 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


4 sessions: 8 hrs, CEU 0.8

Top Excel Tools for Efficiency - Dec 12 & 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

PREREQUISITE: Intermediate Excel or Equivalent

This training is dedicated to learning quick tricks on the top must-have skills for improving your efficiency with Excel: Date Validation, Logical Functions, Conditional Formatting, Lookup and Reference Functions, and Pivot Tables. These tools will help increase your productivity and motivate you to tackle your spreadsheets with ease. Join this quick power training to help boost your effectiveness and efficiency in Excel.


Tues & Wed, Dec 12 & 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


2 sessions: 6 hrs, CEU 0.6

Team Building: Developing High Performing Teams - Dec 12 & 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. - CLASS IS FULL; sign up for waiting list

Success as a manager is heavily influenced by how well your team operates and what kind of results they achieve. Is your team able to solve problems? Can they resolve conflict? Are they enthusiastic and motivated to do their best? Do they work well together? This course is designed for participants who want to develop their team leadership skills and unleash the talent of their individual team members. Build teamwork by recognizing and tapping into the characteristics of an effective team. Promote trust and rapport by exploring your team player style and how it impacts group dynamics. Recognize the key elements that move a team from involvement to empowerment and how to give these elements to your team. Last, but not least, develop strategies for dealing with team conflict and common problems.


Tues & Thurs, Dec 12 & 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


2 sessions: 6 hrs, CEU 0.6

Outlook in a Nutshell - Dec 12 & 14, 4-7 p.m. (Rescheduled from November)

PREREQUISITE: Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows.

Outlook is Microsoft’s tool for managing your email, contacts and calendars. In this course, you will learn to use Outlook to send, receive and manage email messages, manage your contact information, schedule appointments and meetings, create tasks and notes for yourself and customize the Outlook interface to suit your working style. Don’t deal with a disorganized inbox; learn to use Outlook’s powerful features to stay on top of messages and schedules.

INSTRUCTOR: Trish Callahan, MBA

Tues & Thurs, Dec 12 & 14, 4-7 p.m. (Rescheduled from November)


2 sessions: 6 hrs, CEU 0.6

Leading with Confidence - Dec 12 & 14, 1-4 p.m.

Are you a “Natural Born Leader?” Despite the common phrase, a strong leader is not made overnight. In this course, learn how to develop your mindset to make decisions confidently. Using key principles, gain knowledge on how to develop your character, become trustworthy and earn respect. You will learn how to assist others in developing their own characters. Realize your long-term success in your organization through this leadership development course.


Tues & Thurs, Dec 12 & 14, 1-4 p.m. 


2 sessions: 6 hrs, CEU 0.6

IMPORTANT:  Once you sign up for a class, your attendance is a mandatory requirement of the grant that makes this program possible.  If you sign up, but don’t show up, for class, we will not receive grant funds. Therefore, only sign up if you are committed to attending. Please be respectful of this policy so that we may continue to offer these training opportunities to others.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If I am unable to attend the class I registered for, I must notify the College in writing to at no less than three (3) business days prior to the class date to cancel my attendance. I understand that if I do not cancel within this timeframe, my employer may incur a late fee. I understand that I have the option to send an eligible participant to attend the class in my place. I will contact the College at with the replacement person’s contact information no less than 48 hours before the class date. Please be aware that a business day is considered Monday through Friday. It does not include weekends or holidays.