MIDDLESEX COLLEGE is hosting the following NO COST Virtual training for NJWMA Members and their employees!

 

JUNE

Business Etiquette & Personal Professionalism (8hr)

Wednesday, June 8th

9am -5pm

 

Problem Solving (8hr)

Thursday, June 9th

9am -5pm

 

PC Excel I (8hr)

Tuesday, June 14th

9am -5pm

 

PC Excel II (8hr)

Thursday, June 16th 

9am -5pm

 

PC Outlook (8hr)

Tuesday, June 21st

9am -5pm

 

Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, June 22nd 2022

9am -5pm

 


These courses are based on a first come first serve basis and space is limited.

To participate you MUST meet the following requirements:

  • Employer’s FEIN#, Contact information including phone, email, and business address
  • 5 people limit
  • Must register all participants when the registration link is sent
  • Attendance is required to receive a certificate of completion
  • All classes are virtual with live instructors
  • Email the names and emails of participants attending

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES PLEASE CONTACT:

Bob Russo, bob@njwma.org
Training Director, NJWMA
Tel: 732.341.3934

Listed below are many other courses that are available and might be of interest to you, the training dates are not yet scheduled but please contact Bob Russo if you would like to schedule a course below.

Workplace Literacy and Basic Skills Training – Course Titles 

 PC Windows (8 hrs.) 

PC Outlook (8 hrs.) 

PC Word 1 (8 hrs.) 

PC Word 2 (8 hrs.)  

PC Excel 1 (8 hrs.)  

PC Excel 2 (8 hrs.)  

PC Excel 3 (8 hrs.)  

PC Databases (8 hrs.) 

PC PowerPoint 1 (8 hrs.) 

PC PowerPoint 2 (8 hrs.) 

PC Data Storage via the Cloud (8hrs) 

Basic Communications Verbal (12 hrs.) 

Basic Communications Writing (12 hrs.) 

Basic Communications Verbal and Written for Improved Customer Service (12 hrs.) 

Basic Mathematics (16 hrs.) 

Basic Measurements (16 hrs.) 

ESL Level 1 (40 hrs.) 

ESL Level 2 (40 hrs.) 

ESL Level 3 (40 hrs.) 

Spanish for Managers and Spanish in the Workplace 1 (40 hrs.) 

Spanish for Managers and Spanish in the Workplace 2 (40 hrs.) 

Team Building (16 hrs.)  

Team Leadership (8 hrs.) 

Problem Solving (8 hrs.)   

Time Management (8 hrs.)  

Supervisory Skills (8hrs) 

Conflict Resolution (8hrs) 

Business Etiquette & Personal Professionalism (4hrs) 

Cloud Computing (8hrs) 

MS Office 365 (8hrs) 

Critical Thinking (8hrs) 

 

PC Windows (8hrs) This class is for non-computer users seeking to gain a basic understanding of the PC components and operations in the Microsoft Windows environment including proper start-up and shut-down of Windows operating system, running application programs, managing and organizing files and folders and printing. 

 PC Outlook (8hrs) This class will introduce participants to the proper use of e-mail as a job-related tool including sending clear messages, receiving, replying and deleting messages, disposing of junk mail and sending and opening file attachments. 

 PC Word-1 (8hrs) This class will introduce participants to the basic operations of Microsoft Word at the beginning level.  

 PC Word-2 (8hrs) This class will introduce participants to the basic operations of Microsoft Word at the beginning level and introduce participants to additional operations of Microsoft Word. 

 PC Excel-1 (8hrs) This class will introduce students to MS Excel basics including creating spreadsheets, formulas, functions, text, formatting & graphics. Students will be able to perform basic (introductory) level excel skills such as modifying an existing worksheet, building worksheets, copying & moving cells, etc. 

 PC Excel-2 (8hrs) This class will reinforce the elements introduced in Excel Level I and expand upon that base to include more complex but necessary activities such as functions, charts, linking worksheets, adding pictures and more. 

 PC Excel-3 (8hrs) This class will reinforce the elements introduced in Excel Level I & 2 and expand upon that base to include more complex but necessary activities such as functions, charts, linking worksheets, adding pictures, pivot tables and more. 

 PC PowerPoint 1 (8hrs) This course will assist students to understand the basics of PowerPoint to include the use of pictures, Word art, inset tables, diagrams, use the slide feature and make presentations. 

 PC PowerPoint 2 (8hrs) This course will assist students to understand the basics of PowerPoint to include the use of pictures, Word art, inset tables, diagrams, use the slide feature and make presentations. 

 PC Databases (8hrs) This class will provide an introduction to the various databases products in use within the business environment today.  Students will learn how to create a database, understand standard databases functions, events, forms, input masks, and more. 

 PC Data Storage via the Cloud (8hrs) This course is an introduction to the Microsoft® Office 365™, or other business product, in a cloud-based environment allowing accessing and modifying shared documents. The Office Web Apps enable users to perform basic tasks, such as opening, editing, printing, and saving documents without requiring an installation of the full desktop version of Microsoft® Office 2013 or Office 2016 on a local computer. 

 Basic Communications Verbal (12hrs) This course is designed for those workers who have basic verbal and reading skills in English.  It will introduce participants to the importance of good verbal and non-verbal communication skills in the workplace including good listening skills.  It will demonstrate how different personal communication styles affect how co-workers, supervisors and customers receive and interpret information.  The course will target the outcomes as defined below but limit itself to verbal skills only. 

 Basic Communications Writing (12hrs) This course is designed for those workers who have basic verbal and reading skills in English.  It will demonstrate how different personal communication styles affect how co-workers, supervisors and customers receive and interpret information.  The course will target the outcomes as defined below but limit itself to written skills only. 

 Basic Communication Verbal and Written for Improved Customer Service This course is designed for those workers who come into contact with the customers of any company.  Customers are defined as anyone, external paying customers or internal staff who support the company’s mission.  It will introduce participants to the importance of good verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills in the workplace including good listening skills.  It will demonstrate how different personal communication styles affect how customers receive and interpret information.  The course will target the outcomes as defined below. 

 Basic Mathematics (16hrs) This course is designed to access the math skills of the participant, develop and deliver a prescriptive plan for the participant to progress as far as his or her ability will permit towards the basic and practical math and measurement requirements of the workplace to include:  basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals and measurements. 

 Basic Measurements (16hrs) This course is designed to access the math skills of the participant, develop and deliver a prescriptive plan for the participant to progress as far as his or her ability will permit towards the basic measurement requirements of the workplace to include:  basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers.  

 ESL Level 1 (40hrs) This course is designed for students who are literate in their native tongues & have some fluency in using the Roman alphabet to associate sounds with symbols; are typically unable to formulate complete sentences in English; are knowledgeable of individual words or phrases; but unable to express basic thoughts. 

 ESL Level 2 (40hrs)  This course is designed for students who are somewhat able to communicate ideas in writing, but need improvement to basic writing style and grammar; demonstrate basic understanding of the verb system or word order; and have a minimal ability to convey ideas in writing and speaking, but may understand more than they can express. 

 ESL Level 3 (40hrs) This course is designed for students who are better able to communicate ideas in writing, but need improvement to basic writing style and grammar; demonstrate basic understanding of the verb system or word order; and have a minimal ability to convey ideas in writing and speaking, but may understand more than they can express. 

Spanish For Managers and Spanish in the Workplace Level 1 (40 hrs.) These are programs customized to assist non-Spanish speakers communicate effectively with Spanish speaking staff. 

Spanish For Managers and Spanish in the Workplace Level 2 (40 hrs.) These are programs customized to assist non-Spanish speakers communicate effectively with Spanish speaking staff. 

Team Building: (16hr) This course teaches the participant the skills to transition into increasingly more responsible levels of management including: the competencies of leadership required for new managers and those hoping to transition from line or staff positions into supervisory positions, building trust within the organization, overcoming workplace issues and goal achievement.   

Team Leadership: (8hrs) This course will prepare front line workers to assume leadership roles in various departments across the organization. They will learn how their roles will change, about management s expectations for new leaders, how to better understand their responsibilities in this new role, the importance of clear and direct communication, strategies for dealing with and diffusing conflict, how to give feedback and offer constructive criticism, how to deal with difficult employees and more. 

Problem Solving: (8hr) This course teaches the participant employees the effective skill necessary for customer focused problem solving and how to effectively handle stress.   The skills include proper inquiry by formulating and asking the proper questions, identifying and clarifying the goal, evaluating potential actions and selecting the best action decision in a calm and objective manner.   

Time Management: (8hrs) This course is designed to teach participants how to establish clear work priorities to successfully and efficiently manage and achieve multiple work objectives and goals.  

Supervisory Skills (8hrs) This class will assist students to understand the various supervision styles most common to businesses, develop flexibility in how these styles are implemented and determine ways they can meet employee needs while remaining focused on the goals of the business.  

Conflict Resolution (8hrs) This course will help students understand what conflict in the workplace is, identify the stages of conflict, understand conflict resolution styles and how to use them and more. 

Business Etiquette and Professionalism (4hrs) This class will assist students to understand the importance of first impressions in business settings, along with the role that dress plays in a business environment and more. 

Critical Thinking (8hrs)- This course will teach the participant the ability to proficiently conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to reach an answer or conclusion.  Employees who think critically possess a highly valued workplace and lifetime ability. Critical thinking is a catalyst to build positive, meaningful interactions, and successful projects using logical reasoning.  

Business General 

Computer Science 

MS Office 365 (8hrs) This course is an introduction to the Microsoft® Office 365™ in a cloud-based environment allowing accessing and modifying shared documents. The Office Web Apps enable users to perform basic tasks, such as opening, editing, printing, and saving documents without requiring an installation of the full desktop version of Microsoft® Office 2013 or Office 2016 on a local computer. 

Cloud Computing Technology (8hrs) This course will provide an introductory overview of the expanding world of cloud computing.  They will learn the pros and cons of cloud technology with an emphasis on business impact. They will also learn about currently available cloud services, differentiate cloud categories and adoption measures and identify the risks involved.