Continuing Education

Business Institute

Cumberland County College is hosting Social Media for Business from January 8–17, 2019, and Spring Business Institute from March 4–7, 2019. The Business Institute offers professional development programs for businesses and employees of Cumberland County.

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Spring 2019 Business Insitute

“Developing & Enhancing the Skills of the Workforce to Succeed in the 21st Century”

The Spring Institute offers a professional development program for businesses and employees of Cumberland County.

Topics Include:

  • Microsoft Excel- Levels 1 and 2
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Building Better Teams

Individuals can sign up for one session OR multiple sessions.

Who Can Attend?

Individuals are eligible to participate in the Summer Institute if they are:

  • Employed by an NJ Employer
  • An NJ Resident
  • 18 years or older

Certificates of Completion from Cumberland County College will be awarded to individuals who complete each course.

Tuition: No Cost! Tuition funded by NJLWD grants.

Seating is Limited! Register Now!

Location:   
Millville Arts and Innovation Center
321 N. High St., Millville, NJ 08332

Parking Lot behind the building.

For more information call Cindy Phillips at 856-776-2371 or to register for one or multiple sessions,  Register Now

SCHEDULE:

Microsoft Excel Level 1 (Part 1) - Monday, March 4 | 8:30am-12:30pm Register Now
During this course, participants will learn:

  • How to open and interact with Excel, and how to save and close workbooks.
  • How to enter various kinds of data, how to enter formulas and functions, how to move and copy data, and about the various reference types and how to use them.
  • How to format text and numbers, how to align text, and how to apply borders and styles to cells and ranges.

**Participants must complete both Excel 1 Part1 and Part 2 to receive a certificate of completion.

Coaching and Mentoring (Part 1) - Monday, March 4 | 1:30pm-5:30pm Register Now
The Coaching and Mentoring Workshop focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.

Microsoft Excel Level 1 (Part 2) - Tuesday, March 5 | 8:30am-12:30pm Register Now
During this course, participants will learn:

  • About various data-entry shortcuts; how to use paste options; and how to insert, delete and hide data in your worksheets.
  • How to create charts, change their type, and insert and control the elements they contain.
  • How to split and manage worksheet windows, set print options, print and preview workbooks, create headers and footers, and share workbooks with other users.
  • About workbook properties and how to use templates

** Students must complete Excel 1 Part 1 in order to take Excel 1 Part 2
** Participants must complete both Excel 1 Part 1 and Part 2 to receive a certificate of completion.

Coaching and Mentoring (Part 2) -Tuesday, March 5   1:30pm-5:30pm Register Now
The Coaching and Mentoring Workshop focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.    

Microsoft Excel Level 2 (Part 1) - Wednesday, March 6 | 8:30am-12:30pm Register Now
During this course, participants will learn:

  • How to manage workbooks and customize the Excel environment
  • How to use named ranges in formulas
  • About Excel tables and how to sort data, use filtering features, validate data, and transpose rows and columns.
  • How to consolidate data from more than one range or workbook, and how to use subtotals.

**Participants must complete both Excel 1 Part1 and Part 2 to receive a certificate of completion.

Building Better Teams (Part 1) - Wednesday, March 6 | 1pm-5pm Register Now

The Building Better Teams workshop encourages participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.    

Microsoft Excel Level 2 (Part 2) - Thursday, March 7 | 8:30am-12:30pm Register Now
During this course, participants will learn:

  • How to use PivotTables to summarize and rearrange large amounts of data in a list, and how to use PivotCharts to present such data.
  • How to use conditional formatting to format data when it meets a condition, and how to insert and manipulate graphics.
  • How to use special chart features, and how to insert sparklines to take snapshots of data.
  • How to use permissions to control access to and prevent changes in your workbooks, about sharing features such as comments and change tracking, how to insert hyperlinks, and how to save a workbook as a webpage.

** Students must complete Excel 1 Part 1 in order to take Excel 1 Part 2
** Participants must complete both Excel 1 Part 1 and Part 2 to receive a certificate of completion.

Building Better Teams (Part 2) - Thursday, March 7| 1:30p-5:30pm Register Now
The Building Better Teams workshop encourages participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.


Social Media for Business

Many business owners realize the potential for growth using social media marketing. However, some professionals are unsure of where to start and how to know if their ideas are effective. This program will begin to reduce the confusion by thoroughly explaining the advantages of using social media to market your business. We will cover a variety of subjects in this four-day class including these topics and more:

Session 1: January 8, 2019 | 6–8 p.m.

  • An overview of social media platforms and how they are used
  • How often to post, when to post and which types of posts get the most engagement
  • An introduction to social media vocabulary/lingo

Session 2: January 10, 2019 | 6–8 p.m.

  • Developing a strategy, posting calendar and scheduling
  • Social Media policy and who should be responsible for running your accounts
  • Crisis management and prevention

Session 3: January 15, 2019 | 6–8 p.m.

  • Understanding how algorithms are used
  • How paid advertising works and how to target the right audience
  • Interpreting analytics and using them for future campaigns

Session 4: January 17, 2019 | 6–8 p.m.

  • How to create and manage a contest or promotion
  • Email marketing
  • Helpful tools and programs
  • Wrap up

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Who Can Attend?


Individuals are eligible to participate in the Business Institute if they are:

  • Employed by an NJ Employer
  • An NJ Resident
  • 18 years or older

Certificates of Completion from Cumberland County College will be awarded to individuals who complete each course.

Tuition: No Cost!

Tuition is funded by NJLWD grants.
Note: Business Institute programs are for non-government entity employees only.

Location

Cumberland County College
3322 College Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360

Questions & Registration

Click this registration form link. For questions or more information, please call Cindy Phillips at 856-776-2371. 

For information about upcoming Business Institute sessions, please complete this form and check "Business Training." 

*The Professional Development Business Institute is created through the NJBIA Basic and Employability Skills Workforce Training Program. This Program is a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce.