Grant-Supported Training for New Jersey Employees and Businesses at CCM Center for Workforce Development

The Center for Workforce Development at the County College of Morris is offering grant-supported training opportunities to New Jersey employees in the areas of business skills, technology skills, and manufacturing-related skills. Employees in non-governmental businesses can participate in various technical, administrative, and managerial courses at no cost due to a state-awarded grant from the NJ Department of Labor.

Interested participants should frequently visit, to learn about updated class schedules and sessions. For information about enrollment and qualifications, please contact the CCM Center for Workforce Development at 973-328-5188 or 973-328-5187 or email

Current Courses:

Self-Advocacy & Negotiation

Wednesday, November 29 & Thursday, November 30: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Self-Advocacy is the ability to advocate on your own behalf and represent your interests. This program provides skills to effectively negotiate and enhance self-advocacy in order to achieve goals. These techniques can be applied to a wide variety of situations in the workplace. Participants will:

  • Learn the principles of self-advocacy
  • Explore the fundamentals of negotiating
  • Understand ways to develop assertive communication
  • Discuss ways to overcome challenges
  • Incorporate self-advocacy in negotiations

Top Excel Tools for Efficiency

Tuesday, December 12 & Wednesday, December 13: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 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.

Outlook in a Nutshell

Tuesday, December 12 & Thursday, December 14: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

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.