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:

Basic Principles of Workplace Risk Assessment

Tuesday, May 23 & Wednesday, May 24:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Unanticipated problems that arise in the workplace impact productivity, safety, innovation, and results. Many individuals are reactive to these issues, rather than creating a risk assessment policy that consistently identifies and addresses risk. This course will discuss potential risk categories and approaches to handling risk situations. Techniques for risk mitigation will also be explored in order to provide a safe and effective work environment. Participants will:

  • Learn the components of risk assessments
  • Understand the risk management cycle
  • Explore threat identification techniques
  • Identify some tools for managing risk
  • Understand the importance of cost-benefit analysis
  • Discuss risk mitigation options
  • Identify the elements of a risk strategy

Building Relationships for Success in Sales

Tuesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 25, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The business of all sales professionals is making friends and building relationships. Strategic friendships can make or break any business, no matter how big and no matter what kind of market. In this course, discover the benefits of developing a support network of connections. Learn how building relationships can help you develop your business base and how to apply communication techniques to build your network. Take away some of the key elements in strong working relationships for your own professional development, and how to put more of these elements in working relationships. Unlock your interpersonal skills and practice using them every day through this engaging six-hour course taught by LinkedIn employee and sales expert, Steven Carroll.

Understanding and Leveraging Your Leadership Style

Tuesday, June 6 & Thursday, June 8, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Every leader has a natural leadership style that draws on their personality, strengths, and communication style. Knowing your style is important to your success. It enables you to leverage your talent. Leaders must adapt and understand how to work with a variety of individuals.

Participants will:

  • Explore different leadership styles
  • Identify strengths and development needs
  • Discuss Situational Leadership strategies
  • Understand how personality impacts the leadership approach
  • Create a ‘Leveraging Your Leadership Style’ strategy