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SHRM BODY OF COMPETENCY AND KNOWLEDGE (SHRM BoCK)
CERTIFICATION PREP COURSE - REVISED!

For the new SHRM certifications of
Certified Professional (CP) and Senior Certified Professional (SCP)

Course # NCBUS-CS007-01 / $1,285

Special rate for Human Resource Management Association of Princeton:
Course #NCBUS-CS007-02 / $1,235
Date and Time to be determined

The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) are offering a comprehensive review of the major disciplines within Human Resources. Utilizing the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge, this course is designed to give human resource professionals new tools for successful performance on the job.
The course also serves as comprehensive preparation for the national examinations.

View eligibility requirements HERE.

Who should attend?

Human Resource professionals looking for advancement.

What is the focus of the SHRM BoCK?

  • People
  • Organization
  • Workplace
  • Strategy

TO REGISTER:

Please call Jessica at 609-570-3672.


NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AND COURSES

GROWING AREA - PASSIONATE INSTRUCTORS - NEW COURSES - MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Our revised Nonprofit Certificate Program provides the most up to date information to help you and your nonprofit organization succeed. In today's business arena, nonprofits are appearing and growing in leaps and bounds. They allow those to utilize their business expertise to serve the community as well as the environment. This growth is forecasted to continue in the coming years and we offer the courses to keep you at the forefront. The courses can be taken as part of the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program or individually, as workshops. The choice is yours and the opportunity is endless.

The Certificate in Nonprofit Management requires the following four core courses totaling 48 hours plus a minimum of 30 approved elective courses equaling a total of 78 certificate hours. All of the courses listed may also be taken on an individual workshop basis.

NONPROFIT CORE COURSES OFFERED THIS SPRING, 2015:

Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management

Overview of Fundraising Techniques

Marketing and Public Relations for Nonprofits

Budget Basics

NONPROFIT ELECTIVE COURSES OFFERED THIS SPRING, 2015:

Starting a Nonprofit - NEW!

Developing an Effective Board

Four Generations in the Workplace - Communication to Bridge the Gap - NEW!

Conversation Not Confrontation - Communicating Through Conflict

Intermediate / Advanced Grant writing

Volunteer Management: Recruitment, Retention and Recognition

 

To view descriptions, dates and times for these classes,
please click HERE and view page 4
of our Spring catalog.

 

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


CERTIFICATE IN SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

 

The Center for Continuing Studies is here to help as you begin

and continue to grow your small business. The series of courses offered within the Certificate in Small Business Management program will take you through the steps required to create a winning business plan while guiding your business idea into a successful reality.

To earn your certificate, you must complete the following four core courses. All courses may also be taken on an individual basis.

 

 

SPRING 2015 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CORE COURSES:

Small Business Start Up and Business Plan Development

Small Business Growth and Financial Development

Choices in Legal Formation

Marketing Your Small Business to Success

ADDITIONAL SPRING 2015 COURSES OF INTEREST:

Comprehensive Quickbooks

Market Your Business on Social Networking Sites

Start a Home-Based Business with Little or No Money

 

For course details, please click HERE and go to page 6 of the spring catalog.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING AT MCCC!

Mercer County Community College in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center of
The College of New Jersey, funded in part by the US Small Business Administration and the State of New Jersey, offers one-to-one confidential and group counseling at no charge by specialist and private industry consultants in the areas of finance; marketing; strategic planning; business plan development; Internet related issues; government procurement; and sales.


AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

American Management Association (AMA) courses are nationally recognized for their comprehensiveness and value. Our instructors use AMA textbooks as the foundation for their course instruction while they utilize their own expertise and experience to present material in the most timely and relevant manner. These courses are designed especially to help you become more effective in your present position and better prepared for advancement opportunities. All courses may also be taken on an individual basis.

For details on AMA requirements, hours needed and course offering information, please view page 11 of the BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT   section of the spring 2015 catalog.

 

AMA CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT COURSES:

Setting, Managing and Achieving Goals

How to Manage Conflicts in the Organization
Leadership Skills for Managers *

Delegating for Business Success *

AMA CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCES :

Fundamentals of Human Resources *

Performance Management

Fair, Square and Legal: A Manager's Guide to Safe Hiring, Managing

and Firing Practices

Compensation and Reward Programs *

AMA CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

Successful Project Management *

Total Quality Management

Successful Negotiating  *

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

*denotes courses being offered this Spring, 2015 semester

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


INTRODUCTION TO BOOKKEEPING

February 7, 2015 - March 21, 2015

7 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 3:30pm (1/2 hour break provided for lunch)

Course #NCACC-CS002-01 / 4.2 CEU or 42 CPE hours / $403


ENTREPRENEURSHIP: START-UP AND BUSINESS OWNER MANAGEMENT - ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM!

360 hours / begin at your convenience / $2,095

This program provides an excellent foundation for business owners and managers who want to gain more understanding of the fundamental principles associated with owning and operating a start-up or established business. Students will grow in their understanding of financial and accounting terms, gain confidence in and improve communication skills, and explore the basics of running a business in accordance with legal requirements. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major college, universities and additional accredited education providers.

To learn more and to enroll, click HERE.


ONLINE CERTIFICATE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE

32 hours. 3.2 CEUs / Two one-month courses

$245 for both the courses and certificate

Customer service is essential for all organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers has become all that more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now key to organizational success. In this course, you will learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity and increase your organization's success.

For dates, please click HERE.

TO REGISTER: CONTACT US .


INTERPRETER TRAINING
Certificates in Interpreting offered through our partnership with Brookdale Community College. Courses are held on the Brookdale campus in Lincroft, NJ.

Two programs currently offered:


Certificate in Judicial and Medical Interpreting -

English/Spanish or English/Portuguese
88 hours of training provided


Certificate in Community Interpreting -

Generic
48 hours of training provided

For complete information, please click HERE.


BASICS OF REAL ESTATE

January 28, 2015 - February 18, 2015 / 4 sessions Wednesdays / 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Course #NCREA-CS001-01 / 0.8 CEU / $129

THE HOW-TO'S OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

February 25, 2015 - March 18 , 2015 / 4 sessions Wednesdays / 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Course #NCREA-CS003-01 / 0.8 CEU / $129

REAL TIME, REAL LIFE, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

April 15, 2015 - May 6, 2015 / 4 sessions / Wednesdays / 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Course #NCREA-CS005-01 / 0.8 CEU / $129

HOW TO BUY FORECLOSED PROPERTIES

April 18, 2015 / 1 session / Saturday / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course #NCREA-CS002-01 / 0.3 CEU / $77

For course details, click HERE and go to page 12.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
PMP PREP AND REVIEW

February 3, 2015 - March 19, 2015

14 sessions / Tuesdays and Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Course #NCBUS-CS008-01 / 3.5 CEU / $1,082

For more information on certifications, visit the Project Management WEBSITE.


PERSONAL FINANCE

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RMDS
(Required Minimum Distributions)

Instructed by Billie Aponte, Investment Advisor

February 3, 2015 - February 10, 2015

2 sessions / Tuesdays / 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Course #NCPFI-CS006-01 / 0.4 CEU / $35

RMDs affect individuals who own a traditional IRA, 401(k) or other qualified retirement plan. At age 70 1/2, IRA Required Minimum Distributions will be in effect. Suddenly, a portion of tax-deferred saving will be taxable again. Impact on overall portfolio could be significant if individuals are not prepared with all of the right information. This class will help you be prepared.

TAKE STOCK IN THE MARKET

Instructed by Ty Robinson, Series 7 and 66 Licensed Financial Advisor

February 23, 2015 - March 16, 2015 / 4 sessions / Mondays / 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Course #NCPFI-CS007-01 / 0.4 CEU / $35

 

SAVVY SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING

Instructed by Billie Aponte, Investment Advisor
What Baby Boomers need to know to maximize retirement income

March 3, 2015 - March 10, 2015 / 2 sessions / Tuesdays / 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Course #NCPFI-CS003-01 / 0.4 CEU / $35

ESTATE PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION IN NEW JERSEY

Instructed by Tina Bernstein, Esq.

March 18, 2015 - March 25, 2015 / 2 sessions / Wednesdays / 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Course #NCPFI-CS004-01 / 0.4 CEU / $35

 

WOMEN AND MONEY: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE!

Instructed by Ed Kucharski, Certified Financial Planner

March 17, 2015 / 1 session /Tuesday / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCPFI-CS008-01 / 0.3 CEU / $27

This workshop takes a look at some of the unique financial challenges that women face today. The six steps that women can take now to take charge of their financial future will be discussed. Women are responsibile more thna every for their financial well-being and the well-being of their families; it is critical to know how to save, invest and plan for the future. This course will empower women to take action toward a more secure financial future.

For full descriptions of the above Personal Finance courses, please click HEREand view page 48 of the Personal Interest section.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


EXPAND YOUR COMMUNICATION

Learn English - Aprender Ingles - Impara l'inglese - Apprenez l'anglais -

Aprann lang angle - Xuexi yingyu - Eigo o manabu - Learn English

 

COURSES FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL):

PRONOUNCING AMERICAN ENGLISH

January 14, 2015 - March 18 , 2015

10 sessions / Wednesday / 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Course #NCELL-CS006-01 / 2.0 CEU / $200

WRITING FOR ELL - NEW!

January 22, 2015 - March 26 , 2015

10 sessions / Thursdays / 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCELL-CS009-01 / 3.0 CEU / $300

FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

January 24, 2015 - March 28, 2015

10 sessions / Saturdays / 10:00am - 1:00pm
Course #NCELL-CS007-01 / 3.0 CEU / $300

ESL FOR PARENTS OF SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN

January 27, 2015 - March 31 , 2015

10 sessions / Tuesdays / 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Course #NCELL-CS008-01 / 2.0 CEU / $200

ADVANCED GRAMMER FOR ELL

April 7, 2015 - April 16 , 2015

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Course #NCELL-CS003-01 / 1.0 CEU or 10 CPE hours / $104

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) I

March 9, 2015 - March 24 , 2015

8 sessions / Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays / 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Course #NCASL-CS001-01 / $203

For course details, click HERE.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


WORLD LANGUAGES

The following world languages are offered this spring, 2015:

Arabic I

French Conversation I and II

Introduction to Hindi

Italian Conversation I and II

Italian III Conversation and Comprehension

Beginning Mandarin and Mandarin II

Spanish Conversation I and II

For course dates and details, please click THE LANGUAGE SECTION of
our spring 2015 catalog.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.

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