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Managing Like a Coach (WGB156-62)


with Polly Goddard

Calendar Sep 30, 2021 at 10 am

Date: Thursday, 9/30/21, 1 session
Time: 10-11:30am
Format: Remove/Live Streaming via Zoom 

Course Description:

Traditional management skills typically rely on directing, solving, and telling while managing like a coach delves into exploring possibilities, creating open communication channels, challenging assumptions, partnering, and supporting long-term growth which benefits both the employee and the organization. Shifting into coaching mode while managing people can help empower employees, encourage solution-minded engagement, and create more effective relationships that will allow managers to better leverage skills, knowledge and abilities. Whether you’re hoping to become a manager or are a new or seasoned manager, coaching is a great skill to add to your tool-kit. It is also a really helpful skill in non-management situations.

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for anyone responsible for managing a team or anyone who is looking to hone their communication and team building skills. 

About the Instructor:

With over 15 years of experience employing coaching principles and over 25 years in training and development, certified professional coach Polly Goddard has honed her skills in engaging individuals, leaders, managers and teams in a development process that drives forward momentum through coaching and/or consulting. Polly’s ability to create connections with people across a variety of demographics allows clients to identify opportunities and/or challenges and address them to increase awareness, enhance outcomes, and engage in development toward greater satisfaction.

Valuing Diversity and Relationship Management (WPG566-62)


with Angela Callahan

Calendar Sep 30, 2021 at 3 pm

Date: Thursday, 9/30/21, 1 session
Time: 3-4:30pm
Format: Remote/Live Stream via Zoom

Course Description:

Valuing diversity and relationship redesign is necessary for long-term sustainable organizational change. This 90 minute session will provide an opportunity for interactive self- discovery and group dialogue about differences, similarities and establishing alliances. Some topics for discussion include:

  • Personal Style Differences
  • Navigating Workplace Interactions
  • Creating Alliances
  • Communicating Across Different Generations
  • Diverse Descriptors

Who Should Attend?

This is an ideal program for a wide audience, but especially for anyone who works with or on a team. It's essential for everyone to recognize their own unconscious biases and how they can impact how we relate to others in the workplace and in our personal lives.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Angela Callahan-Crutchfield has a unique blend of human capital and organizational insight, people skills and tactical know-how that combine for delivery of exceptional personal coaching, training program design & delivery, and business consultation. Callahan is a Subject Matter Expert in Organizational Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent and Organizational Development. For over 20 years. Dr. Callahan has helped thousands of people achieve higher levels of success in the areas of human resource management, leadership, presentation skills, time management, goal setting, technical skills, communication skills, change management and more. 

OSHA 8 Hazwoper Refresher (WET010-62)


with Fran Kittridge

Calendar Oct 1, 2021 at 8:30 am

Date: Friday, 10/1/21
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Format: In Person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

This 8-hour hazwoper refresher course covers the 29 CFR 1910.120 regulation, work-site safety, hazard communication, emergency action plans/contingency plans, fire protection/prevention, back safety and container handling, confined spaces, air monitoring, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory protection. 

This course is offered in-person. College social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks are required in the building at all times.

Who Should Attend?

This class is for those responsible for workplace safety and building and/or job site management. 

About the Instructor:

Coming Soon!

Project Management Essentials (WPG029-62)


with Frank Hughes

Calendar Oct 1, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Date: Fridays, 10/01/21-10/08/21, 2 sessions
Time: 9am-3:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break
Format: In Person
Location: Hyannis Center 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

Effectively managing multiple projects, resources, and budgets is critical in today's global business environment. This Project Management course, held over two weeks, will allow you to take a deep dive into the roles and responsibilities of the project manager, examining project management in theory as well as in practice. This course offers a practical approach to managing projects, without requiring any previous project management experience. Participants will focus on organizing, planning, and controlling the deliverables of the project using good practices.

This course will examine project management roles, the project lifecycle, and various techniques of work planning, control, and evaluation to achieve project management objectives using system tools and project management philosophies.

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for those who are responsible for managing multiple projects or anyone who works in a fast-paced environment and is looking to become more organized and effective in their work. 

About the Instructor:

Frank Hughes, Jr. is a Six Sigma Black Belt project manager who is currently the Director of Client Services and Academic Computing at Massasoit Community College.  Frank has worked at some of the largest companies in the world, including State Street Corp and British Telecom, with stops at Curry College and Convention Data Services along the way.  While at BT and CDS, Frank developed his simple and straightforward project management philosophy of Design / Implement / Accept which follows a project and its team from beginning to middle to end.  Frank believes strongly in Good Practice and Good Process to develop strong products and services.

In Frank’s spare time he can be seen on stage on Cape Cod, and when not on stage Frank likes to write, having published several novels and short stories.

ServSafe Recertification (WGB042-62)


with Paul McCormick

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Date: Monday, 10/4/21, 1 session
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

This course is designed for the recertification of food service managers. Recertification is required every 5 five years. Exam administered on the day of class.

This course is offered in-person. Masks are required on campus at all times and college safety protocols will be in place. 

Who Should Attend:

This program is designed for food service workers who need to renew their ServSafe Certification.

About the Instructor:

Coming soon!

40-Hour Real Estate Salesperson Exam Prep (WRE038-62)


with David Harris

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 9 am

Date: 10/5/20-10/19/21, 5 sessions
Time: 9am-5pm
Format: In person
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis

Course Description:

MA requires 40 hours of pre-license training prior to the real estate salesperson exam. This course will prepare students for the license exam. It is approved by the MA Board of Registration for fulfilling its licensing requirements. 

This course is offered in-person. College social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks are required in the building at all times.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who wishes to sit for the Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

About the Instructor:

Coming soon!

SHRM Essentials Program (WPG051-62)


with Kimberly Matthews

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Date: Tuesdays, 10/5/21-11/2/21, 5 sessions
Time: 6-9pm
Format: Remote/Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

The SHRM Essentials program gives students an overview of essential topics and issues within HR so they can more effectively manage the challenging issues and situations they are faced with on the job. 

This program was developed by SHRM, the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals. The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources is the first level HR program to incorporate components of the SHRM BoCK and provide insight into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies. 

Course materials/books are included with the cost of this program. 

Who Should Attend? 

This program is ideal for small business owners, those who are new to human resources, and/or any manager or professional with HR responsibilities. 

About the Instructor:

With over twenty years of experience in business, including training and development, Kimberly Matthews is well versed with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System and certification exam preparation course. Kimberly currently holds a Senior Certified Professional designation from SHRM. 

She has amassed a great deal of on-line facilitation experience in her career as a Training and Development Manager at Marriott International hosting virtual classrooms across the continental United States to a diverse audience of Gen X, Gen Y and millennials.  She also has acquired extensive experience in adult education at the community college level.

Payment plan available: $324.50 deposit plus 5 payments of $64.90, paid every two weeks.

Practice Real Life Brazilian Portuguese: Level Two (WPG589-62)


with Poliana Bellan Wilson

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10/5/21-10/28/21, 8 sessions
Time: 7-8:30pm
Format: Live Streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Module 2 of the conversational Brazilian Portuguese course is designed to expose the participants to more structured simple daily conversations, giving and retrieving information to fill out forms, and also learn and practice the use of the simple past.

Who Should Attend?

If you attended our Level One program, or if you are looking to build upon your introductory knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese, this program is for you! 

About the Instructor:

Teaching people to build communication bridges through learning a new language is a passion for Poliana (Poli) Bellan Wilson. Born and raised in Brazil, she immigrated to the US in 2017. Back in Brazil, she first started as an ESL instructor in 1996, and in 2014, when living in São Paulo city, she added to her teaching repertoire  Portuguese to non-native speakers who were expatriates in the big city. Nowadays, besides joining our team of instructors, she also records weekly PSAs in Portuguese for WMVYRadio.

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