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Employer Training Eligible for Reimbursement

Express Fund Review & Application Submission Session

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Jun 19, 2024

Ready to providing valuable professional development program to your employees? 

Ready to learn how to make it easier, more affordable and more accessible than ever?

In the first part of this live virtual information-packed session, we will share with you the training options available to your staff through CCAPE, explain how eligible employers can tap into the Express Program to fund part, if not all, of your training costs and help you evaluate how training can best meet your organization’s needs.

During the second part of the program, you will be guided step-by-step through your application process.  By the end of the hour, you can have your first application completed and submitted!

  • First 30 minutes – Review Training Options
  • Second 30 minutes – Complete and Submit Your Application (Or simply learn the steps so you may do it on your own.)
  • Final 15 minutes – Answer Remaining Questions and Wrap Up Application Submissions

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JUST CURIOUS ABOUT THE EPRESS PROGRAM?

Join us for the first 30 minutes.

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WANT TO LEARN HOW TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION?

Stay with us for the last 30 minutes.

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READY TO GET STARTED? 

Spend the whole hour with us or just join us for the second half, BUT COME PREPARED!

If you have the following ready to go, you will be able to submit your application during the session.  Yes, it really is this easy!

  • Your organization's Legal Name (and d.b.a. if applicable)
  • Your organization's Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  • Current number of Massachusetts employees in your organization (full-time & part-time)
  • Contact info of an individual in your organization authorized to sign a contract to accept a grant
  • A Certificate of Good Standing (COGS) from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued within the last six months. You may request a COGS at https://www.mass.gov/how-to/request-a-certificate-of-good-standing-tax-compliance-or-a-corporate-tax-lien-waiver

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DON'T WANT TO WAIT? 

These links will get you on your way!

Management Essentials

$329

with Angela Ackerman

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

As companies prepare for and experience success, a solid management team is imperative. This training provides both new and seasoned managers and supervisors with the expertise needed to lead today’s workforce by offering a foundation of essential skills, the support to apply what has been learned, and closes with a focus on how to sustain best practices.

Participants will develop the skills required to motivate employees, delegate responsibility, solve problems, resolve conflict and improve performance. By understanding how to use tools and strategies to positively influence and direct staff, managers can inspire and guide their teams in creating an increasingly positive and productive work environment throughout all departments.

  1. Performance Management as a Retention Strategy
  2. Setting Goals and Managing Results
  3. Developing Empowered Teams for Managers
  4. Negotiation and Conflict Management

Who Should Attend
New and seasoned managers and supervisors. 

Course Format
This course is offered using Zoom. 

Attention Employers: This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement!
Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session. 

Microsoft Excel for Experienced Users

$219

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session

This in person, interactive and hands-on session will explore additional formulas and functions and address absolute and relative cell referencing, multiple worksheets and displaying of data using charts. It is appropriate for users that need to customize their worksheets, present data through charts, and/or develop long-range spreadsheets for data tracking. Attendees will learn how to expand their knowledge and use of functions and the creation of charts.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Functions in Excel
  • Cell Referencing
  • Creating and Linking Multiple sheets in a Workbook
  • Creating Charts
  • Filtering and Sorting
  • Data Preparing Data for Creating a Pivot Table
  • Inserting and Using a Pivot Table

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who are looking to learn more and enhance their MS Excel skills, and like in person instruction. 

Course Format
This program is offered in person. No class on 2/19/2024.

Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) Exam Prep Course

$1,399

with Monet Viens

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on May 2, 2024

The SHRM-CP certification is for individuals that perform general HR/HR-related duties; or for those pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.

Candidates for the SHRM-CP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree or previous HR experience to apply; however, a basic working knowledge of HR practices and principles is recommended.

The SHRM-CP exam is designed to assess the competency level of those who engage in HR work at the operational level. Work at this level includes duties such as implementing HR policies, supporting day-to-day HR functions, or serving as an HR point of contact for staff and stakeholders.

Refer to the SHRM BASK for detailed information on proficiency standards for this credential (i.e., Proficiency Indicators only For All HR Professionals).

Course Format: This is offered in an online/remote learning capacity with Zoom session dates as follows:
Session 1: 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 5/7 & 5/21/2024
OR
Session 2:
 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27 & 7/11/2024

Attention Employers: This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement! Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session. 

Project Management Fundamentals

$249

with Cesar Rodas

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 13, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Project Management is more about managing expectations than dates.  Effectively managing multiple projects, resources, and budgets is critical in today's global business environment.  This Project Management course will dive into the roles and responsibilities of the project manager and examine project management in theory as well as in practice.  The course offers a practical approach to managing projects, without requiring any previous project management experience.  We will focus on organizing, planning, and controlling the deliverables of the project using good practices.

Students will participate in structured workshops where simulated project plans are designed and implemented. At the end of the course, students will understand why project management requires a high degree of professionalism and attention to detail, and how to achieve that end in future projects.

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

Topics:

  1. What makes a good project?
  2. Documentation of a project
  3. Common pitfalls
  4. Ownership versus governance of the project
  5. Project communication
  6. What to do when things go wrong
  7. What to do when things go right

Course Format:
This course is offered using Zoom. 

Attention Employers: This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement! 
Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session.  

Microsoft Excel Advanced in the Workplace

$219

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 19, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 18, 2024

This virtual, interactive and hands-on session will explore additional formulas and functions and address absolute verse relative cell referencing, multiple worksheets and displaying of data using charts. It is appropriate for users that need to customize their worksheets, present data through charts, and/or develop long-range spreadsheets for data tracking. Attendees will learn how to expand their knowledge and use of functions and the creation of charts.

Individuals are encouraged to bring current spreadsheet projects with them to work on in real-time, privately with the instructor.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Functions in Excel
  • Cell Referencing
  • Creating and Linking Multiple Sheets in a Workbook
  • Creating Charts
  • Filtering and Sorting Data
  • Inserting and Using a Pivot Table

All individuals participating in this training via Zoom are encouraged to have a second monitor, iPad or other tablet device to watch while you participate on your own computer.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who are looking to learn more and enhance their MS Excel skills in the workplace. 

Class Format
This course is offered using Zoom. 

Attention Employers:
This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement! Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session. 

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials

$649

with Monet Viens

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 21, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Are you ready to master the fundamentals of HR? 

Our SHRM Essentials of Human Resources program provides a foundational overview of HR practices and behaviors. Through real-world applications and scenarios, you will be introduced to fundamental HR topics to help you effectively approach the challenging situations that you face in the workplace. 

Developed by SHRM, the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course helps you discover the key value HR brings to the workplace. 

Whether you’re a student, new to HR, or in a small business environment, our course will help you develop the critical HR competencies and learn how to apply them on the job. 

Build a solid foundation in Human Resources skills. 

By covering a breadth of practical HR topics, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides the knowledge to perform daily tasks. Here’s a look at what we cover in the course:

  • Leads with Purpose: Understand HR’s role in the workplace 
  • Maximizes Talent: Learn how HR influences employee experience        
  • Champions Culture: Discover how to promote equity in company culture   
  • Optimizes Intelligence: Understand how to maximize efficiency with HR technology  
  • Accelerates Performance: Learn how to create a measurable impact        
  • Knows the Law: Stay up to date on U.S. state and federal laws

Gain critical HR competencies with our SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course.

The goal of this course is to help you develop the following critical HR competencies:

  • Identify where and how HR should be a strategic partner to your organization.
  • Build your knowledge of HR practices, behaviors, and activities.
  • Apply newly learned HR knowledge to practical activities you complete every day
  • Plan for ways to transfer the knowledge and skills learned from training to on-the-job tasks.
  • Explore career opportunities within the world of HR and how you can drive your future. 

Course materials 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. 

Course Format
This course is offered using Zoom. 

Attention Employers: This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement!
Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session. 

Microsoft Excel Essentials in the Workplace

$219

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 9, 2024 at 10 am
1 additional session on May 7, 2024

This virtual course is designed for individuals who are looking to learn more and enhance their MS Excel skills in the workplace. Individuals are encouraged to bring current spreadsheet projects with them to work on in real-time, privately with the instructor. 

This interactive session is recommended for beginner levels. Attendees will be able to create a basic spreadsheet with formulas and functions in less than three minutes.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Types of Input
  • Writing Simple Formulas
  • Working with Functions
  • Formatting Efficiency
  • Cell Referencing
  • Creating Chart

All individuals participating in this training via Zoom are encouraged to have a second monitor, iPad or other tablet device to watch while you participate on your own computer. 

Course Format
This course is offered using Zoom.   

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who are looking to learn more and enhance their MS Excel skills in their workplace. 

Attention Employers:
This Training is Eligible for Reimbursement! Click here for eligibility and application process information. Or join us for an upcoming information session. Click here for the schedule and to register for a session. 





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