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Excel: Pivot Tables, Protected Sheets and Other Tips/Tricks (WIT345-68)

$59

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Aug 4, 2021 at 4 pm

Learn to use pivot tables to sort and organize data and build professional-looking reports containing large amounts of data in Microsoft Excel. This class will also cover the benefits of protected sheets and how to set up and use them properly. Finally, we will cover spreadsheet best practices including tips and tricks to help you stay organized, like format painter, text wrapping, auto filling cells, and more!

This program is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

MS Excel for Intermediate Users (WIT033-68)

$129

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Aug 11, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this course students will learn more advanced features of Excel, including charting, and discover how this powerful program can boost their productivity. Students will also learn how to use formulas and functions across multiple workbooks and worksheets, and create outlines and subtotals. This is a practical hands-on course where students will learn to create informative and eye-catching charts, as well as how to harness the power of Excel filtering techniques. 

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course. 

Essential Skills for the New and Emerging Manager (WGB155-62)

$299

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 16, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

Date: Thursdays, 9/16/21-9/30/21
Time: 9am-12pm
Format: This class is offered in a hybrid format. The sessions on 9/16 and 9/30 will be held in person in Hyannis while the 9/23 session will take place LIVE via Zoom with the instructor from 9a-12p. The Hyannis Center is located at 540 Main Street, Hyannis. 

Course Description:

In the New and Emerging Manager Program, students will analyze the traditional and leading-edge fundamentals of management and develop and hone a personal management style that best suits them and their company. Students will explore the differences and similarities of managing and leading, identify issues around employee motivation and employee development, improve the use of teams and teamwork, enhance communication, and explore diversity, cultural, and generational issues in the workplace. By the end of this session students will not only be better managers, but a more valuable employee that will be appreciated by their own management team.

Who Should Attend?

This is a great program for someone looking to become a manager or for someone who just received a promotion to a management level position. This course is also ideal for employers who may be looking to promote a new manager on their team. 

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

Build Creativity and Innovation for Competitive Advantage (WPG569-62)

$99

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Sep 22, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Wednesday and Friday, 9/22/21-9/24/21, 2 sessions
Time: 9-10:30am
Format: Remote/Live streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

This program gives a broad overview of innovation and the managerial decisions that influence innovative performance. Often, success hinges on the ability to solve problems that don’t have straightforward answers. The goal is to drive home concepts, models, frameworks, and tools that we need in a world where creativity and innovation is fast becoming a pre-condition for competitive advantage. These sessions will explore some of the best practices of some of the world’s most creative and innovative firms.

Who Should Attend:

This program is for participants who recognize that creativity and innovation are key to longevity and success, and want learn new skills and best practices to gain the competitive advantage.

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

 

Digital Marketing: Planning is Everything (WPG565-62)

$59

with Deb Goeschel

Calendar Sep 23, 2021 at 10 am

Date: Thursday 9/23/21, 1 session
Time: 10-11:30am
Format: Remote/Live Stream via Zoom

Course Description:

Learn how to create and use an Editorial/Content Calendar to move from chaos to strategy … and save time and reduce stress while successfully executing your digital marketing plan. This class will cover the basics of how to create and schedule compelling creative content using a variety of digital marketing platforms. 

Who Should Attend?

This is an ideal class for anyone working in marketing or sales, and/or those who want to promote themself or their business online. 

About the Instructor:

With 20 years of marketing and communication experience behind her and an extensive creative background — writing, editing, acting, photography, yoga, and graphic and web design — Deb Goeschel brings a unique and intuitive perspective to brand messaging, marketing strategy, and content creation. As Owner & Creative Director of Message Artist, a branding and marketing communications agency, Deb serves small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, and business and self-help authors to provide stellar branding, compelling content, and effective marketing solutions.

Project Management Essentials (WPG029-62)

$219

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.

How to Manage Your Time While Working Remotely (WPG573-62)

$59

with Jen Vondenbrink

Calendar Oct 14, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Date: Thursday, 10/14/21, 1 session
Time: 4:30-6pm
Format: Remote/Virtual streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Working remotely has its advantages such as no commute time.  However, managing your time can be challenging.  In this session you will gain best practices from an instructor who has been working remotely for nearly 20 years such as how to limit distractions, creating healthy work and life boundaries, and how to communicate your workload effectively to others on your team and your manager.

Who Should Attend:

This program is for anyone who is working remotely from a home or temporary office space.

About the Instructor:

After receiving her Marketing degree from Babson College and working for large organizations such as Starbucks Coffee Company and Toyota, Jen Vondenbrink learned two keys to a healthy organization are how they communicate internally and the ability to navigate change.  

Today she blends her Fortune 500 experience with her entrepreneurial knowledge to foster leader, manager, and employee growth through innovative training programs focused on the critical behavioral change needed for organizations to grow.  Jen has been integrating these concepts into her work as a Corporate Instructor for the Center for Corporate and Professional Education at Cape Cod Community College since 2014.

For her efforts, she was recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for her ongoing commitment to educating the business community.  In addition to corporate training, Jen speaks to local and national audiences on the importance of communication in today’s workplace and social media marketing.  Jen is also the co-author of In Search of Customers.

Create a Strategic Leadership Mindset (WPG401-64)

$99

with Rich Weissman

Calendar Oct 19, 2021 at 9 am

Date: Tuesday and Thursday, 10/19/21-10/21/21, 2 sessions
Time: 9-10:30 am
Format: Remote/Virtual streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

Leaders who employ strategic thinking are better able to meet the needs of their organizations. In this program, participants will learn the progression from an operations mindset to a strategic one and how to implement a strategic plan. Participants will explore the link between the leadership mindset and the organizational culture. When aligned, the leader creates more buy-in, motivates both their managers and their front-line employees, and leverages teams and individuals in order to increase the profitability and efficiency of the organization.

Who Should Attend?

This program is for leaders and small business owners who are ready to shift to a strategic mindset resulting in increased success within their organization.

About the Instructor:

Rich Weissman is an experienced supply chain management practitioner and educator. He works with businesses to build scalable and sustainable supply chain strategies. His focus includes strategic sourcing, sales and operations planning, process improvement, and sales and customer service management. Weissman teaches operations and supply chain management, strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, and managerial economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and writes and speaks extensively on issues impacting the global supply chain. He has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in procurement and supply chain management for Boston area manufacturing and service companies. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston (ISM-GB) and the recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman earned an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.

 





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