Business Partnership Training

business meeting at conference tableThe MxCC Business Partnership Program offers customized training to both private and public employers.  Our team of skilled instructors will work with you to design workshops and classes specific to the needs of you and your employees.  Common topics include Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams, Time Management to Boost Productivity, and Customer Service.

If you are seeking to leverage the latest technology to promote your business and update your website, our expert faculty from MxCC’s Center for New Media is here to help. In a few short hours, you can learn the latest techniques in social media, online video, and infographics.

For more information, please contact Diane Bordonaro at 860.343.5716 or dbordonaro@mxcc.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Contact Diane Bordonaro at 860.343.5716 or dbordonaro@mxcc.edu for more information.

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Blogging for Business

Discover how to create blog posts that attract customers, establish your credibility, and grow your business. Using a free drag-and-drop blog creation tool, participants will learn how to set up and design a blog, how to create interest blog posts, and how to use social media to promote these blog posts.

CRN: 1582

Date: 4/13/18

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00 – 11:00

Location: Wheaton 308

Instructor: Randi Plake

Price: $49

Producing Video for Social Media
This 6 hour course will teach the fundamentals of producing recorded and live videos for social media including Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. This course will cover camera operation and composition, basic video editing, graphics, formatting for each social media platform and distributing videos.  Learn the basics of live video streaming using Facebook Live and Google Live. No special equipment is needed, videos can be recorded using a cell phone or camera and editing and output can be performed on an iPhone or desktop computer. At the end of the class, students will have produced a business or personal video posted to social media.

CRN: 1584

Date: 4/20/18 & 4/27/18

Day: 2 Fridays

Time: 12:30 – 3:30

Location: Chapman 610

Instructor: Rich Lenoce

Price: $99

Create Compelling Infographics with Zero Experience

Infographics are incredibly powerful marketing tools for businesses in all industries. Creating a professional looking infographic will help you catch your target audience’s attention, increase brand awareness, and connect with your audiences. In this workshop, you will learn what infographics are and how to use infographics effectively in businesses. You will also have hands-on opportunities to use free online tools to create infographics that you can use in your next presentation, your annual reports, your social media campaign, or anywhere you want.

CRN: 1583

Date: 5/4/18

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00 – 12:00

Location: Chapman 710

Instructor: Wei Cen

Price: $49

 

Effective Communication

Learn the basics about the communication process and understand the difference between a clear and unclear message. The importance of listening and its connection to success in the workplace are covered.  In addition, you will learn to utilize active listening skills in the workplace through skills building and practice opportunities.  Understanding the importance of body language and the impact of certain phrases or words will lead to your success.

CRN: 1581

Date: 5/11/18

Day: Friday

Time: 9:45 – 10:45

Location: Wheaton 311

Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi

Price: $49

 

What Makes a Leader Great: Exploring Leadership Styles and Corporate Culture

This workshop will teach participants the difference between being a leader versus being a boss! We will explore three leadership theories including Situational Leadership, Transformational Leadership, and Servant Leadership, and learn what makes each style the most appropriate for your business. We will learn about Corporate Culture and how to create it, as well as how to leverage a positive corporate culture in recruiting employees and retaining them. Participants will learn about dynamic leaders in today’s business world and examine the corporate culture of organizations that are standing out from their peers.

CRN:  2149

Date: 5/18/18

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00 – 11:00

Location: Snow 509

Instructor: Sara Brinckerhoff

Price $49