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

Instructor Spotlights

Cheryl Chester

Cheryl’s more than 25-year-career as a human resource professional has been focused on leadership and organizational development. Her work integrates key business initiatives with an emphasis on leaders as the critical drivers of employee engagement, employee retention, and as change champions. She has held leadership and organizational development positions in multiple industries, including financial services and utilities, providing thought leadership to senior leaders to help implement business-focused development solutions. Cheryl holds an MS degree in Human Resources from SUNY Albany and a BS degree in Music from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. She is certified in several development tools and methodologies including: 360 Leadership Assessments, Situational Leadership, Myers Briggs, Organizational Development, Organization Change, and Cultural Compass.

Carol Kardas

Carol Kardas is recognized as an outstanding human resource generalist with an expertise in compensation, training and organizational development, coaching and employee relations. She has diverse industry experience in manufacturing, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare, real estate, public accounting and financial services. She is known for her ability to work with client companies to create an efficient human resource department and provide ongoing strategic Leadership coaching. She is an acknowledged career counselor. Additionally, her strength is in compensation for small to medium size companies. She holds a BS in psychology from Fordham University and an MS in human resources from Villanova University.

Wei Cen

In 2015, Wei Cen joined Middlesex Community College as an information literacy librarian. She collaborates with teaching faculty members to become an embedded librarian in Blackboard. Wei also loves creating instructional videos, interactive tutorials and online games to make learning fun, engaging and enjoyable. One of the tutorials Wei created has more than 55,000 views on YouTube. She’s happy that students are using these online resources.

Rich Lenoce

Professor Lenoce has taught broadcast and film courses at Middlesex for the last 20 years teaching nearly every course in the program. As coordinator of the Broadcast-Cinema program, he has co-developed many courses and programs including the Multimedia, Corporate Media and Film Industry Training Programs. He considers himself a teacher first but has worked in media production for over 30 years. He started out interning and working at tiny TV stations eventually freelancing for CBS and CBS affiliate stations. He then moved into corporate, marketing and educational productions producing over 300 videos and 150 live broadcasts. Prior to Middlesex, Professor Lenoce worked for 10 years at Aetna Life and Casualty in Hartford and Middletown, first as a broadcast engineer designing systems and facilities for their then state of the production and education center in Middletown and then as a media producer.

 

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Upcoming Workshops

Internet Marketing – NEW!

This online Internet Marketing course is designed to help you understand the essential marketing concepts and tools used in digital marketing.  Social media, Pay-per click, search engine optimization (SEO), conversion optimization, web analytics, content marketing, email and mobile marketing will all be covered in detail. The course uses a unique marketing simulation product that will have you creating and optimizing pay per click (PPC) campaigns, managing an ad budget, practicing A/B testing, doing keyword research and conversion analysis, and launching email campaigns.  An online textbook is required for this course.

CRN: 1491
Course: Internet Marketing
Cost: $475
Dates: 1/24 – 5/18
Days: Online
Times: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Sue Lugli 

Understanding and Working Effectively with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Community Professionals—NEW!

Community professionals often encounter individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a variety of public and private settings. This course prepares professionals, including emergency first responders, healthcare workers, community agency staff, and direct care workers, for common interactions that may occur with these individuals. More specifically, this course focuses on understanding characteristics of ASD, navigating interpersonal situations, demonstrating effective communication skills, and engaging in solution-focused problem-solving strategies with children, adolescents and young adults with ASD while appreciating their strengths and respecting their dignity.  Through video presentations and video critique, role playing, group workshops/discussions, and mini-lectures and demonstrations, students are provided with the necessary knowledge base, skill sets, and overall confidence they need when interacting with individuals with ASD in human services agencies and community settings.

CRN: 1482
Course: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder
Cost: $399
Dates: 2/5 – 3/14
Days: T, Th
Times: 6–9 p.m. 
Location: Wheaton 204
Instructor: Robert LeGary

 

Business Partnership Training at MxCC@Platt

Effective Communication

This workshop provides participants with the basics about the communication process and the difference between a clear and unclear message.  The value of listening and its connection to success is the workplace are emphasized.  Through skill building and practice opportunities participants learn to utilize active listening skills in the workplace.  Understanding the importance of body language and the impact of certain phrases or words are covered.

CRN: 1457
Course: Effective Communication MERIDEN
Cost: $19
Dates: 1/21
Days: M
Times: 6–7 p.m.
Location: MxCC@Platt 215
Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

It is not unusual for conflicts to arise in the workplace as a result of misunderstandings and differences in personalities. Learn to resolve these conflicts in a manner that will lead to increased motivation, a greater sense of caring and a cohesiveness of the work team.

CRN: 1458
Course: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace MERIDEN
Cost: $19
Dates: 1/28
Days: M
Times: 6–7 p.m.
Location: MxCC@Platt 215
Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi

Building Collaborative Teams

Teamwork has become an important part of the working culture because it results in a better product or delivery of services.  Learn how to build and lead a team that will work collaboratively and responsibly to provide the results you want for your business.

CRN: 1459
Course: Building Collaborative Teams MERIDEN
Cost: $19
Dates: 2/4
Days: M
Times: 6–7 p.m.
Location: MxCC@Platt 215
Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi

Motivating Your Team

Motivation results from self-confidence and self-esteem. Learn to motivate your team and increase their confidence in their job skills. This workshop also covers the “Soft Skills” that allow employees to adapt to the work environment in a successful manner.

CRN: 1460
Course: Motivating Your Team MERIDEN
Cost: $19
Dates: 2/11
Days: M
Times: 6–7 p.m.
Location: MxCC@Platt 215
Instructor: Cherida Ekpunobi