Workplace Training Programs Available at No Cost to Eligible Employers
 

Business & Professional Excellence Program
Training to Elevate Your Workforce

The Center for Corporate and Professional Education is offering high-level workplace training programs through a grant from the Workforce Training Fund to help eligible companies and their staff reach their full potential.

Training programs are being offered in three core topics: Communication, Team Dynamics and Productivity. Businesses of all sizes are welcome to participate.

All employees are welcome to complete the entire series or chose from only relevant programs. If an employer is eligible for funding, the cost of each training program is covered by the workforce training grant.

  1. Eligible companies with less than 100 employees may send as many employees as available to the program.
  2. Eligible companies with more than 100 may send ten employees total over the course of the two-year grant period.

If an eligible company with more than 100 employees would like to send more than 10 employees, the company would be required to pay the cost of each training program for each employee.

Professional Training Courses Available

Training programs will be offered multiple times in different regions until June 30, 2018 to accommodate employers. 

Schedule

Required Employer Eligibility Forms and Guidelines


If you are interested in participating in the program, the eligibility process is very simple.

  1. Employer Eligibility Form. To verify company eligibility, please fill out an Employer Eligibility Form (EEform.pdf). The Employer Eligibility Form must be completed in its entirety for each employee participating in training programs. As a grant-funded program, with a proven track record of success, reserved seats in this program are highly sought after. Employers are encouraged to submit their Employer Eligibility Forms as soon as possible to hold training slots for their employees. Employer Eligibility Forms, for first time applicants, may be submitted immediately to hold employee training slots while a Certificate of Good Standing request is in process.
  2. Certificate of Good Standing. Apply Online for your Certificate of Good Standing. First time applicants are required to submit a Certificate of Good Standing that is less than six months old at point of first submission. The certificate will remain on file for the life of the grant. Please Note: It may take a week or more to receive your Certificate of Good Standing. The request should be made as soon as possible.

    Important Tip:
     When you reach the Mass Tax Connect website, click on the Businesses tab, then click on Request a Certificate of Good Standing link. You can bypass the login step. Before beginning this process, make sure that you have the entity's federal id number, DUA number and the tax type(s) filed with DOR readily available. Please click here to view a sample Certificate of Good Standing.

Employers must submit a completed and signed Employer Eligibility Form along with a Certificate of Good Standing to the CCPE office at least two weeks in advance of training program start date. All forms should be emailed to the CCPE office at ccpe@capecod.edu or mailed to The Center for Corporate and Professional Education, Attention Tammi Jacobsen, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601. 

Questions? Contact Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.

This project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund grant through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation. Confirmation of eligibility from Commonwealth Corporation must be received prior to the start of requested training program(s).



Training Program Descriptions

Employees will receive a Certificate of Completion after each Training Program


Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Managers and employees in today’s workplace require in depth understanding of individual and team communication in order to perform at their best. This interactive course begins with building a foundation of cornerstone communication skills. Participants will complete a DiSC behavioral assessment profile to outline their own communication style. This blend of knowledge is then use to explore their communication style further and gain insight on how differing styles interact. Through interactive exercises, students will identify natural areas of interpersonal conflict arising from communication and practice actionable steps to handle the conflict. The series wraps up with a fascinating look at the lifecycle of team communication.

Participants will examine:

  • Different communication styles and how they interact.
  • Foundation of communication and obstacles to effective communication.
  • Stages of team growth and its effect on communication.
  • Tools for proactively preventing communication conflict.
  • Strategies for coaching effective communication.


Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams:
Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Teams who are effectively led contribute substantially to the overall success of the organization. Bringing together individuals with different skills, cultures and from different generations, however, is fraught with pitfalls. Today’s most successful leaders understand the dynamics of a forming team, how things are perceived cross culturally and how to communicate to and motivate four different generations in the workplace. This comprehensive series provides participants the skills, tools and resources required to become effective team leaders and invaluable contributors. By identifying personal biases, individuals can better understand their co-workers, and then dive deep into understanding team dynamics, goal setting and how to lead their teams through change.

Participants will examine:

  • Intricacies of team dynamics.
  • Cultural and generational biases and how to work through them.
  • Communication approaches with their team depending on their formation stage.
  • How change affects a team and how to lead through change.
  • Insights on being a better coach and leader by providing feedback and ongoing coaching.
  • Setting team goals complete with milestones to support the team’s productivity within the organization.


Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity

Certificate Series: 8 training hours 

In today’s 24/7 world, it is more important than ever to understand how to use manage time in order to be more productive. High performing individuals are able to tackle challenges, streamline systems and minimize stress. In this series, participants will reframe their notions of how to manage time. By understanding topics such as procrastination, prioritization and workload, employees are better able to handle what is before them and communicate what is working and where they may require assistance.

Participants will examine:

  • Differences between controllable and uncontrollable barriers to time management.
  • Tools that will best help them manage their time such as calendars and checklists.
  • True meaning of a priority.
  • Value of having a plan in place when facing competing priorities.
  • Ways to communicate workload challenges to others as well as track performance results throughout the year. 

Training Program Schedule for Hyannis
 

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Winter/Spring 2017: Tuesdays/Thursdays 1/31, 2/2, 2/7, 2/9, 2/21, and 3/7/2017; 1-4:30pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-65

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Tuesdays 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, and 12/5/2017; 8am-12:15pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-66

Class Dates for Spring 2018: Wednesdays 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, and 5/2/2018; 1:30-5pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-68


Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Tuesdays 3/21, 4/4, 4/25/2017; 8am-4pm
Location:
Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-65


Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Fridays 3/3 & 3/17/2017; 1-5pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-65

Class Dates for Spring 2018: Tuesdays, 5/29 and 6/5/2018; 12:30-4:30pm
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-66

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.

 

Training Program Schedule for Plymouth


Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Thurs. 3/2, Thurs. 3/9 from 8am-12:30pm and Fri. 3/24, Thurs. 3/30, Fri. 4/7/2017 from 8am-12pm
Location: CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-77

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Tuesdays 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, and 12/5/2017; 1:30-5pm
Location: CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-76

Class Dates for Spring 2018: Wednesdays 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, and 5/2/2018; 8am-12:15pm
Location: CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-75


Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations

Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Fri. 4/14, Wed. 4/26, and Fri.5/5/2017 from 8am-4pm
Location:CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-77

Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Wednesdays 5/10 and 5/24/2017; 8am-12pm
Location: CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-77

Class Dates for Spring 2018: Wednesdays 5/30 and 6/6/2018; 12:30-4:30pm
Location: CCCC Aviation Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth (Entrance at Gate 6)
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-75

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.
 

Training Program Schedule for Wareham

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Wednesdays and Fridays 3/15, 3/17, 3/22, 3/24, and 3/31/2017; 8:30am-12:45pm
Location: Wareham, exact location TBA soon
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-69

Class Dates for Spring 2018: Wednesdays 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, and 2/14/2018 (snow date 2/21); 12:30-4pm
Location: Wareham, exact location TBA soon
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-66


Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Wednesdays 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, and Monday 5/8/2017; 8:30am-3:00pm
Location: Wareham, exact location TBA soon
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-69

Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: Mondays 5/22 and 6/5/2017; 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Wareham, exact location TBA soon
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-69

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.
 

Training Program Schedule for Falmouth

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: 5/16, 5/17, 5/18, 5/22, 5/23, and 5/25/2017; 12:30-4pm
Location: Falmouth Chamber of Commerce, 20 Academy Lane, Falmouth
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-62

Class Dates for Spring 2018: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, and 2/14/2018 (2/21 snow date); 8:30am-12pm
Location: Falmouth Chamber of Commerce, 20 Academy Lane, Falmouth
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-69

Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Wednesdays 9/20, 10/4, and 10/18/2017; 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Falmouth Chamber of Commerce, 20 Academy Lane, Falmouth
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-62

Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Tuesdays 10/31 and 11/7/2017; 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Falmouth Chamber of Commerce, 20 Academy Lane, Falmouth
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-62

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.
 

Training Program Schedule for Orleans

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Spring 2017: 5/2, 5/3, 5/4, 5/8, 5/11, and 5/12/2017; 12:30-4pm
Location: Orleans, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-67

Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Wednesdays 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, and 10/25/2017; 9am-3pm
Location: Orleans, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-67

Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Thursdays 11/2 and 11/9/2017; 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Orleans, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-67

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.
 

Training Program Schedule for Martha's Vineyard

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017:  Tuesdays 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, and 10/24/2017; 9am-4pm
Location: Martha's Vineyard, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-65


Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity

Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Tuesday 10/31/2017; 9am-5pm
Location: Martha's Vineyard, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-65

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.

 

Training Program Schedule for Nantucket

Communication and Conflict Management with DiSC Profile Analysis
Certificate Series: 21 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017:  Wednesdays 10/4, 10/11, and 10/18/2017; 9am-4pm
Location: Nantucket, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $500 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB114-64


Building Effective Working Relationships with Teams: Strategies for Results-Oriented Communication Across Cultures and Generations
Certificate Series: 24 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Thursdays 10/5, 10/12, and 10/19/2017; 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Nantucket, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $300 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB115-64


Manage Priorities and Time to Boost Productivity
Certificate Series: 8 training hours

Class Dates for Fall 2017: Wednesday 10/25/2017; 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Nantucket, exact location TBA soon.
Cost: $200 Per Participant or Grant Funded for Eligible Employers
Course# WGB116-64

Start the Eligibility Process Now! Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email ccpe@capecod.edu.