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 SHRM Essentials

This program provides foundational HR knowledge and an introduction to behavioral competencies essential for new managers.  This is a great way to introduce those new supervise to HR topics.

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Human Resources Certificate
Learning & Organizational Development

Dates: 1/14/19 – 2/18/19 

Day/Time: Monday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn the keys to effective training and development efforts. Understand the value of aligning training strategy to organizational mission, vision, and goals.


Human Resources Certificate

Dates: 3/6/19 – 4/10/19
Day/Time: Wednesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This course will give you an overview of strategy, theory and practice of total compensation (cash and equity.)

Human Resources Certificate

Dates: 1/17/19 – 2/21/19
Day/Time: Thursday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn how employee benefits attract, retain and motivate people.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Dates: 4/6/19 – 4/27/19
Day/Time: Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The CAPM certification is industry recognized for entry-level project managers today.


“It’s never too late to enhance your skills and create a new beginning for yourself. CCSU’s Continuing Education program can guide you on any path you wish to take!”
Todd Larese

PMP Certification Test Prep Course

Dates: 4/6/19 – 5/11/19
Day/Time: Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This classroom-based program is ideal for those with project management experience who are preparing to take the PMP test.


Human Resources Certificate
Recruiting & Staffing

Dates: 1/16/19 – 2/20/19
Day/Time: Wednesday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn the most effective and efficient techniques in attracting successful employees to your organization.

Human Resources Certificate
Employment and the Law

Dates: 3/7/19 – 4/11/19
Day/Time: Thursday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Focus on the legal aspects with HR Management.

Human Resources Certificate
Capstone Course

Dates: 11/30/18 – 12/08/18 and
4/26/19 – 5/04/19

This is a capstone course for those who have completed all five human resources classes.

Financial Essentials

Dates: 2019 dates TBD
Day/Time: TBD

A basic introduction into understanding financial statements.

Education Basics for Industry Experts

Dates: May 3, 10, 17
Day/Time: Fridays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This program is designed to teach some education basics for employees that would like to teach, coach or mentor their younger colleagues.


Lean in Healthcare Certificate

Dates: 5/21/19 – 5/30/19
Day/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This program is designed to teach particpants to be competent in the practice of applying lean priciples.

PMP Test Prep – Fully Online

Dates:  1/16/19 – 2/27/19
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The full PMP test prep course is fully online with weekly WebEx sessions, which are recorded for later viewing.

SHRM Essentials

Dates: 3/22/19 & 3/29/19
Day/Time: Fridays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


This program provides foundational HR knowledge and an introduction to behavioral competencies essential for new managers.


Leadership Essentials:  The Leaders Mindset; How to Get Lasting Results Through Others

Dates: 2019 TBD
Day/Time: TBD

This two-day, highly experiential program will equip participants with the skills to improve performance and relationships in the most difficult situations.


GIS Essentials Certificate

Course 1:  GIS Fundamentals

Dates:  2/2/19 – 4/6/19
Day/Time: Saturdays, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Anyone looking to add GIS skills to their professional portfolio or supplement existing GIS skills could benefit from this program.

GIS Essentials Certificate

Course 2:  Practical Applications

Dates: 4/27/19 – 6/29/19
Day/Time: Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Students leave with basic geoprocessing skills, geocoding, georeferencing, and being able to create a geodatabase and associated data structure. 

Introduction to Public Speaking

Dates:  TBD

Day/Time:  TBD

Students will have an opportunity to give three short speeches.  Material is similar to Competent Communicator manual in Toastmasters International. 

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