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Upcoming Workshops and Events

Personal Trainer Certification

30 hours; Fee: $734 (Tuition: $699, Fee: $35) | Sept. 12 – Oct. 17| 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch)| No class Sept. 26th

Prepare for one of the hottest jobs in America! Corporate Solutions and the World Instructor Training Schools (WITS) together offer a personal trainer national certification workshop at Community College of Philadelphia. This six-week intensive workshop provides in-class theory and hands-on practical training. National certification is awarded upon completion of the workshop, a 30-hour internship, passing exams and providing proof of current CPR certification. Register.

Leadership Development Certificate

24 hours; Fee: $649 | Tuesdays, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 2015 and Jan. 19, Feb. 16, 2016 |

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

How does your company develop the management and supervision team into better leaders? Through the Leadership Development workshop your managers will have an opportunity to assess their individual leadership styles, understand their impact, create more effective team-building skills, and build project management skills. They will develop the skills to improve personal management, learn techniques for building organizational relationships and develop strategic thinking ability. Register.

Get Going With QuickBooks – Introductory Level

6 hours; Fee: $179 | Wednesdays, Sept. 23 & 30, 2015 | 6 – 9 p.m.

QuickBooks is a tool you can use to automate the tasks that you already perform as a business owner or bookkeeper. This workshop is an introduction on how to use QuickBooks to best meet your business needs. The main objective is to introduce you to QuickBooks’ basic features and give you an opportunity for hands on practice. Prerequisites:  A basic understanding of accounting and the computer operating system you are using are recommended. Register.

Keep Going With QuickBooks – Intermediate Level

6 hours; Fee: $179 | Wednesdays, Oct. 7 & 14, 2015 | 6 – 9 p.m.

In this workshop, we’ll go beyond the basic concepts to discover QuickBooks useful features and applications. You'll learn how to enter new memorized transactions, customize forms, track sales tax, share files with an accountant, and estimate job costing. You will complete practical exercises to create reports, graphs, and prepare payroll with QuickBooks. Whether you're a small business owner or bookkeeper you'll find plenty of tips to help you get the most out of QuickBooks.  Prerequisites:  A basic understanding of accounting, QuickBooks, and the computer operating system you are using are recommended. Register.

Emotional Intelligence

6 hours; Fee: $179| Oct. 8, 2015 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

This one-day workshop focuses on the history of emotional intelligence, optimism, personal vision and values, and validating emotions in others. It teaches you techniques to understand, use and appreciate the role of EQ in the workplace. Register.

Introduction to Blue Print Reading

20 hours; Fee: $279 | Wednesdays, Oct. 14 – Nov. 11, 2015 | 5 – 9 p.m.

Basic blueprint reading is a necessary skill for many entry-level manufacturing jobs. This workshop prepares you to analyze and interpret manufacturing blueprints. You will learn industry standards and best practices, become familiar with common print reading vocabulary, and review industrial prints. Register.

The 5th Annual Small Business Conference: Unlock Your Business Potential

Thursday, October 22, 2015 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Workshop topics include:

  • Updating Your Sales GPS 
  • Marketing Your Business with Social Media
  • Developing Your Leadership Skills and much more
  • Getting Your Business Credit in Order
  • Crowd Funding
  • Wellness in the Workplace

Fee: $30.00 (catered breakfast and lunch included)

For more information, email csinquiry@ccp.edu or call 215-972-6254.

Critical Elements of Customer Service

12 hours; Fee: $249 | Nov. 5 & 12, 2015 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

This dynamic two-day workshop presents the essentials of customer service excellence and combines that with an opportunity to practice skills and benefit from feedback. You will develop new skills in managing customer information, communicating effectively and using proven techniques for creating lasting customer satisfaction. Learn six critical customer service elements that your company can adopt to bring customers back for service that outdoes the competition. Register.

ServSafe Food Protection Manager One Day with Home Study

7 hours; Fee: $185 (Tuition: $117, Text: $68) | Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 | 8 a.m – 4:30 p.m. (½ hour lunch break)

This one-day workshop consists of eight hours of home study, followed by seven hours in the classroom and a one-hour exam. The workshop prepares individuals for successful completion of the ServSafe Certification Exam administered at the end. It teaches you which conditions enhance the growth of bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses, along with the safest way to receive, prepare, store, cook and serve food to your customers. Note: Students must register at least two weeks in advance to provide time for the required eight hours of home study for this workshop. In addition, students are required to pick up their textbook (Room 329) at least two weeks prior to the class. Register.

How to Register

Register online today at www.ccp.edu/solutions. For more information, email csinquiry@ccp.edu or call 215-972-6254.

Located at:

Northeast Regional Center
The Center for Small Business Education Growth and Training, Room 330
12901 Townsend Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154