Internal Certificates

Training opportunities have been grouped into a series of several one- or two-hour workshops focusing on a particular soft /technical skill. Employees are urged to complete the workshops under each heading to obtain an internal certificate.

Presentation Skills

  • Anatomy of a Presentation (2 hrs)
  • How to Give and Take Constructive Feedback (2 hrs)
  • Engaging Your Audience (2 hrs)
  • Beyond PowerPoint for Educators (2 hrs)
  • Digital Storytelling (2 hrs)
  • Sharing the Message (2 hrs)

 

Quality of Work

  • WorkSmarts (1 hr)
  • Tips for Getting Organized (1 hr) (available online via LearnerWeb-Library-Online)
  • Make the Most of Your Day (1 hr)
  • Dealing with Change (1 hr)
  • Creating Work-Life Balance (1 hr)

 

Communication (complete five of six programs)

  • Get to the Point: Painless Advice for Professional Writing (1.5 hrs)
  • Email Etiquette (1 hr)
  • Good Telephone Etiquette (1 hr)
  • Communicating with the ME Generation (1 hr)
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (1 hr)
  • Impressive Presentation Skills (1 hr)

 

Organizational Skills

  • Planning Effective Meetings (1 hr)
  • Outlook: Tips to Maximize Emails and Calendars (1 hr)
  • Project Management 101 (1.5 hr)
  • Tips for Getting Organized (1 hr) (available online via LearnerWeb-Library-Online)
  • Excellent Personal Service: Utilizing CPCC Websites (2 hrs)

 

Service to Others

  • FISH: Attitude (1.5 hrs)
  • Personalities in the Workplace (1.5 hrs)
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (1 hr)
  • Make the Most of Your Day (1 hr)

 

Work-Centered Leadership

  • Developing Effective Teams (1 hr)
  • Developing the Leader Within You (1 hr)
  • Ethics in the Workplace (1 hr)
  • The One-Minute Manager (PD Lending Library) (1 hr)
  • The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus (1 hr)

 

Introduction to Project Management

  • Project Management 101 (1.5 hrs)
  • Personalities in the Workplace (1.5 hrs)
  • Developing Effective Teams (1 hr)
  • Creating Project Plans and Work Schedules (1 hr)
  • Project Management Technologies (2 hr)

 

Conflict Resolution

  • Clear Communication (1 hr)
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (1 hr)
  • Emotional Intelligence at Work (1 hr)
  • Personalities in the Workplace (1.5 hrs)
  • Problem Solving Techniques and Tools (1 hr)
  • Assert Yourself: Negotiation (1 hr)

 

Ethics in the Workplace

  • Finding Your True North (1 hr)
  • Character is Destiny: Making a Habit of Doing the Right Thing (1 hr)
  • Failing Forward (1 hr)
  • Walk the Talk (1 hr)
  • 12 Choices that Lead to Your Success (1 hr)

 

Adapting to Change in the Workplace

  • Initiating Change (1 hr)
  • Myths & Realities of Change (1 hr)
  • Shifting Paradigms (1 hr)
  • Change Style Indicator (1 hr)
  • Dealing with Change: Attitude Adjustments (1 hr)

 

Exemplary Leadership Practices

  • Model the Way (1 hr)
  • Inspire a Shared Vision (1 hr)
  • Challenge the Process (1 hr)
  • Encourage the Heart (1 hr)
  • Enable Others to Act (1 hr)

 

Diversity (complete five of following programs)

  • Teaching the Digitally Distracted Student (2.5 hrs)
  • Diversity: Just Not Our Kind (1 hr)
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (1 hr)
  • Poverty Simulation (1.5 hrs)
  • Communicating with the ME Generation (1 hr)
  • A Framework for Understanding Poverty (book)
  • Black History Month Speaker (1 hr)
  • Women's History Month Speaker (1 hr)
  • Wealth, Innovation, and Diversity with Joel Barker (1 hr)
  • Outside Activity* (2 hr max)


*Outside Activity Examples Include: Library Videos, MLK Day Challenge, Service Learning, Community Volunteer Work, etc.

Outside Activity Credit may be received after submitting a write up in the following format:

  1. Summarize the program, book, video, or activity
  2. Describe how the program related to diversity
  3. Describe what you learned from the program
  4. Explain how the information you learned relates to your work/job
  5. Submit your written responses to Professional Development.

 

MS Office Internal Certificates
Technical Certifications are available, which include Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced sessions on the following Microsoft Office Applications:

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Outlook