Spring/Summer 2019 Course Directory

Corporate, Professional and Community Education

Please call 508.375.5013 to register.
Please read our registration and refund policy before registering for classes.

Course listings and training programs are subject to change. Due to the self-supporting nature of workforce education, we reserve the right to cancel any course, to restrict registration in a course, to reschedule a course, and to change instructors when necessary. 

40 Hour Real Estate Salesperson Pre-License Courses

Dates: Tues./Thurs. 5/23/19-6/6/19; 9:00am-5:00pm, 5 sessions *Please register by 4pm on 5/16/19 for early bird pricing.
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Instructor: George Meservey
Course Code: WRE038-63
Cost: $429 (early bird pricing - registration and payment received by 4pm on 5/16/19. Registrations and payments received after 5/16/19, the cost is $499 per student.

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Massachusetts requires 40 hours of pre-license training prior to the real estate salesperson exam. This course will prepare students for the license exam. It is approved by the MA Board of Registration for fulfilling its licensing requirements.

Everything Instagram!

Date: Thurs. 6/27/19; 9:00am - 12:30pm, 1 session 
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Instructor: Tricia White
Course Code: WIT090-65
Cost: $69

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Every small business should be using Instagram. Today, Stories are dominating the feed, not only on Instagram, but on Facebook, too. This session will talk about EVERYTHING Instagram!

Topics to be covered:

  1. New Trends in Instagram 2019: Video and IGTV
  2. Basic Overview of Homepage and Personal Profiles: 
    What you see in your feed
    Overview of Instagram app
  3. Instagram Business Page: 
    All the tools you should be using 
    Highlights | Stories | Video Filters | Hashtags | Tagging
  4. Engaging with your client base
  5. Strategies for better engagement
  6. Instagram Advertising
  7. IGTV App

Start off the summer with a working knowledge of Instagram. It will make marketing that much easier!

Prerequisites: Please have the Instagram app downloaded to your phone to engage in interactive training during the session. If you are interested in creating highlight buttons during the class, please download the Canva app as well. 

Management Academy Program

Dates: 9/20/19, 9/27/19, 10/4/19, 10/18/19; 8:30am-3:00pm, 4 sessions
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Instructor: Jen Vondenbrink
Course Code: WPG300-62
Cost: $750 per participant or grant-funded for eligible employers. Learn more!

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This 24-hour intensive four day program is designed to inspire and teach managers to create an increasingly positive and productive work environment by developing as individuals as well as shifting the overall culture in four core areas: 1) Management Essentials, 2) Communication Styles, 3) Optimizing Performance and 4) Results-Focused Leadership.

The Management Academy will focus on the following core topics:

  • Understand the basic principles of collaborative management and learn to leverage tools to increase collaboration in problem solving, meetings and internal and external communication.
  • Learn how to implement and conduct a structured interview process, how to structure behaviorally based questions around important skills, and assess and create an action plan for new employees added to your team.
  • Learn an effective performance management model, understand how both reinforcing and changing behavior feedback shorten the performance management timeframe, and brainstorm reward and recognition tools.
  • Understand cultural differences and how they can impact employee communication and interactions, understand where micro inequities can occur, and develop a plan to create openness and awareness for yourself, coworkers, and your teams.
  • Review time management principles and apply effective tools, learn basic project management techniques, learn to identify barriers to productive workflow, understand mindfulness techniques to relieve stress, and apply time management tools to your teams. 

MS Excel for the Workplace

A Live Working Session!

Dates: Weds. 7/24/19-7/31/19; 6:00pm-9:00pm, 2 sessions *Please register by 7/17/19
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Instructor: Elaine Moore
Course Code: WIT033-68
Cost: $89

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Bring your Excel projects to us! Join us for a "live" working session to help you successfully navigate and utilize excel for your workplace. Participants are encouraged to bring their current Excel projects to these sessions.

Participants will be assisted and guided through specific challenges and issues they encounter in the workplace. All data viewed will be kept confidential. There will be one-on-one opportunities available with the instructor during these sessions.

Offshore Wind 101: Energy, Climate and Jobs

Dates: Tues./Thurs. 6/4/19 and 6/6/19; 6:00pm-8:00pm, 2 sessions  *Please register by 5/28/19
Location: CCCC Main Campus, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable
Instructor: Chris Powicki
Course Code: WET085-64
Cost: $49

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This two-session course introduces the newest growth sector in the U.S. energy industry, starting here with Vineyard Wind—the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind project. The initial session provides expert perspective on technology basics, global trends, why Cape Wind failed, and how a new generation of local projects will succeed. The second, which focuses on career opportunities and other benefits to be created as offshore wind projects move forward in southeastern Massachusetts and beyond, will also feature a guest speaker offering an inside look at Vineyard Wind.

Intended audience: High school and college students; workers in marine, construction, welding, and other trades; business and manufacturing professionals; and entrepreneurs looking to ride the wave.


Adobe InDesign CC Fundamentals

Dates: Mon. 4/22/19-5/13/19; 6-9pm, 4 sessions *Please register by 4/11/19
Location: Hyannis Center, 540 Main Street, Hyannis
Instructor: Keith Conforti
Course Code: WIT084-62

Cost: $169
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When it comes to creating multi-page documents such as books, brochures and catalogs, there is no better tool for the job than Adobe InDesign.

In this course beginners will learn how to use tools like stylesheets, master pages, and all the basics they will need to get started on these projects. Participants will also begin to learn some graphic design fundamentals such as typography and layout and gain valuable insight into how InDesign fits into a designer’s workflow.

Prerequisites: Basic skills with a computer, email, and the Internet. 

QuickBooks for the Workplace

Date: Fri. 5/17/19; 9am-2:30pm, 1 session *Please register by 5/8/19
Course Code: WIT007-64

Date: Fri. 6/14/19; 9am-2:30pm, 1 session *Please register by 6/4/19
Course Code: WIT007-65

Location: Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, Applied Lorusso Technology Building, West Barnstable
Instructor: Sue Martin

Cost: $199 per course
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Learn how QuickBooks can help you track your accounts, receipts, statements, payables, inventory, and receivables. QuickBooks is designed for small to mid-sized businesses that want to use effective software with a traditional approach to accounting. A textbook is included at no additional cost.

Social Media Immersion Certificate

Dates: Fri. 4/26/-5/3/19; 8:30am-4:00pm, 2 sessions *Register by 4/17/19
Location: Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, 134 Court Street, Plymouth
Instructor: Tricia White
Course Code: WPG191-64

Cost: $199
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Raise your social strategy to industry best practice by attending this intensive two session training program. Participants will learn content strategy best practices, measurement techniques, and develop a successful social media strategy. This program will take you through the latest hands-on skills for creatively engaging social media, featuring advanced techniques to maximize your results. This program will focus on social media strategy, content strategy, Facebook, Instagram, Facebook and Instagram Advertising, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, blogger outreach, and social media analytics. This program has been design for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Participants interested in attending this program should have social networks in place.

Please call Registration: (508) 375-5010

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