Posted Friday, July 31st, 2015

Morris County businesses can take advantage of cost-free training for employees this September at County College of Morris through a special state grant program designed to help improve the business skills of the county work force.

County College of Morris Offers No-Cost Training Classes for Morris County Businesses this September

Classes will be held at CCM’s Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road, at no charge to companies.

 Funding for this program is limited to early fall enrollment. All registration must be done online through CCM’s Center for Business & Technology.

“This is a terrific opportunity for businesses to partner with the county college to ensure their employees have up to date skills, including the communications, management, and computer skills  needed to succeed in the 2015 business world,” said Morris County Freeholder John Krickus, who is the county governing board’s liaison to CCM.

“We encourage our county businesses to take advantage of this offer at the county college,” he added.

The free training classes in Business Skills and Personal Computing represents a partnership between the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development, and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

There are 38 classes available to businesses for the classes, which start in September, including such offering as Managing Multiple Priorities Under Pressure, Leadership Competence and Coaching Skills, Achieving Customer Service Excellence, Critical Thinking Skills, Demystifying Social Media, and a host of PC/Computer Skills offerings.

For more information, a full schedule of classes, and to register, please visit:

Registration can only be done online. Businesses also must register separately for each category of classes in either Business Skills and PC/Computer Skills.

NOTE: For Employers and Employees
Classes are provided at no charge to a company. However, employees must meet these eligibility requirements:
Public employees and unemployed persons are NOT eligible for this program (a special program for unemployed can be found at
  • Employees must work either part-time or full-time for a New Jersey business
  • Employees must be paid by employer at their usual hourly rate while in training (companies with less than 250 employees are exempt)
  • Employer’s valid FEIN is required (Tax ID Number-See your Human Resources Dept.)
  • For PC courses, employees must have Windows knowledge and keyboard/mouse skills