Workplace Essentials

The NJCU Workplace Essential Program offers training for employees to learn, develop, or improve the required skills of today’s hyper-competitive marketplace.  Divided into four categories, the NJCU Workplace Essential Program provides classes in soft skills, web design, social media, and Microsoft Office. Individuals can take one class, or complete the required number to earn an NJCU Certificate. 

SOFT SKILLS

Soft Skills Certificate: students need to complete any seven of the following courses to earn the NJCU Soft Skills Certificate.

  • Business Writing                                                        
  • Change Management
  • Communication Skills                                                
  • Company Culture
  • Conflict Management                                                
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service                                                       
  • Diversity Training
  • Emotional Intelligence                                               
  • Focus Strategies
  • Interviewing Skills                                                     
  • LGBQT Related Issues
  • Leadership                                                                 
  • Manager Training
  • Negotiation                                                                
  • Personal Productivity
  • Presentation and Public Speaking Skills                    
  • Problem Solving                                                         
  • Storytelling                                                                
  • Stress Management                            
  • Teamwork                                                                  
  • Time Management                                                     

WEB DESIGN

Print and Publishing Design Certificate: students need to complete each of the following courses to earn the NJCU Print and Publishing Certificate.

  • Foundations of Graphic Design
  • Color Theory for Graphic Designers
  • Adobe Photoshop CC Complete
  • Adobe Illustrator CC Complete
  • Adobe InDesign CC Complete

Web Design Certificate: students need to complete each of the following courses to earn the NJCU Web Design Certificate.

  • Foundations of Graphic Design
  • Color Theory for Graphic Designers
  • Adobe Photoshop CC Complete
  • Adobe Illustrator CC Complete
  • Essentials of HTML & CSS
  • Dreamweaver Complete
  • WordPress Complete
  • Dreamweaver II

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Marketing Certificate, Level 1: An introduction to social media marketing for those with little or no background, knowledge, or experience.

  • Introduction to Social Media Marketing
  • Optimizing Your Social Media Profiles
  • Social Media Strategy from A to Z
  • Growing Your Advocate Community
  • Content Marketing Fundamentals
  • Social Advertising Fundamentals

Social Media Marketing Certification, Level 2: A more advanced examination of social media marketing for those who completed Level 1 or who have more than three years of relevant experience.

  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Content Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Media Advertising with Facebook Blueprint
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Search Engine Marketing with Google Ads
  • Display Advertising
  • Email Marketing
  • Measure and Optimize with Google Analytics

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Microsoft Office certification, Level 1

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneNote

Microsoft Office certification, Level 2

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneNote