Foundational Skills Course

Foundations skills course helps fill the gaps between your current skills and the skills needed for the job.
This course is important because it ensures that you have the basic academic, critical thinking and personal skills necessary to land a good job. Academic skills such as reading, writing, and communication are essential for job performance. The fee for this course is $100.

Curriculum

Building Self Confidence

Everyone knows that self-confidence is very important but what is not known to everyone is the degree of its importance. Self-confidence is more important than you can imagine. Self-confidence can change your whole life to the better while lack of confidence will definitely have a negative effect on your social relations, career, achievements and even your mood. Self-confidence can be learned. Learn the techniques that are tried and proven.

Accountability

Discover how to better manage yourself by adopting the accountability mindset. Learn about specific, practical steps you can take to implement accountability.

Communicating with Confidence

Get simple communication tools, strategies, and tips to help you communicate with confidence.

Personal Finance

Get a better handle on your money with these five tips on spending, managing fixed costs, budgeting, investing, and saving.

Internet Safety

Learn about the nature of internet-based threats, and how students can leverage the protection options and tools built right into most web browsers and mail systems to preserve their privacy and security.

Email Writing

Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Crafting a strong message, part of Writing Email.

Teamwork Foundations

Management trainer Chris Croft discusses the qualities of great teams and what you can do to be an effective team member.

Microsoft Word

Learn the basics of using Word, Microsoft’s powerful word-processing software.

Business Writing

Learn how to write for a specific business purpose, whether it’s to present information, convey good or bad news, or persuade the reader.

Time Management

Quick time-management tips that help everyone from busy executives to new employees get more out of their work day.

Business Etiquette

As times change, so do social norms for personal and professional behavior, but that doesn’t mean basic etiquette doesn’t matter. Unprofessional behavior could lose you business. We sometimes forget that business is about people. Here are 15 basic etiquette rules you should be following.

Microsoft Excel

Learn how to enter and organize data, create formulas and functions, build charts and PivotTables, and use other powerful Excel 2016 features.

Schedule

Location: EPI Learning Center in Bell Works 101 Crawfords Corner Rd, (4th Floor 2-405) Holmdel, NJ 07733
Times: 12:00 – 4:00 PM

(Mincha and Lunch at 1:45 PM)

                      • December 5,   2017: Building Self Confidence, Accountability, Communicating with Confidence
                      • December 6,   2017: Personal Finance, Internet Safety, Email Writing
                      • December 11,  2017: Teamwork, Microsoft Word
                      • December 21,   2017: Business Writing, Time Management, Business Etiquette
                      • December 26,  2017: Microsoft Excel 365
                      • December 27,  2017:  Microsoft Excel 365
                      • January 2, 2017:  Microsoft Excel 365
                      • January 3, 2017:  Microsoft Excel 365

Course Registration