A series of certificate courses will be offered during the Spring 2018 semester, starting in January and February at the main Newark campus of Essex County College.

 

Registration information on these programs is available at (973) 877-3079.

 

Certificate programs to be offered starting in January and February include:

 

How to Own and Operate a Child Care Center is a six session program that will serve as a practical guide for establishing and managing needed care centers. The class will meet Saturdays, starting January 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Tuition is $234 plus an $18 fee.

 

Human Resources Practice Certificate is a 12 session program that provides a comprehensive and practical grounding in the major areas needed for personnel generalists. It is designed for those who wish to improve performance capability on the job or for those seeking to launch a career in Human Resources. The class will meet Saturdays, starting February 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $672 with a payment plan available.

 

Principles of Real Estate Sales is a 13 session course that prepares students to take the state examination for the New Jersey Real Estate Sales License. Topics include mortgage sales agreements, deeds, title closing, license, real estate law, property interests and rights. The course will be offered Saturdays, starting February 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The last class (May 5) meets from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost of the program is $575.

 

Fundamentals of Payroll Certificate Program is a 12 session course designed to prepare students for entry level jobs in the payroll profession. At the completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the National Fundamental Payroll Certification Examination administered through the American Payroll Association. The class will meet on Saturdays, starting February 3, from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cost is $630 and a payment plan is available.

 

Project Management Professional (PMP) program is designed for people pursuing careers in such fields as technology, building construction, finance, and accounting which require project managers to focus on planning, organizing, and managing projects and programs. Students wishing to sit for the PMP exam must complete this course, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a minimum of five years and 7,500 hours in project management, or have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years and 3,500 hours in project management experience. The class will meet on nine Saturdays, starting February 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The April 7 class will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Total cost of the course is $698 and a payment plan is available. Please refer to the Project Management Institute website: www.pmi.org for any updates.

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