Online Professional Development Programs this Summer

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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People looking to upgrade their skills as they enter or reenter the workforce will benefit from Raritan Valley Community College’s online professional development programs this summer. Offered through the College’s Workforce Training Center, the virtual classes are taught “live” by subject matter experts.

RVCC’s professional development programs focus on such topics as honing the job search, communication, project management, and critical Microsoft Office skills. The classes run as two- and three-hour compact webinars to increase one’s marketability to employers in today’s competitive labor market.

Participants will be able to master the interview, enhance their resumes, and explore effective tools and resources with the Job Search Guide course on June 23, or streamline Critical Thinking & Problem Solving skills on June 16; both will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.

In addition, advanced English-as-a-Second-Language courses will be offered in an online format for those looking to continue experiencing the classroom virtually.

RVCC also offers free online Microsoft Office training courses for New Jersey employees to upgrade basic skillsets. For a complete schedule of courses, visit

Employers looking to upskill their workforce can benefit from the College’s customized training options focusing on such topics as leadership, ESL, diversity sensitivity training, communication, Microsoft Office, and other industry-valued credentialing courses.

For a complete list of online professional development and computer training workshops and courses, visit

To register for a class, visit Participants will receive a webinar confirmation email with instructions for logging on a few days prior to the course’s start date.

For additional information about professional development opportunities or customized training, contact Aubrey Flanagan, RVCC’s Manager of Corporate Development, at

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



June 9, 2020

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