Workforce Training


Our Mission

  • Provide education, job training and industry certification programs in southern New Jersey to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of the workforce.
  • Serve individuals in preparing for the workforce and in developing, enhancing or changing their careers.
  • Provide customized trainingand development to organizations seeking to enhance their talent acquisition efficiencies and effectiveness through workforce development initiatives.

Below are some of the Certificate Programs for the Busy Professional currently offered:

Effective Personal Productivity
Productivity is the wellspring of success and a basic part of human nature. Evaluate your attitude and make productive behavioral changes.

Effective Selling Strategies
Learn approaches that work while establishing a sound presentation. Identify prime buying techniques and practices that will make you effective.

Effective Leadership Development
Learn key competencies and skill sets of a manager and / or supervisor.
Effective Personal Leadership
Developed and proven effective in three decades of working with thousands of people worldwide, this program will bring out all of your natural leadership qualities.
Effective Motivational Leadership
Learn the key competencies and skill sets of a mid-level senior manager.

Customized Training and Development
Customized training and development programs designed specifically for you needs as the client!

For more information about what we can do to enhance your company's ability to be competitive in the current economic climate, contact us at 609.652.4227 or

Training and Education Topics • Click here for our digital brochure

  • Leadership

  • Executive Team Building

  • Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • Enhancing Organizational Performance

  • Utilizing Balanced Scorecards

  • Managing Change

  • Organizational Culture

  • Foundations of Management:  Making the Transition to Management; Planning and Delegation Skills; Setting Goals and Implementing Plans; Quality and Customer Satisfaction

  • Business Knowledge:  Accounting; Human Resources Management; Marketing Management; Production Management; Financial Management; Sales Management; Cost Accounting and Budgeting; Purchasing Management; Inventory Management; Distribution Management

  • Management Skills:  Collaborative Negotiations; Managing Projects; Managing Information and Decisions; Solving Complex Problems; Performance Measurement and Analysis

  • Managing Communication:  Conducting Effective Meetings; Effective Interpersonal Communication; Increasing the Ability to Influence; Making Persuasive Presentations

  • Managing Human Resources:  Addressing Disability Issues; Addressing Sexual Harassment; Compensating for High-Performance; Developing Key Performers; Diversity as a Competitive Advantage; Employee Health and Safety; Equal Opportunity and the Law; Interviewing and Selecting Key Performers; Mentoring and Orienting Key Performers; Preventing Workplace Violence; Retaining Key Performers; Rightful Termination Practices; Succession and Career Planning; Discipline and Counseling Employees

  • Managing Employee Relationships:  Increasing Teamwork : Managing Difficult Employees; Managing Employee Conflicts; Establishing Positive Working Relationships

  • Managing Employee Performance:  Coaching Improved Performance; Conducting Performance Appraisals; Empowerment Through Delegation; Managing Through Feedback and Recognition

  • Labor and Management Relations:  Labor Relations and the Law; Employees and Unionization; Negotiating a Labor Agreement; Preventing and Resolving Labor Disputes; Working with a Union Representative

  • Managing HR issues without an HR Department

  • Managing Growing Pains as Your Business Expands

  • Addressing Sexual Harassment

  • Maintaining Competitiveness as the Competition Grows

  • Process/Operations/Quality Improvement

  • Enhancing Customer Service

  • Hiring and Retaining Quality Employees

  • Managing Conflict

  • Provides 52 hours of training for individuals looking to transition into retail management positions. Successful completion of this program will result in ServSafe Food Manager & National Retail Federation Customer Service and Sales certifications.

Due to COVID- 19, contracted WFNJ services has been suspended, pending new funding availability. Please check back in late fall.

  • Provides work readiness, occupational training, job placement and retention to Atlantic County residents required to participate in to-work activities.

Our team is staffed by highly experienced professionals capable of providing your company with consultation services to increase visibility in a tight labor market and remain competitive in the current economic climate. Our services:  

  • Consultation to improve organizational capabilities using such tools as business process reengineering, survey feedback, team building, job analysis, rational problem solving, etc.

  • Market research in the form of focus groups, surveys, interviews, etc.

  • Technical assistance with the designing of planning retreats, team building retreats, quality improvement retreats, etc.

  • Train the Trainer and related instructional services in areas such as management and supervisory training.

  • Design and preparation of evaluation and survey instruments.

  • Design and preparation of certificates for training participants.

  • Permanent recording and storage of CEs/CEU's

Please contact us at 609.652.4227 or

Work Preparation Programs for Young Adults

  • The Atlantic County Opportunity Youth Collaboration is a grant-funded work preparation program for low income individuals, ages 18 to 24 residing in Atlantic County, New Jersey. The program provides career training, paid work experience, community service-learning projects, work readiness, life skills, digital literacy, financial literacy, academic remediation, high school diploma test preparation, leadership development, job networking, interview preparation, job development activities, placement and retention services. Accepting applications, based on eligibility. Email or call (609) 380-3716.

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The High School Diploma Test Preparation class is a 30-hour skills-based course for anyone over the age of 16 who would like to earn their high school diploma.  This course will specialize in working with current high school juniors and seniors that may not be graduating, students being homeschooled, students looking to receive their high school diploma early, youth (16-24 years old) who left school before graduating, and adults (ages 25+) without a high school diploma. 

This live virtual course prepares participants for the Test for Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) or the General Education Test by Pearson Vue exams (also known as an “HSE Exam”, formerly called the “GED Exam”). This course provides individuals with the knowledge and confidence they need to take the high school diploma test through review of Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies content areas that are included on the high school diploma exams. This course is instructor-led with live and scheduled synchronous instruction and some asynchronous independent study.Enrolled students will be expected to participate in live sessions Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:30pm with the remaining hour for independent study. Students will need internet access and a computer to participate virtually (cell phones and tablets are not recommended). Note: This is a preparation course and does not include the cost of the HSE Exam. Upon completion of the course, participants will be provided guidance on locations and providers of the HSE exam in their local area.

Participants not currently enrolled in high school will be expected to take a pre-assessment to determine their readiness to take the high school diploma test. Participants who do not have access to the required technology, require financial assistance to cover the cost of this course, need to schedule a pre-assessment, or have additional questions can contact the Stockton University Office of Continuing Studies.

May 2021 Course Dates:  May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, & 20
    Click Here to Register for the May Course

June 2021 Course Dates: June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, & 17
    Click Here to Register for the June Course

All courses are hosted online Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Evenings from 6:00pm-8:30pm with live instruction and 8:30-9:30pm for online independent study time. 

Price: $135*
  *Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify

Call: 609.652.4227

Due to COVID- 19, the Salem County Youth Career Training Program has been suspended, pending new funding availability.

  • This program provides workforce preparation and training for young adults 18 to 24 residing in Salem County, NJ and includes paid work experience, career training and financial literacy and interview preparation classes.

Have questions? Call (609) 652-4227 or e-mail us at

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