Cranford, NJ — Union College of Union County, New Jersey, a leading provider of professional development and business training solutions, is proud to announce grant-funded training programs through the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development designed to enhance the skills and capabilities of employers in the Union County area.
As the job market continues to evolve, employers are seeking innovative ways to invest in their workforce, build talent, and stay competitive. Union understands the importance of equipping employers and their teams with the knowledge and tools necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic business environment. To address this need, the College’s grant-funded training programs offer a diverse array of courses that cover essential workplace skills, competencies, and leadership development. Course titles include Conflict Resolution, Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making, Communications Strategies, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Building Inclusive Cultures, and PowerPoint Presentations. These courses will be offered at the College’s Scotch Plains Campus, providing a convenient and accessible location for employers and their employees to participate in professional development activities. Programs can also be delivered at eligible employers’ location.
“We are inspired to provide these grant-funded training programs to employers in the Union County area,” said Dr. Lisa Raudelunas Hiscano, Union’s Executive Director of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. “In today’s competitive business landscape, investing in workforce development is a strategic move that can lead to increased productivity, improved employee satisfaction and retention, and greater return on the investment. These programs are designed to empower employers and their teams with the essential skills and knowledge they need to excel.”
Union College of Union County, NJ is a public, comprehensive community college that provides quality, affordable, accessible educational programs to the greater Union County region. It is the first of New Jersey’s 18 two-year colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College offers a wide variety of academic and extracurricular activities. Union provides many experiential learning opportunities such as access to a Bloomberg Business Center, Innovation Center, and Student Research hub. Additionally, students at Union attend one of the top 25 community colleges in the country for 2023 as designated by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. To learn more, visit www.ucc.edu. For more information about the grant-funded training programs, including course schedules and registration details, please visit www.ucc.edu/ce.