Small Business Direct Access Program

Small Business Direct Access Program

NOTE: The Small Business Direct Access Program is ending its beta test of the Massachusetts Training Exchange. The new enrollment process is effective May 18, 2020.

Details on the transition can be found here: Guide to the Small Business Direct Access Program (SBDAP) for businesses, and FAQs.

  Guide for SBDAP *training providers (*chosen through a procurement process which is closed), and FAQs.

The Small Business Direct Access Program addresses smaller-scale training needs by making training slots available in popular topics, free of charge, to eligible businesses. Businesses with 100 or fewer Massachusetts employees that contribute to the Workforce Training Fund are eligible to access free training through the Small Business Direct Access Program. Training is limited to the topics/courses below and is based on availability. Please contact us with questions at
OrganizationTraining TypeContact InformationCourse OfferedGeography
American Graphics InstituteComputer Skills TrainingPrachi JainAdvanced HTML: HTML5 & CSSGreater Boston
781-376-6044After Effects Introduction
Pjain@agitraining.comCreative Cloud for Print Design Advanced
Excel Intermediate
Excel Introduction
Google Analytics
HTML Email
Illustrator Advanced
Illustrator Introduction
InDesign Intermediate
InDesign Introduction
JavaScript Introduction
Photoshop Advanced
Photoshop Intermediate
Photoshop Introduction
PowerPoint Design
Premiere Pro Introduction
Responsive HTML Email
Responsive Web Design
SketchUp Introduction
UX Design Principles
WordPress Advanced
WordPress Introduction
Associated Industries of Massachusetts - HR SolutionsSupervisory/LeadershipLori BourgoinFront-Line Supervisor SkillsStatewide
Bristol Community CollegeSupervisory/LeadershipRobert VitelloThe Professional SupervisorSoutheastern MA
774-357-2165Effective Coaching and Mentoring
robert.vitello@bristolcc.eduHR Compliance for Supervisors
Built Environment Plus (formerly US Green Building Council MA)Professional/ Industry Specific & Technical Skill Vernett AllenEnergy Modeling
617-752-2422LEED v.1
vallen@usgbcma.orgManaging Change Change-Advanced
Preparing for Change
Preparing for Change-Advanced
Cape Cod Community CollegeSupervisory/LeadershipDanielle DupuisCustomer-first Sales and Service AcademyBarnstable County & Plymouth County
508-375-5015Management Academy Program
ddupuis@capecod.eduSenior Leadership Program The Essentials of Supply Chain Management
The Custom Group Center for MFG Technology Profession/Industry Specific & Technical SkillsJoanna DowlingBlueprint Reading & Mastercam 2DCities/Towns in the Merrimack Valley, Boston, Metro North
781-261-0419Manufacturing Best Practices for Success
jdowling@customgroupsusa.comMastercam 2D & 3D
Employers Association of the Northeast (EANE)Supervisory/LeadershipJohn HendersonCommunication Skills & Establishing Performance ExpectationsCentral and Western MA
413-789-6400Leadership Skills for LEAD People
jhenderson@eane.orgLegal Liabilities of the Supervisor Performance Problems and Handling Conflict
Self-Awareness & Adaptability
Situational Leadership and Training Skills
Understanding Your Leadership Role & Managing Diverse Work
Exceeda Consulting, Inc.Process ImprovementDiane PesaturoBusiness Process/value stream mapping - KaizenSoutheastern MA
508-557-1803Introduction to Lean
dpesaturo@exceeda.netLean six sigma
Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership, Inc. (GBMP)Process ImprovementJamie MillmanLean Certificate CourseStatewide
(617) 710-7033
Greenfield Community CollegeComputer Skills TrainingKristin ColeComputing Essentials (Mac)Franklin and Hampshire Counties
413-775-1611Microsoft Excel: 1 (Basic), 2 (Intermediate), and 3 (Advanced)
colek@gcc.mass.eduMicrosoft Word: Intermediate and Advanced
Word Press
Imajine ThatProfessional/ Industry Specific & Technical Skill: Early Education and CareJessica BrenesAll Things Considered Part 1 and Part 2 Merrimack Valley, Metro North, North Shore
978-682-5338Developmental Differences in Young Children Part I and Part 2
jessica@imajinethat.comIndividualizing Curriculum in Early Childhood Programs to the Massachusetts Guidelines for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers
Issues in Professionalism
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)ESOL/ABEBeth ButterfossBeginner Workplace ESOL Spring 2019Greater Boston
617-399-3283Intermediate Workplace ESOL Fall 2019
bbutterfoss@jvs-boston.orgBeginner Workplace ESOL Winter 2020 Workplace ESOL Fall 2020
Remote/Virtual Access Class: ESOL Intermediate Level
Massachusetts Biotechnology Education FoundationNon-Technical Professional SkillsMegan Schulz, (617) 674-5137Biotechnology Project ManagementGreater Boston
Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension PartnershipProcess ImprovementTom AndrellosBusiness Continuity and Contingency PlanningStatewide
508-831-70205S Kaizen
toma@massmep.orgBuilding a Successful Lean Team Internal Auditor Training
Navigating a Pandemic-Introduction
Principles of Lean Management with Kata
Principles of Lean Manufacturing
Principles of Lean Office
Team Involvement Problem Solving (TIPS)
Value Stream Mapping
Mount Wachusett Community CollegeProcess ImprovementColleen ClarkSix Sigma Lean Green Belt North Central MA
National Training AssociatesProcess ImprovementJoseph J.Sciarrillo, Jr.Basic Blueprint ReadingBerkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Worcester and Hampshire Counties
jsciarrillo@ntainc.netCorrective Action, Root Cause
www.nationaltrainingassociates.comFive S
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing – Basic
Intro To Lean
Leading In A Lean Organization
Process Mapping & Value Stream Analysis
Shop Math
Standardized Work
North Shore Community CollegeSupervisory/LeadershipElaine ChampagneEssential Skills for SupervisorsBeverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Lynn, Peabody, Salem, Saugus, Wakefield and other North Shore communities.
Northern Essex Community CollegeSupervisory/LeadershipKathryn Ronaldson Supervisory/Management SkillsMerrimack Valley
Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater BostonNon-Technical Professional SkillsMark GyurinaAccess Level IGreater Boston
617-542-4180 #128Access Level II
mgyurina@operationable.netGoogle Docs Excel I (Basic), II (Intermediate) and III (Advanced)
MS Word I (Basic), II (Intermediate) and III (Advanced)
PowerPoint Level I, PowerPoint Level II
Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC)Computer Skills TrainingSheila CuddyAccess 1 (Basic) and 2 (Intermediate)Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin & Worcester Counties
413-967-3001Business Communication Skills
sheila@qvcd.comComputing Essentials 1 (Basic), 2 (Intermediate), and 3 (Advanced)
PowerPoint 1 (Basic) and 2 (Intermediate)
QuickBooks 1 (Basic) and 2 (Intermediate)
Word 1 (Basic) and 2 (Intermediate)
Quality Support GroupProcess Improvement &
Quality Assurance
Barbara Maclachian5S Boston, Metro West, North Shore, South Shore, Worcester
978-430-3480Effective Problem Solving Techniques
barbara@qualitysupportgroup.comISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditing
www.qualitysupportgroup.comValue-Stream Mapping
Quinsigamond Community CollegeInterpersonal/ Soft SkillsChristine McNallyCommunication with Clarity and ImpactWorcester County
508-751-7929Conflict Resolution
CMcNally@qcc.mass.eduCreative Problem Solving and Decision Making Business Skills
Presenting with Impact
Time Management
Strategic Management ResourcesSupervisory/LeadershipWilliam Von AchenBuilding Effective TeamsEastern MA within 495
781-235-0995Coaching and Mentoring
bill@smr-web.netDealing with Conflict for Results
Effective Communications
Managing Time Effectively
Problem-Solving and Decision-Making