Forward-thinking, Professional Training
In today’s economy, learning new skills is not only encouraged, it’s necessary! Set yourself apart by enrolling in innovative programs led by industry professionals. Gain real-world knowledge and applicable strategies to drive results—today and in the future!
Need training for your team? Our programs can also meet evolving corporate demands. According to the Association for Talent Development (ATD), companies that measure the effectiveness of their training programs have a 15% higher employee retention rate and a 24% higher profit margin than those that don't.
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Affordable Customized Training
WFD takes AU’s tradition of academic excellence beyond the traditional classroom and into the workplace. We offer industry-driven, non-credit courses, programs and certifications that help employers meet recruitment and retention goals, and that help individuals add value to their skillset.
We also partner with industry leaders, economic development organizations, state agencies, K-12 school districts and other higher education institutions to provide affordable, customized training opportunities – some are offered at NO COST to individuals or employers.
- Students – we help high school and college students enhance their education and upskill their resumes as they prepare to enter the workforce. Some of these opportunities are available at NO COST due to IMAP funding!
- Employers – we offer customized options, in-person and online, to help with training needs. We can even help you access funding to offset and/or cover the cost (if eligible). Learn more about TechCred and IMAP here!
- Professionals – we can help you upskill by adding professional credentials and certifications to your resume. These can set you apart from other candidates in today's competitive job market.
- Community Partners – connect with us to collaborate! We currently offer $1,000 credit toward Workforce Training for Gold Level Eagle Community Partners and work closely with the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation to fund a number of training programs and projects.
Credentials & Certifications
Some of our programs can be offered at NO COST to eligible individuals and businesses! Learn more below about the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program (IMAP) and Ohio TechCred. Let us know if you have questions.
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Check out how our 5G Readiness Program helped this AU student upskill her resume to compete for jobs in the broadband technology industry. Learn how you can earn these micro-credentials at NO COST!