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Corianne Kocarek
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Enroll in Kent State's Professional Development Training to Enhance Your Skills!

Kent State's professional development programs and certificates are pre-approved for HRCI recertification credit hours!

Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast Briefing

  • Hear from peers who have implemented annual training plans
  • Meet our facilitators
  • Learn about our training offerings


  • View a list of upcoming programs


Certificate Programs

Marketing and Innovation

Certificate in Business Development and Innovation

  • The Innovation Process and New Offering Generation
Certificate in Customer Service

Certificate in Customer Service Excellence

  • Exceptional Service for All Generations
  • Perpetuating Excellence in Customer Service
  • Professional Customer Service Communication Skills
Lean Tools and Kaizen

Certificate in Lean Tools and Kaizen

  • Fundamentals of Lean tools
  • 5S+/Visual Workplace
  • Standardized Work and Continuous Flow

Certificate of Supervision

  • Designed to meet the needs of your frontline supervisor who monitor day-to-day activities of the frontline staff

Certificate of Training and Development

  • Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to design and deliver effective training programs
Kent State Certification for Human Resource Professionals - SHRM Learning System prep course for PHR SPHR

Certification for Human Resource Professionals

  • This intensive 12-week program designed primarily for individuals seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Continuous Improvement

Programs for Supervisors/Managers and Continuous Improvement Professionals

Human Resources

Human Resources and Training and Development

Professional Development for

  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Training and Development Professionals
  • Managers 
  • Leaders

Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification

  • Improve processes
  • Operate more efficiently
  • Save money
Professional Development

One Day Professional Development Programs

  • Enhance your competencies in a particular topic area
Online Learning

Online Learning

  • Computer Applications
  • Information Technology

Project Management Certificate

  • Learn the skills necessary to manage a project from launch through completion