Workforce Development

Kent State University Geauga and the Twinsburg Academic Center are committed to helping employers respond to the training and lifelong learning needs of Northeast Ohio. Our wide variety of non-credit continuing education programs are designed to help develop a premier workforce in our region. If you or your company would like to request a specific topic or class for training, please contact us. We are happy to tailor our programs to your needs.

Kent State Geauga in Partnership with Geauga Growth Partnership Workforce Development Class Offerings

To register for any of the class offerings below, please email Geauga Growth to set up billing or payment.

Upcoming Workforce Development Classes

Course Prices:

GGP Member: $99.00
Non-GGP Member: $125.00
Quickbooks GGP Member: $150.00
Quickbooks Non-GGP Member: $175.00

Course Options:

Advanced Quickbooks - July 19 and 26; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The advanced Quickbooks course teaches how to create and use memorized transactions, customize forms, create reports, and track and pay sales tax. It also focuses on payroll, creating job estimates, tracking time, and writing letters.

Emotional Intelligence for Business: Improve Your Workplace Environment - August 17; 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Emotionally intelligent employees are more likely to be successful and happy at work. Learn how to use Emotional Intelligence in the workplace to improve teamwork, communication, and collaboration. Gain an understanding of the four domains of Emotional Intelligence and practice applying these concepts with real-world scenarios. Leave the workshop able to implement the skills associated with Emotional Intelligence to overcome common workplace challenges and diffuse conflict.

Site and Contact Information

Kent State University Geauga Campus
14111 Claridon-Troy Road
Burton, OH 44021


If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive announcements about upcoming courses or specialized training opportunities or have questions about current programming, contact Judy Paternite by email or call 440-834-3719.