Workforce Development

Kent State University Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center is 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.

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

Geauga Growth Partnership (GGP) is managing final registration and billing. Email Geauga Growth to set up billing or payment.

Upcoming Workforce Development Classes

*Unless noted otherwise, all classes will be held in-person with the option of utilizing Zoom from your home or office.

Course Prices:

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

Intermediate Excel - March 3 and 10; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The intermediate level Excel class covers using multiple worksheets and workbooks, advanced formatting, outlining and subtotals, and creating named ranges. It also focuses on using, sorting, and filtering lists and tables; advanced charting methods; and documenting and auditing.

Advanced Excel - March 17 and 24; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The advanced level Excel class teaches using advanced functions, lookup and data tables, and advanced list management. Pivot tables and charts, exporting and importing data, various analytical options (scenarios, goal seek, and solver), and an introduction to macros are also taught.

Social Media - Using Analytics to Build Strategy for Business Marketing - April 14, 2021; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Back by popular demand ~ Learn how to market your goods or services with Facebook, Twitter, and others. Identify strategies and tools that tell you more about your audience of friends and followers. Target your business message and marketing based on what your audience needs. Join Amy Murfello, Marketing & Community Engagement Manager, Kent State University for this informative discussion.

Basic Quickbooks - May 10 and 12; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
This course helps users set up a business from scratch. It covers lists of accounts, customers, vendors, and employees. The course also deals with paying bills, processing payments, creating invoices, using the check register, writing checks, and entering deposits.

Site and Contact Information

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

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