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

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:

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.

Mindful Leadership: "Nice to Have" or "Must Have"? - May 20; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
We will discuss current research that addresses the value of mindfulness for business leaders and how these practices can positively impact the workplace. In addition to being able to quiet the mind and be in the moment, mindfulness applies directly to brainstorming and listening skills.  Takeaways will include a mindfulness script and a listening task for you to practice.

Social Media - Using Analytics to Build Strategy for Business Marketing - June 23, 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.

Site and Contact Information

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


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