Workforce Development - Geauga

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: $125.00
Non-GGP Member: $150.00
Quickbooks GGP Member: $175.00
Quickbooks Non-GGP Member: $200.00

Course Options:

Introduction to Excel - February 11 and 18; 8:30 a.m. - Noon; Virtual
This course teaches the basics of using Excel: creating, opening, and editing spreadsheets. It covers fonts, font colors, font sizes, cell shading and borders, and editing techniques. Formatting of cells (different types of data), simple functions (sum and average), printing, and simple charts are also included.

Introduction to Access Database - February 25 and March 4; 8:30 a.m. - Noon; Virtual
This course focuses on creating databases: tables and their fields, forms, queries, and reports. This includes determining data types and designing reports that are legible. The concept of creating a relational database and how it differs from spreadsheets is also covered.

Intermediate Excel - March 11 and 18; 8:30 a.m. - Noon; Virtual
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 - April 8 and 15; 8:30 a.m. - Noon; Virtual
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.

Essential Skills for All Employees - 2022 Summer Series; Monday Mornings 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Start your week off in this series of quick 90 minute sessions.  Participants will focus on valuable skills to succeed in the workplace such as: Taking Initiative, Emotional Intelligence, Curiosity, & Learning From Feedback.  Four KSU Geauga professors offer important skill building activities to remind employees how to take learning from each session back to their job.  More details to come!

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.