Full Program Listing

Talent development programs may be taken individually to develop a particular competency or in combination with other programs to earn a certificate. Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development can also work with you to tailor any program and deliver it onsite for your employee group.

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Facilitation Skills

Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to both understand and deliver in-house facilitation services. The first day covers the foundation of understanding what facilitation is, how it is different from training, the role of the facilitator, basic tools of mediation and facilitation tools and skills. On the second day the participants will facilitate a program using and practice what was learned during the first day with coaching from the Kent State facilitator. Read More About This Program

Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Professional - CELEMI Virtual Business Finance™

This virtual fun, fast-paced business simulation focuses on the basics of business finance and financial literacy. Read More About This Program


This program is designed to provide training for engineering, quality and technical professionals needing to conduct Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA) regarding both process and design initiatives. Training will not only include FMEA, but methods and techniques for determining the proper inputs for both process and design phases. Each participant will be thoroughly trained and will be able to participate in the preparation and the application of FMEA. Read More About This Program

Fundamentals of Lean Kaizen

Lean is a systematic approach to eliminating waste so that every process step adds value for the customer. Fundamentals of Lean provides an overview of Lean concepts and application within manufacturing, and service based organizations. Read More About This Program


GD&T is the common language of engineering drawings. In 1994, the Industry Standard underwent a major revision. This comprehensive program covers all the changes and provides the participant with a working knowledge of Mechanical Drawings. The program includes a text book entitled, GD&T Participant’s Guide, published by Excel Partnership and a GD&T Slide Rule. Read More About This Program