Keeping a team’s skills ahead of the pace of the global marketplace is tough. Our mission is to keep your workforce at the front of the pack. Whether it’s starting with a gap analysis or developing a tailored training course, let us help you address your training needs and understand what is available to you.
Michigan Technical Education Centers
Michigan Technical Education Centers (M-TEC's) offer training on demand from 'off the shelf' entry-level training to highly customized advanced training packages. Constructed within the Michigan community college system and strategically located throughout the region, M-TECs work directly with companies to customize programs that assure their workforces posses the essential skills and industry-specific knowledge required to compete.
Michigan Works! connects people who need jobs with companies who need to fill jobs throughout the state. Funded by state and federal governments through the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth, Michigan Works! is a free service to both employers and job seekers. Services include screening and hiring services, on-the-job training funds, Worker Opportunity Tax Credits and ongoing training strategies.
Michigan New Jobs Training Program
If your company is moving to or expanding in Michigan, you can receive financial assistance for the customized training of your new employees at one of our state’s community colleges to increase your competitive edge.
Michigan Business: Surviving to Thriving
Funded by the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth, the Michigan Business: Surviving to Thriving program (MB:S2T) at the University of Michigan is designed to assist Michigan businesses in becoming globally competitive in current economic conditions via diversification, technology and overall improvement in the performance of a firm.
Education for Employment
Education for Employment programs offer award-winning career and technical education centers through the regional educational service agencies to 10th-12th grade students. Programs reflect “real world” applications and maintain the rigorous requirements of the Michigan Merit Curriculum as well as state, national, and industry technical standards and requirements.
Western Michigan University’s Center for Advanced Vehicle Design
The Center for Advanced Vehicle Design is an integrated consortium that exists between the university and industry using applied research and computer simulation to make changes to vehicle design and implement repair/replacement issues.
Academies and Certificate Programs
Distinctive offerings at the region’s community colleges offer workers a leg up in their industry from automotive to welding to wind turbine technicians. Intense and extensive industry-level hands-on training prepares workers to excel in their chosen fields. Check each school for availability or contact us to discuss developing specific training.