Wednesday, October 17, 2012

College district joins Global Corporate College

As stellar providers of workforce training, Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges have been recruited to join a global network of leading colleges and universities helping companies and businesses bettter train and develop their workforce.

The two East County colleges are among the first in California to partner with the nonprofit training-management organization, Global Corporate College, to provide corporate and business clients customized employee training and development. The Global Corporate College network is expanding to include community colleges in every state, with partnerships also in progress in Europe and Asia.

Educational institutions are invited to join Global Corporate College based on their reputation and experience providing employer-sponsored training and education. Ohio-based Global Corporate College then taps the instructional resources and facilities of member colleges and universities, thus providing employers with access to well-qualified instructors, high-tech facilities, and innovative education programs customized to meet market needs.

Whether serving as the project manager for a multi-site training program, or setting up a training class at a single location, Global Corporate College provides business clients with a single point of contact and accountability. Large corporate clients including J.W. Marriott, Nissan, and Walgreens benefit from Global Corporate College’s ability to develop customized programs that, through the network of partner colleges and universities, can be provided seamlessly at multiple sites.

“Corporations across the country and around the world are struggling to provide their workforce consistent, cost-effective and high-quality training,” said Cindy L. Miles, chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. “Our colleges have a proven history of serving that very need, and we’re delighted to partner with Global Corporate College to enhance our services. As the nation’s No. 1 workforce training providers, community colleges such as Grossmont and Cuyamaca are key to the success of businesses.”