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Corporate and Professional Resources

The Center for Corporate and Professional Education is your professional development and training team. Our services and resources make customized workforce development affordable and accessible for employers of all sizes and industries. Let’s work together to…

Make it Relevant
Identify pivotal training needs based on your immediate and long-term challenges and opportunities

Make it Affordable
Discover appropriate funding sources for workforce training, including grant development, management, and compliance guidance and support

Make it Happen
Execute comprehensive training on-site, remotely, or at one of our 4Cs locations led by a hand-picked team of instructors.

Customizing and Implementing Your Training Program

With CCAPE as your training partner, you have a professional staff and the expertise of more than 80 instructors to guide you through every step of the process.

  • Discuss your workforce needs and goals
  • Explore training options to address challenges and opportunities
  • Identify and match funding sources that fit for your organization
  • Facilitate planning meetings with leadership
  • Conduct surveys, focus groups and employee skill level evaluations
  • Lay the foundation for employee engagement throughout your organization
  • Develop a cohesive and evolving training plan
  • Design content customized by industry-expert instructors
  • Integrate workplace culture into training structure, schedule and delivery
  • Support Communication with employees
  • Guide you through the funding requirements and work closely to write your comprehensive grant application
  • Streamline the funding compliance process
  • Gather input from instructors, employees and leadership
  • Summarize feedback and measure progress to tailor programming
  • Build on completed training to determine next steps

Funding Your Training Program 

You might be wondering; how much is this going to cost me? With guidance from your CCAPE team, the answer is often nothing! Making training affordable means making it possible.

CCAPE works to secure state and federal training funds for the local workforce to address (or bridge) employer skill gaps and to provide sustainable employment to individuals. We will help identify the funding options that are best fit for your organization, collaborating with you each step of the way

  • CCAPE has helped secure over $1.3 million in training funds in the last 3 years.
  • Our team will help identify the funding options that are the best fit for your organization and will collaborate with you each step of the way.
  • With CCAPE’s assistance, employers have secured funding for small projects and large multi-year programs ranging from $450 to over $200,000.
  • 100% of corporate training grants written in partnership with CCAPE have been fully funded.
  • The Express Grant application, one of the most popular options for small businesses, takes only 30 minutes to complete.

Helpful Links to Get You Started

Workforce Training Fund: Comprehensive info on training grants, some fund 100% of costs

CCAPE Small Business Direct Access Program: 

CCAPE Express Grant Courses: Fast, simple process to receive 50% reimbursement of training costs

Certificate of Good StandingGood first step, needed to apply for grants 

Workforce Training Fund Info Session: Join us virtually to learn all about available grant programs

Sign up today for our next Workforce Training Fund Virtual Info Session!

For More Information

Center for Corporate and Professional Education
Phone 508.375.5013

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