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June 29, 2022

Business & Community Training Center

Students enjoy professional instruction during Your Center of Learning Training Cources

Ready to move your business ahead in a highly competitive business environment? Need to provide critical training to your employees? Desire to improve your skills to compete in the local job market?

The Center for Rural Development, through the Businesses & Community Training Center, offers essential skills, workforce, and career training.

The instructor-led courses—both in the form of in-person or virtual classes —help participants build the skills they need to set themselves apart from their peers in a fast-paced, ever-changing business climate. Instructors teach critical concepts using a fun, hands-on approach to help address all types of learning styles.

Subject matter covered by the courses includes leadership, communication styles, entry-level management, computer literacy, sales, and customer service.

These courses are customizable and open to individuals, or to employers who wish to send blocks of their employees for training.

Upcoming Business & Community Training Center courses are listed below. For a list of all events at The Center, please check out our upcoming events page.

The Center also offers funding assistance for select areas of study through our ARC programs – Coal Impacted Skills Training (CIST) and Coal Oriented Access to Learning (COAL). Please visit these pages for more information.

For the latest courses and updates, be sure to “Like” Business & Community Training Center on Facebook.

Please complete the Training Request Form below with any questions or requests for more information.

Training Request Form

Training Request Form



Your Center of Learning business and workforce skills training has been a productive and effective solution to our training needs. The Center for Rural Development is leading the way in providing localized training in this area, and it is our hope The Center will continue to bring new cost-effective quality training to our area.”

 Sgt. Michael Grigsby of Somerset Police Department


“This training will increase efficiency at the Lincoln County PVA office and will empower us to better serve the public.”

 Lincoln County PVA David Gambrel


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