Corporate Training

Corporate Training

Your Workforce Solution

Corporate training from Kirkwood offers your organization an incredibly deep, diverse resource base to develop leaders from within, employee behavior change, skill mastery, and so much more.

Our customizable training is led by industry-proven experts and focused on real-world application so your people spend more time investing their developed skills directly into your business. Let us help you take your company to the next level today!

With training focused on a huge range of topics including leadership, health and safety, and team building, our educational resources can be the development boost your organization's people need. Start investing in your greatest asset today! 

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Are you a business looking to create or join an apprenticeship program? Or are you a student wanting to become an apprentice with a new or current employer? No matter your situation, we have the resources to help you achieve your goals.

All apprenticeships through Kirkwood Community College are registered with the Department of Labor and have related training hours and on-the-job learning skills. Learn more by clicking on the link that relates most to you.

The Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training (260E) program provides new employee training for businesses that are growing their workforce. Made available through Iowa’s community colleges, the program is administered locally by Kirkwood Community College and is funded through the new employees’ withholding taxes at no cost to the employee or the company. Take a look at the Application and Agreement of Intent, or call 319-398-7782 for more information. 

Looking for funding for incumbent worker training? Call 319-398-5691 about the Iowa Jobs Training Program (260F).

Free counseling for small businesses and startups is available in Benton, Jones, and Linn counties. You can get help with business planning, financing options, market research, loan proposal assistance, business growth strategies, new business guidance, business succession strategies, and business disaster counseling.

Programs

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Flexible & Innovative Training (FIT)

Business Workshops for the Whole Person.

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Leadership Development Academy

Preparing Tomorrow's Business Leaders Today.

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Emerging Leaders in Transportation Certificate

Drive the Transportation Industry Forward.

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Leadership in Manufacturing Certificate

Preparing Tomorrow's Manufacturing Leaders Today.

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Professional Development Training

Learning and Development for Your Workforce.

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Workplace Safety Group

Best Practices for Stronger Safety Performance.

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Construction Leadership Series

Build Leaders in the Construction Industry.

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Precision Maintenance Master Program

Keeping your industrial assets running.

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Events Calendar

*Please contact us or use included links to RSVP for the events listed. No walk-ins are permitted.

 

Leadership Development Academy

Begins February 8, 2023


Kirkwood Safety Conference

February 23, 2023


Workplace Safety Group

Begins March 28, 2023

 

*Please contact us or use included links to RSVP for the events listed. No walk-ins are permitted.

 

Leadership in Manufacturing Tier II

Begins April 12, 2023


Spring Instructor Showcase

April 13, 2023

 

*Please contact us or use included links to RSVP for the events listed. No walk-ins are permitted.

  

Flexible & Innovative Training (FIT): Business Workshops for the Whole Person

Begins September 2023


 Leadership in Manufacturing Certificate

Begins September 2023

*Please contact us or use included links to RSVP for the events listed. No walk-ins are permitted.

 

Fall Instructor Showcase

October 2023


Women in Safety Conference

TBD, October 2023

 


Meet Our Team

Amy Lasack
Amy Lasack
Title: Executive Director of Continuing Education & Training Services
Phone: 319-398-5435
Email: amy.lasack@kirkwood.edu
Paulette Milewski
Paulette Milewski
Title: Program Sales Manager
Phone: 319-398-7685
Email: paulette.milewski@kirkwood.edu
Barb Rawson
Barb Rawson
Title: Program Manager
Phone: 319-398-2754
Email: barbara.rawson@kirkwood.edu
Doris Metz
Doris Metz
Title: Operations Coordinator
Phone: 319-398-5691
Email: doris.metz@kirkwood.edu
Ashley Grimm
Ashley Grimm
Title: Transportation Liaison
Phone: 319-398-7130
Email: ashley.grimm@kirkwood.edu
Kori Hesser
Kori Hesser
Title: Program Developer
Phone: 319-398-5470
Email: kori.hesser@kirkwood.edu
Liz Engebretson
Liz Engebretson
Title: Program Developer
Phone: 319-398-2572
Email: liz.engebretson@kirkwood.edu
Tyler Mccarville
Tyler McCarville
Title: Manager, New Jobs Training Programs
Phone: 319-398-7782
Email: tyler.mccarville@kirkwood.edu
David Hughes
David Hughes
Title: Program Developer II
Phone: 319-398-5427
Email: david.hughes@kirkwood.edu
Norma Havlik-Smith
Norma Havlik-Smith
Title: Workforce Initiatives Project Manager
Phone: 319-398-1057
Email: norma.havlik-smith@kirkwood.edu
Maria Taylor
Maria Taylor
Title: Department Assistant
Phone: 319-398-5623
Email: maria.taylor@kirkwood.edu

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