Advanced training for today’s successful businesses

WorkForce Center moves at the speed of business to deliver diverse, top-quality, business-focused workforce programming and training, delivering just-in-time customized workforce development solutions that maximizes the potential of any business – small, medium or large.

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Welcome to the new WorkForce Center

Successful businesses invest in their people today to develop the skills needed for tomorrow. The new WorkForce Center, powered by the College of Southern Maryland, has 60 years of experience and expertise in learning, training and developing organizations and employees at all levels. We focus on delivering proven customer-centric solutions for employee training and development. Our resources are aligned to meet the vision of your progressive business needs. The WorkForce Center delivers off-the-shelf, personalized, and customized solutions that increase your workforce productivity.

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Training solutions for businesses, powered by the College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland’s WorkForce Center partners with each of our clients to understand their business strategy and how that impacts workforce needs. We then develop client-centric solutions based on their unique challenges and opportunities, including:

  • On-site, online or on-campus

  • Off-the-shelf, personalized or customized

  • Skills gap assessments

  • Workforce consulting and planning

  • Organizational development

We believe better people means better business

Employees are key to the success of any business. WorkForce Center has worked with more than 100 local organizations, with experience delivering solutions in a broad range of fields, including:

Business and Essential Skills

Boost the productivity, innovation, and competitiveness of your workforce with business and essential skills training on a variety ofsubjects and skills needed to be successful in the workplace.

  • Job readiness
  • Leadership and executive development
  • Manager and supervisory advancement
  • Project management
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Health and Safety

Whether optional or required, training in health and safety is essential to developing a safe, skilled workforce and preventing unnecessary incidents.

  • Healthcare training
  • Workplace safety
  • Public service

Information Technology

From computer basics to advanced industry certifications, our information technology training can take your workforce to the next level so you can stay on the cutting edge.

  • Basic computer skills
  • Cybersecurity
  • National certifications
  • Programming
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Trades and Energy

Get specialized hands-on training in trades and energy to expand the skills of your workforce, fill skills gaps, and meet ever-changing industry needs.

  • Apprenticeship, craft, and maintenance
  • Crew lead, foreman, superintendent, and management
  • Metal cutting, shaping, and joining
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Transportation training keeps your workforce and our country’s economy on the move.

  • Defensive driving
  • Driver safety
  • Driver training
  • Driving simulations

We are here for your business needs

The first step is to contact WorkForce Center. We bring our years of experience and knowledge of industry trends to develop quality, solution-oriented programming that drives results and builds trust.

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Serving more than 100 local organizations including:

  • Charles County Department of Health
  • Charles County Government
  • LifeStyles of Maryland
  • As LifeStyles of Maryland started looking at ways that we could better our organization, we wanted the best and in looking all over for experts, we ended up here… For anyone that is looking for improvement or for training for their organization or their company, this is the place to start, and end. No matter the size, you can’t do anything but win.

    — Sandy Washington, Executive Director, Lifestyles of Maryland
  • Not only did we receive top-notch training, I was able to work with the trainer to customize the Communication Training to fit our needs. The results were exceptional, the training was exactly what we asked for and a little more. I would always choose to spend my training dollars locally before going anywhere else.

    — Angela Deal, Charles County Department of Health
  • Charles County Government is excited to partner with the College of Southern Maryland’s WorkForce Center.  This program offers trainings for our Leadership Academy as well as other professional development classes that meet the needs of our 600+ employee workforce.

    — Kristin Baucom, HR Programs Manager, Charles County Government