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Workforce Development - Your Partner in Training

We use current practices, new technologies, and a firm knowledge of marketplace demands to design upgrading skills and professional development programs.
Workforce Development is part of Georgian College’s mandate to reach out into the community and offer employers, applied and theoretical learning/training programs that work hand-in-hand to support workforce mobility and diversity and encourage innovation and productivity.

We have a skilled and knowledgeable staff of consultants, specialists, and instructors who are dedicated to helping you accomplish your training objectives. We undertake a careful selection process to ensure their teaching skills and industry knowledge reflect current learning and training strategies. We respond to the needs of business and industry by enhancing the skills of both managers and staff. Current practices, new technology and a knowledge of marketplace demands help ensure that our Workforce Development learning programs produce results.

We guarantee satisfaction with the services we provide. Your success matters to us!

The Georgian Workforce Development Advantage

The quality of our instructors  ensures a consistent , success oriented learning process  to maximize ROI for employers.
  • We take a Case Management Approach to learning... working with companies to understand their needs, their culture and their industry
  • We seek to customize training programs to grow skill, knowledge and innovation in your workforce
  • The quality of our instructors ensures a consistent learning process for your employees/employers
  • All training and workforce development programs are monitored for success through their entire lifecycle
  • Understanding the demands of the marketplace means we offer competitive rates
  • Ongoing post-training follow-up is key to productivity demands … your success matters to us
  • We offer anywhere, anytime self-paced E-Learning or blended classroom/E-Learning solutions

Workforce Development Services

Our training programs are flexible , offering employers  classroom, on-site, e-learning  and blended learning options.
  • Consultation - we work with you to understand your industry demands and workplace needs
  • Training is flexible (classroom, on-site, e-learning or a blend of classroom/E-Learning)
  • Needs analysis - an in-depth structure and assessment of your organization
  • Curriculum design – reflects the unique nature of your company, industry and workforce
  • Employee assessment – a review of skills, growth potential, strengths/weaknesses
  • Research – industry research regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Follow-up and evaluation - each program is designed to ensure comprehension and verify the application of learned skills and strategies

We Recognize Competitive Marketplace Demands

  • You want the best quality, regardless of your company’s size
  • You are not sure of what is available
  • You need it NOW…not next month or next year
  • You have many training needs but limited dollars
Your call sets the wheels in motion. As your partner, our success is based on customer satisfaction, a personalized approach, a caring attitude and the ability to listen.

Georgian College is one of 24 community colleges in Ontario. Georgian operates campuses in Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Midland, Orangeville, Orillia and Owen Sound.

Call us at (705) 325-2740 x3368 or e-mail us at


Learning Moves to a Higher Level

Georgian College Workforce Development is offering our growing suite of E-Learning Modules at reduced prices when you purchase a package of 5 or more E-learning modules for your employees. Choose from a variety of topics ranging from Orientation to Privacy, Health & Safety for Managers, Workplace Violence, AODA Customer Service, Workplace Ergonomics and many more.
Each module is approximately one hour in length and includes a series of questions to test the learner’s knowledge of the content. Workforce Development maintains all records and provides secure confidential reporting to both learner and administrators.  We offer certificates for completion of group modules or for one individual module. We work with to brand or customize modules to relate to your company culture and/or industry.
The current package savings are only available for limited time. Call Sue Knox at 705 325-2740 (3368) or 705-728-1968 (3368) or send us an e-mail:

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