Riverland Training and Development strengthens business, industry and public safety organizations through consultation, program development and customized training solutions. This rapid-response division works directly with employers and employees to develop and reinforce the existing workforce. Annually, we work with more than 450 companies and organizations across our region and online, serving more than 5,700 workers.
A region’s economic vitality is directly tied to the availability of a skilled workforce. Riverland is part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), which plays an essential role in developing workforce through training for transitional, entrepreneurial and incumbent workers. Within MnSCU, the name for this unit is Continuing Education/Customized Training. Our College’s name for the unit is Riverland Training and Development.
Riverland Training and Development is comprised of representatives who specialize in a number of industry sectors. These Representatives collaborate with nearly 40 faculty and trainers in the areas of business and management development, healthcare, fire and emergency medical services, computer technology, industrial safety, simulation, transportation, trade and industry, professional continuing education and community enrichment. Solutions often focus on efficient training on-site or at a College campus, according to the company’s schedule; continuing education units for employee professional development; skills competency and certification training; credit- or non-credit-based programming.
Because Riverland Training and Development division is designed to be agile enough to respond quickly to market needs, business solutions can be developed for any type of industry. Extensive partnerships with nonprofit and government organizations, as well as other higher education entities, add to our ability to respond creatively and effectively.
Riverland Training and Development is committed to bringing value directly to our communities by helping employers stay competitive and workers advance their skills and manage career changes. Contact any of our Business Consultants for more information about how Riverland Training and Development can serve your needs.