Workforce Development Solutions

Workforce Development Solutions (WDS) specialize in providing educational resources that meet the needs of business and industry.

The Customized Process

If you are looking for a custom training solution, you’ll find it here! As a part of Minnesota State, we have access to colleges and universities across the state of Minnesota and have the ability to collaborate with these partners to develop a program the truly fits your training needs and will ensure your desired outcomes are met.

  • STEP 1: WDS conducts a needs assessment to ask:
    • What are you looking for?
    • What are your business goals?
    • What results and outcomes do you expect?
  • STEP 2: Instructor is selected based on needs of your organization.
  • STEP 3: Content is designed to fit your needs.
  • STEP 4: Classes are delivered where you want, when you want!
  • STEP 5: Evaluations are conducted, and summaries provided.
  • STEP 6: Certificates are awarded.

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Training Delivery Options

The role of Workforce Development Solutions is to provide education customized to your organization’s schedule and skill development needs. We understand that flexible scheduling and delivery is critical in today’s work environment. Allow us to provide options that work.

On Site Training

Training is delivered at the company's facility on the days and times requested by the customer.

On Campus Training

Training is delivered at one of our campuses in East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls, or Roseau, MN. This training option is ideal for large scale company-wide training or when specific equipment, such as a computer lab, is required. Training can be customized to meet your needs with the amenities and convenience of utilizing our local campuses.

Online Training

Work at your own pace and succeed on your own schedule. Online training allows individuals to complete programs and continuing education credits remotely from anywhere in the world.

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There is no time like the present to focus on your future. Our courses are designed to arm you and your employees with in-demand skills that matter in today’s competitive workforce.

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