February 28, 2013

Jeanette Grider

University Opens New Center for Workforce & Organizational Development

Event Details: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., April 11, Open House at Wool Center, 3545 Lindell Blvd. (2nd Floor)

Jennifer Giancola, Ph.D., Dean, School for Professional Studies

The School for Professional Studies (SPS) at Saint Louis University is proud to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility designed to provide high-quality workforce training and development programs in the St. Louis area.

SPS Dean Jennifer Giancola, Ph.D., explains, "The Center will provide another avenue through which SLU can work with the St. Louis business community. We intend to be a true partner on employee, leadership and organizational development needs."

The Workforce Center is offering more than 400 courses and certificates, covering such fields as Application Development, Project Management, Mobile Development, Information Security, Business Intelligence and much more. SLU employees and alumni are eligible for a 15 percent discount off of these courses.

The Center also is providing additional services to the IT, business and healthcare communities, including private training, consulting and assessment services, all of which can be customized to meet the specific needs of an organization.

According to Katherine Cain, the Center's new Executive Director, "Our mission at the Workforce Center is to provide the highest quality instruction, value and customer service to business professionals in the metropolitan area."

Katherine Cain,Executive Director, Center for Workforce & Organizational Development

SLU's Workforce Center highlights include:

  • A State-of-the-Art Facility Featuring Windows, Mac and Network Labs
  • Instructor-Led Classes
  • Both Day and Night Classes
  • Continuing Education Units
  • Competitive Pricing
  • Complimentary Refreshments and Lunch is Included for Day Classes
  • Room Rentals
  • March - December 2013 Schedule Available Online

SLU's Workforce Center is conveniently located on the 2nd Floor of the Wool Center at 3545 Lindell Boulevard, on the SLU campus.

An Open House is scheduled from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Tours and refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to register for classes, visit workforcecenter.slu.edu or contact the Center at (314) 977-3226 or by email at info@workforcecenter.slu.edu.

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