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Corporate Education

Our Mission:

To support and enhance economic development and to ensure the citizens of South Dakota customized training programs in a technologically advanced society.

What is Corporate Education?

Corporate Education covers a wide range of training and re-training needs. Employers find our services helpful in the following areas:

  • New employees for new or existing South Dakota companies
  • Training to upgrade existing employees skills
  • Training required for certification or licensure
  • Labor pool development

Training Programs Offered

Customized Training
Tailored to meet specific company training needs and using the latest technology available, customized programs are developed in partnerships with the company or organization requesting the course. Training may be held on-site or at Mitchell Technical Institute depending on customer preference and availability of resources. “mobile labs and simulators” are available for on-site training. This flexibility allows Corporate Education to provide service to all communities across South Dakota.

Applicant Based Training
These courses are developed based on public demand and are advertised at large for open enrollment. Courses may be non-credit or credit-granting, depending on the course. The applicant-based courses are designed to serve business and industry with employee training needs and for those individuals who may require specific skills training. Broad areas of training in this category include Professional Development, Trade Skills, Safety and Compliance, Human Resource Management, Healthcare and Computer Training.

Continuing Education
Corporate Education offers continuing education and certification programs for career fields that require licensure or recertification. The Director works closely with state and local organizations to identify industry training needs. Testing and certification includes ESCO, CETP, AWS, NATE and others.

Other Services
On-Line Instruction is available through the Corporate Education office with a partnership with Ed2Go. Click here to see the On-Line offerings.

Workforce Development Grants may be available to qualifying employers

Contact MTI's Corporate Education Division for more information.

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