Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
The partnership will allow the ISBDC and its clients to access training, professional development and certification programs provided by Ivy Tech’s Corporate College. Through a needs analysis, Ivy Tech Project Consultants and ISBDC Business Advisors are able to work with small business owners to identify the skills gap of their current employees and develop a customized development solution.
“Growing many of our own existing small businesses here in Indiana is as important as ever before. This partnership is going to present training opportunities to these important companies throughout our state. We will be able to streamline the access to information and knowledge that will help advance existing businesses and spur entrepreneurial ideas within emerging companies.”
– Thomas J. Snyder, Ivy Tech Community College President
To learn more about Ivy Tech’s training, professional development, and certification programs, visit their Corporate College website.