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Training for Professionals and Businesses

For over 25 years, College of Lake County’s Workforce and Professional Development Institute has trained the region’s business force. Our results-oriented courses, workshops and seminars focus on the needs of adult learners. Highly qualified subject matter experts with inside business experience and insight teach open-enrollment courses as well as customized training for businesses.

Open-Enrollment Topics

Continuing Professional Development

Through our Continuing Professional Development courses, we offer training in the following areas:

  • Career Training
  • Healthcare
  • Business and Leadership Development
  • Computer Skills
  • Safety

Unsure of your next career move? Attend a free information session to learn about new career opportunities.

Resources for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Working with the Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center, CLC offers small business workshops and confidential one-on-one advising for entrepreneurs to help guide you every step of the way—from start-up and business planning to accounting and finance to international trade. Just apply and register for courses to start individual professional development and take your career to the next level.

Customized Training

With our customized training, employers choose the training components, objectives, and location. Whether your business comes to CLC or we come to you, your team can work on improving productivity, increasing profitability, reducing employee turnover, boosting employee satisfaction, and enhancing company image. CLC can also provide contract training in nearly any topic—from sales and customer service to communication and computer skills. Ask WPDI how our practical, affordable training can work for your business.

The cost is competitively priced and the time commitment is short—a few hours, days or weeks—which is quicker than credit courses. Here, our focus is your education. So students leave the professional training with the knowledge and skills to apply at work right away.