KOKOMO, Ind. – Ivy Tech Corporate College Kokomo Region is hosting Corporate College Expo, a free event designed to introduce the public to short-term training solutions to increase their marketability or advancement in their current career. The public is invited to attend Corporate College Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kokomo Event and Conference Center located at 1500 N. Reed Rd. (U.S. 31) in Kokomo.
Attendees will be able to hear business and industry subject matter experts (SME), who will give a ten minute overview of a variety of short-term workforce training programs. Following the presentations, the SME’s will be available at individual tables for discussion. Individuals will also have the opportunity to learn more about the programs and funding sources available.
“We will also have funding sources that will be there that night such as the Department of Labor grant, Aging Worker Initiative grant and WorkOne, so that these organizations can work with the attendees on possibly getting funding for a class,” said Jackie Varnell, program manager.
A representative from Ivy Tech’s Career Services department is also scheduled to be at the event to assist with job search skills including tips for resume building. Prize giveaways will be available and light refreshments will be served. Complimentary tours of the Kokomo Automotive Museum will also be available. People interested in attending should RSVP by Friday, Jan. 27 to Beth Chaney at 765-459-0561, ext. 271 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ivy Tech Corporate College is the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable short-term training that is aligned with employers identified skill sets. Many of the certifications can translate or “crosswalk” into academic credits toward a degree. Ivy Tech Corporate College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Tipton and Wabash counties.