LTC To Offer Global Business Certificate Program, Grant Funding Available to Companies
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, is offering a Global Business Professional Certificate beginning in August. The one year program offers four courses in accelerated online and evening format and are designed to teach critical elements of international business such as marketing, supply chain, finance, economic development, culture, communications, strategy, sales, banking, and logistics.
Instructor Deb Ryan of LTC notes the value in this program for local businesses that are involved or want to become involved in global commerce. “The flexible class offerings and focused subject matter make this certificate appealing to anyone involved in world trade who wish to enhance their credentials,” says Ryan.
Wisconsin companies may be eligible to receive grant funding in order to participate in LTC's Global Business Certificate Program. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's (WEDC) Export Development Grant is designed to help Wisconsin companies become export-ready and to better assist them in developing the internal competence to enter and expand into global markets. For more information and to access the application, visit http://wedc.org/gbd-grants.
“Conducting international business takes know-how”, says Brad Schneider, WEDC Export Development Manager. “This certificate is a great way to build your professional credentials, open doors to new opportunities, and operate and succeed in the global marketplace.”
The certificate is designed for anyone interested in gaining a competitive edge in today's global marketplace by learning new skills, techniques and insights for managing global business issues. Certificate completers will also have acquired the competencies covered in the national Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam, if they elect to pursue that credential.
Please contact Carol Meyer at Lakeshore Technical College at (920) 693-1295 for registration information.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates, and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 79% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.