Business & Nonprofit Training

Highly-trained employees are critical to sustain an organization and compete in today’s increasingly competitive global market. Workforce Solutions offers open enrollment and customized training to nonprofit and area business and industry based on the needs of local organizations. For our current open enrollment offerings, please see our Schedules & Registrations page for available courses.

Below are the most commonly requested training topics by business and nonprofit organizations. These topics are general in nature and require joint discussion with Workforce Solutions in order to be customized to meet your organization’s specific needs. For additional topics, please see our KCC Workforce Solutions Course Library.

Training Topics

Leadership & Supervision Skills

  • Understanding Your Leadership/Communication Style and the Style of Others
  • Provide and Receive Effective Performance Feedback
  • Coaching for Optimal Performance
  • Effectively Manage Conflict
  • Motivate and Engage Your Employees
  • Establishing and Managing Performance Goals
  • Time Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leading Change
  • Develop High Performance Teams
  • Influencing Others
  • Creating a Culture of Accountability
  • High Performance Communication
  • Successful Delegation
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Group Dynamics and Facilitating Meetings
  • Transitioning to a Supervisor

Nonprofit Specific Training

  • Grant Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Board Training
  • Fund Development
  • Technology for Nonprofits

Professional and Communication Skills

  • Proactive Listening
  • Effectively Presenting Your Thoughts and Ideas
  • Managing Work Priorities
  • The Power of Positive Attitude
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Becoming an Accountable, Dependable Team Member
  • Delivering Powerful Presentations
  • Adaptability in the Workplace
  • Writing to Inform
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Resolving Issues with Others
  • Leading Teams
  • Technical Writing

Quality & LEAN Skills

  • Advanced Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process (AQP & PPAP)
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Kaizen / Continuous Improvement
  • Kanban
  • Lean Simulation for Manufacturing
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Improving Workplace Organization (5S)
  • Workflow Analysis and Redesign
  • Lean Transformation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality: The Individual’s Role
  • ISO
  • Internal Auditor Training
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Six Sigma
  • Waste Reduction


  • Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SolidWorks
  • Auto CAD
  • Networking
  • Web Development

Other Training

  • Industrial Trades
  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • Industry Specific Training

Please contact Workforce Solutions at 269-565-2828 to find out how we can assist you in meeting the training and development needs of your organization.