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Employee Training at Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center

Employee Training:
Technical/Soft skills/ and Leadership

On demand and driven by the needs of regional business and industry, Corporate Training at Kalamazoo Valley Community College delivers training that meets national standards, best practices and exceptional quality for businesses of all sizes. Top-caliber, experienced instructors deliver quality training at your business or at one of the well-equipped, Kalamazoo Valley Community College facilities.

Training is delivered using real-world scenarios blended with classroom theory to assure relevance to workers and their employers. Whenever possible, hands-on training is incorporated into the curriculum for maximum impact. In the past 6 months alone, Corporate Training at Kalamazoo Valley Community College has delivered technical training to include: Basic Electricity, Basic Mechanical, Blueprint Reading, Electrical Safety, Fluid Power, Lean Maintenance Technician Training, Metrology, Microsoft Office Suite, Precision Measurement, Robotics, Root Cause Analysis, Six Sigma, Technical Math, and Welding. Corporate Training at Kalamazoo Valley Community College also offers soft skills training including such topics as Leadership: Coaching on the Frontline, Conflict Resolution, Interviewing Skills for Employers, and Negotiating skills to name a few.

Trish Schroeder brings 30+ years of corporate training experience and oversees the quality and strategic direction of the Corporate Training Programs at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Trish not only has experience leading corporate training programs for large corporations, she also has delivered hundreds of modules to companies of all sizes throughout Southwest Michigan. Kate Miller's recent addition to the Corporate Training Team provides additional support to both customers and instructors by drawing on her 20+ years of experience in business development, technology, customer service, and marketing.


Motivated employees with up-to-date skills are your best competitive advantage. Corporate Training at Kalamazoo Valley Community College delivers training based on your specific needs and budget. Training will be delivered at the right time and place for your company. Offering both Technical and Soft skills, Corporate Training at Kalamazoo Valley delivers adaptive and responsive collaboration. Investing in training is investing in your future.


Training programs deliver competency based outcomes that support the practical application of new skill sets in the workplace. Participants receive certificates upon successful completion of the training.

Kate Miller, Corporate Training Manager, Corporate Training | 269.353.1257