Workforce Training Center
The WTC is a non-profit, employer-driven consortium of industry and education that delivers cutting edge training to its member companies’ employees. The WTC is located within the Workforce Training Center at the ASUN Jonesboro Campus in the center of the Jonesboro Industrial Park. Curriculum includes courses in welding, industrial technology, mechatronics (advanced manufacturing), computer literacy and applications, safety and first aid, supply chain management, electronics, mechanical skills and many more. Training can be customized and developed for specific needs of individual companies and can be performed at the company’s facility or offsite. Often training qualifies for grants offered through the Arkansas Department of Career Education – Office of Skills Development.
The Delta Center coordinates the economic development outreach services of ASU’s College of Business and provides professional development training to the Jonesboro area. Courses such as computer literacy, a series of classes for supervisors, technology courses and more are offered on a regular basis. The Delta Center is also home to the Small Business Technology Development Center, which offers such classes as marketing a business using Facebook and Twitter, and assistance with developing a business plan.
Arkansas Economic Development Commission - Manufacturing Solutions
AEDC - MS is housed within the ASU Delta Center and is a Workforce Training Center partner. AEDC - MS provides world class training, hands on implementation and expert coaching. They offer consulting in Lean 101, Training Within Industry, Toyota Kata, etc.