Corporate College’s services utilize GCCCD resources, including faculty, curriculum, equipment and facilities, to meet the training needs of local business. Within this framework, Corporate College has the flexibility to design systems and curriculum in response to the short and long term goals of industry. Its value is derived from maintaining industry relevancy while providing much needed services to organizations who could not otherwise afford quality training programs.
The mission of Corporate College at Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is to sustain, enrich and advance the careers of incumbent workers at local organizations throughout San Diego County. The goals of the department are to:
- Provide professional development opportunities across the career lifespan.
- Work collaboratively with institutional units within the district to ensure adults have access to professional developmental opportunities.
- Cultivate a culture of student-centered excellence grounded in delivering quality instruction that responds to industry standards.
“I have taken classes at the Corporate College a number of times. Their instructors always do a a great job and keep the class engaged. Instructors have worked a long time in their industries and it shows!” -Environmental Health & Safety Student
“We’re already starting t see a change in our employees’ mindset, and we expect to see a decrease in the number of inconsistencies on our projects. We’re really happy with the services that the Corporate College provides.” -The Hiller Companies
“When we looked to offer safety/CPR training to our staff, we found that most solutions were one size fits all. With a small staff, we needed training customized for our shop. The GCCCD’s Corporate College was able to deliver a solution that minimized disruption to our members while offering excellent training to our staff. Our staff has relayed to me how much they appreciated the training and the manner it was delivered.” -East County Schools Federal Credit Union
“After 25 years of attending annual re-certification, the Corporate College instructors are still able to keep my attention. Great teachers!” -Hazwoper student