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Custom Training Services Team: (Front Row) Karen Schumacher - Director, GL Tucker - Dean, Mary Drewes - Director; (back row) Denice Brewer, Melissa Olheiser, Debra Balzer-Plagemann, Sheila Jesness

Custom Training Services Team: (Front Row) Karen Schumacher - Director, GL Tucker - Dean, Mary Drewes - Director; (back row) Denice Brewer, Melissa Olheiser, Debra Balzer-Plagemann, Sheila Jesness


Custom Training Services

Welcome to M State Custom Training Services! Our CTS department supports business and industry growth in west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. For over 20 years, we have worked with companies to help them expand and become more efficient and to develop a skilled workforce. That's our mission!

Evaluate: We determine satisfaction at multiple levels within the organization at varied times throughout the project.

Guarantee: We will meet every outcome agreed to and redeliver services if needed.

CTS provides skills and technology training for individuals and organizations in the communities of Fargo, Moorhead, Wadena, Fergus Falls and Detroit Lakes and in the surrounding areas of west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. Training is available on-site, at a campus or online.

If you are an individual interested in upgrading your skills, earning continuing education or contact hours, taking an RN or LPN refresher course, participating in nurse assistant (NA) training or testing, or needing specific information on welding, technical or mechanical training ~ browse our training opportunities at http://minnesota.augusoft.net.

If you are a company or organization seeking customized training in leadership, management, sales or any of the technical fields offered by the college, CTS can design a course to fit your specific needs.

CTS serves approximately 6,700 students annually providing over 90,000 hours of training. We have worked with over 500 companies in Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to offer contract training or enrolled their employees in various open enrollment classes or continuing education sessions.

Training Options:

* On Site - training is delivered at the company's facility on the days and times requested by the customer.

* On Campus - training is delivered at one of our campuses (Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead, or Wadena). This training option is effective when a client is planning company-wide training and needs a larger space, or when training requires specific equipment, for example a computer lab. Training can be customized to meet the needs of the customer with the amenities and convenience of utilizing our local campuses.

* Online - with the ever-evolving world of technology and wide use of the Internet, online training allows individuals to work at their own pace to complete programs and receive a certificate of completion or, in some instances, continuing education credits (CEs). Online training is a viable option for individuals who need the flexibility or more convenient method of training that works for their schedule.

Current online programs:

Minnesota Cosmetology Continuing Education 4-hour Renewal Course (starting July 2014)

ICD-10 (starting April 2015)

* Interactive Distance Learning (ITV) - this training option allows the instructor to be in one location and broadcast at another location or multiple locations at the same time. It's a great option for companies with multiple locations since the same training is being viewed by all employees at one time. The instructor can interact with those individuals at other locations; all can actively participate at once. The off-site locations and instructor are broadcast on TV screens to allow for the individuals to feel like they are all at the same location. Each of our campuses has this unique training option,and it is also available at many facilities with an Internet connection.

*Enrichment Courses (Ed2Go) - we offer a wide range of interactive online courses. All courses are taught by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Online courses are affordable, fun, fast and convenient.

To see which courses might interest you, click browse classes and scroll through "online classes".

Last modified: June 24th, 2014 at 04:23pm