Center for Organizational Development

The mission of the Center for Organizational Development is to provide training and management development to meet the needs of community members and area businesses - today and for the next century.


We custom design and deliver dedicated supervisory and management development multiple-day seminars and programs tailored to your industry and needs. Some organizations that have benefited from our services include: Advanced Elastomer Systems, Goodwill Industries, JR Engineering, Ohio Edison, Teknor Color Company, The Press of Ohio and many other prominent Northeastern Ohio companies.

Our services don't stop with just seminars. We offer much more:

Commitment to Excellence
At the Center for Organizational Development, we are committed to meeting the training and development needs of our clients through high quality programming and consulting services, to providing superior customer service, and to achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. You want to succeed, we can help.

Drawing on the resources of the College's 64 faculty and other experts, we provide services in a variety of areas including:

  • Management Development
  • Supervisory Training
  • Computer Training
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Team Building and Problem Solving
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Professional Selling
  • Project Management
  • Organizational Change
  • Board/Senior Management Retreats
  • Strategic Planning

Our faculty members have extensive seminar and consulting experience so that they can assist in addressing any organizational challenge.

We have held teleconferences and other programs composed of the Fortune 500 Forum and the "Lessons in Leadership" series featuring such nationally renown speakers as Tom Peters, Denis Waitley, and Stephen Covey with more than 1,400 registrants participating.

How We Can Help You

The Center's Director will discuss your organization's supervisory training, management development, or consulting service needs with you on an individual basis. During follow-up visits, customized programs to meet your needs will be designed. All of our programs can be offered in our state-of-the-art computer labs and seminar facilities or at your company's location.

Please contact us for further information about the Center for Organizational Development, its programs, and how we can be of service to you.