SPC Named ‘Outstanding College’
St. Petersburg College was one of only eight to receive the distinction from the Global Corporate College network.
PINELLAS COUNTY – St. Petersburg College is one of only eight colleges recently awarded the title of “Outstanding College” for achieving an eighty-five percent completion rate on the Global Corporate College standards of good practice report card.
SPC is one of the leading colleges in the Global Corporate College network. The announcement was made in July at the Global Corporate College Conference in Arizona.
In 2015, the college entered into an agreement to join GCC, a higher education network that helps corporations train their workforce to meet today’s needs. It currently is the largest human capital development network in the world. SPC is one of 44 colleges within this network that is committed to helping employers realize the full potential of their workforce. This unique collaboration provides the college with an unprecedented access to highly qualified subject matter experts and innovative curriculum in a wide array of training areas.
GCC provides the highest quality training and performance improvement support to employers worldwide. Founded by leaders of entrepreneurial colleges and universities, their unique organization leverages the best learning industry practices with the resources of accredited academic institutions. The network’s goal is to work in partnership with clients to provide learning support services that build a high performance workforce and enable employees at every level to contribute to their organization’s success.
The St. Petersburg College Workforce Institute prepares innovative and customized training for individuals and organizations. The training programs and certifications can range anywhere from providing leadership skills to earning Microsoft and project management certifications to training workers how to be prepared in emergency situations such as a hurricane or active shooter situation.
The institute helps you assess any skills gaps, then works with the business to provide customized training programs from the college’s portfolio of services to address the most critical needs in improving staff performance. The institute offers a variety of delivery options to help minimize impact to workflow. Training can take place on-site or at one of SPC’s industry standard training sites.
For information about the Workforce Institute, call (727) 341-4445 or go to spcollege.edu.
Photo of Belinthia Berry, SPC Workforce Institute’s program director- Global Corporate College; Dr. James Connolly, executive director of SPC Workforce Institute; and Kathleen Waugh, SPC Workforce Institute, corporate training client account representative courtesy of St. Petersburg College.
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