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Employer Partnerships

Your Partner in Building a Stronger Workforce

UrbanaWORKS provides partner organizations with a portfolio of educational options to recruit, train and retain the talent vital to moving your organization forward.

Our programs and services can be offered onsite or online and tailored to the specific needs of your business.

To set up your Solution Session contact:

Karen Chuvalas
UrbanaWORKS Business Development Manager
Phone: 614.947.9270

Business Challenges

The Employer Challenge

  • Providing consistent and effective training for employees at multiple locations – worksites, time zones or continents.
  • Maintaining training programs that are fresh and relevant to current organizational needs.
  • Delivering information in accelerated formats to develop and promote internal talent.
  • Supporting and sponsoring educational attainment that is designed for practical application.

Our Advantage

The UrbanaWORKS Advantage

  • Measure results and improve learning with advanced assessment.
  • Provide employees with engaging training and education experiences created in partnership with best-in-class instructional designers.
  • Implement new training solutions quickly and seamlessly through effective project management services.
  • Optimize tuition benefits by converting in-house training to college credit toward relevant degree programs.
  • Attract new talent with a strengthened recruitment package that includes professional training and development that’s in tune with organizational needs.
  • Create workforce training and development that equips employees to achieve business and performance goals.

Maximize Your Training

"When the demand for training exceeds capacity, resources must be focused on the most important initiatives – to maximize training investment and demonstrate value." - J. Bahlis, ph.D., P.Eng., Maximize training impact by aligning learning with business goals

Maximize Your Training

UrbanaWORKS offers a full portfolio of training offerings, including: 

  • Evaluate your training program for college credit.
  • Award co-branded certificates of completion.
  • Collaborate on existing training programs to create dynamic activities and learner engagement.
  • Enable online delivery of face-to-face programs.
  • Build new training curriculum to meet business and organizational needs.
  • Develop assessments that support learner achievement.

Increase Your Leadership Capacity

"Twenty-eight percent of Millennials think their current employer makes full use of their skills and globally 53 percent dream of being the most senior executive at their current company." (Deloitte 2015 Millennial Survey)

Increase Your Leadership Capacity

Investing in employee education allows your organization to:

  • Build future leaders within your organization.
  • Identify and anticipate challenges to strengthen strategic planning capabilities.
  • Think critically to utilize resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Develop effective management techniques to foster a culture of engagement.
  • Understand the organization and the competitive environment to leverage differentiators for long-term success.
  • Initiate leadership principles that facilitate organizational growth.

Growing Your Employees = Growing Your Business

UrbanaWORKS offers programs online or onsite for every level of education, allowing your employees to advance regardless of where they started.

Optimize Your Education

"Sixty percent of human resources leaders said an attractive benefits package is “very important” in recruiting and retaining quality employees vs. only 38 percent who said a high base salary is very important." (2011 Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Survey)

Optimize Your Education Benefits

UrbanaWORKS helps make employee education affordable through:

  • College credit for training
  • Preferred partner pricing
  • Onsite cohort pricing
  • Membership pricing
  • Generous transfer credit policy
  • Dependant transfer credit policy

Professional Certificates

Enhance your performance with a professional certificate program

Elevate your expertise fast by adding an industry-recognized symbol of excellence to your skillset.

Current Partners





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