About Us

Who We Are

The Center for Workforce Development is comprised of a team of professional business managers and subject matter experts dedicated to assisting your company in achieving greater results in today's competitive marketplace. We are your connection to training resources available through the state of Missouri's Division of Workforce Development, including the Missouri Customized Training Program. We are also the area's choice provider of corporate consultation services, education for professional certifications that include the fields of allied health, computers, manufacturing, quality, safety, transportation and logistics, welding, and more. For over 15 years, we have been helping small and large companies and organizations improve the skill set of their new and incumbent workforce, and we want to help you, as well.

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What We Do

OTC's Center for Workforce Development offers employers and individuals a wide array of innovative, high-value programs and consulting and training services that will boost your company's performance and add to your professional and technical skills.

Whether you are looking for a career change or career advancement, we have the solutions that provide the right learning experience for you. Our programs include organizational & professional development, career assessments & coaching, leadership, information technology, advanced engineering & manufacturing, industry credentials, OSHA and safety training, and more. Learn in a classroom or online setting.

For assistance with your specific training and development needs, please call us at 417-447-8888 or email cwd@otc.edu.

What People Are Saying

"Our relationship with the Center for Workforce Development (CWD) since 2008, and the relationship has proven extremely beneficial for our business. We started with the Missouri Customized Training program, having CWD professionals train our team in quality and technology and continued with onsite training for lean manufacturing simulation. Most recently, we had an urgent need for an internal auditor, and within hours CWD had someone at our facility--on a Saturday! We are deeply grateful for their efforts, as their timely response helped us avoid a potentially undesirable situation. As a small business, our relationship with CWD has allowed us to train our team and maintain our high level of quality standards."
--Brenda Ryan, President
   Alliance Industries

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