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Corporate Q&A: Cobb EMC

Corporate Q&A: Cobb EMC

Are you a business owner looking to provide educational opportunities for your team? Ron Younker, Director, Talent Management at Cobb EMC, collaborated with us for customized training for his employees and shared his experience with us.

Q: Please tell us about Cobb EMC and the services it provides to the community.
A: Cobb EMC, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, safely delivers reliable electricity to more than 180,000 residential and commercial members in Cobb, Bartow, Cherokee, Fulton and Paulding counties.

Ron Younker, Cobb EMC

Ron Younker, Director, Talent Management, Cobb EMC

Q: What compelled you to connect with KSU Continuing Education for your employees’ needs?
A: We were looking for a partner to deliver high quality and affordable professional development courses. I was aware of the stellar reputation of the Center for Continuing Education.

Q: What classes has your team completed?
A: Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word (from Beginner to Advanced).

Q: What improvements have you seen in your team re: quality of work, knowledge, productivity?
A: We have seen anecdotal evidence, which ranges from improved emergency outage information to more effective data spreadsheets in Accounting and Finance.

Q: What is the value of the continuing education courses for your business and other businesses in the state of Georgia?
A: As a value partner, we can be assured that our employees are consistently receiving high quality education at reasonable costs.  The center’s facilities are top-notch which makes the learning experience more effective.

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