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Corporate Learning: Leverage the Power of Partnership

Kennesaw State University is dedicated to helping you and your organization succeed. Using our subject-matter experts, along with our Corporate Learning team, we will design new programs that meet your business goals and objectives while leveraging our award-winning programs to help transform your business.

Our programs use best practices in customization, technology-enhanced learning, and on-the-job application. Our classroom-based certificate programs, virtual-based programs, and digital badge mobile-learning programs are designed to help you reach your full potential as leaders, innovators, and change-makers.

Custom-Designed Programs

We specialize in designing hybrid programs that integrate the best practices in “GAME-fied” online learning with the best practices in classroom application. It’s called the PLAY—PRACTICE—PURPOSE approach to professional development. This innovative approach allows us to both improve and accelerate the teaching and learning process.

Corporate Academy: Interested in Developing Your Own Learning Academy?

A Corporate Academy serves a strategic function by integrating employee development as individuals, teams, and eventually as the developer of the entire organization.

Corporate academies drive the educational goals of organizations that want to enhance their learning culture.  The idea is to have a classroom or virtual platform that serves as the organization’s specific and recognized training base to align employees with the organization’s business objectives.

Corporate Learning: Partnership Options and Benefits


We specialize in designing hybrid, in-class or 100% online programs that integrate the best practices in “GAME-fied” online learning .

Custom-designed programs will leverage its award-winning core offerings to meet your specific leadership and professional development needs.

  • Flexible scheduling based on your team’s availability
  • Location of your choice, either on-site at your location or at one of our venues: Cobb Galleria, Kennesaw, or Sandy Springs.

Open Enrollment
Certificate Programs

You have the option of sending a team of employees to one of our existing in-demand KSU certificate programs designed to provide side-by-side learning with professionals from other organizations and industries. Listed below are some of our most popular certification/certificate programs:

University Resources

Corporate Learning Partners have several options to engage with KSU to meet their business leadership and development needs.

  • Co-branding by collaborating with KSU to offer university-branded employee training curriculum.
  • Internship opportunities based on your individual departmental needs.
  • Talent Pipeline development by working directly with both undergraduate and graduate program directors.
  • Research conducted to formalize and solve complex data challenges by working with faculty.


Featured Professional Certification Programs


DESCRIPTION: Master a skill that’s crucial in multiple industries with a qualification employers routinely seek. This hybrid course will provide you with several critical aptitudes that will enhance your expertise and expand your career options. It will help you prepare for the PMP® and CAPM® certification exams from PMI.

KSU is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). This course satisfies the 35 hours of project management training required by the Project Management Institute for the PMP Certification.


Fee: $ 4,549

DESCRIPTION: Companies have no greater asset than their people, and the management of functions related to human resources is absolutely critical to today’s business success.

From learning the essentials to SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preparation and exam review, our experienced instructors will help you develop the knowledge you need to work effectively.

DELIVERY: Classroom

FEE: $ 1,799

DESCRIPTION: The Mini MBA program offered by the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University can help you dramatically improve your business knowledge and acumen. At the end of the program, you will earn an Executive Certificate in Business Strategy credential that will help you advance in your career.

DELIVERY: Classroom

FEE: $  3,900


DESCRIPTION: The professional selling certification process assists companies in:

  • Driving new revenue
  • Reducing salesforce turnover
  • Improving ramp-up time for new hires

The key topics include:

  • Developing the mindset of top performing salespeople
  • Building the foundational selling process and the required soft skills
  • Understanding the buyer’s mindset
  • Prospecting strategies and skills
  • Presenting value-driven solutions
  • Managing customer objections
  • Successfully gaining commitment

This program provides a foundation for individuals just beginning their sales career as well as new approaches for veteran salespeople.

DELIVERY: 100% Online Format, or Hybrid Format—50% Online and 50% Classroom

FEE: $895 per person (Online Only) or $3,995 per person (Online and Classroom Action Learning)