A critical success factor in locating or expanding a business in Charlotte is the availability of a strong and talented workforce. Central Piedmont partners with state and local economic development teams to coordinate and deliver new hire and worker training. This includes assisting in incentive opportunities for eligible businesses and industries.
Is your company locating here or growing by adding employees or equipment? Let Central Piedmont help supply the workforce development and training resources for your success.
Funding assistance and expanded resources (NCWorks Customized Training)
The availability of a skilled workforce — the talent required to drive performance — is a proven factor in the recruitment, relocation, or expansion of business and industry. Central Piedmont works with North Carolina’s Customized Training Program to provide education, training,and support services for new, expanding, and existing business and industry in Mecklenburg County.
For local employers with existing workers who need training, the team offers a valuable connection in applying for grant funds from state and other sources.
Featured Project: Snyder's-Lance Expansion
The Corporate Learning team worked closely with the Snyder's-Lance as the company invested nearly $74 million dollars to increase production and add automation throughout its South Boulevard facility in Charlotte. With help and funding from the state's Customized Training Program, the college created and delivered a training program for operators, technicians and others. Learn more in this YouTubevideo.
Small Business Center
The Small Business Center offers businesses: innovation and entrepreneurship courses, free seminars, free business counseling, networking events, and resource library. We can also help you create an entrepreneurial culture within your company or organization.