Develop Your Workforce

The University of Rhode Island can help you access customized workforce and skills development training to help achieve your business objectives. Whether you are seeking opportunities for your staff to brush up on a few skills or looking for a specialized training program for a specific industry, we’d like to help.

URI offers a number of certificate programs providing in-depth education in a variety of subjects applicable to a variety of industries.  If you don’t see what you need here, you may contact one of our relationship managers to help you find what you need.


Continuing Education/ Certification Programs/Professional Development:

Additional Resources:

Polaris MEP is the Manufacturing Industry Partner for the Governor’s Workforce Board RI (GWBRI) and provides competitive manufacturing business improvement programs to grow RI’s manufacturing industry.  Polaris MEP is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation.  Polaris provides one-on-one consulting, public workshops and in-house training in strategic growth, supply chain, lean solutions, workforce development, and more.

The URI Start-Up Program/Accelerator/Resource Center (SPARC) helps entrepreneurs and start-ups to access the vast resources of the University to help grow their ideas and their business.

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