Workforce Development (WD)
What We Do:
Workforce Development training helps our economy thrive. Napa Valley College offers vital training and workforce development services to help people seeking assistance in finding a new job, as well as those who need skills to advance in their field. We provide a wide range of career resources for people who are looking for work, laid off or in need of retraining to re-enter a changing job market.
We also work with businesses; from the small business owner to major county employers. Our Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides a full range of services, including individual business counseling and workshops. We help start-ups gain a foothold and flourishing business maintain a competitive edge.
Contact one of us today to help you move forward in your work and career goals.
________________________________Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Provides business owners and managers with information, training and expert individual consulting.
The SBDC helps small businesses with:
- Business planning
- Marketing strategies and planning
- Access to capital, including bank finance, SBA loans, asset financing, and venture capital
- Sales and government contracting
- Fianancial projections and budgeting
- Other planning and operational challenges
Contact Mary Cervantes at email@example.com
Model pathways: Create quality pathways between K-12 and Napa Valley College.
Involve industry: Bring together employers, online career coaches, community organizations and schools with a shared goal of helping people reach their goals and improving the workforce pipeline.
Connect partners: Develop educational and business partnerships to inform approaches and improve communications.