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Workforce Solutions for Business and Industry

To stay competitive in today’s fast-changing business world, companies and their employees must boost their productivity, learn new skills, and refine existing procedures. 

Workforce solutions at Oakton Community College can help. Designed to enhance the critical skills of your employees, we offer a wide array of consulting services and customized training programs. 

Workforce Training
On campus or at your workplace, the Business Institute’s knowledgeable professionals offer a variety of workshops and customized training solutions to increase your organization’s capacity to succeed. 

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Programs
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) combines federally-funded Illinois job training programs into a comprehensive “workforce development” system through which individuals can find a job or train for a new career.

Event Planning
Let us help you host a successful event! The Business Institute at Oakton boasts excellent facilities for meetings, seminars, conferences, and more. 

Faculty Profile

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While Merilee Waters made the transition from history teacher to lawyer on a dare, teaching will always be in her blood.

Manufacturing Expo

More than 450 high school students will participate in Oakton's 2014 Manufacturing Expo on March 20, learning more about careers in this rapidly-growing field.