At Governors State University we believe that investing in lifelong learning leads employees toward more satisfying, productive working lives. It also enhances job performance, teamwork and overall corporate competitiveness. That’s our mission, to help any company become an industry leader through training that works.

Governors State University’s Corporate Education and Training options allow the training to come to you, the corporation. Course offerings vary on a wide range of topics from industrial technology to human resource certification. GSU is your regional headquarters for workforce preparation, employee training, business development and technology deployment. GSU provides business and training resources for the Chicago Southland Area.

For more information on GSU's business solutions, contact Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565

  • Customized Training


    Governors State University’s customized training option provides the opportunity for your company to receive detailed attention to the learning and development needs specific to your company’s culture. GSU will work with you to assess the learning needs of your employees to prepare an instructional design, development and delivery strategy that meets your needs. Our goal is to build customized training with objectives that are tied to your organization's strategic plan to enhance skills, increase productivity and drive revenue growth. Our staff is ready to help meet the demands of your training needs.

    For more information on customized training, or if you don’t find the topic you need, contact Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565

    Customized training has many benefits:

    • We can bring the training to your location. No travel!
    • It allows you to receive training that exactly meets your needs. No wasted time!  
    • Spend your scarce training resources wisely. No wasted money!
    • All you and your staff need to do is learn. We do all the work!

    We will customize training programs to meet your individual business needs. Whether you want a leadership class that meets your specific business needs or training for a computer technician certificate, we will create the class and find a qualified, professional instructor.


  • Courses & Certifications Offered


    APICS Certification: CPIM, CSCP &CFPIM
    CompTIA Certification - Computer Technician
    Business English
    Enrolled Agents Program
    Information Technology Infrastructure Library
    Lean Six Sigma Certificate Course (Yellow Belt, Green Belt, and Black Belt certifications available)
    PHR/SPHR Certification Prep Course
    Microsoft Office Software Training

    Contact Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565  for the specific needs of your company.

  • Special Interest Trainings


    Civility in the Workplace/ Workplace Diversity
    Preventing Violence in the Workplace
    Communication for Leaders
    Business Writing for Professionals
    Choosing an Effective Employee Assistance Program
    Leadership & Teaming Training

    Special interest trainings can be offered and customized to your company needs. Please contact Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565 for more information.