Collegis Professional to provide corporate training and education solutions


CHICAGO (September 19, 2017)—Collegis LLC, the parent company of Collegis Education, today announced the launch of a new corporate training and education solutions division, Collegis Professional. As the nation’s skills gap continues to grow, companies across a variety of industries are experiencing significant talent shortages and are looking for ways to build these skills internally while also improving employee retention. Collegis Professional combines expertise and capabilities in both corporate training and higher education to help companies accelerate workforce development with a suite of services, including skills training and access to affordable, relevant college degrees.

“Our nation is experiencing the highest talent shortage in 10 years. As the talent pool shrinks, more employers than ever are turning to training and development as well as educational advancement opportunities to address workforce needs, boost recruitment efforts and improve employee retention,” said James E. Cowie, chief executive officer, Collegis LLC. “We know turnover can be costly. So is filling open positions with unqualified talent. Collegis Professional also understands every business has unique challenges in developing its talent pool, which is why we are proud to now offer customized corporate training and education solutions to help organizations bridge skill gaps and elevate their workforce talent into top performers.”

Collegis Professional Solutions: Skills Suite and Degrees Suites

The Collegis Professional Skills Suite provides training and development options that address common professional development needs and can be customized to meet unique skills gaps within an organization. Our Skills Accelerators are turnkey talent solutions that develop employees via corporate certificate programs designed to target critical professional skills in areas including: business aptitude, digital fluency, leadership and analytical thinking. With a growing library of online learning modules, Collegis Professional is also able to work with organizations to build customized training programs that target specific development needs.

The Collegis Professional Degrees Suite responds to employees’ education needs with access to affordable and relevant degree options within the Collegis network of college and university partners. Our Corporate Partnerships program complements an employer’s tuition reimbursement program while engaging employees and informing them of educational opportunities. Benefits include:

  • Coordinated tuition reimbursement opportunities provide employees with degrees for as low as $5,250 per year – matching the maximum amount of employer tuition assistance.
  • Network of higher education institutions providing a wide variety of industry-relevant degree programs.
  • Customizable employee engagement and marketing materials to boost participation.

“Our 100 percent cloud-based, self-directed learning modules take 45 to 90 minutes to complete, making it possible to integrate them into employee work schedules. And with dedicated support from a Collegis Professional account team and regular reporting visibility, employers can track participation, module completion and skill mastery,” said Greg Hafemann, general manager, Collegis Professional. “Whether a company is looking for customized content or out-of-the-box solutions, we have the resources and deep expertise in adult learning theory to help organizations implement a professional development program that will help them stand out in today’s highly competitive talent market.”

With more than two decades of learning and development experience, Collegis Professional understands the challenges businesses face to bridge skill gaps and accelerate workforce development. To learn more about Collegis Professional, visit



Collegis Professional provides corporate training and education solutions that accelerate workforce development while helping organizations elevate their staff into top performers. Through a portfolio of services — from skills training to affordable degrees — Collegis Professional provides online learning solutions that can be tailored to a company’s specific professional development needs as well as tuition discount opportunities. Collegis Professional is a division of Collegis LLC, an organization that transforms educational opportunities. For more information about Collegis Professional, visit