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Partners

What makes our partnerships so successful? We, like you, understand that every organization’s talent needs are unique and present an opportunity to cultivate your employees to successfully meet your objectives. We work to understand your needs, the development of your employees and the ethos of your organization to create a highly engaged successful workforce.

We know that choosing an educational partner and committing dollars to build, cultivate and harness the talents of your employees is an important decision. You need to ensure that any dollar deployed is effectively used with a measurable ROI. We have demonstrated results and provide expertise in:

  • developing the cultural competencies of your employees
  • working with you to define the skill sets and knowledge/competencies that need development
  • creating customized learning environments that are seamlessly aligned to your requirements
  • measuring the impact on the employees performance because the training is aligned to your goals – create leadership at all levels
  • removing the barriers to effective professional development (on-site training, online training, and hybrid approaches.

Whether it’s maximizing the potential of your existing workforce, cultivating leadership from within, or building a pipeline to your specific industry, we are prepared to provide the support, know-how, and partnership that is required to meet your specific goals and needs.

Our approach to our Partner Program is as unique as you.

Industry

School of Continuing Studies and The Center for Workforce & Professional Development partners with small businesses and corporations to design and implement professional development trainings for staff.

Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani

RWU's commitment to Alex and Ani's learning programs led to the co-creation of a unique program that helped organizational members return to school leveraging their workplace learning at Alex and Ani
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bcbsri

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

All employees in BCBSRI are able to receive an immediate tuition discount, and waived application fee for enrolling into any of our SCS programs.
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CVS Health

CVS Health

This program seeks to develop a strong partnership with diverse businesses working in our communities to create a lasting value legacy, which is important to all partners. CVS Health envisions an envi
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Generations Comprehensive Health & Rehabilitative Services

Generations Comprehensive Health & Rehabilitative Services

Generations Comprehensive Health & Rehabilitative Services provides comprehensive health and rehabilitative services for seniors and adults with disabilities, both medically and socially. Their staff
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National Elevator Industry Educational Program

National Elevator Industry Educational Program

The National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP) offers craft training for all employees covered by the agreement between Signatory Contractors and the IUEC. NEIEP effectively provides hands
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Taco

Taco

SCS has partnered with Taco Residential and Commercial Hydronic Systems to create a program of study specifically for Taco employees. Courses are offered on-site at Taco and the first cohort to comple
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Educational

School of Continuing Studies works in tandem with schools and school districts to supplement curriculum. SCS offers college level learning to students dually-enrolled in high school and college level courses via SCS.

cdp

Catholic School Office of the Diocese of Providence

In an effort to raise the bar on providing high-quality education throughout its system of Catholic schools, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has partnered with the Professional Education Cent
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HousingWorks RI

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University

HousingWorks RI Research As part of Roger Williams University, HousingWorks RI acts as a bridge for the University and provides a “think and do” laboratory that faculty, students, and staff can levera
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Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex

Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex

Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex (JSEC) students in the dual-enrollment program enter in their sophomore year of high school by successfully completing a three (3) credit “bridge” course at JSEC, p
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Community Based

School of Continuing Studies and the Center for Workforce and Professional Development partner with community based agencies to offer training and development for their clients and/or staff.

CCRS

CCRS

CCRS offers security officer training to private and public organizations as well as other professional development. Through RWU’s Center for Workforce and Professional Development (CWPD) that was cre
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Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP)

Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP)

CAPP is a Rhode Island non-profit organization with the mission of working in partnership with the community, provides culturally competent supportive services and programs to Providence residents in
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Connecting for Children and Families (CCF)

Connecting for Children and Families (CCF)

Led by CCF and supporting training providers like the PEC, the Northern Rhode Island Career Academy (NRI Career Academy) meets industry-defined needs for qualified candidates for entry level jobs in b
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Latino Policy Institute

The Latino Policy Institute (LPI) at Roger Williams University

The Latino Policy Institute envisions a Rhode Island where : Latinos are socially and economically integrated and civically engaged Rhode Islanders have an understanding of the contributions of Latino
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West Elmwood Housing Development Corp

West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation

The Business Skills for the Construction Trades program addresses current and upcoming barriers to increasing employment in the local construction industry. Specifically, the program focuses on modern
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Military

School of Continuing Studies has a long history of serving military and veteran students. Educational opportunities are available to those from any branch of the U.S. Military.

Rhode Island National Guard

Military

Since 1986, Roger Williams University has partnered with the Army National Guard. Since that time, our programs have extended to all service members and military organizations. The School of Continuin
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Navy

United States Navy

RWU is proud to partner with the US Navy on several different levels. The Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP) is a program designed to assist every sailor in obtaining a colleg
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Referring

School of Continuing Studies and the Center for Workforce and Professional Development offer educational opportunities and programs for clients referred to us via various state-funded agencies.

Commerce RI

Commerce RI

The Municipality Initiative seeks to eliminate the complex burdens on the smallest of businesses when registering with their local municipality. The end goal is to have a single application and a stre
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Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

We are an approved training provider with the RI Department of Labor and Training and offer number of eligible training programs to individuals who find themselves un/under employed and seek to connec
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