The Ohio State University at Marion


Center Provides WIET-Approved Courses

August 17, 2018 – Marion, OH – Alber Enterprise Center at The Ohio State University now offers several courses leading to national career certification that have been approved for Ohio’s WIET (Workforce Inventory of Education and Training).

The Ohio State University is one of several educational institutions approved by the local Workforce Investment Board and Ohio Department of Job & Family Services to provide courses that are funded through WIOA to assist qualifying individuals in gaining meaningful employment. More information about this system can be found at: https://owcms.ohio.gov/wiet/domains/common/about_us.xhtml

To find out if you qualify for these courses and the state funding, contact your local Ohio Means Jobs Center. Additional information and links to other related services (OhioMeansJobs.com).

Currently approved programs through the Alber Enterprise Center include a variety of in-demand health care and computer technology courses, and the list is continually expanding. The Center’s programs prepare the student for national certification exams and are offered online at https://osutrainingtoyou.com

“We are excited to be providing these courses, as this is an opportunity to serve the community and to partner with Ohio Means Jobs, Job and Family Services, and other agencies,” stated Myra Wilson, Director of the Center.

The Ohio State University’s Alber Enterprise Center mission is to enable organizations to build internal strengths and remove obstacles for success through leadership development, continuous improvement and innovative culture. Among the Center’s guiding principles is to serve as a catalyst for change, innovation and progress, positively impacting individuals, organizations, and communities. To learn more about the Alber Enterprise Center, go to alber.osu.edu or call 740-725-6325.