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OFFICE OF CORPORATE &
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Put our experts and knowledge to work for your company.


Top 20% of colleges in the country Info Graphic - Forbes (Blue- Johsnon Hall)The Office of Corporate and Community Engagement (CCE) is a central hub from which our top faculty and staff offer training or skills workshops, mini-courses, data analyses, investigative assessments, and other services to our corporate and community partners, groups, and individuals.

We make it simple –  a warm, community-based campus, dedicated training classrooms, and ample parking.  And we will tailor our fees for our corporate partnerships to provide top value for your investment. 

Strong Training Designed For You

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Meredith is known for our highly personal approach to education. That’s why we meet with you individually to ensure we understand your goals. It’s also why we’re uniquely equipped to develop comprehensive training that will exceed your expectations.

Not sure what kind of training you’re looking for? We can help with that too. 

Contact us to get started.

Latest Offering
Election 2020

Voting is both a right and a privilege. But it can be challenging to find information you trust to make thoughtful decisions when voting. To help you prepare for the upcoming national election, Meredith College is offering Election 2020: A series of insightful conversations around Election Day.

David MclennanEach session will be led by David McLennan, Ph.D., Meredith College Professor of Political Science and Director of the Meredith Poll.

All webinars will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. EST

  • September 29: The State of the President Race with Five Weeks Until Election Day
  • October 13: A Blue Ripple or Blue Tsunami: What Will Congress Look Like in 2021?
  • October 27: State and Local Elections in 2020: What You Need to Know
  • November 10:  Now that the Election is Over, What Does it Mean

Cost: Free. 
While typically a series of this nature would be offered at $25 a session, in the spirit of serving our community Meredith College is offering all courses in this series free of charge.

Learn more about the Election 2020 series

FAQs
  • What courses are available through CCE?

    Through  your partnership with Meredith, our expert faculty and staff will create and deliver customized, relevant programs on our campus or on your site.

  • What kinds of problems can you help me solve?

    Our expert faculty and staff can help you address a range of challenges and prepare for new opportunities, such as

    • Reduce productivity problems
    • Prepare employees for new roles
    • Enhance employee performance
    • Equip employees with required new knowledge and skill sets
    • Expand workforce and talent recruitment by providing retooling for people moving to the greater Raleigh area
    • Enhance employee wellness and satisfaction
    • Improve retention of employees in a tight job market
    • Create clearer pathways for innovation, leadership, and feedback
  • In what format are CCE courses offered?

    Are you looking for a single session or a series of sessions? Or a one-time analysis or ongoing research projects? Meredith College employs a highly-knowledgeable and experienced faculty and staff in a broad array of disciplines and fields. Our experts can provide educational enhancements and training for employees who want to sharpen their skills with non-credit coursework or continuing education.

  • Where are CCE courses provided?

    We can come to your site, or  you can come to our beautiful west Raleigh campus, which is easily accessed by Wade Avenue – an Interstate 40 connector – and by US 1/I-440.

  • What are potential topics for CCE courses?

    Meredith faculty and staff have a wealth of expertise from which to draw. Based on previous offerings, potential topics might include

    • Assessments and/or data analyses of corporate policies and impact, culture, and leadership.
    • Skill-building sessions on topics such how to use Excel spreadsheets, Zoom meetings, phone camera photography, social media, etc.
    • Not-for-credit workshops (one-time or a series) on various topics such as current politics such as Brexit or the Middle East, the upcoming U.S. election, employee relations, historical perspectives on the royal family or the U.S. political parties, literature, grammar, the science of climate change, building a business plan, and more.