The division of Economic Development and Corporate Education fosters connections to the programs, services and networks that create a strong talent pipeline, support innovation, and drive economic growth throughout the region and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Our economic development initiatives are designed to actively engage corporations and communities to provide expertise and business solutions in today’s dynamic economy. The University and our world-class faculty are uniquely positioned to provide expertise and services to support the diverse needs of industry partners. The division serves faculty, student, alumni, corporate and community partners by fostering connections to the programs, services, and networks that support innovation and economic growth, both within and outside the University.

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The office also provides relevant workforce training and development solutions in high demand areas. Through the Vinod Chachra IMPACT Lab, organizations can upskill their workforce and employees can accelerate their careers via our innovative online, self-paced, competency-based education offerings.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss collaborative partnerships, work-based learning opportunities and economic development pursuits that can advance the mission of Radford University and drive economic growth.

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