Professional Development

If you're looking to increase your team's skills or stay up-to-date with the latest trends, our professional development opportunities are open to you, your employees and community members.

Open Enrollment Business Training

Corporate & Community Services strives to offer topics that will enhance your performance. We provide a customer-focused experience, innovative programming and a responsive team.

Our non-credit classes are taught throughout the year at the various Joliet Junior College campus locations. This provides you with many opportunities to take the classes that best fit your needs and career goals.

Community & Continuing Education Catalog

The easiest way to see all that we offer is to read our catalog. Our continuing education catalog is published three times a year. Printed copies are mailed directly to those on our mailing list. An interactive version is also available online.


Want a printed catalog mailed to you?

Please fill out our catalog request form or call (815) 280-1555 to be added to the list. 


Register for Open Enrollment Classes

Registration for the majority of our professional development classes is available by following the links in our interactive digital catalog. Links to the catalog pages are also provided below.

  • Accounting & Bookkeeping

    • Bookkeeping Certificate: Online (MGT 7973)

    • Introduction to QuickBooks (COMP 2400) 
    • Advanced QuickBooks (COMP 2401)



  • Business & Communication

    • Sales Development Workshop (MGT 2034)
    • Sales Management Workshop (MGT 2036)
    • HR Foundations (MGT 4010)
    • Estate Planning: Protecting Your Family & Assets (MGT 3408)
    • Great Businesses to Start (MGT 2062)
    • Navigating College as a Busy Adult (MGT 2038)
    • Executive Leadership - Introduction (MGT 3808)
    • Executive Leadership - Advanced Responsibilities (MGT 3809)
    • Crisis Response: New 988 Suicide and Crisis Line (MGT 3806)
    • Networking Skills for Social and Business Engagement (MGT 2029)


    Business & Communication (Online)

    • Certificate in Customer Service (MGT 7981)
    • Entrepreneurship Certificate (MGT 2024)
    • Digital Marketing Certificate (MGT 2025)
    • Travel Agent Training 


    Nonprofit Administration

    • Certificate in Nonprofit Administration (MGT 5180)



  • Computers

    Artificial Intelligence

    • Everyday AI (MGT 3800)


    Gaming & Web Design 

    • Certificate in Basic Game Design: Online (MGT 2026)
    • Certificate in Web Design: Online (MGT 2027)



    • Communicate & Collaborate in Google (IDAY 950)


    Microsoft Office - Excel

    • Excel: Level 1 (IDAY 251)
    • Excel: Level 2 (IDAY 253)
    • Excel: Level 3 (IDAY 255)


    Microsoft Office Teams

    • Microsoft Teams Essentials (MGT 2023)



  • Counseling Continuing Education Units

    Upon successful completion of each class, contact hours will be awarded to counselors by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

    • Using Art in Therapy (MGT 3202)
    • Creating a Creative Therapeutic Space (MGT 3204)
    • Mental Health First Aid (MGT 3206)
    • Stress Recovery (MGT 2056)



  • Electrical & Industrial Maintenance and Welding


    • Basic Electrical Circuits (ELC 101)
    • Electrical Principles and Practices (ELC 103)
    • Electrical Diagrams and Circuits (ELC 104)
    • Electrical Motors and Motor Control Circuits (ELC 112)
    • Digital Multimeter Certification (ELC 105)
    • NFPA 70E: Electrical Practices - Workplace Safety (ELC 1102)
    • Residential Electrician (Online)


    Motors & Drives

    • Understanding A.C. & D.C. Motors (ELC 1130)




  • Food Sanitation

    • Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Exam Prep (FOOD 440)
    • Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Exam Prep: Online (FOOD 4401)
    • Food Handler Training: Online (FOOD 4406)
    • Illinois Allergen Awareness: Online (FOOD 447)



  • Foreign Language

    • Professional Interpreter (Online)



  • Graphic Design

    • Canva for Beginners (MGT 3802)
    • Adobe Illustrator CC (Online)
    • Introduction to InDesign CC (Online)
    • Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC (Online)
    • Introduction to Photoshop CC (Online)



  • Quality Control

    • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt (Online)



  • Sustainability

    • Introduction to Sustainability (MGT 4004)



  • Water/Wastewater

    • Water Treatment - Operator Review Class C & D (WTR 885)
    • Water Treatment - Operator Review Class A & B (WTR 886)
    • Wastewater Treatment - Operator Review Class 3 & 4 (WTR 882)
    • Wastewater Treatment - Operator Review Class 1 & 2 (WTR 883)




    Class K Industrial Wastewater Treatment Exam Prep - Short Term

    Companies can meet regulations by preparing their staff for the Class K Industrial Wastewater Treatment Exam in just four classes. Private classes for your staff can be held on location or at a Joliet Junior College campus. Call (815) 280-1555 for more information.

Online Professional Development Training

Joliet Junior College partners with educational providers to offer online training programs. This allows you the flexibility to develop your skills on your own time from your own home or office.

For More Information About Our Classes

Please contact Training Coordinator Kira Gleason at (815) 280-1423 or

Additional Information

  • Contact Us

    Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions regarding our professional development classes. We are here to help!

    Corporate & Community Services at Joliet Junior College

    (815) 280-1555

    Kira Gleason

    Training Coordinator
    (815) 280-1423

  • Customized Professional Development Classes

    Have a group who would like to take the same training? We can bring the class to you!

    Corporate & Community Services specializes in providing cost-effective group training programs that meet your needs, on your schedule and at the location of your choosing.

    All of our professional development classes are available for contract training. For more information, please visit our Contract Training page.

  • COVID-19 Update

    In the event of important deadlines or class dates changing due to COVID-19, please visit JJC's COVID FAQ page for the most up-to-date information. All continuing education classes will follow JJC's COVID-19 precautions. 

  • Photographing Program Participants

    Joliet Junior College reserves the right to photograph or film program participants. Photos and videos are for college use only and may be used in college publicity materials and social media. Please notify programming staff if you do not wish to be photographed or filmed.