Community Outreach youth camps and professional development course students

The Center for Business Development and Community Outreach

is a regional resource for individuals, businesses, community organizations, entrepreneurs, and campus students by serving as a bridge to the University’s vast resources.

Mark your calendars and join us for our "Free" Information Session:

Introducing our Supervision Essential Series on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 9 a.m - 10 a.m.

Learn how Penn State Scranton has worked with local companies to enhance supervisory skills of their workforce. You will get a comprehensive look at our program which covers:
1. Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities
2. Managing Employee Performance
3. Solving Problems and Managing Priorities
4. Developing Individuals and Teams.
RSVP is required and space is limited - Call 570-963-2600 to register.


Generational Conflict Worshop - Thursday, December 13, 2018  9 a.m. - Noon


2019 Friday Morning Supervisory Series - 9 a.m - Noon

March 22 - Managing Time & Priorities 

April 5 - Supervising Projects 

May 3 - Interviewing and Selecting Employees

May 17 - Building Relationships/Social Styles

Contact 570-963-2600 for information on our company discounts.
Register on line by visiting our Professional Development Programs link below.
The Center also serves as a regional resource for educational programs/certificates, customized training programs, youth programs, and project-based learning experiences.
Contact us at: or 570-963-2600  
Business people meeting

Explore our Certificates in Leadership for Engineers, Financial Accounting, and Supply Chain Management, as well as many others online and in the classroom, as we adapt to the changing needs of our region.

Woman in library

Penn State Scranton offers in-demand Professional Development to help adults grow with knowledge and sustain their careers through skills training. This includes professional credential test prep programs by SHRM and APICS.

Business man in warehouse

Penn State Scranton offers a variety of programs for companies and organizations -- from workforce development to renting on-campus facilities.

Contact The Center for Business Development and Community Outreach for more information.

Student wizards at youth camp

Penn State Scranton offers a variety of programs for children and young adults. Every summer we offer camps where children can learn, have fun and make friends. We also offer SAT Exam test prep courses every spring and fall. 

Business professionals at meeting

Penn State Scranton's Center for Business Development and Community Outreach is the area's liaison to the campus, bringing together the needs and resources of both the community and Penn State University.