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.

Did you know ....

A well-trained workforce can directly affect your organization's bottom line and return on investment.

How can CBDCO help your organization or company?

We offer Professional Development and Credential Programs either on-site at your company's location or on campus at Penn State Scranton, located in Dunmore, PA. 

What our team provides?

Customized courses concentrating on YOUR needs that includes Supervisory and Leadership Development.

Contact 570-963-2600 or email to set up a date and time to discuss your needs.
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.