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Business Solutions

Garrett Information Enterprise Center (GEIC)

Welcome to the Business Solutions department at Garrett College, located in the heart of the Garrett Information Enterprise Center (GEIC). Our mission is to offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to benefit both students and the broader business community.

We specialize in the optimization of internal business processes, aiming to enhance efficiency and reduce turnover rates in workplaces, alongside refining office management practices. Our services include customized contract training and professional consulting, providing valuable insights and strategies for CEO's, human resource directors, program managers, presidents, and others seeking to boost productivity and workforce retention.

Additionally, we offer flexible rental spaces, spanning short-term and long-term lease options, as well as a diverse array of leadership courses, best practice workshops, and conferences, all accessible to both the community and business proprietors. Our facilities are equipped to meet various needs, including office spaces with complimentary Wi-Fi, specialized training resources, catering services, and more.

Garrett College's Business Solutions is your comprehensive partner for empowering and advancing your organization.

Upcoming Offerings


Want to get more out of your bookkeeping software? Join us for various classes covering everything from Beginner QuickBooks to Intermediate Excel. You will be a pro in no time!

Quickbooks Beginner: 9/28 & 29
Quickbooks Intermediate: 11/28 & 30
Quickbooks Advanced: 2/20 & 21
Excel Intro: 4/15/2024
Excel Intermediate: 4/18/2024

Out-of-State $109 | Out-of-County (code: OOC) $104 | Garrett County (code: GC) $99 | MD Senior (code: MDSR) $95

*Use the correlating codes when checking out for discounted rates*

Explore the growing field of facilities management and become a pro in maintaining clean, safe buildings. Our two-day training covers:
Day 1: Floor & Carpet Care, Classroom cleaning
Day 2: Blood-borne pathogens, Restroom Hygeine, Disinfection & Handwashing
Gain hands-on experience and valuable skills.

To register or for more information, contact Kim Govi at (301) 387-3084 or email at kimberly.govi@garrettcollege.edu

Facts, Figures, Falsehoods and the Future

In this session, Mr. Kelleher will share insights into the current state of Maryland Manufacturing looking at the current state, long-standing myths and falsehoods about manufacturing, and opportunities for the future. Mr. Kelleher will share the latest industry trends and discuss technology, workforce, the environment and opportunities for long-term growth. In addition, participants will hear from industry experts on leading topics; such as: Lean Six Sigma Principles, Supply Chain, Economic Forecast and Labor Market Data, and the educational resources available to companies to train and upskill your staff.

8:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast and networking
9:00 am: Welcome and keynote will begin
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch & conclude

For more information, contact Kaitlyn Glotfelty at (301) 387-3770 or kaitlyn.glotfelty@garrettcollege.edu

Explore the Pathways to Entrepreneurship! Learn foundational concepts like recognizing opportunities, business planning, marketing, and financial management. Receive personalized 1-on-1 consulting to apply learnings to your business goals. Join us and turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality!

Ready Set Go! And Orientation - McHenry Campus, Rm. 103

Learn the nuts and bolts of becoming an entrepreneur, from business planning to legal business entity formation. Get an overview of the Small Business Development Center, its services, and what you can expect entering the business world including the business plan, finance management, funding sources and marketing - your guide to a successful future in the business world. Meet 1-on-1 with a consultant to better understand your business venture and to help you create your individualized content for Pathways to Entrepreneurship as well as provide resources for success.

Preparation to Entrepreneurship - Online | Virtual

Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Find out what to expect from an experienced business consultant. Topics include options for business entities, resources available to start-ups, costs of services needed, licensing and tax considerations, loans and financial resources, marketing strategies, and all the perks and drawbacks that come with the life of an entrepreneur.

Pathways to Entrepreneurship - Online | Virtual

Prepare for your venture into entrepreneurship. An entrepreneur is most successful when they are equipped with the knowledge and understanding of the business landscape. Find out everything you need to know to own and operate your own business. Get your business started on a solid foundation with core competencies including business planning, market research, budgeting and accounting, human resources, managing risk, growth strategies and much more. Includes 1-on-1 consultation.

For more information or to enroll, contact Kim Govi at (301) 387-3084 or kimberly.govi@garrettcollege.edu

The Nurturing Family class is an innovative program designed to empower and support families by providing you with the tools to guide you in your journey through parenting. From peaceful conflict resolution skills to decision making and planning, the Nurturing Family class will ensure you have the skills to handle challenging family issues of today.

Next Offerings:
February 5 - March 13, 2024
March 25 - April 29, 2024

For more information or to enroll, contact (301) 387-3084

The Family Development Credential program collaborates with agencies to teach family workers how to coach families to set and reach their goals for healthy self-reliance. Initially based on Cornell University research, the interagency FDC program works is in many states throughout the nation, teaching and credentialing frontline workers from public, private and non-profit service systems (e.g., home visitors, case managers, family resource center workers, community health workers).

Discover your potential to lead and make a difference in Garrett County with Leadership Garrett County.

This program is designed to empower emerging leaders from various sectors to address regional issues and drive positive change. Gain insights into key areas like Education, Tourism, Health, Manufacturing, Business, Government, and Economic growth, while networking with influential leaders in our community. Whether you're a professional, entrepreneur, or community advocate, Leadership Garrett County equips you with the knowledge and connections to shape a brighter future for our county.

Apply now or inquire about sponsorship opportunities.
Contact Kim Govi at 301-387-3084 or kimberly.govi@garrettcollege.edu.

So you've done it! You have excelled as an individual employee and now it's time to move into a supervisory role. You are excited about your new role and promise to never make the same mistakes that "terrible" bosses have made with you! You have great plans for your new role, but you aren't exactly sure what it is you should be doing or not doing in your position. Nobody said that managing, supervising or leading would be easy but with the right expectations, tools and skill, you will learn what it takes to be an effective supervisor. Make your move into your new supervisor position smoother and successful. Attend this multi-session training and gain all the skills and insights you need to lead with confidence.

Garrett College, in partnership with the Garrett County Department of Economic Development, and other regional organizations, is working to help improve the economic conditions of rural Appalachia through a new initiative called the Power of Possibilities. The Power of Possibilities (POP) project encompasses a focus on emerging industries, business collaboration, and entrepreneurship to develop and advance the tristate region of Garrett, Allegany, and Washington counties in Maryland, Bedford and Somerset counties in Pennsylvania and Hampshire and Mineral counties in West Virginia.

Everything DiSC Sales helps salespeople connect better with their customers by understanding their DiSC sales styles, understanding their customers' buying styles, and adapting their sales style to meet their customers' buying styles.

Online Training


Unlock new skills and career opportunities with our advanced online training options through ed2go. Choose from two flexible learning paths:

Instructor-Led Online Professional Skills Courses: Dive into interactive learning with monthly-start, six-week courses. Engage with a cohort and enjoy twice-weekly lesson plans.

Self-Paced Online Career Training: Gain instant access to all course materials and set your own pace with up to twelve months to complete. Explore our extensive library of courses spanning various subjects.

Start your journey to personal and professional growth today!


Contact Us


Kaitlyn Glotfelty, Director of Community & Professional Education

(301) 387-3770

Kimberly Govi, Coordinator of Professional Education

(301) 387-3084
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