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Customized Training Solutions And Regional Industry Information


The Regional Economic Development Center at Yavapai College provides services involving customized training programs, economic impact analysis, business incubation, and regional industry and labor market information throughout Yavapai County and the northern Arizona territory.

Offerings through the center are designed to suit the needs of business and industry that create strong economies and increased opportunity for local residents.

The REDC houses workforce and economic development expertise for the college, providing resources for workforce development including training, recruitment, internships, and registered apprenticeship programs. The center is engaged with regional business and economic development organizations including the Prescott Valley Economic Development Foundation and the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization.


Additional services provided, but not limited to:

Specialty Industry Services

  • Compensation Reports
  • Labor Market Analysis
  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Strategic Planning

Specialty Workforce Services

  • Customized Training Design
  • Recruitment
  • Internships
  • Registered Apprenticeships

The REDC provides what you need – training solutions for your business success.

The key to sustainable growth and success is a commitment to workforce training. Your organization will benefit through increased operational efficiency, improved employee morale, and an enhanced bottom line. Workforce training at REDC is available and affordable.


The Regional Economic Development Center collaborates with businesses to assess their training needs and provide high-quality training, which can be delivered in a variety of formats at the REDC or on-site at your place of business. Training areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervisory and Leadership Skills
  • Team Building and Conflict Management
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Many others

Contact Dr. James Perey at (928) 776-2291
or email james.perey@yc.edu.

For more information and to speak about training opportunities.