Training & Education

The Staff Development Committee has been formed to bring a different level of training to the Chamber. This page will be utilized to display upcoming training and educational events put on by our Chamber members.
McKendree offers a 10% tuition discount to any Chamber member and their employees. This discount is only eligible if the Chamber agrees to a no-fee partnership. View Flyer

Lindenwood University is offering opportunities for members of the Troy Chamber of Commerce and their families. View the Memorandum of Understanding for more information.

Wisper Book List & Hiring Process Information

A big "Thank You" to Nathan Stooke of Wisper Internet for Speaking at the Business Before Breakfast on June 20th, 2018.  Below is a link to the Wisper Book List and Hiring Process Information that he mentioned at the event. 
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View the Griffin Gala Dinner Auction Flyer and Donation Form

Starting a Small Business in IL Seminar-SIUE

Thursday, February 28 3:00—5:00 p.m.
SIUE Morris University Center |Board Room
Admission $10|Contact (618)650-2929 for more information
Learn how to develop a viable business plan, properly register your business with state and/or local agencies & explore financing options!  This course is highly recommended for anyone developing a new, for-profit business concept. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about a specific business idea and any steps in their startup process. View the Flyer

Workforce Innovation & Oportunity Act

We assist with:
Tuition, fees, uniforms and graduation cost
Career Counseling & Job Search Assistance
Training opportunities for careers in industries with high growth occupations

Find Out More - View the Flyer

On-the-Job Training Helping Your Business

Illinois WorkNet Centers offer On-the-Job Training (OJT) to help your business save hiring and training cost for new hires.
The OJT Program Provides:
Cost Savings; Excellent Employees; Convenience

Your Business Can Participate if:
- OJT position is permanent and full-time (32+ hours/week)
- OJT position pays at least $10/hour
Contact us to learn more about how your business can participate!
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Madison County Employment and Training Services

Through the Madison County Employment and Training Department and the Local One-Stop Centers, we can recruit a qualified pool of applicants tha tmeet the specific needs of your business or organization.  The following services are provided:
- Recruitment Assistance
- Job Fair/Hiring Event Coordination
- Labor market Information
- Testing
- On the Job Training (for qualified employees)
- Incumbent Worker Training (for qualified businesses)
- Apprenticeships
Get Involved with Madison County Employment and Training - View the Flyer

Incumbent Worker Training

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) can help qualifying companies upgrade the skills of existing employees that will ultimately help the company remain competitive, increase profits, and support the growth of the company.  Based on the size of the company, up to 90% of the costs of training can be reimbursed through the program.

View the Flyer for Training Quick Facts

Requirements for Registering an Apprenticeship Program

Registered Apprenticeship benefits employers by providing them with a pipeline of skilled workers with industry-specific training and hands-on experience.  Registered Apprenticeship programs are customizable to match the employer's need and highly flexible in order to always meet the employer's changing requirements.

View the Flyer to find out more about creating a Registered Apprenticeship Program