Training Institute

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The Metropolitan Center has provided training to many agencies and municipalities locally over the past ten years in topics as diverse as essential customer service skills to creating organizational performance measures. The Training Institute is committed to providing high quality training programs at reasonable cost to state agencies, local government, and non-profit organizations in South Florida. Over the past five years, the Training Institute has focused on delivering contract training. Training programs are customized to the specific needs of the client and are conducted either at the training facilities at the Metropolitan Center location in Miramar, FL or on site for the sponsoring agency.

SHRM Professional Development Credits Available for All Sessions

Upcoming Trainings

  • Grant Writing 101. Sep. 6, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Cost: $100-$110. More information.
  • Certification in Nonprofit Management: Planning, Public Policy, and Management! Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, and Oct. 13, 20, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm. Cost: $1,300-$1,400. More information.
  • Supervisor Essentials: Leadership and Development Skills. Sep. 12, 2018, 8:30am - 12:30pm. Cost: $55-$65. More information.
  • Business Writing and Grammar for Professionals. Sep. 19 - Sep. 20, 2018, 8:30am - 12:30pm. Cost: $300-$325. More information.
  • Networking 101: Understanding Networking Fundamentals. Sep. 26, 2018, 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Cost: $30. More information.
  • Global Executive Training in Public Management. Oct. 1 - Oct. 5, 2018, 9:30am - 4:30pm. Cost: $1,625-$1,925. More information.
  • Retirement Planning: Tips for Planning a Dream Retirement! Oct. 2 - Oct. 9, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm. Cost: $44-$59. More information.
  • Retirement Planning: Tips for Planning a Dream Retirement! Oct. 6 - Oct. 13 , 2018, 8:30am - 12:30pm. Cost: $44-$59. More information.
  • Conquering Presentations: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills. Oct. 10 - Oct 11, 2018, 8:30am - 12:30pm. Cost: $165-$175. More information.
  • Records Management Certification Program. Oct. 16, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Cost: $240-$255. More information.
  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Nov. 8, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Cost: $40-$50. More information.

About Our Trainers

We have gifted and enthusiastic instructors who bring a wealth of experience from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to each session. Training is immediately evaluated and participant’s feedback is “looped” into future content.

Our training staff is well-regarded in the community and consistently receives high scoring evaluations from trainees.

Our training staff and associates are certified in their respective area of expertise; indeed their skills are not only certificated, they are also applied on a daily basis therefore teaching is from a basis of experience and theory.

Providing this level of trainers helps to set our programs apart from others and enable us to be quite adaptive to the needs of our clients.

Allow us to train your employees to reach their peak performance using techniques provided by one of our unique training programs!

For continual growth, FIU Metropolitan Center is frequently searching for exceptional facilitators/trainers to join our pool of qualified trainers. We are always interested in skilled, knowledgeable and highly motivated people.

For consideration to become a trainer or to receive our newsletter with upcoming trainings, please email metcntr@fiu.edu