Center for Business Solutions

Albany Technical College’s Center for Business Solutions promotes economic development within the seven county service delivery areas. The Center works with the public and private sectors to meet the challenges of the developing global marketplace. Working in partnership with chambers of commerce and other development organizations and authorities, CBS plays an integral part in promoting economic development by providing cost effective technical training to ensure the availability of an effective workforce. CBS’s efforts are focused through its business and industry services, continuing education and Georgia Quick Start services. Training is provided in a variety of ways including college credit programs, made to order customized contract training, and highly flexible continuing education courses. The credit programs can be supported by the Hope Grant. For additional information on the Center for Business Solutions, please call (229) 430-3563.

Business and Industry Services

Customized training to fit the needs of the workforce is a main component of CBS’s focus. Workplace skills, equipment training, safety training, computer training and technical skills training can be integrated into modules and competencies that allow companies to create their training agenda. CBS is able to design, to develop and to deliver training specifically to meet the needs of the companies in their time frame. Training is customized to company-prescribed guidelines and facilitated how, when and where it is convenient to the customer.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education, offered through CBS at Albany Technical College, consists mostly of non-credit, short-term courses, workshops, teleconferences and seminars for individuals and groups, including business and industry. Classes can be tailored to the needs of a particular group or to individuals in a wide variety of subjects. Courses are generally available in the areas of professional development, occupational training, personal enrichment, recreation and leisure, and community service. New courses are developed in response to customer demand.

Continuing Education classes, offered year-round, are normally open to the public and are held on campus at the Albany Technical College Technology Training Center and Randolph County Learning Center. However, classes may be provided privately to business and industry at company facilities. For additional information, call (229) 430-3563 or email

Quick Start

Georgia's Quick Start program provides specific training and post-employment services to qualifying new and expanding businesses at no cost to the client company. The state-funded, growth incentive program's training content is designed to meet specific skill needs. After the training-needs analysis, a plan is created to provide high-quality training by an expert staff. For more information, call (229) 430-3563.

Event Services

The George M. Kirkland Conference Center, Logistics Education Center Executive Board Room and Auditorium, ATC classrooms and Computer labs are scheduled and used to further the educational, cultural, and social needs of the campus and the community. The State-of-the-art facilities are ideal for training, workshops, meetings and/or conferences. For more information, call (229) 430-3563.